1991 Toyota Corolla (AE92)

Started on May 20 by GameboyRMH

Ride Rating

12

Track/weekend car and substitute DD, started out as an SR5 model. In 2013-2016 it was restomodded with the performance parts from a JDM GTS model - 4AGE engine, front sway bar, disc brakes all around. Future plans include big cams, ITBs, rear strut brace, adjustable brake bias, brake vent system and drop spindles.

Specs:

Engine

  • JDM 4AGE smallport, rebuilt 2013
  • Dana/Clevite TC2989 0.020" overbore pistons
  • Silvertop rods
  • Blacktop flywheel
  • Fidanza adjustable cam wheels
  • T3 aluminum crank pulley w/ 36-1 trigger wheel custom-fitted to face
  • Moroso suck-through oil catch can
  • Earl's oil cooler w/ Mocal thermostatic sandwich plate
  • +~15psi shimmed oil pump
  • TwosRus trap-door oil pan baffle kit
  • MS3X
  • 14point7 Spartan Lambda Controller 2
  • 1NZ CoPs

Intake

  • Spectre modular chromed ABS 3" piping
  • AEM DryFlow filter w/ prefilter bag
  • Custom insulated CAI partition

Exhaust

  • Blacktop 4-2-1 header w/ volcanic wrap
  • Custom 2.5" catback exhaust
  • 18" louvered glasspack resonator
  • Dynomax Ultra-Flo muffler

Transmission

  • Toyota C52
  • Exedy Stage 1 (16800) clutch
  • Urethane-filled mounts
  • Redline MT-90 gear oil

Suspension

  • Modified D2 RS coilovers, lowered 1", 650lb springs all-around
  • 24mm front sway bar, 14mm rear sway bar
  • SuperPro poly bushings on front LCAs
  • Custom alignment

Steering

  • GTZ 2.5 turn rack
  • SuperPro poly rack bushings
  • Hayden 401 PS cooler
  • Inline PS filter
  • Amsoil synth. ATF

Chassis

  • GTS front upper strut brace
  • Ultra Racing front lower strut brace

Brakes

  • EBC Yellowstuff pads
  • Goodridge SS braided brake lines
  • Speed bleeders
  • Delphi Lockheed DOT5.1 fluid

Wheels

  • 15x7" +25 PCW rims
  • 195/50R15 Dunlop Z1 Star Specs
  • Land Cruiser extended studs

Electrical

  • Hankook sealed gel battery

Data Logging

  • Race Capture Pro Mk1

Body

  • Aftermarket crystal headlights w/ halogen bulbs
  • 30% black window tint (old tint seen in some pics)
  • Aluminum tape underhood insulation

Interior

  • Plus-sized grippy racing pedals
  • Custom DIN 3-gauge: Sunpro AFR, oil temp, voltmeter

Awards

  • 3rd place in BRC AutoX championship 2011
  • 2nd place in BRC AutoX championship 2012
  • Tied 2nd place in BRC AutoX championship 2013

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Jun 12, 2008 10 a.m.
Swank Force One:
Love the AE92s, but finding a decent one in my area is awful. :( Nice car man.
May 2, 2009 5:13 p.m.
ana3lissa:
Hey, i like those rims...where did you get them???
May 25, 2009 8:01 a.m.
GameboyRMH:
The wheels are Panthers (http://www.panther-wheels.com), I don't know what model though. I've seen a few other cars with them. Only problem is the plastic clips that hold the lug covers on break quite easily. I'm thinking of JB-welding some little neodymium magnets to the lug area and cap to hold them on. If you search for PCW/Panther 15" you might turn some up on Craigslist or eBay. They're 8-hole 4x100/4x114.
Dec 14, 2009 8:42 a.m.
4cylndrfury:
We need more photos of the engine bay. Try to swap in a newer intake manifold from 93-97 AE101s - should have a side shot throttle body and a true CAI will become an option (dont know how that would affect your classing). My 4 door 95 Corolla was a hoot with a FSTB, New OEM springs and struts, a short ram intake, Hawk brake pads, and an axleback muffler. I can only imagin how much more fun that would be when you remove 400lbs of extra car :)
Dec 14, 2009 9:39 a.m.
GameboyRMH:
When I swap in a blacktop (should happen in the next few months!) a CAI will be an option, and there will be plenty of new engine bay pics! Classing is a non-issue for now - we all run in one class. We might have some classing in the future but it certainly won't be as granular as the SCCA's classes.

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