A quick look at the engine compartment before the install. Our FR-S must have come from the press pool because everything is pretty beat, dirty and corroded relative to the amount of miles the car has.
The front bumper cover comes off for the intercooler and supercharger oil cooler installation.
The bumper cover is off.
Now the drive belt, airbox and intake system are all removed.
To make room for the supercharger bracket, the belt tensioner bracket has to be modified.
Howard cuts the bracket according to HKS's instructions with a sawzall.