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Old 05-01-15, 21:44   #1
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My 87' VL turbo

This is my 87' vl turbo bought it 1 year ago got no mechanical experience but thought id have a go and worked out alright, ive done everything except the gearbox most of the things are internal but there were little things you cant see like crakes in the bumper and missing tail light but there all good now!

turboed myself with BOV
installed new SL king springs with monroe shocks
installed new tail lights
installed whole new bumper kit plus sprayed them original silver
new chasers plus chrome rim and centre caps
tacho, oil, temp and batt gauges
got rebuilt MX7 gearbox installed
new brake master cyl
new AFM
new CAS
waiting on cooler with 2.5" piping


FUTURE:
exhaust
then get rebuild (hopefully)
then bigger turbo
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Old 07-01-15, 19:27   #2
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Bit hard to tell from the photos, but is it bronze or gold? Got a feeling I used to own this, how many kms?
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Old 07-01-15, 23:00   #3
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Bit hard to tell from the photos, but is it bronze or gold? Got a feeling I used to own this, how many kms?
i think its kimberly bronze,i bought it off a bloke in lithgow? haha
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Old 07-01-15, 23:08   #4
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picked up cooler from post office today managed to get it mounted after work, made some brakets to hold it in place just hoping its not sitting too low.. 60mm from bumper, pretty happy so far will finish the piping tomorrow hopefully!



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Bit hard to tell from the photos, but is it bronze or gold? Got a feeling I used to own this, how many kms?
170,000 when I got it
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Old 10-01-15, 16:41   #5
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sorted out the piping was a bit of a mission but go there in the end turned out nice i thought, love the way it pops out the bottom! few heavy duty cable ties underneath to hold it steadyand she was ready to go




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Old 13-01-15, 19:25   #6
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Clean

gave her a nice clean today heres a few pics or inside.



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