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I am not sure how to post the pics yet but I just got the 300zx turbo engine in. should be runnin tommorow. I know of a supercharged v6, but not a turbo charged one. Shocked I don't know how to host any pics

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i87.photobucket.com/al...C00006.jpg hopefully these work

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more ground clearance that I thought but it also sticks out a little further. I just pulled out my 12a turbo rotary engine to upgrade to this. It will be for the street and the hills, maybe a lil sand here and there.

I couldn't get the rotary tuned out and the v6 fired right up after about a hour of wiring. I still have the rotary (background). I am hoping the v6 will be a lot better on gas than the rotary. I am only gonna keep it at factory boost for a while 5 lbs. It puttin down 210hp and about the same torque at that psi.

how well will my 3 rib bus tranny handle the power? I have 31 inch mud tires also.

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I wouldn't think about getting any major air. Thats a whole lotta engine Shocked


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no weight bach thar

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Please tell me that you have upgraded the hell out of the tranny!!

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Insane!!! Shocked

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Are you plannin on closing up the back??

Lookin sweet so far...

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yeah I wanna close off the inside from the out side in the rear. I started the post "filling in the blanks". There are 2 fiberglass seats the go in the rear for passengers. yes 4 bucket seats pretty much. the fronts are toyota MR2 seats which are really light. batt is on passenger side along with the aluminum tubes for water. there is a diamond plate piece that covers the tubes inside the car. I am bustin my ass to get it ready for labor day or maybe sand lake soon.

its not gonna be fast Shocked

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well I got the seats and rear pieces in as much as possible. took it for a drive just down the street. this thing really gets up and goes. I am still running stock boost 5lbs and I couldn't even floor it all the way. I revved it up and took off in second gear and it smoked the tires a little(form second gear dig). still hope I have it ready enough for the weekend coming.

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make sure you upgrade torsion bars, as well as the center section of the rear torsion housing. otherwise, that much weight will tear it up. i have a blown 3.8 in mine. dont let anyone tell you that heavy beast wont fly


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sheot this mutha flies just down the road. just call me captn clutch slippage

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