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Back From Iraq

Well, I haven't been on here in about a year. I just got back from Iraq 6 weeks ago. My unit was sent to the Iranian border to hinder weapons smuggling.

Anyways, I sold the ranger to my father before I deployed. We just got done taking the lift off a couple weeks ago when I was home on leave. And while I was home I bought a brand new car.

Its a 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt SS Turbo
Sport Red Tintcoat with a G85 Locker

As it sits right now, it has a K04 twin scroll turbo, pushing 15 PSI. Stock its pushing 261 WTQ at 5300 RPMs and 263 WTQ at 2000 RPMs. By Thursday (hopefully my parts will get in sooner) I'll be pushing 25 PSI and hitting 345 WHP and 384 WTQ. Brembo brakes, stock. Recaro racing seats, stock. Debadged the truck. And the lowering springs go on next weekend.

Stock it ran a 13.89 ET @ 103.7 MPH
Shooting for mid 12's

Anyways, enough talking. onto the pics:

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welcome back man i like the new rig what else to u want to do to it after u lower it?
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longterm goal is to get it low 11's high 10's.

short term goal is to not blow the turbo again....
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longterm goal is to get it low 11's high 10's.

short term goal is to not blow the turbo again....
lol again ya that would be a bad idea.
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Wow I love it, the paint and wheels go great together.
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My friend had the supercharged version of that and it was a quick little car.... So that thing must be nasty
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We got a few guys in Cincy with those. It's really easy to get into the 12's.
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oh yeah. ill be hitting 12's by the weekend.
and a supercharged cobalt has nothing on a turboed one. unless its heavily moddified.
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Welcome back. Nice car you got there.
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glad you made it back! thanks for youre service!
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Welcome back man. Glad you made it home safely. Thanks for serving.

I love those Cobalt Turbocharged SS's. I think they are one of the best buys on the market right now. Best bang for the buck. Keep us updated on it.
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Glad you got back safe! Do you have any pictures of your truck that you'd be willing to post(like right before you deployed)? I was looking for pictures of it recently and couldn't find any.
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thanks guys.

no i dont trigger. there all on my second hard drive sitting in ohio right now. nothing changed for the longest time. except is a lot shorter now.
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that looks great, perfect color combo
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Welcome home.

Dont like Cobalts at all..but quick and underestimated!
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If you ever get to it, I'd love to see a few pictures of it as it was.
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welcome back! car looks nice! never seen a turbo one, most def. better than the SC'd ones im sure
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Thankyou for serving, and protecting/ fighting for our country.
Im not a chevy guy, but sweet whip!
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welcome back man.

yea the s/c'd ones are slow as hell. im NA and they cant pull on me, but the TC ones are a diff story. how do u like that whole shiftin with out usin the clutch thing
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you still have to use the clutch. you just dont have to let off the gas. the computer shuts off spark to compensate. and i love it. i stay spooled at 15psi through shifts
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sick car but man your truck was nice too. I've never seen it till now.
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