We’re rolling along well on our change from screw-blower to twins on the ’56. This month we’ll be finishing up the header to turbo piping, installing a whole bunch of new stuff to the make the turbos work, attaching the rest of the exhaust, and yanking the motor to give it the once-over and install our trick new custom COMP Cams roller stick that the folks at COMP spec out for our application.
A quick recap of where we stand following our first three articles: a new 123 mm Wilson throttle body and conventional Pro-Filer Sniper 2 intake were installed where the screw charger and injection once sat. The custom stainless headers are complete, which car owner Glenn Hunter built himself with a bit of help here and there. The twin sisters (our Borg Warner S400 Series 88mm turbochargers) have found their permanent home, and the hot side pipes to the turbos are made, so now it’s time to add the Turbosmart wastegates. Along the way we had to make some modifications to the front core support and radiator cradle and also fabricate a new pair of front chassis bars, but we figured on things like this with such a major disruption of underhood space involved in the change up….Read more of this article. Just click on the digital feature below this introduction.
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