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Old 06-05-2013, 02:12 PM   #1
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Color matched intake manifold

Decided to try something different, color matched intake for my LFX also did valve covers. Complete pictures in my photo album.

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Old 06-05-2013, 02:14 PM   #2
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Painted valve covers to match.

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Old 06-05-2013, 02:18 PM   #3
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That looks great ! I wonder how I can paint mine singer green.

Can any one chime in in that ?
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Old 06-05-2013, 02:22 PM   #4
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I used Krylon Fusion paint, painted it white first two coats. Let it dry for 48 hours, than 3 coats of their bright yellow. We will see how it holds up over time. Thanks for the feedback, I know this is something different was not sure how it would be received.
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Old 06-05-2013, 02:36 PM   #5
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When u coming to Florida to paint mine? Bring some blue crabs with u, i miss them!
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Old 06-05-2013, 02:46 PM   #6
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When u coming to Florida to paint mine? Bring some blue crabs with u, i miss them!
Let's schedule something haha.
He did a great job on painting.

Btw, you really have upgraded your car with some performance. Do you plan to go supercharge ?
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Old 06-05-2013, 03:34 PM   #7
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Not the 2012, i will be supercharging the 67 and pulling off the nitrous. I have been toying with the idea off putting a 75shot of nitrous on the 2012 though. I was hoping to hit the track soon, but now its rainy season so i am not sure when i will get there plus its hot and humid for the next several months.
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Old 06-05-2013, 03:39 PM   #8
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Not the 2012, i will be supercharging the 67 and pulling off the nitrous. I have been toying with the idea off putting a 75shot of nitrous on the 2012 though. I was hoping to hit the track soon, but now its rainy season so i am not sure when i will get there plus its hot and humid for the next several months.
Man I would love to own a 1st gen.
Let alone modding it to be a 1/4 beast.

A shot of nitrous will really make the difference in your 2012.
Your suspension and other supporting modifications will compliment it nicely.
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Old 06-05-2013, 11:41 PM   #9
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Painted valve covers to match.

Are you planning on putting all the sound deadening pads back on the valve covers or running without them?
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Old 06-06-2013, 10:27 AM   #10
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No sound pads going back on. look at my mods I'm not worried about some extra noise.
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Old 06-06-2013, 11:10 AM   #11
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Yeah, I kind of laughed a little at that question myself. I like taking sound deadening material out.

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Old 06-06-2013, 11:22 AM   #12
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I have driven it since replacing the intake and VCs and I can not hear any difference with the sound guards removed. I did leave the bottom of the intake and lower intake plenum in white to reflect heat ( hopefully ).
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what shot of NOS on that 12.7 run?
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thanks for the info...was thinking of adding a 75shot to mine, maybe on a progressive.
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Old 06-07-2013, 07:11 AM   #16
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Nytrex ( DEI ) and Nitrous Outlet both have very nice kits that are very complete and easy to install. If you go over a 75 shot I would get a tune for the nitrous to pull a little timing out and run premium fuel. I manually control my system because I bracket race and will only use what is needed to win. Than there are the situations that require all I can spray but that's another story. 75 shot gave me an average of +5MPH and .6 reduction in ET over all motor.
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Nytrex ( DEI ) and Nitrous Outlet both have very nice kits that are very complete and easy to install. If you go over a 75 shot I would get a tune for the nitrous to pull a little timing out and run premium fuel. I manually control my system because I bracket race and will only use what is needed to win. Than there are the situations that require all I can spray but that's another story. 75 shot gave me an average of +5MPH and .6 reduction in ET over all motor.
Thanks for the info! Just need to get my baseline ET first and go from there.
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