T Minue 30 Days for my RSI build completion

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So I sold my 02 Graphite Gray DLM supercharged GTS several months ago because the perfect opportunity presented itself. Being partial to Graphite Gray and of Twin Turbo Vipers, when the opportunity presented itself to purchase Hyph's Twin Turbo GTS I had to seriously consider it. After working out something that Keith and I were happy with, and knowing the condition that he keeps his cars in(as many have vouched the car was in great condition when purchased) we broke a deal and I made the move.

As many know the car had the build listed below and made 966whp/997wtq on pump gas in 100+ degree weather on the original build but unfortunately because a failed water pump the car overheated. To make sure things were not harmed and the motor was good, the car was picked up and sent to Will @ RSI to break the motor down and essentially rebuild it. There have been a few changes made to the original build, the main ones listed below (and will be additional smaller ones)

-Comp Cam Custom Grind Turbo Camshaft
-Heads that flow 250cfm
-Billet Mains
-Pectel Engine Management with boost by gear
-Setup for ability to run E85 mix
-Traction control
-Stoptech big brake kit
-Roll Bar
-Sp600 (19 in the front, 18 in the rear)

Well after a lot of anticipation, which was expected with how busy RSI stays and clearly some changes in direction for the build; It is finally coming together! I didn't get the car back exactly when I wanted but I knew it wasn't going to be an overnight project (at times it is frustrating because I wanted to car NOW....but id rather have a shop build the car that is so busy because they know what they are doing rather than have a shop be able to burn through my car because no one else wants to send them their car). I should have the car in my hands in 30 Days fully ready to go!!

Im sure at times ive been a pain blowing up Wills email/Phone because again I want the car NOW (we all do lol) and Will and I still have a few things to finish up in addition to the car but the main thing is another RSI1500 should be down here in Houston by August 25th.

Obviously im excited to get it back and ill keep people posted when I get it. For reference below is the original build Keith had setup

*Engine: (Block)*
Blueprint Block to RSI Clearances
RSI Spec Crankshaft Modification
CP Pistons / Pins / Rings
Progam Billet Mains
RSI Spec H-Beam Rods
Clevite 77 "H" Bearings - Rod / Main
Viper Short Block Assembly
ARP Head Stud Kit
RSI Custom Main Stud Kit
DC Performance Inconel Heat Shields for Modified OEM Exhaust Manifolds
Harland Sharp Roller Rockers
Cometic Gaskets

*Engine: (Heads)*
RSI Ported and Polished Heads
RSI Pushrods
RSI Valve springs and Retainers
Harland sharp Roller Rockers


*Engine Misc:*
AEM Stand Alone Engine Management System (Latest version Rev B mod D)
Gloss Black Powder coating on Intake Manifold and Valve Covers
ATI Super Damper
Moroso Catch Can
AB Red Spark Plug Wires
Woodhouse Motor/****** Mounts

*Cooling:*
RSI Howe triple pass radiator (New)
170 Degree T Stat
New Water Pump


*Turbo System*
Precision 6766 CEA – Journal Bearing (Upgraded) - V-band in/out .82 AR housing, Ported S cover
RSI Custom Up Pipes
RSI 3” Exhaust w/ polished tips
RSI Turbo to Intercooler Pipe
RSI Upgraded front mount intercooler (Bell Core)
RSI Intake Pipes
RSI Dump tubes
Tial Q **** off Valves
Tial MV-R Wastegates
Oil line kit with fittings and Scavenge pump
Turbo Mount K&N Filters
All Pipes come standard with Black Ceramic
(Hotside) and Black Powercoat (Cool Side)
Stage 3 Fuel System and Tuning
- RSI Billet Triple Pump Hanger
- Dual Walbro 255s
- RSI Stage 3 Line Kit
- RSI Billet Fuel Rails
- 1000cc Bosch EV-14 Injectors

*Drive Train*
OS Giken Super Lock LSD
RSI Triple Disc Carbon Clutch

*Interior:*
- Autometer Gauge Pod
- AEM Fail safe wideband gauge
- AEM Serial Data Stream gauge
- Raptor Shift Light
- MGW Short Shifter and First Strike ****
- Redline Goods shift and ebrake boot
- Kenwood Headunit
- MGW Cigarette Lighter
- MGW A/C Control Knobs
- Infinity Speakers
- Sony 1000w Amplifier
- Custom subwoofer box with 10in Cerwin Vega Subwoofer

*Wheels/ Suspension:*
Lightweight 10.5X18 and 13X18 Anthracite SSR Comp Wheels
BFG KDW 2 Front Tires (275/35/18) <3000 miles
BFG KDW 2 Rear Tires (335/30/18) <2000 miles
Eibach Lowing Springs

*Brakes:*
Drilled and Slotted Rotors (<1000 miles)
Hawk Ceramic Front Brakes (<1000 miles)
EBC Redstuff Rear Brakes (<1000 miles)


*Exterior:*
RSI 1000 Badges
4300k HID light (Headlights and Foglights)
Tinted Turn Signals
 
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This is the old DLM GTS but essentially what the car will look like with the wheel setup (will look much better with the big brake kit behind them)

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I touched bases with Will Friday as of right now my current status is still good for August 25th with the following updates

-Working on the pectel wiring
-Brakes are on order and should be here soon
-Waiting to hear back from autoform on the roll bar
-A couple other pending things should be ironed out by next week

Cant wait.
 
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my current update is

-Still working on the pectel wiring
-Brakes are still on order
-Still waiting to hear back from autoform on the roll bar
-A couple other pending things should be ironed out by next week- still not ironed out

Clearly not the update that I was hoping for, and it appears that my date may be getting pushed again. I'm waiting for Will to let me know what the deal is there...I'll post once I get that info from him
 

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