Nick's 1985 coupe build

F1ashpoinT
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Re: Nick's 1985 coupe build

Postby F1ashpoinT » Sat Dec 21, 2013 6:30 am

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Current engine bay pic
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And I got the clutch/flywheel/transmission in place. Couldn't get a better pic while lifting it into place lol. The 4ag bell housing I bought was orange, and it took a while to get all the paint off. I also had to modify the throwout bearing guide to fit on the new bell housing.

Car is getting REALLY close. I think all I need to order is the fuel pump and find a dash wiring harness. I have everything else I need already on the way.
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Re: Nick's 1985 coupe build

Postby F1ashpoinT » Sat Dec 21, 2013 6:47 am

Also picked up something I've wanted before I even had the car, a Buddy Club Spec 2 catback.
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I now have the full exhaust. I'm running a no name header with a resonator in place of the cat and the buddy club is just a resonated strait pipe.
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Re: Nick's 1985 coupe build

Postby crazyae86 » Tue Dec 24, 2013 5:35 am

you have done nice work mate well done

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Re: Nick's 1985 coupe build

Postby comhosa » Tue Dec 24, 2013 9:35 am

nice work

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Re: Nick's 1985 coupe build

Postby F1ashpoinT » Fri Dec 27, 2013 8:58 pm

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Re: Nick's 1985 coupe build

Postby F1ashpoinT » Sun Dec 29, 2013 7:35 pm

[img ]http://imageshack.us/a/img607/1103/m9k2.jpg[/img]
[img ]http://imageshack.us/a/img607/6776/7rqd.jpg[/img]

Wiring harnesses hooked up, most lines, just a few odds and ends need done.
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Re: Nick's 1985 coupe build

Postby trigun402 » Tue Dec 31, 2013 6:46 am

I likey. :D

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Re: Nick's 1985 coupe build

Postby sekang0 » Tue Dec 31, 2013 11:20 pm

Nice build so far! I like your garage space and setup too.
'85 GT-S project since 2010
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Re: Nick's 1985 coupe build

Postby F1ashpoinT » Wed Aug 20, 2014 8:37 pm

Haven't posted in forever. Here's some recent pics. excuse the crap instagram quality
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got rid of the lex and picked up a brz
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Car is pretty much done just need a few minor things done to it. Putting carpet and bucket seats in it, building front coilovers and then destroying it.

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Re: Nick's 1985 coupe build

Postby F1ashpoinT » Wed Aug 20, 2014 8:38 pm

Got tired of driving this thing on the stupid blown suspension so I finally spent a little bit of money to upgrade. This will be a world of difference considering the car was riding on stock suspension with the springs cut to the point that the car was just sitting on the top of the strut housing. I cut off the spring perch and took 40mm out of the strut housing and welded it back together. It's getting short stroke KYB shocks in place of the stock blown ones and will be getting ground control collars welded to the new strut housing as soon as they get here.
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New vs old
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Also picked up some new spares. Didn't notice how blurry this pic was
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Re: Nick's 1985 coupe build

Postby F1ashpoinT » Thu Aug 28, 2014 10:29 pm

Coilovers done
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Still need to lower the rear more but my tires are too big lol
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new stupid nonfunctional ride height :)
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Next on the list is adding a bunch of camber to the front and putting smaller tires on my spares so the rear can go lower

My inspiration...
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Looks like trash and like it gets driven past its limit every day haha I love it. Hope my car never looks this beat but I do love how simple and stupidly low it is

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Re: Nick's 1985 coupe build

Postby F1ashpoinT » Sat Nov 01, 2014 5:02 pm

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