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    Quote Originally Posted by HVAC_Marc View Post
    I wouldnt leave those pins in there. You'll get galvanic corrosion between the 2 different metals and it'll eventually pinhole the exchanger (yes, even titanium). You may need to get titanium pins to make your spaces.
    Good point, which I agree with completely. However, I'm sure I'll have pin-holes in LOTS of other places first. I have 260 gallons of untreated water circulating through copper coils, rubber hoses, PVC pipes, and through a titanium exchanger. Corrosion is inevitable, but that's the nature of prototypes. I learned years ago that prototypes need to be cheap and disposable, so that's how I build them.

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    im sure you'll keep us updated
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    Experience - knowing when to get the hell out of the way and plug your ears. "Don't be a sissy. Turn it on!"

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    If it can't be sealed up with tape, then it probably just needs to fail sooner rather than later. LOL

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    what in the hell is that! it looks like a crazy turbo air intake.
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    Experience - knowing when to get the hell out of the way and plug your ears. "Don't be a sissy. Turn it on!"

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    LOL ... it's actually more like an "anti-turbo" ... naturally aspirated at it's purest form. Each cylinder has its own throttle body, like most motorcycles.

    I think I might have the only 2 drive-by-wire Hondas with ITBs (in the world) that pass OBDII inspection, and I've been daily driving them for years (without air filters).


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    ITB's = Individual Throttle Bodies

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