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  1. Difficulty going into gear, 5 spd, out of ideas, really need help...

    Care, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting
    TLTR version: After getting a new clutch and changing the transmission fluid I am having a some trouble putting the shifter into gear. There is resistance going in but it seems like it doesn't take a lot of force to go in, it's more of a matter of waiting half a second or so. Alternatively I can...
  2. Resurected Member needs 1ZZ swap help

    MR2 Spyder Main Forum
    Hello All, I have been a member since first MR2 purchase in 2015, but life started handing me a few bumps - I know no one has time for the details, the short list includes slipped disc in neck, and working away from home for 2 of last 3 years, a couple spans of un-employment, etc. Being...
  3. Adjusting Clutch Pedal

    Care, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting
    I had my clutch and flywheel replaced and when I got the car back it had bad vibration when pushing the clutch down at higher rpm. The clutch height was lower when I got it back and I was able to bring the engagement point up. However, I couldn't change the pedal height, I read the midship...
  4. MR2 has burning clutch disc smell when starting up on hills

    Care, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting
    About 2K miles ago I installed a new after market clutch disc and pressure plate assy. This past season I noticed a strong clutch disc burning smell as I engaged the clutch from stationary on a moderate grade hill. Is this normal for a standard engine Mr2 or did they sell me a weak assembly...
  5. Poll: What clutch replacement did you use for your stock 1ZZ engine?

    Care, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting
    It is almost time to replace the original clutch on my stock 2ZZ. Before I just, blindly, go for another Toyota 1ZZ clutch, I thought I would find out what other SpyderChat members used when they put in a replacement clutch? Thanks In Advance! Paul
  6. Clutch Travel, Newbie Question

    Care, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting
    Driving my (new to me) 2001 Spyder home from its purchase location, I noticed that the clutch seems to engage and disengage almost at the top most travel position (clutch pedal is within 5% of the top of its travel). With other manual transmission cars, this has frequently meant: A) The clutch...
  7. Exedy Clutch Disk

    Parts and miscellaneous for sale
    Exedy clutch disk for 1zz or 2zz . Came with the C64 I bought but I already had a new clutch kit waiting , some how it got a crack on it ( see pictures ) . If anyone wants it make me an offer. Crack is on lower right bottom of first picture ( 5th hole counting from bottom up )
  8. GSA hose wear after clutch replace

    SMT
    Have 2003 MR2 with SMT. At about 201K miles, clutch started slipping occasionally. I figured clutch is worn out, since I inspected it at 123K miles and found it to be 2/3 worn. Took to MrT, asked for clutch replacement. They confirm clutch is worn out and replace it. Now they say after test...
  9. FS:NIB Exedy 16800 Stage 1 Racing Clutch

    Parts and miscellaneous for sale
    I'm selling this clutch due realizing how streetable a 6 puck clutch can be for a daily vehicle. This clutch works for both 1zz and 2zz engines. This clutch retails for $277 on Amazon. I'm asking $190 shipped.
  10. Car (SMT) shifts into any gear, clutch won't engage/disengage and no error code

    SMT
    Hi, Firstly it seems my symptoms are unique and I've searched all over the forums finding nothing close to my issue. Story Driving home I come to a corner and downshift into second to take it. There is a loud crunch of gears (doesn't sound catastrophic, sounds like a learner driver majorly...
  11. Changed flywheel and clutch now car wont crank.

    Care, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting
    Ok so I think I know the answer to my own question however, I'm hoping that someone else might tell me that I am wrong. I just finished my 2zz swap and before I put the engine in, I installed a new ACT clutch and fidanza flywheel. Well now when I try to start the car it clicks, but doesn't...
  12. Replacing clutch on 2003 6 speed SMT

    Care, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting
    Hello Everyone, My clutch has been slipping at high acceleration and up hill(90,000 miles) so I decided I would try and replace it myself. I've been using http://www.midshiprunabout.org/mk3/mk3-transmissions/transmission-removal/ And other threads and youtube videos for 1zz clutch replacement...
  13. Clutch replacement shop in So-Cal?

    SMT
    Does anyone know of or can recommend a good shop in the so-cal area for a clutch replacement on my 03 SMT mr2. I've called a couple of places and not many people have worked on SMT car before and that worries me. Thanks!
  14. more 2zz swap questions

    Performance Modifications
    I just purchase a new 05 mr2 so now I'm dealing with a whole slew of questions that I've never had to deal with 1st. Can I use my LSD from my 5 speed in my new 6 speed? 2nd. My 2zz is from a 00 Celica, what will have to change now that my mr2 is DBW instead of throttle cable? 3rd. Should I still...
  15. hrmmm... cant shift into gear with car running?

    MR2 Spyder Main Forum
    so I *JUST* installed a new shifter cable last week and have been driving for a week with no problems. - yaaay! - ...until today when I try to throw it in gear after having been on the road already for a few hours and I hear grinding and it won't budge. - booo! - I immediately turned the...
  16. somewhat urgent: cannot shift into gear

    Care, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting
    So my '01 was reared ended a few weeks back. ( see thread: http://spyderchat.com/forums/showthread.php?56942-rear-ended-last-week ) I am now back in possession of my car FINALLY after a long battle with an insurance company ( a battle that I lost ) and my car is in my drive way this weekend...
  17. SMT problem, can not shift into any gear, stuck in neutral.

    SMT
    Hi everyone, Recently bought a 2001 SMT MR2 with 59k on it with a FSH, all previous MOT's and receipts for work done, after enjoying a lovely 100 miles trouble free (even managed 50 fantastic miles with the roof down in some rare sunny weather) I was stopped at a traffic light when the car...
  18. Clattering sound in transmission area

    Care, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting
    Hey All, I'm hoping I can get some help here. I've been searching here for a while but only found this thread with out any answers.I recently replaced the belt tensioner thinking that was the problem since it sounds like a diesel idling. The thing is, it only makes that sound when the car is...
  19. leak near clutch flywheel housing

    Care, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting
    Hey everyone, I have a leak coming from somewhere near the flywheel housing. This leak shows up whenever I run for even short periods of time at highway speeds. It does not happen at city street speeds. I first noticed this on my way to Miami when stopped at a rest area. I came out of the...
  20. Jerky Start In 1st and 2nd

    Care, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting
    I have a 2000 manual. And when I start in 1st and then 2nd the car jerks ever so slightly like when you're going 5 mph in 1st. Idk if that helps you understand. It doesn't feel like the clutch is slipping or there's a broken tooth so i don't know. Any help/suggestions/opinions would be great...
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