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Old 09-25-2014, 02:05 PM   #381
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New motor will be going in this weekend! Probably wont be able to try to get it started until the following weekend or the weekend after that... I will be going to Vegas on business leaving the 4th

got the intercooler mounted up. Pretty happy with the positioning currently, but im anxious to see how things look when I try to put the air dam and under-tray back on. I'm sure there will be some trimming required.











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New motor will be going in this weekend! Probably wont be able to try to get it started until the following weekend or the weekend after that... I will be going to Vegas on business leaving the 4th

got the intercooler mounted up. Pretty happy with the positioning currently, but im anxious to see how things look when I try to put the air dam and under-tray back on. I'm sure there will be some trimming required.











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Old 09-25-2014, 02:16 PM   #383
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I will be going to Vegas on business leaving the 4th



I was in Vegas for business once.....i doubt they'll send me back
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Old 09-25-2014, 02:22 PM   #384
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I was in Vegas for business once.....i doubt they'll send me back
Haha I went in 2012 so I guess I didn't act like too much of an ******* there... Although the 3rd day was ROUGH... They have a cocktail party by the hotel pool every night and food/drinks is covered by the company. I got a little too wild the one night and was crazy hung over in the meetings the next day haha
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Intercooler being off-center was really irking my inner OCD... Gave it a little push the other way and got the brackets to center it up perfectly... I might add some brackets underneath but I think it'll be sturdy enough with the piping connected... We'll see

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Old 09-26-2014, 11:14 AM   #386
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What should I use to seal this up? Permatex gasket maker or something? What will hold up for a very long time?

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I probably just missed it... but did you tap that plate yourself? Or did it come like that? (Trackspeed?)
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I used RTV on mine.
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I probably just missed it... but did you tap that plate yourself? Or did it come like that? (Trackspeed?)
I tapped it myself... Used the same tap as the oil pan drain and it worked like a charm lol

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I used RTV on mine.
Ok cool... I found Permatex water pump/ T-Stat housing RTV so im going to grab a tube of that today and seal it up... Its supposed to be more water resistant so sounds like that'll be best. I dont want to risk having any leaks and having to rip my timing belt back off lol
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Meh, just use honda bond for everything.
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Meh, just use honda bond for everything.
THIS

Every once in a blue moon Leafy posts something useful and relevant on this website. I hate it when I agree with him but this is one of those times.

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Toyotabond > Hondabond
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Lol

I ended up using some paper gasket, cut it to the same shape as the plate and used permatex on both sides.. Should (Hopefully) work fine
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I've done that before. it failed.

lol good luck
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I've done that before. it failed.

lol good luck
Really?!?! Holy ****.... Id pull it apart and just use sealant if I didn't already have the new timing belt set
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Actually I did that on the thermostat housing gasket, and yes.
Who knows, maybe it will be fine. But I learned my lesson. My dad would kill me if he saw me putting sealant onto a gasket. He don't play that ghetto rig game
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Actually I did that on the thermostat housing gasket, and yes.
Who knows, maybe it will be fine. But I learned my lesson. My dad would kill me if he saw me putting sealant onto a gasket. He don't play that ghetto rig game
Lol that has always been standard procedure for every shop I've ever worked in... Just a very thin smear on both sides.... I dont know only time will tell I guess. I'm sure it'll be fine for a while anyway
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I use "the right stuff" on all paper gaskets. Never had a fail. Love that stuff until I get it on me or my clothing, then much hate.
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It's in! Still lot's to do but it will all have to wait until I'm back from Vegas

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Apparently my Universal intercooler kit won't be enough. I am going to either have to buy the individual pieces I need, or pick up a whole 2nd kit and use what I need from it. Blahhhh frustrating.

If I removed my power steering it would probably be a lot easier... Still debating on doing that lol
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