A lot has been done and discovered, since my last post. I got the Tezz registered in januari and have been enjoying it since
Of course their were some things to do. So I put on new tires, replaced the worn shockabsorbers and hand-cut springs, figured out the power doorlock doesn't work and nobody knows how to repair it, lost a roof strip, repaired some bad wiring inside the doors (home stereo speaker wire braided into the wiring loom, etc).
And yesterday I changed my worn, supposed to be uprated clutch...well, the clutch was so uprated, that it was just an OEM replacement and I found out the dual mass flywheel had been welded up in the back
...is that a common fix?Updates
So up till now, I put on Falken Ziex-912 tyres, BC Racing coilover kit, Stoptech brake pads, Varta battery (big size), TRD lightweight flywheel and Exedy SportsTuff Heavy Duty Clutch Kit, # TYK-7378HDB (5-puk)
I finally put in my new clutch kit I ordered from Nick . He's been a lot of help!
The tires are ok for road use, have driven it in mild snow conditions and like them up till now. Maybe other tires could have more grip, but have no comparison. The coilovers are great, no other words for them. Like the brake pads, the have a nice solid and progressive bite. The battery is better up for the job starting and supporting the 3SGE under full electrical loads.
The car feels much more alive and easy going with the clutch setup. Revs up fairly quicker than before.
Clutch pedal feel is almost OEM like. Have to get used to shifting more precise to limit the slipping, especially from stand still. Taking it easy on the clutch to let it set to the new flywheel: is there a certain method for this?
Still love the car and enoying it, my work in progress
BC Racing coilovers
Rear fog light conversion (oligatory in the Netherlands)
New TRD flywheel and Exedy clutchPlans for the future
- tidying up the whole car
- timing belt kit (got it in from Nick)
- anodized alu trims (have to decide on my color scheme for the whole car)
- 18" wheels
- track days