1987 Olds 5.3L LS turbo swap

GBodyscuffle

GBodyscuffle

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May 24, 2014
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Ran home on my lunch break and checked the t tops. Everything fits as it should lol.
 
GBodyscuffle

GBodyscuffle

Master Mechanic
May 24, 2014
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Keysville, VA
Hey guys been makin some moves. Got new brake lines in, manual master, etc. Bleeding them Friday. Starting to direct my attention to a dash. Was looking into a universal aluminum kit or a fiberglass dash from vfn. Kind looking more towards the aluminum since it's cheaper and probably easier to mount. I'd like some feedback and some ideas. Pics if you have them. Ramping this bad boy up getting it ready by end of March I hope. Got a cam to install along with springs. Also put a stall convertor in weekend before last. Yalls help will be greatly appreciated.
 
BoostedJROD

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Hey guys been makin some moves. Got new brake lines in, manual master, etc. Bleeding them Friday. Starting to direct my attention to a dash. Was looking into a universal aluminum kit or a fiberglass dash from vfn. Kind looking more towards the aluminum since it's cheaper and probably easier to mount. I'd like some feedback and some ideas. Pics if you have them. Ramping this bad boy up getting it ready by end of March I hope. Got a cam to install along with springs. Also put a stall convertor in weekend before last. Yalls help will be greatly appreciated.
Here's some pics of my stock dash that I tweaked a little. Used some carbon wrap and an aluminum panel in place of the factory cluster. I have thought about the vfn dash and, from what I hear, they make a great product but haven't pulled the trigger on that yet. I may do that when I put a cage in because I want to run the bars down behind the dash for a cleaner tighter fitting cage...anyhow pics for ideas
 

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GBodyscuffle

GBodyscuffle

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May 24, 2014
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Keysville, VA
Alright I've been busy the last few weeks. Got the rollcage finished up and painted, new cam/springs installed and running again, new radiator, new custom length plug wires. Got brakes again, going to rebleed them one more time to ease my mind. Lots of other in between small stuff. I'm going to order a few things this week I need and she will be that much closer to track ready. Shooting for first week of April to hit up a tnt at a local track. So fingers crossed for me.

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Kemper1976

Kemper1976

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Good luck at the track. Always fun to get that first time slip with a new setup!!
 

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