The long road to V6 turbo AW11

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Re: The long road to V6 turbo AW11

Post by Mr-Paulio »

Picked up another toy today....
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Running, driving, WOF, Rego, rust free, straight, leather/power seats, wood grain interior, 260,000k's and all for less than some people are asking for just a long block alone on trade me! :roll:
Yup, it will be torn apart for the spare V6 Turbo Engine.
And a few other spares.

Anyone want parts?? :lol:
'89 AW11 V6 Turbo (350BHP & 380Ft/lbs!) :twisted:
'86 AW11 20V (Sold) :(
'91 SW20 Turbo "BlackRat" #RatRodStyle (Sold) :(
'91 SW20 Turbo (Sold) :(
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Re: The long road to V6 turbo AW11

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Hey,

wot?

😜

Yup it's been awhile! 😁
The Camry is long dead and gone now. Kinda looks like this...
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She cleans up alright aye... πŸ˜‰

I gapped some rings to handle some more boost.
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And also started work on the water/meth system. Not a fan of plastic bottles for performance parts. So I made some.... covers? I guess..
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And the AEM pump mounting bracket.
No box of beers in the boot now!! 😱🍻

I also made a BOV block off plate. And will be adding a heater circuit again. Basically just to add more cooling for the track with a motorcycle radiator in the side vent.
Via this monstrosity.
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Yes, that's a bunch of bolts uga duga'd into the old sensor ports! 🀣🀣

Needless to say a bunch of things are going to the powdercoater next week! 🀣
'89 AW11 V6 Turbo (350BHP & 380Ft/lbs!) :twisted:
'86 AW11 20V (Sold) :(
'91 SW20 Turbo "BlackRat" #RatRodStyle (Sold) :(
'91 SW20 Turbo (Sold) :(
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Re: The long road to V6 turbo AW11

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And here we go again....
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Having a lie down..
Having a lie down..
On the plus side 3.5hrs from drive in to engine out. I think that's my best time so far :lol:
'89 AW11 V6 Turbo (350BHP & 380Ft/lbs!) :twisted:
'86 AW11 20V (Sold) :(
'91 SW20 Turbo "BlackRat" #RatRodStyle (Sold) :(
'91 SW20 Turbo (Sold) :(
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Re: The long road to V6 turbo AW11

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https://www.instagram.com/p/CPtvTdQjeTs ... =copy_link

And now I did this if you want to see more! :D
'89 AW11 V6 Turbo (350BHP & 380Ft/lbs!) :twisted:
'86 AW11 20V (Sold) :(
'91 SW20 Turbo "BlackRat" #RatRodStyle (Sold) :(
'91 SW20 Turbo (Sold) :(
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Re: The long road to V6 turbo AW11

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So, new engine preped ready to go back in. With gapped rings. Now including heater lines for my secondary MC Radiator for extra cooling. 🀞🏻 It's enough...
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Water meth system starting to be installed. I changed the bottle case a bit second time around. Very happy with it!
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And why when you spot a little rust on a AW does it so easily turn into a major. Started to scuff away some paint around a rust spot where the trunk floor spot welds in. Nek Minit, I have to take off all the seam sealer, treat and prime. The entire strip of spot welds. This is the second instance I have found rust developing under primer, paint, sealer etc with no exposed metal. Which seems to have started from factory and just been covered?
ADub life! :lol:

Now just some mods/repairs to the exhaust this weekend. And getting some exhaust heat shields and mounting/ducting for the MC Radiator made up and we can put the engine back in. Then back to the dyno! :D
'89 AW11 V6 Turbo (350BHP & 380Ft/lbs!) :twisted:
'86 AW11 20V (Sold) :(
'91 SW20 Turbo "BlackRat" #RatRodStyle (Sold) :(
'91 SW20 Turbo (Sold) :(
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Re: The long road to V6 turbo AW11

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So I just bought 2 new vehicles for the company/possible future engine swaps 🀣
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Man I see why it's a popular swap. They got some stank even in a big SUV. Or maybe I've just been driving a Hilux too long? πŸ€”
'89 AW11 V6 Turbo (350BHP & 380Ft/lbs!) :twisted:
'86 AW11 20V (Sold) :(
'91 SW20 Turbo "BlackRat" #RatRodStyle (Sold) :(
'91 SW20 Turbo (Sold) :(
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Re: The long road to V6 turbo AW11

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Oh, and back on topic....
Engine is back in.
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And I made a mounting plate for the motorcycle radiator and fan in the side vent.
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I also bought some toys.
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I couldn't find any in NZ. Been searching for years. So I paid stupid money and got them from overseas. Freight sucked but got a bunch to offset it a bit.
I did plan on selling some if people wanted to waste good money like me. But am now having second thoughts.
Anyway, thought I'd post a few pics as a teaser.
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'89 AW11 V6 Turbo (350BHP & 380Ft/lbs!) :twisted:
'86 AW11 20V (Sold) :(
'91 SW20 Turbo "BlackRat" #RatRodStyle (Sold) :(
'91 SW20 Turbo (Sold) :(
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Re: The long road to V6 turbo AW11

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Up and running again.
A few more pictures...
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I also wired up the AEM water/meth status light. Of course it made sense to reuse the supercharger light as that doesn't get used for anything anymore.
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And now it's nice and in my face. I'm sure this would have been done before, it's perfect! :D
'89 AW11 V6 Turbo (350BHP & 380Ft/lbs!) :twisted:
'86 AW11 20V (Sold) :(
'91 SW20 Turbo "BlackRat" #RatRodStyle (Sold) :(
'91 SW20 Turbo (Sold) :(
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Re: The long road to V6 turbo AW11

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Looks very nice mate, great work :D :D :D
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Re: The long road to V6 turbo AW11

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So cars all running, I've been tweaking things myself and so far so good!
I've scared some ladies (as you do)
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Unfortunately the water meth softens the rev limiter a bit under boost. Less pops and bangs :cry:
But still makes a racket when not under load...

I have also painted my air scoops...
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I'm all about the air scoops...
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Even have one to keep my fuel filler cool! 🀣
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If you follow you know though...
😁https://www.instagram.com/p/CPtvTdQjeTs ... hare_sheet
I got a new spare 3vz from Zebra for $220...
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I got a new cheap Camry.... (Engine for the Rav or maybe a new project I have in mind.πŸ€”)
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I painted up one of my matchbox AW11's 😁
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And so now you are pretty much caught up!!

I'm itching for a decent drive and was about to organise a burger night and tunnel run... level 4, duh!! 😭
'89 AW11 V6 Turbo (350BHP & 380Ft/lbs!) :twisted:
'86 AW11 20V (Sold) :(
'91 SW20 Turbo "BlackRat" #RatRodStyle (Sold) :(
'91 SW20 Turbo (Sold) :(
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Re: The long road to V6 turbo AW11

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UPDATE!

Easier to post a link than type :lol:
'89 AW11 V6 Turbo (350BHP & 380Ft/lbs!) :twisted:
'86 AW11 20V (Sold) :(
'91 SW20 Turbo "BlackRat" #RatRodStyle (Sold) :(
'91 SW20 Turbo (Sold) :(
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