Category: Body

MK1 Body

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Exterior Detailing 101

This is going to be a three part series into exterior detailing. Our test subject is my sisters Black 2000 Toyota Camry with many paint imperfections and blemishes. After the detail is complete I...

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Side Markers -> Side Repeaters

Here’s a simple mod to update your MR2 to like today’s fancy cars. This will make your side markers flash when your turn signals and hazard lights are on. It will also keep the...

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Front Wheel Well Cleanout

A common problem with the older MR2s is body rust behind the wheels. One culprit is leaves and water getting down into the front wheel wells. Here i’ll go through the easy process of...

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Interior Door Triangle Pieces

As many of you MKIers know, the door triangle pieces break over time. Finding old ones in a junkyard that aren’t broke is a very difficult task. And gluing them back on is only...

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Sunroof Rattle

After living with the sunroof rattle ever since I got the car, decided to fix it today. It’s so easy, don’t know why I waited this long. 1) Remove the sunroof. Now you need...

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Clear Front Turn Signal Lenses

After finding out how cheap these lenses really were, I decided to purchase a set. These can be purchased from any Toyota dealer with the below part numbers. List price is only $21, cheaper...

How To: Replace Door Hinges

After 15+ years of use, most driver side doors are beginning to sag. To see how bad your door is sagging, open the drivers side door about 8-10 inches, and lift up on the...

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Clear Rear Turn Signals

Okay, so you want your ‘2 to look a little different than the average MR2 you see on the street (at least until everybody sees this), so you’re thinking about clear corners for the...

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Battery Hold-Down Bracket

I was bored today, and looked for something to do. Decided to clean up the bracket that holds down the battery. As you can see, there’s lots of battery acid corrosion along one side...

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87+ Antenna Replacement

You can buy a replacement unit from Autozone for around $45. I don’t remember the exact brand/model, but here’s a quick and dirty write up on changing the antenna. Once you get all the...