home register FAQ memberlist calendar

Go Back   Turbobricks Forums > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 50 of 300
Search took 0.07 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: the poi
Forum: performance & modifications 01-29-2019, 06:37 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,263
Posted By the poi
:rockon: I'd seriously recommend a...

:rockon:

I'd seriously recommend a standalone...just seems like it would be less of a hassle in the long run. Put it together, tune it once, drive it forever, ya know?
Forum: showroom 01-27-2019, 09:15 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 45,781
Posted By the poi
That M52 header looks so damn easy I'd just start...

That M52 header looks so damn easy I'd just start with that. If there's no way to make the turbo clear as is, I'd say make an adapter plate that bolts to the turbo flange to pivot it away if needed...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-21-2018, 10:31 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 12,146
Posted By the poi
imma just swoop in here real quick--it's not that...

imma just swoop in here real quick--it's not that it's polyurethane, it's that it's stiffer. If it were a rubber bushing that was stiffer, it would also be bad.

that bushing is bad. I mean...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-20-2018, 08:00 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 110,391
Posted By the poi
sellin' dis:...

sellin' dis: https://forums.tbforums.com/showthread.php?t=346139
Forum: projects & restorations 06-01-2018, 05:07 PM
Replies: 3,016
Views: 665,284
Posted By the poi
Incidentally, I have a friend whose fiero was...

Incidentally, I have a friend whose fiero was eating wheel bearings—turned out the non-flat laser cut brake caliper adapters were distorting the knuckle/wheel bearing to the point of failure....
Forum: projects & restorations 03-17-2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 3,016
Views: 665,284
Posted By the poi
good tires

good tires
Forum: projects & restorations 10-17-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 328
Views: 98,172
Posted By the poi
Holy **** awesome. It does sounds pretty good. ...

Holy **** awesome. It does sounds pretty good. Got any plans to dyno tune it? Curious to know how much power that thing can actually make.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-02-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,697
Posted By the poi
:-( sorry to hear that man. I can confirm I never...

:-( sorry to hear that man. I can confirm I never had any balance issues with them when I had them, sounds like tire mounted really bunged it up when mounting? The powder coater was familiar with...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-13-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,833
Posted By the poi
Had a friend crumble the HPS on track. I ran HP...

Had a friend crumble the HPS on track. I ran HP Plus for awhile, great pads--only started seeing fade on track with R-comps.

edit:// on the Honda, obviously
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-14-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,279
Posted By the poi
So bumping this--I have to check with VLV world,...

So bumping this--I have to check with VLV world, but it looks like the left side mirror they sell is just the normal DOT "wide angle" mirror that has the very slight curve to it. I want something...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-13-2014, 12:05 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 110,391
Posted By the poi
im post +t

im post +t
Forum: projects & restorations 03-12-2014, 01:54 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 110,391
Posted By the poi
Oh! That's to clear the nut on the mounting...

Oh! That's to clear the nut on the mounting location I'm using on the strut plate.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-10-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 110,391
Posted By the poi
Still a nasty vibration at speed, even after...

Still a nasty vibration at speed, even after another balancing. I suspect it's my brake rotors. Will replace. My rear adapters are not quite as concentric as I would like however. Also, haven't...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-10-2014, 01:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 930
Posted By the poi
put a decent motor in it instead

put a decent motor in it instead
Forum: performance & modifications 03-10-2014, 01:09 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,894
Posted By the poi
if it breaks it'll go into your engine though...

if it breaks it'll go into your engine though right?
Forum: events 02-22-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 405
Views: 43,502
Posted By the poi
http://www.pbase.com/765ti/image/76320659.jpg ...

http://www.pbase.com/765ti/image/76320659.jpg

Homer's trying to convince me to do the same thing!
Forum: performance & modifications 01-31-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 53,389
Posted By the poi
i can't get rid of now, it has some big stupid...

i can't get rid of now, it has some big stupid wheels that are too expensive to shod
Forum: performance & modifications 01-28-2014, 03:27 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 53,389
Posted By the poi
~~~braaaaains~~~ It's actually not installed...

~~~braaaaains~~~

It's actually not installed yet : /

Thinking about it though!
Forum: performance & modifications 01-28-2014, 03:25 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,889
Posted By the poi
its a **** motor unless you boost the crap out of...

its a **** motor unless you boost the crap out of it
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-27-2014, 12:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,279
Posted By the poi
Convex side mirrors?

I've been spoiled by the sick JDM blue convex mirrors I put on my S2000--does anyone make this sort of thing for the 960?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-27-2014, 12:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,830
Posted By the poi
In case this ever comes up again, Amazon sells...

In case this ever comes up again, Amazon sells these bad boys under listed as "OES Genuine". I bought some thinking they were sketchky but they turned out to be real SKF hubs.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-26-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,008
Posted By the poi
Pretty sure the 960 rears are kind of their own...

Pretty sure the 960 rears are kind of their own thing. Not that I'm even aware of any BBKs for the rear!

Well, I know of one...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-26-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,008
Posted By the poi
Some hard data:...

Some hard data: http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=85788

Not sure how lines and things work out though!
Forum: performance & modifications 01-26-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,008
Posted By the poi
Any 850 brakes should work. BBKs too really.

Any 850 brakes should work. BBKs too really.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-25-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 110,391
Posted By the poi
Update--tires are balanced and new paddles...

Update--tires are balanced and new paddles installed. AC works, and rear shocks are adjusted so they suck less. Ready for driving duties I think. Also, reeeeeeeeealy slow. Holy **** slow.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-18-2014, 03:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,043
Posted By the poi
http://i.imgur.com/Ae0Mfv7.png edit://...

http://i.imgur.com/Ae0Mfv7.png

edit:// https://docs.google.com/folderview?id=0B6pyJeQUq390ZTQzM2ZiZDMtYmExMi00ODAyLTkxYjItZWM2M2YxZDRhZTVk
Forum: performance & modifications 01-12-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,326
Posted By the poi
I don't know actually:-P My turbo motor (T6, OEM...

I don't know actually:-P My turbo motor (T6, OEM pistons, RSI rods) had a 7500rpm redline that I took it to regularly. Never tracked the thing so I didn't spend a ton of time there, and I was...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-12-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 110,391
Posted By the poi
Reg sticker came in the mail. I'm totally legit!...

Reg sticker came in the mail. I'm totally legit! So I took it on the freeway finally and the rear suspension is god awful and the tires badly need balancing and the (stock) trans control is bugging...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-12-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,326
Posted By the poi
8k

8k
Forum: performance & modifications 01-12-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,620
Posted By the poi
Valve reliefs are kind of a deal breaker if you...

Valve reliefs are kind of a deal breaker if you don't want to pull the engine apart. If you're doing a ground up thing though...B230f? Cause it's less weird? I dunno.
Forum: showroom 01-06-2014, 04:06 AM
Replies: 397
Views: 80,460
Posted By the poi
Godspeed.

Godspeed.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-05-2014, 02:19 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 110,391
Posted By the poi
Got a pic with the grill now. Pretty much ran...

Got a pic with the grill now. Pretty much ran out of light, but my friend did wonders to get it looking pretty decent.

http://www.pbase.com/765ti/image/154025455/large.jpg...
Forum: showroom 01-04-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 45,781
Posted By the poi
Ha, rad! Looks pretty amazing.

Ha, rad! Looks pretty amazing.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-04-2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 110,391
Posted By the poi
Thanks man:) The metal is all 22ga--I...

Thanks man:)

The metal is all 22ga--I ordered it from Onlinemetals--they cut it into strips for pretty cheap. The bits aren't fully welded, probably about 50%? I basically put one stitch on...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-03-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 110,391
Posted By the poi
Heavy/no visibility. Also not Swedish! I...

Heavy/no visibility. Also not Swedish!


I put a new b6304 in it, decked block. Tight squish clearance, and 11.5:1 cr. Slow as balls though : P

I still have the t6 lump, it's ostensibly...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-03-2014, 03:54 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 110,391
Posted By the poi
nope! ~~sad trombone~~ Gonna put a sbc in it...

nope! ~~sad trombone~~

Gonna put a sbc in it because effort.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-03-2014, 01:55 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 110,391
Posted By the poi
I certainly could, but I have a suspicion the...

I certainly could, but I have a suspicion the demand isn't high enough to push the price low enough for anyone to be interested...



Hmm, don't have a measurement handy, but it's more than...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-02-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 110,391
Posted By the poi
http://i.imgur.com/D1AGt1K.gif

http://i.imgur.com/D1AGt1K.gif
Forum: projects & restorations 01-02-2014, 05:13 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 110,391
Posted By the poi
OK, so. Wheels. klr142 was selling giant...

OK, so. Wheels.

klr142 was selling giant BBS LMs, and I bought them because I have, historically, made poor decisions. I am also very stubborn, so I put the largest tires I could fit on those...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-02-2014, 04:20 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 110,391
Posted By the poi
oh man, just you wait!

oh man, just you wait!
Forum: projects & restorations 01-02-2014, 04:04 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 110,391
Posted By the poi
Here's a teaser image of the riciest part of the...

Here's a teaser image of the riciest part of the car (oh wait! I just remembered there's an even ricier part!)

http://www.pbase.com/765ti/image/153979288/large.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-02-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 110,391
Posted By the poi
This is related to nothing, but whatever: ...

This is related to nothing, but whatever:

http://www.pbase.com/765ti/image/153979162/large.jpg (http://www.pbase.com/765ti/image/153979162/original)

This is the future rear suspension. It's...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-02-2014, 03:52 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 110,391
Posted By the poi
I did some fine tuning of the front end so I was...

I did some fine tuning of the front end so I was happy with it. My design parameters:

~40mm bounce and jounce travel
Lock to lock steering without rubbing on fenders or frame with the 19x8.5...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-02-2014, 03:30 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 110,391
Posted By the poi
Alright, let's start--spindles! First...

Alright, let's start--spindles!

First spindles--these are modified standard spindles, I added ears for the V brakes:

http://www.pbase.com/765ti/image/93726170.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-31-2013, 04:08 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 110,391
Posted By the poi
I've been meaning to tell you your wheels are...

I've been meaning to tell you your wheels are ****ing ballin and your car is awesome. Also I just saw your HID project thread, make any progress on it? Once you're done getting rid of the flutes, I...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-30-2013, 04:23 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 110,391
Posted By the poi
I'll do a post tonight. I got to dig up the...

I'll do a post tonight. I got to dig up the pictures...I think they're spread out over 3 years!
Forum: projects & restorations 12-30-2013, 03:00 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 110,391
Posted By the poi
Is there an FAQ on +t, plz post

Is there an FAQ on +t, plz post
Forum: projects & restorations 12-30-2013, 04:44 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 110,391
Posted By the poi
lol i fixed it ...

lol i fixed it

http://i.imgur.com/hlVvMtKl.jpg (http://imgur.com/hlVvMtK)

edit:// updated the OP?
Forum: performance & modifications 12-29-2013, 10:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,454
Posted By the poi
BBS makes some in 19". Some fender work required...

BBS makes some in 19". Some fender work required to make them fit.

http://i.imgur.com/C2qY7eTl.jpg (http://imgur.com/C2qY7eT)
Forum: projects & restorations 12-26-2013, 04:35 AM
Replies: 534
Views: 141,500
Posted By the poi
love the classy wood paneling

love the classy wood paneling
Showing results 1 to 50 of 300

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:47 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions Inc.