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1989 Turbo Dodge Caravan at the Mission street legals racing an STi, Oct 14/11.

Fully loaded van with a/c, interior, full Exhaust and auto, 3700 lbs with me in it, GT35R turbo, 2.5L 4 cylinder with a TIII 16 valve DOHC head. At the last Street Legals of the year, trying to run a 12 again but she's not cooperating, had computer issues all week and died this morning, managed to get her fixed but was cutting out as you can hear. Would die at the line then catch, 2.4 60 ft and ran a shitty 14.1 to his 13.7. Figured out my rev limiter was only set at 6K, not sure how when I set them to 8K. Never got a chance to go back out, dew set in and game over. Has been a frustrating year to say the least, sigh, here's hoping 2012 will be kinder.


 


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11.5@125 Turbo Duster, Return of the Junkyard on $90 stock Dodge Caravan motor.
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1984 Chevy van 6.2 diesel with a remote mounted turbo.
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1989 Turbo Dodge Caravan at Mission, Sep 14, wife in the passenger seat!
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1989 Turbo Dodge Caravan vs a Porsche GT3? at the Mission Street Legals, Sep14/12
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