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Old 12-22-2008, 08:46 PM   #21
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naw thats Christmas tree.... no money for drugs... spend all the money on my car and crib.. im going to see if i could snap some tonight. the car is a lil dirty and its night time but w/e...
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Is that the begi exhaust manifold?
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Old 12-22-2008, 11:42 PM   #23
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do I see a nylon-locking nut in the back? lol
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Nice setup man. Love the color.
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Old 12-23-2008, 01:44 AM   #25
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do I see a nylon-locking nut in the back? lol
yup lol!! there's no nylon in it now lol. but its holding now..... i lost my jet nut when i was working on the turbo.... so i thew on that one and shes chillin.

and to answer the other question, the manifold was made by a friend and i. the only top mount tubular able to run a/s and ps. prob going to take it off soon and get it nickle plated.
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Request a pic or two of the whole car. I take it you track this baby? Love the work done on it - right on point all around.

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Old 12-23-2008, 03:57 AM   #27
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Exactly Hustler

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is that ganja between the seat and door sill?
Im sure thats where the inspiration came from, for the colour of the car. Hardout looks like a bunch of sticky buds.
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Is that an oil drain fitting on the inlet or is the turbo not clocked properly?
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Old 12-23-2008, 04:31 AM   #29
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Requesting pics of the collector. Looks like the 4th runner is aimed into the side of everything. No bueno.

Also requesting pics of the water temp gauge in the stock cluster. How'd you do that?
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Pretty cool car. Love the valve cover, almost looks like green ivory or something. Has a very plastic look to it. I also like that temp gauge. I was thinking maybe doing all 3 of the smaller gauges aftermarket, and relocate the fuel gauge and water temp to the radio cluster, and move the wideband and boost gauge up with the oil pressure gauge. Get all of your good info right in front of you, water temp and fuel can wait (well, water temp sort of, not for long though...) This gave me some ideas for my upcoming build. Keep up the good work, again, awsome car.
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I'd ******* kill to do a tach, digital speedo, and a bunch of little gaukges for afr, egt, clt, oil temp, and oil pressure.



c'mon dude, hook it up with the how-to pics on the cluster.
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c'mon dude, hook it up with the how-to pics on the cluster.
+1 cough it up. muthalicka
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Old 12-24-2008, 12:52 AM   #33
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um ill try to get some pics of the other cluster i tested to make it work..... remember i dont have the camera... my brother does, its when ever he has time..and about the manifold, the 4th runner runs down with an angel and half a 90 degree aims it up with the collector. not the best angle but it works.. but i tell u one thing i thing the manifold makes power. deff felt he difference from others...
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Its that ferrari fire lil nig.



OP Car looks sick. What wheels are those?
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Old 12-26-2008, 11:27 AM   #36
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You rattle canned the hood I see. Looks way nicer like that than if we would have painted it green. Looks awesome man and im glad to see it finally doing what it was meant to do...drive lol. Heres pics of the car getting painted:









As far as the boost gauge and the temp gauge in the cluster go:

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I copied his setup although I have my wideband in the center instead of the boost gauge.

1.Get an autometer gauge cup.

2.Take out the center piece on the upper steering cover. The little rectangular part.

3.Put the gauge in cup and and slide the aluminum pressure clamp over it so its snug.

4. Take the gauge assembly now and make sure you squeeze the bottom of the aluminum tabs from the pressure clamp a little so the guage is snug. Place the tabs on the center piece and while still holding them snug, Place them on the steering cover where you want the gauge to sit, and mark the the two spots that the tabs will slide into.

5. Make two slits on the area you marked for the tabs.

6. Insert the tabs with the whole gauge unit assembled into the two slits and then bend the tabs on the bottom so the the gauge is held in place.

7. Put the center piece back on the steering cover and thats it.
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thanks for the how-to. Can i use the stock sender, or is the replace sender the same size and thread pitch as the stocker?
http://www.jegs.com/i/Auto%20Meter/1...0002/-1?CT=999

I'd like to use the stock 1.6 sensor hole (on the side of my 99 head) 1/8npt?

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Man, I'm really liking this car. did you paint that in the garage? because I'm considering painting mine in the garage as well lol
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Old 12-26-2008, 10:00 PM   #40
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i could almost cut my bumper like that...almost. Its by far the best looking bumper cut I've seen.
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