Forced Induction Vortech V3-si On 1994 Cobra

Discussion in '1994 - 1995 Specific Tech' started by InMyPrimeSVT, May 14, 2012.


  1. InMyPrimeSVT

    InMyPrimeSVT Founding Member

    Joined:
    Jul 31, 2001
    Messages:
    893
    Likes Received:
    2
    Trophy Points:
    19
    Ok good. The only other thing I'm bummed at is my upper chrome radiator hose doesn't fit anymore.
    #81
  2. 94blackcobra

    94blackcobra Member

    Joined:
    Mar 6, 2012
    Messages:
    245
    Likes Received:
    2
    Trophy Points:
    18
    Yeah, the radiator hose has to be shortened a little bit.
    #82
  3. InMyPrimeSVT

    InMyPrimeSVT Founding Member

    Joined:
    Jul 31, 2001
    Messages:
    893
    Likes Received:
    2
    Trophy Points:
    19
    Ok, stopped by the shop today to drop off some gauges and the blower is in. :banana: They just need to put the gauges in and put it on the dyno and then it's back in my hands. Then...it's having a little fun and planning the next upgrade.
    #83
  4. InMyPrimeSVT

    InMyPrimeSVT Founding Member

    Joined:
    Jul 31, 2001
    Messages:
    893
    Likes Received:
    2
    Trophy Points:
    19
    I ran a 13.6 in this car in the 1/4 mile when I first got it with no mods. What do you guys think it takes to put this car in the 11's?
    #84
  5. 99FiveOh

    99FiveOh Advanced Member

    Joined:
    May 21, 2006
    Messages:
    2,172
    Likes Received:
    48
    Trophy Points:
    69
    Some slicks or drag radials and maybe some meth injection so you can add more timing and HP, that should put you deep into the 11's.
    #85
  6. VibrantRedGT

    VibrantRedGT "STANGNET'S PENGUIN SMACKER" Super Mod

    Joined:
    Nov 30, 1999
    Messages:
    15,552
    Likes Received:
    220
    Trophy Points:
    114
    On Street tires I ran like a 12.6 at 120MPH. First gear was a waste of time and I had to lift at 1000' foot because I could here some detonation. That MPH is pretty strong for letting off. You'll need traction if you want 11's. They will kick you out with no cage at 11.99 anyway. Many like to be kicked out at that time though.
    #86
  7. revhead347

    revhead347 I have face herpes.

    Joined:
    Jun 14, 2004
    Messages:
    6,483
    Likes Received:
    258
    Trophy Points:
    124
    They changed the rules, it's 11.49 or faster now and you need a rollbar.

    Kurt
    #87
  8. 94blackcobra

    94blackcobra Member

    Joined:
    Mar 6, 2012
    Messages:
    245
    Likes Received:
    2
    Trophy Points:
    18
    Are you not going to be there for the dyno tuning?
    #88
  9. 99FiveOh

    99FiveOh Advanced Member

    Joined:
    May 21, 2006
    Messages:
    2,172
    Likes Received:
    48
    Trophy Points:
    69
    Yeah, when is this thing scheduled to spin the rollers?
    #89
  10. InMyPrimeSVT

    InMyPrimeSVT Founding Member

    Joined:
    Jul 31, 2001
    Messages:
    893
    Likes Received:
    2
    Trophy Points:
    19
    Initially it was scheduled to go on tomorrow. It got backed up a day because apparently I did not order a wide band A/F gauge. So that took me back a day. Plus they want to run it first thing in the morning since it's so damn hot here lately. So now we're looking at Thursday morning. Unfortunately, my son has surgery scheduled for Thursday as well. If they can't run it at 7am, so I can watch a couple of pulls I'm gonna have them do it without me there. At this point I need the damn car back. I'm sick of this. This is why I had a damn APPOINTMENT.
    #90
  11. InMyPrimeSVT

    InMyPrimeSVT Founding Member

    Joined:
    Jul 31, 2001
    Messages:
    893
    Likes Received:
    2
    Trophy Points:
    19
    Mind you tomorrow is DAY 30 THAT IT HAS BEEN IN THE SHOP.
    #91
  12. 94blackcobra

    94blackcobra Member

    Joined:
    Mar 6, 2012
    Messages:
    245
    Likes Received:
    2
    Trophy Points:
    18
  13. fiveohwblow

    fiveohwblow Official Member

    Joined:
    Jul 22, 2005
    Messages:
    11,097
    Likes Received:
    486
    Trophy Points:
    135
    Ummmm wtf?! What's the latest?
    #93
  14. InMyPrimeSVT

    InMyPrimeSVT Founding Member

    Joined:
    Jul 31, 2001
    Messages:
    893
    Likes Received:
    2
    Trophy Points:
    19
    Its going on the dyno tomorrow.
    #94
  15. 99FiveOh

    99FiveOh Advanced Member

    Joined:
    May 21, 2006
    Messages:
    2,172
    Likes Received:
    48
    Trophy Points:
    69
    Well, the dyno shop does NOT need your A/F gauge to tune the car. That is just for your personal reassurance.

    I'd be ****ed too though, 30 days to put in a blower and tune?
    #95
  16. InMyPrimeSVT

    InMyPrimeSVT Founding Member

    Joined:
    Jul 31, 2001
    Messages:
    893
    Likes Received:
    2
    Trophy Points:
    19
    Yep, blower and tune. The only saving grace is that they do good work. But I am not a happy camper. I guess the old adage is true....you can get things fast, cheap, or good. But not all three.
    #96
  17. 94blackcobra

    94blackcobra Member

    Joined:
    Mar 6, 2012
    Messages:
    245
    Likes Received:
    2
    Trophy Points:
    18
    That is only true if you are relying on other people to get your job done, which is why I do nearly everything myself.
    #97
  18. InMyPrimeSVT

    InMyPrimeSVT Founding Member

    Joined:
    Jul 31, 2001
    Messages:
    893
    Likes Received:
    2
    Trophy Points:
    19
    Ok, we're on for 700a tomorrow morning.
    #98
  19. InMyPrimeSVT

    InMyPrimeSVT Founding Member

    Joined:
    Jul 31, 2001
    Messages:
    893
    Likes Received:
    2
    Trophy Points:
    19
    387rwhp. I really wanted that precious 400hp mark. But I'm happy with it. Also happy that they let me watch the tune. Again, not happy with how long this took to get done, but I do think they do very good work.
    #99
  20. InMyPrimeSVT

    InMyPrimeSVT Founding Member

    Joined:
    Jul 31, 2001
    Messages:
    893
    Likes Received:
    2
    Trophy Points:
    19
    And the tuner is a great guy. Very nice to talk to.

Share This Page