At this point you have the engine in, trans in, driveshaft and crossmember in. Engine capacity differed between markets. In 2012 tanner was in a freak accident falling down some steps hitting his head on a door frame. Many of us in the StarQuest owners' groups end up swapping that motor out. I would a 20B 3 rotor turbo but relatively hard to find in my area for a reasonable price. Andy McLennan driving a sponsored Starion was very successful, picking up many race wins and a Monroe championship, this against the semi works car of Colin Blower. For the fuel system, im using a C5 corvette fuel filter which also has a regulator built in.
I picked up a 2002 camaro for 3200 bucks. In a car that weighs about 3,000 pounds, with some of the best handling characteristics ever put on a road, you have just created for yourself an autocross demon. Hell, when did the Japanese even start selling cars over here? Once i finished them and wrapped them they are very snug so it looks like ill be notching and the inside part of the frame rails and moving them in a touch just to give me wiggle room. Definetly one of the coolest cars of the year, imo. Strong enough to run 9's and stay together. There going to the machine shop for a spec sheet, if they dont come out to what the seller stated then we will go from there.
The original interior is typical Japanese 'faux-tech' looking 80s plastic, but has been augmented with Autometer guages, a quick release steering wheel, aftermarket seats although the seller says he will replace these with original leather Mitsudge leather seats and 700cc of Lasix. The car is about 3,000-3,200 pounds. One is a G64B and other is the 4G64. As for the chassis, the whole tub has been stitch-welded and John digitally designed and fabricated custom steering knuckles along with control arms and a strut tower brace in the engine bay. Welcome to the Top-End Performance Starion-Conquest web pages. The factory engine came with a maximum of 197 horsepower with the 12-valve head, so the performance boost is even bigger than with the Ecoboost Merkur above, as power would spike to a hefty 320 horsepower and 315 lb-ft of torque.
I don't know enough about tranny's to do the internals switch myself thats why i say have someone else do it for me. Also, the front sway bar has to be removed from the car entirely. He drove the Conquest for a couple of years before blowing up the original turbocharged four cylinder engine. I am swapping my conquest in a few months because I bought it with a siezed motor and I also found a 6 bolt wideblock 4g64 and I'm looking into the options for cam and crank triggers. Getting the engine pulled apart Almost all torn down trying to getting the cam bearings out. Updates will come as i finish the work and projects and as money allows. For the little welding that needs to be done you can have it done locally.
His idea was to build a car that he could drive to the track, beat the living crap out of and then drive home again without any issues. I know the welder, that guy is shady! And the power-delivery will be freight-train flat and start right off idle. Im in ohio and he is in Tennessee. Where I'm running into trouble is that most of the info out there on this kind of build is several years old now, and light on some of the details what turbo specifically? Thou Shalt Not post as anonymous unless you are posting from mobile and have technical issues. Do you have a website with more pictures along with more build info? What i want to know is which way is the better way to go about it. We are here to help - that's the Top End difference. The one other requirement, given the StarQuest application, is that it must end up turbocharged.
The bell housing bolt patterns are different, so a transmission swap or adapter is manditory, motor mounts must be built Buschur may make some, I'm not sure and the car must be re wired to use the 4g63. The conversion is the smartest thing that can be done in my opinion for someone who wants to drag race a 4G63. However, once in the car, this swap proved to be a highly reliable and straightforward conversion. No, we do not hand out car sponsorships. Mike Garrett Instagram: mike speedhunters. I have also seen guys use km-132 but, i dont know how much power they can handle. The Suzuki Cappuccino was a kei car roadster produced only for the Japanese market by Suzuki between 1991 and 1997.
As soon as the list of parts are started you can here the conversation change. We are here and alive and well. Several sources attribute the name to struggles by Japanese engineers to pronounce the word. My first sport compact car was a 91 eagle talon, a mitsubishi eclipse everywhere else in the world. It looks like there are some hyundia 4g63's that have a head with 1g ports and have the spot to bolt on the cam sensor. I'm not saying budget isn't a factor, but it's a secondary factor to getting what I want. And thus began a five-year process in which he taught himself how to weld, how to fabricate parts and how to build a functional car for both the track and the street.
This was his car, So I'm continuing the project for him! What are you planning to use for a Cam angle sensor and crank trigger? Beyond that, I would be looking for some kind of 6-cyl engine I could use some kind of forced induction on. Although the ad reads as though the car can be driven, the seller says it will need an alignment and sorting of power steering, while an incorrect valve body provides rough shifts—a manual item is included. No one else offers the range of parts, services, and expertise that we do. It does make for a four cylinder engine, though. You did a very tasteful build. This will get the engine set in the car in the correct location.