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Thread: Noddys shitbox CA Sil80 build..

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    New Member ALL-W3T's Avatar
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    Noddys shitbox CA Sil80 build..

    Hey all Im Todd, forklift mechanic by day backyard fabricator by night.

    Heres my 180sx, its a funny story as to how I auquired it, basically i swapped it for a hail damaged Toyota Cressida.

    Started life as a lightly modified daily, did a few cruises..




    Lost license and the mod bug bit.



    Learnt how to tig weld and went nuts.



    Replaced dash that looked like shit and fitted a Nardi



    5 Stud and Lenso 18x8/9s



    Learnt to polish.



    Made a catch can and got some braided lines.


    Started coming together now...Had no idea what I wanted just made it all up as I went along.



    CURRENT SPECS:

    <Engine>
    CA18DET
    Stock Internals.

    <Induction/Exhaust>
    3 inch intake with K n N Apollo mounted behind front bar.
    GT2860RS (.86) Internal gate welded shut.
    Turbosmart 38mm Ultragate.
    Saber GT tube n fin FMIC
    Modified factory plenum with larger t/b.
    3 inch exhaust with 2 mufflers and cat.
    Twin tips on 2nd muffler for street
    Twin dumpies on straight pipe for track.

    <Drive line>
    CA18DET 5 speed
    Exceedy H/D organic on balanced flywheel.
    4.6 Auto LSD with extended rear cover.

    <Suspension>
    S15 front Lcas.
    Converted to Non-HICAS rack and fitted rear lock bar.
    G4 coilovers (dont hate brought in 08)
    Just jap rear camber arms.



    Updates will be slow....after all I have been building it on and off for 6 years.

    Todd.
    Last edited by ALL-W3T; 08-05-12 at 11:43 PM.
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    New Member ALL-W3T's Avatar
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    Copied from NS.com....Hey how do pics work on here?
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    Have you copied this from another forum or something. Shit layout for a build thread, I lost interest 3 paragraphs on. Got any pictures?
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    Going to scrap it and start again I started that build thread in 07 lol
    Last edited by ALL-W3T; 06-05-12 at 10:07 PM.
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    New Member ALL-W3T's Avatar
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    Yeah theres some build pics i need to sort it out n lay it put better.
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    New Member ALL-W3T's Avatar
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    Got my hands on a guard roller and had a go.

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    New Member ALL-W3T's Avatar
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    looks like ass in that pic, need to get a better one.

    Selling the 180 front off it and im lookin for S13 lights and bonet.
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    Decided to get into it last night.

    Excuse Iphone pics Ill do better when I can.

    Looks good without 7 deg of neg camber lol.







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    Reppin the Mrs hair dryer, ecuse the mess my 2 dogs get feral when no ones home and decided to chew up their foam bed. lol
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    Holy fuck! is that Rohan's old S14A? My missus owns what used to be "SXHEVN" now, god damn that pic must be what? 5-6 years ago?
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