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by aukword1
Thu Dec 13, 2018 1:17 pm
Forum: TECH: Corolla AE86
Topic: Beams AE86 So Cal
Replies: 1
Views: 52

Re: Beams AE86 So Cal

sent you an e-mail.
by aukword1
Wed Nov 07, 2018 7:37 am
Forum: Fun Talk
Topic: AE86 meets in socal
Replies: 8
Views: 780

Re: AE86 meets in socal

I'm in the OC, we are meeting up at the cafe 86 this weekend around 5pm to 6pm if you want to join in.
by aukword1
Fri Nov 02, 2018 7:43 am
Forum: TECH: Corolla AE86
Topic: AE86 Dash Vents
Replies: 2
Views: 239

Re: AE86 Dash Vents

Mainly looking for fill the hole right under the clock bezel. I have a plastic welder I want to test out.
by aukword1
Tue Oct 30, 2018 12:50 pm
Forum: TECH: Corolla AE86
Topic: AE86 Dash Vents
Replies: 2
Views: 239

AE86 Dash Vents

Anyone know of a easy replacement for the dash vents? Something that has similar dimensions and can be easily sourced? Otherwise I'm thinking of just blocking off the holes altogether. Anyone have any good ideas?
by aukword1
Tue Oct 30, 2018 8:05 am
Forum: Fun Talk
Topic: Speeduino? Arduino powered ECU?
Replies: 15
Views: 1010

Re: Speeduino? Arduino powered ECU?

Yea the old megasquirt used the distributor signals so i couldnt understand why it wouldnt work with the speeduino. I have a buddy who is interested in trying to build one of these with a blacktop 20v. I will probably help him out with it and post my findings here.
by aukword1
Mon Oct 29, 2018 12:48 pm
Forum: Fun Talk
Topic: Speeduino? Arduino powered ECU?
Replies: 15
Views: 1010

Re: Speeduino? Arduino powered ECU?

You have a couple of options to get that square wave signal. Easiest would be to go to the junkyard and pick a crank sensor off a 90s ford equipped with EDIS. Then you would need a trigger wheel, i used the one from T3 cause it bolts right on to their crank pulley. Make sure you use shielded wiring ...
by aukword1
Thu Oct 25, 2018 7:42 am
Forum: Fun Talk
Topic: Smoking.
Replies: 3
Views: 252

Re: Smoking.

I always wanted to try slow smoking some wild boar or venison. Why type of setup do you use for smoking? I'm assuming a home made rig?
by aukword1
Thu Oct 18, 2018 3:42 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: 86 Meet - Cafe 86 in Chino, CA 10/27 @ 6pm
Replies: 1
Views: 414

86 Meet - Cafe 86 in Chino, CA 10/27 @ 6pm

The owner of Tec-Arts will be there! Anyone interested in joining a caravan to there pm me! We have guys from SD, LA and OC going. Hope to see you all there!
by aukword1
Fri Oct 12, 2018 11:44 am
Forum: TECH: Corolla AE86
Topic: FX-16 gear ratio/manual trans
Replies: 5
Views: 511

Re: FX-16 gear ratio/manual trans

swap the final drive gear for something smaller. I don't know what final drive gear size they had but on the AE86 it has a 4.3 stock. You can go with something around 4.1 or even smaller. You will sacrifice torque by doing this though.
by aukword1
Tue Oct 09, 2018 12:47 pm
Forum: Fun Talk
Topic: Speeduino? Arduino powered ECU?
Replies: 15
Views: 1010

Re: Speeduino? Arduino powered ECU?

I think it would be fun just to build one of these just for the experience. If you can build a megasquirt you can definitely do this.
by aukword1
Sat Sep 29, 2018 7:13 am
Forum: OWNERS and BUILDERS
Topic: F20/F22 AE86 Swap
Replies: 4
Views: 450

Re: F20/F22 AE86 Swap

Does the fuel pump prime with the key on?
by aukword1
Mon Sep 24, 2018 8:09 am
Forum: OWNERS and BUILDERS
Topic: F20/F22 AE86 Swap
Replies: 4
Views: 450

Re: F20/F22 AE86 Swap

try spraying something into the intake to see if it will start even just for a second. I don't know these engines at all but that will at least tell you whether or not it is fuel related and you can work from there. I know some engines are finicky about MAF sensors and o2 sensors. How is your situat...
by aukword1
Fri Sep 14, 2018 8:24 am
Forum: Fun Talk
Topic: AE86 meets in socal
Replies: 8
Views: 780

Re: AE86 meets in socal

86fest didn't happen this year, something came up with the organizer. A few guys meet up at random japenese/toyota events as well as drift events like corolla matsuri. Don't know if the fight club still meets every 3rd Friday at Cafe 86 anymore since I haven't been in years. We can organize a casual...
by aukword1
Fri Sep 14, 2018 8:18 am
Forum: OWNERS and BUILDERS
Topic: CloudStrife's AE88
Replies: 239
Views: 30443

Re: CloudStrife's AE88

Welcome back to the money pit lol. Anyhow, this is the site that i'm using now for photo hosting. https://imgbb.com/
by aukword1
Wed Sep 12, 2018 8:19 am
Forum: Events
Topic: 2018 Corolla Drift Matsuri Socal
Replies: 2
Views: 291

Re: 2018 Corolla Drift Matsuri Socal

Would be nice to go but pretty sure I need a flatbed to get it through that dirt road. I wish they would do it at willow or something.
by aukword1
Wed Sep 12, 2018 8:09 am
Forum: OWNERS and BUILDERS
Topic: Aukword1's Beams Swapped AE86
Replies: 89
Views: 11233

Re: Aukword1's Beams Swapped AE86

Which filter do you have, the C604D? How's your filter clearance? I have basically the same setup (JSP brackets, Cusco mounts, 1 inch spacers, SQ ITB adapter, 100mm SQ stacks) and without actually buying and test fitting the C604D filter I'm not finding that I have the hood clearance for its dimens...
by aukword1
Tue Sep 11, 2018 11:16 am
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: 10.92 at the track
Replies: 13
Views: 794

Re: 10.92 at the track

very nice! Really like your turbo setup. Clean car!
by aukword1
Sat Sep 08, 2018 1:00 pm
Forum: TECH: Corolla AE86
Topic: Rear end help GTS with SR5 DIF???
Replies: 4
Views: 406

Re: Rear end help GTS with SR5 DIF???

http://www.dreamsofdrifting.com/ae86/axles/index.htm

you might have a mismatched pair of axles to diff. Kouki Axles need a kouki diff and vice versa. Please check out the link for more info.
by aukword1
Fri Sep 07, 2018 8:02 am
Forum: OWNERS and BUILDERS
Topic: Aukword1's Beams Swapped AE86
Replies: 89
Views: 11233

Re: Aukword1's Beams Swapped AE86

Thanks and that is the one thing I did not do myself because I didn't have a pinion depth tool. It was cheaper for me to have a trusted shop do it than to buy the tool and do it myself. You have to take the LSD apart and pull out the old spider gears and replace them with the weir ones. Similar proc...
by aukword1
Thu Sep 06, 2018 2:30 pm
Forum: OWNERS and BUILDERS
Topic: Look What I Got: FX-GT
Replies: 5
Views: 528

Re: Look What I Got: FX-GT

nice, looks very clean. How much was the total price to bring it over? Looks like a fun project.
by aukword1
Wed Sep 05, 2018 6:45 pm
Forum: OWNERS and BUILDERS
Topic: Aukword1's Beams Swapped AE86
Replies: 89
Views: 11233

Re: Aukword1's Beams Swapped AE86

here are most of the pics, let me know if you need any additional ones or need some explanations.
by aukword1
Wed Sep 05, 2018 6:44 pm
Forum: OWNERS and BUILDERS
Topic: Aukword1's Beams Swapped AE86
Replies: 89
Views: 11233

Re: Aukword1's Beams Swapped AE86

https://thumb.ibb.co/m69Exz/20180706_203450.jpg https://thumb.ibb.co/keyk4e/20180706_195639.jpg https://thumb.ibb.co/gueExz/20180624_142603.jpg https://thumb.ibb.co/fxFyPe/20180622_201042.jpg https://thumb.ibb.co/ko9gcz/20180511_071149.jpg https://thumb.ibb.co/d3yUVK/20180414_194013.jpg https://thu...
by aukword1
Wed Sep 05, 2018 4:11 pm
Forum: OWNERS and BUILDERS
Topic: Aukword1's Beams Swapped AE86
Replies: 89
Views: 11233

Re: Aukword1's Beams Swapped AE86

Because John's kit has the best engine placement I've seen and the shifter relocation kit is adjustable. Excessive's while cheaper doesn't have any room for adjustment on engine location or shifter. SQ i think makes a decent shifter relocation kit but I haven't tried it. John's stuff is worth the ex...
by aukword1
Wed Sep 05, 2018 8:18 am
Forum: OWNERS and BUILDERS
Topic: Aukword1's Beams Swapped AE86
Replies: 89
Views: 11233

Re: Aukword1's Beams Swapped AE86

Hey yeah, sorry I haven't had time to update/fix the photos but I will soon. As far as A/C goes, I am not running it at all. Probably easiest way would be to run the original 86 compressor and fabricate a mounting bracket if needed. If you'd want run the Beams compressor I'd imagine you'd have to do...
by aukword1
Wed Aug 29, 2018 8:55 am
Forum: Fun Talk
Topic: After market hatch question
Replies: 4
Views: 558

Re: After market hatch question

Yeah those spots should be reinforced to allow for struts and latches. For a hatch door, it would be pretty hard to break because of its position. But it all comes down to what you are going to be doing with the car. If for show go CF, if gonna see alot of track time, I'd keep it FRP personally.
by aukword1
Mon Aug 27, 2018 12:31 pm
Forum: Fun Talk
Topic: After market hatch question
Replies: 4
Views: 558

Re: After market hatch question

from personal experience, fiber glass is good enough. I've had a lot of carbon fiber on previous builds and CF will eventually yellow if the car sees sunlight and will break pretty easily if not careful. CF is for show, FRP is for everything else IMO. On a side note, Seibon has some of the best CF p...
by aukword1
Wed Aug 08, 2018 10:25 am
Forum: Fun Talk
Topic: Dave Repsold
Replies: 1
Views: 413

Re: Dave Repsold

by aukword1
Fri Aug 03, 2018 4:51 pm
Forum: OWNERS and BUILDERS
Topic: Aukword1's Beams Swapped AE86
Replies: 89
Views: 11233

Re: Aukword1's Beams Swapped AE86

What img hosting service do you use?
by aukword1
Fri Aug 03, 2018 7:58 am
Forum: OWNERS and BUILDERS
Topic: Aukword1's Beams Swapped AE86
Replies: 89
Views: 11233

Re: Aukword1's Beams Swapped AE86

Yeah, apparently the picture hosting site I was using decided to delete a large majority of the photos. I still have all the photo's and can host them on a different service. Anyone have any suggestions? Also, the only update I have right now is that I am currently swapping out the 30 year old brake...
by aukword1
Thu Aug 02, 2018 8:28 am
Forum: Fun Talk
Topic: what happened to the community
Replies: 77
Views: 15292

Re: what happened to the community

Welcome back, I guess the account registration problem got fixed. Good to see some old school guys still active.

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