I created this blog to keep tabs on by build and to share with the automotive community. Enjoy.
Blacktop 20v with T3 water kit and tweak'd cop harness 100mm and 50mm Sam-Q stacks with Pipercross filter Poly Bushings Techna-fit brake lines Countless OEM wear parts Fortune Auto Coilovers 8/6kg T3 NRCA's T3 "tall" short shifter Cusco transmission mount JDM kouki corner lights (fender) No-name Strut Bar Spin turn knob Slotted Rotors with OEM or Hawk pads TRD 4.778 Final Drive with T3 rebuilt kouki LSD Various wheels. Current: Hoshino Impul 14x8.5 -20 Rays Volk Mesh 14x8 -0? Custom under diff exhaust NST brake master cylinder stopper NST steering lock spacer on aw11 rebuilt rack w/ t3 adapter Sparco steering wheels with Boss hub and T3 billet extender TRD shift knob Momo Corse fixed back bucket seat Tint 20% Solex "twin cam series" locks Fiberblass +25mm Fenders
Luckily, i have been using a temporary rear axle. Last night while taking a corner the diff snapped. (5 blocks from my house!) Which means i now get to install my built gts rear axle. Complete with a T3 rebuilt Kouki LSD with TRD 4.778 gears! All new bearings, seals, and even a brand new companion flange. I originally put about 500 miles on it, unfortunately it does have a slight whine. So i took it out a year ago and went with the SR5 workhorse. But now i have no choice! I must run it! I get rear disc brakes back! Really though, the 4.778 gears change the whole feeling of the car. It puts the RPM's where they need to be in a corner. Plus the acceleration is a huge noticeable difference. I highly recommend the gearset.
Since a post is lonely without a picture, this is from the SEA to PDX meet.
I have been driving around without power brakes for two weeks or so. My booster sprung a rear leak! and the master was leaking on top of that. So, finally, today i installed a new (used, known working) booster and master cylinder. And while i was at it i installed a new clutch master and slave! Can't wait to do some hard braking!
I drew this back in high school before i even owned a rolla. I will try to find some other 86's I have drawn. Or maybe i will just draw a new one soon. I used to sit in class and draw Hoshino's all day. I stopped once i owned a set of my own.
I sketch other car's too. I am all about rat rods.
I have this really bad habit of ruining trunk lids with really bad art.
if anyone can read all the japanese on this trunk lid i will buy you a drink or paypal you $1 as a prize
jk, but you can pat your self on the back and say "i am at jpn 102 level!"
i also like to attach random small things to it like mini fire extinguishers with kanji on them, and pirate flag toothpics!
one time i bought some dice. i rolled them on the roof of my car for the first time and... BAM! doubles bitches. Man, i really need a paintjob. But i will rock faded oem red till the day i die before i spray paint my car flat black!
and one more shot of the happy couple. trueno and levin unite.
Yep, i originally had an 81 lincoln continental my Mom gave me. (thank's mom) which i traded for an 84 mercury capri RS 5.0. which i traded for my beautiful ae86 kouki coupe + body damage. She had about 240*** on her then. (don't have an old pic unfortunately) but it was bone stock and sitting a foot off the ground. worst wheel gap i have ever seen. thank god for the existence of lowering your vehicle.
Can't i do this with mostly pics? that's what i'm going to do.
it's never been the prettiest car, but i have worked my ass off on it!