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alistair
11-10-2009, 12:06 AM
Goodies arrived in the mail for me today.

Got a gauge pillar from Lo-tek. but they seem to be angled the wrong way, almost as if it's for a RHD car... it'd make sense to me to have the gauges angled towards the driver, not towards the mirror, but maybe it'll make more sense once it's installed.

I also got my dorman crankshaft pulley.

Pics attached
http://imgur.com/PfUkE.jpg (http://imgur.com/PfUkE.jpg)

acidice333
11-10-2009, 01:02 AM
mmmm... I need to pickup another Lotek pillar

Nitro_Alltrac
11-10-2009, 03:23 AM
I don't really think it's going to make any more sense once it's installed. I think you're right about being for RHD. Could be wrong though. :shrug:

Mr. Babb
11-10-2009, 03:41 AM
that is a lhd pod

alistair
11-10-2009, 03:49 AM
Well, i managed to lose the nuts that hold my passenger side motor mount, then after going to 4 different stores only to be laughed at needing a m10x1.25 nut and then coming home, I found both of them, right next to my jack directly underneath where I removed them from.

Got my old pulley off, it's mostly comparable to the dorman. The old OEM pulley uses a solid piece of rubber, whereas the dorman uses a strip that's pressed into place. I compared the timing marks I was using and I was way, way, way, way off. The timing mark is on the outside of the pulley, and I was trying to time against a chip on the inside. I'm hoping this will fix some of the performance issues I've been having once I get this all sorted out. Hopefully tomorrow night I'll be able to finish putting everything back together and wednesday she should be drivable (stat holiday for us canucks)

I did a dry fit of the pod, I still think they're facing the wrong way. Will get pics once it's mostly installed.

Until then, please enjoy some pictures of my dog.

http://imgur.com/fGtqj.jpg and http://imgur.com/vXdfN.jpg

Mr. Babb
11-10-2009, 03:55 AM
im telling you that is a lhd pillar, I've had rhd and lhd

celica91gts
11-10-2009, 04:14 AM
its a lhd pod, take a closer look man

alistair
11-10-2009, 04:43 AM
http://imgur.com/Gx7QW.jpg

Pic of them dry fitted. I still think they're angled the wrong way.

VikingJZ
11-10-2009, 03:36 PM
Dude you can trim the holes if you need to.

You can rotate the gauges themselves.

ChrisD
11-10-2009, 04:08 PM
You have the right pod. Trouble is, lotek angled that bottom piece wierd. My solution was to cut it and screw it into the oem pillar.

My write up:

http://gtfour.ca/lotek.html

:)

alistair
11-10-2009, 04:43 PM
Thanks Chris!, I'll try that tonight/tomorrow