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I was looking for a good first car to buy and i wanted a manual Toyota. I looked around and saw this car on Craigslist. Immediately , i was drawn in. The car had chosen me to be its next owner. Describe the modifications you've made. Where did you start,  what’s the most recent mod and what motivated it? Since this was the first car , that i purchased and that i was learning car things, i figured that i would do everything on this car . When i bought it, the A/C wasn't working , but all i had to do was recharge it . But everything changed when i did a heatercore flush and coolant leaked out while i was driving without me noticing and worse not paying any attention to it . Which then led to a blown head gasket . I was told that at 278k ish miles , it wasn't really a good idea to redo a head gasket . So i opted for an upgrade. I originally chose the 4AGZE , which comes from the factory with Forged internals and a supercharger, but after reading about the ECU overboosting it , i chose the 20v variant instead for coolness and JDM points  Of all the mods you’ve made, which do you think offers the biggest bang for the buck? The swap of course ! It's what makes the car go !  How did you go about selecting the specific parts for this build? Any installation tips to share? MAKE SURE YOU HAVE EVERYTHING BEFORE STARTING THE BUILD my project could have been finished 3 months early if it wasn't for my ignorance , but this was my first ever car project sooooooo..... What are you planning next? Full mechanical restoration of my car, reinstalling A/C , things like that What’s been the biggest challenge with this build? Time and money , especially since this is my only car ! 

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