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    Post  Fierro51 on Fri Apr 06, 2018 3:30 pm

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    Post  Fierro51 on Thu Apr 26, 2018 3:13 pm

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    sorry about the camera quality

    thats a 15x10 5.5 back space with a 28 10.50 drag radial.


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    AFCO Radiator Bassett Racing
    Turboed 4.8LS/TH400 swap
    (Boost built 6.0 in progress as of 1-1-19)
    Red 1977 impala Aero Coupe Vin#152566
    Bone Stock 305 2BBL AC car
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    Post  Fierro51 on Thu Apr 26, 2018 3:53 pm

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    had some issues arise this weekend why trying to tune the car with the new tbss intake and ended up going with these.

    will have a set of 80lb injectors for sale soon if anyone is interested?


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    AFCO Radiator Bassett Racing
    Turboed 4.8LS/TH400 swap
    (Boost built 6.0 in progress as of 1-1-19)
    Red 1977 impala Aero Coupe Vin#152566
    Bone Stock 305 2BBL AC car
    1978 Malibu Landau Coupe
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    Post  Fierro51 on Thu Jul 05, 2018 6:18 pm

    little before and after polishing job on the 4th of july. just cut it with a white cutting pad some some wizard mystic cut
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    Turboed 4.8LS/TH400 swap
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    Red 1977 impala Aero Coupe Vin#152566
    Bone Stock 305 2BBL AC car
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    Post  Fierro51 on Thu Jul 05, 2018 6:21 pm

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    all buffed out before the rain yesterday


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    AFCO Radiator Bassett Racing
    Turboed 4.8LS/TH400 swap
    (Boost built 6.0 in progress as of 1-1-19)
    Red 1977 impala Aero Coupe Vin#152566
    Bone Stock 305 2BBL AC car
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    Post  Fierro51 on Thu Jul 26, 2018 11:09 am

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    last week we saved another b body here in town, so now my little girl will have her own car
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    factory 305 2bbl red on black with ac and vinyl top. cars complete and original, has electric truck button in the dash and a passenger side mirror.
    needs an ac compressor to fix the ac and some seat repairs and a couple cosmetics. do have once sections of the right rear 1/4 that needs cut out but that is all for severe/heavy rust the rest of the car has very little rust.
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    Red 1977 impala Aero Coupe Vin#152566
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    Post  Fierro51 on Thu Jul 26, 2018 11:10 am

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    Turboed 4.8LS/TH400 swap
    (Boost built 6.0 in progress as of 1-1-19)
    Red 1977 impala Aero Coupe Vin#152566
    Bone Stock 305 2BBL AC car
    1978 Malibu Landau Coupe
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    Post  Fierro51 on Thu Jul 26, 2018 11:15 am

    did get mine washed off this week with my munchkin
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    waiting on some fittings for my wastegate to get the car re plumbed and re tuned


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    AFCO Radiator Bassett Racing
    Turboed 4.8LS/TH400 swap
    (Boost built 6.0 in progress as of 1-1-19)
    Red 1977 impala Aero Coupe Vin#152566
    Bone Stock 305 2BBL AC car
    1978 Malibu Landau Coupe
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    Post  Fierro51 on Thu Jul 26, 2018 11:56 am

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    did change out the factory gm truck upper radiator hose for 2 seperate pieces with a piece of 1 1/2" pipe between them


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    AFCO Radiator Bassett Racing
    Turboed 4.8LS/TH400 swap
    (Boost built 6.0 in progress as of 1-1-19)
    Red 1977 impala Aero Coupe Vin#152566
    Bone Stock 305 2BBL AC car
    1978 Malibu Landau Coupe
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    Turboed 4.8LS/TH400 swap
    (Boost built 6.0 in progress as of 1-1-19)
    Red 1977 impala Aero Coupe Vin#152566
    Bone Stock 305 2BBL AC car
    1978 Malibu Landau Coupe
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    Post  Fierro51 on Mon Jul 30, 2018 6:40 pm

    well yesterday we got hit with egg sized hail. luckily my car was in the shop getting this put in.
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    works like a charm so far.

    my familys other vehicles didn't fair so well. Neither did my Daughters new car broke all the tail light lenses out and smashed the window trim as well.
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    AFCO Radiator Bassett Racing
    Turboed 4.8LS/TH400 swap
    (Boost built 6.0 in progress as of 1-1-19)
    Red 1977 impala Aero Coupe Vin#152566
    Bone Stock 305 2BBL AC car
    1978 Malibu Landau Coupe
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    Post  Fierro51 on Mon Sep 17, 2018 11:30 am

    well update, wastegates to small. Converters to tight and battery shut off still isn't wired in. Might be putting in a holley hp efi setup so it can run a bump box, boost controller and 2 step function. cheaper to convert to holley then to buy all the parts individually.

    had my brother install the new 60mm tail gate this weekend.

    waiting on some wheels for my front end conversion. going to c4 spindles and c5 brakes, have everything but front wheels and tires.
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    PTC 10" converter should b here next week. so ill have that to put in as well

    i will do a write up on the front end. we have a track day coming up for the colorado Camaro club were taking the car to.


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    Turboed 4.8LS/TH400 swap
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    Bone Stock 305 2BBL AC car
    1978 Malibu Landau Coupe
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    Post  Fierro51 on Mon Sep 17, 2018 11:32 am

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    big difference in gates


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    AFCO Radiator Bassett Racing
    Turboed 4.8LS/TH400 swap
    (Boost built 6.0 in progress as of 1-1-19)
    Red 1977 impala Aero Coupe Vin#152566
    Bone Stock 305 2BBL AC car
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    Post  Fierro51 on Tue Oct 16, 2018 3:04 pm

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    test an tune last month. swapped the converter the night before made a hit and loaded it in the trailer

    tune wasnt right and car was building boost on the line and making power but still not right. going back this coming weekend weather permitting to the last track day of the year and going to see if we can get it tuned completely. car will dead hook on the street now at 5-7lbs. going to do some data logging to see if we have a restriction on the intake or exhaust side as well.
    going to put the car on slicks as well for this weekend
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    AFCO Radiator Bassett Racing
    Turboed 4.8LS/TH400 swap
    (Boost built 6.0 in progress as of 1-1-19)
    Red 1977 impala Aero Coupe Vin#152566
    Bone Stock 305 2BBL AC car
    1978 Malibu Landau Coupe
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    Post  Fierro51 on Tue Oct 16, 2018 3:07 pm

    new converter brought the car to life affraid Twisted Evil Twisted Evil Twisted Evil


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    AFCO Radiator Bassett Racing
    Turboed 4.8LS/TH400 swap
    (Boost built 6.0 in progress as of 1-1-19)
    Red 1977 impala Aero Coupe Vin#152566
    Bone Stock 305 2BBL AC car
    1978 Malibu Landau Coupe
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    Post  Fierro51 on Tue Jan 08, 2019 12:42 pm

    update went to another track day in november and the car went 11.629 @ 118. new personal best on the street tires.
    last run of the day halfway down the track had a engine knock and bumped it into neutral and the car shut off and wont restart.

    Been sitting since then. did some trading with my brother and i swapped him a fresh 5.3 short block for a complete 6.0

    sent the 6.0 to the machine shop for a partial fill on the block and a 20-30 over bore, deck and balance a set of forged rods and pistons. haven't decided yet on the bore but i want a bigger displacement but not really looking to put a stroker in it just to street drive it and play.. going to try and run a 9.99 and then just enjoy the car

    got alot of other things going like remodeling bathrooms in our first house before we all move in. so well see what happens. Hope to have the car done by spring time.

    pictures to come once i tear into it


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    AFCO Radiator Bassett Racing
    Turboed 4.8LS/TH400 swap
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    Red 1977 impala Aero Coupe Vin#152566
    Bone Stock 305 2BBL AC car
    1978 Malibu Landau Coupe
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    Post  Fierro51 on Thu Jun 20, 2019 1:20 pm

    [img]*the goose* - Page 8 CbMhfTN[/img] not a good day but the smiles per gallon before that was awesome!


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    Turboed 4.8LS/TH400 swap
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    Bone Stock 305 2BBL AC car
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    [img]*the goose* - Page 8 DuAryfI[/img] opposite side


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    Red 1977 impala Aero Coupe Vin#152566
    Bone Stock 305 2BBL AC car
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    Post  Fierro51 on Thu Jun 20, 2019 1:23 pm

    [img]*the goose* - Page 8 SokcuL0[/img] on a side note this should do nicely
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    and some of these...[img]*the goose* - Page 8 GGpqYQr[/img]
    sent them off to texas to [url=hoopersheads.com]hoopersheads.com[/url] to get a full race port done Cool


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    AFCO Radiator Bassett Racing
    Turboed 4.8LS/TH400 swap
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    Red 1977 impala Aero Coupe Vin#152566
    Bone Stock 305 2BBL AC car
    1978 Malibu Landau Coupe
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    Post  Fierro51 on Thu Jun 20, 2019 1:26 pm

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    had my brother fab this up real quick. going to be pulling the 4.8 out this weekend "cross my fingers"

    oh and changing the setup... once the build engine is in and all the bugs worked out... going to twin s475/83s Cool


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    AFCO Radiator Bassett Racing
    Turboed 4.8LS/TH400 swap
    (Boost built 6.0 in progress as of 1-1-19)
    Red 1977 impala Aero Coupe Vin#152566
    Bone Stock 305 2BBL AC car
    1978 Malibu Landau Coupe
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    Post  Fierro51 on Thu Jun 20, 2019 3:22 pm

    big shout out to blazerdave for all the help with this thing too!!


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    Turboed 4.8LS/TH400 swap
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    Red 1977 impala Aero Coupe Vin#152566
    Bone Stock 305 2BBL AC car
    1978 Malibu Landau Coupe
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    Post  Fierro51 on Thu Jun 20, 2019 4:21 pm

    new engine when its done:
    Gen IV 6.0 @ 370ci
    all new bearings including cam
    forged rods and pistons
    stock re-balanced crank
    AFR porters casting heads being completely race ported by hoopers heads out of texas  www.hoopersheads.com
    ls9 head gaskets and new ARP Head Studs
    stage 1 turbo cam by tooley and tbss/truck intake 93mm TB
    11.5:1-12:1 static compression

    once it is broke in we will still keep it on low boost and add another s475/83 turbo and keep it on low boost the whole time.
    key is to make big hp...ie 1000+ to the tire around 15-18psi   should see around 750-850 around 12 psi ish. defiantly dont want to run 20psi and up trying to keep it simple and effective


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    Turboed 4.8LS/TH400 swap
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    Bone Stock 305 2BBL AC car
    1978 Malibu Landau Coupe
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    Post  Fierro51 on Mon Jun 24, 2019 1:19 pm

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    that cam had only 200 miles on it


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