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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 "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



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Thursday, October 28, 2010

Blew up my diff

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. 


Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Does your mom know what a Trueno is?

txt conversation:

me: Hey mom! If i fix the vibration in my steering i am coming for a visit soon. Love you!

my mom: IF? I'LL MAKE THE PROPER SACRIFICES TO THE GODS OF TRUENO. Pssst-hey, what do they want anyway? love, mom

me: They want blood!


Tuesday, October 26, 2010

i love waking up to realize my parts are here.

just got these in the mail today.

Hopefully it doesn't rain on wednesday and they will be installed with new hawk pads


Thursday, October 14, 2010

Music to drive to.

Really there's much better music to drive to. But hey i made this stuff:



Making the brakes work again!

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!