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A new year

#1 Post by supernova » Thu Jan 09, 2014 10:32 pm

Well it's a new year, body work is getting done, paint is next. The supernova has a new PTC PG and a new bigger nitrous system..... :bling: :bling: :bling:



It's going to be a great year! :thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :thumb:
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Re: A new year

#2 Post by Bruce69Camaro » Fri Jan 10, 2014 5:51 am

But it's still got the old driver..... lmao2:

Did you get a PTC converter as well? They're good guys to deal with.

So how soon for color and one solid color right?
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Re: A new year

#3 Post by supernova » Fri Jan 10, 2014 9:12 am

No I didn't get the converter, I have one that's works pretty good. Not going to change too much at once.
Going to wait until march to paint so the weather will be good. I'm painting in my garage.....
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Re: A new year

#4 Post by Mike Peters » Fri Jan 10, 2014 12:14 pm

supernova wrote:Well it's a new year, body work is getting done, paint is next. The supernova has a new PTC PG and a new bigger nitrous system..... :bling: :bling: :bling:



It's going to be a great year! :thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :thumb:
Just a tip in case you didn't know but, lesson learned from me the hard way. Those cooler line bosses on the Reid case are straight thread NOT tapered!!! Buy the fittings that will allow the fitting nut to seat down against the trans case instead of looking for the tapered interference fit. Tapered may work but, the straight thread have deeper engagement.
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Re: A new year

#5 Post by Bruce69Camaro » Fri Jan 10, 2014 12:33 pm

I thought they tapped them to 1/4npt?
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Re: A new year

#6 Post by supernova » Fri Jan 10, 2014 12:46 pm

Good info Mike Peters. I will check. Plan on putting a 8" pig tail with quick release fittings for easy remove and install.
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et: 5.28
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new wt. 3340 lbs

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Re: A new year

#7 Post by Hitchcock » Tue Jan 14, 2014 6:37 pm

Nice new toys Chris. What are the goals with the upgrades? Or are you just going for what ever it ends up with.
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Re: A new year

#8 Post by supernova » Wed Jan 15, 2014 9:06 am

Hmmmmm? I don't know what to expect with the up grades. I can say that we think the 40 year old transmission was leaving a lot at the starting line. The thing is just plane wore out so I think the new trans. being what it is should help the 60' and over all et. We won't know until we get it out and make some passes.
As far as the nitrous system goes. We are going from a 350 hp kit to a 600 hp kit. We might see some 5.3's with it at 3600 lbs with me in the car. Best guess!
Blackhoodmafia!!!! :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

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Best to date: 1/8
et: 5.28
mph: 134
new wt. 3340 lbs

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Re: A new year

#9 Post by wikd69 » Thu Jan 16, 2014 10:39 pm

supernova wrote:Hmmmmm? I don't know what to expect with the up grades. I can say that we think the 40 year old transmission was leaving a lot at the starting line. The thing is just plane wore out so I think the new trans. being what it is should help the 60' and over all et. We won't know until we get it out and make some passes.
As far as the nitrous system goes. We are going from a 350 hp kit to a 600 hp kit. We might see some 5.3's with it at 3600 lbs with me in the car. Best guess!
Let me get this straight...

You're gonna be spraying 600 hp worth of juice in that thing ?

:shock:
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Re: A new year

#10 Post by supernova » Fri Jan 17, 2014 6:09 am

wikd69 wrote:
Let me get this straight...

You're gonna be spraying 600 hp worth of juice in that thing ?

:shock:
I sure am!!!!!! It can handle it. :-)
Blackhoodmafia!!!! :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

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et: 5.28
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new wt. 3340 lbs

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Re: A new year

#11 Post by John_Heard » Fri Jan 17, 2014 7:41 am

I hope you're planning on working your way into that 600 shot... That's a lot of Ommphaaa

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Re: A new year

#12 Post by Bruce69Camaro » Fri Jan 17, 2014 7:42 am

But seriously dude, what part don't you understand....ITS A NOVA! lmao2:

I'll say a prayer for you my friend.
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Re: A new year

#13 Post by wikd69 » Sat Jan 18, 2014 1:14 am

Yep, that Chris was a great guy, for a Nova owner. Wonder if he'll be the same when that thing comes back from the Moon ?
1969 ProStreet Camaro RS Best 9.75@139 1.46 60'
Blown 427 BBC, TH400 w/Brake, Back-Half Ladderbar
Narrowed 12-Bolt, 4.10 Gears, Spool, Moser 33 Spline

http://www.marsh-racing.com/harrys_camaro-1.htm

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