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We (Supertec Racing) are currently in the process of making a 4WD RHD Supra with 2JZ-GTE VVTi engine. The car is completely streetable, full interior, no drag or anything like that. The transmission is from a Lexus LS460 AWD, 8 speed AA80F strenghened up to 1000nm. Engine is stock at this stage.
I am using a genuine OEM TCM (transmission control module) from Lexus as well as other computers. Modified ABS sensors, CAN control module and other stuff. Transmission can be diagnosed via OEM plug.
The car has 3 Torsen LSD differentials, front, center and rear. Hope it will have cannon-like starts.
Transmission can be controlled from streering wheel paddles too but this feature is still has to be made. Paddles I plan to adopt from a Lexus IS-F steering wheel. Gear number will be displayed in the RPM clock.
We developed and CNC machined a bellhousing adapter, flywheel adapter and an upgraded torque converter (pics are below) to mount the transmission onto the 2JZ-GTE engine.
Transmission requires a lot of data from the engine, including 4 knock sensors data and etc. Electronic adapter boxes are being made to "marry" 1UR-FSE signals and 2JZ-GTE ones.
All other pictures, including front suspension will be released after we complete the car.
The car is planned to export to the United States after completion, so stay tuned. :)
I can answer any questions you may have.







 

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be interested to see how this turns out. what is purpose of bringing it to the us?

good luck with the project
 

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what is purpose of bringing it to the us?
All the money are in the U.S. these days, unfortunately.

There will be another version with Getrag 4WD conversion. Now 3D modelling the adapter to mate a transfer box. Newer Lexus transfer box is easier to mate as it has no chains or clutches and no need for external oil pumps and other controls.
Considering it as a good alternative to R34 GT-R.
 

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What is pricing looking like for this without the transmission and electronic kit? Just the AWD components.
 

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What is pricing looking
It's a technical part of the forum. Wanted to discuss modifications here, not selling anything.

Just the AWD components.
They won't bolt on. Sump was taken from Mark II JZX93 1JZ-GE and oil feed modified. Power steering gear must be moved a little bit to the front to allow the sump with diff to be installed. The front crossmember is made from tubes used in WRC for roll cages and etc.
Floor panel must be widened a bit to suit transfer box and front shaft.
The car will be sold as a complete project.
 

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Well, to whomever buys this car, I would ask that they please bring it to Supras in Vegas, I'd love to see it.

The idea does sound familiar though, I seem to recall someone years ago (possibly also in Russia?) putting Land Cruiser components in a Mk4 shell. :)
 

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The idea does sound familiar though, I seem to recall someone years ago (possibly also in Russia?) putting Land Cruiser components in a Mk4 shell.
Yea, TotalRace guys. They started doing it back in 2005. We met and spoke about it. I had this idea since 2001. Probably they got it seriously :) As far as I know they made a drag Supra with 1FZ-FE engine but I never saw it driving. Probably never been completed.
 

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Yea, TotalRace guys. They started doing it back in 2005. We met and spoke about it. I had this idea since 2001. Probably they got it seriously :) As far as I know they made a drag Supra with 1FZ-FE engine but I never saw it driving. Probably never been completed.
I knew there was a reason it all seemed familiar, but a bit different... I recall that car having a rather "unique" hood to clear the much taller engine. Would be a shame if it had never been completed.

Glad to see you working out an idea you had so long ago. I often have ideas that I quickly file in the "that's just silly" part of my brain, but every once in a while, I get to see one of those silly ideas come to life, and it's fun! :)
 

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This is really cool. Subbed.

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Oh I don't doubt that this will be an expensive project. I find that dreams start when you don't have money, and by the time you do have money, if the dream is still there... you have to be careful not to let a project get out of control. That was my mistake with my Mk3.
 

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you have to be careful not to let a project get out of control. That was my mistake with my Mk3.
Yep, you are right. I tuned more than 10 cars already and sometimes the budget doubled, so have to be careful.
But this time, it seems, like this Supra must be the first streetable 4WD version in the World. I tried to search and didn't see any. Only the drag one with 1FZ-FE engine which never saw the light.
 

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Closest thing I've seen was a 2jz swapped GT-R, but that's not really the same thing. Only other thing along these lines that comes to mind is a couple of cars that Hoonigan built, one being Ken Block's "Hoonicorn" and an old 2nd generation Firebird that they also built.
 

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What is pricing looking like for this without the transmission and electronic kit? Just the AWD components.
All the money are in the U.S. these days, unfortunately.

There will be another version with Getrag 4WD conversion. Now 3D modelling the adapter to mate a transfer box. Newer Lexus transfer box is easier to mate as it has no chains or clutches and no need for external oil pumps and other controls.
Considering it as a good alternative to R34 GT-R.
Basic setup:
v161 trans awd
Front sump conversion from jdm mkiv
New subframe with factory pivot points
(will track and drive like oem
center diff control manual and auto correction
using full race pcm controller
Jic magic flt a2 coilovers
Tps signal hard wired to (haltech nexus r5 but will work with aem infinity,motec, linked and syvecs engine mgt
Front and rear traction control
(full 100 percent rear and up to 50% front bias
Twin disc using 850 series cm clutch (push pull conversion
(optional sequential setup avail for extra 15k
ds front axles
New front spindles and hubs
Murci 8 piston brembo upgrade (optional) carbon ceramics 2k
oem pump controller( hydraulic based with 2 quart res in trunk
all new hard line brake conversion
Haltec lc7 screen current but will work with aem or motec dash as well


( weight gain?

factory v160 is 159 lbs vs v161 198 lbs
factory subframe 65 lbs vs new subframe 70 lbs
front diff 45 lbs and front prop shaft 8 lbs
tran pump 12 lbs
total weight gain(109 lbs)
kit is completely reversible
upgraded clutch packs avail (optional
Dss rear driveshaft (optional

this conversion is rated at 1200whp with lifetime warranty on install
currently my car stands at 3156 wet with kit installed






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