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Forum: SC 400/300 05-03-15, 10:09 AM
Replies: 2,578
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Posted By fried_rice
There are quite a few ECU's on ebay under $200....

There are quite a few ECU's on ebay under $200. The last ECU a friend purchased from ebay for $125. I see them quite often on the Supra,SC, and Lexus Facebook pages and craigslist for $100
Forum: SC 400/300 04-24-15, 09:02 PM
Replies: 2,578
Views: 266,454
Posted By fried_rice
I tried a 7M IACV, it did not work at idle and...

I tried a 7M IACV, it did not work at idle and acted as if the IACV was completely open 2200-2500 RPM, The 7M was completely different internally, but had the 2JZ-GTE flange orientation. I'm not sure...
Forum: SC 400/300 04-20-15, 07:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,235
Posted By fried_rice
Are you going to use gel-coat on the mold? That's...

Are you going to use gel-coat on the mold? That's what was pulling the clay off when I did it. You have to paint it on the sunroof before laying the fiberglass. That's the red layer in my picture it...
Forum: SC 400/300 04-20-15, 06:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 942
Posted By fried_rice
^Spoiler-less without hinges or shocks.

^Spoiler-less without hinges or shocks.
Forum: SC 400/300 04-19-15, 08:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 942
Posted By fried_rice
Check out the weight reduction thread for my...

Check out the weight reduction thread for my post, I have pretty much all the major parts listed.
62.5lbs-hood
25lbs-trunk
Forum: SC 400/300 04-19-15, 08:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,235
Posted By fried_rice
I had trouble with the clay coming off and...

I had trouble with the clay coming off and contaminating the mold. I also made a rear wing of clay and it ended up deforming before it got knocked off the table and broke into 50 pieces, lol. I used...
Forum: SC 400/300 04-16-15, 07:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,235
Posted By fried_rice
For the CF epoxy I use...

For the CF epoxy I use http://compositeenvisions.com/, I wasn't able to get through to them via phone last time, but the epoxy is on ebay for about $75 per gallon. It's awesome stuff.

For the...
Forum: SC 400/300 04-15-15, 07:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,235
Posted By fried_rice
How to Make a Carbon Fiber Car Bonnet/Hood - Part...

How to Make a Carbon Fiber Car Bonnet/Hood - Part 1/3 - YouTube

Easy steps to make the mold make.
1.Apply mold release agent on part.
2.Use signboard and tape to the sides of the window to make...
Forum: SC 400/300 04-15-15, 07:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,235
Posted By fried_rice
Sorry to go off topic, but, I just weighed the...

Sorry to go off topic, but, I just weighed the completely gutted doors with everything cut out.
115lbs-Complete Door with panel
40lbs-Gutted Door, I welded on, no lock or anything
10lbs-Window...
Forum: SC 400/300 04-14-15, 06:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 545
Posted By fried_rice
Can't beat that for $200! Another option for...

Can't beat that for $200!

Another option for those with a bit of spare cash and time is to buy a cheap running SC with black interior and swap your tan interior for black. Then sell the car with...
Forum: SC 400/300 04-11-15, 08:33 AM
Replies: 2,578
Views: 266,454
Posted By fried_rice
I also forgot to answer the question of throwing...

I also forgot to answer the question of throwing codes. The car was not throwing any codes related to the GTE conversion. The FFIM had an Accufab TB which had the TPS replaced, no oxygen sensors, and...
Forum: SC 400/300 04-11-15, 08:25 AM
Replies: 2,578
Views: 266,454
Posted By fried_rice
My good friend did the wiring while I was...

My good friend did the wiring while I was finishing up everything else. He does a ton of GTE swap harnesses and had the extra transmission clips laying around. I'll send him a link to this and see if...
Forum: SC 400/300 04-07-15, 05:07 PM
Replies: 2,578
Views: 266,454
Posted By fried_rice
Yes, the GTE Aristo Transmission works great....

Yes, the GTE Aristo Transmission works great. Somone along the line did some very weird things to the supra and that was the main reason for the conversion. The GE transmission kick down cable which...
Forum: SC 400/300 04-07-15, 06:34 AM
Replies: 2,578
Views: 266,454
Posted By fried_rice
I just completed a GTE ECU, Transmission and...

I just completed a GTE ECU, Transmission and coils on a MKIV Supra NA-T. Fired up the first time and ran great. Drivability has improved 100%. Using the MAP-ECU 3, the MAP-ECU sucks with the GE ECU....
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 04-05-15, 01:13 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,532
Posted By fried_rice
I had horrible dead space previously with used...

I had horrible dead space previously with used LS400 front calipers and stock SC300 rears. Which I bled 100 times and used the best brake fluid available.

I found a good deal on rebuilt LS400...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 01-08-15, 07:00 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,430
Posted By fried_rice
As far as the motor mounts and transmission...

As far as the motor mounts and transmission mounts go. From what I've read, the GTO stock upper motor brackets and E36 lower motor mounts are a direct swap in. I purchased Corvette brackets, which...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 01-03-15, 06:45 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,430
Posted By fried_rice
With the stock Master cylinder the clutch would...

With the stock Master cylinder the clutch would not disengage. I bled it many, many times and tried everything to make it work.

It absolutely does not work. Make sure your clutch lines are...
Forum: Build Threads 12-20-14, 06:19 AM
Replies: 563
Views: 96,248
Posted By fried_rice
I'm using an oil filter adapter plate about an...

I'm using an oil filter adapter plate about an inch thick, for my oil cooler and the oil filter still clears, but not by much. I chopped a little more for clearance after this picture, but it will...
Forum: SC 400/300 12-18-14, 08:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,369
Posted By fried_rice
I use ABS plastic for the front splitter, it's...

I use ABS plastic for the front splitter, it's heavy, but has survived 30 hours of bad driving and mowing the grass/off-roading. :D Most of my flat panel bottom and diffuser were ripped out the first...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 12-14-14, 01:36 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,430
Posted By fried_rice
^ I'm not sure what was up with the windshield...

^ I'm not sure what was up with the windshield wiper, lol. I've run without thermostats on all my cars, it brings temps down about 10-20 degrees, and even more on the track. Car never gets above...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 12-14-14, 10:45 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,430
Posted By fried_rice
In car footage of my LS1 SC300, front tires took...

In car footage of my LS1 SC300, front tires took damage due to the excessive lowering. Got in the grass to avoid a car in the beginning of the video and my imaginary horn wasn't working to let the...
Forum: SC 400/300 12-02-14, 07:48 AM
Replies: 327
Views: 82,583
Posted By fried_rice
All those extra ECU's and wires add up. The...

All those extra ECU's and wires add up. The complete body harness with all ecu's, and a few misc items was around 70lbs. :eek1:
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 11-30-14, 01:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,108
Posted By fried_rice
The stock master cylinder has a proportioning...

The stock master cylinder has a proportioning valve inside it. The rod has a different sealed section and as it moves it pushes more fluid to the front than the rear. That is why it has outputs for...
Forum: SC 400/300 11-30-14, 10:54 AM
Replies: 327
Views: 82,583
Posted By fried_rice
35lbs for the complete assembly. If you just...

35lbs for the complete assembly. If you just wanted extra light you could remove the entire assembly, rivet the Lexan in and keep sliding shade, like you suggested. Removing the entire assembly is a...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 11-30-14, 07:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,108
Posted By fried_rice
Yes, removing the ABS module has been done many...

Yes, removing the ABS module has been done many times. If you're removing the ABS use a brake line flaring tool and make new hard-lines. I wouldn't trust using braided lines and T's on my car with...
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