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  1. Gordo

    For Sale: WB Sport JZX81/GX81 Grill

    An overall length measurement would be more helpful. Pretty sure that would fit Brian's new car, or any with that style head lamps.
  2. Gordo

    For Sale: WB Sport JZX81/GX81 Grill

    Check this out: https://page.auctions.yahoo.co.jp/jp/auction/d339277696
  3. Gordo

    For Sale: WB Sport JZX81/GX81 Grill

    You know there were about 4-6 different front ends in Japan for the X8 Cresta/Chaser. I actually had 2 different 'glass ones, I'm wondering who got the other, Mo, or Jason ? If I remember correctly they were too short for the US X8. Should compare lengths with BoristheCat, at least his is new, in a box with pictures.
  4. Gordo

    For Sale: WB Sport JZX81/GX81 Grill

    With all the RHD cars coming into N. America, I'm sure you can get your money out of it. Especially because WB put pictures on the box of what front end it fits. Same with you Lofty, and probably more because I sold it to you cheap due to it not fitting the MX. There is a couple of those WB Sport grills on YJ right now, and they are going for what a front clip used to cost. Just like the OEM option rear window louver style sun shade inserts I have, there is one in Japan right now for $800 frigging bucks. Guess it's time I unwrap my car from it's cocoon, and figure out which of my inserts fits the N American rear window, and get rid of the other one.
  5. Gordo

    For Sale: WB Sport JZX81/GX81 Grill

    The fiberglass one ?
  6. Gordo

    For Sale: WB Sport JZX81/GX81 Grill

    Should ask some old fart before throwing $$$ at stuff.....
  7. Gordo

    Fuel cell's

    Just make sure you use chinese whiffle balls as they contain lead, like all toys out of china do. It leaches out, and improves fuel quality.
  8. Gordo

    Fuel cell's

    The only good fuel cells out there are the ATL, and Fuel Safe. Second on the list are any steel canister cells with a hard plastic liner. All plastic, or aluminum welded boxes from china are less safe than a stock tank. They are great looking, only the people who don't value their lives, as those welded seams are the weak point, and can rip open with even a slight impact. And who knows what E-85 does to them. When I run alcohol in a vehicle, the system is drained after every event, and flushed, just to prevent the corrosion that it causes. As far as slosh control, I hope you all realize that that fucking foam needs to be changed out yearly, as it turns into a soft, sticky substance the consistency of the white fluffy shit on top of a lemon meringue pie. It will clog a fuel system when it starts coming apart. (been through that once) If you want to go that way, and are willing to buy new stuff every year, you can add it to a stock tank, or buy some of the Holley Fuel Mat.
  9. Gordo

    Fuel cell's

    'cause 'race car' !
  10. And you don't see a strength issue with the forces involved, and a bunch of holes placed so close together in aluminum ?
  11. Gordo

    Money pit build

    Congrats on the new home. Need more shit in that garage, like spare 7Ms, and extra transmissions.
  12. Let me guess.... Aluminum, right ?
  13. Cleaning out the shop, and found some new 100/55 watt 9004 bulbs, from back in the days when I still had stock MX83 light assemblies. $15 a pair shipped anywhere in the US.
  14. Gordo

    Kyle Anson's Cresshita Build Thread

    Going to have to call you on that one Tore, pretty sure that title belongs to you. I know you are not really stateside, but close enough.
  15. Newegg has the Chinese ones for $11 each, if your into Chinese junk (probably better than certain aftermarket 'drift' parts).