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  1. My second car, and my first spyder! Need help with noises

    Care, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting
    Hi Everyone, Last month I bought a 02 with 87k on the dash. I've been having a blast with it. There was the classic soft top latch rattle at first, but after putting about 1200 miles on it, the car has gotten really noisy going over potholes and rough roads. I do my best to avoid them, but...
  2. Name that part/ is it broken? (with a bonus question/picture)

    Care, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting
    Hey everyone, just got done messing with my timing chain tensioner for the 5th time this month, and while I was under the car I did some more looking and found two things I wanted to ask anyone who might know. 1. Forgive my ignorance, I don't know alot about suspension, but is this a tie rod...
  3. Bump Stop Confusion

    Care, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting
    Hello, does anybody know if there are any difference with Bump Stops between the different years models? I have a 2000 MR2 and I am about to replace most of my suspension. I have most parts already purchased. I am keeping it as close to stock as possible, nothing fancy. I was looking for the...
  4. SOLD

    Parts and miscellaneous for sale
    Coilovers SOLD
  5. FS: BC Racing BR Series Coilovers with Swift Springs -- $999

    Parts and miscellaneous for sale
  6. Front Tower Bar

    Performance Modifications
    I'm considering this Front Strut Tower Bar (or something like it). Has anyone every used one of these?
  7. FS: Powertrix coilovers (GREAT condition, less than 5800 miles)

    Parts and miscellaneous for sale
    Up for sale is a set of Powertrix coilovers with 5k/7k spring rates and less than 5800 miles on them since they were installed during my build. My car is garage kept, has never seen snow/ice/salt and hardly any rain. It is mainly used for autocross and cruising (I avoid shitty roads) and has...
  8. Drivers side rear twitches left under any normal braking started about a month ago

    Care, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting
    This is a new one for me... 1st time Ive posted on this site and its not about an SMT.:) Under normal to hard braking the drivers rear twitches to the left not a lot but enogh to feel and see from behind tha car. Almost like the rear end want to step out or the front wants to dive and tuck but...
  9. Advice needed on suspension rebuild

    Care, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting
    I've got a 2002 Spyder with 173,000 miles on it that I bought last year. It is a driver quality quality car (lots of stone chips on the front fascia and parking lot dings on the body), and I have more money into it than what it is worth. I have been working on it over the winter (gut the...
  10. CHE Top Speed Pro 1 Adjustable Rear Suspension Package !!

    Vendor Deals
    Hello Members, Brand New Top Speed Pro 1 Adjustable Rear Suspension Package: Rear Track Camber Arms + Rear Lower Toe Control Arms + Rear Lower Trailing Arms Perfect add-on suspension upgrade for lowered Spyders Allows wide range of adjustment for rear camber/toe/trailing Reduces rear squat on...
  11. Like new BC coilovers $650 obo

    Parts and miscellaneous for sale
    BC coilovers. Sold!
  12. Ground control sleeves?

    Performance Modifications
    Does anyone know what GC sleeves Joel used on his Koni/GC build? It seems that when he was banned this threads became unsearchable.
  13. JIC Magic Front Tower Bar

    Parts and miscellaneous for sale
    Like the title says FTB, brand new in original retail packaging, Never installed. I opened the package to see the quality but never bolted on. I decided to go TRD. Retails for 175.00. Will sell for 140 picked up at Anaheim,Ca. Willing to ship. Buyer covers actual shipping cost. Rare item. PM me...
  14. GI: Drop Spindles, Adjustable Front LCA's, AND MORE!

    Performance Modifications
    GI: Adjustable Front LCA's, AND MORE! UPDATE FEB.14.2012 - Battle Version MR-S arms NOW AVAILABLE! I am coming to you all to gain interest in some potential suspension products which you may like. I have been talking to well known fabricator Alex Pfeiffer (BattleVersion), who has shown genuine...
  15. Parts for Sale! (suspension, headers, plastics, etc)

    Parts and miscellaneous for sale
    I have the following parts for sale. I prefer local pick up here in San Diego, but I will ship. Please PM me your zip code and which part you are interested in for shipping costs. I can install any part locally. I accept cash and PayPal. my PayPal email is [email protected] If you use...
  16. Replacing stock suspension for a noob. Please help

    Performance Modifications
    I've done some searching on these forums, but there are a LOT of terms thrown around that lose me. I have a 2003 Spyder that's basically stock, and it's time to replace my shocks because they are worn out. It's my daily car and street only, but I really enjoy how it drives. I'm mostly doing...
  17. BC Coilovers for sale

    Parts and miscellaneous for sale Hello, Let me start by saying I am an idiot who sold his MR2 Spyder. I bought the car as a fun project and soon learned that with 3 young kids and a high stress full time job that I had almost no time to work on it. So, I sold the car after...
  18. Struts

    Performance Modifications
    My front struts are leaking so I am having all 4 replaced Tuesday. The MR2 seems to be a bit stiff in ride. I bought it used and don't know if if has been raced. How would I be able to discern whether the springs are stock Toyota or aftermarket racing. I am shooting for a bit softer ride...
  19. Just bought my first20 01 Spyder, Need handling/suspension/intake advice!!!

    Performance Modifications
    Hey everyone. Im happy to say after years and years or waiting, I finally was able to go out and buy an MR2. Its a 2001, one owner, 77k miles and in flawless shape. I don't intend to autocross or turbo or supercharge, i mainly bought it because I love taking courners and just riding around...
  20. Got my Tanabe GF210's on E bay if anyone is interested...

    Parts and miscellaneous for sale
    Hey everybody, I listed my Tanabe GF210 springs on Ebay today. Pretty fair price I think since I've only had them on my Spyder for about 3 months. I just wanted to give everyone a heads up in case you're interested. :) Stay cool folks.