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’88 MITSUBISHI STARION

Super Street - - Wish Upon A Star -

OWNER DIEGO GARIBAY

HOME­TOWN NAPA, CA

OC­CU­PA­TION HVAC TECH­NI­CIAN

POWER 791 whp on E85; 473 whp on 91-oc­tane

ENGINE 2JZ-GE block; 1JZ-GTE head; Brian Crower 264° crank­shaft, 264° cams, HD valvesprings; Toy­ota twin-turbo Supra oil pump; AEM 380-lph fuel pump; Tomei Type-s reg­u­la­tor; 1,600cc in­jec­tors; Kenne Bell Boost-a-pump; -AN8 feed fuel line to dual -AN6 lines to rail; Borgwarner S366 T4 tur­bocharger; cus­tom welded in­take and 3” ex­haust; Cxrac­ing in­ter­cooler and head­ers; TIAL 50mm blow-off valve; Ac­cu­fab 90mm Ford throttle body; Tur­bosmart 45mm waste­gate; Nis­san SR20 ra­di­a­tor; TRD ther­mo­stat; Mishi­moto dual elec­tric fans, oil cooler

DRIV­E­TRAIN CD009 six-speed man­ual from ’05 Nis­san 350Z; South Bend six-puck clutch; Wil­wood ¾ clutch mas­ter cylin­der; Collin Adapters 2JZ to 350Z swap kit; CBF Per­for­mance for­ward mount shifter; cus­tom 1350 drive­shaft

ENGINE MAN­AGE­MENT AEM V2 ECU with Flex Fuel and boost con­trol, fail safe wide­band sen­sor

FOOT­WORK & CHAS­SIS Nis­san 240SX steer­ing rack, spin­dles; Ichiba five-lug con­ver­sion; BC Rac­ing front coilovers; Mookeeh rear coilovers, front and rear cam­ber plates; polyurethane bush­ing kit

BRAKES Nisan 300ZX four-pis­ton front calipers with 350Z Brembo ro­tors; Z1 Mo­tor­sports spac­ers; slot­ted rear ro­tors; stain­less steel braided lines

WHEELS & TIRES 17x10” +20 Amer­i­can Mus­cle Saleen Style wheels; 245/40R17 front Hankook R-S3, 315/35R17 rear Nitto NT05R tires; ARP ex­tended wheel studs

EX­TE­RIOR ’87 Con­quest tail­lights; ’86 Nis­san 300ZX hood scoop; 1” hood spac­ers and hood­pins; Mo­to­cam fog­light cov­ers; John La­zo­rack cus­tom drag wing; Nis­san B17 Blue paint

IN­TE­RIOR Au­tometer tachome­ter, wa­ter temp, boost and oil pres­sure gauges; Au­topower four-point roll bar; Cor­beau Forza Sport FIA driver seat; RCI five-point rac­ing har­ness; ’89spec leather pas­sen­ger seat; JVC head unit; 12” Ken­wood sub­woofer

THANKS YOU Michael Ne­varez for all weld­ing and all body­work and paint; Ana Gabriela Gomez, my wife, for al­ways sup­port­ing me as I built this car; my tuner Lawrence Ship­man; Princess Mo­tor­sports; Scott Hib­bard for weld­ing the in­take man­i­fold; Ja­son Han­ni­gan Starion for shar­ing tons of info; my buddy Ray Ruiz, who passed away af­ter bat­tling can­cer for 11 years, car is named “Metal Sonic” af­ter him; Leslie Gibb who al­ways sends mint Starion parts; David Bor­rayo; Horse­power In­dus­tries

››A Cor­beau seat keeps Garibay held tight, and Au­tometer gauges keep the rel­e­vant tem­per­a­tures easy to see.

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