Tagged: drain

How To: Bleed MR2 Cooling System

Draining: Complete service manual instructions can be found here.  The MR2 has four drain plugs, one in the radiator, two in the piping underneath the car, and one in the engine block.  When I...

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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...

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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...

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: 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...

How To: Remove Radiator

If you ever happen to work on the coolant system, and have yet to do this, remove the radiator and have it flushed/cleaned out. After 15 years of use, the rad can get quite...

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How To: Replace Oil Pan Seal

While I was doing the oil cooler lines and oil filter o-rings, I figured I may as well drop the oil pan and redo it’s seal. There is no gasket for the MR2’s oil...

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Oil Filter Sandwich O-Rings

While replacing the oil cooler lines, I went ahead and replaced the oil filter adapter o-rings. I purchased new ones from Toyota, about $6 total. I would recommend changing the oil cooler lines as...

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Engine Drop Prep

I finally saved money to do something with my black car. I’m undecided as to if I should rebuild, or buy a GenIII clip. I really believe the GenII motors are alot less stout...

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: Flush Coolant

Pat decided to use Evan’s NPG+ as a coolant in hopes of preventing detonation that chronically plagues 3SGTE’s when they reach the 300 rear wheel horsepower limit. Pat is going to be using a...