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  1. Sideshow Bob

    My twin turbo build

    Dropped off the crank rods and pistons at USA racing in Pasadena Texas. Prices is determined by how much weight he has to add or subtract from the crank. But he seems confident that he can balance what I got. Rod bearings that came with the crankshaft the dimples that locate where they're at on...
  2. Sideshow Bob

    My twin turbo build

    Crankshaft they seem to be about .002 The specks for stock are .001 to .0015 for race engines it's better to be big up to .003 think I'm in good shape. USA race engines are going to balance the crankshaft and look at the rods to see if I need new ones. I checked the rods on a scale he ground...
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    My twin turbo build

    Well where to begin. After 2 years of my block sitting at the Machine Shop. More excuses than I can count. About a Year's worth of covid excuse. And so on I finally said I'm coming to get my parts. They were supposed to balance everything but I think all they really did was ruin my connecting...
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    My twin turbo build

    I'm still here just been busy doing other things. Still waiting on machine shop for the motor. Going to be pulling the motor out of the blue car and put its K frame in the gray car soon.
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    00 turbo singleport project

    I do also. 10 years for me been in a slump
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    My twin turbo build

    Thanks it's hard to say how much it cost for the turbo kit. I built my own headers intake piping if I had to guess about $2,500 in parts. 750.00 for two Garrett turbos. Treadstone twin intercooler was about 350.00 and about 1000.00 in piping supporting parts blow off wastegates. SCT Cal 4 and...
  7. Sideshow Bob

    #TheRebuild

    It's no problem at all as soon as you remove your foot from the accelerator the throttle body goes close and your back under vacuum. Furthermore the booster is just a assistance or mechanical advantage. You'll be able to stop the car weather the booster is working or not.
  8. Sideshow Bob

    Single turbo build

    Mobile 1 full synthetic is good stuff. I wouldn't think Running at 225 a few times would hurt anything but performance. I have a couple of cars that run in that range.
  9. Sideshow Bob

    Single turbo build

    Make that Spdricer and 6 Up untill I read it in his post I thought just Phill. Lol
  10. Sideshow Bob

    Single turbo build

    Nice work!!! Somehow I missed that you have a four bolt main. Did you have that built or buy it like that?
  11. Sideshow Bob

    My twin turbo build

    Nevermind all is good
  12. Sideshow Bob

    My twin turbo build

    Dropped off all the parts to build the short block at the machine shop. Keeping my fingers crossed.
  13. Sideshow Bob

    My twin turbo build

    After having no luck with the tech. department at clevite from two different places I went back to rockauto and ordered sealed power cam bearings. They look perfect no buffing or scratches. Go figure
  14. Sideshow Bob

    My twin turbo build

    Anyone know if the Windstar grommet is supposed to be flush or stick past like in the photo? I got all the porting done and like anything else by the time I got to the last few I had it down pretty good.
  15. Sideshow Bob

    My twin turbo build

    Head side turned out ok the windstar side needs very little work. Should be able to clean up my screw up first attempt.
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    My twin turbo build

    Okay I don't have a before picture but it kind of looks like the one in the photo when I started I'll finish the rest of it up with a little sandpaper tool and leave the Sandpaper marks. On a side note it will completely destroyed a cup of coffee.
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    My twin turbo build

    This is a lot better setup. The bench grinder turns at 3,600 RPM the handheld I've had in my box for about 25 years I never used it till today. It takes the material off at a nice pace very easy to control. When I stuck that other end grinder in that first hole and it spit it back out at me, I...
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