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by Jayrdee
Fri Oct 13, 2017 12:32 pm
Forum: OWNERS and BUILDERS
Topic: "Kentucky AE86: A Levin Story"
Replies: 119
Views: 17773

Re: "Kentucky AE86: A Levin Story"

Can you send me an email to the link or where you bought the car please thanks o_oszy@yahoo.com I found the car via goo-net exchange. But that's pretty much just a website for local dealerships to post their inventory. They do not ship nor buy cars for people. You will have to arrange all of that y...
by Jayrdee
Tue Oct 10, 2017 4:09 pm
Forum: OWNERS and BUILDERS
Topic: My Beams Swap build thread
Replies: 10
Views: 2938

Re: My Beams Swap build thread

Anyway, I'm going to post here more so it motivates me to get out there and finish this thing! Thanks for all the positive support! Please do! I've always been curious on the steps to do a beams swap in an ae86. A little fyi, I've been using Flickr to host all my forum pictures. Pretty much what ph...
by Jayrdee
Sun Oct 08, 2017 9:25 am
Forum: TECH: Corolla AE86
Topic: GTS/SR5 Differential Pinion Seal Replacement
Replies: 10
Views: 1677

Re: GTS/SR5 Differential Pinion Seal Replacement

^^^ jondee86 coming in clutch, as usual 8-) 8-) ^^^
by Jayrdee
Sat Oct 07, 2017 9:14 pm
Forum: Fun Talk
Topic: V I N T A G E T O U G E
Replies: 16
Views: 2443

Re: V I N T A G E T O U G E

CloudStrife wrote:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3bNITQR4Uso&list=RDGMEMQ1dJ7wXfLlqCjwV0xfSNbAVM3bNITQR4Uso

And since you got the vaporwave title..

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xyJUmBWCXBw


Lol.

The song in this one is pretty dope too
https://youtu.be/xE7b3jBjJvk
by Jayrdee
Sat Oct 07, 2017 9:01 pm
Forum: OWNERS and BUILDERS
Topic: CloudStrife's AE88
Replies: 238
Views: 26483

Re: CloudStrife's AE88

Ouch! At least there isn't any body damage, right?

Lol. I second the check the lugs part. I learned that lesson the hard way with my tC. :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

I spend more time triple checking to make sure everything I do is tight than the actual labor now haha
by Jayrdee
Sat Oct 07, 2017 8:55 pm
Forum: TECH: Corolla AE86
Topic: GTS/SR5 Differential Pinion Seal Replacement
Replies: 10
Views: 1677

Re: GTS/SR5 Differential Pinion Seal Replacement

1. Does the GTS/SR5 differential have the same size of oil pinion seal?? 2. Is it possible to remove and replace the oil pinion seal without any problems to the differential settings......??? ex. backlash, spacer, crush sleeve, pinion nut..... Many thaNks! 1. I'm 95% positive the front pinion seal ...
by Jayrdee
Thu Oct 05, 2017 3:54 pm
Forum: Fun Talk
Topic: V I N T A G E T O U G E
Replies: 16
Views: 2443

Re: V I N T A G E T O U G E

Most of the footage used in these videos already comes from youtube. Instead of using english search terms use japanese kanji. Same for google, use japanese kanji and you'll find alot of blogs full of cool stuff. Lol no lie I don't even know how to do that :lol: :lol: I even took 2 years of Japanes...
by Jayrdee
Thu Oct 05, 2017 8:27 am
Forum: Fun Talk
Topic: V I N T A G E T O U G E
Replies: 16
Views: 2443

Re: V I N T A G E T O U G E

aukword1 wrote:that music reminds me of beverly hills cop for some reason. Pretty cool find.


80s ftw!

There's a few pages specifically dedicated to old school touge driving. I always find it interesting to see how simple everything was back then, especially considering I wasn't even born yet :lol:
by Jayrdee
Thu Oct 05, 2017 8:23 am
Forum: OWNERS and BUILDERS
Topic: "Kentucky AE86: A Levin Story"
Replies: 119
Views: 17773

Re: "Kentucky AE86: A Levin Story"

aukword1 wrote:looking nice, i have that exact same steering wheel in mine btw lol.


I feel like they should have just came from the factory with these steering wheels on Lol. I see these steering wheels on AE86s more than I do the oem wheel, or any other aftermarket for that matter.
by Jayrdee
Thu Oct 05, 2017 5:48 am
Forum: Fun Talk
Topic: V I N T A G E T O U G E
Replies: 16
Views: 2443

V I N T A G E T O U G E

idk where these people get this kind of footage to make these edits, but its awesome.

Peep the ae86s tearing it up 8-) 8-) :twisted:

https://youtu.be/xfvUoA29Byg
by Jayrdee
Tue Oct 03, 2017 1:34 pm
Forum: OWNERS and BUILDERS
Topic: Racecar: ITA AE86 with provenance(history)
Replies: 39
Views: 5120

Re: Racecar: ITA AE86 with provenance(history)

So this car was literally built by TRD?!?

I don't even want to think about how much of a gold mine that thing is with old/rare TRD parts
by Jayrdee
Sat Sep 30, 2017 10:55 pm
Forum: OWNERS and BUILDERS
Topic: "Kentucky AE86: A Levin Story"
Replies: 119
Views: 17773

Re: "Kentucky AE86: A Levin Story"

I had been getting a lot of spring noise when turning with the new suspension setup, so I bought Fortune Auto's Radial Bearing Mount upgrade to fix the issue. finally got around to installing them today If anyone is interested in the who/what/when/why/how, all that mumbo jumbo can be found here. htt...
by Jayrdee
Sat Sep 30, 2017 10:31 pm
Forum: TECH: Corolla AE86
Topic: Fortune Auto Coilovers Review 2017
Replies: 44
Views: 10276

Re: Fortune Auto Coilovers Review 2017

Post pics if you can! We pretty much don't let anyone order the fortunes from us without the bearings, they are that important. Grant ^^ good call ^^^ I shouldnt have installed them without the bearing upgrade in the first place. I finally got around to putting them on today, and it made the world ...
by Jayrdee
Fri Sep 29, 2017 1:18 pm
Forum: Fun Talk
Topic: Need a price reference
Replies: 17
Views: 2267

Re: Need a price reference

finallymysti wrote:It's a gts and raced for 8 years in casc


I'd be curious to see what this thing looks like
by Jayrdee
Fri Sep 29, 2017 1:16 pm
Forum: TECH: Corolla AE86
Topic: Fortune Auto Coilovers Review 2017
Replies: 44
Views: 10276

Re: Fortune Auto Coilovers Review 2017

Sounds good, looking forward to changing my set up. I previously had experience with FA on a s14 and have had good results on track and street. Yeah dude I love them. Can't praise them enough Idk if you read the previous posts but if you do decide to get these, definitely go ahead and get the radia...
by Jayrdee
Fri Sep 29, 2017 6:11 am
Forum: TECH: Corolla AE86
Topic: Fortune Auto Coilovers Review 2017
Replies: 44
Views: 10276

Re: Fortune Auto Coilovers Review 2017

jayrdee any reason for not going full coilover on rear? Id like to hear pros and cons. Do they recommend reinforcing the shock top with full coilovers on the rear? any regrets going oem style? No particular reason on my end. I just figured I would stick to the divorced setup since thats how the car...
by Jayrdee
Thu Sep 28, 2017 1:48 pm
Forum: TECH: Corolla AE86
Topic: rear end bearings
Replies: 9
Views: 1190

Re: rear end bearings

CloudStrife wrote:And don't buy it through the dealer, they mark up like crazy. Just buy from Japan on Ebay.


Not if you know someone! 8-) 8-)

OP, shoot me a message. I work in parts at a Toyota dealer.
by Jayrdee
Thu Sep 28, 2017 9:48 am
Forum: OWNERS and BUILDERS
Topic: Racecar: ITA AE86 with provenance(history)
Replies: 39
Views: 5120

Re: Racecar: ITA AE86 with provenance(history)

Thats interesting how the strut bar looks welded into place!
by Jayrdee
Wed Sep 27, 2017 8:35 pm
Forum: Fun Talk
Topic: Need a price reference
Replies: 17
Views: 2267

Re: Need a price reference

finallymysti wrote:What is the value of a 13b swapped ae86 fully caged race car with built suspension? Is this a car with a market? Condition is good. Thank you



Yeah you might have to get a little more specific.

Are we talking, drift slut race car? or N2 race car? Lol.
by Jayrdee
Wed Sep 27, 2017 8:33 pm
Forum: Fun Talk
Topic: Dori-Kaze FINISHED?
Replies: 15
Views: 2334

Re: Dori-Kaze FINISHED?

Also interesting to speculate on the ultimate goals of the motor industry. Do they want cars to be repaired and returned to the roads after they break down or become worn out ?? What happens if your phone or toaster or electric razor stops working ?? Do you take it to a repair shop or do you throw ...
by Jayrdee
Wed Sep 27, 2017 1:46 pm
Forum: Fun Talk
Topic: Dori-Kaze FINISHED?
Replies: 15
Views: 2334

Re: Dori-Kaze FINISHED?

i think the decline in activity can also be attributed with evolution of cars, as much as we love our 86s they were not going to be relevant forever, heck they were outdated since the 90s lol, many of the "big" members on here moved on to newer chassis, even MotoP moved on to the Frs and ...
by Jayrdee
Wed Sep 27, 2017 1:29 pm
Forum: OWNERS and BUILDERS
Topic: Racecar: ITA AE86 with provenance(history)
Replies: 39
Views: 5120

Re: Racecar: ITA AE86 with provenance(history)

This car is legendary.

I remember seeing it for sale on ebay once YEARS ago and thinking this thing is a gold mine of awesome parts/history. Turns out I grew up in the same town as the previous owner! Im 75% positive I know exactly where that first picture was taken Lol.
by Jayrdee
Tue Sep 26, 2017 11:59 am
Forum: OWNERS and BUILDERS
Topic: CloudStrife's AE88
Replies: 238
Views: 26483

Re: CloudStrife's AE88

Fucking getting ass fucked here in Florida. Obviously, as you guys know we have some crazy weather. I ended up evacuating and meeting a friend in NC. NC was goddamn beautiful. Anyway, long story short the 86 took to the back burner as I'm still repairing fence and landscaping debris like crazy. At ...
by Jayrdee
Tue Sep 26, 2017 11:55 am
Forum: OWNERS and BUILDERS
Topic: Aukword1's Beams Swapped AE86
Replies: 89
Views: 8985

Re: Aukword1's Beams Swapped AE86

Subscribed. This will be so sick.
by Jayrdee
Thu Sep 21, 2017 7:24 pm
Forum: Fun Talk
Topic: Dori-Kaze FINISHED?
Replies: 15
Views: 2334

Re: Dori-Kaze FINISHED?

The average 86 owner nowaday is a much more mature and informed owner and honestly of all the other car forums, 86 owners are the most humble, respectful and knowledgeable people...i never think twice about doing business with a forum member but i cant say that about other car communities lol True ...
by Jayrdee
Thu Sep 21, 2017 8:20 am
Forum: Fun Talk
Topic: Dori-Kaze FINISHED?
Replies: 15
Views: 2334

Re: Dori-Kaze FINISHED?

lack of activity may eventually lead to unplugging all of these forums, one by one. Sad photosuckit doin its part too - lol Thats why we need to keep this one alive!! Forums will make a comeback as these cars become more collectors items vs toys. Firm believer that if you build it, they will come. ...
by Jayrdee
Wed Sep 20, 2017 11:47 am
Forum: OWNERS and BUILDERS
Topic: Cris' Levin SR
Replies: 22
Views: 3879

Re: Cris' Levin SR

Yep, only LHD. Toyota Japan in those days had the Vista Store or Boutique where you could buy the Trueno nosed models and the Corolla Store for the Levin nosed models. Weird but interesting 8-) . By the front grill of Mr Cris's AE86 it looks to be like the early (Zenki?) model, a 1984 model. I coul...
by Jayrdee
Tue Sep 19, 2017 9:00 pm
Forum: TECH: Corolla AE86
Topic: Fortune Auto Coilovers Review 2017
Replies: 44
Views: 10276

Re: Fortune Auto Coilovers Review 2017

The radial bearings are highly recommended on AE86 applications. We noticed the steering effort and feedback is improved with the radial bearings as well. Car looks amazing man, keep up the good work. Thank you!! Kind of funny you mention that though, because I literally just got mine in the mail l...
by Jayrdee
Tue Sep 19, 2017 1:37 pm
Forum: OWNERS and BUILDERS
Topic: Cris' Levin SR
Replies: 22
Views: 3879

Re: Cris' Levin SR

Only the US and some middle eastern countries got the Trueno (pop up headlights) AE86s. The rest of the world got the Levins. Know your hachi-roku history my young padawan. ;) ;) I knew they existed, but never actually seen one. Factory LHD Levins were Euro-spec only. You forgot Japan, btw Lol (unl...
by Jayrdee
Wed Sep 13, 2017 11:06 am
Forum: Fun Talk
Topic: Speed Master Racing
Replies: 9
Views: 2466

Re: Speed Master Racing

some 'quality looking' stuff right there Personally I'd look for results before diving in performance-to-dollar ratio usualy very low on small displacement normally aspirated street setups ...get ready for; the noise, narrow/peaky powerplant, header heat, etc. for sure ... this is more of me dreami...

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