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Old 05-21-2007, 09:15 PM   #21
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you weld better than I do. there's a reason why I didn't post up pics of the exhaust I put together.

don't think i would have welded up a charge pipe to the compressor, but your work does look nice. you might want to invest in a real water temp gauge, just in case that big *** fmic at the funky angle doesn't let air get to the rad.
Brice @ Alamo did all the welding.
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did you move the radiator at all (ok this sucks if they block all my stuff at work. I can see them now that I am home)
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thats one sexy beast. what kind of power u think ur rollin. oh btw what engine management you usin
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did you move the radiator at all (ok this sucks if they block all my stuff at work. I can see them now that I am home)
Nope.
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thats one sexy beast. what kind of power u think ur rollin. oh btw what engine management you usin
MSD Timing Controller and JR Inj Controller, and O2 clamp. Guessing 170-175whp
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my only problem with the design is that you've basically sealed the mouth with the intercooler, so no air can go around the i/c and make it's way directly into the radiator.

even with most "big" ic setups, they don't plug the top and sides of the opening of airflow and the radiator still gets plently of airflow even at the north most edge of it. (radiator is something like 25" wide x 17" tall)

but if you dont have cooling systems problems, then it'll work.
Mentioned this to Brice. He said it should be MORE EFFICIENT at cooling since the IC is directing the air into the top of the radiator, which normally sees little airflow.
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Back to the breather port. Isnt it bad that its blocked?
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my only problem with the design is that you've basically sealed the mouth with the intercooler, so no air can go around the i/c and make it's way directly into the radiator.

even with most "big" ic setups, they don't plug the top and sides of the opening of airflow and the radiator still gets plently of airflow even at the north most edge of it. (radiator is something like 25" wide x 17" tall)

but if you dont have cooling systems problems, then it'll work.
My 24x12 intercooler core perfectly covered the core of my "auto" radiator.

Unfortunately I couldn't get that I/C to fit w/o changing too many other things.
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Old 06-20-2007, 11:16 AM   #29
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Back to the breather port. Isnt it bad that its blocked?

Has a breather filter now, till I get a catch can.
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I thought even the filter was bad because it doesnt ventilate the crankcase good enough so by just connecting it to a preturbo nipple it will also help with getting oi8l out your turbo faster? Am I right?>
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Old 06-20-2007, 11:28 AM   #31
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you're right....but some people can get away with it....i wasn't able to.
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Judging by the smoke I was getting from my oil filter, i guess I wasnt able to either : / Hahaha.
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