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  1. 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...
  2. Question about decals on my 1988 GT

    MKI, 84-89 NA & SC
    Hi everyone, Just completed the a 2zz conversion my Mr2 and now am moving onto the suspension portion of the restoration, followed by the bodywork. So I've been searching google images for quite some time looking for these decals I have on my hood, engine cover and trunk and have had no luck...
  3. Aw11 Mr2

    Aw11 Mr2

  4. Crooked Light Sitch

    General MK1 - FAQ
    So I recently bought a 86 MR2 AW11 and the little arm that you push up to turn on the headlights is never in the correct angle and since I'm very perfectionist about how my cars look, I've been wondering if one of you guys would know how to fix it? I tried undoing the hex nut under the plastic...
  5. Interior lighting

    General MK1 - FAQ
    So I've started working on my newly acquired 86 AW11 and I wanted to change the bulb in the lamp inside the car. I can't find any screws and I don't want to try to pry the thing since it's an old and fragile car. Any tips?
  6. Where to buy OEM parts?

    General MK1 - FAQ
    So I recently acquired a 1986 Toyota MR2 AW11 with a 4AGE engine. It's in very good condition buy with a car that's 34 years old, I still need to replace some exterior and interior parts. I was wondering if you guys had any trusted websites where I could buy original or replica parts. I need...
  7. Lever in front of fuel door lever

    General MK1 - FAQ
    So recently I bought myself a 1986 Toyota MR2 AW11 and it was in pretty good condition. While I was going through the car's every feature, button, lever, etc. I came across an unmarked lever in front of the fuel door lever. I pulled on it and it made a sound that I couldn't locate. I looked...
  8. C50 to C50-M1 upgrade

    Common Engine Swaps and Related Discussions
    My c50 is getting grindy in second and third gear. No 5th gear popout but would be nice to refresh. Is the C50-M1 a direct bolt up? Or what would be needed to upgrade.
  9. AW11b exhaust fit on the “a” variant?

    MKI, 84-89 NA & SC
    As the title says; I was wondering if the “b” exhaust system is the same layout/design as the “a”. I have an “a”, and can’t for the life of me find any entire systems, OEM or aftermarket online.
  10. Engine dies when cold, but not when hot.

    MKI, 84-89 NA & SC
    Hello, Ive got a problem with a USDM 85 AW11. The car doesnt seem to idle when cold. it hunts when hot. it was like this after timing belt replacement, I confirmed the timing was correct. I can keep the car running by blipping the throttle when cold. but it then chokes at around 500-600rpm. when...
  11. New Supercharged AW11 to add to the community

    New Member Introductions
    Hi everyone, I've been using this forum for the last six years as an incredibly helpful resource on figuring out what to do with my AW11s. I've only ever owned 80's MR2s - my first car was a 1986 AW11 that my dad and I rebuilt when I was a junior in high school. Six years later, I've moved on to...
  12. Does anyone know where the EGR temperature sensor connects to?

    MKI, 84-89 NA & SC
    I understand that it attaches to the EGR valve and connects to an EGR switch but I can't seem to find a diagram showing where specifically in the engine bay it connects. Currently converting my non-EGR AW11 to EGR so that it can pass California smog, so any advice is greatly appreciated. Thanks
  13. 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...
  14. Gambler 500 rally - $500 MK1 offroad build

    24 Hours of Lemons / ChumpCar Series
    If you haven't heard of the Gambler 500, stop right now and check out: gambler500 (dot) com I just bought myself a $500 1986 MR2, that runs and drives. Rough, a reconstructed title, but the engine runs smooth, shifts smooth, and drives straight. Needs an alternator, engine compartment fan, and a...
  15. Hello!

    MKI, 84-89 NA & SC
    Hello, I recently acquired a 1987 AW11, and I would like to restore it. It is in okay condition, some rust, suspension may be wonky, but it runs and it runs well. I would like to be an active part of this community, and keep my car running for a long time. Right now, I am in need of a stock...
  16. AW11 AutoX build

    General MR2 Discussion
    Hi all, this is the first build I am attempting. Purpose built for AutoX and circle track; following SCCA solo/GCR rules. I got the car a few months ago and is a bit rough around the edges, picked it up for $375. Non running. I began by ordering a silvertop. The idea of ITB's and 20 valves...
  17. Kirkey Seat Fitment in 1986 MR2

    MK1 Interior Modification & Repair
    Hey guys, Looking to swap out my original seats with these: Does anyone know if these seats will fit? Has anyone fit a similar seat in...
  18. Because Racecar

    MKI, 84-89 NA & SC
    Alright, here we go on a journey. My intention with this build is for racing, autox, drag, track application. Maybe some fun rallying too. So earlier this year (actually 2 days before Christmas), I bought this beauty. A 1986 MR2. Yea, she's a little rough around the edges, but for $375...
  19. AE101 4AGZE For Sale

    J-Spec Toyota Parts Swapper
    AE101 DLI 4agze FOR SALE $900 shipped in the USA I bought this car and began the restoration process and as time has passed I purchased a MS3 Pro to replace the engine harness and perform all the functions that I needed. I have since then bought a 4th Gen 3sgte that I will soon swap into the...
  20. Clutch Master Cylinder Line

    MKI, 84-89 NA & SC
    Hey everyone, so my 1985 MR2 recently had a problem where the clutch master cylinder was leaking. I ordered a replacement and installed it and long story short the threads on the flare nut where it connects to the master cylinder got stripped. Since the end of the clutch line is flared I don't...