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Old 10-31-2010, 11:05 AM   #41
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Thanks! I'll take the parts to the store to see what threads and type of head on the bolt will make installation easier if i have to do it while on the car.

Ill see how it all is after installation but yea, i shouldnt need supports. Most people dont have any.

Next, should i slot any of the holes on the flange of the manifold? I was told I should to avoid cracking due to expansion while heating...

Lastly, should I wrap the manifold, even thought it's small, or just leave it be until i ceramic coat it?
No need for wrapping the manifold
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Old 10-31-2010, 12:49 PM   #42
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Which ps line you taking about amigo? Im running stock zx3 lines w/o a problem...
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If you are going to ceramic coat it later I wouldnt worry about wrapping any of it. There are people with bigger bulkier manifolds making alot more power (power=heat) than that with no problems.
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Which ps line you taking about amigo? Im running stock zx3 lines w/o a problem...
I was referring to the power steering line. I'll see how it all fits, but if yours does with no issues, mine will too :)

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If you are going to ceramic coat it later I wouldnt worry about wrapping any of it. There are people with bigger bulkier manifolds making alot more power (power=heat) than that with no problems.
hmmm I'll see what I will do about it! I have no idea when I wold be ceramic coating it...after winter that's for sure...
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What is that cover you got on you oil separator and where is it running and can it be done to a stock zetec?
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Are you referring to the black box??
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Yeah, never had an issue with mine. I dont think you will need to do anything.
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Yeah, never had an issue with mine. I dont think you will need to do anything.
good to know, sista!
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I got 10.9 stainless steel exhaust hardware and turbo/downpipe bolts and washers.

Got Aeroquip fittings and stainless steel hose for the catch can as well as a drain petcock for the bottom of it.















....then I went outside to install it...and it started pouring. WTF. Worst damn state for weather EVER.
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PS the damn Aeroquip hose and the fittings cost me over $130

-10 AN 180* fitting $39
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Petcock: $4
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I think TopSpeed should add fittings and the petcock drain plugs to their options for the Catch Can on the site. It would help those who have a hard time find the parts or who want to order it all at once from one place and save on shipping and effort.
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