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Old 03-13-2007, 05:10 PM   #21
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No i had to lower the radiator, only about 2 inches i think.
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hmmm....I would do this but then again I dont want to cut the hood
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No i had to lower the radiator, only about 2 inches i think.
Pics of the bottom?
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pakman this is more complicated then i thought
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why not just 2" all around? I have 2.5 all around and when I upgrade any part of this setup its getting stepped down to 2" for clearance around stuff.
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Why discard the starion ic??? It is perfect for this route...
Mount it upside down and cut the pipes 1.5" from the end tanks...
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Pics of the bottom?
Nope I just cut the tabs off and welded them on lower down.
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Why discard the starion ic??? It is perfect for this route...
Mount it upside down and cut the pipes 1.5" from the end tanks...
that's what I did. but my setup is pretty ghetto, so no pics
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pakman this is more complicated then i thought
Not really.
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Here's how I did it on my NB: (I think this also applies to NA, but not sure?)

Drill out holes in the lower rad brackets to fit the lower sway bar mounts.


Install in lower holes:


Fab new upper rad brackets to angle the rad back:


Completed Turbo:
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time to fab a panel for the gap.
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Old 03-22-2007, 04:52 AM   #32
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what's the biggest size intercooler we can fit? i'm thinking of the same setup for the intercooler

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for a rx7, if it fits, this should do fine

or a starion

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Stari...QQcmdZViewItem

seems like a modified starion would be perfect, just need to find where/how to get/fab the pipes, i think the rx7 one is too big

any pictures of how the starion is held onto the chassis?
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