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by Adrian Eccles
Wed Nov 14, 2012 7:22 pm
Forum: Engine & Transmission section
Topic: P1354 - VVT (Variable Valve Timing) System Malfunction
Replies: 3
Views: 1075

P1354 - VVT (Variable Valve Timing) System Malfunction

Ok so my car has been suffering with the following fault "P1354 - VVT (Variable Valve Timing) System Malfunction (Bank2)" After a bit of research on the internet i discovered that the "Bank 2" associated Oil control valve is in the Exhaust side. So Yesterday i had a look around a...
by Adrian Eccles
Thu May 24, 2012 5:21 pm
Forum: Visual & Exterior section
Topic: Evo Alloys - Atre they a direct fit?
Replies: 1
Views: 382

Evo Alloys - Atre they a direct fit?

Hi I am interested in a set of bbs evo alloys. are they a direct fit or are spigot rings needed to fit them on the altezzza? the offset and stud pattern are ok.

Thanks,
Adrian
by Adrian Eccles
Sun May 20, 2012 12:01 pm
Forum: Brakes and Suspension
Topic: IS300 Shocks - Will they fit ?
Replies: 1
Views: 415

Re: IS300 Shocks - Will they fit ?

Found the answer in another post. Should have done a bit of searching fist. Cheers, Adrian "Yes they will, I got Tokico lowering springs and shocks from IS 300 under mine with 40 mm drop all around. But keep in mind that the IS 300 comes with the heavier 2JZ engine and because of that the front...
by Adrian Eccles
Sat May 19, 2012 4:45 pm
Forum: Brakes and Suspension
Topic: IS300 Shocks - Will they fit ?
Replies: 1
Views: 415

IS300 Shocks - Will they fit ?

Hi, Can anybody tell me if is300 shock's are the same as the shock's on the RS200? I found the following on ebay and though it may give them a try (See link). http://www.ebay.com/itm/JDM-TOKICO-BLUE-HP-STRUT-SHOCKS-SET-00-05-IS300-ALTEZZA-/110881513847?pt=Motors_Car_Truck_Parts_Accessories&hash=...
by Adrian Eccles
Thu May 19, 2011 10:13 am
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Can anbody donate me a nackered Dual Mass Flywheel
Replies: 1
Views: 391

Can anbody donate me a nackered Dual Mass Flywheel

Hi, I managed to get my hands on a FIDANZA leightweight flywheel, paddle clutch and cover for a 3SGTE Celica GT4. I am trying to weigh up if it will fit the 3SGE altezza before i take the gearbox off. I understand that the Dual mass flywheels are prone to failing on the altezza so there must be a fe...
by Adrian Eccles
Thu May 12, 2011 11:56 am
Forum: Engine & Transmission section
Topic: Single Mass lightweight Flywheels Vs Dual Mass Standard
Replies: 6
Views: 3117

Re: Single Mass lightweight Flywheels Vs Dual Mass Standard

I was thinking of going for A Fidanza leightweight flywheel with Exedy stage 1 uprated clutch set up. However You can only get the Fidanza flywheels for a 3S-GTE engine For say an ST185 Celica. Anybody have any idea if this would fit and would suit the altezza clutch or if the clutch designed for th...
by Adrian Eccles
Wed May 11, 2011 8:40 pm
Forum: Engine & Transmission section
Topic: Single Mass lightweight Flywheels Vs Dual Mass Standard
Replies: 6
Views: 3117

Single Mass lightweight Flywheels Vs Dual Mass Standard

Hi, My Dual Mass Flywheel appears to be buggered and i am weighing up my options and desperately need advice. Options 1 - Replace Clutch and see if this solves the problem (Apparently it can) 2 - Replace DMF and Clutch at great expense (Really dont want to have to do this) 3- Fit leigtweight SMF and...
by Adrian Eccles
Sun May 08, 2011 8:53 pm
Forum: Engine & Transmission section
Topic: 3sgte flyheel onto 3sge sxe10 altezza
Replies: 0
Views: 391

3sgte flyheel onto 3sge sxe10 altezza

Hi

Has anybody tried fitting a 3sgte flywheel onto an altezza ? There is loads of cheap lightweight 3SGTE flywheels floating around.

the 3SGTE flywhel has the same number of mounting holes.

Cheers,
Adrian
by Adrian Eccles
Fri Mar 25, 2011 10:21 am
Forum: I.C.E & Interior section
Topic: Mini disc, cd changer radio pin out
Replies: 5
Views: 3271

Re: Mini disc, cd changer radio pin out

Hi, So I have figured out the Pin-out for this radio and harness. It turns out that the factory Amplifier in my Altezza powers all of the speakers therefore there does not appear to be a direct connection to any of the speakers on the wiring harness. (The wires may physically be on the loom but not ...
by Adrian Eccles
Mon Mar 14, 2011 10:18 am
Forum: Engine & Transmission section
Topic: sxe10 power steering pump bearing
Replies: 7
Views: 1425

Re: sxe10 power steering pump bearing

the links Evelyn stuck up show the exploded view of the pump which is a proper view, every part is there. You could try to email Nick, the site trader in NZ, always helpful and a pleasure to deal with, not to mention cheaper than dealers over this side of the water I cant see any diagrams on toyoDI...
by Adrian Eccles
Sun Mar 13, 2011 12:09 pm
Forum: Engine & Transmission section
Topic: sxe10 power steering pump bearing
Replies: 7
Views: 1425

Re: sxe10 power steering pump bearing

I have seen the seal kits online but can't find them in the UK. I went to Toyota with a part number to get a price for a kit but the bloke wouldn't Even look on then system. Just said it's a lexus go there basically, was quite unhelpfull. I tried explaining it was an import etc. I mite try a differe...
by Adrian Eccles
Sat Mar 12, 2011 9:48 pm
Forum: I.C.E & Interior section
Topic: Mini disc, cd changer radio pin out
Replies: 5
Views: 3271

Mini disc, cd changer radio pin out

Hi, In my Altezza i have a mindisc/cd-changer radio with Error3 (pictured below). I am trying to fit a different cd player but do not know the pinout for this type of radio. I have looked at the following post but the connectors are different. http://www.tezzaworld.com/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=4404&...
by Adrian Eccles
Sat Mar 12, 2011 11:49 am
Forum: Engine & Transmission section
Topic: sxe10 power steering pump bearing
Replies: 7
Views: 1425

Re: sxe10 power steering pump bearing

I have looked on them but couldn't find it.

Cheers anyway,
Adrian
by Adrian Eccles
Fri Mar 11, 2011 2:02 pm
Forum: Engine & Transmission section
Topic: sxe10 power steering pump bearing
Replies: 7
Views: 1425

sxe10 power steering pump bearing

Hi does anybody know the part number for the power steering pump bearing.

The bearings are nackered in my pump and need replacing :(


Thanks in advance,
Adrian
by Adrian Eccles
Wed Mar 02, 2011 1:17 pm
Forum: Newbies - Check-in here!!
Topic: Newby RS200Z owner
Replies: 16
Views: 1794

Newby RS200Z owner

Hi, I collected my first altezza (RS200Z) on Monday nite :). The paintwork needs tydying up a bit but appart from that seems pretty sweet. Imported in 1999 54,000 miles. Bloke owned it since imported and used it for pottering around town hence the low mileage. He seemed Adiment it was a Lexus but it...

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