View Full Version : My many "other" rides (lots of images)

02-20-2006, 10:12 PM
Well, here are some shots of my other rides since the Legacy is "techincally" the wife's car...

Of course I can't drive anything at all that is stock...
1980 Chevrolet C-10 Long Bed truck (daily driver)
Chevrolet 350ci V8 (swapped from '73 Nova SS)
Chevrolet Turbo 350 automatic tranny
Mr. Gasket chrome air cleaner housing
Hooker headers
Accel Super Stock spark plug wires
B&M Street/Strip transmission shift kit
Flex-A-Lite radiator fan
Mobil 1 Synthetic oil

Delphi Roady2 XM Sat. receiver
Eclipse 55430 CD player w/ 3 RCA outputs @ 5v
Boston Acoustic Pro 6.5 6 1/2" component speakers
Rockford Fosgate Punch 100a2 50x2 amplifier
Rockford Fosgate Punch 60a2 30x2 amplifier
Rockford Fosgate 1 Farad Cap
Rockford Fosgate battery terminals & 4 AWG power wire
Rockford Fosgate Matrix Series triple twisted RCA cables
Rockford Fosgate Punch XLC Series 10" subwoofer
Q-Logic Pro-Form 10" subwoofer enclosure (made for Tacoma standard cab)

Future mods:
K&N air filter
Edelbrock Performer intake manifold
Edelbrock valve covers
DJM drop spindles
Firestone airbag suspension front & rear
Chrome oil pan dip stick
Chrome tranmission dip stick
Chrome front timing cover
*no pictures yet*

1987 Toyota Pickup daily driver (FOR SALE - $600)
*currently has 325,125 miles on the truck. the motor is the only thing that has been swapped out*
the laundry list of mods:
flip ball joints in front (1" lowering)
adjusted torsion bars (2" lowering)
3" aluminum lowering blocks in rear
K&N filter
Grant Signature Series GT steering wheel
reverse glow instrument panel gauges
brushed aluminum instrument panel trim
20% chrome window tint
Nissan Hardbody front grill
Nite Shades tint on the front & rear lights
Diamond non-sealed head lights w/ city lights installed

1981 Kawasaki KZ550 LTD (daily driver on non rain/snow filled days)
Mod list:
shortened rear turnsignal arms
billet mirror
K&N filter
5 Street Glow neon tubes
Clubman style handle bars
Drag Specialties chrome/foam grips

1897 Nissan Hardbody (Under HEAVY Construction!!!)
Mod list:
WAY too much to list at this point! Almost everything will be changed inside & out!
Ford 351 Windsor motor, Ford C6 tranny, Ford 9" rear end, Firestone airbags, 4 link bar rear suspension, '79 Ford F-150 steel dash, and so on...
-- What it looked like when I first bought it

--Then modified (rushed & half-assed)

--Torn back apart to redo EVERYTHING the right way & the way I want it done!

--The motor which will power the beast! 351w small block
*receiving 351 Cleveland heads, Edelbrock intake & cam shaft, bored .30 over w/ higher compression pistons, and everything will be balanced and blue printed!!*

02-20-2006, 10:32 PM
These are some awesome pics. I cant wait to see future updates!

02-20-2006, 11:00 PM
Thanks very much for the kind words. I don't think the truck will be finished this year like I'd hoped. I've decided to do a few more things which will set me back for money reasons. But I'm fine with that because I'm tired of not taking my time to get things done right. Plus with the future purchase of the Chevy C-10 truck, I already have plans to airbag that truck as my daily driver. It will pull my Project Nissan to long distance shows I don't want to risk driving the Hardbody to.

Though people have been known to tell me I have real sickness! I have a high-end $2,000+ stereo system in a truck I paid $600 for then did suspension mods to it. I just can't bare to drive anything that is stock. I suffer from Stockraphobia... :twisted: (and I'm d*mn proud of it too!!) :roll:

02-21-2006, 12:36 AM
Keep us updated on that Hardbody.... Looks like a very cool project.

02-21-2006, 01:33 AM
lookin good jason! i want a ride in the nissan when it's all done 8)

02-21-2006, 04:20 AM
How much do you plan on selling the truck for (the first 87 hardbody?) I may be interested in it. PM me with some details.

02-21-2006, 07:23 AM
Not a problem Spencer, I'd be glad to sit you back in your seat with the Hardbody!! :twisted:

How much do you plan on selling the truck for (the first 87 hardbody?) I may be interested in it. PM me with some details.
The truck I'm selling is my '87 Toyota pickup. None of the stereo equipment is being sold with it. I'm asking $800 for the truck and a spare 22r motor I'm finishing up a rebuild on with a laundry list of new parts($1,000 w/ spare motor swapped). I've made patch panels for the side of the bed (both lower rear sections) so the rust can be taken care of, just not installed yet because it's been too cold here lately.

02-21-2006, 08:57 PM
--The motor which will power the beast! 351w small block
*receiving 351 Cleveland heads, Edelbrock intake & cam shaft, bored .30 over w/ higher compression pistons, and everything will be balanced and blue printed!!*

:shock: damn...

02-21-2006, 10:01 PM
DAMN is right!!!!1one1!!!1

02-21-2006, 11:41 PM
The machining work for the blue print & balance, cylinder bore, hot tank the engine block to clean all the passages (oil & water), and magnaflux will cost me around $775. This assures me that the motor will be 100% A+ when I go to install all the new parts.

I'm reusing the stock piston rods & crankshaft. The intake & water pump are being replaced with aluminum pieces to reduce weight. The stock intake is cast iron and so is the water pump. They're HEAVY!!! I'd like to replace the cast iron heads with aluminum, but that's $1,100 and I only paid $450 for a complete running motor from my co-worker.

Basically once it's done, it won't come apart and the entire drive train will be the strongest combo Ford made. I'm looking to be pushing around 275-300 hp at the crank in a little Nissan truck. :shock: :twisted: :-D

02-23-2006, 10:00 AM
Once the weather starts to warm up, my best friend/car club member & I plan to begin the body drop on the Nissan. The body is being lowered over the frame 2 3/4"-3" (which ever allows the body to lay flat on the ground). This will allow me to tuck more of the 18" billet Boyd Coddington wheels I plan on buying for the truck. All said & done, I should have around $5,000 wrapped up in the total completed process.

03-04-2006, 09:36 PM
Just added the newest purchase to my "collection". I picked up an '80 Chevy C-10 pickup for $600 and now it's time to fix her up & drop it to the ground!! :twisted: Muahahahahahah....