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      03-19-2012 03:05 AM #301
      Ordered my oil cooler, and my overflow tank tonight. I'm going to order another fmic I think, because I don't like the one I have sitting in the garage. So this is going to be a good week...
      god i love my car. it may not be fast, but it's crazy fun!



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      03-19-2012 05:40 AM #302
      Quote Originally Posted by TylerO28 View Post
      Ordered my oil cooler, and my overflow tank tonight. I'm going to order another fmic I think, because I don't like the one I have sitting in the garage. So this is going to be a good week...
      Overflow tank??
      Which ic do you have?? What ate you getting??

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      03-19-2012 10:28 AM #303
      Quote Originally Posted by thygreyt View Post
      Overflow tank??
      Which ic do you have?? What ate you getting??

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      Overflow tank to the wasted coolant.
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      03-19-2012 11:48 AM #304
      Quote Originally Posted by kevin FaKiN spLits View Post
      Overflow tank to the wasted coolant.
      why not just keep a cleaner bay and throw it to the ground...

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      03-19-2012 11:54 AM #305
      Throwing it to the ground is negligent... I have 2 small dogs and live where people could potentially have a small animal near my car. If the spill over was left on the ground and a dog ate it I would not be able to get over it. So its got to be done. Plus if it goes over flow, you don't want that fluid leaving because you have to re fill. And that is no fun. So I have a trick idea I'll show once the part arrives
      god i love my car. it may not be fast, but it's crazy fun!



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      03-19-2012 11:57 AM #306
      Quote Originally Posted by thygreyt View Post
      why not just keep a cleaner bay and throw it to the ground...
      There are places to mount the tank so yoi can't see it. It's also possible to get a small bottle and mount it under the frame rail.
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      03-19-2012 11:58 AM #307
      Quote Originally Posted by TylerO28 View Post
      Throwing it to the ground is negligent... I have 2 small dogs and live where people could potentially have a small animal near my car. If the spill over was left on the ground and a dog ate it I would not be able to get over it. So its got to be done. Plus if it goes over flow, you don't want that fluid leaving because you have to re fill. And that is no fun. So I have a trick idea I'll show once the part arrives
      lol...
      i throw oil to the ground... minimal ammount, less than .5qt every 5k miles...

      but i guess it does make sense to keep it in a container to refill...

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      03-19-2012 12:01 PM #308
      Now that I think of it... What ever happened with that guy relocating his bubble into the front bumper area? I've been told the bubble was designed to be in the stock location exactly for gravity and pressure reasons(PSU told this, and was told from someone)

      So I'm curious to see how that is working for that guy...
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      03-19-2012 12:03 PM #309
      Quote Originally Posted by kevin FaKiN spLits View Post
      Now that I think of it... What ever happened with that guy relocating his bubble into the front bumper area? I've been told the bubble was designed to be in the stock location exactly for gravity and pressure reasons(PSU told this, and was told from someone)

      So I'm curious to see how that is working for that guy...
      i was told so too by a friend who knows a LOT.

      safe to say that i trust him. he didnt recommend me deleting the bottle either... nor should i move it.

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      03-19-2012 12:09 PM #310
      Quote Originally Posted by thygreyt View Post
      i was told so too by a friend who knows a LOT.

      safe to say that i trust him. he didnt recommend me deleting the bottle either... nor should i move it.
      That's why I painted mine black until a certain somebody has more aluminum coolant bottles
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      03-19-2012 02:31 PM #311
      Its safe, just need to be sure to get the correct radiator cap, gravity burping the system is still possible. Coolant bubble is not as special as you may think. Its simply an expansion tank. Its big, because its top Fed. the cap is 21lbs. So when removing it, you only need to accommodate the pressure. With every pound of pressure the cap rises, the Boiling point goes up 2-3 degrees. So water boils at 212 the OEM system uses a20 pound cap. You've got a simple filler now though.

      I first bought a 14-18lb cap, it runs perfectly, but the pressure blows out coolant as It expands. And you'd have re fill nearly every day. The higher pressure cap, prevents that and the car runs just as she should. Think about the bottle in a simple term, its only an expansion tank and high pressure cap.
      god i love my car. it may not be fast, but it's crazy fun!



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      03-19-2012 03:25 PM #312
      Quote Originally Posted by thygreyt View Post
      lol...
      i throw oil to the ground... minimal ammount, less than .5qt every 5k miles...

      but i guess it does make sense to keep it in a container to refill...
      Could you imagine if EVERYONE did this....I realize that would never happen, however like Tyler028 said it's kinda irresponsible

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      03-19-2012 04:04 PM #313
      Quote Originally Posted by timmiller05 View Post
      Could you imagine if EVERYONE did this....I realize that would never happen, however like Tyler028 said it's kinda irresponsible
      lol, i know... but honestly, its a VERY minimal ammount...

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      03-19-2012 04:39 PM #314
      Quote Originally Posted by kevin FaKiN spLits View Post
      That's why I painted mine black until a certain somebody has more aluminum coolant bottles
      You talking about the Forge metal coolant bottles they sell on Part4Euro? Id totaly get one if they didnt want over $400 for one, thats just rediculous in my book. I got lucky and got one of the Forge metal washer fluid bottles for only 70 bucks. One of the guys at Forge Motorsports was doing some cleanin out of their warehouse and they had two prototype ones sitting on the shelves that were painted black and alittle scratched up. He said since they werent in great shape hed cut me a deal so I got one. Deffinately a nice product.
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      03-19-2012 05:05 PM #315
      Quote Originally Posted by tay272 View Post
      You talking about the Forge metal coolant bottles they sell on Part4Euro? Id totaly get one if they didnt want over $400 for one, thats just rediculous in my book. I got lucky and got one of the Forge metal washer fluid bottles for only 70 bucks. One of the guys at Forge Motorsports was doing some cleanin out of their warehouse and they had two prototype ones sitting on the shelves that were painted black and alittle scratched up. He said since they werent in great shape hed cut me a deal so I got one. Deffinately a nice product.
      Nope not that one.
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      03-20-2012 05:23 PM #317
      New front mount intercooler isin the mail! Pretty excited to get it bolted up. Going to change the look of the car completely! Now comes the question...

      Where should I mount my external oil cooler? Behind the fmic? In the fog grilles? In front of the fmic?
      god i love my car. it may not be fast, but it's crazy fun!



      C2 stage 2 TURBO!!! ACHTUNG!!! 2.5liter 5cylinder contents under pressure!!!

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      03-20-2012 05:29 PM #318
      Quote Originally Posted by TylerO28 View Post
      New front mount intercooler isin the mail! Pretty excited to get it bolted up. Going to change the look of the car completely! Now comes the question...

      Where should I mount my external oil cooler? Behind the fmic? In the fog grilles? In front of the fmic?
      Fog grilles.
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      03-20-2012 05:38 PM #319
      Quote Originally Posted by TeamZleep View Post
      Fog grilles.
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      03-20-2012 06:03 PM #320


      looks good!

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      03-20-2012 07:35 PM #321
      Rewired the battery and the starter. Extending one more cable, then its putting them nicely.. then done for the day

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      03-21-2012 12:45 AM #323
      This is coming
      god i love my car. it may not be fast, but it's crazy fun!



      C2 stage 2 TURBO!!! ACHTUNG!!! 2.5liter 5cylinder contents under pressure!!!

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      03-21-2012 08:50 AM #324
      This is what i did yesterday...

      made a new wire for the starter


      then i re routed the battery cable, and reorganized, cleaned up the left over wires



      this is how its looking



      close up.

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      03-21-2012 11:00 AM #325
      Hey Tyler, have you cut the plug off the coolant bottle yet? I have to repaint mine so I'm looking to cut it off if possible. If not I'm gonna wire the plug back on and fully paint the bottle with vht.
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