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  1. MKII, 90-99 NA & Turbo
    I fully rebuilded my engine. I changed the rods, cilinders, valve springs and I let a machine shop do my head and valves. After I now all installed it, its making a ticking noise thats coming from around the left side of the engine. I never heard this ticking noise before the rebuild. It sound...
  2. Parts For Sale
    Stainless steel exhaust for the 3SGTE, 3“ catback going into a single exit 4“ tip. Pretty scratched up on the bottom and major surface rust on one of the welds (not leaking though), same goes for the flange. JASMA approved, B pipe not included, comes with exhaust hangers. Shipping happens from...
  3. 1990-1999 MR2 Turbo Cars For Sale
    Location: Murfreesboro, TN Contact: sloan8273-at-gmail-dot-com Price: $12,000 OBO - I have spent the morning trying to determine a value for this car. Any "reasonable feedback" is welcome. Description: 91 - Black with T-Tops 3SGTE Swap - I'll have to grab the info off the engine to be...
  4. MKII MR2 Parts Wanted To Buy Or Trade
    Looking to buy mani. Please PM with offers and photos :) thank you, Omid
  5. 3SGTE Turbo
    So I’m in a bit of a crappy situation. The stock oil cooler in my Gen 2 is currently holding on to what used to be a rod bearing. Seeing as I don’t want to rebuild the engine after one start, I’m going to have to get rid of the stock cooler. Now the issue is that I can’t find any (and I mean...
  6. Normally Aspirated
    Firstly was wondering wether the 3SGE and 3SGTE are the same partswise minus the turbo ofc? Seeing as I am finding it hard to find parts specific for the non-turbo engine (3SGE)? I have a 91' 2.0L N/A that I am currently overhauling due to the engine burning oil. At the same time I would like...
  7. MR2's Wanted To Buy or Trade
    I'm looking to buy an MK1 MR2 with a 3SGTE engine swapped in. Here's what I'm looking for: Gauges working, electronics working, interior intact. I'm planning to use it as a road car, not a strictly track only vehicle. Left-hand drive Manual transmission (preferably the E153 Turbo transmission)...
  8. MKII, 90-99 NA & Turbo
    Hey, i have i 1993 SW20 from japan. Now Im rebuilding the enginge. The only problem is that I have a few cables that I don't remember / cant find where they were plugged in. Can someone please help me with this? (see pictures). Ground cable located on the right side of the car mounted on the...
  9. 3SGTE Turbo
    Sup fellow mr2 pals. So I’m putting a holset hy35 on my gen4 3s. Plan is to max out stock fuel :D. Ct20b wasn’t cutting it afr at full boost was still Rich 10.4afr. I know this turbo is more of a top end screamer so I wanna raise my rev limit from 6800 to 7200 (or more who knows). I’m also...
  10. 3SGTE Turbo
    Hello, I just bought a 91, has a JDM GEN2 in it, however was a turbo chassis stock FWIW I bought this from a friend for dirt cheap as it died while he was driving home last year. He hit a bump, and it died. I have replaced the AFM, and distributor, no change. The car with do one of...
  11. General MK1 - FAQ
    Hey guys, so I own an 86 AW11 A NA and I wanted to swap the engine for a more powerful 2L turbo. I thought about 3SGTE swapping it like a lot of people do but I'm having trouble finding any and even less with a manual transmission. Budget is tight so for me it was a pretty good option but it's...
  12. New Member Introductions
    Hello all! I'm new here, I owned a '88 Supercharged model before I joined the Army, sold it to a friend. Currently own a SW20 Turbo, 2nd gen with some goodies. I met a dude in New Mexico after being stationed on Fort Bliss. He had a '92 turbo he had to let go quick to pay some medical bills. It...
  13. SoCal For Sale Forum
    Hello all, Are you bored at home in quarantine? Looking for a fun project? Simply looking for spare parts for your boosted 3s? Then boy do I have the opportunity you've been waiting for! I have a 3sgte motor sitting around from an old project that needs to be cleared out right away. It's been...
  14. General MR2 Discussion
    So I’m stuck and I can’t find any threads I’m probably just not looking hard enough, but I’m wondering if I should just pull my 4age out and build it up better or swap it out for something that will make a lot more power. And I’m not wanting to put a Honda engine in it, I want to keep it Toyota...
  15. 3SGTE Turbo
    I want to change my spark plugs, but I'm not sure what this part is that is attached the the throttle body. Can I remove it? I haven't seen it on any other engines
  16. 3SGTE Turbo
    Need help figuring out a problem I have a 91 mr2 with a 3sgte swap when I'm driving and get above 4k rpms my engine dies out and I have to limp on the gas and sometimes it shuts off and doesn't want to start but cranks over any helpful tips are appreciated
  17. 3SGTE Turbo
    So basically I have a 3s block that needs to be bored out to 87mm because of rust pitting and I have a great condition 5s block of the same year. I’m wondering if I can use my 3s crank in my 5s block. I have done some test fitting but I haven’t been able to torque it down and check clearances...
  18. MKII, 90-99 NA & Turbo
    Hi guys! I’m looking for a SW20 Rear Bumper Cover, so if you guys have any available lmk!
  19. 3SGTE Turbo
    A while back I was looking for a second generation mr2 turbo But couldn’t find any in my area in my price range I recently found one that’s in my price range but the engine isn’t mounted (3sgte) How hard will it be to put the engine back in?
  20. Common Engine Swaps and Related Discussions
    Hi all, I'm nearing completion of the gen 4 3sgte swap on my '91 N/A MR2 LHD, but I got a few things holding me back. First, there's a hardline that comes off the wastegate actuator and heads toward the back of the car but I don't know where I need to connect it to. I'm gonna be using the...
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