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Forum: Build Threads
07-04-19, 08:04 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 87,537
Posted By Carlos Iglesias

I though this thread might unearth an old fart...

I though this thread might unearth an old fart circle-jerk; so far I'm not disappointed.
Aside for the current Illuminati,
if I could just get Tuck, Max Cooper, Gene Felber, Sean (A-Spec), Brooks,...
Forum: Build Threads
06-30-19, 05:15 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 87,537
Posted By Carlos Iglesias

Holy Ham Sandwich™ resurrection!!! I assume you...

Holy Ham Sandwich™ resurrection!!! I assume you had been swallowed up by the social media... or at least communities of more bouggie cars! :wink:

Seriously, VERY glad you're still around. One of...
Forum: Build Threads
06-24-19, 06:38 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 87,537
Posted By Carlos Iglesias

Dale, it's funny cause I was just glad that the...

Dale, it's funny cause I was just glad that the coolant test precluded the reinstall. Easy enough to teardown, but would've sucked to remove after installation and THEN teardown.

Also, your...
Forum: Build Threads
06-22-19, 06:45 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 87,537
Posted By Carlos Iglesias

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rx7club.com-vbull...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rx7club.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_0947_23699b31884fc9cb16a759f1f885f4bc40b50648.jpg
Center iron casting piece...
Forum: Build Threads
06-11-19, 04:43 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 87,537
Posted By Carlos Iglesias

SRM flywheel is old school indeed. Just glad...

SRM flywheel is old school indeed. Just glad they're still in business so the friction surface was still available. Impressive service BTW.

Other than replacing all the rubber seals, the engine...
Forum: Build Threads
06-09-19, 08:07 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 87,537
Posted By Carlos Iglesias

Ah, my old nemesis... Project Creep... Chip...

Ah, my old nemesis... Project Creep...

Chip MS Steering Rack
new SRM Flywheel Friction surface
ACT sprung 6-punk and Xtreme PP
...
Forum: Build Threads
05-28-19, 09:24 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 87,537
Posted By Carlos Iglesias

Dale, as they say in the middle east: "From your...

Dale, as they say in the middle east: "From your lips to god's ear"!!
Forum: Build Threads
05-26-19, 10:59 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 87,537
Posted By Carlos Iglesias

Motor, I-Rotary seals, EWP, bra-less, and foolish optimism

Better Lucky than Good.

Motor teardown is disarmingly uneventful. Back rotor/housing looked new (as it effectively is). Front rotor probably had a water seal compromise, though nothing obvious in...
05-25-19, 08:56 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,827
Posted By Carlos Iglesias

Got a set of (Ianetti's) I-Rotary apex seals and...

Got a set of (Ianetti's) I-Rotary apex seals and will be running E85 with 2.5oz/gal of premix.
Living on the bleeding edge... and I do mean bleeding!
Forum: Build Threads
05-19-19, 07:46 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 87,537
Posted By Carlos Iglesias

OMEN! 1) Drain coolant; ~2 quarts of coolant...

OMEN!

1) Drain coolant; ~2 quarts of coolant come out.
2) Drain Oil; ~2 gallons of coolant come out, and some oil.
3) Acorn in bellhousing.

"Life hard, but it's harder when you're stupid"
Forum: Build Threads
04-15-19, 03:33 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 87,537
Posted By Carlos Iglesias

Gordon, while the upfront prices of an M800 is...

Gordon, while the upfront prices of an M800 is about $3K, it would easily require at least another $1500 in upgrades to get the right package. That's to say nothing about the harne$$. Alas, even if I...
Forum: Build Threads
04-14-19, 09:56 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 87,537
Posted By Carlos Iglesias

Objective is to simply getting it on the...

Objective is to simply getting it on the track.... SAFELY!

Sticking with the same turbo, especially since I have a bran spankin new one that's been in the box for ages.

Only swapping out the M4...
Forum: Build Threads
04-12-19, 09:20 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 87,537
Posted By Carlos Iglesias

You know me: Go Big or Go Home (including being a...

You know me: Go Big or Go Home (including being a dumbass)!


Tear the (6 year old) new motors to parade rest and rebuild. Myriad of minor tweeks.
Tear out the Motec M4 and replace with an...
Forum: Build Threads
04-12-19, 10:49 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 87,537
Posted By Carlos Iglesias

Rotary of Forum's Past

After more than a decade of life-imposed exile...

A rotary of Forums' Past arises again!
<and it's not pretty>
...
Forum: Build Threads
04-11-19, 11:25 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 87,537
Posted By Carlos Iglesias

<knock, knock>

<knock, knock>
02-27-12, 03:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 21,025
Posted By Carlos Iglesias

Assuming you're referencing my yella...

Assuming you're referencing my yella divorce-maker:nod:, the lip rolls are for my 285 on 18x10.0 (+50) track wheels. Don't think I really need them for the Enkei's, but I'll defer to others.
Forum: Build Threads
02-27-12, 12:06 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 87,537
Posted By Carlos Iglesias

Big A: Not yet but I did finish my Project/Thesis...

Big A: Not yet but I did finish my Project/Thesis about two weeks ago. Asides from the distrations/cost of buying a house in our next duty station (CT), I should be able to get back in the garage and...
02-27-12, 11:42 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 21,025
Posted By Carlos Iglesias

I've had some request for additional pictures and...

I've had some request for additional pictures and finally found the time and motivation, so here's a few shots. Please forgive the margin picture quality...
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Forum: Build Threads
01-10-12, 06:49 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 87,537
Posted By Carlos Iglesias

Crispy and David: Ah, Brutus and Cassius, the...

Crispy and David: Ah, Brutus and Cassius, the unkindest cut(s)... Touche my friends!
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Forum: Build Threads
01-09-12, 01:48 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 87,537
Posted By Carlos Iglesias

As the old saying goes, be careful what you ask...

As the old saying goes, be careful what you ask for or you might get it. So when I posted above "Idle hands are the devil's workshop," I set myself up. Been overloaded trying to get my thesis...
09-19-11, 06:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 13,909
Posted By Carlos Iglesias

The picture of my car's CAS (including anotated...

The picture of my car's CAS (including anotated individual wires) that I took for Davin MoTeC M2R install may help...
https://www.rx7club.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=439111&d=1313373244
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09-17-11, 05:30 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,167
Posted By Carlos Iglesias

Shipping (to 17013) cost and payment info please?...

Shipping (to 17013) cost and payment info please? Gotz ta get me some of 'em billet beauties!:nod:
09-15-11, 06:32 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,167
Posted By Carlos Iglesias

Groupie subscribe...

Groupie subscribe...
Forum: Build Threads
08-08-11, 06:08 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 87,537
Posted By Carlos Iglesias

Idle hands are the devil's workshop, so to stay...

Idle hands are the devil's workshop, so to stay out of trouble I've bought this beauty. Thinkin I'll start with set rails and work my way into mechanical virtue from there... :nod:
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Forum: MoTeC
08-07-11, 09:16 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 46,691
Posted By Carlos Iglesias

Yeah BeefCake, I concur that it was nice to see...

Yeah BeefCake, I concur that it was nice to see some action back in this thread! I'm lurking since my M4 could be considered the M2R's old brother and both have awfully similar DNA.

Though I'm...
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