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April 11th, 2010, 08:55 PM   #1
WhiteDart
POC Mod
 
 
: Oct 2002
: Boosting across east TN!
: 35
: 9,049
I are bored. My ever changing mods...

I mess with something just about every day so my mod list changes almost on a hourly basis. But as of now, here is a current list, not including aesthetic stuffs. (way out of date and nowhere near current)
The majors:

Powertrain stuff:
KLZE
Mille IM
Millie MAF
Millie ECU
.50-.57 trim turbo intercooled @5psi
ebay hot pipes
custom cold pipes
Headers
3" exhaust wh/ Magnaflow muffler
Aeromotive AFPR wh/ braided lines
egr delete
vac line delete (I have TWO functioning vac lines )
MSnS/coilpacks
Spec 9lb flywheel
Spec Stg III clutch disc/ stock pressure plate
RR mount inserts
solid center mount
sts
fender battery re-location
Fusion big brake upgrade

Suspension:
Eibach pros
Tokico Blues
Addco rear sway bar
Altima end links
rstb
b-pillar bar
RRE fstb
Escort front strut mounts
slight negative camber in front
I have plans for some custom bracing that I will start on in the next few weeks

Lighting:
Infiniti J-30 projector retrofit
HIDs
Modded linkage for functional sleepies
wally world fogs
headlights wired for all on when highbeams are activated


More to come as I remember it!
__________________
Jim K.


Gone but not forgotten:

(

) Its not purple dammit! Its
BOYSENBERRY!

New project

Daily When I go for a drive, I leave life behind. Friends, work, everything. Its just me, the car, and a twisty road. The exhilaration of being on the edge of catastrophe is something that I will never be able to give up.

 
April 11th, 2010, 09:00 PM   #2
hndah8r
Donating Member
 
 
: Apr 2010
: Dyersburg, TN
: 39
: 131
Thats def a nice mods list. Cant wait to see what else is in store...
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"Bekauze I be goode mekanik taht can wok on kars. I putz deh nekid lady ahir freshnrs in der an all problemz solvd."

 
April 11th, 2010, 09:48 PM   #3
WhiteDart
POC Mod
 
 
: Oct 2002
: Boosting across east TN!
: 35
: 9,049
Oh thats probably only about half of what all I have done. Those are just the things that stand out more.

In the last year I have been megasquirted N/A, supercharged with MS, hybrid motor with highly ported heads/ ZE cams on MS, hybrid motor stock ECU, gone back and forth on the Millie MAF about 4 times... I just cant leave it alone.
__________________
Jim K.


Gone but not forgotten:

(

) Its not purple dammit! Its
BOYSENBERRY!

New project

Daily When I go for a drive, I leave life behind. Friends, work, everything. Its just me, the car, and a twisty road. The exhilaration of being on the edge of catastrophe is something that I will never be able to give up.

 
April 12th, 2010, 04:15 AM   #4
my95gtprob
Thisweekisnotmybirthday
 
 
: Jun 2005
: K-town
: 35
: 2,763
I wonder how long it will take me to pass you this time. Probably awhile considering this time I'm broke.
__________________
"I come from a very big family, nine parents."


"Never let the truth stand in the way of a good story"
 
April 12th, 2010, 03:12 PM   #5
juicedgt
Supercharged Member
 
: Jan 2007
: Maryville TN
: 1,200
that was my problem jim, going with a "stock" hybrid and adding a CAI, caddi exhaust, mx6 tranny, mx3 flywheel, xtd stage 3 clutch, 2 stages of nitrous. the only thing it cost me was time, a few knuckles and about a billion dollars. thats why i gave them up. I HATE CARS. now i have a truck with a CAI, custom exhaust, tuned computer, 75mm TB and assorted go fast goodies with the ignition and electronics. Not to mention prolly cams in the near future. Im like you i can't leave anything alone, but the f150 doesn't break and it doesn't break the bank. i love having a mustang engine. everything fits lol. someone please save me from myself. how about a cosworth engine in the escort lol.
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WHO DAT SAY GON' BEAT DEM SAINTS, WHO DAT WHO DAT!!!!!!!


THIS IS OUR STATE!! GO DAWGS!!!! MISSISSIPPI STATE FOR LIFE!!!

 
April 12th, 2010, 06:30 PM   #6
WhiteDart
POC Mod
 
 
: Oct 2002
: Boosting across east TN!
: 35
: 9,049
:
I HATE CARS. now i have a truck (with mods)...
So what your saying is, you are still doing the same thing, only now you need a step stool to work on it.




I mess with my car because I enjoy it immensely. I dont do it because I want to be the fastest thing around. If I never run at a track ever again, it wouldn't bother me a bit. I do it for my own pleasure and my need to satisfy my curiosity. Stuff like that sc14 supercharger that many people told me was a waste of time to try to use. Ask Jimmy how that turned out.
The driving force behind me boosting again? I simply HAVE to know if the MAF setup can handle it.
__________________
Jim K.


Gone but not forgotten:

(

) Its not purple dammit! Its
BOYSENBERRY!

New project

Daily When I go for a drive, I leave life behind. Friends, work, everything. Its just me, the car, and a twisty road. The exhilaration of being on the edge of catastrophe is something that I will never be able to give up.
 
April 12th, 2010, 06:59 PM   #7
JKpgt96
Drives Light Blurple Car
 
 
: Aug 2000
: St. Louis, Missouri
: 12,722
Are the j30's done? Btw..I am down to only a couple vac. lines as well...its so simple now! lool
__________________
John Kessler - 'The Original Mayonnaise'
'95 Probe GT- Blurple-ish, SSR Integral A2s, D2 Coilovers, Renault Laguna Lip SOLD
'96 Probe GT-Bolt-Ons, MS1 v3.0, Custom Suspension, The original Tri-Flow Turbo Cams, etc..Sold, and missed

New? From Missouri/S. Illinois/Kansas area? Let me know!
'95 M3/2/5-S366 2J Swap in progress

 
April 12th, 2010, 08:40 PM   #8
WhiteDart
POC Mod
 
 
: Oct 2002
: Boosting across east TN!
: 35
: 9,049
I have to do a few more things to the passenger side light before its done. But I have been running them flawlessly since I first installed them. Eventually i will make surrounds for them but that is waaay far down the list of things to do right now.
The really cray thing is, I have (well HAD. Millie Maf setup took care of that) no CEL. Funny thing though is, I can set up the vac system on a KL from memory so I guess its sheer lazyness that I dont have it all functional.
__________________
Jim K.


Gone but not forgotten:

(

) Its not purple dammit! Its
BOYSENBERRY!

New project

Daily When I go for a drive, I leave life behind. Friends, work, everything. Its just me, the car, and a twisty road. The exhilaration of being on the edge of catastrophe is something that I will never be able to give up.
 
April 12th, 2010, 08:56 PM   #9
JKpgt96
Drives Light Blurple Car
 
 
: Aug 2000
: St. Louis, Missouri
: 12,722
Pics of headlights?
__________________
John Kessler - 'The Original Mayonnaise'
'95 Probe GT- Blurple-ish, SSR Integral A2s, D2 Coilovers, Renault Laguna Lip SOLD
'96 Probe GT-Bolt-Ons, MS1 v3.0, Custom Suspension, The original Tri-Flow Turbo Cams, etc..Sold, and missed

New? From Missouri/S. Illinois/Kansas area? Let me know!
'95 M3/2/5-S366 2J Swap in progress

 
April 12th, 2010, 09:05 PM   #10
WhiteDart
POC Mod
 
 
: Oct 2002
: Boosting across east TN!
: 35
: 9,049
Before HIDs
http://i24.photobucket.com/albums/c2...615091849a.jpg

After HIDs
http://i24.photobucket.com/albums/c2...008091852a.jpg


Light output
http://i24.photobucket.com/albums/c2...1012090004.jpg


Cutoff
http://i24.photobucket.com/albums/c2...1013091955.jpg

These completely close when off and have custom linkage so that the lights go up and down just like stock but are sleepy.
__________________
Jim K.


Gone but not forgotten:

(

) Its not purple dammit! Its
BOYSENBERRY!

New project

Daily When I go for a drive, I leave life behind. Friends, work, everything. Its just me, the car, and a twisty road. The exhilaration of being on the edge of catastrophe is something that I will never be able to give up.

 
April 14th, 2010, 11:11 AM   #11
WhiteDart
POC Mod
 
 
: Oct 2002
: Boosting across east TN!
: 35
: 9,049
Got another goodie coming next month.
__________________
Jim K.


Gone but not forgotten:

(

) Its not purple dammit! Its
BOYSENBERRY!

New project

Daily When I go for a drive, I leave life behind. Friends, work, everything. Its just me, the car, and a twisty road. The exhilaration of being on the edge of catastrophe is something that I will never be able to give up.
 
April 14th, 2010, 11:23 AM   #12
my95gtprob
Thisweekisnotmybirthday
 
 
: Jun 2005
: K-town
: 35
: 2,763
Jim and his drugs again.
__________________
"I come from a very big family, nine parents."


"Never let the truth stand in the way of a good story"
 
April 14th, 2010, 10:09 PM   #13
mx64life
PT Master
 
: Jan 2005
: Jackstand Racing League
: 33
: 5,271
Goodies? I like goodies!
__________________
89 PGT: Garrett t3, FMIC, MS, 460cc, 2.5"TBE, other stuff, in pieces
92 Eclipse, 93 Talon, 90 Talon I break parts.
91 Galant (705/2000) 'grocery getter'
91 Galant (1346/2000) 'retired'
"If everything seems under control, you're not going fast enough" -

 
April 25th, 2010, 07:43 PM   #14
WhiteDart
POC Mod
 
 
: Oct 2002
: Boosting across east TN!
: 35
: 9,049
Now I have the blues....



Tokico Blues.

And sporting a stock-ish PCV setup with a relocated PCV valve.


I just now realized I think I have a relocating fetish.
Things relocated:
PCV valve
Battery (fender)
HVAC controls
HVAC vacuum box
Stereo (pass. airbag)
Radiator fans
cig. outlets
cruise buttons
Diag. box
VRIS solenoids
Soon to be relocated oil filter. This should be neat because I will utilize the stock housing.

Current state of the bay as of today.
http://i24.photobucket.com/albums/c2...0425101801.jpg



Edit:
Aaaaand, now Im debating on throwing the shaft setup back on. Hmmmm.....
__________________
Jim K.


Gone but not forgotten:

(

) Its not purple dammit! Its
BOYSENBERRY!

New project

Daily When I go for a drive, I leave life behind. Friends, work, everything. Its just me, the car, and a twisty road. The exhilaration of being on the edge of catastrophe is something that I will never be able to give up.

 
April 27th, 2010, 03:32 PM   #15
juicedgt
Supercharged Member
 
: Jan 2007
: Maryville TN
: 1,200
hey you need to change that alternator, it sounds horrible with that blower on. lol
__________________
WHO DAT SAY GON' BEAT DEM SAINTS, WHO DAT WHO DAT!!!!!!!


THIS IS OUR STATE!! GO DAWGS!!!! MISSISSIPPI STATE FOR LIFE!!!
 
April 27th, 2010, 04:15 PM   #16
phatgt4me
PT Know it All
 
: Sep 2007
: New Bedford Mass
: 35
: 3,933
I like those headlights. They came out great
__________________
93 Probe GT
Its not a PROBLEM. It's a PROBE LUM



 
April 27th, 2010, 06:36 PM   #17
WhiteDart
POC Mod
 
 
: Oct 2002
: Boosting across east TN!
: 35
: 9,049
Thanks. The headlights still aren't done though. Im going to build the surrounds on them eventually so you can't see the inner part.

Tomorrow, Im going to start dicking with the shaft setup again. I think I found a better way to route the big belt and bypass the AC compressor completely AND I can run the alternator in the normal fashion, which will eliminate the need for a smooth alty pully. This way if there is a problem, I can throw a stock belt on and bypass the shaft.
__________________
Jim K.


Gone but not forgotten:

(

) Its not purple dammit! Its
BOYSENBERRY!

New project

Daily When I go for a drive, I leave life behind. Friends, work, everything. Its just me, the car, and a twisty road. The exhilaration of being on the edge of catastrophe is something that I will never be able to give up.
 
April 27th, 2010, 06:56 PM   #18
phatgt4me
PT Know it All
 
: Sep 2007
: New Bedford Mass
: 35
: 3,933
Doing it right...thats what i like to hear. I didnt feel it was necc to go through all that jazz for the quad lights..i bought Probe Addiction lights instead. Still need cash for the projectors. Anyways...keep up the good work
__________________
93 Probe GT
Its not a PROBLEM. It's a PROBE LUM



 
April 27th, 2010, 07:25 PM   #19
WhiteDart
POC Mod
 
 
: Oct 2002
: Boosting across east TN!
: 35
: 9,049
I like to be a pioneer. I love to try things no else has, thus, I have a very unique set of mods throughout the car that I don't go into much detail with on here strictly to keep them my own. One day I might sit down and spill my guts on everything that i've done but that's a looong ways away.
__________________
Jim K.


Gone but not forgotten:

(

) Its not purple dammit! Its
BOYSENBERRY!

New project

Daily When I go for a drive, I leave life behind. Friends, work, everything. Its just me, the car, and a twisty road. The exhilaration of being on the edge of catastrophe is something that I will never be able to give up.
 
April 27th, 2010, 07:29 PM   #20
mikes93pgt
Supercharged Member
 
: Feb 2008
: Boston, Mass
: 29
: 1,094
i want details on the vac line delete. jealous lol
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93 PGTZE MTX .KSPORT Kontrol coilovers, AWR trailing arms/sway bar/adjustable endlinks, mx6 trans,Hotshot CAI,5Zigen 5ZR 17's, Test Pipe, 2.5 inch Magnaflow Catback, SSAC Headers,KL09 ecu w/KL31 chip for ZE, Shift Bushings, AC delete, AWR mounts front rear and side,RR Shift Stablizer bushing, 8 Ball shifter, Tenzo R's, PRD FSTB, Ebay RSTB, Harness Bar, Halogen Projectors(Sleepy Eyes) , 96 body styling,fresh paint.
 
April 27th, 2010, 07:48 PM   #21
WhiteDart
POC Mod
 
 
: Oct 2002
: Boosting across east TN!
: 35
: 9,049
To be completely honest here, my stock ECU was probably just retarded. I left all the vacuum solenoids (VRIS, EGR, purge, etc) plugged into the harness. Tied open my VRIS butterflies and every vacuum line was removed from those solenoids and the vac ports on the manifold that were then un-used were capped off. My purge canister was removed. You can eliminate half the vac lines, and I can guarantee you will not off a CEL, simply by eliminating all the VRIS and purge vacuum lines. The only thing that would actually have any feeback to the ECU on whether or not the vac lines are hooked up would be the EGR system, since there is a lift sensor on the EGR itself to monitor its operation. On a 96-97, there is a "boost sensor" which detects pressure changes in the manifold from the EGR valve operation. Removing the vac lines and disabling this monitoring system may or may not set off a check engine light. Mine never did, but others will. Just the luck of the draw on that one.
I hope you didn't get lost on all that. I know its a lot if info to digest.
__________________
Jim K.


Gone but not forgotten:

(

) Its not purple dammit! Its
BOYSENBERRY!

New project

Daily When I go for a drive, I leave life behind. Friends, work, everything. Its just me, the car, and a twisty road. The exhilaration of being on the edge of catastrophe is something that I will never be able to give up.

 
April 27th, 2010, 10:17 PM   #22
xrp861
Supercharged Member
 
: Jul 2004
: DeTRoiT
: 35
: 1,035
i know what you are talking about from experiance on my pgt lol. i have done that with the vac lines myself. personally tho i would rather use my DE im than my milly im with the vris hooked up.
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94 PGT
[96 PGT FuLL OBD2 WiRe HaRNeSS] ]KL31 SHoRT BLoCK & CaMS] [KL1C MaF SWap] [CuRVe NeCK MaNiFoLD] [KL68 TB] [Hei & MSD BLaSTeR 2] [Cai] [SS HeaDeRS] [STS] [R&R PoLY F&R MouNT & SHiFTeR iNSeRTS] [STaGe 2 CLuTCH] [FiDaNZa FLYWHeeL] [eGR DeLeTe] [FuLL a/C DeLeTe] [CoiLoVeRS] [RX8 WHeeLS oN 225/45/18]
 
April 28th, 2010, 02:41 PM   #23
mx64life
PT Master
 
: Jan 2005
: Jackstand Racing League
: 33
: 5,271
Jim wants the shaft again.....bwahahahahahaha! J/K do it!
__________________
89 PGT: Garrett t3, FMIC, MS, 460cc, 2.5"TBE, other stuff, in pieces
92 Eclipse, 93 Talon, 90 Talon I break parts.
91 Galant (705/2000) 'grocery getter'
91 Galant (1346/2000) 'retired'
"If everything seems under control, you're not going fast enough" -

 
May 3rd, 2010, 02:20 PM   #24
WhiteDart
POC Mod
 
 
: Oct 2002
: Boosting across east TN!
: 35
: 9,049
Just not a good week for the car. Passenger side fog busted (stone impact. 3rd set in two months) my amp for my subs blew, the glass face on my fuel pressure gauge on my AFPR randomly blew out, and I just noticed someone busted my passenger side window switch plate.
__________________
Jim K.


Gone but not forgotten:

(

) Its not purple dammit! Its
BOYSENBERRY!

New project

Daily When I go for a drive, I leave life behind. Friends, work, everything. Its just me, the car, and a twisty road. The exhilaration of being on the edge of catastrophe is something that I will never be able to give up.
 
May 3rd, 2010, 09:52 PM   #25
TNPOCmascot
Guest
 
: Dec 2009
: in a house
: 131
that sucks
 

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