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  2. kickn5k

    Si's 5kte Ke55

    S$%t hot mate. How's it drive?
  3. Yesterday
  4. kickn5k

    Heavy duty clutch for 3,4k to K50

    Bump. Still for sale.
  5. Last week
  6. ke70dave

    Si's 5kte Ke55

    Punched your name into facebook. I think they call it stalking.
  7. Taz_Rx

    Si's 5kte Ke55

    Huh... face to name? I'm not too sure. That was just gate pressure. I don't think it drops like that with the boost controller switched on. We'll see inn a couple more weeks i guess! Otherwise i mighty have a bit of an unhealthy turbo.
  8. ke70dave

    Si's 5kte Ke55

    And just like that i put a face to a name:p What's the go with the boost drop off down to 6psi then back up again?
  9. Big G

    Memory Test

    So the Princess had a flat battery today for no apparent reason but couldn't be any flatter if it tried. So jump started her and moved her to a position to get her on the battery charger only to find there is a big arse nail hanging out of a partially flat rear tyre. So out with the jack and wheel brace and off came the wheel. Got the spare out and it looks brand new still got the little manufacturer rubber nipple things on it. So my question is what tyre did the 1980 ke55 come out of the factory wearing. The tyre is an Enduro Grand 2000.
  10. LittleRedSpirit

    Kicking it, old school

    Go the Dattos!
  11. LittleRedSpirit

    The Rwd 2Az-Fe Thread.

    OK, I have a had a couple of drives on the new motor. Feels freer and a touch less fresh and tight than the newer engine, but not much really. Still pretty awesome. I have completed the oil cooler setup. I went with a 25 row oil cooler - $88 generic that was the same as the branded ones but half the price. Speedflow -10 lines, so 16mm roughly. Mishimoto Thermostatic sandwich plate with 185 degree F thermostat. Couple of m20 to dash 10 adapters in the plate with sealing washers. Made my own speedflow style lines from a mixture of stealth and speedflow fittings. Went with the all black Nylon Braid hose with r6 rubber lining. Needed 2x 90 degrees at the cooler, and 2x 45 degrees off the take-off plate. Took it for a test drive, and seems good, oil pressure takes about 1 second more to build up than before, but the cooler stays fullof oil the way it sits so its minimised. Total cost - Cooler $88 Takeoff plate - $199 Washers m20 - $1.5 M20 to dash 10 adapters x 2 $38 Lines (3m) and speedflow/stealth fittings x 4 - $238 Total - $564.5 Mounted it off a little bracket I found, cut down and attached to the headlight bracket. Also used a threaded female m8 to 6 adapter post as the mount on the lower crossbar. For how strong it is, I dont think I could have used less metal to fit it.
  12. kickn5k

    How To Build A Rally Car

    Ah you should have mentioned you were going to be down earlier. Could have sorted you on a guided tour of the maintenance hanger(life member of the club I'm with is head of maintenance there). Other than the p51 they had in for service, they are also building a mosquito from very few parts. In the museum itself, I'd have to say the Boomerang and the jet hanger would've been my favorites.
  13. ke70dave

    Youtube Video's

    check out this thing. Wait till the end...
  14. coln72

    KE20 front strut inserts.

    Not just the aftermarket. A major manufacture I work for as a parts manager has two different parts listed under the same part number......
  15. Earlier
  16. LittleRedSpirit

    The Rwd 2Az-Fe Thread.

    Fuck bonnets.
  17. LittleRedSpirit

    The Rwd 2Az-Fe Thread.

    Got the new engine all sorted and rwd converted. Its installed and running, just bled the cooling system. Seems just like the old motor so far. Was able to just use the ecu temp sender in the head, instead of the one in the big outflow pipe. The plug reaches perfect and there's plenty of room, unless you want to run a heater. Otherwise its much the same except that the heater plug in the back of the head is a bigger size, seems Toyota ran a different sized hole in there on the other motor. It tapped perfect to an m16 on the first engine, this one needed to be m18. Had to dash over to auto-barn Virginia and buy a cap yesterday to close it up. Every hose clamp I undid was redone with a new Norma clamp. Still have to fix the broken idle controller plug, its taped on. Loctited all the engine mount to block bolts. Used ARP flywheel bolts, pro series 200000psi rated. Re used the spigot bearing and throw out bearings as they were just fine. Did a better job routing and securing the fuel feed and breather lines. Bent it over where its supposed to go and got it into the stock mounts, as I had some of the little rubber spacers saved up from a jdm ae86 that had 8mm feed line. Changed the efi feed hose out as it needed to be longer. Took the rail and injectors out as a set and put them in the current motor. Figured this would make the tune as accurate as possible. Tweaked the front bar to lessen the gappy look created by the shitty front right chassis rail. Pulled the rad support a bit so the headlights lined up better. Depressingly found a 20 cent patch of rust each side coming through in the bay. The classic spot where they always get rusty at the lower inside area of the strut towers. I think once the other motor is built and sitting there at 11:1, I'll have to take this engine out and fix it all properly, tug the rail out, fix the rust, the front lower crossbar is a bit sad also. Not rusty, just flogged and scabby. Car looks 8/10 from the top, and about 4/10 from underneath. It really needs flipping over and going over properly some day. I think that will have to wait till after I buy a house and build a shed though.
  18. Bluebeast

    4x100 wheels

    Thanks guys. Love you all ♥
  19. Like in the subject, anyone ever checked? Weight of bare chassis with doors, bonet, trunk. Thanks in advance.
  20. parrot

    KE20 front strut inserts.

    If you are talking about GJM85’s modified struts, his actual for sale thread has them marked as sold a few years back
  21. B-Lugg

    MZEA12 Corolla hatch

    Man, the blue is good. I wasn't too fond of it when I first saw it - now it would be my go to!
  22. Hiro Protagonist

    4x100 wheels

    Any wheel/tyre shop will have tonnes of 4x100s, it's one of the most common small-car wheel sizes out there. If you're after used, just go to your local wreckers/parts-dismantler, they should have piles of wheel sets lying around.
  23. coln72

    4x100 wheels

    Don't know where you are but try Wheels in Ballarat. Huge range of second hand wheels there.
  24. Bluebeast

    4x100 wheels

    I'm so desperately sick of steelies on the rolla. I'm also on a bit of a budget so I'm not really looking to pay for shipping from anywhere. Anyone know of wheel shops that stocks a range of 4x100? Thanks
  25. altezzaclub

    How To Build A Rally Car

    Haha! Excellent Pete, so I can expect some clever ideas as we progress with the build...... The overall aim at the moment is to get it back on its wheels with the motor & gearbox in, some doors hung on it and some ballast in to see what the ride height is like. I need to move the rear shock mounts to make the most of the Bilstein's travel, but I need an idea of ride height for that. So solving the 6-speed problems plus the 4AGE conversion problems plus random suspension modification problems are all part of that road..
  26. parrot

    How To Build A Rally Car

    Somehow I have never read this thread. Not sure how that came about. But spending the weekend in a Airbnb beach house in Blairgowrie with Mrs Parrot and three 14 yr old girls so I’m sure I’ll find some time to get educated about farms and stuff.
  27. altezzaclub

    How To Build A Rally Car

    Well, another trip and yep, struts done... Of course they don't fit!! The Sigma LCAs give it such a camber angle that the LCA balljoint runs out of angle. I assume people who use them ignore that and let the droop limit be the balljoint jamming. Anyway, another little problem to solve later, we'll see how it all sits with a motor in. Ah.. hang on, assembling the flywheel & clutch shows the clutch plate has the wrong number of splines! ..and we need an Altezza slave cyl. You can pay a lot of money for these, or find out which parts bin Toyota used and buy them for Coronas or Hilux or whatever! The gearbox mount is welded up and ready for fitting, that will be interesting! A constant irrigation has grown the manure crop and taught a lot about plumbing! ..and someone is going to be eating a lot of zuchinnis in a month's time! Steve's dad Pete took me to the Avalon Airshow for a week to look at the helicopters for sale. We spent an excellent day at the RAAF museum while we were there. So, Orange for a week, then back up to get that motor in!
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