Tagged: CEL


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...


Gear Ratios

US Spec Transmissions

00-05 Celica GT & MR2 Spyder – 5 speed – C56
1- 3.17
2- 1.90
3- 1.39
4- 1.03
5- 0.82
R- 3.25
Final Drive- 4.312


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*


3SGTE Engine Removal / Build-up Pictures

I followed the service manual as well as the excellent write up on this site: http://www.mrtwo.net/mr2modproject/mr2modproject.htm to remove the engine out of the bottom of the MR2.  The reason for removing the engine was...


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...


Distributorless Ignition For The MR2

RX-7 twin tower ignition coils installed in MR2 Turbo. The goal of the project was to design and build an affordable ignition upgrade for the MR2 Turbo (3S-GTE).  The original plan was to build...


Do it yourself Water Injection

Here are some images of the mcmaster car nozzles mounted inside the throttle body. An overview video of the water injection setup is here (WMV format 8MB) – it’s a little nerdy – but...


20V Blacktop Swap – Wiring

The most time consuming part of the swap. I was somewhat reluctant about doing this swap because I was afraid of the daunting task of the wiring. However, once I got into it it...

How To: Change Water Pump

After a leak that had been going on for a couple months, I decided I would go after changing out the water pump. I also wanted to flush out the entire coolant system as...

How To: Clean Throttle Body

It’s a good idea to clean up the throttle body every so often, as the oil vapor in the PCV system condenses on the cooler walls of the intake. This leaves a nice oily...



      Here’s just a short write-up for changing the thermostat.1) Drain engine coolant. It’s quicker to just tear the housing apart without the pain of draining the coolant, but that way is...