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pics start post 32 and 35 and 39.

Yes, it was time. Must go faster. Stinger almost had as much horsepower as me (NOT).

So ecu being overnighted to Kleemann today. An optimized ECU software upgrade tune + a set of stainless steel tubular exhaust headers, downpipes and straight pipe being installed. Governor limits removed. Ecu back Wednesday morning. Tentative pickup Wednesday night


Having separation anxiety now.

These vids are before Supercharger. Sounds better now!
:D See that link below



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F0OFcsiI3FE





https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X2JJ1NLlY9U&feature=youtu.be


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DVy2bpRfaew&feature=youtu.be



links to other mods:

Supercharger thread is now located here:

https://www.slkworld.com/performance-mods-r171/390442-my-supercharger-adventure-begins.html

LSD thread here:

https://www.slkworld.com/performanc...mited-slip-differential-adventure-begins.html

Carbon Fiber Diffuser thread here:

https://www.slkworld.com/performance-mods-r171/409529-my-carbon-fiber-diffuser-arrived-today.html
 

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Now that's an embarrassment of riches. :)

Sounds like fun times to come in the Banksmobile:tu:
 
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Tentative pickup Wednesday night
 

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Well done Jeff, those headers look 'the nuts' cruising with the hood down, and giving your baby some 'pedal to the metal' when it's all hooked up, will have you smiling like a "Cheshire cat" (Cheshire Cat - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia) Old British saying, lol...:usa:
PS: Love to see/hear a video when it's done, just to hear what it sounds/looks like?

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I might have to send an iphone video to someone that has a youtube account when I get it back :D
 

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I'm confident she'll pull through just fine and be better than ever.
 
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I'm interested on what kind of cost this involves! Because eventually there will be performance mods down the road, maybe.
 

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$3800 plus tax. ECU tune, headers, downpipe, straight pipes, parts n labor.
 

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Evening update from Doctor

Ecu Shipped out.
Headers on.
Downpipe and transition pipes operated on tomorrow.
 

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Ecu Shipped out.
Headers on.
Downpipe and straight pipes operated on tomorrow.
Hang in there Jeff....we're all with you, at least in sprit. I'm sure she's in good hands and will pull through just fine. Just take it easy with her after she's ahem, 'discharged' until she's ready to go full throttle again :grin:
 

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Hi All
We'll JB that's going tobe the "Mutt's Ginger nuts", I would love to know the difference with the exhaust notes.

Cheers

Andy
 

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Simplyslk's husband (well she offered) has a drone so we will have to see how that works out.
 

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I'm sure she's in good hands and will pull through just fine. :grin:
Oh, she's definitely in good hands...the 'specialists' are #1 in Tampa, maybe even the south....and the 'hospital' is spotless, what would one expect with Jeff's OCD issues!:smile:
 

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OOHH..as much as my R172 (poke..poke)….we'll have to race!!!:burnout::burnout::hail:;)
Bring it on! :D
plus my F1 nose will inch across the line before your flat nose will!
 
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