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Old 01-09-2013, 09:48 PM   #1
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Bought the car in December because i wanted a 1.8 and a better body than i had on my red car. Stumbled across a 96 M-Edition about 4hr from my current place and decided that was the car i wanted, so i got in touch with the owner and made arrangements. headed down and picked it up.
This was the day after i got it home. it has brainstorm low pro headlights,Magnaflow Exhaust, sways and Rokkor coilovers(wouldnt pay for them but coming with the car they can stay for a little while), 73k miles paid 3800 for the car. Best part is the lack of rust and owner history, Lived most of its life in Alabama and spend the past 2 years in kentucky.





Switched the wheels and hardtop off of the red car



Added some rennen metal hardtop brackets.



Got some new front turn signal housings for christmas



But before much can happen spring has to roll around.


Plans for this car

Engine
Begi or Fm Manifold and downpipe
Chinese GT2871
possibly E85
Injectors depend on e85 or not
Walbro 255lph
MS-3 with sequential fuel and spark
Toyota Cop setup (homemade)
Water Injection (homemade with MS as the controller)
Mazda comp motor mounts
Delrin differential bushings

Suspension
New control arm and sway bar bushings
Vmaxx coilovers
FM Frame rail braces
clean stuff up
Undercoat
paint sub frames and control arms

Brakes
Drilled and slotted rotors
SS Braided Lines
Agressive street pad of some sort

Interior
Headunit less radio setup
Gauges where Head unit used to live
Revlimiter Gauge faces
Rollbar
Good Cleaning
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Car was missing the crank angle sensor when i bought it, bought everything for a cool $50,I need to get out and install it. i also received my AEM wideband from Doapparts, to bad i cant use it yet.
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What happened to the other one?

What size wheels are those? Weight?

Looks good for the money, nice low miles too. Any rust?

Please, store it better after you've done the work to it. Snow no touch..
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What happened to the other one?

What size wheels are those? Weight?

Looks good for the money, nice low miles too. Any rust?

Please, store it better after you've done the work to it. Snow no touch..
i am getting rid of the red car because it had 184k miles, 1.6, body needed repairs from rust etc... i sold the turbo setup awaiting the guy to come pick it up, the car is sitting in my buddys shop right now and im talking to a local guy who want to buy it in stock form.
there is a small amount of surface rust on chassis but body is almost mint a few little scratches and dings. the wheels are 15x7 Falken Hannabi that i had on the red car and switched over, i believe they are in the 10-11lb category. im hoping to have a garage next year, or at least rent a storage locker to keep in in over the winter.
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Sweet car, looks clean. Get it into a garage! Pretty soon there will be a build thread with your old kit.
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Sweet car man! Much cleaner than your last. I probably should have done this, but instead I went the difficult route of updating my 1990 (diff, brakes, and now motor). It IS a mariner though, so that's enough reason to keep it for me.
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Sweet car man! Much cleaner than your last. I probably should have done this, but instead I went the difficult route of updating my 1990 (diff, brakes, and now motor). It IS a mariner though, so that's enough reason to keep it for me.

Thanks man, i think your car was in way better shape than the red car was.
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Sweet car, looks clean. Get it into a garage! Pretty soon there will be a build thread with your old kit.
have all the stuff off the car, have to reorganize/pack some some stuff better but its pretty much ready for the 20th
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Nice car. Please skip the china-2871. It's a horrible turbo. There is a smoking deal on a .64 2871 right now in the classifieds.
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Nice car. Please skip the china-2871. It's a horrible turbo. There is a smoking deal on a .64 2871 right now in the classifieds.
yea ive been watching it, right now its not really in the budget. i have to sell the red car before i can do much
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Good to see you here Tadd. You got a great deal on that 96M and it sure looks like a nice car! Looking forward to your build.
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Good to see you here Tadd. You got a great deal on that 96M and it sure looks like a nice car! Looking forward to your build.
Thanks. I'm going to try to get it in the garage this week to do some small stuff and get some good pics of it.
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Had a chance today to get some better pictures, i do not claim to be a good photographer. i also picked up some cops at the junkyard and spent some valuable time on the clock splitting open the stock Toyota wiring






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Tadd................... your hardtop matches my car............................................... ..................

Edit... Wait... or is it silver? I suddenly seem to remember it being silver...
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its a 91 silverstone
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Nice car. Please skip the china-2871. It's a horrible turbo. There is a smoking deal on a .64 2871 right now in the classifieds.
so josh since i missed that smoking deal on the real 2871, what turbo should i be on the lookout for... keep in mind this is a budget build.
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Also quick update
Ordered a Basic MS3 from Reverant
decided that i am going to put A/C and P/S back on, and keep it comfortable to nice weather daily.
Czubaka donated this to the cause

Car had a crappy radio and blown speakers so...

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I just installed the kw-r900bt in my DD last week, actually impressed by the HU. A little silly in the menu sysmte, but SQ and power output is nice. Components should sound good.
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I just installed the kw-r900bt in my DD last week, actually impressed by the HU. A little silly in the menu sysmte, but SQ and power output is nice. Components should sound good.
anything is better than blown speakers, i think one of the stock tweeters is also shot so this should be a nice upgrade.
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a quality HU and/or amp is more important than speakers. itll make blown speakers sound better
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