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FMIC Fitting Newage Impreza


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Right today i fitted my front mount

I took some pics as i went on as nobody had any pics for refrence to show me so i thought if i can help somebody out it only takes afew seconds step by step so here they are

Start 

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Bumper and grill removed

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Crash bar thing removed

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New intercooler mount in its place

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This is smaller than the old bar so i filled the large holes with polostyrine removed off the bumper

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These 3 tabs need to be cut off (paint all exposed metal after even though itll be rusty already

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Mount intercooler

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Remove radiator overflow bottle

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Remove standard intercooler and save the bolts to mount new intercooler bottom brackets with also strut brace needs removing to get tmic off

Replace with new slimline one also bottom mounting point for old bottle needs cutting off to fit intercooler piping i had to cut the mounting tab and re drill hole

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Fit pipes il add afew pics for refrence

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The standard flanged dump valve wont fit onto this kit so il be fetching a normal dump valve tomorrow and il add pics as this really stumped me for a while

Next was trimming the bumper this takes 2 hours easily to do correctly once again il add pics for reference

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Put fog covers back on and grill

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I raised my reg plate 2" purely for looks lol

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Job done apart for dump valve tomorrow so il post when done.

Im in no way a mechanic nor am i saying this is how it should be done im just sharing how i found the install

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Also the job took from 9am untill 5.30pm if anybody has any questions just let me no il help as much as i can also few pics i missed off

Standard top mount cowling removed

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how pipe runs under induction kit

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Removed parts pile

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Also this job looks daunting but really is pretty easy if you have the tools and half a brain lol also a tea maker as its thirsty work 😉

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Oooooor

If your feeling creative, knock up a bkt to go between splitter an bumper, and mount it sort of half way between(over the join) will also direct air into the fmic a bit, win win

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