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Forum: MKIII Supra 02-16-2007, 02:11 AM
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Posted By brandonsupra
Best sway bars?

Does anyone have the Suspension Techniques sway bars? What are the best after market brands to check out? Also, do these usually come with the suspension bushings?
Forum: MKIII Supra 02-11-2007, 10:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,447
Posted By brandonsupra
it's not a metal head gasket. it's high quality...

it's not a metal head gasket. it's high quality though, trusted certified mechanic approved so it's fine by me. I don't plan on over-boosting or anything past twaeking up stock stuff so I'll be fine....
Forum: MKIII Supra 02-10-2007, 06:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,447
Posted By brandonsupra
cracked head

I'm doing the head gasket job on my car and I just found out the head is cracked, that's the whole reason my head gasket blew. ANyways I'm wondering if anyone knows a good spot to pick up a new head...
Forum: MKIII Supra 01-25-2007, 05:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,343
Posted By brandonsupra
Motor Oil depends on where you live really, and...

Motor Oil depends on where you live really, and what conditions you're dealing with. It's a bit chilly from time to time where I live, so I use fully synthetic 10w-30. If you live in a hot climate...
Forum: MKIII Supra 01-24-2007, 06:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,644
Posted By brandonsupra
Heavy knocking is usually a sign of a blown...

Heavy knocking is usually a sign of a blown piston or something in the bottom of the block. Not a good sign sir, a rebuild seems to be in order from what you're describing.
Forum: MKIII Supra 01-24-2007, 06:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,464
Posted By brandonsupra
I'm not sure of your problem nor do I have the...

I'm not sure of your problem nor do I have the answer...but I had a similar problem. My brake lights weren't working, and I couldn't get the car out of gear unless I held down the shift lock override...
Forum: MKIII Supra 01-23-2007, 11:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,406
Posted By brandonsupra
I'm a newbie as well, but I can tell you that the...

I'm a newbie as well, but I can tell you that the ECU is the cars computer system. It has a few, not sure exactly how many but yeah. Hopefully someone else can come and shed more light on the matter.
Forum: MKIII Supra 01-23-2007, 08:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,536
Posted By brandonsupra
Thanks man. Yeah he's going to be sending it off...

Thanks man. Yeah he's going to be sending it off to get planed and everything good like that. Gonna check the pistons and cam shafts while we're down there as well. I'll just tell him my budget and...
Forum: MKIII Supra 01-23-2007, 08:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,377
Posted By brandonsupra
Thanks! This makes total sense because I though I...

Thanks! This makes total sense because I though I had a BHG yesterday...I was smoking from the hood and I traced to the far left side by the head gasket just above the trans and close to the exhaust...
Forum: MKIII FAQ 01-23-2007, 08:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 15,747
Posted By brandonsupra
I'll tell you everything that has gone wrong or...

I'll tell you everything that has gone wrong or is going wrong with my car. I bought this biggest rat bag piece of shit supra around. I paid 4500$ for it. The previous owner paid 9000$.
...
Forum: MKIII Supra 01-23-2007, 07:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,536
Posted By brandonsupra
Also, what are good things that are fairly...

Also, what are good things that are fairly inexpensive that would be good to check/replace while the head is apart?
Forum: MKIII Supra 01-23-2007, 07:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,377
Posted By brandonsupra
"Parthenon" warning light?

What does this indicate has gone wrong? I looked in my Haynes manual and can't find anything. The light comes on the farthest left part of the dash display, it's yellow in color and just shows a...
Forum: MKIII Supra 01-23-2007, 07:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,536
Posted By brandonsupra
Thanks guys, appreciate it. My good friend who I...

Thanks guys, appreciate it. My good friend who I mentioned in the previous post came over and had a look today. I don't think I have a BHG anymore, you can see a stream of anti freeze pouring out, on...
Forum: MKIII Supra 01-23-2007, 08:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,485
Posted By brandonsupra
I'm not sure, and infact it's probably not the...

I'm not sure, and infact it's probably not the case...but I had the same problem for a month and today it got worse. I started my car and the idle dropped severely and felt like the car was going to...
Forum: MKIII Supra 01-23-2007, 08:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,536
Posted By brandonsupra
BHG replacement, need pointers!

My old thread didn't get much of a response, I'm hoping I can get some feedback here. I just found out I have a BHG today...it's pretty bad it looks like a steam factory pouring out of my hood....
Forum: MKIII Supra 01-23-2007, 08:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,701
Posted By brandonsupra
Angry bumpity bump! old thread but just found out for...

bumpity bump! old thread but just found out for sure that I have a BHG. I need to know what brands or what specific specs of metal head gaskets are the best. Also, does a BHG always mean a warped or...
Forum: MKIII Supra 10-24-2006, 08:38 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 35,572
Posted By brandonsupra
20 here, had my girl for about 9 months now. This...

20 here, had my girl for about 9 months now. This car is lucky I love it, because I could be rich if I didn't have it! lol

Things I've done to it so far after market wise:
- Tokico adjustable...
Forum: MKIII Supra 10-23-2006, 11:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,339
Posted By brandonsupra
Good luck trying to fix an auto tranny yourself...

Good luck trying to fix an auto tranny yourself unless you're a mechanic. It sounds like you need a diagnostic/full check up done. For the tranny inspection just head down to a local tranny shop and...
Forum: MKIII Supra 10-23-2006, 09:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,295
Posted By brandonsupra
Targa top leaks!!!! 90' turbo supra

Hey guys. I had to replace my old targa top because I dropped it and it was bent and un-usable. So I went to a wrecker to get a new top. I had never had any leaks at all previously, so this leads me...
Forum: MKIII Supra 10-23-2006, 08:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,975
Posted By brandonsupra
Yeah I've got the same problem. It takes about...

Yeah I've got the same problem. It takes about 3-4 seconds before it starts and then stutters as if it wants to stall (only SOMETIMES does it do this, usually when it's really cold...oil issues I...
Forum: MKIII Supra 10-20-2006, 07:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,548
Posted By brandonsupra
Quaker state 5w-30 fully synthetic motor oil ...

Quaker state 5w-30 fully synthetic motor oil
dextron II ATF
Lucas oil treatment for high horse power engines (this stuff is worth the 25$)

The only thing switching from mineral to synthetic...
Forum: MKIII Supra 10-20-2006, 07:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,941
Posted By brandonsupra
While we're on the topic of losing rad fluid I'll...

While we're on the topic of losing rad fluid I'll step in here for a second. Mine is losing a bit of fluid as well, and sometimes I can smell anti-freeze. I don't have any milk in the oil, no...
Forum: MKIII Supra 10-20-2006, 07:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,701
Posted By brandonsupra
Right, so metal if I plan on boosting. But what...

Right, so metal if I plan on boosting. But what if I don't? I'm not worried about torquing and what not more along the lines of actual gasket type. Are graphite good for non-boosting applications?
Forum: MKIII Supra 10-09-2006, 08:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,701
Posted By brandonsupra
types of gaskets?

I see there are a few different types of gaskets you can get. What are the differences (good and bad) between metal, graphite, or other types of gaskets? I am curious because I see an entire gasket...
Forum: MKIII Supra 08-26-2006, 08:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,235
Posted By brandonsupra
Yeah it's pricey. I have put in 700 for brakes,...

Yeah it's pricey. I have put in 700 for brakes, 800 for suspension so far, 350 for the wiring problem, 360 for new tires balanced and aligned, 100 for turbo timer, 2800 on the trans when i get it...
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