oldmatedan

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  1. Oldmatedans 76 ta23 st

    Couple pics of the powerhouse,amazing reliability really goes hard for what it is? Filled the sump right up with fuel the other day,going to pull the carbs down and rekit think the front float must be sticking open sometimes Changed the oil and filter let it run on the hoist got up to temp then repeat Shifted leads 1 to 4 round sending compression up through the carbs Worked a treat! Must of had a blocked jet somewhere idles way smoother starts a bit better and for now floats not wide open Still try to sort some carb kits just not as urgently as I first thought
  2. Oldmatedans 76 ta23 st

    Rough as guts mate
  3. Oldmatedans 76 ta23 st

    Interior pics as requested Ain't no Minter that's for sure
  4. Oldmatedans 76 ta23 st

    Got a few things to suss now Been saving up for a t50, door hinges also Have an accelerator pedal now also have the fittings for a proper choke cable setup Would really like some coilovers and new bushes balljoints etc see how it goes Good things take time Mainland cheese for example
  5. Oldmatedans 76 ta23 st

    Made it to Hampton downs and back for toyotafestival even had a good hoon round the track Wasent quite smooth sailing got hot on the Napier taupo rd couple of times Developed a dirty miss under load didn't get to suss out another lead set till on the way home cheers Huntly repco!! Was an awesome journey with the boy's got to have a yarn with a number of people who blew me away with there positive comments and admiration Really was an eye opener as to how few there are on the road now days
  6. DISCUSS RAISINS 1982 TOYOTA CORONA MKII GX61

    Give yourself a pat on the back man Looks awesome love the look of these slammed and jap wheels
  7. KPR's 84 chromelux discussion

    Good, deff going to weld mine up then! I won't get anywhere near 9000 old 3l likes cruising
  8. Oldmatedans 76 ta23 st chattitty chat

    Haha yeah nar mate she's all for reals I've been keeping an eye on your thread too mate gotta say I'm pretty excited to see your beast going!!!
  9. Oldmatedans 76 ta23 st

    Very small next to the mk2
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  11. Oldmatedans 76 ta23 st chattitty chat

    I'll get some pics of the inside tomorrow Haha it's not pretty though
  12. Oldmatedans 76 ta23 st chattitty chat

    Yeah for sure
  13. Oldmatedans 76 ta23 st chattitty chat

    Haha nah sorry mate Just an average joe
  14. Oldmatedans 76 ta23 st

    Forgot to take pics of the rhs sill going in Lot of work in the finishing bits,getting all lights going setting headlamps on beam setter Getting interior trim in Getting the ride height rite and longchamps on for good Had the boys @JBlades and @OldNathan pushing me along to get her woffed and reged In time to cruise up together to toyota festival Still haven't finished the lower front piece of lhs rear quarter Was a pleasant surprise to get re go $28 for 6 months Did finally finish 1 week before toyota fest so had time to do some ks to iron out any teething problems
  15. Oldmatedans 76 ta23 st

    Managed to find another rhf park light from Australia Also new headlight bracketry and an st grille badge thanks to @sleeektoy Took a fair bit of persuasion to align front bumper and indicator brackets Then reassembled front Looks far better than the stacked up state it was in before