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Old 05-29-2012, 10:43 AM   #12641
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try the heat sink first, obviously.
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try the heat sink first, obviously.
Yea and I thinking need to move it to where it can get some airflow.
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the best place to put the bung is directly before the cat.
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the best place to put the bung is directly before the cat.
I just used the stock greddy location so I still have the weld in bung.
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Old 05-29-2012, 11:21 AM   #12645
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I just used the stock greddy location so I still have the weld in bung.
IIRC the stock Greddy location is WAY too close for the sensor.

I had 3" test pipe made with a bung in it for my LCI, but also have a secondary bung capped off in the downpipe for dyno testing.
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Yea i think it is fairly close, I'll have it welded in pre cat today or tommorow.
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Old 05-29-2012, 11:26 AM   #12647
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they are comfortable.
And come with a warranty for when they blow out. Best bang for the buck ever.
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Old 05-29-2012, 11:28 AM   #12648
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You guys said "bung"
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Old 05-29-2012, 11:30 AM   #12649
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And come with a warranty for when they blow out. Best bang for the buck ever.
I wouldn't go that far.
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I might even had him keep that suspension and put stock back on, work that in to negotiations. But the hardtop is a huge bonus.
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id rather have racelands than blown stock.
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Old 05-29-2012, 11:46 AM   #12652
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id rather have racelands than blown stock.
I think the stock ones he had were still good.
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doubtful. still rather have racelands.
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I wouldn't go that far.
They're $200 coilovers. How can you go wrong?
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Old 05-29-2012, 12:58 PM   #12655
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They're $200 coilovers. How can you go wrong?

by taking a corner.
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by taking a corner.
Don't knock it until you've tried it. TSE's Rover was on those for a bit. Put down some impressive lap times.
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Old 05-29-2012, 01:04 PM   #12657
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I've driven on them, they are the worse handling shocks I've ever driven on. There's almost a noticable delay in turning the steering wheel and when the car reacts due to the **** poor low-speed damping of them. But again, they are very comfortable.
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Old 05-29-2012, 01:35 PM   #12658
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Brain just read the heat sink instructions, does it have to be cooper or can I use some sheet aluminum.
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Copper. Brass will work, too. Aluminum will corrode.


Edit: buy some thicker shim stock. Auto parts store may have it.
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Old 05-29-2012, 01:45 PM   #12660
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why will the aluminum corrode? I've had the same flimsy *** 18g one on my car for like 6 years now.
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