MAZDA DRIFT TRUCK V8!!

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MAZDA DRIFT TRUCK V8!!

Post by b2600drifter » Sun Feb 05, 2012 4:28 am

Whats up you guys my name is Gorka and I drift the Mazda pickup truck. At 100 drifters of December I blew my motor and was going to rebuild it but instead sold my turbo setup and got a 5.0 ho motor instead. I have been working on my truck like crazy this month and got alot done here's some pics of the progress

here the motor that i need to clean
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covered all the holes in the firewall
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got the motor and trans in and stated mounting the Radiator
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Re: MAZDA DRIFT TRUCK V8!!

Post by Yoshi » Sun Feb 05, 2012 1:23 pm

YES! I've been waiting for this for a while. it's a mustang engine? I want more car details!
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Status: HG repair. 488wtq though!
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Post by b2600drifter » Sun Feb 05, 2012 4:40 pm

yeah the motor is from a 91 mustang gt. The motor has a few goodies on it. I got more pics i'll post up later.
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Post by b2600drifter » Sun Feb 05, 2012 7:49 pm

I got the engine bay cleaned and painted
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Re: MAZDA DRIFT TRUCK V8!!

Post by Yoshi » Sun Feb 05, 2012 8:21 pm

made the core support detachable? how does it bolt back in?
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Post by b2600drifter » Sun Feb 05, 2012 8:50 pm

there is two plate with welded nuts welded the back of the core support. I take 4 bolts out and it comes out. Here is the specs on my truck.

Engine:
-91 ford 5.0 ho
-Ford racing headers modified
-Edelbrock high flow water pump
-Ford racing A/C eliminator kit
-Ford racing 8mm spark plug wires
-BBK fuel pressure regulator
-Walbro 255 fuel pump
-Mild cam
-Teflon intake spacer
-Power pulleys

Suspension / Driveline / Steering:
-Kyb Gr2 front shocks
-Kyb Agx camaro rear shocks
-Custom rear shock mounts
-3in lowering blocks in the back
-Reindex torsion bars in the front
-3:76 final drive
-Welded diff
-Extended pitman and idler arm
-Custom tie rods with hiem joints
-Custom bump steer kit
-Custom length driveshaft
-T5 transmission
-Pro 5.0 short throw shifter
-Xtd stage 3 6 puck clutch
-Xtd 12lbs aluminum flywheel

Safety/Interior:
-Gutted interior
-Sparco driver seat
-Sparco passenger seat
-Custom driver and passenger seat mounts
-Grant steering wheel
-Custom hydraulic hand brake
-Sunpro gauges
-Gforce 6 point harness driver and passenger

Wheels / Tires/ Body:
-2in 6x4.5 to 5x114.3 wheel adapter
-6 American racing torque rims 15x7.5
-4 ford mustang rims 15x7
-Federal SS595 195/50r15 (Front)
-Cooper Zeon Zpt 205/50r15 (rear)
-3 in fender flares
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Re: MAZDA DRIFT TRUCK V8!!

Post by b2600drifter » Mon Feb 06, 2012 9:36 pm

got some more work done. Took out the heater box,chassis harness and painted my dash black. I'm going to be making my own chassis harness.

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I also got the motor back in the truck I will post up pics later
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Re: MAZDA DRIFT TRUCK V8!!

Post by prorallycodriver » Mon Feb 06, 2012 10:47 pm

Maz-dang!

You forgot the Lexus rims in your list.
Last one back to the clubhouse is buying!

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Re: MAZDA DRIFT TRUCK V8!!

Post by Yoshi » Tue Feb 07, 2012 12:21 am

damn looking fresh!
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Re: MAZDA DRIFT TRUCK V8!!

Post by b2600drifter » Tue Feb 07, 2012 1:16 am

thank yoshi :D my motor is in. I also installed a sparco seat on the passenger side. need to start on the wiring not going to be fun!

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there isn't alot of room for my headers
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