Please check through this before asking new questions...
technical info for the MKIII is in here
New engine conversion?Here is a useful one regarding breaking in the engine:...
Here is a list of all replacement parts you will need for your clutch.
If you currently have a 6 speed you won't need all the parts, only the parts you broke or are replacing
If you are upgrading your clutch to aftermarket it's good to change the parts with astrix * next to them
If you are...
This guide was posted for information purposes only.
This is a replacement parts guide for 93.5-98 Supra TT / NA models.
The paint code's posted below are for all supra's
Super White II (040), (JZA80 and JZA70) 1985 -2007
Silver Metallic (199),
Dark Brown Gray Mica Metallic (1A1),
Quick Silver Metallic Graphite (1B9),
Black (202), (JZA80 and JZA70)
Super Red IV (3L2),
While there are other sections of the forum devoted to this topic, I am doing this for those who may have questions directly for me, though general questions are also welcome. I also encourage anyone to come in and provide answers/discussion, as we can all learn from the knowledge pool here on the...
BY STEVE DINAN OF DINAN BMW
I have been threatening for a long time to write a series of technical articles to educate consumers and to dispel misconceptions that exist about automotive after-market technology. Motivated by problems with customer's cars resulting from the installation of power...
I just bought the first piece of hardware for the Carputer I'm building. I'm selling my Pioneer AVIC-N1 in favor of this setup.
This is the new motherboard. It is a Mini-ITX motherboard, 1Ghz Integrated VIA CPU, and its 17cmx17cm wide.
It is the Via Epia M10000. Notice I put my blockbuster...
Switching your rear differential oil over to high quality Redline oil is a must in my book. Many people have chosen the Redline Heavy Duty Shock Proof to go into their rear diffs, so here's how you change it.
Here is a picture of the Redline Shockproof. You will need two quarts which will run you...
This issue continues to plague MKIV OBD1 owners so I thought it was time to compile all the information into one thread for the FAQ section.
There is a known problem with the OBD1 ECU which causes stock twin and small single cars to run lean between ~4-6k rpms at high boost. The...
Virtual Works manifold vs. Veilside. We've heard this debate over and over again. After all the debates, nobody "really" knew which one was superior. The information I previously received about these manifolds was from reputable sources that have tuned Supras with both intakes. I based my...
How to Quickly and Easily Change Your 6 Speed Toyota Supra Turbo MKIV Getrag V160 Transmission Fluid.
Robert Carlson and Long Tran.
Two bottles of “Toyota Gear Oil V160”, Part number 08885-01306.
An oil pan.
An old towel.
6 feet of clean half-inch hose.
Got Part 2 done of the EDFC Installation, which was finishing running of the wires, and getting the interior of the car back into shape.
Here are some pics. The front and reat motors for the EDFC have already been installed on top of the coilovers, and the front wires have been run through the...
The best and least expensive method of keeping your original or custom wheels clean is by using a soft cloth with a mild soap and water solution, staying away from harsh abrasive cleaners. A light coat of soft paste wax will keep the shine lasting for years on polished wheels. Never...
If anyone comes across a good deal on a number one turbo, but needs to put it in the number two location, it is possible. To do so, you must swap the compressor housings. It was pretty easy to do so. Here are a couple of pics of the process. I figured I'd post them in case anyone would like a...
This site will help you to understand basic electronics and some electronic devices. It will, of course, also touch on car audio acoustics and car audio equipment. To make the lessons as painless as possible, you'll find hundreds of diagrams and pictures, .wav files and more than 50...
click here to read how to do a fuel system installation
The Run Viewer will allow you to view automotive, motorcycle, ATV, and snowmobile runs from your home computer; giving you the ability to compare runs against each other and view their notes.
click here t for more informationon this free software and to down load it.
Stock MKIV Underhood vacuum line's Diagram pic
New and bigger/better picture courtesy of Stu Hagen:
Older pic originally posted by aznsporter
where the door handle is at ,first take off off that screw then just follow the pics below for the rest.
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here is a great pic that forum member Zylo provided, it helps to explain A/R Ratio a little!
many thanks Zylo!
July 25, 2003
The following firms have been approved as Registered Importers (RI) of non-conforming motor vehicles for 2003. The listing, which is sorted by state, then alphabetically by...
Just wondering. Last time I drove the car I had the top down and didnt bother to put it back up before i started working on my car. So my car's been on jacks stands without a t-top for over a month? should I worry about flex in the body or anything like that? btw, i have both the front and back...
Mod info and pic provided by:
click here for mod
or read and use each link below.
click here to find the location in your state & area
Sunoco GT 100, which has the highest octane rating of any street legal fuel, is now available at selected retail locations. Sunoco GT 100 is designed for high performance street cars, muscle cars, classics, street rods, motorcycles, karts...
note first 3 links not working ..looking into this 12-12-04
blitz BOV sound
hks ssqv aka HKS ss BOV
WOTM tial bov on 900+ dyno pull vid --right click and save please-
Ok lot of people have been asking for how to install the fuel system in there cars here is a simple drawing that might make there life easier … thanks For Ali from Qatar he provide the Drawing and it was in my pc long time and I thought posting it might be helpful for other members
I just finished my external waste gate modification for my stock twins. Wow… what a difference, I now have better Boost control. I use to turn my boost controller up to 100% in order to boost to 20psi on race day (high altitude, thin air). Now I only have to set it to 40%. Another benefit is that I...
For lack of anything better to do last weekend I decided to figure out why the glovebox was so heavy. It turns out there is a metal plate inside that, as far as I can tell, serves no useful purpose. Heres how to take it out, its pretty easy.
1. Remove the glovebox. Two philips head screws...
Thanks to Blackbird for the nice writeup.......just thought I'd share his wealth of info with the rest of you who have questions :)
1. With a 3800 stall whats it gonna be like to drive on the street? I'm guessing it'll rev to like 2300rpm before start to creep along............ Its not bad at...
REVISED: July 2005
For the ODBII owners out there that have removed there VSVs when going single or permanent TTC and now have a check engine light, there is a new tech article up on MKIV.COM here is the link.... (resistor values updated)...
Click here to start using the Resistor Color Codes chart
1st band - first digit of resistance value
2nd band - second digit of resistance value.
3rd band - multiplier of 1st and 2nd bands.
4 th band - tolerance
0 - black
1 - brown
2 - red
Heat is what kills automatic transmissions and the stock tranny doesn't have a very big pan to hold excess fluid which helps absorb and dissipate heat.
The first thing I would do to give your tranny the best chances at holding up for a long time would be to install an aux. cooler and perhaps...
To compare two tire sizes, select the sizes above, then click 'Compare Tire Sizes'. This will generate comparative information on diameter, radius, sidewall height, circumference, RPM and speedometer difference.
Here's a simple version of the calculator:
(Works in IE, not sure about...
2885 South Winchester Blvd.
Campbell, California 95008
Phone: 408 / 866-5859
Fax: 408 / 866-2507
BCC - Boost Cut Controller by Greddy (Highly recommended to use by mkiv.com)
FCD - fuel cut controller by HKS (not recommended to use by mkiv.com)
FFCD - Free fuel-cut defenser, a modification which allows higher boost than stock. (not recommended to use by mkiv.com)
BPU - Basic...
I've read numerous threads of people (myself included) asking *exactly* how to install the FJO w/AEM. Additionally, while AEM has that basic wiring guide posted...it show an incorrect grounding method (thanks BLKMGK).
Well, I put this guide together over the last week when I installed...
NOTE INFO IS TEMP. DOWN SORRY ILL TRY AND FIND UPDATES!
if you need some basic help on how to do a single turbo install and fuel this link i will post might help.
many thanks to flavio and his friends for taking time to do such a sweet page.
well here is the link :
click here for one...
TRD Wheels Pics:
Variable valve timing with inelligence(VVT-i)optimizes engine efficency by constantly retarding or advancing intake valve timing depends on conditions and engine speeds.
The result is exceptional low-end torque to get you off the line ,mid--rang punch for passing situations and clean-burning...
click here for the how too
Just installed an HKS DLI ignition on my car. The included English instructions weren't really helpful and nowhere could I find a translation for the more specific Kanji instructions. I looked EVERYWHERE! The page that apparently used to be at WOTM.COM is nowhere to be found, mirrored, or cached :(...
there are a total of 1 nut and 2 bolts to be removed (3 total) all are 10mm best to use a 10mm deep socket rachet...
there location's are... (open hood first ;))
1.one top of the head light
2.left hand side of the head lights lower corners -(passenger side )
3.right hand side of the...
This is for those of you who are not familiar with having a turbo car, it is NOT the same as having a NA. You have to take care of the turbo to make it last, believe me, I went through a couple of turbos because I didn't know what I was doing.
Change the oil at least every 3,000 miles, or more...
This bypass allows you to start your car with out having to depress the clutch pedal.
This will help a little (mabe) with crankwalk and the stress caused by when the clutch pedal is depressed.
for more on this and what is crankwalk go to these two links :
Convert pressure reading from either psi , Bar or KPa !
Click here for the Pressure Conversion table
Fahrenheit to Celsius temperature Conversion and more !
temperature Conversion table link one
temperature Conversion table link two
link two link three link four link five
Here is a diagram for those that are wiring there dual pump setups using two bosch 5 wire relays. There are many ways to do this, this is one. If you see any errors, please let me know.
Hope this helps.
BY Stu Hagen
OK, Here is what you need to do to get adjustable boost on your #1 wastegate (EBV) I am not sure what I paid for the Turbo XS MBC (manual boost controller) It wasn’t much. You will see it in the pics.
Many reasons why I did this mod, but the driving force was I wanted "some"...
(Some of this information reposted from MKIV.COM with clarification and better diagrams. Trac Pump removal saves you 22 pounds.
PARTS AND TOOLS LIST:
2) LUG WRENCH
3) VARIOUS SIZE WRENCHES AND SOCKETS, especially 10mm, 12mm and 14mm.
4) ONE 10mm x1.0 pitch x 10mm long bolt.
I decided to get this out of the Toyota Manual before I shipped it off to help with people's questions before they had to post or so they would not have to wait for answers. Remember this guide was made for a stock car so somethings will be different if your car is modified. Regardless, it is a...
1) Go to Auto Zone. Get 2 cans of GUNK CITRUS 2 STEP CLEANER/DETAILER.
2) Get a plastic shopping bag (Assuming all of you have a aftermarket intake.)
3) Let the engine get totally cool and dry. Cover the intake with the plastic bag and apply the GUNK 2...
I've been thinking lately, there isn't a guide for newbies or anyone else out there that breaks down the minumum and maximum prices involved in purchasing a MKIV Supra and converting it to Single Turbo. I put together a spreadsheet that outlines costs involved, assuming you do all your own labor,...
Went to Tampa this weekend and we installed the HKS VPC, and the HKS SuperAFR. We removed the Fields Harness, the Apex SuperAFC and the Electronic TTC switch I had previously installed.
The electronics are temporarily mounted in the glovebox until we can professionally mount them in to the left...
There is a lot of talk on Supraforums about using any other oil in the 6 Speed other than Toyota. A lot of people are switching over to Royal Purple Synchromax, and I decided to make that switch as well.
I feel I must post this after the replies, Toyota recommends V160 only in their...
The time has come. My stock clutch disc and ACT pressure plate has given in to the 600 ft/lb of torque that Justin Nenni was able to squeeze out of the 67mm turbocharger on my car.
Under the advice of Dusty, Justin, Sarkis at Dynoxtreme and a few other people, I decided rather than spend 1000.00...
These are the new AP Engineering shifter bushings from MVP Motorsports.
This installation will involve dropping the transmission to remove the shifter fork. I have been told you do not have to drop the tranny to install these, but we were doing the clutch so we did remove the tranny....
Time to get rid of the paper factory speakers in the rear. I have these sitting in a box now for about 6 months ready to go into my next car. Decided with the free time, the rears should go in today.
Cerwin Vega VMAG 6 1/2's for the rear, 5 1/4's for the front.
Woofers, tweeters and...
Another write up, part 1 of 2.
ETTC Switch Wired into MVP (Fields) Harness Instructions
Got this done today and thought it might be something you guys were interested in.
Greddy BCC Installed into MVP (Fields) Harness-Installation instructions.
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