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GravityGear 03-22-2014 11:58 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by redstriker (Post 4769598)
And then???

No and then.

islandborn 03-23-2014 06:02 PM

Whoa! Finally getting to do this.... One thing - no time to E85 tune. I'll drive up there another day for just that. Cobb needs a bigger shop and at least 3 dynos. :) Here is what they did:

Re-size bores, refresh heads, mic and polish cams and crank
CP 100mm pistons (they do something to these too)
ARP headstud kit
King bearings
RacerX charge pipe with a Cobb BPV

They also replaced ALOT of stock parts. Oil pump, water pump, thermostat, most my hoses, ect....

Also, swapped in a Competition clutch stage 2 with a LW flywheel.

They broke this all in on the dyno with Motul Break In oil.

I swapped my AP2 out to an AP3 (wow! the colors are pretty!)

They asked if I wanted a blue Cobb shift knob for letting them love on my car - I was cool with it. :)

famaya26 03-23-2014 06:06 PM

Congrats man. Now just a little more wait time for the e85 tune.

islandborn 03-23-2014 06:15 PM

Competition Clutch Stage 2 Review....

One thing, you can definitely hear the engine revs with that LW flywheel. Its not horrible, I CAN make it loud, but I can also shift to where its not that noticeable too.

Clutch break in makes me laugh. I feel so like a clutch newbie with all the clatter. Once out of 1st, its no big deal. Reverse is touchy too. Im a bit over 500 miles now and the chatter is almost gone. Im learning the shift points - "sweet spots". Takes time, I know. My brother said that it sounds "rougher" which is the best way to put it.

Revving up? MUCH faster. I can tell the difference that LWFW vs. stock makes. Pedal feel has not changed at all. Effort to press the pedal is the same.

I'll get better at it, and it will get better too. I'll try to remember to write up another review after about 1500 miles or so.

GTEASER 03-23-2014 07:27 PM

Okay. Look forward to hearing from you in a month or two. :confused:

s2baru 03-23-2014 07:36 PM

I think I may go for a lwfw as well now, more and more I hear of quicker revs I think will be better for interstate and mountain drives and not as lugging perhaps and an autoX or two. Thanks for sharing, glad you're enjoying having it back! :)

ebo03 08-01-2014 04:19 AM

Update with Steamspeed info please!

jackal8788 08-01-2014 08:19 AM

+1


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