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Forum: Performance & Maintenance 01-08-15, 07:00 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,669
Posted By fried_rice
As far as the motor mounts and transmission...

As far as the motor mounts and transmission mounts go. From what I've read, the GTO stock upper motor brackets and E36 lower motor mounts are a direct swap in. I purchased Corvette brackets, which...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 01-03-15, 06:45 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,669
Posted By fried_rice
With the stock Master cylinder the clutch would...

With the stock Master cylinder the clutch would not disengage. I bled it many, many times and tried everything to make it work.

It absolutely does not work. Make sure your clutch lines are...
Forum: Build Threads 12-20-14, 06:19 AM
Replies: 557
Views: 91,601
Posted By fried_rice
I'm using an oil filter adapter plate about an...

I'm using an oil filter adapter plate about an inch thick, for my oil cooler and the oil filter still clears, but not by much. I chopped a little more for clearance after this picture, but it will...
Forum: SC 400/300 12-18-14, 08:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,114
Posted By fried_rice
I use ABS plastic for the front splitter, it's...

I use ABS plastic for the front splitter, it's heavy, but has survived 30 hours of bad driving and mowing the grass/off-roading. :D Most of my flat panel bottom and diffuser were ripped out the first...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 12-14-14, 01:36 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,669
Posted By fried_rice
^ I'm not sure what was up with the windshield...

^ I'm not sure what was up with the windshield wiper, lol. I've run without thermostats on all my cars, it brings temps down about 10-20 degrees, and even more on the track. Car never gets above...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 12-14-14, 10:45 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,669
Posted By fried_rice
In car footage of my LS1 SC300, front tires took...

In car footage of my LS1 SC300, front tires took damage due to the excessive lowering. Got in the grass to avoid a car in the beginning of the video and my imaginary horn wasn't working to let the...
Forum: SC 400/300 12-02-14, 07:48 AM
Replies: 327
Views: 79,124
Posted By fried_rice
All those extra ECU's and wires add up. The...

All those extra ECU's and wires add up. The complete body harness with all ecu's, and a few misc items was around 70lbs. :eek1:
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 11-30-14, 01:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,002
Posted By fried_rice
The stock master cylinder has a proportioning...

The stock master cylinder has a proportioning valve inside it. The rod has a different sealed section and as it moves it pushes more fluid to the front than the rear. That is why it has outputs for...
Forum: SC 400/300 11-30-14, 10:54 AM
Replies: 327
Views: 79,124
Posted By fried_rice
35lbs for the complete assembly. If you just...

35lbs for the complete assembly. If you just wanted extra light you could remove the entire assembly, rivet the Lexan in and keep sliding shade, like you suggested. Removing the entire assembly is a...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 11-30-14, 07:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,002
Posted By fried_rice
Yes, removing the ABS module has been done many...

Yes, removing the ABS module has been done many times. If you're removing the ABS use a brake line flaring tool and make new hard-lines. I wouldn't trust using braided lines and T's on my car with...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 11-30-14, 06:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,002
Posted By fried_rice
I had the same dead space you guys are describing...

I had the same dead space you guys are describing with LS400/stock rears and stock Master cylinder. I tired everything, bled them 100 times, etc, with the same results. I'd also experience fade after...
Forum: SC 400/300 11-30-14, 06:04 AM
Replies: 327
Views: 79,124
Posted By fried_rice
It probably depends on your location and plastic...

It probably depends on your location and plastic supplier. Home Depot sells 36"X72" sheets for $100. Sunroof is 35lbs.
Forum: SC 400/300 11-29-14, 10:22 AM
Replies: 327
Views: 79,124
Posted By fried_rice
Lexan windows, flat panel bottom and diffuser...

Lexan windows, flat panel bottom and diffuser going on. Had been running without door or rear glass for a while, but it was not good for aero, especially with the wing.

Picked up an 48"X96" UV...
Forum: SC 400/300 11-18-14, 05:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 661
Posted By fried_rice
I'm running 18X11 and 315's front and rear. If...

I'm running 18X11 and 315's front and rear. If you look closely at the picture above, the wing cage, is welded on to the rear sub-frame rails. The farther back you mount the wing support the more...
Forum: SC 400/300 11-17-14, 04:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 661
Posted By fried_rice
The wings usually come with the pedestal, I don't...

The wings usually come with the pedestal, I don't see any need for risers. I did everything on the car including the roll cage and wing bracing. I don't have any pictures, but it looks kind of like...
Forum: SC 400/300 11-17-14, 09:38 AM
Replies: 327
Views: 79,124
Posted By fried_rice
I basically made a mold of the doors/hood/trunk....

I basically made a mold of the doors/hood/trunk. I used mold release wax on the stock parts and laid fiberglass over the top. I was rushed while making them and they didn't come out very good, $200...
Forum: SC 400/300 11-17-14, 08:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 661
Posted By fried_rice
Do you have the wing already? I purchased my wing...

Do you have the wing already? I purchased my wing from ebay for $459 shipped. It came with pretty large pedestals. Keep in mind if you're going for a wing that big you need to support the wing to the...
Forum: SC 400/300 11-17-14, 05:45 AM
Replies: 327
Views: 79,124
Posted By fried_rice
I cut the innards out of the stock hood, it was a...

I cut the innards out of the stock hood, it was a PITA and only saved about 10-15lbs bringing the hood from 62 pound to around 50lbs. My carbon Fiber/fiberglass hood weighs around 20lbs and is...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 10-20-14, 06:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 587
Posted By fried_rice
New gaskets are cheap, they can be purchased...

New gaskets are cheap, they can be purchased locally from any of the national auto parts suppliers. If you have to use a used gasket, and fear it may leak, you can use Copper Spray-A-Gasket.
Forum: SC 400/300 10-09-14, 05:47 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,394
Posted By fried_rice
I have my spare well removed. I replaced it with...

I have my spare well removed. I replaced it with aluminum sheet metal, which is self tapped into place. I plan to go full flat panel with a rear diffuser. My car is a 2500lb road race car.

I don't...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 10-09-14, 05:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 304
Posted By fried_rice
What's the car idling at? If it's idling high,...

What's the car idling at? If it's idling high, most likely a vacuum leak. If it's low maybe you need to raise the idle screw on the throttle body.
Forum: SC 400/300 09-21-14, 07:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,106
Posted By fried_rice
Correct, I just made a door mold and used it as...

Correct, I just made a door mold and used it as the final piece. Driver side has a hinge and hood pins for latches. Passenger side is hood pinned on for quick removal if necessary.

I've stayed...
Forum: SC 400/300 09-21-14, 08:09 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,106
Posted By fried_rice
Make me door molds, I'm lazy, lol. I had 1 day to...

Make me door molds, I'm lazy, lol. I had 1 day to make my hood, trunk, doors and did about 50 other things for a race, so they came out bad. My fiberglass hood looked like a duck bill at high speed,...
Forum: Lexus Vehicles Classifieds 08-18-14, 01:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,440
Posted By fried_rice
Car is sold!

Car is sold!
Forum: Lexus Vehicles Classifieds 08-17-14, 08:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,440
Posted By fried_rice
Yes, car is still for sale.

Yes, car is still for sale.
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