The Build Sheet

What does it take to do what I’m doing?

I don’t know. But I’ll tell you what I’ve done.

 

Engine

Original iron 109 block, bored .030″ over
T6 Performance 4340 Stainless Steel forged stroker crankshaft
Crank plus overbore gives 4.1L engine, approximately 9:1 compression
TA Performance billet steel main caps
ARP main cap studs
Molnar H-Beam connecting rods
ARP connecting rod bolts
CP Carrillo custom forged pistons, full floating wristpins
Comp Cams 212/212 small base circle roller camshaft
Erson roller lifters, made right here in Louisville, Kentucky
Original iron heads, full port and polish job
Cometic head gaskets
ARP head studs
Original valves with a five angle job
TA Performance heavy-duty rocker shafts and rockers
TA Performance cast valve covers
OEM Intake manifold port matched with the heads plus EGR delete
Cruz Performance 1″ plenum spacer with Push-Loc vacuum taps replaces all push-on rubber vacuum/boost line
Stock throttlebody
BHJ SFI approved harmonic balancer
JW SFI approved flexplate
Owner blueprinted and ported front cover
Flowkooler high flow water pump
GN1 stretched stock location intercooler
PTE 5857E turbocharger, billet impeller and compressor wheel
Genuine ATR 2.5″ dual stainless steel exhaust with Pit Bull mufflers
Owner fabricated custom cold air intake with K&N Cone filter

Fabricating cold air intake

GNS Performance aluminum radiator with dual 1300cfm Spahl fans
B&M transmission cooler
B&M engine oil cooler
Deral power steering cooler

Fuel System

Deatchwerks 90lb/hr fuel injectors
Accufab adjustable fuel pressure regulator
Racetronix fuel line kit, -8 feed and -6 return line, E85 compatible
Racetronix 450lph in-tank pump on stainless steel sender assembly, E85 compatible
Racetronix fuel pump hot-wire kit with independent fuse and relay
Racetronix Flex-Fuel conversion kit (sensor and harness)

Transmission

200-4R built by Boost Crew Motorsports in Louisville, Kentucky
Stage 3 kit, all billet internal hard parts from CK Performance
Cast aluminum pan
3100rpm Stall Pro-Torque Converter
Two auxiliary transmission coolers

Rear End

Original GM 8.5″ 10-bolt
Strange 3.73 ring and pinion
Strange C-clip eliminators with tapered outer bearings

Engine Controls

TurboTweak ECUGN – MS3Pro based ECM customized for Buicks
Coil-near-plug ignition
Additional sensors: Oil pressure, oil temperature, transmission pressure, transmission pressure, fuel pressure, manifold pressure
Closed loop boost control
Traction Control
Launch Control
Realtime on-board datalogging with Wifi interface to e-dash or laptop
Full Flex Fuel capability

Front Suspension

UMI Performance front upper control arms
Speedtech Performance front lower control arms
Speedway Motors extended ball joints
Eibach 700lb front springs
AFCO Racing 70 series custom valved dampers
Custom bumpsteer correction kit
Speedway Engineering 1.5″ gundrilled splined anti-roll bar with custom link bars and end links

 

Sway bar and bumpsteer correction shot

Wilwood 12.88″ brake kit with 6-piston Superlite 6R calipers
Wilwood 15/16″ master cylinder, manual
EBC Bluestuff brake pads
Weld Racing 18×9.5″ RTS-71B wheels shod in 275/35R18 Bridgestone Potenza RE-71R tires

Rear Suspension

AFCO 200lb-in springs
Afco adjustable spring perches
AFCO 30 Series split-valve shocks

 

 

 

Fayes2 Watts Link

Fayes2 Watts Link
Scaredbird disk brake conversion using Wilwood D154 iron calipers and 11″ vented El Dorado rotors
Weld RTS-71B 18×9.5″ wheels with 275/35R18 Bridgestone Potenza RE-71R tires

Interior

Original interior (mostly)
Headliner restored by owner
NRG Racing seats
Corbeau four point harness
JVC CD/MP3 head unit
Android tablet based E-dash connected to the ECUGN ECM
Alpine 3.5″ two way dash speakers
JL Audio 6.5″ door speakers
Kicker 4×10″ rear deck speakers

Exterior

Original paint!
Front air dams modified with functional brake cooling ducts
Front bumper replaced with lightweight composite unit