Finally picked up a 1600. Been wanting one for quite a while

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Finally picked up a 1600. Been wanting one for quite a while

Postby Ace2cool » Sun Jun 10, 2018 5:12 pm

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It's got some mechanical issues. Definitely gonna need some help with getting it right and where to buy parts. Anyways, hey guys!


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Re: Finally picked up a 1600. Been wanting one for quite a while

Postby Rogue One » Sun Jun 10, 2018 5:24 pm

AWESOME!

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Re: Finally picked up a 1600. Been wanting one for quite a while

Postby MikeRL411 » Wed Jun 13, 2018 7:11 pm

Engine and transmission parts, many are shared with the equally rare RL411 sedans. There are dimensional differences, but the differences favor RL411 into 1600 cc roadster swaps with no significant alterations.

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Re: Finally picked up a 1600. Been wanting one for quite a while

Postby Ace2cool » Sat Jun 16, 2018 7:05 pm

Plan is to try to get it running this year, and swap it in the future. Actually considering updating to a more modern engine. If I'm gonna go through the whole process to swap, I'm going for something with a little more power. SR swaps seem to be pretty popular. I'm an electrician/electronics tech by trade, so the electrical portion doesn't phase me on that. Parts seem to be readily available for conversion as well, engine mounts, ect.

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Re: Finally picked up a 1600. Been wanting one for quite a while

Postby Ziggy1621 » Sat Sep 15, 2018 4:27 pm

Ace2cool wrote:
Sat Jun 16, 2018 7:05 pm
Plan is to try to get it running this year, and swap it in the future. Actually considering updating to a more modern engine. If I'm gonna go through the whole process to swap, I'm going for something with a little more power. SR swaps seem to be pretty popular. I'm an electrician/electronics tech by trade, so the electrical portion doesn't phase me on that. Parts seem to be readily available for conversion as well, engine mounts, ect.
Nice man, that's what I'm doing with mine, the SR swap. This is who I'm going to use http://spriso.com for the motor mounts, and Wireless Specialties makes a harness.

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Re: Finally picked up a 1600. Been wanting one for quite a while

Postby mpt_tank » Fri Feb 01, 2019 10:42 am

I agree with the post above, if you plan an SR swap use the motor mount kit that Spriso makes and sells, that with the jig rental will eliminate 90% of the physical challenges you will face, their alternator kit is also a good option. I used both and have zero regrets.
A bit of advice though is try to make sure the SR has a more popular ECM style for future tuning, I ended up with the Zinke that was only used for 2 model years on the Silvia.
When I get more time I will open a pic hosting account and post some pics of my project.


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