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    TE86...patchi gets some surgery

    Destroying the legend... The way I see it is if you want +150 rwhp from an ae86 the first thing you should do is remove the a... For it's time (racing in certain classes, cruising, revving and fooling around) the 4age is a fine engine... But frigging junk for anything beyond 150...if that, any model... Any modification... It doesn't matter. To look at or beyond 150 in an 4a engine it costs thousands, + the initial d tax. In short, it's not worth it to me.

    So I got a 2/3tc dropped in my lap... Among other things.

    Hey, if PR s can get 300+ out of them why not... Nothing against PRs... Rather the opposite... They used what they had, plus a lot of initative and ingenuity, and that was exactly what my plan is.

    Engine: 2t block clearanced for a 3t crank. 2t golf ball pistons. Tosco oil pump for better flow. Adjustable timing gear. Kind of a mystery cam shaft... Both that I had were regrinds... I picked the more aggressive of of the two. Of the three heads I have, I picked a 3 series, it happened to be the skinniest and cleanest... And had been welded. Underdrive aluminum pulleys for the alt and crank. Omp 10mm wires, ngk platinum plugs. 32/36 weber custom adapter, custom throttle linkage. Customized header from an h22 Honda turbo manifold with two runners modified.

    Ignition: crane cams box with built in limiter and tach adapter output. Crane ps2 coil. The ignition box is connected to the stock dizzy with vac advance.

    Fueling: Holley blue pump and pressure regulator. Stock pump removed.

    Cooling: Aluminum Honda half rad, bottom outlet swapped to drivers side. Custom rad support. Electric fan from pick and pull, eyeballed.. And it fit unmodidied!!

    Steering: manual rack from a zenki sr5. Added an inch to inner tie rods and to lcas, between ball joint and tension rod holes. Power knuckles. Brand new outers, ball
    joints.
    Last edited by Jackrabbitslim; 08-03-2011 at 07:01 AM.
    Quote Originally Posted by b-rock View Post
    -1 for mean spiritedness.

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