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Forum: showroom 04-26-2021, 06:53 PM
Replies: 9,602
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Posted By daijoubanai
Since I have no job at the moment and my cars...

Since I have no job at the moment and my cars just sit, I took the 240 out for a drive the other day.

https://i.imgur.com/FURbPKx.jpg

I missed rolling over 420k on 4/20. Almost made it....
Forum: performance & modifications 04-22-2021, 12:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,880
Posted By daijoubanai
If its a Celica, why not use one of the other rwd...

If its a Celica, why not use one of the other rwd toyota engines? Or maybe some other japanese car engine? Though then again, prices are kinda crazy right now.

A ka24de could probably be gotten...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-20-2021, 11:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,670
Posted By daijoubanai
Yeah I had the sagging rear end as well, just not...

Yeah I had the sagging rear end as well, just not quite as bad as yours. I don't know if I have a good picture, but it just brings it back to stock height.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-20-2021, 08:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,670
Posted By daijoubanai
No clue. But I bought the conversion kit in...

No clue. But I bought the conversion kit in 2005, so its been a while.

I don't really have a comment on ride since I also went with bilstein hd's
Forum: performance & modifications 04-20-2021, 02:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,880
Posted By daijoubanai
You'd probably need to cut and weld the oil pan...

You'd probably need to cut and weld the oil pan depending on where you need the clearance. Not sure what you'd do about the oil pickup though.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-20-2021, 03:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,670
Posted By daijoubanai
Doing the conversion saves you from having to...

Doing the conversion saves you from having to ever pay for nivomats in the future.

I have the ipd conversion kit but I got it when it first came out, and had to go through a couple different...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-18-2021, 12:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,535
Posted By daijoubanai
If I had to guess, I'd say the inside diameter of...

If I had to guess, I'd say the inside diameter of the virgo is smaller compared to the 15s on 7/9 cars. Most 240s came with 14s, so I'm sure when they designed the virgo clearance issues with a 15...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-27-2021, 12:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,403
Posted By daijoubanai
I see. I assume it should be fine. I'd only...

I see. I assume it should be fine. I'd only worry about the wheels being too close to the strut tube. I also have coilovers on my 7, but I forget how close my wheels are to my suspension. I'm...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-27-2021, 12:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,403
Posted By daijoubanai
Yes, they should work. 8.5 is not too wide as...

Yes, they should work. 8.5 is not too wide as long as you don't plan on putting huge tires on them.

Are the 8.5 inch thick also +15? I mean it should be fine if they specifically advertise them...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-26-2021, 04:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,380
Posted By daijoubanai
I would just find a replacement virgo. Or find...

I would just find a replacement virgo. Or find other wheels with a similar style. There's plenty of other factory options that will just work. 5 spoke wheels are one of the most common styles so...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-26-2021, 12:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,380
Posted By daijoubanai
uh. why? Do you already have those wheels and...

uh. why? Do you already have those wheels and just want to use them?

15 x 5.5" is narrower than what you already have. Those specs are like space saver spare wheels. 205 tires seem kinda wide...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-22-2021, 03:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,265
Posted By daijoubanai
You'll probably get mixed opinions about...

You'll probably get mixed opinions about different brands. But I've had k-sport coilovers on 2 different cars and they're good enough. I had to get my rear coilovers rebuilt on my 240sx, but they...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-21-2021, 07:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,265
Posted By daijoubanai
If you want it super low just buy coilovers. ...

If you want it super low just buy coilovers. Lowering springs lower less than 2 inches, and you'll want to upgrade shocks/struts anyway. You might as well just spend the bit extra and buy coilovers...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-04-2021, 03:52 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,423
Posted By daijoubanai
I agree with this. My n/a 86 240 is running on...

I agree with this. My n/a 86 240 is running on microsquirt.

I have a half assembled MS2 board in a box because I said screw this and bought a microsquirt. I really should finish assembling it,...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-31-2021, 09:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,396
Posted By daijoubanai
Quite a lot of vehicles the top of the rear arch...

Quite a lot of vehicles the top of the rear arch will be lower than the front. Usually not by much, but it is.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-14-2021, 01:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,264
Posted By daijoubanai
I have a 3.31 and an M47 and its fine. I...

I have a 3.31 and an M47 and its fine. I personally wouldn't go any shorter than a 3.54. I probably wouldn't enjoy a 4.10
Forum: performance & modifications 01-11-2021, 02:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,920
Posted By daijoubanai
It depends on what you would consider flush how...

It depends on what you would consider flush how much you want to roll the fenders, especially the rear which suck to roll.

I don't know what width you want to run, but a +15 wheel on a 1.25"...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-28-2020, 07:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,106
Posted By daijoubanai
Did you buy just standard replacement struts? If...

Did you buy just standard replacement struts? If the old ones are blown it will help, but you'll still bottom out over bumps as they're made to work with the factory length/stiffness springs.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-15-2020, 08:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,237
Posted By daijoubanai
Just FYI, the IRS sticks out more than the solid...

Just FYI, the IRS sticks out more than the solid axle by about 10mm, so you can't run as low of offset in the back as the front.

Diamond wheels also generally don't have much brake caliper...
Forum: showroom 05-27-2020, 04:42 PM
Replies: 9,602
Views: 4,667,398
Posted By daijoubanai
https://i.imgur.com/hkwjJujh.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/hkwjJujh.jpg
Forum: showroom 12-08-2019, 01:24 AM
Replies: 9,602
Views: 4,667,398
Posted By daijoubanai
Swapped out an M46 with a broken overdrive for an...

Swapped out an M46 with a broken overdrive for an M47 today. Thought I'd share some fun pictures.

Bought the car with a broken OD, and its always been hard to shift. Finally figured out why.
...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-31-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,867
Posted By daijoubanai
I have ksports on my 240sx. Put 60k miles over 8...

I have ksports on my 240sx. Put 60k miles over 8 years before they needed a rebuild.
Forum: showroom 01-28-2019, 01:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,717
Posted By daijoubanai
Also depends on your budget. Most mid-high end...

Also depends on your budget. Most mid-high end brands do custom offset and bolt pattern. It just costs $500+ per wheel.
Forum: showroom 08-14-2018, 02:33 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 64,542
Posted By daijoubanai
Nardi classic is all I buy for every car. ...

Nardi classic is all I buy for every car.

Because I like to keep it classy

https://i.imgur.com/8vwCyo6.jpg
Forum: showroom 08-09-2018, 09:29 PM
Replies: 2,290
Views: 1,186,704
Posted By daijoubanai
Tires aren't too small, it just means the car is...

Tires aren't too small, it just means the car is too high.

What size tires are those btw?

Wheels are good though.
Forum: showroom 07-21-2018, 08:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,002
Posted By daijoubanai
https://i.imgur.com/cNumNQ2.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/cNumNQ2.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-17-2018, 03:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,619
Posted By daijoubanai
I thought no one cared about AW70's. I mean I...

I thought no one cared about AW70's. I mean I have one I've been trying to give away and no one wants it.
Forum: website & board 07-17-2018, 02:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,742
Posted By daijoubanai
I sent you a message with something I already...

I sent you a message with something I already made. Its just a test example so its pretty basic.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-15-2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,619
Posted By daijoubanai
Definitely swap to a 4 speed. I can't see a...

Definitely swap to a 4 speed. I can't see a reason not to.
Forum: showroom 07-13-2018, 11:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,002
Posted By daijoubanai
Here's a couple of old AZ tbricks meets I went...

Here's a couple of old AZ tbricks meets I went to. I have a lot more but I'd have to go searching.

2005
https://i.imgur.com/rbWrrbN.jpg

2006
https://i.imgur.com/e13QRGv.jpg
Forum: website & board 07-13-2018, 02:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,742
Posted By daijoubanai
I'm not good at graphical design but the actual...

I'm not good at graphical design but the actual coding part should be pretty easy. I could probably whip something up in a week or so.
Forum: website & board 07-12-2018, 08:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,742
Posted By daijoubanai
btw, have you ever thought about updating the...

btw, have you ever thought about updating the main page to also be mobile friendly? Or just a redesign in general?

What if I create a cool new design, would you consider using it?
Forum: website & board 07-04-2018, 09:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,742
Posted By daijoubanai
So is there still no mobile friendly version of...

So is there still no mobile friendly version of this site, or anything planned? I mean, its not terrible, but I kinda wish there was a version where I didn't have to zoom in and out to read...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-28-2018, 04:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,800
Posted By daijoubanai
If you have another car, you could always test...

If you have another car, you could always test the tach on it to make sure its actually working.
Forum: showroom 05-27-2018, 05:58 PM
Replies: 9,602
Views: 4,667,398
Posted By daijoubanai
Finally put my spacers on the S70 this weekend. ...

Finally put my spacers on the S70 this weekend. I'm running S80 wheels that are 17x7 +49. So I added 10mm to the front and 15mm to the rear, and looks a lot better
...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-27-2018, 05:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,800
Posted By daijoubanai
lol that is true. I would just find a stock 240...

lol that is true. I would just find a stock 240 tach if it were me.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-23-2018, 04:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,712
Posted By daijoubanai
Yep. They've both been around a long time. the...

Yep. They've both been around a long time. the wheels on the white car posted are definitely watanabes.

Pretty sure there were quite a few companies making that style of wheel.
Forum: showroom 05-20-2018, 04:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,475
Posted By daijoubanai
I think its ugly tbh. Don't like how they tried...

I think its ugly tbh. Don't like how they tried to modernize certain aspects, and the wheels are way to big.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-20-2018, 04:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,712
Posted By daijoubanai
Depends on what you want them for, and what you...

Depends on what you want them for, and what you mean by do the job. Polaris aren't very wide. So from a performance standpoint some 17x9's would be better as you can fit wider tires. Or if you...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-19-2018, 07:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,219
Posted By daijoubanai
Well, its been sitting for a few years, but it...

Well, its been sitting for a few years, but it came out of a working car. Its yours if you want it. It was going to go in a car I no longer have, and I no longer have a use for it.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-19-2018, 03:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,219
Posted By daijoubanai
Well, the AW70/71/72 will all be better than what...

Well, the AW70/71/72 will all be better than what you have since they have overdrive. Just a standard aw70 or aw71 would be fine for your application, and you can probably find one cheap. I'd give...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-21-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,891
Posted By daijoubanai
The link he posted says they're +25, but even if...

The link he posted says they're +25, but even if they're +20 like he said, its still high enough where a 10mm spacer should make them fit just fine.
Forum: showroom 04-20-2018, 12:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,930
Posted By daijoubanai
Virgos are trash compared to the weds. And are...

Virgos are trash compared to the weds. And are mediocre in general.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-20-2018, 12:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,891
Posted By daijoubanai
215/50/16 fit well on a 16x8. Its what I run on...

215/50/16 fit well on a 16x8. Its what I run on one of my other cars.

Also, what wheels are these?
Forum: showroom 04-03-2018, 01:22 AM
Replies: 2,290
Views: 1,186,704
Posted By daijoubanai
17x9 ET22 RPF1 245/40/17 Michelin Pilot Sport...

17x9 ET22 RPF1
245/40/17 Michelin Pilot Sport 4S

I don't know what size adapters he's running though.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-02-2018, 01:26 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 17,329
Posted By daijoubanai
I think the factory rear end of the cars these...

I think the factory rear end of the cars these transmissions come out of is like 3.5. So 3.31 should work fine.
Forum: showroom 03-24-2018, 12:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,911
Posted By daijoubanai
After doing a google search, I'm assuming these...

After doing a google search, I'm assuming these are mercedes wheels, which would make sense with the 5x112 bolt pattern.

Since you need adapters anyway, if you go with the et23 wheels, along with...
Forum: showroom 03-21-2018, 06:44 PM
Replies: 9,602
Views: 4,667,398
Posted By daijoubanai
Spring he says with snow literally everywhere.

Spring he says with snow literally everywhere.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-02-2018, 09:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,551
Posted By daijoubanai
I think these days its 18s, but there's still a...

I think these days its 18s, but there's still a lot for 17s.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-02-2018, 09:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,551
Posted By daijoubanai
17 inch tires are pretty common, I don't know why...

17 inch tires are pretty common, I don't know why you said they're not plentiful in sizing. Also, since the oem polaris are only 7 inches wide, I probably wouldn't go any wider than 225.
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