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93 rx7 2JZ turbo/r154 widebody

Old 06-05-10, 08:05 PM
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93 rx7 2JZ turbo/r154 widebody

i have been delaying putting up a build thread for long enough. i have been building and working for about 2 years. ill start with the early pics and eventually get to the good stuff.

this is what she looked like when i got her

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the old engine. bye bye rotary

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the engine first arrived, aristo 2j and an sr20. the sr20 seems like half the size.

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fully torn down and heading to the machine shop
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got rid of where it used to be plastic and filled it with metal.

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primed to prevent rust for the time being.

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where all my fuse boxes are going to be located
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had to remove a part of the fire wall in order to get the engine to fit

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this is the front support where basically every thing bolts up to. took the old flimsy one and replaced it with 1/8 inch angle iron.

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lookin very good, subscribed
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good stuff so far, lookin forward to more progress
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built a mini paint booth just for knocking out the engine bay.

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almost ready for paint. sanded and sanded like u would never believe. ended up redoing all the seam sealer . it looked like someone just threw it on from across the room. i took me about 2 days to get it looking good. u can see it in some of the previous pics.

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and all done

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heres the internals. carrillo rods, cp pistons, upgraded wrist pins, arp main studs

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this the engine when it originally came back

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wasnt happy with the color so i did this

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got the head back, brian crower 1mm over valves and springs and full port and polish, stock cams for now but that will change.

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all that work and you painted over the shock bolts?
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God, that's HOT.
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What subframe is that??
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the subframe is from tech 2 motorsports
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so youve got an fd that your putting the 2jz in, and a kouki which your putting the s14 sr into?? im jealous. i miss my s14's. and my damn rb'd FD isnt done yet
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fully assembled short block

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twin disk clutch masters clutch.

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and the r154 transmission with upgraded parts and shifter extension.


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heres the upgraded parts

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tein coilovers. paid 550 shipped for these. it was such a good deal it was hard to pass up. not my first cice for coilovers but the will get the job done.

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got the head mounted up

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got the accessories mounted on the engine

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this is back when i mounted up the engine before i took it out to paint it.

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Nice build

More pix please
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and finally im getting to the wide body part of this build.

Heres the rims and tires...

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12 inch work vs-xx
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A nice set of 335's for the rear and some 235's for the front

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and heres the wide body, well just the rear for now...not sure if im gonna do the front.

the first cut
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a little mock up action
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and some tack welded rear custome fenders.
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pics of the rear fenders primed and ready for paint. the wheels are not aligned and the height of the car is not set, still gotta get to that. sorry for the bad lighting.

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Pretty sick project.
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