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Offline Reblacklaf

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Surprise part
« on: March 30, 2019, 05:58:11 PM »
Here is the latest update to my 2008 GXP. Should be in production soon by PW. Ready to send off for powdercoating.



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Re: Surprise part
« Reply #1 on: March 30, 2019, 06:00:22 PM »
We talking about the tower brace?
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Re: Surprise part
« Reply #2 on: March 30, 2019, 06:19:34 PM »
Yes sir!

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Re: Surprise part
« Reply #3 on: March 30, 2019, 07:46:12 PM »
Is that bent steel for the risers and aluminum plate for the horizontal link?

How are those attached to each other?

If those are dissimilar metals they should have been powder coated individually then assembled.
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Re: Surprise part
« Reply #4 on: March 30, 2019, 08:37:11 PM »
It will be coated and this is not a finished picture and was not meant to be posted publicly yet.  More details will be announced soon...
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Re: Surprise part
« Reply #5 on: March 30, 2019, 10:05:54 PM »
Looks like it would need to be removed to replace the coil pack

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Re: Surprise part
« Reply #6 on: March 30, 2019, 10:51:10 PM »
what are you doing about clearances under the hood?  It is very tight under there.  My engine would torque up into it under a hard load.  I finally had to remove it.

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Re: Surprise part
« Reply #7 on: March 31, 2019, 12:39:43 PM »
what are you doing about clearances under the hood?  It is very tight under there.

Yeah, my DDM one rubs the hood blacket :(

Also, be careful of how the wires to the camshaft actuators are routed (don't ask me how I now).  Route them around the sides, not over the top.
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Re: Surprise part
« Reply #8 on: April 07, 2019, 08:39:14 AM »
It's now official and available for PW.



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Re: Surprise part
« Reply #9 on: April 07, 2019, 09:38:33 AM »
Sounds like you all with engine movement problems need stiffer engine mounts  :D

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Re: Surprise part
« Reply #10 on: April 07, 2019, 10:03:43 AM »
Very true! First upgrade to any high performance engine. Either better bushings or a limiter for engine torque over such as a chain.

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