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by tommysheen
Wed Oct 18, 2017 1:34 pm
Forum: Engine & Transmission section
Topic: Lightweight fly wheel or no?
Replies: 2
Views: 303

Re: Lightweight fly wheel or no?

If your changing it anyway then go for the light weight. Pros; quicker rev better throttle response Cons; may cause slightly lumpy idle nothing that most people would notice. A little less easy to pull away from a stop but that's something you'd get used to after some use. Probably won't notice much...
by tommysheen
Mon Jul 17, 2017 1:40 pm
Forum: Brakes and Suspension
Topic: Altezza suspension the same as the IS200/300
Replies: 1
Views: 475

Re: Altezza suspension the same as the IS200/300

Ya they're the exact same
by tommysheen
Tue Mar 28, 2017 2:05 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: BBeams Black Top Individual Throttle Bodies
Replies: 2
Views: 273

Re: BBeams Black Top Individual Throttle Bodies

It would be easier to make it yourself. 20valve blacktop throttle bodies would be the best bet loads of people fitted them to all sorts of different yokes easiest available too I'd say and cheapest
by tommysheen
Mon Mar 06, 2017 10:55 am
Forum: Problems with your Altezza
Topic: Think I broke my gearbox
Replies: 8
Views: 807

Re: Think I broke my gearbox

Fair play lad didn't even think of it ha. That would do it alright.
by tommysheen
Mon Feb 20, 2017 11:13 am
Forum: Problems with your Altezza
Topic: Think I broke my gearbox
Replies: 8
Views: 807

Re: Think I broke my gearbox

Just saw this on dw. Really sounds like your gearbox or diff there easy to check try pulling away and see what happens don't drive on the open road incase it locks up. Drain the oil check for metal if ya wanna check the diff jack up the rear wheels and check by turning it by hand. I think you answer...
by tommysheen
Thu Dec 22, 2016 6:06 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: 3S-GE engine
Replies: 3
Views: 838

Re: 3S-GE engine

Jdmdistro and elite-autos seem to always have them in stock
by tommysheen
Thu Dec 15, 2016 11:02 pm
Forum: Parts for sale
Topic: 3sge engine parts. Forged Pistons + lots more
Replies: 3
Views: 2416

Re: 3sge engine parts. Forged Pistons + lots more

Everything sold. Thanks.
by tommysheen
Mon Dec 05, 2016 10:52 am
Forum: Engine & Transmission section
Topic: 3sge turbo rod failure
Replies: 4
Views: 1808

Re: 3sge turbo rod failure

Unlucky lad just one of those things. What part of the world are you in. Iv stuff for sale there might do ya.
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by tommysheen
Sun Nov 13, 2016 12:24 pm
Forum: Parts for sale
Topic: 3sge engine parts. Forged Pistons + lots more
Replies: 3
Views: 2416

Re: 3sge engine parts. Forged Pistons + lots more

cathal wrote:how much for gud head n gud block complete also fuel rail


Pm'd ya
by tommysheen
Mon Nov 07, 2016 11:29 pm
Forum: Parts for sale
Topic: 3sge engine parts. Forged Pistons + lots more
Replies: 3
Views: 2416

3sge engine parts. Forged Pistons + lots more

Ok so I'm after coming to the realisation that I'll never get time to build my Altezza the way I had planned so selling off my parts. -Full genuine engine gasket and seal kit including full timing belt kit, front and rear crank oil seals, oil pump, Water pump, valve stem oil seals and head bolts. -C...
by tommysheen
Sun Sep 04, 2016 11:54 pm
Forum: Problems with your Altezza
Topic: Timing Belt Advice...
Replies: 3
Views: 926

Re: Timing Belt Advice...

With timing belts if your unsure then always replace them and the marks on the cams would suggest someone was at the engine before but that's noting to worry about if all is running well. Your belt also looks to have been on there awhile as you can see the print of the teeth coming through to the sm...
by tommysheen
Thu Aug 25, 2016 6:38 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: JDM Toyota Altezza Lexus IS300 Door
Replies: 1
Views: 588

Re: JDM Toyota Altezza Lexus IS300 Door

What part of the universe are you in lad. Might help
by tommysheen
Tue Aug 09, 2016 7:52 pm
Forum: Engine & Transmission section
Topic: 3.8 mm headgasket? myth ?
Replies: 2
Views: 411

Re: 3.8 mm headgasket? myth ?

Iv never heard of a 3.8 one for sale but I know people have used a spacer plate and 2 head gaskets but dunno has anyone done that on an Altezza I don't think you'd need one that thick anyways. 1.8mm would be the norm and depending on the boost your running that should be fine and you should remap yo...
by tommysheen
Wed Jul 20, 2016 1:51 pm
Forum: Engine & Transmission section
Topic: Timing belt breakage HELP
Replies: 11
Views: 840

Re: Timing belt breakage HELP

Good out what part. I'm in cork and have a set of valves if your stuck
by tommysheen
Tue Jul 19, 2016 3:53 pm
Forum: Engine & Transmission section
Topic: Timing belt breakage HELP
Replies: 11
Views: 840

Re: Timing belt breakage HELP

What part of the world are ya in as well that might help

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