camerondownunder88

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  1. camerondownunder88

    18Rg Motor $750

    don't happen to have 18RG oil pump do you?
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    5K Solid Lifters - Simple Idea

    I will just throw spanner in the works... I always wanted to get a K block cut a key way in lifter bore. Key a roller lifter from a chev engine get a cam made to suit roller lifters and then install..... I once also ran a hydro cam on a solid lifter...once....I got 1km up the road dead engine.....
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    Fs: 2005 Corolla Sportivo $4800 Ono

    BUNMP price drop
  4. Selling my much loved and well looked after sportivo. Have decided to move so have to sell car. Link to car sales add: http://www.carsales..../SSE-AD-3984879 You can also see my rides thread. Car has been serviced every 5000km. Fitted with all the goods like: -leather seats -sat nav -floor mats -boot matt -boot scuff guard -and mroe Car also has many RARE TRD items like: -short shifter -front strut brace -rear strut brace -TRD fuel cap Along with this car has a few after market items to make it handle better and safer like: -upgraded rear sway bar -front aluminium cooling pannel -front under car aluminium tray -front lower strut bracing -braided brake lines -preformance brake pads -new brake rotors Car WONT disappoint. Very sporty and quick. P plate legal Get in fast Note car not sold with mags they were sold separately. Price: $4800ono Location: Ipswich QLD Contact PM or 0405244580 Pic:
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    Fs: 2005 Corolla Sportivo $4800 Ono

    Seems to be a slow market in QLD :( 5K for a sportivo with LOADS of goods is DIRT cheap....
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    Fs: 2005 Corolla Sportivo $4800 Ono

    BUMP PRICE DROP
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    What Is The Best Chemical Paint Stripper ?

    Hi Just spotted this thread. Ardrox 2526 I use at work to strip aircraft parts except we use it in a large tank heated to 90 degrees C.....Paint GONE in an instant. Long gloves and a breathing filter is a MUST with this one but it WORKS. So possibly a tip is heat up pannel pour on may work faster??? Just a thought. Also be ware this stuff disolves most plastics and rubber. So be very careful about where you get it around a car. A lot of sealers etc will just fall apart with this stuff super nasty to them. But other wise its the best :)
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    Fs: 2005 Corolla Sportivo $4800 Ono

    BUMP
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    3K/4K/5K Side Draft Carby Setup Everything Needed

    ^^ SOld long ago mate. Saying that....I have a spare set of 3k factory twins. In storage in shed will consider parting with them.
  10. For sale: Solex 40mm side draft FULLY OVERHAULED carby setup for a K motor. Manifold is a JDM one I imported in tip top condition comes with spare teflon bush also for throttle arm. Comes with blue anodized throttle rods and somewhere I have the throttle cable attachment. Carbies were rebuilt from RM carburettors. They are not normal 2Tg solex these are the REAL performance ones they made so few differences. I have new EVERYTHING in them every jet filter screen gasket seal o-rings needle and seat floats EVERYTHING NEW. Throttle shafts have been milled downa nd knife edged to flow more also. I also had machined a plastic spacer that sits behind blue velocity stacks to fill gap for smooth air flow. I also not pictured have 4 un opened oil filter socks for the setup. Carburettor throttle linkage is the spring clip type I got from japan EASY to set and tune. Also comes with tool I imported from japan for setting float height in carby blue anodized body glass graduated tube etc. Jetting is: 155 T 8 60 130 1.2 For people who know solex thats what jets are ALL NEW. Not resoldered and drilled or old ones ALL NEW. Venturies also are NEW CNC made items to suit a 5K motor. Top of head about 28mm to 30mm. Carbies have all new idle adjuster needles so no step or wear on items. ALso have all new hardware and stainless steel screws. Wont find a more complete ready to go setup. Paid Big dollars to get solex items adn all rebuilt for original KE setup. Price: $1100 ono bolt on GO. Pics: Contact: PM here.
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    Si's 5kte Ke55

    Too much boost?
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    Sold

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  15. camerondownunder88

    Tivo The Zze123 Daily Tracker

    Parrot Didnt see this reply...Yes I still have the KE15. Its a bit sad atm but still unsure what will happen to that car..wreck...restor...sell etc.... Car is good for turn key go. But like all things they wear out so I'm jsut trying to keep this car neat tidy well looked after so it lasts a few years.
  16. camerondownunder88

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    Well long story short. I was driving around in my QNC21 Toyota bB import and decided I want to get back into a KE corolla. So I found a KE11 rusted to hell and back in a back yard cheap. Bought it restored it (well cut out rust) drove it daily loved it. But decided I want something a tad newer for the daily since I had a KE15 sprinter and not a corolla. Well I went looking for something A) Cheap, B) Fairly easy on the service and reliable C)Bland D) didn't care what it was. So I started looking around Camry, i20, subis anything.....Till I stumbled upon THIS car. It is a 2005 Toyota Sportivo with 160,000km on it. Factory serviced till 120,000Km and smelt like a really good curry had been once cooked IN THE CAR. SO after grabbing a meal (made me hungry) and leaving it a few days I made an offer and it was accepted by the seller YAY!.....So after thinking I won't get a corolla...I'm straight back into one. So car as it sits: 2005 Toyota Corolla Sportivo ZZE123R. South African made Engine: 2zz-ge Fitted Solid engine mounts. Sub Engine Systems: Cooling: TRD Radator cap 1.3kg/cm^2 Radator Cooling pannel to control air flow into radator Fuel System: TRD fuel cap installed Ignition System: Stock Air Intake: Stock Exhaust: Stock Driveline: Stock 6 speed close ratio box Solid Brass shifter cable bushings added Factory TRD shifter installed on solid mounts TRD light weight resin gear knob Suspension: Stock struts Added Ultra Brace mid point brace on inside of car Factory Rear TRD strut brace Factory Front TRD strut brace Laile Front Preformance bar/brace Brakes: APP braided brake lines installed Body: Added Thule Roof racks with one bike mount BAD PARTS TO FIX: Shabby with parts missing ie: fog light. Interior: Factory optional floor mats fitted. Factory optional boot/bumper scuff guard Factory optional TRD sports pedal set BAD PARTS TO FIX: Stiching in drivers seat come apart, missing plastic door in centre console, small hole in rear seat and more etc. Electrical: SUPER LIGHT WEIGHT LiPo Battery Fitted Factory 6 stack has dead volume knob, drivers side guard indicator blown bulb parker lights don't work blown. Wheels: Rota Mini lite knock offs wrapped in RE002 Bridgestone tires So Pics of the car the day I picked it up: Above pic shows the COOL side reflector things car has. Front of car. Can see drivers side fog light missing. Missing side skirt pic :( TRD badge :) This must mean it has factory fitted gear knob in Australia. So first venture into FWD corollas. Has a few more kW than the old modded 4K KE11 so fun car to sit in traffic in and makes for a good cruiser. Plans are to more or less keep it NEAT reliable and enjoyable and functional. But I am a big fan of using all the car options from the horn to the last digit on the speedo and tacho. So while being daily driven I want to become a better driver and KNOW what the car can do and see what mods ACTUALLY do being positive or a negative change. So expect to see some track sessions with car and we'll see how it goes. After getting it home but I gave it a wash and a MAJOR service. I Changed engine oil, changed all THREE engine oil filters, Changed gearbox oil, changed air filter, changed coolant, changed engine drive belt, removed rocker cover checked cam clearance, Flushed brake fluid and replaced, Flushed clutch fluid and replaced, Flushed power steering fluid and replaced and replaced window washer water sent for a wheel alignment and rotation I also replaced parker light bulbs adn head light bulbs and side indicator bulb. So a full comprehensive service. Car I find not to hard to work on. Being south African made most items have become lose and rattle so I have spent time during service replacing clips glues rubbers etc so car doesn't rattle as much. For the service either OEM fluids/parts used or good quality Penrite full synthetic oils used etc. So I plan to mod one section of the car at once so I don't have 17 unfinished random projects on it and a mountain of parts laying around my shed. However as we all know late night internet searches can lead you into buying parts and not thinking so we'll see how we go. So anything missing Ill see if I can replace with a better item if not OEM and well make it a complete car. So first target will be the body. The body has seen better days and with parts missing looks shabby as and for a daily I want neat. Not show car but neat. So on a quick walk around car is missing: Drivers side skirt, Fog light, Guard liners, engine under tray/stone shield, dent on fuel cap door, scratches here and there, clips missing to hold bonnet rod and washer lines in and yellow head lights. Along with neat after spending some time on Google images I found with few small additions these cars can look pretty trick. So I want to track down a pair of C-one wing tips for rear spoiler and mag wheels one day. However I really like the stock wheel so I may never get mags. Now the scratches in the paint are small and with a good wax and wash not in that order they fade away If I get any serious body work done Ill probably get light touch ups done but for now scratches aren't deep no rust so they will be left. Scratches and a small dent on passenger front guard look like car park dents. I will be driving this daily so I am not too worried about these. So first things first I want to track down a driver's side skirt and assorted factory clips to hold it in place. As car looks bare without it. Clips Ill get part numbers and order from Toyota. I know the side skirts varied a lot throughout the Tivo's model range. The Levin has different skirts to the Tivo's etc. So I will need to find an update Tivo side skirt this could prove hard. Along with side skirt clips for the washer lines and bonnet rod and other things will be sourced from a wrecker. I have found guard liners always seem to be removed or destroyed on cars at wreckers so these I shall source NEW OEM items for. Not the biggest fan of non genuine parts WITH some exceptions.... Fog light. Well my Tivo is an update model. This being so the fog lights went from rectangle items to nice round units. I have NOT been able to find one at a wrecker or on ebay so this item will be ordered NEW OEM. Big hole in front bumper makes me nervous. Car has minimal factory options so I will also talk to Toyota see what I can order and get on the car also. But after I got car home I gave it a quick wash and snapped these pics again. Enjoy: Above pic shows the busted glove box latch. Will need attention ASAP Rear of car. Looks a tad bland I think spoiler tips will fix this Side of car. TO think these sit lower than a base model corolla. Also pulled off reflector thing on door. Will wait for glue and sticky tape to perish in sun and slowly remove residue with minimal chemicals etc. Drivers side. Can see missing skirt again looks extra bland Rear seat. Thik of the possible kids in the world that exist thanks to this rear seat....... Front seat. The steering wheel cover is SOOOO dangerous. Doesnt grip wheel well and wheel turns INSIDE of it. Dangerous so getting removed ASAP. Steering wheel leather 100% missing so will need new steering wheel replacment. Engine BROOM..... So watch this thread as I venture into the world of late model blandness and FWD antics and see what happens. Cameron
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    UPDATES - Front Strut Brace and more So Purchased my self a factory TRD strut brace for the tivo. Simple easy to install. Front of these cars are pretty good so wasnt a HUGE WOW change in handeling characteristc but definate change after driving around all weekend. You will also note from photos I added a celica style 2zz engine cover. Much nicer I think. Before: After After this mod I though I should also do some general maintenance on the car. These are known for spitting out lift bolts and having issues so I though since I had not done it since buying car Id change the lift bolts. Piss easy 15min job IF they arent broken. Mine were like new so this car has probably seen VERY little use on lift....well till I owned it hahah Engine is regularly serviced by me 5000km. Before that must have been done regularly also as engine is CLEAN inside. Below is removed lift bolt: Well thats all folks. Enjoy. P.S. Greenmac80 I see you saw what I had writen about rear bar. If you want a quick one jsut get soem box steel and make your own but BEST change erver from any chassis bars so far well worth it.
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    UPDATES: When this car was purchased the original owner had installed a new battery. Problem was it was the size UP on what car should have. Physical size not much bigger but jammed in and I threw it on scales to find it was a WHOPPING 18KG of LEAD YUK!!!.... So quickest way to get better lap times is to drop weight. Battery is a good place to start. So I started looking around at race car light weight lead acid batteries....Still expensive and old technology. So I started looking at LiPo batteries :) Well got hooked. At first was put off as some require external circuits and special ways ot charge and to much dicking around. Then I came accross a brand of battery that puts all that IN the battery and a circuit to monitor battery levels and cut it off if to low and control charge rate etc. So I started looking into a size to fit car. I found when Looking at LiPo batteries the CCA rating can be HUGE...Yet the Amp Hr is quite low.... Also if car is let sit for a few days can go dead flat :( So I did some tinkering and maths and looked at how often I drove, Electrical usage in car and more. And decided to get a 1000CCA 27A/hr LiPo battery. MAN O MAN this thing is LIGHT..... 900grams...Yes under 1KG.... Size ah yeah SMALL.....about a 1/4 of the size of a lead acid battery. So when going to install I also found original owner REMOVED the battery tray for this car and battery was floating sitting on part of car and pipe work :( So I went about sourced a battery tray and the trays Plastic cover. This was sourced and a RICE spec aluminium battery clamp was also sourced. While doing this I also got a hold of two new earht leads of larger gauge and better quallity and ran them to the earth points on the car. After all this car seemed to crank a lot better :) So more than happy with this battery best mod so far id say purely cause of massive weight drop and more efficient this thing charges SUPER fast compaired to a lead acid so Alternator doesnt have to work as much after cranking to get power levels back up. When fitting battery in photos you can see how CONVALUDED the air inlet is to a 2zz powered corolla. The air inlet is up behind head light it then wraps down around under in into front bar comes up under fuse box into air filter housing then into another pipe down to manifold......Thants got to be changed soon....Who designed that??? So few pictures below: Extra Earth Down To Gearbox: New Battery and Clamp in: New battery another Angle: So thats All I did this arvo possibly do more tomorrow in study break and have more updates then. Happy Motoring.
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    I like to do mod take a few weeks to enjoy it then post Trev :P But feel free to fit my new exhaust I got :) I'm CBF atm..lol
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    Updates: Short one today: So this arrived from Japan: It is a Laile Front Performance Bar/brace. Was easy as to install. Jacked car took out cross member bolt and bolt to front radator pannel and tighten. Took for a quick drive noticeable change in cornering turn in seems more precise. Again dirty hands so I never snapped a photo of items on car. Ill do that on weekend after I give it a clean... Till next update.
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    UPDATES: REAR SUSPENSION So thsi car is known for its horrible rear end. Even though being FWD the rear wheels purely hold the rear number plate off the ground the rear end is...floppy... So as per normal always keeping my eyes open for parts and BAM! Find at auction a factory rear TRD strut bad for this car.....BUY BUY BUY....Came with no instructions but a few taps away on google found the TRD installation manual with templates to cut trims and I was away. Gave me a good excuse to clean my car out a bit. Below is a photo of a packet of gum I found wedged right down inside rear guard....Who knows how long thats been there :S So Off I went and First things first the boot. The bar goes here: Secondly now to remove floor and tools and trays from boot floor and cover tray from behind seats: After that you then have to go around to base of the front side of passenger seats and flip them up to gain access to lower bolts of side lumbar supports: Seats up: Bolt on bottom of side supports This bolt gets seat belt out the way which needs to come off and then seat support comes out after it: Seat Cushion off: Once off side wall of boot unclips and swings away: Find and extract gum here.... Then the two bolts that hold seat belt reels in place is where TRD backets go: So started getting dark phone camera was now suffering so bolt in bar. Now I did this by putting bar in got brackets square and good then nipped...Then removed centre of bar slipped trims on over holes I cut in them and bam put bar in pannels back on do all in reverse again: Bar and trim in place. I let kniofe slip here need heat gun to melt out score mark: And got dark but FINISHED: And Bar before install: So took for a drive and SUCK ME SIDEWAYS the improvement was HUGE....At first had to get used to cornering all again but man o man 100% improvment in all aspects of cornering.... MUST HAVE 10/10 should get for your zze... Happy motoring peeps
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    Thanks :) I was a bit worried at first rims wouldnt match but were to cheap to pass after fitting instantly liked them :)
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    UPDATES WHEEEELLLLSSSS: So In the back ground of my spare engine in last thread you can see a tire stand I got. I saw this on sale the other day and though hey I need one of them well two really to hold all my wheels and that and make work shop cleaner so I bought two got them home and threw them together :) Pic: So before I put my stock rims on the stand they were heavily gutter rashed on one and a bit shitty. So I decided to get the files out and give them a cleanup. I got all the lips nice and scratch free and polished. I then removed all the tire weights and goo and then degreased them and then got a paint pen touch up device and re-painted the lip of the rims. Came up quite good. I then got some nice thick plastic bags and wrapped each rim stacked on one stand and pushed into corner so if I need stock rims they are ready to use in a hurry clean dust free and ready to roll. I also acid cleaned and chassed the stock wheel nuts and bagged them as new rims I had to go to a different nut. So few pictures below: Sorry for shitty phone pics. Before Mid File: And good old me didn't take a photo of the rims finished cleaned and painted so we will all have to use our brains..lol So now your thinking if the stock wheels are off car what did he put on.... Well other day I was told of a set of rims + tires the correct size/offset and stud pattern for this car a young guy didn't want as he bought another set of rims for his car. So I went for a look they were a set of Rota mini lite wheels with chrome lip metallic grey centre. They were wrapped in Bridgestone RE002 performance tires and one needed to be replaced rest were still ok. SO made a nice low ball offer thinking ah Ill be sent home...BAM SOLD...the kid needed money...SO I got a set of wheels and tires for less than the cost of TWO new RE002 tires them self so got them home replaced the one bald tire and cleaned them up got some rings for the hub and slipped them on: Above photo was taken day before I had to use car for mates wedding so was good timing got new rims car all clean and did a wedding. Car looked flash. Now to fit these wheels to a sportivo. The Toyota factory wheel studs are SHORT... Leaves about 3 threads that actually engage on the nuts. So I bought a set of wheel studs that were longer and fitted them. Was a easy job on the rear with hydraulic press straight in no issues NICE. Fronts however MAN O MAN due to length was hard to slip in then to press them in as didn't want to remove the hubs. But got them on. And I then went an got a multi colour chrome nut so they are gold, blue, purple etc look cool. BUT I didn't get aluminium nuts. These flog out and are DANGEROUS so they are a nice steel nut so safe for track use :) Phone flash kinda doesnt show colour well but purple, blue, green, gold and more... Well till later today out to do more tinkering on car.
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    UPDATES: So This weekend I did a few small things on car between doing uni work. 1. Water Pump The pump on the car was slowly starting to drip red coolant :down: So I had a new OEM pump to swap on. So didn't really take pictures just did it and added brand new OEM Toyota Red coolant also so system is all good to go. So if you look at the part numbers for water pumps for the ZZE123 or 2zzge motor there was a change in the pump and a Toyota revised the design. The original pump ran a metal pressed impeller. The later ones run a plastic impeller that is moulded with more vanes and better shape and also sits closer to the block so there is less "slip" over the top of the vanes of water as it is pumping. Thus making pump more efficient. So With pump removed and another old dead pump I have here is a shot for those at home to see difference: This pump being more efficient will need to be spun slower and thus sapping less power from the crank SO......I shall invest in an under drive pulley soon to really get more benifit from the pump. 2. Spare Engine So since I track this car I have decided it wont be a brutally fast track car and daily.....due to weight etc.... BUT what I do want is reliability so I can go to the track enjoy a few races come home with parts still in my engine. So I had been looking around for a spare engine to buy to totally rebuild to make a race motor so once built I can drive in swap motor drive out with race motor with minimal down time. So While keeping eyes open for a spare I came across this motor. WAS DIRT CHEAP...why....Engine had thrown a rod. Now I risked it as block may have been good but 2zz are known for when a rod goes it flies around and chops the block in half.....Well this one has some large internal chunks removed and can't be sleeved so thus block is dead.....BUT I have got MANY MANY MANY MANY good parts to start building up race motor. Just need to track down a good block. So picture below of spare engine I mounted on engine stand: Now I havent snapped internal photos but I will slowly up load them in a tear down thread for this car so people can see what they might get/find if they buy a blown 2zz. Well that was all for the weekend till next time.....