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dibbleyuk
06-06-08, 14:17
Hello guys,

I took my supra off the road last novemeber to save up for an NA-TT conversion and the plan was to get it back on the road for my 21st birthday wich is next month.

I planned to do everything myself and have had my girlfriends stepdads garage to use for the last few weeks so i fort it was about time i got it started.

Well i started couple a weeks ago after a few little problems she is finish and i can show you guys something im very excitied about and proud of hope you like :)

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dibbleyuk
06-06-08, 14:18
http://www.mkivsupras.co.uk/imports/2008/06/197.jpg

http://www.mkivsupras.co.uk/imports/2008/06/198.jpg

It took 9days from start to finish and all i can say is its awsome im so happy with it and can not wait untill my 21st birthday now bring on july 11th.

Had a good insurance quote aswell so cant get much better.

JamieP
06-06-08, 14:19
Nice work mate. :)

mikeyb10supra
06-06-08, 14:19
Nice write up dude...I spy with my little eye my little HKS ssqv ;) hope it came in handy mate

Gaz6002
06-06-08, 14:19
Nice work fella. Enjoy the power

cheekymonkey
06-06-08, 14:22
Fair play looks like you've done a great job. :)

marc_p
06-06-08, 14:23
Very nice :d, hat's off to you aswell for doing it yourself.

dibbleyuk
06-06-08, 14:24
Dam that was a quick few replys :)

I hadnt posted up about it as i wanted to keep it to myself untill it was finished.
Wanna thank D8MAO for the NA-TT parts :) great guy gave me plenty of advice during the conversion.

I worked my arse off was in the garage every night from 6-12 the work everyday its taken me nearly a week to catch up with my sleep :)

AlexM
06-06-08, 14:26
Looks nice :thumbs:, enjoy the upgrade.

Gaz Walker
06-06-08, 14:28
Nice job :)

Scott
06-06-08, 14:28
Good stuff, must feel good as you done it all yourself!

Looking very tidy. Is it a 5spd or a 6sp?

ivan
06-06-08, 14:36
Very well done. :thumbs:

Matt H
06-06-08, 14:37
Looking hot mate ;) nice work

DamanC
06-06-08, 14:41
:whistle:

mattsupra
06-06-08, 14:43
superb work you done there matey

great to see you done it yourself too and congrats


matt

dibbleyuk
06-06-08, 15:01
:whistle:

Cheers Guys,

Wanna thank DamanC for his help and advice also he came over and share some of his expertise :) and also mikosupra for his great write up came in handy.

hoff
06-06-08, 18:02
Well done mate, good work:)

kieren1234
06-06-08, 18:12
Well done Dibbley!! You know my thoughts on your car anyway. This is one of my favourite supra's on the forum. Looks absolutely stunning and i bet it goes alot better now too :):)

Good work mate.

jevansio
06-06-08, 18:17
Great job, :D

Bobbeh
06-06-08, 18:23
Nice move! Car looks sweet. :)

Luxluc
06-06-08, 18:29
Incredible work ... great pics. Respect for doing all the works by yourself.
After those short nights, hope you enjoy your ride a lot ... have fun.
Great looking car.:)

razza
06-06-08, 18:50
good job:)

marcAB10
06-06-08, 18:51
Looks great :thumbs:

Wish I had the skills to do this myself. :)

SteveR
06-06-08, 19:01
Well done! :)

michael
06-06-08, 19:03
Nice work, the pics make it all look far too easy :)

SupraGirlie
06-06-08, 19:15
That's lovely

Chingy
06-06-08, 19:15
nice one

Sharpie
06-06-08, 19:19
Well done buddy!

AdzC
06-06-08, 19:22
Good looking car and nice one for doing the conversion yourself.

Out of interest will you be insuring as a modified NA to TT or just as a TT?

Trig
06-06-08, 19:31
nice one, i think its time to invest in a tt engine :cool:

Pig
06-06-08, 21:03
Good on you mate. Enjoy your new car

Tones
06-06-08, 21:54
Good stuff! how does the 5 speed box work out with the conversion, or u changing to getrag?

TurboBrett
06-06-08, 22:13
the supe in general looks realy good mate and well done on changing the engine your self, you have done a good job:)

never seen the bomex bumper in red but it looks great :cool:

SupraAyf
06-06-08, 22:18
never seen the bomex bumper in red but it looks great :cool:

All Supes look great in Red - everyone knows that:)

Chris Wilson
06-06-08, 22:22
Looks very well indeed, you have done a superb job, hope it gives you a load of pleasure now.

Wez
06-06-08, 22:28
Nice work :thumbs:

paul mac
06-06-08, 22:37
welcome to the wonderfull world of forced induction, good job mate

SilverSoop
06-06-08, 22:58
Just read this thread, wow! Well done, im really impressed that you did that yourself!! :D
Hope you like your new engine, the n/a engine has nothing on the TT engine...lol...;) :D
How hard was it to do the conversion then Dibbley??

Spike3.0
06-06-08, 22:59
Nice Beetle too

dibbleyuk
07-06-08, 16:38
thanks for the great replys guys, Im running the 5 speed box it seems to be fine first and second seem abit short but once its in 3rd it pulls like a train!

I found the conversion quite easy, if you know the basics about cars it helps otherwise you would probably end up with problems :)

Im insuring it as a modified NA with a TT conversion, Greenlight seem very good for this and gave me a great quote its actually 200 cheaper than my renewal from sky on the car when it was an NA :blink: sky was only offering TPFT where greenlight will do it fully comp with everything declared so thats awsome :D

SatSport
07-06-08, 17:04
Im running the 5 speed box it seems to be fine first and second seem abit short but once its in 3rd it pulls like a train!

Well done!

Have you an LSD? What about the TTauto lsd, lower gearing than the NA?.

Could you list the other parts you needed to do the conversion?

Dann
07-06-08, 17:17
Have you had to change the fuel pump and the ECU ?

great read. well done to you bet you got great satisfaction doing it yourself too.

EdMorris
07-06-08, 17:41
Good work fella, can't beat the feeling of doing this stuff yourself eh?

Enjoy!

D8MOA
08-06-08, 12:43
Have you had to change the fuel pump and the ECU ?

great read. well done to you bet you got great satisfaction doing it yourself too.

hes prob changed the fuel pump as its now bpu+ and the ecu has to be changed as well.

you have done a good job mate,looks very smart in your car and you have done the right thing doing the performance mods at the same time!
you can now give daman a run for his money :innocent:

DamanC
08-06-08, 14:33
Supra pod baby :)

dibbleyuk
18-06-08, 15:49
got the car home at the weekend :)

Now i have to walk past it every morning untill my birthday :(



:D

IDO
19-06-08, 08:20
Looks sweet mate, good work...

note to self.. must put money in to "go" and less show..
will have to have a good look next time i catch up with you mate..

well done, enjoy it!!!!

you still got Nos on it as well?

dibbleyuk
19-06-08, 10:12
I havnt had it fitted to the new engine mate, I dont want to kill it lol

you going to come along to ModdedUK this year? 8quid! :d

IDO
19-06-08, 13:39
I havnt had it fitted to the new engine mate, I dont want to kill it lol

Fair enough mate, just didn't know if you had stripped it out as you had that build in the boot if i remember..

May be up for modded.. if there is a few of us like last year it would be worth it just for the laugh!!
only pointers
a) dont get a pitch next to the monster trucks
b) don't spent too long cleaning your car while parked next to the monster truck as when they do a demo dust goes everywhere
c)dont pay 8 for a Burger
d)i know a tent that serves cold beer and its only 8 to get in ;)


Car looks the nuts now though fella.. saving to go the tt conversion myself... may be a wile though... but it will happen!!:eyebrows:

luisito-awo
21-09-09, 23:27
http://i66.photobucket.com/albums/h258/dibbleyuk/28052008346.jpg

http://i66.photobucket.com/albums/h258/dibbleyuk/28052008348.jpg

It took 9days from start to finish and all i can say is its awsome im so happy with it and can not wait untill my 21st birthday now bring on july 11th.

Had a good insurance quote aswell so cant get much better.

u have the w58 5spd gearbox? or did u get the getrag 6 spd gearbox?

DamanC
22-09-09, 00:55
It was a W58. The first went bang.