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Forum: MKIII Supra 11-08-2014, 03:51 PM
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Posted By MA70-3.0GT
It's been found! :) Missing the wheels, some...

It's been found! :) Missing the wheels, some electronics etc but just heard from Doug that its safe again!
Forum: MKIII Supra 11-05-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 939
Posted By MA70-3.0GT
Stolen supra...

Just reposting this for a friend, don't think he's on here but he's on facebook, I'll post a link to his profile. Any info you get please contact him, he's had the car 14 years & as you can imagine...
Forum: MKIII Supra 06-07-2013, 04:26 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 12,299
Posted By MA70-3.0GT
That's half the problem with long running...

That's half the problem with long running problems like this, you can end up running in circles if you forget what's been done. If something takes more than a few days to "nail" I like to start a...
Forum: MKIII Supra 06-07-2013, 03:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 959
Posted By MA70-3.0GT
I wonder how long he had it connected in...

I wonder how long he had it connected in reverse... long enough & it's possible he could have melted insulation somewhere in the loom causing the problem you now have :/ There's some good wiring...
Forum: MKIII Supra 06-07-2013, 03:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,388
Posted By MA70-3.0GT
I don't know for sure, but from that picture it...

I don't know for sure, but from that picture it looks to me like you could release the clips, cut that hose & twist it off with needlenose pliers without removing anything & then a new one would be...
Forum: MKIII Supra 06-07-2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,010
Posted By MA70-3.0GT
You say there's smoke from under the bonnet too,...

You say there's smoke from under the bonnet too, particularly from the turbo area? Have you pulled the turbo intake & bottom intercooler hoses off to check for oil there?

Provided your...
Forum: MKIII Supra 06-07-2013, 03:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 904
Posted By MA70-3.0GT
Yes, removing the "jiggle pin" from the...

Yes, removing the "jiggle pin" from the thermostat has been known to help with burping, but if you don't want to do this then just ensuring it was fitted uppermost in the first place is worthwhile,...
Forum: MKIII Supra 06-01-2013, 12:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,616
Posted By MA70-3.0GT
Possibly just coincidence that you noticed it...

Possibly just coincidence that you noticed it just after the new stereo, I've heard of headlamp stalks failing & doing stuff like that too so possibly the problem's in the switch?
Forum: MKIII Supra 06-01-2013, 12:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,291
Posted By MA70-3.0GT
Cool thought it sounded strange. Probably just a...

Cool thought it sounded strange. Probably just a newer/better turbo would be the single biggest difference to throttle response then IMO (and free flowing exhaust from the turbo back of course)....
Forum: MKIII Supra 05-31-2013, 01:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,291
Posted By MA70-3.0GT
haha yeah suppose it's possible, although I don't...

haha yeah suppose it's possible, although I don't think He'd be *that* surprised if the basic engine lasted that long as they're pretty solidly built apart from the head torque thing... But at 145k...
Forum: MKIII Supra 05-30-2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,291
Posted By MA70-3.0GT
Wow did you really mean just under one and a half...

Wow did you really mean just under one and a half million miles, or was that a typo with extra 0? Can't figure which as the motor being tired would suggest an "intergalactic" car but original turbo...
Forum: MKIII Supra 05-28-2013, 11:12 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 12,299
Posted By MA70-3.0GT
Yeah I wish I was able to get over to have a...

Yeah I wish I was able to get over to have a proper look into it, chewy electrical/electronic faults are well, maybe not my forte, but I love working through them for some reason (must be sick in the...
Forum: MKIII Supra 05-28-2013, 12:24 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 12,299
Posted By MA70-3.0GT
That's really weird, just watched some of the...

That's really weird, just watched some of the videos & it almost sounds as if IDL and E2 are bridged on the TPS causing it to drop into fuel cut RPM test mode like shown here...
Forum: MKIII Supra 05-25-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 12,483
Posted By MA70-3.0GT
Yep, if you didn't feel sick for a second,...

Yep, if you didn't feel sick for a second, thinking you'd thrown a cambelt the first time it happened then it probably ain't fuel cut!

Just to avoid confusion for the future benefit of...
Forum: MKIII Supra 05-25-2013, 01:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 773
Posted By MA70-3.0GT
Here :)...

Here :) http://www.cygnusx1.net/Supra/Library/TSRM/MK3/manual.aspx?Section=AC&P=30
Forum: MKIII Supra 05-24-2013, 11:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,265
Posted By MA70-3.0GT
Those cheap touchup pens don't help with rust no...

Those cheap touchup pens don't help with rust no but if you take it to a bodyshop they should flat the area down, get rid of the rust & use a rust killer too. Depends on how much you want to spend...
Forum: MKIII Supra 05-23-2013, 09:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,265
Posted By MA70-3.0GT
I read it as he was asking you if they were the...

I read it as he was asking you if they were the sort of questions to be asking the guy, so as not to come across as ripe to be ripped off... I think that was the jist of it anyway :S
Forum: MKIII Supra 05-23-2013, 07:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,040
Posted By MA70-3.0GT
That's what I meant by rack bushes! :D Mine went...

That's what I meant by rack bushes! :D Mine went bad after the power steering leaked & allowed the rack to move a good inch side to side, was quite scary under braking or trying to hold a line on...
Forum: MKIII Supra 05-23-2013, 02:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,040
Posted By MA70-3.0GT
Hard to diagnose noises through just a...

Hard to diagnose noises through just a description unfortunately, much easier to hear the sound in person but if it's just happening over bumps as suggested by your checking of ball joints/bushes etc...
Forum: MKIII Supra 05-19-2013, 01:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,084
Posted By MA70-3.0GT
I'm wondering, if you replace the fuse as soon as...

I'm wondering, if you replace the fuse as soon as it blows & switch back on straight away does the fuse blow again straight away or does it take another 10mins to blow?

I ask this because if the...
Forum: MKIII Supra 05-17-2013, 11:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,265
Posted By MA70-3.0GT
Personally I'd have it done by a shop since it...

Personally I'd have it done by a shop since it appears to be a metallic finish & it can be hard to get right from a can. If the guy's worth the name of auto body specialist He'll be able to blow in...
Forum: MKIII Supra 05-17-2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,989
Posted By MA70-3.0GT
The heat in the plug wires is most likely just...

The heat in the plug wires is most likely just heat soak from the engine fella. There's about 50,000 volts going through them but barely any amps so I'd have to believe they're not heating from the...
Forum: MKIII Supra 05-16-2013, 01:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,989
Posted By MA70-3.0GT
agreed, mine came with double platinum & they've...

agreed, mine came with double platinum & they've been great & I'll be fitting them again when it's back in one piece *again*! :)
Forum: MKIII Supra 05-14-2013, 01:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,421
Posted By MA70-3.0GT
GTE without a doubt, the non-turbo is so much...

GTE without a doubt, the non-turbo is so much less powerful & maintenance generally is the same or easier IMO on the turbo.

Main thing to look for is that the head gasket has been...
Forum: MKIII Supra 05-14-2013, 11:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,597
Posted By MA70-3.0GT
Agreed, plus with the oil soaking it's had...

Agreed, plus with the oil soaking it's had recently now is the best time as the 25+ years of gunk buildup is soft and easily got rid of at the moment. A few thousand miles of no leak & it'll be baked...
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