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A friend of mine has had a '90 Supra for awhile and it is seemingly stuck in a shop for interminable repairs. He reached out to me to ask if I could find any recommended mechanics. So... any recommendations?

If this matters for your recommendations, here is some of his info he gave me: He told me it has "a completely built engine. new rings, bearings, head to machine shop, upgraded injectors, ECU Master installed. Upgraded Turbo, upgraded clutch, fuel pressure regulator, redid intercooler piping and was supposed to get break in and then tuned on dyno, now they can't get it to start....This process is going over a year now..thus I'm beyond frustrated.

"I've dropped $$$K + into a car that won't run..."

He has been using Moore Automotive, in Fairfax for this work. I don't know if Moore did the rebuild, I sure hope not. In the invoice he sent me, he has 0 PSI in cylinder 1, only 95 in cylinder 6. The injectors have been very finicky. He ordered a set from somewhere, and they were nowhere near the same sizes, and had a hard time finding sets that were consistent. (My recollection)

David continues: "I've been told they were able to get it running, do compression tests then as they were getting it ready to tune it the injector problems popped up, meaning I sent them back to be redone as they were all over the place in flow and once everything was put back together I won't start. Something about ecu is getting mixed signals from distributor, mind you they replaced the wiring harness before I pulled the engine because the one in it was a mess, now it's wired up wrong?"



Thanks for your helpful suggestions.
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It is a ways from him but AndrewTech in the Montgomery Airpark is a Subaru tuner shop that I really like. They have helped me with my Subaru engine in my Vanagon and are not afraid of anything. There are always serious HP Subarus parked there, including the mechanics cars. Andrew is the owner.

http://www.andrewtechautomotive.com/
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I hear that Dominic Toretto can turn these into 10 second cars.

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A friend of mine has had a '90 Supra for awhile and it is seemingly stuck in a shop for interminable repairs. He reached out to me to ask if I could find any recommended mechanics. So... any recommendations?

If this matters for your recommendations, here is some of his info he gave me: He told me it has "a completely built engine. new rings, bearings, head to machine shop, upgraded injectors, ECU Master installed. Upgraded Turbo, upgraded clutch, fuel pressure regulator, redid intercooler piping and was supposed to get break in and then tuned on dyno, now they can't get it to start....This process is going over a year now..thus I'm beyond frustrated.

"I've dropped $$$K + into a car that won't run..."

He has been using Moore Automotive, in Fairfax for this work. I don't know if Moore did the rebuild, I sure hope not. In the invoice he sent me, he has 0 PSI in cylinder 1, only 95 in cylinder 6. The injectors have been very finicky. He ordered a set from somewhere, and they were nowhere near the same sizes, and had a hard time finding sets that were consistent. (My recollection)

David continues: "I've been told they were able to get it running, do compression tests then as they were getting it ready to tune it the injector problems popped up, meaning I sent them back to be redone as they were all over the place in flow and once everything was put back together I won't start. Something about ecu is getting mixed signals from distributor, mind you they replaced the wiring harness before I pulled the engine because the one in it was a mess, now it's wired up wrong?"



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