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Camry 1st & 2nd Gen (1983-1986) & (1987-1991) Toyota Camry Discussion for years 1983-1986 & 1987-1991. Topics of discussion range from fuel economy, safety, modifications, performance all involving America's favorite family car, the Toyota Camry.

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post #46 of 4342 Old 12-16-2013, 04:09 PM
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aka no chance anyone on the north east could use them

im a fan of continentals myself. However my bridgestone potenzas on the civic grip insanely on fast turns so that was a welcome surprise

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Finally got the time to replace the rotted out muffler on my wagon. The aftermarket one was much smaller than the original, I had an OEM one in storage that I cleaned up and painted. Engine is much quieter now I hardly hear it, not sure if good thing or not.

I think the sedan muffler is shorter than the wagon though, the exhaust tips don't seem to stick out far enough. Anyone know the differences between the OEM mufflers (they have different part numbers I checked).

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purchased new 1991 camry v6 5 speed and tried to remedy the almost non existent cooling system real quick.

needs some TLC

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today i replaced the engine air filter, further purged the cooling system, and rinsed off all the salt that i could from the trip down from jersey

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I dropped my wheels off at the tire shop this morning. Hopefully I can pick them up later with new tires to put on the car tonight. Its been about 4 weeks since I drove it...

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Bought a brand new leather ES250 shifter on Ebay (thanks to Grego for telling me about it). Anyone know how to remove the O/D button from the old one? This could quite possibly be the only new one left on the planet.


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Just got done replacing my gas tank, fuel pump and rear sway bar. It was cold and windy today, so I took lots of breaks.
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tore apart drivers side dash to fix one burnt lightbulb. replaced all with non-green 194s

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2 weeks ago I swapped in a tachometer cluster from an LE car, I finally found and put in radiator fans and I swapped in the higher center console from the same LE car. And a few days ago I finally mostly fixed my dome light. All with help from the fine folks here.


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Nothing today, but yesterday I found a simple solution to the front/center LSD problem for the All-Trac crowd.

Ratcheting lockers, yo. No need to replace side gears or housings, just swap the spiders out for the locker halves.

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Ordered new rear door pin switches. I might actually have all 4 doors turn on the dome light soon.

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Waiting for my Denso wires to come so I can get some more power plus the extra gas mileage. In Utah as of this point. Can't wait until it comes.
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pulled the cluster out and replaced the green bulbs for white LED bulbs...love the way it looks!

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pulled the cluster out and replaced the green bulbs for white LED bulbs...love the way it looks!
Post up some pics, I was thinking of swapping out my greens for whites too.
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Also forgot to mention. I have a manual camry. I installed a stock shifter from a 7th gen celica, as a short shifter a while back. It's quite nice, but the shifter itself sits lower than the stock Camry. So, the stock shift boot doesn't fit. What I did to fix this was, I ordered a 3 in shifter extension. Installed that, problem solved. Now I have the stock look with an aftermarket feel. Oh yeah!
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