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  1. Unicron

    WTB Front Door Panels

    Currently looking for a pair of tan front door cards for a GX81 hardtop, not sure if Cressida stuff works or not. Lemme know what you got. Thanks
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    Mediocre at Cresst - now with nsfw autophilia

    Can vouch for jp-carparts, order from them all the time. Service and shipping is great.
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    JZ to BMW ZF

    I know 2 people who have done this swap. One in a GX90, the other in a GX81.
  4. Those 6 piston calipers look like hell for wheel fitment though.
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    Back to Life

    Cleaned and fitted the carpet from the Cresta also got the dash back in. Some parts recently came in, wasted no time fitting them. New headlights and grille. I got the corners to fit whenever I put the fenders back on. New tail lights, trunk lock Also happened to find this analogue cluster from a JZX81
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    Back to Life

    Not nice is a severe understatement. As bad as my Mark 2 looked, as you see, there's a lot worse out there.
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    Back to Life

    Found a JZX81 Cresta for sale locally, bought it as a parts car. Didn't take any pics before I started stripping it apart. Didn't have a trans in it, engine turns over though. The body was thoroughly rotten, the roof had been beaten in. Had the complete brown interior with power driver seat. All that's left of it now
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    Back to Life

    Primed. First coat of colour down. Paint is Toyota Deep Jewel Green Pearl (6P3), factory paint on the LS400 and Supra before being superseded by Imperial Jade Mica (6Q7). The 2 are similar but I rather the Deep Jewel Green. After a few more coats and then clear. The chrome trim had faded out, so I resprayed them in something a lil more lively.
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    Back to Life

    Well it's been a year since I got this car, so I figured I'd make a thread on the updates so far. Been looking at getting a 4 door drift chassis of some kind for a while, wanted something to drop a JZ into, and I've always liked older toyotas - my pops had a 1981 Crown back in the day too. Plans are to JZ swap it and get it driving again. As I bought it. It's a 1988 GX81 Mark 2 Hardtop, it was running when I bought it, but not in driving condition - the brakes had seized and it had rust. And one of the previous owners painted the interior blue. These don't go up for sale often around here, plus we have a 12 year import ban on vehicles - only vehicles 12yrs and newer and eligible to be imported. Any others that show up for sale usually either have worse rust or some other issues. The first things after buying were stripping it apart and removing the 1G, then dealing with the rust. Chopped the rusted front end out Cut out the old rockers and welded new ones. New front end tacked on. Welded and primed.
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    Sleeper MX83 build

    Nice find, those clusters came out of GX81s with a 1G-GE engine. Rarely see anything off those cars show up.
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    Mediocre at Cresst - now with nsfw autophilia

    I can relate, just ordered a new windshield for my gx81 and it shattered. fml
  12. Sweet colour! Is that Deep Jewel Green Pearl by chance?
  13. Unicron

    WTB X80 Parking Brake

    Center console is just flat. After the auto shifter it's just got one huge pocket. And I managed to get hold of a handbrake assembly and center console of Yahoo Auctions recently.
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    WTB X80 Parking Brake

    I'm kinda new to yahoo auction, not even sure how auto extend works actually.
  15. Unicron

    WTB X80 Parking Brake

    Thanks man but I got outbid in the last second, guess I'm back to looking again.