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  1. Timing Tensioner (possible retarded timing?) /Oil Leak

    Care, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting
    Hi everyone, new to the forum, just bought my first mr2 this last month, been doing some work on it. Situation: I recently (yesterday) changed the o-ring on the timing chain tensioner to (hopefully) remedy a huge oil leak on the front of the engine. I followed all procedures to reinstall, spun...
  2. 2ZZ Turbo. Do I need to control the ignition timing?

    Performance Modifications
    Hi. I am in the project to build a 2ZZ turbo on my MR2 Spyder. At the moment I will use stock internals of my engine at low boost (12 psi approx or lower, as you can recommend me). My question: At that boost level, will I need to control the ignition timing? for example with methanol, aem...
  3. 180 off? Is the engine toast now?

    Care, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting
    Replaced valve seals according to the great instructions in this post http://spyderchat.com/forums/showthread.php?38510-Replacing-the-Valve-Oil-Seals&highlight=stuck+valve .... got everything back together, made sure the chain and sprockets went back in their proper places and everything. Went...
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