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Old 02-18-2007, 02:19 PM   #1
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well I have'nt been around for the last two days, but look at what I've been up to, Im pretty sure this will suprise alot of you guys but Im getting down to business, check my progress.


emanage installed and running(correctly).


boost guage and wide-band pre-installed.


Intercooler mounted and awaiting piping.


Turbo mounted, project has begun.





I will have more pics as I go along, this one of many things I did this weekend:
brakes
oil change
tranny fluid change
swapping exhust gaskets.....overall very productive weekend and Im sore and my body achs...but yay Im getting to work.
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wow, awesome

good luck
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bout time VTA for the win.
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Old 02-18-2007, 03:21 PM   #4
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Did you install a lock on your oil drain plug this time?
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Nope I did'nt forget the lock this time around,Im not pulling a stupid second time around lol
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nice work
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did you guys see where the guy who had his oil feed line sabotaged on .net madde me think of rican imediatly.
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Get rid of those baby teeth homie(tow brackets on the front by the fmic)
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Get rid of those baby teeth homie(tow brackets on the front by the fmic)
I'll get on it sooner or later, and save them in my back trunk
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Get rid of those baby teeth homie(tow brackets on the front by the fmic)
Ummm... why?
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Ummm... why?
they don't do anything, they look ugly, and you can't tow by them.
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Can you load the car on a towtruck with them?
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Rican, did you install the emanage on the armrest?

looking good thus far
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Can you load the car on a towtruck with them?
I've always heard never to use them for anything...just as tie downs...but maybe if you were easy?
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Right. Used for shipping as far as I know. But they do seem strong enough to support the car being loaded on the ramp/towtruck. Guess I'm used to it.

If it explodes (say rear end goes) what are the tow points?

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those are for pulling it onto the truck yeah they tie into the subframe + they give you a spot to strap down while on the dyno
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wait a minute lock on drain plug. what are we talkin about here?
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Hahaha, do a search for oil bandit / oil thief / stolen oil in posts started by Rican. Pop some popcorn. Enjoy.
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Rican, did you install the emanage on the armrest?

looking good thus far
yea pretty much, I just used velcro tape so it can be removed anytime, easy to acess from where its mounted right now.
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Right. Used for shipping as far as I know. But they do seem strong enough to support the car being loaded on the ramp/towtruck. Guess I'm used to it.

If it explodes (say rear end goes) what are the tow points?

/Jack
I used my lower control arms...x.X
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