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    Installed FMS Front Mount

    Sorry for the lack of photos, but I finally got around to installing my FMS Front Mount on my '11. It was a pain in the butt. It took a good amount of time, I hated cutting my bumper, etc. But the end result looks great. Bought if from Craig at FastTuningProducts, he went above and beyond the "Call of Duty" in order to get me this part when it was backordered. All in all, for the price, this was worth the headache of install. Now if I can just get to the dyno for a protune sooner than later.

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    Like it how hard was it too install


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    Looks good under there

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    Think might want do it too mine


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    Quote Originally Posted by Z31_2011 View Post
    Like it how hard was it too install


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    Honestly, it was a PITA. The pipes are hard to route, both physically and figuring out which pipe goes where. Lots of the couplers are in awkward spots and hard to tighten. The crash beam had to be re-drilled to fit the core. The Bumper cutting was nerve racking, etc. It was definitely a 4/5 on the "install" scale. and thanks wreckingball

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    Seems like everything about these cars are nerve racking getting clutch installed tomorrow if I decide too go this route u care I have u help since u all ready with threw it


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    Quote Originally Posted by Z31_2011 View Post
    Seems like everything about these cars are nerve racking getting clutch installed tomorrow if I decide too go this route u care I have u help since u all ready with threw it


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    I don't mind to offer online advice, man. Anything I can do to help, but if you don't have a need to go w/ a front mount ( Like a turbo swap ) then youre better off buying a quality TMIC

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    So...upgrade your tune yet?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mikie13 View Post
    So...upgrade your tune yet?
    yulp. at least the torqued performance one. Like I said earlier, going to the dyno as soon as I get the $$$

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    Soon I will let me how much u gain


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    Nice! Post up some dyno sheets when you get it done.
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    Quote Originally Posted by irickchad View Post
    yulp. at least the torqued performance one. Like I said earlier, going to the dyno as soon as I get the $$$
    Do you have a before dyno? If you don't, it's not worth the money to run it on a dyno.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Drews View Post
    Do you have a before dyno? If you don't, it's not worth the money to run it on a dyno.
    I think he is talking about getting a dyno pro-tune.

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    Craig at FTP is a great dude. He has supplied me with all my parts for my car since day 1.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 11blackSTi View Post
    I think he is talking about getting a dyno pro-tune.
    This ^^^^^

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