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D3animation
08-23-2011, 10:07 AM
G'day everyone

So I'm starting to consider rebuilding the engine on my car. At the moment I have a ST215 3SGTE in a ST185. I have heard that the Rods arent that spectacular in the 215 espc when more boost is added. So before I do any purchasing of equipment I just want to get some peoples opinions and ideas that I could consider. What I am to have is a decent 2.0L Turbo 3sgte that will be a good around corners and pick up speed quickly out of the corners. I will be running a FMIC soon enough and already have a full 3" exhaust system from the turbo :amuse:

A vid of my car so far :) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cL8htwBbwh4)

The list of what I'm looking at so far
Turbo
- Garrett GT3071R - 700382-3 (http://www.turbobygarrett.com/turbobygarrett/catelog/Turbochargers/GT30/GT3071R_700382_3.htm) or GT3071R - 700382-20 (http://www.turbobygarrett.com/turbobygarrett/catelog/Turbochargers/GT30/GT3071R_700382_20.htm)

Rods
- Eagle (http://www.eaglerod.com/)

Piston
- SRP Pro by JE (http://www.jepistons.com/Catalogs/SRPPRO/Toyota-Lexus/3sgte.aspx) (STD)

Camshaft
JUN (http://www.junauto.co.jp/products/cylinderhead-part/camshaft/camshaft-3sg.en.html) then get someone to modify and attach the end trigger arm

Camgear
HKS (http://www.hksusa.com/products/?id=629&rsku=5973)

Blow Off Valve
GFB (http://www.gfb.com.au/products?page=shop.product_details&flypage=flypage-ask.tpl&product_id=252&category_id=114)

Also getting ARP (http://arp-bolts.com/) Bolts and new gaskets all round.

What do you think of the parts so far?