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    3" High Flow Cat Recommendation

    I'm readying my car for sale and need a high flow catalytic converter. Exhaust is 3" all the way back, with a welded on HKS Drager cat back. I'm considering a Magnaflow 59959.
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    Bosch BOV Gone Bad?

    Symptoms: Now that I've found and repaired a leak in that small, hard to reach air line under the intake mani that eventually leads back to the small line on the top of the BOV, the engine starts and idles great, and accelerates normally up to maybe 5 psi. Above 5 lbs, all power and...
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    National Health Care; Let your voice be heard at... Walmart?!?

    First General Electric pushing for cap & trade so they can boost wind generator sales, and now Walmart lobbying Washington with huge resources, so they can dump their benefits packages on the backs of taxpayers. Get busy and let these companies know that harming America by pushing bad...
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    quick "name that sensor" - I'm headed to Toyota

    Sensor on the rear t-stat housing, just below the turbo water supply banjo, nestled behind the PS resevoir mounting bracket. The harness plug appears to be green, and it's a 19mm nut. I busted mine while breaking the banjo loose and only have the stub left. I'm on my way to Toyota with the...
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    Shytheed Gets Serious

    Okay, so I started a build thread that I never saw through, but this time it's for real. First of all, I decided to go with a complete longblock to start things off. I just couldn't go in for a full build from scratch by myself after seeing so many failures from other people, and I just...
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    Is a '97 2.2l Vortec an Interference Motor? Great lead on an Hombre!

    I have a lead on a great buy on a '97 Isuzu Hombre (5 speed, 118k, air) with a Vortec 2200 and broken timing chain... I just need to know if this is an interference engine before I go for it, and since the S10's & Sonoma's shared the same power plant, I was hoping somebody would know if I...
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    Definitive Difference Between 7MGE & 7MGTE Oil Pumps?

    So a search shows me... 1) There is a difference in Toyota part numbers, and 2) The pump body is longer on the gte pump due to longer gears, and more pumping volume. If you don't have one of each to compare body length, and you have an Aisin pump that you got from somewhere other than...
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    Experience w/ Worrall's Clarksville, IN?! Post up good & bad. Any Other Local Shops?

    I've been calling around and talking with machine shops to do my block work that have been recommended by word of mouth. So far I'm seriously impressed after talking with MDC's suggestion of William's Precision Engines, but they are 8 weeks away from being able to do any work and St. Paul...
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    asp.net - p/w protected user on my computer?! help!

    So I found a wireless router on my computer, and am pretty sure it was installed by my daughter's boyfriend so she could use her laptop. I will find out for sure later. Well, the internet wasn't working and I ended up finding that he had changed the settings to a static IP address, which was...
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    Cost of Valve Seal Replacement?

    So we're short a car, and I might need to get the Supie up and running soon than later, which means valve seal replacement on the old motor. What should I expect to pay? Does anybody local have a recommendation on a shop in Louisville to do it? BTW, I have a set of Toyota seals in my...
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    Some cops are COOL! Even when your wife doesn't help...

    I just got out of a serious ticket that I deserved by every possible definition. There’s an intersection with two left turn lanes, but the dorks in the area only ever use one, which causes a half mile back up. Well, this morning I’m back a ways from where the lane splits with my wife in the...
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    How often do Main Studs and/or Rod Bolts REALLY fail?

    I'm ready to take my block to the machine shop, but I need to decide whether I'm going to reuse the stock studs/bolts or upgrade to ARP's. In the end it boils down to assuming risk of failure on the stockers, but I need to know what the risk actually is - especially at 350 to 400 whp. Who...
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    For those of you who laugh at 1J torque...

    ...you haven't had a ride in Jay's beast. But I have. :evil2: 450+ tuned down for street gas whp is a FUN ride! Torque, schmorque. Anybody who doubts just needs to be lucky enough for a ride. :naughty: Thanks Jay! :bigthumb:
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    Any experience with '95 Celica 5 speed tranny?

    Looks like I've stumbled across a chance to pick up a 95 celica with a bad 5 speed transmission for $350. Body's in great shape, 144k miles, and there are no other known problems except that is smells like an ashtray from some previously heavy smoking owners. This could be a great car for me...
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    Please PS this House

    Here's a pic of a house my parents own overlooking a lake that will have the entire ceiling gutted and made into a FULL vault. The complete area under the A part of the house on the left side of the house is one big living room opened to the kitchen/eat-in area. The short area between the two...
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    Best Bartender EVER!!!!

    So I'm in central Wisconsin on business and head to the hotel bar with another coworker after a long day to order a couple of Jim Beams, straight up. This young bartender fills both 7 oz tumblers with ice and gets ready to pour when we stop him; NO ICE! He grabs a nearly empty bottle of...
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    My Very Own 7MGTE Build - Will It Live?

    Well I've always liked challenging myself and learning new things, so it's time to build a 7M - or at least as much of it as I can. This will be a slow project, since I will be coming up with money along the way, and because I'm busy all the damn time. As for posting, it will be mostly when I...
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    When truck drivers suck, they REALLY suck.

    I have just about had it with semi's these days. Here is the typical problem: You're last in the line of 5 or 10 cars travelling on an interstate about 15 over the speed limit in the left lane, just about to pass two semis doing 5 under in the right lane. Nobody is behind you for 1/4 mile...
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    Since I never posted up pics after the "How Much Can I Do" Thread...

    Just a few pics of my car with the Eibachs. Other improvements were SAFC-II (still untuned :nono: ) and Blitz Fatt Turbo Timer. And since then I've upgraded to an MDC CT26-57. :bigthumb: Before: It's soooo much nicer without that lifted look :D...
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    One Time Smoke Screen - Explain this : /

    I laid down the biggest smoke screen today, and I would really like it explained. Here are the details on what led up to it: I drove up to a park to take a few pics for Tanya's calendar. Shut car off, sat a few minutes, started, moved a few feet, and repeated a couple of times. Then we...