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  1. WTB 15" Staggered Light weight Wheels , +.5" to +1" Wider Than OEM Wheel Width

    Parts and miscellaneous for sale
    WTB 15" Staggered Light weight Wheels , +.5" to +1" Wider Than OEM Wheel Width Afternoon Folks: Having read all of the strong recommendations NOT TO USE summer tires in winter, I am exploring the possibility of buying a set of 15" Staggered Light weight Wheels that are +.5" to +1" wider than...
  2. Advice on removing/replacing engine

    Care, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting
    Hi guys, I've been following a few threads here and elsewhere in order to help me understand how to remove the original 1ZZ from my 2001 MR2 and replace with MonkeyWrench's 2ZZ kit. I have some extra questions that I can't get clear answers on so was hoping you could help. My background is...
  3. 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 And other threads and youtube videos for 1zz clutch replacement...
  4. Looking for opinions from owners of this top.

    Care, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting
    Hello all, It's been a while since I've been active on here. My life got busy and my spyder got put away for a while. Based on the information in my profile, it looks like the last board upgrade/crash happened in may of 2007. Glad to see it's been stable for a while. Anyway, My 00 is almost...
  5. Help please Engine year selection.

    Performance Modifications
    I need an engine. Bought my MR2 already turbo'd (Stage 2?) with the computer replaced with a aftermarket non street legal setup. (Sorry if I am not supplying details. I sadly don't know/remember particulars) I remember it was amazingly fun to drive when it was running. I have the option to...
  6. F/S: OEM Springs

    Parts and miscellaneous for sale
    These OEM springs are from an '02, removed at 66,000 miles. $25 + shipping costs, and they're yours! First to PM (with intent to buy) is the first one to be sold to.
  7. Installing an MR2 Spyder Convertible Soft Top Replacement

    Care, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting
    Hello! I tried searching the site but I have not come across a thread with actual instructions to replace/install an MR2 Spyder soft top. I've been told there have been a few who have but did not see any of their posts that related to their actual experience. If they're reading this thread, I...
  8. Convertible Top Replacement

    MR2 Spyder Main Forum
    I have a 2002 MR2 and need to replace the soft top:(....was contemplating upgrading to canvas vs original factory material? Has anyone purchased a top from The Convertible Guys and if so which top/package did you purchase.
  9. WTB: Interior Plastic Door Handle "Cups"

    Parts and miscellaneous for sale
    I've had the hardest time trying to find replacement plastic pieces for around my interior door handles. I have a 2001 MR2 I'm getting ready to sell and I'd like to replace them for the next owner since they have been removed. Does anyone have a pair or can direct me where to order them? Thanks!
  10. Cloth or Vinyl Soft Top Replacement for Rainy Location???

    Care, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting
    Just purchased a 00' and will need to re-do my top very soon. I live in Washington State and it rains a lot! Vinyl is on the car now. Was looking at cloth as the look is a little cleaner to me, wondering if that would be a mistake seeing where I live. I cannot get the image of the canvas...
  11. Cloth or Vinyl Soft Top Replacement for Rainy Location???

    Care, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting
    Time to replace the soft top on my newly purchased 00'. She currently wears a vinyl top with at least 11 patches....yes, well loved. I like the look of the cloth tops, but am thinking since it rains so dang much where I live it may not be the best choice. Thinking of the old canvas tents I...
  12. 2002 Rear Bumper

    MR2 Spyder Main Forum
    So I'm not looking for any instructions just a scale of 1-10 on difficulty. I got hit in the rear bumper Friday and need to do a replacement. What is the difficulty level of doing it myself? It's a 2002. Also anyone on the board have one for sale. I understand I would probably have to paint it...
  13. Need pictures of Replaced soft tops please!

    Appearance Modifications
    Hey guys, I am looking at buying a replacement convertible top for my '01 MR2. I have looked and looked and found really good advice on who and what to buy, but the colors are still bewildering me. I have a Forrest green MR2 with Factory tan top. I want something that is going to look "close". I...