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Old 01-09-2013, 11:20 PM   #1818
berdugo
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Join Date: Oct 2007
Chapter/Region: International
Location: Philippines
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07 EuroDM STi 2.5L
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Originally Posted by scby rex View Post
Berdugo, your cossy manifold tips upward so it clears the alt. With the PW manifold, it tips down and juts forward so the alt would have to be flipped and the a/c would have to go.

btw, cut the coolant pipe off your tb, it will look better and your not using it anyway.
Yes, that's really frustrating

I'm using a 7/8inch IM to TGV spacer right now just to clear the alternator.

With the picture of the PW IM, I think I can use a 2inch IM to TGV spacer to clear the alternator ( wishful thinking).

I really don't know what is the difference with the 06-07 Euro STI to USDM STI with regards to reversing IM. I'm using 34.5 inch alternator belt already and I have to remove my alternator pulley just to be able to put the belt. I read somewhere that you are using 34 inch belt. I tried that before but I can't do it.

And yes I will cut that TB coolant pipe when I clean everything before firing up the engine. Thanks
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