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Gaijin Smash Wayhoff

Member Since 26 Aug 2011
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Front Sump

07 January 2014 - 02:46 PM

I need one for a bro. One of you fruit cups has one. Make it happen.


So I don't know shit about X7's

24 October 2013 - 02:05 PM

As some of you may remember, I recently bought Turnbow's old candy red X7. I am also in the process of selling it to a good friend to help him turn it into a ProAm project. I'm pretty sure he's planning on going stock 1jz with a bump up in boost. That's all straightforward enough. What I don't know what to tell him is what to do for suspension.

 

SerialNine is not an option in my book right now unless proven otherwise.

 

All I have managed to find searching is that mk2 stuff possibly transfers over and a whole bunch of random combinations of struts, shocks and springs that could possibly maybe one day start to think about being better than stock shit on cut springs.

 

Who has a proven suspension setup I can go off of?

 

 

BTW our search function sucks. I will no longer flame people for not using it.


Need driver side engine mount

24 September 2013 - 01:11 PM

Don't even need the rubber, just the plate that bolts to the front subframe. I know somebody has a broken one that they kept around. I will paypal you the handsome sum of $10 plus shipping. I've been telling myself I would go to the junkyard but it's been a month and I haven't done it so it's time to pay for my laziness.

 

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Genius or Abortion? Coolant flow

20 August 2013 - 06:33 AM

I'm getting down to the last few steps before dropping this boat anchor in. I'm currently at the coolant port crossroads.

 

This is my idea:

 

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I want to block off all ports other than engine inlet and outlet and a feed and return for the turbo. I know you don't have to run coolant through the turbo but if it extends its life even 1 extra event then it's worth it.

 

It would basically look like this:

 

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I'll be running a standard radiator setup without the super cool neck mounted cap. Can anyone see a downside to running it like this or should it work fine?


This will not help anyone

03 August 2013 - 08:35 AM

But it's still cool.

 

http://www.abc-clutc...m/products.html

 

These guys are making JZ to BMW trans kits with tilton clutches. Haven't seen a price. I'm sure they're right around Dr.Evil level. The Facebook page has better info and more pictures.

 

If you've already seen this, congrats, you're better at internetting.