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 Post subject: New here 79' Rolla 3tc 5speed
PostPosted: Sat Jul 04, 2009 1:08 am 
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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
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interior before i got to stripping her down
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exterior as of now
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and interior as of now (rust repair/ patch welding)
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 04, 2009 12:48 pm 
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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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PostPosted: Sat Jul 04, 2009 6:03 pm 

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Location: torrance california
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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PostPosted: Sat Jul 04, 2009 6:21 pm 
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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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PostPosted: Sat Jul 04, 2009 6:58 pm 
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Nice!

Love those cars!


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PostPosted: Sat Jul 04, 2009 11:08 pm 

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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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PostPosted: Sun Jul 05, 2009 9:56 am 
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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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PostPosted: Sun Jul 05, 2009 1:18 pm 

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so did it take a custom driveshaft to do that?


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PostPosted: Sun Jul 05, 2009 1:39 pm 
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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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