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Dalamar's 2013 RAPTOR

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Drove around the mountains over the weekend, area called Daniels Summit.  Good times.

 

 

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Also, this arrived 2 weeks ago!  Finally, and woot!

Waiting on shop time with my tuner.....

 

 

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still not done.  

 

Picked it up and took it out last weekend to tow the boat.  T case started leaking... at ford....

At least I can enjoy it all winter  ;/

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OK, it's back on for next week!

 

Truck back from Ford, exit shaft on T-case broke.  thank you again extended warranty.

 

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Has this motor in it ;)

 

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Yo dawg, we heard you like Raptors so now you can tow a raptor with your raptor! lol

 

Very cool, didn't even know they put those motors in boats.

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Hi Guys, hope you're all having a great holiday,

I FIINNAAAALLLY got some time to work on the truck, here's a few pics:

 

My shocks were blown out, so I upgraded to the 3" FOX calibrated swap out.  

I'm pretty happy with the parts, and the ride is noticeably better  :)

 

 

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The dampening is pre-set and is adjustable.  

Both have remote reservoirs and there is move valving on the piston for better control and heat dissipation.  
Apparently you're supposed to rebuild the factory FOX shocks betweek 35-40K miles... i'm at 80.

Some of you may know my rule, if it needs to be replaced, UPGRADE BABY!  

 

Ride height is 3/4" higher in the front, 1.2" higher in the rear, also adjustable.

 

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Now, that was fun, had some buddies over and we knocked it out in a long night.

 

 

BUT, today my friend Karl at API and I started the Whip and exhaust install  :bananalama:

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IM and TB off, disconnect all the wiring... Trans crossmember out, Rad drained, battery and air box out.

That's how far we got today  :)

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Fun fact I wasn't aware of, the 6.2 has two plugs per CYL.  

 

 

These long tubes are going on.

with the top of the motor off, you can lift it up and get them in without removing the K or pulling the whole motor.

Then the rest of the blower kit goes on. 

Shipped out the PCM to Whipple today as well.

 

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STOCK TB

 

WHIP TB, I believe it's the GT 500 TB...

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I want to get a set of these, haven't found one in stock yet.   If anyone knows where to look, please let me know :)

 

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didn't realize how sad and pathetic those stock manifolds would be.

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Can't wait to see a video of this and hear all the freedom from those headers! lol

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YESSSSSSS! The foxes looked like a huge upgrade over the factories! I had no idea about the need to be rebuilt, that's kind of crazy! For sure that's a stock GT500 twin blade. You should definitely upgrade to the Ford Racing Monoblade =D

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Hmmmm, that's a good point, i'll check on that Det Riot!

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11 hours ago, Dalamar said:

Hmmmm, that's a good point, i'll check on that Det Riot!

We just found a real nice condition polished one for 300 bucks that we got for my buddy's CJ swap on his 18. I searched gt500 classified pages on fb and there's some deals to be had!

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LT's are not a quick job, turned out pretty good 😊

 

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Started on the blower kit,  Whipple does a great job, and very good instructions.

I got to step 38 of 198 :)

 

 

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So you did long tubes and left the factory exhaust behind them?!?!  😆 

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very cool mods cant wait to see how it runs with blower and long tubes

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1 hour ago, Evilcw311 said:

So you did long tubes and left the factory exhaust behind them?!?!  😆 

 

Yea man, I like how the stock muffler (and resonator) sounds, good tone, not too loud.  going to try it out.  

can always do a cat back later.  🐈

 

 

Thanks Yeahloh :)

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Next thread update we're going to see once the blower is on: Still not quick enough; dalamar's 2013 raptor gets a 6.6L Livernois Stroker :lol::lol:

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little progress.

Been looking for a few parts.

Larger PS reservoir, bought online 3x and recieved emails 3x stating it is no longer available....

 

This is a EcoBoost Rad, supposed to be able to fit, will know here soon.

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Also, can't find those Ford Racing blue valve covers anywhere, so these are in for plasti-dip

 

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we're probably going to fab a larger PS res, the issues with stock tank is the fluid gets too hot, and doesn't de-gas before re-circulation, needs more capacity.

causes a jittery feel in the wheel, which my truck does do sometimes.  Ford says it's within spec...   👎

 

We're on step 105 of 203!....

 

 

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