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4 hours ago, gmsgltr said:

sounds great!

what is your set up? which exhaust manifold do you have?

As far as I know, the exhaust is all stock! I've never checked the exhaust manifold specifically but based on previous owners I'd imagine it is stock. I have the IPD intake, and removed the upper turbo heat shield, wish I had somewhere to store the hood blanket so I could take that off too...

4 hours ago, tuner4life said:

That is impressive! 

Thanks Jason, my butt dyno had been telling me it would definitely be a mid-6s 0-100 car so it was fun to confirm it 😄 Might be able to get low-6s with my summer tires and a bit of practice...

2 hours ago, BlackT5 said:

Come try my IPD ECU 😄

 

Next time I'm at your place we'll try it out!

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Sounds great and well done. Must be pulling some G's to get the coolant warning to light up.

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On 2/4/2019 at 10:46 AM, washdup said:

Sounds great and well done. Must be pulling some G's to get the coolant warning to light up.

Yeah something like 0.5g average for that time on a 0-100 run!

 

 

Had some snowy fun the past few days

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Looks way better on film... Something something period correct something something...

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so bright and so awesome!

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15 hours ago, sventastic said:

 Something something period correct something something...

 

 

RUNNING IN THE 90S

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8 hours ago, gmsgltr said:

so bright and so awesome!

Yes!! I love how orangey-red it came out

4 hours ago, RBoy8 said:

RUNNING IN THE 90S

IS A NEW WAY I LIKE TO BE

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Put about 6,000km on the car since I last posted, and it has continued being good to me! A couple weeks ago I replaced both rear wheel bearings and parking brake pads and hardware, along with the final original engine mount - the passenger side one, and trunk struts. It's nice that I've only had to spend about $300 on parts for the last 12,000km of driving... After the mechanical work I spent a day and a half detailing the interior and exterior. I haven't been as lucky with the cosmetic stuff as the mechanical - the clear coat on the rear wing has begun to fail pretty badly, the headliner droop actually came apart at the rear window so it's taped up for the time being, and back in May someone appears to have dropped a bike onto my driver's side rear door and left a nice big dent! That said, those are terribly difficult or expensive fixes, and the car still cleans up like this 🙂

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