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MkIII FTW

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It's been some time since I last posted here. I'm still abusing the supra with daily driving and will be taking it off the road for a complete overhaul starting with the motor rebuild. I can't keep crank pulleys on the 7M so I'm going to get the block checked out and start with a new crank and rods. In the meantime I will be putting along in a beat up truck
That's strange. I don't think I've heard of a 7m with crank pulley issues. I'm interested to hear what the cause is.
 

labrat469

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I ran it close to hot one time when I blew a small coolant hose. I looked down and saw it and pulled over to let it cool and call a rollback.
 

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Hey guys,

Anyone want to buy an '86.5 NA Supra? I figured I'd give the locals a chance before I post it in the general for sale section.
Some of you might recall when I was working on it back in 2010. It served as my daily driver for a couple years, but now it's just collecting leaves. It ran just fine until about last July when the distributor decided to eat itself. I'm sure it'll run fine again once that is replaced.

Powertrain:
Engine is stock 7MGE. Rebuilt all except main rotating assembly and used with ARP headstuds
Stock auto trans

Chassis:
Energy suspension bushings and Megan Racing Track coil overs.
Brand new brakes all around. (probably less than than 10k miles on them)

Body:
Needs paint, but otherwise body is straight with only one or two small dents (One on hood, one rear hatch).
I have never seen any evidence of rust on body panels. However, I haven't really dug into it very deep.

Interior:
Burgundy interior.
Front seats are ok. No rips/tears in the leather, but it's pretty stiff.
Rear seats are pretty sun damaged, but not torn.
Dash is cracked up pretty bad.

I can get better pics later if anyone is interested.

Supra rear.jpg Supra front.jpg
 

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If a new distributor brings it back to life, I'd be happy to get $1500.

If it needs more than that, I'm not really sure what it's worth. Maybe $800-1000? Depends how badly someone wants a good chassis with a few bolt on suspension bits, I suppose.

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cakene2

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Name: Jason Farmer
Year of car: 88 Targa
Contact info: 205-317-8433, cakene2@aol.com
City:Fultondale
Hobbies:wrenching on cars, electronics.
Upgrades: 1jzgte, CD009 six speed, SSBC big brake kit, FMIC, and soon PTE billet 6265
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suprahero

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Hey Jason, I will be giving you a call. You might can help me chase down a problem with my car since it's probably going to be an electrical issue. I have the 1.5jz in mine. I live about twenty minutes from fultondale. Thanks, Jay

205-243-0622
 

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What's up Bo? I've been working on my car and once I get it tuned good, I'll come by and give you a ride., Jay
 

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What's up Bubba? Looks like you're having fun. Unfortunately mine is in pieces. I hope to get it built back better than ever this winter. Keep in touch. Once Jason is through with his and mine is back together, we can meet at cars and coffee on saturday morning. See you., Jay
 

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Glad to see this thread still alive....Havent posted in a longtime but I still stop by now and then to look over the forum. I still talk to Jeff when I get a chance to or when he is in town and has a few minutes to bs. Currently I own a 2010 VW Jetta 2.5 that I just put a motor in, a 95 Integra and a 93 Civic Hatchback with a motor I built and was turbocharged till I broke the wastegate flange off of it and going a different route and bigger setup. The hatch has a d16z6 ::sohc vtec:: with forged srp pistons, eagle rods, brian crower springs and retainers and a few other small things. Car at 15psi from a 50 trim made a little over 260whp , which may not seem like a lot but in a car under 2000lbs it can move. Next setup is adding cam, intake manifold, throttle body, and a much larger turbo and going for 400whp. Would of already had this done but having to spend the money to put a motor in my jetta took the extra funds away that me and the woman had. Sooner or later ill own another supra again.
 

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Hey guys I'm looking for a parts car . my son rear ended someone . I need a hood ,pass fender and core support . and all parts in front from radiator forward.
 

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I have a hood and fender, but they're in red. I may have some of the other stuff but we would have to go through some boxes. 205-243-0622 Hit me up, Jay
 

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Hoping it can help keep things nice and cool. After a drive from the store, the car in the garage did seem cooler than usual. Usually I hear a lot of small popping and the heat is much more intense. Not anymore, and I like that.

1.26 Quart Fluidyne Core. Came off a NASCAR. Using a GREX Sandwich plate adapter with a built in thermostat that works just awesome.

(Link for more info: http://www.theboombopshop.com/Fluidyne-Therm-Hx-Stack-800-Oil-Cooler-26-p/db-30816-26.htm)

Just testing it after a short drive in 90+ degree Alabama summer, the hot side is too hot to put a hand on for too long.

The cold side, while still hot, I can keep my hand on it without feeling the need to remove it due to the heat.

It works very well. I'm going to try and see if I can get a 85C thermostat to work in place of this factory Toyota thermostat. I've had overheating from the thermostat not even opening, and it's due to the cool water are above the thermostat itself. It just doesn't circulate and create equal heat in that area.

The TwinsTurbo lower radiator neck adapter does place the lower water neck farther away from the main warm coolant from the cylinder head.

So far, I run without a thermostat. All i use is a restrictor plate. It's working, but I think it can be much better. I'm getting a lot of heat from the engine after my pulls, so maybe a low temp thermostat or start drilling some holes. It will still turn up all the way through 4th without any problem, but it could definitely be better. :)