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Old 06-04-2011, 09:08 PM   #11
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Here is this summer start.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-XuCaM7xX4o

Winter mod picks and story comes later.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6E5vr...layer_embedded

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Old 01-10-2012, 09:57 PM   #12
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j3IQ3bF47aI


Last summer was slow, only track time was better.

I start to built new engine.
"Part" list at the time
World 400 race block
AFR 235 heads
Super vicktor intake
Compcams special cam
Mahle pistons
K1 4" stroker kit

I have plan to make 11.5-1 compress ratio
Also i make "wind" plates under the car.

I try to inform more this winter of the mods,
some pictures also.
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Old 01-11-2012, 09:26 AM   #13
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cool!
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Old 02-08-2012, 01:34 AM   #14
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Here is airfilter boxes. Made from thin aluminium.
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Old 04-05-2012, 10:05 AM   #15
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Now i got engine ready to rock.
Problem is intake, because there is no clearence
under the hood.

We test on dyno to put 2"spacer under the carburator, result 20+hp.

And the biggest for now on this season.
My car and i have win car tuners TV-series Finland 2012.
At the start there was 100 cars.

F1 driver Mika Salo deside that my car is winner,
he also test drive it on Ahvenisto race track.
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congrats! looks real good.
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Old 04-05-2012, 08:54 PM   #17
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Here is clip from the competition.
I think for you it´s hard to know what we are talking, there is no subtitels.
Test drive starts at 4:15
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dRKAUqKiiIw
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very cool video! wish I spoke your language... the engine sounds really strong... you ve done a beautiful job on the car..I love that generation of Corvette.. my very first Corvette was a 1966 convertible with a 427/4spd .. wish I still had it
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Old 04-06-2012, 07:58 PM   #19
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On the video is my old engine, that give 575hp.
New has some extra hp and it´s stronger also.
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This was translated from Finish web pages.


Kimmo Nevalainen has Virittäjä 2012
MTV3 MAX tuners program, the second season, the winner was chosen from Helsinki Kimmo Nevalainen. Mika Salo chosen to drive the 2012 virittäjä Chevrolet Corvette Coupe model year 1965.

The final episode season ended last night, 40-year-old technician sweet victory. Although Nevalainen says hobbies tuning cars for the past twenty years, the victory came as a surprise.

"Winning feels great, this is a good start! The car has undergone minor changes over the winter, mainly in technical side of the reinforcements. Thanks to Mika advice concerning the adjustment of the substrate. My Alastaro lap record improved to 4 seconds in those changes," says Kimmo Nevalainen.

The program host, and the winner Mika Salo voter is satisfied with their choice.

"Corvette was really well done and driveability were top notch. I appreciate that he was self-edited by a car, it could be seen. The car was also the production team a clear favorite, "said Salo, the 2012 tuners.

Nevalainen car stood out from the crowd already in the program descriptions in the summer of 2011.

"This 1965 Corvette was very impressed with the whole tuners, working stop the same second when the car slipped Ahvenisto rail depot gate powerfully sound a sneer. Working hours not clearly been spared, and Kimmo had built the car, as if it were yesterday applied for trade. And even if the task force opinion also does not matter Mika clearly took note of the same from others, "says program producer Sami Niemi Cross from Dakar.
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