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Old 12-11-05, 17:30   #1
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New Project Starts..

UPDATE:

New turbo be ready this week
ECU purchased
New cooler arrived
Looks lik gerabox is gettin sent to keas to be checked and convertor made then shipped up

Then its head down, ar5e up getting it all wired up and new manifold made up ect all ready to go

PARTS LIST AS FOLLOWS:
STD 2J with cam gears
Mr turbo 76mm roller
600x300x100mm cooler
ltx12 ecu and possibly MSD DIS-4
870cc injectors
2x044 fuel pumps
sx -10 fuel reg
holley blue feeder pump
au twin thermos
artcarr built c4 rated at 1000hp (getting checked)
3" exhaust, 1 cat and 1 muffler
6 point weldin rollcage

hoping for completion in just over a months time, have to wait for roll cage to arrive then get it welded in and all mod plated ect

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Old 12-11-05, 18:00   #2
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bummer man, what blew in the engine?
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Old 12-11-05, 18:09   #3
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not sure what blew as havent pulled the motor down yet
blew a sh1t load of smoke out the exhaust n the breathers
so i cracked the sh1ts n put everythin up for sale

in a way im glad it happened cause im doin this project now
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Old 12-11-05, 18:19   #4
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haha. probably fair smashed a piston/ringland
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Old 13-11-05, 12:22   #5
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tell me more troy
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Old 13-11-05, 17:12   #6
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it was goin to b a 2J but the motor has fallen thru
already bought the auto, ecu and loom for the 2J so pretty pissed off bout that
not sure what ill put in it now
prob just a 25/30 but just std NA bottomend
not spendin much money this time
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Old 14-11-05, 07:52   #7
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it was goin to b a 2J but the motor has fallen thru
already bought the auto, ecu and loom for the 2J so pretty pissed off bout that
not sure what ill put in it now
prob just a 25/30 but just std NA bottomend
not spendin much money this time

build something that works first before you tell everyone about it
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Old 14-11-05, 16:26   #8
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You are one crazy mofo!

Got a spare engine lying around you dont want? I blew mine up too
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Old 14-11-05, 16:55   #9
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ive got a turbo bottomend here
dont know whats wrong with it yet until we pull it down
but ill prob get it rebuilt n sell it with the head
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Old 15-11-05, 21:46   #10
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project still happening but it wont be happening to a vl
over the next couple weeks my calais will be up for sale wit a std 5spd NA motor in it
air con, power steering, everythin aswell wit VLT booster and master, VLT front brakes, 28spline spool diff, panhard rod, cd player, sub, 2 amps, couple guages ect

what sort of money would a 5spd calais go for?
id also swap it for a Cressida Grande in good condition
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Old 15-11-05, 22:06   #11
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hi might get more if u wreck it just my 2 cents good luck with the new project thanx
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Old 16-11-05, 01:27   #12
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i'd also swap it for a Cressida Grande in good condition
Fuck yeah they are awesome cars, is that the new project? That would be mad
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Old 22-11-05, 17:14   #13
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ha ha l no wat it is and l'm not tellin
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Old 23-11-05, 06:54   #14
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does anyone have a phone number for Troy? I've been trying to PM him, but his inbox is full...

or can anyone get in touch with him?
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Old 23-11-05, 11:05   #15
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sorry bout that
its clear now
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Old 23-11-05, 19:42   #16
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well vl is now sold
am now lookin round for a new car but no idea what to get
i really wanna get a cressida so i think ill just hold off until i find 1 i lik
then ill put my favourite motor in it
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Old 23-11-05, 20:51   #17
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your a teaser troy
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Old 17-12-05, 16:05   #18
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well new project is in full swing
will be ready hopefully end of january
cant wait to get it runnin n c what it does
just waiting on parts now then will be already to wire up

will be organising a willow meet as soon as its done so i can c what it does
and no im net tellin what ive done and no its not a vl
people can bag me or whateva they want but im pretty sure it will impress ALOT of people!!
every1 that has seen it so far thinks its pretty damn good

i know ive said alot of things that i was goin to do wit the vl then ended up selling it b4 i ran a number ect but hopefully u will all lik this car

so as we get a bit thru january ill start organising a meet at willow for EVERYONE to come 2
imports, vls, v8s anything
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Old 17-12-05, 16:19   #19
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sounds good

what did u end up getting?
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Old 17-12-05, 19:36   #20
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every1 will c once its done
not given anythin away until then

how u goin with yours?
i heard its all runnin now?
what power u make?
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Old 17-12-05, 19:47   #21
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haha l still no wat it is and l'm sworn not to tell
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Old 18-12-05, 19:06   #22
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hehe i found out the lowdown on this car now

should be interesting to see it run , hopefully make some good power.


yeah troy mines running , but only done like 1000km on it , goes to mattys after xmas for a proper tune , probably go to about 20psi i think , that will be enuf to have fun
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Old 18-12-05, 20:13   #23
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no1 has the lowdown on the car
theres only 2 people on this forum that know what ive got and what im doing n thats pigsy n me

i can gurantee that what u hav heard is wrong

mines gettin tuned by dyson from now on, not matt
good luck wit it
ill giv u a run in feb
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Old 18-12-05, 21:37   #24
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so what hav u heard andy?
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Old 19-12-05, 07:37   #25
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Hey what about me? I know what your doing Troy. Should be a weapon dude, Give me a call this week and I will come have a squiz.
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