Alotta pics. New axle went in, set up some plugs for the LIM, two to allow holes to solder the final connections, one for the new post-IC air temp probe. Lots of other progress, ask questions if you have any. The LIM and SC pics coming later are only a test-fit for IC inlet and outlet angles. Also shown is what the magnetic nosedrive fill and drain plugs picked up in 1000 miles or so on the Zilla:
Showing the temporary plug, and the intended plug drilled for the temperature sensor when it arrives:
Wrinkle paint held up very well. These hoist brackets put up with install last winter, hoisting out the old, hoisting in the new, and everything in between:
Valve covers shown are the aluminum covers with the wrinkle paint.
Keep in mind, this intercooler is just a prototype unless it performs flawlessly, and I don't feel like mucking with it any more. It may very likely be re-done inside the LIM before WCBF '08.