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Old 07-02-2011, 06:04 PM   #176
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man super sexy work!
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Old 07-03-2011, 09:24 AM   #177
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diggin it!! I like the added gusseting on the brace :-)
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Old 07-06-2011, 10:25 PM   #178
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Braces are out to be powder coated black this week

Also, cross posted from the NC chat thread


Picked up a hy35 from turbo mg rob in charlotte, going to buy some weld-els in the next week or so and get cracking on a manifold.

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Scored a set of BMW style 5s with good tires off of craigslist for cheap from backwoods SC. They are 17x8 et20, so they should fit real nice with some hubcentric rings. I'm getting them redrilled to fit, which is presenting a small problem. Many many machine shops will do this type of work, however many will not charge a reasonable price. But this is completely understandable and expected of machine shops, especially ones who haven't done a redrill before. So I'm on the hunt for a good price right now, but hopefully they will be on soon. My only concern right now is that they probably arent going to clear the brake calipers in the front....there is plenty of room in them for calipers, but its farther out into the spokes, so who knows what is going to happen. I may end up doing a front brake upgrade soon as well
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Old 07-06-2011, 10:33 PM   #179
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Just build a jig and drill them yourself. You need one 5x108 spacer with a ring on the face that matches the BMW wheel centerbore. Is there enough material to redrill between the existing pattern?

Just run 15-20mm adapters. They'll fit.

BTW, you'll be fastest non-turbo with turbo manifold AND intercooler.
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Old 07-06-2011, 10:38 PM   #180
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I have a mill to do it with...I'm mostly just lazy, and I prefer a machine shop to get the counter sink right etc. But that is an option. I would rather not run adaptors as well, they would fit awesome in the rear, but would poke alot in the front. And luckily there is tons of room in between the existing lug holes. Also the wheel hub is solid in the center, not full of pockets like alot of aluminum wheels are, so win there.
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Old 07-06-2011, 10:38 PM   #181
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BTW, you'll be fastest non-turbo with turbo manifold AND intercooler.
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Old 07-06-2011, 10:43 PM   #182
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Old 07-06-2011, 10:47 PM   #183
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just get some 20mm adapters from motorsports tech, +0 with 8" wheels fits perfect
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Old 07-06-2011, 11:50 PM   #184
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I'd say. re-drill them
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Old 07-07-2011, 01:13 AM   #185
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8" ET0, 205/50/16
http://www.pbase.com/towerymt/image/128860779.jpg
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I've been using 8" ET4 for a while on my autoX car. Not ideal, but works. Here they are on my DD (8" ET4 front, 8" ET20 rear, 245/45/16)

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=201129
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Old 07-16-2011, 03:04 PM   #186
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Dave Barton FTW on getting stickers made. Custom diameter for bmw center caps

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Old 07-16-2011, 04:07 PM   #187
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ohhhhhhmy. i need new pants. those wheels
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Old 08-04-2011, 07:57 PM   #188
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A bit of an update...I've been trying to get the things I need in to turbo this thing still. The stock fuel system is ruined, so this week I bought new push lock lines and an aeromotive filter for it from summit, -8AN feed and -6AN return should be plenty. They will replace my stock lines that I burnt in half while welding the floor pan and patched together with autozone hose and hose clamps. I dropped a 3" in/out ebay intercooler in it that I got from a guy at volvo of cary for a good price, and this led me to relocating the battery to the trunk so I can get pipe to it in the future. So wanting to be legit and all that I got a moroso sealed battery box off of jegs. I was going to mount it over the gas tank behind the back seat, but getting the battery out would mean unbolting the box from the chassis every time. So I opted for the pass side butt cheek. I made a tray out of some steel plate and reinforced the bottom with some box tube and welded it in. Holes were then drilled and the box was bolted to the tray.


It turned out really nice imo, I'm going to cut out a piece of sheet aluminum to fill the gap in the back and trim the carpet accordingly. Also recently arrived are weld-els from king metals, a 3" mandrel bent exhaust kit from mandrel bending solutions and a r-sport cluster. Things still in the mail at this time are yoshifab header flanges, ebay type rs bov, flex pipe and a test fit adaptor for the style 5s. Really the critical thing right now is to get the flanges in so that I can get working on the header, as thats the biggest thing holding me up at this point. I'm probably going to end up buying a Tial MVR 44mm wastegate by the end of the night, along with an oil return flange for the holset.

I also found a nifty Z28 spoiler at the pull a part for $20. It just needs some minor trimming and paint, I also have to strip the horrible tint off of the 3rd brake light, but it should look awesome with a couple hours of work put into it.


Does anyone know where to buy fuel injectors? 5.0 motorsports still reliable? I'm thinking 1000s...

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Old 08-07-2011, 05:45 PM   #189
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I was go-kart racing this weekend so I didn't really get time to do anything, but I did get to refinish the z28 spoiler and put it on. No holes drilled, I just used 3m double stick body tape to attach it. So far so good, its reallly on there, and I think it looks damn good.

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Old 08-07-2011, 05:49 PM   #190
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Those are some nice braces, I should make something like that.

and that spoiler looks very nice!
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Old 08-07-2011, 08:25 PM   #191
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i didn't notice the 3rd brake light till now, i think i like it just for that
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Old 08-07-2011, 10:57 PM   #192
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Yeah man having a 3rd brake light is awesome, I feel much better about braking hard with idiots behind me.
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Old 08-07-2011, 11:08 PM   #193
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and it matches the tail light style. my spoiler has led's and doesn't really match the rest of the lights
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Old 08-07-2011, 11:24 PM   #194
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awesome car. love it
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Old 08-08-2011, 12:00 AM   #195
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Yeah man having a 3rd brake light is awesome, I feel much better about braking hard with idiots behind me.
that is seriously one of the best 240 spoilers I've ever seen. I was convinced I wasn't going to do one for my car, simply because none looked "right" to me.

not only does that look totally awesome, but the 3rd brake light is an awesome feature too.

I'mma need to find me one of those.
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Old 08-08-2011, 02:26 AM   #196
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Nice! I think the Z-28 spoiler was one of the best contributions on TB that I happily made! Looks good!
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Old 08-08-2011, 02:26 AM   #197
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Nice! I think the Z-28 spoiler was one of the best contributions on TB that I happily made! Looks good!
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Old 08-08-2011, 08:07 AM   #198
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Yeah I think they switched to the 3rd brake light in 87? Without having them side by side I think thats the only difference between ours. Mine came off of a 90 z28.
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Old 08-08-2011, 09:33 AM   #199
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Nice find on those BMW rims. Those are IMHO some of the best looking rims out there. If I ever come across a set that's reasonable I'm going to pick them up.
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Old 08-13-2011, 12:21 AM   #200
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Most of my parts finally all got here, I'm going to start working on my collector tomorrow. I bought 10' of sch 40 pipe at home depot lol. It was the only pipe I could find in 1.5" and it was the same price as 3' would have been online.




New Tial MVR, sure is pretty
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