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Re: Just got it today

Post by abomb1982 » Tue Apr 05, 2016 3:20 pm

is the 2wd cossie IC non directional?

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Re: Just got it today

Post by abomb1982 » Wed Apr 06, 2016 11:26 pm

anyone??

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Re: Just got it today

Post by In XS 7 » Thu Apr 07, 2016 1:01 am

I don't know, never had one of those. Sorry.
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Re: Just got it today

Post by John Brennan » Thu Apr 07, 2016 9:50 am

The inlets/outlets are the same size. There is a slight difference between the end tanks, but I'll go out on a limb and guess that it probably isn't a big deal either way. That said, when you have something designed for the car, why not attempt to duplicate, to the extent practicable, the original configuration?
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Re: Just got it today

Post by NiggyMerk » Thu Apr 07, 2016 9:57 am

The inlet and outlet both fit 2.25" couplers.
Inlet points out at 45 degrees, also there is a 1" BOV port
above the inlet. It bolts up very nicely to stock holes.
It is not directional, so you can push the air through either way.
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Re: Just got it today

Post by abomb1982 » Thu Apr 07, 2016 3:27 pm

soooooo I've been doing some reading and correct me if I'm wrong but the ranger roller cam is actually a bad idea and my kill over all power? I want a cam and if the eager cam is out and i can find the a237 cam that leaves only the esslingers .450 .450 cam. Is all this right or are there more option?

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Re: Just got it today

Post by merkurdriver » Thu Apr 07, 2016 7:35 pm

There are ( as available new ) and were (as available used) more cams out there

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Re: Just got it today

Post by abomb1982 » Mon Apr 11, 2016 11:55 pm

such a good day!

stock brakes

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mmmmmmmmmmmmmm

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the new studs and adapter from mc2

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mooohahahahaha

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Re: Just got it today

Post by In XS 7 » Tue Apr 12, 2016 1:01 am

Sweet!!! :cheers
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Re: Just got it today

Post by abomb1982 » Wed Apr 13, 2016 8:57 am

I have two different instructions to hook up my G2 manual boost controller. One is hooking it up just to the turbo ( the instructions that came with it). Two is hook it to the vac tee and the other to the turbo (found on murkur depot). What is the best way to hook it up?

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Re: Just got it today

Post by John Brennan » Wed Apr 13, 2016 9:50 am

Hooking it up to the compressor outlet has the WG opening when the pressure at the outlet reaches a certain point, whereas hooking it up to vacuum means it opens when the pressure reaches a certain point past your intake plumbing, which may or may not include an IC, a bunch of piping, the TB, and all of that. So the latter is a more accurate indicator of how much boost the engine is getting. As with many other things we deal with here, there are pros and cons, differing opinions, etc.
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Re: Just got it today

Post by eaton53 » Wed Apr 13, 2016 11:53 am

In XS 7 wrote:Sweet!!! :cheers
X2 :cheers
Like the nice shiny (and bigger) bits.
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Re: Just got it today

Post by thesameguy » Wed Apr 13, 2016 3:43 pm

It ultimately shouldn't matter where you hook it up, so long as you have a calibrated gauge to know what you're getting ultimately. The advantage of direct-to-compressor is response will be faster... but that's probably academic at best. I think you'll find *most* factory turbo cars run the WGA off the compressor housing directly, even cars with factory boost controllers. The upside of doing it off the intake plumbing is that you'll likely need a lesser WGA - 18psi at the compressor through a bunch of pipes and an intercooler could be only 15psi to the engine, so now you only need a 15psi WGA. :) OTOH, off the compressor is typically less vacuum hose, so there's that. :)

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Re: Just got it today

Post by abomb1982 » Thu Apr 14, 2016 9:29 am

I got my 2wd cossie intercooler yesterday :headband and I have had the saab 900 rad for a couple days, is there anywhere i can find a part number for the upper rad hose to run the saab rad?

pics to come for sure :D

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Re: Just got it today

Post by merkurdriver » Thu Apr 14, 2016 10:49 am

No intercooler hook the valve up at the turbo. Once you have an intercooler you'll want to plug that fitting on the turbo and run the valve line off the vac tree or off the upper intake.

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