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Forum: Engine Swaps 03-06-2019, 04:46 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 19,634
Posted By Swift
Great thread. Love the updated first post. ...

Great thread. Love the updated first post.


You should think of maybe Fortune Auto Coilover or a KW vari-3.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 02-28-2019, 10:18 PM
Replies: 930
Views: 34,117
Posted By Swift
beautiful. dat a$$

beautiful. dat a$$
Forum: Forced Induction 02-25-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 525
Posted By Swift
3575 would be to large unless somehow the twin...

3575 would be to large unless somehow the twin scroll puts it back in the efficiency range on the map
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge 02-24-2019, 11:11 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,971
Posted By Swift
Most people say hard work pays off. Not...

Most people say hard work pays off. Not neccessarily true and I am truth to that. It is how smart you work and looking ahead. Most important of all is balancing a checkbook and wants vs needs.


...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge 02-23-2019, 04:34 PM
Replies: 1,463
Views: 143,546
Posted By Swift
Elvis CD bought for $5. Felt it may be TCoat...

Elvis CD bought for $5. Felt it may be TCoat speaking to me from afar.


*Had Bridge Over Troubled Water Cover.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 02-23-2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 930
Views: 34,117
Posted By Swift
The supra was never small to begin with. It was...

The supra was never small to begin with. It was like all the people that say the R35 is bloated and ugly. To me it follows right in line with the lineage of the other R's.



Hey look its the...
Forum: Engine Swaps 02-23-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 13,781
Posted By Swift
I just made a small batch of honda shifters....

I just made a small batch of honda shifters. Custom 7075 aluminum. If interested in having a batch made , throw a napkin drawing my way and I can CAD something up and let you approve it and make one...
Forum: Engine Swaps 02-17-2019, 10:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,224
Posted By Swift
I agree with what you said above except the...

I agree with what you said above except the joking on pricing, you know if you are in manufacturing the price can come down quite a bit with modern casting techniques. You have any idea how much time...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 02-15-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 13,693
Posted By Swift
Thanks for the clarification and knowledge.

Thanks for the clarification and knowledge.
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Transmission 02-14-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 13,693
Posted By Swift
Here is where I am coming from cuz I see out long...

Here is where I am coming from cuz I see out long term. Alot(in a sense) of these cars have been made. How many S2000's were made?


What I am getting at is that it is hard to source affordable...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge 02-13-2019, 12:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 291
Posted By Swift
This isnt that uncommon. I have seen a son or...

This isnt that uncommon. I have seen a son or daughter come back after not really talking with father or mother while they were alive and throw a wrench in everything. These are the people that are...
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 02-12-2019, 11:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,780
Posted By Swift
I have seen personal plates on squads that are...

I have seen personal plates on squads that are even marked. Normal the chiefs SUV or a k9 narcotics unit. I just look for the lights hidden behind their grill/bumper or by the visor to verify if it...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 02-12-2019, 11:45 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 5,992
Posted By Swift
This .jp model only and the one baby blue from an...

This .jp model only and the one baby blue from an auto with the leather interior are my two favorite "stock" twins and yet.....we can't get. Seriously, I think they need to get past throwing bright...
Forum: Engine Swaps 02-11-2019, 08:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,224
Posted By Swift
I never saw the full specs, at either rate if...

I never saw the full specs, at either rate if they chose to do batches on casting block should bring down price.


Mostly it was to make people aware the engine and it's technology. Pretty dang...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 02-11-2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 517
Posted By Swift
Get the manual in the crosstrek , wont feel so...

Get the manual in the crosstrek , wont feel so slow and coupled with an ebrake=awesome. Plus throw on a turbo ;)



Only reason I have not pull the trigger on one yet for a daily is the seat. I...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 02-01-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 12,163
Posted By Swift
I think Subaru will pull out. I am sorry but the...

I think Subaru will pull out. I am sorry but the motor just doesn't have the reliability Toyota needs it to have in my opinion. They got better chassis rigidity and lower CoG with the Supra. My...
Forum: Brakes, Suspension, Chassis 01-31-2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 591
Posted By Swift
But bro, don't ya need 14kg per corner to hang...

But bro, don't ya need 14kg per corner to hang with zee germans1:burnrubber:


Serious note, KW probably doesn't wind their own coil springs and are these monotube or not?
Forum: Engine Swaps 01-25-2019, 09:13 PM
Replies: 1,106
Views: 161,112
Posted By Swift
Agree. Hadn't found a 4.8L FORGED crank yet...

Agree. Hadn't found a 4.8L FORGED crank yet though off the shelf. 3.170 stroke? off the top of my head.
Forum: Engine Swaps 01-25-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 1,106
Views: 161,112
Posted By Swift
Dustin, Was already doing the math on a...

Dustin,

Was already doing the math on a destroked ls.
What blocks, heads, etc. Adds up quick. Got the list at the house but HOT TOD etc have done builds since 2011.

Most say it isn't...
Forum: Engine Swaps 01-20-2019, 08:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,224
Posted By Swift
Post Jesel "Equal 8" Engine

Some here are in "waiting" on doing a swap and have cash flow and racing experience. This engine was at PRI. Work of art. Don't know the cost or if they plan on casting blocks but good info on...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 01-20-2019, 11:31 AM
Replies: 930
Views: 34,117
Posted By Swift
So all the guys knocking BWM reliability, just...

So all the guys knocking BWM reliability, just remember that Toyota was not releasing data or anything for how many months after BMW unveiled the Z4? There is a reason they were still out testing it....
Forum: Member's Car Journals 12-26-2018, 06:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,683
Posted By Swift
I love how in your introduction you say you...

I love how in your introduction you say you "didn't deal with the pressure well". LMAO.
So by not dealing with the pressure you sold your car. Your options your limited: you split with your wife.
...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 12-26-2018, 06:38 PM
Replies: 3,391
Views: 549,725
Posted By Swift
I think it was hinted for a manual if it came...

I think it was hinted for a manual if it came with the 4cyl as well.


Why bother doing a full swap etc on a BRZ putting you back how much if you could get into a Supra at $45k(fair price) and get...
Forum: Engine Swaps 12-24-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,249
Posted By Swift
Great job! Could you make a list of all...

Great job!


Could you make a list of all parts used in the swap since different people do it different ways and what worked best for you. You made it look easy lol.


Just a benefit to all...
Forum: Engine Swaps 12-12-2018, 11:24 PM
Replies: 1,106
Views: 161,112
Posted By Swift
Funny how much we think alike on certain things....

Funny how much we think alike on certain things. I have that same oil pan pic from the trailblazer, but for...drumroll...longitudinal mounted front wheel drive with diff mounted on side. long story...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 10-25-2018, 09:11 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,572
Posted By Swift
I find it how ironic where before the last...

I find it how ironic where before the last recession there was HUMMER etc because people wanted big trucks(toyota FJ too) and guess what......BAM!......everyone needs/wants small cars because of...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 10-07-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,129
Posted By Swift
Factory 5 needs to make this happen

Factory 5 needs to make this happen
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 09-25-2018, 09:16 PM
Replies: 3,391
Views: 549,725
Posted By Swift
I still don't get how it is soooooooo many more...

I still don't get how it is soooooooo many more R&D dollars to "buy" a manual transmission, render and cast a new bellhousing, different driveshaft maybe and a different rear mount. Shit, half the...
Forum: Cars for Sale/Trade 09-01-2018, 09:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,334
Posted By Swift
I would recommend uploading pics as evidence that...

I would recommend uploading pics as evidence that the motor currently in the car has those upgrades truly done.



If so, well worth the price.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 08-28-2018, 08:05 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,141
Posted By Swift
As someone in manufacturing I have done a whole...

As someone in manufacturing I have done a whole cost analysis on producing parts...lets say for the BRZ. In most cases with material taken into account, good manufacturing techniques, and new...
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