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Old 11-19-2016, 07:36 PM   #51
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I modified the steering wheel hub a la Homer:
Forgive my ignorance, but why did you have to modify the steering wheel hub? I ask because I have a similar Momo hub waiting to go into my car.
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Old 11-19-2016, 07:38 PM   #52
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Because the turn signal activation/deactivation isn't good. Sticking something in there makes it better.
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Old 11-20-2016, 05:52 PM   #53
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everyone here is worried about a slightly lower oil pressure but no one thinks about having consistent fedd of oil through out the engine. I wouldn't worry about if you're only getting 3 bars and not the 3.5 bars you want when cruising.
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Old 12-07-2016, 02:57 PM   #54
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broken in yet?
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Old 12-07-2016, 03:01 PM   #55
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broken in yet?
Not quite. I haven't been driving it for the last week or so. I sold my wideband and got a new AEM failsafe that displays ethanol content. Waiting for wiring parts has taken a long time.
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Old 12-07-2016, 03:26 PM   #56
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from what car are these seats from?
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Old 12-07-2016, 03:28 PM   #57
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No idea. Some local BMW hoarder had them sitting in his shed since the 80s. They're Flow Fit seats, and google tells me that they have something to do with Mustangs.
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Old 12-07-2016, 03:35 PM   #58
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they look nice and comfy as **** need to get myself something similar
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Old 12-07-2016, 03:37 PM   #59
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Thanks. They were nice when I got them, but have since torn. The fabric was very thin and delicate from sitting in a hot shed for years.

I'd actually recommend real Recaros, as these seats have tons of lower back support, but not much upper back or shoulder support. I will change them out eventually when I can find a decent set of Recaros.
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Old 12-07-2016, 04:01 PM   #60
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Thanks. They were nice when I got them, but have since torn. The fabric was very thin and delicate from sitting in a hot shed for years.

I'd actually recommend real Recaros, as these seats have tons of lower back support, but not much upper back or shoulder support. I will change them out eventually when I can find a decent set of Recaros.
I'll take them now and give you my bad recaros and stock seats.
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Old 12-07-2016, 04:04 PM   #61
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I'll take them now and give you my bad recaros and stock seats.
I'm interested in that.
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Old 12-07-2016, 04:13 PM   #62
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Thanks. They were nice when I got them, but have since torn. The fabric was very thin and delicate from sitting in a hot shed for years.
They sound... mediocre.
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Old 12-07-2016, 04:16 PM   #63
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They are. Just like everything else I own.
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Old 12-07-2016, 04:47 PM   #64
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They are. Just like everything else I own.
hit craigslist hard for the seats. It took me a while being really persistent to sift through the garbage VW seats (half of which were posted on my CL by volvonyc, not even kidding). I ended up getting the SRD's for $450.
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Old 12-07-2016, 04:53 PM   #65
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hit craigslist hard for the seats. It took me a while being really persistent to sift through the garbage VW seats (half of which were posted on my CL by volvonyc, not even kidding). I ended up getting the SRD's for $450.
I've been casually trolling KSL (Utah's craigslist), but I need to get serious. The main problem is that I'm picky. I really want LSCs because I they're period correct. I'm seriously considering fixing up Harald's.
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Old 12-07-2016, 05:20 PM   #66
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Resto gets expensive quick, I'm buying a couple pieces foam and Recaro fabric for mine and it'll double my investment I'm sure, and that's with an upholstery guy who works cheap. Definitely be open to shipping. There's a guy in Japan on instagram @used.racingparts he moves a ton of Recaros. Charges $100 shipping on the slow boat.
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Old 12-07-2016, 05:59 PM   #67
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Just checked out @used.racingparts. He's got some good stuff, and that $100 shipping is very reasonable. Thanks Mike.
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Old 12-07-2016, 06:28 PM   #68
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Crap am I going to have to sign up for Instagram? Sooooo wait the wife uses it.......
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Old 12-07-2016, 06:45 PM   #69
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^Yes, you'll have to. It's no big deal. No worse than farcebook.

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Old 12-08-2016, 08:32 AM   #70
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Crap am I going to have to sign up for Instagram? Sooooo wait the wife uses it.......
definitely. instagram is the new build thread!
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Old 12-21-2016, 01:10 AM   #71
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You haters will have to find something else to complain about.



I'm thinking about swapping the headlights to quad squares to try a new look. I think it may look better with the black hood.

I put my studded tires on to try to maintain some semblance of traction in the winter. It's not really working and we haven't even had much snow yet. Only one good storm so far, but all that snow has since melted.

I've also done a few other things. I installed this new wideband with an ethanol content output, so I can know how much boost to expect once I tune for e85.



To adjust gauge parameters I installed the all in one tuning station *patent pending*



Top jack is for microsquirt. Upper USB is for the gauge, lower USB will be for MS3 pro when I install it.

I also revisited the launch control switch circuit. I was having trouble getting the switch to light up with the clutch switch and still output a low signal to the microsquirt. But I added a relay and now it works great.

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Old 12-21-2016, 01:17 AM   #72
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Sweet kicks, bro
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Old 12-21-2016, 01:18 AM   #73
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Should have worn my adidas. They're way more comfortable.
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Old 12-21-2016, 01:19 AM   #74
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How about 7in squares instead of rounds?
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Old 12-21-2016, 01:21 AM   #75
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How about 7in squares instead of rounds?
You've got some to get rid of?

I'd like to see what I think about TV screens in person too.
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