A place for Wisconsin 240sx owners and enthusiasts to meet.
 
HomeRegisterLog in

Share | 
 

 Superlight S13 - No 56K!

View previous topic View next topic Go down 
Go to page : Previous  1 ... 11 ... 18, 19, 20
AuthorMessage
speed_demon
Senior member


Posts : 449
Join date : 2011-07-21
Location : Green Bay

PostSubject: Re: Superlight S13 - No 56K!   Tue Jul 31, 2012 10:21 pm

Worked just like factory. The VQ/VK engines use the same 3 pin CP connectors as the S13/S14/S15 SR does.
Back to top Go down
speed_demon
Senior member


Posts : 449
Join date : 2011-07-21
Location : Green Bay

PostSubject: Re: Superlight S13 - No 56K!   Wed Aug 01, 2012 6:29 am

I have the new core support ready to go on, and the car's going to be needing some fresh paint soon!

What color should I go with? I'm deciding between world rally blue with a white underside and engine bay, solid black, or solid white.

I painted my new tension rod adjusters with WRB touch up paint to see what it would come out like. Apologies for the out of focus shot, I'm using my parent's point and shoot camera.





Last edited by speed_demon on Thu Aug 02, 2012 7:15 am; edited 1 time in total
Back to top Go down
600SX
Admin
avatar

Posts : 2510
Join date : 2010-08-19
Age : 36
Location : Twin Lakes

PostSubject: Re: Superlight S13 - No 56K!   Wed Aug 01, 2012 9:05 am

I'm partial to blue, but if I ever spray mine, I'll have to go with something different now.

_____________________________
Stupid hippie,  This IS a Hybrid

I AM THE ANTI-PRIUS
Back to top Go down
Riggle
Senior member
avatar

Posts : 493
Join date : 2010-09-15
Age : 32
Location : Madison, WI

PostSubject: Re: Superlight S13 - No 56K!   Wed Aug 01, 2012 5:28 pm

I would do WRB if it were me.

Black is meh, bitch to clean, white is sweet...but I would just get a white car if I wanted white, it will already be painted like a champ from the factory (talking door jambs, engine bay, ect).

But WRB is unique, can't buy a car in that color (S chassis that is), I dont know, looks great.

I really like NismoDave's blue as well, I believe that was Audi S blue of some sort.

WRB is my vote. Very Happy
Back to top Go down
speed_demon
Senior member


Posts : 449
Join date : 2011-07-21
Location : Green Bay

PostSubject: Re: Superlight S13 - No 56K!   Wed Aug 08, 2012 4:13 pm

Nut and two washers welded in place, old sheet metal was shredded and half an inch further to the left here before.



A nice spot for a CF panel to be riveted in. The battery tray was too rusted to be treated so out it went. Still thinking about removing the wiper motor and mounting my slim battery there as it would fit perfectly.



Another nice flat spot for a CF panel. This side was bent from whatever the P.O. hit. Need to install the IC piping and take some measurements..



Stopped here today when it started to rain. Fenders are bolted in, core support is installed, and the hood is closing and latching like it should. It's like a whole new car. Very Happy



Also, wheel gap!!11 That's with the friggen engine and trans installed!!1

Edit: Missed a picture. The hood to fender gap is pretty good on both sides. I need a new rubber bumper piece to raise the end of the hood up a tiny bit.



Last edited by speed_demon on Wed Aug 08, 2012 11:09 pm; edited 1 time in total
Back to top Go down
600SX
Admin
avatar

Posts : 2510
Join date : 2010-08-19
Age : 36
Location : Twin Lakes

PostSubject: Re: Superlight S13 - No 56K!   Wed Aug 08, 2012 4:18 pm

Lookin like it should, good job... but dude, soooooo 4x4, you need to be slammed and hella flush! sarcasm sign

_____________________________
Stupid hippie,  This IS a Hybrid

I AM THE ANTI-PRIUS
Back to top Go down
theboy
Senior member
avatar

Posts : 678
Join date : 2011-06-05
Age : 28
Location : South Beloit, IL

PostSubject: Re: Superlight S13 - No 56K!   Wed Aug 08, 2012 9:30 pm

maybe not as much hella flush, but at least not roughcountry4x4rockcrawler8"dual stackswamperbog status.

side note, front turned out pretty damn straight, good work.

theres a no name brand of coilovers made out in cali for $550. I have personally driven on them and arent too bad. They are no PBM pro coilovers tho (id never suggest PBM's for a street car tho).

heres a link to a used set

http://zilvia.net/f/sale-items/466620-need-money-repay-bail-fml-line-galore-volks-coilovers-fd-spec-shell.html
Back to top Go down
speed_demon
Senior member


Posts : 449
Join date : 2011-07-21
Location : Green Bay

PostSubject: Re: Superlight S13 - No 56K!   Thu Aug 09, 2012 3:55 pm

Thanks for the link, I'll keep that in mind. I was thinking about picking up some 1.5'' lowering springs just to get back to the stock ride height the car used to have.

Funny how a few hundred lb's of weight reduction can jack a car up so high. I'm just about at the top of the shock piston travel, they really can't go much (if any) higher. Makes for a shitty ride too.

I installed a new RHS rear Z32 shock with the lighter alu knuckle, so I am converted over on the passenger side at least. The plan here ATM is to pick up the perennial NRR favorite, the GC spring setup, and convert the rear over later.
Back to top Go down
speed_demon
Senior member


Posts : 449
Join date : 2011-07-21
Location : Green Bay

PostSubject: Re: Superlight S13 - No 56K!   Sat Aug 11, 2012 7:17 pm

Mocked up the bumper to see how it looks. The fender to bumper bolt plate is trashed on both sides so I'm thinking about doing Dzus fasteners on the inside instead.





It'll be back up and running soon.
Back to top Go down
speed_demon
Senior member


Posts : 449
Join date : 2011-07-21
Location : Green Bay

PostSubject: Re: Superlight S13 - No 56K!   Sat Aug 18, 2012 10:11 pm

Finally getting near the end of wiring this damn thing!

I chopped this..



And hacked this off...



I ordered a Blue Sea 12 pos. fuse bank for the majority of the +12V hot stuff. I'll use an 8 pos. mini bank for the +12V switched things.

And only a few small wires will be needed through each fender so everything will be clean and easy to work with. badgerrock
Back to top Go down
speed_demon
Senior member


Posts : 449
Join date : 2011-07-21
Location : Green Bay

PostSubject: Re: Superlight S13 - No 56K!   Wed Sep 05, 2012 7:44 pm

Haven't done much on the hatch due to school starting in the middle of august.

I cleaned up and painted the vert's diff.



Also sold my old FMIC to make room for a HMIC. I've been eyeing up the PBM setup for a while now.

This is how she sits, with the wiring all pulled out and being tagged and rerouted.



My growing parts stash.



Anybody looking for a set of KA-DE cams or cylinder head?
Back to top Go down
Sponsored content




PostSubject: Re: Superlight S13 - No 56K!   

Back to top Go down
 
Superlight S13 - No 56K!
View previous topic View next topic Back to top 
Page 20 of 20Go to page : Previous  1 ... 11 ... 18, 19, 20

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
Wisconsin240sx :: Builds and Projects-
Jump to: