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  1. 2zz swap power struggle!

    Care, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting
    Hi everyone, I'm a hobby car mechanics newb and I'm trying to sort the car out myself, so if any stupid questions occur, don't flame rather teach. (there's no such thing as stupid question, but the stupid answer.) Short introduction before tackling the problem. Bought 1zz turobed Spyder with C2...
  2. Peep 2.0

    Peep 2.0

    Peep 1.0 is now Peep 2.0
  3. For Sale: Greddy Supercharger Kit for 2ZZ-GE

    Parts and miscellaneous for sale
    wanting to sell my Greddy supercharger kit for the 2ZZ-GE, comes with the Greddy e-manage ecu along with the alternator relocation bracket from DDPR, I've had this for a while and never ever got around to putting it on the car.. was planning to do a full motor rebuild but I think it's time to...
  4. Another 2zz mr2 spyder

    Another 2zz mr2 spyder

  5. 2ZZ lift doens't work. Mechanic problem.

    Care, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting
    I have a problem with VVL activation. A few months ago I sent the head to change the valve seals (they had to disassemble it completely to change them). After installing the engine, the VVL is no longer activated. 1) I checked the lift bolts, and they were loose (I don't know if they didn't...
  6. 2ZZ engine noise at 7.500 RPM

    Care, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting
    I need help identifying where this noise comes from, which starts exactly at 7,500RPM. I don't have an exhaust system (straight exhaust pipe). The noise appears even accelerating in neutral.
  7. 2ZZ swapped and not all is well!

    Performance Modifications
    Hello, I'm new here (hi from England!) and picked up a 2ZZ-swapped MR2 on a whim. It's fantastic. I did not build this myself, but the seller put in a bunch of detail about what was done to the car and I did my research. I just fancied a change from a steady diet of MX5s. As a sight-unseen...
  8. Haltech Elite 1500 and Boomslang Harness

    Engine Management
    I plan to switch out my Apexi PFC for a Haltech Elite 1500. Majority of tuners in my area hate to use the "archaic" technology of the PFC, which I don't blame them and have been pushing heavily to the more modern ECU, Haltech. I searched on the forum and online on how everybody likes Haltech...
  9. SOLD SOLD SOLD

    Parts and miscellaneous for sale
    I sold the MR2 Spyder I was prepping for HPDE; this is left-over, bought used. Asking $375 shipped Con USA. If interested Cell-Text Doug: 617 947 7416. Thanks for looking!
  10. FS: 2ZZ Swap Wiring Harness BNOB

    Parts and miscellaneous for sale
    Hello, I have a new MWR 2zz wiring harness for sale. Makes swap a breeze. 300. Location: Toronto. Can ship out.
  11. Engine noise at high RPM

    Care, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting
    Is this noise normal at high RPM in my 2ZZ? Apparently it sounds throughout the acceleration, but it is more noticeable about 6500RPM. (Listen with headphones) Video:
  12. WTS APEXI POWER FC 2ZZ ECU SOCAL 800

    Parts and miscellaneous for sale
    Nothing wrong with it just considering selling the mr2 so I want to part out. It comes with the controller as well. I'm in southern california in the valley. Wouldnt really want to ship it anywhere I would prefer meeting somewhere.
  13. (FS) MWR 2zz Shifter Shaft

    Parts and miscellaneous for sale
    I have a shifter shaft for the 2zz swap with the celica/04+ Corolla or Matrix transmission, $120 plus shipping within the US. Hardware was installed, I realized i had the wrong shaft, hardware came off and now it is for sale.:icon_lol:
  14. FS: 2002 Norcal 2zz 5 spd manual, silver with goodies $7000

    Cars for Sale
    Testing the waters, getting bored of my autocross toyota mr2 spyder. Clean title, expired reg (i had it PNO). Chassis has 245k miles on it, but the motor is still a spring chicken with 80k miles. JDM Celica ECU. 5 speed manual with a short shifter, BC BR coilovers, MWR headers, TRD front and...
  15. FS: Norcal 2zz 5 spd manual, silver with goodies (coilovers, hardtop, etc)

    Cars for Sale
    Testing the waters, getting bored of my autocross toyota mr2 spyder. Clean title, expired reg (i had it PNO). Chassis has 245k miles on it, but the motor is still a spring chicken with 80k miles. 5 speed manual with a short shifter, BC BR coilovers, MWR headers, TRD front and UR rear tower...
  16. 2zz/c60 swap can't grab a gear higher than second

    Performance Modifications
    Hello all, This is my first post here on spyderchat, and if this was already discussed let me know, but I cannot seem to find anything about it. I have gotten to the point in my 2zz swap where I installed the new shifter shaft and all other goodies into the c60 transmission. The problem is...
  17. 2ZZ Connecting rods

    Care, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting
    Hi. A month ago I had a spun bearing problem and I am in the need to replace the crankshaft and 1 connecting rod. I have 3 connecting rod with the code "E4 875". I bought a fourth connecting rod with the code "H2 569". They are different? I ask, since I know there are various sizes std of OEM...
  18. Will this King's 1zz main bearing, fit on my 2zz?

    Care, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting
    Can you help me with this please? It's about a King main bearing that sells me a friend, and I need to know if they are compatible with my 2ZZ. The code is "MB5287AM". According to the King page, these main bearing are for 1ZZ. On the same page are published the "MB5375AM", which says that they...
  19. Oil pump failure, or oil starvation?

    Care, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting
    I have a problem in my 2ZZ. A few weeks ago, I ran on track day. I was very careful with the downshift (for avoid over-revs). After a slightly smooth curve, and when accelerating (6,000rpm approx), the oil pressure light on my dashboard turns on. Thanks to that I was looking at the RPM's, I...
  20. [2ZZ] Can i replace the oil pump without removing engine?

    Care, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting
    Today I was running on track. After a smooth curve, the oil pressure light went on. I turned off the engine immediately. Since then, the light has been kept on (I have turned it on for 2 seconds to test if the light was gone, but keps). The engine does not emit any strange noise. Will it be...
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