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Old 10-22-2012, 07:45 AM   #11
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On the '03-04 cars, I know I have the best luck installing that bolt by removing the headlight.

Edit: Didn't see that was already mentioned
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Old 10-22-2012, 09:18 AM   #12
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I will try removing the headlight and see if that works.

I think I need to do a writeup on tips and tricks to get this thing installed. I will include it in this thread to keep everything in one place. I dont have any pics though.
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My brother n law came over with his mechanic tools. He used a close ratio snap-on 1/4" ratchet. That, coupled with me having a finger on the socket and.....

success!

We would never have been able to tighten that bolt down any other way without removing the front end, and then the PS pump.

I hope to be up and running this weekend. woohoo
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Old 10-23-2012, 01:39 PM   #14
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whos tuning it? hopefully FSW remote or a local dyno
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well, more help needed.

There are two vacuum fittings just under the throttle body on the cosworth intake. one is a brass, barbed fitting that was supposed to have a line that went to my PZEV system. I have deleted the PZEV, so I will cap that one off.

The other one appears to be a stainless steel fitting with a 3/8" opening for a hose. I have no vacuum hoses left to go to this port. Any ideas what should go here? I am finding that there is veyr little install information on these intakes.
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Old 10-24-2012, 09:45 AM   #17
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I think that one is to pull vacuum on the fuel evap canister.

Edit: I'm looking at a copy of the instructions I have, step 26, are these the two ports you are talking about? One is a barbed fitting for the fuel rail hose, the other is for the fuel pressure balance hose, which I think is the one I mentioned above.
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I figured out the barbed fitting is for the fuel rail fitting.

I am not sure what the fuel pressure balance hose is though. since I deleted my PZEV, I dont think this piece is used anymore.
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I’m pretty sure, that line runs to the canister that is attached to the firewall, if you eliminated this canister along with other PZEV components, then you won’t need this line. I’ve kept it on my car, I’m pretty sure it’s just the vent that captures vapors from the fuel tank and runs them back into the engine, versus letting them out to the atmosphere. The other PZEV stuff on my ’03 is gone, air pump and egr all deleted.

I’ll take a look at my car when I get home tonight.
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I left my EGR on, but my canister is down in my fenderwell on the passenger side. It is removed, along with the air pump and what not on the back/side of the engine on the driver's side.

The fuel rail hose can go on either of the brass barb fittings on the intake. I guess one brass barb fitting and the stainless steel fitting on the intake for the evap are going to be capped off.

Im getting there.

Looks like i just need to tighten up the lower intake bracket, hook up the CAI, get these vacuum lines straight, get a new fitting for my brake booster vacuum hose, put my fans back on, and hook up the sensors.
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