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Old 07-20-2010, 05:28 AM   #1
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Default As requested by a couple, Starlet GT Forged build

im hopfully going to be joining you guys in the world of mx5's but i currently own a couple starlet gt's. i have built 5 forged engines now for myself and friends. Thought you may be interested.

only managed to find a few pics

out with the old battered an bruised
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some cleaning and respraying of front end

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then we get going on the engine

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Old 07-20-2010, 08:47 AM   #2
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So very cool.

I'm in love with this...and don't know why.
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Only problem with your Starlet is that it does not have a triple rotary in it. I was at a drag strip a few weeks ago and the Purto Ricans were running 8.22 seconds in the quarter mile with starlets.
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we have a couple guys over here that are working on a rotary starlet converted to rwd they are hoping to get about 700hp out of it.
i personally do enjoy drag racing it over all a bit too fast.
im a back lanes and track man myself
starlets have been a massive learning curve. tuning is relatively simple on these but priciples are the same as bigger more advanced engine.
we dont do bad with them though they are 1.3 and alot of us are seeing 300whp and a couple have hit 430whp out of the 1.5 paseo block conversion
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Nice shelves and workbench. Do want.
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thanks very much, i cant say i have ever been complemented on the quality of my shelves lol
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Looks like fun, lets see a pic of the whole car.
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Looks like fun, lets see a pic of the whole car.
Let's not.

I think a built Starlet is like great hooters on a fat chick. You're poppin' a boner until you zoom out and see what the chassis looks like.
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Let's not.

I think a built Starlet is like great hooters on a fat chick. You're poppin' a boner until you zoom out and see what the chassis looks like.


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thanks very much, i cant say i have ever been complemented on the quality of my shelves lol
They look damn nice after I spent the weekend building plywood shelves for my storage room in the 95+ degree heat because I can't afford expensive metal shelving.
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