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Old 12-17-2008, 01:06 AM   #21
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Toddcod - thanks for the input. Next week is for some engine seal maintenance and while the tranny is out I'm dropping in an ATC clutch kit that should be here in a couple days.

Yes the odds are good for getting nuts with this, but for now, I'll start slow on this block and have some fun. To get serious, I would want to start from scratch and bullet proof the bottom end. Then while that is being done, my buddy could throw the head on his flow bench and do some grinding. All in good time.
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Old 12-17-2008, 01:10 AM   #22
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A few of you have mentioned the style bar. I know, I know...it is there to hold the custom windscreen when the hardtop is off. It just looked better than just having the sheet of plexiglass up there. I run with the hardtop on most all the time. It serves no protection purpose.
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Old 12-17-2008, 01:31 AM   #23
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Now something does have meaning is how you make boost. This helps:

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Old 12-17-2008, 01:45 AM   #24
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that's a pretty serious looking header. is it custom?
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Old 12-17-2008, 01:57 AM   #25
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that's a pretty serious looking header. is it custom?


Header? LOL

Looks like Begis s4 mani
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Old 12-17-2008, 02:00 AM   #26
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do u realize it's 1am where I am and I've been programming all day? that tends to make intake manifolds come out as headers... i mean, exhaust.. lol
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It is a BEGi that is now on my car. You do have to replace the top middle two studs, so they don't hit the tubes. Should flow very well.
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Old 12-17-2008, 09:46 AM   #28
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My car is probably giving your car cigarettes after-hours in the begi garage.
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My car is probably giving your car cigarettes after-hours in the begi garage.
Is yours the NC or the Nissan NA?
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Is yours the NC or the Nissan NA?
the extremely rough brg. I dropped it off because a few things didn't work due to my car's mutant status, and I just don't have the time to work on it right now. Time is my enemy.

BEGi has been great to me with everything, and I plan on buying another kit from them if all goes well with this one on the track.
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Old 12-17-2008, 11:52 AM   #31
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do u realize it's 1am where I am and I've been programming all day? that tends to make intake manifolds come out as headers... i mean, exhaust.. lol

facepalm.
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Old 12-17-2008, 09:37 PM   #33
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As Luther mentioned, he and I have known each other for a couple of years. He is a detail oriented dude with several interests and toys to go with them.

A touch over a month ago he started fishing for info on FI, leaning toward SC. A few well placed posts/PM's and redirection to a call to Corky and he's already boosted. (Sorry Hustler, but yes, he makes you look like a slacker...)

What I am looking forward to is the near OCD-level photos and descriptions I know he plans to add to his turbo website.


Luther -

Glad to see you in this neck of the woods. Welcome aboard!

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Old 12-17-2008, 11:45 PM   #34
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Hi Larry, we do need to get together during the holidays and compare installs. I will have my car back in a day or so. I plan on taking it to Foreign Affair on Monday to have some seals replaced and have the new ACT clutch put in. It is always something.
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Old 12-18-2008, 12:47 AM   #35
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I have 30 of the install pics on my site now. More to come in the next few days.

Click the link below
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