eraezer - Supra MK3 -89 -Swedish Build

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hehe I thought that they will come in handy when it's time to assemble my engine and by posting them here someone else might get help from them :)
 

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You're right about that. It's also handy to have the pictures and info on the internet. You don't have to be at home on your own computer to look at them. You can use any computer with the internet!
 

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-:|Update - 2011-10-03|:-

Today was a cleaning day.
I got some help from my girlfriend which was nice :)


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My girlfriend is helping me clean the parts




Some clean parts


 

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-:|Update - 2011-10-04|:-

The cleaning continued with some finishing grinding, and today it was time for the engine

block.
I also removed all the freeze plugs except for the front welsh one.


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Pictures to help me keep track of where some plugs go






Cleaning the engine block






 

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-:|Update - 2011-10-06|:-

Today was a fun day. First I received a big package containing my new taillights and
then I dropped of my engine of at my engine mechanic.


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The package


Unpacking






The contents of the package




Filling my car with engine parts


 

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-:|Update - 2011-10-07|:-

Today I bought some extra shelfs and put them up behind the other project car.
So today was about cleaning around the cars.


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An overview of the second garage spot
 

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-:|Update - 2011-10-13|:-

Today I got another package.
This time I got my new wheel arches. They are for a Opel (Vaxhall) Calibra.
I bought them through ebay and by doing so I saved about half of what they would have
cost me here in Sweden. And that's including shipping!


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Looking inside the package


The panel
 

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-:|Update - 2011-10-15|:-

Today I disassembled the head from remaining valve parts.
The exhaust valve seats does not really look to be in mint condition :-/


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Disassembled head


Valves and connecting parts


Cyl. 1 valves


Cyl. 6 valves


Cyl. 1 combustion chamber


Cyl. 6 combustion chamber


Here's how I modified the spring tool to make it work
 

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-:|Update - 2011-10-16|:-

Now it's time for some bodywork.
First I had to remove the old putty, which was a lot :S
Then I marked out where the big damages was.
I wanted to fix the dent (caused by my welding) in front of the wheel arch first.
So I welded an attachment for the slidehammer on and started working the dent out.


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What I started with this time


A friend is admiring my work ;)


Old putty removed and damage marked


Trying to get a big dent out with a slidehammer




 

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-:|Update - 2011-10-23|:-

Today I continued with the dent and even though it gets better, the metal is getting
weaker.


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The dent gets better








 

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-:|Update - 2011-10-24|:-

I gave up on my previous dent fixing idea.
The metal is getting too weak so I decided to weld in some new metal instead :)


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First a small hole to see what's behind


Then a big hole to remove the damaged metal


And finally some new metal
 

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-:|Update - 2011-10-26|:-

I welded some more on the new metal today.
I'm doing one spot weld at a time and cool it with compressed air to avoid distortion.


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More spot welds




 

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-:|Update - 2011-10-27|:-

Today I finished welding the new metal in place. I will grind the welds down later.


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Finished welding the new metal




 

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-:|Update - 2011-11-04|:-

Since the new metal is in I could continue with the wheel arch itself.


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The hole to fill...


...with this
 

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-:|Update - 2011-11-07|:-

Today I picked up my engine block.
The head surface is shaved and the bores are 0,5 mm bigger now :)

I also welded my new wheel arch in place.


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The engine block






Wheel arch in place






 

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-:|Update - 2011-11-12|:-

Today I painted my engine block with a coat of paint to keep the rust away.
I will finish painting it when the freeze plugs are in.

I got help from a friend so we rolled the supra away to the garage washing spot
where I could remove the putty from the right side and avoid filling the garage
with dust...again.

Then we got my supra up on jack stands again, this time with the ass out so that
I can work on both sides without moving the car.

The pictures are taken with my friends iPhone so I'm sorry for the quality.


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Painted one coat to keep the rust away


Putty removed on the right side aswell


Now I can work on both sides


Just for fun. In swedish this is blocket.se :)


I'm sorry, but I had to :)
 

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hehe :)
Thank you. Some tasks are more fun then others. For example, sanding and shaping fiberglass reinforced putty is not so much fun after awhile. But watching at the progress (and finally the end result) and thinking that I did this on my own is very fun :)
 

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hello :)
no I still own the supra. I had an accident in january while snowboarding. I dislocated my collarbone which needed surgery to be corrected, so I had this one: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lrOFwXbQd4A
So I havent gotten much work done. I am working on it now though and it will be running before the 1st of june. I'm scrapping most of my plans to do this, but there will be a new turbo on ;) a KKK k27
 

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Some in between updates!

I'm currently trying to figure out why I have such high fuel consumption. It's currently at 1.7 liter/10km (13.84 mpg(US)) which is too high in my opinion since I was mostly driving to and from work.

I'm also putting together my own big brake kit.
I got a set of free calipers from a friend so I'll try and use them. They are from a touareg V10, so it's 4 pot, 330mm diameter, 32mm thickness in front and 2pot, 330mm diameter, 32mm thickness in the rear.
Currently I'm set on using either 350Z (324mmx30mm) track or sti (326mmx30mm) rotor in front and sti (316mmx20mm) rotor in rear.
But I have a problem and that is that the chrome is flaking from the caliper pistons and I can't find replacement pistons for a reasonable price. The pistons are 46mm in diameter and 32mm high.
So my current idea is to buy land rover pistons which are 46mmx31mm and in stainless steel. These do not have any collar to accept dust boots so I will modify these in a lathe and I was also thinking about welding extensions to them to compensate for thinner rotors. What do you think?
I have also sandblasted the calipers and bought paint for them, but I won't paint them until the piston problem is sorted.

I have also begun building my own FFIM, it's almost completed, all I need is a way to operate the throttle (longer throttle cable) and add some vacuum connections.
 

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Some new-ish images:

Working on my spare set of valve covers:


My VW Touareg brake calipers (sandblasted):


My LS400 front brake calipers (sandblasted):


Building my FFIM:










Testfitting:




FFIM project continues:










Repairing my spare compressor housing:




 

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-:|Update - 2014-01-18|:-

Today I got some paint on my calipers. I got some help from GF and a friend.
I still haven't gotten anywhere on the brake caliper piston problem.


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Calipers ready for paint


Painted and drying




 

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Just so that you don't think this project is dead.
The K27 turbo is in and so is my own FFIM and my new IC.

In the autumn of 2014 I started tearing down my supra, it was time for paint. I'm still working on it, painting it myself. I also got a new windshield in :)

Master thesis and a new job got in the way of working on my supra, but I work on it whenever I have time.
 

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Pics! Interested to see how your FFIM and valve covers came out.
 

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hehe thanks for the interest in my project :)

I have a lot of pictures....and I mean A LOT!!!! I'm going to see if I can find a good picture host where I don't have to manage one link per picture.

The valve covers are not much different than the latest pictures on the previous page. But the FFIM is on and working great, but I might build another one since I have the parts for it :)

I'm painting the car in parts and I think the basic car (without any removable panels) have been painted in basecoat three times (2 or 3 coats per time) and at least as many times with clearcoat. Colorsanding between each time.

I think I will have some time over christmas to post some pictures for you :)
 

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Yeah, please post pics, I was silently lurking, but link to some pics are broken :-(

Envoyé de mon Nexus 6 en utilisant Tapatalk
 

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Hehe I would update more if I had the time, but I'm choosing to spend whatever time I have left on my supra
I have only a few parts left to paint.
I'm sanding before, in the middle and after. There are lots of coats of clear.

Below you can see the nose panel which has just received the red Ferrari paint. It needs to harden for a week before I can sand it and then put the clear on. One week after it's time for another sanding session and polish.
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Thank you :)

Here is also a sneak peak of the targa roof which I've sanded by hand (1500 and 2000 grit), 3000 grit on machine and then polished with Meguiars 105 on a heavy cut pad. I'm using a cotech HPV 720 Da polisher.

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Hello everyone!
I'm sorry, for not updating this thread like I should.
I've started to update again, but it's now on YouTube and Instagram.
I think that's an easier way for me to do updates.

Please go and have a look. Please subscribe and press like if you like it.
If you want to give me feedback, then that's apriciated.

Here is a link to the channel:
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvLU6S_upSIYp8gvVcNCNHQ

Here is my instagram:
https://www.instagram.com/invites/contact/?i=1f7pzr5g5jmqq&utm_content=1upkkrf

Thank you