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custom cooler pipes, where's the best place?


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Hi all,

i'm looking for a place that can make a good custom pipe setup for my R33. Have got a Hybrid piping kit on at the moment, but it doesn't fit that well, so I'm looking for a guy who can make me some new plumbing that suits the car better.

I would assume Gavin Wood could do a good job of it, but I wanna know if there are any others. And what's a good price to pay for custom piping anyway?



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So are you saying the piping and cooler are already fitted to the car?

gavin fitted my hybrid kit, he had to modify it a bit but he did a great job and didnt have to cut the fan blade either.

If its already on the car i dont see why it would be beneficial to get new piping made?

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I have a kit already on the car, but my car has an aftermarket front bar, and the hybrid kit was probably made for the normal m-spec front bar. The result of this was that the cooler sits further back than I would have liked it to be.

In addition to this, the fitting of the pipes inside the engine bay seems to be out of place slightly, and I actually did have to shave a bit of my fan to avoid the piping. I would just prefer to get a custom job done so that the cooler sits a bit further in front, and the pipes fit just right. It really looks messy under there at the moment.

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oh i see i only have the type-m front bar on mine.

Any quality exhaust shop should beable to do piping up for you. I dunno if maybe it would be possible for them to modify the existing piping? could be cheaper too.

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Gilmour Deveopments at Acacia Ridge do all mandrel bent piping in stainless mild steel and even alluminum if u want the light weight advantage but its negligible. Quality work!

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Yea i'm gonna ask Gavin tomoro to look at maybe modifying the pipes first, that might work out nicer. I'm told that the piping itself doesn't cost that much, it's the silicone hoses n clamps that are expensive. If he can modify or even replace the pipes, it could still work out cheaper cos the clamps are all there.

Thanks again for the info guys, I'll check it all up.

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