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Track car build

Post by TrackBuild#3 » 18/03/19 21:15

Hi guys and girls, newbie alert!
I’ve had track cars for the past 10 years and love a budget small powered but planted car that shows up big powered cars on circuit. I’ve delved into the MR2 roadster market and have a nice little FL model that I picked up for £1200. On Saturday I decided it was definitely my next build, less than 48 hours later I have spent more than what I paid for the car. This is my reach out to you guys and the knowledge and secrets of this machine. The engine is staying standard for the min so it’s focussed about smiles per gallon...... for the moment. Any advice, please feel free to guide me. I will be keeping this thread updated with plenty of pics to see what I can adapt from previous cars to make my 2 into a brilliant understating track weapon!




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Re: Track car build

Post by TrackBuild#3 » 18/07/19 11:16

I thought I best update this, spent loads of time on the car in recent weeks and got plenty of track/sprint days booked.
List of upgrades so far;
Meister coilovers
Cobra seats and harness’
Hardrace adjustable arms front and rear
Drilled grooves discs front and rear
Yellow stuff pads front and rear
Omp wheel
2zz converion
TTE box
Baffled oil sump
LSD swap
Pro race 1.2s
R888Rs for track
R888 SG for sprints
Front splitter
Brake ducts
Ducktail spoiler
Powder coated subframe
Stripped interior
TRC sideskirts with side splitters
And probs loads more that I’ve not listed
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Re: Track car build

Post by TrackBuild#3 » 18/07/19 11:18

A few more pics
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Re: Track car build

Post by SonicSW20 » 18/07/19 12:00

Looks good!
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Re: Track car build

Post by vinp182 » 18/07/19 17:34

Great project mate :cool1:
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Re: Track car build

Post by nick » 19/07/19 13:05

Do you have any roll over protection? I would want that with full convertible.

Otherwise looks good

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Re: Track car build

Post by d-peg » 23/07/19 11:28

Looking good!
Have you thrown in the Celica 6 speed with the 2zz? It'll drop out of lift when caning through the gears otherwise. :th:
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Re: Track car build

Post by andyroo » 24/07/19 23:35

Great work, looks great.
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Re: Track car build

Post by TrackBuild#3 » 10/01/20 10:32

nick wrote:
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Do you have any roll over protection? I would want that with full convertible.

Otherwise looks good
It has a Megillian roll cage and now has a hard top for good measure


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Re: Track car build

Post by TrackBuild#3 » 10/01/20 10:34

d-peg wrote:
23/07/19 11:28
Looking good!
Have you thrown in the Celica 6 speed with the 2zz? It'll drop out of lift when caning through the gears otherwise. :th:
Yep, has the celica 6 speed, I had rogue do all the work and couldn’t be happier with it.


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Re: Track car build

Post by TrackBuild#3 » 10/01/20 10:42

Keep forgetting to update this 🤦🏻‍♂️
Now has a full brace set
Fully rust proofed throughout
Battery moved to the frunk
Custom exhaust
Removed soft top

With all that done I’m planning to make the most of it this year, loads of track days booked, going to enter a few JSS events and maybe a RWYB time attack ATS brands or cadwell
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