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Old 11-17-2011, 02:04 PM   #1  
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Could anybody please post pics of how you routed your IC piping? I need ideas.

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Old 11-17-2011, 02:11 PM   #2  
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Keep in mind, just because I posted a lot of over the top setups, doesn't mean I condone it.
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How about some shots of the hoods? Assuming they have been modified to run "over the top".
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I was hoping to run into a picture of one of my setups in that assortment.

One of the "universal" pipe kits with a handful of couplers/clamps and a hacksaw can get you hooked up in no time. Just depends on what your looking to do, but the most common is the FMIC setup.

Depending on PS and AC, you will have more/less space to work with. Otherwise, just clock the turbo how you want it to start off and follow the imaginary --------.
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didnt have to mod my hood for over the radiator, and i think most do not end up having to. you just lower and push the radiator back some to give clearance
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Now thats sexy

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Who's is this? Interested in what he did with the ac canister.
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The shot from above is from a Mazdaspeed, the other two are my car. My routing for the intercooler inlet side will be similar (going through the hole behind driver's headlight) but my tubing will all remain on the fender side of the PS reservoir due to the outlet location of my rotrex.
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You can bend the AC canister out of the way. I followed the trackdogracing instructions pretty much for my diy setup
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Setting up my turbo kit now. Running water injection...maintain ps/ac. Pics to come.
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Old 11-18-2011, 03:42 AM   #11  
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Is this guy trying to add boost to the car next to him?

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Who's is this? Interested in what he did with the ac canister.

levnubhin's. it's a 99 so easier to do over the top like this. 12x12x3 IC.
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How about some shots of the hoods? Assuming they have been modified to run "over the top".
I didn't modify my hood.
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You can bend the AC canister out of the way. I followed the trackdogracing instructions pretty much for my diy setup
You don't have to, its actually easier to not bend it. At least thats what I did.
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hotside

coldside 3" it's a dual backdoor FMIC so its basically 2 90 degree couplers and 5-6" of pipe
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That is inspiration right there!!! ^
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