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Old 05-31-2011, 10:08 AM   #1
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PVC tubing has been done before. I'm especially impressed by the dipstick hole return line.
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Awesome - in for fireball pics when it happens....

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To be fair, didn't Greddy use the dipstick hole for the return?
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To be fair, didn't Greddy use the dipstick hole for the return?
No, GReddy used the stock turbo oil return for their turbo oil return.
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I am now even more ashamed that I was into modding cavaliers...
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To be fair, didn't Greddy use the dipstick hole for the return?
That was HKS.
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I am now even more ashamed that I was into modding cavaliers...
I wouldn't even admit to that.
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Chevy tuners ftl.

I had a cobalt ss before my miata and there were some guys who would do stupid **** like this and "laugh" at those of us who spent money and did things right. I can't wait till that car explodes.....one less retard on the road
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That was HKS.
Knew it was one of the two.
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Chevy tuners ftl.

I had a cobalt ss before my miata and there were some guys who would do stupid **** like this and "laugh" at those of us who spent money and did things right. I can't wait till that car explodes.....one less retard on the road
Didn't those Chevy tuners go crazy with a sawzall or something?
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It looks like a fun project. Y'all are just haters.
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I wouldn't even admit to that.
Some of them actually were really nice. Decently fast, with the ecotec engine. However there is also plenty of this ***-hattery going on as well.
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I never got why anyone would mod a Cavalier - even the name suggests it's slow, sloppy and that Chevy didn't give a **** about design or production.
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I never got why anyone would mod a Cavalier - even the name suggests it's slow, sloppy and that Chevy didn't give a **** about design or production.
People mod everything. Not sure why you pick on the name of the car though, the name "Miata" isn't much better.

There are definitely some very tastefully modded cavs out there. I believe if you scroll through that thread a bit more there are pics of how a 2200 cav SHOULD be turbo'd.

Like with anything, with enough cash any car can be made awesome.
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I never got why anyone would mod a Cavalier - even the name suggests it's slow, sloppy and that Chevy didn't give a **** about design or production.
Don't let your coworkers find out you talked **** about their favorite ride on the Internet, they might throw ice cubes in the fryer while you're using it.
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Pusha, this is the only gem of my coworker's cars:
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j-body.org, yeah Im on there.

How exactly does he check his oil? I would assume putting a turbo on makes that a tad more important then usual.

Im sure most of you noticed this the first time, I did not. No DP. That has to sound like *** right?
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hahahaha
i saw this on jalopnik the other day. nice to see more pictures of the car itself.
it's too bad there aren't any videos...
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