Discussion in 'Members Rides' started by RyanV, Jun 6, 2015.
Sounds like a good plan. Any update?
Nope, still a while before things get here from Japan. At least two months.
No parts delivered yet, but I made another purchase. I got a TRD cluster which is normally really expensive and a bit hard to find. I got a good price because the seller said it's been in storage for a few years and hasn't been tested. Also the kms read about 200,000 which I think made it less desirable. I'll have to give it a test when I get my hands on it. Ideally, I'd like to be able to adjust the kms to match my current cluster to make tracking of kms easier.
Once we stop getting tons of rain and freezing temps I'm going to use this car as my daily. I'm also hoping to get a G-Turbo for the HDJ81, so I'll install that and do some work on the LC while I'm driving this
Hey you drove by me today! At Sprott & Royal Oak by the gas station.
Nice, I think that's the first time I've been spotted
Do you live in that area? There was (or is) a silver Altezza that was a few blocks from my place closer to Still Creek and I think you have (or had) a silver Atezza, right?
I do live in the area, but my altezza was white & is now totaled and in heaven.
So I had to get into the left front regulator today. A few weeks back (when it was still warm out) we went to put the window up and had a terrible noise. I figured for sure the plastic in the regulator broke since it's really common on these cars. Luckily, no! The track was just gummed up with grease and shards of glass from when the window was broken. I cleaned it out spread a bit of grease and WD40 and it's working again. Managed to get a few shards in my fingers as well though when cleaning that didn't feel too good.
One thing that was obvious though is that when the shop replace the window they obviously did not take any care with the vapour barrier. Yes, it could have been done some other time when the car was still in Japan, but based on the quality of the cleaning job they did to clean up the broken glass, I'm sure it was the same shop that tore up the plastic. It's really not that hard to be careful to not tear it....Why are people so careless? Same thing was done in my wife's BMW when a regulator was replaced.
I wanted to put something better together, but I didn't have time.
Sleeping until spring now...
That sounds really good. Not offensive at all, but beefy. Looks good too.
Ugh....this thread makes me miss my Aristo so much.
I did an oil change on this last night and I I'll be driving it for the next month or so.
I'm hoping to have some time to take a few more videos, but we'll see. I never seem to have enough extra time!
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