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Old 06-21-2007, 01:38 PM   #21
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My point is, some of you guys are being nitpicky just like the mods at m.net that you whine about.

The car works, who cares if it has a few zipties?
So, if you had spent ~$130,000 of your own money on the base car, dropped it off at 9FF and spent another $50,000 OF YOUR OWN DOLLARS with them, you'd be happy when popped the hood for the first time?
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What's that?....Oh, right, that's only the ENTIRE ******* POINT OF MY POST, folks.
Don't get bent out of shape, it's only the internet. Hows about a group hug?

Did you notice if the PCV system was properly routed?
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Old 06-21-2007, 01:45 PM   #23
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So, if you had spent ~$130,000 of your own money on the base car, dropped it off at 9FF and spent another $50,000 OF YOUR OWN DOLLARS with them, you'd be happy when popped the hood for the first time?
I guess that all depends on what I was expecting for my $50k I suppose. Personally I would be ok with how it looks, provided it performed as advertised and was reliable. But that's just me, and I haven't even removed the tow hooks from my car after almost 4 years!
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What's that?....Oh, right, that's only the ENTIRE ******* POINT OF MY POST, folks.
Got a link to the invisible zip ties? Never seen them. Those bosch BPVs work either way. Clear vacuum line, black vacuum line. Who gives a ****. Maybe the clear is higher temp than plain rubber black vacuum line. Again, at the boost level the twin turbos are dealing with, worm gears are fine. Hell, maybe they threw in a can of Aquanet to keep the hoses secure.

The welds are the only thing I agree with in your ENTIRE FUCKIHNG POST.

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uhhh, they are to the blck one right there on the pipes.....

I dont care how well it performs....i dont want to pop the "trunk" of my 130,000 car and see crap work....forget about the spiral clamps for a sec and just look shotty pipes. A real shop would have mocked them up and had them custom bent...the only weld being at the Y-pipe.

I'm sure he didn't just spend 3k on this, so it should reflect the rest of the car & the shop.
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3k in engine work...the other 22k in body work...and 22k in wheels...and another 3k in transportation.

Car is amazing, but it does look shoddy in the trunk.
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A real shop would have mocked them up and had them custom bent...the only weld being at the Y-pipe.
I wouldn't even care if they were welded if they would have done a good job. ******* hard edges and ugly welds... they're IC pipes, strength isn't that important, at least grind the welds down! If that were a Honda Civic, Mustang 5.0 or Miata I'd say it was sweet but it's a goddamn Porsche.
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uhhh, they are to the blck one right there on the pipes.....

I dont care how well it performs....i dont want to pop the "trunk" of my 130,000 car and see crap work....forget about the spiral clamps for a sec and just look shotty pipes. A real shop would have mocked them up and had them custom bent...the only weld being at the Y-pipe.

I'm sure he didn't just spend 3k on this, so it should reflect the rest of the car & the shop.
I can honestly say I've never seen a gayer post on this forum.

OMG A ******* ZIP TIE!!!!

you showhorn a TT setup into such a small space and come talk.
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I'm sure he didn't just spend 3k on this, so it should reflect the rest of the car & the shop.

Don't assume that someone that spends $150K on a car is going to drop $50K on custom work. Alot of thoes guys are cheaper than all of us put together .

Especially on a P-car if it can't be easily seen from the outside ie bling wheels, they don't care what it looks like. As long as they can beat their chest to their "900hp". I doubt any chick this guy is trying to nail will even look under the lid.
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So very true. The guy didn't get rich from spending money. I doubt he built it to show off at shows.

The only one that can complain about the work is him, and obviously he is happy with it. Hell I give credit to his "tuner", he made out like a bandit.
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Don't assume that someone that spends $150K on a car is going to drop $50K on custom work. Alot of thoes guys are cheaper than all of us put together .

Especially on a P-car if it can't be easily seen from the outside ie bling wheels, they don't care what it looks like. As long as they can beat their chest to their "900hp". I doubt any chick this guy is trying to nail will even look under the lid.
nothing for p cars is cheap.
I bolted a $4500 exhaust on the boss's 996tt about a year ago.
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Im sorry...but those pipes should looked like this:




i really dont give a damn either way....but i'd expect much more....exactly like the remote twin turbo bmw.
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Numbers don't lie, if the car performs who gives a flying f*ck.

This is my excuse for all my shade tree ghetto rigged crap on my car.
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philip, i expected better of you, go see any serious porsche forum and they'll show you pictures of truly incredible routing jobs, hell RUF has made an industry of it. tsk tsk
blah blah blah blah

shut the **** up. you cheap ***** pinch every penny on your setups and throw stones at a 900hp car
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Welcome to the forum, Kurt

Yeah, some people are ********; that's life. Meanwhile, I get lambasted for pointing out a turbo kit for a 997 that looks worse than some of the DIY jobs on here, and far worse than any of BEGi's or FM's kits.

So sue me...

Can't believe you gay-***, faggy homos are still in here yapping
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looks nice and tasty
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Man, you're just on a roll, eh, dedonderosa?

Were you able to respond to all the open topics yet?
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Im sorry...but those pipes should looked like this:




i really dont give a damn either way....but i'd expect much more....exactly like the remote twin turbo bmw.
Now that's how it's suppose to ******* look!

Nice,clean oem looking.
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Anyone else notice the engine shots are meant to be used as "wallpaper"?
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wow it got gay in here quick...

Braineack is the man.
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