The L is about to go through some BIG changes

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by Lightning Struck, Jun 21, 2007.

  1. Lightning Struck

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    Well I have had her about 2 months now and its been SLOW on getting mods on it. All thats been done is window tint and a custom shift kit..........thats about to Change >:D >:D >:D

    I have been waiting for financial reasons, but the big reason is that I want to get all my little bolt on crap together and have it all put on at ONE TIME so I can take it and have it dyno tuned with all the parts on it and not have to take it back time and time again to have it tweaked when a part was added. Here is what I'm looking at, a 2-3 inch drop all the way around, JLP traction bars out back, NEW 18inch Chrome wheels ( have not decided on what type yet :-\ :-\ ) I would have had this stuff done already but as most of you know my son had tubes put in his ears for the SECOND time recently and I was waiting on the bills for that before I spent money on myself. Anyway on the induction side a Coldair kit ( probally the chickenears kit ), the C&L upper with the SB TB, a 6lb lower pulley with new belt , MOTOBLUE performance series coils, NGK-V Power Plugs, 160* T-Stat , Bassani catted mid pipe, Bassani BX catback and a Custom Dyno tune with Sniper software. Like I said I'm going to have all these parts put on at one time, the I will take it ( VERY SLOWLY, staying out of boost ;D ) to Jacksonville to Wayne's Dyno to have it tuned. With this I should without a doubt be in the 400/500 club 8) 8). Then I may go with a ported blower, it just depends on how much power I get out of the mods here, I don't want to take it over around 425rwhp. Over that gets into the danger zone on the stock rods and I don't want that to worry about :angel:

    Then I'm going to get a Cooling upgrade kit, I like the one that RPM has, it includes a heat exchanger / twin cooling fans / expansion fill tank / Intercooler upgrade / battery relocation kit / and a water wetter. Ill keep looking for anything better but thats a pretty good kit they have and its just around 650 for everything :).

    I'm going to start ordering parts right after the 4th and I hope to have everything ( on the power side ) by the middle of the month so I can have it done and tuned by the first of August at the latest. Then the cooling stuff before my Birthday in September.......just in time for the G-Burg Get together ^-^ ^-^
     
  2. M.O.E

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    That L is going to be a beast! :banana:
     
  3. Lightning Struck

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    Oh yea >:D >:D >:D its low 12's or bust :boink:
     
  4. M.O.E

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    Can your cobra hang with the L?
     
  5. Lightning Struck

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    Do you mean now? If so, well from a dead stop up to about 30 or 40 its pretty close, I have BIG DR's on my cobra so its a bad bitch off the line but so is that damn L with OVER 400ft lbs of tq ;D. After about 40 or so the Cobra pulls on it pretty bad, but gotta remember the L is STOCK right now. After all this stuff goes on, the L might hurt the Cobras feelings :dunno:

    If my Cobra wasnt so damn heavy it would be a lot faster than what it is, but that 36 or 3700lb weight + my 230lb ass in it makes it one DUMP TRUCK to move down the road :(
     
  6. slow-six

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    going to be one fine ride. hope your son is doing better. O0
     
  7. Lightning Struck

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    Thanks bud, yea hes doing fine now. WE had this done last year around this same time, and the tubes that were put in then CAME OUT about 4 months ago. Then he got another ear infection :mad: :mad: soooo we had to take him back to the specialist and he once again said he had to put in tubes, but this time he did the T tubes. They are a more permanent type of tube designed to stay in for 4 to 6 years so they should NOT come out prematurely. But its all fine, hes doing great and no more damn ear infections :angel:

    And yea the L is going to be mighty fine :banana: :bunny3:
     
  8. scarface

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    so you are not driving the cobra to the GTG?
     
  9. Lightning Struck

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    Im not sure whats going to happen yet D to tell you the truth, im thinking about getting a trailer and towing the Cobra with the L right now
     
  10. scarface

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    THERE YA GO O0
     
  11. TxCobrA98

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    brian, bring em both.. that truck is going to be a beast.. just be careful not to do some burnouts trying to leave a stop light and kickin up rocks on the cobra.. :hammer:
     
  12. Foster98GT

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    I wanna Ride......weeeeeeee........Went the L!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  13. 19mustang95

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    build a forgefd motor and throw on a KB you pansy...
     
  14. Lightning Struck

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    give me the 5 grand or so that I need and Ill jump all over it ;D
     
  15. 97vertstang

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    that L is gonna be pimping O0
     
  16. Peter

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    you should look into the bigger lightning wheel replicas I think they are 18 and 20 inch replicas which look just sick
     
  17. 95KBGT

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    x a bajillion O0
     
  18. Lightning Struck

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    oh yea I know about them but they are hard to find, by the way the STOCK wheels are already 18's
     
  19. rick focks

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    so, I need to wait to steal your L...ok
     
  20. Lightning Struck

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    it will be a totaly diffrent truck in about 3 months from now :boink:
    you will see LOTS of before and after pics and vids ^-^