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Old 10-31-2009, 03:02 PM   #41
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I'll be running very low boost, to keep my injectors and engine happy. In fact I'm very much looking forward to a much more drivable car, even with less power. I'll be patient until I find a good deal on some 440's. There's been some good deals on 305's lately that I've had a very hard time turning down. Go big or go home!

I don't actually have COPs yet. Well I do, but I haven't installed them, I'm still on stock coils and ignitor. I keep saying I'll make the harness and install them, but haven't. I've tried a bunch to grind down my spade connectors to make them clip into the Toyota plugs I bought, but I've have constantly failed. Ideally I'd go to the junk yard and cut off 4 pigtails and use them, as they're not something I'd like to see fail on the track. I have no idea what the dwell is, they're Toyota Denso 90080-18016 if that helps at all.

**Edit: Just saw someone wrote "'01 Corolla 1.8" in sharpie on the side too.**

Hustler, like I said that oil cooler mount was very temporary and is now slightly angled to be more in line with the bumper hole. I still don't like it though. I also want to get another 90* fitting and cut the passenger side hose and make it shorter. They come both the same length, but obviously one has to be the length of the oil cooler shorter.

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Old 01-19-2010, 10:05 PM   #42
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Dunno if anyone is still watching this but, well, I don't care. Here are some updates:

Final final COPs harness:

Pigtails bought off eBay with extensions soldered on
Weather-pack connectors bought from
the end is wrapped with electrical tape, however from coil #1 to about where it passes the intake manifold is wrapped in this:
Repair tape - X-Treme Tape - Duluth Trading Company
resistant up to 8000 volts and heat resistant up to 500*F, amazing stuff.

Finished switch panel with labeling, just cause it looks bad ***.

14" daisy fail, but required since the R888's previously pictured are now on the previously pictured 15x7 Enkeis.

More or less final MS install. Right after this pic I shortened the MAP line so it didn't hang down below the DB37 cable. I plan on wrapping the harness a bit to both cover up all the colored wires and to replace all the zip ties. Floor will also be cleaned and painted black like the driver side is.

So it's coming together nicely. After having the exhaust welded back on along with a flange to remove it for track shenanigan, bolting the center console back on, and putting $30 NAPA brake pads on the front it's actually a nice streetable car again. And I'm actually having fun in it for once! Just need to get it registered, please see this thread:
and throw out some ideas/opinions for me making my 1.6L environmentally friendly again.
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Great build man, keep it up
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It's motivating to see others getting this much work done.

Looking good...
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