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  1. Thread: boomshakalaka

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    Naw man, forum is totes dead :( Everyone is on...

    Naw man, forum is totes dead :(
    Everyone is on Facebook now which sucks because Facebook is cancer.
    I'm still posting to a build thread though if you've got 10 minutes to kill you could read it!
  2. Thread: HiAce TDI

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    It's been a while since the last update so here...

    It's been a while since the last update so here we go!
    After getting the engine mated to the transmission, I started work on getting the shifter to work again now that the bellhousing has been...
  3. Thread: HiAce TDI

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    How well does that stuff work? It'll be pretty...

    How well does that stuff work? It'll be pretty hot in there especially without ac
  4. Thread: HiAce TDI

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    Lots more progress has been achieved in the last...

    Lots more progress has been achieved in the last couple of weeks!
    https://i.imgur.com/8R6xvOj.jpg

    managed to get the tdi to sit inside the engine cavity!

    https://i.imgur.com/j7w5xxb.jpg
    ...
  5. Thread: HiAce TDI

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    Started pulling the old 3L out of the hiace...

    Started pulling the old 3L out of the hiace yesterday and things went pretty well
    https://i.imgur.com/IvCVclm.jpg

    I had to cut out a section of the cross rail to yank the engine upwards though,...
  6. Thread: HiAce TDI

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    Boss has gone on vacation for 3 weeks which means...

    Boss has gone on vacation for 3 weeks which means I get to bring my van to the shop to work on the swap!
    https://i.imgur.com/6sv6O27.jpg
    I've got from today till Jan 6th to work on it and in that...
  7. Thread: HiAce TDI

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    I think I've got all the necessary bits labelled...

    I think I've got all the necessary bits labelled for transplant now:

    https://i.imgur.com/Iyp8Pa1.jpg

    There's a lot going on but luckily most of it will be removed for the swap. I do plan on...
  8. Thread: HiAce TDI

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    Got off early today and headed up to my dads...

    Got off early today and headed up to my dads garage to get started on the golf teardown. So far all I've done is remove some plastic bits and labelled a few things. Once my brother shows up tomorrow...
  9. Thread: Yoda Revival

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    Dam son! Looks pretty sweet!

    Dam son! Looks pretty sweet!
  10. Thread: HiAce TDI

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    The Speedo signal come from a cable off the...

    The Speedo signal come from a cable off the transmission and is sent to a speed sensor. Problem is the vw ecu might require a vehicle speed input to get the fuel metering correct, but I'm not 100%...
  11. Thread: HiAce TDI

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    It's been a slow slog getting things done but...

    It's been a slow slog getting things done but progress has been happening!
    I placed an order for my adapter kit from tdconversions.com which includes the flywheel space, clockable adapter plates,...
  12. Thread: HiAce TDI

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    I found for the 500 or so meters I drove this...

    I found for the 500 or so meters I drove this thing, the engine was REALLY slow, but that might be because of the gearing too, but the 3L sure doesn't go too fast even with a cracked head. I'm hoping...
  13. Thread: HiAce TDI

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    HiAce TDI

    A couple of months ago, I bought a 1992 Toyota Hiace LH107 Super custom from a drywaller friend of mine for 800 bucks. It had the 3L engine, 5 speed, 4wd, and a cracked cylinder head :/

    I was...
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    Tell your friends!

    Tell your friends!
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    That spare is a piece of history! It's the one...

    That spare is a piece of history! It's the one that flew off while hard drifting lol
    Kinda show how long it's been since I've driven the car :(
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    85 Corolla gts rally car for sale

    Up for grabs is my 85 Corolla rally car + spares.
    Car has a fully rebuilt 4age engine and t50 transmission. Engine has new crankshaft, bearings, rods, pistons/rings, water pump and rebuilt cylinder...
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    Try using imgur. Com is good photo hosting

    Try using imgur. Com is good photo hosting
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    Time flies like a drunken albatross

    Time flies like a drunken albatross
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    I was talking to Gary last week and he suggested...

    I was talking to Gary last week and he suggested a Volkswagen tdi engine instead as they are more plentiful and more powerful(was thinking an alh or an ahu) I went and looked a the van in Kamloops...
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    Let's talk diesels!

    After a ratherong hiatus from working in cars, I'm looking into another Toyota project! My plan is this: I've found a 1984 Toyota van that I'm looking at doing a camper conversion with a diesel swap...
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    Dope **** mang.

    Dope **** mang.
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    Sticky: I drive this now: 2007 Tacoma TRD offroad with...

    I drive this now:

    2007 Tacoma TRD offroad with the 6speed
    when I first bought it
    https://i.imgur.com/21wEKVm.jpg

    Bought a canopy and painted the extra hood it came with
    ...
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    done and done. happy christmas and merry new year...

    done and done. happy christmas and merry new year ya'll
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    I haven't been doing much corolla stuff over the...

    I haven't been doing much corolla stuff over the last year, and I really don't see too much going on in the near future due to uncertainty in my job.
    We have been really slow for a couple of weeks...
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    Sticky: So yeah, I bought a Honda at an auction for 2600...

    So yeah, I bought a Honda at an auction for 2600
    http://i.imgur.com/mXQ6DA4.jpg
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