Going back to NPI- Fired it up

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  1. DropTopPony

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    Well just temporarily,

    I really like spring and thats why i have a vert so i'm gonna drop my NPI engine back in my car for a month or two so i can cruise...I already started so i'm hoping to have it on the road by saturday because i miss driving it. Maybe that will put a fire under my ass to send my aluminum block out to get machined and move forward with my plans.
     
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    I wish I could do that kinda stuff myself, I wouldn't be so broke. Good luck...
     
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    once you do it its kinda easy, i'm not a mechanic and don't have years of turning wrenches in the garage but i did alot of reading and then when you actually do it everything makes sense.

    My NPI stuff was just laying around in the garage so i just put it back on the shortblock and putting the engine in is kinda easy...i am almost done.
     
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    Get that car running BOB!

    that thing's gonna snap your driveline.
     
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    AHHHH, welcome back to the wonderful world of NPI... :pimp2: You know you're going to love it.. :hammer:
     
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    its gonna feel strange...last time i drove it i had st 2 heads and Comp 262 cams and pi intake...i will be cruising a totally stock NPI with maybe a few bolt ons depending on if i can find my old CAI and TB etc...gotta find my injectors and stuff too.
     
  7. scarface

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    sweet Bob...rocking all the HP!
     
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    becareful not getting that beast sideways ;D
     
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    Damn. That's going to suck. When I sold my first Mustang (89 LX with 300 RWHP) and got a stock 88 GT it sucked. It seemed so slow!
     
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    NPI Huh, welcome to my world, where you can drive and count the daises...........petal by petal.
     
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    Oh DTP, I forgot you had a mustang...
     
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    SAy hello to the 500 pound lady with 5 kids in her mini van passing you up at a stop light. :noes: :thumb:
     
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    lol...

    I have a feeling after you're all done... You will drive around the block once... and switch 'em again... lol...\

    WHy can't you cruise with the better motor?
    Gas?
     
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    The new engine isn't built yet, i still need to send the block out for machine work. The problem is i can't make up my mind on what direction to go. I have a Teksid block and a forged Cobra crank and forged Manley rods/pistons but i think i should sell the pistons and send the block out to Big Bored to 304ci but i just can't decide....thats the hold up.
     
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    Re: Going back to NPI- Damn Gas Tank

    So i got the engine in and working and decided to drop the fuel tank and swap in the 255 Walbro and i ripped the damn rubber grommet that goes into the tank from the filler neck...Now i have to wait until tomorrow to get one from Ford since none of the local joints have one....damn damn damn damn...:)
     
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    you definitely want to fix that, i had a bad experience with that. :noes:
     
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    Ford didn't have one in stock so they ordered me one from another dealer and should have it tomorrow...with my luck it will rain the rest of the week :'(
     
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    Chin up NPI buddy!
     
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    NPIFTW :pimp2:
     
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    Re: Going back to NPI- Damn Gas Tank

    as soon as i'm finished i'm gonna go race my V6 05 Malibu :banana: I have a feeling it will be close :rollinglaugh: