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Jamey
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Apr 18, 5:55am - #444886 
C2 GTS Stage one kit install Started

Well me and a few buddies started the install of my C2 kit and new clutch. Got the engine pulled this weekend (found out a few tricks and pointers for anyone pulling the engine angry angry) installed the clutch, the turbo header, the turbo and turbo bracket. Had to modify the bracket some as the fitment is off.

I am having some fitment issues with the IC pipe to the throttle body becuase it is hitting the shift linkage, as well as the intercooler hitting the AC fitting at the bottom of the AC compressor nothing major just gonna need a little tweaking I think.

All in all the kit seems well designed. Gas, from C2, will be flying in (this wed 4/20) and staying at my house for alittle bit to help with the install to see what is going on with the kits on the US spec cars also we will be tuning the cars to have a very good base map for future kits... Don't worry GT owners as next weekend we are also installing a kit on a GT so Gas will also have his hands on a US spec GT. Now if that isn't customer service i don't know what is. thumbsup thumbsup

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Apr 18, 5:58am - #444887 
Pic of new clutch installed thumbsup

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celicadragon
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Apr 18, 6:28am - #444888 
good luck man i can t wait to do this in a few months hopefully


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Apr 18, 8:24am - #444889 
sweet man thumbsup Can't wait to see how it all turns out and how the GT kit is thumbsup

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Apr 18, 10:12am - #444890 
Nice!

Is that a SPEC clutch?
What stage?
They need very very long to break in, took me well over 1200 miles before it was really good.
you'll love it smile

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Apr 18, 10:44am - #444891 
Yeah i got the SPEC stage 2 clutch. thumbsup

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Apr 18, 10:44am - #444892 
kick ass. cant wait to see the dyno on that thumbsup

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Apr 18, 10:49am - #444893 
Dyno is Scheduled for April 28th grin

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Apr 18, 11:28am - #444894 
where are you going for the dyno? the best one i know is in allison park called asap by ed


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Apr 18, 11:49am - #444895 
Slowboy Racing by IUP college thumbsup

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Apr 18, 11:51am - #444896 
"hey everybody, he's a big fat phony!" -family guy rofl

you had a few people fooled Jamey rofl

nice, cant wait to see a video of the final product thumbsup GTS turbo...does this mean that Lift kicks in at 3,300RPMs? rofl rofl thumbsup


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Apr 18, 3:48pm - #444897 
Hey Jamie dont deal with the fittment issues! Let me hassle with them I am almost there wink I got to see those problems

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Apr 18, 5:23pm - #444898 
o man this makes me wanna get one too, and c2 wont mind coming to help because i'm in hawaii grin

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Apr 19, 12:05am - #444899 
Originally Posted by g96818
o man this makes me wanna get one too, and c2 wont mind coming to help because i'm in hawaii grin


ya same here. we should both buy the c2 kits and havem installed same time thumbsup

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Apr 19, 1:00am - #444900 
Originally Posted by WhiteCeli
Originally Posted by g96818
o man this makes me wanna get one too, and c2 wont mind coming to help because i'm in hawaii grin


ya same here. we should both buy the c2 kits and havem installed same time thumbsup

same here , yo white celi where you from

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Apr 19, 1:10am - #444901 
whoa 3 in a row, lol
yea whiteceli, which part you from?

if we got other ppl to buy too, i wonder if we get group discounts grin

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Apr 19, 1:18am - #444902 
thats so tight that gas is coming out to help out, if that aint customer service then what is!! thumbsup thumbsup thumbsup thumbsup

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Apr 19, 3:42am - #444903 
how much does gas charge for the service?

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Apr 19, 4:12am - #444904 
Originally Posted by c2gas
Hey Jamie dont deal with the fittment issues! Let me hassle with them I am almost there wink I got to see those problems


Yeah man i was leaving them for you grin tongue The only thing i modified already was the turbo bracket but i can tell you what you have to modify to get that to be better. I don't know if it is fitment issue on the IC to Throttle body pipe or is i am not putting it in the corret location.

The emanage is hokked up to the ECU as well GAS. So right now all we need to do is run the piping to the turbo and Intercooler, Water lines, Oil lines, vacum lines, and put the filter on (don't forget to bring that please grin) So ya tomorrow at the AIRPORT> i will be hold a sign that says TURBO GUY grin

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Apr 19, 4:17am - #444905 
Originally Posted by Marlyman
how much does gas charge for the service?


PM Gas i am not sure what he charges... thumbsup

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Apr 19, 6:42am - #444906 
do you have to take the engine out to install the c2 kit? or are you just doing it to put in the clutch(it's not easier to take out the tranny to put in the clutch?) or to make it alittle easier?

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Apr 19, 10:44am - #444907 
^^^ Well to be honest the engine is actually pretty easy to pull. So that is why we pulled it.

Since i was installing the clutch anyway we just pulled the engine. The turbo install can be done without pulling the engine but you still have to undo the engine mounts and pull the engine forward to get the turbo and new header in so we just killed to birds with one stone thumbsup

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Apr 20, 8:38am - #444908 
hopefully i can see this after its all done man, im working on getting mine but im only halfway there


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Apr 20, 12:15pm - #444909 
Originally Posted by Jamey
Yeah i got the SPEC stage 2 clutch. thumbsup


Take my advice and break it in easy. it will take a while..
Also after hard accelerations with a slipping clutch the disc will heat up so much it will make the clutch slip

I have a spec stage 2 too, took me about 1200 mile to really break it in..

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