87 Grand National in Finland

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  1. Jroy

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    Probably the world's northernmost 87 GN?

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    You are the lucky one... 3 weeks of summer :nailbiting:
     
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    Damn it! Now I'm a fan of Steve n seagulls! :)
    They're great
     
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    Welcome to the forum! You have came to the right place, lots of very knowledgeable members on here. Congrats on your car, it looks great. I bet it runs good in that cold air. I would betyou do have the Northern most GN. Very cool to know one is there. Peace!
     
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  4. Jroy

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    Probably the world's northernmost 87 GN?

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    Next job to do... :oops:

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    That looks like a BIG job!
     
  6. Jroy

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    Done, not so bad.

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    New (Hella) headlights.

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    Awesome!
     
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    Next week, new body bushings and all front bushings mounting. I have also boxed rear lower control arms and adjustable upper arms, made by Gee M Racing. But I will install these parts later. Before that, I'm going to race. I want to know how these parts will effect to 60 ft. time and after that...?

    Almost everything is done.

    RJC Power plate - Done
    Powerlogger - Done - I have to buy "new" ECM, because one pin was broken (batt. 12V). Again thank's for the Gee M racing.
    TT E85 Chip - Done
    80# Injectors - Done
    Walbro 450 fuel pump - Done
    Front brake hoses - Done
    Casper's electronics Hot wire kit - Done
    Casper's electronics Wolt booster - Done
    EGR blocking (welding) - Done
    Intake manifold and valve covers powder painting - Done
    Fel-Pro intake manifold gasket (MS96033) - Done
    Fel-Pro valve cover gasket's (VS50156T) - Done
    Type II injection - ??? Damn, no spark?
    NGK UR5 spark plugs - Done
    "Fine tuning" - Nope
    Dyno - Nope
    Painting - Nope

    I'm trying to find new 255/60/15 MT ET Street Radials.

    At the moment I am very happy! ;)

    So, what you think? What is the estimate RWHP and final ET time?
    TE44 turbo. Stock motor? The valve springs are not original? (Unfortunately, I have not received a response from TS15)...


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    Bye, bye EGR valve

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    "New" intake manifold and valve covers.

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    In my opinion, you are going to have a very fast machine. When should I send you my 87T so you can fix it up like your GN?
     
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    Probably the world's northernmost 87 GN?

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    OK, no problem! But you have to prepare for a long delivery time. There are a few mails between us.
     
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    I was thinking about hiring somebody to drive it!
     
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    I'll drive it!
     
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    It would be interesting to see how one would drive from Michigan to Finland.
     
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    Some updates.

    Body bushings - Done (lot of work, rusted bolts + welding)
    Front control arm's bushings - Problems, they doesn't fit? I have to order new upper control arm's. http://southsidemachineperformance.com/products/ssm-stage-1-plus-performance-upper-control-arm-kit
    Will be here in Finland on next week.

    I wonder to update my TE44 turbo. So prof's what is yours recommendation?
    At the moment I think BorkWarner is the manufacturer... + Martelius (Gee M Racing) exhaust manifold.

    About week ago we have here in Northern Finland season 2017 Drag days openings. The summer is about a month late as the picture can see. But, it's doesn't matter, we all know "Our cars like cold air". Hopefully, my car is ready about two weeks, so I can "Clean the table" ;)

    Have a nice weekend all the folk's (y)

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