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My TTR mount has finally mellowed out. Pretty much a bumblebee when I first installed it.
Mine never has on my Cobalt - but that's fine, because it's exactly how I like it.
 
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How much is it "in" the engine bay? It probably won't be of too much help (aside from keeping it super pretty, depending on what kind of stainless it is) if it's just under the car, since that heat won't really be a problem in the first place.
 

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ALL of it. Most of it is vertical.
Then yep, I'd say it is worth it.

Real handy if you need to work around it shortly after shut-off.
 

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And god **** can it look good:
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I asked for a chrome coating like that, but my the shop I use doesn't stock it.
That's interesting because that is basically the most common ceramic coating you see...
 

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It's entirely possible. My super-shiny headers (both the Camaro LT's above and my Cobalt's midlength header) are rated to 1600, but that V-series says 1800.

My local place (which does really, really good work - they're who did both of the above) has a black coating that is rated to 1800, and a Cast-Iron-Gray rated to 1300, so I think it really depends on what is being used.

Either way - if your EGTs are at that level, you're going to have other issues.
 

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UPDATE:

Today I resealed the oil pan for the 3rd time. We'll see how it goes this time. :LOL:
Third time's the charm! (hopefully)
 
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Missing a picture there?
 

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Hopefully it cools as well as the OEM fan does!
 

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The hell happened to your OE radiator? That looks like my Cobalt's after I dropped it (the radiator) on a jack stand (while in the car).

That should be a great upgrade - hopefully you can keep the condenser - losing AC IMO is a bummer.
 

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The same thing that happened to you. :LOL:

Last year I tried jacking the front of the car up the front of the subframe. The jack rolled and the car slipped. I didn't think it cause any damage but it turns out it did.

I've actually never owned a car without functional A/C so, not having A/C would suck June - August.
Oh well that explains it quite well! I was doing the exact same thing - trying to use my jack under the front subframe (I was using one of those trolley jacks and a piece of wood - the wood slipped because the subframe is rounded), and I had a jackstand at the ready to go underneath the subframe and it just happened to be under the radiator.

Mine was leaking though, so, had to replace it. I just wish I hadn't have tried the Stopleak before...ugh.

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It's absolute ****, and I'm pretty sure it was the source of my sticky thermostat years later (you know, wide open in the middle of a really cold winter day). And more than likely why my coolant temp sensors always take a ****.

It was the recommendation of one of my dad's friends who had experience with working on cars...but yeah, that was a pretty bad piece of advice there. I hate that crap.
 

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And even then it's probably terrible for it - that **** really just screws everything up.
 

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If it wasn't optional, then probably not. On my Cavalier, the AC compressor used to jingle, and the clutch was shot so it was not functional - but since it was an option, I just bought the non-AC belt and installed that to stop the obnoxious jingling. :ROFLMAO:

I actually still have the previous belt hanging off a shelf in my garage for...whatever reason.
 
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What in the actual ass.

I'd be expecting a new one overnight at the courier's expense.
 

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They didn't have you ship the old one back?
 

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And now you get AC back! Very important.

While I can't really use it in city driving due to the crazy amount of shaking it introduces with the TTR engine and trans mounts. But on the freeway, boy is it delicious.
 
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