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Forum: Suspension & Brake Tuning 05-11-2018, 06:42 AM
Replies: 42
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Posted By flash240
Yeah Georgia has little rust but as I said I have...

Yeah Georgia has little rust but as I said I have a northern car lol....I had serious rust....nothing that rusted off metal suspension parts but bolts aplenty....as I said....vice grips are your...
Forum: Performance Mods 05-11-2018, 06:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 626
Posted By flash240
I have the magnaflow unit on my celli...it's a...

I have the magnaflow unit on my celli...it's a fantastic unit...no welds needed as the muffler is an axle back design...it bolts to mmidpipe from the factory....my exhaust completely eliminated the...
Forum: Suspension & Brake Tuning 04-29-2018, 11:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,331
Posted By flash240
You still get far more bang for the buck with...

You still get far more bang for the buck with camber bolts and a simple spring rate change and that cost $200 for the springs and $35 for the camber bolts...that's way cheaper and ultimately handles...
Forum: Suspension & Brake Tuning 04-29-2018, 11:43 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,121
Posted By flash240
Then see second post about vice grips

Then see second post about vice grips
Forum: Suspension & Brake Tuning 04-29-2018, 08:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,561
Posted By flash240
FYI.....it appears I was full of it about super...

FYI.....it appears I was full of it about super strut and macP being the same lol.....
Whoops..please disregard
Forum: Suspension & Brake Tuning 04-29-2018, 07:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,301
Posted By flash240
I would prefer to think of us as both partly...

I would prefer to think of us as both partly right . 🙂
Forum: Suspension & Brake Tuning 04-29-2018, 07:57 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,121
Posted By flash240
Or clamp a channel lock on the bolt behind the...

Or clamp a channel lock on the bolt behind the mounting flange and knock that nut off
Forum: Suspension & Brake Tuning 04-29-2018, 07:56 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,121
Posted By flash240
Yes exactly...stuff an Allen in there lol...use a...

Yes exactly...stuff an Allen in there lol...use a smaller one if the holes no longer big enough....I also had to cut off the toe bolts and replace
Forum: Suspension & Brake Tuning 04-29-2018, 07:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,331
Posted By flash240
Ok I looked and see the diff between the 2 but I...

Ok I looked and see the diff between the 2 but I submit a $35 dollar set of camber bolts accomplishes much the same thing for a lot less complication..also you won't have as hard a time getting...
Forum: Suspension & Brake Tuning 04-29-2018, 07:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,331
Posted By flash240
I'm curious as to what the benefit is of the SS...

I'm curious as to what the benefit is of the SS versus reg(I've heard reg mcperhson called super strut before btw that's part of misunderstanding.....reg mcP is bullet proof....the SS looks more...
Forum: Suspension & Brake Tuning 04-29-2018, 07:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,331
Posted By flash240
Well lmao......look at that lol...you sir are...

Well lmao......look at that lol...you sir are correct on that one...I also missed he's from Romania not domestic market lol.
Doesn't make since they would make two separate manuals instead of one...
Forum: Repair & Maintenance 04-29-2018, 07:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,251
Posted By flash240
This is all very true my friend ....however the...

This is all very true my friend ....however the fact that people going the full interval are having seized plugs is proof enough that the intervals are too long...
Let's be clear....extended...
Forum: Suspension & Brake Tuning 04-29-2018, 07:16 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,121
Posted By flash240
Anyone can guess why rusted stuff is so hard to...

Anyone can guess why rusted stuff is so hard to remove?.........it's because when a steel bolt gets rusted or any part really.....because the actually makes the bolt thicker than it was...effectively...
Forum: Suspension & Brake Tuning 04-29-2018, 07:13 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,121
Posted By flash240
Okay. Buddy.......first of all I'm not abkid I'm...

Okay. Buddy.......first of all I'm not abkid I'm 47 years old.....second....I've been racing this car for more than ten years and have rebuilt the suspensionore than once using hand tools.....and my...
Forum: Repair & Maintenance 04-29-2018, 07:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,251
Posted By flash240
If you really think those plugs last 100k and...

If you really think those plugs last 100k and shouldn't be replaced more than that....you got problems...why would you wait that long and risk failure...bad performance or worse breaking them.off...
Forum: Suspension & Brake Tuning 04-29-2018, 07:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,301
Posted By flash240
Again that's straight from the service...

Again that's straight from the service manual........maybe you should heck yourself first huh?
Forum: Suspension & Brake Tuning 04-29-2018, 07:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,301
Posted By flash240
Wrong.....Toyota calls it a rear lower suspension...

Wrong.....Toyota calls it a rear lower suspension arm if ya wanna get exact about it
Forum: Suspension & Brake Tuning 04-29-2018, 06:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,331
Posted By flash240
Maybe you should make sure that's not for a...

Maybe you should make sure that's not for a different gen celica? Could be the problem....but I absolutely refute the existence of a suspension for this car that isn't even listed in the FACTORY...
Forum: Suspension & Brake Tuning 04-29-2018, 06:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,331
Posted By flash240
Hey rude person.....I have the factory service...

Hey rude person.....I have the factory service manual for the Celica from 2000-2005.... There is only MacPherson struts ....period....that's why the dang dealerships haven't heard of it you genuis...
Forum: General Discussion 04-29-2018, 06:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,072
Posted By flash240
It's not that you can't reuse the bolts...it's...

It's not that you can't reuse the bolts...it's that they stretch just a bit when properly torqued meaning if you use them too long they can break....$10 a piece when your already in is far cheaper...
Forum: Suspension & Brake Tuning 04-27-2018, 11:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,140
Posted By flash240
If there isn't a hole for the Allen wrenches grab...

If there isn't a hole for the Allen wrenches grab some vise grips and stabilize the ball joint from behind the hole...just clamp the ball joint shaft with vise grips and loosen nut from front side
Forum: Suspension & Brake Tuning 04-27-2018, 11:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,140
Posted By flash240
Relax......this is easy.....put a jack under the...

Relax......this is easy.....put a jack under the ball joint where it attaches to LCA and Jack until it hits hole.....your suspension is drooping cuz it's jackes up lol....also
..put Allen wrenches...
Forum: Suspension & Brake Tuning 04-27-2018, 11:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,123
Posted By flash240
You can buy camber bolts that replace the top...

You can buy camber bolts that replace the top bolt that holds strut to the knuckle...I did and have over 3 degrees of adjustment either way....theese cars love nwg camber...you can run 1.5-2.0...
Forum: Suspension & Brake Tuning 04-27-2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,907
Posted By flash240
Strut bars are a waste of money....they will just...

Strut bars are a waste of money....they will just make your car push unless you have a full handling build done
Forum: General Discussion 04-27-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 636
Posted By flash240
I'm fixing to replace my rear hubs ...I will have...

I'm fixing to replace my rear hubs ...I will have the old ones if they can help let me know
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