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Forum: Build Threads 06-12-14, 09:34 AM
Replies: 308
Views: 39,677
Posted By MacGyverQu
TOO sick. You need to change the thread title to...

TOO sick. You need to change the thread title to "Sick Racing Build." Amazing progress thus far.
Forum: Build Threads 06-09-14, 11:44 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 23,734
Posted By MacGyverQu
Clutch post. I've been wondering why my build has...

Clutch post. I've been wondering why my build has taken so long. This is why.
Forum: SC400 / 300 Classifieds 06-06-14, 01:38 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,138
Posted By MacGyverQu
Sent you an email a couple days ago. Bump.

Sent you an email a couple days ago. Bump.
Forum: Build Threads 06-03-14, 01:39 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,445
Posted By MacGyverQu
Sick build. Subscribed! Keep up the great work.

Sick build. Subscribed! Keep up the great work.
Forum: Build Threads 05-24-14, 12:19 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,482
Posted By MacGyverQu
Big Update

Here's a snapshot of what's getting installed this weekend + new toys.

Another shoutout to ALISC3 and 8052JZ for their help in getting to the bottom of the head gasket selection. Thanks to...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 05-24-14, 12:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 560
Posted By MacGyverQu
Thanks ALI and 8052jZ for your help! I...

Thanks ALI and 8052jZ for your help!

I ordered the 2JZGE OEM head gasket from the local Lexus dealership yesterday and it arrived today so i'll be installing it all tomorrow or monday.

Spoke w/...
Forum: Build Threads 05-23-14, 01:35 PM
Replies: 729
Views: 64,494
Posted By MacGyverQu
GL on the diff install and testing. Yea those 2jz...

GL on the diff install and testing. Yea those 2jz Jon boats are sick. Not sure if I'd ride in one given the opportunity considering how crazy some of those speed boat crashes are.
Forum: Build Threads 05-22-14, 04:26 PM
Replies: 729
Views: 64,494
Posted By MacGyverQu
Is that a Chrysler 70hp outboard motor? I have an...

Is that a Chrysler 70hp outboard motor? I have an old school 30 on my boat now lol
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 05-22-14, 03:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 560
Posted By MacGyverQu
I was hoping the forum bosses would check in :) ...

I was hoping the forum bosses would check in :)

As stated above I'll double check the numbers but my main question was where to get the ge head gasket at a reasonable price and is the build...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 05-22-14, 03:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 560
Posted By MacGyverQu
Thanks a million! That's exactly what I was...

Thanks a million!
That's exactly what I was wondering. I'll need to validate how much material was removed from the head and run the numbers once more to validate my target compression number.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 05-22-14, 11:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 560
Posted By MacGyverQu
bump

Because

1 - I'm still stuck

2 - I knew it would get more attention in the 400 general forum but I chose to post here to avoid it being moved.

Thanks for looking
Forum: Build Threads 05-21-14, 12:40 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,189
Posted By MacGyverQu
Awesome build! Thanks for the motivation. I...

Awesome build! Thanks for the motivation.

I like how you did the tranny tunnel. Great attention to detail.
Forum: SC 400/300 05-21-14, 11:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,016
Posted By MacGyverQu
Sorry this happened to your ride....

Sorry this happened to your ride....
Forum: Build Threads 05-21-14, 10:41 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,482
Posted By MacGyverQu
#Progress

So this build is actually moving again :)

Finishing up small block this weekend with the installation of new water pump, oil pump, undercut ARP studs and rebuilt cylinder head.

Running into a...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 05-21-14, 10:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 560
Posted By MacGyverQu
NA-T Head Gasket Selection

Sup all! I'm finally ready to bolt my rebuilt GE head to the GE block (with GTE pistons) and am trying to source the right head gasket.

From what I've read, using GTE pistons with a GE head, head...
Forum: Build Threads 01-28-14, 08:19 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,482
Posted By MacGyverQu
The 370Z was released in 2009 and it's...

The 370Z was released in 2009 and it's transmission incorporates SynchoRev matching. Other than that, based on the factory service manual and parts breakdown they're the same. There was a synchro...
Forum: Build Threads 01-28-14, 11:53 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,482
Posted By MacGyverQu
#RESURRECT! Sup all, took a vacation between...

#RESURRECT!

Sup all, took a vacation between holidays and i'm now back plowing through my build. The cylinder head is @ the shop now to be resurfaced (as needed), cleaned and i'm getting a valve...
Forum: Build Threads 09-10-13, 01:12 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,482
Posted By MacGyverQu
Quick Update! In the middle of learning...

Quick Update!

In the middle of learning about blueprinting engines and rebuilding this head.

From what I've gathered so far, I need to do the following:

Gasflow Port & Polish Head - Using...
Forum: Build Threads 08-30-13, 06:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,434
Posted By MacGyverQu
Your ride looks great! As for your tuning,...

Your ride looks great!

As for your tuning, i'd suggest getting the SAFC user's manual and working your way through it step by step. Just read through the SAFC user's manual and you may want to...
Forum: Build Threads 08-30-13, 06:18 AM
Replies: 2,514
Views: 420,270
Posted By MacGyverQu
That gauge looks pretty sick. Only a matter of...

That gauge looks pretty sick. Only a matter of time before someone figures out how to crack the code on that and open it up to other ECUs...

Enjoy the ride. Looking forward to seeing what kind of...
Forum: Build Threads 08-28-13, 07:21 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,482
Posted By MacGyverQu
That's good to hear. Hopefully this can be turned...

That's good to hear. Hopefully this can be turned around by this time next week. This build is taking a life of it's own.
Forum: Build Threads 08-28-13, 07:17 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,482
Posted By MacGyverQu
Head Gasket Decisions

I'd like to achieve a 9:1 compression ratio and from what I've read here (see bottom of first post)...
Forum: Build Threads 08-28-13, 07:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,482
Posted By MacGyverQu
Thanks for checking in and thanks for the...

Thanks for checking in and thanks for the support! I'm enjoying the process and trying to soak as much knowledge up as possible.

Made some additional progress w/ the help of a couple friends.
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Forum: Build Threads 08-26-13, 08:23 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 17,732
Posted By MacGyverQu
Goodness! Nice numbers and a clean build....

Goodness! Nice numbers and a clean build. #subscribed
Forum: Build Threads 08-26-13, 08:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,482
Posted By MacGyverQu
Thanks and likewise! This is addictive. Already...

Thanks and likewise! This is addictive. Already planning the next build now that I have this spare bottom end :)
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