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by tdi-red di
Sat Nov 28, 2015 12:52 am
Forum: Engine & Transmission section
Topic: Compression Testing Altezza Engine while out of the car..?
Replies: 1
Views: 425

Compression Testing Altezza Engine while out of the car..?

Hello, Was wondering if its possible to compression test a 3sge engine when its out of a car, buying a second hand engine and I knows its oil pressure is good..3/4 just want to check its compression also any other tips to buying second hand..? It has 160000kms on the clock. Also what should I be loo...
by tdi-red di
Fri Oct 30, 2015 3:10 am
Forum: Parts for sale
Topic: parts
Replies: 1
Views: 383

Re: parts

Driver side wing & bonnet here in 8m6 blue..100...Galway, call text 087 3552840
by tdi-red di
Sun Oct 25, 2015 11:04 pm
Forum: Problems with your Altezza
Topic: Misfire and low compression on Cylinder #4....Info..?
Replies: 2
Views: 448

Re: Misfire and low compression on Cylinder #4....Info..?

He's also just mentioned that the injector was not seated correctly on chamber #4 and mechanic reckons this could have scored the cylinder if that's a possibility..? Mechanic reckons a new engine or full rebuild to sort it out as well...does this sound right..?
by tdi-red di
Sun Oct 25, 2015 11:03 pm
Forum: Problems with your Altezza
Topic: Misfire and low compression on Cylinder #4....Info..?
Replies: 2
Views: 448

Misfire and low compression on Cylinder #4....Info..?

Misfire and low compression on Cylinder #4....Info..? How are things lads...? One of the lads bought an altezza recently and tbh she wasn't running right at all, well I didn't think she was...there was always a slight misfire... Anyways he said he brought it out to some Toyota mechanic the last day ...
by tdi-red di
Thu Oct 08, 2015 8:16 pm
Forum: Brakes and Suspension
Topic: abs light on . and trc flashing
Replies: 23
Views: 10659

Re: abs light on . and trc flashing

Just did mine there...Engine Light & Snow where constantly flashing at speed... I'm guessing that means no codes..? Anyways got a code from the TRC 43 and the abs flashed once...same exactly as SXE bear mentioned above...? Any ideas cheers...?
by tdi-red di
Tue Sep 29, 2015 5:12 am
Forum: Parts for sale
Topic: Leguna bumper and trd skirts cork area
Replies: 5
Views: 1773

Re: Leguna bumper and trd skirts cork area

What's your number mate..? Are they TRD spots..?
by tdi-red di
Fri Sep 18, 2015 9:40 pm
Forum: Car chat
Topic: Where to buy boot lid LED lights..?
Replies: 0
Views: 1459

Where to buy boot lid LED lights..?

Anyone know where to get these..?
by tdi-red di
Thu Sep 10, 2015 12:42 am
Forum: Parts for sale
Topic: SOLD- IGNORE
Replies: 11
Views: 985

Re: Tons of goodies at cheap prices

What would postage be like to Ireland..? Boot mat, catch can and manifold..?
by tdi-red di
Thu Aug 27, 2015 1:22 pm
Forum: Problems with your Altezza
Topic: Altezza Rough Idle..Help?
Replies: 3
Views: 786

Re: Altezza Rough Idle..Help?

Not really tbh..?
by tdi-red di
Thu Jul 23, 2015 9:58 pm
Forum: Brakes and Suspension
Topic: Cleaning ABS Sensor...?
Replies: 0
Views: 761

Cleaning ABS Sensor...?

How are things lads? Got a new ABS Sensor for the Altezza, want to give it a clean before fitting..? Qusetion what do i use the clean the sensor itself and inside the hub..? What ya used any do's and donts..? I was told brake cleaner but i dont have it at home..i have carb cleaner and electrical con...
by tdi-red di
Thu Jun 18, 2015 5:44 pm
Forum: Visual & Exterior section
Topic: Would 9.5" Rota Grids fit an Altezza ?
Replies: 3
Views: 1042

Would 9.5" Rota Grids fit an Altezza ?

As above, I'm assuming the arches will have to be rolled...will she be OK sitting on 55mn springs and 8" Rota Grids (front) and 9.5" (rear)...?

Thanks
by tdi-red di
Thu Jun 04, 2015 8:40 pm
Forum: Engine & Transmission section
Topic: TPS and Throttle body (need help with codes)
Replies: 15
Views: 1583

Re: TPS and extended cranking

How did you check the Voltage on the TPS, Any pics or video..? I have similar issue and it needs to be adjusted..? My car also has very bad idle, usually on cold start like in the mornings it is really bad...:/
by tdi-red di
Fri May 01, 2015 3:17 pm
Forum: Problems with your Altezza
Topic: Chugging/Jillting on cold start..?
Replies: 0
Views: 320

Chugging/Jillting on cold start..?

How are things...

Car feels weird on cold starts these days, which you engage 1st or reverse and sometimes she feels as tho shes about to stall...any ideas people..?
by tdi-red di
Wed Apr 22, 2015 3:46 am
Forum: Problems with your Altezza
Topic: Re-setting a TPS (Throttle Body Position Sensor) on an Altezza...HELP!
Replies: 1
Views: 668

Re-setting a TPS (Throttle Body Position Sensor) on an Altezza...HELP!

Hello Guys, As title suggests, I took this off the last day for no apparent reason (Ameatur Mechanic) as I was cleaning my throttle body. Anyways im looking for a detailed way..(Photos, Video or even a really good step by step) to get the sensor set right..its idling very high at the moment. I know ...
by tdi-red di
Sat Mar 07, 2015 1:32 pm
Forum: Member's Cars / Projects
Topic: Finally....An Altezza :)
Replies: 5
Views: 1116

Finally....An Altezza :)

Well here she is, spent a while lookin for one of these about near 5 months ago, sold my Audi a week ago was meant to get a standard Bmw, E46, Coupe but I seen this and had a drive in it, had to buy it :D Current Spec- Toyota Altezza, *2000, *4 cylinder, *Nct 2-16, *Full plastic kit, *Trd head light...

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