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Re: All about the Gray Ghost
« Reply #315 on: September 07 2018, 08:05:23 PM »
That is the right attitude!  Nothing like being able to stop in a short distance coming down from 140 mph...unless you are in a helicopter and then you might wanta get the speedometer checked!
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Re: All about the Gray Ghost
« Reply #316 on: September 07 2018, 10:12:27 PM »
Those wheels are SEXY!


Looking real good!


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Re: All about the Gray Ghost
« Reply #317 on: September 08 2018, 08:03:07 AM »
Those wheels look great!
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Re: All about the Gray Ghost
« Reply #318 on: September 08 2018, 10:53:38 PM »
Still tweaking the tranny shift points Rich
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All about the Gray Ghost
« Reply #319 on: September 09 2018, 05:58:35 PM »
Been slowly getting ready for the ford vs buick race and bowling green. Won a waffle on some Rc comp wheels 17's up front and 15x8 in the back. Along with the wheels I went with disc brakes all around.  Really not needed but hey it's my hobby and my money
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Re: All about the Gray Ghost
« Reply #320 on: September 10 2018, 10:38:26 PM »
Dropped the pan on the tranny.  Pulled the governor and swapped in a new blue spring I got from summit and my "middle" light weight on the governor. Back together and tranny is shifting between 5500 and 5700 now. Thank you baby Jesus!  Now onto some "serious" tuning!
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Re: All about the Gray Ghost
« Reply #321 on: January 21 2019, 09:25:42 AM »
The GSXtra has some pics of my limited in it. Pretty cool
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Re: All about the Gray Ghost
« Reply #322 on: January 21 2019, 09:34:02 AM »
Nice!  :)
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Re: All about the Gray Ghost
« Reply #323 on: January 21 2019, 11:48:06 AM »
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Re: All about the Gray Ghost
« Reply #324 on: January 21 2019, 01:26:26 PM »
looks awesome!
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Re: All about the Gray Ghost
« Reply #325 on: January 22 2019, 08:26:31 AM »
Cool!
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Re: All about the Gray Ghost
« Reply #326 on: January 23 2019, 08:53:41 PM »
Got a bracket from Brad Lay at boostcrew motor sports to facilitate mounting of the individual coils. Just an experimental piece and had to make some adjustments to clear the stock fuel rail.
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Re: All about the Gray Ghost
« Reply #327 on: January 23 2019, 10:19:06 PM »
that looks like something with six front legs crawling out of the firewall!  :D  I like it
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Re: All about the Gray Ghost
« Reply #328 on: January 24 2019, 02:40:53 PM »
That is a nice piece. Musing:How much taller are the coils turned 90 deg? If the bolts were horizontal they would be individually accessible.
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Re: All about the Gray Ghost
« Reply #329 on: January 25 2019, 06:56:37 AM »
The bolt is 4 3/4 inch long and is flush on the bottom of the mounting plate that is tapped for the bolt. No clearance issues with the stock fuel rail or the rear coil bracket.  Tried mounting them on a stock bracket with them stacked in pairs facing forward kind of like the original coil pack but the coils still need to be raised so the plug wires clear the back of the upper plenum.  RJC has a bracket that has the coils mounted side by side facing to the outside.  It looked to have difficult access to the back of the coils. With this mount, I can loosen two bolts and have access to 3 coils in just under a minute.
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