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Old 07-12-2012, 06:13 PM
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Howdy everyone,

Another newbie here to the sight. My name's Deon - and my S/N is the same one I've used since 2k2 online.. Pun on the old Talon..

I'm currently running a bone stock 2007 S-197 3v (with the exception of springs and audio gear) which I bought new in Dec 2006 fully intending to turbo.

My previous level of discretionary income disappeared directly after purchasing the car… Since then I’ve been held to a pretty thin level of available disposable income…

I used to drive and wrench (regularly) on a DSM, (1992 talon)

It’s last build details below - it's still listed under please wait... 7 years later. This obviously wasn't it's beginning - I pulled it out of a field and built it from the ground up piece by piece - starting out with typical DSM mods...


Engine
Garrett GT-30-R
GM 3" MAF and MAF-T
Head work
HKS 264/272 cam combo
PLX M-300 Wideband o2
Prothane Poly motor mounts
Rebuild
Remote mount oil filter
Snow Performance progressive H2O injection
Supra TT fuel pump
Tri metal Bearings
Turbonetics T3 Exhaust Manifold
Turbosmart Type 3 Mega-sonic BOV
Turbosmart Ultra-gate 38mm
1000cc RC injectors
12" and 9" Spall slimlines
2.5" FMIC short route pipes
2.5" Throttle Body Elbow
2.5" to 3.25" couplers for MAF blow through
3" turbo back exhaust
72 plate Mesa external oil cooler
Adjustable Fuel Pressure Regulator
ARP Head Studs
ARPS on Rods
Bottom end rebuilt
BSEK
Dejon 4" intake pipe & K&N 4" filter
DSMLink
FMIC 3"x10"x24"
Fuel Pressure Gauge

Transmission
ACT 2600 clutch
Aluminum Shift ****
Clutch Masters 11lb steel flywheel
Double Cone second gear
GVR First gear
HD Shift rails
High Friction Synchros
Josh-built Tranny x3
LSD front insert
Welded center diff

Suspension
4 bolt LSD rear swap
Eibach Pro-kit springs
Front strut tower brace
KYB AGX shocks
Urethane Motor Mounts

Brakes
2g calipers
AEM 12.5" Big Brake Rotors
Hawk HPS front pads
Stainless lines

Gauges
Auto Meter Pro Comp boost guage
GReddy EGT guage
Oil Pressure

Wheels
Kosei K1-TS's wrapped in
Toyo Proxes 4's (1.6xx 60 fts on rain tires!


Which brings me to now.... Decided I'm tired of waiting to get back to OK financially. It's time to start pecking at turbocharging the Mustang.

I'm fixated on twins. Nothing crazy large. If I can find a built (or build a) bottom end - eventual goal will be ~~ 700-750 wheel. Realistic goal prior to that dictated by my powdered rods.... (450ish)

I'd been tinkering on picking up a pair of TD05HR 16G6 10.5T's. With some patients they should be able to be had for ~~ 400 at a pair.. LOVED the big 16G hit on the Talon under its first build and these are darned decent turbo’s.. Am curious if anyone’s ever seen them used in an S-197..??

Originally I wanted to run turbo's mounted where the cat's are currently - (dreams of road racing never to be realized) but now - I'm thinking in the engine bay... Really love the semi symmetric look of a pair straddling the engine…

Anyway – HELLO fella’s.. Nice to meet ya’ll.. Love to hear from anyone who’s DIY’d their own TT S197’s, and anyone who’s ever heard of Mitsu turbos used on S-197s!
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