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madbasshunter
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1991 Toyota MR2

PostPosted: Sun Jul 12, 2015 5:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Reply with quote including images

I had misplaced (left on shell maybe) two of my pedal covers so had two different ones for brake and clutch



Then found a set for sale



After fitting them I found they were actually supplied by Toyota [Smile]
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explain how the coolant leaves the expansion tank and goes back into the coolant system?


Seriously , you don't know the answer to this? and you call yourself a car mechanic [Shocked]
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madbasshunter
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1991 Toyota MR2

PostPosted: Tue Mar 22, 2016 2:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Reply with quote including images

I really haven't kept this up to date have I :blush:

I replaced the SR3 recaros with leather SR5's


Slightly higher than the bass port


Also put clear door lights in courtesy of Wolfie
[img]http://i536.photobucket.com/albums/ff327/madbasshunter/Purple%20Haze%20MR2/th_Rainbow%204s_zpssphgojea.mp4[/img]
click for a vid of the rainbow bulbs [Wink]


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madbasshunter
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1991 Toyota MR2

PostPosted: Tue Mar 22, 2016 2:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Reply with quote including images

There have been a lot more mods going on which I will mention once they are working, and the car was away at a specialists for 3 months

Anyway due to the new direction I am taking with the car I decided to change from the Teins to Eibach Pros thanks Al

Spring compressor not needed for removal

But needed for fitting the Eibachs

Not needed for either of the rears though

A change of rear lights next thanks Wolfie
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madbasshunter
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1991 Toyota MR2

PostPosted: Mon May 02, 2016 6:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Reply with quote including images

After removing the aircon both rad fans were on permanently so I bridged this plug which stopped it



I then decided to put a switch in the bridge on the dash so I can switch both fans on if I want [Smile]



First silver toggle switch is to put single wiper into centre park and second for the fans.



Then decided to take the air con unit from under the dash and put the non ac funnel in instead



and use non ac bridge on plug



But now the fans were on all the time and I found I needed six wires connected on the aircon ecu to stop the fans



I then repositioned the aircon ecu into the frunk by the ps out of the way [Smile]
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madbasshunter
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1991 Toyota MR2

PostPosted: Fri Jun 17, 2016 6:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Reply with quote including images

Anyway the big news is it is now an automatic because of my left knee problems an automatic seemed the best option, I looked at merc slk and supra's but decided I like the 2 to much :blush:
So it went from looking like this


With these toyota option pedal covers



To looking like



The eagle eyed amongst you will notice the holes drilled into the centre of the clocks for the gear indicators and the pedals now look like



I thought the auto lever looked ugly



Then I saw Gary's supra and after pestering him I was inspired to modify my lever and make the car give the illusion nothing had changed even though an awful lot of hardwork went into it and it would have probably been cheaper to do a turbo conversion :facepalm: , first the switches were relocated



Overdrive is the other side of the steering wheel, I had to change seats as the high sides on my recaro sr5's were pushing my leg over and hurting my knee



I think I achieved my aim
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madbasshunter
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1991 Toyota MR2

PostPosted: Mon Aug 01, 2016 12:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Reply with quote including images

I have now had it resprayed as well, here it is after coming out of spray shop


Then time to put new seals in the tinted T-bar panels


Which I think look better


Then realised seatbelts had faded to a blue colour so replaced them


Changed the clear indicators for smoked to match side lights


and had the steering fogs fly eyed like the non steering ones they are replacing
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madbasshunter
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1991 Toyota MR2

PostPosted: Mon Aug 15, 2016 10:23 am    Post subject: Reply with quote Reply with quote including images

I should point out it is still mystic mica purple as it does look dark in the pictures


Then found the fuel gauge wasn't working so ripped dash apart and got another gauge to go in and then saw


So repaired the break the easy way


which fixed the problem [Smile]
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1994 Toyota MR2 Mk2 Turbo Rev3

PostPosted: Sun Aug 21, 2016 3:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Reply with quote including images

Lovely colour suits the retro early mk2
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madbasshunter
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 23, 2016 1:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Reply with quote including images

Thank you Andrew

I have got to add some updates but todays post is just begging for votes in the Autosessive competition, of which I am through to the finals [shocked]

http://www.autosessive.com/blog/awards/

Voters could also win a prize [Wink]
Voters will be entered into a prize draw for a chance to win a 1:12 scale remote control Lamborghini Aventador

Thanks
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1994 Toyota MR2 Mk2 Turbo Rev3

PostPosted: Fri Sep 23, 2016 4:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Reply with quote including images

Excellent work, Car looks really nice in the purple, well done [Drool]
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madbasshunter
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1991 Toyota MR2

PostPosted: Tue Dec 06, 2016 6:59 pm    Post subject: Purple Haze Now an Automatic P4 Results Are In Reply with quote Reply with quote including images

A big Thank You for voting
I only went and won [shocked]
I had a phonecall from Fuzz Townshend to tell me [shocked]

http://www.autosessive.com/blog/index.php/2016/11/22/autosessive-awards-the-winners/
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 07, 2016 9:06 am    Post subject: Re: Purple Haze Now an Automatic P4 Results Are In Reply with quote Reply with quote including images

madbasshunter wrote:
A big Thank You for voting
I only went and won [shocked]
I had a phonecall from Fuzz Townshend to tell me [shocked]

http://www.autosessive.com/blog/index.php/2016/11/22/autosessive-awards-the-winners/


Thats awesome! I bet you were pleased Fuzz called and not that other knob jockey from car sos! That article is very light on detail though.
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1994 Toyota MR2 Mk2 Turbo Rev3

PostPosted: Wed Dec 07, 2016 10:50 am    Post subject: Reply with quote Reply with quote including images

Awesome [Dancing]

Always nice to vote for something and get the outcome you hoped for!!

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madbasshunter
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1991 Toyota MR2

PostPosted: Thu Dec 08, 2016 11:07 am    Post subject: Reply with quote Reply with quote including images

Thanks everyone [Embarassed]

I was more shocked that my phone knew it was Fuzz [shocked] but I do have truecaller [d'oh!]
I am quite proud of winning as it was down to me converting to an automatic that did it and I know a lot of people think I am mad for doing it.

I finally got my black bilsteins (66000KM) but before I could fit them they needed a clean and


To cut off a droplink which didnt take too long



Then fit the Eibach pro springs



and remove the Sparco Crimson staggered 16's I had fitted but gone off

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PostPosted: Fri Dec 09, 2016 7:08 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Reply with quote including images

Another little job was the lexus door handles



But I didn't want the grey lock buttons so took the mr2 and lexus handles apart and made one out of the two



Which looks a lot better

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madbasshunter
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1991 Toyota MR2

PostPosted: Thu Feb 09, 2017 6:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Reply with quote including images

Here is a picture of it after its first drive (120 miles) on the black billies and eibach springs


It clocked over the 21000 mile mark on the way home

I realised I have the original spec list up on this post but it has changed a bit as you can see

ENGINE & DRIVE-TRAIN

19500 mile import 3SGE Fitted
Apexi Induction On Custom Pipe
GTE Alternator & Bracket Fitted
Blue-flame exhaust and Decat

- EXTERIOR
Full Respray in, 938 Mystic Mica Purple,(as found on the Toyota Tacoma)
Bomex 180 front lip
F40 Engine Cover
Turbo Undertray
Hydraulic Frunk Struts
Rookie Side Skirts
Cut Out Side Vents
C-One Rear Spoiler
MRD Rear Spats
Front grill meshed
Low rise headlight mod (GTO), with modification to control box to remove the delay when switching off
Smoked front lights, with swapped sidelight / indicators, and led bulbs,
Fli Eyed Steering fog lights
Modified and carbon skinned windscreen scuttle
Storm Single Wiper
BMW side repeaters
Genuine Ganador electric mirrors
Smoked rear light indicators, with US red lit reflector section, and 4 light Brake/fog light modification
Smooth reflective centre panel
Likwid art front Toyota badge
Likwid art rear Toyota badge
Wind deflectors on windows (cut down to fit T-bar)
Tinted Rear Windows
Tinted T-Bar Panels
New T-Bar seals
Air Horns Under Passenger Headlight

- CHASSIS & SUSPENSION

EPS Rack
Toyota Electronic Control Transmission
Lever converted to look like a manual with stock gaitor & TRD knob
OD, PWR & Manu buttons moved to the dash
Rev3 Driveshafts and Hubs
Rev3 Brakes with Carbotec Pads
Rev3 rear subframe fitted
19mm anti roll bar fitted front 22mm rear
All suspension bushes changed to poly, including main engine mountings
Black bilsteins all round with new gaiters
Eibach Pro springs
New drop-links fitted
New ball-joints fitted
New front top mounts fitted

- INTERIOR & ICE

Snap On Ignition Key
Recaro LX seats on Genuine Toyota Recaro subframes
Leather door cards Cut Out To Show Woofers
Fresh Rev1 Carpets & Mats
Snap Off Boss
Intalvolanti Steering Wheel
Lockwood white dials
TRD Pedals & Footrest covers
Carbon Dash covers & Window switches
All interior lights changed to blue leds, including foot-well lights .and heater controls,blue light strip in boot
Toyota Puddle Lights
Navsure Flip out, DVD sat-nav stereo,wired through Pioneer Premier BT CD Tuner
SPL Dynamics SD6.2 Component Speakers
Kicker L5 10 sub in Partially Externally Ported Enclosure
Kenwood KAC-7251 & KAC-PS521 Amplifiers
Vibe Bass & Stereo RCA's
Charging system upgraded with TB3
Bigger 096 Battery
Wide angle JDM interior mirror
Boot Liner
Lockwood door sills
Thatcham cat1 Security With Clifford Perimeter Protection and Pager

- WHEELS & TYRES

Enkei Winsome CX split rim alloys
Front 7x16 et22 with 205/40/16
Rear 8x16 et38 with 225/45/16
Black Wheel Nuts


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1991 Toyota MR2

PostPosted: Tue Feb 14, 2017 5:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Reply with quote including images

To fit the PIAA H3 bulbs in the steering fogs I had to add an earth wire as they are built for H3c bulbs



Then I could fit them after being Fly eyed



Looks just like it did before with non steering till they are lit up [Smile]
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1991 Toyota MR2

PostPosted: Wed Feb 15, 2017 4:08 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Reply with quote including images

I haven't put a picture of the engine bay up



I know it needs a polish [d'oh!]
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1991 Toyota MR2

PostPosted: Wed Jun 28, 2017 3:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Reply with quote including images

Decided to try staggered 16" wheels again so acquired a set of Enkei winsome CX's 7j and 8j and fitted.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/owjhpgy0cfa0w9c/IMAG3447.jpg?raw=1

Not convinced on the look yet but it does seem better to drive [Wink]
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1991 Toyota MR2

PostPosted: Wed Aug 09, 2017 1:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Reply with quote including images

Links to my photobucket will supply the missing pictures [Rolling Eyes]

http://s536.photobucket.com/user/madbasshunter/library/Purple%20Haze%20MR2

http://s536.photobucket.com/user/madbasshunter/library/My%20MR2%20Install
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