Turbocharged 70 RS project

Discussion in 'Project Progress' started by Turbo70Camaro, Jun 12, 2010.

  1. Turbo70Camaro

    Turbo70Camaro Veteran Member Gold Member

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    update:6/30

    Started to do final mount up of the intercooler and radiator, I need to raise the intercooler about 1/2 inch to square it out with the grill

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    I got lucky the factory upper rad hose and cover worked perfect, the lower havent tried yet looks like it will be a pain. Mocking the fan up for some brackets after that time to drill some holes in the core support for the intercooler pipe to carb hat:D

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  2. JPM

    JPM New Member

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    Lookin good. I put the full GM serpentine belt assy on mine so I can run PS, a/c and all of that stuff. I hope it doesn't block my header routes. We'll see before long.
     
  3. 5spd540

    5spd540 Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    That thing should be awesome.
     
  4. scrapmetal

    scrapmetal Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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  5. Turbo70Camaro

    Turbo70Camaro Veteran Member Gold Member

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    Started to mock up the temporary pipe from intercooler to carb hat and set the turbo in place for visual confirmation. Looks like I will need to move the turbo up about an inch or two, s.o.b is heavy and its tuff to move jockey around for position :mad:

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  6. ChevyD

    ChevyD Veteran Member

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    Makin some good progress.
     
  7. Turbo70Camaro

    Turbo70Camaro Veteran Member Gold Member

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    Trying my best with limited tools for now till my garage is done, then some serious fabbing will be going on :crazy:
     
  8. ChevyD

    ChevyD Veteran Member

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    I know how you feel. I'm sitting on my hands right now untill my garage is wired for my welder. Had the electrition out today to take a look. It will be done friday.:) Then watch the sparks start to fly lol.
     
  9. Louich

    Louich Veteran Member

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    is your right wheel going to clear making a tight left turn? i had my 2 inch wastegate pipe running tight to my frame and it would hit when i turned. its now cut off at the frame.
     
  10. Camarocore

    Camarocore Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    cant wait for more pics and updates
    btw what kind of ecu you goin to use?
     

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