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Old 03-06-2008, 10:26 PM   #1
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finally, it got a little bit nice out. its been snowing for weeks now.
and now we got some sun, it hit almost 50 today, so i got to work

at the turbo i mounted a 4 clamp coupler, it holds strong,
im yet to put clamps on all the couplers,
and still need to mount the intercooler to the body of the car,
but this is as it sits as of now

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hmmm.......looks familiar.
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Old 03-06-2008, 11:19 PM   #3
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lol,, thanx buddy

i had a hard time getting it to fit thought,
i had to cut the pipes on the cold side to fit around the rad
and had to move **** around on the other side,
i moved the rad fan about 4 inch toward the pass side
moved lines around, ugh, it was a pain

but its on there, now weather permitting, ill drill holes, mount the intercooler
and check every coupler, then i might bump the timing up 2 degrees or so
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Old 03-07-2008, 12:29 AM   #4
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oh man. you had to cut the cold side? those were just the pipes from the stripes kit. that should have fit perfectly. looks like you went a totally different route with the hot side. i didn't use the question mark shaped pipe at all with my setup.
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the cold side did not fit at all, i dont know y, it was odd. when i mounted the cold side, it stuck out the front of the car, almost 2 inch more than needed, so i cut a 2 inch ring off,
then i used a coupler to join the two, and my power steering and other crap was in the way of the hot side, so i routed around everything, and had just enough pipe left, i was forced to use the stock greddy piece. ill hopefully get it running tom
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just drove it, and with a front mount and stock exhaust,...










HOLY LAG!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 03-07-2008, 06:15 PM   #7
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heres some more pics for u guys, not that anyones looking lol

no love on my thread

not really of the intercooler, but of random crap

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Nice mr2!
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HOLY LAG!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Oh I know. I had the starion kit and stock exhaust. 3psi by 4k rpm!

What wheels are those? Size + offset?
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im only running 4psi, is this because of the stock exhaust?
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It's because of the fmic. You have to tighten your wastegate arm some to make up for it.
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i like the 2nd gen MR2, i have a 87 back in the day.
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I have very little lag with mine after the intercooler install. Exhaust helps...
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the mr2 is stupid fast
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