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Re: nzae86's AE86 N2 Race Car Project [LOTS OF PICS]
« Reply #15 on: September 25, 2010, 09:44:41 PM »
Got the seat mounted



Starting on the pedal assembly

Modified the floor to fit it all






Canister for dry sump oil setup



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Re: nzae86's AE86 N2 Race Car Project [LOTS OF PICS]
« Reply #16 on: September 25, 2010, 09:44:55 PM »
[MARCH 2009]

Removing everything to get it all painted up



He plugged the hole where the stock brake booster & master and clutch master were mounted



Started to sand everything down



Bought a ton of gauges



Took everything down to get electroplated

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Re: nzae86's AE86 N2 Race Car Project [LOTS OF PICS]
« Reply #17 on: September 25, 2010, 09:45:02 PM »
Here is some lexan he will use to build into lightweight windows



Building the windows here. Complete with black trim




Started on the TRD Gear Set. Here is his stock T50



Note how the TRD gears & shafts are SPLINED so you can interchange gears and also replace broken gears. N-I-C-E



Brand new parts for the rear axle

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Re: nzae86's AE86 N2 Race Car Project [LOTS OF PICS]
« Reply #18 on: September 25, 2010, 09:45:09 PM »
Began to work on the rack and pinion so it will clear the TRD dry sump





Bunch of stuff to rebuild it with a closer ratio unit



Here is the Cusco mount with an electroplated cross member. Looks great



He decided to get the oil canister polished. Nice



Still working on the fuel tank stuff



Getting everything mounted



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Re: nzae86's AE86 N2 Race Car Project [LOTS OF PICS]
« Reply #19 on: September 25, 2010, 09:45:24 PM »
Modifing the rear diff for the cooler & pump





[MAY 2009]

Here is the body back from the painter. LOOKS GREAT! I am really starting to dig Silver 1980s Toyota's







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Re: nzae86's AE86 N2 Race Car Project [LOTS OF PICS]
« Reply #20 on: September 25, 2010, 09:45:32 PM »
Here are the wheels he is going to use



They are 13" by 8" wide for the front, and 13" by 9" wide for the rear. His rear wheels are wider than the wheels on my Rock Crawler! DANG!





215mm wide front tires



240mm wide rear tires

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Re: nzae86's AE86 N2 Race Car Project [LOTS OF PICS]
« Reply #21 on: September 25, 2010, 09:45:38 PM »
Starting on the decal work. Everything is Vinyl





Got the parts colored. WOW





NICE



Check out those lil 13" wheels



He is still hoping the car will be a lot lower





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Re: nzae86's AE86 N2 Race Car Project [LOTS OF PICS]
« Reply #22 on: September 25, 2010, 09:46:02 PM »
Here are progress pics of the engine reinstalled into the painted shell





Here are his lexan windows installed



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Re: nzae86's AE86 N2 Race Car Project [LOTS OF PICS]
« Reply #23 on: September 25, 2010, 09:46:13 PM »
Here is his T50 trany all put back together



TRD short throw shifter



Engine Oil cooler mounted



Working on the oil lines









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Re: nzae86's AE86 N2 Race Car Project [LOTS OF PICS]
« Reply #24 on: September 25, 2010, 09:46:27 PM »
Working on the fuel lines



Got the fuel tank all done




[JULY 2009]

Here is the rear diff cooler mounted up



The cooler lines running to the rear diff



Took the rear diff back out to give it a new coat of paint. GEEEEEZ



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Re: nzae86's AE86 N2 Race Car Project [LOTS OF PICS]
« Reply #25 on: September 25, 2010, 09:46:36 PM »
Looking good here



Here is a high torque reduction started. Not sure why he would need this...



Then he decided to use this awesome "Stack" dash instead of all those Autometer gauges

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Re: nzae86's AE86 N2 Race Car Project [LOTS OF PICS]
« Reply #26 on: September 25, 2010, 09:47:05 PM »
Then he decided to switch to an EFI setup

Off with the rebuilt carbs



Blurry pic of the intake runners



Slapped on a TRD manifold



He made the switch to EFI because he found out that New Zealand is going to ban "100+ avgas" setups (carbs??) for motorsports.

He knows that the engine was built with carburation in mind, but he thinks with the right tuning it will do okay with EFI.

Here is has a heater box installed using some marine blower motor



Let the wiring work begin!

Reduced this:



To this:



Some lightweight batter

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Re: nzae86's AE86 N2 Race Car Project [LOTS OF PICS]
« Reply #27 on: September 25, 2010, 09:47:21 PM »
Starting on the interior now. WOW



Switched to these seats for the improved neck support



Also switched to a different harness



Here is the seat mount

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Re: nzae86's AE86 N2 Race Car Project [LOTS OF PICS]
« Reply #28 on: September 25, 2010, 09:47:31 PM »
Working on the intake now



He is using 460cc injectors





This box is pretty large



W-O-W



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Re: nzae86's AE86 N2 Race Car Project [LOTS OF PICS]
« Reply #29 on: September 25, 2010, 09:47:40 PM »
[OCT 2009]

Here is a brand new laminated windshield installed




[NOV 2009]

WOW







WOW



The coil pack is from a Ford

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