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Forum: Performance & Maintenance 03-23-15, 12:00 PM
Replies: 474
Views: 127,636
Posted By MacGyverQu
Understood. I spoke w/ him today. Very prompt and...

Understood. I spoke w/ him today. Very prompt and friendly. Possible that those parts may not be in stock. I'd try to give him a ring if you can to get squared up. I'm going down in a week to pickup...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 03-23-15, 04:34 AM
Replies: 474
Views: 127,636
Posted By MacGyverQu
That's really not good to hear. I was intending...

That's really not good to hear. I was intending to drop $2600 to get the kit for my 2J this week. What's the deal? Have you paid in full and are waiting still?
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 01-21-15, 12:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 406
Posted By MacGyverQu
2JZ-GE and 2JZ-GTE have similar pistons (from a...

2JZ-GE and 2JZ-GTE have similar pistons (from a material perspective), but the GTE pistons have deeper recessions in the piston head to assist in lowering overall compression. Aside from that they're...
Forum: Build Threads 01-21-15, 12:09 PM
Replies: 812
Views: 81,771
Posted By MacGyverQu
Looking AMAZING. You've inspired me to upgrade my...

Looking AMAZING. You've inspired me to upgrade my welding setup and add a TIG at some point. Keep up the great work.

Also never thought about using the copper gasket maker vs the steel gasket.
Forum: Florida Lexus Club 01-21-15, 11:57 AM
Replies: 771
Views: 46,331
Posted By MacGyverQu
8:30 Tonight @ Cigarz

I'm in, see you there!
Forum: Build Threads 12-09-14, 12:54 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,353
Posted By MacGyverQu
Thanks! Best movie ever.

Thanks! Best movie ever.
Forum: Build Threads 12-09-14, 12:09 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,353
Posted By MacGyverQu
The old man come down to give me a hand. I've...

The old man come down to give me a hand. I've been stuck, busy and overwhelmed but not defeated. We march on.

Got the oil / water pump installed. Putting the upper oil pan on tonight and looking...
Forum: Build Threads 06-12-14, 09:34 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 49,069
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: 290
Views: 28,841
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: 3,374
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: 8,645
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: 42
Views: 7,353
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: 795
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: 812
Views: 81,771
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: 812
Views: 81,771
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: 795
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: 795
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: 795
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: 77
Views: 8,346
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: 1,258
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: 42
Views: 7,353
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: 795
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: 42
Views: 7,353
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: 42
Views: 7,353
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: 42
Views: 7,353
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...
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