1987 Olds 5.3L LS turbo swap

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    I know you laughed while typing that lol. But yes, i hooked my laptop up and removed vats. It ran, still on the factory OS and maf but my car isnt setup for maf anymore. Once i switch the OS and do some playing it will be smoother.
     
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    Dang guys, I have really been slacking lol. Been catching up on some bills so Ive had little money to put into the gbody. BUT I did buy myself something really nice this week. I do have plenty of stuff to get done on the car. Been so hot here in VA last few weeks and of course since I work in this weather im lazy when I come home lol. Below is a picture of the nice thing I bought lol. 2012 GMC 1500 SLE All Terrain.

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    Wow guys, it's been way too long since I've posted anything. So in the midst of the holidays and keeping my bills caught up I've managed to get a few things done. Going to have my driveshaft balanced in the next week or so. I ordered the parts from Danny's drive shafts, 3.5in dom steel tubing for the shaft, Spicer 1350 weld in yokes and I also got a new slip yoke that's been counter bored to fit the 4x4 th400s like I have. Other than getting the driveshaft in the car I need to change a few brake lines in the rear, get fluids, a couple hoses, some fittings for rear brake calipers and wheels/tires for the rear of the car. All of which will be accomplished soon. My goal is to have the car ready for a local test and tune in roxboro nc by March 12th. Hopefully I meet my goals lol.
     
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    Welcome back! It's good to see you are still at it.
     
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    About damn time you update this thread lol! You got any video's of that turbo spooling that you can upload ?;)
     
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    Lol thanks guys. I've been on a hiatus of sorts with the holidays and work being busy. With race car stimulus check this year (aka tax refund lol) I'm going to be getting it finished up and ready to roll. I'm still in the air about my rims, I can't make up my mind yet lol. Maybe I should post some of my choices and see what you guys think?
     
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    Let's see what your choices are.
     
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    I like the Jegs wheels WAY better! They look like the new Weld's, but I'm sure they're cheaper.
     
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    I'm gonna vote for the Jeg's wheels too.
     
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