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Old 02-07-2008, 06:25 PM   #1
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Here's what I want to do before spring dyno time:
  1. Complete the vent modification and install to my cam cover including a new catch can build
  2. Shim and install my RX7 lsd
  3. Complete my oil cooler install (radiator modifications and line sizing/build remaining)
  4. And most importantly - get my EBC working dammit
Anything interesting planned out there?
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Old 02-07-2008, 06:27 PM   #2
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1. Pass inspection.
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Install suspension Illuminas on the way, and I'm on the lookout for used FM springs.

rig up some sort of CAI, get VICS working and get back on the dyno.

Fix my body damage.

o yeah- I'm doing the body and paint repair DIY, and if I can find a place to do It I want to paint the whole car.

edit again: and install race seats and my LC-1
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cams/gears/timingbelt/waterpump-->dyno
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ughh, my short list is pretty daunting...especially when I am graduating college in May, getting married in May and currently job hunting. Doesn't leave much time for this stuff but I need to:

1. Get my MS working (can of worms...hopefully Braineack can fix it, F U Kingofl337)
2. Re-do coldside piping, increasing to 2.25" or 2.5" piping and finally adding bungs for ait sensor and iacv.
3. Make and install splitter and front undertray, I already have the abs just need to find time. (hopefully will help downforce and cooling)
4. Cut a big vent in the front of the hood (to help cooling)
5. Paint hardtop and a-pillars. (not a huge priority, plus it will have to wait for 65 degree weather)
6. Purchase and install oil temperature and water temperature gauges.
7. If the gov't decides to give me extra money then finally will be purchasing and installing a racing seat and harnesses.

yah, I somehow doubt all of this will get done. Hopefully I will have the MS and coldside piping done by spring break so I can get some dyno time.

First track day is April 25, which is coming fast...
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1. get MS working
2. finish mani/DP/exhaust in one shot
3. IC piping
4. plumb all the wires for WB02/MS related
5. finish turbo install and tune
6. finally drive the damn thing
7. take any offered help (hint hint)
8. then do the numerous other things i've been wanting to do if only time permitts
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- Finish DIY turbo build
- Relocate oil filter
- Replace KYB/FM/FCM suspension with Tein MonoFlex

then ill be stylin and profyyyyylin!
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Originally Posted by whaaamx5 View Post
1. get MS working
2. finish mani/DP/exhaust in one shot and make cheap 3" for mt.net folks
3. IC piping
4. plumb all the wires for WB02/MS related
5. finish turbo install and tune
6. finally drive the damn thing
7. take any offered help (hint hint)
8. then do the numerous other things i've been wanting to do if only time permitts
fixed for you
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fixed for you
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1. Bitch and moan at the 14point7 people until i get my JAW wideband
2. Bitch and moan at zarniwoop for taking a possible EMB of mine
3. Bitch and moan at fitting the saab intercooler and making the pipes
4. Bitch and moan to get my hands on an FPR

I'm gonna have a fun time before spring
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Build MS
Install and learn how to tune MS
Full ps de-power
Install BEGi S
Actually earn some money
Build my garage
Bang ******
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get car running with all my new mods...dyno...then turbo probably after i get the cash just spent of 3 grand in the past month in parts ahah and its getting re-painted in the spring, not re-sprayed.
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1. Finish getting my MS sorted out, mostly grounding issues.
2. Get my COPS isntalled.
3. Get my reverse lights working.
4. Get rid of air-bag flashign light.
5. Finish the random pieces to my BEGI turbo kit. Mostly heatshields.
6. Get car Dynoed.
7. Procede to build a second motor in case of explosion of the first.
8. Turn up boost tell first motor explodes.
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Install new clutch
Install and tune MS
Install Begi S3 +retune
Roll Fenders and install 15X9 6ULS
Install pulley for AC w/o PS
Possibly buy a second motor to build
Jerk off and cry while GF does a study abroad program
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1. pull engine, swap in mine. with new ACT 6-puck clutch disc, water by-pass and coolant reroute.
2. Swap MS and COPs over with High-res code.
3. Swap rollbar over with my new Boss Frog seatbelt guides.
4. Swap shocks/springs/control arms/sways with new RB endlinks.
5. Swap exhaust.
6 Swap differential, after i install my spare rx7 carrier on it with new solid mounts.
7. Swap my front lip over, move the hardtop over.
8. Move head unit down and install new 3 gauge panel above.
10. Buy Brad's K1s.
11. Sell parts from old car.
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1. order pistons
2. order oil pump
3. paint job (it will probably be next week rofl)
4. meth injection
5. 16lbs
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Meet a slender redhead with DD's who owns a liquor store and loves bald Italians.
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finish turbo build
get MS
and enjoy my car



anyone notice the how everyone goal is MS
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Not a short list, but here goes:

1) Manifold, turbo and downpipe
2) China-cooler and DIY piping
3) Vishnu fuel rail
4) Motor mounts
5) Godspeed rad
6) Racingbeat hollow front swaybar
7) Prosport guages (oil temp, boost, EGT and digital AFR)
8) COP
9) Link EBC
10) Tune tune tune tune tune tune tune
11) Drive the snot out of it
12) Have a baby (actually watch wife have the baby)
13) Autocross
14) R rear lip spoiler
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Old 02-07-2008, 10:24 PM   #19
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1. build motor and put it in
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Sell current 94M
Swap drivetrain from 96M donor (5spd) into 'new' 94M project car (an automatic w/ dead motor) using upgraded 1.6l clutch & flywheel
Part out remainder of 96M donor
Install and blend fender flares
$50 paint job (British Racing Green)
Install suspension bits
Build and install Megasquirt
Complete and install turbo kit
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