On my way to Wanna GO Fast...

BOSSPOWER

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Hi Guys,

On my way to Ocala the motor said bye bye, a rod on the passenger side went south and made hole in the block. The curious thing is that I was not racing, just cruising in 6th gear @ 80mph on my way to the event to help set-up and boom she went. Well I guess this was better than having it break at the event and loosing control. The car made it that same day to PBH and will be built from the bottom up with some aggressive cams and a lower 15%. Want to try to get to 1,000 RWHP on the stock TVS.

I'll be back.

Regards,

Manuel
 

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Forgot to mention the part where you and your lady got sick.... Lol
At least we got to meet. Good luck on the build
 

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What were your numbers before the failure? Just paranoid now.. Building a similar setup to yours, just for hwy use though.
 

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Hi Guys,

On my way to Ocala the motor said bye bye, a rod on the passenger side went south and made hole in the block. The curious thing is that I was not racing, just cruising in 6th gear @ 80mph on my way to the event to help set-up and boom she went. Well I guess this was better than having it break at the event and loosing control. The car made it that same day to PBH and will be built from the bottom up with some aggressive cams and a lower 15%. Want to try to get to 1,000 RWHP on the stock TVS.

I'll be back.

Regards,

Manuel
Manuel

Sorry to hear about the demise. Good luck with the build. Send it to MPR or BES........don't let the guys at PBH talk you into L & M
 

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What were your numbers before the failure? Just paranoid now.. Building a similar setup to yours, just for hwy use though.
Manuel's signature states 827Hp and 820 torque. On a stock engine that is pushing it past the limits. The reason it let go was the rod had been weakened by the big power runs he had made over time......micro-cracks formed in the rod that failed during the big power usage runs and eventually grew to cracks that separated during a no load situation while cruising to enjoy the races.
 

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Manuel's signature states 827Hp and 820 torque. On a stock engine that is pushing it past the limits. The reason it let go was the rod had been weakened by the big power runs he had made over time......micro-cracks formed in the rod that failed during the big power usage runs and eventually grew to cracks that separated during a no load situation while cruising to enjoy the races.
Thanks Bad Company. I'm primarily a mobile user so I don't get to view the signatures via Tapatalk.
 

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Hi,

Thank you all for your sincere comments, hoping for the best after the new build and thanking God this did not happen while I was racing!

Manuel
 

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Feeling better Joe, pleasure meeting you and your wife.

Manuel

Did you get sick after you left? I got up this morning and felt like hell after 2 long days. Hope I didn't give you something! Or vice-versa, Captain Typhoid.

Great to see you. Best of luck with the build. Holler if you need anything.

bj
 

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Did you get sick after you left? I got up this morning and felt like hell after 2 long days. Hope I didn't give you something! Or vice-versa, Captain Typhoid.

Great to see you. Best of luck with the build. Holler if you need anything.

bj

My sinus infection started on Thursday, so I may of given it to you. Anyways, it was great meeting you my friend.

Sorry dude. Come back stronger!

I will brother, be careful you are one of the few not garage queens left.

Manuel
 

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Don't diss the garage queens, if it weren't for garage queens, where would your grandchildren get descent cars in the future for modding.

LOL, I am not my friend and I know that the weather does not help in some states...
 

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Boss, I'm just pulling your leg.:poke:

Sorry to hear about your car.
 
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Very sorry to hear... and now even more scared....
Just started my tuning with a more "it's going to blow" setup than yours.... fuuuuudddddgge
 

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