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I finally got my HKS SSBOV mounted this week. My friend Matt noticed a disconnected VSV hose. Probably been that way for weeks. We also shimmed the wastegate...

Long story short, the numbers I ran tonight were finally respectable for this altitude (5000 ft.)

My first pass was my best ever: reaction time .581, 60' 2.173, 1/8 8.484, 1/4 12.804 at 112.75 mph. The other two runs were consistently within two tenths of that mark.

I can't wait to see how she will do in Vegas next month. I'm sure that a little tuning, and tweaking the S-AFC and VPC (which are both set a factory presets) won't hurt either.

Thanks,

John
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Good job John! Is the low mph due to the altitude??

Jay
 

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Long time no talk, Jay!

Nice work on the RSP paint job. What olor was it before the conversion?

I know that the less dense air at this altitude means the turbos have to labor harder compared to sea level. I'm sure it also has an impact on trap speeds. I see cars at sea level with similar mods running 11's.

It's no screaming single, but I'm having fun with her.

Thanks Jay!

John
 

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Re: Long time no talk, Jay!

RSP TRD TT said:
Nice work on the RSP paint job. What olor was it before the conversion?

I know that the less dense air at this altitude means the turbos have to labor harder compared to sea level. I'm sure it also has an impact on trap speeds. I see cars at sea level with similar mods running 11's.

It's no screaming single, but I'm having fun with her.

Thanks Jay!

John
John...yeah, it has been a while...the car use to be black. Glad you're having fun with the car...I'm hoping to get to our nice Sea Level ;) tracks in the next week or two!

Jay
 

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Congrats on your numbers!!!
 

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Congratulations John...and thanks for the phone call when you set the time. It sounds quite impressive for 5000 feet of elevation! :D :D :D

Steve T.
 
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