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12-23-2016 06:24 PM
Mile30 Yeah, that's the fear. However, I'm fairly certain that the correct vice-mounting, a fire wrench, a digging bar and someone hanging on could bend it the little bit I need. Still won't help this engine.

I can get the materials for around $130 to start cutting and preparing new turbo-side flanges. That'll set me up another 30-40whp. I just gotta get clear of the holiday fog!
12-02-2016 10:22 PM
sailor You can TRY to find a shop, the question will be if any of your additions to the pipe get in the way of the bender.
12-02-2016 07:12 PM
Mile30 I'm a bit stuck between tuning phases right now and the crux of it came down to the downpipe I made... do I just remove it and find a shop to bend it a skosh with a mandrel machine (can a shop use a machine to correct a mandrel bend?!), do I source myself a pile of new exhaust pieces and a spot of plate steel to remake another flange AND THEN fabricate that 2.5"-to-3" downpipe they talked about? That one that will allow proper efficiency ranges (and allow 40 more ft-lbs at the wheel) for the overkill hairdryer I wound up throwing on there!?!?!?!

I'm finding when I ask car questions that hinge 50/50, I usually ask because I wanna see if everyone else would do it the lazy way or the right way. Then do it right; looks like I'm shopping, Keefs.
11-05-2016 12:33 AM
sailor Oh yeah, keep pushin' on!
11-05-2016 12:24 AM
Mile30 Inspiration to move forward...

09-27-2016 08:26 PM
08-25-2016 11:05 PM
slow_solo_focus I think you might be onto something with the wire...

Sent from a man reunited with his focus
08-25-2016 07:39 PM
Mile30 Wires are due in tomorrow, and I need to check home tonite for the receipt I scribbled the spark plug type on. If not here, it's in the toolbox receipt folders.

I had just finished dropping the cradle and replacing the power steering rack due to that twitch (did I post that here" I had videos...), and the passenger side SVT axle out for a rockauto-espezial. $65. Let's see how well it runs the airport trip. Halfway home... man, alive!

whaddabout dat axle, doe?!?!?!?!?

This one we got here... I fashioned a modified heat shield out of a 2000's Eclipse exhaust heat shield that was rattling and I ended up helping out. Worked in both favors!

08-25-2016 07:23 PM

08-25-2016 07:22 PM
Mile30 Alright. P0302 Misfire - Cylinder 2.

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