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Forum: showroom Yesterday, 12:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,176
Posted By daijoubanai
For some reason I thought it was something else. ...

For some reason I thought it was something else. Maybe I thought it was the same as the 4 lug 850's. But if it is 4x114.3, it makes sense since it shares a platform with Mitsubishi

Still though,...
Forum: showroom 09-14-2021, 11:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,176
Posted By daijoubanai
lol at someone putting Volvo in the listing for...

lol at someone putting Volvo in the listing for 4x114.3 wheels. Pretty sure no Volvo ever had that bolt pattern.
Forum: showroom 09-13-2021, 02:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,176
Posted By daijoubanai
I feel most of the forum is too cheap to spend...

I feel most of the forum is too cheap to spend that much on wheels though.

But also, when you're stuck with the uncommon bolt pattern of 5x108, there's really not much choice outside of high end...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-11-2021, 05:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 408
Posted By daijoubanai
What about crank sensor? I've had to replace the...

What about crank sensor? I've had to replace the one in my 98 S70, and it never threw a code for it.
Forum: showroom 09-08-2021, 10:40 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,603
Posted By daijoubanai
Yeah, just depends on your use case. Since you...

Yeah, just depends on your use case. Since you just want a spare set of wheels for winter tires, a set of stock wheels is the way to go. That and I actually don't hate the Rigel wheels without the...
Forum: showroom 09-08-2021, 05:47 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,603
Posted By daijoubanai
It probably wouldn't require too much work. Just...

It probably wouldn't require too much work. Just a bit in the rear. Since they came off a 240, I bet the seller would say how much fender work they had to do.
Forum: showroom 09-07-2021, 06:03 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,603
Posted By daijoubanai
Kinda wish the forum auto-scaled images tbh

Kinda wish the forum auto-scaled images tbh
Forum: showroom 09-07-2021, 01:11 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,603
Posted By daijoubanai
You don't have to spend that much. You can get...

You don't have to spend that much. You can get brand new custom wheels for only $2000. What a deal.
Forum: showroom 09-02-2021, 09:56 PM
Replies: 9,656
Views: 5,041,548
Posted By daijoubanai
Drove the 240 around the other day just because. ...

Drove the 240 around the other day just because. I've barely been driving at all in the past year or so. I think I've bought gas 3 times across all my cars.

Really wish I had AC as its still...
Forum: showroom 08-31-2021, 08:20 PM
Replies: 9,656
Views: 5,041,548
Posted By daijoubanai
I guess the difference is people here don't...

I guess the difference is people here don't really use their wipers for months at a time, until it rains and then they realize they need new ones because the old ones are falling apart.

The wipers...
Forum: showroom 08-31-2021, 06:23 PM
Replies: 9,656
Views: 5,041,548
Posted By daijoubanai
I mean I live in Phoenix and no one does that. ...

I mean I live in Phoenix and no one does that. Maybe they're just weird.
Forum: showroom 08-31-2021, 01:21 AM
Replies: 9,656
Views: 5,041,548
Posted By daijoubanai
yes but I have no space and money for more cars. ...

yes but I have no space and money for more cars. I already have too many and would have to sell at least one.


Mine does have the same color interior though. However the car was originally...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-27-2021, 10:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 738
Posted By daijoubanai
Yeah, the wheels are already lower in offset by a...

Yeah, the wheels are already lower in offset by a good amount. The would fit if they bolted up, but since they don't you really can't use them unless you want to get the wheels re-drilled or...
Forum: showroom 08-23-2021, 12:13 PM
Replies: 9,656
Views: 5,041,548
Posted By daijoubanai
took the 240 through emissions. Only failed one...

took the 240 through emissions. Only failed one time

https://i.imgur.com/bOUUQVDh.jpg
Forum: performance & modifications 08-08-2021, 08:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,865
Posted By daijoubanai
I would assume on a 240 you'll have more issue...

I would assume on a 240 you'll have more issue fitting wheels on the back rather than front due to the odd fender shape.

I would find wheels you want first, then figure out if you can fit them on...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-01-2021, 07:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,865
Posted By daijoubanai
215/40/16 are pretty small diameter and a very...

215/40/16 are pretty small diameter and a very uncommon size, unless you meant 215/50/16, which would be a better choice.

As for wheel size, it should be fine. I've never personally run it, but...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-08-2021, 03:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,605
Posted By daijoubanai
Either that or its for a LS/LQ, I unfortunately...

Either that or its for a LS/LQ, I unfortunately don't remember. I used to have the other half of these headers as I was going to do the same modification but for my Nissan. Though I think I threw...
Forum: showroom 07-07-2021, 01:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,176
Posted By daijoubanai
Looking it up, it seems the wider wheels are only...

Looking it up, it seems the wider wheels are only in 13 inch. The 15's are still only 5.5 inch wide. They're also all only 4 lug. unfortunate.
Forum: showroom 07-01-2021, 10:32 PM
Replies: 9,656
Views: 5,041,548
Posted By daijoubanai
Just a pic of the S70 ...

Just a pic of the S70
https://i.imgur.com/eOzzvEXh.jpg
Forum: performance & modifications 07-01-2021, 10:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,675
Posted By daijoubanai
Yeah the S80 uses pretty high offset. I have S80...

Yeah the S80 uses pretty high offset. I have S80 wheels on my S70 and I'm using a 10mm spacer front 15mm rear just to push them out a bit.

If you put a 30mm spacer on a 20mm offset wheel it would...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-29-2021, 06:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,655
Posted By daijoubanai
I would assume its mostly a width restriction...

I would assume its mostly a width restriction since the 240 wagon came with fairly tall tires.

Been thinking about replacing my factory spare that no longer holds air with a 195/70/14 on a corona...
Forum: showroom 04-26-2021, 06:53 PM
Replies: 9,656
Views: 5,041,548
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: 6,150
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: 2,223
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: 2,223
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: 6,150
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: 2,223
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: 3,020
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: 1,696
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: 1,696
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: 1,643
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: 1,643
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: 1,570
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: 1,570
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: 5,323
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: 2,804
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: 3,731
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: 2,174
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: 4,608
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: 2,468
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: 9,656
Views: 5,041,548
Posted By daijoubanai
https://i.imgur.com/hkwjJujh.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/hkwjJujh.jpg
Forum: showroom 12-08-2019, 01:24 AM
Replies: 9,656
Views: 5,041,548
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: 6,174
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: 2,883
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: 68,096
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: 1,238,442
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: 7,570
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: 2,781
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: 4,993
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: 2,781
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.
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