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Hey bros. I've been collecting parts for my gx100 for a minute now. Basically I bought a shell GX100 that was brought in from japan through a engine importer. No power train, lights, seat belts, front doors etc.. so it'd clear customs as parts. Well it did so now I have this awesome expensive shit box that will never ever be road legal. so whatever I guess ill drift it to death when its done.

 

when I got the shell after loose cosmetic stuff recieved separately had been installed. total grandma spec.

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and then the parts started piling up.

 

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test fitting the engine

 

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manifold and turbo. RIP brake booster and factory clutch master.

 

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dog box fits at least kinda...

 

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sorry bout your floor pan,

 

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Clutch fan for life

 

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Robert knows what he is doing car will come out great!

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thanks dudes. its a tex racing t101a.

 

and i'm using the stock pedal assembly just got the twins turbo tilton clutch master and chase bays booster delete. see how it pans out.

Hopefully on my days off in two weeks I can start posting some actual progress instead of a bunch of pieces.

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Nice move there slick,

Make your car faster, but decrease the brake effectiveness.

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Yeah im worried about it gordo. I'll try a few different master cylinders and shit. Maybe try to re route the upper wastegate away from the booster also. If it doesn't panout ill go to a full swing down setup.

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At least you are aware of your problem.

 

I was/am in the same dilemma with my ITBs, and the only way I can get to the brake potential I need is a real Rube Goldberg mouse trap system, without spending a grand+ on an electric brake booster system by ABS.

http://www.abspowerbrake.com/ehpm.html

 

It will be in my build thread as soon as I get some of the machine work done, and I am not even sure it will work.

 

My goal is to achieve 1G braking, which is shy of what the new GT-R can do (1.2G), but still not too shabby.

 

TCE Performance used to have an on-line calculator where you entered car weight, F/R weight bias, rotor sizes, caliper piston diameters, and numbers, master cylinder size(s), etc., etc..

And even with 330mm rotor diameter, there was no way I could get close to 1G braking without the booster.

Unfortunately, they took it off their site.

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If using the chasebays delete bullshit, make sure you use a dual circuit master and not the single circuit bullshit the recommend. If you have a problem, you want at least some brakes. Car should be neat.

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Thanks, I thought about that immediately. single piston master is so sketchy. the more and more I think about it I will probably go swing down race car stuff.

 

I just want a lot of options when I put the car together, I'll re do the upper wastegate first and see if I melt the booster like Mats baribeau does. If it holds up then that'll be the end of it. Just in case im going to have all the manual brake stuff with a couple of different masters mocked up and ready to drop in as a last resort until the car goes full retard.

 

I work 3 weeks in the field and usually only have 5 solid days off. So its always hectic and I don't have time to re order shit and test etc...

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"this shit didn't work for Mats, but I'm going to do the exact same thing"... I don't follow this 'logic'...

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How about just a bit of heat barrier ?

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yeah sure is. A few of us bought cars but the importer got lazy on the dis-mantling. I originally was waiting on another car. This is the only jzx that made it through. When durdan moved back to FL I got it off of him.

 

Lmao, Mats didn't really follow through with all the precautions. I think he heat taped everything but didn't try a serious heat shield or re routing anything. The waste gate was right by the booster in his setup. Because his car is already a full on FD car he just went floor mount and didn't continue dicking with the stock shit.

 

I want to re position the gate, ceramic coat manifold if time permits, build heat shield, wrap, turbo blanket etc.... that and I have an Origin hood coming with the rear position heat vent cowl thing.

 

And IF none of that shit works I'll have a hella flush swag status >9000 chase bays booster delete/wilwood master with remote reservoir on standby. and further more if that shit sucks which it will most likely. I will try a swing down setup or a boat anchor to throw out the window.

and that is where I am at.

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Bump

drifted car. Parked it. Pulled engine for my supra, blew engine.

 Now it's a shelf in my garage. 

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Well that is one way to revive a thread.

I never realized that was the way you got the car.   Never saw this thread before now.

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