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Old 11-23-2018, 12:28 PM
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This is worthwhile IMO and not that hard. Especially if you track and/or run in the hot parts of the USA.

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Great vid, as always! Nice job!
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Let us know how much it helps. I did notice this summer that my tunnel was almost uncomfortably hot in traffic. Might be a worthwhile investment.

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Get rid of those two extra (and very hot) cats on your mid-pipe already froggy!
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Great vid, as always! Nice job!

Thanks.

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Get rid of those two extra (and very hot) cats on your mid-pipe already froggy!
Who sells a good fair priced one?

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Originally Posted by froggy47 View Post
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QjgZXccBe_A

This is worthwhile IMO and not that hard. Especially if you track and/or run in the hot parts of the USA.

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You gave some really good advise in your video. When something is not working out the first thing to do is STOP as an old car guy myself you dont learn this restraint until you grow wise lol
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You gave some really good advise in your video. When something is not working out the first thing to do is STOP as an old car guy myself you dont learn this restraint until you grow wise lol
Yeah, I used to try and force things, brute force, bigger hammer, etc. Taking a different approach is often better.

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Who sells a good fair priced one?

I would check Southern Car Parts maybe...but they pop up in the classifieds here as well. I swear there was a guy on here for quite a while that was selling the one for your car (you need a '12/'13 x-pipe, not one for a '06-'11).
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I would check Southern Car Parts maybe...but they pop up in the classifieds here as well. I swear there was a guy on here for quite a while that was selling the one for your car (you need a '12/'13 x-pipe, not one for a '06-'11).
Thanks yes, the shape/dimensions would probably vary because of the xtra cats.

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Good video, thanks for taking the time.

With all the insulation installed, can you still remove the tunnel plate?
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Originally Posted by ssbowtie1 View Post
Good video, thanks for taking the time.

With all the insulation installed, can you still remove the tunnel plate?
Yes there are holes for access to the small bolts/screws. Look close to see.

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Originally Posted by froggy47 View Post
Yes there are holes for access to the small bolts/screws. Look close to see.

I see that, but the side shield pieces look pretty thick. Do you think when the bolts are removed, the tunnel plate would be able to slide past the side pieces?
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I see that, but the side shield pieces look pretty thick. Do you think when the bolts are removed, the tunnel plate would be able to slide past the side pieces?
I think it'll work, but not taking it apart yet to prove it. haha The material is not titanium, it's soft backing on thin (aluminum?) metal. All you need to do is clear ONE SIDE then tip it, right?



Call DEI, I bet they have had one off.

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Originally Posted by MTPZ06 View Post
I would check Southern Car Parts maybe...but they pop up in the classifieds here as well. I swear there was a guy on here for quite a while that was selling the one for your car (you need a '12/'13 x-pipe, not one for a '06-'11).
I bought the one you are mentioning above. It does keep the interior cooler.
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