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Old 07-01-2013, 03:01 PM   #2194
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I went 19 row because SSSoon tried a 25 row and about an inch was behind the bumper brace and not getting airflow anyways. So 19 should package easier and maximize airflow/cooling. I've been considering a real oil temp gauge while I have it all apart since I won't want to pull the headers again to wire it into the Improved Racing adapter. But that would kind of spoil my 100% stock look unless I devise a means of hiding it behind the dash when not in use. Or do a wild figure it out non full sweep gauge that gets somehow crammed into the 4-pack gauge cluster with a custom face. I have a few months to stew on it and I'm too far away to rip things apart in curiosity. So I shall stew on it...
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Old 07-01-2013, 03:09 PM   #2195
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You could go larger mounting above the brace but I didn't want to place it there and block even more radiator. I doubt I will ever run slicks due to budget so I think the engine will be ok with this much cooling. And anything is better than the stock oil heater, I mean cooler.
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Old 07-01-2013, 03:25 PM   #2196
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I went 19 row because SSSoon tried a 25 row and about an inch was behind the bumper brace and not getting airflow anyways. So 19 should package easier and maximize airflow/cooling. I've been considering a real oil temp gauge while I have it all apart since I won't want to pull the headers again to wire it into the Improved Racing adapter. But that would kind of spoil my 100% stock look unless I devise a means of hiding it behind the dash when not in use. Or do a wild figure it out non full sweep gauge that gets somehow crammed into the 4-pack gauge cluster with a custom face. I have a few months to stew on it and I'm too far away to rip things apart in curiosity. So I shall stew on it...

Ahh, got it.

Here is the latest on the intake. Just can in It caught us by surpirse as we thought it would have taken longer.

This thing is beautiful! Absolutely goes with the theme. G5.Ris slowly becoming G5.R Carbon edition, LOL

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Old 07-01-2013, 03:41 PM   #2197
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Old 07-01-2013, 03:50 PM   #2198
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LOL, but not for long as all the carbon is going to get redone in a semi "Shinny" look to go more with the race mechanical theme.
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Old 07-01-2013, 04:23 PM   #2199
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LOL, but not for long as all the carbon is going to get redone in a semi "Shinny" look to go more with the race mechanical theme.
All that CF with a "matte" clear will look great

Also, how wide is that Nathan, at first glance it seems a little restrictive as the filter element seems like it would have almost no gap between it and the back of the intake, but maybe its just that big that there is more space in there to flow, even if it is a thin gap. As well as probably being a huge filter if I am just not getting the scale right in my head seeing it off the car.
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Old 07-01-2013, 05:06 PM   #2200
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All that CF with a "matte" clear will look great

Also, how wide is that Nathan, at first glance it seems a little restrictive as the filter element seems like it would have almost no gap between it and the back of the intake, but maybe its just that big that there is more space in there to flow, even if it is a thin gap. As well as probably being a huge filter if I am just not getting the scale right in my head seeing it off the car.

It's approx 18 by 6 inches. These are the same intakes being used on all out race cars in NZ. If it weren't for the radiator cap, it might fit a stock Camaro.

Just ordered a P-AYR LS Plastic engine as we are going to need to mock up where the engine is going to sit in relation to the intake. This will give us a better idea of where to cut.

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You get a better deal by ordering the long block than each separately. It's $425 for the long block plus shipping as compared to the block for $300 and the heads for $175. Somebody will be getting a deal when we are done with the plastic engine, LOL.
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Old 07-01-2013, 05:17 PM   #2201
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All that CF with a "matte" clear will look great

Also, how wide is that Nathan, at first glance it seems a little restrictive as the filter element seems like it would have almost no gap between it and the back of the intake, but maybe its just that big that there is more space in there to flow, even if it is a thin gap. As well as probably being a huge filter if I am just not getting the scale right in my head seeing it off the car.
+1 for the matte carbon fiber - or maybe even a satin finish?
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Old 07-05-2013, 11:01 AM   #2202
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Dude Nathan, get me on the team please and put one of these pics for it.
Got the Katech valve covers for dirt cheap, Thank God for ebay.

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Old 07-05-2013, 11:07 AM   #2203
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Old 07-05-2013, 11:18 AM   #2204
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Dude Nathan, get me on the team please and put one of these pics for it.
Got the Katech valve covers for dirt cheap, Thank God for ebay.

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Looks awesome, was it a private seller or an online store? Still want them, but not ready to drop $750 on them.
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Old 07-05-2013, 11:42 AM   #2205
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It was Katech themselves, they had some valve covers brand new never put on a car that had a hole for the coil relocation that was not right. Got them half off! I already did my own relocation so I did not need their bracket.
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Old 07-05-2013, 01:40 PM   #2206
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update on mine. i got to do a lil cleaning and move the coils and ill be happy with it. ill get a better pic later
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Old 07-05-2013, 02:12 PM   #2207
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Dude, where did your fuse box go? I want to do this, but have not go all the details figured out yet. Probably going to do this over the winter when the weather outside sucks.
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Old 07-05-2013, 02:37 PM   #2208
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By the way, I updated the injector coil relocation for you guys with alot more pics.
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i took pics and was gonna do a write up . but left my camera on the ground and my husky picked it up and took it off i still havent found the camera. its a decent job tho to move it . i put mine in the cabin filter box in the cowl. just have to extend the wires without taking out the engine . some say u can do it without extending with engine in . but i worked 8 hours and couldnt get in even close so i extended about 30 wires around 15 inches.
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Feed that thing some laxatives and get them pics up!!
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