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Old 12-08-2012, 04:46 AM   #7926
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So I installed my flex innovations grounding kit today since I had some free time. It connected from the alternator-battery-throttle body- front of intake manifold-drivers side strut tower. Overall the car honestly runs a decent bit smoother. When I refer to smoother, I am talking about taking off in low rpm's. I've been "bogging" my car shifting at like 2k for every shift and no the car doesn't hesitate nearly as much. For $40 shipped I can't complain , just thought I would share my experience.
I question whether or not if this is really useful, and if i should buy one or just build it myself lol
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Old 12-08-2012, 02:14 PM   #7927
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Getting mines done for $80
Is the straight pipe louder than my tsudo now????
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Old 12-08-2012, 02:16 PM   #7928
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Hmm, might get myself an early Christmas present.
Or just go no midpipe and leave the axel back on, to make it look like you have an exhaust on. lol
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Old 12-08-2012, 02:26 PM   #7929
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Or just go no midpipe and leave the axel back on, to make it look like you have an exhaust on. lol
All depends on the exhaust..
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Old 12-08-2012, 03:26 PM   #7930
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I question whether or not if this is really useful, and if i should buy one or just build it myself lol
You definitely can. I'm pretty sure theirs a DIY somewhere around here. However, the one I purchased looks great, they have multiple colors to choose from, and the wires have a very high temp skin around the wires and all the contact points are gold plated so they are corrosion free . I'm pretty sure copper would have been even better since theirs less resistance but regardless I'm happy
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Old 12-08-2012, 03:43 PM   #7931
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Is the straight pipe louder than my tsudo now????
Its must likely going to be not as loud. I'm getting it done Monday. The Tsudo is 3"isn't it? I'm going for maybe 2.25, just to keep the sound down and performance loss to a min

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You definitely can. I'm pretty sure theirs a DIY somewhere around here. However, the one I purchased looks great, they have multiple colors to choose from, and the wires have a very high temp skin around the wires and all the contact points are gold plated so they are corrosion free . I'm pretty sure copper would have been even better since theirs less resistance but regardless I'm happy
Yeah i don't think i have the skin lol, maybe ill buy it and mod it altittle haha .my work place has alot of those connectors do we will see
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Old 12-08-2012, 04:04 PM   #7932
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Yeah i don't think i have the skin lol, maybe ill buy it and mod it altittle haha .my work place has alot of those connectors do we will see
Yeah it's definitely nice but I think you might be able to get by without it lol. I'd say go for it, theirs always room for improvement.
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Old 12-08-2012, 10:00 PM   #7933
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Decided I needed to treat myself this week....

Grimmspeed master cylinder brace (thanks Kartracer3 for putting it on the radar):





First time i've seen a rear aftermarket wiper blade 'identical' to the OEM one, I figured for $11 it can't be any worse than the OEM effort, we'll see...





And my favourite, it's really a gift for my son, he's almost ready for it. For a whopping $18.74.......



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Old 12-09-2012, 12:51 AM   #7934
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Decided I needed to treat myself this week....

Grimmspeed master cylinder brace (thanks Kartracer3 for putting it on the radar):

First time i've seen a rear aftermarket wiper blade 'identical' to the OEM one, I figured for $11 it can't be any worse than the OEM effort, we'll see...

And my favourite, it's really a gift for my son, he's almost ready for it. For a whopping $18.74.......

That's awesome! Haha. It's crazy how much a tiny brace like that changes the feel of the pedal huh? Plus the quality is really good too. I actually installed some very over priced Piaa windshield wipers recently too lol. Anything is better than stock after they even get close to drying out. And that's a lucky kid right their lol
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Old 12-09-2012, 01:18 AM   #7935
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Decided I needed to treat myself this week....

Grimmspeed master cylinder brace (thanks Kartracer3 for putting it on the radar):

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That's awesome! Haha. It's crazy how much a tiny brace like that changes the feel of the pedal huh? Plus the quality is really good too.
How difficult is the installation?
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Old 12-09-2012, 02:47 AM   #7936
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Yea I played in the snow today.
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Old 12-09-2012, 08:43 AM   #7937
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How difficult is the installation?
Fairly easy. Manoeuvering the piece in takes a little patience (it's one time I don't regret having a TMIC ) but it's not bad. I also chased out the mounting hole threads with an M6 tap, they were full of crap. Took all of 30mins.
Grimmspeeds online instructions/video are very useful, read/watch them first.

Definite improvement in pedal feel, the harder you push the pedal the more you realise how much flex there was in the first place.
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Old 12-09-2012, 09:01 AM   #7938
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"First time i've seen a rear aftermarket wiper blade 'identical' to the OEM one, I figured for $11 it can't be any worse than the OEM effort, we'll see..."

I bought one of these a few weeks ago. It's crap.Maybe I just got a dud, hopefully you get better results.
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Old 12-09-2012, 10:36 AM   #7939
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Get these if you want really really good wipers..

Bosch Icon Wiper Blades
http://www.boschautoparts.com/WiperB...ages/Icon.aspx

They have them at AutoZone for our cars.
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Old 12-09-2012, 11:08 AM   #7940
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Get these if you want really really good wipers..

Bosch Icon Wiper Blades
http://www.boschautoparts.com/WiperB...ages/Icon.aspx

They have them at AutoZone for our cars.
I had those on my old Buick they are excellent.
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Old 12-09-2012, 11:16 AM   #7941
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Yea I played in the snow today.
Always posting pics to make me jealous! Lol looks like a blast. Can't wait till it snows in Philly. I already scouted some nice parking lots
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Old 12-09-2012, 11:59 AM   #7942
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Getting a good snowing here in Minneapolis.
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Old 12-09-2012, 12:12 PM   #7943
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Get these if you want really really good wipers..

Bosch Icon Wiper Blades
http://www.boschautoparts.com/WiperB...ages/Icon.aspx

They have them at AutoZone for our cars.
Thats what I had, and they only lasted me about 3 months until the wiper blade tore off.
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Old 12-09-2012, 12:21 PM   #7944
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Thats what I had, and they only lasted me about 3 months until the wiper blade tore off.
The key to wiper blades isn't the blade itself, it's keeping your window clean.

Try claying your window every few months along with a glass cleaner and your blades should last a year easily. I've had my current blades on for 2 years and they are still as good as new. I had my OEM blades for 3 years.
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Old 12-09-2012, 02:42 PM   #7945
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For me the fronts have never been a problem, the rear is something else, it's almost as though the arm is not applying enough pressure. I've seen reports from other hatch owners having the same issue....
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Old 12-09-2012, 02:45 PM   #7946
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For me the fronts have never been a problem, the rear is something else, it's almost as though the arm is not applying enough pressure. I've seen reports from other hatch owners having the same issue....
Yeah that could be. Along with it having to go nearly vertical. I have a sedan so nothing to worry about here
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Old 12-09-2012, 02:45 PM   #7947
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Getting a good snowing here in Minneapolis.
I guess were getting your leftovers tonight and into tomorrow here in Montreal, supposedly 5-7 inches of the white stuff Although it also means mayhem because people have forgotten how to drive in snow over the last 8 months....
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Old 12-09-2012, 02:59 PM   #7948
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I guess were getting your leftovers tonight and into tomorrow here in Montreal, supposedly 5-7 inches of the white stuff Although it also means mayhem because people have forgotten how to drive in snow over the last 8 months....
Lol right? It's like the snow lands and its game over. You been out driving at all? Seen a few people going to wrong way down the street today. Divider and all. Morons.
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Old 12-09-2012, 03:10 PM   #7949
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I got this http://www.tirerack.com/wipers/detai...r=2.5i+Premium
and this http://www.tirerack.com/wipers/detai...r=2.5i+Premium
Just a tad bit overpriced but the quality is pretty hard to beat lol.
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Old 12-09-2012, 04:09 PM   #7950
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Yea I played in the snow today.
Dude that kickass! I've always wondered what it's like to drive in snow like that. Texas dirt is fun too, though haha
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