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    finally got the hub back together yesterday and took it for a drive. its now driving awesome with the fuel pump hoses sorted. pastes 275s at 60kmh and hauls ass all the way to 7500rpm

    unfortunately i think all those lean-outs have damaged the head gasket because after an hour of boosting around it ate about 3L of coolant!!! fucksake

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    and so it continues...

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    Silverseal it

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    Where's the coolant going? Overflow, exhaust or crank case.

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    Seems like it is pressurizing the overflow. I have to test it


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    Before you get carried away, try changing the radiator cap. If still pressurising overflow, then yeah most likely HG.

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    We put a new cap on it I think?
    Cunty looking job to do in car
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    Fuck I'm retarded

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    yeah have changed the cap already

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    if its a early 1UZ the plastic impeller can fall off the water pump...

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    Took the car to a mechanic who did a leakdown test and borescoped it. BHG into cylinder 6, and every piston shows signs of detonation.

    Weighed up the risk of fixing the current engine only for it to crack a ringland or shit a bearing down the track from detonation, and decided I should just pick up another 1UZ instead. $400 later and the trusty old AE71 wagon is getting me out of trouble once again



    Got a VRS kit on the way, will order a new timing belt and water pump as well. Give the engine a bday, swap over the cams and supercharger and other bits and pieces from the current engine and then swap it in

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