Well I think it is time to create a build thread a lot has been done and lots of pictures taken. Please enjoy the pictures and if you have any comments or questions let me know will be adding stuff over the next couple weeks as the project finishes up.
450rwhp - 550rwhp
1JZGTE VVTi Swap
Leather Door Panels
Leather Rear Seats
Battery Relocation to Trunk
Fuel Return and Walboro 255lph
ABS Relocated - Finishing Lines Kit
CX Racing FMIC
Drive Shaft Shop Drive Shaft
Blue Powder Coated Rims
Tomei M8280 Turbo Upgrade
Tomei Expreme Turbo Outlet
3" downpipe with 3" exhaust to Apexi WS2
750cc Deatschwerks Injectors
Tweak'd Performance Engine Harness
AEM UEGO WideBand
Finishing Lines Complete Brake Line Kit
Extra Ground Straps
Aluminum Pully Upgrade kit Driftmotion
Here is when I first picked the car up with 130k on it from from dealership.
Drove the car for about 6-8 months and really wanted to boost it. Missed the Subaru and had the boost fever again. Decided to pick up a manifold and turbo from guy on here to piece kit together that turned out horribly wrong. The guy said it was a from a IS300 and that he was gonna bolt it on. Well come to find out it actually came from SC300 that had little more room so no dice on mine.
So in order to try to make it work I decided to move the battery and relocate the ABS. This was a bad idea to start with non of the lines would flare correctly and finally gave up. Ordered this kit from finishing lines and made it look awesome.
After this was done I decided to put the headers back on and drive it around like that until i decide what i want to do instead.
Next came the rims. I was wanting to get a set of wheels in anodized blue. Well a company we do work for i was talking about it and he offered to powder coat all for wheels for $100 any color i wanted that he has. So i jumped all over it. The color is ford blue.
Then had to get some coilovers to be a little happier with the ride.
Then I was doing doing visual mods for now and wanted more power so I went to dallas and picked up a 1jzgte VVti.
And here comes the time to pull the 2jz engine was running perfectly fine.
Then there was the big problem i ran into. The engine had tipped when shipped here and the tab was broken i hunted high and low to find used covers and finally found one set on ebay and snagged em.
Then on to replacing parts and moving parts over to the 1jz then installing it into the is300
Then I began installing all of my AEM sensors needed and the power steering.
Then came more parts for the car. The last time i will buy product from CX Racing. They don't tell you have to remove half the crap on drivers side to fit the piping and it still rubs the frame bad.
Then just a week ago we found a wrecked 2004 is300 locally that was mint condition. So i took the rear seats and the door panels. and i only paid $100 for everything!
From These panels
To these lovely ones
Grabbed the trunk mat and board for mine.
Rear Seats Before and After
Then i got this bright idea with a 7" touchscreen to tinkering with while i wait for the harness from tweaked performance and the driveshaft to start it up.
I will be updating this thread shortly!