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Forum: MKIII Supra 04-24-2009, 10:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,642
Posted By Quint
Its a pretty open ended and ambiguous question. ...

Its a pretty open ended and ambiguous question.

Personally, if i was you, i'd scrap the idea of fucking with the block and stick on a decent set of extractors and exhaust. That'd net you another...
Forum: MKIII Supra 04-24-2009, 09:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,827
Posted By Quint
Can't help you out with any of the insurance...

Can't help you out with any of the insurance prices (since i don't live in US!).

But congrats on making the right choice :p, Bought my first supra when i was 15 as i always liked them and now i...
Forum: MKIII Supra 04-10-2009, 11:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,100
Posted By Quint
Funnily enough, the '89 Supra came out with the...

Funnily enough, the '89 Supra came out with the 1JZ, the 7M and the 1G.

All use completely different engine mounts.

Some would say this greatly effects the engine swap compatibility.

Ahhh...
Forum: MKIII Supra 04-10-2009, 05:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,928
Posted By Quint
I've never understood why people say they are...

I've never understood why people say they are hard to get off, they are a piece of piss.

Lay on your back under the car with your head under the sump and your legs down the length of the drive...
Forum: MKIII Supra 04-10-2009, 05:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,100
Posted By Quint
So you want to know which 1989 car can have an...

So you want to know which 1989 car can have an engine swap done?

Well, i'd say, all of them.
Forum: MKIII Supra 04-10-2009, 05:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,917
Posted By Quint
Replace knock sensors will most likely clean the...

Replace knock sensors will most likely clean the problem up.

With them playing up the computer will think there is pinging and will put the car into 'limp' mode, will drive like pooze.

Toyota...
Forum: MKIII Supra 04-10-2009, 05:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,559
Posted By Quint
Temp sensor is my guess as well.

Temp sensor is my guess as well.
Forum: MKIII Supra 04-10-2009, 05:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,155
Posted By Quint
These are my wheels, which look quite good when...

These are my wheels, which look quite good when its sitting on them properly. (has no interior or engine in it atm, so is sitting high)
...
Forum: MKIII Supra 04-09-2009, 06:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,155
Posted By Quint
1) put them on the supra 2) look at the supra ...

1) put them on the supra
2) look at the supra
3) ?????
4) PROFIT! $$$

Seriously, just look around, and fit the wheels on one side and check to see what it looks like.

Big and chunky...
Forum: MKIII Supra 04-07-2009, 10:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,968
Posted By Quint
As far as i'm aware, it wont,without modification...

As far as i'm aware, it wont,without modification and even then, it'd look daft.
Forum: MKIII Supra 04-07-2009, 10:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,100
Posted By Quint
Depends what you mean by 'big power'? and do...

Depends what you mean by 'big power'?

and do you mean tranny as in transmission (auto) or as a generic term, eg manual?

If manual a W55/7/8 will handle up to about 400hp comfortable unless you...
Forum: MKIII Supra 03-29-2009, 10:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,274
Posted By Quint
Custom manifold, custom separated dump pipe 12"...

Custom manifold, custom separated dump pipe 12" to collector, 2 1/2" straight through exhaust no bends, one muffler.

sounds beautiful, oh how i love no emission controls on cars already in the...
Forum: MKIII Supra 03-29-2009, 05:37 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 17,519
Posted By Quint
Least hes done it rather than 90% of other people...

Least hes done it rather than 90% of other people that own cars and just talked about it.
Forum: MKIII Supra 03-26-2009, 06:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,376
Posted By Quint
Nope, i'm looking at upgrading myself, so i'm in...

Nope, i'm looking at upgrading myself, so i'm in the same boat ;)
Forum: MKIII Supra 03-25-2009, 08:04 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 17,519
Posted By Quint
Not my flava' But damn man, this project has...

Not my flava' But damn man, this project has rocketed along.

Well done! Looks like you have done a job that you can be proud of! You should have used a forced aspiration 1UZ-FE though ;)
...
Forum: MKIII Supra 03-25-2009, 08:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,728
Posted By Quint
Max i've seen is 9 1/2". Size doesn't...

Max i've seen is 9 1/2".

Size doesn't matter, if you are concerned about slippage, just uprate the pressure plated to one rated for higher clamping pressures and put brass buttons in your C/P (any...
Forum: MKIII Supra 03-25-2009, 07:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,376
Posted By Quint
I think it helps with spool by keeping pressure...

I think it helps with spool by keeping pressure present in the system (could be wrong).

However the standard 7m valve is shiet and seems to constantly leak boost, so replace it.
Forum: MKIII Supra 03-23-2009, 05:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,376
Posted By Quint
Its a plumb back system. Take off the plumb...

Its a plumb back system.

Take off the plumb back line, plug up where the line re-enters the system, you'll get your 'pshhh' noise

Personally, i find plumb backs to run better. *shrug*
Forum: MKIII Supra 03-23-2009, 05:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,288
Posted By Quint
Not the 1uz, complete alloy. They go quite...

Not the 1uz, complete alloy.

They go quite well :)
Forum: MKIII Supra 03-22-2009, 02:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,364
Posted By Quint
If its overheating, you should probably STOP...

If its overheating, you should probably STOP driving it, Japanese cars HATE getting hot, your head will probably look like a waffle.

let it idle, take off the radiator cap and see if bubbles start...
Forum: MKIII Supra 03-19-2009, 08:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,728
Posted By Quint
Tranmissions casing = transfer case (typo) ...

Tranmissions casing = transfer case (typo)

The rwd hilux i'd imagine would use the W56 without the transfer case, best to pop the bonnet on one and check the vin plate, no idea on tacomas, we...
Forum: MKIII Supra 03-19-2009, 04:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,728
Posted By Quint
http://users.tpg.com.au/users/loats/technical/ma61...

http://users.tpg.com.au/users/loats/technical/ma61/gearboxes.html

If its a gbox from a 4wd truck, you wont be able to use it, the gearset is differant (W56) and it has a transmission casing bolted...
Forum: MKIII Supra 03-17-2009, 10:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 16,787
Posted By Quint
Err i just got a 3/4 socket, a power bar, put the...

Err i just got a 3/4 socket, a power bar, put the car into 5th pulled handbrake on hard, applied brakes hard and heaved away. (someone else was in the car obviously)

Popped off like a cork.
...
Forum: MKIII Supra 03-17-2009, 09:51 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 53,910
Posted By Quint
http://i28.photobucket.com/albums/c230/DamienW/My_...

http://i28.photobucket.com/albums/c230/DamienW/My_supra.jpg
http://i28.photobucket.com/albums/c230/DamienW/Bonnet_maximus.jpg
http://i28.photobucket.com/albums/c230/DamienW/wheels/wheel2.jpg...
Forum: MKIII Supra 03-11-2009, 05:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,662
Posted By Quint
Thirded, bit of a pipe dream, sorry mate. ...

Thirded, bit of a pipe dream, sorry mate.

Best bet would be to buy a new car, that is turbo. Sell your NA car. The price differance would be far far smaller than the cost of a conversion.
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