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  1. Advice Needed - Removing internal parts from rear caliper pistons for rear caliper rebuild

    MK1 Suspension & Braking
    I am getting ready to rebuild the rear calipers for my '87 MK1, and bought two new aftermarket pistons with which to do so. As I'm sure many of you know, these pistons do not come with the internal parts that come with the stock rear caliper pistons. My question is, how do I go about removing...
  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. 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...
  4. WTS: 1986 Mk1 MR2 runs well

    1984-1989 MR2 N/A Cars For Sale
    I bought this baby new in 1986 in California and brought it with me when I moved to Canada in '99. Always been an MR2 fan but it's time to make room for an electric car. Runs well and still in frequent use. 266,000 *miles* (bought in California, remember). Black exterior with black/grey...
  5. '86 MK1a Silver/Black Seats

    MKI, 84-89 NA & SC
    Has anyone seen a mint set of these for sale recently anywhere, or would be willing to part with one? I've been searching high and low for a matching material to have one reupholstered and have come up with ZERO answers as to if that center silver trim velour even exists anywhere (color...
  6. MK1 Trivia: Where does this brace belong?

    MKI, 84-89 NA & SC
    Does anyone know where this brace belongs or what it is for? When I found it, one end was bolted into a hole in the back of my crankcase, kind of near to the transmission side. The other end wasn't bolted to anything at all (!), so I removed the whole brace and have been driving without it...
  7. 1988 SC turned 4AGTE for sale in VA!

    1986-1989 MR2 S/C Cars For Sale
    Hello. It's been a long time since I've been active on this board. I have a 1988 MR2 SC that has been converted to turbo. The SC is no longer on the car, but I have all the parts still. Basically, due to some life changing circumstances, I'm moving (and selling the house) and the car, along...
  8. WTB: MK1 & MK2 MR2s. prefer cars that needs some work.

    MR2's Wanted To Buy or Trade
    Looking for MR2s... in the Chicagoland and surrounding area. Willing to travel/ship for the right car/price. MK1 and MK2... project cars -OR- a good deal on running decent cars. * NO perfect garage queens. I cannot afford those. * NO blue interiors (what were they thinking) please let me...
  9. new member

    New Member Introductions
    original owner of 1986 mr2 looking for a set of headers for my car, new or used. TRD would be fine if anyone has one to sell!
  10. Aggiedan's Senor Dos (86 Blacktop Swap)

    MKI, 84-89 NA & SC
    Hey guys, New to the forum, but have been lurking for a while. This place has, and is going to continue to be, a fantastic resource. I figured I would contribute what I am learning through my first attempt at restoring a 28 year old car. Backstory: I learned to drive standard on my Dad's 1986...
  11. How to test fuel sending unit

    MKI, 84-89 NA & SC
    New to the board- I am an the middle of swapping a blacktop into and '86. Ended up finding out the fuel pump was bad, so I pulled the gas tank down with some help (Thanks Davegt27!) and am now trying to test the fuel sending unit while I have it out. I spent a lot of time cleaning rust off of...
  12. RX8 rear headlights?

    I saw an RX8 go by and was wondering if anyone has done a conversion for the MK1 to fit RX8 tail lights?
  13. What is this? Where does it go? Help please

    MKI, 84-89 NA & SC
    I just replaced my alternator the other day and when I put it back in there are two plugs missing its partner. I took apart the wiring harness with a bundle of about 9 wires and I couldn't find a home for two of them. If anyone has an idea or know where it should go please let me know. Here is...
  14. WTB Front Spoiler

    MKI MR2 Parts Wanted To Buy Or Trade
    I am looking to buy a new front spoiler for my 88 SC MR2. Anyone have any options or know where to find one. I am located in BC, Canada. Any help is kindly appreciated. Thanks
  15. Silvertop Issues

    Common Engine Swaps and Related Discussions
    Hi guys, My silvertop swapped mk1 is having issues. I currently burn oil, at a rate of about a quart a week. I say burning because i can smell burning oil when idling, however when I did a compression test each cylinder measured at about 180 +/- 1. I've checked my coolant, but there's no oil in...
  16. MK1.5 3rd Gen 3S-GTE

    General MR2 Discussion
    Hi Everyone, On this tune I haven't upgraded my injectors and fuel...I would like to know anyone's opinion if I need to upgrade my turbo or just upgrade my injectors and fuel pump to reach my goals of 380RWHP-400RWHP[email protected]/13272304013/ Thanks,
  17. 4agze help!!!

    MKI, 84-89 NA & SC
    I have an 88sc mr2 and its my daily driver 3 seasons outa the year It has the stock 8psi pulley and im wondering if switching to the 13psi pulley would be ok for a daily driver and if so should it be 175mm or 180mm The car is in good shape though so if it wouldnt be a big improvement then i...