Andi, I remember a few months ago you looked into going single. I seem to remember the cost being around 20K. Am I just making up numbers (very possible) or is this correct? Also, what was included in your package? Thanks alot.
Grant said:HID lights?
You can reduce the cost of that. A GReddy or RPS kit is $4k, you don't need a BCC with EGR plates and a single. EBC isn't necissary, nothing wrong with a good MBC, although I'll go with an AVC-R for gear based boost. Pre-97s don't need a short throw (IMO). You can get around a VPC if your willing to experiment a little. FMIC certainly helps but the car will still smoke and BPU with the stock SMIC. Gauges, all you really need (IMO) is EGT, boost controller or turbo timer has a boost gauge w/ peak hold (at least mine does). Cam gears obviously optional. And no DP or BOV needed, they generally come with the kit. Mine would look something like this:
T78 - $4000
Fuel system $2000
EGT gauge $200
turbo timer/boost gauge $110
EGR plate $10
Short throw shifter $200 (cause '97 shifters suck)
Big Ass Spearco FMIC $800
Hard pipes fab'd $500
Oil cooler $200
Install and tuning: Me skipping classes for a week or two
Toyomoto would prolly charge $3000 for install and tuning.
Maybe new short block in case you melt a piston: $2000
Wew thats expensive, its a good thing I can get a deal on a lot of that stuff
Then Teins, 275/315s, Andi's front sway bar + TRD rear, widened stock rims for ultimate sleeper, water injection for 22 psi on pump gas = a lot more $$
Now excuse me while I get back to selling crack to pay for all this shit