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Forum: Marketplace
Mar 3, 2019, 05:53 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 11,029
Posted By pikwit

Do you still have the exterior doors? What color...

Do you still have the exterior doors? What color are they?
Jan 14, 2019, 01:45 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 10,407
Posted By pikwit

I think it looks hideous. Ugly car with what...

I think it looks hideous. Ugly car with what will prove to be an unreliable motor in a too heavy car.
Jan 14, 2019, 01:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,716
Posted By pikwit

It was a pre-production car with no VIN number...

It was a pre-production car with no VIN number assigned. I used to work for a motorcycle OEM and this is the fate of all vehicles we had that had no VIN.
Forum: Evo General
Jan 8, 2019, 07:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,919
Posted By pikwit

I had a B13 Sentra SE-R back in the day I swapped...

I had a B13 Sentra SE-R back in the day I swapped a turbo bluebird SR20DET in. Fun little cars, they are deathtraps today driving around all the SUVs and trucks though. The sunroof is usually an...
Jan 8, 2019, 07:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 673
Posted By pikwit

Where in Wisconsin are you? I've got a couple...

Where in Wisconsin are you? I've got a couple buddies in the MKE area that have turned a few bolts on Evos over the years if you need help with a project or want to hang out and grab some beers and...
Jan 8, 2019, 07:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 621
Posted By pikwit

My second car in high school was a straight piped...

My second car in high school was a straight piped 85 4000 Quattro with a straight 5 cyl I used to rallycross. Loved that car, I wish that I could find another one.
Forum: Evo X General
Jan 7, 2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,022
Posted By pikwit

That's a perfect interval but I'd swap it out if...

That's a perfect interval but I'd swap it out if I was going to HPDE or autox or had let my car sit for more than a month with a lot of temperature fluctuations.
Forum: Evo X General
Jan 7, 2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,062
Posted By pikwit

That extra weight can really make a huge...

That extra weight can really make a huge difference. I think about that when I have a few friends in my car and can't believe the difference in seat of the pants performance.
Forum: Evo General
Jan 7, 2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 445
Posted By pikwit

Check the tension on the throttle cable. ...

Check the tension on the throttle cable. Sometimes they can tighten up over time and hold the throttle plate open a little causing high idle. Something to rule out anyways.
Forum: Evo General
Jan 4, 2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 626
Posted By pikwit

That's a pretty big speed difference for the...

That's a pretty big speed difference for the synchro to make up. You generally don't want to cruise in neutral at speed so don't do that?
Forum: Evo General
Jan 4, 2019, 10:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 588
Posted By pikwit

A good body shop might be able to sort you out...

A good body shop might be able to sort you out with what you've got. Not all shops are created equal.
Forum: Evo General
Jan 4, 2019, 10:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 740
Posted By pikwit

I had an 04 WW SSL. Loved the seats, hated the...

I had an 04 WW SSL. Loved the seats, hated the sunroof. I'd never consider a yellow one but to each their own.
Forum: Evo General
Jan 4, 2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,237
Posted By pikwit

My plan is to either buy my friend out of his 03,...

My plan is to either buy my friend out of his 03, or help him put it back together to sell. Either way, it might get a partial part out so stay tuned for some very nice parts from me in the next...
Dec 28, 2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 484
Posted By pikwit

Yep, that's perfect. The 8 I'm looking at is...

Yep, that's perfect. The 8 I'm looking at is apex silver but the paint was horrifically damaged by a significant other's momentary lack of sanity(long story). I was thinking about picking it up and...
Dec 28, 2018, 10:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 484
Posted By pikwit

I love the dry clutch. The desmo service on the...

I love the dry clutch. The desmo service on the other hand... kind of a pain but the 2 valve air cooled motor is waaaaay easier than the 4 valve water cooled bikes.
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Dec 28, 2018, 10:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 484
Posted By pikwit

Thanks, you are right but I also ride a 2010...

Thanks, you are right but I also ride a 2010 Ducati Monster 1100s so it's a good backup if the weather is nice. Ideally I'd part the M3 out and keep the civic as the daily since it's a 35mpg...
Forum: Evo General
Dec 28, 2018, 08:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 514
Posted By pikwit

When you get the lugs off, you'll want to match...

When you get the lugs off, you'll want to match the taper of the current ones if you want to replace them. They are most likely a V shape and OEM or steel wheels use a U shaped taper.
Forum: Evo General
Dec 28, 2018, 08:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,969
Posted By pikwit

If you just need the car fixed and back on the...

If you just need the car fixed and back on the road, I'd let the shop source the parts and pay the difference for a nicer FMIC and OEM radiator and call it a day.You can always upgrade once it's back...
Dec 28, 2018, 08:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 484
Posted By pikwit

Making plans to get another

Hello, I'm new here and wanted to introduce myself. I'm one of those car guys that can't keep a car longer than a year and then moves on. The only exception to that was my 2004 Evo in wicked white....
Forum: Evo General
Dec 28, 2018, 07:34 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,701
Posted By pikwit

A friend of mine has a 15 WRX and another has a...

A friend of mine has a 15 WRX and another has a 12 STI. I used to daily my Evo 8 and I would choose that car over any of the other Subarus if I was only going to have the one car. I'll say the...
Dec 28, 2018, 07:19 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 21,647
Posted By pikwit

I'm currently daily driving a 2018 Honda Civic...

I'm currently daily driving a 2018 Honda Civic Sport right now. I have been helping put a project 03 Evo 8 back together and this will be my daily once we get through the salt this winter. I'll...
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