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Thread: New here 79' Rolla 3tc 5speed

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    New here 79' Rolla 3tc 5speed

    Hey new here from Austin, Texas. Just checkin in with my 1979 Te31 corolla. Shes going to be a race car before the day is over just finding parts for her can be a major pain in the arse somtimes. here are some pics and her progress. BTW I am somewhat honored to be a member of this forum.

    When i got her... to much American tuning style


    interior before i got to stripping her down


    exterior as of now


    and interior as of now (rust repair/ patch welding)



    :roll:

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    Awesome! Glad you took off that bizarre rear flare. Keep us posted on the project and Welcome to JNC!

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    is that a supra rear flare? looks like hes got the lines drawn where heas gonna cut out for wide wheels : P sick rolla tho, one of the best lookin te31's ive seen to date. hopefully mine will look as good someday!

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    haha yeah the flares had a square look when the original fenders are round

    i was wondering the same thing efnick... im pretty sure they are... but that line is the blcak silicone he used to seal em off...

    any tricks to rolling/flaring a classic car fender considering they'r so thick?

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    Nice!

    Love those cars!

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    how is there so much poke on the rear wheels? are there spacers, or an american car rear end?

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    The guy before me put a 1st gen rx7 rearend with an lsd that is shot... i dont like it at all id much rather have stock... overkill imo

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    so did it take a custom driveshaft to do that?

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    hmmm... he might have or he might have just redrilled the yoke and pinion. That one i am not too sure about

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