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Forum: General Tech. 06-19-2018, 01:12 PM
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Posted By wchiarizzio
Holy necropost Batman....

Holy necropost Batman. [emoji23][emoji23][emoji23][emoji23][emoji23][emoji23]

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Forum: Showcase 06-19-2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 561
Views: 27,131
Posted By wchiarizzio
Man. There are so many possibilities right now....

Man. There are so many possibilities right now. Found a 92 camaro with ttops for 700. Price negotiable. Then there's the fact that I want to gut the ICM and wire it for direct coil control. And the...
Forum: Showcase 06-06-2018, 06:27 PM
Replies: 430
Views: 37,801
Posted By wchiarizzio
I still need to powdercoat my compressor housing...

I still need to powdercoat my compressor housing and some other stuff. I love the black but I have a wicked blue too.

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Forum: Showcase 06-06-2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 2,493
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Views: 257,291
Posted By wchiarizzio
So Dustin, apparently I work with the guy you...

So Dustin, apparently I work with the guy you bought your ttops from. Small world.

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Forum: Showcase 06-05-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 2,493
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Views: 257,291
Posted By wchiarizzio
Or not hear it for that matter lol Sent from...

Or not hear it for that matter lol

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Forum: Showcase 06-04-2018, 08:02 PM
Replies: 561
Views: 27,131
Posted By wchiarizzio
Using the DEI titanium wrap did help the oil...

Using the DEI titanium wrap did help the oil pressure to get back up to minimum specs. It helps the oil pressure all around honestly. I should do an oil pump but not going to cause I have the other...
Forum: Showcase 05-31-2018, 08:36 PM
Replies: 430
Views: 37,801
Posted By wchiarizzio
Yea that stuff works wonders. Did a hood with it...

Yea that stuff works wonders. Did a hood with it once

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Forum: Imports 05-31-2018, 03:03 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,794
Posted By wchiarizzio
Yea I found out they didn't really fix the issue...

Yea I found out they didn't really fix the issue till 2011. You've already swapped the engine. Fix the oil consumption it'll run forever lol

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Forum: Imports 05-31-2018, 01:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,794
Posted By wchiarizzio
Make sure to change the oil afterwards. Full...

Make sure to change the oil afterwards. Full synthetic only.

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Forum: Imports 05-31-2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,794
Posted By wchiarizzio
Reading back through the thread it appears there...

Reading back through the thread it appears there was excessive oil consumption. Further research into my girls Camry I uncovered a design issue. The oil drain back holes in the pistons were made too...
Forum: Imports 05-31-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,794
Posted By wchiarizzio
Your girl have oil consumption issues in the...

Your girl have oil consumption issues in the corolla?

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Forum: Showcase 05-31-2018, 01:24 PM
Replies: 430
Views: 37,801
Posted By wchiarizzio
Reminds me of the DOHC 3.4 lol. What a pos that...

Reminds me of the DOHC 3.4 lol. What a pos that was. Great power crappy everything else

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Forum: Showcase 05-28-2018, 07:50 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 18,450
Posted By wchiarizzio
Are the rpms actually jumping or are you...

Are the rpms actually jumping or are you referring to what the tach says? Cause that does sound like an IAC issue. Other things that could be linked would be carbon buildup in the IAC passages or...
Forum: Showcase 05-28-2018, 07:47 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 18,450
Posted By wchiarizzio
New parts can still be faulty. Keep that in mind....

New parts can still be faulty. Keep that in mind. Working at AZ, you have no idea how many people would insist that a brand new part wasn't the issue, only to find out it was after throwing hundreds...
Forum: Showcase 05-28-2018, 07:45 PM
Replies: 430
Views: 37,801
Posted By wchiarizzio
Excellent. Nice to see this coming together man....

Excellent. Nice to see this coming together man. Keep up the good work!

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Forum: Showcase 05-23-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 561
Views: 27,131
Posted By wchiarizzio
I've got 60 weight in it now. LOL Sent from...

I've got 60 weight in it now. LOL

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Forum: Showcase 05-23-2018, 11:18 AM
Replies: 561
Views: 27,131
Posted By wchiarizzio
Update. Took her out the other day and...

Update.

Took her out the other day and thoroughly put her through the paces. 4th gear holds strong at extended WOT. WOT 3-4 seems a little too mushy to be comfortable doing it often. A new drum,...
Forum: Showcase 05-23-2018, 11:07 AM
Replies: 430
Views: 37,801
Posted By wchiarizzio
Looks like a head bolt. Casting flaw. Anything...

Looks like a head bolt. Casting flaw. Anything other than a head bolt I'd say you're fine using it. If it is indeed a head bolt, I'd replace it.

Though that could happen if air tools or a breaker...
Forum: Showcase 05-23-2018, 11:04 AM
Replies: 2,493
Sticky: OperationX
Views: 257,291
Posted By wchiarizzio
Nice. Yea the third gens have the same cutting...

Nice. Yea the third gens have the same cutting issue in certain areas lol. Many a wound handed out.

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Forum: Showcase 05-23-2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 18,450
Posted By wchiarizzio
If the idle and brake issue are linked it would...

If the idle and brake issue are linked it would point towards a vacuum issue. Though the idle issue could also be the IAC valve. What color is your brake fluid? If dark and nasty time to flush it...
Forum: Electrical 05-06-2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 316
Posted By wchiarizzio
Only way is to get a good hot tank cleaning. At...

Only way is to get a good hot tank cleaning. At that point it'll probably be cheaper to just get another engine. Some of those head gasket sealers work for a time, but cause irreversible damage in...
Forum: Showcase 05-04-2018, 10:07 AM
Replies: 2,493
Sticky: OperationX
Views: 257,291
Posted By wchiarizzio
Hey man don't feel bad. Everytime I think I'm...

Hey man don't feel bad. Everytime I think I'm done cleaning mine I find more garbage. And I don't even have kids!

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Forum: Showcase 04-25-2018, 09:29 AM
Replies: 561
Views: 27,131
Posted By wchiarizzio
The belt was still on there, just riding on the...

The belt was still on there, just riding on the back of the idler bracket. How it stayed on I have no clue. It was pretty loose lol.

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Forum: Showcase 04-24-2018, 05:30 PM
Replies: 561
Views: 27,131
Posted By wchiarizzio
Mini update. What a ride to pick this thing...

Mini update.

What a ride to pick this thing up.
2 hours one way virtually next door to Sebring Raceway.

Fully dressed 112k mile 3.4.
Let the real fun begin.
I swapped the last 3.4 in before...
Forum: Showcase 04-23-2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 561
Views: 27,131
Posted By wchiarizzio
Took a ride out to Sanford to my buddies house....

Took a ride out to Sanford to my buddies house. About an hour and a half one way.

Only one casualty, the idler pulley bracket. Belt was off it the whole time and I never realized it. Just...
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