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  1. Corolla Older Generations (1969-1987)
    Hello Everyone! I am new to Toyotanation. I’m currently working on bringing a 1980 te72 station wagon back to life after sitting 10+ years. It is a pretty-much stock, California car, so it has the vacuum line octopus with all the never ending emission check valves. After spraying what felt like...
  2. Corolla Older Generations (1969-1987)
    Hi guys, I have a Te72 80' Since I change from external regulator alternator to internal regulator I'm having a discharge problem. The battery light its slightly on and keeps draining my battery. I can't find the IG wire that goes from the alternator to I don't know where. I'm going to post...
  3. Corolla Older Generations (1969-1987)
    Hey guys, mostly a lurker here but now i have a project of my own. I just bought a 1981 toyota corolla te72 2 door sedan. It has a 3tc mated to a t5 gearbox. I want to use it as a bit of a drift missile but i'm going to try to keep it street legal. I got a great deal on it and now it's...
  4. Corolla Older Generations (1969-1987)
    Hello everyone, first time here. Long time lover of Toyota's. I have here a 1981 Corolla Wagon(TE72). The problem is that the fuel gauge does not work, It does not mark anything at all, even though it does have plenty of gas. I have noticed that the needle will move when accelerating or...
  5. Corolla Older Generations (1969-1987)
    :thumbsup: So I was dinkin around on the internet and I found a 2jz out of 2000 lexus for sale and long story short Im picking it up at the end of the month. Pictures soon guys.
  6. Corolla Older Generations (1969-1987)
    Im thinking about buying a set of lowering springs for my 82 corolla and I know everyone says that AE86 suspension parts fit but I'm just double checking that these would work. Heres the link to the ones I want if anyones bought these already and got them to work than give me the thumbs up. If...
  7. Corolla Older Generations (1969-1987)
    Ive had my new (old as fu#!) 82 corolla for about a month now and so Ive sanded the entire car, primered it, and I now have the first layer of paint on. I replaced rear shocks with KYB excel -g's, sealed and painted the oil pan, and gave the engine bay a very thorough wash. I was thinking...
  8. Corolla Older Generations (1969-1987)
    (pics soon) Ive decided to build up my stock na 3tc motor in my corolla instead of going crazy and spending money on a motor that I dont really need. lol I want to run 10:1 or 11:1 compression pistons a new cam,weber carb, offenhauser intake, and atleast 2 in straight pipe exhaust with maybe a...
  9. Corolla Older Generations (1969-1987)
    I'm gonna start taking all the smog stuff off my corolla next week because Im putting on a weber 32/36 and I was wondering other than smog tube plugs and what not, what problems am I going to run into. does the vacuum control anything in thats important. If someones done it before I would...
  10. Corolla Older Generations (1969-1987)
    Is there anyway I can change I rear drum brakes to disk brakes?
  11. Corolla Older Generations (1969-1987)
    I was thinking about putting a 7mge in my 82 corolla 2dr and I was wondering other than custom motor mounts and all the 7m electrical parts and probably making the tranni tunnel bigger what else am Im going to run into. If anyone has done it already I would appreciate some input.
  12. Vehicles
    Price reduced. Hi i have a AE71 corolla for sale same chassis as AE86 $1600 obo. Link here: http://toronto.kijiji.ca/c-cars-vehicles-cars-trucks-1983-Toyota-Corolla-Sedan-W0QQAdIdZ371774785
  13. Corolla Older Generations (1969-1987)
    I recently picked up a new daily drifter. A 1981 Toyota Corolla Deluxe Wagon, found it on Craigslist and traded my P.O.S 98 Ford Ranger to it straight up. It is a automatic car with a 5-speed swap. It has a 3TC, not sure on the year, not even sure if it is the original engine. The car is in okay...
  14. Corolla Older Generations (1969-1987)
    Hi fellas! I want to rebuild my 3TC engine, to make it faster, stronger, respectable... Can somebody prepare me a wish list with some specification to reach this? Money is not problem... New suspension for my TE72 '82 -wagon- If an AE86 suspension fits to TE72... does this air suspension do...
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