The Jalapeno, our 2005 GT build thread

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  1. white95

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    Decided to skip the single turbo and go ahead with a D.O.B. GT450 kit! From what I've read, the M122 gives better low/midrange increases than max upper rpm HP gains which should suit my wife's driving habits perfectly.
     
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    More parts

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    I'm still planning to turn that '98 GT into a SVT Lightning but purchasing our home took precedence. Then my wife informed me I couldn't buy anything until I installed the Department of Boost kit.

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    All I have left to buy are the small, consumable parts like hose clamps, AN fittings, electrical stuff, etc. She also wants the gauge pod above the center dash so I guess I'll install a Wideband and a boost gauge too.

    I'm going to install some new fog lights to freshen her car up some. The diffusers fell off and are bouncing around in the housings.

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    I've been busy...

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    For a good year and a half lol. Looking good!
     
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    Lol, it has been awhile since I've updated. In that time we installed 126200 Comp Cams, upgraded to an Exedy clutch and billet flywheel. Before that, I totaled my '98 GT daily driver, lost my enthusiasm and took about 6 months off of spinning wrenches.
     
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    Sorry about your car. Glad to see you finally started in on the project.
     
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    It was a bad morning, that's for sure. Everyone was ok and that's what was important.

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    The blower install has been both rewarding and annoying. The alternator hits the hood, the PCV on the driver's side hits the cold air intake and if I ever have to install a three gauge dash pod again I'm going to explode. Truthfully, the issues have been slight but the 'nickle and diming' is ever present.
     
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    No kidding, car wreck is bad someone getting hurt much worse. I had all kinds of annoying issues when I first installed my saleen sc, but I'm still pretty happy with it.
     
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    Wow, from the looks of your SN-95, that must have been a pretty good impact. It looks like the radiator support is pushed back into the tires! Glad to hear that you are OK.

    And good luck with the S197. I know what it's like to lose interest in turning wrenches. I have had parts for my car sitting in the garage for well over a year that I just don't feel like installing. LOL
     
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    I hear that. I have a complete car to pull the complete AC and interior out of to put into my other car and don't have the drive to get started.
     
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    Some jack ass ran a redlight going 65 mph and I hit her front tire. Another 3 seconds and she would've t-boned me.
     
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    Not sure how to embed video anymore?
     
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    I've progressed to road tuning but lost the engine drive belt. IAT's were between 118* and 136* with it being 85* outside with obscene humidity.

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    IAT's don't seem to bad. Are you tuning yourself or sending datalogs off to a tuner?
     
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    Is it that bad? I'm contemplating that setup for my car.
     
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    I'm running a GT500/C&R heat exchanger with dual fans, bought it from a member here actually.

    Tuning with Lito

    It's just a royal PITA.. Wife decided she may not like it so I may have one to sell sometime soon.
     
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    That's a heck of a build you have going in there! I've been looking more and more at the DOB kit also. Sorry to hear about your SN95. That looks like the was a really bad wreck. Glad everyone is ok, that's what's important. I can't wait to see a video of the car running with the supercharger.
     

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