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Old 08-19-11, 09:22 AM
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Installation Instructions for Defined Auto V-mounts

First step locate the (6) 1/4-20 studs.



Thread four of these into the intercooler, and two into the radiator bungs. The use of Loctite is optional.




Next, look at both steel radiator mounts. One will have large holes which is the passenger side, the other will have small holes which is the driver side. Locate the two M12 bolts, and two M6 bolts. Bolt both onto the frame.




Then locate the (2) 1" rubber isolators. Place them in the brace support tab, in the hole on the far outside. It will not be threaded. Use (2) M6 nuts to secure them underneath.





Now locate the (2) 1/2" rubber isolators. Thread them into the core support. Use photo as reference of locations
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The relay box can be zip-tied up to the front frame, or relocated with wiring extensions



Place the radiator into the mounts, it will be a snug fit. Keep working the radiator until it sits all the way down.



Then locate the two intercooler brackets. Place them onto the rubber isolators

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Carefully insert the intercooler, letting it rest on the studs.



Locate the other (2) M6 bolts and bolt in the top of the radiator. You may have to move the radiator around slightly in the lower mounts to find the correct fit.




Now locate the remaining (4) M6 nuts, and thread them onto the top of each rubber isolator.





Unwrap the two aluminum side ducting, and carefully slide down on each side of the intercooler from the top. Take your time, as they will want to catch on everything. It is thin aluminum so do not use too much force.




Next locate the (6) 1/4-20 self locking nuts. Thread onto each stud up top (do not tighten) and then the two lower studs after.



Now all the 1/4-20 nuts and M6 nuts can be fully tightened. All the holes have adjustment room, so use car to align the parts as being snugged down.

Attach the 90 degree rubber radiator hose to the waterpump and upper radiator inlet


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Locate and attach the lower hose assembly. Rotation of the two rubber hoses in relation to the aluminum pipe will most likely be needed. We do no pre-install in the proper rotation. Install the provided (6) hose clamps on the upper and lower radiator hoses



Now lastly, install the cold side intercooler pipe. It will only fit one way.



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Looks great I can't wait till I get mine today.
Now I just hope my turbo will fit in place.
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Great write up Logan! Can't wait to get mine so I can start this!
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Just got mine in today. I've took some pictures but somehow there is no upload option under this thread. Maybe because it's vendor's thread so I have no right to post pictures.

Overall I would give a 8/10 for the kit.

Packaging: 7/10
Quality of kit : 8.5/10

However, upon arrival, my radiator has some bent fins on it. Which is something I dont like. Size is about 2 inches wide and 4 inches long. Seem like someone accidentally pressed onto it.

For the price, I dont think anyone on the market can beat this kit. I would still recommend it. Good job guys. Hopefully everything will be more smooth for the second gb.

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Sorry about the bent fins Az. We will have to add thicker cardboard on future shipments.
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Just did the install. And very easy. With the step by step instructional pictures. It went in smoothly with no motor in the bay although I don't see it being a problem any ways. Very quality kit and hardware. My radiator also had some bent fins. Must have been pressed against something in the box. My only issue will be to figure out what to do about my manifold design and turbo size. No complaints what so ever in regards with the kit. Thanks Logan.
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Really nice kit, nice brackets and cost effective. For the price I say this is the best shippable vmount out there.

I'd buy one for my FD....... if I didnt make my own :P

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Originally Posted by Rotary Extreme Sales 1 View Post
Really nice kit, nice brackets and cost effective. For the price I say this is the best shippable vmount out there.

I'd buy one for my FD....... if I didnt make my own :P
I hear ya Ben. This kit is well done. Incorporation of some ducting would help yours as well. Not that it isn't BALLER!
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finally found these intructions. couldn't remember where you posted them.
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I am about to start installing mine finally. Can anybody tell me if the OEM power steering cooler line has to be modified? Does the OEM plastic shield/deflector fit back in?

Thanks.
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Also, if anybody has pics of how the AC condenser was installed and how the hard lines were bent/routed, etc... I have AC brackets with my kit.
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Also, if anybody has pics of how the AC condenser was installed and how the hard lines were bent/routed, etc... I have AC brackets with my kit.
I could use the same info.
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How much was this V-Mount kit? link to purchase?
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How much was this V-Mount kit? link to purchase?
$1350

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Sorry for the thread revival, but does anyone have a resource for the process with working photos or maybe have these photos saved? Thanks.
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Sorry for the thread revival, but does anyone have a resource for the process with working photos or maybe have these photos saved? Thanks.
If you use Chrome and install the photobucket extension you should be able to view them. I am able to see the photos with no trouble. If you still can't see them PM me and I will download them and send them to you.
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If you use Chrome and install the photobucket extension you should be able to view them. I am able to see the photos with no trouble. If you still can't see them PM me and I will download them and send them to you.
Wow. I can't believe there's such a simple fix for all these Photobucket images not being displayed. I can't thank you enough!
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Wow. I can't believe there's such a simple fix for all these Photobucket images not being displayed. I can't thank you enough!

no problem! Someone helped me with that extension so I figured I could repay the favor
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