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Old 08-23-2008, 02:58 AM   #1
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I've already got the EMU. This is the list of stuff I think I need:

Boomslang harness
oil/coolant lines
Intercooler + piping + clamps

Anything else?
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Old 08-23-2008, 06:02 AM   #2
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There's a shitload of smaller things you need. Read the Begi or FM install manual and you'll get a better idea. Don't forget a 323 turbo pcv valve. This usually isn't mentioned.
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Old 08-23-2008, 08:03 AM   #3
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Your list looks pretty close to me.

Not sure if FM requires gaskets - BEGI does not use them between the turbo/manifold/downpipe.
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Old 08-23-2008, 09:48 AM   #4
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1- GT3071 ball bearing turbo w/internal wg-$1000

Thats a pretty big turbo man. Unless your running a stroker your gonna have lag trying to get that monster to spool. just my 2 cents.

Other than that it sounds like your pretty much set. You just have to look into the little things. They always come back and get you.
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