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MACE/VCM OTRCAI for VE 3.6L SIDI V6

Discussion in 'Mace Engineering' started by MACE, Mar 31, 2012.

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    I think its safe to say that I tried every way possible!! Ended up placing the MAF Adaptor onto the throttle body first then somehow pushed the OTR into place with brute strength and ignorance!! We had to do this a couple of times as the first time we put the MAF Adaptor on backwards :/
     
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    That's a good idea, I don't know if I tried that. I ended up having it all put together and left the clamps loose and somehow managed to pull it all back to get it over throttle body. I might try your way when I clean the filter next. It needs a little hatch in top so you don't have to take whole thing off to get filter out ha ha
     
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    Easiest way I think to get it on is to put the coupling to the throttle body first, put the other one onto the otr and have the maf pipe in the otr one on the side with the maf sensor. Only tighten the clamps on the throttle body and otr, leave the ones for the maf loose. Put the otr in then turn the pipe so the MAF sensor is at the bottom.
     
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    Yeh I am not looking forward to pulling it off again although I think I might haft to sooner rather than later as I forgot to put sealant on top of the spacer :( Steve said it should be fine but I would feel much better knowing it has been sealed up properly. I think the OTR is such a snug fit that there would be no real simple method of squeezing it in there. Im sure the easiest way will be described when the full fitment instructions are finalised.
     
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    You have a PM :)
     
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    Thanks for the constructive feedback guys. As have mentioned in the past, they're not the easiest to install but are arguably the best performing items on the market. For people who may find the installation process a little daunting we also sell the Orssom OTRs which are easier to install
     
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    Yeah I hope we haven't put people off. They are easy to install like the orssom otr. Takes all of ten minutes to get to the point where you have to put the vcm otr over the throttle body. That's the only hard part with doing it, but it's more of a patience thing than actually being hard. And well worth it in the end
     
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    Yep definately not that difficult to install!! Our downfall was excess beer consumption.

    My engine now sounds loads better and I can definately feel the power increase!! And that is without the revised tune :)
     
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    Ok then I won't be so quick to talk down our product then LOL

    I suppose I was more so taking into account the manifold insulator, which while a separate product in itself, is needed to be installed in order to be able to fit our OTR

    Glad you guys are happy :)
     
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    Oh yeah I forgot about the manifold insulator lol I had it on a while before I got the vcm otr, forgot it was needed. That was pretty easy to install too, once I figured out what to do. But I have absolutely no experience in that sort of thing so if I can do it anyone can. And I think it was bigjim who helped answer a few questions I had.

    But everyone is willing to help out so anyone looking to do it should be pretty right. I can tell everyone how not to do it lol. I must do everything the hard and long way
     
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    I suppose that's all part of the fun of modding, good and bad LOL
     
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    Definately, and now I can say I have done it Atleast. Learning is part of the fun lol
     
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    Here's mine:



    I'm surprised it changed the exhaust note a bit.
     
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    Sounds pretty awesome :). Have to get up a proper vid of mine. Is that the otr to suit series II? Did you get those panels to put either side of otr? It looks like it but hard to tell on phone. Looks good
     
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    Yea got got all the panels for it even the one for the underside of the bonnet. Had to cut the panel on the passenger side to fit though.
     
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    Sounds good :)
     
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    The one on the bonnet, is that plastic to replace the cloth trim so it doesn't sag?
     
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    Yep, had to cut a chunk out to fit it.
     
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    Did you notice your cloth bonnet liner starting to sag at all? I have had mine for Just over 2 years and still looks same ha ha. So haven't bothered to get the plastic one
     
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    Nah man but it did start rubbing on the otr. I'm pretty sure that's what they made it for.
     

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