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    13's for $1300 Barina SB #2

    I bought this for $0. I call it "Woozy-oh", they are just the plates that it came with from new.
    Never took a pic because it looked so shitty, so Google helped me out


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    Then I painted it and put some tyres that grip properly on it





    Upgraded the horrible stock brakes


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    in for this.

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    Stock engine is pretty bad.
    C14NZ 1.4 litre family 1 SOHC with toilet bowl injection - 44kw.



    Got a X18XE1 engine. Family 1 1.8 litre DOHC. They're something like 90kw stock.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sloth View Post
    in for this.
    Yeah finish yours too!
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    they made a 2.4 litre version of that engine can't remember what it went in, maybe astra SRI. does the family 1 have the same bellhousing bolt pattern as the family 2?

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    Yeah Rodeos had it I think? Astra was 2.2.
    Not sure about the bellhousing, but you can put a Family 2 engine and gearbox in a Barina which Sloth has done. It's just a bit heavier than a Family 1.
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    This is the plan for turbo

    S14 T28 I got cheap ($37), only problem was that the arm that the wastegate actuator attaches to was bent a bit but I straightened it. Must've spooked the other bidders.


    Plan is to make a 2-1 turbo adapter off the bottom of the stock exhaust manifold.



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    mines done, but i havent had time to run it. id run a 200sx tubular mani with a new flange. the stock cast fucker flows worse than a 1 inch u bend.
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    Stock intake manifold is pretty funky. Variable length intake runners type thing.



    Felt like making something different, got the cheapest FWD style 4 cylinder plenum I could from Ebay to use as a base, it's for an early Evo 4g63.



    Turns out I couldn't use the runners that came with it because they were too big, and port spacing is slightly different. I chopped the stock manifold off after the injector bosses, got some 50mm aluminium tube, crushed it to the right shape and welded it on. Then cut the plenum base plate in the middle to bring the ports closer together. The runners are angled a bit so that I don't have to cut it between every single runner.






    Next I grind the bellmouths into nice smooth things, but I need to finish my Piazza first.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sloth View Post
    mines done, but i havent had time to run it. id run a 200sx tubular mani with a new flange. the stock cast fucker flows worse than a 1 inch u bend.
    The stock Z18XE manifold looks shit, but this one looks pretty smooth to me?
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    Quote Originally Posted by bugle View Post

    Upgraded the horrible stock brakes


    Are they off something else or just vented versions?

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    They're Calibra/TR Astra/Daewoo Espero front brakes. SB Barina rotors are 236mm, these are 256mm and require atleast 14" rims. Caliper looks the same but it's different. Have TR Astra rear discs to go on too, but that's a bit more work involved.

    Originals were so bad that they couldn't lock up with the new tyres, now I can lock them pretty easily.
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    Cool little project. Its interesting to see how interchangable euro gm stuff is. Will be a mad sleeper when done.

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    im parting a gsi in a month or so. need any bits?
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    There are lots of gsi bits i'd want. But most of them would be too big to post, except maybe a later tacho dash with electronic speedo.
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    dash and stuff is yours if you want. ill let you know nearer the time
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    Great minds think alike! I'm doing the exact same thing with a cheap as 4g63 inlet mani atm.

    Edit: your throttle body will just about fit inside the plenum opening lol
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    Sloth if there's any way to get side skirts and front seats to Sydney i'd be interested in those too.

    Crack, yeah $150 can't go wrong. Bargain for a nice smoothly shaped plenum to chop up.
    Except now I realised that the manifold interferes with the stock huge Bosch alternator. Going to have to convert it to a compact Denso type now.
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    kubota tractors run a tiny alt that works. some rally guy in the uk told me.
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    Same alternator is on 90's Suzuki swifts.
    "Where can we get hold of a Vincent Black Shadow?" "Whats that?" "A fantastic bike," I said. "The new model is something like two thousand cubic inches, developing two hundred brake-horsepower at four thousand revolutions per minute on a magnesium frame with two styrofoam seats and a total curb weight of exactly two hundred pounds."

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    Yeah those look like the Denso ones. Used on every Toyota and Isuzu too.
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    Is this finished yet?
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    Nah, but I lowered it with some king springs, fully sick.

    Also got thicker swaybars from a gsi
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    I spent saturday working on this when I should have been fixing the Piazza, dammit.

    New toy arrived on thursday, electric die grinder. Works really well.



    Only used MIG for tacking shit. Final welding with TIG.







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    Also the lowering

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    Quote Originally Posted by bugle View Post
    Nah, but I lowered it with some king springs, fully sick.

    Also got thicker swaybars from a gsi
    Lows or Super Lows?
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    Lows, they don't do super lows for Barinas, not that I would've got them. It's low enough with these.
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