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Just noticed your build thread here and looks great and familiar and your going to love the torque. I purchased the Frozen hx first and decided it wasn't for me after getting almost done. I also have the LFP now and just getting through this myself along with a Duspeed install. I was planning to post up another thread - you can give me some better ideas again...
what didnt you like about the frozen hx? i thought it and the LFP were similar.

do you have pics of you mounted the LFP? i was thinking wrap some "straps" around it like the cobra mount does.

i really cant decide if i want to just go duspeed now or later. be easy enough to do later though after i try out the dual HX setup.
 

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The frozen is taller and sticks down further than I was comfortable with. I did make some straps for the LFP, but it wasn't very straight forward, maybe partially because I have the SAP front bumper. Have photos, probably post something tonight
 

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The frozen is taller and sticks down further than I was comfortable with. I did make some straps for the LFP, but it wasn't very straight forward, maybe partially because I have the SAP front bumper. Have photos, probably post something tonight
thanks. i have the SAP lip and grills as well actually. i have some angle brackets and a welder i might just weld them together
 

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That would be simpler than what I did - I wasn't confident I could weld the brackets on without burning a hole in the end tanks. The challenge is the heat exchanger needs to lean back a few degrees to avoid digging too far into the lower grilles, and the bottom of the crossbar isn't horizontal.
 

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That would be simpler than what I did - I wasn't confident I could weld the brackets on without burning a hole in the end tanks. The challenge is the heat exchanger needs to lean back a few degrees to avoid digging too far into the lower grilles, and the bottom of the crossbar isn't horizontal.
oh not weld to the end tanks although that would be ideal. i was thinking make a U around it and just add some rubber pad for damping.

so if it needs to lean back like this :

front of car ‾ \_\‾

or this way? ‾ /_/‾
 

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Picture worth a thousand, unfortunately I was too busy working on the IAT to finish installing this so here's a sketch. Purple bracket attaches to the existing bracket that holds the steering line cooler and this keeps it tilted back. I don't really like this part but its good enough. This makes a fairly narrow set of brackets on the cooler. Drilling some holes in the bottom of the crash bar helps to widen out the mounting if you use the studs as locators, or optionally put some 6mm threads on them (not quite enough meat there for 1/4'), but then need to make an access hole in front of crash bar if using the m6 idea.
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Need to trim the dash panel tonight now.

Didnt realize the mavman (speedhut) were such a snug fit. I had to thread them in pretty much using the threads on the back of the gauge. No way they were just going to drop in there without trimming the pod or threads off. Dont have to worry about them falling out at least

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Dang sweet updates!

What supercharger are you planning?
 

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probably rare but for anyone in the future - speedhut canbus gauges will not work if theres any other gauge reading the bus
 

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Just read your build thread. Looking great and what an awesome setup! Looking forward to more progress! (y)
 

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How long have you been waiting now?
 

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Wow
 

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Disappointed i cant put this in yet...
If I may be so bold, what did that set you back? And I assume it is adjusted so that it makes accommodations for the Maggie intercooler? Does it fit to the bumper support crossmember well? My non-Maggie version never really fit all that well to the bumper crossmember. Do you know if it uses the same air filter as the non-Maggie version?
 

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If I may be so bold, what did that set you back? And I assume it is adjusted so that it makes accommodations for the Maggie intercooler? Does it fit to the bumper support crossmember well? My non-Maggie version never really fit all that well to the bumper crossmember. Do you know if it uses the same air filter as the non-Maggie version?
Ill send you a screenshot of options

It does not make accommodation for the maggie hx. But i read a thread that says you could fit it if you adjust the radiator.

I cant comment if it fits the rad support well since it physically cant go on all the way. It hits the throttle body.

I also cant speak to the air filter but i would imagine yes
 
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