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Old 08-27-2008, 02:25 PM   #1
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So I did my rear bushings & inner and outer tie rods on the car today and it turned out to be a real PITA for the bushings but omg the car feels like new

I used a long threaded bolt , washers , hockey puck, 46mm socket and made a bushing compressor that worked realy well.. I should have took pictures for a laugh

Now that everything is nice and tight front and back it's now time to get make more HP stay tuned for pictures

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Old 08-28-2008, 08:28 AM   #2
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Glad everything worked out for you.. Makes the car feel 100% better doesn't it!
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Old 08-28-2008, 09:28 AM   #3
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Nice! How were the tie rods? I may have to do the driver side...
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Old 08-28-2008, 05:24 PM   #4
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tie rods were at danger zone for sure ... very lucky ball didnt pop out on one side
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Old 08-28-2008, 07:00 PM   #5
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Old 08-28-2008, 10:32 PM   #6
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Oooh, shiny!
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Old 08-29-2008, 08:28 AM   #7
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This... is gooooonna be fun.

Not to be a downer, but on a related note... be VERY careful driving with the turbo on. I can't find an insurance company that will insure my car if it is turbo'd. If you get in an accident and they see you've 'significantly modified the power output' (State Farm's words) your policy is void. If you injure someone and you have no policy, you'll pay for the rest of your life.
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Old 08-29-2008, 10:05 AM   #8
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Ya I remember when I was doing the insurance stuff at carleton insurance brokers the only thing he asked is if I had NOS
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Old 08-29-2008, 10:17 AM   #9
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They don't ask anything anymore.. that's the problem. The Ontario-wide policy details that if you make any 'substantial changes' from your car's factory specifications you are to notify the insurance company or your claim may be refused. Which of course, we know may = will. Bastards.

Anyway.. slap that mofo on TODAY.
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Old 08-29-2008, 10:21 AM   #10
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I have a few things too do befor I can slaper on there and the problem is I can't fing wait haha but ya still waiting on other parts

Anybody know where too buy silicone Reducers for the turbo piping in ottawa?

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Tapp?

I for one am happy to see you doing all sorts of maintenance before the power. Good on ya B.

Just make sure you can stop too.

Anyone ever do subframe bushings?
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Umm...Bear...

I see 6 pipes on that manifold.

How much did you get your kit for BTW?
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Old 08-29-2008, 12:07 PM   #13
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Umm...Bear...

I see 6 pipes on that manifold.

How much did you get your kit for BTW?
yes it's a 6 but will be choped and pluged to make it work on the 4 banger and it's not a kit I bought everything peice by peice ... The turbo was $200 t3/t4 hybrid off ebay (1year warranty) and no it's not glued toughther lol ... took it all apart and replaced the seals with T3 Garrett rebuild kit... Just waiting on oil return line and oil feed line to get the build started
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Old 08-29-2008, 12:12 PM   #14
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Tapp?

I for one am happy to see you doing all sorts of maintenance before the power. Good on ya B.

Just make sure you can stop too.

Anyone ever do subframe bushings?
Brakes are good and subframe I think you have to drop the diff but hey that should be a peice of cake now haha
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http://www.streetimports.com/products.asp?catid=179

Silicon couplers, and these guys are in the east end somewhere. It's where I got my seats from. They have FMIC and stuff too.
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