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Apr 24, 12:44am - #163157 
im gonna get sh*t for this

well after debating for a long long time and tring to design a cowl in my spare time I decided to go w/ the TRD S/C insted of a Turbo. I really love the gains of a Turbo but in the long run w/ the strict mant. and the on going upkeep and not to mention the 1500 in other goodies that are req. to run a safe system I decided to buy the factory warr. of the TRD S/C. all in all this project is gonna cost around 2900, I picked up the S/C from Rinke toyota for only 2300 and the install is gonna cost about 400 and the time I spent in making and materials for the cowl was arond 200 W/ paint. I know the #'s for the S/c are not the highest BUT w/ the daily mileage and being that I still have 15k left on warr. it was the way to go for me. I'm gonna post pix asap the car is sch. to go in on the 5th of may and I have some up right after its done. Also I have an app. w/ godspeed inc. to have dynos done on the 8th.


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Apr 24, 12:58am - #163158 
thats so weird...i was just out with some friends and was discussing a cowl to make the Turbo fit...did you get any prototypes done or anything?


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Apr 24, 1:01am - #163159 
TURBO... wtf You mean S/C?... I have the mold that I used, if your looking to get the s/c I can make ya another one


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Apr 24, 1:09am - #163160 
I'm gonna do the TRD S/C too thumbsup

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Apr 24, 1:11am - #163161 
WOW... I was expecting a lot of crap from you guys. frown over at NC they were ripping a new ass


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Apr 24, 1:13am - #163162 
NC is ghey thumbsdown all the people do over there is flame.

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Apr 24, 1:15am - #163163 
Originally Posted by spaztikid
NC is ghey thumbsdown all the people do over there is flame.

fir real, thats all I get over there angry


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Apr 24, 1:27am - #163164 
I only go to NC for parts, other than that they can go to [b][color=red]Hell grin

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Apr 24, 1:29am - #163165 
sure Turbo has much better gains, but the TRD sc is definitely reliable, if i had to go with anything, i would choose the TRD sc as well, but i know trial is coming out with a sc for 1zzfe as well.

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Apr 24, 1:30am - #163166 
Brashboy is also working on the Blitz S/C for the 1ZZ

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Apr 24, 1:31am - #163167 
Originally Posted by v3n0m
Brashboy is also working on the Blitz S/C for the 1ZZ



knowing brash boy, it'll end up costing about 10 grand rofl

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Apr 24, 1:33am - #163168 
nope

I think it's gonna be between $4-5K

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Apr 24, 1:38am - #163169 
NM!

MT - 798,000 Yen...7,327.15 US dollars
AT - 837,000 Yen...7,685.24 US dollars

that's three TRD S/C's eek

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Apr 24, 2:25am - #163170 
Good luck man, you must definitely be excited!! And a damn good price to btw. eek thumbsup grin

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Apr 24, 6:31am - #163171 
Originally Posted by JBing
TURBO... wtf You mean S/C?... I have the mold that I used, if your looking to get the s/c I can make ya another one


actually, I was thinking of getting the TRD s/c too. After posting pics of your Hood, would you consider making one for me as well?

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Apr 24, 7:23am - #163172 
that's sweet, you will be the only one with it! thumbsup


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Apr 24, 7:32am - #163173 
awesome thumbsup

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Apr 24, 7:39am - #163174 
Originally Posted by Sultan
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TURBO... wtf You mean S/C?... I have the mold that I used, if your looking to get the s/c I can make ya another one


actually, I was thinking of getting the TRD s/c too. After posting pics of your hood, would you consider making one for me as well?

Sure, its basiclly pretty simple, it takes about a day or so to let everythn cure properly. I was really suprised at how time consuming is wasnt. my dad tried to talk me outa it and have his friend a Fiberglass repairer do it, he wanted about 350 or so eek but for sure im willin to make some more of these, I had a feeling I ppl might be interested. gimme about 2 weeks or so cause it still might have to be tweeked being i have cut the hole yet and the s/c isnt installed till 5/5


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Apr 24, 7:41am - #163175 
Nice man! I was thinking about it myself...I just need to buy another Hood...then again.. That blitz one is so hot! Especially with that front mount intercooler! I must have it...When? I dunno...but it will be mine! thumbsup

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Apr 24, 7:47am - #163176 
dude, thats sweeet! thumbsup i dont think youll get any sh!t (at least not here- the atmosphere is much more supportive). NICE! congrats

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Apr 24, 7:51am - #163177 
hey JBing..how is rinke with service and everything? i got my car from there..but I'm not sure how the service department would react if i brought it in with all these aftermarket parts..since some dealers are screwed.

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Apr 24, 7:59am - #163178 
Who gives a rat's ass about HP gains? J/K. grin Let us how how the TRD SC works out for you once installed.
Lets see what that Hood looks like. Post some pics. thumbsup

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Apr 24, 8:39am - #163179 
Originally Posted by JBing

WOW... I was expecting a lot of crap from you guys. frown over at NC they were ripping a new ass


Yeah they seem to be really negative over there. Buncha hoity-toity cork sniffers. grin

What about the VIS invader Hood? Would that hump cover the S/C?

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Apr 24, 9:00am - #163180 
Originally Posted by Tater
Who gives a rat's ass about HP gains? J/K. grin Let us how how the TRD SC works out for you once installed.
Lets see what that Hood looks like. Post some pics. thumbsup


yeah im kinda curoious to see i was thinking Turbo but then thought about all the problems they have and sence this is a TRD part you know it wont fuck anything up


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Apr 24, 9:20am - #163181 
Originally Posted by JBing
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TURBO... wtf You mean S/C?... I have the mold that I used, if your looking to get the s/c I can make ya another one


actually, I was thinking of getting the TRD s/c too. After posting pics of your hood, would you consider making one for me as well?

Sure, its basiclly pretty simple, it takes about a day or so to let everythn cure properly. I was really suprised at how time consuming is wasnt. my dad tried to talk me outa it and have his friend a Fiberglass repairer do it, he wanted about 350 or so eek but for sure im willin to make some more of these, I had a feeling I ppl might be interested. gimme about 2 weeks or so cause it still might have to be tweeked being i have cut the hole yet and the s/c isnt installed till 5/5


sweet, looking forward to pics of the Hood once it's fabricated and after installation. then I'll let you know...

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Apr 24, 10:28am - #163182 
thumbsup

About time someone dare enough to try it out... thumbsup

Good luck and post pics.


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Apr 24, 10:32am - #163183 
Originally Posted by TrdCelicaGTS
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About time someone dare enough to try it out... thumbsup

Good luck and post pics.

yup...can't wait. thumbsup

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Apr 24, 1:35pm - #163184 
Originally Posted by fusi0n
hey JBing..how is rinke with service and everything? i got my car from there..but I'm not sure how the service department would react if i brought it in with all these aftermarket parts..since some dealers are screwed.

There real friendly!! I talked to several dealers and they were the best prices. Some of em' quoted me 10hrs for labor eek And some told me that they wouldnt do it. My partners brother, Ed Rinke owns the dealership and they have one of the best service centers in the state.


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Apr 24, 1:41pm - #163185 
Originally Posted by spaztikid
NC is ghey thumbsdown all the people do over there is flame.


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Apr 24, 2:24pm - #163186 
I would have gone with the SC too, it just seems better overall.. although the gains aren't as large as a Turbo, it still has a lot of benefits that I personally think are way better.

Very cool though man, definitely get some pics up! SC costs so much here, it's like $7000 Cnd. to buy and then possibly a few more grande to install. frown


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Apr 25, 2:33pm - #163187 
post some pics dude!
i wanna check out your ride sometime...


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Apr 26, 3:51am - #163188 
yeah, i used to want the s/c, but i want the gains, of the Turbo, and there was no Hood for the s/c either, but post pics when done, i'd still like to see the Hood, since no one else has anything!!


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