hey guys I know some of you guys have read that I was having problems with what was thought to be my throw out bearing. After following the advice of trying to grease the shift link and that square piece (clutch related forgot what it is), the problem has gone away. I know some other [...]
Change Transmission Oil (GTS)
Tools needed: 17mm, 10mm and 24 mm ratchet, oil drain pan, gear oil (Red Line MT90), manual oil pump, a jack and (2) jack stands, wheel chocks, and a flat head/common screwdriver.
Rear Drum Brakes Shoe Replacement
This write-up will cover how to replace your rear shoes on 00+ Celica GT’s with Drum Brakes. This was based off the passenger side but the driver side is exactly the same but obviously the parts will be opposite of each other. So it would probably be best to start on the passenger side first since all the pictures shown will be exactly how everything looks on the passenger side, this way you can get a good feel of how everything goes together.
How to paint your brake calipers
1.) Brake Parts Cleaner/Degreaser (I used CRC Brakleen)
2.) 320 grit sandpaper (I got some from WalMart)
3.) Caliper Paint (I used Dupli-color Brake Caliper Paint)
4.) Masking tape (Got some a Home Depo)
5.) Newspapers/plastic covers. (So as to not get paint on your car.)
B&M Short Shifter
Step 1: Remove Shift Knob (Turn counter clockwise)
Step 2: Remove shifter boot. lift up from inside the boot and pull up gently. disconnect cigerette lighter.
Step 3: Remove the little white spacer.
Finally got to replace the IAC on a friend’s car, and the car idles perfectly now. Before, his car would rev from 1000-2000 RPM. It got progressively worse, and started to rev from 1000-4000. It even revved up once all the way to 6000 and held there until he pushed the gas.
The install itself [...]