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Re: nzae86's AE86 N2 Race Car Project [LOTS OF PICS]
« Reply #30 on: September 25, 2010, 09:47:51 PM »
Pushed it outside for some pics





He is happy with how the suspension has settled down
But he did order a different set of springs with a slightly lower rate that he might switch to







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Re: nzae86's AE86 N2 Race Car Project [LOTS OF PICS]
« Reply #31 on: September 25, 2010, 09:48:06 PM »
Some shots from beneath







Dry sump breather



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Re: nzae86's AE86 N2 Race Car Project [LOTS OF PICS]
« Reply #32 on: September 25, 2010, 09:48:12 PM »
Installed some highspeed staps to hold the rear lexan window in.
He really hates how it looks with these on, but they are for safety



Added more to the dash including a brake bias knob



Built a switch panel





Fuse Block install



and covered up nicely

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Re: nzae86's AE86 N2 Race Car Project [LOTS OF PICS]
« Reply #33 on: September 25, 2010, 09:48:19 PM »
Got some new calipers in




[JAN 2010]

Decided to build some custom door panels



This is built for the mold



The finished panels



Here is the driver's side. Notice he kept a roll-up window. This is the stock glass window. The other side has a lexan cover

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Re: nzae86's AE86 N2 Race Car Project [LOTS OF PICS]
« Reply #34 on: September 25, 2010, 09:48:28 PM »
work on the brakes



Same size brakes front and rear

The rotors are 270mm diameter (10.6") They will fit in the 13" wheels with the 4-piston calipers



Got the calipers mounted



Front



Rear

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Re: nzae86's AE86 N2 Race Car Project [LOTS OF PICS]
« Reply #35 on: September 25, 2010, 09:48:34 PM »
[FEB 2010]

Back to the wiring... Coming along nicely



Got an exhaust system mocked up





He is worried it might be waaaay too loud




[MAY 2010]

Finshing touches with the pedals, now has a proper gas pedal installed

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Re: nzae86's AE86 N2 Race Car Project [LOTS OF PICS]
« Reply #36 on: September 25, 2010, 09:48:41 PM »
[JULY 2010]

CHECK THIS OUT! I want to do this, this is awesome





NICE



Added cool air for the brakes



Here he got the engine running and got it dynoed!!



200 HP at the wheels, estimating 235 at the crank
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Re: nzae86's AE86 N2 Race Car Project [LOTS OF PICS]
« Reply #37 on: September 25, 2010, 09:48:49 PM »
He decided the first exhaust system was to loud, so he installed this larger muffler



Here is a close-up shot of the header area





Here it is in the wet



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Re: nzae86's AE86 N2 Race Car Project [LOTS OF PICS]
« Reply #38 on: September 25, 2010, 09:48:57 PM »
And finally, three videos :D

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AE86 N2, start up of new Formula Atlantic engine yet to be tuned and run in

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/mE8uokLSzzA?fs=1&amp;amp;hl=en_US&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;color1=0x3a3a3a&amp;amp;color2=0x999999" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" class="bbc_link bbc_flash_disabled new_win">http://www.youtube.com/v/mE8uokLSzzA?fs=1&amp;amp;hl=en_US&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;color1=0x3a3a3a&amp;amp;color2=0x999999</a>



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Testing new AE86 N2 car , first time on track

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/RmPeCKTrjyY?fs=1&amp;amp;hl=en_US&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;color1=0x3a3a3a&amp;amp;color2=0x999999" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" class="bbc_link bbc_flash_disabled new_win">http://www.youtube.com/v/RmPeCKTrjyY?fs=1&amp;amp;hl=en_US&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;color1=0x3a3a3a&amp;amp;color2=0x999999</a>



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First club event in a new car in very very slippery cold conditions . Car handled well (drives a bit like a AE86!) with no bad habits.Can't wait for the dry !

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/QzQYTbVYlSc?fs=1&amp;amp;hl=en_US&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;color1=0x3a3a3a&amp;amp;color2=0x999999" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer" class="bbc_link bbc_flash_disabled new_win">http://www.youtube.com/v/QzQYTbVYlSc?fs=1&amp;amp;hl=en_US&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;color1=0x3a3a3a&amp;amp;color2=0x999999</a>
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Re: nzae86's AE86 N2 Race Car Project [LOTS OF PICS]
« Reply #39 on: September 25, 2010, 10:02:23 PM »
Those last two videos are from just last month.

So he started in Jan 2008 and got it on the track in Aug 2010. Serious, Serious commitment and a LOT of money for sure. MAN that thing is SA-WEEEEEEEEEEEEET
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