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Old 01-22-18, 04:43 AM
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93 RHD "The Wifes" resto-mod

HI all! I recently bought my the FD she has always wanted ( i have now fallen in love), we bought the car with a front end collision and no rear interior for about 4500. 8 months and this is the progress I have made on it. It started as a "ill just fix the front end etc etc...". Me being me, It has turned into something a bit more. My goal is to restore this car down to every nut and bolt (to the best of my ability). Let me know what you guys think! Ill update as much as time will allow!

front harness/ fuse box destroyed
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new front support
engine bay painted

por 15 underbody


silver blonde metallic with pink pearl

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new hw!!
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Installed! yay!!
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Old 01-22-18, 05:05 AM
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front arms powder coated(by yours truly) new bushings
steering rack parts
Front installed minus a few parts
steering rack cleaned painted new hardware.

Getting interior back together
Sound deadening installed
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rear interior i got from a buddy with a 98 that had 50000kms, 200$ A steal!!

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headlight test fit
mocking up main harness to get an idea where to tuck things
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Awesome progress so far. How many hours have you logged on the project? Always love seeing these throw away part out type cars being restored to their former glory. Great work, really excited to see the finished product.
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Old 01-22-18, 08:47 AM
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Awesome progress so far. How many hours have you logged on the project? Always love seeing these throw away part out type cars being restored to their former glory. Great work, really excited to see the finished product.
Thanks man. Im not gonna lie i cant even begin to think about how much time ive put into it so far, I wouldnt even know what to guess haha. Most of the tedious work is still ahead too.
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Subscribing. Looks great!
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Old 01-22-18, 06:06 PM
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Subscribing. Looks great!
thanks man!
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Love how clean the undercarriage is. Awesome work man.
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Old 01-22-18, 07:40 PM
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Love how clean the undercarriage is. Awesome work man.
Thanks man, that is one of the big things for me. When im done i want the undercarriage to be immaculate!
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All I can say is wow. I'm jealous of how nice it is. Can't wait to see the finished product.

Who makes those rear control arms? I've never seen those before, and that Racing Beat beat brace is awesome.

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All I can say is wow. I'm jealous of how nice it is. Can't wait to see the finished product.

Who makes those rear control arms? I've never seen those before, and that Racing Beat beat brace is awesome.

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I cant wait till its done also! Will be ordering brakes then next is engine bay motor etc. The rear arms are powered by max or parts shop max. Hopefully ill be receiving the sway bar mount kit from SBG soon so i can get all that installed.
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Old 01-22-18, 09:52 PM
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Really love what you've done. Amazing work. Most people just do what you can see. Good save and "remanufacture".
Thanks man! Hopefully ill be getting to the supra after this one. This is my first time restoring a car and boy has it been fun.
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I've been working on a project with a similar amount of work and I know it's a HUGE job to do, kudos to sticking with it and making a sweet car!

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I've been working on a project with a similar amount of work and I know it's a HUGE job to do, kudos to sticking with it and making a sweet car!

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Yea man it is a lot of work but i really do enjoy it. There is nothing more satisfying than seeing the fruits of your labor. Have a build thread?
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wow awesome... keep the pictures coming.
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wow awesome... keep the pictures coming.
Should have some more up soon. Brakes and a few other things soon to come!
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Thats a mighty fine garage there!
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Thats a mighty fine garage there!
It is! guy is super nice to let me use it.... haha
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Been a while since i updated. Here is a few things i have gotten in and started to put on.










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Just stumbled across this build thread - great progress so far

Always nice to see someone getting down to the bare bones so that when the car is finished you know exactly whats under there. I am planning to do the same, but in small sections. I look forward to following your progress!

Just wondering - where did you get the new brake reservoir from?

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Originally Posted by FEED AFFLUX v5 View Post
Just stumbled across this build thread - great progress so far

Always nice to see someone getting down to the bare bones so that when the car is finished you know exactly whats under there. I am planning to do the same, but in small sections. I look forward to following your progress!

Just wondering - where did you get the new brake reservoir from?

Tom
Thanks for the kind words man. This is my first car down to bare bones and it is very satisfying, just not to the wallet hahaha. Reservoir came from the japanese mazda dealer close by me, im sure you could get them at a local dealer.
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New e-brake cables


Rear SBG kit



Test fitting oil coolers


Suspension getting buttoned up
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