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Forum: Show n Tell 06-13-2020, 01:50 AM
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Posted By Bru
Nu Shooz

I took $1,000 of the stimulus money and bought a new set of rims and tires. They are: Raceline 7x16 tuner wheels from Aspire Motoring on eBay and Toyo Versato Noir tires 225/50/16 from Walmart...
Forum: MKIII Supra 03-16-2020, 12:43 AM
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Views: 580
Posted By Bru
Cre, Please delete this post.

This plan was aborted when the alignment shop said they wouldn't align the car if I did something like that. I'm pursuing other ways of raising the front ride height to specification by replacing...
Forum: MKIII Supra 02-13-2020, 05:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,220
Posted By Bru
I'm going to throw in my $0.02, since where grave...

I'm going to throw in my $0.02, since where grave digging here. Absolutely disconnect the battery first. The starter can be removed without taking any thing off that's above it like the intake...
Forum: MKIV Supra 02-03-2020, 07:03 PM
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Views: 669
Posted By Bru
Toyota is re-issuing Supra parts MKIV, MKIII

Go to the Toyota heritage parts website and put in your 5 choices for reissue parts! They have already chosen a few to start but more can be made depending on the demand.
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Forum: MKIII Supra 02-03-2020, 06:55 PM
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Views: 718
Posted By Bru
Toyota is re-issuing Supra parts MKIII, MKIV

Go to the Toyota heritage parts website and put in your 5 choices for re-issue parts! They have already chosen a few to start but more can be made depending on the demand.
...
Forum: MKII Supra 02-03-2020, 02:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,120
Posted By Bru
Just throwing this out there. Hot start problems...

Just throwing this out there. Hot start problems can be the result of a going bad fuel pump relay that's located in that square fuse box behind the battery. The symptoms are: starts cold but if you...
Forum: MKIII Supra 02-03-2020, 01:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 697
Posted By Bru
Try eBay For a used lid or rebuild kit. Leather...

Try eBay For a used lid or rebuild kit. Leather and vinyl options abound. I replaced my gray shifter boot with a black vinyl one that looks awesome! Putting it on a C's short shifter didn't hurt...
Forum: MKIII Supra 01-06-2020, 04:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 944
Posted By Bru
Here are pictures of a block that has rot around...

Here are pictures of a block that has rot around the cooling passage right up to the fire ring where the gasket seals and a picture of a block in good shape. It's easy to see the difference. As far...
Forum: MKIII Supra 01-05-2020, 05:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 944
Posted By Bru
Are you seeing a cloud of white smoke on start up...

Are you seeing a cloud of white smoke on start up or while running? Burning coolant it looks like that. Burning oil looks more gray. A crack in the head can allow compression / combustion gases into...
Forum: MKIII Supra 01-04-2020, 04:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 944
Posted By Bru
A leak down test is definitely a good diagnostic...

A leak down test is definitely a good diagnostic approach. Keeping the piston at top dead center during the test is a chore. Another thing I forgot to mention is that when the block is shaved at the...
Forum: MKIII Supra 01-04-2020, 02:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 944
Posted By Bru
Very strange that this condition would happen to...

Very strange that this condition would happen to 2 different engines if I read your reply correctly. I was going to suggest that the head or the block was warped. Seems combustion gases are leaking...
Forum: MKIII Supra 01-02-2020, 05:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 944
Posted By Bru
Does the coolant overflow the tank while the car...

Does the coolant overflow the tank while the car is running or when you shut it down? The blown head gasket syndrome rears its ugly head typically after you shut the engine down. Other things to...
Forum: MKIII Supra 09-10-2019, 09:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,501
Posted By Bru
Make sure your coolant level is between the high...

Make sure your coolant level is between the high and low lines on the overflow tank. If your radiator cap is old replace it. Be sure to only check it or replace it when the engine is cold. As a...
Forum: MKIII Supra 09-10-2019, 09:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,363
Posted By Bru
Hand cranking it over clockwise a turn or 2 in...

Hand cranking it over clockwise a turn or 2 in neutral would be advisable.
Forum: MKIII Supra 09-10-2019, 09:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,192
Posted By Bru
Is the ECU throwing any codes? If not check the...

Is the ECU throwing any codes? If not check the throttle position sensor. You need a Ohm meter with a needle and some feeler gauges and a bent S-shaped Phillips screwdriver to get the bottom...
Forum: MKIII Supra 09-10-2019, 09:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,163
Posted By Bru
Report that person to the Better Business Bureau...

Report that person to the Better Business Bureau or take it to small claims court.
Forum: MKIII Supra 09-10-2019, 09:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,181
Posted By Bru
7MGE automatics Have a neutral lockout switch. If...

7MGE automatics Have a neutral lockout switch. If you still have the old equipment look for that electrical connector and how it functions when the selector is in park. You could figure out what...
Forum: MKIII Supra 09-10-2019, 08:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,683
Posted By Bru
Just as a shot in the dark, try unplugging the...

Just as a shot in the dark, try unplugging the brake light failure module which is located near the rear hatch latch behind the plastic cover that goes from one side to the other. The module on the...
Forum: MKIII Supra 02-10-2019, 05:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,062
Posted By Bru
Be very careful with starting fluid going in the...

Be very careful with starting fluid going in the intake anywhere near the air flow meter. The Turbo car has a Karman vortex air flow meter that can get killed very easily if you try and clean it or...
Forum: MKIII Supra 10-29-2018, 11:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 980
Posted By Bru
OK, easy. That hose comes out and connects to a...

OK, easy. That hose comes out and connects to a plastic T on the firewall. One side the T connects to a hard plastic hose that goes over to the heater control valve. I think there's a vacuum check...
Forum: Show n Tell 10-19-2018, 08:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,121
Posted By Bru
Bucket list Supra items.

Now that Social Security money has started, I have a few bucks to blow on those bucket list items. The 1st ones are those bolt covers behind the passenger seat that always get lost. I got these off...
Forum: MKIII Supra 10-19-2018, 07:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,703
Posted By Bru
If I remember correctly you have to pry out...

If I remember correctly you have to pry out slightly on the black rocker until it slips over that rocking point on either side. just don't pull it too far it might break. After you get it apart...
Forum: MKIII Supra 10-19-2018, 07:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 980
Posted By Bru
A photo would help. There should be a vacuum...

A photo would help. There should be a vacuum diagram underneath the hood of the car. The only thing that sounds related is are you talking about the power steering booster hose? You can consult the...
Forum: MKIII Supra 09-23-2018, 12:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,274
Posted By Bru
I forgot about the neutral lockout switch because...

I forgot about the neutral lockout switch because mine is disabled. For a manual car you need to step on the clutch pedal while cranking. Automatics have one too. It needs to be in park and it could...
Forum: MKIII Supra 09-20-2018, 01:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,274
Posted By Bru
Did you check the fuel pump relay? Other than...

Did you check the fuel pump relay? Other than that you can run a direct connection to the starter solenoid terminal or use one of those push button remote starters for testing purposes to see if it...
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