The Aufgeladen Ghia

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Re: The Aufgeladen Ghia

Post by buguy » Sat Feb 20, 2021 10:30 pm

I understand that. The way i built my turbo engine i have to take it down to a long block and then put it in and bolt everything on. Same for disassembly.

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Re: The Aufgeladen Ghia

Post by Chip Birks » Sun Feb 21, 2021 1:12 am

Looks nice in there!

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Re: The Aufgeladen Ghia

Post by madmike » Sun Feb 21, 2021 7:10 am

That's a sign for O'l age,,, what use to take 20 min.,,, takes 2 days :lol: :lol: :lol:
It does look nice and comfy in their 8) :lol:

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Re: The Aufgeladen Ghia

Post by Max Welton » Sun Feb 21, 2021 10:11 am

Does it fit under the decklid?

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Re: The Aufgeladen Ghia

Post by xzener » Sun Feb 21, 2021 9:24 pm

Perhaps with the new throttle body... But for now, no. Requires deck lid standoffs. With the new throttle body, I intend on making sure I can close the deck lid properly.
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Re: The Aufgeladen Ghia

Post by John S. » Mon Feb 22, 2021 7:53 am

madmike wrote:
Sun Feb 21, 2021 7:10 am
That's a sign for O'l age,,, what use to take 20 min.,,, takes 2 days :lol: :lol: :lol:
It does look nice and comfy in their 8) :lol:
Or what used to take 2 minutes, doesn’t happen at all. Lol😕
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Re: The Aufgeladen Ghia

Post by xzener » Mon Feb 22, 2021 9:38 am

John S. wrote:
Mon Feb 22, 2021 7:53 am
madmike wrote:
Sun Feb 21, 2021 7:10 am
That's a sign for O'l age,,, what use to take 20 min.,,, takes 2 days :lol: :lol: :lol:
It does look nice and comfy in their 8) :lol:
Or what used to 2 minutes, doesn’t happen at all. Lol😕
Don't have that problem... Yet. :shock:
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Re: The Aufgeladen Ghia

Post by xzener » Tue Feb 23, 2021 12:16 am

While I wait for parts, decided to work on the fuel rails. CB Performance did not machine them for 1/4" NPT very well, only 1/2 the threads would go in. Tapped them fully. Polished them up as well. Although, these are the only shiny bits in the engine compartment... Yeah, black or galvanized grey huh?
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Re: The Aufgeladen Ghia

Post by madmike » Tue Feb 23, 2021 7:50 am

Polishing is good for at least 10 more H.P. :lol: looks better :wink:

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Re: The Aufgeladen Ghia

Post by xzener » Wed Feb 24, 2021 11:02 pm

What are you guys doing for your VAC/Boost reference?? On my SP end castings, I tapped and installed small vacuum lines on both sides. It was a solid signal on my analog gauge, no jumping/jitteryness. Thinking about doing the same, although I don't see how to do it hidden. Perhaps on vacuum line on the T manifold... What do you guys think?
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Re: The Aufgeladen Ghia

Post by xzener » Wed Feb 24, 2021 11:09 pm

madmike wrote:
Tue Feb 23, 2021 7:50 am
Polishing is good for at least 10 more H.P. :lol: looks better :wink:
I'm actually wishing I hadn't polished them. Any way to make these look raw again? Sand blasting? Steel wool?
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Re: The Aufgeladen Ghia

Post by Max Welton » Wed Feb 24, 2021 11:16 pm

Media blast the outside. Clean well afterwards.

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Re: The Aufgeladen Ghia

Post by buguy » Thu Feb 25, 2021 8:52 am

Scotchbrite will work well and is easy.

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Re: The Aufgeladen Ghia

Post by Ol'fogasaurus » Thu Feb 25, 2021 11:36 am

Stating the obvious: which ever method to age the bright parts you use be sure to protect the taper of the fittings as "smooth" is there for a reason.

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Re: The Aufgeladen Ghia

Post by xzener » Thu Feb 25, 2021 12:09 pm

xzener wrote:
Wed Feb 24, 2021 11:02 pm
What are you guys doing for your VAC/Boost reference?? On my SP end castings, I tapped and installed small vacuum lines on both sides. It was a solid signal on my analog gauge, no jumping/jitteryness. Thinking about doing the same, although I don't see how to do it hidden. Perhaps on vacuum line on the T manifold... What do you guys think?
What are you guys doing for VAC/Boost reference?
Boost is contagious.

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