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Old 05-30-2007, 06:56 PM   #21
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I got the radiator out today, which took 5 minutes out of my life.
The engine is coming out on friday and I'm taking it to the machine shop to get it bored and honed on monday!
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Making some progress, very nice. And as far as I know sportmaxes 002 don't come in 5 lug
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Old 05-30-2007, 07:14 PM   #23
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how big is the intake plenum opening?
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Old 05-30-2007, 07:26 PM   #24
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Making some progress, very nice. And as far as I know sportmaxes 002 don't come in 5 lug
They actually do, but noone sells them... you have to order them.
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how big is the intake plenum opening?
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Old 05-30-2007, 09:38 PM   #26
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They actually do, but noone sells them... you have to order them.
That might be the case, I know I haven't seen any yet.
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Old 06-01-2007, 09:51 PM   #27
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I got the engine out and wil post photos later.
I also found a tranny locally and another job.
The tranny (90k) is $275 picked up w/all 4 hubs (90k) from the t2 rx-7!
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Old 06-01-2007, 11:13 PM   #28
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Old 06-02-2007, 03:08 PM   #29
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nice 323 gtr turbo manifold should try to find a vj23
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Old 06-02-2007, 04:30 PM   #30
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nice 323 gtr turbo manifold should try to find a vj23

What manifold?
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Old 06-03-2007, 04:01 AM   #31
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the one bolted to the engine looks like the jdm 323 gtr turbo manfiold

http://www.clubprotege.com/forum/sho...t=gtr+manifold

scroll down to the 2ed set of pictures
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Old 06-10-2007, 11:39 PM   #32
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I just picked up my TII Rx-7 tranny today and a set of TII Calipers, hubs all for $270.
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Old 06-23-2007, 11:52 PM   #33
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I got 2, 12" fans this week, and oil pump, head and main cap studs, ACT prolite flywheel.
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Old 06-24-2007, 02:45 AM   #34
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Stocking up...
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Old 06-24-2007, 02:52 AM   #35
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the clutch, pressure plate, radiator are coming this upcoming thursday. The engine is getting machined this monday
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Old 06-27-2007, 12:53 AM   #36
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I need help...
Will it sound "ricey" or will it quiet the exhaust down or what will happen?
I want to do a 3" DP, 3" exhaust to a 3" Magnaflow 7"round,34"body I/O - 3", after that do a y-pipe transition to two, 6" round, 14" body, I/O - 3".
I was thinking about putting the 2 rear mufflers in the place of the stock mufler and welding up something that the mufflers wouldn't be the last thing on the exhaust:

===[|||||||]===

= PIPE,
[|||||] muffler

SO tell me what do you guys think and how loud you think it will be.

Thanks
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Old 06-27-2007, 01:07 AM   #37
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With a turbo, it will sound deep and good. Quieter as well, as the exhaust going through the turbo on its way out muffles the sound pretty well.


As for "what I think," you had me right until the two rear mufflers. But, it's your car, one muffler or two, it'll sound great.
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I'm probably forgetting many things
Also, be sure to throw a wideband on that (bad-*** btw) list.

Good luck, sounds like a great project.
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Old 06-27-2007, 04:08 AM   #39
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Hes going to be running megasquirt, the wideband is def on the list.
I'm not into the resonators on the end, i would like about a foot or more of pipe coming off the back though if you just want them for sound. For weight purposes i would just use the magnaflow though. Easier as well.
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So you all think I should just use 1 (one) muffler and then just run pipes?

it would be a straight thru Mangaflow 34" body, 7" round, I/O 3"
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