Gizmovr4
(Member +)
12/22/11 10:01 PM
Nelson's low 9 second Galant Vr4 431/1000

Owner: Nelson Sousa
Location: Andover, NJ
Message Board Name: Gizmovr4
Year: 1992
Number: 431/1000
Best 1/4 mile time: [email protected]
Comment: Currently the fastest 1/4 mile Galant Vr4


Mods:
Motor:
2.3L stroker
Manley turbo-tuff rods
CP .20 pistons
ARP hardware throughout
3G lifters
HKS 280 cams
Custom intake manifold
non- turbo Throttle body

Fuel
FIC 2150 injectors
Aeromotive Pro series fuel pump
Aeromotive fuel pressure regulator
custom fuel cell

Tranny/Driveline
Stock AWD automatic transmission
Kiggly Flex plate
translab shift kit
restalled converter
4 Bolt LSD rear

Forced induction
GT37r turbo
Tial 44 wastegate
dnp exhaust header
Tial blowoff valve
Frozenboost liquid/air intercooler

Brakes/Tires/Suspension
Ceramic pads
cross-drilled/slotted all around
Rota rims- Hoosier QTP Tires (Volk rims - M&H slicks in track trim)
Full ABS delete
flexible stainless brake lines
ground control coilovers
KYB GR2 struts all around (D2 coilovers in track trim)

Electronics
ECMLink full V3 w/speed density setup
Curtis COP setup
Fourced four shift box
oil pressure,air/fuel ratio, water temp, boost gauges

The Ultimate Sleeper
There are a few people that I would like to thank for helping make this car the beast it is today:


Nate Crisman
Henry Estremera
Pat Mione
Jose Flores
and a host of others including my wife and sons for putting up with my car hobby


Here is some video of the car at the track running 9s in track trim
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Race Trim











2012 video - testing at island raceway
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Gizmovr4
(Member +)
03/23/12 09:57 AM
Re: Nelson's low 9 second Galant Vr4 431/1000

Update with pictures in race trim

Gizmovr4
(Member +)
11/20/12 09:38 AM
Re: Nelson's low 9 second Galant Vr4 431/1000

2012 photoshoot of #431 link
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9s run in 2012 click




Gizmovr4
(Member +)
01/28/13 08:57 PM
Re: Nelson's low 9 second Galant Vr4 431/1000

2013 Dyno results Link

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2013 - 9 second passes - three years in a row running 9s


Link to 9s video click



Since 431 has a little brother with 556awhp here is a link to 584/1000 - in time I will make a owners ride page for 584 with nice pictures !!




Here is a link to the story of 584/1000 click


Gizmovr4
(Member +)
11/20/13 12:13 PM
Re: Nelson's low 9 second Galant Vr4 431/1000

2014 plans for 431!! Each year we try something new

GTX4202 with Tial Housing and a new header - Also building a new short block for 2014 ! Lets see if we cant get this car deep into the 8s next year









Later in the year after we are done playing with the gtx turbo we will be trying this little guy in 431!!




2014 - 9 second runs - 4 years in a row running 9s - time to run 8s




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