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 Post subject: Re: 1973 Toyota Corona Mark II Wagon Build
PostPosted: Wed Jul 10, 2013 10:41 pm 

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Damn, your Corona is so badass! I think this may be one of the best looking wagons I've ever seen. It has so much 70's funk style and the ride height and wheel fitment is spot on (though I'm not a fan of Rota, they look good). Well done!

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 Post subject: Re: 1973 Toyota Corona Mark II Wagon Build
PostPosted: Thu Jul 11, 2013 12:35 pm 
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Doraiba wrote:
Damn, your Corona is so badass! I think this may be one of the best looking wagons I've ever seen. It has so much 70's funk style and the ride height and wheel fitment is spot on (though I'm not a fan of Rota, they look good). Well done!

Wow, thanks! Means a lot. She's got a lot more to come. Can't wait to get some crazy wheels on there and get the paint sorted. Watch this space.

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 Post subject: Re: 1973 Toyota Corona Mark II Wagon Build
PostPosted: Wed Jul 31, 2013 12:09 pm 
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Looks so good!! Love the vintage plates. Perfect.

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 Post subject: Re: 1973 Toyota Corona Mark II Wagon Build
PostPosted: Wed Jul 31, 2013 12:13 pm 
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toydatto wrote:
Looks so good!! Love the vintage plates. Perfect.

Thanks, man! Now if I could only stop messing with the other cars, I could finish polishing the paint on this one...

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 Post subject: Re: 1973 Toyota Corona Mark II Wagon Build
PostPosted: Sat Jan 04, 2014 6:20 pm 
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Happy 2014. The Mark II is still happy to run around town as demonstrated earlier today, and there are no pressing concerns with the car.

While most of my efforts are focused on my AE86 project right now, I'm starting to formulate long-term plans for this car. As part of the AE86 project I've found a great engine builder, and he's expressed interest in working on this car. "One day" plans for now include a full rebuild of the M motor, custom exhaust, and a set of side-drafts.

Let's see what 2014 brings. She's now 41 years old and better than ever.

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 Post subject: Re: 1973 Toyota Corona Mark II Wagon Build
PostPosted: Mon Jan 06, 2014 5:27 pm 

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Thinking of throwing side-drafts on the 4m? Me too! :)

Let's keep in touch and compare notes. As far as I can tell it's never been done before. That said there was a model of crown that had a twin carb manifold.


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 Post subject: Re: 1973 Toyota Corona Mark II Wagon Build
PostPosted: Mon Jan 06, 2014 5:29 pm 
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Thinking of throwing side-drafts on the 4m? Me too! :)

Let's keep in touch and compare notes. As far as I can tell it's never been done before. That said there was a model of crown that had a twin carb manifold.

It has to be possible, right?

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 Post subject: Re: 1973 Toyota Corona Mark II Wagon Build
PostPosted: Tue Jan 07, 2014 2:20 am 
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Does indeed look awesome!! 8)
Great colour and the stance is just right...

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 Post subject: Re: 1973 Toyota Corona Mark II Wagon Build
PostPosted: Tue Jan 07, 2014 12:27 pm 

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I haven't done measurements to see brake MC clearance, but the two hurdles to look at initially are the position of the distributor and the fact that a main coolant artery is integrated into the intake manifold. The first one is easy... megajolt. I haven't had time to study the factory intake for the second one, and it would be really nice to get my hands on a spare intake manifold.


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