5.3 LSx Turbo Fairmont 2-3 Pull with High Quality Underhood Sound!!!
Ok, I have been getting some complaints about the sound quality. So, I put the mic under the hood right by the turbo. I think it came about pretty good and certainly captured that turbo at full spool....this is still on 13 psi. I really cannot imagine this car on 20. It is insane.
5.3 LSx Turbo Fairmont...compilation of in-car drag racing from No Problem Raceway....
Here are the "other passes" from the day. You can see various shift points
tried, different lockup points tried, launch techniques, etc. Really, the
deciding factor with this car is 100% getting it out of the hole on Boost. When it comes out on low Boost, it clearly bogs...which kills my 60
foot times. I may have to break down and consider a transbrake for this
car, I just don't know if I can hook it. Anyway, this should be the last
track action for a little while. Forged pistons and ported heads going in
soon. Maybe some other stuff....
5.3 LSx Turbo Fairmont At No Problem Raceway, March 31, 2013
So, here is the second or third pass of the day. Basically, I had a hard
time getting enough Boost built to
adequately launch the car. That, coupled with shift point and lockup woes
kept me away from my goal again today. However, it was a great day to race
and the car still ran well, despite having a cracked ring land on #5. Will
be pulling the motor soon for piston replacement and it will also get
5.3 s10 vs 6.0 Turbo Silverado
silverado has a 6.0 with with a small 67mm front mount running 9lbs of Boost, methanol, ss3200 yank converter,
s10 has a 5.3 with a tr220 cam, ss3600 yank, stock 862 heads, tune
Check out more at http://lsxs10.yolasite.com/
5.3 LSx Turbo Fairmont goes 10.36 on First Pass, Exterior View
This is the first time out with Goldmember at the track for me. Drove it an
hour on the interstate cruising along happily in OD with the converter
locked up @ 2400 rpm, aired down the tires and lined it up. Pass was made
on wastegate alone, so 13 psi. Very conservative tune and race gas for
insurance. This was the first time this car was launched off of the
anti-lag at the track. It cut a 1.71. I think I had about 6-7 psi of Boost built up. Tricky to launch. When
I get it down a bit, we will be solidly in the 9's. Went 10.36 @ 134 on
this run, with a 6.7 @ 107 in the 1/8th. I am happy for sure with this type
of performance for my first time out.....
6-15-12 Fairmont 10.20 in car helmet cam video
took the fairmont to maple grove friday night for some street car fun.
i have a nice chat with the man in tech once again, he lets me stay! whoooo
10.299 @ 138mph still shitty 60ft but hustling some balls!
6262 Evo 8 Test Run
Just a short test run in my big turbo
evo 8 2nd to 3rd gear pull. Im still having some weird cut issue when using
my nlts but that will be fixed soon.
ARP Rod Bolts
Manley Springs and Retainers
HKS 280 cams
Precision Billet 6262 .82 Hotside Journal bearing@27psi
ETS Intake With stock MAF
Straight 3" Exhaust
Tuned by MDR Performane
6-23-12 fairmont update... the 5.3 is ready
today me and corey did the valvesprings, and zr1 cam, swapped my oil pan,
and anything else i am forgetting, also reinstalled the motor, turbo kit, and threw on the corvette alternator
bracket and spaced it out and sized a belt. sorry for the noise at some
points there was a big fan in the garage making the wind noise, i was
3-6-12 fairmont street drive
got some cruising and hooning video for you guys today, you've been
patient, i didnt even get over half throttle, 18lbs of Boost, 93octane + 70% water meth. car makes
over 560+rwhp thru the automatic you can see in the video how nicely it
Turbo 5.3 LSX Fairmont, Greg's First Ride in the Ultimate Sleeper
This is Greg, my 15 year old son's, first ride in the Fairmont. He is the
one that found the car on YouTube and told me about it and that Matt
(Denmah) wanted to sell it. Too bad it was dark, because you can't see his
face. We will make another video this weekend in the light. Anyway,
enjoy...there are several hard pulls here with absolutely no traction...and
me cackling like an idiot. I love this car!!!
1000 RWHP TURBO'D Z71 WORK TRUCK
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Not very often you find a total sleeper truck of this magnitude. This
regular cab Z71 has a Forged 402 stroker motor with an 80mm turbo. He runs Drag Radials all the way around
and this thing launches like a rocket. Its pretty crazy to watch a truck
spin 4 drag radials going down the track.
Also he drove the truck to the track which is about 35 miles from his house
and then drove it back home.
This was filmed at Holiday Beach Raceway on Test N Tune night.