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    Today's little adventure

    Went over to Drews today with intention of fitting my FMIC and helping him remove his head

    We attacked my bus first. Proved to be about as complex as I thought it would be to be honest... some chopping and a bit of creative fabrication required

    The Star Silver Brothers...



    Making a start...





    Right, first thing was to get everything out of the way... leaky intercooler included.





    Airtools ftw



    Fabbing the brackets to hang the IC off the crash bar and secure the aircon rad...





    FMIC in place. Now to figure out the pipework!









    It became apparent that there was no way the pipe to the throttle body was reaching the intercooler without a bit of chopping. So out came the airsaw





    Almost there...





    And there we go



    "Err, why won't the bonnet close??"



    "Hang on, I'll pull the bonnet release..."

    "Oh! That worked!"

    The finished article. Completely stealth apart from the shiny pipe behind the grill. Hmm, might have to fix that

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    Unfortunately, we were defeated on Drew's bus by an overly tight cambelt tensioner bolt. Rather than continue taking it to bits, I recommended we call it a day until he had a replacement tensioner... no point immobilising the bus for it. Still pissed me off a little tho, don't like being defeated by machines
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    looks ace Andy.

    Universal job?

    What size pipework?

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    Yes mate, JBI Motorsport universal one... 57mm pipework with reducers in the relevant places
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    Good work mate, looks like it went on fairly easily considering the lacking of space for it.

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    Cheers Andy

    Next question lol

    What size one is that? they do 3 sizes but im not sure which size to go for?

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    Quote Originally Posted by buckle View Post
    Good work mate, looks like it went on fairly easily considering the lacking of space for it.
    Once Drew had chopped the slam panel up a bit

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    Cheers Andy

    Next question lol

    What size one is that? they do 3 sizes but im not sure which size to go for?
    It's this one:
    http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/UNIVERSAL-TURB...item5887dc227c

    I didn't want one too big because it doesn't need a huge one tbh. My existing one was popped, so I thought I'd upgrade it and move it to a more sensible location
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    Oh yes, always tighten your boost hoses up ******* tight... they pop off if you don't
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    Quote Originally Posted by AndyH View Post
    Oh yes, always tighten your boost hoses up ******* tight... they pop off if you don't
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    nice work lads! intercooler looks good

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