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Old 01-22-2013, 07:55 PM   #111
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why not just header wrap the crap out of the down pipe? would that not stop it from melting things?

and i was referring to being in and out of the throttle repeatedly like on a road coarse for draining the surge tank. do you think the surge tank would refill quickly enough in the time that im out of the gas/braking/ part throttle around corners to make up for the drain in the straits? im getting married next year and my best man is talking about a track day at VIR for the bachelor party. just thinking ahead is all im doing.

also what rpm is the stock oil pump good for? isnt it like 7400-7500 or something like that? i know i wont make power that high im just wondering since i cant remember for sure.
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Old 01-22-2013, 07:59 PM   #112
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yeah every time you let out the back pump will instantly start refiling. there is no way you will out run it. do i google search of some of the sti guys using surge tanks/swirl pots

melting isnt the only issue. the turbo sits to close to the ac comp to even fit a 3" dp
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Old 01-22-2013, 08:16 PM   #113
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swirl pot?


google google google
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Old 01-22-2013, 08:18 PM   #114
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hey google works! this? vvv

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Old 01-22-2013, 08:54 PM   #115
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It was wrapped to shit. But o well its not my daily driver and plus the hot weather sux for turbo but when I do drive it on a nice sunny hot day its nice to have the windows down and hear the spool
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Besides wrapping you'll probably need a blanket, seems is awfully tight.

Surge tank is going to be more expensive but is definetely the safest.
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eh oh well its melted and doesn't work no more so who cares :)
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Besides wrapping you'll probably need a blanket, seems is awfully tight.

Surge tank is going to be more expensive but is definetely the safest.
Why would a surge tank setup be more expensive than a full return setup?
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whens the eta on the car getting there?
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Id love top mount turtle. But my ac is allready been melted from the dp now lol. Even thou it never touched it. Guess it was just that close enough to it. If you can do one up like Jim did I might beinterested in the suummer time. But for now just the 3 inch piping works for me for cold side
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mine will be very close to jim's. i think he is spot on with what the focus needs to fit a large turbo with large piping. im going to try to make a few changes to a couple parts. but we will have to see after i get the car here.
i dont post everything I do but here Jeremy focus i did a while back, newest design topmount with lots of clearance everywhere with uncut factory fans. if your gonna copy the design just give credit where credit is due, all i ask...


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