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Hey guys, I got the new wrap kit to help with my slippage and ran into a problem. The way this bolts up is fine except for one thing, After the first bolt there is a weld from the supercharger. This makes it so the bar will not fit where it should go. Has anyone done this kit? Anyone know what I have to do to get this to work?? I emailed Smooth Pulleys and they told me for the gen 3 I have to grind that piece off, does that mean I have to take the charger off?? I dont know anything about this kind of stuff thats why Im posting. Its just my luck that it wont just bolt on..

Thanks guys
 

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grind the tab off on the car. just cover stuff up and clean the metal shavings up when your done.
 

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If you are asking questions like that i wouldn't chance doing it yourself.
 

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What I meant was I have a dremel with a small grinder attachment, will that work
 

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Dremel is just a cheap and small version of a die grinder. For like $50 you can pick up a decent pneumatic one with some bits as well. Use your dremel, and if it doesnt work, go buy the real deal.
 

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somewhat like that. The leave the super charger on the car. Remove any wiring and shit that might be in the way. You can also use a cut off wheel becasue that should not clog up as fast as a die grinder. The supercharger housing is aluminum so it will clog a stone or carbite bit very fast. Use a cut off wheel to knock out the big chunk, then a die grinder to smooth it out a little bit.
 

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Run to home depot or lowes and pick one up if you need to. Husky and Cobalt tools have a decent warranty on them. Its going to be about $30.
 

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This thing is a pain in the ass. I used a cutting wheel ( Small one ) and it made it perfectly smooth. No more sharp edges. And I also tried a grinding stone and it brought that down to straight metal.. WTF man!!
 

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I thought you said it was removed. You should probably pay somebody to do this. Seems over your head.
 

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sounds like you used a stone to try and grind aluminum... fail. it will clog up in a heartbeat. same probably goes for a cutting disk. they clog up as well. carbide bits work, but it will take forever unless you get a big chunk of that out of there first. it just takes a while. and carbide bits can typically be cleaned fairly easily

use a hacksaw at this point. your best bet would be a 4.5" angle grinder and some skill.

would also be a hell of a lot easier out of the car. I'm sure fuel lines are causing some trouble for you.
 

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Boogie woogie Mofos!! LOL Im so excited. I spent the last 4 hours on the GTP. Ran into a few problems but I got it.. HELL YEAH!! Here is a picture..




THANKS again to everyone who helped me through this. Now all thats left is to do the 8 rib conversion and I better not slip at all!!!

Happy new year guys


One last pic!!

 

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you got ectoplasm running in your intercooler?? bad ass!

how much was that thing? it actually seems pretty simple. i remember the wbs setup to look a bit more complicated than that.
 

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ecto plasma, I have never heard that before, what is it??
 

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