: installing heat xchanger and pump tmrrw



boomys10
06-07-13, 11:42 AM
but need to know the size of the coolant lines ASAP. have to buy the fittings to make sure i have everythign lined up and dont have to mess around with leaving to buy stuff.

Fierofiend
06-07-13, 12:12 PM
I would run 3/4" lines wherever possible.

PGA2B
06-07-13, 12:14 PM
I used 3/4" Goodyear hose and Aeroquip and Spectre fittings.

Did you get Tim's front mount?

boomys10
06-07-13, 12:30 PM
i did get tims. so i should rerun all the lines and stuff? i dont think i have time to order all that before tmrrw. i need the fittings for the pump, didndt come with any.

PGA2B
06-07-13, 02:29 PM
If you got the Jabsco then go to Home Depot or Lowe's and get NPT to Hose barb fittings. Take your pump and test thread them in to be sure.

boomys10
06-07-13, 04:01 PM
i got a miezere pump. are those the fittings i need and not the AN things? i bought the AN fittings and wouldnt mind returning and getting the 70 back i spent on them. lol

Fierofiend
06-07-13, 04:45 PM
The fittings for the Meziere you probably won't find locally. I had to order them for mine.

PGA2B
06-07-13, 07:52 PM
Yeah the Meziere ones you can't get local.

boomys10
06-07-13, 08:24 PM
lucky for me I did manage to find them. there a few local performance shops that stock AN fittings, thank god. lol. we got it worked out, just took a few long drives and some creative processing. but they all agree it should work with no issues.

JB_V
06-09-13, 10:04 AM
I also purchased Tim's exchanger - it would be great if you could post a write up on removing the front end and the install.

AriGold.
06-09-13, 07:55 PM
So how did it turn out? Iv had mine done but haven't uploaded the pics yet. I will tonight.

boomys10
06-10-13, 11:07 AM
heat xchanger made a HUGE difference!! beat cars that were putting 4ish cars on me after just installing the xchanger. the pump DOES NOT fit, DO NOT BUY THIS PUMP!!! but even without it, its a huge difference. here is quick rundown for you jb_v.

open hood, remove screw pins that hold the engine covers on, remove the annoying pins that hold bumper on across the top of the support as well.
turn wheel all the way one direction, remove the annoying pins that hold the FRONT portion of the inner wheel well on. once that is removed you will expose the nut by the side marker, remove that from both sides. remove the annoying pins from teh bottom of the bumper and its off. disconnect the fog lights, and the head light washer hose. that will leak out, we took a latex glove, cut the finger out and zip tied it to the nipple to stop the leaking out. you MUST remove the lower hood latch supports, the rest is fairly straight forward. wait until all bolts and connectors are installed before tighening one, the fit of mine wasnt exact and it had to be removed and had to bend some tabs to make it work. that should get you there Jb_V

JB_V
06-10-13, 03:41 PM
Awesome and thanks! I should be getting it later this week. I'll keep everyone posted given I'm giving nitrous a try.


-JB

boomys10
06-10-13, 08:03 PM
please do let us know. i had an option to buy a kit but didnt wanan chance it, you can be the first. :)

rbzstsv
06-10-13, 09:17 PM
My heat exchanger install went great. No issues.

boomys10
06-10-13, 09:24 PM
it wasnt a nightmare, but had to remove things i didnt think you would have to. the nightmare was the damned pump. screw that thing.

rbzstsv
06-10-13, 09:52 PM
Not a jabsco?

boomys10
06-11-13, 12:47 AM
it was a mireze. or howeer its spelled. thing is nasty big!! don't get it for the sts-v. lol

06 STS Rob
06-11-13, 12:19 PM
Where are the pics!?!?!?!
Being in SoCal. I think this will be a must have hop-up for me...

boomys10
06-11-13, 04:48 PM
pix are on my phone. ill try to get them on comp somehow. cnt promise that though. not the smartet with comps

06 STS Rob
06-11-13, 04:54 PM
An easy way is to e-mail them to yourself from the phone if you can't transfer them by conecting the phone to your comp... Just email them, save them to the comp, then resize them for the tiny little photos limits required for the forum, then put them up so we can all see you new upgrade.

TimmyC
06-12-13, 01:44 AM
Or you can upload them to tinypic.com and post the pics in the thread. No account needed.

parkeraire
06-15-13, 10:11 AM
Pics?:hmm:

boomys10
06-16-13, 12:24 AM
sry the pix haven't been a priority. I am uploading to comp now and will post them up shortly.

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should be a post to the album with a few pix after install

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dre 2jz
07-05-13, 08:55 PM
Hey guys, i'm a newbie at the sts v performance game. Only mods are the spectra stage two intake, magnaflow x pipe and mufflers. I emailed timmy c about the heat exchanger but no response. Anybody got a number for him? My name is andre and my # is 443 790 6022. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

AriGold.
07-06-13, 04:54 AM
He will get with you I'm sure.

TimmyC
07-06-13, 10:56 AM
I got the email and replied 20 minutes later. I have not heard back so I'm not sure it went through.