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Forum: Engine Swaps Today, 03:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,170
Posted By wparsons
I'm going to go out on a limb and state that if...

I'm going to go out on a limb and state that if it was really much simpler to do it that way, they would've done it. They have nothing to gain by making it harder and more expensive...




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Forum: Engine Swaps Today, 11:07 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,170
Posted By wparsons
Ha! Labour to install a new input shaft would...

Ha! Labour to install a new input shaft would make that completely not worth it. Without knowing exactly what they're machining on it, it's hard to comment on what the cost would be.




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Forum: Engine Swaps 03-22-2019, 10:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,170
Posted By wparsons
Read the details, they have to machine the input...

Read the details, they have to machine the input shaft to make it work... it also includes the new driveshaft.

I'd bet you'd have a really hard time doing it significantly cheaper all said and...
Forum: Engine Swaps 03-22-2019, 02:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,170
Posted By wparsons
There's a CD009 swap kit...

There's a CD009 swap kit...
Forum: Electronics | Audio | NAV | Infotainment 03-21-2019, 02:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 161
Posted By wparsons
Scan for codes, the ECU will tell you what's...

Scan for codes, the ECU will tell you what's wrong.
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 03-20-2019, 09:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 561
Posted By wparsons
$1000 coilovers are definitely going to ride and...

$1000 coilovers are definitely going to ride and handle worse than the OEM TS parts.
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 03-20-2019, 11:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 196
Posted By wparsons
Is it actually cheaper to buy V3's and the mounts...

Is it actually cheaper to buy V3's and the mounts vs just buying the 2 way clubsports?? I'd imagine you'll pay more buying separately.
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 03-20-2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 656
Posted By wparsons
Search for another thread, they definitely...

Search for another thread, they definitely re-released them.
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 03-20-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,476
Posted By wparsons
That's with their normal mounting system... my...

That's with their normal mounting system... my question was about using the battle aero chassis mount brackets with the verus one. This bracket attaches further forward on the splitter and is much...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 03-20-2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 369
Posted By wparsons
Put the good ones on the rear then IMO.

Put the good ones on the rear then IMO.
Forum: Engine Swaps 03-20-2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 13,781
Posted By wparsons
D/B/H engines have the exhaust on the front of...

D/B/H engines have the exhaust on the front of the head in a FWD mounting, K engines have it on the rear.
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 03-19-2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 369
Posted By wparsons
Which end were the more worn ones on? Put them...

Which end were the more worn ones on? Put them on the opposite end to even out the wear.
Forum: Engine Swaps 03-19-2019, 04:45 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 13,781
Posted By wparsons
Nah, they look like this, no elbow in the world...

Nah, they look like this, no elbow in the world will help :D


http://k-tuned.3dcartstores.com/assets/images/KRH-RSX-K20_(2).jpg
Forum: Engine Swaps 03-19-2019, 03:17 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 13,781
Posted By wparsons
The problem is that the K24 only came in FWD...

The problem is that the K24 only came in FWD transverse orientation, so any CARB legal headers for it (if any exist) will have the exhaust coming out the front right wheel.


And I'm not positive,...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 03-18-2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 438
Posted By wparsons
It might be the mic, or possibly what people are...

It might be the mic, or possibly what people are listening on. I know my videos don't have the full bass either. This is recorded with the mic about 10" from the left exhaust tip, stock header/over...
Forum: Engine Swaps 03-18-2019, 10:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 756
Posted By wparsons
If you read the full details, it's to remove...

If you read the full details, it's to remove glazing to help with bite (at the cost of pad life). If the pads aren't glazed, it doesn't help. And if you're glazing pads regularly, you're running...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 03-15-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,476
Posted By wparsons
They sell the brackets alone, but not sure if the...

They sell the brackets alone, but not sure if the verus would be ok without support way up front or not at higher speeds.


Could buy the brackets and just make your own out of plywood with a...
Forum: Engine Swaps 03-15-2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 756
Posted By wparsons
I somehow read LA as CA... reading is hard. ...

I somehow read LA as CA... reading is hard.





I've never seen slotted or drilled rotors claim that... it's always about letting out hot gasses (hint, almost all modern pads don't off gas...
Forum: Engine Swaps 03-15-2019, 11:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 756
Posted By wparsons
If that's a true statement, I'd suggest thinking...

If that's a true statement, I'd suggest thinking long and hard about the swap in general. IMO, spend the money once vs twice, it costs less in the end.

What's your goal with the swap? Power...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes -- Sponsored by 949 Racing 03-15-2019, 09:23 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,476
Posted By wparsons
IMO, it's way too small to justify it being...

IMO, it's way too small to justify it being chassis mounted.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 03-15-2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 720
Posted By wparsons
If it's not happening in neutral, even with the...

If it's not happening in neutral, even with the clutch fully engaged, I'd lean towards something behind the gearbox. I've heard of balance issues on the driveshaft if not installed in the same...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 03-13-2019, 05:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 226
Posted By wparsons
I'd be shocked if that was the case, I've flashed...

I'd be shocked if that was the case, I've flashed mine many times and it hasn't lost the original sensor ID's, so it shouldn't be in any memory used for the tune.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 03-13-2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 720
Posted By wparsons
Does it happen if you get up to speed and push...

Does it happen if you get up to speed and push the clutch in? How about just revving the engine in the bad RPM range while stopped?


It almost sounds like the flywheel is out of balance and...
Forum: CANADA 03-13-2019, 09:30 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 12,171
Posted By wparsons
Oil is probably from a leaking valve cover...

Oil is probably from a leaking valve cover gasket, you could try for warranty repair on it but they'll probably fight hard. IIRC you have to pull the engine to replace the "gasket" (sealant I...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 03-12-2019, 05:13 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,435
Posted By wparsons
Perrin dropped their stuff around the cats a...

Perrin dropped their stuff around the cats a while back too, only list a cat-back exhaust now (no over pipe or front pipes at all).
Forum: Engine Swaps 03-12-2019, 05:06 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 13,781
Posted By wparsons
Motec doesn't have a plug and play option either?...

Motec doesn't have a plug and play option either? That's what pure automotive is making (wiring and firmware).


Interesting that they pulled the 86 support from the change log, wonder if it was...
Forum: Engine Swaps 03-12-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 13,781
Posted By wparsons
The motec ECU alone is about $2200, the EMU Black...

The motec ECU alone is about $2200, the EMU Black is about $1200, but the wiring/ECU package with the motec is likely going to be in the $5200 range. If someone were to sell the same kind of package...
Forum: Engine Swaps 03-11-2019, 04:43 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 13,781
Posted By wparsons
The ECU being able to support it doesn't mean...

The ECU being able to support it doesn't mean it's plug and play... the motec that pure automotive is using also supports it, but they to do a ton of work (wiring, firmware, etc) to make it plug and...
Forum: Engine Swaps 03-11-2019, 03:52 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 13,781
Posted By wparsons
ECUMasters EMU Black...

ECUMasters EMU Black (https://www.ecumaster.com/products/emu-black/) can apparently do full CAN integration for these cars too. Not sure how much custom work would still be required beyond wiring...
Forum: Canada Classifieds 03-11-2019, 10:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 254
Posted By wparsons
100% this.

100% this.
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