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by poTTa
Fri Dec 27, 2013 11:08 pm
Forum: Brakes and Suspension
Topic: Ticking Sound On Brakes
Replies: 6
Views: 959

Re: Ticking Sound On Brakes

good to hear...
by poTTa
Sat Dec 07, 2013 2:03 pm
Forum: Brakes and Suspension
Topic: Ticking Sound On Brakes
Replies: 6
Views: 959

Re: Ticking Sound On Brakes

could be a wheel bearing...
by poTTa
Sun Oct 27, 2013 12:33 pm
Forum: Engine & Transmission section
Topic: Recommend oil for Beams RS200
Replies: 32
Views: 9433

Re: Recommend oil for Beams RS200

E910 wrote:They run best on 5w30 / 10w30. Just be aware a lot of the newer 5w30/10w30 are designed for fuel efficiency, you don't want this. Mobil1, Castrol Edge, Shell Helix Ultra, Motul 8100 are recommended

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fella...

just follow this
by poTTa
Sun Oct 27, 2013 12:31 am
Forum: Problems with your Altezza
Topic: Car's pulling to the side
Replies: 13
Views: 2170

Re: Car's pulling to the side

did u check the differential mounts? I had a similar problem befor I changed my steering rack bushings...car would tug to the rigjt under power in the wet... I jacked up the front (wheels in the air), get a friend to rock the steering left to right and we could see that the rack was moving side to s...
by poTTa
Sun Oct 27, 2013 12:22 am
Forum: Engine & Transmission section
Topic: Recommend oil for Beams RS200
Replies: 32
Views: 9433

Re: Recommend oil for Beams RS200

E910 knows his stuff...
yes a much too thin (low viscosity) oil can mess up the bearing clearance and hinder lubrication...
by poTTa
Sun Oct 27, 2013 12:14 am
Forum: Member's Cars / Projects
Topic: Altezza RS400, 1UZ-FE conversion
Replies: 104
Views: 14538

Re: Altezza RS400, 1UZ-FE conversion

one of thee days I will grow up with a 1uz!!!
imust ask though...where do all of the other parts like power steering reservoir, brake and clutch cylinders and all the hoses go?... :lol:
by poTTa
Sun Oct 27, 2013 12:09 am
Forum: Member's Cars / Projects
Topic: Tezza race car....
Replies: 21
Views: 3265

Re: Tezza race car....

Dayuuummm....good work there!
by poTTa
Fri Oct 04, 2013 7:19 pm
Forum: Pic & video vault
Topic: Lexus LF-LC
Replies: 2
Views: 409

Re: Lexus LF-LC

I'll just add this to my - Cars I will never own - collection... :(
by poTTa
Tue Oct 01, 2013 6:35 pm
Forum: Newbies - Check-in here!!
Topic: introduction | timing belt
Replies: 7
Views: 804

Re: introduction | timing belt

here are the symbols i used to determine the YEAR, MONTH and DATE http://www.docoja.com:8080/kanji/quicks?dbname=kokug&sword=year&stype=1 http://www.docoja.com:8080/kanji/quicks?dbname=kokug&sword=month&stype=1 http://www.docoja.com:8080/kanji/quicks?dbname=kokug&sword=day&st...
by poTTa
Tue Oct 01, 2013 6:28 pm
Forum: Newbies - Check-in here!!
Topic: introduction | timing belt
Replies: 7
Views: 804

Re: introduction | timing belt

I can't make them out either... It looks like the date is 03/03/31 - March 31st, 2003 but that's my interpretation. If that's the case then that was 10 years ago and my personal opinion would be to change the timing gear - belt, two pulleys, water pump and hydraulic tensioner pulley. The crank and b...
by poTTa
Tue Oct 01, 2013 3:23 pm
Forum: Newbies - Check-in here!!
Topic: introduction | timing belt
Replies: 7
Views: 804

Re: introduction | timing belt

First and easiest thing to do is to look in the Maintenance manual if your car has one. Then look around the engine for a sticker which says when the last timing belt was changed. This sticker is grey and is about 2 inches long by 1/2 inch wide. This sticker comes with an OEM timing belt and is supp...
by poTTa
Tue Oct 01, 2013 3:07 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: altezza camber ??????
Replies: 4
Views: 605

Re: altezza camber ??????

by poTTa
Tue Oct 01, 2013 2:03 pm
Forum: Engine & Transmission section
Topic: water pump ?
Replies: 2
Views: 417

Re: water pump ?

All u really need is this part

16110-79135

which is the part at the bottom of this image
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by poTTa
Thu Sep 26, 2013 8:14 pm
Forum: Engine & Transmission section
Topic: Low Oil Pressure Readings
Replies: 14
Views: 1700

Re: Low Oil Pressure Readings

It's the sender...and a new one will set me back over $200.oo
it works most days...just plays the ass sometimes...no need to break my bank for this as yet...

E910 wrote:
poTTa wrote:This seems like a good way to gauge the problem...
No pun intended I hope :lol:


It was intended... :lol:
by poTTa
Thu Sep 12, 2013 2:57 pm
Forum: Engine & Transmission section
Topic: Low Oil Pressure Readings
Replies: 14
Views: 1700

Re: Low Oil Pressure Readings

mine sits on around 3/4 and below half when idling, 10w-40 there are 2 filters that fit which do make a difference to oil pressure the small one which I have and there's a bigger one I think off a celica gt-4 which has shown to reduce oil pressure I use the small filter... 90915-YZZF2 Have you pull...

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