Free my ass. Mine cost 35k!
NA NA NAAAAAA NAH THUNDER.
I’m reminded of a hot rodder who stubbornly rebuilds a 1954 Chevy truck frame for like the fourth time in its life, instead of just buying an Art Morrison frame, or at least starting with repro frame rails. There comes a point where it’s not worth the time/money/effort to endlessly fix something that’s simply worn… Read more
I had a go-kart for a few years growing up. Whe my Dad got it, it was basically a fram and it was up to me to get it into whatever working order I wanted it in. I learned how to braze with an Acetelyne torch on that Go Kart. Rebuilt the carb on the original motor that came with it. Read more
So, a couple of points. Stylistically this looks a LOT like the design take-off point for what would be the Soarer/SC300, which makes a lot of sense considering it’s based off a Supra platform. Personally, I think it’s gorgeous except maybe for the spider-eye headlights. Read more
Good call on the compression test. Usually engines "barfing" oil is a result of blowby. If you need Jugs and pistons, or just want to build an entirely now motor theres a surprising number of parts available on Amazon. My uncle built an entirely new engine for his 77 due to nothing being near spec.