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Forum: Pacific Northwest 05-14-2018, 01:49 PM
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Posted By keyland
FS: 2.7i/Clutch/Transmission - cheap!

Come get it in The Dalles. $100 for everything.

- 885 Head, probably needs valve stem seals, smoked under high vacuum.
- Ebay Headers
- Clutch is upgraded
- Trans shifts fine

I'm moving soon...
Forum: The Project Forum 08-26-2017, 03:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,135
Posted By keyland
I've been short on time for both the project and...

I've been short on time for both the project and this thread because I got this thing:
http://ghettomods.net/piwigo/_data/i/upload/2017/08/26/20170826221632-e0691392-me.jpg

But to rewind a few...
Forum: The Project Forum 08-22-2017, 11:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,135
Posted By keyland
Progress peekaboo! ...

Progress peekaboo!
http://ghettomods.net/piwigo/_data/i/upload/2017/08/23/20170823063139-2480e8ed-me.jpg

Actually, I'm done already but I'm gonna drag this out cause I'm a dick... Also I have a...
Forum: Alternative Tuning / W.A.R / Megasquirt / etc 08-03-2017, 04:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,091
Posted By keyland
Theoretically, less loss in spark energy due to...

Theoretically, less loss in spark energy due to no longer using a distributor... Also there's no cap/rotor to wear out or break.

In my case, I did it to clear room for down pipe and/or wastegate...
Forum: Alternative Tuning / W.A.R / Megasquirt / etc 08-03-2017, 01:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,091
Posted By keyland
lol, I had to move the battery which was a little...

lol, I had to move the battery which was a little more work than a washer bottle!

Especially on an early model where there's no battery-sized compartment in the trunk :(

Meant to post a couple...
Forum: Alternative Tuning / W.A.R / Megasquirt / etc 08-03-2017, 12:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,091
Posted By keyland
Yep, you'll need a total of three BIP373's. ...

Yep, you'll need a total of three BIP373's.

I have the DIYPNP so it was a breeze to modify. Had the board modified and coil wired up for a test start in about an hour.
Forum: The Project Forum 08-02-2017, 10:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,135
Posted By keyland
It's amazing what you can accomplish when you...

It's amazing what you can accomplish when you don't go to work for a couple days.

First was wasted spark using the Bosch Motorsports (aka Saab V6) coil... Stole idea from this thread:...
Forum: Alternative Tuning / W.A.R / Megasquirt / etc 08-02-2017, 10:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,091
Posted By keyland
Bumping because I just used this on my M30 build...

Bumping because I just used this on my M30 build and it works great so far. Cut the end off the back of the plug wire guide and flipped the wires around and it makes the plug wires perfect lengths to...
Forum: The Project Forum 08-02-2017, 02:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,135
Posted By keyland
Some parts arrived this week... ...

Some parts arrived this week...

http://ghettomods.net/piwigo/i.php?/upload/2017/08/02/20170802210019-28986b42-la.jpg
Forum: M30 & Other Swaps 08-02-2017, 09:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,634
Posted By keyland
I am unaware of anyone having done an M30 swap...

I am unaware of anyone having done an M30 swap with the automatic transmission.

You will be adding complexity with the extra electronics needed for the transmission and I can't speculate as to...
Forum: M30 & Other Swaps 07-30-2017, 05:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,634
Posted By keyland
I followed this guide mostly. ...

I followed this guide mostly.
http://www.e30zone.net/e30zonewiki/index.php/Engine_Swap_-_M30

Garagistic has the engine brackets you need. Also get some polyurethane motor mounts from them.
...
Forum: Forced Induction 07-16-2017, 08:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 515
Posted By keyland
After sleeping on it one more night, I've pulled...

After sleeping on it one more night, I've pulled the trigger on the 57mm S200-SX (aka S257SX).

It seems like the most responsive option to meet my goal. Worst case, I just pass it on to an M20/M50...
Forum: Cars For Sale/Wanted 07-16-2017, 08:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 577
Posted By keyland
You need to 'Copy Image URL' from imgur instead...

You need to 'Copy Image URL' from imgur instead of the gallery link.

Here's the working images, however, they're way too big, so you will want to resize them. I wrapped them in a code tag to keep...
Forum: Forced Induction 07-15-2017, 08:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 515
Posted By keyland
Thanks for the detailed analysis :) That's...

Thanks for the detailed analysis :)

That's pretty much the exact observations/conclusions I came to as well. You can spend days and days looking at charts but sometimes you just need someone to...
Forum: Forced Induction 07-15-2017, 07:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 515
Posted By keyland
One Borg Warner or the other one for M30B35?

Hey dudes,

I've got pretty much everything purchased to go FI on my M30 swap, except for an actual turbocharger. Goals are a modest ~7-10psi as early in the power band as I can get it. I live in...
Forum: Pacific Northwest 04-14-2017, 08:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 517
Posted By keyland
It's looking like Chicago. Not leaving just yet,...

It's looking like Chicago. Not leaving just yet, but someone is going to look at my house next week so I kinda need this thing to disappear :D


This.

Or, just "someone take this" works too :)
Forum: Pacific Northwest 04-14-2017, 02:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 517
Posted By keyland
Free E34 shell in the dalles

I'm moving out of the area and need to get rid of my M30 donor shell. Fair amount of good interior/exterior stuff left if anyone needs parts.

I'm in The Dalles and could deliver in the immediate...
Forum: The Project Forum 10-18-2016, 11:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,135
Posted By keyland
Brought back a souvenir from my trip to Europe a...

Brought back a souvenir from my trip to Europe a couple weeks ago, finally got the right adapter for my momo hub and installed it.

Yeah I know it's from a Renault, but I like it and I'll find a...
Forum: E30 FAQ and DIY 10-17-2016, 12:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,895
Posted By keyland
Thanks for the great guide. Will be using it...

Thanks for the great guide. Will be using it shortly.

FWIW I purchased the kit from Abrahams Motorsport. They had it in stock, shipped the next day, and they beat everyone else by close to $100 on...
Forum: The Project Forum 10-16-2016, 05:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,135
Posted By keyland
Thanks, although to be clear, that's still the...

Thanks, although to be clear, that's still the original door on the car... It'll be a while before there's paint on the new one.


I have a couple different sets. The older photos are BBS's off of...
Forum: The Project Forum 10-14-2016, 10:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,135
Posted By keyland
I usually don't picture it but the PO had someone...

I usually don't picture it but the PO had someone hit the driver's door and take off without stopping. It's in surprisingly good shape considering what happened to it, but it's one of the few body...
Forum: Pacific Northwest 10-13-2016, 01:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 676
Posted By keyland
I'll take the windshield (and lockstrip/trim) if...

I'll take the windshield (and lockstrip/trim) if you can hang onto it until I get back from LAX next Friday.

Also probably interested in the carpet depending on condition. Can't seem to get the...
Forum: Pacific Northwest 10-13-2016, 01:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,865
Posted By keyland
Still got that washer fluid reservoir?

Still got that washer fluid reservoir?
Forum: The Project Forum 10-03-2016, 03:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,135
Posted By keyland
Thanks! It looks better in photos or from a...

Thanks! It looks better in photos or from a distance. Up close is a lot of swirl marks and sap stains in the clear coat. I'm looking at doing a vinyl wrap or learning to paint over the next few...
Forum: The Project Forum 10-03-2016, 10:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,135
Posted By keyland
Thanks, I think the early tail lights with the...

Thanks, I think the early tail lights with the plastic bumpers is the ideal combo.

As far as the M30 swap, hard to say if it was worth it or not. Definitely not the performance increase I had...
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