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Forum: showroom 06-27-2006, 01:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,818
Posted By Roguls
I ran those for 4 + years without a problem,...

I ran those for 4 + years without a problem, including tracking them. Did you use original 850 wheel bolts? Did you properly torque them?

T-6061 is not weak.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-10-2006, 09:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,650
Posted By Roguls
Uh, what?

Uh, what?
Forum: showroom 05-10-2006, 09:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,662
Posted By Roguls
Great car, but I've gotta say it: mistake...

Great car, but I've gotta say it: mistake installing the wing...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-09-2006, 06:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,650
Posted By Roguls
Amsoil Supershift Racing ATF ftw; m46 loves it. ...

Amsoil Supershift Racing ATF ftw; m46 loves it.

Amsoil is awesome; may be a bit less expensive than Redline too.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-07-2006, 07:28 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,608
Posted By Roguls
Final Update

Clutchnet made me a Kevlar disc for a 100 bucks. I sent them a flywheel I got for 125 bucks and they resurfaced it for 50 bucks; add shipping from NY to CA to NY. All in all, this was the most...
Forum: showroom 05-02-2006, 07:31 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,986
Posted By Roguls
This makes no sense. None at all. Hopefully...

This makes no sense. None at all.

Hopefully you can rebuild, Nick.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-01-2006, 08:16 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,608
Posted By Roguls
Can't John; it's lh 2.4; I need the holes on the...

Can't John; it's lh 2.4; I need the holes on the outside of the flywheel for the sensor pickup...

Otherwise, I would.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-28-2006, 03:57 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,608
Posted By Roguls
I'm starting to think that Clutchnet is the one...

I'm starting to think that Clutchnet is the one that F'ed up. Talking to those guys is a real pain. I'm getting a Kevlar disc made up cheap (so they are charging me for it) and they are resurfacing...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-26-2006, 04:53 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,608
Posted By Roguls
John, I am properly beaten; understood about the...

John, I am properly beaten; understood about the whole Karma thing. I'm having them make me a kevlar disc this time around, and I sent them a stock flywheel to mate: that should solve the problem.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-24-2006, 07:23 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,608
Posted By Roguls
John, no offense, but what, other than taking too...

John, no offense, but what, other than taking too much off the flywheel, could have caused the slippage? Clutchnet pressure tests their stuff before shipping out, and they have agreed to fix the...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-22-2006, 03:24 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,608
Posted By Roguls
Um, he was the one who gave the stock measurement...

Um, he was the one who gave the stock measurement spec of .79". And the clutch slipped HORRIBLY, so it was not making good contact: it was slipping interminably.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-22-2006, 03:16 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,608
Posted By Roguls
The step was measured at the shop when I took it...

The step was measured at the shop when I took it apart Thursday. It is not difficult to see the difference b/w 3/4" and 1": I saw it with my own eyes. You could see how much they took off by looking...
Forum: showroom 04-22-2006, 11:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 966
Posted By Roguls
Without doubt; check out Zaino.

Without doubt; check out Zaino.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-22-2006, 11:45 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,608
Posted By Roguls
2nd Update

Distance from step to mating surface on flywheel: 1 inch. That's .21" too much. An absolute joke.

This was a highly recommended machine shop. Ludicrous.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-22-2006, 11:40 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,342
Posted By Roguls
Hey Matt, hows about a write up? What to buy,...

Hey Matt, hows about a write up? What to buy, where to buy it kinda thing...that would alleviate me from doing any work when it comes time for me to do this mod (ha!).

Tell us how you like the...
Forum: showroom 04-18-2006, 05:31 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,042
Posted By Roguls
That car needs 19's...forged and light. LMs... ...

That car needs 19's...forged and light. LMs...

Otherwise, it is badass. Color reminds me of e36 M3...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-18-2006, 05:26 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,608
Posted By Roguls
Update

Clutchnet is going to fix everything; I'm buying a new flywheel for them to mate w/ the PP: I'm not messing around. 3 times I have used a local machine shop (3 separate ones) and 3 times I have been...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-16-2006, 07:43 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,608
Posted By Roguls
JohnV or anyone: What is the stock distance...

JohnV or anyone: What is the stock distance between the step and the flywheel gripping surface?
Forum: performance & modifications 04-16-2006, 10:12 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,608
Posted By Roguls
Yep; I need to call clutchnet tomorrow and figure...

Yep; I need to call clutchnet tomorrow and figure out a fix. The PP is uprated, so it should provide enough clamping force...we'll see what they say. I hope they are reasonable.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-16-2006, 09:48 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,608
Posted By Roguls
That would be nice, but I don't understand this...

That would be nice, but I don't understand this argument. The material on the disc gets "grippier" with age?

If clutchnet provided a break in, I would've followed it. I can't see how a clutch,...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-15-2006, 08:51 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,608
Posted By Roguls
Hmmm...that may be it; but the rod was NOT long...

Hmmm...that may be it; but the rod was NOT long enough when I first installed the clutch: it ran its way out of the cylinder when I first depressed the clutch pedal, trying to move the clutch far...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-15-2006, 01:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,038
Posted By Roguls
Totally useless if its the T25: mine would not...

Totally useless if its the T25: mine would not boost past 10psi even with the ipd 2.5" exhaust...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-15-2006, 01:08 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,608
Posted By Roguls
John, the car probably makes ~230-250 ft...

John,

the car probably makes ~230-250 ft lbs, maybe less. B230FT, 15G @12-13lbs, V15 cam, 2.5" Mandrel IPD exhaust: it's not exorbitant.

Flywheel is the dished on; it's gotta be: lh2.4 with...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-15-2006, 12:11 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,608
Posted By Roguls
Clutchnet Clutch Slippin' Like a B: Why?

Ordered a yellow PP (they sent a red painted one, but who knows the quality...) and Organic disc from Clutchnet. Had the PP and flywheel balanced and resurfaced. Installed, and, had problems:

1....
Forum: showroom 03-25-2006, 05:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,905
Posted By Roguls
Aren't those "Gemini" wheels? I thought Galaxy...

Aren't those "Gemini" wheels? I thought Galaxy were the straight five spoke. Nice car, good choice.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-23-2006, 09:26 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,568
Posted By Roguls
I have a SPEC Stage III hybrid--that looks to be...

I have a SPEC Stage III hybrid--that looks to be the same you purchased. It has sqealed since the day I installed it (and all precautions/measures were taken for quality install). I told them about...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-23-2006, 09:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 751
Posted By Roguls
Wouldn't those rates be specified by Volvo...

Wouldn't those rates be specified by Volvo somewhere?!?!
Forum: showroom 03-19-2006, 12:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 875
Posted By Roguls
215/45 was the stock size: they should not rub....

215/45 was the stock size: they should not rub. Enjoy.

If you want a serious all season tire, get some Nokian WR's: I have them and love them.
Forum: showroom 03-18-2006, 12:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,654
Posted By Roguls
Leave them as is: they look great. If you come...

Leave them as is: they look great. If you come across the anthracite colored ones, pick up a set of those and then sell the silver; don't go messing with the factory paint-job: it looks too nice.
Forum: showroom 03-14-2006, 07:52 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,984
Posted By Roguls
I believe there is an award for that. I believe a...

I believe there is an award for that. I believe a few beers are in order.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-14-2006, 07:49 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,774
Posted By Roguls
I have the V15 advanced 4 degrees; I wind it up...

I have the V15 advanced 4 degrees; I wind it up to 6k all the time. It is so much better than the T cam, it is not even comparable. The car LOVES 3500-6000 rpms: it does not let up.

Get the ipd...
Forum: showroom 03-13-2006, 05:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,789
Posted By Roguls
Get 3-4 coats of Zaino on them now!

Get 3-4 coats of Zaino on them now!
Forum: showroom 03-09-2006, 11:41 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 14,149
Posted By Roguls
Do I hear group buy for Peugot steel wheels? That...

Do I hear group buy for Peugot steel wheels? That doesn't sound right, but if the price is right, why the hell not?
Forum: showroom 03-08-2006, 08:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,866
Posted By Roguls
Agreed.

Agreed.
Forum: showroom 03-07-2006, 08:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 952
Posted By Roguls
If you find 16" Steelies, lemme know; I'd like...

If you find 16" Steelies, lemme know; I'd like some for winter wheels...
Forum: showroom 03-05-2006, 09:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 830
Posted By Roguls
Rear shelf speakers in the 740 sound like...

Rear shelf speakers in the 740 sound like garbage; rear passengers cannot hear anything, and the gained bass is not that tight.

I will get the 6.5s to work in the doors.
Forum: showroom 03-04-2006, 04:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 830
Posted By Roguls
Stereo Heads: Engineer me 6.5s in Rear 740 Doors

I don't want to incorporate a sub in my system (I just don't want to), but I want to fabricate some way to get 6.5" speakers in the rear doors. I was thinking a 1/2" MDF mounting plate adhered over...
Forum: showroom 03-04-2006, 01:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,300
Posted By Roguls
I have JP Styling spacers and I like them; I've...

I have JP Styling spacers and I like them; I've had them for 4 years without any problems. I would, if I were to get new ones, get them from Dale (above), or find a used set from Alvaro (gilracing)....
Forum: showroom 03-02-2006, 10:11 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,657
Posted By Roguls
Pegs: they are WAY cheaper than tritons.

Pegs: they are WAY cheaper than tritons.
Forum: showroom 03-02-2006, 10:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,709
Posted By Roguls
Also, when you run low-profile tires, you should...

Also, when you run low-profile tires, you should run pretty high psi; I run 45 on 51 psi max tires. I've hit potholes that were craters and the 17" Comets have survived. Also, 215/50 would not be too...
Forum: showroom 03-01-2006, 09:22 PM
Replies: 9,385
Views: 2,829,917
Posted By Roguls
Nice; have the same color; very clean.

Nice; have the same color; very clean.
Forum: showroom 03-01-2006, 09:21 PM
Replies: 9,385
Views: 2,829,917
Posted By Roguls
I don't think Hydras are the right offset for...

I don't think Hydras are the right offset for that car; that would not be a good thing for handling.
Forum: showroom 03-01-2006, 09:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,709
Posted By Roguls
Polaris will not go for less than 750/ each from...

Polaris will not go for less than 750/ each from a dealer; that is probably the lowest you'll find.

A set on ebay just went for ~1200.

If the wheel is cracked, most (if not all) repair shops...
Forum: showroom 02-26-2006, 06:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,465
Posted By Roguls
Agreed; 250/1 with a 10" W3 will thump in a good...

Agreed; 250/1 with a 10" W3 will thump in a good box. Have a serious ported box made for the rear ledge and it will be LOUD.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-26-2006, 05:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,045
Posted By Roguls
See 'em; thanks.

See 'em; thanks.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-25-2006, 11:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,045
Posted By Roguls
I'm in the dark here, Mike; spacers?

I'm in the dark here, Mike; spacers?
Forum: performance & modifications 02-23-2006, 08:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,399
Posted By Roguls
What is a high grade synthetic, then? Amsoil?...

What is a high grade synthetic, then? Amsoil? Redline? I have run Mobil 1 with much success for years. I have also run Amsoil series 2000 0-30 and didn't notice much of a difference. Although I do...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-23-2006, 06:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,045
Posted By Roguls
Cut a Coil or Two from Overload Rear Springs?

The sedan lowering springs from EST sag way too much for me. I have a set of wagon overload springs. Would cutting a coil or two from them to match the front height be a ridiculous notion? The spring...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-19-2006, 01:15 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 9,433
Posted By Roguls
I have a question: It says on the website...

I have a question:

It says on the website that these wheels can't be spun balanced from the center hole. How, then, can you balance them? All the machines at the shops I've used have the balancer...
Forum: showroom 02-16-2006, 11:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,779
Posted By Roguls
They look like overkill.

They look like overkill.
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