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    CR3 motorsports used to sell the 505speed...

    CR3 motorsports used to sell the 505speed manifold but it's not listed on their website any more

    Your best bet might be to make your own or modify an FS-ZE manifold
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    ! That's too damned cold for me... Bet there's...

    ! That's too damned cold for me...

    Bet there's no overheating problems though lol
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    Luckily another supplier had an intercooler that...

    Luckily another supplier had an intercooler that was about the same size, still annoying having to split an order as it meant 4 separate trips to 2 courier depots to get parts and I'm still waiting...
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    That feel when the intercooler you've been saving...

    That feel when the intercooler you've been saving up for weeks and was available last night, is no longer in stock :(


    @Stud, I don't think it has an LSD but I haven't had the front up to have a...
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    Gidday! That should be a fun swap I don't...

    Gidday! That should be a fun swap

    I don't think anyone is currently doing a swap like that, you might be best trawling through the search function here and maybe over on astinagt.com
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    Thanks for the info! 7k redline on the...

    Thanks for the info!


    7k redline on the clock, 4-2-1 exhaust, weird intake resonator. Yep, looks like I got myself an ZE!

    Having gone from the Demio I didn't have a great frame of reference...
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    @PCB, thanks for the info, will check it out next...

    @PCB, thanks for the info, will check it out next weekend

    @Jazzy, as far as I can tell its a JDM model, here's some more pics:

    https://i.imgur.com/lNEqOtE.jpg

    Terrible shot sorry, a few...
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    It appears I have a bit of an addiction to these...

    It appears I have a bit of an addiction to these cars...

    https://i.imgur.com/xa4S43y.jpg

    2000 Familia SP20 with 230,000kms, tiptronic, all the usual SP gear in decent enough condition. Needs...
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    Those slip flanges are going to make it super...

    Those slip flanges are going to make it super easy to build! Nice looking muffler too, are you planning to run a tip?
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    Ha! Yep, I need to get under there and clean...

    Ha! Yep, I need to get under there and clean everything out :)

    Cables were custom made by a local firm, fairly pricey at $200NZ each, but they are all brand new with the brackets sandblasted and...
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    https://i.imgur.com/4XMkyPV.jpg Mmmmm shiny ...

    https://i.imgur.com/4XMkyPV.jpg

    Mmmmm shiny

    Brake calipers cleaned up and painted nicely

    https://i.imgur.com/hrqSjAy.jpg
    Rear calipers in, this is just about all that needs to be done at...
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    Exhaust work is fun! Make sure you weld as much...

    Exhaust work is fun! Make sure you weld as much as possible with everything in the car and in the place you want it, exhausts have a habit of twisting if you weld them on the ground lol. V bands will...
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    That's a decent update! I'm digging the banner...

    That's a decent update!

    I'm digging the banner placement, fits nicely there. Might need some of these for the rust spots lol

    Front swaybar bushes and the strut tophats tend to clunk when worn,...
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    626 bracket should fit, I think you have to move...

    626 bracket should fit, I think you have to move the big block of earth connectors from memory, but it should work

    Junk yards might be your best bet for getting a bracket, should be fairly cheap...
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    Toyota SC14 from a Toyota Previa/Estima minivan,...

    Toyota SC14 from a Toyota Previa/Estima minivan, they also came on Chasers and Crowns in the early 90's

    I definitely won't be running it at full pressure, apparently the Teflon coating starts...
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    Well, slow progress is better than no progress......

    Well, slow progress is better than no progress...
    SC bracket is finalised and the laser cut profiles should arrive next week, New rear sway bar bushes and engine mount inserts ordered from AWR (the...
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    Woohoo! I think you've nailed bang-for-buck...

    Woohoo! I think you've nailed bang-for-buck suspension mods here.

    How much swearing and finger contorting was needed to get the bigger bolts in?

    Best of luck with the exams, keep us posted with...
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    Yep, lateral links use loooooooong bolts at each...

    Yep, lateral links use loooooooong bolts at each end, trailing arms are weld nuts up front, threaded insert at the back

    They're also tight as frig, be prepared to swing on them with a breaker...
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    Wheeeeeeee! That actually looks like fun, but...

    Wheeeeeeee! That actually looks like fun, but definitely isn't the best for track times!

    I wonder if you could use the body roll and weigh transfer to get the back end out and a pseudo drift going...
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    Do it! Nothing beats hands on experience and...

    Do it! Nothing beats hands on experience and learning, especially for skills like welding, $70 is a steal too, but I know those economic pains lol

    My fab skills are best described as 'good from a...
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    I've been channelling my inner Project Binky and...

    I've been channelling my inner Project Binky and have whipped up a rough CAD (Cardboard Aided Design) model for the supercharger

    https://i.imgur.com/QAjfViS.jpg

    Its not pretty but it fits and...
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    Gidday! Proteges are great cars, and easy to work...

    Gidday! Proteges are great cars, and easy to work on

    For wheel offset, try an online calculator like this one https://tiresize.com/wheel-offset-calculator/

    Stick in the current numbers, then...
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    Can someone double check me on the torque setting...

    Can someone double check me on the torque setting for the inner bolts on the front lateral links? I've done 'em up to 90 nm as per the workshop manual, but the arms don't move freely on the bolts....
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    @Riot, the CR3 shop is like a candy store lol, I...

    @Riot, the CR3 shop is like a candy store lol, I need to make a list and email them, getting everything in one order saves shipping but it's a bit harder to plan

    @Gabe; It fits too! I wonder how...
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    It's scientifically proven that boost rags are,...

    It's scientifically proven that boost rags are, in fact, good for the engine and increase both BWWAAAH and TSUTSUTSU when sucked in through a turbo :D

    Hope you get it out, stuck rags are no fun!
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