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#151 Nico

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Posted 06 April 2014 - 07:01 PM

thanks for the pics rpholz !!    so it looks like et 40 ~ 45 (pushing it with 48) offset is the perfect match for these old cars and wide tires...

 

I'm just waiting for my rims to be made so once there in will see if 16x8 et45 225 fits ok also... fingers crossed 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ps: nice snap on gun got the same one, also how you like the jic magic suspension ? what model did you use ?     for your mustache bushing you can also use the T bar bushing on the new car but its a bit of work.. in my journal.



#152 pghiocel

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Posted 07 April 2014 - 01:02 PM

Those look like some nice rims. Wish I could grab a wider set of 15" or 16" for our race car.



#153 rpholz

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Posted 07 April 2014 - 07:39 PM

I've got some 13" rims that I think are slightly wider and way more offset than factory, they a fit 205/60/13 pretty well on my old XT.

And Nico, yea that snap on is pretty awsome.
The JICs idk yet, I have zero miles on that setup. They are for a 08 WRX and were free. So we'll see. Honestly I want a set if FEALs, they are reasonably priced and freaking awsome.

#154 Ibreakstuff

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Posted 07 April 2014 - 09:26 PM

+9001 for FEAL, Odi is the man. Can't say enough good things about his suspension setups. I remember when he was a regional rally driver in the california rally series, way before his drifting fame. Him and his wife are the nicest people you will ever meet.

 

He makes some badass rally and motorcycle setups too.


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#155 rpholz

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Posted 25 March 2015 - 08:30 PM

2 YEARS!!!!???? i've had this car for two years and have accomplished nothing.......

 

 

meh, so the car is no longer a 88 RX, found quite a bit of rust and well.... the front clip is now 88 and the rest 89.... ill upload pics later.

 

Current plans:

RWD!

REAR MOUNT RADIATOR!

HALTECH ELITE!

FRONT MOUNT!

 

 

car is a complete shell right now, i've ditched everything, i don't intend on putting an interior back in it. or a dash really. simple stack tach and vdo coolant temp, the elite has engine protection options and will use that if something gets too hot or whatever,

 

the rwd? well, diffs are expensive and i have no center diff options, so rwd, predicable and simple

 

the rear mount radiator? meh, moar cooling moar space

 

front mount you say? well theres more room for activities with no rad! reverse mount spyder intake ftw

 

 

will be back on this car like mad. currently sprucing up a motorcycle to flip and have the $$$ to accomplish all this



#156 rpholz

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Posted 31 March 2015 - 01:40 PM

errrr, just got a free be a trans....


Maybe frankenmotor or something




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