Finally got on!!! Hello from AZ!

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Finally got on!!! Hello from AZ!

Postby 76_celica_gt » February 23rd, 2017, 2:03 pm

Hi guys!
Been trying to get added here for something like 2 years!
My name's Austin, thanks for the add!
I own a 76 Celica GT thats got tons done to it. I'm also a student at ASU and president of the car club there, Street Refined.

Here's my build list:

Engine/ Ignition/ Fuel:
    20R 2.2L (30 thousandths overbore), 2190cc, 8:4:1 compression, aluminum head/block
    +.030 hypereutectic pistons from LCE
    High performance dual valve springs by Toyhead
    Aluminum racing rocker arm assembly with Drilled Shafts by Toyhead
    FelPro head gasket
    Upgraded bronze valve keepers by Toyhead
    Hi­gh performance bronze valve guides by Toyhead
    New valve seals by Toyhead
    Stainless steel oversize valves (intake 43mm x 8mm x 115.4mm, exhaust 43mm x 8mm x 115.4mm)
    Toyhead Cam No. 801-282 (282', .5/.433 lift)
    EGR blockoff by LCE
    LCE Master Rebuild Kit
    Long tube racing header by OBXr (4x1.5”:1x3”)
    2.5" performance exhaust with Dynomax muffler, catless from factory
    MSD Streetfire ignition
    Pertronix electronic point converter
    Centerforce throw-out bearing and pilot bearing
    Centerforce II clutch
    Weber 38 DGES carb, tuned by Techno Classic USA
    Aftermarket high flow fuel pump
    Holley fuel regulator
    Jeep high flow fuel filter(Used for return line to pump)
    Full port and polish on head w/ port match


Audio System:
    4x 400W Rockford Fosgate punch amp
    2 5” Infinity speakers by Harmon Kardon
    2 6”x 9” Infinity speakers by Harmon Kardon
    Rockford Fosgate Punch 225d amp mono bridged for subwoofers
    2x Pioneer 12.5” TS-W304C subwoofers
    Custom built woofer box with two separated enclosures @ 1.2 cu ft each
    All wiring/ fusing wire tucked and run under carpet
    Alpine stereo deck

Suspension:
    Custom adjustable front control arms from Techno Toy Tuning
    KYB AGX 4 level selectable dampers, front
    QA1 82 series Aluminum Threaded Twin Tube Shocks, rear
    QA1 coils (rate @ 8k/6k) (7ht350 & 7ht450)
    Godspeed ae86 front sway bar upgrade (25.13mm)
    Custom drop endlinks by Techno Classic
    Custom milled 45mm RCAs by Techno Classic
    Custom milled camber plates by Techno Classic
    Custom milled perches and top hats by Techno Classic
    QA1 CK8201 coil over kit for 82 series (Aluminum sleeve, Spring cap, Spring seat, adjuster nut, Wire ties, Spring cap retainer pin, Jam nut, Snap rings), assembled and modified by Techno Classic
    Corner balanced by Techno Classic

Wheels/ Tires:
    15x7.5” Gram Lights 57v by Rays Wheels
    205/50/15 Yokohama S Drive


Exterior:
    Custom fiberglass rear spoiler by Fauxau2
    1974 Smiley Bumpers, front and rear; re-chromed
    Rolled fenders (all four)
    All Celica insignias intact (steering wheel, rear side panels, trunk, original shift knob)
    Original GT grille from 1976
    JDM mirror
    Original body panels & hood from 1976
    New paint; GM white; originally green (as seen in the engine bay)

Interior:
    Fully restored seats and side panels
    New carpeting and headliner
    Original dash, center console, sail panels and steering wheel from 1976


Check out my build page for pics, write-ups and more at:
http://www.facebook.com/AustinsCelica/
~~Austin *click for my FB page!*

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Re: Finally got on!!! Hello from AZ!

Postby exodus » February 23rd, 2017, 4:44 pm

hello hello!

Shall i say, FINALLY welcome to the forums. great project car, great progress i love it!!

looking at your car, i have to say rear coilovers are worth every penny!!!!

:2thumbs: :2thumbs:
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Re: Finally got on!!! Hello from AZ!

Postby garzini » February 26th, 2017, 8:05 pm

Welcome Austin!
That's an impressive build list. :2thumbs:
I'm loving another coupe and especially one in sunny AZ! ;)
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Re: Finally got on!!! Hello from AZ!

Postby 76_celica_gt » February 27th, 2017, 12:12 am

exodus wrote:hello hello!

Shall i say, FINALLY welcome to the forums. great project car, great progress i love it!!

looking at your car, i have to say rear coilovers are worth every penny!!!!

:2thumbs: :2thumbs:

Thanks man!
Ya, they made an incredible difference...
Love the handling now!
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Re: Finally got on!!! Hello from AZ!

Postby 76_celica_gt » February 27th, 2017, 12:14 am

garzini wrote:Welcome Austin!
That's an impressive build list. :2thumbs:
I'm loving another coupe and especially one in sunny AZ! ;)

Thanks Garzini!!
You've got one heckuva list yourself!
Special +10 internet points for helping me get on biggrin
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Re: Finally got on!!! Hello from AZ!

Postby Erwin77TA23 » February 27th, 2017, 10:25 am

Jolly white (number 023) is an original white color for a 1976 TA 23, maybe you like it.

See link for a picture
https://www.flickr.com/photos/146244888@N02/30788863033/in/dateposted/

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Re: Finally got on!!! Hello from AZ!

Postby 76_celica_gt » February 27th, 2017, 4:44 pm

Erwin77TA23 wrote:Jolly white (number 023) is an original white color for a 1976 TA 23, maybe you like it.

See link for a picture
https://www.flickr.com/photos/146244888@N02/30788863033/in/dateposted/

Grtz. Erwin

Ya, that's nice! Definitely think about it next time she gets a paint job!
Thanks for the info :2thumbs:
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