View Full Version : First time in the sunlight

01-24-2013, 02:17 AM
Other than backing out of my shop after painting it a couple of months ago this is the first time I've driven it since the new paint.

I tore into the engine harness to troubleshoot a gremlin that has plagued me for a couple of years. AFR's kept going lean and everything I did to resolve it was only a temporary fix before it resurfaced. I finally found a bad connection with the main ground wire. The connector were ground wire branches off to the TPS and AFM had become hard and brittle. I fixed it and went over the whole harness. I also had the injectors cleaned, installed a Supra fuel pump, and a new FPR. I also installed my rebuilt CT26 and a downpipe. The car has never run better. Other than upgrading the turbo in the future I am finished. I can do no more.

Gave it a bath and went cruising.









01-24-2013, 02:37 AM
You need a short shifter.

The paint looks great.

Almost makes me wish I had a shiny car.

01-24-2013, 02:45 AM
I'm jealous man, looks like a new car.

01-24-2013, 03:27 AM
I'd rather have my custom made short throw shifter that I can reach.

01-24-2013, 03:41 AM
Looks great Bruce!

01-26-2013, 01:19 AM
Like a BAWSS!

(pork n beans too!)

01-26-2013, 03:37 AM
Excellent. I dig the 7th genesque wheels too.

01-26-2013, 05:25 AM
I think it looks like crap

01-26-2013, 05:33 AM
Your face looks like crap...

01-26-2013, 06:32 AM
Matt, stop being such a Q-Tip.

01-26-2013, 05:45 PM
Looks good Bruce! Are those the optional 15" 7th gen GT wheels?

01-26-2013, 10:21 PM
I bought them from a guy that had them on his 7th Gen GT. He said they were on the car when he bought it used at 19,000 miles. When I bought them I sent Rob a picture of my new GT wheels. He says those are GTS wheels, they're 16's, and you need new tires dumbass. I went home and confirmed they were 15's. Rob says they are not OEM wheels because they are 15 inch and not 16 inch. Only GTS wheels were 5 spoke and were 16in. I really don't know but I can say that are the exact hub size and not over sized like an aftermarket wheel would be. I wasn't aware there was an option. I like them though.

01-28-2013, 03:48 AM
LOL, yeah, weird, def doesn't show any 15 inch single spoke options OEM here in the US. At least not according to the system I use at work.

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Also, paint looks nice.

joe's gt
01-28-2013, 05:53 AM
She looks sexay!!!

Although the turbo emblem reveals her dirty little secret. I would have kept that a surprise.

01-28-2013, 06:50 AM
She looks sexay!!!

Although the turbo emblem reveals her dirty little secret. I would have kept that a surprise.

The hood or FMIC didn't lead you on?

01-28-2013, 01:40 PM
I find the Turbo emblem keeps the rice away.

01-29-2013, 07:07 AM
I find the Turbo emblem keeps the rice away.

That's a good point.

02-03-2013, 10:06 PM
Still looks great, treat her well!