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    CelicaSupra.com Member wagzilla's Avatar
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    1984 supra engine swap 2jzgte vvti auto

    Hi guys So this will be my build thread!

    1984 Toyota supra automatic, motor was locked up.
    new motor to me 2jzgte vvti

    change color on sparkplug cover




    so its a start right

    James

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    CelicaSupra.com Member wagzilla's Avatar
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    Replace timing belt and tensioner water pump,



    almost made mistake tensioner was wrong always look at your parts


    that's it for now
    James

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    Looking forward to more.

    I'm getting more and more enthusiastic about taking cars that should have been manual but are automatic, and throwing great engines that should have been manual but are automatic in them. Simplified swapping and much improved cars as a result.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mutantcolors View Post
    Looking forward to more.

    I'm getting more and more enthusiastic about taking cars that should have been manual but are automatic, and throwing great engines that should have been manual but are automatic in them. Simplified swapping and much improved cars as a result.
    lots of things to figure out and lots of reading and talking to you guys

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    These wheels I think 16x8 0 off set what do you guys think?

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    blow off valve HKS

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    I just spent two weeks beating myself up over wheels because of tire selection. I went with 15s for the look, I think they go with the car the best, but tires are not easy to find.
    17s have great tire selection but look a bit too big and modern for the car, to me. They can look great, but they don't retain that JDM styling.

    16s are kinda the worst of both, a little too big for the look, with few tire choices. That's what I decided anyway.

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    Looking great, James. I dig the color combo.

    Glad to see you made the transition to these forums.

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    Hey, make sure you replace that crank pulley while you're at it. The balancer comes unbonded from the pulley over time.

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    What trans you going with? My recommendation: go T56 Magnum! You won’t be disappointed.

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