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Old 11-23-17, 07:23 PM
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Tips on rebuilding a 12a

This 12a is coming out of a 1979 GS and im rebuilding it and i just want to know what all i can delete from the engine bay and what i need to upgrade on the engine to make it more reliable. i want this to be a drift car.
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Get a Racing Beat exhaust. This comes with a header so the air pump can be removed. Upgrade to a 1981-1985 distributor and alternator. This will replace the points dizzy, alt, and external voltage regulator. You'll probably want to change your rear diff over to disc brakes. While you're at it, you'll probably want new struts and shocks and adjustable caster/camber platts.

I have a complete front and rear 1985 suspension with big brakes, lowering springs, and other goodies.

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I'll buy your old parts.

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heck yeah but the parts exposed to the elements have hecka surface rust
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