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Old 12-04-2009, 09:05 AM   #11
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and also, if you solder the connections dont use too much solder, just barely enough to hold the joint together is all you need
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Old 12-04-2009, 05:59 PM   #12
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I did my tuck without extending anything, just rerouting, and it came out great. No where near the polish of this one though obviously...
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I did my tuck without extending anything, just rerouting, and it came out great. No where near the polish of this one though obviously...
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Any comparison shots? This is on my 'to-do' list for the spring.
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i have mine "cleaned" but picked up 2 looms and will be doing more tucking one my new VC comes in... my GF is getting me an aluminum one powdercoated for x-mas
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Old 12-05-2009, 07:11 AM   #15
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I'm coming in late. What is the reason/benifit of this?
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Old 12-05-2009, 07:28 AM   #16
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better looks, the old hot rod guys have been doing it for years, but now with even more wires in the engine bay, to do it now to a modern car make the engine bay look even cleaner and more simple.

heres a sample of just a simple Kswap:



and heres an example of an after... different car though.. but you get the idea.

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Old 12-05-2009, 07:32 AM   #17
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here are pretty much the 2 top runners in the honda field with their big time cover page cars, that set the bar for wire tucking:



^ ryan who started and runs rywire

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^ chase of chase bays
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i love wiretucked cars. my buddys in the process of tucking his turbo RSX, just relocated the fuse box
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Or you buy and engine cover and hide everything under there... :P
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Or you buy and engine cover and hide everything under there... :P

True, but doesn't help your rep at all. Anyone can do that. Tucking a DTec is a pretty hard trick to accomplish. It's a real spaghetti mess in there. One of the worst engines I've ever seen in that respect. Every time I open my hood it makes me scratch my head and wish I had to time to tuck it. I have a lot of respect for the people who have the time and patience to do it. Me, I just try to keep it all clean and shiny.
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