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Forum: performance & modifications 02-19-2011, 10:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,389
Posted By nextproject
Forge motorsport sells a "splitter" valve. Bout...

Forge motorsport sells a "splitter" valve. Bout 150 bucks i think. I was going to put it on my 7mgte swap but just went with the porsche 911 turbo's stock diverter valve. Very nice piece, albeit...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-26-2010, 11:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,013
Posted By nextproject
you can get aem's wideband for 175 shipped on...

you can get aem's wideband for 175 shipped on ebay now. it really is worth it, at least for the piece of mind. its not like these cars are brand new and you can trust all of the old fuel-related...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-12-2010, 10:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,654
Posted By nextproject
the ones on ebay dont have fittings large enough...

the ones on ebay dont have fittings large enough to accomodate 1" hose. they must be heavily modified, although i bought one anyway, since it was only 30 shipped, and immediately ordered some -14 an...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-16-2010, 10:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,391
Posted By nextproject
watched the video. impressive comparison. thats a...

watched the video. impressive comparison. thats a chunk of power left on the table. although its not like if the OP wants to change it up later on its impossible. just a little more work. log...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-14-2010, 04:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 658
Posted By nextproject
lol, nevermind.

lol, nevermind.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-14-2010, 04:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 658
Posted By nextproject
how to on 700 cluster removal?

i cant seem to find any screws/fasteners anywhere. granted i havent looked all that hard, but i've gotta swap clusters due to several intermittent gauges. im talkin early style dash.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-13-2010, 11:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,113
Posted By nextproject
my LC1 is working flawlessly, 14.5 afr's at idle,...

my LC1 is working flawlessly, 14.5 afr's at idle, 11.5:1 under boost, pegs lean under decel, and is sending the ecu the proper signal for stock NBO2. Couldnt have asked for more, this is after i...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-12-2010, 10:47 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 62,385
Posted By nextproject
lol. i personally love the sound of a roots style...

lol. i personally love the sound of a roots style blower. the whine is intoxicating. but yes i concede that Bell Engineering was the first to produce a coldside miata kit. its been a WHILE since i...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-12-2010, 10:39 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 62,385
Posted By nextproject
didnt say they were the FIRST to develop it.

didnt say they were the FIRST to develop it.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-12-2010, 10:23 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 62,385
Posted By nextproject
this is why a company called Flyin' Miata out in...

this is why a company called Flyin' Miata out in colorado developed whats called the "coldside kit" which moves the SC over to the passenger side.

Doubtful a supercharged 1.8 could make 350whp...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-12-2010, 10:15 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 12,341
Posted By nextproject
Been pretty busy at work so i havent had ANY time...

Been pretty busy at work so i havent had ANY time to continue the wiring for the efan (ive got it ghetto rigged to where i can trigger the relay by touching the ground wire for the signal circuit to...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-11-2010, 11:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,244
Posted By nextproject
yeah its really a consideration i was willing to...

yeah its really a consideration i was willing to entertain if i rebuild the engine on it. i got pretty familiar with the setup and priced it all out to the tune of 600+ dollars. for a little extra i...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-10-2010, 09:49 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 18,688
Posted By nextproject
just use a smaller pulley. increase the boost a...

just use a smaller pulley. increase the boost a lil bit. the 62 is pretty small. although at least its not a 45. its better than nothing. but the fab work is alot more than installing a turbo, some...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-10-2010, 07:09 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 12,341
Posted By nextproject
Well i have no pics (or vids yet, for that...

Well i have no pics (or vids yet, for that matter). But SHE RUNS! SHE BOOSTS!

Yay. All stock 7psi of it! But its worlds more fun that the mundane ultra fem turquoise pontiac sunfire i've been...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-10-2010, 06:59 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 18,688
Posted By nextproject
if you are twincharging then there is little...

if you are twincharging then there is little point to using a smaller turbo. the purpose of the supercharger is to add bottom end tq and power and help spool the larger turbo.

the advent of the...
Forum: showroom 08-08-2010, 09:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,429
Posted By nextproject
im going to guess an 85-86. guessing its a GE...

im going to guess an 85-86. guessing its a GE engine? Whats the 2jz head next to it? Looks like an auto trans, is that staying that way as well?
Forum: showroom 08-08-2010, 12:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,618
Posted By nextproject
love those wheels. what are they called again?...

love those wheels. what are they called again? those seem to be more rare than the polaris/eikers. me likey.
Forum: projects & restorations 08-07-2010, 02:59 PM
Replies: 932
Views: 136,323
Posted By nextproject
really beautiful rims. nice choice, very...

really beautiful rims. nice choice, very different. very fitting!
Forum: performance & modifications 08-04-2010, 10:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,244
Posted By nextproject
Anyone ever run a dual remote filter setup for oiling?

I am looking into going this route on my 7m swap, i read alot over on supramania and was just curious if anyone here has ever done this, seems like it might be a great thing to add to a high-hp build...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-04-2010, 10:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 966
Posted By nextproject
well it looks like from all the pics i have seen...

well it looks like from all the pics i have seen that the 740 (or any other RWD volvo) never came with an oil pressure gauge integrated into the cluster. oh well. guess i'll have to get creative with...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-04-2010, 09:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 966
Posted By nextproject
Swapping 740 cluster parts?

Okay well i've got two choices for my '87 740 turbo since i no longer need the turbo clusters boost gauge and i'd much rather have an oil pressure gauge.

I can
A. Swap the entire cluster for one...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-01-2010, 02:25 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 12,341
Posted By nextproject
i wish i knew what was involved in that....

i wish i knew what was involved in that. modification of the bumper supports/shocks? and then modification of the sides where they meet the wheelwells?
Forum: projects & restorations 07-31-2010, 06:58 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 12,341
Posted By nextproject
yeah idk which look im finally going to settle on.

yeah idk which look im finally going to settle on.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-30-2010, 06:51 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 12,341
Posted By nextproject
okay i've got the intercooler in its "general...

okay i've got the intercooler in its "general location" and the intercooler piping done, just gotta secure the 'cooler.

http://i277.photobucket.com/albums/kk78/nextproject/7mnew.jpg

thought...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-29-2010, 10:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,793
Posted By nextproject
wanted to say thats a gorgeous friggin R man....

wanted to say thats a gorgeous friggin R man. lovin every part of the build. makes me want to pick one up as a daily. perfect choice of mods, couldnt have picked em better myself!
Forum: showroom 07-28-2010, 04:31 PM
Replies: 1,563
Views: 889,856
Posted By nextproject
lovin those wheels on the red wagon! specs please?

lovin those wheels on the red wagon! specs please?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-27-2010, 09:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,375
Posted By nextproject
from what i've read most people only use...

from what i've read most people only use restrictors on ball bearing turbos, this is a topic that is discussed at great length on many other forums and the best conclusion i can draw is that it just...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-22-2010, 06:54 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 12,341
Posted By nextproject
ah well i am comparing my build to the amazing...

ah well i am comparing my build to the amazing builds i see here in the projects/resto section. i'd love to employ alot more custom aluminum parts in my build but thats just not possible. i figured...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-22-2010, 06:22 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 12,341
Posted By nextproject
well she fired up today for the first time, on...

well she fired up today for the first time, on ether, of course. Damn TRE pump that i installed back in january when i was considering rebuilding the b230 apparently doesnt like just sitting around....
Forum: performance & modifications 07-21-2010, 11:15 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,397
Posted By nextproject
that was on a turbo'd car. i doubt that he will...

that was on a turbo'd car. i doubt that he will gain any more than a few whp from removing the converter.

he's obviously wanting to do this on the CHEAP. TB style. So i would INCLUDE plans to...
Forum: showroom 07-20-2010, 10:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,125
Posted By nextproject
beautiful drifting in that vid. thanks for the...

beautiful drifting in that vid. thanks for the post. seeing stuff like that always makes me want to seek out some place/group of people to learn that artform from.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-18-2010, 10:12 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,397
Posted By nextproject
rear sensor on all obd2 cars is 90% of the time...

rear sensor on all obd2 cars is 90% of the time used for simply evaluation of converter performance. just slap an o2 sensor spacer in.

you could just drive the crap out of it around the block to...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-14-2010, 09:19 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,414
Posted By nextproject
yes kaplhenke makes some nice torque rods for the...

yes kaplhenke makes some nice torque rods for the 700, but they also include heim joints which are a little beyond what im really wanting to accomplish with my car, im looking for a more stock-ish...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-12-2010, 11:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 785
Posted By nextproject
when does the hopping happen? only during first...

when does the hopping happen? only during first takeoff, or any time you accelerate?
Forum: performance & modifications 07-10-2010, 10:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,312
Posted By nextproject
AEM will do the same also, most decent widebands...

AEM will do the same also, most decent widebands have an output to simulate narrowband for the stock ecu.
Forum: performance & modifications 07-10-2010, 10:03 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,414
Posted By nextproject
adjustable 700 torque rods please. been waiting...

adjustable 700 torque rods please. been waiting for SOMEONE to start making these.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-08-2010, 08:51 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 12,341
Posted By nextproject
Oh and just to clarify, due to my choice in...

Oh and just to clarify, due to my choice in completely hacking up a perfectly good 7M oil pan and pickup tube, there were NO other modifications to the chassis of the 740 necessary to accomodate the...
Forum: showroom 07-08-2010, 08:37 PM
Replies: 1,563
Views: 889,856
Posted By nextproject
im sure the guy with the bent tubing instead of...

im sure the guy with the bent tubing instead of vacuum hoses will come up with something equally trick for the radiator mount.

i also think eventually the zipties will give way to something more,...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-08-2010, 07:55 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 12,341
Posted By nextproject
Okay well its time for a few pics. Progress...

Okay well its time for a few pics.

Progress is kinda slow, once again this would move alot faster if i had my own garage and a welder.

Purchased a fidanza flywheel, used of course. Friction...
Forum: showroom 07-07-2010, 05:59 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,579
Posted By nextproject
thats whats up.

thats whats up.
Forum: projects & restorations 07-05-2010, 10:00 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 44,798
Posted By nextproject
wow. kinda glad it was bumped. there really are...

wow. kinda glad it was bumped. there really are so many cool as hell projects on this board. i kinda relate to the owner of this project, the only thing i've done to my corrado in the last 13 months...
Forum: showroom 07-05-2010, 09:33 PM
Replies: 1,563
Views: 889,856
Posted By nextproject
i wonder how many hours those cars in the pics...

i wonder how many hours those cars in the pics near the top of this page have in the fenders/rear quarter panels. that work is uber sick. Nothing like huge lips and pulled/flared panels to accomodate...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-02-2010, 08:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,006
Posted By nextproject
you'll want to upgrade the exhaust in conjunction...

you'll want to upgrade the exhaust in conjunction with the ecu flash.

the evaporator cores on the 850s in general are notorious for leaking freon, and are one of the more involved jobs on that...
Forum: showroom 07-02-2010, 10:55 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 94,197
Posted By nextproject
just thought i'd toss some information in there,...

just thought i'd toss some information in there, i contacted stockton wheel service and asked them what they'd charge to just widen a set of 16" steelies to a 16x8.5" side and they quoted 155 a...
Forum: showroom 06-30-2010, 07:48 PM
Replies: 1,563
Views: 889,856
Posted By nextproject
this thread has once AGAIN made me want to look...

this thread has once AGAIN made me want to look into 16" widened steelies instead of joining one of the GBs.
Forum: showroom 06-30-2010, 07:18 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,304
Posted By nextproject
i had some staining like that on the MSWs i...

i had some staining like that on the MSWs i sanded the lips down on. I sanded and sanded and sanded. I couldnt get it out. I could only lessen the extent of the damage. I guess you just gotta keep...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-25-2010, 11:04 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 12,341
Posted By nextproject
ways this could go once its in and running 8psi...

ways this could go once its in and running 8psi are these.

install a lexus v8 maf housing with 550cc injectors and a 57 trim ct26 (head gasket will more than likely go)

install/tune maftpro...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-25-2010, 10:58 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 12,341
Posted By nextproject
yeah. picking up the finished oil pan tomorrow,...

yeah. picking up the finished oil pan tomorrow, the oil pump pickup is made, the wiring harness is pretty much done. the efan was mounted to the stock radiator, the radiator was moved forward, the...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-14-2010, 12:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,813
Posted By nextproject
exactly what i was going to try and explain.

exactly what i was going to try and explain.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-13-2010, 01:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,813
Posted By nextproject
the throttle body bore itself is quite smooth....

the throttle body bore itself is quite smooth. best you can do is knife edge the blade and "mill down" the shaft and screws. you can get the throttle shaft pretty darn flat. just be careful.
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