Pictures from the Southern California turbo Ford meet

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Pictures from the Southern California turbo Ford meet

Post by whitelx » Sun Aug 28, 2011 2:39 pm

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Post by RatFink » Sun Aug 28, 2011 10:56 pm

I recognize quite a few of those cars, I have even spotted the car with Oregon plates and XR4TI window sticker in Redlands with some lanky kid, cigarette hanging out of the mouth, pulling into the local hillbilly rod shop. Too bad I can't read, or I would have been there too...
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Post by thebronze » Tue Aug 30, 2011 2:29 pm

Nice collection of cars.... But damm... doesn't anyone believe in washing their cars??
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Post by whitelx » Tue Aug 30, 2011 4:41 pm

thebronze wrote:Nice collection of cars.... But damm... doesn't anyone believe in washing their cars??
I think quite a few do :roll:
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Post by John Brennan » Tue Aug 30, 2011 5:42 pm

thebronze wrote:Nice collection of cars.... But damm... doesn't anyone believe in washing their cars??
Well, you know, it's probably illegal in CA under lots of conditions...
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Post by xR4rally » Tue Aug 30, 2011 7:43 pm

thebronze wrote:doesn't anyone believe in washing their cars??
Or rotating their intakes?
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Re: Pictures from the Southern California turbo Ford meet

Post by Esteban » Tue Aug 30, 2011 8:42 pm

Yeah we're not allowed to rotate our intakes. -=o(
They passed a law saying we can run intercoolers even without a CARB EO number, however, we cannot modify the intake system to fit it.
I guess as long as it's a clean job, the tech may not know about a Merkur and think its OEM.

By the way, the intake air temps running the charge pipe in the stock location over a rotated setup shouldnt be that much if you keep moving. I understand it heatsoaking when lining up at the track or in traffic though. I would have definitely done it if the EGR could be deleted.

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Re: Pictures from the Southern California turbo Ford meet

Post by murdomino » Wed Aug 31, 2011 1:24 pm

I really want a black Thunderbird Turbo coupe... i love how those look!

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