Just another car I'll never finish.

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Post by izzo » Tue Apr 19, 2016 10:42 am

I still need to install the tension rods on my b. Just reminded me
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Post by DRIVEN » Thu Jul 07, 2016 5:19 pm

Was thinking about driving this out to Woodburn for the Napa Drags tomorrow. Got cancelled due to rain. Oh well.
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Post by izzo » Thu Jul 07, 2016 8:32 pm

Lol. Been hearing that a lot lately... Seen a few friends post how the rain fucked them out of camping this weekend. bummer.... It's july and shitty out.
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Post by DRIVEN » Wed Jul 13, 2016 5:08 am

Starting to hear some bearing noise in the RR. Guess I'd better order up some axle bearings and collars. Napa Drags got rescheduled to Aug 26. Not sure if I'll take this out there or maybe the El Camino.
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Post by izzo » Wed Jul 13, 2016 7:41 am

Ooooh. Man I want to start going to these things.
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Post by DRIVEN » Tue Aug 30, 2016 8:01 pm

So here's the current standing; El Camino is pretty much done, Cutlass gone to Idaho, Bastard bike done enough, Reaper '35 on indefinite hold, Goldwing fine for now. That basically just leaves the 510. I'm thinking maybe I'll throw a few hundred (hopefully not thousand) in that general direction. I'd like to get a set of tires for the stock wheels, clean up and detail the engine bay, change up the mirrors, do a carpet kit, possibly pick up another engine to do the "secret cam" swap to, possibly finish the Maxima brakes/struts/coilovers.

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Re: Just another car I'll never finish.

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Post by flatcat19 » Wed Aug 31, 2016 4:00 pm

What's a "secret cam"?

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Post by DRIVEN » Wed Aug 31, 2016 8:01 pm

It's a combination of 2 OE cams that can be run in the Twincam that require no ECM tuning but are good for 10 dyno-verified horsepower. I have one but need to look for the other. Shouldn't be too tough to find.
Not sure how it got the "secret cam" designation.
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Post by Laecaon » Wed Aug 31, 2016 8:15 pm

That is like running dual exhaust cams on just about any nissan motor.

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Post by DRIVEN » Thu Sep 01, 2016 5:20 am

Pretty much. The Quad4/Twincam family came in several versions from 120-190hp. With the secret cams my current combo should be right about 180hp. Not a lot by tuner boy standards but still about twice what the car started out with. It's fast enough already.
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Post by Laecaon » Thu Sep 01, 2016 4:52 pm

Pretty decent for NA power really. My CA on stock boost (7lb) should only be 170ish hp.

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Post by flatcat19 » Thu Sep 01, 2016 6:43 pm

Oh yeah. I forgot you weren't L motor'd.

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Post by DRIVEN » Sat Oct 01, 2016 1:21 pm

New winter tires...

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Post by 510freak » Sat Oct 01, 2016 1:41 pm

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Sorry, I was channeling my inner flatcat.

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Post by Taterhead » Mon Oct 03, 2016 8:07 am

Still beautiful

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Post by DRIVEN » Mon Oct 03, 2016 9:07 am

My daughter has been referring to it as Classy Bitch.
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Post by Laecaon » Mon Oct 03, 2016 1:36 pm

Lol.

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Post by izzo » Fri Oct 28, 2016 5:40 pm

The small white strip actually looks good on this man
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Post by DRIVEN » Wed Jan 18, 2017 8:05 pm

Start driving the Neon tomorrow. Pulled axles tonight. Bearing replacement in the next couple days.

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Post by DRIVEN » Sun Jan 22, 2017 10:26 am

Forgot to update. New bearings and seals installed along with a much needed gear oil replacement. Quieter and smoother than I can ever remember.
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