Last year supra was made in japan

+ Reply to Thread
Results 1 to 13 of 13

Thread: Last year supra was made in japan

  1. #1
    Newbie
    Join Date
    Apr 2008
    Location
    Pueblo CO
    Posts
    8

    Last year supra was made in japan

    i been looking around to see what changes were made by the factory on the 99-01 all i noticed was the gauges. can some shed some light on this. also would it be possible to change the gauges from an american supra to the ones in the 2000 model. the one with the boost gauge?

  2. Remove Advertisements
    SupraForums.com
    Advertisements
     

  3. #2
    SupraForums Member white-tt's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2006
    Location
    Irvine California
    Posts
    869
    Im not sure if it would work as all the ones with different gauges are RHD.

    I also know there was a tiptronic version of the car that had a different shift console, and a 3 spoke steering wheel with arrow buttons on the front.

    I think a new, smaller ABS unit was made as well

    I'm sure there's more but that's all that came to mind at the moment.

  4. #3
    SUPRAFICIAL KODYHUGHES's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Location
    CA
    Age
    24
    Posts
    1,222
    i kinda think it wouldnt work since theres most likely diff wires going to the gauages. maybe a JDM wirring harness witch would be reall hard to work with if you car isnt RHD.but you never know


    http://supraforums.chatango.com/ chat it up SF members i think having a chat room is fun.

  5. #4
    SupraForums Member
    Join Date
    Apr 2008
    Location
    BC, Canada / Dallas, TX
    Age
    26
    Posts
    863
    Last model year was 2002 in japan but yea the gauges are for a RHD car depending on how they are positioned and wired. I didn't know there was a tiptronic, interesting.

  6. #5
    paid cash 4 my mkiv Maximus Decimus Meridius's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2005
    Location
    Promised Land.
    Posts
    8,116
    I was wondering if it was imported to any other countries such as UAE and other middle east nations. What was the price tag on the 02 models in US$'s? Also I have seen the state charts for the US import Supras but not the total production #'s over all.

    sig by Boostrush

    I have rare Supra matchbox limited models for sale.
    PM me for details.

  7. #6
    Aryan Nation brianmoss69's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Orlando
    Posts
    1,955
    Quote Originally Posted by attie4 View Post
    I was wondering if it was imported to any other countries such as UAE and other middle east nations. What was the price tag on the 02 models in US$'s? Also I have seen the state charts for the US import Supras but not the total production #'s over all.
    agreed that would be interesting to find out
    Quote Originally Posted by supra3675 View Post
    i would hit like 2xChainz
    Quote Originally Posted by weedwhacker View Post
    And then you would take over her house ,cell phone, vehicle and use her money.

  8. #7
    aKa Blk96SupraTT Da BlaCkMoBiLe's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2005
    Location
    Long Beach, CA
    Posts
    3,864
    a JDM gauge cluster can be used on a USDM Supra. Got a buddy who did it. Hell if i understood how he wired it up though. but it looks pretty bad ass to see it, but kind of weird also since it sticks out the dash verse sitting under it.

  9. #8
    iSketch Master! AlxRSPTT's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2002
    Location
    Albuquerque, NM
    Age
    28
    Posts
    8,752
    Quote Originally Posted by Ayala28 View Post
    i been looking around to see what changes were made by the factory on the 99-01 all i noticed was the gauges. can some shed some light on this. also would it be possible to change the gauges from an american supra to the ones in the 2000 model. the one with the boost gauge?
    You could, but it's not worth it, and they are ugly. You'd have to wire it in yourself as it's not going to just plug in. It will also be in km/h. PITA, but you can make anything work if you want to spend the time on it.

    Alex

    1997 RSP TT BPU+ *Supra rebuild*
    1985 P-Type Supra *under construction*

  10. #9
    Banned
    Join Date
    Apr 2008
    Location
    Escondido California
    Posts
    95
    Check out this members car. it shows all the things that toyota changed in the last year of supra production. http://www.supraforums.com/forum/sho...d.php?t=485604

  11. #10
    Newbie
    Join Date
    Apr 2008
    Location
    Pueblo CO
    Posts
    8
    thanks for the input. i dont think there ugly i mean its the modern version i think they look sweet. i was lookin at an 01 supra they got for sale here. i think it has that tiptronic on it.

  12. #11
    SupraForums Member rex03's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2002
    Location
    San Antonio, Texas
    Age
    41
    Posts
    1,983
    Quote Originally Posted by 95mkivt View Post
    Check out this members car. it shows all the things that toyota changed in the last year of supra production. http://www.supraforums.com/forum/sho...d.php?t=485604
    On a side note...this car is up for sale! Its in the US. Grats to whomever ends up with this sweet ride!
    'good friend will help you move, a great friend will help you move a body.'

    www.myspace.com/rex03

    ~1994 Black Toyota Supra 6-speed TT {SOLD}
    ~1993.5 Anthracite Toyota Supra Auto Turbo {SOLD}
    ~1997 Ren Red Toyota Supra TH-400 Turbo

  13. #12
    paid cash 4 my mkiv Maximus Decimus Meridius's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2005
    Location
    Promised Land.
    Posts
    8,116
    Quote Originally Posted by 95mkivt View Post
    Check out this members car. it shows all the things that toyota changed in the last year of supra production. http://www.supraforums.com/forum/sho...d.php?t=485604
    Sweet ride.

  14. #13
    SupraForums Member B--RYAN's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Location
    greenville sc
    Age
    28
    Posts
    325
    don't forget to mention that they did add VVT-I.

    heres the link to that members car for sale, you can see the differnce in the cluster and the tiptronic there also the vvt-i.
    http://supraforums.com/forum/showthread.php?t=489416



    CHECK OUT THE BUTTONS ON THE STEERING WHEEL




    Last edited by B--RYAN; 05-14-2008 at 07:05 AM.

+ Reply to Thread

Quick Reply Quick Reply

  • Decrease Size
    Increase Size
  • Remove Text Formatting
  • Insert Link Insert Image Insert Video
  • Wrap [QUOTE] tags around selected text

Similar Threads

  1. What Was The Last Year Of The MKIV In Japan?
    By Steel_Rain in forum MKIV (1993-1998)
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 07-19-2005, 05:08 PM
  2. Quick Question, Was there a year no TT's were made?
    By SupraOfDoom in forum MKIV (1993-1998)
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 03-10-2004, 09:19 PM
  3. year by year supra info needed
    By White_lightning in forum MKIV Technical
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 08-31-2001, 01:57 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may post new threads
  • You may post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts