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    #16
    Lookin' good

    | 1963 RK43 Toyota Lite-Stout (Stanley) | 2002 EC5W Mitsubishi Legnum VR-4 Type-S (Larry) |

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      #17
      Big dumb wheels have been purchased.

      The car currently has 31x10.5r15 installed.

      I wanted bigger tyres for some mild off-road adventures.

      I’ve got a full set of basically brand new 33x12.5r15 tyres and some 15x8 -22 Sunraysia wheels.

      I did a quick test for this morning, trying to simulate the lift it’s going to get.


      the plan is to paint the wheels white.
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      old vs new

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        #18
        Chonky!

        | 1963 RK43 Toyota Lite-Stout (Stanley) | 2002 EC5W Mitsubishi Legnum VR-4 Type-S (Larry) |

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          #19
          surely this thing is screaming out for some 80's jap alloy +0 goodness Timbo!! maybe even a spring over conversion
          RB26......................Again

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            #20
            Over the weekend I spent some time sorting the planned turbo and exhaust manifold setup.

            The old school j-pipe needed a few specific things to make it work.

            - a 280zx L28e exhaust manifold
            - a T04 flanged turbo
            - a 4 bolt external wastegate.

            I managed to track down a exh manifold from a Datto guy in the middle of nowhere. 280zx era with the EGR already plugged up. Win.

            I bought a Taiwanese brand ‘Mamba’ turbo flange adapter to fit my $175 China 3076 journal bearing turbo.

            and finally the 4 bolt external gate arrived from the USA.

            all the mating surfaces have been filed flat smooth.


            next I’m sorting the intake manifold and wiring
            the efi.
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