About this blog
I'm finally putting some love into my first car. I've kept Peanut wrapped up for the past 10 years in hopes to eventually not have to sell her but actually
build her how I've imagined. My good bud Erik came on as a partner so its going to be a lot of his butt in the air while I photograph her progress. Ive been a quiet part of the faq community for the past 11 years and am excited to be more involved in the Pacific Northwest 02 family.
Peanut is a 1973 base model Automatic with a sunroof.
Our objectives for this build.
Disassembly down to the bare shell. Repair known rust issues and address unknown ones.
Assess existing parts refurb what we can and replace what we cannot refurb.
Replace the power plant with an S14b23.
Fabricate Custom motor mounts to allow for stock E30 M3 mounts.
Replace the trans tunnel with E30 to house the new G265.
Update fuel systems to allow for new EFI.
Install Stand alone ECU (megasqurt).
Rebuild rear end.
Ground control coilover front struts.
Brake booster delete as well as a full update on front and rear rotor install.
Repair and replace sections of the nose and create a removable nose clip.
so much more....