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What have you done to your Ecoboosted vehicle today?
« on: January 14, 2013, 06:56:36 AM »
I'll start off:
Headed to dyno to install BBK TB and do before/after dynos. The BBK 73mm TB looks like it will fit on the truck and work, going to attempt to see what happens.

Also, sending off stock fuel pump assembly for Flex to Squash performance for a dual fuel pump upgrade!! Now I just have to find a stock intake manifold so that I can start having bungs welded on.
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Re: What have you done to your Ecoboosted vehicle today?
« Reply #1 on: January 14, 2013, 03:20:54 PM »
Squash makes some really great stuff!  They are a sponsor and attend the G8 Natl Conv.  In Quad Cities (Davenport, IA).  4th annual G8 & GTO
Natl Conv. is in Sept.

Several of the guys with 700+ HP G8's are running Squash fuel pump systems.

I did nothing to my cars.  But... I installed an EnGenius EAP 350  Access Point in my attic, and an injector next to my modem.  They are connected with Cat 5 cable.  My son will be setting it up via "logmein" or "gotomypc" on Wed.  I would set it up, but my one wireless 4 - 1 printer is quite difficult as you have to get all the address detail entered manually. (Brother MC 685).

Tomorrow I am going to pull my Flex A/S wheels/tires and re-install the Interlagos and Michelin Pilot Super Sports.  Did you all know that these are the tires that the 2014 Corvette will be running?

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Re: What have you done to your Ecoboosted vehicle today?
« Reply #2 on: February 20, 2013, 04:15:26 AM »
drove through the carwash...  ;D
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Re: What have you done to your Ecoboosted vehicle today?
« Reply #3 on: February 20, 2013, 07:14:47 AM »
drove through the carwash...  ;D

I do that like 3-4 times a week! Black cars look the best when they're clean and thank God for unlimited washes for 39 dollars a month!!!

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Re: What have you done to your Ecoboosted vehicle today?
« Reply #4 on: February 20, 2013, 07:43:48 PM »
drove through the carwash...  ;D

I do that like 3-4 times a week! Black cars look the best when they're clean and thank God for unlimited washes for 39 dollars a month!!!

that's a pretty good deal!!! I have a pass for 1 car wash/day for 90days at 180$. my grandpa blue taurus as been pretty clean for the whole winter.
2010 Ford Taurus SHO, non-PP, Steel Blue #243 of 301 - Custom tune by Torrie@Unleashed, PPE non-catted downpipes, custom 3rd cat & resonator delete, water/meth injection, HKS SSQV3 BOV and Carbotech AX6 brake pads.

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Re: What have you done to your Ecoboosted vehicle today?
« Reply #5 on: February 21, 2013, 07:16:00 AM »
Yeah it is a really smoking deal compared to single washes at the unmanned places. Even includes tire shine, forced air dry, the final wipedown by hand. Hand wax jobs are only 20 bux after that too if you want one.

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Re: What have you done to your Ecoboosted vehicle today?
« Reply #6 on: June 17, 2013, 06:19:47 PM »
I put on 100 miles driving all over Chicagoland.  I had a ball!

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Re: What have you done to your Ecoboosted vehicle today?
« Reply #7 on: June 22, 2013, 10:09:11 AM »
Last night, I waxed all the top surfaces.  Then finished up the sides, back and front this morning.  Still have to vacuum and wipe down the interior. 

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Re: What have you done to your Ecoboosted vehicle today?
« Reply #8 on: June 22, 2013, 04:55:22 PM »
We went to a funeral today.  And no... I wasn't the hearse!!!!  I did see another EB Flex there.  Charcoal/white SEL.  Was definitely cleaner than the Brick.  It was also 3" taller...LOL
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Re: What have you done to your Ecoboosted vehicle today?
« Reply #9 on: June 22, 2013, 06:29:06 PM »
I replaced my center console hinge (40 bucks for the hinge from Taska) and clayed the inside of my windshield.
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Re: What have you done to your Ecoboosted vehicle today?
« Reply #10 on: June 22, 2013, 07:13:21 PM »
I replaced my center console hinge (40 bucks for the hinge from Taska) and clayed the inside of my windshield.
I think you mean Tasca (just watched Bob III) qualify his funny car in New Hampshire (on TV).  I cleaned my windshield and went over the car with Quick Detailer...driving last night left a who assortment of insects stuck on the front end...had to get them off before they baked on...will be doing it again tomorrow AM while there is still shade...we're having great summer weather and it's just nice to finally be able to be out and enjoying the weather.
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Re: What have you done to your Ecoboosted vehicle today?
« Reply #11 on: June 22, 2013, 08:04:45 PM »
You are correct. I have ordered so many things from them I should know how to spell it by now.......  :)
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Re: What have you done to your Ecoboosted vehicle today?
« Reply #12 on: June 22, 2013, 09:16:55 PM »
NEW RUBBER ON THE BABY!
2011 KONA BLU SHO,Livernois Tune,AIRAID CAI,DYNOMAX MUFFLEs,Newest member of the 12sec CLUB 12.669sec @ 107mph    2011 Ford Taurus SHO: 12.669 @ 105.050 MPH NEW FOR 2013LMS down-pipe,Magnaflow X-pipe,and Custom 2.5"exhaust pipe!! Meth and stage 5 next to be install!!!!!! METH DYNO TUNE today 405AWHP!!!WOW LMS track day 12.4209sec   :mike1:

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Re: What have you done to your Ecoboosted vehicle today?
« Reply #13 on: June 23, 2013, 07:46:58 AM »
Excellent!  What are they?  Size?
They are NEXEN a off brand that my buddy who own a tire shop sales. The tire size is 245/40/ZR20 99Y. TIRE/VALE/BALANCE/AND mounting plus tax $663.00. Not bad for DD rubber.
« Last Edit: June 23, 2013, 07:48:34 AM by shoman04 »
2011 KONA BLU SHO,Livernois Tune,AIRAID CAI,DYNOMAX MUFFLEs,Newest member of the 12sec CLUB 12.669sec @ 107mph    2011 Ford Taurus SHO: 12.669 @ 105.050 MPH NEW FOR 2013LMS down-pipe,Magnaflow X-pipe,and Custom 2.5"exhaust pipe!! Meth and stage 5 next to be install!!!!!! METH DYNO TUNE today 405AWHP!!!WOW LMS track day 12.4209sec   :mike1:

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Re: What have you done to your Ecoboosted vehicle today?
« Reply #14 on: June 23, 2013, 08:14:23 AM »
In the process of shooting my grill satin black. I did the razor bars a long time ago and I've been agonizing over doing the rest of it ever since. This morning evidently the time was right. Now waiting for the third coat to dry.
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