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Re: New Zealand

Sun Jan 29, 2012 9:06 am

In Auckland, check the car here;

St215 motor + st205 gearbox into St165 JDM build

Just search for it.

Anyone else keen for the front lsd group buy thing thats on here?
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Re: New Zealand

Mon Jan 30, 2012 7:01 am

Aww that would be lethal =), I was thinking of putting a Caldina box behind the Celica motor, gear ratios are different, i can easily put a Caldina sideways, had a lil more difficulty in the celica, so must be different final drive.

Aww good to see another 165 around haha, ill search it up when I can.

Aww not really looking to remove gearbox/diff unless I have to haha, not the nicest job, so probally wouldn't be to interested unless price was right, and was availiable for when I do my clutch or something.

Cheers

Re: New Zealand

Tue Feb 14, 2012 10:40 pm

Christchurch 'shakeville' here.

For info also checkout 'Toyspeed forums' + there are also groups on fbk.

Cheers,
Mark

Re: New Zealand

Mon Feb 20, 2012 6:34 am

Hey Mark
yeah it is pretty hectic down there I here, hope all is well for ya, Im curious though as I have seen a few gt4 on trademe from around CHCH area, suck as white 185, and an orange 185, are theyre quite a few aroud there that you've seen?

cheers
Vinnie

Re: New Zealand

Mon Feb 20, 2012 6:30 pm

Hey Vinnie - Haven't seen any on the roads - but I know of at least 3 in chch - mine, my 2nd one which my son bought off me & the Red one that was on t/me.

There is a white one in Dunedin for sale & imagine there are possibly a few more around here and there.

Great cars!

Cheers,
Mark

Re: New Zealand

Tue Feb 21, 2012 5:30 am

Aww they certainly are, Ive noticed st185's are probably more common then any others.
I was lucky enough to gain possesion of ST165, which i believe is the only one in Northland, Im just trying to rebuild it atm, turbo was blown when I got it, so decided to do new turbo, exhaust, IC, Intake etc, and make it good =) Ill have to post some pics up when I can.

Cheers
Vinnie

Re: New Zealand

Tue Feb 21, 2012 6:30 am

Looking forward to seeing them =)

Cheers.
Mark

Re: New Zealand

Tue Feb 21, 2012 6:32 am

Hey Mark - how's tricks :)

Re: New Zealand

Tue Feb 21, 2012 6:47 am

Im good , how about you Dave?

We just still waiting for answers re house's - Have home in Southshore (Orange) and another in Sumner (white) long story re Sumner home - had originally only ment to keep it for six months & sell & clear huge mortgage on that one! waiting, waiting !

Re: New Zealand

Fri Feb 24, 2012 5:47 am

slowly working on the elephant. Progess timeline restarts after this weekend as I have a friends wedding to get through. My speech is nearly finished and I need to practice more and learn how to dance with the help of youtube lol

Re: New Zealand

Fri Feb 24, 2012 11:39 pm

Best man eh? hope it a great day for the lucky couple and you don't embaras them too much with your speach lol

Look forward to more progress reports.
Cheers,
Mark

Re: New Zealand

Sat Mar 10, 2012 11:43 am

Has anyone seen this on TradeMe? http://www.trademe.co.nz/Browse/Listing.aspx?id=455328569

Very Tidy, and Im very keen haha, I own the only st165 in Northland (As far as I know), Wish I could have 2 haha, but guess its pushing it when only just entering an apprenticeship =)

p.s. I am only 17 =)

Re: New Zealand

Sun Dec 16, 2012 5:21 am

What up! I'm in Auckland as well, I've seen/ caught up with a couple other GT4 owners here. If you Aucklanders/ anyone close go to any of the Altezza club meets or most other meets I will normally be there.

Re: New Zealand

Mon Dec 17, 2012 8:20 am

Welcome aboard the team =),

Re: New Zealand

Mon Dec 17, 2012 9:14 am

St185 RC on Tm for $3500
http://www.trademe.co.nz/Browse/Listing ... =544656329

I've seen it before and it isn't in the best condition. Was painted horribly inside previously and the paint job needs some work. Was debating buying it, but realised that I'm building something far better haha
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