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GTS Jeff
09-24-2003, 11:23 PM
November 2002 - When I first bought this car:


May 2003 - The beginning of summer:


GTS Jeff
11-02-2003, 11:52 AM
November 2003 - One year after owning the car:



GTS Jeff
10-08-2004, 06:04 PM
October 2004 - Can you believe it's been two years?


GTS Jeff
10-17-2004, 03:16 PM

GTS Jeff
06-05-2005, 12:39 PM
May 2005 - When I drove to Vancouver and back



GTS Jeff
10-12-2005, 12:09 AM
October 2005 - This is after I polished the car and waxed it. These pictures were taken in the Kootenays. It's wearing its winter wheels.




GTS Jeff
06-13-2006, 03:27 PM
Summer mode 2006, with a tiny bit of 14" tuck


GTS Jeff
06-19-2006, 11:01 PM

GTS Jeff
05-22-2007, 11:08 PM
May 2007 - New Shoes







GTS Jeff
06-26-2007, 09:20 PM

Techno Pro Spirit lightweight chromoly flywheel (4.0kg)
Cusco Reinforced clutch cover/pressure plate
Cusco Reinforced non-asbestos clutch disc
Toyota rebuilt transmission
Redline MT-90 synthetic transmission oil
Cusco Type-RS 1.5 way LSD


JDM smallport 4A-GE (hicomp head and block, bluetop ECU)
Smallport injectors, fuel pressure regulator, and fuel rail
Injector resistor box bypass
Open element intake
2" downpipe back mandrel-bent exhaust w/ 2 resonators
Vibrant STREETPOWER muffler
EGR removed
PCV to oil catch can
Catalytic converter removed
Electric fan conversion (Flex-a-Lite 12" fan with relayed OEM AE92 thermo-switch in AE92 thermostat housing)
Optima Redtop sealed battery


TECHNOTOYTUNING front short stroke coilover conversion (SW20 KYB AGX adjustable shock absorbers, Ground Control adjustable coilover sleeves, Eibach ERS springs, 6.7kg/mm)
TECHNOTOYTUNING rear short stroke coilover conversion (Camaro KYB AGX adjustable shock absorbers, Ground Control adjustable coilover sleeves, Eibach ERS springs, 4.9kg/mm)
TECHNOTOYTUNING adjustable camber plates
TECHNOTOYTUNING camber plate upper hat system
TECHNOTOYTUNING 35mm roll center adjusters
TECHNOTOYTUNING adjustable strut tower bar
TECHNOTOYTUNING adjustable, heim jointed, lateral/panhard rod
TRD high-density rubber suspension bushings on swaybars, swaybar endlinks, front lower control arms, tension rods, rear 4 link control arms

Brake system:

Hawk HPS performance brake pads
Goodridge G-stop stainless steel braided brake lines
DOT 5.1 brake fluid


Alpine CDA-7897 In-Dash CD Player (FantomFace XL)
Alpine MRP-F250 amplifier, 2x100W RMS
MB Quart Premium PKC110 4" component speakers
Ultimate T3 2160 amplifier 1x330W RMS
Bose Acoustimass Cannon subwoofer
Speakers re-wired


Zenki 85 gray/black interior
Kouki 86 velour seats
TRD CF/leather shift knob
OEM DIN pocket
OEM Kouki cupholder


Konig Rewind wheels, gold w/ polished lip (15x7", +0 offset)
Yokohama AVS ES100s (195-50-15)
MKII Supra wheels, custom refinished, gunmetal with polished lip and spoke accents (14x7, +8 offset)
Kumho Ecsta Supra 712s (185-55-14)
Hella ECE (E1) H4 conversion kit
Hella Premium +50 bulbs
Upgraded headlight circuit (direct battery power relayed to OEM switch)
LED brake lights, turn signals, sidemarkers w/ electronic LED signal flasher


Toyota OEM coolant temperature sensor
Toyota OEM throttle position sensor
Throttle body service and new throttle body gasket
NTK Oxygen sensor
Air flow meter replaced
New Intake tubing for open-element intake
NGK platinum spark plugs (1 heat range colder)
NGK spark plug wires
Distributor cap and rotor
Toyota OEM Distributor O-ring
Toyota OEM Front main seal
Toyota OEM Rear main seal
Toyota OEM Cam seals
Toyota OEM Timing belt at 235,000km
Toyota OEM Serpentine belt
Toyota OEM Thermostat
Toyota OEM Waterpump
Redline WaterWetter
Toyota OEM Clutch master cylinder
Toyota OEM Clutch slave cylinder
Clutch hydraulic hard line
Toyota OEM Clutch flex hose
Fuel pump replacement
Fuel filter replacement
Toyota OEM Gas tank filler neck gasket
Heater blower motor service
Heater diverter cable service
Heater valve cable service
Heater fan resistor replacement
Dashboard lights (the only AE86 with all it's dash lights working)
Toyota OEM Pedal covers
Michelin all-weather floor mats
Door lock service
Toyota OEM Key
Trunk lock service
Horn replaced
Exterior lights
Door ajar sensor service
Trunk open sensor service
Brake rotors replaced
E-brake cables
Koyo front wheel bearings (outer and inner)
Differential ring and pinion

GTS Jeff
01-05-2008, 05:32 PM
PS. This car was sold last summer. It now rolls around in Calgary somewhere. :(

GTS Jeff
11-16-2008, 10:35 AM
I recently found out that the kid I sold it to has crashed the car and totalled it. So ends the story of my AE86.