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mumblinaviator 07-16-2011 07:28 PM

Fast Motorsports (FMS) FMIC kit arrived!
 
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Black Piping, Red Couplers, Silver Core.

Should look great under the hood.

SpecBGuy 07-16-2011 07:30 PM

im just curious, what made you decide on fms fmic instead of others out there? im planning to get one later later on..

mumblinaviator 07-16-2011 07:49 PM

I've had some trustworthy folks mention thier dissapointment with the racer x kit, and honestly, Josh from Import Image has been a stellar vendor, and made me an offer on the kit and the painted pipes I couldn't refuse.

This kit doesn't seem to be as tried or tested, but what I have read has been positive thus far.

TRSCobra 07-17-2011 01:26 PM

If you don't mind, take pics of the install. I'm curious as to how this kit fits from a non-vendor perspective.

kongzilla 07-17-2011 01:31 PM

Are able to keep fogs? Cost?

NSFW 07-17-2011 11:39 PM

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Originally Posted by TRSCobra (Post 3469701)
If you don't mind, take pics of the install. I'm curious as to how this kit fits from a non-vendor perspective.

+1!

If you turn this into an installation thread, I'd be more than happy to link to it from my FMIC thread:

http://legacygt.com/forums/showthrea...hs-100773.html

mumblinaviator 07-18-2011 05:52 AM

I'd be happy to take pics and document the entire install. That was my plan all along.:cool:

I wish I had the tools to measure pressure drop or change in air temp vs. OEM IC, but this'll have to be a straight forward install walkthrough only. Later, I can update with tune results etc.

Install will hopefully be in about two weeks, expect more then.

mumblinaviator 07-18-2011 06:05 AM

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Originally Posted by kongzilla (Post 3469703)
Are able to keep fogs? Cost?

Forgot to touch on these....

Fogs - YES.
Cost - $640 shipped WITH painted pipes from Import Image, but as I had mentioned it was a special deal from Josh since I was doing almost all of the rest of my shopping through him.

If you're interested I recommend sending him an email and letting him know what's on your "wish list". He'll work up a great "combo" package price for you.

RedDawg 07-18-2011 06:33 AM

does it fit behind the oem crash beam, or come with a replacement?

bmx045 07-18-2011 06:37 AM

^^ there's no beam pictured. Looks like it fits behind it. I installed this kit on a '10 WRX and it came with a new beam, the holes in the supplied beam did not line up with the core holes on the top, so we had to drill the beam out. :rolleyes:

mumblinaviator 07-18-2011 07:09 AM

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Originally Posted by bmx045 (Post 3470504)
^^ there's no beam pictured. Looks like it fits behind it. I installed this kit on a '10 WRX and it came with a new beam, the holes in the supplied beam did not line up with the core holes on the top, so we had to drill the beam out. :rolleyes:

I didn't include the beam in the picture, I was too enamored with how good the piping/core/couplers looked to think about picturing the beam.:redface:

It DOES come with a replacement beam, that also doubles as a mount for the core. ^^ The only fitment issue I've heard of thus far are the holes not lining up on the beam.

* The site mentions that it will NOT fit with stock airbox, unlike the RacerX version (m sprank got it to fit), so I'm running a KS Intake which Josh says fits fine.

bmx045 07-18-2011 07:12 AM

they may have fix it, but, as you're aware Fast motorsports is designed and developed by import image, same as IPR, and we all know how the IPR TMIC fits! :lol: I was on the edge between the fast fmic and the racer-x. I just so happen to get the racer-x bnib straight trade for my avo tmic. I had no problems installing it, plus with the racer-x's smaller tubing it helps a lot with a 16g sized variant, and stock.

mumblinaviator 07-18-2011 07:16 AM

We'll see if the mounting holes were fixed! I didn't realize the tubing sizes were different between the two. Interesting - as I'm leaning towards the 16g right now.

bmx045 07-18-2011 07:17 AM

it's not a huge difference, but def better if your using a stock turbo.

jblackwell1 07-24-2011 10:31 AM

Just saw this thread, got mine mounted yesterday and made up a how to http://legacygt.com/forums/showthrea...ic-166614.html should answer some of your guys questions.


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