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    yadayada Aug 26, 2010

    is this a SVT model?

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It will be a waste of money, last thing you need on this car is to drive it harder. The only time that the new system would benifit is when you have it floored. And this little extra ump all goes to the transmission which already is your weakest link.

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    3. Install or connect the following:
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    3. Remove the air cleaner assembly.
    4. Disconnect the surge tank line from the thermostat housing.
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    6. Remove the thermostat.

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    1. Clean all gasket surfaces completely.
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    3. Attach the thermostat housing to the intake manifold.
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    5. Install the air cleaner assembly.
    6. Connect the surge tank line to thermostat housing.
    7. Refill the cooling system.
    8. Connect the negative battery cable, remove the radiator cap, then start the engine. Allow the engine to run with radiator cap removed, until the upper radiator hose becomes hot (thermostat open). With the engine idling, add coolant to the radiator until the level is up to the bottom of the filler neck.
    9. Install the radiator cap, making sure the arrows line up with the overflow tube.

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    2. Remove the air cleaner.
    3. Remove exhaust crossover pipe.
    4. Disconnect the surge tank line fitting from the coolant outlet.
    5. Remove the thermostat housing to intake manifold bolts.
    6. Remove the thermostat housing outlet and thermostat
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    3. Install exhaust crossover pipe.
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    7. Refill the cooling system.
    8. Connect the negative battery cable, remove the radiator cap, then start the engine. Allow the engine to run with radiator cap removed, until the upper radiator hose becomes hot (thermostat open). With the engine idling, add coolant to the radiator until the level is up to the bottom of the filler neck.
    9. Install the radiator cap, making sure the arrows line up with the overflow tube.

    Nov 19, 2009 | 2000 Chevrolet Impala

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