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Old 07-25-2020, 12:14 AM   #2926
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harald's is the only t5 car i've driven that didn't annoy me, but that was before it started falling apart. i just wish it was as easy to do some kind of toyota transmission as it is to do a t5.
You drove mine and commented on how you didn't hate it!
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Old 07-25-2020, 12:59 AM   #2927
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i didn’t hate it.
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Old 07-25-2020, 03:09 AM   #2928
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I love my T5. No noises. Guess it’s the only lucky thing on my car so far. Oh and the exhaust heat wrap not rusting.
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Old 07-25-2020, 11:52 AM   #2929
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Been buying and selling like a fiend trying keep a "net zero." LOL.

Actuator and injectors ordered. Late-model manifold heat shields are on the way. STS drain fitting here. ATP WG hardware / V-band / etc. en route. Need to revisit my exhaust flex thing choice.

Maybe start cleaning things up and replace the pan gasket while we wait on the exhaust manifold machine work.
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Old 07-25-2020, 05:01 PM   #2930
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Nice!
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Old 07-27-2020, 05:02 PM   #2931
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Could one of those little plastic fuel injectors really weigh 30lbs?
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Old 07-27-2020, 06:06 PM   #2932
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i just wish it was as easy to do some kind of toyota transmission as it is to do a t5.
I did some super basic measurements with an AR5 while getting it ready for my 242 LS swap, and I have no idea why someone hasn't come up with an adapter kit for redblocks yet.
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Old 07-28-2020, 02:43 PM   #2933
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I have an AR5 that was originally slated for another project that didn't work out and I've often wondered how it would fit in my 245.
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Old 07-28-2020, 03:32 PM   #2934
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I have an AR5 that was originally slated for another project that didn't work out and I've often wondered how it would fit in my 245.
Packaging wise, it fit into my 242 with no hammering at all. Shifter location is suboptimal but that could be solved with the Solstice version. I measured input shaft length and it looks like it would work with an adapter plate and bellhousing, and the gear ratios aren't hugely different.
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Old 07-29-2020, 12:11 PM   #2935
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I have the Solstice version (it's actually still bolted to a Solstice engine, sadly not the turbo one though). Guess I know what I need to do if the AW71 ever craps out.
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Old 07-29-2020, 12:27 PM   #2936
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M90 is pretty quiet, even with the single mass flywheel. Ratios aren't very good if you want to have a racecar.
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Old 07-31-2020, 05:39 AM   #2937
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I did some super basic measurements with an AR5 while getting it ready for my 242 LS swap, and I have no idea why someone hasn't come up with an adapter kit for redblocks yet.
well, feel free.
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Old 07-31-2020, 10:33 AM   #2938
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well, feel free.
If I didn't live in an apartment and had any of the skills necessary, perhaps I would. But, I make maps for a living and have no idea how a CNC machine works. Such is life
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Old 08-01-2020, 11:00 PM   #2939
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A couple years ago.


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Old 08-02-2020, 11:44 PM   #2940
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No time to wrench. Some parts are arriving. Pan came right off. Gasket was hard. Not the cleanest, or the dirtiest, motor I've seen.





PCV drain tube is hard but, probably, functional.





Just need the manifold and turbo oil lines.
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Old 08-03-2020, 04:30 PM   #2941
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Looks good so far!
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Old 08-05-2020, 02:44 AM   #2942
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Replace the pcv hose and oil transfer tube pump seals when you already have the pan off. I would only use volvo oil transfer pump seals.
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Old 08-05-2020, 09:46 AM   #2943
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Thanks boss.
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