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    Thread: SL-C Monocoque project.

    1. 06-16-2010 06:25 PM #1
      I thought this would be a great thread for the car lounge as you don't see these cars worked on in forums very often. I'll be doing a ton of turbo related fabrication and upgrades to the 4.0L Toyota engine sitting in this SLC that has come to us from www.campbellrace.com (CDN) and www.race-car-replicas.com (USA)













      Heres a general look at what they consist of underneath.







      Engine area of this one in dicussion. w/ 4.0L installed and some of the soon to come out turbo hardware.



      I'll be adding the following to the engine bay.

      New dual intake plennum
      321 Stainless exhaust manifolds
      Tial BOV/WG's and Stainless Turbine housings.
      New IC piping
      Suspension for turbos and downpipes
      Recirculating downpipes.

      The manifolds I'll do will utilize the double slip fit collectors, much similar to the mani I did below



      Other examples in my signature below.

      I'll try to get designs and lots of detail in the posts.. you may remember me doing that a bit in the Dakar thread I made last year - here

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      06-16-2010 06:39 PM #2
      WOW....that is just art right there!


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      06-16-2010 06:41 PM #3
      Very cool. In for more.
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      06-16-2010 06:42 PM #4
      Whoa.

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      06-16-2010 06:43 PM #5
      I went to some car show in Toronto and think I saw that car there, it wasn't the international show but some other one.

      Quite the machine, the guys wouldn't open up the engine compartment though I was disappointed but the spec sheet was impressive.

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      06-16-2010 06:46 PM #6
      I've always wanted to see some of the inside fab work done on these types of cars. From your previous threads I know the work will be more than impressive.

    7. 06-16-2010 07:16 PM #7
      Quote Originally Posted by mavric_ac View Post
      I went to some car show in Toronto and think I saw that car there, it wasn't the international show but some other one.

      Quite the machine, the guys wouldn't open up the engine compartment though I was disappointed but the spec sheet was impressive.
      Yes you probably saw it at the Motorsport show. The owner saw some of the stuff I do at JRP... and here we are.

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      06-16-2010 07:38 PM #8
      Very cool.
      Can't wait to see what's done.

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      06-16-2010 09:03 PM #9
      I would totally slap some plates on that and drive it on the street / highway lol

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      06-16-2010 09:11 PM #10
      That's a sweet build


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      06-16-2010 10:27 PM #12
      Street legal race-car? HELL YES!

      That header/turbomanifold is gorgeous. What Toyota Engine does the car use?

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      06-16-2010 10:28 PM #13
      that manifold looks like art, you did that? nice work
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      06-16-2010 10:36 PM #14
      Quote Originally Posted by A.Wilder View Post
      you did that? nice work
      Check his sig, amazing work...

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      06-17-2010 12:21 AM #15
      i need more of this!
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      06-17-2010 12:28 AM #16
      Quote Originally Posted by mellbergVWfan View Post
      Street legal race-car? HELL YES!

      That header/turbomanifold is gorgeous. What Toyota Engine does the car use?
      If you follow the first link, it goes into technical specs, but its a Toyota 1UZ V8.
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      06-17-2010 01:52 AM #17
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      06-17-2010 01:54 AM #18
      Wow cool build! Thanks for sharing this with us!
      I really wish everyone would update their location in their profile!

      Someone buy my car already!!

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      06-17-2010 07:48 AM #19
      Look forward to the updates... I really enjoyed your Dakar build thread..,

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      06-17-2010 08:32 AM #20
      Quote Originally Posted by climbingcue View Post
      Look forward to the updates... I really enjoyed your Dakar build thread..,
      Ditto!
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      06-17-2010 09:48 AM #21
      Wow! amazing car!

      Will it be put to use in any race series?

      p.s. the tail lights remind me of a '68 Charger.

    21. 06-17-2010 11:13 AM #22
      Thanks to all...

      I'm not sure where the owner will compete with the car, or if competing is in the agenda.

      I'll be starting with getting the top end of the engine torn down in the next couple days to start designs on the dual intake plennum. I'll need my new throttle body placement first.

    22. 06-17-2010 11:41 AM #23
      can't wait to see the details on this, loved the truck thread!
      GLi : M3 : CX5
      OSD#2

    23. 06-17-2010 12:09 PM #24
      California Jay,

      What shop are you affiliated with? It's always great to be able to have highly skilled fabricators nearby. I want to add you to my list. That stuff looks amazing.

      Rob

    24. 06-17-2010 12:55 PM #25
      I work out of:

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      06-17-2010 12:57 PM #26
      Quote Originally Posted by Darkness View Post
      p.s. the tail lights remind me of a '68 Charger.
      They look like Durango or Ram taillights mounted sideways. I always like seeing cool new uses of common off-the-shelf parts like that.
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      crazy stuff as always
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      06-18-2010 11:03 AM #28
      California Jay is my hero.

    28. 06-21-2010 05:37 PM #29
      Today was tear down day... to an extent. I had another Audi manifold to finish b4 getting on this today. I'll get into some CAD tomorrow for flanging and plennum design. I'm at a bit of a cross road as to utilize the lower plennum runners in part of the intake manifold design... Putting the runners into CAD will be raising the budget considerably, I'll get upper and lower flanges at least into Solidworks just incase. Starting fresh from the head can certainly up the flow.







      The machining on the A-arms and hub carriers is really nice.



      Old stuff out below.. I'll be keeping the turbos but swapping the turbine housings to V-band. Also switching to external gates.





      I may utilize the lower plennum runners you still see here. I'll sleep on it and juggle designs around first.



      Nice close-up of the mani I finished last fri.


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      06-21-2010 07:41 PM #31
      What kind of power will it be putting down pre and post updates? Very cool project!
      Mike

    31. 06-21-2010 09:01 PM #32
      The car has never been driven and this engine is stock as it sits.. the combo has never fired. I'll suspect 450 hp to start until the engine is upgraded. After rods and pistons are done, I can easily it doing 650hp on these turbos on pump gas. I'm hoping if the budget permits I can wire it up and fire it too. Its running on Haltec.

    32. 06-21-2010 10:01 PM #33
      wow so amazing!!!
      GLi : M3 : CX5
      OSD#2

    33. 06-22-2010 04:23 PM #34
      So after staring at the intake setup and considering clearances, and budget etc etc.. I decided to keep the lower plennum. The angle the rear of the body clears the engine only leaves for a plennum height of 4". With that in mind, the angle of entry for the IC pipes and TB's would have been too sharp to have the entry at the back of the engine. So I kept it off to the side.



      I'll be running this section of the plennum on the Dimension Printer to make sure my bolt pattern and ports are correct.









      In the plennum model I put in a nice radius to the lower intake ports. I'll try to get it on flow works, but with out the programm for the lower plennum it may be useless. Still should all work much better than the stock piece. this is all pendng if the machining of the pieces comes within budget. ~$2k

      If you guys want I'll show the process of the dimension printer after the sample comes out.

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      06-22-2010 04:41 PM #35
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