drove the car for over an hour and it was very quiet. In fact it was to quiet, there was no pressence like there was before. Well after the hour or so an exhaust leak developed again. I found out that the bolts for the waste gate came loose again. But I am not sure that is where the leak is from. All I know is that if I look straight up at all the pipe from under the car the exhaust is coming straight down. So I think I will be pulling the turbo and wastegate again tomorrow to re-seal everything.
Updated 09-11-2008 at 07:54 AM by BrApple
I got the bumper back on without to much trouble. So the turbo install is officially done
now to go drive it
Updated 08-25-2008 at 02:37 PM by BrApple
All past blogs about my cars and what I have done with them can be found here.
It details the Build up of my SeVT including engine modifications, SVT body "kit" and painting as well as the 3L and turbo install.
As it stands right now the SeVT-T is up and running. I was finally able to road test the car last night. Drove very well. Right now I am waiting to access my storage unit so I can get the bumper back on the car and drive it some more. I am waiting
CEG is quite possibly one of the best car enthusiast sites on the Web. Yes, the Contour was over looked by most of the general car buying public. For those that actually drove the the V6 models equiped with a manual transmission it's hard to see why. The CDW-27 platform was Ford's first World car. It is known as the Mondeo in Europe. At a cost of 1 billion it was seen as one of Ford's losses. People that really understand automotive manufacturing know otherwise. The Duratec and Zetec saw many years
Updated 05-30-2008 at 02:15 PM by todras
Mere weeks until automotive racing nirvana!
Updated 05-30-2008 at 09:37 AM by Trapps