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inline thermostat ?


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#1 subiemech85

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Posted 04 February 2006 - 01:02 AM

how would I go about putting in an inline thermostat?

I am thinking put together 2 housings with a thermostat in the middle

why?

because the ### doesn't have a thermostat, the housing is held together with silicone and a hoseclamp

#2 Turbone

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Posted 04 February 2006 - 02:50 AM

Why not get another intake? No sense in messing around trying to juryrig something.

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Posted 04 February 2006 - 07:51 AM

if ya can't find one I probably can help

#4 NVBigBlue

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Posted 04 February 2006 - 08:14 PM

I am thinking put together 2 housings with a thermostat in the middle


That's EXACTLY what we did when my friends and I were in High School.... We had a dirt track race car (stock class) that we were constantly changing engines in. We took two after market housings (chevy) with straight outputs and stuck a thermo stat in the middle, bolted them together and put it about half way up the hose. Worked great! If you do this, make SURE to mark an inlet and outlet side.... we didn't .... ONCE.... it's really sad when you're leading a race and sieze an engine on the last lap and DNF!! :banghead:

Although if I had a choice.... I'd get a new manifold instead and not worry about vibrations, leaks etc.....

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