Tagged: cleaning

How To: Replace Radiator Fan

First off I’ll talk a little about how I “determined” my motor was bad. I was poking around in the frunk when the fans came on and I looked down to see that only...

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How To: Replace Oil Cooler Hoses

I’ve been waiting till its time to change my oil again to replace the oil cooler hoses, as these guys have been leaking for some time. I decided to replace them with Aeroquip Stainless...

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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...

How To: Rebuild Clutch Master Cylinder

Some say rebuilding the clutch master cylinder is not worthwhile, that a rebuilt unit will still leak. However, I believe these problems ocurred because the actual cylinder wall was pitted and in bad shape...

How To: Rebuild Front Caliper

I’ll try to go about explaining the caliper rebuilds. However, this was during my suspension rebuild, so some of the pics may look weird… Tools needed: Various sockets and wrenches Screwdriver Rebuild kit ~$20(Toyota...

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Intake Filter Mod

*Applies mainly to 85-86 NA MR2s. 87+ MR2s have their Intake filter mounted in the trunk. However, if you wish you can follow this writeup & move the filter into the engine bay like...

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...

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....