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  1. Rough idle, cutting out at higher RPM and load

    Normally Aspirated
    I know this will sound like a million other issues people have had, but I can't seem to find anything just like it written up anywhere and it's driving me NUTS. 91 5SFE M/T, freshly rebuilt engine but everything else is stock. Body has 215k on it. Before I rebuilt it, compression was down to...
  2. Timing Components Correct? Gen2 Build

    3SGTE Turbo
    Been having a hell of a time with Toyota tensioners & belts on my Gen2 build. I had two tensioners go out, both within 1000 miles. I replaced the oil pump to one from a 2000 5SFE, the oil drive gear has 25 teeth...this would mean I would have to use the Gen3 177-tooth timing belt, correct? The...
  3. Issue with ignition timing

    MKI, 84-89 NA & SC
    Hi there, I'm trying to set the ignition timing in a 1985 MR2. When I jump the pins in the diagnostic port as per the instructions, I don't get any change in the timing advance so I can't properly set the timing to 10 degrees BTDC. Additionally, when I try to just rotate the dizzy through its...
  4. Timing assistance.. plz..

    MKI, 84-89 NA & SC
    Last week I put in the dizzy per instructions (TDC, 1st plug, etc.) Since I didn't have an exhaust, I decided to take it to the local shop and get a nice magnaflow installed at a nice price. Car sounds nice. I noticed that the idle was hovering in the 2k rpm zone when cold, and once it warmed...
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