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Old 10-27-2012, 01:59 PM   #11
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http://focus.c-f-m.com/cfmsvtst170fo...mpupgrade.aspx


nice i must have got the last red set

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Old 10-27-2012, 04:05 PM   #12
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nice i must have got the last red set

I thought that was it, but the other guy said that they were red heads. Thanks!
Also, I realized that I'm going to need a special tool for the clamp correct? If so, where can I buy one. I went to my local autozone earlier and couldn't find that kind of clamp, so I know I won't be able to find the tool there.
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Old 10-27-2012, 04:22 PM   #13
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wait what kind of special tool? I've never used that type of clamp so if its something weird I'm curious about it.

OK so sounds like I had the right idea. just on the throttle long enough to clear anything building pressure in the intake and let it start as normal.
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Old 10-27-2012, 04:48 PM   #14
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You can use a screw driver or a metric socked dont remember the size nothing special about how to tighten them

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ah OK... just wondered if the red head was some weirdo special tool. looks like an 8mm socket would work.
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Old 10-27-2012, 05:57 PM   #16
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this is quite common. To get more room, pulling the fuel rail and injectors helps.
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You can use a screw driver or a metric socked dont remember the size nothing special about how to tighten them

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Usually they are 5/16". But also come in 1/4".

Can't believe this is very common as I think this is the first time I've heard/seen this and I've never had this problem. But I guess all SVTs are different.
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I have had it happen to me 10-12 times over the years , One time at a race in Florida it blew apart so bad I had to apoxy it over night to make the next round on Sunday

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Tom you know these aren't carbed vehicles right? you can't keep dumping fuel down the throttle body

heh this is Europe son... get it right! 8mm! (hey that was a good guess though huh?)
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I'll post pictures of the installed product. Looking forward to it.

Thanks you guys!
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