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BeamsAW11
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Beams 3S-GE AW11

Postby BeamsAW11 » Sun Aug 26, 2018 3:54 pm

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Hi guys. Here is my beams aw11. Feel free to ask questions. Quite a few details to cover for anyone looking to do it. I'll add more info when I get time

Cheers
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BeamsAW11
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Re: Beams 3sge aw11

Postby BeamsAW11 » Sun Aug 26, 2018 3:55 pm

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Hi guys. Here is my beams aw11. Feel free to ask questions. Quite a few details to cover for anyone looking to do it. I'll add more info when I get time

Cheers

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Re: Beams 3age aw11

Postby 4CylinderSpecial » Mon Aug 27, 2018 9:56 am

Great setup i bet. Must feel plenty fast in that chassis. Any plans for more power eg ECU in the future?

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Re: Beams 3age aw11

Postby MIKEP » Mon Aug 27, 2018 11:08 am

Really nice Leighton > Great PIcs . Love the build . Any plans for anything else to do to it. I bet the guys in Wellington would love to see you on a run.
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Re: Beams 3age aw11

Postby BeamsAW11 » Mon Aug 27, 2018 1:21 pm

4CylinderSpecial wrote:Great setup i bet. Must feel plenty fast in that chassis. Any plans for more power eg ECU in the future?

Hey, it feels pretty fast haha. But I'm not sure how fast exactly. Hopefully I'll have it certified by the end of the year. I'm currently finishing off some wiring for the engine bay fan and a few gauges to get all the stock ones working.
Next item will be xyz coilivers. And.one day I'd like a link but that's $$$ I don't have really haha. It's fun as it is atm.
If it's road legal I'll be entering masterton drags to see if it'll do a mid 13.

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Re: Beams 3age aw11

Postby BeamsAW11 » Mon Aug 27, 2018 1:27 pm

MIKEP wrote:Really nice Leighton > Great PIcs . Love the build . Any plans for anything else to do to it. I bet the guys in Wellington would love to see you on a run.

Thanks ;)
I'd be keen for a run when it's certified. I'd love to hit a dyno day too. No extra plans for the car apart from finishing a few loose ends and installing coilovers. Once you punch the gas the nose points at the sky. It's a bit unbalanced with the extra power lol

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Re: Beams 3S-GE AW11

Postby BeamsAW11 » Fri Nov 09, 2018 12:49 am

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Bit of a cosmetic change up.
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Bit of a cosmetic change up.
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Bit of a cosmetic change up.
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Bit of a cosmetic change up.
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Hi guys. Here is my beams aw11. Feel free to ask questions. Quite a few details to cover for anyone looking to do it. I'll add more info when I get time

Cheers

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The starts of setting up the coilovers. Everything bolts up nicely front and rear, I'm just having issues with the front sway bar link. There is clearance issues (3-4mm) between the link and body but if I switch the mounting tabs from the front to rear (rear to front) that should hopefully solve that issue. Now to painstakingly unscrew everything one strut at a time and Jack it up and down a million more times haha
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Re: Beams 3S-GE AW11

Postby BeamsAW11 » Fri Nov 09, 2018 12:51 am

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Hi guys. Here is my beams aw11. Feel free to ask questions. Quite a few details to cover for anyone looking to do it. I'll add more info when I get time

Cheers

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Re: Beams 3S-GE AW11

Postby BeamsAW11 » Fri Nov 09, 2018 1:03 am

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Rear strut set-up. I've brought a new adjustable link so when I switch the mounting brackets I will still be able to bolt up the sway bar
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Rear strut set-up. I've brought a new adjustable link so when I switch the mounting brackets I will still be able to bolt up the sway bar
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Rear strut set-up. I've brought a new adjustable link so when I switch the mounting brackets I will still be able to bolt up the sway bar
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Hi guys. Here is my beams aw11. Feel free to ask questions. Quite a few details to cover for anyone looking to do it. I'll add more info when I get time

Cheers
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Clearance is minimal. Way too close. You can see how the mount for the link is different to the rear. So when I switch them around I should get more clearance and you can see why I need to have an adjustable rear link now as the factory one is fixed.
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Front strut

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Re: Beams 3S-GE AW11

Postby Mattaw11 » Thu Nov 15, 2018 11:10 pm

On my bc gold i shortened the swaybar bolt and stuck it through the other way so nut was closest to the body then just massaged the body a little