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Re: Blake's 1965 Mustang Project
« Reply #1995 on: July 08, 2019, 09:57:25 PM »
Iím eyeing a Fuel Safe 22 gallon cell with a Radium Engineering Fuel Cell Surge Tank (FCST) and dual surge pumps.    I really want one.   I really donít wanna spend 2200 dollars.   Oof.    Itís so nice though, really compact and well done, plus Mustangs arenít exactly safe from rear impacts (this is called self justification!)

Posting this so I can roll my eyes at myself in 4 months when I buy one.   LOL
Blake MF'ing McBride
1988 Mazda RX7 - Turbo LS1/T56/ProEFI/8.8/Not Slow...   sold.
1965 Mustang Coupe - TT Coyote, TR6060, modern brakes/suspension...  project car
2016 BMW 428i xDrive Gran Coupe - Completely stock...ish

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Re: Blake's 1965 Mustang Project
« Reply #1996 on: July 08, 2019, 10:40:47 PM »
Why the surge tank instead of Holley Hydramat? Just curious.

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Re: Blake's 1965 Mustang Project
« Reply #1997 on: July 08, 2019, 11:58:39 PM »
Well the full fuel cell they do has a safety bladder, a pickup "basin", foam, is E85 compatible and has the surge tank.   I have trouble fitting enough pump in my tank to do what I need long term.
Blake MF'ing McBride
1988 Mazda RX7 - Turbo LS1/T56/ProEFI/8.8/Not Slow...   sold.
1965 Mustang Coupe - TT Coyote, TR6060, modern brakes/suspension...  project car
2016 BMW 428i xDrive Gran Coupe - Completely stock...ish

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Re: Blake's 1965 Mustang Project
« Reply #1998 on: July 09, 2019, 12:30:32 AM »
Ah, makes sense. Looking forward to seeing to seeing the whole setup.

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Re: Blake's 1965 Mustang Project
« Reply #1999 on: July 09, 2019, 05:40:38 PM »
Iím eyeing a Fuel Safe 22 gallon cell with a Radium Engineering Fuel Cell Surge Tank (FCST) and dual surge pumps.    I really want one.   I really donít wanna spend 2200 dollars.   Oof.    Itís so nice though, really compact and well done, plus Mustangs arenít exactly safe from rear impacts (this is called self justification!)

Posting this so I can roll my eyes at myself in 4 months when I buy one.   LOL
I want the same, but 2200 is steep!!

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Re: Blake's 1965 Mustang Project
« Reply #2000 on: July 15, 2019, 12:13:47 PM »
Well hopefully I'm getting a decent bonus at work, and I'm about to start a pay job for a buddy to build an 1100+ (target) RWHP 2JZ 4th Gen Camaro (LOLz), so perhaps with those funds I can buy the fuel system/steering rack/etc. that I want for the car this fall without feeling too bad about savings.   Not to wonder off topic, but I try to keep 12+ months of cost of living funds in the bank in liquid form in case something happens at work, so I don't like to cut into that for "fun stuff".    Good rule to have.   Right now I can cover my salary for 12 months if the wife has a job, but I can't yet cover both of us losing our jobs for that long (though honestly I'm sure I could get a side hustle to pay the bills mostly anyway).   It's just a good idea.

Anywho.   I did fabricate exhaust on Friday before I left for the weekend (family had a T/F bike race in Ohio, we won!   new track record!   aka standard operating procedure...).    Since the exhaust is true dual (no crossover, no room that I can find so far) it sounds... weird.  It dumps out just behind the rear wheels on each side, so I only really hear one bank when I'm driving.   It sounds fine outside of the car, but just a bit funky inside.   It's also louder now that it doesn't dump under the car, though I think it's got less drone.   We'll see, I may change it or add bigger/more mufflers underneath somewhere.   I forgot my engine was offset to the passenger side about 1" so I was super confused when I mirrored the exhaust and it didn't fit on one side.   Whoops.    Anyway, that's sorted and it's nicely symmetrical.   I'll get pics shortly.

Next is fixing my fuel level sender (and by that, I mean hooking it up).   Then figuring out why I don't have boost control and continuing work on the tune.   The VVT is really annoying to tune for in VE, BTW, not sure if I'd mentioned that yet.
Blake MF'ing McBride
1988 Mazda RX7 - Turbo LS1/T56/ProEFI/8.8/Not Slow...   sold.
1965 Mustang Coupe - TT Coyote, TR6060, modern brakes/suspension...  project car
2016 BMW 428i xDrive Gran Coupe - Completely stock...ish

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Re: Blake's 1965 Mustang Project
« Reply #2001 on: July 15, 2019, 03:13:49 PM »
VVT would definitely mess me up.  Congrats on the bike win.  Please do some videos of this 2J Camaro.  I hope it pisses people off, sounds like a hilarious concept.

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Re: Blake's 1965 Mustang Project
« Reply #2002 on: July 15, 2019, 06:18:33 PM »
A barra motor from Australia would be even better. Still an inline 6 turbro but made by Ford.
94 BB SBE LS1 Full Mamo top, MS3ProU with TC, RONIN 8.8 and another custom dual 2.5" stainless exhaust. Too loud, need bigger muffler....

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Re: Blake's 1965 Mustang Project
« Reply #2003 on: July 15, 2019, 08:46:28 PM »
A barra motor from Australia would be even better. Still an inline 6 turbro but made by Ford.

I like that idea. ROTFLMAO
1995 FD, 7.0 Liter stroked LS3, T56, 8.8, Samberg kit.

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Re: Blake's 1965 Mustang Project
« Reply #2004 on: July 16, 2019, 01:40:56 PM »
A barra motor from Australia would be even better. Still an inline 6 turbro but made by Ford.

Those motors are insane.  I remember seeing a falcon that made 650+ on stock internals.  They are impossible to get though over here

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Re: Blake's 1965 Mustang Project
« Reply #2005 on: July 16, 2019, 04:36:44 PM »
If I'd known of the Barra when I started this car, I'd have one.
Blake MF'ing McBride
1988 Mazda RX7 - Turbo LS1/T56/ProEFI/8.8/Not Slow...   sold.
1965 Mustang Coupe - TT Coyote, TR6060, modern brakes/suspension...  project car
2016 BMW 428i xDrive Gran Coupe - Completely stock...ish

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Re: Blake's 1965 Mustang Project
« Reply #2006 on: July 16, 2019, 05:14:33 PM »
I go back to Aus at least once a year and my wife from there to here at least once a year. Think it will fit in the luggage?

The shipping would probably be prohibitive but I'm sure I could source one.
94 BB SBE LS1 Full Mamo top, MS3ProU with TC, RONIN 8.8 and another custom dual 2.5" stainless exhaust. Too loud, need bigger muffler....

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Re: Blake's 1965 Mustang Project
« Reply #2007 on: July 16, 2019, 07:53:50 PM »
I go back to Aus at least once a year and my wife from there to here at least once a year. Think it will fit in the luggage?

The shipping would probably be prohibitive but I'm sure I could source one.

hmm...Didn't realize you went to Australia so much.  I bet if you filled up a small container with stuff it would be worth it...maybe buy a bunch and sell them here

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Re: Blake's 1965 Mustang Project
« Reply #2008 on: July 18, 2019, 09:00:05 AM »
Got the fuel level sender wired up properly and the gauge responds.   I'm not fully sure it's WORKING, but it responds, haha.    Working on some budget to get the fancy fuel cell and a new steering rack, but mostly I'm waiting for it not to be 100* outside so the car is fun to drive again.
Blake MF'ing McBride
1988 Mazda RX7 - Turbo LS1/T56/ProEFI/8.8/Not Slow...   sold.
1965 Mustang Coupe - TT Coyote, TR6060, modern brakes/suspension...  project car
2016 BMW 428i xDrive Gran Coupe - Completely stock...ish

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Re: Blake's 1965 Mustang Project
« Reply #2009 on: July 23, 2019, 10:30:29 AM »
I may have done a thing.   :secret:
Blake MF'ing McBride
1988 Mazda RX7 - Turbo LS1/T56/ProEFI/8.8/Not Slow...   sold.
1965 Mustang Coupe - TT Coyote, TR6060, modern brakes/suspension...  project car
2016 BMW 428i xDrive Gran Coupe - Completely stock...ish