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PostSubject: I'm going green!   I'm going green! EmptyMon Jul 06, 2009 8:38 pm

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With my replacement coupler from ZZP, that is. tongue

Car's in the shop right now getting the coupler replaced, along with a new Fel-Pro upper intake gasket, snout gasket, and GM supercharger oil. We think the coupler is what was making that weird belt noise I posted a topic about before, and as it wore more and more the noise got louder and developed into that chugging I was hearing. Now it'll idle nice and smooth, and quiet!
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PostSubject: Re: I'm going green!   I'm going green! EmptyMon Jul 06, 2009 8:43 pm

good choice not doing it urself. i still have my green one sittin here. lol i hope to have it replaced in a couple months.
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PostSubject: Re: I'm going green!   I'm going green! EmptyMon Jul 06, 2009 9:04 pm

i did it last summer. it was fairly easy. i had all the gaskets on hand and the only pia was removing the injectors. and the rail. i didnt have fresh injector rings but the stockers were in good shape and put em back in....
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PostSubject: Re: I'm going green!   I'm going green! EmptyMon Jul 06, 2009 9:07 pm

Dealer estimate is $290 for the labor, by the way.
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PostSubject: Re: I'm going green!   I'm going green! EmptyMon Jul 06, 2009 9:42 pm

wwwwooowwww...300
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PostSubject: Re: I'm going green!   I'm going green! EmptyMon Jul 06, 2009 10:17 pm

It will last about 80k miles, then you'll need to do it again. ZZP boasts this material is better than OEM, but mine is starting to rattle again. I'm going to try a different one this time, or make my own.

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'98 SC Riviera • 281k miles • 298 HP/370 TQ • 0-60: 5.79s • ET: 13.97 @ 99.28 • 4087 lb • 20.1 avg MPG • Nelson Ledges Lap: 1:30
3.4" pulley • AL104 plugs • 180º t-stat • FWI w/K&N • 1.9:1 rockers • OR pushrods • LS6 valve springs • SLP headers • ZZP fuel rails
KYB GR2 struts • MaxAir shocks • Addco sway bars • UMI bushings • GM STB • Enkei 18" EV5s w/ Dunlop DZ101s • F-body calipers
EBC bluestuff/Hawk HP plus • SS lines • Brembo slotted discs • DHP tuned • Aeroforce • Hidden Hitch

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'05 GTO • 85k miles • 0-60: 4.8s • 16.9 avg MPG • Nelson Ledges Lap: 1:26
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'70 Olds Ninety-Eight Holiday Coupe • 116k miles • 455 Rocket V8
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PostSubject: Re: I'm going green!   I'm going green! EmptyMon Jul 06, 2009 10:29 pm

I hope mine isn't the same, I bought the ZZP one BECAUSE it was claimed as overengineered compared to the OEM one. Either way, it takes me a year and a half to put 10,000 miles on my car, and I won't even be driving next year. I don't expect longetivity to be a crucial thing in my case.
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PostSubject: Re: I'm going green!   I'm going green! EmptyTue Jul 07, 2009 7:22 am

Checking my records, I overestimated a bit. I changed mine in late Sept 2007, so that would mean I've only put on about ~45k miles since.

Look at it this way: if the ZZP part is softer and wears out more quickly, it means the other parts of the supercharger are probably seeing less wear. Being mine's Series II, it's not a big deal to change it, so I don't mind as much. Still, I'd like for it to last 100k like the OEM did.

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'98 SC Riviera • 281k miles • 298 HP/370 TQ • 0-60: 5.79s • ET: 13.97 @ 99.28 • 4087 lb • 20.1 avg MPG • Nelson Ledges Lap: 1:30
3.4" pulley • AL104 plugs • 180º t-stat • FWI w/K&N • 1.9:1 rockers • OR pushrods • LS6 valve springs • SLP headers • ZZP fuel rails
KYB GR2 struts • MaxAir shocks • Addco sway bars • UMI bushings • GM STB • Enkei 18" EV5s w/ Dunlop DZ101s • F-body calipers
EBC bluestuff/Hawk HP plus • SS lines • Brembo slotted discs • DHP tuned • Aeroforce • Hidden Hitch

^^^ SOLD ^^^ frown

'05 GTO • 85k miles • 0-60: 4.8s • 16.9 avg MPG • Nelson Ledges Lap: 1:26
Because fun


'70 Olds Ninety-Eight Holiday Coupe • 116k miles • 455 Rocket V8
Because cool


'95 Celica • 152k miles • 0-60: yes
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PostSubject: Re: I'm going green!   I'm going green! EmptyTue Jul 07, 2009 10:38 am

I'll bring them up on false advertising if my stock coupler lasts 100,000 miles and theirs doesn't.
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PostSubject: Re: I'm going green!   I'm going green! EmptyWed Jul 08, 2009 12:53 am

I think i can replace it in 45k, i doubt i'll put that many miles on it in 6 yrs.
Does intense get their couplers from zzp? Thats where i got mine.
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PostSubject: Re: I'm going green!   I'm going green! EmptyWed Jul 08, 2009 2:13 am

lol my stock lasted...61k. fuccckkk!
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