GDII's 1990 G-Limited

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Re: GDII's 1990 G-Limited

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I just cracked 99,000km in this MR2. I bought it at 156,000km at 18 years old, it is now almost 29 years old with 255,000km and counting. The original engine only made it to 230,000km before burning 1 litre of oil per 300km so I replaced it with a $200 engine with 380,000km. This engine now has 400,000km on it. Still a bit smokey but far less oil consumption.

This my not be the OG speedo but I changed it to read what the JDM 180kph speedo read when I swapped it out to this NZDM one.
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Is that how much horse power it has if you times it by 2550 times?
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ClanFever wrote:Is that how much horse power it has if you times it by 2550 times?
It has 316.8whp :roll: Or at least it should!
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316.8hp?

Sounds like a 2GR swap with an exhaust? :lol:

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New gasket set, rings and you will be good for another 300,000km :D
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Alsw20 wrote:316.8hp?

Sounds like a 2GR swap with an exhaust? :lol:
You know how a feel about V6 swaps.....
tw2 wrote:New gasket set, rings and you will be good for another 300,000km :D
I replaced a few seals when I swapped it in but I didn't do the oil pump. Silly me coz now it leaks. I've also got a distributor leak which I'm just needing an O ring of the main mount rather than the internal part.

Yeah some new rings and a bore hone would make it better but that involves ripping apart the engine and by the time I'm done a GEN4 swap would have cost the same. And I'd still have a slow old GEN2 3SGE.

I'm also getting a fair amount of blow by as there is oil leaking from the vent hose on the valve cover that goes to the throttle body. A catch can would help that I think.
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GDII wrote:......

I'm also getting a fair amount of blow by as there is oil leaking from the vent hose on the valve cover that goes to the throttle body. A catch can would help that I think.
It would help the leak but not the actual blow by as that is a mechanical seal issue.
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85AW20v wrote:
GDII wrote:......

I'm also getting a fair amount of blow by as there is oil leaking from the vent hose on the valve cover that goes to the throttle body. A catch can would help that I think.
It would help the leak but not the actual blow by as that is a mechanical seal issue.
Yes that is correct. It was more the leak from the hose I want to reduce/stop. Blow by can't be fixed or even removed even from a healthy engine. Just reduced.
I'd like to get a catch can but then it won't look OEM. :cry:
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This may or may not be the reason the GEN4 3SGTE swap is on hold. :lol: This beast that I designed is coming along nicely. Not too long to go now before it's finished enough to move in. Thanks to a few people in the club for helping with some parts of the build, it's been a big help.
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GDII wrote:This may or may not be the reason the GEN4 3SGTE swap is on hold. :lol: This beast that I designed is coming along nicely. Not too long to go now before it's finished enough to move in. Thanks to a few people in the club for helping with some parts of the build, it's been a big help.
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Garage door looks way to small :-P
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*84vvt wrote:
GDII wrote:This may or may not be the reason the GEN4 3SGTE swap is on hold. :lol: This beast that I designed is coming along nicely. Not too long to go now before it's finished enough to move in. Thanks to a few people in the club for helping with some parts of the build, it's been a big help.
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Garage door looks way to small :-P
You would say that. Part of its hiding behind the skip bin. Garage is 6x6m internal.
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Will we ever find out if the house got built? What about the gen 4 that will be going into ELM? Tune into the next episode of mr2 oversteer z
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ClanFever wrote:Will we ever find out if the house got built? What about the gen 4 that will be going into ELM? Tune into the next episode of mr2 oversteer z
He's turned all cartoon 'n' stuff!

A MASSIVE thank you Joel/Hive Posters for this epic custom work of my car in its current format. He got the brakes, wheels, tyres and exhaust just right.
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10 points to whoever spots the 4 other unique mods to the car.
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Ride height, front lip, carbon fiber wrapped mirror and fuel flap

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Slo toed and dimpled rotors.

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