Its in Finally
07-16-2013, 02:55 PM
Post: #1
Its in Finally
After 8 months of stripping and putting back together, my 4AGE is finally back in. It does look so much tidier without the loom.

Ignore the state of the rocker covers, I attempted the rising sun iconic paintwork, but didn't do a very good job - although they look a bit lairy like this so may leave them as is.

Got to put camshafts in again and check valve clearances as shims were put in out of sequence by accident!

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07-16-2013, 03:10 PM
Post: #2
Its in Finally
Are those the 60 dollar low compression ebay pistons I spot?
I have a pair in the basement but I think I'll get myself some original 10:1 pistons if I can find them at a reasonable price. Keep us updated on how she runs though.
I noticed you shopping around for cams a while ago, can you give us some details on the build? (Also would be nice to see dyno result, but I'm asking much here).

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07-16-2013, 04:01 PM
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They are $100 actually Tongue

The pistons that came out of the engine were low compression and the ones I bought luckily were also low compression (i then found out what i had). They are however 0.5 oversize. I would have used original mr2 10.1 pistons but with what I had planned I would have suffered from DET.

I bought the 7105137 cat cams 252/260 - 85/9.0 lift

I will have it dyno'd once the engine is up and running but that won't be for at least a month i'm afraid.

I rebuilt the bottom, everything replaced excluding the oil pump, crankshaft and conrods. I've also got a fidanza flywheel, which I had fitted originally, which is back on now and a lightweight crank pulley.

I have a lightweight PAS pulley if anyone is interested?

This is the full spec of the car:

Engine:
81.5mm pistons
New piston rings
Mahle conrod bearings
Mahle main bearings
Mahle Thrust Washers
ARP conrod bolts
ARP main bolts
New sump with oil cooler outlet
Fidanza 212mm flywheel
C52 gearbox
Corolla T-sport clutch
Iridium spark plugs
Magnecor HT leads 7mm
Cometic 1mm metal head gasket
Janspeed full s/s exhaust
Blitz SUS filter on TB

Suspension:
Koni SSK kit
Mk2 Turbo 18mm rear ARB
Superflex front & rear ARB bushes
Cusco front strut brace

Brakes:
Celica GT4 Twin piston front calipers
Subaru Impreza Red Stuff pads (modified to suit)
HEL braided hoses
Yellow stuff rear pads
Standard front and rear discs

Exterior:
Mk3 15” Roadster alloys
195/50/15 Yoko Parada Spec2 front tyres
195/50/15 Uniroyal Rainsport rear tyres
Fully rebuilt rear wheel arches
Supercharger rear lights c/w boot lock
Buddy Club replica front splitter*
Fibre glass front wings

*pending funds
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