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James' JZA70

Discussion in 'Supra' started by James, Feb 12, 2012.

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    Picked up this burgundy Medium Red Pearl Supra turbo in '09.
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    Hard to tell, but this is at stock height!

    There was a shitload wrong with this car, and I have fixed almost everything. The car came with stock sawblade wheels, stock/home made rattly exhaust, tons of vacuum/boost leaks, blown stock suspension, and other undesirables. The car burns oil when cold at a very slow rate, but it annoyed me so I took it to a shop for a rebuild. They disassembled the car to the point where the engine was ready to come out, and then went out of business. I had to tow it 100 miles home and rebuild everything myself, recently completing the project. I haven't fixed the minor oil problem yet, but will continue my build since compression is solid. Since that fiasco I have decided to make my car 100% my own work.
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    Specs:

    Engine:
    Before:
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    After:
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    7M-GTE, kouki version
    Bored .040 over
    Probe Pistons
    Eagle H Beam Rods
    to do:
    Re-seal valve covers
    Cam seals (if needed)
    Front main seal (if needed)

    Drivetrain:
    Southbend Feramic disc
    Stock Toyota flywheel
    3.73 Toyota LSD
    Stock R154
    to do:
    Nashman V2 Short shifter

    Exhaust:
    BIC Performance Divorced Downpipe 3"
    Tanabe Hyper Medallion 75mm catback
    to do:
    3" High flow cat

    Turbo:
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    60 trim CT-26
    Braided oil softlines with AN fitting conversion
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    Apexi Power Intake
    HKS SSQV II
    to do:
    Intercooler and 2.5" piping

    Suspension:
    12-way adjustable full coilovers 14kg/mm front 10kg/mm rear
    91-92 Supra 5 spokes
    to do:
    Solid subframe bushings/spacers
    Polyurethane control arm bushings
    94 Cobra wheels

    Cooling:
    Huge radiator
    to do:
    Flush and convert to toyota pink coolant

    Electronics:
    Greddy Emanage for fuel and timing
    Greddy Profec e-01 for boost control
    Innovate LC1 wideband
    Custom plug and play harness
    to do:
    Lexus AFM to pair with 550cc
    Gauges (oil pressure, temp, and fuel pressure)
    turbo timer
    When I'm done messing around with piggybacks I will throw on a MS2 v3, convert to speed density and non multiplexed ignition, then go play on the dyno.

    Oil to do:
    -10 Full flow thermostatically controlled oil cooler circuit

    Fuel to do:
    Walbro 255
    Full -6 AN braided conversion
    560 cc injectors
    Aeromotive AFPR


    Hope you guys like it. I enjoy making progress on this car, it is very rewarding but scary to drive. Please let me know what you think, comments and criticism welcome!
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    This makes me so jealous, if i was gonna have any old school car to build I would choose that year supra or older audi.

    Keep doing what your doing, looks good so far. Work on the power base and body then work on making it look better(even though it aleady looks so sexy)
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    In the future I'd like to do something like this...nice build so far. I'd like to try out a 300zx.
    Do you have any of the old pics from when you first got it?
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    So sweet. I actually want to do a SC300 or a 1987 325i (I got close to buying one too)
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    sc300 are all auto-tragics.
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    Nice James, looks like a good project, but well worth it. Any exterior or interior plans?
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    Not true, you can get them with a W58 5 speed manual. It also has a sweet Lexus shifter surround for manuals too!

    Interior plans are to get it back to good quality stock. I just put LEDs in the interior, before and after pics soon. Exterior plans are to convert it to sweet pre 89 trim, repair my stock front lip, and get a (stock) paintjob. Otherwise, like the rest of my cars, the exterior will remain very close to stock.

    I will try to dig up a few.



    Thanks for the commentsz
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    Ah, nice. You just left these areas out from your earlier post. I approve! :)
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    Also forgot to mention triple gauge pod with wideband, fuel pressure, oil temp. Retrofitting stock water temp and oil pressure gauges as well.

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    Added: Feb 12, 2012 at 11:02 PM
    Interior shots:

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    Not sure if this is actually better.....
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    Some pics from before:

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    ...and yet a Corolla is your track car. lol. Nice though, me like. I almost bought a Supra, but it was an auto non-turbo. Super cheap though.
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    Speaking of supra, I was driving behind an extremely clean one today home from work, same year and color too.
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    noo picsss??
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    Theres like 10 pics in this thread, you can't see them??

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    nah i see urs, i was asking hummer

    as for ur car, the new rims look 100x better than the ones originally on the car!
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    Didnt wanna take a picture, I was driving behind him and couldent get beside.
    I dont like creeping up to cars and taking pictures unless its in like an empty parking lot.
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    Update:

    1st gear doesn't work.
    Leak from front of the engine.
    So I parked this bitch!

    Steps:
    1. Drain tranny fluid and hope it's super underfilled, then re-fill; otherwise replace R-154.
    2. Remove Rad, Belt, Fan, Upper timing Cover to replace Valve cover.
    3. Replace power steering hoses.
    4. Remove Crank Pulley to inspect block for leaks; replace seals as needed
    5. Test for leaks
    6. Install full flow oil cooler circuit (thermostatically controlled)
    7. Tune EBC to right under boost cut

    Then drive it for a while before doing the to:do above!
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    Fix your pics booboo!
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    I don't remember which ones they were, and also I'm too lazy.

    I'll get on this after I finish reviewing threads from 2009 and liking legit posts.

    Should be quick, lol
    :troll:
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    Fine I fixed it.
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    OH I remember those pics! Looks sick. Any updates to it?
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    Nope. Maybe in a few months, or hopefully sooner. Never swapped a trans before.
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    It's a rough feels.

    That's what she said!

    You got it, baby!
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    :awyeah:

    I'm going to fire this bitch today and move it so I can do some work on the Corolla tonight.

    Fucking blew another Tokico so I'm gonna finish the coils tonight.
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    Write up for a MT swap?
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    Hummsky lol. Although I figured you would have put Hummski because it sounds like sky lol
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    I like this.

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