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Hey guys! This has been a long time coming for me, as I've always wanted to own and build a supra and I finally have that ability!

Little background on how this all started, I've been a member here since 2008 and have always had a huge passion for the MKIV platform. My first car was a 97 Celica GT in Alpine silver (yes my Supra is the exact same color). I spent years following everyone's builds here on SF and dreamed of one day doing the same.

Flash forward to 2011, I am picking up my 95 Supra 5 speed N/A in Manassas Virginia and couldn't be happier! Car had some great aspects at the time, 100% stock except for a aftermarket alarm system and big ugly chrome wheels. She had around 135k on the clock when I picked her up. There as some bad though also, I was lucky to buy from the original owner, but he happened to be a smoker and the black interior showed it :-/ Burns in the carpet and center console.

Now on to the fun stuff! Back in March 2014 I decided to finally pull the trigger and start building the Supra and well I'll let the pictures speak for them self :)

Here is a list of what has been done to the car so far to date.

Engine:
2JZ-GTE stock head & bottom end 100% unopened
TWEAKED Performance tucked engine harness
JDL Auto Design open scroll manifold with 44mm wastegate flange
Borg warner S366 with 3" V-band welded on
TIAL Q BOV
TIAL MVR Wastegate
Custom downpipe & intercoolr pipe (by ACP in Greencastle , PA)
OCD Works Billet Valve covers rear baffled to have -10AN fittings moved to the rear of covers
OCD Works billet oil cap
HKS Carbon-TI
boost Logic mid pipe
M&S catch can with custom made -10AN lines & fittings
Boost Lab drain/feed line kit
CX racing Intercooler kit
PHR radiator hard pipe
PHR Intake
PHR power steering tank
TITAN Motorsport's billet radiator brackets
Drift Motion power steering cooler delete (high pressure line)
2JZ N/A oil cooler
Custom stainless steel radiator cooling panel

Fuel System:
Stock JDM 440cc Injectors
Stock N/A fuel pump


Drivetrain:
Toyota W58 (untill I can afford a V160 swap)
Spec Stage 2+ clutch
solid shifter bushings
USDM Rear End 3.13 Gearing 220mm Ring Gear
TRD Differential

Suspension/Brakes:
Megan EZ Street Coilovers
TITAN Motorsports sway bars
Custom adjustable end links
Stainless Steel solid tubing brake lines (deleted ABS module)
StopTech braided stainless lines

Interior:
New Toyota floor mats
New Toyota center console
New Toyota dash panels
DO-Luck RXB cross bar
98 Supra steering wheel
CUSCO rear strut bar
Custom leather trunk mat
New plastic trunk panels
Rockford fosagte speakers through out the whole car

Electronics:
AEM Infinity 8H Standalone (custom PNP harness to fit 2JZ harness)
AEM FailSafe Gauge Boost & AFR
MAC Valve to control boost

Audio:
Sony Explode USB deck
Rockford Fosgate 6.5" Speakers all the way around

Exterior:
97-98 Headlights
97-98 turn signals
97-98 tail lights
97-98 front bumper
4300k HID
18" PRIVAT wheels wrapped in NITTO NT555
MVP Motorsports front lip
Shaved rear wiper & squirter
Shaved antenna




How the car looked when I first picked it up.



 

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Started with the interior fixing little things here and there, had custom leather thank mat made that would work with my CUSCO strut bar.



Also picked up DO-Luck RXB rear cross bar from MVP




HKS Carbon-TI and no name mid pipe



Solid shifter bushings


Now during this time I also added, 97-98 headlights, turn signals, front bumper, tai lights and a MVP front lip



Redid the dash panels and replaced the shifter boot (which is one pain in the arse!)


 

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In 2013 I finally bought new PRIVAT 18" wheels and MEGAN EZ Street coilovers






Then tear down begins!





OCD Works Billet valve covers






JDL Auto Design open scroll manifold




 

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subscribed. great start good luck with the build
 

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Very nice, did you buy the spark plug cover on ebay? I rmb losing a bid on a cover like that , lmao nice looking project bro
 

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Stock intake manifold powered coated and had them shave the brake booster vacuum port and move it to the back of the manifold along with the nice TIAL flange added to the throttle.





Jay Bow at M&S Performance was kind enough to make me a one off catch can and I think he did a great job!


Borg Warner S366 with .91 exhaust housing



During this time I also removed my ABS and with the help of my friend Austin made custom stainless steel brake lines and clutch line.




Engine in



 

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Forgot to post these earlier, but better late than never lol
Tweaked Performance Engine harness (very happy with it so far)


Mishimoto radiator and new hardware for the car



New STOP Tech brake lines, Power House Racing rotated water neck, Power House Racing Intake


 

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So, my car isn't quite finished yet (very close) but waiting on a few last items. Today my drain line and feed line kit from BOOST Lab came in and I'm pretty pleased with it. I plan on running a DEI fire sleeve on my drain line just to be on the safe side.



 

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Very nice, did you buy the spark plug cover on ebay? I rmb losing a bid on a cover like that , lmao nice looking project bro
Actually, this is a stock valve cover that I painted myself. I used a semi flat paint and applied 12 very very light coats and it came out great!
 

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You should do your compressor housing and water neck black as well. And turbo inlet pipe. Spray in bedliner works great. Has a textured black finish. Nice job so far. The cars paint looks really good in the pics for having 130k+ miles
 

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Man, been waiting for this lol

Looks good man!
 

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Subbed, I'm doing the same thing here in about 2-3 months! Good luck!
 

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Great build thread so far bro! Good details.
Thsi is my first time making a real "build thread" for anything so please bare with me lol I hope to get some real deatil in here ASAP.
 

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wow nice work. and super clean alpine silver to work with. i'm sure this is going to turn out a nice project.
 

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