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Old 08-16-2013, 05:07 PM   #1
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Question about built engine

I just got my car back yesterday from having the whole engine built. Forged bottom end, ported heads, custom cams, and eddy intake. I won't be able to get it on a dyno for two weeks bc I'm waiting on my tuner to come back. My question is would it be ok if I drove the car until I got it tuned. It runs good and I know I probably should get on it real hard but would it be ok just to drive.
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No, do not drive it without a tune. Best case is it'll run like ****, worst case is it'll melt a piston.
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+1^ check the On3 turbo build thread in the 05-09GT section for a prime example of why you shouldn't drive without a proper tune.
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Honestly you should flatbed/car dolly it to the tuner as well.
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^ what they said... Be patient or plan on building another engine
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Thanks for the input guys!
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You have been saved by professor scotty
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