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Old 05-18-2011, 09:22 PM   #121
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yeah its going to the slashcut indeed.
Old pcv is blocked off on the intake manifold with rubber hose and screw and has been plugged and shaved off on the valve cover
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Old 05-25-2011, 12:33 PM   #122
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Redid IAC piping to look nicer
Blocked off ISC
Having overheat issues, my fan isn't coming on controlled by the front thermoswitch, relay seems fine as I grounded from front connector to a ground point, fan came on. I replaced the thermo sensor with another one that suppodesly good, still gets to reading 210+ in the MS and the fan never comes on at idle either. I think there maybe blockage in the system somewhere causing this issue so its very cool up front compared to the back.

There is alot of brown crusty **** in my coolant system, I need to do a coolant flush and use some flush addictive to try and remove it.

I'm thinking of running the pre intercooler piping though the fender side around to the front. When I saw how that was done, I got pissed I cut some of my body work where I did to run over the radiator. But than I rethought about something and figured I could put a inlet in the front bumper and run some ducting from the front bumper area though that hole area to dump right infront of the turbo air filter. Not a total loss.
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Why I like this green ****

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Old 06-15-2011, 02:18 PM   #125
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Wheels look better pink methinks. Also the green **** going through the side will probably work better.
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Old 06-16-2011, 02:42 PM   #126
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where the silver piping infront the turbo is I was thinking of making a airbox or routing air though where I cut my area out of. I"m not thrilled with cone filters
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I'd use some more green rubber instead of the aluminum tube if i was to go that route.
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I'd use some more green rubber instead of the aluminum tube if i was to go that route.
well that stuff is costly,7.77 per foot, has to be in 5 feet lengths. I was thinking of finding something more suitable since I won't have to deal with boost preturbo. There seems to be better options and cheaper than 7.77 per foot on other ducting that also can be ordered in feet lengths instead of 5 feet lengths.

I just used the aluminum tube to repersent where I want to do from the front to the turbo
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That's a neat idea for the intake. I may have to try something like that.
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Ram air filter might be a good fit for your design?

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Ram air filter might be a good fit for your design?

yeah I was\am thinking something like that, though I figured I have to place it where air at speed is hitting that area and not an area where there is little pressure or its pulling away from.

I was thinking like those 350z bumper cuts, than run ducting to a airbox from the duct onwards after airbox to turbo.

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You going to pull a turn signal out and fab a duct going into there?
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The panel air filter on the compressor housing is very creative.
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Source your cool air from under the headlight and box in your filter box. There's a good area under the headlight to cut a large opening that's shielded from high pressure AND water thanks to the fender liner. You could add easily enhance shielding for the hole. You can see the area in the image below- it's between the airbag sensor harness and where the light harness is passing through.
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I was trying to source a high pressure area to route it to, that way more air trys to go in from the outside.

Astroboy idea of using the turn signal area may work.
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Couple of things to think about- turbo doesn't need a high pressure inlet, and any high pressure you add under your hood will work against the high pressure at the front (entering) heat exchangers. Look at the high power cars on this site and note how many have some kind of ram air induction for the intake. They follow a similar principle of isolating, insulating and sourcing cooler air.
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Cool air is for pussies and ram air is for rednecks.
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Couple of things to think about- turbo doesn't need a high pressure inlet, and any high pressure you add under your hood will work against the high pressure at the front (entering) heat exchangers. Look at the high power cars on this site and note how many have some kind of ram air induction for the intake. They follow a similar principle of isolating, insulating and sourcing cooler air.
the high pressure air going to the turbo would be only going though a purpose built enclosure and cut off from entering the engine bay ( nthough provision may need to be made incase of rain in the airbox. ) I can't see much of any air inside the engien bay or near the car being any cooler than incoming air hitting the front bumper ( would need to test that to make sure )
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I bought a welder, gonna pratice before I try to do anything on my car with it. But have a few goals I want to achieve with it when I know how to use it properly.
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