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VikingJZ
02-25-2007, 02:47 AM
I am now the proud owner of this car.

Pictures coming soon.

Cavanagh
02-26-2007, 03:24 AM
Finally worked out a deal with that guy? Sweet stuff i must say.

VikingJZ
02-26-2007, 08:46 PM
Here she is. On my driveway.

http://i61.photobucket.com/albums/h62/audstuen/100_1038.jpg?t=1172522605


http://i61.photobucket.com/albums/h62/audstuen/100_1039.jpg?t=1172522689


http://i61.photobucket.com/albums/h62/audstuen/100_1046.jpg?t=1172522728



More pictures can be found at: http://s61.photobucket.com/albums/h62/audstuen/


The newest are dated with "FEBRUARY 26, 2007"

VikingJZ
02-26-2007, 08:53 PM
The headlights only come on when you activate the high beams. Whats up with that? All ten fuses in the small fuse box were replaced today with new ones. Is there another fuse box?

The turn signals only light up, but do not flash to indicate your turn. Why?

supra97
02-26-2007, 09:17 PM
Verra nice, someone in my town has a blue one in excellent shape. That's the only one I've ever seen.

Your signal switch might be dead/dying. My ex-boyfriends car did the same thing, the signal just got slower and slower until eventually it just stayed on. I replaced the signal switch with the hazard switch for a temp fix for him and it worked like a charm.

The headlights? Replace the bulbs? I know sometimes people's headlights go out but when they turn their beams on they work....I don't see why that would happen to four. Wiring?

Hookecho
02-26-2007, 11:06 PM
that's a cool looking car man.

VikingJZ
02-28-2007, 01:33 AM
Now I cannot get the parking lights to come on all.

Cavanagh
02-28-2007, 01:47 AM
Hell fucking yes...i love it.

VikingJZ
02-28-2007, 03:07 AM
So now the parking and tail lights will not come on. The signals are flaky. Headlights still only come on under high beams.

Hazzards still function.

I did, however, use the larger turn signal bulbs in the front (clear) parking lights. They are normally a smaller bulb that is clear. I wanted amber bulbs and couldn't get that size. Would that affect the lights? Fuses aren't blown.

MCcelica
02-28-2007, 06:34 AM
Is that rust or just dirt on the PS quarter and door jamb? Looks nice otherwise though.

As for the lights I'd start with wiring. It might just be that the headlights aren't getting enough power untill you hit 'em with the extra wattage from the high beams. Could also be a weak/faulty switch like a certain wrenchen female said above. Or a combination of both with bad wiring at the switch. Thats the trouble with older cars. Wires fall apart. I'll rue the day I have to rewire my 6g. *Goes and grabs shotgun*

VikingJZ
02-28-2007, 09:37 PM
I just don't understand how it worked the other day and now doesn't.

Could putting larger bulbs in the marker lights make a difference?

2kSnakEater
02-28-2007, 09:52 PM
It could cause your car is uber old, those wires are old and you may of just pushed the limit on them by installing those bigger bulbs.

VikingJZ
03-03-2007, 10:28 PM
I'm going to take out the big bulbs and see if it works that way.

85gtsblackman
03-03-2007, 10:32 PM
now put in a 22r and the 14x7 mags that came on the 3rd gen and celica supra

la elle
03-03-2007, 10:48 PM
nice, im thinking if I could find a first gen I would buy it, no matter how much work it needs!

VikingJZ
03-03-2007, 11:00 PM
I've seen the 3G mags done and don't like it with this car. I'm keeping it stock.

It's numbers matching as it is.

No one with any ideas on the lights?