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TURBO PINTO RUNNING!!!!!
« on: May 03, 2012, 11:26:15 AM »
Hey all
 
After several years of work my 1980 Turbo pinto is going!
 
And man is it strong!!
 
1986 Mustang SVO Engine stock rebuild, Turbo Joe wiring harness, PE computer Stinger header full 3 inch mandrel bent exhaust .82 AR turbo and a 5.0 Nitrous Kit!!!
 
In the rear we have a 9 inch posi 3.50 ring and South side machine lift bars modified to fit the pinto from a Mustang II
 
This project has been really fun
 
I can't wait to take it to the track and test it out
 
Paint will come in the fall, and probably a c4 and 4.11 ring
 
Thanks
 
 

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« Reply #1 on: May 03, 2012, 11:27:16 AM »
Another view

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« Reply #2 on: May 03, 2012, 11:30:46 AM »
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« Reply #3 on: May 03, 2012, 12:17:38 PM »
Thats nice!

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« Reply #4 on: May 03, 2012, 05:36:02 PM »
I'll second that for sure. Clean install for sure.
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« Reply #5 on: May 03, 2012, 06:49:18 PM »
Congratulation s!  I hope that my project comes out as nice.  Please keep the group posted on your updates.

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« Reply #6 on: May 03, 2012, 06:57:27 PM »
Thanks guys!

I had to cut the upper intake down by .750 inch to make the hood close!

I gutted, ported, polished,  and rotaed it 90 to the front, a Spearco intercooler cools all the hot air down!

I will get some more pictures up in the next few days want to wash and wax her before I show all angles!

I currently have the timing at 8 degrees  I was little affraid of the NOS but I have a MSD BTM mounted in the cockpit so I can retard it on the fly if I need to!

Is 11-12  too aggressive with a turbo? Remember I am new to this!

10 is the factory setting but I can retard on the fly so I can play with it.

There is a bunch that went itno this it was pretty straight forward but it took a ton of time!

The rear is a 9 inch from a 65 mustang it is a perfect bolt in I did upgrade 5 lugs on all fours, 11 inch disc brakes on all corners.

Suspension is fully rebuilt with energy suspension poly both front and rear.

Radiator is an all aluminum 65 Mustang 289 piece.

If you have any questions or comments let me know.

I will be posting much more to come.

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Re: TURBO PINTO RUNNING!!!!!
« Reply #7 on: May 04, 2012, 04:10:40 AM »
your installation loooks real good.  I have a question though,  you said.....
 
 
"..... a Spearco intercooler cools all the hot air down!..."

 
I am very interested in where (and from whom) you got the SPEARCO intercooler.  Please let me know here on the site or via personal message.  Thanks
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« Reply #8 on: May 04, 2012, 05:59:53 AM »
You will love the nitrous.
We had a 50 shot on a 2.3T and it was
worth 107 and almost 130 lbs ft.

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« Reply #9 on: May 04, 2012, 12:03:34 PM »
I do not know the make or model of the intercooler
 
It came used off of ebay off a Japanese Go fast that was wrecked
 
I just measured it and it fit the hole
 
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« Reply #10 on: May 04, 2012, 01:22:27 PM »
Very clean looking install! I bet that car will be loads of fun. Enjoy!

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« Reply #11 on: May 04, 2012, 08:40:34 PM »
I am going to play with the timig tomorrow if the weather is nice!
 
I am also seriously thinking about taller gears I have 3.50 in there now leaning to 3.89 or 4.11 3.89 seems as it may be a great all around gear
 
It should be a blast
 
Future plans involve a volvo b234f converted head on my other engine
 
Thanks
 
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« Reply #12 on: May 07, 2012, 03:20:56 PM »
8 degrees would be a good spot to start, keep your total timing @ 20 at the max torque/rpm, I don't run the stock ECU so I'm not sure how much control you have of timing, but the timing should come down to whatever rpm you get max boost then start working back higher. prob makes no sense.
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« Reply #13 on: May 07, 2012, 03:29:34 PM »
Very nice setup, looks nice and clean!
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« Reply #14 on: May 10, 2012, 08:30:28 PM »
ok moveed timing out to 10 its surely stronger I originally had it at 8 due to the NOS
 
I have a MSD BTM mounted on the dash I turned it up to 2 (making it exactly the same under boost) retards it 2 degrees
 
I slowly worked back down to 0 on the BTM meaning its at 10 under boost and NOS all seems fine!
 
I just got a nice set of fomoco 3.89 gears and another c7AW case putting 3.89 ring under it next 3.50 are great with the OD but the 3.89 should be quicker out of the hole!!!
 
As soon as my center caps arrive I will wax it and take pictures for you guys
 
I will probably be planting my garden this weekend weather permitting so it may be a week more
 
Thanks for all of the positive comments
 
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« Reply #15 on: May 17, 2012, 09:37:51 AM »
That engine bay looks really clean, especially for an EFI turbo motor. I was going to ask about the radiator but I see you've already said it was for a 65 Mustang 289. How well does it fit height-wise?
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« Reply #16 on: May 18, 2012, 08:08:54 PM »
radiator is perfect hood closes no problems!

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« Reply #17 on: May 18, 2012, 08:25:43 PM »
Nice, I'll have to look into those when I go to buy one then.
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« Reply #18 on: May 27, 2012, 08:43:49 AM »
OK I took a half hour yesterday to mess with the pinto!

I put the 150 jets fromthe 5.0 kit in the system

Lets just say THIS 2.3 DOES NOT LIKE that massive amount of Juice!!!!

80 jets going back in TODAY

Under load it was very violent!

I figure if I am going to break this it should be In October so I have all winter to get it back!

It is a real blast on the street, these turbos are different from anything I have ever had.

It has a .82 AR turbo so the boost is only on at 3-5k rpm, it actually drives like a 2.3 pinto!

Touch the NOS and it is a totally different car instant power from NOS plus BOOST!

I am a little torn on gears I have 3.50 in the rear and am thinking about what I should try in the rear or leave it be?

Any thoughts?

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« Reply #19 on: May 27, 2012, 05:52:12 PM »
im running 355s with a 28" tire and like  it ....
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« Reply #20 on: June 11, 2012, 08:30:17 AM »
OK I cleaned it up and took it to a local crusie in this weekend here are some more pictures!
Please let me know your input
Enjoy!

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« Reply #21 on: June 11, 2012, 08:31:05 AM »
This is what hides in the trunk!!!

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« Reply #22 on: June 11, 2012, 08:33:16 AM »
Here is a closer view of the Vintiques Aluminum magnums and the Torino center caps, Granada Magnum caps would have been perfect, but if you think pinto parts are tough to find Granada centers are equally as tough!

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« Reply #23 on: June 11, 2012, 08:34:50 AM »
This is the rear view and a close up shot of the axle, it is a 9 inch from a 65 hipo car, 3.50 ring on a 4 pin posi, the car has 11 inch disc brakes on all 4 corners!

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« Reply #24 on: June 11, 2012, 08:38:04 AM »
Just another question, this car needs paint but when the paint arrives I also need some worn parts!
Does anyone re-pop the rubber parts like weather stips and the trunk seals?
I also will need the guides that fill the doors for the windows on the sides somone opened this car with a "slim jim" and ripped it out I can take a picture if anyone is confused any parts avaialable please PM me
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« Reply #25 on: June 13, 2012, 12:08:24 PM »
Free horsepower = get rid of the Flowbastard looking
thing I see lurking in the rear  veiw photo. Turbos hate chambered mufflers.
I have seen over a 17 hp increase with a muffler change
on the dyno. It was midrange and upper rpm.

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« Reply #26 on: June 13, 2012, 05:40:44 PM »
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What would you suggest?
 
It IS a flow-master it is a stainless 2 chamber (40 series I believe)
 
Power is what I am lookig for
 
I am open to any suggestions but an open pipe can not be a choice ;)
 
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« Reply #27 on: June 14, 2012, 12:21:19 PM »
No open pipe but a straight thru type.
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« Reply #28 on: June 14, 2012, 03:34:32 PM »
im running a bullit on mine, its kinda loud but has a good sound,,, on dads we have a magnaflow on it.... it sounds nice and has a straight through design....i might go with the magnaflow in the future..
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« Reply #29 on: June 14, 2012, 04:40:48 PM »
heres a quick one of the bullit muffler

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