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  1. '92 Turbo Restoration Project!

    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...
  2. 3sgte engine

    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...
  3. Build the 4age or swap 3sgte

    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...
  4. Dumb question, but what is this?

    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
  5. Mr2 problem

    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
  6. 3s crank in a 5s block

    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...
  7. Looking to buy SW20 Rear Bumper Cover!!!

    MKII, 90-99 NA & Turbo
    Hi guys! I’m looking for a SW20 Rear Bumper Cover, so if you guys have any available lmk!
  8. Puting an engine back in

    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?
  9. Gen 4 intake connection and wastegate actuator hardline

    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...
  10. Help Needed concerning E153 gearbox speed sensor!!!

    General MR2 Discussion
    Hello, my name is Roshan from Mauritius. i am currently swapping a mr2 (2nd gen 3sgte) engine with E153 gearbox to my ae92 corolla but unfortunately my speedometer uses cable and e153 is electronic sensor.Any idea how to overcome this problem? those who have done 3sgte swap in their aw11, how do...
  11. Stock Piston alternatives

    3SGTE Turbo
    Does any one know an alternative for the stock pistons in the 3sgte gen 3
  12. Help me choose my next engine!

    3SGTE Turbo
    Alright bois, the time has come. I used to be a member of mr2dotcom but that site got slow as heck so here I am. I own a 1991 MR2 NA with a 3VZFE swap, which blew up and is currently outside of the car (although already rebuilt). I plan on putting this engine back in and driving it for the time...
  13. any prominent tuners in VA BEACH area?

    General MR2 Discussion
    Hi guys I have a 3sgte gen4 swap in my na (with s54 tranny) with walbro 255 pump, smic, cobb intake(from my old subi that was wrecked), aftermarket radiator and ic fans, decat downpipe(don't know brand) with a single exit. I'm trying to go forged interals with a aftermarket ems however, I don't...
  14. MK1.5 swap parts sourcing

    New Member Introductions
    Hi guys, I am new to the forum I just picked up a 1986 mr2 and am interested in doing a 3sgte swap. I have read a lot of forums about people performing these swaps and they seem like a good choice. A little background, I recently purchased the car it had been sitting for about 20 years and the...
  15. Burn marks on muffler → muffler bad?

    3SGTE Turbo
    Hi everyone, I'm currently getting all the parts that I'll need to do a turbo swap in my 1992 MR2. One of the parts is the exhaust. I bought a second hand HKS HiPower Silent single exit, but I've noticed that there are marks on the first muffler. (marks on the last muffler are from packing it up...
  16. 3sgte swap info.

    General MR2 Discussion
    hey guys, im going to be swaping out my 5sfe for a gen 2 3sgte. the motor that im getting has some aftermarket goodies like a garrett GT3076R,its capable of 310-525hp so i was wondering whats a good amount of boost i can run on this car, it is going to be used for daily use so im not planning on...
  17. Air Intake Mounting Bracket Part #?

    General MR2 Discussion
    Hey guys, Was wondering if anyone could confirm or correct me if part number 17851-74020 is the air intake mounting bracket in the picture below. Thanks and much appreciated!
  18. 91 mr2 swap ideas

    3SGTE Turbo
    hey guys im new to this page and new to working on the mr2 I have always wanted one since I was younger and It just so happens my boss blew his engine and sold me the frame cause he knows im good with cars and im also in progress on a long term rb25 swap on a 300z so I wanted to do something fun...
  19. Unidentified Connector! 3sgte

    MKII, 90-99 NA & Turbo
    I'm reinstalling my MBC after I got my 91T 3sgte back from a turbo rebuild and a distributor replacement, and I found this connector just laying near my wastegate ports not plugged into anything. If anybody knows what it is, where it goes, and if I should leave it unplugged, I'd appreciate the...
  20. WTB; gen3 exhaust manifold

    MKII MR2 Parts Wanted To Buy Or Trade
    Hey Mr2oc, hopefully someone can help a brother out with a good cond gen3 exhaust manifold.. I wanna experiment with my holset on my st215 swap :) help