Whipple install underway

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Re: Whipple install underway

Post by SVTRonDogg » Wed Oct 22, 2014 9:26 am

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Car made 575/499 on only 15psi of boost with the 3.25" upper. The headers might have a hand in dropping the boost a touch.

SAE numbers were 562.11/487.90. The torque doesn't surpise me, as the Whipple don't make a lot unless the boost is in the higher range. I am satisfied with the numbers it makes, it pulls hard all the way to redline. Sounds like a beast too.

There is more room on the pumps and injectors, but I need to see how it does with heat on the next Willow Springs Day.

The intercooler manifold in/out of the blower is improved for flow, next steps would be to run some larger hose and most likely a large pump to push the water through.
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Re: Whipple install underway

Post by jhwalker » Wed Oct 22, 2014 9:46 am

Juicy stuff. On 15. damn :clap:

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Re: Whipple install underway

Post by SonicVenum » Wed Oct 22, 2014 11:56 am

Nice. That's 100hp/40tq more than my Gen 1 Apten/Steg-ported Eaton made at the same boost level. I bet yours made that with lower IATs to boot. :clap:

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Re: Whipple install underway

Post by jhwalker » Wed Oct 22, 2014 8:43 pm

Life was pretty simple before you posted, Ron. :-D

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Re: Whipple install underway

Post by SVTRonDogg » Mon Nov 17, 2014 4:30 pm

All clear mechanically, so the STB finally went back on. The piece makes a difference I notice in the tightness of the car. It's just a royal PIA to get on and off.


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Hopefully I can get my new coil covers and oil cap coated this week.
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Re: Whipple install underway

Post by SVTRonDogg » Sat Jan 03, 2015 4:18 pm

Finally got my new coil covers and oil cap installed. They are the original FRPP billet pieces, not the newer cast versions. I had them ceramic coated to keep them clean with little maintenance. I think they make the red cam covers pop a lot better with these than the old ones. It will look even better once I clean up the oil separator lines.

I'm anal with details so I tossed the factory hardware and installed them with ARP stainless 12 point bolts.

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Re: Whipple install underway

Post by jhwalker » Sat Jan 03, 2015 4:31 pm

Cool, Ron. You anal? :lol:

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Re: Whipple install underway

Post by Brakelate » Tue May 05, 2015 11:27 am

So, lets say someone was needing some garage space, a new commuter car, and to free up some cash for a new home purchase.

What would such a guy post up as a confidential "Buy it Now" price during a secretive closed door auction for such a machine? 8-)

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Re: Whipple install underway

Post by jhwalker » Tue May 05, 2015 2:39 pm

Brakelate wrote:So, lets say someone was needing some garage space, a new commuter car, and to free up some cash for a new home purchase.

What would such a guy post up as a confidential "Buy it Now" price during a secretive closed door auction for such a machine? 8-)
No one would ever see it in the Ducati thread. 46 pages of caca... :-D

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