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  • You'll be fine. It won't take long to get the hang of it.

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    • Document of you can. I’m sure we would all like to see your progress through this transformation

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      • Will do. Sunday I’m going to start all the prep stuff to take the engine out. I might have to go searching for a few transmission parts depending on what I can the lady can find for me but we’ll just have to see.

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        • For a anti lag setup, would it be better to use a rally style set up or just get a tune setup?

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          • Got a point, I keep getting ahead of myself lol.

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            • Yeah my adolescent brain is just going crazy thinking about everything I want to do to it. We’re preparing the engine and taking out to axles tomorrow so I’ll let everyone know how that goes.

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              • Day 1 is complete and didn’t make the progress I was hoping. We got the oil, coolant, and transmission fluid all drained and disconnected the heater core hoses. We got stuck on taking off the belt and belt tensioner because we don’t have the correct thing to take it off and it sent us on a wild goose chase for 1 and a half hours looking for the tool but got nothing. Anyone know where we can get the tool to take that stuff off?

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                • Found it and bought it thanks. Tomorrow I think we’re gonna remove the axles.

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                  • Remember to take pics along the way to reference for later.. like every member said so far...zip lock bags for nuts and bolts and a sharpie. Label everything!

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                    • I already have a bunch of bags ready and I’m writing notes about each one along with taking videos

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                      • Transmission came the other day but no other parts came with it all I got was the transmission. I know there is a clutch kit on ipd but it says non-turbo. Would that work or should I try to find the parts elsewhere.

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                        • Did that lady you got it from scam you ?
                          A non-turbo clutch kit will work on a turbo but if you can source a complete parts car it may be better to just get it all in one swoop.

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                          • Yeah I was thinking about searching for a whole car but I hope she didn’t scam me. I’ll send her a email just to ask her if she knows anything about those parts.

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                            • The lady got back to me and Friday she said she’ll help me out in finding the parts

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                              • I was thinking the same thing

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