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Well this weekend was a labor of love for sure working in the AZ heat at 105 degrees.

I was able to install the clutch pedal and my motor.

 

The motor and to go in two times as I had the incorrect extension on the shifter the first time but its better now.

 

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I still need to cut the brake pedal and order rubber pads for the pedals

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Motor went in very nice with a little help from my wife to align the mount bracket.

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I still need to align the trans mount and tighten up the engine mounts but this is much better than before.

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If thats an mk3 r154 it should sit further back, much more centered than above

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What did you use to plug the extra ports on your upper water pipe? Looks like a hex head of sorts.

Jordan, I told him the same thing when he posted on Facebook. I think it's because his engine brackets are fixed as opposed to the XM ones.

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If thats an mk3 r154 it should sit further back, much more centered than above

 

I dont have the motor mounts or trans mount tight or adjusted at this time. I hope it will be better after adjustments today.

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Hopefully it works out. I know if you get it in the right position you can easily utilize the stock auto trans xmember to save yourself some trouble

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For the brake pedal, get a mkiii brake arm. Fits like it's stock and looks 100x better than a cut auto pedal. All you have to do is flip the tab that hits the brake light button to the other side.

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Future fab started my manifold its coming out really nice.

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Having AC creates a issue but I think we have worked past that.

 

I ordered a universal wiring specialties harness and that also came in and hope to have that installed this coming weekend.

 

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You might need to slow down, this place isn't used to people making moves so quickly.

 

Looking good though!

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I did some test fitting of some hoses today I was able to use turbo supra hoses and trim about 2 inches off each hose and have great fitment.

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I also cut and re-welded the coolant pipe to route in a better location where I am able to use just a 90 degree coolant hose and move away from the down-pipe location. I will be adding heat sleeve over the rubber hose also just to make sure I dont have any melting concern.

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Futurefab is the place to go if you want a affordable quality manifold.

 

So, just what did this cost ?

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Damn Gordo, forgot how to Google, or are you trying to get in on all the hand holding that's been going around?
He probably paid the same amount as what the manifold is listed for on the website..

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Wasn't worth my time, just curious about what a "a affordable quality manifold" cost.

Quality doesn't look too bad, except for the somewhat Lego-ish design.

It certainly isn't a GReddy, HKS, or SARD in that respect.

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Yeah, I'm not sure if you noticed, but there are space constraints, so a 2JZ HKS, Greddy, SARD manifold built for an Aristo/Supra doesn't sound like a recipe for a drop in part. But if you like spending $2000+ for Greddy/HKS manifold just to cut it up, be my guest.

I think OP did the right thing buying a $1,300 "lego-ish" manifold built specifically to his application.

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LoL !

1300.....

I could maybe see that much if he took the time to refine it a little more.

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This weekend I made some good progress but did run into a issue with having 550cc injectors and needing 440cc injectors This is just for start up to verify everything is running correct before going standalone.

 

I did manage to install my mk3 brake pedal so all my pedals have the correct spacing.

44311325374_9db2c69c2a_o.jpgUntitled by datsunguy1984, on Flickr

 

Then installed my new mk3 speed-o cable and mt90 in the trans along with the shifter

44311327474_c27e9a54bc_o.jpgUntitled by datsunguy1984, on Flickr

 

I fully installed the manifold and WG with a 7psi spring again just to confirm initial setup and turbo

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I mostly installed my new Engine harness this is when I found my injector issue I still need to install the firewall grommet and secure the harness

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The last week has proven to be pretty eventful with a few successes I have the intercooler mounted with good clearance for all the AC parts. With upper and lower mounts is fairly solid and has little movement.

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Inter cooler piping was not to bad for doing it at hope I still need to have the pipes bead rolled to keep couplers from poping off.

 

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I also modified the rear coolant pipe to allow more room for my down pipe

 

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This weekend I will be working on the down pipe and addressing the fuel injectors as I have to swap them out.

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you should have gotten rid of all the ac stuff, that turbo/manifold/wastegate is going to cook all that shit on the fender.

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Yea I have thoughts about that I may have a custom line made to relocated it. I am going to wrap a starter heat blanket around it to see if it will keep it safe first also a turbo blanket on the exhaust housing.

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Wow, that intercooler is almost big enough for a B16, and a bar & plate too boot.

Can we all say 'Pressure Drop' boys & girls ?

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