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Forum: Engine Swaps 05-16-2022, 10:55 PM
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Posted By captain awesome
22-23 on average here. If I really put my foot in...

22-23 on average here. If I really put my foot in it it's closer to 20.
Forum: Engine Swaps 05-11-2022, 08:37 AM
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Posted By captain awesome
I wonder if mine hasn't cracked because I've...

I wonder if mine hasn't cracked because I've unbolted that section plus the 3 bolt flange and re-tightened like 5 or 10 times since the swap? With the driveshaft swap and messing with the trans...
Forum: Engine Swaps 05-10-2022, 05:43 PM
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Posted By captain awesome
A data point you might find useful: I had...

A data point you might find useful:


I had 18x9.5 wheels, heavy CSG Tein coils (slightly less weight than stock suspension), stock brakes, full interior, stock catback, 7/8 tank of gas (if you...
Forum: Engine Swaps 05-10-2022, 03:29 PM
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Posted By captain awesome
This swap shines in the ability to add power...

This swap shines in the ability to add power while maintaining reliability. What RPM you see that power as well as extra RPM range adds to that.


Personally I'd be surprised if anyone manages...
Forum: Engine Swaps 05-09-2022, 02:21 PM
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Posted By captain awesome
I'm really surprised I haven't seen a header...

I'm really surprised I haven't seen a header crack on my setup yet. With over 6k miles of street and 3 autocross events it hasn't popped up. Thankfully I just installed the Xforce exhaust with the...
Forum: Engine Swaps 05-07-2022, 03:12 PM
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Posted By captain awesome
I imagine thatís loud as frick?

I imagine thatís loud as frick?
Forum: Engine Swaps 05-07-2022, 08:17 AM
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Posted By captain awesome
I was about to order the Nameless midpipe and...

I was about to order the Nameless midpipe and cobble together my own axleback but stumbled on the Xforce earlier this week by chance. It's not marketed as well as others so didn't pop up in any of my...
Forum: Engine Swaps 05-06-2022, 11:29 PM
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Posted By captain awesome
For anyone looking at quiet 3" exhaust options...

For anyone looking at quiet 3" exhaust options for this swap, you might consider the Xforce ES-T86-02-CBS. Silly name but the kit is just slightly louder than the stock catback with Kpower header and...
Forum: Engine Swaps 05-03-2022, 11:29 AM
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Posted By captain awesome
Has anyone posted a full How To on the secondary...

Has anyone posted a full How To on the secondary pump? I feel like I've seen some mention of using stock components but can't recall the combo of parts nor how to fit/plumb it all.
Forum: Engine Swaps 05-03-2022, 07:25 AM
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Posted By captain awesome
Has anyone seen ML’s engine bay surge tank? ...

Has anyone seen ML’s engine bay surge tank?

https://www.ft86club.com/forums/showpost.php?p=3478968&postcount=206
Forum: Engine Swaps 04-22-2022, 09:27 AM
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Posted By captain awesome
Someone on the FB group noticed the addition of a...

Someone on the FB group noticed the addition of a flex pipe requirement in the installation instructions. Just another thing I gotta add in. Sheesh.
Forum: Engine Swaps 04-18-2022, 04:49 PM
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Posted By captain awesome
I would adapt what you have if you want to keep...

I would adapt what you have if you want to keep the gauge. Even if you only use e85 a few times a year the sensor does the work so it's kind of set it and forget it. Might as well have the option....
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 04-17-2022, 06:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 754
Posted By captain awesome
Anyone that saying the class name changed to just...

Anyone that saying the class name changed to just XA or XB care to post which Fastrack it was addressed? I've looked over the last three years and don't see that mentioned once. Maybe I'm missing it?
Forum: Engine Swaps 04-17-2022, 08:47 AM
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Views: 84,706
Posted By captain awesome
Curious about the dual poppet talk as well. Never...

Curious about the dual poppet talk as well. Never seen one different and if that was the case there would be different part numbers. Also the way it was described doesn't match what I've seen. The...
Forum: Engine Swaps 04-15-2022, 01:29 PM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 84,706
Posted By captain awesome
I really appreciate you checking on that. I think...

I really appreciate you checking on that. I think that's definitely a better course of action that will at least show the merit behind the work. I'll reach out to him Monday and get the process...
Forum: Engine Swaps 04-15-2022, 11:53 AM
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Views: 84,706
Posted By captain awesome
That's awesome. I think there are some tweaks...

That's awesome. I think there are some tweaks that could be done to my current tune that would be beneficial. As much as I'd like to do that it seems silly to spend that much on a tune that will only...
Forum: Engine Swaps 04-15-2022, 11:20 AM
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Posted By captain awesome
I've been impatiently waiting for those results...

I've been impatiently waiting for those results along with another fellas that should be posted Tuesday afternoon from the same dyno. Just about to send off my head but still on the fence about what...
Forum: Engine Swaps 04-15-2022, 09:06 AM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 84,706
Posted By captain awesome
I'm pretty sure Irace has a lot of sound...

I'm pretty sure Irace has a lot of sound deadening in his car and was still having issues.



I'm still planning to take the shortened stock shifter and have it welded. I think isolating the...
Forum: Engine Swaps 04-15-2022, 09:03 AM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 84,706
Posted By captain awesome
Haven't had an issue since I added the second...

Haven't had an issue since I added the second line. I can't recall how many miles since I changed it out but I've run two autocross events as well without a hitch.
Forum: Engine Swaps 04-12-2022, 02:58 PM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 84,706
Posted By captain awesome
Hopefully the extra time spent on the oil pan you...

Hopefully the extra time spent on the oil pan you won't have to drill for the dipstick.....
Forum: Engine Swaps 04-12-2022, 09:19 AM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 84,706
Posted By captain awesome
My cruise control has always worked. I've seen...

My cruise control has always worked. I've seen someone else mention the gear indicator wasn't reading right. Curious about the shift light as well.
Forum: Engine Swaps 04-07-2022, 10:06 AM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 84,706
Posted By captain awesome
The initial vacuum test held for whatever amount...

The initial vacuum test held for whatever amount usually required for testing like normal so at some point the seal on the crimp let go or just got larger as the days went by. I lost a hair over half...
Forum: Engine Swaps 04-06-2022, 05:30 PM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 84,706
Posted By captain awesome
Finally got my AC filled the other day and...

Finally got my AC filled the other day and yesterday was the first warm day to really use it. 30 minutes of cool air all the way home and when I was pulling into the garage the fan stopped running....
Forum: Engine Swaps 04-06-2022, 06:53 AM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 84,706
Posted By captain awesome
Glad to hear that. I’ve had a couple close calls...

Glad to hear that. I’ve had a couple close calls lately.
Forum: Engine Swaps 04-04-2022, 05:40 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 33,488
Posted By captain awesome
That one has to sting a bit. I did something...

That one has to sting a bit. I did something similar-ish on an old e30 I had. It died on my last autocross run and it was obvious the fuel shut off. I swapped spare relays for the pump and no dice. I...
Forum: Engine Swaps 04-04-2022, 11:06 AM
Replies: 319
Views: 33,488
Posted By captain awesome
Hope you can get the issue figured out. ...

Hope you can get the issue figured out.



Is there no way to check spark by pulling a coil pack with a spare plug?


Also pulling a plug will show whether it's drenched in fuel, they may...
Forum: Engine Swaps 04-04-2022, 08:24 AM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 84,706
Posted By captain awesome
I am a bit surprised they are still 45-60 days or...

I am a bit surprised they are still 45-60 days or more out on delivery. At this point I would expect them to have a small surplus to fulfill orders.
Forum: Engine Swaps 04-03-2022, 07:48 PM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 84,706
Posted By captain awesome
I don't know anyone who waited that long. Mine...

I don't know anyone who waited that long. Mine was a little over 60 days if I remember correctly. Maybe a week or two over at most but it's been a while.


I think hedtrip had to wait a lot longer...
Forum: Engine Swaps 04-03-2022, 10:35 AM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 84,706
Posted By captain awesome
This makes me feel more confident going for more...

This makes me feel more confident going for more power NA than dealing with the complications of a SC setup. I keep getting flashbacks of my Rotrex seizing up, and I don't want to go through that...
Forum: Engine Swaps 04-03-2022, 10:15 AM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 84,706
Posted By captain awesome
For some reason the site won't let me hotlink...

For some reason the site won't let me hotlink their pics but here's where to get the work done.



http://www.maxbore.com/



http://www.maxbore.com/scion.html
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