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Re: (starbai)

Postby krash » Thu Jan 21, 2010 8:32 am

haha, thanks dude! 5 speed swap is actually happening right now


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Re: (krash)

Postby krash » Tue Jan 26, 2010 4:08 am

Well I finished my 5 speed swap guys. There is one problem though.

1) Press the clutch down2) put car in gear3) Release clutch pedal. In this step, something squeals for a second while letting up. I know its not the throwout bearing because there is no noise when pushing down the pedal. and it doesn't do it in neutral. Any ideas?

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Postby biggie » Tue Jan 26, 2010 6:49 am

Cool.

Is it a belt? Or pilot bushing?

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Re: (biggie)

Postby krash » Tue Jan 26, 2010 7:12 am

well its not a belt sound. Its more of a squeaking sound. I think it might be the thing that the throwout bearing mounts to?

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Re: (krash)

Postby biggie » Tue Jan 26, 2010 8:29 am

krash wrote:well its not a belt sound. Its more of a squeaking sound. I think it might be the thing that the throwout bearing mounts to?
Guess it's possible that something on there may have needed some grease.

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Re: (biggie)

Postby krash » Tue Jan 26, 2010 4:30 pm

thats exactly what it was. it went away after some driving. The car is so much fun now!

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Re: (krash)

Postby slip69 » Wed Feb 03, 2010 9:59 am

dude i've been gone way too long!!!! bro your car looks freaking nice!! Keep it up!!!

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Postby krash » Wed Feb 03, 2010 11:25 am

Thanks dude! Where have you been man!?!?

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Re: (krash)

Postby krash » Tue Mar 23, 2010 6:21 am

updatoooooo

Got my bushing kit in the mail today







Can't wait to put them on!

Also, these are for sale now

theyre the Tension rod/radius arm/whatever its called bushings. I bought them a while ago to replace them and never got around to it. Now I don't need them because I got a set with the kit. Unopened!

I'm also about to buy this shift knob:

$30 and its only a smidge lighter than the greddy counterweight


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Re: krash14's vert

Postby krash » Tue Jun 01, 2010 3:05 pm

Well, I just installed my ISIS short shifter this past weekend and its pretty awesome!
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Very small gap between shifts now, compared to before. The build quality is also pretty darn good for the price. Its a high quality peice, I reccommend it! The only thing is, I was under the assumption that the actual shifter height was shorter as well. Mine is pretty much the stock height. Anyone else have the ISIS? Biggie? I know 94_240sx has the B&M and its very short, even before he cut it. I thought the ISIS was an exact copy.

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Re: krash14's vert

Postby krash » Tue Jun 01, 2010 11:51 pm

Here's a little "how to" video on the short shifter install

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TDoDezQd ... eature=sub

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Re: krash14's vert

Postby krash » Mon Jul 19, 2010 4:10 pm

Okay, little update here. The vert' got rained in, so I took the whole interior apart, bedlined the floor, and painted the carpet. looks pretty darn good now.

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Even got the girlfriend to help out :crazy:

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I think it looks phenomenal, compared to what it was before.

Also, my power steering hose exploded. The new braided ISIS one comes in tomorrow. After experiencing the quality of their short shifter, I'm less hesitant to buy their products. Anyway, I got bored and installed these fog lights. My friend's dad had them laying around in the garage for years. The box said tenzo and it was all JDM tYtE y0. They look really similar to the optional ones that 94_240sx just put on his vert, which I liked.

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I'm going to get some yellow film to put over the lenses soon and maybe get a yellow bulb for them. I'll update tomorrow when the power steering hose comes in.

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Re: krash14's vert

Postby Eikon » Mon Jul 19, 2010 4:22 pm

What a difference that carpet makes! Looks fantastic! Keep up the good work!!!

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Re: krash14's vert

Postby -RJ- » Mon Jul 19, 2010 8:04 pm

The carpet looks sweet, I really need to take out my carpet and find rust. My verts been rained on 3 times already

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Re: krash14's vert

Postby krash » Mon Jul 19, 2010 8:29 pm

do it asap man. There was already surface rust forming underneath the sound deadening when I went under there

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Re: krash14's vert

Postby Judas » Tue Jul 20, 2010 4:26 am

I painted my carpet in 2007, after that I had to paint it every summer :) It´s not a bad job to do every year, looks nice.


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Re: krash14's vert

Postby slip69 » Tue Jul 20, 2010 11:47 am

hey Krash what kind of paint did you use for that carpet?? how long were you high from that spray paint smell in your car??

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Re: krash14's vert

Postby krash » Tue Jul 20, 2010 11:50 am

slip69 wrote:hey Krash what kind of paint did you use for that carpet?? how long were you high from that spray paint smell in your car??
:rotfl

It was Duplicolor vinyl/carpet paint. I let it sit outside for about an hour after I painted it, and surprisingly it didn't smell!

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Re: krash14's vert

Postby krash » Tue Jul 20, 2010 12:57 pm

ISIS Power Steering hose came in today. Some people say the get grinding noises after the install, but I also read that means a bad pump. Anyway, anything is better than what I had before.

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Installing this deletes the sensor that ups the idle when you're on a full lock. I unplugged that sensor and drove around for a bit and found no real difference.

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Here it is installed

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ISIS Sticker! :gapteeth:

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After clean up.

I'll give a no bs review on the steering hose after a few weeks of running it.

Meanwhile back in the transmission, the short shifter has been GREAT. At first there were some vibrations at higher RPMs, but that eventually went away. If you install one and the vibrations don't go away, take the weight off of the shifter, put son rtv on it and re-install the shifter. All I need now is to get that weighted shift knob and it'll be golden.

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Re: krash14's vert

Postby krash » Fri Jul 23, 2010 6:36 am

I got my fog lights wired in yesterday! I didn't want to use any old toggle switch, so I went to the local U-Pull-it and found this switch in a 90's pathfinder. I tried to find as many as I could, I could only find two.
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They're labeled nicely too. The one with the + goes to the foglight and the one under that goes to the battery. The other two terminals are ground. If you ground one of them, then the indicator light on the switch stays on all the time. If you ground the other, the light on the switch turns on when the foglights are on.

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I put it in upside down because I wanted "on" to be flicked down.

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Yes, it is a little recessed, which I didn't like at first. But I found that its better this way so it doesn't accidentally get pushed.

And here they are fired up:
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They're actually brighter than my headlights :rotfl

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Re: krash14's vert

Postby biggie » Fri Jul 23, 2010 7:09 am

Like the switch idea.

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Re: krash14's vert

Postby krash » Fri Jul 23, 2010 1:00 pm

Thanks!

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Re: krash14's vert

Postby ghost_22_47 » Tue Aug 10, 2010 6:39 pm

Anymore updates? What seats are those? they look so perfect in there

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Re: krash14's vert

Postby krash » Tue Aug 10, 2010 6:56 pm

A little mini update is coming soon! Are you talking about my seats or those black seats?

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Re: krash14's vert

Postby ghost_22_47 » Tue Aug 10, 2010 7:30 pm

The black seats, They look like they could be 350z seats but I wasn't sure.

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Re: krash14's vert

Postby krash » Tue Aug 10, 2010 8:12 pm

I have no idea, but they look delicious. They're not 350z seats though.

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Re: krash's vert

Postby .droptop. » Fri Aug 13, 2010 5:26 pm

Baller!
Your engine bay looks like a rust fighting gremlin lives in there...so clean!

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Re: krash's vert

Postby krash » Sat Aug 14, 2010 6:11 am

haha, thanks man! That gremlin feeds on simple green, rags, and a bunch of time and elbow grease

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Re: krash's vert

Postby krash » Wed Aug 18, 2010 12:09 pm

It finally got done.
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AFTER
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A job well done by Rayco.

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Re: krash's vert

Postby glitched » Sat Aug 28, 2010 6:49 pm

krash wrote:It finally got done.
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lol, perspective made me do a double take. Looks like a boat sitting on cynder block, sitting on ur car.


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