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Old 08-04-2010, 02:38 AM   #1
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My RHD Vtec Monster Build + BOOST

Here's a project my older bro and I recently picked up. Progress is going good. So I decided to make a build thread to share with my fellow CRSX'ers.

Long Story Short: Brothers turbo rsx took a dump. Parted it out, kept the motor. Picked up a 1968 RHD Austin Cooper shell from a buddy that kept it sitting in the back of his shop for 12 years. Condition is not too bad, but we are happy with the shell + it already has an authentic zeemax wide body.

Alot of plans for this.
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Page 1 - The Beginning
Page 2 - Clean up and Strip + goods
Page 3 - WOOHOO PRESENTS!
Page 4 - Towed to get sandblasted
Page 5 - Sandblasting done, Spray with Rust Protection for time being. REAR SUBFRAME/COILS/DISC BRAKES ON + Some Engine Goodies
Page 6 - got a nice package..
Page 7 - Front Subframe on. Wheel Bearning, hubs, strut towers, coilovers, etc
Page 8 - video..
Page 9 - Bottom chassis sanded and rust treated + haircut
Page 10 - k24, cleaning and painting the block.
Page 11 - Sanding and Blocking.....FML. more packages (11/16/10)
Page 12 - small update after months
Page 12 - 2 years later...bondo work
the rsx RIP


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Old 08-04-2010, 02:40 AM   #2
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Old 08-04-2010, 02:41 AM   #3
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Old 08-04-2010, 02:44 AM   #4
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mini coopers with vtakkk is insaneee.

i think there was one posted around here.
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Old 08-04-2010, 02:45 AM   #5
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Old 08-04-2010, 03:03 AM   #7
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have you tried fitting it in yet to see what needs to be fabbed? should be fun, i had fun with my eg
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Old 08-04-2010, 03:07 AM   #8
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have you tried fitting it in yet to see what needs to be fabbed? should be fun, i had fun with my eg
with the subframe conversion it should fit fine. other than that, i had to order a new one piece front clip that is extended 3inches.
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Old 08-04-2010, 03:09 AM   #9
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I've seen this done before, should be interesting.

Nice project!!!

Have fun and keep us posted!
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can you run a full sized radiator or are you gonna run a half sized? i tried fitting a full sized but i ended up just welding a half sized on
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can you run a full sized radiator or are you gonna run a half sized? i tried fitting a full sized but i ended up just welding a half sized on
half sized. but my other concern is fitting the intercooler. mite run a top mount..half sized..dunno yet
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Old 08-04-2010, 03:25 AM   #12
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half sized. but my other concern is fitting the intercooler. mite run a top mount..half sized..dunno yet
maybe try a custom v mount set up, but i don't know how much room you have to work with between the front core support and the bumper
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Old 08-04-2010, 03:28 AM   #14
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cant wait to see some progress on this mang
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