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Old 06-11-2011, 12:15 PM   #11
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.. I am thinking of upgrading the suspension as well to help with winter driving, gonna try and look up how rally cars are set up. Those sucks hook in the snow.. yeah, but they're light and mostly AWD lol
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Well I drive it year round but I have a garage. If it is really cold like in the teens or zero I have the crappy 97 Exploder that engages into 4WD when ever it wants because the auto 4WD mechanism is completely screwed.
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Old 06-11-2011, 03:52 PM   #13
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Yes the R2300 has instant torque but only if you step on the gas. You can granny the car with that kit pretty easy. I haven't driven in winter but have in rain and its ok then. I do plan on driving it in the winter but its not a DD anymore no matter what season were in.
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Old 06-11-2011, 03:56 PM   #14
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My KB has a bypass valve that stays open (not in boost) unless I get on the gas. I can also if I want put the bypass valve in "valet" mode which keeps it open and out of boost. Winters in MD get kind of slushy so that's a nice feature to be able to have.
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Mine is a daily driver. I've never had an issue during the winter months, and it gets pretty damn cold here in Virginia.
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I drive year round.
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Old 06-11-2011, 10:43 PM   #17
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Stealth I looked into this for days... Some say its fine while others say dont chance it. ITs pretty much up to you but if anything happens just take it off and drive it stock for the rest of winter than ship it out in summer so they dont know...... Kinda like when its 70's LOL
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The Vortech is going off regardless rofl

I don't have enough faith in it to even drive it when it gets colder than 30 outside, so in September I am taking it off ASAP

Congrats again on the M90/500hp kit.. I was so close to getting that kit myself!
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The Vortech is going off regardless rofl

I don't have enough faith in it to even drive it when it gets colder than 30 outside, so in September I am taking it off ASAP

Congrats again on the M90/500hp kit.. I was so close to getting that kit myself!
Thanks man! I'm hoping it comes sometime this week so I can get it installed and tuned
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My KB has a bypass valve that stays open (not in boost) unless I get on the gas. I can also if I want put the bypass valve in "valet" mode which keeps it open and out of boost. Winters in MD get kind of slushy so that's a nice feature to be able to have.
are these features pretty common among SCs, or just the KB?
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