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Old 01-05-2010, 08:05 PM   #41
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you do realize your rpm gauge is slightly tilted right?
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Old 01-05-2010, 08:07 PM   #42
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yeah lol. I was bored.
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Old 01-05-2010, 08:41 PM   #43
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you do realize your rpm gauge is slightly tilted right?
leave him alone.....he is just trying to be diffrent!


what did you have to do to it so it still works?
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Old 01-05-2010, 08:43 PM   #44
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Just tilt the gauge and reset the needle at 0.
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Just tilt the gauge and reset the needle at 0.
reset as in pull the needle off and put it at zero?
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reset as in pull the needle off and put it at zero?
Correct!
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Old 01-06-2010, 03:05 AM   #47
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ARTech has some mad welding skills. Mad props to the homie. Wastegate dump looks sexy, it would look even sexier if it was made to route back into the downpipe. slutz4 are you concerned with the loudness of the WG dump? Its going to be a track car by the looks of it. Looks like a really nice setup all together
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Old 01-06-2010, 03:45 AM   #48
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Heres some pics of my downpipe back exhaust.

Damn I'm jealous. That turndown is sick. I made a temporary one out of a u bend. I might have a nice one made or get a full exhaust done soon.
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Old 01-06-2010, 03:48 AM   #49
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isn't that stupid loud?
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Old 01-06-2010, 08:33 AM   #50
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isn't that stupid loud?
I havent started the car yet since putting on the turbo. Im sure it will be somewhat loud but not that bad. I live in an area where mustangs drive to the dragstrip with open headers. Im sure Ill be ok. Ill make sure to get some good videos once the car is running. But I expect that is still about a month away.
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Old 01-06-2010, 08:43 AM   #51
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I have almost the exact same exhaust although it's ugly 2.5 mild steel and I have a cat. It's track only loud, but drivable on the street, you just feel like an ***.
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straitpipe with a turn down isnt so bad. i have been driving like that for bout 6 months now! its not as loud as i thought it would be! its deff not as loud as most rice burning b-series civics running around......
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Old 01-06-2010, 07:15 PM   #53
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Nice setup, Im looking forward to getting my ARtech mani and dump setup on my car. Would be interesting to see what numbers your car puts down..
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Old 01-06-2010, 10:49 PM   #54
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Around here police don't really care about noise. Only once. My friend with a FC got bitched at by a enthusiast cop. He was like, "I'm embarrassed for motorsports when you drive this car on the street. Go to a real track like Sebring! If I ever see this car again I'll ticket you for everything." There are way to many loud redneck trucks, hondas, and bikes out here for them to worry. So I rock the 3" all day.
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Old 01-06-2010, 11:45 PM   #55
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Ive know people to run around with 2 foot long open downpipes, now thats way too loud.
but if youre getting it out kinda out of the back of the car its not too bad, except for maybe a daily driver.
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Old 01-07-2010, 12:35 AM   #56
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Build is looking REALLY good man!


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tone down the disrespect:
No disrespect intended... however, I still say FFFFFUUUU!! (I'm only jealous because I want that manifold/trubo setup!!)
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Old 01-17-2010, 06:54 PM   #57
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Getting alot closer to starting this thing. I got my megasquirt pnp finally, turbo is all clocked and ready, hotside pipe done, and wastegate actuator bracket figured out. It took me a long as time to figure out how to mount the wastegate then my uncle suggested an exhaust clamp lol. It should work pretty well. I also made a dual feed fuel rail because I was bored.

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Sick. Does the downpipe end there?
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Old 01-26-2010, 11:15 PM   #59
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downpipe is about normal length, you can see where the flange is for exhaust dump on that pic.

Basically that dump bolts straight to the downpipe.
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Bump for updates
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