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Old April 14th, 2018, 19:43
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Re: Project Unicorn - a light duty trail rig

Which vibration are you referring to?
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Old April 14th, 2018, 20:16
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Re: Project Unicorn - a light duty trail rig

ah nix that, I had to go back and saw it was your old 2wd trans.
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Old April 14th, 2018, 20:20
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Re: Project Unicorn - a light duty trail rig

Ah.

There was the 2wd trans, then there was the bent driveshaft, and the atlas rubbing the crossmember which i trimmed (SFR trans mount also fixes that).

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Re: Project Unicorn - a light duty trail rig

WRT that AFE intake, I assume you must be talking to someone there if you have been running a prototype, do you have any idea on whether or not they are applying to CARB for approval? If so, do you have any idea why they are cutting off at '97 rather than '96? Is someone at AFE not aware that '96 is also OBDII?
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Old April 15th, 2018, 09:04
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Interesting. Following up.
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Re: Project Unicorn - a light duty trail rig

I like that intake.

Unfortunately that’s where my arb compressor is.

You think the gain is worth moving it?
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Old April 15th, 2018, 11:10
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Re: Project Unicorn - a light duty trail rig

I absolutely do.

TBH, I didn't notice when they added the intake to the car. I hadn't been driving it for a couple of weeks (travel) and then they had it for a week, returning it with the intake installed. I drove it for a couple of weeks, and then gave it back so they can do their dyno testing (after i'd put a couple thousand miles on the ecu and filter). Then I drove it for another 3 months with that intake.

Then smog testing came around and i swapped the factory intake back in (as they hadn't gotten the carb EO yet).

I certainly noticed that. It was like driving around towing a trailer. Sudden loss in acceleration, downshifting more, drop in fuel mileage. I like to be thorough about things, so i put a new wix factory air filter in, and no change.

I'd have told you 1-3 HP from an intake before this and been insistent about it. It was eye opening for me.
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