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Re: Jabeo's 1992 MR2 GT

Postby 4CylinderSpecial » Wed Oct 09, 2019 12:55 pm

Jabeo wrote:Hi all, after pulling the 3sgte out of my car for some work ive decided to start documenting the work ill be doing on the engine and the car, as i feel like there is not enough 3sgte specific content out there on Youtube. Check out my channel and video if you want, and let me know what you think! Hit us with a sub if you would be keen to see some more work on my engine :) i was a bit nervous in the video but if i keep it up i might be able to help some people

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kjcjWZd4boY&t=3s


Nice work! keep it up. Weird hearing a Kiwi voice on youtube.

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Re: Jabeo's 1992 MR2 GT

Postby Jabeo » Wed Oct 09, 2019 1:46 pm

4CylinderSpecial wrote:Nice work! keep it up. Weird hearing a Kiwi voice on youtube.


Thank you bro i appreciate it! i hope to make more soon, such as an engine tear down or something
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Re: Jabeo's 1992 MR2 GT

Postby MIKEP » Wed Oct 09, 2019 5:00 pm

Nice Video Jabeo. Great stuff. Can't wait to see where it goes.
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Re: Jabeo's 1992 MR2 GT

Postby Jabeo » Wed Oct 09, 2019 5:45 pm

MIKEP wrote:Nice Video Jabeo. Great stuff. Can't wait to see where it goes.


Thanks Mike appreciate it! next up might be an engine tear down, pulling the loom, turbo and intake/exhaust manifolds off. ill keep you guys updated :)
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Re: Jabeo's 1992 MR2 GT

Postby GDII » Wed Oct 09, 2019 6:25 pm

Yuss!! Very good indeed. Clear sound, nice quiet background music. Excellent job.
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Re: Jabeo's 1992 MR2 GT

Postby gruk » Thu Oct 10, 2019 6:29 pm

Yeah definitely really good, especially for being nervous. I've subscribed and look forward to seeing more.
(just watch the focus on that last scene :wink: , it's a little soft)
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Re: Jabeo's 1992 MR2 GT

Postby rocco26 » Thu Oct 10, 2019 7:22 pm

Yeah, bring it on J is for Jiuld.

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Re: Jabeo's 1992 MR2 GT

Postby Jabeo » Sat Oct 12, 2019 1:19 am

gruk wrote:Yeah definitely really good, especially for being nervous. I've subscribed and look forward to seeing more.
(just watch the focus on that last scene :wink: , it's a little soft)


Yeah i recorded it all on one day and i didn't like the audio or focus so re did it all the next day but I actually preferred the outro I did first so I kept it :lol:

rocco26 wrote:Yeah, bring it on J is for Jiuld.


Thank you man! :lol: J is for Juild :lol:
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Re: Jabeo's 1992 MR2 GT

Postby Jabeo » Sat Oct 12, 2019 3:01 pm

Hi all! so after the awesome feedback, i got round to making a second episode where i start doing a bit of an engine tear down, pulling a lot of stuff off the engine. This was filmed over the last few days, so apologies if its a bit all over the place. Give it a watch if you want, and let me know what you think of this one :) hopefully it helps some people!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wyi9M3qV_G0
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Re: Jabeo's 1992 MR2 GT

Postby Jabeo » Fri Oct 18, 2019 7:35 pm

Just uploaded episode 3 where i pull the timing cover and find a bunch of oil leaks, forgive me if there is a bit of mis information in the video, its actually harder than you think to try create constructive communication with an inanimate object such as a camera :lol: let me know what you think!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZWzeID4pdGQ&t=11s
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Re: Jabeo's 1992 MR2 GT

Postby Jabeo » Thu Oct 31, 2019 7:55 pm

Have uploaded an episode 4 and an episode 5 for anyone who is wanting to check it out, i do a 3sgte head removal, followed by some ARP headstuds and a new oem headgasket and then reinstall it all back together. In the next video i went and reassembled the components on the block and installed all new gaskets and timing components and got the timing belt put on the engine. All going good so far, i hope to have then engine in on the weekend of the 9th :D

Episode 4:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g_oHPYyDd44&t=312s

Episode 5:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NY5587fnHGg&t=703s
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Re: Jabeo's 1992 MR2 GT

Postby Jabeo » Thu Jan 02, 2020 11:04 pm

Hey all, been a bit slack on making more videos, but i had some footage i took before i got my car running so i figured id put it all together to make another video. Bit all over the place but i had a few people asking about when the next one was coming out :lol: let me know what you think! like and sub for more hahah :lol:

In this one i compare my Billet ATS CT21 with the oem CT26 and then go about assembling the components ready to put on the engine. Im a bit overdue on a proper written update on this thread. so much has happened since my last written update hahaha

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Re: Jabeo's 1992 MR2 GT

Postby Jabeo » Fri Jan 10, 2020 11:49 pm

First video for 2020! discuss putting the engine being put back in the car and what my plans/goals are for the car and its engine in 2020! let me know what you think :D

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Re: Jabeo's 1992 MR2 GT

Postby Alsw20 » Sat Jan 11, 2020 3:48 pm

Hi mate videos are really good.

Now in your vid you said you might want a gen4 swap the car? Before you do it, see how well the gen2 engine goes with the new turbo and more boost. Those turbos are good for 300rwhp+ however your stock fuel system will run out at ~275rwhp. A handful of us back in the day ran high 12 second 1/4 miles and 109-110mph trap speeds down the 1/4 with essentially what you have got now. At that power level, they are still a very fast street car.

The law of diminishing returns would hit hard if you wanted to swap to the gen4 engine. Thousands more invested for a small gain. Depending on how hard you wanted to push the gen4, you might pick up 30hp? Just something to think about.

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Re: Jabeo's 1992 MR2 GT

Postby Mr-Paulio » Sat Jan 11, 2020 8:56 pm

Alsw20 wrote:Hi mate videos are really good.

Now in your vid you said you might want a gen4 swap the car? Before you do it, see how well the gen2 engine goes with the new turbo and more boost. Those turbos are good for 300rwhp+ however your stock fuel system will run out at ~275rwhp. A handful of us back in the day ran high 12 second 1/4 miles and 109-110mph trap speeds down the 1/4 with essentially what you have got now. At that power level, they are still a very fast street car.

The law of diminishing returns would hit hard if you wanted to swap to the gen4 engine. Thousands more invested for a small gain. Depending on how hard you wanted to push the gen4, you might pick up 30hp? Just something to think about.


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You could always just upgrade the fuel system, and COP ignition system on yours. Then it's basicly a gen4 right?
After market ECU and it sounds like it would even be better?
Cheaper and easier also. And seems a shame to see all the work you've done to that engine become obsolete?
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