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When things dont fit..

Posted by camocorvette, Feb 26, 2020

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  1. camocorvette

    camocorvette Probationary Member

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    So I had the problem of my intercooler pipe hitting my dump pipe like dead center.
    (Picture 1)

    I just replaced my beaten up greddy intercooler with a vsrf one. I've had a STM dump for years..

    Well now it was in the way.
    (Picture 2)

    So I grabbed some 304 SS from a muffler shop. Then a good friend helped me cut it on his chop saw ( use a band saw.. ) in 15° pie cuts. Then I spent like 4 hours deburring pie cuts ....
    (Picture 3)

    I bought some high temp metal tape awhile back( I knew I was gonna have to do this) and mocked up the pie cuts to redirect the o2 dump.
    (Picture 4)

    I was definitely scared cutting my STM dump because I'd never done that before haha.
    But I was able to get a new route figure out. After some trial and error. Re taping and adjusting and figuring it out.
    (Picture 5)

    Brought it to a friend (RK Titanium) and he welded it up.
    (Picture 6)

    Its fits!
    (Picture 7)

    Then I scuffed and painted with 2000° paint cured it and wrapped it with DEI Titanium wrap.
    (Picture 8)

    The reason I chose the angle of exit from under the car is I've fabricated a BeatRush Evo undertray to fit and I dont want to modify it anymore.
    (Picture 9)
     

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    Street Build 397  3

    1995 Mitsubishi Eclipse GST
    300 whp · 315 lb/ft · 2G DSM
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  2. DogWhistle

    DogWhistle Proven Member

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    Nice work. Be sure to keep us posted on the undertray too.
     

    Drag Race Build 1K  3

    1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX
    awd · manual · 2G DSM

    2K  6

    1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder N/T
    fwd · automatic · 2G DSM

    2K  0

    1991 Mitsubishi Mighty Max
    manual · 4G63t Swapped

    3K  6

    1996 Eagle Talon TSi AWD
    385 whp · 378 lb/ft · 2G DSM
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