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  1. Sadly, parting with my '02 Spyder 4K on Reman engine 5-spd,Solar yellow,w/Accessories

    Cars for Sale
    Hello all, it's with a sad heart I put my '02 up for sale. It has 4K on a re-manufactured engine from Engine Depot. Only issue is the common cold idle surge. Regular old 5-spd transmission. I had the clutch, pressure plate throw out bearing, etc replaced with the engine. The trans was...
  2. 2000 Toyota MR2 Spyder

    Cars for Sale
    2000 Toyota MR2 Spyder - Hard Top Black/Black Cloth Interior Hard Top came from the UK KSport KP Coil Overs Hard Dog Roll Bar PPE Complete Header and Exhaust System Ultrashield fixed 10 degree racing seats (covered) and 6 point harnesses NRG Steering Wheel 2 Sets of Enkei rims and Tokyo tires (4...
  3. Can you identify this piece of convertible top/drain is and tell me where it belongs

    Care, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting
    Afternoon Folks: The restoration of my new-to-me 2001 Spyder continues. Because of repeated interior water incursion, today’s tasks: remove moldy old carpet and pad; sand surface rust from floor pans; prime and paint sanded areas; clean dirt, mold and mildew from rest of cockpit area. While...
  4. Poorly Fitting Rear Parcel Shelf

    Care, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting
    This has been bugging me not just from how it looks, but even more-so how it affects the function of raising the soft top. When it's the right time, I'll raise it and hear a "THUMP" as the two humps (One on the parcel shelf, one on the main panel alongside the pull-plate for the top) collide, or...
  5. Any advice on a new soft top? this one seems nice, but I'm not too experienced.

    Off Topic
    I have some money set aside for a new soft top for my spyder. I am planning to install it myself. I know it'll be about eight hours of work, but I'd rather do it myself and gain the knowledge, experience, and possible drinking addiction that comes with it. I found this one, which seems...
  6. Griot's Black Vinal Top Reconditioner A+++

    Appearance Modifications
    Used Griot's Black Vinal Top Reconditioner on my convertable top today and it's amazing. Looks brand new - although it wasn't that bad to start with - the results were amazing. Also used it on the black plastic part between the windshield and the hood. Had some whitish streaks, maybe from...
  7. 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...
  8. FS: Top latches and strikers

    Parts and miscellaneous for sale
    I have a set of softtop/hardtop latches and strikers for sale. Came off a 2003 model. One of the top latch has a screw hole that has been grounded off a bit (as can be seen from the picture) from when I tried to remove it with a stripped bolt, but it does not affect the function of latch in...
  9. Improvised Top Strap for Cut Snaps

    Appearance Modifications
    This isn't nearly as interesting as some of the other items on here, but I thought I'd share. So I have the dreaded "ears" problem on my top. I looked into the aftermarket strap solution, but just wasn't seeing where it'd connect on my car. I contacted Jon at KeyTechniques, and he sent me...
  10. 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.
  11. Spotted on Top Gear

    MR2 Spyder Main Forum
    Now before you say, yes we know that Tiff Needell test drove one on the old Top Gear, which doesn't really count anyways... http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=iv&src_vid=FSQENCXWHXc&annotation_id=annotation_342897&v=wOYmiA1ZoFE Specifically, check out 4:09. Spectra Blue, the only...
  12. Solar yellow hartop for sale 2300!!

    Parts and miscellaneous for sale
    [email protected] or you can PM me either way someone take it off my hands asap selling my hardtop cover for 2300 in seattle I'm willing to ship if you need me to but you will be covering the cost. This picture is my car. if you want pictures of the hardtop on its own let me know.
  13. Yellow hardtop for sale

    Parts and miscellaneous for sale
    http://seattle.craigslist.org/see/pts/1771539760.html Selling my hardtop :( sad to see if go but money is an issue and I need to sell it :(
  14. Soft Top tweaking questions (see photos, compare to good top.)

    Care, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting
    I'm trying to solve a minor issue with my soft top. It's a Robbins Top, cloth top that I installed myself a while back. Ever since installing it, my top catches on the backside of the lateral bar (back of the latch) when raising or lowering the top. The spot that catches is the cloth just...
  15. 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...
  16. Spyder Soft Top Removal

    Care, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting
    First, for anyone who has attempted these steps: http://www.mr2roc.org/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=11&t=24229 There is a step, #14, that is missing a key photo or two. You'll need to remove the three trim retainers from each side. You can see them just under the bracket near the bottom of the...
  17. soft top latch

    Care, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting
    im having a problem with my soft top latch. the passenger side has gotten to where it is real easy to open when im wanting to (as in not having to push the little button to do it) and now every so often the latch will open on its own going down the road. i checked the parts list from toyota...
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