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by Kuromi_loves_toyota
Wed Apr 03, 2024 2:09 am
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: 7AG build thread!
Replies: 13
Views: 15532

Re: 7AG build thread!

sick! ill definitely use your work as reference material, if you dont mind could i send you a private message about a commission?
by Kuromi_loves_toyota
Sat Mar 30, 2024 9:49 pm
Forum: TECH: Corolla AE86
Topic: GTS brakes
Replies: 5
Views: 1179

Re: GTS brakes

found out i dont actually need the backplates! glad i found this out, apparently its better for airflow to not run them.
by Kuromi_loves_toyota
Fri Mar 29, 2024 7:03 pm
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: 7AG build thread!
Replies: 13
Views: 15532

Re: 7AG build thread!

been slowly gathering parts.. so far i have some cams, and a whole rotating assembly. my cylinder head needs some work so im sending it into a machine shop soon. so i was thinking i might as well have my exhaust and intake ports shaved and polished too, does anyone have any advice about this? theres...
by Kuromi_loves_toyota
Sat Mar 23, 2024 2:58 pm
Forum: TECH: Corolla AE86
Topic: GTS brakes
Replies: 5
Views: 1179

Re: GTS brakes

aftermarket or OEM?
by Kuromi_loves_toyota
Wed Mar 20, 2024 2:43 pm
Forum: TECH: Corolla AE86
Topic: GTS brakes
Replies: 5
Views: 1179

Re: GTS brakes

damn, thanks for letting me know, are there any aftermarket options i can go with?
by Kuromi_loves_toyota
Tue Mar 19, 2024 10:40 pm
Forum: TECH: Corolla AE86
Topic: GTS brakes
Replies: 5
Views: 1179

GTS brakes

i have two sets of OEM front back plates, is it possible for me to use front backplates on a GTS rear end? ive had a hard time finding rear backplates.
by Kuromi_loves_toyota
Sat Mar 09, 2024 3:48 pm
Forum: TECH: Corolla AE86
Topic: trunk locking mechanism
Replies: 1
Views: 1356

trunk locking mechanism

i just got a CBY hatch and im planning on installing it this weekend, are the locks on coupes and hatches interchangeable? i was planning to remove the locks from my parts car and use them on my hatchback, has anyone else ever done this? if this isnt a good option does anyone have any suggestions
by Kuromi_loves_toyota
Sat Nov 04, 2023 1:49 am
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: 7AG build thread!
Replies: 13
Views: 15532

Re: 7AG build thread!

Another not a fan for a 7AG 20V, the intake valves are too small, compared to a fully ported big valve largeport head. also the TRD F/A ITBs don't require an adapter for use on a largeport head. I wouldn't want to see the air flow disruption with an adapter that goes from the long wide TRD ITB to t...
by Kuromi_loves_toyota
Sat Nov 04, 2023 1:44 am
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: 7AG build thread!
Replies: 13
Views: 15532

Re: 7AG build thread!

OH BOY!! Another 7AGE! I'll be watching this one. I will ask why you went with the 20v head though. A lot do, but I've found the big port does as well, if not better. Having the 20v moniker is more an ego than necessity. Each to his own. I have a couple of suggestions, right off the bat. The 4AGE o...
by Kuromi_loves_toyota
Thu Oct 19, 2023 3:47 am
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: 7AG build thread!
Replies: 13
Views: 15532

7AG build thread!

thought id start a thread for my work in progress 7AG 20v, so far I've acquired a set late model Formula Atlantic throttle bodies(a friend of mine has developed an adapter for the 20v head!), VVT cam gear for the blacktop head, soon im getting my hands on some new cams! hope this build will pan out ...
by Kuromi_loves_toyota
Fri Oct 06, 2023 1:55 am
Forum: Fun Talk
Topic: 3SGTE, MR2, and GT4
Replies: 2
Views: 13831

Re: 3SGTE, MR2, and GT4

no i havent but i will give it a look
by Kuromi_loves_toyota
Wed Oct 04, 2023 2:00 am
Forum: Fun Talk
Topic: 3SGTE, MR2, and GT4
Replies: 2
Views: 13831

3SGTE, MR2, and GT4

trying to get my hands on a celica GT-4! are there any other forums where i could get information on this platform? and get more info on the 3SGTE?
by Kuromi_loves_toyota
Wed Aug 16, 2023 10:10 pm
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: camshaft fitment
Replies: 3
Views: 3025

camshaft fitment

ive heard from multiple sources that the intake and exhaust camshafts for the 4AG 16v are universal and can be interchanged. is this true?
by Kuromi_loves_toyota
Wed Aug 09, 2023 1:32 am
Forum: TECH: Corolla AE86
Topic: A/C for 20v swaps?
Replies: 11
Views: 6998

Re: A/C for 20v swaps?

kiosk wrote:Image

:lol:
by Kuromi_loves_toyota
Mon May 08, 2023 1:55 am
Forum: TECH: 4A-GE ENGINE
Topic: Tec-Arts modified intake cam gear
Replies: 3
Views: 5576

Tec-Arts modified intake cam gear

ive heard some rumors about a modified intake cam gear for the 20v, i recently got some cams from toda and im looking into the cam gear modification. can anyone give me any information on this? could this improve the reliability/drivability of my engine in the long term?

thank you.
by Kuromi_loves_toyota
Thu Apr 27, 2023 3:40 pm
Forum: TECH: Corolla AE86
Topic: more suspension issues
Replies: 6
Views: 17421

Re: more suspension issues

morgan wrote:ae inner & outer, just keep in mind that one side of the aw11 rack is shorter than the ae rack, so check left to right stops and center from there.


so swap to AE inner and outer tie rods? would i have to switch to AE non power inner tie rods or would i be able to keep my PS outer tie rods
by Kuromi_loves_toyota
Tue Apr 25, 2023 2:48 pm
Forum: TECH: Corolla AE86
Topic: more suspension issues
Replies: 6
Views: 17421

more suspension issues

recently did an MR2 rack swap on my corolla, and until now ive had no issues, i recently broke a tie rod end and decided to replace it with the tie rods from my coupe. i didnt know that the AE86 tie rod ends were longer than the AW11. should i buy a set of AE86 inner tie rods or should i buy a new p...
by Kuromi_loves_toyota
Tue Apr 11, 2023 10:54 am
Forum: TECH: Corolla AE86
Topic: body harness, donor vehicle, and advice.
Replies: 5
Views: 5932

Re: body harness, donor vehicle, and advice.

yes i would greatly appreciate it if you could send me the diagram. that would be amazing. ill run and buy some masking tape and sharpies, how lengthy do you think this job will be?
by Kuromi_loves_toyota
Tue Apr 11, 2023 1:51 am
Forum: TECH: Corolla AE86
Topic: body harness, donor vehicle, and advice.
Replies: 5
Views: 5932

body harness, donor vehicle, and advice.

i dont know if ive gone truly in depth to my situation, ive had an 84 hatch as a project for a good 4 years now, its been a big but overall smooth project, but ive still had some issues, the last thing i talked about was options for new brakes and ive since fixed my issue with bake fade. but now i h...
by Kuromi_loves_toyota
Sun Mar 19, 2023 2:14 am
Forum: TECH: Corolla AE86
Topic: brake options for daily fun car
Replies: 4
Views: 4813

Re: brake options for daily fun car

got it, thanks for the suggestions! ill do some research on those pads
by Kuromi_loves_toyota
Thu Mar 16, 2023 11:41 pm
Forum: TECH: Corolla AE86
Topic: brake options for daily fun car
Replies: 4
Views: 4813

Re: brake options for daily fun car

brake fade, ive been taking my corolla out more often and have been noticing the brakes are fading less than midway through the sessions. i take it to mt palomar and just after a bit of spirited driving, my baking starts to get less efficient, ive also started to notice my calipers are leaking. i pl...
by Kuromi_loves_toyota
Tue Mar 14, 2023 1:59 pm
Forum: TECH: Corolla AE86
Topic: brake options for daily fun car
Replies: 4
Views: 4813

brake options for daily fun car

most of my suspension components have been delivered, the last thing i need are the brakes i plan to daily my corolla as well as taking it to the track. does anyone have any suggestions for brake upgrades? ive considered swapping to FC brakes up front. but i recently decided not too. im open to all ...
by Kuromi_loves_toyota
Tue Mar 14, 2023 1:17 pm
Forum: TECH: Corolla AE86
Topic: A/C for 20v swaps?
Replies: 11
Views: 6998

Re: A/C for 20v swaps?

can you explain? im not very familiar with climate control systems.
by Kuromi_loves_toyota
Thu Feb 23, 2023 3:27 pm
Forum: TECH: Corolla AE86
Topic: A/C for 20v swaps?
Replies: 11
Views: 6998

Re: A/C for 20v swaps?

thank you!!, ill post how it goes, and i hope the same setup works when i eventually go 7A
by Kuromi_loves_toyota
Thu Feb 23, 2023 12:42 am
Forum: TECH: Corolla AE86
Topic: A/C for 20v swaps?
Replies: 11
Views: 6998

Re: A/C for 20v swaps?

i believe the AC compressor that denso sells comes with the pully on it, ill just need to find a new accessory belt
by Kuromi_loves_toyota
Thu Feb 16, 2023 1:39 am
Forum: TECH: Corolla AE86
Topic: A/C for 20v swaps?
Replies: 11
Views: 6998

Re: A/C for 20v swaps?

would, the condenser and other components from my SR5 still work?
by Kuromi_loves_toyota
Sun Feb 12, 2023 1:12 am
Forum: TECH: Corolla AE86
Topic: clearance issues??
Replies: 2
Views: 4269

Re: clearance issues??

i bought a set of watanabe Rtypes in 14x8.5, im running 185/60r14 wheels and the originlab fenders and overfenders are 40mm front and rear. im not planning on running any big angle, i just would like to be able to go from lock to lock with no rubbing or contact. im running TRD blues currently so im ...
by Kuromi_loves_toyota
Wed Feb 08, 2023 12:57 pm
Forum: TECH: Corolla AE86
Topic: clearance issues??
Replies: 2
Views: 4269

clearance issues??

im currently running the originlab front fenders and rear overfenders, im planning on running some wide wheels in the front and i feel like ill be rubbing, im thinking abt getting the cusco lower control arms, and pillow bar tension rods, and idk if that would give me a bit more clearance in the fro...
by Kuromi_loves_toyota
Fri Feb 03, 2023 1:51 am
Forum: TECH: Corolla AE86
Topic: Crystal Body Yokohama
Replies: 0
Views: 6740

Crystal Body Yokohama

does anyone know what wheel specs sit flush with the CBY overfenders? whats the smallest wheel size i can run, while still sitting relatively flush. i dont wanna go too big, im planning on running 14x9j. but im not sure that will fit, anyone have any suggestions?