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Fidanza Flywheel, Exedy Organic Racing Clutch and Kaaz LSD all getting fitted.

Should hopefully have the car back Thursday.

Can't wait !!! ...... mmmm... the joy of driving with full boost again as opposed to 0 ... lol :D

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Exedy Organic Racing Clutch

:P how do you mean? has it been handed reared, and only feed on organic oil :lol:

i bet that will make the car fun to driver again! fingers crossed the weather is nice for you on the drive back :)

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the only bad point is that I'll have to take it easy for 500miles after it's all fitted. After that it'll be foot down, head pinned to the back of the seat again.... can't wait !!! :D

It's been about 8 weeks since I was last able to do that !

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Yeah.. I had a clutch on order from fensport for about 6 weeks !! got annoyed in the end and bought one elsewhere.

what bits ??

The flywheel, clutch and LSD ??

The garage is fitting them all tomorrow/wednesday.

Or are you on about other bits ?

I'm a mechanical !Removed!... the only things I've done to the car myself is...

Fit rev3 rear lights

Fit rev6 rear lights

fit TRD short shifter

fit Momo Steering wheel

fit Stereo

Fit rev5 spoiler

I think that's about it. Anything else I've got the garage to do.... lol

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alot cheaper than other placed I tried tho. That's why I went with them, and because the owner owns a Supra TT and does the work on that. So I have some confidence that he knows what he's doing.. lol

I got quoted £150+VAT for the clutch and £100+VAT for the LSD. The flywheel won't add that much more onto the bill, so it's a decent price.

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yeah.. I got quoted £350+VAT for the clutch alone from some places !!!

I was driving past the garage in a small town near me when I saw a Supra and MR2 parked outside it. It's not a performance garage etc, but the fact those 2 cars were parked outside it made me go in. Glad I did.

They'll have the car for two days tho... that's not good... but I suppose I shouldn't have so much stuff to get done.. lol

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lol... NO !!.... I'm gonna drive that 500miles as soon as possible.

I'm gonna go driving just for the hell of going driving so I can hit that 500miles spot !.... I'll get there fast... lol.

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lol i can just imagine jim drivin round and arund his block about 1000 times :lol:

I will as well... lol.

Will happily drive 250 miles away to drive back again just to get that 500miles mark... :)

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lol... well I'm driving down to wales near the end of the month. I'm going to see the Chillis in concert in Cardiff !!! Should be sweet.

Then upto somewhere else for a night.. then upto liverpool for a couple fo nights for a stag weekend.

Will be fun... and if I havn't by then, I certainly will have covered the 500miles needed to. I'm thinking it would probably be cheaper getting the train tho instead of paying for the petrol costs for the trip !

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mite be cheaper jim, but think about the NECESSITY!

u NEED to wear them in fella, it'l cost less, cos ur only gonna go bugger 'em as u wont have beaded 'em in properly!

Plus train journeys r boring...


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in the garage now... :)

So am i, back out next friday :D

Jim, come to the big meet at Santa Pod on the 19th & 20th. You should have the 500 miles in by then (well you will have when you get there :lol: ). I can see it now, in the left hand lane we have Jimlad and in the right hand lane we have Bibbs, that would be fun to watch :yes:

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It's alright Jimlad .. there are no corners or curbs to slide into .. you should be fine ..

I'm not taking mine to pod just yet .. gotta sort a few issues first ..

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