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Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 03:38 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By blkaplan
Sounds like you could benefit from converting to...

Sounds like you could benefit from converting to a full floating axle conversion
Forum: performance & modifications Yesterday, 03:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 439
Posted By blkaplan
Interesting, I have never heard of that before. ...

Interesting, I have never heard of that before. I suppose I could start offering new replacements.
Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 12:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,035
Posted By blkaplan
Not sure what your budget is but I can have JRZs...

Not sure what your budget is but I can have JRZs custom built for basically any application. The RSone starts around 600 / corner.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-24-2019, 03:05 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,314
Posted By blkaplan
Yes, any lowered car with a solid axle and...

Yes, any lowered car with a solid axle and panhard bar follows the same "laws"
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-24-2019, 02:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 464
Posted By blkaplan
I have heard that new support bushings can be too...

I have heard that new support bushings can be too stiff and transfer vibrations, they typically wear in and calmn things down.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-24-2019, 01:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 439
Posted By blkaplan
Something seems odd, that is a pretty unusual...

Something seems odd, that is a pretty unusual failure for these. Are you having somebody body rubbing interference?
Forum: performance & modifications 04-24-2019, 12:42 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,314
Posted By blkaplan
The way i wanted to do it was something that uses...

The way i wanted to do it was something that uses the torque rod mounting holes and also the stock panhard stud to anchor it and hung down from there. Would be tricky to get all the measurements...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-23-2019, 06:55 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,314
Posted By blkaplan
I also like it!!! It should make a big...

I also like it!!!

It should make a big difference.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-22-2019, 06:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 956
Posted By blkaplan
A lot of assumptions for someone who isn't...

A lot of assumptions for someone who isn't getting responded to when they sending you messages at 4 am on the weekend. :roll::roll::roll:
Forum: article composition 04-22-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 722
Views: 336,404
Posted By blkaplan
Yes, i can sell them separately. Yes, inside is...

Yes, i can sell them separately. Yes, inside is machined for factory gland nuts.
Forum: aftermarket engine management 04-18-2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 279
Posted By blkaplan
If you have something like this for...

If you have something like this for microsquirt,,, you can compensate for altitude

https://www.diyautotune.com/product/mapdaddy-4-bar-map-sensor-with-barometric-correction/


I believe...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-17-2019, 05:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 592
Posted By blkaplan
I have 140 panhard bars in stock if you want to...

I have 140 panhard bars in stock if you want to buy one
Forum: performance & modifications 04-17-2019, 04:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 912
Posted By blkaplan
its like the metric version of a .48 hotside vs a...

its like the metric version of a .48 hotside vs a .63 hotside.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-15-2019, 05:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 912
Posted By blkaplan
The Volvo straight housing I have is a 7cm. ...

The Volvo straight housing I have is a 7cm. Pretty sure it was originally a 15g before i upgraded to a 19T
Forum: performance & modifications 04-12-2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 912
Posted By blkaplan
I would skip the 20t. Maybe something like a 19T...

I would skip the 20t. Maybe something like a 19T with a billet wheel... Unless you get a better flowing turbine for the 20T to reduce the back pressure.

definitely run a straight ported or...
Forum: article composition 04-11-2019, 05:28 PM
Replies: 722
Views: 336,404
Posted By blkaplan
I have machined reinforced housing tubes I can...

I have machined reinforced housing tubes I can sell if you are interested. It would be a DIY install with welding etc...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-09-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 889
Views: 128,150
Posted By blkaplan
so epic.

so epic.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-03-2019, 12:55 PM
Replies: 672
Views: 128,466
Posted By blkaplan
Not yet. hopefully soon. Keep running out of...

Not yet. hopefully soon. Keep running out of other stuff.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-02-2019, 10:45 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 55,847
Posted By blkaplan
looks amazing!

looks amazing!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-01-2019, 04:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 530
Posted By blkaplan
These cars were galvanized, its a great rust...

These cars were galvanized, its a great rust preventative. Dont try and grind it off unless you have to weld.

As long a galvanized car has good paint on top that isn't cracked, it will stay...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-29-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 442
Posted By blkaplan
Should I start offering another mount to replace...

Should I start offering another mount to replace the stamped unit? Will people buy them?
Forum: projects & restorations 03-29-2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 609
Views: 187,498
Posted By blkaplan
Have you seen the 81 door panels that the grey...

Have you seen the 81 door panels that the grey velour inserts with the black vinyl? That might be a good look or a way to integrate it.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-28-2019, 05:28 PM
Replies: 609
Views: 187,498
Posted By blkaplan
I think the seats look great. Even though the...

I think the seats look great. Even though the rear seats aren't recaro... it makes sense to carry over the visual theme. I dont think it makes sense to place recaro logos on the door panels... If...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-22-2019, 12:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 654
Posted By blkaplan
Get the wheels and tires road force balanced.

Get the wheels and tires road force balanced.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-21-2019, 03:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 576
Posted By blkaplan
White lips.

White lips.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-21-2019, 02:09 PM
Replies: 672
Views: 128,466
Posted By blkaplan
I have drop brackets for the trailing arm to fix...

I have drop brackets for the trailing arm to fix that.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-20-2019, 01:13 PM
Replies: 672
Views: 128,466
Posted By blkaplan
:-D

:-D
Forum: projects & restorations 03-19-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 531
Views: 96,472
Posted By blkaplan
Bajesus.

Bajesus.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-15-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 531
Views: 96,472
Posted By blkaplan
Yep, for daily use the setup you went with is...

Yep, for daily use the setup you went with is less than optimal. It will be great at the autox though!!!

Have you played w/ adjustment range yet on the JRZs? You can definitely make it a bit...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-15-2019, 02:58 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 41,891
Posted By blkaplan
We have had really good results with the Meyle...

We have had really good results with the Meyle bushings, they have held up well in the LS-powered drift car that we tested the prototypes with.

Only reason the upcharge is so much is the price...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-13-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,314
Posted By blkaplan
Its also better to drop the axle side vs the body...

Its also better to drop the axle side vs the body side because it will help lower the Roll center of the rear.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-12-2019, 04:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,356
Posted By blkaplan
thats pretty amazing

thats pretty amazing
Forum: performance & modifications 03-12-2019, 12:37 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,314
Posted By blkaplan
moving the mounting inwards does make the panhard...

moving the mounting inwards does make the panhard bar have less jacking forces on the axle but it will create more side to side movement.

Its all a balancing act.

740s use a shorter panhard...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-12-2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,314
Posted By blkaplan
If it were me, I would drop the axle side. Ive...

If it were me, I would drop the axle side. Ive always wanted to release a bolt on axle bracket to relocate the panhard bar lower, just not enough time to get to it yet.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-08-2019, 05:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 365
Posted By blkaplan
Ive come across alot of bent spindle tubes. Not...

Ive come across alot of bent spindle tubes. Not sure if that could cause a vibration or not.

You replace the entire spindle/tube assembly if its happens. Its not difficult, just time...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-07-2019, 11:50 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 19,996
Posted By blkaplan
a 17x9 can run a 255 40 17. Those are a really...

a 17x9 can run a 255 40 17. Those are a really nice size tire. Much less intrusive amount of work then a 17 x 10 and something like a 295.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-06-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 19,996
Posted By blkaplan
Yep, thats correct. Also 10" wheel et0 in the...

Yep, thats correct. Also 10" wheel et0 in the back seems to be a good amount if you have a coilover conversion and skinnier trailing arms.

8.5 width is really the max you can do without...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-05-2019, 01:28 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 61,953
Posted By blkaplan
So glad to see more updates with this guy. I...

So glad to see more updates with this guy. I still get sad when I think about your beige turbo.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-01-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,315
Posted By blkaplan
The b230 (e?) equipped with the 8V H cam was...

The b230 (e?) equipped with the 8V H cam was rated at 140 hp stock.

I would definitely opt for a full standalone.

There are options either way, with NA stuff, details are important. Like...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-28-2019, 11:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 882
Posted By blkaplan
I understand your apprehension about the...

I understand your apprehension about the difference. If i were using them in that application, I would combine them with a regular washer underneath. That way it doesn't tare up the sheet metal. ...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-27-2019, 07:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 882
Posted By blkaplan
I include them with the QSRC i sell. great stuff.

I include them with the QSRC i sell. great stuff.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-26-2019, 06:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 882
Posted By blkaplan
Have you tried using a nordlok on them?

Have you tried using a nordlok on them?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-21-2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,864
Posted By blkaplan
I got a complete 16V turbo car and pulled all the...

I got a complete 16V turbo car and pulled all the ECU's and sensors etc... I was thinking about trying to use it but I will most likely just use a standalone ECU when its time to use that motor. I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-21-2019, 12:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,864
Posted By blkaplan
only present on the 2.0 liter 16V turbo cars. ...

only present on the 2.0 liter 16V turbo cars. Lets the car run a more aggressive tune without risk of damaging the exhaust manifold and turbocharger.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-20-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,030
Posted By blkaplan
If you installed QSRC you definitely need to...

If you installed QSRC you definitely need to reset the toe...

Replace any inner or outer tierod that has play.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-20-2019, 06:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,030
Posted By blkaplan
JRZ seems to fit the "best" description... ...

JRZ seems to fit the "best" description...

https://www.bneshop.com/collections/240/products/240-jrz-rsone-coilovers

https://www.bneshop.com/collections/240/products/240-jrz-rspro-coilovers
...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-19-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 761
Posted By blkaplan
Dont forget that 240s never came with lh2.2...

Dont forget that 240s never came with lh2.2 ezk... just the christler ignition box AFIAK... they only got EZK ignition in 89 with the lh2.4 change.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-19-2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 531
Views: 96,472
Posted By blkaplan
www.bneshop.com/files/240QSRC.pdf is where the...

www.bneshop.com/files/240QSRC.pdf is where the instructions are and I sent them to Sean in a message earlier... im sure this post wouldn't be updated so ill just do it.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-11-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,255
Posted By blkaplan
Id bet money they were bent. Bending cracks the...

Id bet money they were bent. Bending cracks the protective coating and leads to corrosion.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-07-2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 713
Posted By blkaplan
There is not enough room on a 240 hub and rotor...

There is not enough room on a 240 hub and rotor to drill for a 5 x 120 pattern.
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