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Forum: IS - First Generation 12-18-14, 09:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 265
Posted By mitsuguy
Mine is ge non vvti bottom end, ge gasket, stock...

Mine is ge non vvti bottom end, ge gasket, stock vvti head, 67 mm turbo, 650 whp / 610 wtq
Forum: IS - First Generation 12-18-14, 07:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 265
Posted By mitsuguy
Gte gasket lowers compression to essentially 9.3...

Gte gasket lowers compression to essentially 9.3 to 1. Which is perfect, imo.

I run 10:1 on e85 and wouldn't mind a little higher even. Spool is amazing, low end torque too.
Forum: Maintenance 12-18-14, 09:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 298
Posted By mitsuguy
That is what we could call a drain and fill. ...

That is what we could call a drain and fill.

A flush can still be done - you intercept the trans cooler lines and hook them to a machine.
Forum: Build Threads 12-18-14, 09:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 111
Posted By mitsuguy
Looking good. Power goals?

Looking good.

Power goals?
Forum: IS - First Generation 12-18-14, 09:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 265
Posted By mitsuguy
This ^^^ 2.4mm is way too thick for a head...

This ^^^

2.4mm is way too thick for a head gasket

Emanage is barely acceptable, IMO, do a standalone.
Forum: Southwest 12-12-14, 07:06 PM
Replies: 1,020
Views: 56,493
Posted By mitsuguy
I'll be there wednesday.

I'll be there wednesday.
Forum: Performance 12-10-14, 03:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 162
Posted By mitsuguy
Evertone that claims the piggybacks work great...

Evertone that claims the piggybacks work great ends up going standalone or selling the car soon after because they can't get issues like this sorted out.

What it actually sounds like is happening...
Forum: Performance 12-10-14, 06:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 439
Posted By mitsuguy
You can't have both cats with a single turbo. ...

You can't have both cats with a single turbo.

Even though you may be able to get the car to pass the plug in obd2 test, it will never pass a real visual inspection. Some dummy might not know and...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 12-10-14, 06:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,314
Posted By mitsuguy
if you just want to get rid of the noise, throw...

if you just want to get rid of the noise, throw on a set of Wagner thermoquiets or whatever reasonably priced mid level pad is available with a set of normal rotors (no slots, holes or anything).
...
Forum: Performance 12-10-14, 06:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 306
Posted By mitsuguy
agreed. in the long run though, you will...

agreed.

in the long run though, you will want a return style system. There is just no way to cope with a relatively low base fuel pressure when trying to run 30 psi :)
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels & Brakes Forum 12-10-14, 06:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 586
Posted By mitsuguy
Look into Bridgestone Driveguards. They are an...

Look into Bridgestone Driveguards. They are an economical runflat with good mileage warranties.

While you are at it, get your alignment checked at a third party shop, at least a second opinion...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels & Brakes Forum 12-10-14, 06:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 156
Posted By mitsuguy
V will have a slightly stiffer sidewall (And...

V will have a slightly stiffer sidewall (And therefore ride).

It will also potentially handle just a touch better.

What did your car come with? I would recommend staying with that speed...
Forum: The Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels & Brakes Forum 12-10-14, 06:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 559
Posted By mitsuguy
Careful about being too abrasive - any metal you...

Careful about being too abrasive - any metal you remove from the wheel will weaken the structure. It may not seem like much, but it is definitely a concern.
Forum: IS - First Generation 12-10-14, 05:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 174
Posted By mitsuguy
Most likely a bad mass air flow sensor - it...

Most likely a bad mass air flow sensor - it houses the intake air temp sensor as well.

if you had access to a bluetooth obd2 reader and an app like Torque, you could look at the reported intake...
Forum: Performance 12-10-14, 05:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 192
Posted By mitsuguy
I know this is late - I've been a little absent...

I know this is late - I've been a little absent on the forums lately.

The head should be fine - just have a machine shop check it for trueness. If anything, have a few thousandths decked off of...
Forum: Performance 12-10-14, 05:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 112
Posted By mitsuguy
Sorry, I missed this post. Yes, that info is all...

Sorry, I missed this post. Yes, that info is all over the place. there is a carb inlet adapter that is the correct thread pitch that adapts to -6an
Forum: Performance 12-10-14, 05:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 73
Posted By mitsuguy
gs300 and is300 engine and trans are the same. ...

gs300 and is300 engine and trans are the same. might be wiring harness differences depending on year, but thats it
Forum: Performance 12-10-14, 05:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 162
Posted By mitsuguy
First off, you can't reliably tune one of these...

First off, you can't reliably tune one of these cars with a piggyback, it just doesn't work.

What happens when you reset the factory ECU? Does it drive ok for any period of time at all? How long...
Forum: Maintenance 12-10-14, 05:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 260
Posted By mitsuguy
Weird issue, however TPMS systems can be a...

Weird issue, however TPMS systems can be a handful at times.

Curious to see if the problem ever came back.
Forum: Maintenance 12-10-14, 05:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 472
Posted By mitsuguy
I would have to look up part numbers, but if they...

I would have to look up part numbers, but if they fit, chances are it is fine.
Forum: Maintenance 12-10-14, 05:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 190
Posted By mitsuguy
What are you looking to do? Almost any...

What are you looking to do?

Almost any engine management can be wired in to support that motor. Getting all the interior electronics to work properly may be a different situation though.

AEM...
Forum: Maintenance 12-10-14, 05:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 246
Posted By mitsuguy
I just moved to the Phoenix area - if you get...

I just moved to the Phoenix area - if you get serious about a car, I would be more than happy to try and arrange a meet with a potential seller here.
Forum: Maintenance 12-10-14, 05:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 363
Posted By mitsuguy
I agree with the above and I get to work on all...

I agree with the above and I get to work on all makes and models.

Toyota / Lexus are one of the most reliable, electrically.
Forum: Maintenance 12-10-14, 05:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 179
Posted By mitsuguy
Toyota ECU's don't report individual cylinder...

Toyota ECU's don't report individual cylinder misfire counts like he is used to seeing, at least not with a non-toyota diagnostic tool.

Did he check if the coil is getting ground and power? The...
Forum: Maintenance 12-10-14, 05:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 298
Posted By mitsuguy
Transmission fluid is one of those things that...

Transmission fluid is one of those things that you can't really go by color. Sure, bright red would be amazing, but it is impossible to completely replace it all, no matter how many times you flush...
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