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Old 06-24-2003, 02:44 PM   #1
redrexx
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Default TMIC installation = major PITA

It's official, putting the TMIC back on the STi is just as hard, if not harder than doing so on the WRX. I can't wait to buy a FMIC.

I figured that the red silicone hose would be as compliant as Samco hoses. NOT! Getting the hose back on the turbo and the TMIC outlet onto the throttle body took me nearly 30 minutes and a lot of sweat. Freak'n hot plates...I hate'm.

If you plan to keep your stock TMIC or any TMIC that uses the stock feed tanks, get a Samco silicone hose kit as soon as it becomes available. Makes life so muh easier. The 02-03' WRX hoses are different.
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Old 06-24-2003, 03:09 PM   #2
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I used my wifes hair dryer to warm up the hoses before trying to insert the TMIC into place along with just a tiny bit of grease to lubricate the insertion.
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Old 06-24-2003, 03:30 PM   #3
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I find it very easy to do if you do this.

(1)Remove the drivers side intercooler bracket 2 bolts

(2)smear a little vaseline inside the silicone hose

Takes a minute to do
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Old 06-24-2003, 07:19 PM   #4
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Rubbing alcohol works well too, and doesn't leave any residue. It's slippery while wet, then *poof* it's gone.

JD
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Old 06-25-2003, 12:41 AM   #5
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=just a tiny bit of grease to lubricate the insertion.
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