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 Post subject: RA25 GT-V
PostPosted: Thu Nov 13, 2014 11:11 pm 
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Same shop that built my Green MarkII did the work.

Bought the car in May of 2010 for parts.
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After selling almost mint interior including dashboard

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I decided to build it

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Rust removal and patch up work started
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3SGE with 6 speed power steering with rack and pinion
power brakes and a working AC, Disk brakes all around

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Speed Hut Gauges with GPS Speedometer

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Suspension
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Paint
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Wiring up the engine and first start
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Body work and prep for paint

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Glass and other mechanicals installed using OEM Toyota weather stripping :tu:
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Leaving the upholstery shop to get the exhaust

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Been working on getting this project done since 2010 after many delays
I am starting to see little light at the end of a very long tunnel.

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 Post subject: Re: RA25 GT-V
PostPosted: Tue Nov 18, 2014 4:32 pm 

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What front suspension/spindles did you use Vincent?

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 Post subject: Re: RA25 GT-V
PostPosted: Tue Nov 18, 2014 4:47 pm 

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Looks good. What are the wheels?

You build cars like its nothing

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 Post subject: Re: RA25 GT-V
PostPosted: Tue Nov 18, 2014 7:22 pm 
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brownmagic wrote:
What front suspension/spindles did you use Vincent?


S15

Victor

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 Post subject: Re: RA25 GT-V
PostPosted: Tue Nov 18, 2014 7:22 pm 
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[HanSolo] wrote:
Looks good. What are the wheels?

You build cars like its nothing


Wheels are BBS.

Thanks

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 Post subject: Re: RA25 GT-V
PostPosted: Tue Nov 18, 2014 11:16 pm 
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looking nice man!~!

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 Post subject: Re: RA25 GT-V
PostPosted: Wed Nov 19, 2014 1:11 am 

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Wow, really nice!


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 Post subject: Re: RA25 GT-V
PostPosted: Wed Nov 19, 2014 4:08 pm 

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Whoops sorry about the name confusion

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 Post subject: Re: RA25 GT-V
PostPosted: Wed Nov 19, 2014 4:39 pm 
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Another top shelf project! Very cool.

Been seeing a lot of S2000 engines in these cars, I like to see the Toyota engine family.

Thanks for sharing!


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 Post subject: Re: RA25 GT-V
PostPosted: Wed Nov 19, 2014 5:09 pm 
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robakun wrote:
looking nice man!~!


Thank you

Fege wrote:
Wow, really nice!


Thank you


brownmagic wrote:
Whoops sorry about the name confusion


No worries at all my friend

Matches wrote:
Another top shelf project! Very cool.

Been seeing a lot of S2000 engines in these cars, I like to see the Toyota engine family.

Thanks for sharing!



I guess its a personal choice and S2000 engines are very nice :tu:
Yeah I like my cars to stay single branded (suspension don't count lol)

Thank you

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 Post subject: Re: RA25 GT-V
PostPosted: Wed Nov 19, 2014 5:19 pm 
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I guess its a personal choice and S2000 engines are very nice :tu:
Yeah I like my cars to stay single branded (suspension don't count lol)

Thank you


They are very nice engines, I'm not knocking them or the swap. I just like Toyotas!


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 Post subject: Re: RA25 GT-V
PostPosted: Thu Nov 27, 2014 3:25 am 
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Looks great!! 8) Congrats on a well executed project.
Very much the big brother to my Trueno.
I just meet a guy here in Hong Kong with a very cool orange RA28 similar to yours...

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Love the rear sunvisor - sooo 70's... :tu:

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 Post subject: Re: RA25 GT-V
PostPosted: Sat Nov 29, 2014 12:20 pm 
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Thanks Anders

Love the long champs, I am thinking about adding the auto antenna its just so period correct.


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