2v teksid build almost ready to fire

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  1. f8l gt

    f8l gt New Member

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    It's been a rocky road with this build, but hoping to fire it up soon. Last fire up resulted in no oil pressure in left head. Found sludge blockage in oil port behind left tensioner. Now that it's all cleared up, she's almost ready to fire. Working on extending the wiring harness to hide it under the Edelbrock intake

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    Nice! Those are some badass valve covers! Are they hydro-graphics?
     
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    Yes, they are sprayed synergy green and dipped in reaper print

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    WOW thats awesome! I still am at awe about how amazing these things turn out. I want to see it done in person some time. Great addition to the appearance of a killer motor!
     
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    lwarrior1016 Moderator Staff SN95 Supporter

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    How about some back story on this thing? I would love to see what the build consists of. Very nicely done, by the way.
     
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    Glad to see that youre posting progress. I was wondering where you went, because I was anxious to see how the Teksid build was turning out and what numbers you will turn at the track with it. Keep us posted.
     
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    Some of the story is in here. Was basically a budget build. Original plan was to only have $1k or less out of pocket into the engine. Basically a teksid short block with pi heads that are slightly polished, cams spec'd to the build and what I want out of it at the track

    http://www.sn95forums.com/showthread.php?t=65638
    After the disappointment with the oil pressure issue I decided to leave it be for a while. Then winter hit and I said hell with it
     
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    Nice work on the combustion chambers! I see you have guidance...??

    Glad youre moving along! Those covers look trick!
     
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    I guess you could say that. Pretty much grew up in my dad's shop building drag cars, hot rods, engines, and at the strip. My junk does not compare to his lol
     
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    Did you port the heads?
     
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    There is some slight runner work, by they were done when I got the heads. Traded my stock Romeo heads for these.

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    Very nice work man. Im very interested to see this thing come together.
     
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    Thanks, it's been a love hate relationship this past year
     
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    Feel that! Those bad memories will fade the first time you initiate the tires!....now hurry up!
     
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    I think hurrying is what got me into that situation in the first place lol
     
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    Got some fittings today to make the fuel system full loop instead of dead heading after frps on drivers side rail

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    Working in the engine harness.

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    Barely made a dent in it

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    That's a lot of crap

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    AC compressor wires gone

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    Still have a lot to go

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    Man, you busy!!
    You like AT&T,....you everywhere!
     
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    I bounce around a lot lol
     
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    Rest of my fittings and hoses showed up today to finish the fuel system. Waiting on another harness I got from NA SVT to finish my engine harness extension. Since I have another harness coming, I might nice the connection from behind right strut tower to under the dash.