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Old 07-24-2014, 11:05 PM   #1
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IPF + Iceolator = Boost Leak?

I've heard that having an iceolator intake manifold spacer with an IPF setup can lead to boost leak. Do I have to take out my iceolator? I just installed it a month ago and am going to install the IPF next week and would REALLY like to keep the iceolator since I would have only had it for a month and it really did a lot for the car at around 3500 rpms. Is it guaranteed I am going to have problems if I do?
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Old 07-24-2014, 11:06 PM   #2
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I have mine installed and I don't have a boost leak, even have a boost leak tester for it. I did have a leak from the Plenum gasket though.
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Old 07-24-2014, 11:09 PM   #3
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Cool, I was going to get the plenum spacer but backed out since I don't want any extra problems
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Old 07-24-2014, 11:24 PM   #4
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I think it varies from car to car imo. I asked Andy, and asked his boss and their reply was just take it off.

Not to say to take yours off...just a personal decision..
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Old 07-24-2014, 11:57 PM   #5
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I took my mace 25mm spacer off aswell , Didt wanna risk having a leak.
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Old 07-25-2014, 12:04 AM   #6
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Ya I really would take it off but it took me 3-4 hours to install and I even broke a couple bolts that were a PITA to replace and I have only had a month so unless I completely have to I would rather keep it on. Of course if problems occur after the IPF install the spacer would be the first to go for good measure
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Old 07-25-2014, 12:25 AM   #7
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I took my mace 25mm spacer off aswell , Didt wanna risk having a leak.
Dude, when I see your picture in your signature I always laugh. I reads "Click Dic for build thread"

I think the "P" is getting cut of some how. lol
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Old 07-25-2014, 12:38 AM   #8
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Dude, when I see your picture in your signature I always laugh. I reads "Click Dic for build thread"

I think the "P" is getting cut of some how. lol
LMAO it does look like that
I never even noticed
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Old 07-25-2014, 12:09 PM   #9
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I think if you are going to run the Ice-olator and the IPF kit, then you should make sure you are running the ICE with a GM gasket on top and on bottom, and get longer than stock bolts.

I don't think I'd chance running the ICE with gasket maker and the stock bolts.

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Old 07-25-2014, 12:16 PM   #10
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ya I'm already getting longer bolts because I feel the stock ones aren't threading all the way. do you know the exact specs of those 4 center bolts on the plenum to order?
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I use RTV on the top with an OEM gasket on the bottom with no leaks. But I also make my RTV by clubbing baby seals and using their skin.
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Old 07-25-2014, 12:54 PM   #12
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I use RTV on the top with an OEM gasket on the bottom with no leaks. But I also make my RTV by clubbing baby seals and using their skin.

I got mine at AutoZone but I'll keep this in mind next time I'm at the zoo
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Old 07-25-2014, 03:40 PM   #13
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I got mine at AutoZone but I'll keep this in mind next time I'm at the zoo
Make sure you do it in front of kids, let them see how the business world is.

I've raced with and without the spacers on and I don't think there was much of a difference. I will be racing again without them to see how it does though since I have my meth nozzles correct now.
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Make sure you do it in front of kids, let them see how the business world is.



I've raced with and without the spacers on and I don't think there was much of a difference. I will be racing again without them to see how it does though since I have my meth nozzles correct now.

sounds awesome, interested to find out if there is any change
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Old 07-25-2014, 04:22 PM   #15
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sounds awesome, interested to find out if there is any change
My current data is 13.3 @ 109 without spacers, then a week later I was going 13.6 @ 106 with the spacers. I moved my meth nozzle to right after my intercooler and with the spacers installed I was going 13.1 @ 110 the next week. I need to do without spacers in the new meth positions.
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Old 07-25-2014, 04:31 PM   #16
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My current data is 13.3 @ 109 without spacers, then a week later I was going 13.6 @ 106 with the spacers. I moved my meth nozzle to right after my intercooler and with the spacers installed I was going 13.1 @ 110 the next week. I need to do without spacers in the new meth positions.

Oh true, hope the spacer didn't make it worse in the new meth position
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