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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-18-2018, 11:37 AM
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Posted By minusdarkslide
Motor mount thread specs? It was incomplete on...

Motor mount thread specs? It was incomplete on the first page and nowhere in the post.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-02-2017, 02:16 PM
Replies: 695
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Posted By minusdarkslide
Parted out the drift wagon and scrapped the...

Parted out the drift wagon and scrapped the chassis.

Seriously, it was completely bare. The tow guy had to drag it up onto the flatbed.

Sad day. However, I'm excited about moving on to...
Forum: showroom 07-15-2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 2,290
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Posted By minusdarkslide
https://scontent.fphx1-2.fna.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xtf...

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Forum: performance & modifications 04-13-2015, 11:36 PM
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Posted By minusdarkslide
Nice ride! That sshhiitt is beyond the...

Nice ride! That sshhiitt is beyond the THUNDERDOME!!!
Forum: performance & modifications 04-01-2015, 03:13 PM
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Posted By minusdarkslide
I found some studs that worked at Autozone.

I found some studs that worked at Autozone.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-30-2015, 02:22 AM
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Posted By minusdarkslide
Some say 'tight'. I prefer "tyte, yo".

Some say 'tight'. I prefer "tyte, yo".
Forum: performance & modifications 03-26-2015, 09:44 PM
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Posted By minusdarkslide
The drift 245 has smoked about as much as I will...

The drift 245 has smoked about as much as I will let it. Its time to rebuild the head (at probably 300,000+ miles).
Forum: performance & modifications 03-26-2015, 09:42 PM
Replies: 695
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Posted By minusdarkslide
I bought mine from Ebay. They were much cheaper...

I bought mine from Ebay. They were much cheaper than you will find on any aftermarket site. However, the lugs used in the adapters that I bought were of low quality and I ended up stripping a couple...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-11-2015, 09:05 AM
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Posted By minusdarkslide
Mine are not Diamond. They are made by US Wheel....

Mine are not Diamond. They are made by US Wheel. I got them off of either Jeg's or Summit. Someone else was talking about Diamonds in the thread, but I saw no reason to spend more than twice the...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-17-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 695
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Posted By minusdarkslide
I updated a bunch of pics on this thread. People...

I updated a bunch of pics on this thread. People can see them now! I also put up a few new videos on the corresponding posts.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-17-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 695
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Posted By minusdarkslide
I had to look and YES my setup is two arms that...

I had to look and YES my setup is two arms that makeup a rough outline of the original control arm. However, both arms on my setup are adjustable. One arm assists with camber and the other with...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-30-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 695
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Posted By minusdarkslide
Apparently, most of my pictures on this thread...

Apparently, most of my pictures on this thread have vanished! I need to find a better place for hosting pics.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-30-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 695
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Posted By minusdarkslide
RasAdam: Travis is correct, but the control arms...

RasAdam: Travis is correct, but the control arms don't help with caster. I have another adjustable lower arm (see previous pics) that pushes the bottom of my strut forward, which is what adds the...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-01-2015, 04:27 AM
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Posted By minusdarkslide
So, I need some sort of rubber piece to hold my...

So, I need some sort of rubber piece to hold my brake line to my strut?
Forum: performance & modifications 01-01-2015, 04:22 AM
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Posted By minusdarkslide
Its the hard lines that keep breaking.

Its the hard lines that keep breaking.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-16-2014, 10:59 AM
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Posted By minusdarkslide
A few photos from my last drift event on December...

A few photos from my last drift event on December 7th. The car was running amazing! After a few hours of driving, a front driver-side brake line burst. This happens to me about every couple of...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-26-2014, 03:32 AM
Replies: 695
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Posted By minusdarkslide
This thread is getting stale! ...

This thread is getting stale!


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Forum: performance & modifications 06-06-2014, 05:31 AM
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Posted By minusdarkslide
I chucked the old ones.

I chucked the old ones.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-04-2014, 11:40 PM
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Posted By minusdarkslide
Thanks for all of the compliments on my car, by...

Thanks for all of the compliments on my car, by the way.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-04-2014, 11:38 PM
Replies: 695
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Posted By minusdarkslide
According to this:...

According to this: http://www2.dana.com/pdf/J3311-1-HVTSS.PDF
as a rule of thumb, the universal joint angles at each end of a driveshaft should smaller than 3 degrees and within 1 degree of each...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-04-2014, 11:20 PM
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Posted By minusdarkslide
I agree. The center caps look crap. There is also...

I agree. The center caps look crap. There is also black around the outside of my faces. I don't know if they came like that or what.

I also installed my new steering wheel!

I love it!
...
Forum: performance & modifications 06-04-2014, 02:28 AM
Replies: 695
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Posted By minusdarkslide
So, I didn't really spend any time trying to get...

So, I didn't really spend any time trying to get the driveshaft angle corrected. I'm just driving the crap out of it. I'll google it at some point.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-23-2014, 01:22 AM
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Posted By minusdarkslide
I think that i may have f'd the angle of my...

I think that i may have f'd the angle of my driveshaft. I'm getting a roaring noise from the rear end. I guess I'll be figuring that out next.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-23-2014, 01:20 AM
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Posted By minusdarkslide
Received my Kaplhenke torque rods and panhard...

Received my Kaplhenke torque rods and panhard bar. I then made my 14 year old daughter install them. I love having kids.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-19-2014, 01:32 AM
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Posted By minusdarkslide
Found it! AEZ model RH. Thanks Jesse.

Found it! AEZ model RH. Thanks Jesse.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-13-2014, 10:05 AM
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Posted By minusdarkslide
Some dude told me that they were old Fondmetal....

Some dude told me that they were old Fondmetal. He has the same set. I honestly have no idea.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-12-2014, 05:29 PM
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Posted By minusdarkslide
My last event, on May 3rd, was alright. The car...

My last event, on May 3rd, was alright. The car kept overheating; not exactly sure why. I think that my radiator is fullof rust and ****. Also, I believe that my e-fan isn't pulling enough air. It...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-02-2014, 01:06 PM
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Posted By minusdarkslide
Thanks. I'm super excited, as well.

Thanks. I'm super excited, as well.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-02-2014, 02:46 AM
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Posted By minusdarkslide
I'm thinking this for a steering wheel. ...

I'm thinking this for a steering wheel.
http://www.425motorsports.com/media/catalog/product/cache/1/image/800x600/9df78eab33525d08d6e5fb8d27136e95/O/D/OD1950NR.jpg


This for a passenger seat....
Forum: performance & modifications 05-02-2014, 02:42 AM
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Posted By minusdarkslide
I have a drift event Saturday. Hopefully, I will...

I have a drift event Saturday. Hopefully, I will have someone there to catch video.

In line for the wagon is a long overdue steering wheel, a passenger seat, solid joint torque rods and panhard...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-02-2014, 02:31 AM
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Posted By minusdarkslide
This is how she looks today... Gorgeous!!! ...

This is how she looks today...

Gorgeous!!!
...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-02-2014, 02:26 AM
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Posted By minusdarkslide
Engine was out. ...

Engine was out.

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Engine was in.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-07-2014, 02:51 AM
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Posted By minusdarkslide
I have a starter and head bolts coming in the...

I have a starter and head bolts coming in the mail. Then I'll have everything i need.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-29-2014, 12:50 AM
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Posted By minusdarkslide
My daughter and I have been swapping things from...

My daughter and I have been swapping things from the old block, to the new. I have had some trouble finding motivation to work on it, for some reason. I think we are rolling pretty good now. Should...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-18-2014, 05:07 PM
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Posted By minusdarkslide
True story! I had just ROMPED on it, coming out...

True story! I had just ROMPED on it, coming out of the Border Patrol checkpoint, not 3 minutes earlier. It pulled super hard, as usual.

I don't know.:e-shrug:
Forum: performance & modifications 02-17-2014, 04:50 AM
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Posted By minusdarkslide
The inline fuel pressure guage is sitting right...

The inline fuel pressure guage is sitting right on top of the brake booster, against the firewall.
Forum: performance & modifications 02-17-2014, 04:48 AM
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Posted By minusdarkslide
Oh yeah!

Oh yeah!
Forum: performance & modifications 02-16-2014, 11:29 PM
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Posted By minusdarkslide
My motor finally blew up. It was a pretty awesome...

My motor finally blew up. It was a pretty awesome site. I was just cruising down the hwy at about 75mph. Poof! Oil covered my rear and side windows. As I went to pull over, my car spun around 180...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-05-2013, 06:05 AM
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Posted By minusdarkslide
I have it secured to the bracket.

I have it secured to the bracket.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-05-2013, 01:38 AM
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Posted By minusdarkslide
only when my timing was off real bad.

only when my timing was off real bad.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-04-2013, 02:57 PM
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Posted By minusdarkslide
^^Interesting. I just always figured it was ok to...

^^Interesting. I just always figured it was ok to turn your engine off straight away, because engines get hottest at idle. Plus, its not like i'm boosting all the way to my driveway, then stop and...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-03-2013, 11:43 PM
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Posted By minusdarkslide
Next up is some turbo/exhaust system maintenance...

Next up is some turbo/exhaust system maintenance and repair. I'm also getting some new wheels to daily. They are some crazy ****e, found by Jesse O'Buzz.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-03-2013, 11:39 PM
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Posted By minusdarkslide
I decided it was time to step away from the stock...

I decided it was time to step away from the stock fuel stuffs. It is so old and bulky. I put in a Walbro 255, lines from the tank to the rail, fuel pressure gauge and I replaced the giant stock...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-21-2013, 01:46 PM
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Posted By minusdarkslide
Next Stage is a new fuel system. STANDBY...

Next Stage is a new fuel system. STANDBY...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-06-2013, 08:29 PM
Replies: 695
Views: 232,621
Posted By minusdarkslide
Thanks! Sandia was amazing! Loved the banked...

Thanks! Sandia was amazing! Loved the banked sweepers; if I only had a little more power...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-06-2013, 11:10 AM
Replies: 695
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Posted By minusdarkslide
The No Coast Drift Bash was hilariously...

The No Coast Drift Bash was hilariously stupendous! For the full write-up, click my signature below!!!


...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-19-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 695
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Posted By minusdarkslide
talk to Lord Athlon about the harness. He made...

talk to Lord Athlon about the harness. He made mine and did a great job!
Forum: performance & modifications 05-04-2013, 01:29 AM
Replies: 695
Views: 232,621
Posted By minusdarkslide
Yeah... I ended up using my 20" breaker bar and...

Yeah... I ended up using my 20" breaker bar and it was still a hell of a workout.

We'll see how the bushings perform tomorrow at the track. It will also be my first event on the Haltech. So much...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-30-2013, 01:46 AM
Replies: 695
Views: 232,621
Posted By minusdarkslide
I also threw some of these axle bushings in. I...

I also threw some of these axle bushings in. I bought them from Kaplan and they seem to work great, so far. They are supposed to be pressed in, but Jesse at J9Fab let me borrow a special tool the he...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-20-2013, 01:35 PM
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Posted By minusdarkslide
Just for the sake of making the wagon look...

Just for the sake of making the wagon look better, I wired in some new ecodes last night. The trickier part is figuring out how to mount the corner lights.
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