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Old 07-02-2014, 11:37 AM   #2626
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Good call. I was going to go through and see what other hoses I can hide.

What do you think on the shroud...polished or purple?
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Old 07-02-2014, 11:53 AM   #2627
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^do you make a cardboard cutout for templates?
Yes but that's just to get the main shape. A lot of time sanding down to fit the panel right is the key. Took about 3 hours to get this one side exactly how I wanted it. Now just need to match it on the other side
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Old 07-04-2014, 08:53 AM   #2628
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Okay guys...help me out here. What else can I do to make this look cleaner without pulling the engine again. It's a street car so I want to keep the ac, the power steering, and the aos.

It's a little dirty in the pic. So I know I can polish up the paint and what not, but I'm still not close to happy with it. I've thought about ditching the power brakes, ac, and what not, but I think a tucked street car with all that stuff is more impressive. But I am tempted...

Also debating taking a week off of work and pulling the engine then painting the bay a different color. Maybe white. Be as to the point as you want i don't mind.

I'm thinking next up is an aluminum radiator and getting rid of that grimspeed radiator shroud.
I've got all the same suggestions as stated. I plasti dipped all my yellow caps black and they blend nicely including dipstick. Ditch the radiator shroud looks too bulky and takes up too much room. Put the stock ones back on I did this as well really cleans it up.

As for abs brake booster delete I say do this as well it drives just fine without I did mine with the ChaseBays Kit and love it
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Old 07-04-2014, 08:54 AM   #2629
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Oh an you could also grab a ChaseBays PS relocation Kit. Comes with all braided lines and what not. Looks really nice
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Old 07-04-2014, 08:19 PM   #2630
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Ordered an aluminum radiator, ditching the shroud, painting caps black (although I have some purple left), and I'm swapping a new intake manifold in. Can't decide if I should keep it polished or do purple like now.
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Old 07-04-2014, 09:57 PM   #2631
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Oh an you could also grab a ChaseBays PS relocation Kit. Comes with all braided lines and what not. Looks really nice
Good luck with chase bays, their customer service sucks. Dealt with them twice and won't do it again.
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Old 07-04-2014, 10:06 PM   #2632
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Good luck with chase bays, their customer service sucks. Dealt with them twice and won't do it again.
The best thing about chase bays is most of the stuff you can piece together easily for half the cost. At least most of the stuff I've been interested in buying.
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Old 07-04-2014, 11:20 PM   #2633
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The best thing about chase bays is most of the stuff you can piece together easily for half the cost. At least most of the stuff I've been interested in buying.
Nah man. The best thing about Chase Bays is the horrible customer service.

Edit: didn't realize dude posted the same thing 2 posts up.

I bought the Chase PS kit and it was NOT complete and didn't even mount correctly. I extensively modified his kit to make it work properly.
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Old 07-05-2014, 07:25 AM   #2634
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I've got all the same suggestions as stated. I plasti dipped all my yellow caps black and they blend nicely including dipstick. Ditch the radiator shroud looks too bulky and takes up too much room. Put the stock ones back on I did this as well really cleans it up. As for abs brake booster delete I say do this as well it drives just fine without I did mine with the ChaseBays Kit and love it
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Oh an you could also grab a ChaseBays PS relocation Kit. Comes with all braided lines and what not. Looks really nice
I have the lists to create everything chasebays sells for half the price and twice the quality
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Old 07-05-2014, 04:21 PM   #2635
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Idk I ordered my ChaseBays stuff and got it within a week. Customer service was just fine even emailed them to get a fitting I needed and they sent it right out. Everything installed perfect in my car and has been in for over a year now with no issues. Maybe its user install mistakes or something idk I just had no issues. Im about to order my fuel lines from them and a tucked radiator soon as well
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Old 07-07-2014, 03:29 PM   #2636
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Idk I ordered my ChaseBays stuff and got it within a week. Customer service was just fine even emailed them to get a fitting I needed and they sent it right out. Everything installed perfect in my car and has been in for over a year now with no issues. Maybe its user install mistakes or something idk I just had no issues. Im about to order my fuel lines from them and a tucked radiator soon as well
I think you're the only person that had a good experience with chase...
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Old 07-07-2014, 04:04 PM   #2637
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Nah man. The best thing about Chase Bays is the horrible customer service.

Edit: didn't realize dude posted the same thing 2 posts up.

I bought the Chase PS kit and it was NOT complete and didn't even mount correctly. I extensively modified his kit to make it work properly.
are your required mods documented anywhere? Curious on what's required.
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Old 07-08-2014, 09:40 AM   #2638
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I think you're the only person that had a good experience with chase...
I have a full chasebays wiring harness that blew up a motor because it had the the coil packs wired to the injectors and vice versus! They are the biggest piece of shiat company out there they make vivid racing look like saints!

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Old 07-08-2014, 09:44 AM   #2639
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Yeah I heard they **** ed the subaru harness up pretty good. I called them about it and they could barely answer any questions, even basic. I'll stick with Race Spec for my wiring needs.
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Old 07-08-2014, 10:51 AM   #2640
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Yeah I heard they **** ed the subaru harness up pretty good. I called them about it and they could barely answer any questions, even basic. I'll stick with Race Spec for my wiring needs.
Went with a apex speed solution
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Old 07-08-2014, 10:53 AM   #2641
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Never heard of them before unless you mean apex speed tech?
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Old 07-08-2014, 02:00 PM   #2642
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Never heard of them before unless you mean apex speed tech?
Yes that is what I meant. I was using a android device that anticipated what I was typing
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Old 07-10-2014, 03:34 AM   #2643
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heres a few new pics since my color change







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Old 07-10-2014, 05:49 PM   #2644
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Looks a million times better with that color, color code?

Gives me an idea of what midnight purple LP2 would look like hehe
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Old 07-10-2014, 06:07 PM   #2645
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Looks a million times better with that color, color code?

Gives me an idea of what midnight purple LP2 would look like hehe
Thanks man and the color is Nissan midnight purple LP2 lol
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Old 07-10-2014, 07:15 PM   #2646
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Ahh you *****er...

Well it looks exactly how I pictured it.. Awesome!
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Old 07-10-2014, 07:35 PM   #2647
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Ahh you *****er...

Well it looks exactly how I pictured it.. Awesome!
Lol sorry man always wanted this color and finally did it. Figured id be the only suby with it. Haha
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Old 07-10-2014, 08:34 PM   #2648
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Going up to the fab shop on Friday to discuss front/rear tubs and filling in the holes on the fenders/firewall.
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Old 07-11-2014, 12:45 AM   #2649
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Think about flipping that intake manifold at all? Not that your bay is cluttered or messy at all, but would get rid of that long intercooler pipe.
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Old 07-11-2014, 01:09 AM   #2650
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Think about flipping that intake manifold at all? Not that your bay is cluttered or messy at all, but would get rid of that long intercooler pipe.
If your talking to me it will be soon im working on a custom mani then I'll rotate it
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