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What are you planning to do for the evap charcoal cannister? Did you move it?
Na, shes long gone.

I took it out for a while and had the line capped off when I was on pump gas and my old turbo set up.
I took the line all the way out when I dropped my fuel tank for the sump and coating etc. I had a friend weld that piece shut, and I put in a -8AN JAZ fuel vent rollover valve in it.
 

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I have been very lazy lately, and haven't had time to do any updates. I have quite a few projects for this car in the works. I will have some surprises coming and updates hopefully in the next few weeks. I have been trying to get motivated after a flywheel bolt head sheared off and I ended up pulling my trans and I have sold the built transmission and I have a new project in the works.
 

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Well, I have been slacking majorly on my build threads, and being on the forums lately. I was planning on just having an easy winter with swapping out my intake manifold and intercooler set up, but now I have quite a few projects going on.

The last real outing I had in my Supra was going to cedar falls raceway for the Iowa Auto Forums annual shoot out. It was a good time, and it is always nice to get out and play around some. I was hoping for some really good times, but the car kept running lean and breaking up so I never even made a decent time. It was a big headache, but I decided there is always next year to do it better.






I had to get my car back together in a hurry before the shoot out, and when I did get it together, I jumped on the dyno the thursday before the event(it was on saturday), and we did some tuning. I thought it was going to turn out better than it did, but it just wasn't right. I had no time to take it out and test it before the race weekend, as it was raining. I ended up putting down 475hp which is reasonable, but I think it we could have worked out the bugs and made it smoother it would have been over 500hp.



What I did the week before the shoot out was pull out my truck floor board, and cut out the spare tire well and weld in a flat piece for my battery relocation box. I put my kill switch in, and wired it all up. I still have some things to finish up with this also. I only have a picture of the kill switch, I haven't taken a pic of the relocation yet, but will have one up eventually.



I bought a SSV3 short shifter a couple months ago, and loved it while I was using it. I went out one night to do some datalogging, and apparently one of my flywheel bolt heads sheared off, and it was getting stuck in-between the flywheel and clutch disc so it wouldn't disengage fully. I pulled the transmission out and decided it was time to change things up a bit.




I decided to build this set up more towards drag racing, so I sold my r154, clutch, etc, and I am going with a built th350. I bought a th350 off of a friend for a good price, and went with a b&m upgraded friction material rebuild kit, as well as their shift kit. I bought an ATI adapter set up, and will be using that along with one of their torque converters that I will have to order.
I bought a B&M quick silver shifter, and cut it up so it will fit in the stock location. Still working on modifying it a bit, but it is coming along.

 
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I decided to start on my ffim set up soon, so I had to pull out my old intercooler set up, and I am in the process of trying to get it sold.





I disassembled my block, and took that in along with all the parts that need balanced or machined into the machine shop to get the work done. I don't have any pictures of this, but I did order some titan billet main caps a while back, and I am going to be using those in this build also. Should have my block back here in a couple few weeks hopefully, and I can get the bottom end assembled and together.


My last update out of this little series here. I just got done in the garage dissassembling my head that I am going to be using in this build. I am going to have a mild port job done on this, also going to have a 3 angle valve job, and have the head milled etc. Just the basic head build with cams.
BTW I bought the Toyo-tool a while back to do my valve stem seals, and it is amazing. it makes easy work of dissembling and reassembling the valve train.




 

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One of the nicer builds I've seen in a while.

Now knock off the street racing before we loose you and your car.

:)
 

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Iowa's behind the times ;) lol. 1st offense you only lose your license for 90 days. 2nd times a year. They don't ever take your vehicle.
Im not one for promoting the confiscation of personal property by any form of government.

However you street race enough, you'll eventually loose to that oncoming car or power pole that you never saw.

Play stupid games, win stupid prizes.
 

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Well, I am starting to run low on mod money for the winter build as always lol. I have decided to wait to start on my head until I get some mod money built back up.

My bottom end should be done in a week or two as of now, and once I get that bill, I will know better what I will have left for the winter project.
My transmission needs a few parts still, and I am going to go check it out on monday and see how it is going. After I get that back I will start to get it mocked up.

Things I still need to pay for, or purchase in general to get the car running again.
Bottom end machine work
Transmission parts and rebuild
torque converter
drive shaft
Oil/trans cooler lines and fittings


So while I am waiting to get my bottom end back, I am going to be playing around getting my FFIM mocked up and hopfully in. I have to put my new intercooler in, and make pipes for it too. When I do this, I am planning on putting in my new oil cooler and trans cooler set ups, and getting them all hooked up and running right.

I went out and worked on the car just a little bit yesterday. I pulled off the old intake manifold set up, and pulled off my alternator and mocked up my FFIM to see how it will sit in the bay, and what all I will need to modify.

As far as I can tell, it will be pretty easy IMO.
I need to make a new -6 fuel return line from the rail to the regulator, and also locate the regulator to a different position.
I need to pull off the AC bracket so I can put on my new alternator adjuster.
Wire up my tps
and a few other things I will need to do like redo vacuum lines etc.






 

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The FFIM looks great. Looks like it has arrive to its true home :)

What kind of goodies are going to be in your new bottom end?
Well, lets just say our bottom ends should be fairly similar. Only thing is I am using eagle rods (really should have went with crower or something)

Shimmed oil pump
full flow oil line out
billet mains
eagle rods
Wiesco .20 over pistons
TMS head gasket
ATI crank dampener
full flow oil cooler with mocal thermostat
ARP studs/bolts etc...

Plans for head:
Full port on intake
Gasket match on exhaust and slight port
planed head and normal machine work
BC 272 cams with bc springs/retainers

Thinking shimless buckets on the set up too. I will need to figure out what I need to do here, and also figure out how much it will cost lol. This engine will be waiting to go in until I get my head work all done, and with funds running low that may have to wait a while now we will see.
 

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Well, lets just say our bottom ends should be fairly similar. Only thing is I am using eagle rods (really should have went with crower or something)

Shimmed oil pump
full flow oil line out
billet mains
eagle rods
Wiesco .20 over pistons
TMS head gasket
ATI crank dampener
full flow oil cooler with mocal thermostat
ARP studs/bolts etc...

Plans for head:
Full port on intake
Gasket match on exhaust and slight port
planed head and normal machine work
BC 272 cams with bc springs/retainers

Thinking shimless buckets on the set up too. I will need to figure out what I need to do here, and also figure out how much it will cost lol. This engine will be waiting to go in until I get my head work all done, and with funds running low that may have to wait a while now we will see.
Yea our bottom ends will be simular except the rods...I went with pauter fitted with arp custom age 625 bolts but eagles are good. The bill for my head was 1300 for machine work but I ended up doing as much as you probably could to a head. The only tip I have for porting the exhaust is that I wouldn't gasket match it because it needs at least a slight step to prevent exhaust gas reversion. There is some room to open it up but you will probably gain more by taking off those guide bosses and getting tapered 2jz ferrea valve guides like I did. That takes a huge bottle neck out from the exhaust.

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I have made some progress lately. I finally got my trans adapter plate mounted, and bolted up my starter to it.


I got the rest of my rebuild stuff for the transmission including a hardened input shaft and a bunch of other goodies to make this th350 hold some high hp. Also just got my trans back from my builder and its ready to go in. just need a torque converter now.


I got my trans cooler (aluminum finish) and my oil cooler (blue finish) mounted up in their final resting spots.


Mocked up my mounting for my intercooler, and decided I went way too small. So I bought another cooler from a local friend around here and mocked that up. I am going to have to figure out mounting for it, but it will be much better than the previous intercooler I had.




Things I have left to do as of right now.
Mount intercooler for good.
Buy torque converter.
put transmission on.
Make rear trans mount.
get drive shaft ordered and in.
make intercooler piping.
Fire up and tune ;)
 

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Got the intercooler mounted, and finished all the brackets off.




Started on my oil system components tonight. I mounted my thermostat and remote filter head. Going to go buy fittings for it all to come together tomorrow and hopfully get that stuff done.



Also took a few pictures of my intake manifold since I haven't got any pictures of it since I mounted it up and finished everything out on that.


 

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Sweet progress! Where did you get the intake manifold?
Thanks.

It is a Ron-R intake manifold. I got it used off of someone here on the forums. I really like it.
Will eventually be powdercoating a lot of stuff in the bay including the manifold. I am not sure what got on the mani, but it looks ugly lol. Its gonna stay like that through this year tho.
 

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That's what i thought it was, the short runner, i've always been in love with his long runner. Great craftsmanship
 

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That's what i thought it was, the short runner, i've always been in love with his long runner. Great craftsmanship
It is actually a long runner. At least from what I understand a long runner manifold is the actual individual runners. As in the pieces that run into the head. It is basically the same runner length as stock, and would be considered a long runner.

A short runner would be like this manifold below where the runners are shorter and bolt directly to the head.


Now from what I understand this would be considered a large plenum manifold, but it is not the largest plenum that he has made. He made one that my good friend has in his mkii with a 7m swap and it basically cuts the q45 flange and moves it forward about 6 or so inches like so.


Notice where that weld is right before the first runner. That is where my throttle body flange is. They are identical besides in front of that weld.

I do really love these intake manifolds tho. they clean up a lot in the bay and are a great upgrade and not too difficult if you know your basic shit.


Now I don't know if ron made a large D plenum and a small D plenum. But that is basically where the intake plenum is smaller or larger. In this case mine would be a large D I believe. I know someone was making both a large and small, I just don't recall who.
 

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Awsome build man, what thorttle cable and length did you use?
I bought a universal lokar cable. i think it was 36", i can double check if you are really interested. I cut it to length, and am really happy with how it turned out. Should be pretty nice snappy throttle response, and the cable travel is perfect
 

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I bought a universal lokar cable. i think it was 36", i can double check if you are really interested. I cut it to length, and am really happy with how it turned out. Should be pretty nice snappy throttle response, and the cable travel is perfect
Deffently intersted, when ever you have some time and can get me the exact one you got that would be awsome man, greatly appricated
 

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Time for a small update.

I have changed my mind and decided to go back to a manual. So I picked up a build r154 with everything in it, and it came with a steel one piece drive shaft, along with a few other parts. I got a killer deal on it.
I also bought another act 6 puck disc, and a pressure plate. Love the act's.

Also will be selling my built th350 and the full swap for it besides the torque converter and driveshaft since I did not order those yet.



Don't mind the little spots its just oil to keep it fresh :)






 
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I just recently got my bottom end back from the machine shop. I will be putting it together slowly, and updating slower most likely lol.

I had it machined at a local shop, if I were to do it again, I would drive over to Illnois and have SP take care of it.

I had the following work done.
bore and hone cylinders
hot tank and clean everything
Install freeze plugs
bore and hone mains
Balance and polish crank
order bearings and freeze plugs
file fit rings
check rods and piston weights and modify etc.
And many other things I am forgetting, I still haven't looked at my long itemized receipt.

Anyways, here are some pics.












 
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Well, I have been making a little progress lately. I got my whole drive train in the car. It consists of a lightweight steel flywheel, act xtreme pp and 6 puck sprung disc, built r154, one piece steel driveshaft, and I ended up buying a new ssv3 shifter and put that in too. Really happy with how it came together, and how quick too.

After I did the drive train I put my new fuel lab fuel pressure regulator in and made lines for it and ran vacuum to it. I really like how it turned out. (you may be able to see it on the firewall by the brake booster and clutch master cyl)


I also decided to put my oil system together so I could drive my car again, and pull it in and out of the garage under its own power instead of hooking the tractor to it every time.
I made lines, remade my cooler mount, and mounted everything up. I am fairly happy with how it turned out. I need to figure out why a few of my damn AN fittings are leaking where it goes into the other fitting, but besides that its all set. Really hope that it clears my bumper lol.





When I was trying to bleed the system I had a couple lines switched around and wasn't getting oil pressure. I thought it was just air from the big cooler, so I just kept cranking. Well, my starter didn't like that much, so I will be replacing that in the next few weeks also lol.