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Old 04-03-2009, 07:10 AM
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Started making the header for the Q4. You can also see the pulley for the supercharger mounted...



Cut hole in floor for shifter...We will fab our own shift handle....



Got some more parts yesterday and today so should have more up soon.
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Old 04-06-2009, 05:56 PM
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The Quad4 looks kinda like the old DOHC offenhousers...


I like it.
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Well we made a bit more progress..sorry no pics yet as I couldnt find my camera
We mounted the crank sensor and mocked up where the coil packs will be mounted. Got the electric fuel pump installed and installed the new driveshaft..We were very happy to see the driveshaft fit perfectly within the original tunnel..Actually with nice clearance! NO CUTTING NEC
I'll get those pics up soon.....
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Old 04-14-2009, 12:50 AM
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Well we made a bit more progress..sorry no pics yet as I couldnt find my camera
We mounted the crank sensor and mocked up where the coil packs will be mounted. Got the electric fuel pump installed and installed the new driveshaft..We were very happy to see the driveshaft fit perfectly within the original tunnel..Actually with nice clearance! NO CUTTING NEC
I'll get those pics up soon.....
I'm glad it's working out well! Especially with no cutting. What blower are you using on the Q4?
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Old 04-14-2009, 01:04 AM
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Eaton M62 supercharger...
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Old 04-21-2009, 01:06 PM
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I think that's the same as on the GM 3800 v6s, isn't it? It's going to be a lil' screamer with the twinscrew on it!
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Old 04-24-2009, 02:34 AM
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Coil packs will go in the old fan location..we have to fab a back plate and a nice cover plate for the firewall...we will also have to notch the firewall at the base of the fan box to make clearance for the water return pipe which comes out of the back on the Q4.


Heres a shot of the driveshaft at trans and rear....



Plan to work on it tomorrow..I'll post whatever we get done (or started)..
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Old 05-02-2009, 10:26 PM
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Started intake..going to raise it up a bit. Alternator bracket made and alternator fitted..tensioner for blower belt fitted....Will start clean up on intake Monday and build up a slight box for the blower..Some more parts on the way so should have more early next week. Shooting now for the end of May..theres an AMC show here locally that I'd like to get it to..I guess well see?





I am getting anxious now..this thing is coming together and it really looks like it will be a fun little car..Cant wait!
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Old 05-03-2009, 07:28 PM
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Looks real good tucked in there! You don't really need a heater in Cali anyway. If you decide you do, get an old 50's "box" heater that mounts under the dash. Would look right at home in that car anyway!
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Old 05-16-2009, 03:27 PM
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More progress over the last couple of weeks...went with a weber sidedraft as the bike carbs would not fit anywhere I liked and the weber makes things easier...I was happy with the outcome....









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Old 05-16-2009, 09:44 PM
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Great progress!
I have a question, the super charger you are using in it's OE application is a dry pump, only compressing air, do you see any issues using it in a wet application? compressing fuel and air. I suppose they have been used in similar situations with out problems.
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Old 05-17-2009, 09:13 AM
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exhaust ran with a funky leakin pos cutout...

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Old 05-17-2009, 11:25 AM
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Looks really good!! There could be a seal problem with the super-charger since it's being used in a wet vs. dry application, but I doubt it. Most seals used today are made from a fuel/oil resistant material.
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Old 05-19-2009, 12:32 PM
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You've had it running? One word...... Video, LOL!!
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