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Old 01-12-2010, 01:21 PM   #181
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Interesting... But I wouldn't do it.


TBH, I'm pretty skeptical of some prices you've listed in your build... You got a hard dog roll bar for 50$? WHERE?! And was it "USED" (ie, in a car that rolled over??)

Also like to add, LMAO over here at "spoolin 2 bars" anti-megasquirt bullshit. Please. Just please.

Supra owners don't use megasquirt because most of them are loaded douchers that'll buy the most expensive thing that can be found. Every 2jz owner I know is anyway.

Here is a pic of the Roll bar I got for $50 and I added the lower crossbar got the pipe for free and put some new paint on it it was silver so 20 min worth of work and 60 bucks and she is done and looking good.
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Old 01-12-2010, 01:26 PM   #182
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dman! how'd you land that for $50?
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Old 01-12-2010, 01:46 PM   #183
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It was on craigslist some guy sold his miata and the guy who bought the car didn'y want it so he took it off with the intentions of selling it and after it sat in the garage for 3 years he put it on craigslist for $50 and I went and got it the same day so no one else would ****** it up.
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Old 01-12-2010, 02:04 PM   #184
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It was on craigslist some guy sold his miata and the guy who bought the car didn'y want it so he took it off with the intentions of selling it and after it sat in the garage for 3 years he put it on craigslist for $50 and I went and got it the same day so no one else would ****** it up.
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Old 01-12-2010, 04:24 PM   #185
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Ok so for an update I found an RX-7 TII rear for cheap and I figured out with some reaseach you can use the 1.8L axles from a 94 and up and the RX-7 rear bolts in with the addition of a bracket of some sort to hold the snout of the rear from moving around. This is all fine and dandy I just need some axles and some time and were good to go.
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Old 01-13-2010, 10:40 PM   #186
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Default Oil pan fabrication

Here are some pics of the oil pan now that it has been cut so you can see what I need to be fabed and welded.
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Old 01-13-2010, 11:32 PM   #187
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Here are some pics of the oil pan now that it has been cut so you can see what I need to be fabed and welded.
I'm sure someone here will do that for cheap, but you could also spend the same money and buy yourself a cheap harbor freight MIG and do it yourself.

Nice build so far.
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I have a millermatic 252 I thought that a mig weld would leak. I am a decent welder and we have the tools to do it if it will work.
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Here is my glove box I just finished carbon fiber wraping let me know what you all think. This is the first time I have done this and I do have good mechanical knowledge but I honestly sat down and read about it for like 3 days and watched youtube videos for another 2 days and all in all it came out good. Its for nothing other than looks considering it actually added weight to the car but it looks hella good.


I think the carbon fiber adds street cred value right?
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Old 01-14-2010, 12:00 AM   #190
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Wait....wut?

I click on the stinkin' 2JZ Miata thread and see a carbon wrapped glovebox....not the kind of update I was hoping for.



Seriously Sean, this is turning out to be an awesome build. I thought you had to be delusional when you started this, but you're slowly proving that what sounds ridiculous can be done, and done well with patience and ease.

Looking forward to the final product.
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Old 01-14-2010, 12:05 AM   #191
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The glove box was just a fun thing to throw in this weekend I'll be doing the RX-7 rear swap minus the axles because I don't have them yet but there will be pix of the energy suspensions bushings going in along with the fab work for the rear and. I thought I would add that this build started as an idea that we all thought was crazy and it gets better and better everyday one day soon I am going to own the streets with this thing and I can't wait to see the next guy do this I am trying to start a 2JZ swap wave across the country.
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If I had the space, I'd be all on a 2JZ swap. Maybe after college . And about the carbon fiber. Its riceyness is far out weighed by the cars badassness.
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if i had the money id be doing the **** now!

that wrap job looks good, i may have to send you a glove box to do for me cause im to lazy to research and do it myself!
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That is sick!!
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if i had the money id be doing the **** now!

that wrap job looks good, i may have to send you a glove box to do for me cause im to lazy to research and do it myself!
Send away but I must tell you that it will take a little while I am a perfectionist when it comes to this stuff
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how much would it cost?
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how much would it cost?

I PM'd you
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I just want to throw this out there to see if there are any takers. I have come to notice that my beautiful tan canvas top with glass back window will not work with my roll bar. So I would like to propose a trade for a black top vinyl or canvas in good condition with a vinyl back window preferably one that opens but not real worried about it. I would like to find it local but I will ship if I have to. If there are any takers please PM me I will post pics of my top later tonight.
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Ok got the intercooler mounted tonight it fits pretty good. I have to do some tweaking to the bracket so I can squeeze a radiator and fan in before the motor. If anyone has any Ideas where I can get a super low-pro fran that might fit. I need the thinest one possible.
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Geez...that's not much space.

I had forgotten you were still gonna turbocharge it. That in-depth of a swap and I wouldn't have blamed ya for getting it running n/a first.

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The SPAL 1610 CFM fan that we sell is exactly 2" deep.

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