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  1. Gordo

    Fiberglass parts D_ApexWorks mx83/jzx81

    Bull Shit, or yeti shit, but not the truth.
  2. Gordo

    x3 oyaji wagon

    I like my Momo adaptor, but only fits Momo pattern wheels. They don't cost as much as a Works, due to there being more of them in the states. If you are planning to go quick release, most of the are dual pattern, so they would fit the Momo hub, and what ever wheel you have.
  3. Gordo

    Sleeper MX83 build

    Hm, first steel flares I've seen that actually have a 3D formed outer lip & mount surface. Everything I've seen lately has just been flat steel sheet cut in a crescent, that the installer would have to do all the forming. Will take someone experienced with welding sheet metal, as it will want to pull as the weld cools.
  4. Gordo

    x3 oyaji wagon

    Anything for the same vintage Supra should work. Never used anything from NRG, just Momo, but people up here (that supposedly never come by any longer) have.
  5. Gordo

    x3 oyaji wagon

    He is, unless he ever comes to San Antonio again for a day, and drag Rue back down here. Chris, don't tell me you are allergic to cats......
  6. Gordo

    New Look / Same Poor Taste

    Looks like way too many clutch dumps with a heavy stock flywheel, and the stock 2-piece drive shaft.....
  7. Gordo

    x3 oyaji wagon

    Not a surprise, Toyota put out some 7Ms that still had the mechanical fuel pump cam, and distributor drive gear on the oil pump drive shaft, that was last used on a 4M. They never did stop putting in the mechanical fuel pump flange, and the distributor hole in the block. Hell, they were still pressing in the bronze bushing for the distributor shaft into the block until the end. Sometimes someone misses a production meeting, things don't get updated, or they are sitting with 5,000 cams in stock, and just want to use them up.
  8. Gordo

    Fiberglass parts D_ApexWorks mx83/jzx81

    More like big plans by the russki, but not enough spine to follow through, and not enough honesty to refund orders when things get backed up. Not as easy as he thought it would be, hence the quality going to shit. Or too much work to do things right on a timely manner. Probably has already spent the money, so can't refund, or it was taken by PayPal to refund those who paid with a normal, not friends & family type payment. A lot of lessons here on how not to purchase things on the internet...........
  9. Gordo

    Fiberglass parts D_ApexWorks mx83/jzx81

    So, you condone fly by night suppliers, who scam some people out of their hard earned money. Typical aussie, don't give a fuck about anyone else, as long as he get's his shit. Wonder how much your scamming the local blokes for this Russian shit?
  10. Gordo

    X8 motion ratios

    Three months, did you ever get around to do all this measuring ? How about dealing with unsprung weight by digging through the scrap yards to see if any of the late model Lexus rear uprights that are made out of aluminum come close to fitting the X8. What do your wheels weigh? If over about 15 lbs each, you are already making wrong choices. Same with brake rotors, what do yours weigh? While you are at it, measure unibody flex at those spring rates, to see what is moving more, the unibody, or the springs. I keep forgetting that I own an ex-Tokyo taxi, and not a Formula-1 car. I dream of having Rue change jobs, so he is around a 5-axis mill, and could whittle out uprights out of blocks of titanium, or titanium hubs. I salivate when I see ceramic coated titanium brake rotors. Considered buying titanium bolts for everything hanging out by the wheel. (spend thousands to loose 5 lbs of unsprung weight). But then I come to my senses, and remember what I have, and unless I win the Power Ball, none of the cool shit will ever happen.
  11. Gordo

    Fiberglass parts D_ApexWorks mx83/jzx81

    Has anyone been posting this shit on facebook ? Like fucking daily ?
  12. Gordo

    Fiberglass parts D_ApexWorks mx83/jzx81

    Suggestion: Put all the facts down into one document, and contact the nearest Russian embassy. Do the same with the FBI, and get a case number. Post what you have done on all the social media site, and forums this ass hole has been posting on, even if it means joining a lot of other forums. Ask if anyone else has been screwed, and to do the same. When they contact the FBI, have them reference your case number. The FBI will only get involved if the total dollar figure reaches $10k, but that is easily reached. I had to do this years ago when I put up about $3k for a sniper rifle that a big shot vendor on AR15.com was offering. It turned out that he was nailing a lot of people, and had a history of screwing people on other forums, not only just firearms. Once the FBI seen there was a history of his bull shit, they had a little talk with him, and I got my money back, as did several of the other victims. But I had to do a lot of research on my own, by tracing down his various e-mail addresses, aliases, addresses, etc..
  13. Gordo

    Fiberglass parts D_ApexWorks mx83/jzx81

    OK robaphent & whoremouth, seeing you were so positive on this guy, why don't you go to all the 'relevant' social media sites this con-artist hangs on, and post this ass hole Russian's activity ? Maybe people here should think twice about telling me to stop calling something is fishy with a new vender, and saying they smell like roses. Just maybe I may recognize something after 20 years of buying/selling on the 'net, to the tune of $2 million (US, not Canadian, or Australian). Brian, why don't you lock this shit down of every tom, dick, and harry using this place for free advertising ?
  14. Gordo

    Fiberglass parts D_ApexWorks mx83/jzx81

    Not even a year.... Wish you the best of luck with PayPal. Wonder how many other PayPal claims are pending against this guy ? Maybe all the members here (past & present) who said this guy was OK will chip in, and cover your loss if Paypal doesn't. .
  15. Gordo

    Sleeper MX83 build

    That's fine, let someone else get fucked over then.