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Forum: Engine Swaps 02-06-2020, 03:26 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 45,893
Posted By pgranberg11
yep. not a dumb assumption. i'll be turboing the...

yep. not a dumb assumption. i'll be turboing the kswap. only way to make it competitive in TA in street mod.
Forum: Engine Swaps 02-06-2020, 02:57 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 45,893
Posted By PulsarBeeerz
No it's a good assumption. KSwap Miata uses this...

No it's a good assumption. KSwap Miata uses this engine as part of their swap with a k20 head and 220whp+ FBO is normal but not worth $17k. Now if you boost it it becomes way more advantageous....
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance (Wash, Wax, Detailing, Body Repairs) 02-04-2020, 09:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,084
Posted By RToyo86
The more dirt you can get off the car before you...

The more dirt you can get off the car before you touch it the better. Clean your wheels first, with a seperate bucket as they are always filthy.

I start with a rinse with the pressure washer. Then...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance (Wash, Wax, Detailing, Body Repairs) 02-04-2020, 08:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,084
Posted By Tcoat
Rinse it off with a low pressure hose. Then...

Rinse it off with a low pressure hose. Then pressure wash with a wide spray. Then wipe it down.

My car can be almost that bad after a 45 minute drive for about 1/3 of the year.
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance (Wash, Wax, Detailing, Body Repairs) 02-04-2020, 04:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,084
Posted By Dadhawk
I'm not a wash expert so take what I say with...

I'm not a wash expert so take what I say with that in mind.

I'd try to blow as much as possible of it off with maybe a leaf blower first. It doesn't looked baked in yet.

After that, I would...
Forum: Cosmetic Maintenance (Wash, Wax, Detailing, Body Repairs) 02-04-2020, 04:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,084
Posted By DandoX
you can use a foam gun if it is real bad. Or just...

you can use a foam gun if it is real bad. Or just apply some pressure with your finger form the hose after soaping it up. You just need a powerful car cleaning soap. Then gently wipe off with a soft...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 01-22-2020, 03:18 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,022
Posted By AnalogMan
I ended up buying a BRZ as a garagemate to my...

I ended up buying a BRZ as a garagemate to my WRX.

MrBreeze and DarkPira7e, I actually find the BRZ to feel 'cheaper' than the WRX. I like both of them, but probably due to the lightness of...
Forum: Member's Car Journals 01-20-2020, 01:22 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 14,000
Posted By Opie
It's a paint & body shop, they mix themselves. We...

It's a paint & body shop, they mix themselves. We give them the Year, make, model, VIN, paint code & color name. And give them the old, damaged part to match.
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 01-14-2020, 12:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 984
Posted By YamahaR86
I'm in the Orlando Area, but I do take a trip...

I'm in the Orlando Area, but I do take a trip down to Tampa every few months. Might be able to arrange something.


Put this back on the list of things I need to get to eventually. I just left the...
Forum: Member's Car Journals 01-13-2020, 04:58 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 14,000
Posted By Opie
Paint hasn't been horrible, had a few that were...

Paint hasn't been horrible, had a few that were dead on perfect, a few that were just a hair off and one Whiteout that was horrible. But our paint guy is generally very good at matching without...
Forum: Interior Parts (Incl. Lighting) 12-26-2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,637
Posted By Dave-ROR
Car will be here either tomorrow or Saturday AM...

Car will be here either tomorrow or Saturday AM so will grab some pics then.

Thanks,
-Dave
Forum: Engine Swaps 12-08-2019, 09:18 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 101,741
Posted By Ultramaroon
The first one was cool. This one's way cooler.

The first one was cool. This one's way cooler.
Forum: Engine Swaps 12-08-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 101,741
Posted By Zer0
The hood redesign looks good! It looks more like...

The hood redesign looks good! It looks more like a oem designed hood.
Forum: Engine Swaps 11-29-2019, 01:13 PM
Replies: 1,242
Views: 205,069
Posted By DustinS
Few updates. Dropped the head off to get the stud...

Few updates. Dropped the head off to get the stud extracted. They ended up having to helicoil the head, but should make it so it doesn't happen again.

Heads are back on and torqued down. Broke...
Forum: Cleaning and Detailing 11-13-2019, 01:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,218
Posted By MugsBRZ
Thanks for the inquiry and sorry for the delay, I...

Thanks for the inquiry and sorry for the delay, I hadn't seen it. Unfortunately, USPS wants $38 to ship it across the country from CA to FL in a fairly small (21x21x9) box, so that would eat half the...
Forum: Engine Swaps 10-30-2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 101,741
Posted By toast
No PD blower on an FA20 will have the same torque...

No PD blower on an FA20 will have the same torque feel. I have an Edelbrock and just off idle I highly doubt it is making any more torque than the stock car whereas the V6 definitely will. The V6...
Forum: Engine Swaps 10-26-2019, 05:29 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 101,741
Posted By Zer0
Glad your feeling good enough to get back out in...

Glad your feeling good enough to get back out in the shop. Intake cover looks good.
Forum: Engine Swaps 10-25-2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 381
Views: 101,741
Posted By all4spl
looks great!

looks great!
Forum: Engine Swaps 09-26-2019, 02:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,420
Posted By all4spl
Xander Performance 2013 frs lsx swap

Hey guys. I have had this car for quite awhile and have gone through a few phases with the car. I bought the car and kept it relatively stock, engine wise as I already planned to ls swap it from the...
Forum: Engine Swaps 08-03-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 101,741
Posted By Ultramaroon
Wheel wells are beautiful. Should write a...

Wheel wells are beautiful. Should write a textbook. :thumbsup:
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge 07-22-2019, 01:38 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,682
Posted By humfrz
...and without water or soap - right? :D ...

...and without water or soap - right?

:D


humfrz
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 07-20-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 798
Views: 70,301
Posted By unhappymeal
Counterpoint: The C7, despite its size, is...

Counterpoint: The C7, despite its size, is ridiculously capable and fun. My co-worker has a Z51 that he got for his 50th and it's wonderful to cruise in or take sprints down back roads. Yeah, you...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 07-19-2019, 05:16 PM
Replies: 798
Views: 70,301
Posted By Coaster
I have adored cars still childhood. Its great to...

I have adored cars still childhood. Its great to see that in JL, steve sutcliffe and others.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NZGCJu2OaAg
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 07-19-2019, 07:46 AM
Replies: 798
Views: 70,301
Posted By unhappymeal
Porsche, Alfa Romeo, Lotus: "We have the best...

Porsche, Alfa Romeo, Lotus: "We have the best mid-engined sports cars under $100,000."

GM Performance: "Hold my exhaust."

I have always stated that GM Performance's engineers are second to none...
Forum: Engine Swaps 07-18-2019, 12:42 PM
Replies: 1,242
Views: 205,069
Posted By DustinS
AMG Fuel Design on Instagram. I believe...

AMG Fuel Design on Instagram.

I believe there will be another option on the market in a bit as well, but because of how I set mine up, it didn't sound like It would work for me.


For future...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 07-16-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,508
Posted By Irace86.2.0
Lotus Evija

Pretty cool that this came from Lotus.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_VlJUHn8CWM
Forum: FR-S / BRZ vs.... 07-12-2019, 01:33 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 10,441
Posted By Tcoat
Let's not forget Mrs Hum ...

Let's not forget Mrs Hum


https://waist.it/wp-content/gallery/2003-08-13-chiara-mx5/dscf2303.jpg...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 07-11-2019, 11:39 PM
Replies: 798
Views: 70,301
Posted By ZDan
Meanwhile the LT1 pushrod V8 makes about 1hp per...

Meanwhile the LT1 pushrod V8 makes about 1hp per pound, while the FA20 makes only barely more than half that.

Power/liter is only important if you are displacement-limited by racing class rules....
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 07-11-2019, 05:11 PM
Replies: 798
Views: 70,301
Posted By ZDan
Guy with 205hp car calls 455hp car...

Guy with 205hp car calls 455hp car "power-light":lol:

Pushrod V8 is efficient in the ways I care about: power/weight and power/size, and they're not so bad in terms of fuel-efficiency per...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 07-11-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 798
Views: 70,301
Posted By RayRay88
We drive a Subaru made Toyota. THIS: ...

We drive a Subaru made Toyota.


THIS:
https://www.irishtimes.com/polopoly_fs/1.1525461.1379000117!/image/image.jpg_gen/derivatives/box_620_330/image.jpg

From the makers of this:...
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