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Last time I posted on here some posts went missing... Hopefully it doesn't happen again.

Anyway, I changed the oil and started it up today for a nice winter warmup just to keep things moving.

Took a video of the valve train sound because of some other discussions on whatthe's page. These are just 264 cams. I tried to take a video of the exhaust at the tailpipe but no sound came through. I'll have to charge up my camera and do it another day.


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Where did you source the CF spark plug cover from?

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Where did you source the CF spark plug cover from?
Right here bro: Garage Whifbitz Carbon 2JZ Spark Plug Cover VVTi - Garage Whifbitz

They make a non-VVT-i version too along with the other timing covers. Took a couple months to arrive.

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Right here bro: Garage Whifbitz Carbon 2JZ Spark Plug Cover VVTi - Garage Whifbitz

They make a non-VVT-i version too along with the other timing covers. Took a couple months to arrive.
Dang, how much was shipping coming from the UK? Looks like speedforsale has them. I've never ordered from them before though.

https://www.speedforsale.com/suprapa...ti-p-3426.html

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Dang, how much was shipping coming from the UK? Looks like speedforsale has them. I've never ordered from them before though.

https://www.speedforsale.com/suprapa...ti-p-3426.html

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Haha speedforsale is actually who I ordered from but they sourced the part through whifbitz. They are a third party supplier and don't actually keep them on hand. Great customer service though!

My total was close to $350.

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Dang, how much was shipping coming from the UK? Looks like speedforsale has them. I've never ordered from them before though.

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Haha speedforsale is actually who I ordered from but they sourced the part through whifbitz. They are a third party supplier and don't actually keep them on hand. Great customer service though!

My total was close to $350.
Nice thanks for the info. Great build!
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really liking those side skirts.... if only I could ever get mine painted and out of the back yard lol
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Hows the weather? able to take it out now?
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Ohio weather can be 70 today and 20 tomorrow this time of year

It was mid 40's that day. Sitting for a month, started right up and boosted like I was on a roller coaster. Should have taken a video.

Can't wait to get the tiny bugs out and back on the dyno. It's ready!

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Hell Yea!! I just past the year mark on my build. I hope it doesn't go past 1 1/2 yrs. My spare time is really my only set back.
Post a video of a pull sometime soon!!!
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