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      03-10-2010, 01:02 PM   #331
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1pm ... you got those 100 miles on it yet ???

i'm so installing my own turbos... for real.... i can't take days at the shop.. i'd go crazy !!!!
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      03-10-2010, 01:13 PM   #332
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everything is back together except for one oil line which is being a bitch, it will be ready today though. i'll be sure to update the thread as soon as I'm driving around
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      03-10-2010, 01:16 PM   #333
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everything is back together except for one oil line which is being a bitch, it will be ready today though. i'll be sure to update the thread as soon as I'm driving around
Okay, well when they release the kit, demand that its as easy as a throw up tent. You know, the ones that come bundled up and you toss them into the air and unpack themselves. I want it to be PnP so I just open my hood and throw the turbos inside and shut the hood. Oh and I want it to make 600hp and cost less then 500 dollars.
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everything is back together except for one oil line which is being a bitch, it will be ready today though. i'll be sure to update the thread as soon as I'm driving around
Reminds me of when the dealer replaced my turbos.

One of the oil lines wasn't tight and had been leaking for a while.

I guess those fittings are a lot easier to get to at the factory.

Keep an eye on that!
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everything is back together except for one oil line which is being a bitch, it will be ready today though. i'll be sure to update the thread as soon as I'm driving around
you don't need the oil... you still have your water (unlike what i'll have)....

hopefully it's a water line in the way of the oil line.... (so i'll have at least some benefit from the no water)
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Okay, well when they release the kit, demand that its as easy as a throw up tent. You know, the ones that come bundled up and you toss them into the air and unpack themselves. I want it to be PnP so I just open my hood and throw the turbos inside and shut the hood. Oh and I want it to make 600hp and cost less then 500 dollars.
I'll second that!
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Update!!!!!!





The update is there IS no update! Move along to your pathetic lives!
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Move along to your pathetic lives!
says he who is checking this thread as well....
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says he who is checking this thread as well....
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The axel was being a big bitch to get back in, but the turbos and such are fully bolted up, will be ready tomorrow. any update I give won't be very good until I get back on the dyno anyways. all ill be able to tell you will be butt-dyno related for a couple days

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Axel was being a bitch, but the turbos and such are fully bolted up, will be ready tomorrow. any update I give won't be very good until I get back on the dyno anyways. all ill be able to tell you will be butt-dyno relates for a couple days
come on... 100 miles... that only takes an hour !!!!
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can't drive it with the axel out! but yes i fully intend on getting through the break in period as quick as i can so i can beat on it and see how it feels
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      03-10-2010, 06:09 PM   #344
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can't drive it with the axel out! but yes i fully intend on getting through the break in period as quick as i can so i can beat on it and see how it feels
oh... mr. "i'm too good for a RWD car"
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      03-10-2010, 06:11 PM   #345
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I could just make up a review for the time being:
IT RULES!!!!!!!!!!!
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Cool man, glad to see you back on the road. Let us know how the SOTP feel is if you can. Looking forward to the results. I'll be all over this if you hit north of 500! Wishful thinking but you never know!

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      03-10-2010, 06:44 PM   #347
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Hitting north of 500 is definitely not going to happen, maybe closer to 500 than 400 on meth etc... but on pump gas it will be around what AMS was making most likely (on a dynojet), but that is just a random guess based on the few details I know.

almost there.......




this thing was pretty cool:

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That bottom pic almost looks like a Porsche 944
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yeah pretty sure that was the shell
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      03-10-2010, 07:55 PM   #350
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yeah pretty sure that was the shell
Lol...barely recognizable
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they get the axle in? sometimes those circlips can be a bitch. lmk if u need a new one im sure i have them laying around. yeah i agree all those oil/coolant lines on the turbos are a bitch. takes just over a day to r&r turbos on a lift i could only imagine on jackstands

good luck! i hope it works out for you!
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