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Old 10-04-2014, 02:32 PM   #106
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First things first, I had when the site times out after writing a kick as post. AHHH!!!.

We here is the short version. Things are moving alone but life gets in the way. I really want to get this thing running by thanksgiving and have a good shot. A lot of the build was mocked up and is now buttoned up and installed. Installed sound deadening, wrapped the header, brakes are 75% done, coolant tubes/lines 75% done, fuel lines done, pedals and throttle cable in. I also decided to ditch the top mount intercooler for a water to air system. Here is the thread for it and has some impressive numbers and dyno runs on the 818 if anyone wants to read it.

http://thefactoryfiveforum.com/showt...147#post172147
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Old 10-04-2014, 02:40 PM   #107
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AHHH! Twice the site times out on my posts and this is the third time I am writing this. Works continues, wheel spaces/ longer studs installed, fuel lines done, sound deadening installed, turbo & header (wrapped as well) final install, brake lines started, pedals and throttle cable in and I ditched the top mount intercooler for a water to air system. This was the right thing for the car and works very well. Here is the thread for it and has some impressive stats and dyno runs on the 818.

http://thefactoryfiveforum.com/showt...147#post172147

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Old 10-04-2014, 02:51 PM   #108
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The water to air system uses a radiator style heat exchanger and eliminates the need for an overflow tank. The entire system holds two gallons of coolant pushed by a Boch pump that is used on the GT500's. The stickers on the intercooler are coming off and something else will takes its place. I am hoping to be running and driving by thanksgiving and then body work over the winter. I cant wait till next spring. I also started dieting the wiring harness and scares the crap out of me. Wiring is going to take a bit of time but hop all works out.
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Old 10-11-2014, 05:40 PM   #109
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Checked a couple of boxes off the list today. The intercooler kit is 100% in and plumbed as well as all the coolant lines.

I needed to loosely attach a side panel to check clearances and to mock up the fuel filler tube. Starts to give you an idea of the look and was some good motivation.

At this point it is finishing up all the vacuum/ vent lines on the engine, wiring and exhaust and then she will be ready to fire.




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Old 10-11-2014, 06:09 PM   #110
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One of these will be at autox tomorrow. Looking forward to seeing it in action.
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Old 10-19-2014, 10:19 PM   #111
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Here is a video of Factory Fives second 818R they built and recently brought to VIR to test. Got a few laps in but blew the motor. It's all in the video but man are these things fast. Watch the telemetry on how fast it accelerates and quick it comes out of the corner.

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Are the links working?
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Old 10-20-2014, 12:12 AM   #113
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Got a few laps in but blew the motor.
45 pounds of boost will do that. Ouch. I'd be curious to see what they're running for an engine, as it appears to be pushing 24 pounds, and looks to be equipped with ludicrous speed.
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