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Old 08-25-2010, 01:44 AM
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Progress! Motor has been test fit with the headers and bell housing. Headers and bell housing fit great! The oil pan arrived late today, it'll get test fit tomorrow...




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Old 08-25-2010, 01:49 AM
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looking good, its going to be amazing
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Old 08-25-2010, 12:32 PM
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Doc, one thing you might want to consider adding at this point is a bellhousing/clutch scattershield. The modern clutch/pressure plate are pretty reliable, but they can fail and sometime with enough energy to come all the way through the floor board.
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Old 08-25-2010, 12:55 PM
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The bellhousing I'm using has an integral scatter shield in it. This way I can take the car to Bonneville.
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Old 08-25-2010, 01:14 PM
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Damn you're fast.

Looking good.
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Old 08-25-2010, 01:16 PM
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Not done yet! Headers need to have the smog stuff tacked on, then sent back for final welding and coating. Oil pan doesn't fit, so either need to find one that does, or do a custom cross member.

Everything else is there and ready to bolt in.
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Old 08-25-2010, 01:25 PM
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anything "special" for your build, or just the standard LSx + F-body accessories + C5 BH + magical headers + magical oilpan?
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Old 08-25-2010, 01:28 PM
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Originally Posted by V2Rocket_aka944 View Post
anything "special" for your build, or just the standard LSx + F-body accessories + C5 BH + magical headers + magical oilpan?
oil pan mods are very well documented at
http://944hybrids.forumotion.com/forum.htm

if you got some tig / fab skills you can shorten the pickup tube for a tighter fit and no spacer on CM

I have discussed this a number of times on said forum
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Old 08-25-2010, 01:28 PM
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QT bellhousing with integral scatter shield. Spec aluminum flywheel and clutch, Mocal oil cooler, mild cam, 2.5" dual exhaust, "secret" headers and oil pan.
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Old 08-25-2010, 02:16 PM
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Did you decide to go with the side pipes?

Lookin' good man, can't wait to go for a ride!
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Old 08-25-2010, 02:56 PM
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I'm not sure if this was asked in the pages, but do you plan to keep it NA or turbo/SC it down the road?

Maybe a rear mount TT set up????
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Old 08-25-2010, 05:48 PM
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I should make plenty of power NA, somewhere around 385-400rwhp. I can't imagine adding FI to this thing, I think I'll have enough trouble keeping the tires planted!

Greg, hopefully get it back in a few weeks!
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I can't really imagine wanting more power on mine unless it was a dedicated track car. I should be in the same power range.
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Old 08-26-2010, 02:23 AM
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Originally Posted by docwyte View Post
Not done yet! Headers need to have the smog stuff tacked on, then sent back for final welding and coating. Oil pan doesn't fit, so either need to find one that does, or do a custom cross member.

Everything else is there and ready to bolt in.
Renegade Hybrids has a perfect baffled oil pan.

A race pan is far better than a stock pan and a cut up or home made cross member.

1/2 the stuff you read on porschehybrids should be taken with a grain of salt BTW...


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Old 08-26-2010, 03:05 AM
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Great job Doc, hope we could do similar conversion here legally.
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