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  1. 71Corolla

    DIY - 2VZ-FE Timing Belt Change

    Stuff you need Basic tools including 3/8 and 1/2 inch socket set. Breaker bar Torque wrench Several jacks and jack stands Brake cleaner Small piece of wood, preferably 3/8ths plywood, piece of 2x4 Bungee cord Timing belt kit Music and beer First aid kit Diagram for torque settings and...
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    DIY 1MZ-FE Coolant Replacement

    This is 1MZ specific but is similar or the same for most Toyota/Lexus V6 engines that use a timing belt. I used Toyota Long Life Coolant also known as RED. This is full strength and must be diluted I went for 55% coolant 45% deionized water. Canadian Tire sells it...
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    DIY - manual transmission fluid change

    This is applicable to most FWD manual transmissions. I did this on the 1987 Camry, 4-cylinder with the S51 transmission. remove splash shield remove fill plug, 17mm remove drain plug, 24mm can't tell in the photo but this Royal Purple ATF, forgot I had used this stuff. It was still dark...
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    DIY: 2VZ-FE distributor removal

    Replacing the O-ring so why not make a DIY. remove strut bar remove air box, release these clips and pull off the connector NEVER try removing these screws! This will damage the AFM air box removed ignition wire routing for reference remove distributor connector Loosen three 8mm...
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    Automotive LEDs

    This became an obsession for me it took a fair amount of trial and error (think $$$$$) to figure out what works/what is good. I recently found these they turned out to be great They seem to be the exact same as these, or possibly a knock off if so a...
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    I can't find decent front brake rotors for my car

    This is ridiculous, need front brake rotors for the silver 1990 car has ABS so NOT the smaller rotors they must be 277mm diameter. Rockauto has them but only in the economy brand. There are a few dodgy sellers in Canada that sell only brake products reviews are mixed at best. Centric makes a...
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    The Ongoing Interesting Vehicles Video Thread

    Post em, Youtube preferred. Jay Leno of course has some of the coolest and most interesting rides around, this is a super cool project but that thing scares me. Watch to find out why.
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    Broken strut, subframes and other gen3 shenanigans

    You may recognize this car from that other forum, car owned by @Silent Runner and from this thread. In summary the RH strut broke sending the car into a spin thankfully no one was hurt the only damage besides the broken strut and a bent trailing arm is scuffs to the wheel. @Silent Runner and...
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    Unusually Rare Celica for sale
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    Anyone here use Amsoil ATF?

    Been thinking about using it in my cars, it's expensive but not super expensive. Especially considering it for my ES300 since it has the craptastic U140E.
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    71Corolla's For Sale Thread

    All prices are not including shipping, will ship anywhere. PayPal only. Click for larger images. 1987-1991 Camry power mirrors. Almost new condition rare to find them this nice. Tested and working. $75.00 I think the colour is ice blue metalic 8G2...
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    How to glue this?

    Center caps for Toyota OEM wheels the cap keeps separating from the metal portion. When it originally let go I used epoxy that lasted 1 season then fell off was lucky not to lose it. Next I used super glue plus some dabs of epoxy that failed as well. Seems like the extreme cold makes the...
  13. 71Corolla

    Forums is broken UPDATE: Fixed

    Yes I am aware, something went wrong with the update. Working on it.
  14. 71Corolla

    New Site Style - Yota Retro

    Navigate to the bottom of the page - left side you'll see click/tap and choose Yota Retro Or click here
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    Anyone know what type of fuses these are?

    Box is out of a Yaris (or maybe Echo) I can get the fuses from a dealer but I want different amp ratings in this form factor.
  16. 71Corolla

    Gen1/2 Camry Picture Thread

    Because why not. Every time I pull this car out of storage for the summer I've forgotten how nice it is. Credit to the cheapo car cover from Amazon it did a great job car was nearly perfect only a trace of dust.
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    I went full stupid

    Was straightening the rear wipe arm on the wagon wasn't even that bent just a bit and it bugged me. Well, the vice grips snapped open not much else to say. Will be very hard to find a replacement panel if I can find one at all. I'm a moron. :(
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    Jeep Wrangler Rolls Over during IIHS Crash Test

    Don't think I've seen this before.
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    Craigslist, Kijiji & EBay GOLD! Car Chat Edition

    Try to post pics (hosted or attachments) if possible due to "link rot" If I had space I'd buy this.
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    The Toyota hybrid AWD system sucks

    This is really bad does Toyota real world test their cars at all? In theory it should be super simple for the computer to modulate the rear electric motor but nope, the software doesn't have a clue.