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mrsparkle
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PostSubject: Re: My first 240..........it aint pretty   My first 240..........it aint pretty - Page 2 EmptyTue Jul 03, 2012 8:52 pm

This was a HUGE pain, but at least there is some progress.....after about 6hrs of work



Familiar view

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Bling Bling!

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PostSubject: Re: My first 240..........it aint pretty   My first 240..........it aint pretty - Page 2 EmptyTue Jul 03, 2012 10:24 pm

dame im jelly , i have to do that myself but im waiting to get all the new suspention in first so i can paint the craddles and rear frame
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mrsparkle
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PostSubject: Re: My first 240..........it aint pretty   My first 240..........it aint pretty - Page 2 EmptyTue Jul 03, 2012 10:47 pm

Have fun, just try to use long sleeve shirt and jeans 'cause i didnt and i look like ive been huffin paint and this shit aint coming off my skin!
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PostSubject: Re: My first 240..........it aint pretty   My first 240..........it aint pretty - Page 2 EmptyWed Jul 04, 2012 6:35 am

The bottom of your car now looks like it was on the losing end of a gay porn.


I'm just kidding, it looks good.

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PostSubject: Re: My first 240..........it aint pretty   My first 240..........it aint pretty - Page 2 EmptyWed Jul 04, 2012 10:44 am

LMAO losing end LOL epic! im doing spray rather thrn roll , plus i have to do some rust repair to
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PostSubject: Re: My first 240..........it aint pretty   My first 240..........it aint pretty - Page 2 EmptyFri Jul 06, 2012 8:22 am

I would have taken off the hard lines before paint. But other than that, looks good.
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PostSubject: Re: My first 240..........it aint pretty   My first 240..........it aint pretty - Page 2 EmptyFri Jul 06, 2012 2:37 pm

If it was a gay porn wouldn't that be the winning end? Looks good I am going to have to do that too but o was thinking of using truck bed liner to seal it against rust and other shit.
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Dragged subframe into garage

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Everything apart

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Bushing cut out

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Getting ready for paint


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All painted up, time to order some subframe risers!


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PostSubject: Re: My first 240..........it aint pretty   My first 240..........it aint pretty - Page 2 EmptySat Jul 07, 2012 12:12 pm

should have sourced a non-hicas subframe. But other than that its looking purdy darn good.
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mrsparkle
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PostSubject: Re: My first 240..........it aint pretty   My first 240..........it aint pretty - Page 2 EmptySun Jul 08, 2012 4:46 am

yea, but hicas has the adjustable arms in the back and the diff is solid mounted, plus i already had it.
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PostSubject: Re: My first 240..........it aint pretty   My first 240..........it aint pretty - Page 2 EmptyThu Jul 12, 2012 9:34 pm

tried to mount it tonight, its too damn heavy with fuel still in it. Too bad there's no drain.


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PostSubject: Re: My first 240..........it aint pretty   My first 240..........it aint pretty - Page 2 EmptyFri Jul 13, 2012 9:14 pm

Bolted up gas tank, installed pbm subframe risers. The fitment with these things is insanely tight, im gonna have to sand off the paint off the studs from the chassis and possibly "tweak" them also for a good fitment.

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and why they raise your subframe/lower your car AT THE SAME TIME cheers !


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PostSubject: Re: My first 240..........it aint pretty   My first 240..........it aint pretty - Page 2 EmptyFri Jul 13, 2012 10:23 pm

Nice, looks pretty good. I need to find myself a set of solid subframe bushings for my hatch.

You are inspiring me to pull apart the ass end of my car and clean it up. It's long overdue...
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PostSubject: Re: My first 240..........it aint pretty   My first 240..........it aint pretty - Page 2 EmptyFri Jul 13, 2012 11:02 pm

yea im afraid to do mine cuz im not sure what rust looks like but def nice.
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PostSubject: Re: My first 240..........it aint pretty   My first 240..........it aint pretty - Page 2 EmptyFri Jul 13, 2012 11:15 pm

word of advice when you go to pull the old bushing out, I found it easier to heat up the inner "metal rod" and pound it out then just use a sawzall and make 4 cuts around the old bushing/metal collar and POUND IT OUT with a Large socket. It was a breeze instead of waiting for everything to burn out.
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PostSubject: Re: My first 240..........it aint pretty   My first 240..........it aint pretty - Page 2 EmptySat Jan 12, 2013 2:11 pm

Some ebay/china shopping






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PostSubject: Re: My first 240..........it aint pretty   My first 240..........it aint pretty - Page 2 EmptyMon Jan 14, 2013 10:10 am

be careful of those ebay/knock off external wastegates as i've heard of alot of them not working that well.

I wish i woudla taken the time to paint stuff under the car, ah well.

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PostSubject: Re: My first 240..........it aint pretty   My first 240..........it aint pretty - Page 2 EmptyFri Jan 18, 2013 8:49 pm

Not to bash the waste gate either. But, i think your going find that youll have issues getting it to fit with out hitting the shock tower.
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PostSubject: Re: My first 240..........it aint pretty   My first 240..........it aint pretty - Page 2 EmptySat Jan 19, 2013 9:22 am

yea i was worried about fitment also, you personally seen it not fit?
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Holset wh1c and Greddy ebc bevisnbutthead


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I think this is good for 25-27psi max pjmonkey

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PostSubject: Re: My first 240..........it aint pretty   My first 240..........it aint pretty - Page 2 EmptyThu Jan 31, 2013 12:05 am

Good stuff, I like the Boost controller. rare stuff.

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PostSubject: Re: My first 240..........it aint pretty   My first 240..........it aint pretty - Page 2 EmptyThu Jan 31, 2013 6:18 am

mrsparkle wrote:
yea i was worried about fitment also, you personally seen it not fit?

I had a turbo xs one that looked identicle to it. Ended up selling it and buying an ebay one that was much shorter to clear the shock tower. But you can always run an extension and mount it elsewhere.
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Latest work done , stripped the engine bay to prepare for the mitsu

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PostSubject: Re: My first 240..........it aint pretty   My first 240..........it aint pretty - Page 2 EmptyMon Oct 13, 2014 12:34 am

Picked up a t56 and another 4g. Next is a adaptor housing and can start bolting things up!

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What flywheel and clutch do you run with the adapter and t56?
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