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Old 12-13-2009, 11:53 PM   #161
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When running one of the smaller welders at home,the fewer other devices on at the same time the better.
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Old 12-14-2009, 12:04 AM   #162
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When you gonna be done?
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Old 12-14-2009, 12:55 AM   #163
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When you gonna be done?
Tomorrow and tuesday are my days off and I really HAVE to get it done by work wednesday cause i'm sick to death of driving my friends gutted/exhaustless M3.

So to answer your question more clearly...tomorrow or tuesday it'll be done for sure.
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Old 12-14-2009, 01:02 AM   #165
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i'm sick to death of driving my friends gutted/exhaustless M3.
Oh you poor thing. I feel your pain though. How'd it handle that dusting of snow you had this morning?
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Oh you poor thing. I feel your pain though. How'd it handle that dusting of snow you had this morning?
I work in the afternoon/evening so it was melted by then. I took the integra to work anyway.

The Integra handled the ~1" of snow on the way home tonight fancifully. Even got me up a really steep hill (with a running start) and dorifted around some corners.
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Old 12-16-2009, 05:18 PM   #167
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Ok, more pictures. Here is how I re-routed my heater line a'la neogenesis2004.

Cut the hardline and flipped it around and welded a bracket on it.
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Drilled and tapped a hole in the mixing manifold to bolt the bracket down to so it wont come out under pressure.
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Ran an ugly red hose between the hardlines.
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Looking good. Not sure I would have routed my heater line that way, but if it works, rock on .
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Old 12-16-2009, 07:39 PM   #169
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I got to drill mine out. I think I'm gonna route the hose side by side with the valve cover. Everytime I see that manifold it looks cooler and cooler.
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Everytime I see that manifold it looks cooler and cooler.
I'm thinking I might want a replica if wayne_curr doesn't mind a knockoff running around .
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Old 12-16-2009, 10:43 PM   #171
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I'm thinking I might want a replica if wayne_curr doesn't mind a knockoff running around .
I'm making three more in the coming months with a slightly better flowing design. I'm makibg them out of mild tho. you might wanna see how they come out before you decide which design to knockoff:
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sweeet. you might even have a buyer.
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Old 12-28-2009, 07:10 PM   #173
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I'll take more pictures later but its in and driving. The manifold is starting to change colors and look all cool now that its been heat cycled. I've got a small exhaust leak between the turbo and the outlet flange. Cant hear it, only smell it and saw it when it first started.

Otherwise I can TOTALLY tell the difference in a 3" downpipe versus the BEGi piece that was on before.

Not to mention I have a torsen now which just makes everything that much better!
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haven't checked this thread in a while. Nice progress.

The heater line kinda bothers me though: are you sure having that hose that close to the mani is a good idea? Isn't it a bit too close? May melt?

Or are you planning to go braided in the future?
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haven't checked this thread in a while. Nice progress.

The heater line kinda bothers me though: are you sure having that hose that close to the mani is a good idea? Isn't it a bit too close? May melt?

Or are you planning to go braided in the future?
Not planning on keeping that hose there at all and its not close enough to melt. That picture was taken without the bracked bolted down to the manifold that is on the hardline so it was a bit out of place. Eventually i'll be modifying the mixing manifold more permanently when i can afford to pay someone to weld it.
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Glad everything worked out. Let me know if you want me to send you the replacement. Free, Just send me your stocker
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Glad everything worked out. Let me know if you want me to send you the replacement. Free, Just send me your stocker
You talkin about the mixing manifold?
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Sounds good! I'll slip a fiver in the box for shipping. I think I have your address still in a text message.

Edit: Anything you need that I might have?
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