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ryant67 last won the day on November 12 2016

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  1. Thanks for being so upfront with the information sharing! It's interesting that the XDi supports hall sensors, as I was under the impression that only the XDi2 and XDi200 did. I've toyed with upgrading my XDi for just that reason, as the hall seems like a much more solid solution - zero chance of signal interference, and it's very difficult to avoid the spark plug wires, alternator and starter with our engine bay layout. Do you recall the serial number it was to check to see if you're below? I'm pretty sure mine will be too old as it's the same design as yours is... Have you considered upgrading to the newer XDi200 at all? It has onboard datalogging with lots of input channels, which would certainly be really useful for backroad carb tuning I would think. Some of the little extras like shift light control and the 3 programmable rev limiters might be useful as well. More money though, and the basic functionality is unchanged. Hope you get big numbers and lots of useful data on Friday, good luck!!
  2. The car looks absolutely perfect, so well executed. Congrats!!!
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    Watanabe Photos

    I've got a few people I follow on instagram who are running Watanabe r-types in 15x8 et0. Whether the wheels are F or R-type shouldn't make a differences, since the same specs for width and offset will have the same fitment, so I'd definitely go with the R-types if I were you. Here you go: https://www.instagram.com/sennavsprost/ https://www.instagram.com/nerdy_s30/ https://www.instagram.com/huntershayes/ For what it's worth, regarding fitment, I run Volk TE37V's in 15x8 et0 with 225/50r15 Toyo R888R's and had to roll the rear arch due to rub - my 240Z is lowered about 2 inches.
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    Rocky Auto Mirrors

    The SPA GT mirrors are quite similar, albeit a slightly different shape. http://www.spatechnique.com/store/itemDetail.cfm?prodID=700&catID=7 That car you posted being Japanese, I would suspect they are probably custom made for Rocky by "Craft Square". https://www.craftsquare.co.jp/top.html
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    Don Potter Racing Cam?

    @theczechone The Isky cam I mentioned earlier in the discussion would be a good alternative. Less duration, so it keeps the powerband lower, but more lift. If you haven't already, I'd maybe give Isky a call after 2:30pm PST and speak with Ron Iskenderian. Really knowledge and helpful guy.
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    Wako 75S cam

    Here is a pic of the 75s I saw on a Japanese build blog awhile back. Quite the profile.
  7. Going by your engine specs, I reckon it's definitely a good call to switch to 34's. You should certainly lose the stumble in doing so, and gain a little more driveability on the street. The jetting looks about right. I've been ordering jetting from Upgrade Motoring out of California. They have a good website that you can shop online through.
  8. You can only remove the outer venturis through the front of the carb, and yes, you will need to remove the inner venturis as well to do so. Chances are good that you will trash the inner venturi gaskets when removing, so I would go ahead and order 6 new ones - they are only a buck each, so no biggie. I would STRONGLY recommend removing the carbs from the intake manifold to do this work, as it will be close to impossible to install the inner venturi and gasket with them mounted. What does your engine build look like? Mostly stock, or? Any other question, feel free to ask. I've spent a lot of time with these carbs over the past few years and am very familiar with them at this point, happy to share any knowledge I can.
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    RyanT67's 240Z

    There hasn't been a whole lot to update on here this Summer. I've been driving the car very regularly and logged a few thousand miles without any issues - the car is running well and I'm having a blast! One small update is the new battery I am now running though. I somehow managed to win "viewers choice" in a local car show that was sponsored by Braille, and the prize was a B2317 battery. GOOD PRIZE!!! The thing is pretty tiny, weighs just 17lbs, and according to the sheet that came in the box it's rated for around 750CCA. I wasted no time throwing it in the car. I'm sure some folks will no doubt take exception to me cutting up a super-duper-mad-rare series 1 jack cover here, but trust me when I say that it was pretty beat up anyway. Either way, the install looks pretty tidy to me! The old AGM battery I had behind the seat weighed 45lbs and was large enough to limit how far the passenger seat could roll back on the seat rails. With the Braille, I have lost 28lbs, and it's small enough that the passenger seat can slide all the way back again. Quite pleased! I've also attached a couple more pics of the car, just because...
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    Mystery Big Valve Ported N42 Head.

    I'd get it flowed somewhere locally at 25 or 28 inches. If you have a stock head, get them to do that as well for a baseline. Then at least you can have numbers on a comparable scale to what others do. I'd expect the head to perform well though, fingers crossed for you!
  11. It's always a treat reading updates on your build. Those are some strong numbers already, with room for even more power with some extra jetting tweaks. Good stuff! Tidy work on the exhaust line. I'm surprised you're only running what looks like an 18" long 5" round muffler - must really scream at WOT!! The strut bracing looks great too.
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    Mikuni 44 PHH Plated Hardware Kits

    Bump, back in stock. The kits are slightly different to the ones pictured in the original post - for the air horns they use locking nuts instead of lock washers and nuts. Here are some pictures of what I have:
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    Who's s30 with Carbon Fiber Hood Louvers ??? (PIC)

    Those look really great and I bet they'll work very well, nicely done!
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    Compare your Dyno sheets HERE

    Rebello's numbers are crank.
  15. Awesome, congrats!!! Looking forward to reading about how the chassis dyno goes. Still lots of good weather left for you to enjoy the car before Winter as well!