Long tube nightmare

Discussion in '96-04 - 2V Specific' started by D3VST8R96GT, May 4, 2014.

  1. D3VST8R96GT

    D3VST8R96GT Well-Known Member

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    Pi Motor swapping a friends '98. The BBK long tubes he got have been nothing but a nightmare to install. Also I wasn't there to guide him through some important steps.... now I have r134 all over my garage Lmao. Needless to say its been a long weekend and I barely had any wrench time.[​IMG]

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    Been there, done that my man. Passenger side wasn't so bad...Driver's side, different story. Good luck!
     
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    Yeah my first hint was I had to modify the bolts just to get them on the header.......

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    Modular sn95's and long tubes......yuk
     
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    i install mine on the floor before dropping the car on the motor and it was a pain with the motor out. Now the fun part will be when you go the drop the trans for any reason, i battled for hours trying to get the trans out with out unbolting the headers.
     
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    Well its being aborted due to needing the car back on the road.

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    Sorry to hear
     
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    Would it just easier to pull the k-member then install instead of pulling the engine and putting it back in.
     
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    For us we had the motor out and were swapping a pi motor in

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