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Drag Race Build The Purple Monster

Year:
1990
Model/Trim:
Eagle Talon TSi AWD
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  1. bastarddsm

    bastarddsm Supporting Vendor

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    Wait, liberty is doing the shafts? Can you outline what they are doing?
     

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    1991 Eagle Talon N/T
    9.805 @ 144.00 · 1G DSM
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  2. C_Keagy

    C_Keagy Supporting Member

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    Cut old shaft off

    Weld new shaft on.


    :D

    haha I have no clue what they do to it.
     

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    1990 Eagle Talon TSi AWD
    9.15 @ 149 · 1G DSM
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  3. illegal99si

    illegal99si Proven Member

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    Hey man sorry to hear about your car but glad your ok the car can always be fixed.
     

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    1993 Eagle Talon TSi AWD
    11.800 @ 115.000 · 1G DSM
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  4. C_Keagy

    C_Keagy Supporting Member

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    Yeah sucks... Oh well. Cutting the front off today. It still runs so as long as the engine mounting locations are not bent then it will be easy to fix.

    [​IMG]
     

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    1990 Eagle Talon TSi AWD
    9.15 @ 149 · 1G DSM
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  5. GRAVEDIGGER

    GRAVEDIGGER Proven Member

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    Aww man! :toobad: I can tell it hit the wall, but what exactly happened?:confused: Hopefully it won't take too much to get it back together.:pray:
     

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    1991 Eagle Talon TSi AWD
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  6. C_Keagy

    C_Keagy Supporting Member

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    Right rear kicked out tagged the wall and sent me sliding passanger door first down the track. At about 110mph..

    I was in the right lane and hit the wall on the left side. Not exactly sure what happened.
     

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    9.15 @ 149 · 1G DSM
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  7. GRAVEDIGGER

    GRAVEDIGGER Proven Member

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    Wow! Happened just like that huh? Do you run a welded center diff by chance? I think that contributes to the thing wanting to break free and turn sideways real quick down track on high hp cars like yours.:idontknow:
     

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  8. SBstar

    SBstar Proven Member

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    So sorry Chris. Glad to hear you're ok and still motivated though!
     

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    1990 Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX
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    11.146 @ 118.170 · 1G DSM
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  9. C_Keagy

    C_Keagy Supporting Member

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    Welded center, open front, lsd rear.

    I figured I planned on tubing the front and my car figured well #### it he needs motivation to do it!
     

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    1990 Eagle Talon TSi AWD
    9.15 @ 149 · 1G DSM
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  10. daplatano91

    daplatano91 Proven Member

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    Man sorry to hear about the car. Was this on slicks? Was this on a shift/ when you sprayed it that it kicked out?
     
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    1992 Eagle Talon TSi AWD
    11.58 @ 126.78 · 1G DSM
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  11. C_Keagy

    C_Keagy Supporting Member

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    No spray. Happend mid gear. This was on street tires. Boost was around 20psi.
     

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  12. GRAVEDIGGER

    GRAVEDIGGER Proven Member

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    Yep, that's what I thought.:| With the center diff welded and the short wheelbase these things have it can make for some instant sideways action if it breaks traction. The open center diff allows it to be more forgiving at the moment it loses traction, helping the car to stay straight IMHO.
     

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  13. 4gsx63

    4gsx63 Proven Member

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    Sorry to hear about the incident. I'm glad you were able to walk away from it unhurt.

    It is hard to find much if any motivation especially after you just got done putting that thing together. Good luck on the restoration and hope you will find the motivation and continue working on it.:|
     
  14. nitrouskris

    nitrouskris Proven Member

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    That ####ing sucks...Glad you walked away. Make sure your safety stuff is up to date n if you need any parts PM me if I have it is yours
     

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    1991 Eagle Talon TSi AWD
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  15. 4BAR Performance

    4BAR Performance Probationary Member

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    I Noticed in your most recent pics your still running the oem waterpump...
    Did you decide not to fill the block?

    Awesome build! Enjoyed following your progress, sucks about the front end but now you can TUBE it out!
     
  16. C_Keagy

    C_Keagy Supporting Member

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    Yes I filled the block but set it up so I can still use the OEM pump :)

    Ok quick update. I've posted most of this on facebook and talk.

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    10 lbs per side:

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    I know she's not the prettiest. She may not be built like everyone else builds their cars and does their tubes. The welds may not be the best most perfect robot looking things. She might not be all purple...

    But she is still the Purple Monster and it will be at the shootout ready to hurt some feelings!

    [​IMG]


    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]


    Saturday night this happened....

    Boosted INC: The Purple Monster 2013 Dyno - YouTube

    See everyone at the shootout!
     

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  17. GRAVEDIGGER

    GRAVEDIGGER Proven Member

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    Nice! You don't have to be pretty to go fast you know. ;) Glad to hear you will be making the trip to the Shootout. I look forward to seeing you. :cool:
     

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  18. C_Keagy

    C_Keagy Supporting Member

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    Well it broke 1st gear at the shootout. Got it fixed made one more pass and it shot a brush out of the Weldon fuel pump.

    I bought an auto setup the day it broke..Haha

    After the last pass I went down to kigglys tent and bam! I'm officially sponsored by kiggly racing!!

    I think that was the most exciting part of the whole event.

    After the shootout I headed to Altoona pa to hang out with friends and family. Last night was the cars last time down the track as a 5spd.

    I got in a total 3 passes in the 4 1/2 hours the track was open. The place was ran horribly. They track prepped on foot with mops and vht.

    1st pass was a shake down. 11.1@143 taking it easy

    2nd pass it spun hard out of the hole let off to shift in 2nd, had to let off some to get in 3rd which was weird because it has dogs on 3/4 still. Went fishing and reeled in a big tire car. 6.5@112 1/8. And 9.9@150 1/4

    3rd pass dropped tire pressure way down, launched sideways brought it back and then the 1/2 shift fork broke heading to 3rd gear.

    Those of you who were at the shootout know how badass it is that this transmission worked! It was a junk 1/2 gear stack that we assembled using my trailer , adjustable wrench, and gear puller as a press.


    Have to thank my Wife and friends who have been helping me out and busting their asses to make this thing move.

    And big thanks to the shops who continue to stand behind me!

    Force-Fed performance
    Sparktech Ignitions
    Tirado custom coatings
    Kiggly Racing

    And the entire Boosted INC crew! Which is not a shop no matter how much buschur bitches that a banner makes it a shop.


    Not sure if you can see these links or if they work.

    [​IMG]

    https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=639458392753552

    https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=10202111051564260

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hMqPL6Z_5Ag&sns=fb]Boosted INC: The Purple Monster's Last 5speed passes - YouTube[/ame]



    Next time out will be in the auto!
     

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  19. dharrison

    dharrison Proven Member

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    looks sweet!!
     

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  20. TeamFury

    TeamFury Proven Member

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    Hey Chris it's been a few years you need to update LOL! received_2299512970314993.jpeg
     

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    1991 Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX
    9.98 @ 138 · 1G DSM
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  21. C_Keagy

    C_Keagy Supporting Member

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    Partout- /end
     

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  22. C_Keagy

    C_Keagy Supporting Member

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    Alright let me bring this thing up to speed.

    I switched this thing over to an auto a couple years back. I didn't get much time to work things out before receiving orders for recruiting duty. While I was out on recruiting duty I hit the track one time in 3 years.

    Recently I pulled it out of the weeds washed it off and started messing with it again. Each time out it has been faster and faster. Started running around a consistent 9.8, then 9.5 - 9.4 and it finally dropped into the 9.1s. I'm on the quest for running an 8. I've fixed a bunch of small issues making and have been working at the tune / launch.

    Hoping for an 8 at the shootout! I'll up post recent pictures when I get a chance.
     

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  23. TeamFury

    TeamFury Proven Member

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    Holy sh** back from the dead!
     

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  24. Boomdeeze

    Boomdeeze Proven Member

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    Nice build, glad it's back from the dead and hitting the track again!
     

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  25. C_Keagy

    C_Keagy Supporting Member

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    Let's see if I can get some pictures going in here! I've had the headlight covers off of the car for probably close to 7 years now. I decided to make a change! I made some quick tabs out of aluminium riveted them to the hood and then attached them to the covers. Then covered the seam with black gorilla tape and finished it off with some carbon fiber vinyl. curious to see what kind of MPH it picks up!
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