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01
Jan
09

Slide Spec Ae71 – Midnight Mechanics

Since I posted Cool-rolla (see below) Grant Scott, owner of the car threw up a comment and I found a link to his build thread on the AE86 Drivers club. This car is immense (well we knew that from the last pic) but seriously, check it out.

If I was rocking factory fresh paint, Street fins and more JDM bits than you would find at “JDM bits R’ us” I would be scared to hard-park it never, mind bang it off the lock stops, limiter and smoke the rears like a hero.

Grant Scott I salute you; this car rules.

Spec List

Engine, Exhaust & Drivetrain:
Aw11 4age 16v Bigport – Corolla Purple spec (its a fruit)
Ae101 4agze on engine stand
– awaiting Trd 0.8mm gasket
– Ke70 triple core alloy radiator waiting to go in
Trd 0.5mm Metal Head gasket
fresh seals, bolts and stuff
Trd copy 4-1 extractors
2 1/4″ exhaust piping and Axle back 3″ megaphone (track) and $25 sports muffler (daily)
excedy 4 puck clutch – Its gay
Oil cooler kit with braided lines
Standard ke70 rear end locked (ewwwwwwwww 3.89!!!!!)
K&N Filter – garbage bin spec
10m Cressida Throttle cable

Suspension:
Cusco Camber tops
Front strut brace
8kg Tein Ae86 coilovers
T3 rose jointed LCA’s
Power steering arms
Adjustable panhard rod
Rose jointed 4 link – Apex Engineering
TRD 6kg rear springs
TRD 8way adjustable shocks

Inside:
Good old australian early 80’s styling – green dash and blue panels
Some old school saas wheel
Bride Low max
Cusco 6 point
The insides of a zzzzzzeebra
Lucky red dice
A (singular) doraemon

Rim collection and brakes:
14×8 -Fuck Knows Hayashi Streets (Old school ones, not off the shelf stuff)

Exterior:
Quad lights
2 Chin lips (one held together with fibreglass paste and zipties, another thats good… for now)
5000k front lights that dont give enough light to see 5 metres in front of you and burnt out both my plugs.

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4 Responses to “Slide Spec Ae71 – Midnight Mechanics”


  1. January 2, 2009 at 9:34 am

    Got to love a bit of sideways action

  2. 2 BillyFIVE
    January 4, 2009 at 11:34 pm

    Oh.. my.. god! HAWT! HAWT! HAWT!! unable to form a sentence of any use! nice find!

  3. 3 Grant Scott
    January 6, 2009 at 3:25 am

    Hey mate! Cheers for the write up!!
    Awesome stuff hey!

  4. 4 Farhan
    July 22, 2009 at 8:56 am

    Beautiful..


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