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stony    11

We make up a cam ,  we weld up rb26 cams and do a NA grind , we coppy a LZ nissan works grind 76 or if we want a real hi rpm skremer  we do a 80 works grind ,,,, wade cams in melbourne does them for us .. i built them for my rb26 head on a L  block motor , i went for the 76 ex cam and 78 inlet  they will rpm to 10000rpm

Hmmmm very interested in that. any details? writeup somewhere? Pics? 

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djz    12

Thank you for the pictures.  I am confused is that the picture of the reworked RB26 intake manifold on an RB20?  Or is that someone elses motor if so what intake manifold is that?  It appears OEM. 

 

Looks to be a factory RB20 manifold that's had DCOE flanges welded to it.

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dwarlick    12

Bad news on the header.  The Coby header I ordered from NZ will not fit at all the steering rod is right in the middle of where the route and they hit the TC rod mount on the frame rail.  Looks like custom is the only way.  Oh well I wanted a highrise manifold anyway.

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dwarlick    12

Its been a slow process getting this thing going but I do have a few updates.  The motor is running and the ignition system is firing correctly I abandoned the Megasquirt/CAS attempt and opted for a Megajolt/EDIS setup.  I could have used the Megasquirt with EDIS which is what Matt at Megasquirt kept telling me but I was intent on using the CAS in my attempt to mod the board to read the CAS I fried it following the wrong wiring diagram.  The megajolt setup is super simple and very small.

 

The coby header was able to be retro fitted and looks very nice the guy who did it did an amazing job and you can't even tell it has been modified.  I found a very nice Fujitsubo exhaust from Japan that is commonly used on the Z432.  I will make a video of the motor running and take a few more pictures in the next few weeks.  After I get the drivetrain sorted I am going to strip the car down to the shell and get it off to paint.  While it's in jail I am going to swap the cams and pistons for n/a. 

 

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dwarlick    12

Believe it or no this project is progressing.  The body is very close to being ready for paint.  The floor pans were replaced and the frame was trued up and straightened on the frame machine.  I am very happy with the job this shop has done.  It has been with them for a long time but they have worked steady on it the entire time they have had it.  I can't imagine the hours they have in this rotisserie restoration.  I can't wait to see it painted.   

 

 

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dwarlick    12

In the mean time I have been accumulating parts for the build.  I have a few rare JDM parts that will help to make this closer to an actual z432 rather than just the look.  My goal is to simulate the driving experience as close as possible.

 

JDM Tail lights (reproduction)

 

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JDM Grill (NOS)

 

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PS30 10K Tach (Used)

 

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dwarlick    12

I want to run a 4.44 gear in the rear.  I am seeking advice in the driveline section as to which one to use.  It seems like the Subaru would be pretty straightforward.   I had these pistons made by Arias for NA.

 

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