super simple mk1 eunos.

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  1. lewby

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    Hello everyone.

    I made a thread ages ago when I first got this car but I didn't update it and I think it got lost to the void when the forum changed.

    Anyway. This is my 1990 mk1 Eunos Roadster. It's a 1.6 short nose crank, it's got AC that works!? And it's kinda rusty.
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    I bought it standard last year and it now has:

    -a welded diff
    -eBay coilovers
    -slightly smaller momo steering wheel
    -bride brix recliner
    -trlane roll bar
    -13 inch compomotive/appliance wheels
    -bomex side skirts
    -front lip off some Peugeot idk

    And that's about it. My plans are too...err do more drift days and fix it when it breaks lol. I do have some destroyordie hubs to fit as well as some ns2rs to try to negate a bit of the understeer. It's done 3 drift days so far with no problems (touching all the wood), oh yeah it's also my daily.

    Here's some photos:
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  2. CL1V3

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    Liking the car!! I really want 13's but just feel that tyres are going to be more of a pain to get etc!
     
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  3. lewby

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    Possibly harder to find, but very cheap!

    My local scrappy seems always have a few sets and sells them with decent tread for £15 a pair!

    I suppose quite a lot of older little hatchbacks came fitted with 13s as standard.
     
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    Thanks for the advice, maybe before buying wheels I'll go see what the local scrappies and tyre places are saying. If not I'll just rock 15's for a while!
     
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    Sounds like a plan. And yeah 15s are everywhere
     
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    This looks Rad. I almost bought one of these recently (Still kinda tempted to...) but this is exactly what an NA chassis should look like - low with little wheels!

    I'll keep an eye on this build.
     
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    Thanks a lot!

    You definatly should! They really are as fun as people say :D. And yeah little wheels are the best.
     
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    Looks good, I'm now on my 3rd MX-5 after recently buying a 1.6l Eunos (mainly to save me ruining my Chaser) but havent drifted one yet. lol
     
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  9. lewby

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    prepare for a 'unique' drifting experience lool.
     
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    got some decent tires for once..
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    just need my MOT doing and my hubs fitted before next drift day. also I'm taking it around castle combe next week, should be a laugh.
     
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    Yep, although nothing to show really. passed MOT and fit hubs :) just need tracking doing before rockingham on the 9th.

    Castle Comble was a laugh. handled suprizingly well and was able to keep up with much faster cars in the corners... But i fooked my diff as almost all the oil had leaked out! got my old one welded and put it back in with some poly void fillers.

    lll try to upload a video from one of the combe sessions.
     
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    Heres how a mx5 with eBay coilovers and a welded diff handles on track...... really well it turns out!



    sorry about the shit sound, its in a waterproof case.

    anyway got another drift day at Rockingham tomorrow :D!
     
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    Rockingham was excellent as always. Looks like the car needs a new clutch now though! It was good looking trough the footage and seeing how I progressed throughout the day so I made this quick little edit just to kinda sum it up.
     
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    It looks really good man.

    I have a bride brix recliner as well but am struggling to actually get it to fit.

    How did you get yours in? For me the reclining controls get stuck and I can't get the seat far back enough for my legs >:(

    Also finding it hard to get it mounted.

    I have to live with foamectomy for now.
     
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  16. lewby

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    yeah its a tight fit. I think if I was any taller it wouldn't work (im about 5,11). I have to open the door to use the reclining controls and I had to remove the armrest and interior plastic behind the seat. they don't really fit in these little cars haha. mines on a bride rail as well
     
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    This gives me hope!

    I was close to giving up and selling the brix but I think I might try to get it to fit again.

    Do you think you would be able to post a picture of what you removed to get the seat in?

    I'm guessing you removed the plastic stuff near the seat belt tower?
     
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    that's the one. I already removed it when I fitted my roll bar so I just didn't put it back
     
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