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Forum: Engine Swaps 11-01-2019, 08:46 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 32,396
Posted By Clash0901
Hey, I totally agree. I am not going to entertain...

Hey, I totally agree. I am not going to entertain anymore of it... I put this build thread up to be helpful to others and I get literally no gain from having done so. If the shitshow continues, i'll...
Forum: Engine Swaps 10-30-2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 32,396
Posted By Clash0901
Hey, no worries. And i'm glad you mentioned the...

Hey, no worries. And i'm glad you mentioned the LS. I totally can see that and honestly from my experience, the rebuilt junkyard 5.3 would be better bang for your buck. Not only do you spend less...
Forum: Engine Swaps 10-30-2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 32,396
Posted By Clash0901
I never called you ignorant or childish, that was...

I never called you ignorant or childish, that was directed towards Jaden...

And I agree, if you didn't do any of the head work I did and just took a 2jz gte vvti in stock form and put it in with a...
Forum: Engine Swaps 10-30-2019, 09:33 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 32,396
Posted By Clash0901
I could not have been more transparent with my...

I could not have been more transparent with my experience. I posted a spreadsheet of what I paid for my stuff. The prices are there for anybody to see. I did this to try and help people that are...
Forum: Engine Swaps 10-30-2019, 09:30 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 32,396
Posted By Clash0901
Sorry I didn't mean anything by my misinformation...

Sorry I didn't mean anything by my misinformation comment. I was just being direct and not trying to be rude but I like to stick with facts. A full quote is one thing, but beware of hidden charges. I...
Forum: Engine Swaps 10-29-2019, 08:00 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 32,396
Posted By Clash0901
I got my vvti engine for less than 3k, not sure...

I got my vvti engine for less than 3k, not sure what you're talking about. Just look at the spreadsheet I posted on page 1. "Can" and "do/did" are two different things. You cannot come in here...
Forum: Engine Swaps 10-28-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 32,396
Posted By Clash0901
vvti is about $3k, non-vvti is closer to $4k but...

vvti is about $3k, non-vvti is closer to $4k but that's for a stock, crappy old engine. Not worthy of putting into anything and running it since it will at the very least have a few leaks. Needs to...
Forum: Engine Swaps 10-28-2019, 11:48 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 32,396
Posted By Clash0901
You are adding more confusion to me, that's for...

You are adding more confusion to me, that's for sure. Show me where I said my car cost me $40k plus cost of car. My spreadsheet, with my car cost included, shows roughly $46k total. I am telling...
Forum: Engine Swaps 10-28-2019, 10:30 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 32,396
Posted By Clash0901
I definitely can say that. That's what others...

I definitely can say that. That's what others should expect to pay unless they are able to do ALL of the labor themselves like I did. I'm giving people my real world experience and then giving them a...
Forum: Engine Swaps 10-18-2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 32,396
Posted By Clash0901
I can't comment yet. Only did a tiny bit of...

I can't comment yet. Only did a tiny bit of driving. Currently working out some kinks.
Forum: Engine Swaps 10-18-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 32,396
Posted By Clash0901
What are you scratching your head about?

What are you scratching your head about?
Forum: Engine Swaps 10-04-2019, 09:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,846
Posted By Clash0901
So far this thread is awesome! Curious, are you...

So far this thread is awesome! Curious, are you keeping the Airlift setup on it?
Forum: Engine Swaps 10-02-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 818
Posted By Clash0901
If you're referring to a 2jz, the auto is...

If you're referring to a 2jz, the auto is absolute trash and not worth spending the money to swap if you keep it. If you're referring to v8's, then an auto can be good but you still have to be okay...
Forum: Engine Swaps 10-01-2019, 07:41 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 32,396
Posted By Clash0901
To answer some questions; jRuN, Yes, you may...

To answer some questions;
jRuN, Yes, you may as well shoot for an MK4 Supra. That car will retain it's value (and grow it's value) where as the BRZ (mine in particular) still blue books for like...
Forum: Engine Swaps 09-30-2019, 01:21 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 32,396
Posted By Clash0901
Can you expand on that estimate? PM me and I will...

Can you expand on that estimate? PM me and I will give you my honest opinion.
Forum: Engine Swaps 09-30-2019, 09:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,984
Posted By Clash0901
I plan to get mine sorted out a bit more, finish...

I plan to get mine sorted out a bit more, finish tuning, and posting it for sale. After 1.5 years of building it and spending entirely too much money, the project is already annoying me. This car...
Forum: Engine Swaps 09-26-2019, 03:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,846
Posted By Clash0901
You can use IMGUR on your phone. There's an app...

You can use IMGUR on your phone. There's an app and you can upload photos easily.
Forum: Engine Swaps 09-24-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 578
Posted By Clash0901
Assuming you are asking regarding the 2jz stuff,...

Assuming you are asking regarding the 2jz stuff, the lower pipe goes like this:

Starting at the coolant water neck off the thermostat/water pump housing, it goes downward and a little towards the...
Forum: Engine Swaps 09-23-2019, 10:08 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 32,396
Posted By Clash0901
The car starts so smoothly! I drove it around the...

The car starts so smoothly! I drove it around the block on just the basemap and everything seems to be working great. Clutch engages well, gears shift smoothly, no weird noises, etc.

I have taken...
Forum: Engine Swaps 09-23-2019, 08:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,533
Posted By Clash0901
Please do not spread misinformation on these...

Please do not spread misinformation on these forums.

The factory LSD Torsen diff in our cars is incredible and will easily handle OP's goals.
Forum: Engine Swaps 09-14-2019, 12:47 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 32,396
Posted By Clash0901
I sincerely appreciate this comment. I was being...

I sincerely appreciate this comment. I was being told by a bunch of people otherwise and I said the same damn thing. I went in and out so many times only to find out it just isn't fitting without...
Forum: Engine Swaps 09-12-2019, 11:37 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 32,396
Posted By Clash0901
Wish I knew. My best guess is my engine sits...

Wish I knew. My best guess is my engine sits further back but i'm using the pure automotive mounts which I know a lot of people are as well.
Forum: Engine Swaps 09-12-2019, 08:34 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 32,396
Posted By Clash0901
Most people got away with massaging the tunnel. I...

Most people got away with massaging the tunnel. I massaged it for literally 4 weeks and then gave up and cut recesses and boxed them in with a welder. It was necessary for proper clearance. (I have...
Forum: Engine Swaps 09-11-2019, 12:10 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 32,396
Posted By Clash0901
Where would you say most of the large unexpected...

Where would you say most of the large unexpected costs came from?
Answer: Definitely the Motec ECU and the engine wiring harness. Then after that all the other aftermarket stuff I had to go with...
Forum: Engine Swaps 09-10-2019, 09:57 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 32,396
Posted By Clash0901
First start up went well! ...

First start up went well!

https://youtu.be/rwe0EbcIXp4

Nothing too fancy but she idles decently. I need to have the tune touched up for the bigger cams and then finish the exhaust. Install...
Forum: Engine Swaps 09-10-2019, 09:50 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 32,396
Posted By Clash0901
Finally tried starting the car and realized I...

Finally tried starting the car and realized I timed it wrong. Yay. Have to take everything back off and re-time it. Not too much work honestly but frustrated with myself and others. I asked like 5...
Forum: Engine Swaps 09-03-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 32,396
Posted By Clash0901
Truthfully, once it's running and tuned i'm going...

Truthfully, once it's running and tuned i'm going to probably list it for sale and try to lose, hopefully less than $15k lol. After 2 years of building this car my interests changed. Maybe my...
Forum: Engine Swaps 09-03-2019, 07:33 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 32,396
Posted By Clash0901
I've got the new Fluidampr harmonic balancer on...

I've got the new Fluidampr harmonic balancer on the car. Finished with the wiring for now, got good fuel pressure, tried cranking the car over and it will not fire :(. I am trying to upload a...
Forum: Engine Swaps 08-27-2019, 07:58 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 32,396
Posted By Clash0901
So apparently everybody BUT me knew this; but the...

So apparently everybody BUT me knew this; but the oem (20+ years old) crank pulley/harmonic balancer likes to separate after a while. I was highly advised by multiple people to get a new one. I...
Forum: Engine Swaps 08-20-2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,562
Posted By Clash0901
K24 and never look back or sell the car and get...

K24 and never look back or sell the car and get into something else. LS swap doesn't make sense when you can get an LS swapped car for like $20k. There's an LS swapped BRZ by me (Michigan) for just...
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