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Yeah its nearly 1:1 to the NZD lol! If it wasn't for the freight messed up from the virus at the moment i would be very tempted to buy more bits for mine from overseas at the moment.

Does the AWD on these cope ok with any difference in the front and rear tyre diameter? Just thinking about a few mates with Subi's moaning about how they had diff whine unless they had almost perfectly matched tyres all over.
If you havn’t read the build the drivetrain isn’t toyota
 

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If you havn’t read the build the drivetrain isn’t toyota
I did read it but admittedly did miss the part about the transfer case being from something else as well, had thought it was from a Gita or Crown. But either way i know some AWD systems are a bit sensitive with tires so had wondered about this one with that much power behind it. Awesome unique build though :cool:
 

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This week i pulled my th400, removed the pump and replaced the stator bushings and the converter bushing in an attempt to stop my converter drain back issue and fix a reasonably bad leak. The new bushes fixed the drain back issue and i found that the o ring on my 4l60 speed sensor was broken and allowing the fluid to leak out when the converter drained back raising the fluid level in the pan. I refilled the trans with iso46 hydraulic fluid to tighten up my converter a few hundred rpm rather than dex 3. I’ll see how it works, it definately feels like it couples quicker up top and has lost about 300rpm stall so it’ll be interesting to see if it struggles to get up on the converter from a stand still.
 

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This week i sold my evo wheels and have my hoosiers up for sale. I have ordered a set of federal rs-rr for my Rays RE30s for daily driving and a set of Mickey Thompson 26x8.5 pro drag radials to go on my 15” slipstreams. I’ll use the rs-rr on the front for now until i get some small brakes and get another set of slipstream 15s with pro drags all round.
 

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Heres some fitment pics.
Street Set
Volk Racing RE30-18x8.5+30 f&r
Federal RS-RR 235/40/18 f&r
Drag Set
Rota Slipstream- 15x8+40
Mickey Thompson Pro Drag Radial 26x8.5
Rear Camber .5deg 0 toe
Front Camber 1.5deg 0 toe
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Today i thought i’d have a go at making a sheet metal drag wing, its half done, more pics to follow later in the week if not tomorrow. So far i’ve done the main plane section and spill plates, i’m yet to affix the wickerbill, fasten it to the boot, finish riveting the spill plates to the plane and them give it s coat of matt black epoxy paint.
I used the stock wing as s template for the curve so i could maintain the curve of the boot etc. i’ll probably find a spare boot lid and just swap boot lids rather than fitting and removing the wing for street use etc.
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Finished drag wing all painted in matt black vht epoxy paint. My spare boot should be painted gloss black in a week or 2 and i’ll put the race rubber back on with the wing and get s few shots of it in race trim even all the tracks are still closed over here.
I also painted a pair of GS300 17x8+50 in matt black to put a pair of my hoosier 245/45/17 DR2 on for the fronts.
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