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Unread 11-04-2010, 06:10 PM   #21
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Well i'm sure the Silvy would rev up to 6500 happily if i asked it to, that doesn't mean there's anybody home though
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I washed and waxed the Sable in 40 degree weather, it was well worth it though.

Next on my to do is go to the local pick and pull and grab a new grill, the old one just fell off
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I received my new sway bar links and went about figuring out the best way to install it.
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Drove it hard in the rain. I can't lose grip from a stop or going straight in any gear, but in the rain I can slide around corners .

Also fixed my left driving light. For some reason, the connector I used doesn't make great contact at all times, so the left light occasionally doesn't work (but I've got the wires in a position now where it seems to always work).
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Put a gauge cluster from a '93 Taurus SHO in (kept my police certified calibration speedometer), now I have a tachometer . Also put the seats from a '97 Taurus in. Now I have front bucket seats, and a nice rear seat.
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Be glad you guys have power to 4 grand...lol
Ha, I don't even START getting power until 4k.

And Speed, I looked into getting front 300z calipers for my 240, but I thought you had to upgrade the master cylinder at the same time (I forget why). Is that not correct?
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Know what's even better? Power to 6k.
Hey twist, know what's better than that? Having a completely flat, peaking, power and torque curve from 1800 RPMs to 2800 RPMs
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Unread 11-05-2010, 09:28 AM   #28
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Know what's even way better? Kicking tires.

So I changed the earl in the beast and gave her a nice quick detail with some Meguiar's... Which was subsequently ruined as I'm driving and it started to drizzle. Ah well, I need to give her one last satisfying wax. If ya catch my drift...
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Hey twist, know what's better than that? Having a completely flat, peaking, power and torque curve from 1800 RPMs to 2800 RPMs
Like my Ford 300....
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Ha, I don't even START getting power until 4k.

And Speed, I looked into getting front 300z calipers for my 240, but I thought you had to upgrade the master cylinder at the same time (I forget why). Is that not correct?
You don't have to change the MC or the Brake booster, but your pedal will be very firm and hard to modulate from what I hear.

The stock setup is designed for 4 pistons worth of braking power, and with the upgrade you will be pushing 10 pistons. An easy upgrade is the booster from an auto equipped 240 ($10 at a JY) and a cheap remanned 17/16 MC from a 91 300zx (around $50). You can swap your fluid reservoir over to it and avoid buying a new one.
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