7/19/2015 Updates

I’m beat. Fixed my power steering leak finally, replaced my TB with a rebuilt one, fixed my cruise control. Also found and fixed a couple vacuum leaks.

I can hear what sounds like another vac leak coming from under my plenum. Didn’t have any more time to work on it today so I didn’t find the problem yet.

7/17/2015 Updates

Installed my new Evo 9 BOV today, wish every repair/upgrade was as easy as that was lol.

Excited to install the rest of the parts I have piled up here this weekend, hoping the car will be okay for awhile finally.

Also just a fun note, I’ve been daily driving this thing for about 3 months now and fixing everything that breaks within a week of it breaking typically. It has been really good at keeping me broke. After the wideband and the cruise control vacuum leak fix, I might be able to save up some money instead of blowing every pay check haha. About time to start saving for the big stuff!

The list is getting smaller! Stuff I still need:

1. 15g turbos (Planning to get these in November maybe.)
2. Built block – Going to have my cousin build it or I’m going to keep my eyes out for a local one to come up relatively cheap.
3. GM MAF + MAFT
4. Aftermarket fuel pump and hotwire kit.
5. Hard pipes and oohnoo’s SMIC (Unless I decide to just go with FMIC)

I’ll probably buy the fuel pump and GM MAF stuff in the next couple of weeks then save to buy the two bigger items. I’m hopeful that the car is going to be built and ready to tear up the streets and track by spring 2016!

7/16/15 Updates

So I have some updates. Receiving parts that are going to be installed this weekend and installing some parts that I’ve had sitting in my closet waiting to be installed.

– Received my rebuilt throttle body today, very hopeful that it is going to fix my idle issues once and for all.
– Received a new wheel hub assembly to fix my bad drivers side wheel bearing.
– Received these small LED bars that I am going to try out as replacement fog lights. I got them on eBay, won’t be too upset if it doesn’t work out since it was only $7. I’ll have to take picture once I have them hooked up. They look like the fog lights on my girlfriends Chevy Cruze.
– Received new tie rod ends from Ninja, should be installing this weekend.
– Finishing hooking up my Chome ECU this weekend, apparently I missed a step hooking up a power wire which is why my Tactrix OpenPort 2.0 wouldn’t see that it was hooked up.
– Installing my Evo 9 BOV when it arrives today.

Ordering an AEM Wideband tomorrow to pretty much complete my tuning experience. Found a vacuum leak from the cruise control vacuum that I am also getting.

Things seem to be falling in to place now, I’m hopeful that it will stay that way.