Restoration of the 1988 Celica Alltrac Turbo

Discussion in 'That'll Buff Right Out' started by 5SpeedSER, Feb 24, 2007.

  1. 5SpeedSER

    5SpeedSER OT Supporter

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    This is a car that i built a few years ago and ended up selling to a guy that blew up the motor not long after i sold it.

    In its prior glory:
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    The guy that blew it up installing the newer motor (later he gave up on it, hence why im rebuilding it)
    here is the 185 motor with a melted piston and progress of the 205 going in
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    The rebuild process begins.... blown motor, now with a ST205 motor and Greddy TD06 and haltech e6k.
    Heres an update pictures when we picked it up
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    Now in order
    As we found it.
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    Loadin up
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    Damn it was fucking cold
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    Look at that bumper....hmm
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    had to stop to take a leak.... glad i wasnt driving, i couldnt have gotten out of this lot.
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    almost home
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    yep... home
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    teh bish is unloaded
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    Lets inspect
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    yeah... idiots, ugh
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    they tore apart a professionally rewired, reconditioned wiring harness... for what?
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    Ruined the front bumper... was perfect.
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    full of junk.
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    The haltech and custom harness [​IMG]

    Here are a few i snapped today of what we have done so far, we're waiting on the harness and haltec to come from Acylon and we'll have her ready to go.

    Here is the large heat exchanger mounted that goes with the 205 intercooler... its a mustang cobra upgrade heatexchanger.... fits great where the A/C condenser would have sat before. Still need to put the new brackets on to keep it in place :smokes:
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    Greddy TD06sh mounted on the Gen3 motor
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    Bare engine bay... no engine wiring yet, waiting on the haltec. Still alot to do
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    Still lots of junk in the trunk :lol:
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    Intercooler and more junk...
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    Bumper looks a bit better, no more big bump in the top. Still could use paint. and the foglights will fit back behind it finally! before the heatexchanger was mounted right up against the bumper not allowing foglights.... now to find a pair
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    The new huge tranny cooler from a Toyota T100 sittin above the heatexchanger... :big grin:
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    Engine bay lookin a bit more complete!
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    Turns out the Gen3 exhaust manifold sits pretty damn close to the radiator, much closer than the gen2 did, and MUCH closer than stock gen1 motor did. Slimline fans are needed here!
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    Solid motor mounts... thanks to speedsource!
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    Well the wiring is done, now just a few odds and ends and itll be done

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    Front bumper is back on!!!
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    Haltech and Daytona sensors wideband!
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    Whoa thats alot of wiring mess.... thankfully thatll clean up easy.
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    Thats all for now, it should be running here soon!
     
  2. sirthumpsalot

    sirthumpsalot Down for the count

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    nice little project
     
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    Looks like a fun project. :coold:
     
  4. DVS SHO 93

    DVS SHO 93 machine of hate

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    Looks good. I've never really had a problem with cars like those, but I can never get passed how the muffler sits angled like that.
     
  5. 5SpeedSER

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    yeah the muffler kinda had to sit like that due to the 3.14 inch piping, it had to go under the rear crossmember instead of over like it did stock (much over 2.75 inches is nearly impossible with out a mandrel bender and a lot of time) if i were to do it again id keep the stock exhaust and do a electric cutout
     
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    though i must mention, ive been told its the best sounding 4cylinder exhaust alot of people have ever heard.... go figure. having less that 5 bends total helps
     
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    lets have sexs
     
  8. Light Speed

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    what a piece of shit :rofl:
     
  9. 5SpeedSER

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    Fixed for ya Lightspeed
     
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    May have a Coil wire coming this week, still waiting on the intercooler to turbo coupler, and throttle cable bracket for the Throttle body and we'll be good to go! Dyno here we come... 350-380awhp or bust.
     
  11. DVS SHO 93

    DVS SHO 93 machine of hate

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    I was just going to ask what kind of numbers you were looking for. Thats pretty impressive.

    I may have missed it, but what kind of suspension set up are you running?
     
  12. You in Omaha? I think I've seen your car at the car meet on wednesdays by cinema center.
     
  13. The1Ash10

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    cool project
     
  14. 5SpeedSER

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    Nope, lincoln. The dumbass i sold it to lived in omaha though
     
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    B&G Springs/Tokico 5ways, whiteline handling pack. It really needs a set of coilovers though.
     
  16. The guy you sold it to seems to be pretty dense.

    That car was MINT when you sold it :hs:

    How much did the gen 3 motor cost?
     
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    I think the gen3 stuff cost ~2100 to the guys door that bought it... it was included int he last sale.
     
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    do you know any good 4G forums?

    I got an 88 GT and cant find anything for it.
     
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  19. 5SpeedSER

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    most of them get shut down for some reason, im not sure what the current one is, im only a member of alltrac.net i know the celica sites are pretty good though
     
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    Nice work
     
  23. deusexaethera

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    I hope you learned your lesson.

    NEVER SELL A GOOD CAR. Only sell broken cars.
     
  24. Cheeks

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    cool shit.
     
  25. Plex

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    I miss mine Sometimes... hard to work on though compared to my Corolla

    my old 88 alltrac
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