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Thread: The Green Machine - AE71 4AGTE Pano Build

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    Cool. Keep up the good work. Keep me updated on the progress.
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    Default 4 into 1 Extractor 16v / 20v flange?

    Hi again,
    I went and purchased a RWD 4 into 1 Extractor with a multifit 16v / 20v flange from Anthony at Kaizen Garage.
    In this case multi fit means doesn't fit, at least not on a blacktop 20V head.
    The flange fouled at the rear of the head, the shape is just not quite right for the water outlet.
    I had to open end the already slotted hole at the rear of the flange to make it clear the FWD water passage block off plate.
    Not a big deal really, but in my eyes it really should have fit without modification.
    SQ Engineering sorted me out with a exhaust gasket, and on she went.
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    Still a fair bit left to do, little bit more wiring for ECU, Gearbox mount and tailshaft.
    More soon, as i get to it.
    Last edited by Futo_gt86; 1st September 2017 at 12:05 PM.

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    When I installed the dash, I also fitted up a KE Conversions Hydraulic pedal box.
    I couldn't find and AE71 item, so I with 2 core deposits in hand (had a couple sitting around)
    I went and picked up modified pedal box from Jordo.
    Its the same as AE71 pedal box, lines up perfect to AE71 firewall holes, but its actually KE70 pedal box converted
    with laser cut pedal and welded/reinforced master cylinder mount, its a little bit beefier due to the conversion.
    Sorry no pictures, its already mounted well up behind the dash, but there were no
    issues installing it.
    It came with a master cylinder.
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    and as you can see, fits up and clears perfect with SQ Engineering 50mm velocity stacks.
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    Lookin good, keep the progress comin!
    Also comforting to see I'm not the only one to sit on a build for years on end haha.
    What length are those stacks, 50 or 70mm?

    I was wondering where the knuckles I pulled off mine came from and now I know, thanks for that! haha thought the edges on mine were a bit sharp tho so I beveled them while I was cleaning em up.


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    Quote Originally Posted by burcoty View Post
    Lookin good, keep the progress comin!
    Also comforting to see I'm not the only one to sit on a build for years on end haha.
    What length are those stacks, 50 or 70mm?
    They're 50mm size.
    Yep, those knuckles look exactly the same shape as mine.

    I installed some XT130 LCA's with brand new ball joints.
    Due to the extra 10mm length of the LCA's I needed to upgrade the tie rod ends.
    There wasn't enough adjustment in the stock Tie Rods, so I purchase some AJPS Motorsport Tie Rods with tubes.
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    Set the length equal side to side by eye and counting the threads and turns, and it all looks good.
    I'll get proper alignment done once she is finished.

    More to come.
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    Those tie rods look good, did you just order them from the website? I need to get a set myself for the same reason.

    One thing you might find is that, like mine, your steering rack doesn't have enough travel to fully lock one way or the other so you may need to get a lock spacer and adjust your rack ends to compensate. Mine's power steering though so may be different for standard racks. Still, it'll only take 2 seconds to lock it in both directions and make sure it has equal travel!

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    Quote Originally Posted by burcoty View Post
    Those tie rods look good, did you just order them from the website? I need to get a set myself for the same reason.

    One thing you might find is that, like mine, your steering rack doesn't have enough travel to fully lock one way or the other so you may need to get a lock spacer and adjust your rack ends to compensate. Mine's power steering though so may be different for standard racks. Still, it'll only take 2 seconds to lock it in both directions and make sure it has equal travel!

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    Tie rods are from AJPS (vendor on these forums) off the shelf.
    There is plenty of adjustment in them now, they cover from stock to 50mm extended LCA's.
    I have used these before with GE Sigma lower arms and it worked out great that time as well.
    I have used TTT knuckles/steering arms which mimic the shorter AE86 Power steering arms.
    There's no issue with lock, in fact there's a second position on the TTT knuckles for the tie rod end that would reduce the amount of turns from lock to lock even further..
    The rack is a KE70 item, its out of a DX. It was a spare I had sitting round, so I used it.

    Been doing some wiring lately, relays and small fuse box, nothing too exciting.
    Will post up more as I get it done.
    Last edited by Futo_gt86; 24th October 2017 at 09:46 PM.

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