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VTDA Install

Waited a long time and finally got my VTDA, complete install here. You'll need a phillips head screwdriver, 10mm socket with a long extension, two # 10 screws 3/4 inch long and a #4 allen for the VTDA mounting Bracket.

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Remove the battery cover
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Remove the battery cover
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Loosen the main hose clamp and press on the connector and remove the MAF connector
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Loosen the main hose clamp and press…
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Remove the 10mm bolt here
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Remove the 10mm bolt here
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Remove the 10mm bolt beside the battery tray. it helps to have an extension for this one and a magnetic puller to get the screw out, once loosened.
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Remove the 10mm bolt beside the batt…
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Remove the small breather hose here, mine was already out from my DV Relo.
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Remove the small breather hose here,…
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Carefully pull the whole unit out. The hardest part was pulling the rubber holder out of the bracket shown here. Just give it a good tug.
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Carefully pull the whole unit out. T…
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And attach your breather filter or microphone cover here.
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And attach your breather filter or m…
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With the air filter out, remove the two screws holding the MAF on.
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With the air filter out, remove the …
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Remove this thingy from the fender wall
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Remove this thingy from the fender w…
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Actual air into tube is pretty small
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Actual air into tube is pretty small
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My original MAF actually had screens at both ends. Plastic and metal at the intake end...
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My original MAF actually had screens…
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And plastic at the outlet end
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And plastic at the outlet end
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To de-screen/vane you'll need to Remove the screws from the MAF, I used vise grips, tough to get it started but then came out easy.
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To de-screen/vane you'll need to Rem…
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Remove the screens with a soda/beer can or punch them out with a flat piece of metal, I wasn't saving mine so I just cut them out with a dremel tool. This is a reman extra I had and it had screens at one end only. None on the outlet side.
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Remove the screens with a soda/beer …
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While I had the MAF out I decide to cut the large mounting tabs off.
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While I had the MAF out I decide to …
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Sensor mounted in the MAF housing, used #10, 3/4 inch sheet metal screws.
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Sensor mounted in the MAF housing, u…
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MAF loosley mounted in it's new home.
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MAF loosley mounted in it's new home…
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VTDA mounted.....OMG it's delaminating already !! No that's just the protective wrap that Steve shipped it with.
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VTDA mounted.....OMG it's delaminati…
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What color is this thing......Black?
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What color is this thing......Black?
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Looks black.
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Looks black.
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Maybe it's red??
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Maybe it's red??
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It's Brushed Stainless
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It's Brushed Stainless
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Yup Brushed
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Yup Brushed
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