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    The Supra from Calgary.

    Ok ladies and gents!
    Last year I became the owner of a 1994 Supra TT. The car has been in heated storage since October and it's got another 6 months in the pokey before she can stretch her legs.
    I'll be picking her up December 31st and heading into the USA at midnight on the new year. Starting 2019 off with boost.

    Now, since this is a long voyage and she aint young, I'd like to take some precautions before I hit the road and also make sure some members are close in case of emergency!
    I'll be crossing through in Montana I believe. Then keeping a straight line until about Chicago before curving around those lakes to NY.

    Any tips and tricks, Triple AAA? Places to visit and indispensable tools any of you guys/gals have used during a road trip will no doubt come in handy here. I'll be wanting to stick with name brand gas to eliminate any variables on that table. Kinda curious about the laws on shotguns across state lines as well since a pistol permit for my travels will be hell to get.

    I want to travel there light, BUT if I can secure the tools I need locally when I land then that would be preferred. Ill be updating this thread with pictures as I go.

    Car is currently BPU, so it's not that stressed. I'm thinking about doing an oil change and fuel dump before heading out.

    Here is the Google drive link for all the pics and parts I currently have for her.

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    I'd plan on changing the engine, diff and transmission oil before the trip. You don't know when any of that was last serviced. A coolant flush, new spark plugs, and an inspection of belts/crank pulley/timing belt/coolant hoses should follow. Bleed the clutch and brakes and verify that none leak.
    Hoses and vacuum lines that look at all dodgy should be replaced. Bring top off coolant and engine oil with you.
    Have all four wheels re-balanced at a tire shop before you leave Canada, and duct tape the new tape weights to the inside of the wheel ala track day style. It sucks to lose a wheel weight when you're 300 miles from a tire shop and it sucks to delay your trip dealing with stuff like that. Inspect the spare, make sure it has air, and make sure your scissor jack & lug wrench is complete and serviceable. If you have aftermarket wheels - make sure your wheel key works with the stock lug wrench, or make sure you've got a socket/wrench/etc that works with your wheel key!

    I'd bring a small tool kit with 8, 10, 12, 14, 17, and 19 available as a socket w/ratchet and box-end wrench. A 5-in-1 screwdriver, basic fat pliers, needlenose vice grips, flashlights (plural), *good* gloves, and a small package of misc hose clamps should round it out, along with a spare accessory drive belt. Anything that requires more serious tools isn't likely something that can be done on the side of the road and that's where AAA comes in.

    I'd buy the AAA Plus coverage as a baseline. It's cheaper than most tows will cost if something happens and it's simple peace of mind. Also, don't beat on the car. At all. Save your WOT pulls to redline for when you get home safely. Drive like a grandmother through the road trip. I'd also advocate for minimal speeding if any, as RHD cars will get interesting scrutiny from many podunk LE types.

    Firearms of any kind going in/out of Canada is a huge mess, as is transport through C(r)ook County IL, and most of NY/NJ etc. There are a variety of sites that map out CHL reciprocity and transport laws. From the look of your planned trip I strongly doubt that bringing a firearm of any kind with you is a prudent or lawful idea. A folding E-tool is a reasonably effective weapon that will also be useful to bring given the possible road conditions and snowfall that time of year, and it will pass any scrutiny with that justification without a second glance. If you bring any other weapon(s) with you, remember that you win 100% of the fights you're never in. Awareness and avoidance are much more effective.

    Best thing to do will be to avoid crappy areas/rest stops, keep your Supra in plain sight for the maximum number of people at short stops and avoid crappy parts of town and cheap motels during your trip. Especially avoid motels/hotels near big highway interchanges as that's prime ground for fast hook-and-run car theft. For that reason too, do your best to park so the rear wheels are facing a curb or other obstacle so a quick snatch-and-lift with a crappy old tow truck is much more difficult. Lock your doors every time you leave sight of the car, even if you're just running in to use the bathroom.

    Bringing a car cover for overnight use at motels is a good idea. Most thieves will be looking for an easy score and they can't assess your alarm, etc if you've got a car cover. It'll also minimize the 'OMG A SUPRA' factor while you're trying to sleep. Some car covers can be locked
    After dark, only stop for fuel at big truck stops, preferably busy ones, with a lot of lighting. Don't mess around with your phone or anything else when you're stopped and outside your car - situational awareness is paramount and an effective deterrent by itself.

    Having driven long hauls myself - respect your fatigue level. If you need to pull over at a truck stop for a 15 min power nap, or to get out and do some pushups or other exercises to wake up, do it! Lock your doors if you're sleeping (duh) and take the time you need to rest if you need rest. If the 15 min power nap didn't do it, take another 30 mins. Driving with serious sleep deprivation is just as bad as driving drunk.

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    GREAT advice Wreckless!

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    Wreckless, that's golden advice/suggestion/gospel. No one could have said it better.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Wreckless View Post
    I'd plan on changing the engine, diff and transmission oil before the trip. You don't know when any of that was last serviced. A coolant flush, new spark plugs, and an inspection of belts/crank pulley/timing belt/coolant hoses should follow. Bleed the clutch and brakes and verify that none leak.
    Yea fluids check is the first thing i'm going to do.

    Hoses and vacuum lines that look at all dodgy should be replaced. Bring top off coolant and engine oil with you.
    agreed, I have been thinking about bringing my vacuum tester kit, although i'd need a bike pump with me for it.

    Have all four wheels re-balanced at a tire shop before you leave Canada, and duct tape the new tape weights to the inside of the wheel ala track day style. It sucks to lose a wheel weight when you're 300 miles from a tire shop and it sucks to delay your trip dealing with stuff like that. Inspect the spare, make sure it has air, and make sure your scissor jack & lug wrench is complete and serviceable. If you have aftermarket wheels - make sure your wheel key works with the stock lug wrench, or make sure you've got a socket/wrench/etc that works with your wheel key!
    That's definitely a great idea!!! I hand't thought of that, due to this I may end up going a couple days ahead and scheduling a full tuneup, fluids flush.

    I'd bring a small tool kit with 8, 10, 12, 14, 17, and 19 available as a socket w/ratchet and box-end wrench. A 5-in-1 screwdriver, basic fat pliers, needle nose vice grips, flashlights (plural), *good* gloves, and a small package of misc hose clamps should round it out, along with a spare accessory drive belt. Anything that requires more serious tools isn't likely something that can be done on the side of the road and that's where AAA comes in. Yea, I usually carry those for my Z, i've fixed tons of stuff roadside and it's not fun when it gets more serious. 3/8's should be fine for this yea?

    I'd buy the AAA Plus coverage as a baseline. It's cheaper than most tows will cost if something happens and it's simple peace of mind. Also, don't beat on the car. At all. Save your WOT pulls to redline for when you get home safely. Drive like a grandmother through the road trip. I'd also advocate for minimal speeding if any, as RHD cars will get interesting scrutiny from many podunk LE types.
    This is what I'm most worried about. It has me contemplating buying a full radar system I can quickly rig up.

    Firearms of any kind going in/out of Canada is a huge mess, as is transport through C(r)ook County IL, and most of NY/NJ etc. There are a variety of sites that map out CHL reciprocity and transport laws. From the look of your planned trip I strongly doubt that bringing a firearm of any kind with you is a prudent or lawful idea. A folding E-tool is a reasonably effective weapon that will also be useful to bring given the possible road conditions and snowfall that time of year, and it will pass any scrutiny with that justification without a second glance. If you bring any other weapon(s) with you, remember that you win 100% of the fights you're never in. Awareness and avoidance are much more effective.
    I figured I would just grab something in Montana, do you know what sites those are? I'm going to search, have you used those sites before? Yea, i'd rather avoid anything if possible.

    Best thing to do will be to avoid crappy areas/rest stops, keep your Supra in plain sight for the maximum number of people at short stops and avoid crappy parts of town and cheap motels during your trip. Especially avoid motels/hotels near big highway interchanges as that's prime ground for fast hook-and-run car theft. For that reason too, do your best to park so the rear wheels are facing a curb or other obstacle so a quick snatch-and-lift with a crappy old tow truck is much more difficult. Lock your doors every time you leave sight of the car, even if you're just running in to use the bathroom.
    Planning on going to high end hotels for bathroom breaks with valet or gated service. agreed, sight lines are most important. I'm even considering taking off the rear wing now that you mention it with a car cover that would attract way less attention

    Bringing a car cover for overnight use at motels is a good idea. Most thieves will be looking for an easy score and they can't assess your alarm, etc if you've got a car cover. It'll also minimize the 'OMG A SUPRA' factor while you're trying to sleep. Some car covers can be locked Link to lockable cover? never heard of this.


    After dark, only stop for fuel at big truck stops, preferably busy ones, with a lot of lighting. Don't mess around with your phone or anything else when you're stopped and outside your car - situational awareness is paramount and an effective deterrent by itself. I'll see if I can dig up a map of these. I'm fairly certain they'll have these on major interstates. I love the ones in NJ and NY because of how well lit they are.

    Having driven long hauls myself - respect your fatigue level. If you need to pull over at a truck stop for a 15 min power nap, or to get out and do some pushups or other exercises to wake up, do it! Lock your doors if you're sleeping (duh) and take the time you need to rest if you need rest. If the 15 min power nap didn't do it, take another 30 mins. Driving with serious sleep deprivation is just as bad as driving drunk.
    agreed, i'm usually able to do 6-7 hours before I need a break, about a full gas tank. Too many times has that happened where you get sleepy in the car, I hate that feeling.

    I love me some Red Bull and Monster but alternate energy drinks with water or Gatorade/Powerade. Staying hydrated and caffeinated gets the best results and best energy level.
    Caffeinated and hydrated are going to be my two best friends for this. I'm bringing a real close friend with me as well, so that will alleviate the stress some.

    I could kiss you , no homo.


    I'll have to dig up the hose clamps, radiator hoses, vacuum lines kits. Make sure I have everything I need.
    Haven't heard of the duct tape weight trick however. Does that vastly or vaguely effect the rotating weight of the wheel/tire combo?

    That was great info man, thank you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by supergoji View Post
    Caffeinated and hydrated are going to be my two best friends for this. I'm bringing a real close friend with me as well, so that will alleviate the stress some.

    I could kiss you , no homo.


    I'll have to dig up the hose clamps, radiator hoses, vacuum lines kits. Make sure I have everything I need.
    Haven't heard of the duct tape weight trick however. Does that vastly or vaguely effect the rotating weight of the wheel/tire combo?

    That was great info man, thank you.
    Nope, duct tape is a trackday thing. Been to speeds above 160mph with taped weights, no issues.

    I wouldn't 'just grab something in Montana'. If you're not a resident of that state or a bordering state you cannot legally purchase a long gun in that state, with a few exceptions (Mil stationed in that state, etc) generally not worth the hassle in this. Trust me. Here's a primer on the Federal laws involved and some specific individual states. https://www.nraila.org/articles/2015...transportation

    Long story short is the juice isn't worth the squeeze. Whatever you do, don't post about it on a public forum.

    Car covers can be locked with a little creativity if you've got a braided steel cable (like a bike lock cable) long enough to go under the car. A simple padlock can go through the eyelet on each side of the cover. It won't stop someone with a knife that can just cut the car cover, but it presents an obstacle that is visible and suggests further countermeasures are likely to be in place.

    I wouldn't bring radiator hoses or anything like that. I'd replace it in Canada if it looks crappy, and it's unlikely that you'll pick the right hoses without *really* good pictures of the situation before hand. Same goes for vacuum line.

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    Hey bud, domt know if this is much help but here goes.... AutoDream- this is who I'll take my car to if I were you. SE Calgary, a bit pricey but, they know their shit and hey, you got a Supra now, no point cheaping out on PM. I've been there plenty of times, they are down the street from my Parents place.

    There's also Adair, around the same price, but more specialised in Evos and Subies. These are the only shops that I know of, pretty sure there are more but I've lost touch as I was absent from the scene for long while.

    Hmmm, since you are planning to drive back on New year's through Montana from Calgary, I might join you bringing my Supra too through the border to come back to LA.

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    When you became the owner, did you do this be viewing/driving the car and drive it to storage? Wreckless (counter to his username!) gave a comprehensive reply but a lot of the catch all things he mentioned could be avoided if you know the car was sound generally when it was put into storage......how blind did you buy the car? can't be totally if you intend to drive it home.

    As a side note, the talk of firearms and theft avoidance, is that slightly (understandably) paranoid or a very real threat, remember you are talking to a Brit, where only the army and a few police have guns.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wreckless View Post
    Nope, duct tape is a trackday thing. Been to speeds above 160 mph with taped weights, no issues. Thats good to know!

    I wouldn't 'just grab something in Montana'. If you're not a resident of that state or a bordering state you cannot legally purchase a long gun in that state, with a few exceptions (Mil stationed in that state, etc) generally not worth the hassle in this. Trust me. Here's a primer on the Federal laws involved and some specific individual states. https://www.nraila.org/articles/2015...transportation Got it.

    Long story short is the juice isn't worth the squeeze. Whatever you do, don't post about it on a public forum.

    Car covers can be locked with a little creativity if you've got a braided steel cable (like a bike lock cable) long enough to go under the car. A simple padlock can go through the eyelet on each side of the cover. It won't stop someone with a knife that can just cut the car cover, but it presents an obstacle that is visible and suggests further countermeasures are likely to be in place.
    I'm looking into them at the moment, yes that makes sense.

    I wouldn't bring radiator hoses or anything like that. I'd replace it in Canada if it looks crappy, and it's unlikely that you'll pick the right hoses without *really* good pictures of the situation before hand. Same goes for vacuum line.
    Well, if it comes to it i'm sure a few shops in the area will be able to rig up something that'll hold.

    Quote Originally Posted by Mr.Gill View Post
    Hey bud, domt know if this is much help but here goes.... AutoDream- this is who I'll take my car to if I were you. SE Calgary, a bit pricey but, they know their shit and hey, you got a Supra now, no point cheaping out on PM. I've been there plenty of times, they are down the street from my Parents place. Autodream? what do they specialize in?

    There's also Adair, around the same price, but more specialised in Evos and Subies. These are the only shops that I know of, pretty sure there are more but I've lost touch as I was absent from the scene for long while.

    Hmmm, since you are planning to drive back on New year's through Montana from Calgary, I might join you bringing my Supra too through the border to come back to LA. that'd be cool!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scooter View Post
    When you became the owner, did you do this be viewing/driving the car and drive it to storage? Wreckless (counter to his username!) gave a comprehensive reply but a lot of the catch all things he mentioned could be avoided if you know the car was sound generally when it was put into storage......how blind did you buy the car? can't be totally if you intend to drive it home.
    I didn't go to Canada, I asked a friend to go up and look at the car for me. HE's very particular and made sure it was running right and everything was ready to go.

    As a side note, the talk of firearms and theft avoidance, is that slightly (understandably) paranoid or a very real threat, remember you are talking to a Brit, where only the army and a few police have guns.
    Lots of the populace have weapons and armed car theft is a real threat, i'd like to avoid it if possible. i'm planing on staying to the more well traveled routes.

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    Something else to consider is temp plates. I'm from Michigan and our state law is that you are allowed to drive a newly purchased vehicle home without any temps, as long as you have insurance and the signed title with you. I made the assumption that this was true across the board, and for my trip home with my Supra (California to Michigan) I got lucky and was fine. Passed that "info" along to a friend who bought a car in Virginia and he got screwed in Maryland. Cops told him he had to park the car and get temp plates or they'd impound it. He went to the local Maryland DMV and they wouldn't let him get temp plates without Maryland insurance. He had to leave his car, fly home to MI, get MI temp plates, fly back with them and drive it home.

    I'm not sure what the laws are regarding temp plates through all of the state you'll be going through, but just something to consider so you don't find yourself in a shitty situation! Good luck and have fun!
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    I guess my first question (and possibly I've misinterpreted) but are you saying that you bought the car last year and that by the time you pick it up it will have been a year or more since the sale? If so was that for import reasons?

    Have you driven the car at any length since it has been in been in Canada? I think that if you have, you probably already have a good idea as to its' road worthiness. Like has been said, fluid changes would be a mandatory thing and as wreckless said basic tools, but are you in the road trip to say you did a road trip in a Supra? If so then cool but if it was me, I'd just go up there with a truck and trailer and trailer it home. Save the road trip fun and eliminate stress on yourself (and miles on your new supra) for the process. Sure the road trip becomes 5k instead of half that but that wouldn't be hard between good friends and could be a lot of fun. Adventurous even! I'd bet the cost to drive there would be way offset by the savings from not buying plane tickets.

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    Quote Originally Posted by overbO0st View Post
    Something else to consider is temp plates. I'm from Michigan and our state law is that you are allowed to drive a newly purchased vehicle home without any temps, as long as you have insurance and the signed title with you. I made the assumption that this was true across the board, and for my trip home with my Supra (California to Michigan) I got lucky and was fine. Passed that "info" along to a friend who bought a car in Virginia and he got screwed in Maryland. Cops told him he had to park the car and get temp plates or they'd impound it. He went to the local Maryland DMV and they wouldn't let him get temp plates without Maryland insurance. He had to leave his car, fly home to MI, get MI temp plates, fly back with them and drive it home.

    I'm not sure what the laws are regarding temp plates through all of the state you'll be going through, but just something to consider so you don't find yourself in a shitty situation! Good luck and have fun!
    I contacted Montana, they'll allow a temp permit to move the car. I'll have to call the state police and see what the deal is in each state.

    Good idea.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gdiman View Post
    I guess my first question (and possibly I've misinterpreted) but are you saying that you bought the car last year and that by the time you pick it up it will have been a year or more since the sale? If so was that for import reasons?

    Have you driven the car at any length since it has been in been in Canada? I think that if you have, you probably already have a good idea as to its' road worthiness. Like has been said, fluid changes would be a mandatory thing and as wreckless said basic tools, but are you in the road trip to say you did a road trip in a Supra? If so then cool but if it was me, I'd just go up there with a truck and trailer and trailer it home. Save the road trip fun and eliminate stress on yourself (and miles on your new supra) for the process. Sure the road trip becomes 5k instead of half that but that wouldn't be hard between good friends and could be a lot of fun. Adventurous even! I'd bet the cost to drive there would be way offset by the savings from not buying plane tickets.
    Yes, I bought the car last October.
    The guy told me it was a 93,but it's actually a 94.

    Its been In heated storage since then. The guy storing it for me has been keeping an eye on everything.

    Well that's a bonus but I'm doing it this way to avoid paying that much to trailer it.

    5k miles, WAY more in gas. I Contemplated that but chose to drive the supra

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    Calgary on Dec 31st?

    You may want some snow tires.... and a shovel
    Alberta winters are not kind to RWD, let alone if its lowered

    also.... US border turned me back and escorted me back to Canada when i left just 40cal ammo in my duty belt, let alone a firearm.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Manilaice View Post
    Calgary on Dec 31st?

    You may want some snow tires.... and a shovel��
    Alberta winters are not kind to RWD, let alone if its lowered

    also.... US border turned me back and escorted me back to Canada when i left just 40cal ammo in my duty belt, let alone a firearm.
    I'm already thinking about that at the moment, which is why I want to go south, then east into warmer weather,

    Yea, definitely not bringing anything like that with me.

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    Tool Kit:
    8, 10, 12, 14, 17, and 19 available as a socket w/ratchet and box-end wrench
    A 5-in-1 screwdriver
    basic fat pliers
    needle nose vice grips
    flashlights (plural)
    gloves
    Electrical Tape
    Gorilla Tape


    Parts to pack
    misc hose clamps
    spare accessory drive belt
    Coilpacks / Spark plugs?
    Any hoses?
    Any Lengths of wire I should bring?
    What fuses?


    Road safety:
    Triple AAA
    Snow tires
    Duct taped wheel weights
    Car cover: What is the best brand to buy for us?

    Places to stay
    I'd like to get a list together of all "Supra" specific shops and well known people along the way in case something happens. I would like to record the entire experience.
    Hotels with locked parking or safe area's to park. I think Couch surfing would be pretty cool, getting to meet some members on here.

    Places to visit?
    Any places I should definitely see along the way?

    Anyone else going to be taking a roadtrip at the same time?
    would be awesome to see if anyone is importing another car or just headed my way. Make it an even better trip.

    Travel Pre-check
    Engine oil change
    I think the rest of the fluids should be fine without a swap after a good check.

    Anyone know any good shops that take care of performance cars around that area? Calgary / Montana ?
    I was thinking of hitting up SP but thats like halfway into my trip.

    States
    I'll be headed through Montana, North Dakota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, PA and NY.
    I'll be calling the State police of all those states for info on laws and travel etc.
    Do you guys know any laws that I should watch out for or places to avoid, things to avoid doing?
    *edit* Just called all the highway and state police patrols. Green across the board for the Canadian temp plate.

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    Anything I'm missing?
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    A multimeter and a can of fixaflat.
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    Bought many cars from far and I know road trips sound fun but I would just spend the 1000/1200$ and have car shipped.

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    Quote Originally Posted by supergoji View Post
    Yes, I bought the car last October.
    The guy told me it was a 93,but it's actually a 94.
    What month was it manufactured. I may be reading this whole situation wrong, and forgive me if i am. But it seems to me the reason you are traveling over the new years holiday to get the car as soon as the model year turns 25. Keep in mind the car has to turn 25 years old TO THE MONTH. And trying to bring it across the border Jan 1, 2019 wont do any good if it was manufactured in say May of 1994. Hope that helps.

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    it's a Jan/94 car so the 1st of the year should work haha.

    As far as shipping goes, it's about double that, because A it'll be snowing and wet and cold and I'll have to do an enclosed trailer. however IM ALL ears for an affordable shipping option.

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    #update,

    Have all the tools!
    Bought spare 450 piece craftsman set because it was on sale, I'll piece together my travel set from that.
    Also bought a spare set of coils from PHR!

    Next is to buy the tickets and Price out some snow tires and make sure everything is ready to roll!!!

    http://www.speedhunters.com/2018/07/...y-preparation/
    Good guide to follow.
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    120k service kit is next, I'll probably grab this in December.

    FLUIDS:

    00272-1LLAC-01 TOYOTA RED ANTIFREEZE GALLON LIST 18.87 COST 13.92 EA X 2
    08885-01306 V160 6SPEED OIL QT LIST 47.42 COST 34.50 EA X 2
    71924-24812 MOBIL ONE 5W30 QT LIST 6.79 COST 6.32 EA X 6
    79191-00672 CASTROL 75W90 DIFF OIL QT LIST 14.95 COST 11.95 EA X 2
    79191-00502 CASTROL GTX BRAKE/CLUTCH FLUID PT LIST 3.95 COST 2.25 EA X4

    FILTERS:

    90915-YZZD3 V8 OIL FILTER LIST 5.41 COST 3.99 X 1
    90430-12031 OIL PLUG GASKET LIST 1.02 COST .75 X 1
    23300-49195 FUEL FILTER LIST 27.58 COST 20.06 X 1
    17801-07020 STOCK AIR FILTER LIST 15.61 COST 11.24 X 1 ( have an aftermarket filter, will probably replace with a JWT/Stillen popcharger for more intake surface area)

    ENGINE PARTS:

    12204-46020 PCV VALVE LIST 4.50 COST 3.28 X 1
    90480-18001 PCV GROMMET LIST 4.03 COST 2.93 X 1
    12263-46010 PCV HOSE CTR LIST 7.86 COST 5.71 X 1
    12264-46010 PCV HOSE CTR LIST 7.86 COST 5.71 X 1
    90919-01178 PLATINUM PLUGS LIST 8.16 COST 5.88 EA X 6 ( what plugs should I get for BPU levels? considering BKR7E and BKR8EIX))
    13568-49036 TIMING BELT LIST 30.56 COST 22.23 X 1
    90311-46001 CRANK SEAL LIST 10.57 COST 7.70 X 1
    90311-40020 CAM SEALS LIST 5.40 COST 3.93 EA X 2
    90916-02310 DRIVE BELT LIST 66.06 COST 48.05
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    Interesting thread. Given the time of year that you are making this trip, I’d highly recommend you fly into the closest airport, rent a U-Haul truck and trailer, load your car up, and head home that way. Avoid the snow driving in the Supra, the potential for breakdowns, the need to register the car right off the bat, and finally, avoid giving the poor car a corrosive salt bath, which is likely to do long term damage, even if you wash it after the trip.

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    i'm starting to see snow in the weather patterns over there now, I may just scrap the road trip at this point and sack up for the Trailer... I really don't want this car having ANY salt.

    the cost is between 1100-1700, unenclosed to enclosed.

    *update, apparently you can just get an in-transit pass from the canadian registry ( think DMV) and go to your nearest Customs and border patrol office and import the car there, no need to do it at the border. I was speaking to an officer at the rainbow bridge cross into ny and he let me in on this little secret.

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