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  1. Super late update. Got everything out, swapped the steering column over, all the new bushings up front are in. The one motor mount fought me for a while but I got it. The kid helped me install the new TTT TC rods and jacked the crossmember into place for me. She really digs helping with the car for 15-20 minutes at a time. Hahaha. New clutch and lighter flywheel are on, motor is in, harness should be good. Im having issues starting it without starter fluid and it dies after that runs out. Injectors are all spraying, I even tried with a brand new fuel pump fed from a can, still no
  2. I just realized I never added any puctures with my BRE spoiler. Turbo swap update, just waiting on garage time to finish up.
  3. Update time. I traded the JTR SBC mounts I bought a few years ago for an l28et. Doing a manual steering rack swap from the 79 parts car at the same time. I couldn't find anything solid, so I took the chance and ordered 78 poly bushings for the steering rack and they do fit. Im going to do the front control arm bushings and tc rod bushings while I've got everything apart. I also ordered the solid steering coupler from T3, so im really looking forward to the improved steering feel. I got my car stripped down and ready to be pulled to the other side if the garage to pull
  4. So, little update from my last post. I did get the bumpers painted and back on. I also got a 79 slick top parts car and I'll be swapping the manual window doors over to my car before the next paint job. I picked up these legit fender mirrors from DATSMO and put them on this past weekend. I also picked up this Nardi wheel and custom shift knob from Nostalgic Grains. The parts car came with some electric fans and a Palnet fuel rail, so that's on mine now. I got a bolt kit from ZSpec and installed my newly powder coated valve cover. I'll leave y
  5. Forgot to include a back shot in the previous post.
  6. Finally got her out of the garage. Got the door cards back in and decided to mix it up a bit. Bad news is, while I was driving around the other night it suddenly stalled out on me... Luckily I was close to home, but I was able to get it started again and it only acted up a couple more times on the short drive. Some type of fuel issue. I'm going to start with replacing the filter, someone mentioned a sensor that notoriously shakes lose on the engine that I'm going to check, then hopefully not replacing the fuel pump. I really hope it doesn't go that far...
  7. No, just smoothed out the paint/primer job form last time and sprayed over it. I didn't have time for all that and i just wanted something fun to do. Turned out pretty nice though. I can't wait to drive it again.
  8. No on the v8 stuff. I have all the mounts and headers still, just don't have the space or Money for a swap yet. I got bored and did a thing though. Money is tight, but I needed to do something to have fun.
  9. For some reason this picture was uploading as flipped. In my last post.
  10. Went to my first car show last weekend. Carlisle import show / East Coast Z Nationals. Its funny how small my car looks between these two amazing s30's Side note: I painted my valve cover a while ago and finally put it on. Here's a couple random pictures I took before the show.
  11. Getting parts together for a v8 swap. So far I have the jtr mounts and headers. Slowly but surely.
  12. Ok, so horrible experience with atara racing wheels. I have never received a brand new product with so many defects in my life. However, the guy Eugene, the main man state side for the company, made sure that everything was taken care of at no cost to me and all is well now. That being said, I now have everything mounted on the car. Pictures will be up asap and I am very happy with the fit. As for specs: up front is the 15x9-13 wheel with 205/50/15 Yokohama S drive tires. I am also still running my 25mm wheel spacers and have about a fingers worth of space between my coilover spr
  13. Just ordered my tires, waiting on replies from the vendor and ordering the atara pisang wheels. Decided to go with the bronze finish. Can't wait to get them. Staggered set of 15x9 -13 fronts and 15x10.5 -32 rears. Pictures up as soon as I get everything worked out. If my calculations are right I should be good with 1/4" spacers to clear my front coils. Decided to go with 205/50/15 all the way around, similar to what purepontiackid is running. I will have a tad more stretch all the way around but I'm hoping it will work out ok.
  14. I have one in Baltimore. Pm sent
  15. I wanna say 8k front 6k rear? Maybe its the other way around. They are whatever springs came.with the emusa s13 coilovers. As far as squat goes, j get a bit, but its not bad in my opinion. It's aot less than stock was but it still moves. Hope that helps.
  16. Just the two from the parts car. Pm me your cell # and I can shoot you a text if I ever find first gen zx tail lights in good shape at the junk yard or something.
  17. I have a used set I would be willing to sell if you are still interested.
  18. Still need one? I have two but I'm not sure what the lettering on them is. I can take pictures and text or email them to you if you would like.
  19. I have a complete 1983 with digital gauges parts car. Body panels useless other than bumpers and headlight buckets and I need the 5 speed. I do however have a spare 4 speed from a 78 and a spare n42 head. I want to trade any of what I have for a turbo motor and ecu. Local or within 100 miles of Baltimore Maryland is preferred. If you need pictures of parts or any further details on what I have please pm me and I can email pictures. Thanks.
  20. Hahaha so do I but the new car has the lined ones.
  21. Got a parts car yesterday. Black and silver interior in decent shape, runs and drives, digital dash, less cracks in the dash than mine, couple other things are worth taking off and keeping in the basement. Going to start tearing it down tomorrow hopefully. If you need any odds and ends let me know.
  22. Got new fenders to replace the rusty one and hopefully make some fiberglass fenders with the help of a friend.
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