My black widebody MKIII with 2JZ-GTE and V-160

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Re: My black MKIII with 2JZ-GTE and V-160

Amazing build! It's inspired me to do something similar. The rear inners and lips need a bit of work so I wanted to do a wide body as well. I'm curious as to how he did the inners. Do you have any pictures? I know it's a strange request. I'm not going as wide as yours, but I like the look. Again, nice job.
 

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@Grandavi: Thanks! Well the door molding almost had to go. When widening the rear and doors so much, none of the OEM moldings fit anymore. Me myself I dont really like the moldings ;)
Its definitely sleeker looking and I understand how you kinda have no choice, but it looks more like a SuperSupra now.. lol. It just progressed far past what Toyota intended... :)
 

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@TMMCSupra: Thanks!! I think I have better pics of the innerfenders, will look.
@Grandavi: SuperSupra :D :D :D
 

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Great! Thank-you! So did he cut out the original lip? I assume he did. Do you find the V-160 to be worth all the work?
 

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Yes, the original lip is cut out. I really like the V-160, but I can´t compare it to an R-154 since my car was auto before.
 

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This thing with a own house and garage seemed very nice but now I understand its just another black hole to throw money into... but soon I will start with the Supra again... I hope ;)

@Lithium14: Any particular pics?
 

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Re: My black MKIII with 2JZ-GTE and V-160

Beautiful!

This image in particular gives this Supra a strong MKIV vibe!


 

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SICK! I wish I had time, space, and money to do all that..
 

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Sorry no updates. Been working on my new garage the whole summer. The speedo was kind of straight forward wiring wise. The tricky part was to solder the plastic in the housings together and make a custom plate with the numbers on.
 

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Just found this thread and have to say love the build process!

I do have 1 question for you. As I was reading through this I noticed that you had a fibreglass top. Was wanting to know if you have noticed any difference with it installed as far as body twisting and cornering as I am looking for a way to lighten mine up. And I was just worried that with a aftermarket one if that would be a big difference on it or has there been any damamge to yours yet while it has been in. Just wandering as I am wanting to change out my top to something lighter and also wanting to go with carbon fibre doors. So all the info that you can give on your top is greatly appreciated. Also will be in Germany with mine next year and plan on hitting up a quite few car shows over there throughout Europe and up your way so hope I get to see this one in the flesh!
 

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Thx!

I havn´t driven the car with the fibreglass top yet, but I really doubt that I will have any flex issues since I have a full rollcage in the car. I wouldn´t recommend installing a lightweight top without reinforceing the cars structure. If you come to Sweden I will be happy to show you my car :)
 

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Thx!

I havn´t driven the car with the fibreglass top yet, but I really doubt that I will have any flex issues since I have a full rollcage in the car. I wouldn´t recommend installing a lightweight top without reinforceing the cars structure. If you come to Sweden I will be happy to show you my car :)
Thanks for the info I honestly did not see the roll cage in any of the pictures. So that would help out alot with being able to use a lighter top. I may look into installing a roll cage but it is not at the top of my list right now. And I am going to hold you to that!
 

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My son-in-law is Swedish.. have been meeting a lot of Swedes lately. Excellent people.

I have had to drink a lot of Baska Droppar whenever I visit them... its an acquired taste... skoʊl!
 

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lol.. special is an interesting way to describe it. My good friend Tjorbian has family heirloom silver shot glasses (he passed last month) and we would have a shot everytime we met, so I associate it with his excellent friendship. It is a vile tasting brew.. lol but very unique. Of course he taught me a Swedish drinking song that we had to sing prior to doing the shot. It is always good time with them.
 

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Sorry your friend have passed. Snapsvisor is a very nice swedish tradition and makes us all drink undrinkable liqour :)