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Old 11-26-2018, 04:13 PM
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you end up ordering from smoothflow?
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Old 11-26-2018, 04:20 PM
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Yeah I bought the smoothflow 2.8 gm style hub

I bought a security bit set with the right bit and I still can't get it off... Two of the bolts are striped from previous owner or whatever.... Other two are iffy but look fine. This bit doesn't get a real good grip on it

Badically I'm going to take the blower off and weld some bolts on top of those ones and get them out that way.

Usually easier than drilling and tapping I hate doing that
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Old 11-26-2018, 04:20 PM
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agreed
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Old 11-26-2018, 04:40 PM
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have it planned to do this weekend.

father in law has a nice mig and shop. i don't feel like digging out my harbor freight arc welder, and all my sticks are probably old and won't work very well anyways.

uggggggggg

i'm glad i bought the regular allen head replacement bolts
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Old 11-30-2018, 10:33 PM
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put pulley on today.

was a huge pita because i broke off a allen head wrench in one of the bolts holding down the s/c. i didnt think i put them on very tight before, but i used the ball side of a allen wrench and sure as **** pop broke off.

no drill bit known to man would get into that bitch

cobalt, carbide, titanium nothing.

finally got that bolt out with one of those old gator grip sockets lol.

instead of welding on a bolt to the wasted pulley bolts i just used a grinder to make a notch then hit it a few times with a punch worked like a charm.

those security bolts had every thread covered in loctite lol....

i put a tiny drip of blue loctite on the bolts.... tiny...

i used a pair of vice grips with a rag around them to hold pulley still while i tightened bolts

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Old 12-02-2018, 12:39 PM
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Car definitely runs stronger with 2.8 compared to 3.06

It's really rainy out but I was seeing 17.5-18psi at upper rpms

One thing I noticed is that with the 3.06 pulley i saw 17deg advance at upper rpms wot.

I tried to look and I think I saw 14 in 2nd upper rpms

I can't find a KR pid that works it should be fine

The car wasn't fully warmed up and it was about 40f outside might have something to do with it
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Old 12-02-2018, 03:38 PM
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so those gator grip sockets are the real deal huh?
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Yeah they can work on bolts that aren't super tight.

The other sockets work better tho I just didn't have the perfect size couldn't find it
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Old 12-02-2018, 03:46 PM
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The 1000iq move was to use the grinder to notch it and hit with punch to get them loose. Worked great

They covered the entire bolt with blue loctite
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Old 02-05-2019, 02:19 PM
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Installed strut tower bar

I didn't realize until after I bought it that the shock towers are attached to the firewall... Oh well

Maybe a bit less body roll I guess hard to tell lmao. Looks super sweet though

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Tired of the maf getting wet and running like ****

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I got one of those myself since my SRI doesn't have the splash shield. As long as it doesn't go underwater, works perfectly fine.
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I only had issues with a AEM dryflow filter. Switched to k&n oiled and no more issues.
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I run the regular K&N oiled filter in a location where everyone was worried how much water I was going to suck in but have driven it in torrential downpour before and haven't had an issue. I could see it being an issue if I drove through 1' of water but I think the main aspect to overcome is water hitting it from the front side and I think that is the issue in the stock location. I was NA so my intake was on the other side but most of the water coming in slipped between the headlight and the bumper. I took some soft adhesive-backed weather stripping foam and stuck it to the headlight assembly so it would seal the gap between the headlight and the bumper but the headlight could still be removed. Kind of ghetto but it seemed to work.
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