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Old 04-27-2012, 01:48 AM   #26
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Thank you sir, I'm honored. You have inspired me to get all my trim pieces aligned. Your current 240 is amazing. With tires, I was thinking the same thing. They wear the best too so I think they're well worth the money. The question is 30's or 31's now. I hope not too many people have put either on a 740 before. I love undiscovered automobile territory.
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Old 04-27-2012, 01:56 AM   #27
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I had geolander at IIs on my truck, hated them. The Goodyear mtrs are the best in my opinion, but they have a pretty hefty sidewall, and I would worry about the weight on a lifted car like this where everything is going to be stressed that much more.
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Old 04-27-2012, 02:03 AM   #28
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What did they drive like? I've heard things about the geolanders that they aren't all that great. I like my mtr's right now but they don't make the old style anymore. The BFG's are light and grippy from when I had some on my truck. I liked them better than the Toyo MT's. They were way too heavy.
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Old 04-30-2012, 04:45 PM   #29
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gonna get some 30x9.5 bfgoodrich mud terrains up on this. the front is going up another 1/2 inch and the rear another 1".
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Old 04-30-2012, 05:19 PM   #30
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pics and vids of it kicking ass!
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Old 05-05-2012, 03:30 AM   #31
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the volvo had tonight off. instead we all went up to bogus basin and had a drift session for a few hours. we had a turbo e36, 20b fc with a gt40, is300, ma61 celica, ae86, s13, te27 corolla, crx, mini cooper s, another 3 series bmw, and a 350z. the guy in the lexus let me drive for 10 runs or so. my plan is to buy a drift car again. here is an old video of us. i'm in the 240 with the red fender.

http://vimeo.com/12131059
http://vimeo.com/13931797
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Old 05-05-2012, 12:13 PM   #32
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that's a good statement. what would a 200k b230f make with one of those? i've been considering turbo since it's quite the slowpoke and it needs some more power. what would it require to have 250whp?

also, i'm happy you have John 3:16 in your sig. Praise Him.
Praise Him indeed friend! glad to have you around here.

If the engine is in good shape, and you slapped a nice turbo on it, you would need:

injectors (55~+lbs/hr)
if staying 2.4, chips to deal with boost and timing (perhaps taking some more out because compression)
a good intercooler
a hilarious fabricator who wants to make it all come together.
a nice phat 4" exit coming out the hood
and defo an external wastegate, v-band ebay flavor for the cheapz.
I suppose you could *Try* one of those ebay manifolds: http://bit.ly/K1b8Xj
its made out of a different material (ss321) that should help it crack less, but maybe not. I always weld some more material around the collector and do some bracing. The flange needs to be flipped anyway.



for lols and perhaps something you might find inspirational, here's a few pictures of my 242. due to alot of problems and me being cheap it only made the power it did, and alot later then it should have due to once again, me not understanding how an engine works and not having much money. lol.





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Old 05-05-2012, 12:31 PM   #33
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the volvo had tonight off. instead we all went up to bogus basin and had a drift session for a few hours. we had a turbo e36, 20b fc with a gt40, is300, ma61 celica, ae86, s13, te27 corolla, crx, mini cooper s, another 3 series bmw, and a 350z. the guy in the lexus let me drive for 10 runs or so. my plan is to buy a drift car again. here is an old video of us. i'm in the 240 with the red fender.

http://vimeo.com/12131059
http://vimeo.com/13931797
Well at least you were safe and went to a closed course to drift.
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Well at least you were safe and went to a closed course to drift.
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Old 05-05-2012, 03:19 PM   #35
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what happend to the penis hood?!
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Old 05-05-2012, 03:56 PM   #36
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still chillin' in texas.
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Old 05-16-2012, 05:09 PM   #37
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I ordered a couple of 30x9.5 BFG Mud Terrain KM2's today. They should be here next week. I'm trying to talk my friend into selling me his Sirius'. I need to buy another two tires next month and then figure out lighting or something. It needs a diff and higher gearing as well as a turbo. Plus, I've got to figure out how to get another drift car. I'm thinking a Lexus with a big ol' 2J.
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Old 05-17-2012, 12:26 AM   #38
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can we get some pics of the suspension setup? this thing is BADASS.
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Old 05-17-2012, 01:25 AM   #39
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Hell yeah man, glad to see that this thing's getting put to good use. Turbo it ASAP, you won't regret it.
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Old 05-17-2012, 03:46 AM   #40
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I would never have thought a lifted 740 would look that cool, well done sir! Also, turbo it
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Old 05-17-2012, 03:51 AM   #41
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Wow! The 745 looks lots better lifted than a 245. I wouldn't have thought it'd look that good...but it looks great IMO.
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Old 05-21-2012, 02:51 AM   #42
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This car is rad. I posted some videos of it on the TB facebook page. I<3 it
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Old 05-22-2012, 01:36 AM   #43
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I was having issues with the rear coil springs popping out when the axle articulates fully (which is why I never jumped it) and now fixed it with a couple 'a straps 'n bolts. It's quite a poised car in the air. It lands pretty nice too. It keeps impressing me. I'll get some more pictures up so you'll have stuff to look at.

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Old 05-22-2012, 11:15 AM   #44
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the volvo had tonight off. instead we all went up to bogus basin and had a drift session for a few hours. we had a turbo e36, 20b fc with a gt40, is300, ma61 celica, ae86, s13, te27 corolla, crx, mini cooper s, another 3 series bmw, and a 350z. the guy in the lexus let me drive for 10 runs or so. my plan is to buy a drift car again. here is an old video of us. i'm in the 240 with the red fender.

http://vimeo.com/12131059
http://vimeo.com/13931797

i remember watching these a year ago. thought it was the coolest sheit.
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Old 05-23-2012, 05:10 PM   #45
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i remember watching these a year ago. thought it was the coolest sheit.
thanks man. i'm glad you enjoyed them. we still do it and much more intensely. the cars are getting better and better.
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Old 05-23-2012, 05:51 PM   #46
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Pictures my friends. It looks cooler IRL, but mostly everything does. Someday I'll degrease and paint everything.



I needed a skid plate, this highly flammable acrylic was in the driveway. I cut it with an angle grinder and drilled a couple holes in it. When I have the desire I'll get some HDPE.



















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Old 05-24-2012, 01:52 PM   #47
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Not stuck, just chillin'.
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Old 05-25-2012, 01:44 PM   #48
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thanks for the pics man!
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Old 05-25-2012, 03:12 PM   #49
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Dammit, I wish they still made the MT-R's in 235/75/15, they're sick. Think I'm going to go with the Silent Armor's.

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Old 05-25-2012, 04:45 PM   #50
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thanks man. i'm glad you enjoyed them. we still do it and much more intensely. the cars are getting better and better.
sweet man get some vids of you guys on the pass.

also i think everyone will like some vids of the 740. ever thought of making it awd? using a transfer case?
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