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by aukword1
Mon Mar 12, 2018 7:40 am
Forum: OWNERS and BUILDERS
Topic: Gonna start a build and see where it goes ===> TWINSCREW !!! :-p
Replies: 189
Views: 36268

Re: Gonna start a build and see where it goes ===> TWINSCREW !!! :-p

Take some video at the event next week! Lets see that new rubber in action :)
by aukword1
Mon Mar 12, 2018 7:38 am
Forum: OWNERS and BUILDERS
Topic: CloudStrife's AE88
Replies: 239
Views: 34564

Re: CloudStrife's AE88

That is precisely why I swapped my engine. There is a reason why this shirt exists https://technotoytuning.com/toyota/ae86 ... ghts-shirt
I'm sure you will get it figured out. Just takes time and money constantly being thrown at it. lol
by aukword1
Tue Mar 06, 2018 7:31 am
Forum: OWNERS and BUILDERS
Topic: Aukword1's Beams Swapped AE86
Replies: 89
Views: 13249

Re: Aukword1's Beams Swapped AE86

I had them limit it to 7100 because I didn't want to stress the motor too much on its first dyno session. I still plan to swap out the rear and redo the whole exhaust system then I will take it back to the dyno and raise the limit.
by aukword1
Tue Mar 06, 2018 7:28 am
Forum: OWNERS and BUILDERS
Topic: CloudStrife's AE88
Replies: 239
Views: 34564

Re: CloudStrife's AE88

I'm pretty sure those random "pong" noises are just the suspension settling in. I get those noises sometimes and I don't have anything binding.
by aukword1
Fri Mar 02, 2018 11:44 am
Forum: Want to BUY (seeking sellers)
Topic: Looking to buy the 4 Rear Oem GTS Endlinks
Replies: 3
Views: 737

Re: Looking to buy the 4 Rear Oem GTS Endlinks

I have them for sale as well as the polyurethane replacement bushings if you like.
by aukword1
Thu Mar 01, 2018 8:57 am
Forum: TECH: Corolla AE86
Topic: Custom Clutch Line for SR5 to GTS Swaps
Replies: 6
Views: 1224

Re: Custom Clutch Line for SR5 to GTS Swaps

Xcessive manufacturing makes them. This is the one I used for my Beams swap. The fittings are identical on the slaves so this should work.

https://xcessivemanufacturing.com/toyot ... lk-s2.html
by aukword1
Wed Feb 28, 2018 11:44 am
Forum: OWNERS and BUILDERS
Topic: Aukword1's Beams Swapped AE86
Replies: 89
Views: 13249

Re: Aukword1's Beams Swapped AE86

Not really, I just wired in a tach adapter so I have a dash rpm signal now. I am waiting for an adapter to hook up the dash water temp gauge as well. I still am tossing around ideas for the rear axle but right now but it drives fine just has an open diff. I can post a driving video over the weekend ...
by aukword1
Mon Feb 26, 2018 4:13 pm
Forum: OWNERS and BUILDERS
Topic: Gonna start a build and see where it goes ===> TWINSCREW !!! :-p
Replies: 189
Views: 36268

Re: Gonna start a build and see where it goes ===> TWINSCREW !!! :-p

Now that is some nice innovative thinking there. This is by far one of the coolest builds I've seen so far.
by aukword1
Fri Feb 23, 2018 1:35 pm
Forum: DIY, do it yourself projects and tricks
Topic: 4AGE - J160 and Silvia 6th Gearset Swap
Replies: 14
Views: 3207

Re: 4AGE - J160 and Silvia 6th Gearset Swap

Interesting write up. I might have to do this swap in there future, good to know!
by aukword1
Fri Feb 23, 2018 12:25 pm
Forum: TECH: Corolla AE86
Topic: Help with alignment after manual rack.
Replies: 2
Views: 631

Re: Help with alignment after manual rack.

I ran into this same problem. I used the Megan inner rods with the T3 outer rods and that fixed the issue.
by aukword1
Thu Feb 22, 2018 12:34 pm
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: OST-045: 5AGTE.... again ;)
Replies: 26
Views: 3849

Re: OST-045: 5AGTE.... again ;)

looks very clean! Always, enjoy looking at your threads. What size cams are going into this?
by aukword1
Wed Feb 21, 2018 4:16 pm
Forum: Fun Talk
Topic: what happened to the community
Replies: 77
Views: 17164

Re: what happened to the community

Always good to see new people joining the community. If only all the lurkers would just post every now and then, maybe the community would flourish more.
by aukword1
Wed Feb 14, 2018 10:32 am
Forum: OWNERS and BUILDERS
Topic: Aukword1's Beams Swapped AE86
Replies: 89
Views: 13249

Re: Aukword1's Beams Swapped AE86

Yeah I'm thinking the same, weir axles and then I can buy your rear brake kit lol. Those ford rears are pretty heavy too.
by aukword1
Wed Feb 14, 2018 10:07 am
Forum: OWNERS and BUILDERS
Topic: Aukword1's Beams Swapped AE86
Replies: 89
Views: 13249

Re: Aukword1's Beams Swapped AE86

The kit I got from JSPFab didn't have gearbox mount spacers. If you wanted to add them yourself then yea i guess you can get by without hammering the tunnel near the shifter. With the engine in the rear position with this kit I did not have to hammer the firewall.
by aukword1
Tue Feb 13, 2018 7:38 am
Forum: OWNERS and BUILDERS
Topic: CloudStrife's AE88
Replies: 239
Views: 34564

Re: CloudStrife's AE88

Welcome to the never ending 86 project lol. At least you will be able to drive it soon!
by aukword1
Mon Feb 12, 2018 7:57 am
Forum: OWNERS and BUILDERS
Topic: Aukword1's Beams Swapped AE86
Replies: 89
Views: 13249

Re: Aukword1's Beams Swapped AE86

Okay well a lot has happened since my last post. For starters, thanks to Amazon's same day shipping I was able to swap the LC-2 with an AEM X series wideband. The AEM wideband worked perfectly in sync with the Link G4+ ECU right out the box. Needless to say, I was able to make my appointment at Chur...
by aukword1
Thu Feb 08, 2018 12:31 pm
Forum: Fun Talk
Topic: Car history?
Replies: 12
Views: 1612

Re: Car history?

That is awesome that you found your car on some random website lol. Too bad it wasn't fully intact like that before it got to you. At least yours sits nicely now compared to 3 years ago.
by aukword1
Wed Feb 07, 2018 7:32 am
Forum: OWNERS and BUILDERS
Topic: Aukword1's Beams Swapped AE86
Replies: 89
Views: 13249

Re: Aukword1's Beams Swapped AE86

Yeah, so I ended up just swapping the slave cylinder with the stock 86 one and it works a lot better. For the time being I will keep this setup and maybe eventually play with it some more. All in all, the original 86 master and slave work pretty well with this swap and I don't see an immediate reaso...
by aukword1
Tue Feb 06, 2018 7:29 am
Forum: Fun Talk
Topic: The illusive champagne AE86
Replies: 15
Views: 3540

Re: The illusive champagne AE86

I've never seen a white USDM GTS. Plenty of white SR5's though.
by aukword1
Thu Feb 01, 2018 8:11 am
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: Water Outlet Question
Replies: 17
Views: 2262

Re: Water Outlet Question

That is definitely it. Be careful with the vacuum things, they can break pretty easily when pulling the engine in and out.
by aukword1
Wed Jan 31, 2018 7:49 am
Forum: OWNERS and BUILDERS
Topic: CloudStrife's AE88
Replies: 239
Views: 34564

Re: CloudStrife's AE88

by aukword1
Tue Jan 30, 2018 7:32 am
Forum: OWNERS and BUILDERS
Topic: Aukword1's Beams Swapped AE86
Replies: 89
Views: 13249

Re: Aukword1's Beams Swapped AE86

Thats not a bad idea, I might have to try that. Thank you for that one Davew7.
by aukword1
Mon Jan 29, 2018 12:36 pm
Forum: OWNERS and BUILDERS
Topic: Aukword1's Beams Swapped AE86
Replies: 89
Views: 13249

Re: Aukword1's Beams Swapped AE86

No but that is the plan. The engagement/disengagement point of the clutch is really low, almost at the point where the pedal hits the floor. I will try to extend the CMC rod and see if that makes a difference but I can't imagine that the Aisin CMC's have much adjustment in them, if at all. Well, tim...
by aukword1
Mon Jan 29, 2018 7:33 am
Forum: OWNERS and BUILDERS
Topic: Aukword1's Beams Swapped AE86
Replies: 89
Views: 13249

Re: Aukword1's Beams Swapped AE86

The coolant leak was the old heater core routing along the coolant line. I had originally plugged it but the plug was leaking a bit. So I took it out of the garage yesterday to test the clutch function and I don't really like how it feels. I might try swapping the old T-50 slave cylinder in to see i...
by aukword1
Sat Jan 27, 2018 6:24 pm
Forum: OWNERS and BUILDERS
Topic: Aukword1's Beams Swapped AE86
Replies: 89
Views: 13249

Re: Aukword1's Beams Swapped AE86

So I fixed the coolant leak in the back of the engine and confirmed that the clutch engages and disengages as it should. I am running the AE86 master with the j160 slave and it works fine. the only problem is that there is a little bit of play before the clutch will engage. Just another issue I will...
by aukword1
Sat Jan 27, 2018 8:57 am
Forum: OWNERS and BUILDERS
Topic: Aukword1's Beams Swapped AE86
Replies: 89
Views: 13249

Re: Aukword1's Beams Swapped AE86

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9VcmmfuP0rA Got the idle pretty decent. Left the throttles open at about 3% which seems to be what the engine wants. Still have a few things to sort out. Have a nice coolant leak in the back of the engine that will be fixed today. Also for those of you that noticed, t...
by aukword1
Thu Jan 25, 2018 2:15 pm
Forum: OWNERS and BUILDERS
Topic: CloudStrife's AE88
Replies: 239
Views: 34564

Re: CloudStrife's AE88

Looking good, I really like that color choice for the calipers.
by aukword1
Tue Jan 23, 2018 1:00 pm
Forum: OWNERS and BUILDERS
Topic: Gonna start a build and see where it goes ===> TWINSCREW !!! :-p
Replies: 189
Views: 36268

Re: Gonna start a build and see where it goes ===> TWINSCREW !!! :-p

That supercharger whine is awesome. Such a great build man. Sucks to hear that about the NZ community, but it happens with everything that is fun. I think you nailed it by saying that it becomes a part of the entertainment industry.
by aukword1
Tue Jan 23, 2018 7:40 am
Forum: OWNERS and BUILDERS
Topic: Aukword1's Beams Swapped AE86
Replies: 89
Views: 13249

Re: Aukword1's Beams Swapped AE86

Alright making progress. To answer NOKsk8er's questions, I am running a Toyota Yaris alternator using the SQ engineering slimline alternator swap kit. As for the headers, I posted a pic so you can see below. https://s20.postimg.org/cun63n3yl/20180119_172552.jpg IAT sensor tapped into the Velocity st...
by aukword1
Wed Jan 10, 2018 5:51 pm
Forum: OWNERS and BUILDERS
Topic: Aukword1's Beams Swapped AE86
Replies: 89
Views: 13249

Re: Aukword1's Beams Swapped AE86

So it's been a while since I updated. Basically I decided to go the ITB route and spent way too much money doing so. Bought SQ engineering ITB adapter plate for the 20v AE111 ITB's, SQ engineering 100mm velocity stacks, a generic chinese made vacuum block, a Link G4+ ECU with expansion loom, pipercr...

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