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Forum: SC 400/300 Yesterday, 04:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 141
Posted By turbodremz
I had an oil pan (not on my SC) that was pretty...

I had an oil pan (not on my SC) that was pretty beat up a few years back. I hammered out the dents, had a few that were almost a crease in the metal so I added a little heat with a butane/propane...
Forum: Build Threads Yesterday, 02:53 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 69,964
Posted By turbodremz
The turbo is gone, and the Fast 102 is on its...

The turbo is gone, and the Fast 102 is on its way!! No word yet on the LQ block, but also found a set of 243 heads. If I can scoop them up, they will go out for a nice port/polish job.
Forum: Build Threads 09-19-14, 12:42 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 69,964
Posted By turbodremz
Oh dont get me wrong, I love my SC...but I put...

Oh dont get me wrong, I love my SC...but I put her on a diet, and she's still fat:egads: The idea behind the Fox body is sort of a push back to the muscle cars that I feel more at home with. An S13...
Forum: Build Threads 09-19-14, 11:08 AM
Replies: 490
Views: 69,964
Posted By turbodremz
I do like the FC's, but dont really care for...

I do like the FC's, but dont really care for hatchbacks. Also wanting to switch to a full out fuel cell in the trunk without having to add any fabricated firewall. And like 99SC said, they arent...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 09-18-14, 09:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 106
Posted By turbodremz
Yes a knock sensor can cause a loss in power, but...

Yes a knock sensor can cause a loss in power, but generally will at times kill the engine. Replacing them is pretty simple, but if that is the code your getting then as soarer stated, check the...
Forum: Build Threads 09-18-14, 09:29 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 69,964
Posted By turbodremz
As much as I would love to go with an FD, too...

As much as I would love to go with an FD, too high dollar for me. Actually looking at Fox bodies as I have seen the coupes down in the 2400lbs race weight range with iron LQ blocks, driver, fuel etc....
Forum: Build Threads 09-18-14, 07:19 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 69,964
Posted By turbodremz
And moving forward. Turbo is currently pending....

And moving forward. Turbo is currently pending. Finally found an LQ 6.0l block trying to get my hands on, and picking up my Fast 102 this weekend.

As of right now, considering ditching the SC...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 09-18-14, 12:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 149
Posted By turbodremz
Flood cars are always a no-no unless you need...

Flood cars are always a no-no unless you need just the body panels or non-electrical parts. Had a buddy a few years back that his parents purchased a Dodge Dakota flood vehicle. Everything was...
Forum: SC 400/300 09-16-14, 12:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 600
Posted By turbodremz
Gaahhh...thats hideous. Looks like a Solara, burn...

Gaahhh...thats hideous. Looks like a Solara, burn it asap.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 09-16-14, 07:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 159
Posted By turbodremz
A little searching will answer all these...

A little searching will answer all these questions, but Ill lend some info so Im not being "that guy".

The w58 is fairly weak, but may last a while if you dont beat on it. Shift nicely and soft...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 09-15-14, 03:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 836
Posted By turbodremz
Why drill the firewall or go through the boot for...

Why drill the firewall or go through the boot for the steering?? There is a harness that passes through the fender to the inside by the drivers kick-panel fuse box. There is more than enough room...
Forum: SC400 / 300 Classifieds 09-15-14, 09:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 704
Posted By turbodremz
CL members, and admins just to cover the bases I...

CL members, and admins just to cover the bases I can vouch for THAIguy. He is a local SC owner I have know for a little while now.

GLWS bro. You still have those side skirts?
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 09-15-14, 04:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 351
Posted By turbodremz
Sorry for the late response, but seems eknine9...

Sorry for the late response, but seems eknine9 beat me to the answer. But I also did a visual inspection of the bushings and could see where they were falling apart. But with the cost of the urethane...
Forum: SC 400/300 09-13-14, 06:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 217
Posted By turbodremz
Guess you missed my post. There is no adapter,...

Guess you missed my post. There is no adapter, you have to cut and splice. This is what happens with the ebay halo/led headlights, and the same with the Oracle kit. Its just a bulb and ballast for...
Forum: SC 400/300 09-12-14, 12:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 217
Posted By turbodremz
There arent going to be adapters to fit...

There arent going to be adapters to fit aftermarket headlights to the stock plugs. Im assuming you mean the plug specifically for the halo's are different. Cut and splice them into the city lights...
Forum: SC 400/300 09-12-14, 12:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 295
Posted By turbodremz
Only thing I had to fabricate was the exhaust...

Only thing I had to fabricate was the exhaust from the headers back. If you look at my build thread and signature it has a pretty complete list of parts that keeps it a bolt in swap.

I running the...
Forum: SC 400/300 09-11-14, 11:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 548
Posted By turbodremz
From the quick research I did Lexus can reset the...

From the quick research I did Lexus can reset the headunit for you, just tell them its a replacement. Takes 30min to 1hr of labor time...might be cheaper to get an aftermarket head unit.
Forum: SC 400/300 09-11-14, 09:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 295
Posted By turbodremz
There are a couple of us actually:D OP,...

There are a couple of us actually:D

OP, welcome aboard. It sounds like you have your goals set, but keep in mind the UZ family engines are not cheap to mod, but they can hold their own, and a few...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 09-11-14, 06:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 351
Posted By turbodremz
I had a vibration/bouncing issue also. Replaced...

I had a vibration/bouncing issue also. Replaced my LCA bushings and voila, I can run my 15x3.5" skinnies and jam the brakes and its smooth.

IIRC the MK4 Supra LCA are slightly cheaper, but they...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 09-10-14, 08:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 327
Posted By turbodremz
Cost is about the same as a single turbo GTE...

Cost is about the same as a single turbo GTE swap. The big price increase is from the cost of the motor mounts, but there are now more options that bring the cost down to a basic stock twins GTE...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 09-09-14, 05:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 327
Posted By turbodremz
A simple na-t setup @ 9psi will yield more than...

A simple na-t setup @ 9psi will yield more than you can gain going n/a for a fraction of the price. Then again, the mentioned LSx swap is nice too if you really want to stay n/a..but again, not the...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 09-09-14, 06:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 450
Posted By turbodremz
I dont think it would be the primary engine ecu...

I dont think it would be the primary engine ecu as those signals are sent to the fuel pump ecu and one for the 12v to the efi main, however it is possible and worth a borrow and test from someone...
Forum: SC400 / 300 Classifieds 09-09-14, 06:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 646
Posted By turbodremz
all of your pics links are dead. use tinypic.com...

all of your pics links are dead. use tinypic.com or photobucket, this will help them sell faster.
Forum: Build Threads 09-08-14, 05:45 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 69,964
Posted By turbodremz
That might work, but wow that is a bunch of idler...

That might work, but wow that is a bunch of idler pulleys, and may conflict with my motor mount replacement and 4 or 5" down pipe:egads:. Im more than likely going to switch from traditional mounts...
Forum: SC400 / 300 Classifieds 09-08-14, 05:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 257
Posted By turbodremz
OP, this might work better being posted in the GS...

OP, this might work better being posted in the GS section as their cars use front sumps anyway. Might find someone that got unlucky and got a rear sump 2jz.
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