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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: links to web sites for research and more...........

    technical info for the MKIII is in here New engine conversion?Here is a useful one regarding breaking in the engine:...

    Started by Ranger498, 06-29-2008 04:04 AM
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Full clutch replacement part numbers

    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...

    Started by Ranger498, 06-29-2008 03:57 AM
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: This guide is for information purposes only.It is a replacement parts guide for 93.5-

    This guide was posted for information purposes only. This is a replacement parts guide for 93.5-98 Supra TT / NA models. FILTERS: air filter-#17801-07020 fuel filter-#23300-49195 oil filter-#90915-20004 pcv valve-#12204-46020 pcv valve-#12204-46030 pcv grommet-#90480-18001

    Started by Ranger498, 06-29-2008 03:45 AM
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  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: Supra paint codes

    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),

    Started by Ranger498, 06-29-2008 03:34 AM
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  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: Engine Management Questions and Tech Advice

    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...

    Started by John Reed, 07-18-2007 11:52 AM
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  6. Sticky Thread Sticky: The Danger of Power Pulleys & Understanding the Harmonic Damper

    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...

    Started by Ranger498, 03-04-2007 12:18 AM
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  7. Sticky Thread Sticky: Turbocharger info!

    Started by Ranger498, 11-02-2006 10:20 PM
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  8. Sticky Thread Sticky: Virtual Works vs. Veilside - FINALLY flow test results

    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...

    Started by ChrisBergemann, 01-28-2004 11:37 AM
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  9. Sticky Thread Sticky: TIRE AND WHEEL info

    Wheel Care: 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...

    Started by Ranger498, 05-07-2004 08:32 AM
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  10. Sticky Thread Sticky: Stock MKIV Underhood vacuum line's Diagram pic

    Stock MKIV Underhood vacuum line's Diagram pic New and bigger/better picture courtesy of Stu Hagen: Older pic originally posted by aznsporter

    Started by Ranger498, 11-14-2003 05:01 AM
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  11. Sticky Thread Sticky: Good Info to Have : Importers

    REGISTERED IMPORTERS 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...

    Started by Beef, 10-20-2003 03:54 PM
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  12. Sticky Thread Sticky: Is it bad to have the car jacked up with the top off??

    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...

    Started by Dukki, 10-19-2003 01:25 AM
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  13. Sticky Thread Sticky: All about torque converters and locks!

    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...

    Started by Josh M, 08-22-2003 06:01 PM
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  14. Sticky Thread Sticky: Resistor Color Codes

    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

    Started by Ranger498, 05-14-2003 09:13 AM
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  15. Sticky Thread Sticky: How to take care of your stock Automatic Transmission

    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...

    Started by RSA Supra, 05-02-2003 12:10 PM
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  16. Sticky Thread Sticky: Tire Size calculator

    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...

    Started by Ranger498, 05-02-2003 05:56 AM
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  17. Sticky Thread Sticky: Technical Terms.(check out

    BCC - Boost Cut Controller by Greddy (Highly recommended to use by FCD - fuel cut controller by HKS (not recommended to use by FFCD - Free fuel-cut defenser, a modification which allows higher boost than stock. (not recommended to use by BPU - Basic...

    Started by Ranger498, 03-23-2003 07:20 PM
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  18. Sticky Thread Sticky: General: How to make your turbo(s) LAST.

    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...

    Started by KirkMKIV, 09-03-2002 10:27 PM
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  19. Thumbs up Sticky Thread Sticky: Conversion tables !

    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

    Started by Ranger498, 05-10-2002 07:33 PM
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  1. Moved: Clutch switch bypass!

    Started by Ranger498, 07-05-2002 07:51 AM
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  2. fuel pump wiring and relays!

    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.

    Started by Morefaster, 09-21-2008 01:31 AM
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  3. #1 Turbo EBV Boost Controller

    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"...

    Started by Ranger498, 01-03-2007 04:41 PM
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  4. ****Tech Article- TRAC PUMP and TRAC Actuator removal how to****

    (Some of this information reposted from MKIV.COM with clarification and better diagrams. Trac Pump removal saves you 22 pounds. PARTS AND TOOLS LIST: 1) JACK 2) LUG WRENCH 3) VARIOUS SIZE WRENCHES AND SOCKETS, especially 10mm, 12mm and 14mm. 4) ONE 10mm x1.0 pitch x 10mm long bolt. 5)...

    Started by braddman, 11-15-2006 08:16 PM
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  5. Basic Engine Troubleshooting Guide

    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...

    Started by SJ, 03-05-2006 10:27 PM
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  6. ****Tech Article: Brad's Engine Detail Secrets!

    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...

    Started by braddman, 09-26-2004 03:22 PM
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  7. ***Tech Article-Cost Analysis and Breakdown of Building a Single Turbo Supra

    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,...

    Started by braddman, 03-06-2006 04:16 AM
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  8. ****Tech Article-GT67 DBB PHR Stage 2+ Turbo Kit and Fuel System Buildup

    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...

    Started by braddman, 01-31-2005 07:29 AM
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  9. ****Tech Article-Change your Getrag 6 Speed Fluid to Royal Purple Synchromax.

    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...

    Started by braddman, 12-13-2005 07:09 PM
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  10. ****Tech Article-Change Rear Differential Oil to Redline Heavy Duty Shock Proof oil.

    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...

    Started by braddman, 12-13-2005 07:18 PM
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  11. ****Tech Article-Pictures of RPS Carbon Carbon Clutch installation

    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...

    Started by braddman, 12-08-2005 04:42 PM
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  12. ****Tech Article-AP Engineering Shifter bushings from MVP Motorsports-How To Install.

    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....

    Started by braddman, 12-13-2005 06:50 PM
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  13. Moved: OBD1 to OBD2 ECU Upgrade

    Started by toyotafan, 05-16-2005 12:36 PM
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  14. ****Tech Article-Rear Speaker , Component Speakers and Crossover install-Pics*

    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...

    Started by braddman, 10-24-2004 05:01 PM
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  15. ***Tech Article--ETTC Switch Wired into MVP (Fields) Harness Instructions***

    Another write up, part 1 of 2. ETTC Switch Wired into MVP (Fields) Harness Instructions

    Started by braddman, 08-05-2004 10:31 PM
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  16. ***Tech Article-BCC Installed into MVP (Fields) Harness-Installation 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.

    Started by braddman, 08-04-2004 09:49 PM
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  17. Just swapped compressor housings on the stock

    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...

    Started by HomeRocks, 12-12-2003 09:24 PM
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  18. Understand basic electronics and some electronic devices.

    Overview: 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...

    Started by Ranger498, 12-03-2003 08:12 PM
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  19. fuel system installation instructions

    click here to read how to do a fuel system installation

    Started by Ranger498, 11-20-2003 02:41 PM
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  20. Dynojet Run Viewer

    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.

    Started by Ranger498, 11-20-2003 11:32 AM
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  21. Moved: Door panel's how to take them off.

    Started by Ranger498, 11-04-2003 10:13 PM
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  22. Bpu Is Not A Trade Mark!

    Thank you for your request. Here are the latest results from the TARR web server. This page was generated by the TARR system on 2003-10-25 11:55:34 ET Serial Number: 78154419 Registration Number: (NOT AVAILABLE) Mark (words only): BPU

    Started by Ranger498, 10-25-2003 10:01 AM
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  23. A/R Ratio info

    here is a great pic that forum member Zylo provided, it helps to explain A/R Ratio a little! many thanks Zylo!

    Started by Ranger498, 12-08-2002 09:27 AM
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  24. Moved: Heater Hose Modification for Single Turbos

    Started by Ranger498, 10-18-2003 07:16 PM
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  25. where to buy Sunoco GT 100 race gas

    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...

    Started by Ranger498, 10-18-2003 01:02 AM
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  26. Blow Off Valve Sounds clips.

    note first 3 links not working ..looking into this 12-12-04 blitz BOV sound hks ssqv aka HKS ss BOV Apexi BOV WOTM tial bov on 900+ dyno pull vid --right click and save please-

    Started by Ranger498, 10-08-2003 05:50 PM
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  27. Fuel System Setup

    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 Best Regards

    Started by SupraHKSTT, 10-04-2003 02:54 PM
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  28. Moved: Check out my External Wastegate Mod for Stock Twins

    Started by blackbird, 09-03-2003 11:17 AM
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  29. Lightweight glovebox mod

    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...

    Started by 93supra, 08-25-2003 05:22 PM
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  30. Moved: OBDII Code Eliminator after Removing VSV's

    Started by TT BomB, 07-21-2003 06:19 PM
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  31. Wheel Repair Resources Listed by State's

    California Wheel Techniques 2885 South Winchester Blvd. Campbell, California 95008 Phone: 408 / 866-5859 Fax: 408 / 866-2507 Wheels America

    Started by Ranger498, 05-02-2003 05:50 AM
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  32. Moved: FJO Install Guide - Step BY Step

    Started by Philly Single, 12-22-2002 09:29 PM
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