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Old 04-05-2013, 12:09 PM   #101
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Just remember to not ground the wideband there, follow the instructions for that since a small voltage offset can cause an important change in that but boost, oil pressure or voltage being off a 0.1 volts is not a big deal.
I have my narrowband/volt gauge in my A-Pillar wired directly to the battery, so I can re-use the pre-existing wiring for that gauge for my wideband. I'll probably do boost/ water temp/ narrowband in the DDM surround
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Old 04-29-2013, 06:17 PM   #102
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Still waiting for a fantastic E-Mail form ARTech... I emailed him a week or so ago and he told me he has one more set-up to do and then I am next, so I would think he should be contacting me any day now.

On another note, I decided to put the other turbo parts on hold and start saving for Wheels, tires and suspension next because:

A.) I need wheels/ tires so I don't die
B.) I need new tires and refuse to put new tires on the dasies
c.) I can actually put the wheels/ suspension on NOW, where the turbo set-up has to wait another year or so until I take over my wife's Corolla as my daily.

Shopping list for wheels, tires and suspension is...

15x8 6UL's (yayyy for originality lol)
FM V-Maxx Classic's
Tires - No F'ing idea yet. Suggestions for a streetable, occasional track tire?

My wife and I made a deal that she can get her wedding band now instead of our 1 year anniversary, and I will get the wheels and tires.... Hopefully she sticks to this plan... She can be sneaky sometimes lol
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Old 05-20-2013, 09:27 PM   #103
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Bad News: Abe cut his finger and it will delay me getting my parts until after my wedding...

Good news: With the added time that I have been waiting for my ARTech stuff, I have been slowly growing my savings account. Still not exactly sure where it will be spent, but today I am leaning towards adding an exhaust onto my ARTech order so I won't have to go through this waiting process again in the future Lol
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Old 05-25-2013, 09:08 AM   #104
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Welp just pulled the trigger on a set of 15x8 Konig Wideopen's.... They were on sale for the Holiday weekend for $99/ea. I like the look and they are light enough for me. I was planning on 6UL's but I feel like everyone has them and the Konig's are a little cheaper anyway. I'm leaving for my honeymoon next weekend after my wedding, but hopefully Good-Win & FedEx work together to get them to me by Friday.... If they do I will have some pictures!

Recommend me some tires pleasseee!!! Something good on the street... Might only see one track or Autocross next year. Tracking isn't something I will have a whole lot of time for so this is going to be a 95% street car. And is 205/50/15 a pretty good size ???

These Dunlops are cheap and don't look too bad... Then again i've only been researching/ looking at tires for the last hour lol

http://www.tirerack.com/tires/tires....omCompare1=yes

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Everything I've heard about the z101s is that they're so bad someone should charge dunlop with negligence for making them.
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Everything I've heard about the z101s is that they're so bad someone should charge dunlop with negligence for making them.
Yeah a few more hours of research led me to the same conclusion lol. Now I am thinking about S-Drives, or proxes
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The S-drives rock my socks for street purposes, especially in wet conditions. I bet the 205s on 8" wheels are even nicer.

Do try and order the exhaust at the same time as the rest of your order. Waiting any further after you have been planning methodically and anticipating your car to run BLOWS. Plus then you save money and get vbands.
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Welp just pulled the trigger on a set of 15x8 Konig Wideopen's.... They were on sale for the Holiday weekend for $99/ea. I like the look and they are light enough for me. I was planning on 6UL's but I feel like everyone has them and the Konig's are a little cheaper anyway. I'm leaving for my honeymoon next weekend after my wedding, but hopefully Good-Win & FedEx work together to get them to me by Friday.... If they do I will have some pictures!

Recommend me some tires pleasseee!!! Something good on the street... Might only see one track or Autocross next year. Tracking isn't something I will have a whole lot of time for so this is going to be a 95% street car. And is 205/50/15 a pretty good size ???

These Dunlops are cheap and don't look too bad... Then again i've only been researching/ looking at tires for the last hour lol

Dunlop-Direzza DZ101

Which exact ones did you get, which offset? Looking at a set of these also but have yet to pull the trigger. I can not decide between the +20 and +25 offsets..
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Which exact ones did you get, which offset? Looking at a set of these also but have yet to pull the trigger. I can not decide between the +20 and +25 offsets..
I went with the +20...no specific reason, it was just the standard choice. The +25 requires an email or you have to put it in the order notes or whatever lol

And hopefully I can scrape up another $450 before my order is ready lol
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Well there goes getting my coils anytime soon... Just added a 3" exhaust to my Artech order lol.... I never want to have to wait like this again! And I want to make sure everything lines up properly, so might as well just get all the fabrication parts out of the way at the same time to ensure it's all perfect.
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Got married Saturday, and I'm leaving 5am tomorrow morning for my Honeymoon in Jamaica, but leaving you guys with some wheel **** before I go Looking forward to coming back, hopefully with a message from Abe in my e-mail's inbox with an update on my parts

They're nothing baller but they will serve my daily purposes just fine and I think they look good...









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The day has comeeee!!!! Abe E-mailed me back and he has started on my parts! Manifold looks great so far, just needs the Tial EWG V-band flange welded on!





Can't wait to see his some progress on my downpipe and exhaust!!! Wooo so stoked!!!
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subscribbled. looking forward to more progress!
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Thanks! Pretty stoked to get the ball rolling with everything! Goal is to have my wheels and suspension on before July 20th (cause I have a cruise down the shore I'm going on) and I'd love to have the turbo set-up completed shortly after Xmas! Car should be mostly completed for spring 2014... Of course we all know cars are never ever 100% done haha
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Welds!!!








The downpipe has been started but no pics yet... I cant wait
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Vmaxx Classic's ordered! Tire's will be ordered early July and hopefully suspension and wheels/tires will all be dialed in by mid-July. I have a cruise down the shore with a bunch of friends, so I am really really hoping everything is set by then.

Also should have Artech still at my front door by the end of this month I'm hoping. I guess it depends on how fast he progresses with my downpipe and exhaust. Woot! Things are moving along nicely!!! I am on track to purchase the last few pieces of this turbo set-up puzzle by December/January, and hopefully have boost for next spring!
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Abe is working on the downpipe... It should be finished up tonight



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Downpipe completed... He just has to get the exhaust done and then it's time to ship everything to me!

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Vmaxx coil's got here today!





And a tiny bit more progress from Abe... My turbo fitted & exhaust started





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