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05-17-18, 08:48 PM
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Posted By KahnBB6

^^ I love your reasons for purchasing this one--...

^^ I love your reasons for purchasing this one-- you've already made a very personal connection with it :) I think you really lucked out with this one and the price you got it for! The mileage is...
Forum: Build Threads
05-17-18, 03:46 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,609
Posted By KahnBB6

That engine looks perfect now! And so clean with...

That engine looks perfect now! And so clean with the could-be-factory-stock forward facing manifold. Excellent! :thumbup:
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05-17-18, 12:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 169
Posted By KahnBB6

Welcome to CL, dclevs! The Soarer looks great! Is...

Welcome to CL, dclevs! The Soarer looks great! Is this a 1991 or 1992 model? Auto or manual? Factory Torsen LSD rear axle? And what factory interior options does your Soarer have? Fill us in, please!...
05-15-18, 07:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 548
Posted By KahnBB6

Your car is in beautiful shape, Luxurious! Very...

Your car is in beautiful shape, Luxurious! Very clean!



Joe, for 1992-1994 original SC300 5-speeds (and any SC with an early style top-loader R154 that has an OEM Soarer R154 extension housing)...
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05-10-18, 11:09 PM
Replies: 563
Views: 50,302
Posted By KahnBB6

Jim, your car is a beautiful beast! Love that...

Jim, your car is a beautiful beast! Love that VVT-i torque curve, too!

I swear if you run that thing around your dealership too much you'll make some sporty minded customers think about building a...
04-28-18, 10:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 239
Posted By KahnBB6

CoOl21 beat me to it ;) Yes, before you buy that...

CoOl21 beat me to it ;) Yes, before you buy that entire assembly try the DIY fix first. The issue is that the plastic gear has gone out of its correct centering on the worm gear. If you can follow...
Forum: Build Threads
04-11-18, 01:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 627
Posted By KahnBB6

Looking very good AGladski!! The LS400 front...

Looking very good AGladski!! The LS400 front brakes, new wheels and exhaust system are great starting mods!



Actually your '98 SC400 has the same model A650E 5-speed automatic that is also...
04-05-18, 05:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 731
Posted By KahnBB6

Jalopnik article on the history of the Soarer Z20's 1G-GTE 2.0L I6-TT engine

This is a good read if you've ever wondered about the twin turbo inline six engine that Toyota and Yamaha designed during the 5M/6M/7M era well before the 1JZ was developed and before the concept of...
04-04-18, 02:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 584
Posted By KahnBB6

Try partsouq for exploded diagrams of the W58....

Try partsouq for exploded diagrams of the W58. That's the best way to see what internal parts Toyota even lists for this transmission. They have factory exploded parts diagrams and original part...
04-04-18, 02:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 181
Posted By KahnBB6

This looks like it is an MKIII W58 just from the...

This looks like it is an MKIII W58 just from the one image. The bell-housing is not for a JZ and I see an aluminum rather than steel center sandwich plate (SC300 and MKIV W58's all had steel sandwich...
03-22-18, 10:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 325
Posted By KahnBB6

Your car's exhaust note is delightful music!

Your car's exhaust note is delightful music!
02-21-18, 04:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 497
Posted By KahnBB6

^^ This. A short and incomplete list with...

^^ This.

A short and incomplete list with the highlights is:

Purpose used for turbo applications:

Getrag-Toyota V160 and V161 6-speed -- extremely stout, extremely expensive, very in demand,...
02-14-18, 07:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 862
Posted By KahnBB6

Petition to restart production of some 1993-2002 MKIV Supra parts

I just learned of this petition and put down my signature. I know firsthand how much of a problem this is for MKIV Supra owners and by extension many of us who use 2JZ-GTE's in our SC's, IS's and...
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01-24-18, 11:48 AM
Replies: 563
Views: 50,302
Posted By KahnBB6

^^ That steering wheel is beautiful! An official...

^^ That steering wheel is beautiful! An official TRD part or fully custom? Your car, Jim... stunning!
Forum: Build Threads
11-26-17, 12:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 413
Posted By KahnBB6

As for which T56 to use it's the Tremec T56...

As for which T56 to use it's the Tremec T56 Magnum or a used Tremec TR6060 (but there are several variants so they may vary slightly). Your common T56 from a 1997-2002 Camaro or Firebird, though...
11-20-17, 07:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 469
Posted By KahnBB6

The 1992 version of the SC300 2JZ-GE EGR valve...

The 1992 version of the SC300 2JZ-GE EGR valve may be discontinued. I'm not sure but if you have heard this from a Toyota or Lexus dealer then that would confirm it.

The 25620-46010 version has an...
Forum: Build Threads
11-16-17, 03:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 809
Posted By KahnBB6

So long as it's up to date with its maintenance...

So long as it's up to date with its maintenance schedule and all the major components are in good shape an SC300 5-speed is excellent on long road trips. I've done L.A. to Florida and back in mine...
Forum: Build Threads
11-16-17, 02:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 809
Posted By KahnBB6

Victor, nice find! Very low miles and an...

Victor, nice find! Very low miles and an original 5-speed manual in what appears to be excellent condition.

The 2JZ-GE is a very good engine. It is not overly powerful in stock form with only...
11-06-17, 09:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,081
Posted By KahnBB6

You're welcome, PJSC300. It really is a very...

You're welcome, PJSC300. It really is a very individual and personal decision to make. We all face it at one time or another. Getting a cheaper daily car that is easy to run and maintain can...
11-06-17, 09:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 305
Posted By KahnBB6

It's better to just get a Koyo or Mishimoto MKIV...

It's better to just get a Koyo or Mishimoto MKIV radiator and set one of those up with an extra 1" of height for the SC chassis. A/T cars need an auxiliary trans cooler with either of those...
11-06-17, 08:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,788
Posted By KahnBB6

Ken, sorry about that. It's fixed now :) ...

Ken, sorry about that. It's fixed now :)

Your situation does seem like a special case. That's very lucky to have had an adjustor who knew something about these cars and worked to get it fixed for...
10-28-17, 04:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,062
Posted By KahnBB6

If you're referring to the W55 yes you CAN swap...

If you're referring to the W55 yes you CAN swap it into an SC300 but it's not advisable to even with a stock engine. The W55 bolts up with a dual-mass flywheel design. It is a weaker transmission...
10-24-17, 09:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 997
Posted By KahnBB6

It is bolt in after you swap the companion flange...

It is bolt in after you swap the companion flange (the spinning three-spoke input flange that connects to the driveshaft) for one from an SC300 or SC400. You can use the one from your original...
10-05-17, 03:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,334
Posted By KahnBB6

Really glad you and other drivers weren't hurt....

Really glad you and other drivers weren't hurt. Duck05 is right. Things are better fixed than people are.

Do you have a Torsen or other LSD in your car, Lexxium? And what brand and type of tires...
09-29-17, 09:15 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,873
Posted By KahnBB6

+1 Jadu for referencing DBZ :) I saw many of...

+1 Jadu for referencing DBZ :) I saw many of those episodes when they aired. There were too many to keep up with and the stations always played them out of order. That was the era of entertainingly...
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