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im getting pretty frustrated as to what i should do to my IS next..... as you have probably already realized, i have a 2001 e-shift IS300, which is the root of my frustrations..... its an auto..... and autos dont fare very well with forced induction.... IMO anyway..... so im stuck with this dilemna: " how will i build an auto IS300 that can compete with E46 M3`s ? that means doing a 4.0 second 0-60 and a 13.0 second standing quarter mile.... i am trying to stay away from any forced induction if possible, regardless of the fact that it actually offers the most bang for the buck etc... etc.....

so what i have gathered thus far is a vague plan to install the following parts....

-Toyomoto 2-piece headers
-some kind of exhuast, preferably Carbon-Ti Hiper
-APEX'i S-AFC
-LSD
-HKS Cam gear
-UR pulleys

there is no way in hell that these parts will get me anywhere near the 13.0 second quarter mile...... are there any other N/A mods out there ? or am i looking at a tranny swap and turbo kit ????
 

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You could do that bro, but it would cost alot more than any turbo kit. This has been brought up before, search and you will find alot of information on it :wink:
 

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ok genius, there is nothing wrong with the automatic tranny to get u a 13.0 second 1/4 mile time if thats all you are looking for. A toyomoto kit will easily get u that.
 

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Yeah...what the hell are you talking about. :roll: Those pathetic-ass mods won't even get you into the 14's probably! :lol:

Ever heard of Freelance(M Killer)...he had an automatic. A reinforced auto tranny by Toyomoto has proven it can do 12.5 second 1/4 miles.
ISman(& I'm sure a few other SRT guys) has an upgraded tranny from SRT and that will probably stand the test of time too.
 

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why set your sights soooo lowly (the E46 :D )

you can go that fast on the stock auto, or you could turbocharge/supercharge it and swap in a trans, but you are looking at at least 10 grand for the combo, how much do you have to spend?

-gte
 

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Wouldn't it be more like $20,000 swapping trans from an auto and adding a kit?

Has anyone made a recent breakthrough from auto to manual swapping?

IS300GTE said:
why set your sights soooo lowly (the E46 :D )

you can go that fast on the stock auto, or you could turbocharge/supercharge it and swap in a trans, but you are looking at at least 10 grand for the combo, how much do you have to spend?

-gte
 

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ahhh, i don't know, i was considering selling copies of my driveshaft, to make things easier for those that wanted to do so though, what do y'all think?







Modless_IS_=( said:
Wouldn't it be more like $20,000 swapping trans from an auto and adding a kit?

Has anyone made a recent breakthrough from auto to manual swapping?

IS300GTE said:
why set your sights soooo lowly (the E46 :D )

you can go that fast on the stock auto, or you could turbocharge/supercharge it and swap in a trans, but you are looking at at least 10 grand for the combo, how much do you have to spend?

-gte
 

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I think if you did that you would be making one huge leap for the likes of IS300kind :)

In fact I would be the first to nominate a "saint" prefix to your username.

Saint GTE the merciful.

IS300GTE said:
ahhh, i don't know, i was considering selling copies of my driveshaft, to make things easier for those that wanted to do so though, what do y'all think?







Modless_IS_=( said:
Wouldn't it be more like $20,000 swapping trans from an auto and adding a kit?

Has anyone made a recent breakthrough from auto to manual swapping?

IS300GTE said:
why set your sights soooo lowly (the E46 :D )

you can go that fast on the stock auto, or you could turbocharge/supercharge it and swap in a trans, but you are looking at at least 10 grand for the combo, how much do you have to spend?

-gte
 

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Ps - Don't forget, Demon and I are working to provide those JDM 2jz-gte / getrag / ecu / harness packages for cheaper as well... maybe we could be brothers in arms and offer the community a Modless_Demon_IS300GTE steriod upgrade (blitzkreig_s4 killa) package :)
 

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well than gather up some buyers, so that it looks worth my while



Modless_IS_=( said:
I think if you did that you would be making one huge leap for the likes of IS300kind :)

In fact I would be the first to nominate a "saint" prefix to your username.

Saint GTE the merciful.

IS300GTE said:
ahhh, i don't know, i was considering selling copies of my driveshaft, to make things easier for those that wanted to do so though, what do y'all think?







Modless_IS_=( said:
Wouldn't it be more like $20,000 swapping trans from an auto and adding a kit?

Has anyone made a recent breakthrough from auto to manual swapping?

IS300GTE said:
why set your sights soooo lowly (the E46 :D )

you can go that fast on the stock auto, or you could turbocharge/supercharge it and swap in a trans, but you are looking at at least 10 grand for the combo, how much do you have to spend?

-gte
 

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IF this combo only ends up costing me $10K you got one notch filled... :D

IS300GTE said:
well than gather up some buyers, so that it looks worth my while



Modless_IS_=( said:
I think if you did that you would be making one huge leap for the likes of IS300kind :)

In fact I would be the first to nominate a "saint" prefix to your username.

Saint GTE the merciful.

IS300GTE said:
ahhh, i don't know, i was considering selling copies of my driveshaft, to make things easier for those that wanted to do so though, what do y'all think?







Modless_IS_=( said:
Wouldn't it be more like $20,000 swapping trans from an auto and adding a kit?

Has anyone made a recent breakthrough from auto to manual swapping?

IS300GTE said:
why set your sights soooo lowly (the E46 :D )

you can go that fast on the stock auto, or you could turbocharge/supercharge it and swap in a trans, but you are looking at at least 10 grand for the combo, how much do you have to spend?

-gte
 

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Although it's not finalized, I believe we were looking at around $6,500.00 shipped for this stuff... if that is not feasable then at most I'm thinking $7,000.00... I am not sure what GTE will be willing to sell his mold for I would guess it would be well under $3,000.00

CarbonIS300 said:
IF this combo only ends up costing me $10K you got one notch filled... :D

IS300GTE said:
well than gather up some buyers, so that it looks worth my while



Modless_IS_=( said:
I think if you did that you would be making one huge leap for the likes of IS300kind :)

In fact I would be the first to nominate a "saint" prefix to your username.

Saint GTE the merciful.

IS300GTE said:
ahhh, i don't know, i was considering selling copies of my driveshaft, to make things easier for those that wanted to do so though, what do y'all think?







Modless_IS_=( said:
Wouldn't it be more like $20,000 swapping trans from an auto and adding a kit?

Has anyone made a recent breakthrough from auto to manual swapping?

IS300GTE said:
why set your sights soooo lowly (the E46 :D )

you can go that fast on the stock auto, or you could turbocharge/supercharge it and swap in a trans, but you are looking at at least 10 grand for the combo, how much do you have to spend?

-gte
 

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And that is for what exactly an Adaptor kit and computer for a 2JZGTE?

Modless_IS_=( said:
Although it's not finalized, I believe we were looking at around $6,500.00 shipped for this stuff... if that is not feasable then at most I'm thinking $7,000.00... I am not sure what GTE will be willing to sell his mold for I would guess it would be well under $3,000.00

CarbonIS300 said:
IF this combo only ends up costing me $10K you got one notch filled... :D

IS300GTE said:
well than gather up some buyers, so that it looks worth my while



Modless_IS_=( said:
I think if you did that you would be making one huge leap for the likes of IS300kind :)

In fact I would be the first to nominate a "saint" prefix to your username.

Saint GTE the merciful.

IS300GTE said:
ahhh, i don't know, i was considering selling copies of my driveshaft, to make things easier for those that wanted to do so though, what do y'all think?







Modless_IS_=( said:
Wouldn't it be more like $20,000 swapping trans from an auto and adding a kit?

Has anyone made a recent breakthrough from auto to manual swapping?

IS300GTE said:
why set your sights soooo lowly (the E46 :D )

you can go that fast on the stock auto, or you could turbocharge/supercharge it and swap in a trans, but you are looking at at least 10 grand for the combo, how much do you have to spend?

-gte
 

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Are you talking about GTE's end? The price I'm quoting is for 30,000ish mileish JDM engine / trans / ecu / harness... sorry if I am being stupid but just want to make sure I was not unclear from before. I will have to double check on the year of the engine but from what I have heard these are all compression tested and in the 30,000 mile range.

GTE's end I cannot speak for... I am just a sales / markting meat. :)

Hope this cleared it up... sorry if there is redundancy.



CarbonIS300 said:
And that is for what exactly an Adaptor kit and computer for a 2JZGTE?

Modless_IS_=( said:
Although it's not finalized, I believe we were looking at around $6,500.00 shipped for this stuff... if that is not feasable then at most I'm thinking $7,000.00... I am not sure what GTE will be willing to sell his mold for I would guess it would be well under $3,000.00

CarbonIS300 said:
IF this combo only ends up costing me $10K you got one notch filled... :D

IS300GTE said:
well than gather up some buyers, so that it looks worth my while



Modless_IS_=( said:
I think if you did that you would be making one huge leap for the likes of IS300kind :)

In fact I would be the first to nominate a "saint" prefix to your username.

Saint GTE the merciful.

IS300GTE said:
ahhh, i don't know, i was considering selling copies of my driveshaft, to make things easier for those that wanted to do so though, what do y'all think?







Modless_IS_=( said:
Wouldn't it be more like $20,000 swapping trans from an auto and adding a kit?

Has anyone made a recent breakthrough from auto to manual swapping?

IS300GTE said:
why set your sights soooo lowly (the E46 :D )

you can go that fast on the stock auto, or you could turbocharge/supercharge it and swap in a trans, but you are looking at at least 10 grand for the combo, how much do you have to spend?

-gte
 
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