Progress Thread 84ttop: Project Broken Again!

Discussion in '1979 - 1995 (Fox, SN95.0, & 2.3L) -General/Talk-' started by 84Ttop, Aug 1, 2013.


  1. RacEoHolic330

    RacEoHolic330 I like to dress like a pretty girl SN Certified Technician

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    This car is batsh*t crazy.
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  2. 84Ttop

    84Ttop They make new pistons every day, so why worry? SN Certified Technician Mod Dude

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    And here is the video from our last track outing... First pass was the 8.21 and the second was the 8.12. Sorry my camera guy is totally inept at using the zoom function, lol @93TRANSAM


    View: http://youtu.be/BmvyXX7Gy00
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  3. tannerc91gt

    tannerc91gt More durable than coconuts and twice as fast

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    You've got a tail light out
  4. 84Ttop

    84Ttop They make new pistons every day, so why worry? SN Certified Technician Mod Dude

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    16v system with an alternator tends to hate on my light bulbs, lol. (Charging it sees almost 19v)
    If that's all the ball breaking coming my way then I will certainly not get a sandy twatwaffle @srtthis
  5. TOOLOW91

    TOOLOW91 Mustang Master

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    Jesus Christ. will there be 110v outlets installed too for my devices before lift off LOL
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  6. srtthis

    srtthis the guy doing it does every local racers rear end

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    what size pulleys do you run? we had to unhook the alternator on the turbo car it was seeing 21v
  7. Noobz347

    Noobz347 Stangnet Facilities Maint Tech... Er... Janitor Admin Dude

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    We got a guy here that does LED replacement bulbs. Give him a shout and see if he has a permanent fix.
  8. madspeed

    madspeed Colonel Mustard Mod Dude Founding Member

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    madspeed Colonel Mustard Mod Dude Founding Member

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    Dont need no brake lights, at thst speed noone will see them anyhow
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  10. srtthis

    srtthis the guy doing it does every local racers rear end

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    might be because he see's more street miles then we do but we've never had an issue with lights in the nitrous or the turbo car
  11. 84Ttop

    84Ttop They make new pistons every day, so why worry? SN Certified Technician Mod Dude

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    Its hard to go by just the pulley size on my alternator. The alt is driven by the blower hub on the output side of the gear drive. It has a 1.88 step up gear set in the drive right now and uses a cog belt to drive the alternator.
  12. madspeed

    madspeed Colonel Mustard Mod Dude Founding Member

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    Speaka da enlish mofo
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  13. RacEoHolic330

    RacEoHolic330 I like to dress like a pretty girl SN Certified Technician

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    Cog, isn't that a type of fish? ;)
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  14. 84Ttop

    84Ttop They make new pistons every day, so why worry? SN Certified Technician Mod Dude

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    The gear drive for the supercharger has a set of gears inside of it that spin the supercharger faster than the crankshaft spins. In my case 1.88 times faster than engine rpm (1.88 step up ratio). As you can see below the belt for the alternator is driven from the supercharger input shaft. Its a little confusing when you try to determine pulley size because you need to factor into the equation blower input shaft rpms instead of engine rpms.
    IMG_20140201_154448782.jpg
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  15. madspeed

    madspeed Colonel Mustard Mod Dude Founding Member

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    All i see are tenticles
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  16. 84Ttop

    84Ttop They make new pistons every day, so why worry? SN Certified Technician Mod Dude

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    Here is my next question/dilemma..
    With a 28" rear tire and 3.70 gears I would have to spin my motor north of 8500rpms to get the car to MPH in the 180's for 1/4mile racing in True Street. I'm considering swapping in a set of 3.45 gears to alieviate this problem or switching back to a 30" rear tire. If I switch the tire size the ride height changes and I have to set the whole chassis up differently. If I change the gears I'm wondering it it will be enough of a change. 3.25 rear gears are also an option but I would worry about losing too much 1/8th mile MPH... Decisions decisions....
  17. 84Ttop

    84Ttop They make new pistons every day, so why worry? SN Certified Technician Mod Dude

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    You sir are a smart a$$ lol. I really tried hard to dumb it down enough for you ;)
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    93TRANSAM Founding Member

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    1st off your fancy camera didnt have an obvious zoom in movie mode be happy you got what you did I usually have a tendency to shut it off after launch anyway lol

    2- Ill decode your lightbulb scenario - voltage is too high, cheap ass bulbs cant hang with it and we too lazy to do the math to tell you what the voltage is based on rpm and step up ratios etc... but datalogger see@ 17.9 volts at higher rpm when on dyno ;)

    3- I already told ya 3.25 gears AND 30" tire will get us better gas mileage and that stuff aint cheap! If slows down ET we need more boost and there is a xb110 sitting on my counter.....
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    TOOLOW91 Mustang Master

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    @84Ttop the man has spoken . seems this is what your fate is !

    @93TRANSAM check your pms I got you the tag off the blower when you get a chance
  20. 84Ttop

    84Ttop They make new pistons every day, so why worry? SN Certified Technician Mod Dude

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    Exactly the response I was expecting lmao!
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