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PostPosted: Wed Nov 18, 2020 4:48 pm 
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Who would've known the 5.2 would sit right at home in this pig? And with 8" extra between the crank and the front bumper lol. I had to trim the hood to clear the HPFP's, but damn... I'm hoping to have it running by the end of the year.

Pretty simple and basic ~500hp build
-Long Tube Headers
-Intake Spacers
-Ringer Racing Stage 5 Clutch... For all the launches lol

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 18, 2020 4:58 pm 
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Awww hell yeah. Keeping it NA?


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PostPosted: Thu Nov 19, 2020 9:49 pm 
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Definitely keeping this one N/A. Call me crazy, but I prefer the loud, screeching V10. All turbos do is muffle it... plus I'd rather not have to deal with the tuning aspect of a boosted application...

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 20, 2020 8:33 am 
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jolio1994 wrote:
Definitely keeping this one N/A. Call me crazy, but I prefer the loud, screeching V10. All turbos do is muffle it... plus I'd rather not have to deal with the tuning aspect of a boosted application...


Very logical! Excited to watch the progress and see it running


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PostPosted: Sun Nov 22, 2020 8:57 pm 
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Engine and transmission came out today, this thing is just caked in grease. Gave it a really good cleaning and will get it back on to start making the exhaust relatively soon. In the meantime, it's time to start cleaning some valves. Here's 1 pass on cylinder #1, already a night and day difference!

Pulled the engine and transmission out today.. In all my time of having the 2.2T, 4.2T, and now this 5.2 in and out of the car, I've never once pulled the transmission. It was absolutely caked in shit! Gave it a thorough cleaning and am fairly happy with the results. I'm moving onto the intake valves in the meantime until my header flanges get here.. Man, these FSI engines are no joke when it comes to carbon buildup. Here's one pass on cylinder #1. I'm guessing I just need to do 2 passes on each and I should be pretty gravy.

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