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    Thread: Bay shots with a little wire tuck...

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      04-23-2012 10:22 AM #426
      Quote Originally Posted by nothing-leaves-stock View Post
      looking good fred. mind if i lend a few tips that may clean up little bits? if not now worries...figured i'd ask 1st
      sure, go ahead!

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      04-23-2012 10:28 AM #427
      new pic:

      shiny everywhere!


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      04-23-2012 11:40 AM #428

      just a few things i've done and see you could make a bit cleaner...not down grading what you have done, it looks good...just a few bits to help out.

      -coolant line front the front battery area back can be hidden better, under the big rad hose.
      -the tb vac line can be ran under the intake manifold and almost be hidden 100%....mostly on the pass/side.
      -coil wires that come down the front IS cleaner the oem but you can run them back down the back part of the head, cleaning up the front part, then run the wires from the cam sensors near the injectors.
      -find mk3 aba ful line C clips and they can hold the fuel and evap lines together making it clean on the p/s by the head.
      - the trans mount bolts...take them out and buy SS ones for cheap and they are just as safe, polish them.
      -use oem clothc tape and not electrical...looks cleaner
      -turbo it
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      04-23-2012 11:55 AM #429
      Quote Originally Posted by nothing-leaves-stock View Post

      just a few things i've done and see you could make a bit cleaner...not down grading what you have done, it looks good...just a few bits to help out.

      1-coolant line front the front battery area back can be hidden better, under the big rad hose.

      2-the tb vac line can be ran under the intake manifold and almost be hidden 100%....mostly on the pass/side.

      3-coil wires that come down the front IS cleaner the oem but you can run them back down the back part of the head, cleaning up the front part, then run the wires from the cam sensors near the injectors.

      4-find mk3 aba ful line C clips and they can hold the fuel and evap lines together making it clean on the p/s by the head.

      5- the trans mount bolts...take them out and buy SS ones for cheap and they are just as safe, polish them.

      6-use oem clothc tape and not electrical...looks cleaner

      7-turbo it
      1- the little line? the one thats on top of the big rad hose?

      2- i could route it under the mani, yes. but with the BIG motor mount braket and the mani, there is hardly any room there to squeeze the line. plus, running it this way gives a black background to the polish, it makes it stand out a bit more.

      3- ?

      4- will look into it.

      5- i still have some more polishing. i want to improve the look of the timing cover. will work some more this week.
      i might polish the part thats under the tranny mount... we'll see.

      6- i know, but it gets VERY dirty VERY fast. i'm holding from doing it untill sowo is closer.

      7- soon. i'm saving and planing.

      i'm thinking on using the CTS 750 hp race intecooler core. its a FMIC and a 5858

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      04-28-2012 11:12 AM #430
      taking on the tips today.

      more polishing today, expect more and better shininess.

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      04-28-2012 11:33 AM #431
      Fred, you're going to need to wet sand up to 2000 to get mirror shine.and you'll need a high powered rotary machine with some buffing wheels.
      Search for zephyr or keystone mill treated air way wheels.its the only way you'll get mirror finish. If you need pics I'll send you a few

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      04-28-2012 11:34 AM #432
      Quote Originally Posted by TylerO28 View Post
      Fred, you're going to need to wet sand up to 2000 to get mirror shine.and you'll need a high powered rotary machine with some buffing wheels.
      Search for zephyr or keystone mill treated air way wheels.its the only way you'll get mirror finish. If you need pics I'll send you a few

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      thanks. i've got it covered.

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      05-01-2012 01:28 PM #433
      a little dirty because of all the late rain... its been non stop since friday. it suks to have rain all the time.

      anyways, here is what it looks like


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      06-11-2012 04:00 AM #434
      think i should bump this, only because i have a little project in the works again....

      pics to follow shortly... i hope everyone is as excited as i am!

      a little clean up crew has been working in my bay lately
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      06-17-2012 08:38 AM #435
      This thread needs a bump

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      06-19-2012 08:34 PM #436
      bumping this


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      06-19-2012 09:03 PM #437
      Do you want to relocate my fuse box for me! I DON'T WANT TO DO IT, but I need too.
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      06-19-2012 09:45 PM #438
      Quote Originally Posted by kevin FaKiN spLits View Post
      Do you want to relocate my fuse box for me! I DON'T WANT TO DO IT, but I need too.

      The hardest thing was mounting the fuse box in the glove box and making everything look pretty.

      But unfortunately it is one of those projects i will never do again. I glad its done and did it but never again lol.

      Hopefully ill get started on the headlight harnesses in a couple weeks, i just figure out were to run the wires thru to get to the fender.
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      06-20-2012 09:56 PM #439
      Quote Originally Posted by spartanrabbit09 View Post
      The hardest thing was mounting the fuse box in the glove box and making everything look pretty.

      But unfortunately it is one of those projects i will never do again. I glad its done and did it but never again lol.

      Hopefully ill get started on the headlight harnesses in a couple weeks, i just figure out were to run the wires thru to get to the fender.
      I need details on all this as I told u before.
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      06-20-2012 11:27 PM #440
      This just makes me looked less and less forward to moving my fuse box

    16. 06-22-2012 04:39 PM #441
      Quote Originally Posted by thygreyt View Post
      a little dirty because of all the late rain... its been non stop since friday. it suks to have rain all the time.

      anyways, here is what it looks like

      get rid of the red vaccuum cap, go black or plug it off alltogether.

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      06-28-2012 05:32 PM #442
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      06-28-2012 05:59 PM #443
      Quote Originally Posted by chadone View Post
      Looks good. The one piece Cai looks great.
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      06-28-2012 06:26 PM #444
      Quote Originally Posted by chadone View Post
      yum

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      06-28-2012 07:25 PM #445
      hes not done!

      wait till resistors come in, and then its a matter of start removing hoses!

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      06-28-2012 11:48 PM #446
      Quote Originally Posted by thygreyt View Post
      hes not done!

      wait till resistors come in, and then its a matter of start removing hoses!
      What is the proper resistor to delete the sai? Might do it.
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      06-29-2012 05:47 PM #447
      330ohm

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      06-29-2012 06:05 PM #448
      Quote Originally Posted by TylerO28 View Post
      330ohm

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      Thanks man. Any pics or tips for how it gets wired in?
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      06-29-2012 07:37 PM #449
      Cut the plug off the end, then solder each wire to each side of the resistor, fold over and heat shrink...done

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      06-29-2012 10:53 PM #450
      I really find it hard to belive thats all it takes to make the SAI not throw a cel and the readyness is good. With out further coding. If that is really all it takes than thats great! This would be more simple than a mk3 2.0.
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