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my rebuild process..DONE!....(not prelude)

Its been sittin for bout 4months now..
ive been collecting parts, and im finally starting to do the labor work. :p

here's what it looked like before.... nada too special



i'll go through some progress pics...

playin around with couple new parts:)




new radiator fitment.. i have to have brackets welded still:bored:


hehe


got the head off this thursday


the bulk of new and used parts


gettin ready (friday night 7/14)


out she goes


on she goes


looks so empty :(



NOW... what i learned about the last guy that rebuilt it... He put the wrong friggin pistons in!!! he put non-turbo pistons in which gave me HIGH compression... HIGH COMPRESSION + BOOST = NOT GOOD!


now i gotta take apart the block, swap out bearings, pistons, rings, arp rods bolts, and flywheel... then back in she goes ;)
 

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i JUST took out all my pistons...
The piston i had were so cheap, when i detonated the piston cracked before the rings did!!!
look...



here's all them together.. can you tell which piston cracked??


pos....:mad2:
 

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Wow, very cool. Too bad about them pistons, you'd think he'd know better.
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BUt that looks like a LOAD of fun! :)
 

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nice! get rid of that bottleneck downpipe buddy. :lol: i need to do the same thing.

wait till i get my ats racing td05 20g in then it'll be even :lol:.

Nice progress, keep it up :emthup:
 

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Preludesi_2004 said:
nice! get rid of that bottleneck downpipe buddy. :lol: i need to do the same thing.

wait till i get my ats racing td05 20g in then it'll be even :lol:.

Nice progress, keep it up :emthup:
haha, your kidding right...

tdo5 20g!
thats the exact same turbo i was seriously lookin into...:Rock:

around 600cfm at 15psi?!
difference is it will bolt right up on mine;)
 

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bolt right up to mine too ;) manifold adapter plate, and stainless oil and coolant lines not rubber.

But... i am thinking about selling my mr2 and getting a twin turbo supra if i can find one for around $10k or so. ive seen a lot of $10k supras before i got my mr2, but i passed it up for this.

But good to see you found out the other bottleneck but with the pain of pulling the motor and rebuilding :lol:
 

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real nice ..
 

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Hey nice Starion. I just got a 87 Starion and I need a throttle cable. Do you know where I can get one? Im new to Mitsubishi and I know little about this car. Any help would be highly appreciated. Got it for free practically, so I think I'll fix it up.
 

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ok guys... the day has come... IT RUNS!

Since this thursay i pick up the motor from my shop... after work(9pm) i dropped it in, and was up till 2am... friday... same thing... (9pm-2am) on top of work and school... here's what I accomplished in 2days...(mind you i had no help from anyone:angry: )

day 1






day 2





So once i got off work today, i went crazy.... after another 5hours of workin on this, i was fianlly able to crank er over!


Oil pressure was great, everything was nice! ANd once it turned over, it ran for 2-3 minutes.... after i turned off, i noticed LOTS of oil on the ground... I forgot to tighten down turbo manifold:eek:mg: ... minor fix though...

but here's the finshed product with excpetion of plug wires


and i do have many more mods planned ;)
but for now... its just a fully built motor with crappy bolt-ons
 

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thanks guys...

once a bigger turbo, and more fuel, i can hit well over 300hp.

with a $2000 (graduation :) ) MPI intake manifold, and standalone comp, i could bring this thing upwards of 500hp (been proven)...

just a dream for now! ;)
 
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