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      07-23-2011, 10:05 PM   #67
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went through 3/4 tank of gas today



might cut off the grill covering the intercooler. The honey comb parts that have holes in them, leaving the ones on the side intact. What do you think?
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      07-23-2011, 11:50 PM   #68
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      07-24-2011, 01:14 AM   #69
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I think you should keep the honeycomb for unsuspecting uninformed people who wants to try their luck :P

Just kidding, the car looks wonderful as it is. that's IMHO.
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      07-24-2011, 03:27 AM   #70
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nahh dont do it.... keep the classy, powerful understanted look, however this would look the bsuiness exposed it really would.... i love walking to the front of my car and seeing the extra coolers...........

whats happening with your tune??
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      07-24-2011, 09:39 AM   #71
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Glad to see your up and running!

Any chance we could get some numbers in terms of 60-130 times and so on? Would be awesome so i finally can decide whether or not to keep the ESS kit and upgrade to VT2.
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Glad to see your up and running!

Any chance we could get some numbers in terms of 60-130 times and so on? Would be awesome so i finally can decide whether or not to keep the ESS kit and upgrade to VT2.
+1. Ask around your local auto clubs and see if someone has a V-Box you can borrow for a few pulls.
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      07-24-2011, 12:04 PM   #73
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My friend has a vbox I can and will borrow. Right now I'm waiting for ess to adjust my tune, but it's the weekend

How much does a new grill cost if I change my mind? It's still a bit of a sleeper because of the stock mufflers and no side badges. You have to see it from the front to know, and a smart man will see the intercooler either way. I'm def blacking out the grill surrounds though
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      07-24-2011, 01:06 PM   #74
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had a great weekend driving the vt2.... beautiful weather, plenty of car shows to get to,
vt2 for me performing faultlessly..........
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      07-25-2011, 01:02 PM   #75
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what wheels and tyres you hooking up for this bad boi??? i can recommend PSS, awesome high performance street tyre......
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      07-25-2011, 01:50 PM   #76
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right now I'm trying to figure out my 02 sensor issues. Hopefully they're causing the other codes also....

dropping it off at the shop tomorrow
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what wheels and tyres you hooking up for this bad boi??? i can recommend PSS, awesome high performance street tyre......
When I wear these V12s down, I'm going to go for an extreme performance tire. Bridgestone RE11, or Advan A08s. No point in getting PSS if they're not laying down the power
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Leave the grill and paint the intercooler black
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I don't want to do anything with paint, which will probably mess with its thermal efficiency
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When I wear these V12s down, I'm going to go for an extreme performance tire. Bridgestone RE11, or Advan A08s. No point in getting PSS if they're not laying down the power
they are laying down the power and also letting a fair amount of slip under extremes of use, T/C off they are great imo and hold the power very well, i like the safety net of "SOME" tyre slip....

i also use Pilot sort Cups, great tyre but expensive..
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Leave the grill and paint the intercooler black
nahhhh forget that, i love seeing the intercooler peeping out, looks awesome imo
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right now I'm trying to figure out my 02 sensor issues. Hopefully they're causing the other codes also....

dropping it off at the shop tomorrow
what codes are you seeing???
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      07-25-2011, 04:51 PM   #83
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this clusterfuck

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mmm damn, how much of this im wondering is due to your exhaust install!??!!??
i believe the brake boost pipe is the top one on the s/c intake running to a black valve by the ECU box.

hats ALOT of codes..... what are ess saying to you???
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      07-26-2011, 09:30 AM   #85
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Aj at ess gave us a lot of leads to go on, things to check in the install. I did a brief look over the brake booster connections and didn't find anything. I'll know a lot more by the end of the day
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im watching this closely incase i see these issues with my own car....

please do a detailed update......

interestingly the guy that just had the install done @ ind hasnt had a single issue or CEL?? nor have i?? do you feel this is exhaust related??
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most likely my primary 02 sensors are messed up somewhere, and one of the intake clips is preventing full movement of the throttle
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most likely my primary 02 sensors are messed up somewhere, and one of the intake clips is preventing full movement of the throttle
ok cool, hopefully sorted today.
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