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Old 11-05-2010, 01:52 AM   #1
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Okay, so i got off around 10 tonight, came home and took out all of that plastic **** under the car. Removed stock intake setup with MAF, however if your staring at engine bay, and looking at the throttle body. What do i do with that pipe that came of the stock intake tube thats connected to the intake manifold on the left side? Also does anyone have any suggestions for drilling and tapping my oil pan without pulling the motor? Any help would be much apreciated.
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You mean the IACV? It needs to be plumbed into the intercooler piping. Easy, Drill pilot hole, drill the correct bit size horizontal, tap horizontal (lube it with grease), its a pipe tap so it tapers out so don't be afraid to use more of the tap if your fitting doesn't screw in easy.

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Which is the same instructions for taping the pan, using either 1/2" or 5/8" NPT thread. Verify which one is the common one to use, since it's been a while for me, and there's a huge difference between the two. I believe the idle will be smaller, so 3/8" or 1/2" NPT, again verify that size first.

Also, keep in mind that NPT threads are made to wedge into each other, with the threads creating the seal, not the flange of the fitting. Good rule of thumb is to tap with 3/4 of the tap's thread. Too much and the fitting will bottom out, which is no good.

Use your head, practice on the easily replaceable intercooler pipe, not the difficult to replace oil pan

For the oil pan you'll have to borrow/rent/buy/steal a 90 degree drill. I think. I did it properly with the pan off the car.
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okay thanks guys
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The IACV controls your idle, so I recommend you get it connected, or your idle will be pretty funky.
I used the OEM hose on my IC piping without problems, and it almost looks stock

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The IACV controls your idle, so I recommend you get it connected, or your idle will be pretty funky.
I used the OEM hose on my IC piping without problems, and it almost looks stock

Your idle will only get funky if you still have your air flow meter. If you've switched to MAP based fuel measuring you'll be fine just putting a breather on it. Of course, boost can potentially escape out of this line.
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Your idle will only get funky if you still have your air flow meter. If you've switched to MAP based fuel measuring you'll be fine just putting a breather on it. Of course, boost can potentially WILL escape out of this line.
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Depending on where you live, it may or may not be necessary to run an IACV. I ran without one on my car and it was great. Rock solid idle all the time, no extra BS to worry about failing. On the down side, you will need to adjust it as the weather changes as the idle speed will change with the ambient temp slightly.
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You can drill the pan with a standard 3/8 drill.
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Depending on where you live, it may or may not be necessary to run an IACV. I ran without one on my car and it was great. Rock solid idle all the time, no extra BS to worry about failing. On the down side, you will need to adjust it as the weather changes as the idle speed will change with the ambient temp slightly.
I put a pcv valve on my idle line
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