Minty.Fresh Boosted Altezza

Thread in 'Project Cars and Builds Threads' started by Pete_the_Russian, Jul 27, 2013.

  1. vdublou94

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    Oh god I love this car, gonna look killer with the new bumper mate!
     
  2. twiglett

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    has your exhaust housing arrived yet?
     
  3. Pete_the_Russian

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    Nah dude. Housing is still in customs, such a fucking pain in the arse!!

    Other things are still happening though.

    Got my hubs shortened

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    Found a cheap IS200 box and pulled it apart to be fitted this weekend.

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    Replaced the bent knuckle with the one I had lying around....broken one started making weird noises :wack:

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    Definitely was not enjoying the lack of a ratchet.....had to improvise some

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    And a little picture from last weekend :)

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  4. Jites

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    I have your ratchet and hubs dude, will get them to you today.

    Looking good, you ready to fit that box on sunday?
     
  5. Pete_the_Russian

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    Yup. Just need to pull the old one out..swap the bell housings...and get it back in. Sounds less time consuming than it is :D
     
  6. Jites

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    Im well aware this could take a while haha! but you have no rust so should be easy enough
     
  7. mint

    mint touch my fruit

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  8. Pete_the_Russian

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    Oh yea. I didnt know the meaning of seized bolts until I started working on your 5 :D Its just getting access to the box bolts is pretty awkward. I pulled the downpipe and intake manifold off last time to make life easier. Thats the time consuming part :D once thats done, the box comes out pretty quick.

    Oh man, by looking at your pictures mint...I am in urgent need of more poke on the front >_<
     
  9. sxnutter

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    where do you get them bumper fastners from need em on my is200 bus.
     
  10. kam

    kam I've touched Chris Parry

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    That's bloody lovely, one of the best looking cars on the forum!
     
  11. Pete_the_Russian

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    thanks mate. nice little shot of your car on the ebay ad.:-)
     
  13. DtheBUK

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    I can't cope with that! too much awesome!
     
  14. Pete_the_Russian

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    Keep it in your pants!!!
     
  15. bigniks

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    Been a busy man when iv been In the states pete
     
  16. Dex

    Dex kut!

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    i see pics of this popping up on Mint's instagram, its so awesome! :D
     
  17. twiglett

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    any idea on what sort of power its making?
    I need to get mine sorted asap.
    two weeks of it being sat on a ramp is far too long.
     
  18. Pete_the_Russian

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    bigniks ive been busy with doing fuckall and not making the car any better :D

    Twiglett, at this point in time with a broken turbo it feels like 100bhp :D But it was around the 270 mark before. You still messing with your gearbox? Cant be having a tezza up on ramps at all, sort it out ;)
     
  19. twiglett

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    I have all of the parts to fix it and make it a lot better than before....but...........and this is an important but.

    i cant get to the bloody thing. its on a ramp beside my mates workshop and he is away in Ireland competing in the IDC.

    he let me know that i left the drivers door open for a week so the battery is fucked. kind of him to tell me rather than shut it
     
  20. Pete_the_Russian

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    A little parcel turned up today containing a freshly welded IS200 auto diff

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    and other goodies :wack:

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    Knuckles with built in rca's :smash: Two turns lock to lock

    Front suspension setup ready to be fitted

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    Upon closer inspection, the hubs look pretty decent

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    Also the turbo housing left the customs today...Now I just need to find the time to fit it all before the weekender
     

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