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Old 08-23-2009, 10:20 PM   #411
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i decided to move the wg to the back where you can see it better because it is pretty :D




this is where the knock off ssqv will be.
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Old 08-23-2009, 10:22 PM   #412
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what the hell did they do to theirs?
intake, full exhaust cobb stg 2. 2 of them the number 4 ringlands broke off. then one of those guys rebuilt it and put on an external wastegate then blew it up again same thing. i hear alot of sti's and low compression in cylinder 4.
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Old 08-23-2009, 10:25 PM   #413
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im running a perrin stg 3 tune. the A/f is great and the accessport doesnt show any knock at all. the next thing planned is a larger top mount and a dyno tune.
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Old 08-23-2009, 10:32 PM   #414
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Larger top mount? Why not save up a little more and get front mount? Even a huge top mount gets heat-soaked like a mother.

So this could potentially be running in...2 weeks?
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Old 08-23-2009, 10:37 PM   #415
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the front mounts make the tiny turbo lag a lot more and loose boost response. there have been a tone of tests and every one looses track time if running a front mount on a stock turbo... i actually bought one for it but after some researching i sold it and decided to go top mount. heat soak isnt that bad except when you are in stop and go traffic.

maybe 2 weeks but i would be surprised if it took longer.
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Old 08-23-2009, 11:05 PM   #416
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2 weeks for the focus to run? are you serious?''''''''''' if im correct that was a fast build lol
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I think he meant to put *wouldn't* be surprised if it took longer. Still a fair amount of work; although I'm sure he can see the light at end of the tunnel.
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2 weeks for the focus to run? are you serious?''''''''''' if im correct that was a fast build lol
Yeah if Tim hurry's we should be able to hear it start in a few weeks... driving is another thing since he has no steering and he doesn't have a drive axle yet ... lol
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hey Tim carefully pick where you mount your wastegate. FUNCTION OVER FORM :) no body wants boost creep ;)
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it will take about 6" of pipe to get to the wg where it is in the pic. i am using 2" pipe into the wg and 1.75 out since that is what the flanges are. i dont think i will get boost creep...
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