Less is more, Lower is better ST185 build thread

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Re: Less is more, Lower is better ST185 build thread

Postby CMS-GT4 » Sat Jan 31, 2015 2:17 am

Thanks a lot for all the info. I still have a lot of research to do, but I think once I decide it will be something I can live with. Roads are not that great here, and also neither are the tracks. Autox is about the only smooth fast conditions beside the tail of the dragon I have experienced. I want something that will be able to deal well with bumps, go low, and still maintain proper control in both a street and track conditions.
So thanks again. Now back to more research.
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Re: Less is more, Lower is better ST185 build thread

Postby Exel » Sat Mar 21, 2015 2:58 am

How much is it dropped?

Looks perfect the way it is! Those are 16" wheels I'm guessing?
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Re: Less is more, Lower is better ST185 build thread

Postby st182er » Mon Mar 23, 2015 5:17 am

They are 17inch oz racing super turismos that originally came from 22b's

I don't know how much I dropped it from stock.

In other news I have ordered a Group A bumper. and also installed a rear roof visor.

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Re: Less is more, Lower is better ST185 build thread

Postby underscore » Mon Mar 23, 2015 2:32 pm

Where the heck did you get that roof spoiler?
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Re: Less is more, Lower is better ST185 build thread

Postby Mr Alltrac » Mon Mar 23, 2015 5:34 pm

Car is looking great!
Not a big fan of the roof spoiler but it's a rare find for sure! Good job on that ha.
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Re: Less is more, Lower is better ST185 build thread

Postby msanders2 » Mon Mar 23, 2015 10:18 pm

Grp A bumper? You must be from Austria. Well G' Day Mate! Put another shrimp on tha Barbie! :P












Hopefully you've seen dumb and dumber and will understand that line lol
Are those bumper covers still available from your dealer?
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Re: Less is more, Lower is better ST185 build thread

Postby st182er » Tue Mar 31, 2015 1:04 pm

HAHA yes I am from Australia.

I was very lucky to find the roof spoiler as I have been searching for years now. I manage to buy one off a member of the celica facebook page. Oh the joys of the internet.

The bumper was ordered from Toyota, so it is safe to assume that you can still order them from TOYOTA.

in other news I have installed some brass bushings from speedsource. They don't make a large difference, just makes getting into gears a lot smoother.

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Re: Less is more, Lower is better ST185 build thread

Postby st182er » Wed Apr 08, 2015 12:43 am

gotta love them overnight parts from Japan

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Re: Less is more, Lower is better ST185 build thread

Postby msanders2 » Wed Apr 08, 2015 1:16 pm

I ordered one from Japan had to jump through some hoops and shipping cost a fortune. No Toyota dealer in the US will order them, even though there are 3 in the warehouse in California. I've called maybe 25 or 30 dealerships, they all say sure we can get it. Then the next day they call and say no, it's a non import part. Oh well, I finally got one!
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Re: Less is more, Lower is better ST185 build thread

Postby st182er » Thu Apr 09, 2015 1:33 pm

I got mine straight from the dealership, postage was free and bumper was cheaper than anything on the internet.

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Re: Less is more, Lower is better ST185 build thread

Postby st182er » Fri Apr 17, 2015 3:08 am

Primered, painted and cleared. Back yard special style


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Re: Less is more, Lower is better ST185 build thread

Postby msanders2 » Fri Apr 17, 2015 3:35 pm

Looks great, did you get my pm?
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Re: Less is more, Lower is better ST185 build thread

Postby 2RM » Fri Apr 17, 2015 4:44 pm

Did you use raw plastic prep before you spayed? Raw plastic bumpers have to be prepped right so you wont have the pain peel right off.
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Re: Less is more, Lower is better ST185 build thread

Postby st182er » Fri Apr 17, 2015 10:19 pm

Paint is on there for good. tried scratching it on the bottom and it is solid.

As for the grill sanders, I DIY using after market grill to protect large objects from damaging the coolers.

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Re: Less is more, Lower is better ST185 build thread

Postby 2RM » Mon Apr 20, 2015 3:31 pm

give it 2 months :twisted:
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