Category Archives: Japanese

Project Turbo Arrow Wiring Update

Quick update on the Arrow project: I was able to finally pare down the Conquest Harness to just the engine control items. That is, mass air flow, boost sensor, spark controller, temp, oil pressure, knock sensor, and the ECM. Click … Continue reading

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Project Turbo Arrow Update: Wires

I did two things for the first time today.  One was learning how to make a stop-motion video with my new camera, the other was breaking down one vehicle’s wiring harness in order to use it in another vehicle. Click … Continue reading

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Project Turbo Arrow Update: Harvesting Organs

The Turbo Arrow is in progress.  I harvested the engine from the Conquest.  The plan was originally to replace only the head but now it will be the whole engine.  It needs a bit of work, but the Starion engine … Continue reading

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Project Turbo Arrow: NTC’s Build Thread

Need That Car has a new project.  Actually, it’s two projects in one.  The first part of the project is a 1980 Plymouth Arrow.  The truck itself was featured in an earlier post and, well, it just stole my heart.  … Continue reading

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Two Plymouth Arrows back-to-back? At NeedThatCar, all things are possible.

So, in pouring over photographs of the Plymouth Arrow in the previous post, I stumbled upon yet another Arrow Sport for sale.  This one has something very special to offer:  8,900 original miles.  It deserved a post of its own … Continue reading

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’80 Plymouth Arrow Sport – Near and Dear

This is a 1980 Plymouth Arrow Sport pickup.  Excuse me while I take a moment.  *sigh*  I will get back to that sigh in a while.  For now, feast your eyes on this beauty.  It’s orange, it’s got killer 1980s … Continue reading

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Time Capsule: 42k mile 1987 Suzuki Samurai

This Suzuki Samurai is well-preserved to say the least.  It is in amazing condition for an early Samurai.  Most rotted away, rolled over, or have been upgraded beyond the point of recognition.  The seller of this one claims its purpose … Continue reading

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