Midship Runabout

How To: Remove Transmission

This is a “how to” with some pictures that may assist in taking out our manual tranmissions. If your doing the removal yourself like I did you should alot 4 plus hours for your...

How To: Replace the Soft Top

OK, after managing to find myself a new Toyota soft-top at a fraction of the standard new price I was stuck wondering if I should attempt to fit it myself or put it to...

How To: Install a Clutch

This article is a mish mash of several other articles, and many clutch installs. I put this here to help someone perform their first clutch job, and is not intended to replace the BGB....


How To: V6 Swap Primer

Engines: Compatiblity / Grocery List
1997+: 1MZ-FE
Best choice for swap.

1992-1996: 1MZ-FE
Compatible, but not recommended.
Early 90’s 3vz is proven to work also*

How To: Replace Rear Disks and Pads

I noticed the only info for this is a link to Spyder Chat so I made a record when replacing mine, if it’s any use you can use it While having my tyres replaced...


How to: Change Air Filter

Okay here’s a write up for an air filter change. Some things may vary since I have no heat shields but this should get you through it for the most part.

Tool needed-

Phillips screwdriver

Parts needed-

New airfilter



How to: Adjusting the Clutch Pedal

Adjusting The Clutch Pedal Ok I’ve read “Path To Shifting Nirvana” And it wasn’t quite clear to me on how to actually adjust the pedal. So I took some a picture and figured I...


The only good precat…is a dead one!

Disclaimer: Altering or removing any part of a manufacturer’s installed emissions system is against Federal Emissions Laws in the United States. Those members who choose to do this agree they are doing it of...


How To: Bleed The Clutch

Bleeding The Clutch Tools: 8mm Wrench Air Compressor Power Bleeder Fluid Supply Bottle Lift or Jack/Jack Stands 1. Jack up car and set on jack stands. (Or use your lift) 2. Use the power...


OBD Codes – the complete list

P0100 Mass or Volume Air flow Circuit Malfunction P0101 Mass or Volume Air flow Circuit Range/Performance Problem P0102 Mass or Volume Air Flow Circuit low Input P0103 Mass or Volume Air flow Circuit High...

4AGZE Swap Wiring Info 0

4AGZE Swap Wiring Info

Okay… this is going to be long, but hopefully it will help you out. Disclaimers/Notes: – All references are to the way my ’86 NA (manufactured 8/85) were wired. The references are to the...


Manual Transmission Conversion

First off, do not be affraid to do this conversion. Everyone who says it is difficult has probably never attempted it. Everything bolts on, and you can even keep the center console from the...