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How many out there are satisfied with their PW daily driver & how many wish that they had gone with a Turbo?
 

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Love my Powerworks, best bang for the buck kit out there.


As soon as I hit 300 whp with it, I will be switching to turbo and go for 400-450'ish whp.
 

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I have a question for you PW folks also--how many of you installed the kit yourselves??? If so, was it easy and would you recommend it for someone who has only done mild engine work/upgrades (is it REALLY just bolt-on???)

Thanks, hope this is not a thread-jack but just an enhancement to the original question [thumb]
 

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yeah, it's ALL bolt on......just have to rip all the intake shit out, move the engine FORWARD, shove it in, and bolt everything back together....

my buddy and I did it in 4 days over a long weekend.......with sockets, and tools, and not too much else......on jack stands
 

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loosten the drivers mount, remove the pass mount, remove the rear mount, and crowbat the engine a few inches forward [;)]

support the tranny..........
 

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I have a question for you PW folks also--how many of you installed the kit yourselves??? If so, was it easy and would you recommend it for someone who has only done mild engine work/upgrades (is it REALLY just bolt-on???)

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Yes I did. It is not that bad. I took me about a week, I did not work on it alot maybe 2-3 hours a night at the most. That included removal of the Vortech SC, Nitrous kit and some other work I did why I was in there. The biggest thing for me is I have another car, a garage and I was not pushed on time to get it done
 

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The one thing I would make better/upgrade on the PW kit are the oil lines going to the relocated filter.Those steel lines are such a pain to tighten once everything is in place and it takes a couple of tweaks to get them to stop leaking.As for those clamp-on rubber lines,even with better full circle clamps,they are just an accident waiting to happen.Other than that (and the unmentionable backwards pulley incident),they make good power and are like a factory install when done.If you are looking for higher hp/tq numbers though, look at turbos.
 

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The lines (for me atleast) are a easy fix I build hydrualic lines for Aircraft.......3000psi on the lines for a airplane... I will be doing the same when my car is back from Massive Speed's shop and in my garage.

Even the oil lines are not that big of a deal. As for going back.... I would have torn the motor down for the build up before I installed the PW instead of the process that I am going through now
 

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My dad and I installed the PW in about 4 easygoing days. Well worth it in my book. I agree with everyone saying the oil filter relocation kit is a weak point.
 
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