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Sitting at the tire place getting some Hankook ventus evos for summer testing since I almost ate a curb putting down the power

Put an email into Ford Performance about steering wheel resistance programming since everything is so tight now it needs a bit of resistance added. We'll see what they say.
 

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Sitting at the tire place getting some Hankook ventus evos for summer testing since I almost ate a curb putting down the power

Put an email into Ford Performance about steering wheel resistance programming since everything is so tight now it needs a bit of resistance added. We'll see what they say.
just some thoughts, I was warned that if I don't keep driving my car the normal lubricated parts start to dry and harden making an issue, I was told to drive slow and slowly cut the wheel back and forth to work things back to normal.

Tire width can have an issue here, as well as weight of rims. I recall ecoboostx_sport getting lighter rims, for weight reduction.

Just some outer voice musings.
 

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just some thoughts, I was warned that if I don't keep driving my car the normal lubricated parts start to dry and harden making an issue, I was told to drive slow and slowly cut the wheel back and forth to work things back to normal.

Tire width can have an issue here, as well as weight of rims. I recall ecoboostx_sport getting lighter rims, for weight reduction.

Just some outer voice musings.
For now we're going stock fit til I get the LSDs installed. Don't get me wrong there's nothing wrong with it except that it feels so light now.
 

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Sorting out the gauges, probably just gunna gram a sfrom my mobile carrier and run the internet and apps off the tablet. Working on a solution for the things obd2 won't show me like oil temp and trans temp ptu temp (which I know there's a sensor for!)

Marrying the obd2 info with info gotten from self run sensors is my next target. Gotta get all the datas
 

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Sorting out the gauges, probably just gunna gram a sfrom my mobile carrier and run the internet and apps off the tablet. Working on a solution for the things obd2 won't show me like oil temp and trans temp ptu temp (which I know there's a sensor for!)

Marrying the obd2 info with info gotten from self run sensors is my next target. Gotta get all the datas
There is no oil temp sensor, so no OBD reading for that. There is TFT and, on PP and police, TCFT.

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I laughed when I read the "stuck on stupid" part.


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Looking good. We need some video of passes being made so we can all enjoy the turbo noises.
 

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For now we're going stock fit til I get the LSDs installed. Don't get me wrong there's nothing wrong with it except that it feels so light now.
I have LSD installed. Its a re learning curve. When you put power down it yanks you straight. Even in a turn lol
 

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I have LSD installed. Its a re learning curve. When you put power down it yanks you straight. Even in a turn lol
that's almost unimaginable right now with how locked down I have thr driveline. I cannot wait to feel the LSDs on this thing
 

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Also Hankooks grippin like a mfer! Fr try em out they're on the C63s and those things are tire killers. Ventus Evos
 

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It ain't pretty but it'll do for testing til I get the new closed box fabricated so we can maintain air pressure on the turbos and spool up faster.

So this thing sat for like a year and still had some bad gas in it and I wasn't making over 10 psi of boost, then like an ******* I realized I had the normal Auto Octane tune in for troubleshooting previously...

Loaded up the custom tune and got some gas and octane additive and brought it close to 93 with new and old gas plus additive and started seeing 17 psi of boost almost 18 I'm sure it might have kept going if I had the room to run it.

Drove the car all day with temps starting at 77 degrees and topping out at 86 I believe by the end of the day. Observing intake air temps and ambient air temps while maintaining at least 40mph yielded 12-15 degree differences in the two at the highest temps of the day. Observing coolant temps saw temps peak to 186 degrees while driving pretty spicy and having those temps come right back down with a little easier driving to a low of 158 degrees while cruising at the height of the days temps.


This is all preliminary but it stands to reason that the efforts made to contain and isolate heat while relieving the coolant system of the responsibilities of cooling the oil and giving a point of egress for the underhood heat while adding in oil cooling capacity has payed off big as the car would have been totally heatsoaked with that much driving at those temps previously. I'm extremely satisfied at it's ability to go the distance cooling wise, which was what half the build was about, and we're ready to turn it up after all those pulls and no boost leaks (lol RIP my stupid ass I'm gunna have a boost leak now) so I ordered an Evo HPFP and I'm getting the Transmission sorted and built this winter. Looking at having a upper trans mount with a synchro bushing since the one I tried already is pushing out the window weld I put in there. LSD's are going in with the trans so I don't ******* die hopefully.

So in closing "Cutting hood vents in your car ! Good or bad decision?"

It's been a pain in the ass dealing with this big bitch being scared of the rain lol I got most everything tidied up under the vents that it's not gunna **** the car or **** any sensors (I mean there will be just a ton of air blasting out of these things any how) and got a box cover for the air box so we're not snorkeling out here. But unless you're committed I wouldn't do it lol it's a pain in the ass.

That's my bit of autism for the day I hope you all enjoyed
 

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It ain't pretty but it'll do for testing til I get the new closed box fabricated so we can maintain air pressure on the turbos and spool up faster.

So this thing sat for like a year and still had some bad gas in it and I wasn't making over 10 psi of boost, then like an ******* I realized I had the normal Auto Octane tune in for troubleshooting previously...

Loaded up the custom tune and got some gas and octane additive and brought it close to 93 with new and old gas plus additive and started seeing 17 psi of boost almost 18 I'm sure it might have kept going if I had the room to run it.

Drove the car all day with temps starting at 77 degrees and topping out at 86 I believe by the end of the day. Observing intake air temps and ambient air temps while maintaining at least 40mph yielded 12-15 degree differences in the two at the highest temps of the day. Observing coolant temps saw temps peak to 186 degrees while driving pretty spicy and having those temps come right back down with a little easier driving to a low of 158 degrees while cruising at the height of the days temps.


This is all preliminary but it stands to reason that the efforts made to contain and isolate heat while relieving the coolant system of the responsibilities of cooling the oil and giving a point of egress for the underhood heat while adding in oil cooling capacity has payed off big as the car would have been totally heatsoaked with that much driving at those temps previously. I'm extremely satisfied at it's ability to go the distance cooling wise, which was what half the build was about, and we're ready to turn it up after all those pulls and no boost leaks (lol RIP my stupid ass I'm gunna have a boost leak now) so I ordered an Evo HPFP and I'm getting the Transmission sorted and built this winter. Looking at having a upper trans mount with a synchro bushing since the one I tried already is pushing out the window weld I put in there. LSD's are going in with the trans so I don't ******* die hopefully.

So in closing "Cutting hood vents in your car ! Good or bad decision?"

It's been a pain in the ass dealing with this big bitch being scared of the rain lol I got most everything tidied up under the vents that it's not gunna **** the car or **** any sensors (I mean there will be just a ton of air blasting out of these things any how) and got a box cover for the air box so we're not snorkeling out here. But unless you're committed I wouldn't do it lol it's a pain in the ass.

That's my bit of autism for the day I hope you all enjoyed
They usually make inserts for the hood vents that snap in to protect from rain. They are not perfect i imagine but would help. Kinda like a sunroof, it keeps out the rain…most of the time. Even if they aint regularly available i would just 3d print a set.
 

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They usually make inserts for the hood vents that snap in to protect from rain. They are not perfect i imagine but would help. Kinda like a sunroof, it keeps out the rain…most of the time. Even if they aint regularly available i would just 3d print a set.
yea I just gotta have some made up at the local additive manufacture place here in town I'm just lazy and figured I'd be covering the car anyways but damn do they do gods ******* work!~
 

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Ok so I'm talking to a fabricator next week to get a motor mount and an upper trans mount made as well as a closed air box (well not that closed because you won't hear as many turbo sounds lol) because the window weld is already forcing it's way out of the bushing. It's making a lotta torque and alotta torque steer. Not to fear because we're gunna come up with an iron clad solution so I never have to do this shit again and I don't hit a wall!
 

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Yea I'm going beefier gunna do a proper synchro bushing and never **** with it again
 
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