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Old November 3rd, 2015, 05:57 PM
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zack was poking fun of raub. you now rover type humor. =)
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Old November 3rd, 2015, 06:12 PM
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"Bigger intercooler fitting in factory location: useless"

Did you guys that hated the aftermarket intercooler make all of the adjustments to the injection pump in order to take advantage of the added cooling? I have been considering this upgrade so to see it on the "worst" list is a little disheartening or liberating since it would save me a ton of money for other upgrades.
It's not a hate thing but I'm guessing that to feel a substantial difference one would have to go with a full size. And yes I have my fuel wide open and boost at 15+psi. I'm sure it did some good but not enough to get me excited.
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Old November 3rd, 2015, 07:12 PM
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A potato plow for your potato plow? I remember you getting yanked from a tiny rock during VOT


Just for that Zack I pulled this one from the WikiVOTLeaks files. Besides, I don't recall any damage to my rear diff. I got problems in life but my rear diff ain't one of 'em! ;-)
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Old November 3rd, 2015, 07:37 PM
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Just for that Zack I pulled this one from the WikiVOTLeaks files. Besides, I don't recall any damage to my rear diff. I got problems in life but my rear diff ain't one of 'em! ;-)

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Old November 4th, 2015, 12:25 AM
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Are you speaking of the factory installed ones or the aftermarket Allisport ones?
Aftermarket things, called Hiclone as I recall.

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It's not a hate thing but I'm guessing that to feel a substantial difference one would have to go with a full size. And yes I have my fuel wide open and boost at 15+psi. I'm sure it did some good but not enough to get me excited.
Same here. Yes I have tweaked the FIP for more fuelling but I agree that I think the only thing that'll work with that is a full width intercooler. That is my next step. If the high capacity intercooler (mine was from Brunel) for the stock location had any edge over bone stock setup, I could not discern one. Not like I dynoed it though.
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Old November 4th, 2015, 12:51 AM
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boost at 15+psi. I'm sure it did some good but not enough to get me excited.
Turbos have a maximum power limited by their physical dimensions and designs and unfortunately turning up the boost or inter cooling will never increase the horsepower limit of a turbo.

At the end of the day, you need a larger compressor wheel and housing.
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Old November 4th, 2015, 01:03 AM
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When everything was apart, I didn't galv the chassis or bulkhead. Colorado, low oxygen, sand in the winter...then just the next year, they switched to Mag Choloride. That shit is nasty--not the worst, but still bad. Should have gavly'ed the chassis and bulkhead---biggest regret (and really only one...)
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Old November 4th, 2015, 06:08 AM
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Paddock's ABS plastic interior door trim. They are an absolute $h!t product and in no way even come close to fitting. Can't even understand how they can still be manufactured. I purchased some a few years back and had a nightmare of a time to return them to Paddock who saw the photos and agreed they were wrong. Currently trying to fit another set only because they were free. They are new and still the fit is like they were not even made for a defender door. Every fastening pin is located wrong, all contours are wrong and a lot of cutting with a razor knife is the only way to get them close enough to fitting. They look horrible and I hope to fit genuine ones in the future.
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Old November 4th, 2015, 08:42 AM
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Procomp shocks on my first 110. Took them off after less than 1000 miles. Complete garbage.
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BritPart springs and shocks on the 130 (long story). Less than 1,000 miles, no real off-roading, no heavy loads and rear shocks shot. Swapped all to OME.
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Old November 4th, 2015, 08:59 AM
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Terrafirma shocks and diff guards.
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Old November 4th, 2015, 09:16 AM
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BritPart springs and shocks on the 130 (long story). Less than 1,000 miles, no real off-roading, no heavy loads and rear shocks shot. Swapped all to OME.
Very excited to see how this came out!
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Old November 4th, 2015, 09:22 AM
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oh yeah not too much of a fan of these Fox shocks and steering stabilizer. [sorry stephen, he is at SEMA so he probably wont see it anyhow] =)
i would have done bilstein, if i had to do it again.
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Old November 4th, 2015, 09:23 AM
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oh yeah not too much of a fan of these Fox shocks and steering stabilizer. [sorry stephen, he is at SEMA so he probably wont see it anyhow] =)
i would have done bilstein, if i had to do it again.
What don't you like about them?? I can't see how you would be able to tell that you don't like a steering stabilizer....
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Old November 4th, 2015, 09:25 AM
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you are right on the stabilizer, but the shocks you can... i have always been a bilstein believer as everything is usually stock here. the fox stuff seems to be gimmicky thats all. hope i did not offend you Mr Stripes.
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Old November 4th, 2015, 09:30 AM
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haha no offense here, just wanted to see what you didn't like about them. I love mine!
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Old November 4th, 2015, 09:31 AM
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ok Martin. + your probably their only sales rep!
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Old November 4th, 2015, 09:35 AM
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ok Martin. + your probably their only sales rep!
I'm not the correct shape
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Old November 4th, 2015, 10:45 AM
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When everything was apart, I didn't galv the chassis or bulkhead. Colorado, low oxygen, sand in the winter...then just the next year, they switched to Mag Choloride. That shit is nasty--not the worst, but still bad. Should have gavly'ed the chassis and bulkhead---biggest regret (and really only one...)
x2 had the 90 apart twice didn't galvy the frame the first time, turned out to be super easy to run to NJ to get it done.

Made the same mistake on the 110, didn't realize how easy it was.
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