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Warracer's mild street project.

Postby warracer » Wed Jul 03, 2013 2:48 am

:) Alright, I finally gathered enough parts to call this a ''project''...
First of Im Charles,20, from Montreal, Canada. Im currently in my second out of 8 years of mechanical/robotic automate engineering program in college/university. I curently work as a junior hydraulic engineer in a local hydraulic parts machine shop. Before the GT-Four I owned a U12 Bluebird sss, but it was beaten up by rust and destroyed bushings so I sold it... I thought alot about what my next car would be, and I just always wanted a ST185 , from video game and classic rally on the tv... So I bought one. The car is a 1991 Toyota Celica Gt-Four A, it's my daily and only car. Jdm model fully loaded aside from the sunroof (which is good in my case because I wouldn't clear the roof otherwise). Its been a year now and I just spent some little to no time upgrading it. And with the budget I had I didn't wanted to go all out then find out im broke after the project, so I went the craigslist/kijiji way haha

Some picture of the car:

After his first ride:
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First winter :
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And presently :
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So here's the thing I did so far to the car (I won't count maintenance parts, too much to put in :lol: )

- C-One coilovers
- complete 3'' turbo back exhaust
- HDI electronic boost controller
- FCD
- Running 14psi on the stock 132K miles CT26 :|

So as you can see I mostly spent my time maintaining the car, reason is I want a good platform to start with.

So to start with I decided to go with a complete head refresh, stem ,spring, retainer.

-Cometic metal head gasket

So here's the parts that will be going on the car:

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-Big front mount Intercooler by Yonaka:
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-Refurbished an tig welded throttle body

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-Steel, tubular manifold (notice the flange)

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-IHI VF23 turbo from a 22b STI .

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-And somewhere in there I have a spare fuel rail with 550cc injectors.

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That covers pretty much the engine :)

Now handling wise;

Like I said I already have the coilovers covered :)

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-Xiimotorsport Read diff kit

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-Complete rear bushing kit (except the 4 spherical ones)

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-Complete rear OEM bolt and nuts

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So that will be pretty much it for this summer this is going to be a pretty weird setup but it will definitely be different :)
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ST185H A-Spec:
-IHI VF28 -BC Racing coilover
-Yonaka FMIC -Swift Spring
-ARP head stud -St205 rear end
-Cometic Metal HG -Supra TT Fuel Pump
-3'' SS straight pipe -Poly bushing
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Re: Warracer's mild street project

Postby polm » Wed Jul 03, 2013 1:14 pm

Hey can't wait to see the build! You'll want a fuel pump also to run that setup, walbro 255 is cheap and there's a drop in kit for the st185. Good luck! :)
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Re: Warracer's mild street project

Postby warracer » Tue Jul 30, 2013 9:27 pm

Alright, update!

Head is almost out,
Turbo is out,
Exhaust is out,
Subframe is out

Here's some pic of the process :)

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Now the fun part, the subframe assembly, suprisingly, everything went alright, nothing was seized up to a point where we needed to get the torch, so here's the pictures:

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And the car waiting for tomorow:

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Only big problem we had was the rear right knuckle who snapped, the bushing was still in but it could have been extremely unsafe... Luckily the car held up fine :)

Thats it for now!
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ST185H A-Spec:
-IHI VF28 -BC Racing coilover
-Yonaka FMIC -Swift Spring
-ARP head stud -St205 rear end
-Cometic Metal HG -Supra TT Fuel Pump
-3'' SS straight pipe -Poly bushing
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Re: Warracer's mild street project

Postby 801Alltrac » Wed Jul 31, 2013 4:22 am

Looks fun can't wait to dig into mine
Love the vw truck in the back ground my friend has one with a 2.0 T 50trim
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Re: Warracer's mild street project

Postby quieter » Wed Jul 31, 2013 2:36 pm

c tu moi ou ta achete ton char dun gars qui sappelle belanger? pas pire les fogs jaune, jpensais acheter des h3 2500k
1990 toyota ST185 with st205 goodies (scrapped)
2011 BMW 535xi M pack (daily)

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Re: Warracer's mild street project

Postby belanger33 » Wed Jul 31, 2013 6:31 pm

quieter wrote:c tu moi ou ta achete ton char dun gars qui sappelle belanger? pas pire les fogs jaune, jpensais acheter des h3 2500k

Nope! Le mien c'est un RC et je l'ai toujours!
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Re: Warracer's mild street project

Postby warracer » Wed Jul 31, 2013 9:38 pm

Thanks, still a ton of work to do! but getting there

:)
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ST185H A-Spec:
-IHI VF28 -BC Racing coilover
-Yonaka FMIC -Swift Spring
-ARP head stud -St205 rear end
-Cometic Metal HG -Supra TT Fuel Pump
-3'' SS straight pipe -Poly bushing
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Re: Warracer's mild street project

Postby RallyeBourne » Wed Jul 31, 2013 10:32 pm

That's a fine piece you have got yourself!
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Re: Warracer's mild street project

Postby warracer » Wed Jul 31, 2013 11:09 pm

Thanks!


Alright more pics for today, head is finally out and we continued with the bushing work :)

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Then I removed the surrounding parts

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And the rear bushings again

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Thats it for now, more to come tomorow! :)
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ST185H A-Spec:
-IHI VF28 -BC Racing coilover
-Yonaka FMIC -Swift Spring
-ARP head stud -St205 rear end
-Cometic Metal HG -Supra TT Fuel Pump
-3'' SS straight pipe -Poly bushing
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Re: Warracer's mild street project

Postby warracer » Fri Aug 02, 2013 12:23 am

Yeah so I got a little lazy on the picture, I was in a rush so no time !

Head is now fresh and nice, all cleaned up and back on the block :)

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Poor picture quality, I think there was some finger prints on the lens of my phone... :x

Anyway, rear subframe assembly is almost done everything went well:

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And the celica on high heels waiting for his subframe and electronic/vacuum :)
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ST185H A-Spec:
-IHI VF28 -BC Racing coilover
-Yonaka FMIC -Swift Spring
-ARP head stud -St205 rear end
-Cometic Metal HG -Supra TT Fuel Pump
-3'' SS straight pipe -Poly bushing
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Re: Warracer's mild street project

Postby warracer » Sat Aug 03, 2013 2:26 am

So more progress today, again me and my bad luck, the intake camshaft cracked in half, no idea why it just cracked, anyway luckily I had a good friend with a spare so the head is now complete, timing belt is almost done and the fitment looks pretty good to me :)

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ST185H A-Spec:
-IHI VF28 -BC Racing coilover
-Yonaka FMIC -Swift Spring
-ARP head stud -St205 rear end
-Cometic Metal HG -Supra TT Fuel Pump
-3'' SS straight pipe -Poly bushing
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Re: Warracer's mild street project

Postby Corey » Sat Aug 03, 2013 2:32 am

Nice work! I can't wait to get a chance to do the same to mine.
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Re: Warracer's mild street project

Postby warracer » Sat Aug 03, 2013 3:10 am

working on these is no easy task though, if I had the chance to go back 1 week, I would had planned more time and dropped the engine, with everything in it can be a headache but everything can be done with enough sweat and blood :P

Thanks for the kind comments! :notworthy:
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ST185H A-Spec:
-IHI VF28 -BC Racing coilover
-Yonaka FMIC -Swift Spring
-ARP head stud -St205 rear end
-Cometic Metal HG -Supra TT Fuel Pump
-3'' SS straight pipe -Poly bushing
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Re: Warracer's mild street project

Postby polm » Sat Aug 03, 2013 5:24 am

Looking good my friend! Gotta love having a friend with extra cams lying around ;) Keep up!
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Re: Warracer's mild street project (lots of pictures and vid

Postby warracer » Mon Aug 05, 2013 2:05 am

Alright, what a week! Since I only had 1 week of vacation, everything needed to be done, so it wasn't easy but determination did the trick!

Anyway, the car is back up on the road! :D Everything is nice and smooth, no CEL, but I am hitting the limit of the stock injectors, so Im my foot will be light for a few weeks :lol:

Here's a quick video after the first time we started it!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u53Vw_lSbC8
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ST185H A-Spec:
-IHI VF28 -BC Racing coilover
-Yonaka FMIC -Swift Spring
-ARP head stud -St205 rear end
-Cometic Metal HG -Supra TT Fuel Pump
-3'' SS straight pipe -Poly bushing
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