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Forum: Performance & Maintenance 04-03-14, 07:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 788
Posted By BenStoked
you obviously have no clue what you're talking...

you obviously have no clue what you're talking about :p (nice numbers, by the way)

2jdeemo, if you don't/can't do wiring, my advice is finding someone who can. Beer and pizza, or barbeque go a...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 04-02-14, 09:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 228
Posted By BenStoked
possibly a faulty radiator cap. if it's not...

possibly a faulty radiator cap. if it's not sealing and holding pressure, it'll constantly overflow the reservoir
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 04-01-14, 11:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 788
Posted By BenStoked
Check out megasquirt. full standalone, 1/3rd the...

Check out megasquirt. full standalone, 1/3rd the cost. Main problem with them is finding somebody comfortable tuning them, since they're not AEM, Haltech, or the other big ones. http://diyautotune.com
Forum: SC 400/300 03-27-14, 11:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 260
Posted By BenStoked
I wouldn't drift a w5x, they're just too weak. my...

I wouldn't drift a w5x, they're just too weak. my buddy's 1j swapped sc blew out two, before he FINALLY got an r154 that's being installed this season. you'll need a drive shaft, might as well get a...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 03-26-14, 01:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 263
Posted By BenStoked
you shouldn't, no. as far as i can remember,...

you shouldn't, no. as far as i can remember, there's no fipg from the factory.
Forum: SC 400/300 03-20-14, 06:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 336
Posted By BenStoked
1)the important stuff has plenty of support....

1)the important stuff has plenty of support. suspension is the same, driveline the same, even the front seats swap.
body kits are available readily.
the sc gas tons of support.
2) compared to...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 03-19-14, 03:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 273
Posted By BenStoked
yeah, turn the climate control to "HOT" with the...

yeah, turn the climate control to "HOT" with the fan running, while revving the engine.
If your heater valve VSV isn't working, you can bypass it, sending the vacuum straight to the vacuum valve.
Forum: SC 400/300 03-19-14, 01:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 329
Posted By BenStoked
you don't need to drain the oil, that line should...

you don't need to drain the oil, that line should not be under pressure with the engine off; Any residual pressure from running will be immediately released through the turbo into the drain.
you...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 03-17-14, 09:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 470
Posted By BenStoked
I think that is where my brother got his 1jz...

I think that is where my brother got his 1jz from. i know it was a place in the dfw area.
it hasn't been ran, yet, but hopefully it will be going the next few weeks.
short and long of it: the...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 03-17-14, 02:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 240
Posted By BenStoked
There's no fan clutch on an sc400. The fan is...

There's no fan clutch on an sc400. The fan is hydraulic powered. I don't remember the details, but I recall a fan fluid resivoir (I thought it was a joke when I first saw it), might check the fluid...
Forum: SC 400/300 03-16-14, 04:09 PM
Replies: 4,957
Views: 380,049
Posted By BenStoked
Yesterday, I also installed a pair of cheap...

Yesterday, I also installed a pair of cheap chrome exhaust tips to replace the factory ones that didn't shine anymore.

Today, Installed my supra shock/eibach spring combo. and found the front...
Forum: SC 400/300 03-14-14, 08:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 255
Posted By BenStoked
A car that's been sitting for a few months is...

A car that's been sitting for a few months is expected to lose some charge from parasitic draw. The SC has multiple sources for the draw, more on the newer cars than the older.
Even when the car...
Forum: SC 400/300 03-10-14, 10:55 AM
Replies: 4,957
Views: 380,049
Posted By BenStoked
not today, but this weekend. swapped out the...

not today, but this weekend.
swapped out the harmonic balancer.
only broke one breaker bar, and a chain wrench. (both from Harbor freight, so not surprised)
I really want to get the proper sst...
Forum: SC 400/300 03-05-14, 03:29 PM
Replies: 4,957
Views: 380,049
Posted By BenStoked
^^It's about to rain... hope you're drying it in...

^^It's about to rain... hope you're drying it in the garage!
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 03-03-14, 09:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,976
Posted By BenStoked
megasquirt supports continuously variable timing...

megasquirt supports continuously variable timing control... :peep:
Forum: SC 400/300 03-03-14, 09:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 808
Posted By BenStoked
not too bad. what's the kbb and nada values in...

not too bad.
what's the kbb and nada values in your area for private sale?
I suspect some will say it's a rip, but a good looking early SC with good interior is hard to come by.
if it looks like...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 03-03-14, 01:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 514
Posted By BenStoked
I'd take the ecu out, and check for blown caps. ...

I'd take the ecu out, and check for blown caps.
Google "bad capacitor" for images.
simple-ish, and free. If you spot bad caps, get the ecu rebuilt or replaced.
Forum: SC 400/300 03-02-14, 01:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,561
Posted By BenStoked
I was actually looking at 17 or 18 steelies for...

I was actually looking at 17 or 18 steelies for my Lexus last night.
I think the soft 8's look good on the coupe, and potential damage is relatively easy to fix, compared to cast or forged wheels,...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 02-27-14, 09:49 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,526
Posted By BenStoked
that sound is metal on metal, not rubber on...

that sound is metal on metal, not rubber on something. it could very well be the brake Caliper is siezed, causing the weird wear and the sound.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 02-25-14, 07:15 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,526
Posted By BenStoked
no Bueno, man. I'd pull the wheel, pull the...

no Bueno, man.
I'd pull the wheel, pull the brake Caliper, and check the parking shoes.
I doubt that is it, though. I'm more prone to believing it a wheel bearing, or the axle. I definitely...
Forum: SC 400/300 02-23-14, 06:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 457
Posted By BenStoked
http://i242.photobucket.com/albums/ff311/benstoked...

http://i242.photobucket.com/albums/ff311/benstoked/IMG_20140223_19175_edit_1393204686380_zpsbsf1ruep.jpg

This is the big box under the hood.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 02-23-14, 04:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 900
Posted By BenStoked
lean at idle is usually fine what are your afrs...

lean at idle is usually fine
what are your afrs at idle? and fuel pressure?
check for boost leaks?
Forum: SC 400/300 02-23-14, 08:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 457
Posted By BenStoked
are the fuses blowing, or are you just changing...

are the fuses blowing, or are you just changing them?
have you tested the relays?
http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=1V-q5qlpTWA
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 02-23-14, 08:20 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,526
Posted By BenStoked
if there is no wheel on there, the disk will move...

if there is no wheel on there, the disk will move around. cinching them down with a couple of lug nuts will put them where the time should be. don't have to be torqued, just finger tight.
next...
Forum: SC 400/300 02-19-14, 04:34 PM
Replies: 4,957
Views: 380,049
Posted By BenStoked
Got back in the game, the other day. Sorry...

Got back in the game, the other day.
Sorry Kira. Jeremy told me yesterday you were trying to snatch this one up.
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