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Old 03-01-2013, 03:48 PM   #295
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Woot Woot!!! Did my taxes and got some great goodies in store once I get the money haha. Of course the responsible thing is to save some of it and then spend the rest on:


BBK Ceramic Coated headers with hfc (may tackle the install myself, )

NS-1 Stripes (gotta find a place that can do it for me)

R1 Slotted/Drilled Rotors and Hawk ceramic pads

and a Racing helmet haha.


Safe to say things are about to get way better

O yea, in 2 weeks should be putting my car back together, getting it inspected and taking it out of storage
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Old 03-01-2013, 04:21 PM   #296
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It will sound like a beast with those headers.
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Old 03-01-2013, 04:33 PM   #297
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It will sound like a beast with those headers.
Thanks that is what I am hoping lol, will prob have to go out and buy the magnaflow res x-pipe to get rid of rasp.
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Old 03-07-2013, 03:02 PM   #298
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Thought I would show my build thread some love with a pic of my valve covers and intake manifold together haha. Since spring break just started I am planing on driving home this weekend to my dad's house and will hopefully put my car back together so I can really see how this looks sitting in my engine bay
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Old 03-07-2013, 03:07 PM   #299
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Looking good! can't wait to see it back together.
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Old 03-07-2013, 03:08 PM   #300
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Oh hell ya! That's gonna look great!
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Old 03-07-2013, 04:48 PM   #301
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Looking good! can't wait to see it back together.
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Old 03-07-2013, 05:16 PM   #302
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Old 03-07-2013, 05:24 PM   #303
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AWESOME, just AWESOME. That looks GREAT. Can't wait to see it in the enigne bay.
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Old 03-11-2013, 04:21 PM   #304
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AWESOME, just AWESOME. That looks GREAT. Can't wait to see it in the enigne bay.
Alright so FINALLY put everything back together, took my car out of storage and drove it around for a couple of hours. Now here are the highly inticipated pics of my engine bay now

With just the valve covers on:

Not gonna lie it was a huge pain to remove and re-install these dang covers. For anyone who wants to do it for themselves I highly highly highly recommend air tools, you will save a crap load of time, skin and won't curse as much.

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Then re-attached everything






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Now what I have left to do is to re-arrange my catch can hoses and cover them with a black braided hose cover to make them look a little better. I also want to figure out a way to clean up the passenger valve cover since there are so many hoses and stuff on it. But if I must say....DAM IT LOOKS GOOD!!!!
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Old 03-11-2013, 04:35 PM   #305
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Wow that looks awesome bro! What parts needed air tools?
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Old 03-11-2013, 04:38 PM   #306
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Wow that looks awesome bro! What parts needed air tools?
Thanks! Mainly just the bolts on the back of driver side valve cover, those are a huge pain you have no idea. It takes some work getting a wrench in there and once you go there isn't that much room to work with...it literally took me twice as long to do 4 bolts it the back of that cover than to do all the rest along the side and front.
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Old 03-11-2013, 04:56 PM   #307
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AWESOME, Way to go with the covers. I did not do mine. Just couldn't tkae the time to break apart the covers and do them right. Figured I would have to live with it as is.
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Old 03-11-2013, 05:27 PM   #308
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AWESOME, Way to go with the covers. I did not do mine. Just couldn't tkae the time to break apart the covers and do them right. Figured I would have to live with it as is.
Thanks, not going to lie before I even started taking them apart originally I thought to myself it can't be that bad...but boy was I wrong haha. I love how they came out but honestly if I had to redo it again I prob wouldn't, just to save myself aggravation with those back bolts those are the only thing that makes it that huge of a pain.
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