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Just thought id post up some pics of the Track only X8 im building.

This is the test vehicle im building to protoype all the SERIALNINE parts. Basically all the parts i've done for my car, but now im doing X8 stuff. . The product line will consist of basically suspension shit that X8 owners need to be competitive in the track/drift, and stuff to make 1J's easier to swap. We'll be hitting all the local (inc. USA) events and car shows etc.

 

 

The concept for this car is basically my style of drift car. . More like the oldskool underground japanese street style rather than the D1 or pro style. . Big phat rims, super fuckin low, clean but withh lots of chrome vinyl . . Ghetto bling if you will. .

 

Car is from USA withh passive belts SOOOO GAY!!!

(they're long gone now), was purchased for $150 and will be BLACK.

 

Stockness

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Checking the front clearance withh a 18x9+19 and 225/40 18. I wanted to clear it withh a bigger tire than what we are actually gonna run. . We will run 215/40 on the front.

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What we do is take out the springs and lower the supension to full compression, then turn the wheel from lock to lock withh the proper wheel/tire on. then where it hits the fender, we utilize THOR.

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Back of front fender clearance @ full lock. (you can see the prior damage from before we bought it.) Remember this is a 225/40 18 on a 9J+19

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Front of the Front fender clearance. This is the killer one as you see all the poundage inside the engine bay.You gotta pay to play. . (That's what bondo is for :D )

 

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After that the Harnesses are disconnected and Re-routed to the Top of the inner fender and secured via zipties through drilled holes. This is a VERY important step unless you want your harness to look like this.

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18x10+11 and 225/40 18 . .

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Fender seam Cut, and Oh Shit. . Rust and Bondo. . Nothing nicer to find inside. .Fucking Rust. Fucking Bondo

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Inner fender cut about 2 inches up. There is actually a third piece in between the inner and outer that supports the inner fender on the very top of the inner fender, THOR had to deal withh this. You can see the INSIDE of the outer fender now. . allowing you more freedon in forming the fenders since you have direct access to the backside of the outer fender.

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The piece that got cut out.

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Voila, Fenders are a little rough and the front fenders missing right now. . will be on and modded soon. But you get the picture. .It will only get better from here. .

 

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Specs :

CAR- MX83 Gutted, no interior, (will have dash and door panels), no HVAC

SUSPENSION- SERIALNINE FULL Coilover and other secret shit.

BRAKES- R32 GTR fronts, Hawk Pads, Braided lines, MA70 1" Master cyl.

WHEELS- STICH Gulf Dish 18x9+19 fr, 18x10+11 rr/Various other 17x9's for drifting.

TIRES-215/40 18fr, 225/40 18rr (215/45-225/45 17 rears for drifting)

ENGINE- JZX90 1JZ-GTE

TRANSMISSION - JZX90 (yes i know the shifter dont fit. .)

CLUTCH- ORC twin

DIFF- Miller SUPERLOCK LSD :wink:

EXTERIOR- Unknown right now. If budget allows, Final Konexxion full aero.

SEAT- Kirkey Deluxe Road Race (polished)

BELT- Teamtech

RUN DATE- Estimate. . .July 15th.

 

 

G.

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i'm in for parts, and i'll run serialnine 2-tone/chrome vinyl off if you want some done or whatever. I wanna see rear arms with hardware to replace all the factory stuff like yesterday. rear camber is cool, but only if you can choose to have it.

 

that rear fender lip is starting to look familiar, inner fender bashing on the front too heh :lol:

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i'm in for parts, and i'll run serialnine 2-tone/chrome vinyl off if you want some done or whatever. I wanna see rear arms withh hardware to replace all the factory stuff like yesterday. rear camber is cool, but only if you can choose to have it.

 

that rear fender lip is starting to look familiar, inner fender bashing on the front too heh :lol:

 

Shit man. . I know hey ? . . First things first. . the prototypes will be done soon. . Arms and stuff will come later. . they are a little harder to get manufactured (expensive) . . . And will have to be later. . The same time as decently priced Adjustable Tension rods. .

 

G.

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nice handy work withh the cutting wheel on the rears. I might mention that little trick to my friend. His Q25 is in need of more room.

 

Jesse

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No prob if you cover my expenses lol. .

 

G.

i wish. I would fly you Mark and Bill out and we would spend a week or too and make the best fucking cressida in the world.... If i had the money.

Hey, in that last pic, is that as low as it can go?? It is withh no springs and sitting on the tires right???

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come do my fenders like you did your rear fenders.
Flip yours. Bend your triple seam down and out and hammer it round enough so that you can smooth the rest over withh bondo.

 

Believe me, for the amount of tire-on-fender action you'll be having you'd be glad you didn't cut the inner and middle fenders, as they'll slice through the tire.

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come do my fenders like you did your rear fenders.
Flip yours. Bend your triple seam down and out and hammer it round enough so that you can smooth the rest over withh bondo.

 

Believe me, for the amount of tire-on-fender action you'll be having you'd be glad you didn't cut the inner and middle fenders, as they'll slice through the tire.

But you do realize that still involes me doing some kind of work right?

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Good things in life don't come easy...

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UPDATES G!!!!!????

 

 

Good things in life don't come easy...
:P

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Car is ****in running . . JZX90 wiring complete. . Sorry for the lack of updates. . Its just too much work trying to get the car done while taking pics ourselves. . Were gonna do videos and shit. . but time constraints axed those as well. . I have some tunnel bashing ones withh THOR. . should be fun to watch. . Exhaust is done. . 3.5 inch withh an old 90mm HKS muffler. . Its SICK LOW . . like 2 inches off the ground. . Pretty hard to fit 3.5 inch under a car that low, But we did it. . Its only low under the diff and at the muffler. . the whole front half is tucked. .(including the temporary cat. :roll: ) Used the X90 tranny, moved the shifter over like an inch towards me and solid mounted it as well. . Modded the tunnel to fit. . Custom E-brake handle. . Intercooler should be here tomm. . Used complete X90 rad and hydrofan for now. . That shit flows like 4000CFM or something. . Mounting the seat and finishing the fenders this weekend. . Coilovers should be done next week as well. . Have to pillage the RCA's and LCA's off my X7 temporary till my SERIALNINE ones are done. . Drawing for the solid diff mounts are done. . blah blah blah. . Pics soon. .

 

G.

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yeah, i tucked my 3" exhaust well at the front, but that diff route always bangs hard on the ground at full low with the teins, hope you have better roads than i do, i hate hitting on every damn road i drive even at half hardness setting with the dampers.

 

i really wanna see some shots of this thing soon, updates!!!!!!

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Car is rolling. . Fuckin mental man. . Scrapes on the road . .Cannot get out of my shop driveway withhout doin a burnout on the crest. Hangs up on the framerails/floorpan/tranny. Vids and pics to follow. .

 

X8's are evil.

 

G.

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Took it to aircare ( fuckin smog bullshit garbage) today. . awesome passed np. . didnt' go on the rollers due to the extreme super lowness .. had to back out lol. . car is insured now. .

 

G.

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have u got any front fender mods going on yet g?

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Sorry guys.. just been driving the car .. . daily for the past two weeks.

Trying to sort out all the bugs.. Suspension is fuckin awsome. . running the 12/10 on the street. . full stiff on the dampers.. firm.. but not rock hard like other JDM dampers i've rolled in. . Car is super responsive, wicked to drive, revs like a bike. .(ORC single D1). . .. . but now my fuckin clutch is slipping. . Stupid assed japanese mechanic that installed it in japan (on the JZX90 that I took it off of) had the slave pushrod out too far thus partially releasing the clutch ALL THE TIME .. (no wonder the engagement was so fuckin high on my buddies X90) FUCK . . anything over 1Bar and it slips completely. . AND i think the cat is already melted. . I was obviously gonna take out the cat anyways. but i was hoping that i didn't HAVE to do it right away. . Clogged cat = about .8-.9 bar only withh downpipe and 3.5 inch exhaust. . . FUCK. . .. so many other probs to deal withh. . Got a new windshield installed. . fuckin CRACKED it two days later. . Opened the hood too much and it chipped the corner of the glass causing it to spread up like 4 inches now. . on the 3rd pair (set ?)of rear tires now. . ill post pics of what happened to one tire. . :wink: . . My camera cable is MIA that y i havent uploaded any pics or video. . my buddy took some but hasn't got them to me yet. . And i've been busy finalizing the REVISION to my suspension (machining errors) to have them ready for next month. .

 

Soon guys. .

 

G.

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