RA29 from the US of A!

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RA29 from the US of A!

Postby RGNHD » August 10th, 2017, 4:25 am

Hello all,

I just recently picked up my first, first gen celica that I've been looking for, for a long time.
It's a RA29 with 150,xxx miles on it. Still has the stock running 20R and even has fully working AC that's been upgraded to R154!
There's a fair bit of rust, Mostly just in the hatch and passenger rocker panel.
My plan is to turn this into more of a streetable track car and do a sr20det swap to help keep the weight farther back up front.
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Re: RA29 from the US of A!

Postby slowmo » August 10th, 2017, 9:26 am

Welcome aboard the crazy train! Where are you from? Where did you find it?
77 Celica Liftback GT -- 20r engine with weber 38dges, LC Engineering header, electronic ignition retrofit, 14x7 supra wheels.
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Re: RA29 from the US of A!

Postby RGNHD » August 10th, 2017, 10:26 am

slowmo wrote:Welcome aboard the crazy train! Where are you from? Where did you find it?


I appreciate it! I live just north of the Charlotte NC area. I ended up finding it in a small town in SC that was about 2 hours away.
The guy I grabbed it from was a huge toyota nerd but mostly only with their trucks. He bought this thinking he'd build it up as his own toyota car but decided he wanted more money for his 4-runner.
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Re: RA29 from the US of A!

Postby slowmo » August 10th, 2017, 7:02 pm

Nice find in that area. Good luck on your build!
77 Celica Liftback GT -- 20r engine with weber 38dges, LC Engineering header, electronic ignition retrofit, 14x7 supra wheels.
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