AE86 GTS Hatchback w/OEM LSD
Purchased on my B-Day on 09/19/04
Just like in Japan .. Delivered to my door on the 20th .. LOL
Defects found on date of purchase:
18 Year Old second owner with no Drivers Licence and car knowledge
High idle at 2k RPM
Cannot down shift from 3rd to 2nd
Aftermarket filter hanging by a hanger
Engine bay full of dirt and oil
Yellow Vents and Pillars
Carpets uncleanable and nonrecoverable
Minor Rust in Wheelwell
Some dents on right passenger door
Missing Exhaust Manifold Heat Shield
Before & After Cleaning
KBD Headers Ordered
Replace radiator cap with 1.1kg cap
Added cold air open box intake
KBD Headers installed
AW11 Manual Rack
KYB AGX Camaro shocks
Updates After Purchase:
Replaced blown engine with JDM Redtop 7-Rib low-comp
Installed Fidanza Adj. Cams
Purchased Origin bumper
Purchased TRD wing, Poly bushings
Installed AW11(MR2) Manual rack so now I have mad angle
Replaced Tranny again with a SR5 tranny but need new speedo drive gear.
Next is to order side skirts and rear bumper.
Now looking for Paint
Installing new clutch from Maxmisawa
Replacing rear main seal
T3 OEM LSD Rebuild kit
Koyo rear innner and outer bearing
KYB AGX short stroke shocks
Heat Wrap over Distributer
Installed Sportmax P002 15 x 8 with Nitto 195/50/15
Removed cut springs and replaced with Espeleirs.
Cut spring temporarly due to budget about 1 1/2 coils. And purchased Cressida Rims at U-Wrench-It.
Installed KBD Headers and Magnaflow HF Catalytic Pictures are posted on page 3.
Added open box cold air intake
Installed Dual Subs & Amplifier
Started sanding down old paint and reprimered sanded parts white.
KBD Headers with ceramic coating are being custom made for 15 Club4AG members. I'm number 14 .. hee hee I can't wait for them to come in. Also will be ordering 2in. Fiberglass Fender Flares from Philippines
Won Bid on Factory Electrical schematic & TRD Oil Cap.
Installed AIWA CD/MP3 player with front Pioneer 4" & 5 1/4" Rear.
Tested AE86 on track at Lookoutdrift event. Needs suspension work unless you like the three wheel action .. LOL More Pics posted on page 2.
Removed sound deadening material on floorpan
Replaced all yellow vents and trim.
Installed factory rear hatchback speaker boxes found at junkyard on a SR5.
Scrape overspray off windows
NGK Wires and Platinum Plugs
Steamed & Degreased engine bay
Tested LSD ( Made 2 burnout marks )
Installed Stock Airbox
Changed Oil & Filter
Distributer Cap & Rotor
Installed Celica Rims
Castrol LSD Fluid
Custom Exhaust Manifold Heat Shield.
This was made from a Diamond Metal Splash Guard from Advance Autoparts bent to conform exhaust manifold, and protect distributer cap and wiring.
To Do List:
Upgrade to Tokico Suspension
Upgrade to Jacobs or Crane Ignition
Find JDM Tureno Body Kit or Jblood Kit
Find AC Accesories ( Condensor, engine mounts, belt tensioner, hoses, ect. )
Get Optima Battery
Practice Drifting with my new friends I found in Virginia Beach, VA " Idriftmy86, and Zudog1 "
Add Front / RearStrut
Find replacement for Fuel level sender unit.
Any other suggestions please sign guestbook. Please no negative comment unless you know about AE86's and its history.