Not hiding my FWD shame

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Not hiding my FWD shame

Postby seat safety switch » Thu May 05, 2016 4:28 pm

I recently purchased a '90 Celica GT-S in order to run a cross-country roadtrip/road rally for my buddy's bachelor party.

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I've always wanted an ST16x but none were really available in my town, so this is a good second choice.

Our hooptie has been very worn out - they definitely used every part of the buffalo. So far we have replaced completely blown struts/shocks, both badly torn front axles, rotors/pads/fluid/lines, various maintenance items and a ton of leaky seals. The timing belt is almost double its replacement interval, so that is coming up next.

One thing I have found out is that aftermarket front spring isolators from an '87 Camry work on this car, which is good because RockAuto did not have new isolators for the 90-93 Celica.

I've joined the forum to try and look out for those harder-to-find Toyota-specific bits such as System 10 gear and centre caps. Hopefully there is a good partout or two!

Since everyone always asks, you can read more about the rally here: http://tm2twrally.com/

Looking forward to posting more.
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Re: Not hiding my FWD shame

Postby underscore » Thu May 05, 2016 7:58 pm

Welcome! Sounds like it's been a lot of work but at least the body looks clean!
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Re: Not hiding my FWD shame

Postby msanders2 » Fri May 06, 2016 5:51 am

A guy on the 456 Facebook page is selling the systems 10 door cards for $80
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