condition: excellent cylinders: 4 cylinders drive: 4wd fuel: gas odometer: 133970 paint color: grey size: compact title status: clean transmission: manual type: coupe
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These were only sold in the US for 2 years and as a result have become very rare!
133,790 on the odometer, but will go up as I daily drive it.
This car is a great candidate for a full restore, or a fun project that runs reliably and has TONS of potential!
Runs and drives great. As I said above, I daily drive it. The prior owner replaced the stock turbo with an OEM turbo from a newer All Trac (st205). It also has a short throw shifter (feels super awesome) and a detachable steering wheel to help prevent theft (car also comes with original wheel). It's equipped with aftermarket coilovers and 17x7.5 fifteen52 Turbomac wheels. One of the axles has been replaced with a new one, and the other was completely rebuilt. The car handles amazingly, absolutely a blast to drive, and it looks great! It's lower than stock, but I've had no issues pulling into parking lots and driving through dips. Dash and interior are in PHENOMENAL shape for it's age!!
I've got a ton of parts for it and have gotten a lot of work done to it in the time I've owned it. I have paperwork for pretty much everything I've done
Within the last 5k miles:
- full tune up (plugs, wires,distributor etc.)
- fixed exhaust all the way up to the downpipe (flexpipe, both downpipe gaskets)
- replaced valve cover gasket
- replaced knock sensor (OEM Toyota part)
- rewired knock sensor all the way to ecu
- reran fuel lines
- fresh oil change (5w30 full synth)
The car is not perfect.
On a cold start, I let her run a couple minutes, as she tends to be slugish if not given proper time to warm up.
The speakers and stereo are stock, and are pretty shot. I assume the speakers are just old paper cones that have worn out, and the tape deck no longer works.
It has an oil leak, but at this age, what doesn't? I check it regularly and top it off as needed. I'm sure you could get whatever is leaking resealed, but it's honestly never bothered me much, as I've always had older vehicles. I've thrown money at it to keep it up and maintain it as I have it, but oil leaks have been normal for me in the past, so it's second nature to me.
It does have a CEL from a knock sensor code, but after chasing it down for a bit, I decided since it isn't running any differently not to sweat it. I had it gone over by 2 separate professional shops, and neither of them had any concerns about anything mechanical. A lot of the forums on these cars say relocating the knock sensor fixes the issues, but as I said, it hasn't seemed worth the time personally.
There's a fuel cell in the trunk. The stock gas tank had a hole rusted in it, and after both myself and the prior owner tried to get it welded, this was the only affordable option, since stock fuel tanks are scarce, and when they do come up they cost hundreds of dollars and still look too rusty for comfort. The battery is also in the trunk due to the different intake required for the newer turbo that was installed.
The body/paint aren't perfect, but again, it looks great for it's age. There's some fading and some chips from normal driving and age, and a couple of spots where it could use a bit of touch up. The front fenders each have some small cosmetic issues, but I have a set of extra front fenders to upgrade what's currently on it (color matched).
In addition, I have a new motor for the sunroof (tilts but will not go back), a secondary grill garnish, a driver side window regulator (window works, but is slower than passenger side, got it for IF the reg goes out), brand new brake pads (will most likely install in the next couple of days) and some other miscellaneous parts that will come with the car.
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