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Street Build CHEVISH LUV 4G63T

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1978 Chevy LUV
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  1. mattp_65

    mattp_65 Supporting Member

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    Lake Stevens, Washington
    Well did some cleaning up of the floor pans. Before, during and after pictures. Will be putting down some dynamat, add an e-brake and some new carpet.
    Also picked up a isuzu trooper sway bar to upgrade my stock one, in process of cleaning it up and powder coating. Grabbed a miata parking brake and will be mated with lokar universal parking cables. More to come...also new intercooler coming up for LUVLEE.

    floorpan1.jpg floorpan2.jpg floorpan3.jpg floorpan4.jpg floorpan5.jpg floorpan6.jpg
     

    Street Build 848  1

    1978 Chevy LUV
    automatic · 4G63t Swapped

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    1995 Eagle Talon TSi AWD
    11.98 @ 125 · 2G DSM

    800  0

    1995 Eagle Talon TSi AWD
    12.04 @ 121.000 · 2G DSM
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  2. Ludachris

    Ludachris Founder & Zookeeper

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    Roseville, California
    Lots of cool fabrication going on here, with parts from other platforms. I love it!
     

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    1997 Eagle Talon TSi AWD (sold)
    manual · 2G DSM

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    1991 Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX
    435.0 whp · 399.2 lb/ft · 1G DSM
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  3. import solutions

    import solutions Proven Member

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    Just did my gauges yesterday for my luv a simple since is a sbc swaped bit yours looks better IMG_20200203_231039.jpg
     
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  4. mattp_65

    mattp_65 Supporting Member

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    Lake Stevens, Washington
    Last edited: Feb 24, 2020

    Street Build 848  1

    1978 Chevy LUV
    automatic · 4G63t Swapped

    1K  1

    1995 Eagle Talon TSi AWD
    11.98 @ 125 · 2G DSM

    800  0

    1995 Eagle Talon TSi AWD
    12.04 @ 121.000 · 2G DSM
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  5. mattp_65

    mattp_65 Supporting Member

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    Lake Stevens, Washington
    Just finished up the carpet install, not perfect at all to my liking but it's better than 40 year old carpet. Bench seat is back in, miata e brake installed (cables will be installed later). Coming later will be a new intercooler, bigger of course. Upgrading sway bar that was recently powder coated red. More upgrades to come and can't wait for spring time. carpet1.jpg carpet2.jpg carpet3.jpg intercoolers.jpg swaybar1.jpg swaybar2.jpg
     

    Street Build 848  1

    1978 Chevy LUV
    automatic · 4G63t Swapped

    1K  1

    1995 Eagle Talon TSi AWD
    11.98 @ 125 · 2G DSM

    800  0

    1995 Eagle Talon TSi AWD
    12.04 @ 121.000 · 2G DSM
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  6. mattp_65

    mattp_65 Supporting Member

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    Lake Stevens, Washington
    Here is an update on LUVLEE #4g63luv. Updated to a k&n filter from the spectra autozone filter. Intercooler grew a bit so needing some more fitment. Couple of pictures and before and after. Runs and drives super well. Has issue installing my trooper sway bar, might move the sway bar bushing locations to make it work; that will be later down the line. I will start throwing some videos once the weather starts cooperating and car meets not being cancelled. I hope everyone stays safe out there.

    engine4g63.jpg kn.jpg intercoolers2.jpg intercoolers3.jpg intercoolers4.jpg intercoolers5.jpg intercoolers6.jpg front.jpg
     

    Street Build 848  1

    1978 Chevy LUV
    automatic · 4G63t Swapped

    1K  1

    1995 Eagle Talon TSi AWD
    11.98 @ 125 · 2G DSM

    800  0

    1995 Eagle Talon TSi AWD
    12.04 @ 121.000 · 2G DSM
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  7. mattp_65

    mattp_65 Supporting Member

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    Lake Stevens, Washington
    Took this quarantine time and cleaned up the interior a bit and did some door panels. Bought these aluminum panels but did some of my touch ups with some vinyl and dailydriven bolt washers. What you guys think? And added some decals to the tank. Stay safe everyone. decals.jpg doorpanel4.jpg doorpanel3.jpg doorpanel2.jpg doorpanel1.jpg
     

    Street Build 848  1

    1978 Chevy LUV
    automatic · 4G63t Swapped

    1K  1

    1995 Eagle Talon TSi AWD
    11.98 @ 125 · 2G DSM

    800  0

    1995 Eagle Talon TSi AWD
    12.04 @ 121.000 · 2G DSM
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  8. mattp_65

    mattp_65 Supporting Member

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    Lake Stevens, Washington
    My brother cleaned up the picture and added some tint to it (so now I need to add some tint) Looks awesome! #4G63LUV #breakout_productionz LuvPic.jpg
     
    Last edited: Apr 27, 2020

    Street Build 848  1

    1978 Chevy LUV
    automatic · 4G63t Swapped

    1K  1

    1995 Eagle Talon TSi AWD
    11.98 @ 125 · 2G DSM

    800  0

    1995 Eagle Talon TSi AWD
    12.04 @ 121.000 · 2G DSM
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  9. mattp_65

    mattp_65 Supporting Member

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    Lake Stevens, Washington
    No major updates, fixed my door sagging issues on both doors also added new door seals. What a pain to remove the old pins, lots of hammering and drilling. Painted my side emblems and added my IG decal onto my fuel cell. IG: 4G63LUV

    4g63luv.jpg emblems.jpg hinges.jpg
     

    Street Build 848  1

    1978 Chevy LUV
    automatic · 4G63t Swapped

    1K  1

    1995 Eagle Talon TSi AWD
    11.98 @ 125 · 2G DSM

    800  0

    1995 Eagle Talon TSi AWD
    12.04 @ 121.000 · 2G DSM
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  10. mattp_65

    mattp_65 Supporting Member

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    Threw some tint on LUVLEE 35% front and back windows also put a cleaner style window cranks.

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    Street Build 848  1

    1978 Chevy LUV
    automatic · 4G63t Swapped

    1K  1

    1995 Eagle Talon TSi AWD
    11.98 @ 125 · 2G DSM

    800  0

    1995 Eagle Talon TSi AWD
    12.04 @ 121.000 · 2G DSM
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  11. arrowhead

    arrowhead Proven Member

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    miami, Florida
    Very nice clean work, congratulations.
     

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    1998 Eagle Talon TSi
    manual · 2G DSM
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  12. mattp_65

    mattp_65 Supporting Member

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    Lake Stevens, Washington
    Made a few updates and cruise shots. Relocated my coil pack under the evo 8 manifold with zero issues using JMF relocation bracket. Also made a cover piece wrapped in carbon to cover up my ECU and wiring. I still want to clean up the wiring in the engine bay.

    lake view1.jpg lake view2.jpg lake view3.jpg coilp relocate.jpg interior.jpg
     

    Street Build 848  1

    1978 Chevy LUV
    automatic · 4G63t Swapped

    1K  1

    1995 Eagle Talon TSi AWD
    11.98 @ 125 · 2G DSM

    800  0

    1995 Eagle Talon TSi AWD
    12.04 @ 121.000 · 2G DSM
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  13. mattp_65

    mattp_65 Supporting Member

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    Lake Stevens, Washington
    Couple of weeks ago LOL (leaks not coming from Luv)
    Happy Free Ride Friday! #readyforliftoff
    Had a minor electrical issue where #LUVLEE didn't want to start. Towed home and started right up at home LOL, keyless ignition issue got fixed. At least nothing major, she is back on the road.
    tow1.jpg tow2.jpg tow3.jpg tow4.jpg tow5.JPG
     

    Street Build 848  1

    1978 Chevy LUV
    automatic · 4G63t Swapped

    1K  1

    1995 Eagle Talon TSi AWD
    11.98 @ 125 · 2G DSM

    800  0

    1995 Eagle Talon TSi AWD
    12.04 @ 121.000 · 2G DSM
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