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Old 11-06-2011, 08:01 AM   #31
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If Intake is off I would tape off the open intake runners and seal everything off good , this keeps moisture and trash from getting in the engine

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Old 11-06-2011, 01:08 PM   #32
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so would i just tape off the TB? i didn't take off the IM, just the air intake.
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Old 11-06-2011, 09:36 PM   #33
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Yup, just block off any openings into the engine, that's all
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10-4^^

alright, here is a list of what i want to do while putting the kit on..
Motor mounts
180* thermo
timing belt
serp belt
spark plugs
valve cover gasket

is there anything else you guys would add to the list?
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fuel filter as well.
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Old 11-17-2011, 03:59 PM   #36
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Oil change. duh.

hey depending on when you start doing it I may still be able to be there and help out which I think would be pretty fun.
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quick question, did you guys use jacks stands or ramps? will i need to take the wheels off for any reason? i just want to know before i start tearing her down.
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i use jackstands, no need to take off wheels ;) good luck
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Which gaskets should I pick up for the install?
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gaskets for a turbo install?

i didnt buy any gaskets when i did mine, highly recommended to use high temp silicone in the PCV hole where you would install the CFM piece, check the downpipe-ORP/cat gasket and use silicone if neccesary too
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