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Re: abraxxa's ST205

Postby celigts » Thu May 16, 2013 4:23 pm

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Re: abraxxa's ST205

Postby abraxxa » Thu Aug 01, 2013 9:57 pm

Much has happened in the last few month, that much that I didn't find any time to upload photos, but now:

Gen 3 removal

Gen 4 installation

I've repinned the water temperatur sensor- and injector connectors on Tuesday, and wrapped the exhaust manifold today, on our balcony :D
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Re: abraxxa's ST205

Postby aus jd 2703 » Thu Aug 01, 2013 10:49 pm

Is the oil cooler delete just a plate or is there more to it? I'm curious to do this to relieve strain from the cooling system and use a more efficient air to oil cooler
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Re: abraxxa's ST205

Postby abraxxa » Fri Aug 02, 2013 4:08 am

It has an O-ring and a hollow screw. Initially it was mounted using four screws on the Gen 3 but the Gen 4 doesn't have them so my engine builder had to modify it.
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Re: abraxxa's ST205

Postby abraxxa » Fri Apr 25, 2014 9:58 am

Much has happened, the car runs great but I'm still waiting for getting it dyno tuned.

In the meantime I've bought new wheels :D
After six years on 225/35/18 on 18x7.5J I was tired of the hard ride:

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Federal 595 RS-R 235/40/17 semislicks on OZ Crono Evo 17x8J.

I LOVE THEM, now it rides so nicely! :notworthy:
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Re: abraxxa's ST205

Postby ALLensTRAC » Fri Apr 25, 2014 11:59 am

Man that looks good on the Cronos!!! It's very conservative which fits the rest of the body. I love it!!!
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Re: abraxxa's ST205

Postby Meurz » Mon Apr 28, 2014 8:39 pm

Looks 10 times better this way. 8)
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Re: abraxxa's ST205

Postby abraxxa » Mon Apr 28, 2014 8:54 pm

Thanks Allen and Rene!
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Re: abraxxa's ST205

Postby abraxxa » Mon Jun 27, 2016 6:05 am

Just realized I haven't posted any updates here in a while (moved to our house, became father :D ).
This weekend I finally rebuilt the ST205 front calipers. Went like a charm with the gt4dc.co.uk guide, thanks two_OH_five.
In the process I've also installed a RHD brake fluid reservoir because the LHD didn't clear my C-One front strut bar and I had installed it 180 degrees rotated for the last years.
Pictures coming!
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Re: abraxxa's ST205

Postby abraxxa » Sun Mar 05, 2017 12:00 pm

My ST205 is going Elite, Haltech Elite 1500 :D
The Platinum 1000 is already sold and Elite installation and tuning will follow in the coming weeks.
I hope to finally get a dyno sheet of the 2.2 BC stroker this time.
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Re: abraxxa's ST205

Postby eddie_gt4 » Mon Mar 06, 2017 1:20 am

abraxxa wrote: (...) I've also installed a RHD brake fluid reservoir because the LHD didn't clear my C-One front strut bar and I had installed it 180 degrees rotated for the last years.
Pictures coming!


could you please write more about this mod? (with some pictures)
I think I'll have the same problem with Laile Beatrush front strut bar in my LHD ST205 :|


and btw, very nice OZ Crono's!
what exact offset are they?
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Re: abraxxa's ST205

Postby abraxxa » Mon Mar 06, 2017 5:37 am

Quite standard 8Jx17 ET35.

I'll upload some photos to my website and link to them here.
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Re: abraxxa's ST205

Postby eddie_gt4 » Mon Mar 06, 2017 8:49 am

abraxxa wrote: (...) I'll upload some photos to my website and link to them here.


many thanks in advance!
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Re: abraxxa's ST205

Postby abraxxa » Sun Mar 19, 2017 6:50 pm

Took me some time to get the Lightroom to Gallery 3 publishing service working again but now they are up: my gallery

Also received the Elite 1500 last week and installed it in the car.
Didn't start it up yet as the battery is charging. :)
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Re: abraxxa's ST205

Postby abraxxa » Sun Apr 02, 2017 10:07 am

aus jd 2703 wrote:Is the oil cooler delete just a plate or is there more to it? I'm curious to do this to relieve strain from the cooling system and use a more efficient air to oil cooler


I've seen that the Gen 5 from the ST246 has no oil/water heat exchanger aka cooler but still the 3S block with the mounting location for it. Toyota fabricated a part for closing it instead so there is even an OEM option available.
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