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    Soarer FAQs - the real thing

    Soarer FAQs - the real thing

    Thanks are due to the many Soarer fans past and present who are making these FAQs possible - keep 'em coming !

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    Numerical index

    The Alphabetical index starts in the post below this one


    The models


    Mark 1 - 1981-1986
    GZ10 & MZ10
    ...Video of Mark 1s at Japan meet (@ 8mins 26 secs in):.......................https://www.youtube.com/watch?featur...&v=lIqRJCJGZPg

    Mark 2 - 1986-1991
    GZ20 & MZ20
    ...Pictures [big file]:................................................. ......................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...t=28785&page=2
    .................................................. ................................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...t=31182&page=3
    .................................................. ................................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...52&postcount=6
    ...Videos:........................................... ..........................................http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eCCLi...ature=youtu.be
    .................................................. ................................................https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OA6S453T2jM

    Mark 3 - 1991-2001
    ...Summary:.......................................... .........................................http://www.soarerworld.com/soarer/soarer_mk3.htm
    ...Production history:.......................................... .............................http://www.soarerworld.com/soarer/soarer_production.htm
    ...The very last Soarer chassis numbers:.......................................... ....http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=31240

    JZZ30 - 2.5-litre Twin Turbo
    ...2.5GT-T JZZ30-ACMVZ 1JZ-GTE
    ...2.5GT-T JZZ30-ACPVZ 1JZ-GTE
    ...2.5GT-T-L JZZ30-ACPZZ 1JZ-GTE
    ...2.5GT-T-L JZZ30-ACMZZ 1JZ-GTE

    JZZ30 - 2.5-litre Single Turbo VVT-i

    JZZ31 - 3.0-litre
    ...3.0GT JZZ31-ACPVF 2JZ-GE
    ...3.0GT-G JZZ31-ACPVF(G) 2JZ-GE
    ...3.0GT-S JZZ31-ACPVF(S) 2JZ-GE

    UZZ30 - 4-litre V8 coil spring suspension
    ...UZZ30-ACPVK 1UZ-FE

    UZZ31 - 4-litre V8 air suspension
    ...4.0GT (air susp.) UZZ31-ACPZK 1UZ-FE
    ...4.0GT c/w GPS (air susp.) UZZ31-ACPZK(X) 1UZ-FE

    UZZ32 - 4-litre V8 Active suspension
    ...UZZ32-ACPZK 1UZ-FE

    External differences between
    1991-93 models and 1994 onwards models:
    .........................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...93-and-a-94-on

    Mark 4 - 2001-
    UZZ40 - 4.3-litre V8 SC VVT-i.................................................. ..............http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...8&postcount=12


    The engines &
    ...'standard' performance improvements


    Toyota engine codes have a consistent format, for example:
    Before the hyphen:
    ...2 -- version
    ...JZ -- engine type
    After the hyphen:
    ...G -- cylinder head (G = twin overhead cam wide valve angle, 'performance';
    .............................F = twin overhead cam narrow valve angle, 'economy')
    ...T -- turbo (Z = supercharger)
    ...E -- electronic fuel injection

    JZZ30 versus UZZ30 -31 - 32
    ...Discussion of relative driveability:..................................... ...................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...t=10973&page=4

    1JZ
    ...Raising a standard TT to 330bhp at wheels - list of jobs:.......................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=29066
    ...Two top Japanese tuners discuss mods for the 1JZ:.............................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1630
    ...Converting TT to single turbo &
    ......uprating to 450bhp at wheels - list of jobs: ......................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=17503
    ...Thermal efficiency of this engine's parallel turbos:.................................http://www.scipub.org/fulltext/ajeas/ajeas32342-349.pdf
    ...Porting and flowing a 1JZ head (post 72 onwards):................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...ual-base/page5

    1JZ & 2JZ
    ...JZ Series engine OEM workshop manual (Japanese):..............................http://www.z20soarer.org/technical/t...shopManual.pdf
    ...Interchangeable parts - Post 2:................................................ .........http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...&threadid=7318
    ...Relative strength of internals when modding:........................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=31040

    1JZ single-turbo VVTi
    .................................................. ..................................................http://autospeed.com/cms/A_109457/article.html
    ...Comparison of power & torque of VVT-i & non-VVT-i engines:....................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=31654
    ...1JZ single-turbo VVT-i compared with twin turbo version:.......................http://www.autospeed.com/cms/A_109457/article.html

    2JZ-GTE & 2JZ-GE
    .................................................. ................................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=24510
    .................................................. ................................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...54-1jzgte-vvti
    ...Uprated to 525bhp at rear wheels:..................................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...ly-Well-Mostly

    UZ-series V8s
    ...The evolution of the Toyota UZ-series V8 engine (Autospeed magazine):http://autospeed.com/cms/A_2884/article.html
    ...1994/1995 compression ratio raised to 10.4:1
    ...Wiring and pinouts of the 1UZ engine:........................................... ...http://www.oldschool.co.nz/phpbb/vie...hp?f=2&t=29128

    Engine conversions

    1JZ head on 2JZ block
    .................................................. ..................................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=13622

    1.5JZ-GTE conversion
    ...SimonR's car:.............................................. ....................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...t=13622&page=5
    ...Ajazyasin's car: .................................................. ............................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=16456
    ...NZ car targeting 1,000bhp:......................................... .....................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...t=30135&page=2
    ...A TT head on a 3-litre block:............................................ ................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...438#post208438
    ...Japanese tuners discuss:.......................................... ........................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1630

    1UZ-FE conversion
    ...Twin turbo conversion on an SC400:............................................ .....http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=19555

    2UZ-FE block( 4.7L iron block) with 1UZ-FE heads

    .................................................. ..................................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=22915

    2JZ-GE - adding Borg Warner S360 Turbo to N/A 3-litre:.......................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...L-NA-T-Project
    2JZ-GTE vvti - adding Garrett GT3582R .82 turbo
    ...Picture tutorial with full parts list:............................................. .........http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=27838
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    A

    Alphabetical index - A-F

    A

    Abbreviations
    Common Toyota abbreviations and their meaning:....................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...10&postcount=1

    ABS
    A basic introduction:..................................... ......................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=30506
    Some Soarers do not have ABS:............................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...?t=8923&page=3
    ABS warning light - lack of - is it an MOT failure ?:...................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=12840
    ABS connectors - location of:...............................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=29705
    .................................................. ...................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...6&postcount=54
    ABS sensors affected by rust:.............................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=4953
    ABS sensors - part numbers:.......................................... .....http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...871#post288871
    ABS ECU pinout for wiring a Suprastick:.................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...74&postcount=7

    ...ABS/TRC error code 21.................................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...-fault-21-help
    ...ABS/ TRC error codes 31, 32, 33, 34
    .................................................. ..................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...g-and-flashing

    ...ABS/ TRC error codes 34 & 36
    ...Faulty sensors:.......................................... ................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...871#post288871

    ...ABS/ TRC error codes 43 & 51
    ...Diagnosing these errors:........................................... ...http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...ghlight=abs+43
    .................................................. ................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=27045
    ......NB: poor battery terminal connections
    ......can trigger false TRC/ABS fault/error codes:.................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=29705

    ...ABS / TRC pump/ accumulator - error code 55
    ...It's that buzzing from bulkhead in engine bay:..................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=30662
    ...TRC 55 error code - how to diagnose
    ......accumulator leaking gas pressure:...............................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=29557
    ...TRC accumulator leaking gas? Rebuilt
    ......exchange part now available from the SW shop:............http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=29558
    ...The history of SW accumulator refurbishment:.................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...d=1#post237203
    ...'TRC off' warning & Japanese error message showing -
    ......diagnosing a faulty ECU: ...........................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=24380
    ......The ABS pump:............................................. ...........http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...=brake+service
    ...Soarers without TRC have a vacuum power
    ......assisted master cylinder and (optional)
    ......ABS pump separate system (posts 12 & 13):..................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...ght=brake+pads

    Accessories & options
    Original Toyota, on the OEM:...........................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=30798

    Accumulator, brake fluid pressurisation
    What it does and how it works:......................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...53&postcount=7
    What goes on inside the accumulator:............................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...7&postcount=40
    Diagnosing accumulator error code TRC55:.......................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=29557
    Rebuilt accumulators available from the SSS2:..................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=29558
    Home-made tool for removing the accumulator:................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...d=1#post266576

    Active UZZ32
    What it's like to drive a 32:..............................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=30622
    ...video - Clarkson tests Active in 1994 (@3mins 51sec):.....http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HX1L_wdRVKI
    .................................................. ................................http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=hS-ysvO2hMc
    ...video - Active and TT suspensions compared:.................http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IHK_2...=ULIHK_2eoBaFU
    Register of owners in UK & Ireland:...................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/forumdisplay.php?f=192
    Production details of the last Actives 1995-97:...................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...612#post285612
    The last Active known to have been made is tracked down:..http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...908#post284908
    .................................................. ...............................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...-0001872/page3
    Service instructions for the 32 translated into English:.........http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...847#post294847
    .................................................. ................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...-Phil&p=294034
    Major servicing of a 32 - picture record:...........................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=29600
    Restoring a neglected 32 - picture record:.........................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=29624
    Major repair on Koloth's Active: .......................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=5492
    Picture guide to common issues - by guru Peter Scott:........http://planetsoarer.com/UZZ32/REHAB/rehab.htm
    The Active's fusebox diagram:.........................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...075#post299075
    Replacing the alternator - full picture guide:......................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=30553
    Position of Active's coils and igniters:................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...gauge-on-uzz32
    General Active snippets:......................................... .........http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=23553

    Active V8 engine UZZ32
    Adapting a UZZ30/UZZ31 engine to run a 32:.....................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...4-UZZ32-engine
    .................................................. ..............................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...995#post276995

    Active 4-wheel steering
    Error code 4WS 54 - motor stuck:...................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=25534
    Error code 4WS 63 - amount of PAS fluid in reservoir:.........http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=25724
    Error code 4WS 71 - faulty reversing or
    ... brake light switch???......................................... .......http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=30334
    Noisy pump due to melted PAS fluid filter - replace !:..........http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...8&postcount=27
    Refurbishing rear steering on an Active:............................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...wheels-on-a-32

    Active suspension
    Active suspension error codes:...........................................http://www.planetsoarer.com/UZZ32/SuspensionCodes.pdf
    ...fault codes 57 & 58: .................................................. ..http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=25725
    ...more on fault codes............................................. .........http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=27035
    Beware worn tyres, icey roads:..........................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=26991
    Bouncing - how do you stop it ?..........................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=7206
    ...Temporary bouncing fix: manual valve adjustment:...............http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...ve-Adjustments
    Modifying the suspension for easier maintenance:..................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=29518
    Recharging the struts with nitrogen - an overview:................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=24334
    Valve body overhaul:......................................... ...............http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=6590
    Video of Active suspension v UZZ30 suspension:....................http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IHK_2eoBaFU
    Video of diagnostic test of Active suspension:.......................http://www.myspace.com/video/carlos/...-dance/9192525
    Faulty height adjuster rod/sensor - how to test for this:.........http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...6&postcount=63
    Discussion of Active strut trouble-shooting:..........................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...t=31927&page=5
    Trouble-shooting a drooping Active's suspension:...................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...t=31927&page=6

    Active pulleys and belts
    A photo guide:............................................ .....................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=29710

    Active suspension pump
    Rebuild:.......................................... ................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=5017

    Aerial/ antenna wiring/
    ...circuit renewal for OEM radio

    .................................................. ....................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=5365

    AFM -air flow meter - see 'MAF-Mass Air Flow sensor'
    .................................................. ...................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...930#post137930

    Age of my Soarer - how old is it ?
    3rd Generation Soarer (Z30) 1991-2001
    Enter the chassis number into Toyota's
    ...Electronic Parts Catalogue (EPC):......................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...hassis+numbers
    Chassis numbers by year and model:......................................http://www.soarerworld.com/soarer/soarer_production.htm
    Model changes, year by year: ..............................................http://www.soarerworld.com/soarer/soarermk3_changes.htm
    Model types:............................................ ........................http://www.soarerworld.com/soarer/soarermk3_specs.htm

    Air bags
    Age of air bags:............................................. .....................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...t=29116&page=4
    Warning light - how to stop light coming
    ...on when aftermarket steering wheel fitted:..........................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=27270
    Clearing airbag warning - error 41:..........................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...1-airbag-light

    Air conditioning
    New compressor part numbers - 6 types:...............................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...63&postcount=9
    Buying new/refurbished compressor for 1JZ or 2JZ:..................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...mpressor/page2
    General air con troubleshooting:.................................. ..........http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...987#post211987
    ...compressor pump rebuild:.......................................... .......http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=14002
    ...pump squealing - replace the bearing:.................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=29906
    ...beware incompatible parts when cannibalising compressors:.....http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...Con-and-the-32
    Air conditioning - dripping cold water ?..................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=11833
    Air conditioning - flashing light on dash?.................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=12568
    .................................................. ...................................http://web.ukonline.co.uk/soarertt/aircon.htm
    Air con display in a TT - backlight fault.................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=14746
    Replacement gas specification..................................... ........http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...t=18531&page=2
    ...What you need to convert to R134a:.................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...0&postcount=23
    .................................................. ...................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=24553
    Condenser and dryer - guide to replacing:............................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=27814
    Air con 'pressure regulator valve'
    ...diaphragm leaking - just bypass it:....................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...963#post213963

    Air filter
    Standard for TT engine - part number:................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=13504
    Where to buy the TRD Sports air filter:................................http://www.takakaira.co.jp/asp/templ...E%60%5Cc%3F%5E
    Oil analysis results for the TRD air filter:..............................http://planetsoarer.com/OilAnalysis/OilAnalysis.htm

    Air filters in cabin -
    ...how do I clean them - and get rid of smell ?

    .................................................. ................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=6532
    .................................................. ................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...ght=air+filter
    .................................................. ................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...+filter&page=2
    .................................................. ................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...ght=air+filter

    Air flow meter - see'Air intake' or
    ....'Mass air flow sensor' (MAF)
    .................................................. ...............................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...930#post137930

    Air/fuel ratio gauge
    Beware the narrow band gauges:.....................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...d=1#post240010

    Air intake - mass air flow sensor (MAF)
    This is delicate- don't clean out with air line !:...................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...out-under-load

    Air intake - making a 'BFI' - for V8s
    .................................................. ................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...ghlight=intake

    Air intake on V8 - can it be improved ?
    'SSSI' - Smiffie's Soarer Sanctuary Induction kit -
    ...also known as 'SSI' - Steve Smith's Induction kit:..............http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...&highlight=SSI
    .................................................. ..................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...mith+induction
    .................................................. ..................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...&highlight=SSI
    OEM Panel filter v aftermarket Pod filter:............................http://www.planetsoarer.com/dynoday/dyno3.html
    Make a DIY air scoop - posts 6, 7, 8 & 12:..........................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...highlight=SSSI

    Air pressure in tyres
    For normal driving:.......................................... ................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=24717
    Replace with nitrogen for steady tyre pressure:...................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=30522
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    A - continued

    A - continued

    Air suspension on a UZZ31
    Recommended ride heights:.......................................... ...................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1727
    How to adjust the ride height of a 31 or 32:.......................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=27268
    Pictures of air suspension off the body:.............................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...hlight=project
    Air suspension uneven / lopsided:......................................... .............http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=28906
    Air suspension error code sus22:
    ...Rear suspension control actuator system fault:...............................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...spension-codes
    ......1: Disconnection or short.
    ......2: Computer←→height control No 1 valve
    ......wire harness breaking of wire or disconnection or short.
    ...Fixing a broken height adjuster rod: ...............................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...pension&page=2
    ...What the height sensor assembly looks like:.....................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...35&postcount=3
    ...Test terminal in boot for checking each corner's air pump is working:.....http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...d=1#post218644
    Air pump strip down:............................................. ...........................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=821
    Air suspension collapsed - diagnosing and fixing: ...................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=27901
    ...collapsed suspension with blown fuses & relay to ABS & windows:........http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=29508
    Air suspension Hi/Norm rocker switch -
    ...repairing the white spike that breaks inside:.......................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...7&postcount=17
    Fitting the R-spec ASE-664
    ... aftermarket electronic height controller:....................................... ....http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...ght+controller
    .................................................. .................................................. http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...&highlight=555
    ... The R-spec website:.......................................... ............................http://www.r-spec.com/electronics/ase/ase.html
    Replacing air suspension with Tein coilover springs: ................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=28283

    Air vents - how do I change
    ...the air vents / fix the cracks ?

    .................................................. .................................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=6532
    Wood trim - how to remove OEM real wood dash trim:............................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=12258

    Alarm
    Bleeping x4 from glovebox = sunroof open:...........................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...864#post219864

    Alternator
    Diagnosing a failed alternator:....................................... .....................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...d=1#post160400
    .................................................. .................................................. .http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=29618
    Trouble-shooting Toyota charging systems
    ...picture guide (PDF file):............................................ .......................http://www.autoshop101.com/forms/h8.pdf
    No-charge warning light - tracing the problem:......................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...165#post218165
    Warning light can be related to faulty coilpack:......................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...ght=Alternator
    .................................................. .................................................. ..http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...3&postcount=15
    Check for failed diodes causing a drain / weakening charging:...................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=31063
    Cat warning sensor can indicate low voltage too:...................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=29618
    PAS pump fluid dripped into V8's alternator:....................................... ....http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=22891
    ...Toyota's shield is cheap but not effective:........................................ ..http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...ght=alternator
    Replacing an Active's alternator - picture guide:....................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=30553
    Part numbers for V8 alternators:...................................... ...................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...92&postcount=2
    ...LS400 UK spec alternator will also fit:..............................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...065-Alternator
    .................................................. .................................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...-to-pack-it-in
    ..and it's 10amp higher output for half cost of Soarer version:..................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...r-for-less-%A3

    Automatic gearbox
    Faults and fixes picture guide - the master chain:.................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=31813
    Can I use the autobox like a manual ?.................................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...t=12742&page=3
    Driving the V8's autobox like a manual: ..............................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...2&postcount=62
    ECT 'Power' switch - what does it do ?................................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...194#post195194
    .................................................. ...............................................http://www.autoshop101.com/forms/h16.pdf
    'Power', 'Normal' and 'Overdrive' - what do they do ? :............................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=21546
    .................................................. .................................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...750#post284750
    'Snow' & 'mud' mode in auto transmission: posts 9 & 10:........................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...=trackday+mode
    Stuck in Park? here's what to do:............................................... .......http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=30781
    The correct fluid for automatic gearbox:.......................................... ...http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=31041
    ...Getting a 40% discount on Toyota's ATF Type IV:...........................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...t=31737&page=4
    Filter in the sump of the automatic gearbox - changing it:......................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...highlight=pigs
    ...part number for the V8 oil filter / 'strainer':.....................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...ht=pigs&page=4
    Aways use Toyota's paste to seal transmission: ..................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=26742
    Autobox on rolling road: how to
    ...lock in 3rd for best power figures:.......................................... .....http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...ight=solenoids
    Diagnosing electrical problems -
    ...Toyota workshop trouble-shooting guides:.......................................http://www.autoshop101.com/techartic...larticles.html
    ...details of how ECT works (PDF, Toyota USA textbook):......................http://www.autoshop101.com/forms/h16.pdf

    ...Modifying the autobox:
    ...The options to achieve faster shifting:......................................... ...http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...olenoid-switch
    ...Modifying the V8's autobox for faster shifts:.......................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=30315
    ...Faster gear shifts with IPT modified valve bodies &
    ......springs - video tutorial for A340 series transmissions:....................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=29545
    ... Adding shims to autobox: .................................................. ........http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=26629

    ...Driving the autobox like a manual
    .................................................. ................................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...-like-a-manual
    .................................................. .................................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...992#post118992

    ...Converting auto transmission to manual gearbox:
    ...Full picture guide and parts list:............................................. .....http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=29271
    ...Converting V8's auto to 5-speed manual -
    ......picture guide & parts list:............................................. ............http://www.clublexus.com/forums/perf...s-of-pics.html
    ...How to stop ECT warning light/bong
    ......when auto's ECU runs an R154 gearbox:.......................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=30855
    ...More parts lists for changing the V8 to 5-speed manual:....................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...t=26369&page=2
    .................................................. ..................................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=25775
    .................................................. ..................................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...033#post208033
    ...Flywheel options for a manual V8 gearbox:.....................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=30341

    ...TT's autobox
    ...The options to achieve faster shifting:......................................... .....http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...olenoid-switch
    ... Ways to upgrade/ strengthen;....................................... ...............http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=27776
    ... Suprastick SSV4 auto transmission ECU, how to fit: .......................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=24967
    ... Swapping autobox for Celsior or Supra autobox: ............................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...t=25635&page=2
    ...Parts list for converting TT's autobox to R154 manual.......................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...0&postcount=28
    ...How to stop ECT warning light/bong
    ......when auto's ECU runs an R154 gearbox:......................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=30855

    Axles - Toyota's codes for Soarer/Supra back axle and diffs:.......http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...LE-codes/page2
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    Back axles - Toyota's codes for Soarer/Supra
    ...back axle and diffs
    :................................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...LE-codes/page2

    Badges and emblems
    Is my car a Toyota or a Lexus ?.....................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...980#post280980
    New, for bonnet and boot - Toyota's part numbers:..........http://www.toyodiy.com/parts/p_J_199...CPZK_7501.html
    How to remove the original badges:...............................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...?t=2549&page=2
    .................................................. ............................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=31001

    Battery - what is the official one ?
    Toyota 'Optifit' - part no: 28800 YZZJC:..........................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...815#post289815
    .................................................. ............................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...2&postcount=10
    Other batteries for Soarer:........................................... .http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...ying-a-new-one
    .................................................. ............................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=29597
    .................................................. ............................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=21395
    .................................................. ............................ http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...031#post213031
    .................................................. ............................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=29784

    Battery not charging - see also 'Alternator'
    Beware intermittent power from damaged posts:..............http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...56&postcount=9
    A new theory - damaged diodes:..................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=31063

    Battery chargers
    Mains trickle and solar trickle chargers:........................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...d=1#post246970
    Wiring a solar trickle charger into Soarer's circuit:..........http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...829#post247829

    Battery drain
    Check OEM radio unit under rear passenger seat:...........http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...6&postcount=12
    Check OEM CD player and telephone unit:....................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...056#post276056
    Check for aftermarket immobiliser draining battery:.........http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...ternator/page3
    Could be the integration relay:.....................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...474#post276474

    Battery relocation to boot
    ...for better weight distribution

    .................................................. .............................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=28993

    Bearings and pulleys on timing belt -
    ...see also 'Timing belt'
    .................................................. .............................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...pulley+bearing

    Belts - see also 'Timing belt'
    The 'serpentine' ancillaries drive belt - for the V8
    ...and (lower down) for the early TT:............................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=23651
    Ancillaries drive belt path for the 2.5-litre Vvti:..............http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...eading-sticker
    The V8 timing belt path:.............................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...pulley+bearing


    BFI = Big F***ing [Air] Intake
    Picture guide to making one for a V8:..........................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...ghlight=intake
    Templates for making a BFI:......................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...t=31481&page=3

    Blinkydash - digital instrument display -
    ...intermittent failure

    .................................................. ...........................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=2596

    Blitz Dual SBC - how do I configure ?
    .................................................. ...........................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...&threadid=4889

    Bodykits for Soarer
    .................................................. ...........................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...d=1#post230008

    Boost gauge
    Installing a gauge in the TT, picture guide:...................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=32043

    Boot [trunk] leaks water
    The boot spoiler's seals can perish and leak:..................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...hrough-spoiler
    Boot's floor drainage flaps can let jetwash spray upwards:

    Boot [trunk] lock release
    Fuse: .................................................. ...................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=10236
    Releasing the lock on dash / fascia, Post 6;.....................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=6532
    How to override the under dash boot lock:......................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...256#post282256
    Boot lid won't stay closed:..........................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=26725

    Boot [trunk] lid gas struts
    Replacing with cheaper parts:......................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=8103
    .................................................. ............................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?32646-Boot-amp-Bonnet-Struts/page2
    Uprating their power:............................................ ......http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...d=1#post237840
    Uprated Toyota part number:.......................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=30544

    BOV - blow-off valve
    What does it do ?................................................. ....http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...ight=induction
    What sort to get and where to fit it ?....... ...................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=25371

    Brakes - see also 'Handbrake'
    All about them:............................................. ............http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...?threadid=7314
    .................................................. ..................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...brakes+service
    ABS ECU - how to modify/replace: ...............................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=24967
    ABS pump keeps running: ...........................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...ht=accumulator
    Accumulator, brake fluid pressurisation:
    ...What it does and how it works:..............................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...53&postcount=7
    ...What goes on inside the accumulator:.....................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...7&postcount=40
    ...Diagnosing accumulator error code TRC55:................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=29557
    ...Rebuilt accumulators available from SSS2:.................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=29558
    ...Home-made tool for removing accumulator:...............http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...d=1#post266576
    Brake calipers:
    ...part numbers for rear calipers:................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=31148
    ...front - rebuilt exchange part:..................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=28059
    ...rebuild - picture guide:...............................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=24585
    ...refurb with polymer protection:...............................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=29920
    ...freeing a siezed bolt:............................................. .http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=10648
    Brake disc sizes:
    ...front:............................................ ...................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=30022
    ...rear, V8:............................................... ............http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=29333
    ...UZZ 30 31 & Active:...........................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...ake-Disc-Sizes

    Brakes juddering - siezed calipers:..................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=13548
    .................................................. ..................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=24523
    Brake error codes:
    ...26 - TRC - sub throttle position sensor:..................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=30026
    ...34, 36 ABS sensors:.......................................... ..http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...871#post288871
    ...31, 32, 33, 34 - TRC:...........................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=30024
    ...47 - TRC:.............................................. .............http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=30023
    ...51: .................................................. ................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...ighlight=error
    ...55 - TRC:
    ............accumulator leaking gas pressure:................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=29557
    .........TRC accumulator leaking gas?
    ............rebuilt exchange part now available:............http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=29558
    .........'TRC off' warning & Japanese error
    ............message - diagnosing a faulty ECU: .............http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=24380
    .........Soarers with no TRC have vacuum power
    ............assisted master cylinder & (optional)
    ............ABS pump system (posts 12 & 13):................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...ght=brake+pads
    ...56:............................................... ............................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...ht=translation
    Brake fluid
    ...What type ?: .................................................. .........http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=7680
    ...Fluid level warning light senses very small drop
    ......in level, also 'splashing' under hard braking:........http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...ht=brake+fluid
    ...Fluid level & handbrake
    ......warning lamp share similar circuit:.......................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...t=30468&page=7
    ...Bleeding the brake fluid:.........................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=23923
    .................................................. ..................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...892#post196892
    ...Cleaning sensor in brake fluid reservoir - guide:......http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...78&postcount=3
    Brake lamp - high level: ................................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...&threadid=3911
    Brake lamp on pacel shelf - how to remove:...................... http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...854#post298854
    Brake light bulb failure warning:
    ...various causes:........................................... .............http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=23775
    ...after foglamp conversion: .......................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=28658
    Brake noises
    ...noise of pump when braking:..................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...ght=brake+pads
    .................................................. ..................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=16080
    ...loud bang from pads under hard braking:...............http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...8&postcount=11
    ...autobox clicks on shifting from Park to Drive:..........http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=30496
    ...rust/warped dust deflector rubbing ABS sensor:.....http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=4953
    Brakes pads - sizes: Post 29 onwards: ........................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...s&pagenumber=1
    ...pads for track days - various makes: .....................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...ght=brake+pads
    ...fitting rear pads on a V8 - photo guide:.................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...881#post196881
    ...Lexus SC pads swap with Soarer TT pads:.............http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=29686
    Brake pipe fitting spec:............................................. ..http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...29-brake-pipes
    Brakes - servicing: .................................................. ..http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...=brake+service
    Diagnosing electrical problems -
    ...Toyota workshop trouble-shooting guides:...........http://www.autoshop101.com/techartic...larticles.html
    Brakes upgrade - AP Racing: ....................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...hlight=bad+boy
    Brakes upgrade
    ...Discussion - LS400 v UK-spec Supra:....................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=28602
    ...LS400 brakes:........................................... ............http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=27132
    ......list of compatible LS400 part numbers:.............http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...5&postcount=42
    ...Supra brakes - introduction - Post 4:.....................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...&threadid=7318
    ......fit all round: .................................................. .....http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...ght=brake+pads
    ......fit on rears: .................................................. .....http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...ght=supra+rear
    Discussion of upgrades & 4 pots v 2 pots..................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=27237
    .................................................. ......................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...t=27132&page=2
    TT brake upgrade on a budget:.............................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...brake-upgrade-
    Wheels' offset no indication that big brakes will fit:...http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...2&postcount=17

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    You are welcome to link to our FAQs pages on condition that you give a credit to 'Soarer World' in the link's text.
    NB: We take legal action against websites copying our content into their own pages
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    B - continued

    Bulbs for Soarer lamps - see also 'Headlight bulbs' & 'HID bulbs'
    Bulb fittings - differences between original
    ...Japanese bulbs unavailable in UK (9005J & 9006J)
    ...and bulbs currently available in UK (9005 & 9006):.....................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=17957
    Bulb part numbers:.......................................... .........................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=15926
    Bulb for dipped beam lamps in the UK:........................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...64&postcount=5
    Modify the 9005 UK-spec dipped beam bulb to fit Soarer:..............http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...2&postcount=18
    Bulb for indicator arrows in instrument panel:...............................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...d=1#post241011
    The cornering lamp bulb (early Soarers):....................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...turning-lights

    Bulkhead
    Routing wires/ hoses through it without drilling:............................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=26444

    Bumper
    Front - diagram of component parts:........................................... http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=29959
    Repairing fibreglass on front bumper: ..........................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=27060

    Bushes
    Diagrams of bushes from Toyota Parts Catalogue:....................... http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=24006
    Sourcing genuine Toyota bushes from non-Soarer models:.............http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...2&postcount=26
    The famous 'Mongoose' new bush insertion tool:..........................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...ight=bush+tool
    .................................................. .............................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=26531
    Upper front suspension arm bushes -
    ...not available separately from arm:...........................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=30590
    Lower front suspension arm bushes -
    ...the options for renewing:......................................... ..............http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=29500
    ...changing them not a DIY job:.............................................. .. ..http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=23639
    Total bush replacement on a 31 - the result is worth it:.................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...&postcount=129
    .................................................. ..............................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...ghlight=bushes
    Bushes for extra tracking adjustment after lowering TT supension: http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=28519

    Buying guides
    Common Soarer problems & faults -
    ...looks scary but you won't get them all at once !:........................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...42&postcount=5
    Common parts that wear or fail: .................................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...ghlight=window
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    Cs supercharger - on a V8
    .................................................. ..................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3806

    Cam sensors
    .................................................. ..................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=29653

    Camshafts, aftermarket

    How to set for optimum idling &
    ...performance (aka 'degreeing') - a picture guide:................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=31673

    Cambelt change - for a V8
    .................................................. ..................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=10552
    .................................................. ..................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...timing+belt+v8
    .................................................. ..................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1628
    .................................................. ..................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...ht=buzz+engine
    Cambelt tensioners - replace along with the belt:.................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=25816

    Cambelt change - for a TT
    Picture guide:............................................ ..................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=18533

    Car tests - Autospeed magazine
    V8 4.0-litre Soarer: .................................................. ...http://autospeed.com/cms/article.html?&A=0062
    Straight 6 2.5-litre twin turbo Soarer:.............................http://autospeed.com/cms/article.html?&A=1187
    Straight 6 2.5-litre single turbo VVT-i Soarer:...................http://autospeed.com/cms/A_109457/article.html
    Straight 6 3-litre naturally aspirated Soarer:.....................http://autospeed.com/cms/article.html?&A=0884

    Catalytic converter
    Catalytic converter warning light -
    ...can just mean low voltage charge:..............................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=30992
    ...so note this cautionary tale of a dying alternator !:........http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...t=31580&page=2
    When de-catting, what to do
    ...with the cat over-heating sensor:................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=25864

    CD player / changer / stacker -
    why won't it work properly?

    .................................................. ..................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...t=reset+button
    .................................................. ..................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=7576
    .................................................. ..................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...&highlight=EMV
    .................................................. ..................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...&highlight=EMV
    ...Clean the CD stacker for perfect
    ...functioning - picture guide by Leonel Machado
    ...............http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...111#post284111
    .................................................. .................................https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B_LS...ak0/edit?pli=1

    Central locking -
    curing intermittent problems of various types

    .................................................. ..................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=16306
    .................................................. ..................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=7289
    .................................................. ..................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1807

    Centre console/head unit - how do I remove?
    .................................................. ..................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...&threadid=6758

    Cigarette lighter
    Fuse also controls lower part of digital
    ...instrument display:.......................................... ..............http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=29049
    Additional thermal fuse:............................................. ........http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=28822
    ...hard-wired into underneath of lighter unit:.............................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=30953

    Climate control - fresh air vs recirculation
    .................................................. ..................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=12860

    Climate control 94 TT - can I
    ...replace the LCD display ?

    .................................................. ..................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...&highlight=EMV

    Clock - adjusting accuracy of
    ...digital clock in dashboard
    ........................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=24339

    Coil packs - see 'TT coil packs' & 'V8 engine malfunctions'

    Common Soarer problems & faults
    Looks scary but you
    ...won't get them all at once !:.......................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...42&postcount=5
    Common parts that wear or fail: ....................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...ghlight=window

    Computer - install a touchscreen
    ...computer instead of the EMV to handle
    ...GPS, Audio, Video & car stat's data

    .................................................. ..................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=15043
    .................................................. ..................................http://www.digital-car.co.uk/forum/s...rer&highlight=

    Contacting Smiffie & the SSS2
    ...Please respect this procedure:
    ...................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=29171

    Cooling - transmission and oil radiators
    .................................................. ..................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...mission+cooler

    Cooling - water cooling for power upgrades:..................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=32140

    Coolant - correct way to top-up a V8's coolant
    .................................................. ....................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=26801

    Coolant - correct water for radiator - ionised v distilled
    .................................................. ..................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...ing-Rad-fitted

    Coolant - tracing fluid loss when no visible leak
    .................................................. ..................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...oolant-problem


    Cost when new - the price of your Soarer in 1991
    Between 38k and 98k:............................................. .............http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=30218

    Crank shaft
    Crank shaft's ribbed pulley separates from main pulley:...........http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=30732
    How to remove a stubborn pulley nut:......................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=12518
    .................................................. ...................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...0&postcount=18
    Special tools available:........................................ ......................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=30458

    Crank shaft pulley
    Failure at c200,000kms:...................................... ......................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...ulley-fell-off!

    Cruise control
    How to use: .................................................. ...........................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=28812
    Maintaining cruise control with aftermarket steering wheel:.....http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...ht=cruise+boss
    .................................................. .................................... http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=20778

    Cup holder
    Cupholder still available in Spruce Green:............................... http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...875#post138875
    Fitting the cupholder: see Post 2:.......................... .................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...875#post138875
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    Damp carpets - see 'Water leaks'

    Dashboard - see 'Digital instrument display'
    ...................see also 'Fascia'

    Dash kits - wood effect - stick-on facia trim
    .................................................. ..............................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...t=Import+scene

    Day running / day notice lamps -
    On US OEM & Canada imports:........................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=25611

    Delimiter & speedo converter
    Wiring the Soarer World BITZ delimiter / converter:...........http://soarerworld.com/forum/showthr...=mph+converter
    Delimiting the cruise control - don't even try:....................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...ight=delimiter

    Diagnostics - see also 'Error/ fault codes'
    NB: Diagnostics confirm errors only at 3rd attempt:............http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...90&postcount=2
    Diagnostics mode - this message confirms the car
    ...is in diagniostic mode, but you have not yet
    ...started the process of calling up error codes:..................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...65&postcount=5
    .................................................. ......................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...833#post264833
    How to do a diagnostic check - full picture guide:...............http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=28928
    Another guide, from US manual, with all the codes listed:....http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=4900
    Diagnostic port - what it looks like - which slot does what:...http://soarerworld.com/forum/showthr...iagnostic+port
    How to run diagnostics on TT and V8 engines:..................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1882
    .................................................. .....................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=26800
    ...how best to run diagnostics on an airbag 31:..................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=29970
    You must drive car while doing diagnostics:......................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...r-wont-start..
    Overdrive light flashes in diagnostic mode:.........................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=15091
    Diagnostic codes for the LS400:.......................................http://www.lexls.com/tutorials/intro/codereading.html
    Fault codes - see 'Error/ fault codes'

    Differential
    Toyota's code for denoting types of differential:..............http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...21&postcount=2
    Removing and replacing a differential:.............................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...4&postcount=24
    Repairing a differential: ................................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...d.php?p=216416
    Installing a Torsen LSD diff from a Supra:........................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=27570
    .................................................. ....................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=30600
    Supra diff - will the LSD fit my TT ? ..............................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=6576
    Supra VIN codes for models with a diff:..........................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...3&postcount=43
    Torsen diff - what it looks like inside:..............................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...t=27977&page=2

    Digital instrument display
    Intermittent failure - 'Blinkydash':..................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=2596
    How to remove the instrument display:.........................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=29032
    ...note a 14mm spanner/socket needed:.......................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...99&postcount=6
    Lower part of dashboard does not
    ... light up? It's the cigarette lighter fuse:.....................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=29049
    Can not give readings above 180kph:............................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=29132
    How to change digital instrument panel
    ...for analogue dials of an SC300/ 400:........................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...a-Soarer/page2

    Disk brake skimming -
    ...a cure for juddering

    .................................................. .........................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...hlight=bad+boy

    Door chime removal
    (the one that warns you're
    leaving the keys in the ignition)
    The door chime relay in footwell fusebox:................. http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=23641
    .................................................. ......................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=27037

    Door - dismantling
    Picture guide to stripping down a door
    ...for window/ handle actuator repair:.......................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=28345

    Door handle does not work from the outside
    Actuator rod bent/jammed:.....................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=29616
    ...or clip broken off end of the rod:..........................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=2870
    Diagram & part numbers for actuator rod and/or
    ...clip that will break one day:...................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...42&postcount=4
    .................................................. .........................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=31119
    .................................................. .....................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...n-From-Outside

    Mystery problem, mystery fix:.................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...48-Door-handle

    Door hinge
    Why it will sag - Toyota design fault:..........................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=29120
    Temporary fixes for a worn hinge:.............................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=16344
    Improving the door hinge with grease nipples and
    ...needle bearings instead of roller bearings:................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=29404

    Door lock actuators
    Solenoids stiff / slow to work:...................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=26882
    Actuator rod bent/jammed:......................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=29616
    Diagram & part numbers for actuator rod and/or
    ...clip that will break one day:....................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...42&postcount=4
    .................................................. ...............................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=31119

    Door lock wiring
    Control relay's position and wiring guide:.......................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=31647
    Door lock anti-hijack feature - how to disable it:............http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=32027

    Door pockets / trim - how do I
    repair / replace the 'door pad' & 'door card'?

    .................................................. ..........................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...ghlight=window
    .................................................. ..........................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/att...=&postid=22178
    .................................................. ..........................http://soarerworld.com/forum/showthr...ghlight=window
    .................................................. ..........................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...light=door+fix
    Part numbers for new 'door pad' (Toyota's definition):......http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...ghlight=window

    Door water leaks - see also 'Water leaks'
    NB: two separate membranes in each door:....................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...ture-%29/page3
    Picture guide to fixing:........................................... ....http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...ture-%29/page4
    .................................................. ...........................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...67-My-best-fix

    Downpipes - replacement for twin turbo
    .................................................. ............................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=31607

    Driver's door switches - correct way to remove:..........http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...412#post298412

    Driver's manual
    The complete 1995 Lexus SC400 &
    SC300 Owner's manual:

    .................................................. ..........................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=27488

    Dump valve / waste gate on TT
    What does it do ?................................................. ....http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...ight=induction
    Faulty aftermarket dump valve -
    ...troubleshooting guide:............................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...p-valve-issues

    Dying cloth seats and carpets a new colour
    .................................................. ..........................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=29614

    Dying leather
    .................................................. ..........................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=30355

    Dyno-ing an automatic gearbox
    Dyno run should be made in the 1:1 gear ratio (3rd):.....http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=19623
    Wiring up a switch to achieve this (picture guide): ........http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...t=19623&page=2
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    ECT - 'Electronic Control Transmission'
    Toyota US workshop manual description of all ECT functions:..................http://www.autoshop101.com/forms/h16.pdf

    ECT 'Power' switch
    What does it do ?................................................. ..........................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...194#post195194
    ECT warning light flashing - could be failure of speed sensor No.1:...........http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=27888
    ...Slight wear in cog of speed sensor 1 will triggetr ECT warning:.............http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...t=31813&page=3
    ...Picture guide on the above:............................................ ................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...351#post220351

    ECU
    Introduction to the OEM ECU,
    ...piggyback ECU & air/fuel mixture:.......................................... ...........http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...062#post297062
    Wiring guide to fitting an FCD............................................... ..............http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...4&postcount=33
    Pinouts for a VVTi turbo & discussion of aftermarket ECUs:......................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...TI-ECU-Pinouts
    Pinouts for a 2.5 VVTi main ECU:[post 5]:.............................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=29725
    Symptoms of a main ECU failing [post 7]:.............................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=29725
    V8 ECU - sourcing a s/h replacement:...................................... ...........http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...690#post298690
    Building new ECUs - Australian supplier [post 7]:...................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=29725
    How to stop ECT warning light/bong
    ...when auto's ECU runs an R154 gearbox:.......................................... ..http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=30855

    Electrical power
    Electrical faults - fix the basics first:............................................ .......http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...716#post298716
    Car keeps losing electrical power:............................................ ...........http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=18312
    Intermittent / weak power
    ...from damaged battery posts:............................................ .................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...56&postcount=9
    Poor battery terminal connections
    ...can trigger false TRC/ABS fault/error codes:.......................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=29705
    Diagnosing a failed alternator:....................................... .....................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...d=1#post160400
    No-charge warning light can be related to faulty coilpack:........................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...ght=Alternator
    .................................................. ..................................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...3&postcount=15
    Trouble-shooting charging systems
    ...picture guide (PDF file):............................................ ..................http://www.autoshop101.com/forms/h8.pdf
    Trouble-shooting guides for all Toyota electrics:....................................http://www.autoshop101.com/techartic...larticles.html
    Wiring and pinouts for the V8 1UZ engine:........................................... .http://www.oldschool.co.nz/phpbb/vie...hp?f=2&t=29128

    Electronic fuel injection - Megasquirt 3 aftermarket EFI
    Fitting to a V8:............................................... .................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=29489
    ..
    E-manage - Blue or Ultimate ?
    .................................................. .............................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=30461

    Emission levels permissible in British mainland
    ...- see also MoT test
    In-Service Emissions book:............................................. ................https://www.gov.uk/government/upload...th_Edition.pdf
    - see


    EMV screen - Electro Multi Vision -
    touchscreen controls & tv / reversing camera

    Operating manual translated:....................................... .....................http://www.planetsoarer.com/buttons/EMV_translation.pdf
    General problems: .................................................. ...........................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...&highlight=EMV
    Audio & ventilation controls frozen:........................................... .........http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...&highlight=EMV
    Air con, audio & map screens not displaying:......................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...d=1#post250462
    EMV and its CPU can fail
    ...independently - try swapping them:............................................. ...http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=30815
    EMV fault diagnosis: diagrams for connectors,
    ...wiring, fuses and error codes:............................................ ............http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...-Odd-Behaviour

    Backlighting failed - getting it repaired
    The optimum SSS2 solution (2012) - last units on sale @100:................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=30337
    The optimum SSS2 solution (2009) - adjustable LED backlight unit:..........http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...cklight&page=3
    ...the SSS2 solution(2008):................................... .........................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=25628
    ...the DIY repair: .................................................. .......................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...&highlight=EMV
    ...the Harry Lemmens repair guide (2002):.........................................http://planetsoarer.com/buttons/emvfix.pdf
    ...the R Baird [?] repair guide (2003):........................................... ...http://myweb.westnet.com.au/rbaird/EMV.PDF

    Backlighting - over-riding the 'Night mode' light level:.........................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...&highlight=EMV
    Calendar - changing dates in :................................................. ......http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...&threadid=5856
    Connecting an ipod or similar mp3 player to emv:..............................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...&highlight=EMV
    Converting some functions to English:.......................................... ...http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...&highlight=EMV
    Converting the radio to English controls:......................................... .http://soarer.tv/Soarer/EPU/
    .................................................. ................................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...&highlight=EMV
    .................................................. ................................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...&highlight=EMV
    Converting the TV to UK stations:......................................... .........http://soarer.tv/jap-imports-sva/Lex...Conversion.htm
    .................................................. ................................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...&highlight=emv
    .................................................. ................................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...&highlight=EMV
    Converting to Freeview TV :................................................. .........http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=26683
    .................................................. ................................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...light=Freeview
    DVD installation - DIY :................................................. ................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3450
    .................................................. ................................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=26683
    EMV interface for multimedia..
    ...player/gps/pc etc, with remote control:..........................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...&highlight=EMV
    Enabling DVD TMC Navigation, DAB Digital Radio,
    ...DVB-T Freeview TV & Radio and DVD/MP3 playback:.......................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/vbp...p?do=view&g=51
    Rear view camera - connecting a new one to the EMV:.....................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=26683
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    EMV TV viewing while in motion: .......................................http://<br /> http://www.soarerworld...ght=emv+moving
    Fuel consumption computer.......................................... ...http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=23791
    Keep EMV working while engine turned off: Post no 5.............http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...&highlight=EMV
    Removing the EMV screen:........................................... ...http://soarer.tv/EMV_Repair/Lexus_So...en_Removal.htm
    .................................................. .................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...2093#post32093
    Reversing camera not working:....................................... http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...&highlight=EMV
    Satnav - Installing UK navigation on EMV screen:............... http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...ght=navigation
    Touchscreen function can fail due to dust: ........................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...&highlight=EMV

    EMV - changing to a double-DIN screen
    ...and retaining the aircon fan controls etc:

    .................................................. ..............................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=21151

    EMV - changing to a touchscreen personal computer
    .................................................. ..............................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=15043

    Engine - 1JZ
    General information:...................................... .............. http://web.ukonline.co.uk/soarertt/
    Rattling sound on start-up ? It's normal:...........................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=30488

    Engine won't start ?
    Do diagnostics and check timing belt:...............................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...rer-wont-start

    Engine cutting out ?
    Will not restsart when warm and error codes
    ...14, 24 and 34 - ECU may need repair:............................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=29507

    Engine running lumpy when warm ?
    How to check if fuel pump ECU or vacuum switching valve:....http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...pump-ecu-issue
    Might be your fuel pump ECU: ..........................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=7308
    .................................................. ...............................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...=fuel+pump+ecu
    .................................................. ...............................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...light=fuel+ecu

    Might be your head gasket: ............................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...ht=buzz+engine

    Engine diagnostics, how to - See also 'Error/fault codes'
    .................................................. .............................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=11529
    .................................................. .............................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1882

    Engine flushing
    .................................................. .............................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=27682
    .................................................. .............................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...983#post204983

    Engine knock sensors: fault/error codes EFI 52 & 55
    .................................................. .............................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=4553

    Engine misfiring
    TT engine misfires when warmed up - cracked coil packs:...http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=6633
    .................................................. .............................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=24032

    Engine mounts
    Compatability of other Toyota parts:..............................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...-engine-mounts

    Engine removal
    The best technique:........................................ ...........http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=29677
    .................................................. ..............................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...09&postcount=2

    Engine running lumpy ?
    How to check if fuel pump ECU or vacuum switching valve:....http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...pump-ecu-issue
    Might be your fuel pump ECU: ..........................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=7308
    .................................................. ...................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...=fuel+pump+ecu
    .................................................. ...................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...light=fuel+ecu
    Might be your head gasket: ..............................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...ht=buzz+engine

    Engine (V8) running rich ?
    If you have a 1991-93 model, or have
    ...aftermarket header pipes, try heated O2 sensors:................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=29619

    EPC - Electronic Parts Catalogue
    .................................................. .................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...805#post110805
    .................................................. ................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...99&postcount=8
    Access the EPC online here: ...............................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=24900
    Getting round the online EPC's set-up problem: ......................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...876#post196876

    Error/ fault codes - see also 'Warning lights'

    ...NB: Diagnostics confirm errors only at 3rd attempt:.............http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...90&postcount=2

    Diagnostics mode triggered automatically sometimes -
    ...brief warning message looks like this:....................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...833#post264833

    All the error/fault codes - from the US manual:..........................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=4900

    Error codes 1 through to 78.5 - EFI, transmission and brakes:..... http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...ighlight=error
    Air suspension on a 31 - error code sus22:
    ...Rear suspension control actuator system fault:.......................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...spension-codes
    Active error codes: suspension error codes:................................http://www.planetsoarer.com/UZZ32/SuspensionCodes.pdf
    Active error codes 77, 78 - 4WS and suspension:.........................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=18148
    Active error code 54 - 4WS motor stuck:.................................... http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=25534
    Active error codes for ECT & 4W, OD on/off, speedo = 0 on move http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=28657
    Error code 14 - faulty connector, coil pack or sparkplug:...............http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=23716
    Error codes 14, 24 & 34 combined - possible ECU short:...............http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=29507
    Error code 41 - airbag warning and how to clear it:......................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...1-airbag-light
    Error code 41 - throttle position sensor - and how to fix it:............http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...t=19515&page=2
    Error codes 43 & 51- faulty TRC/ABS and how to fix it: ................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...Error+code+abs
    ...NB: poor battery terminal connections
    ...can trigger false TRC/ABS fault/error codes:.............................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=29705
    ...low alternator output can trigger false cat overheating code:....http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=29970
    Error code 47 on a 32 - sub throttle position sensor - how to fix it:http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=29726
    Error codes 52 & 55: .................................................. ..............http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...?t=4553&page=2
    Error code 55 - SSS2 now suplying refurbished &
    ...regassed TRC/ABS accumulators, with hoses:...........................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...d=1#post237203
    Error code 63 ECT on a TT: transmission solenoid faulty:.............http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=5089
    All diagnostic codes for the LS400:............................................ .http://www.lexls.com/tutorials/intro/codereading.html

    Exhaust systems
    Emission levels permissible in British mainland:.............................https://www.gov.uk/government/upload...th_Edition.pdf
    How restrictive is standard system ?......................................... http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...&threadid=6116
    .................................................. ..........................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...&threadid=4637
    Exhaust tuning for a TT - flow rates
    ...and the role of restrictor rings:............................................ .http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=29368
    Fitting header pipes to the V8:............................................... ..http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3957
    Header pipes for V8 - power gain ?............................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=25807
    Other options for the V8:............................................... .........http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=29389
    Exhaust noise and the UK law:.............................................. ...http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...421#post183421
    Exhaust smoke white?
    ...Easy check for oil smoke or just condensation:.........................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...911#post291911
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    Fans - modifying the radiator's cooling
    The pros and cons:............................................. ...............................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=31735

    Fascia
    How to remove the facia / dashboard:........................................ .........http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=29032
    How to change the air vents
    ...in dash / Fix the cracks ?
    .................................................. .................................................. ..http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=6532
    Wood trim - how to remove OEM real wood dash trim:............................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=12258

    Faults - what are the typical Soarer problems ?
    .................................................. .................................................. ..http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...ghlight=window
    .................................................. .................................................. ..http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...ghlight=window
    In a TT: .................................................. ........................................posts 14 & 15:http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1630

    Fault codes - see 'Error/ fault codes' & 'Warning lights'

    Films about the Soarer -
    ...original adverts, dealer introduction, etc

    .................................................. .................................................. .http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=19541
    see also 'Videos about the Mk3 Soarer'

    Fines - parking 'fines' on private land not enforceable
    .................................................. .................................................. .http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=26827

    Firewall
    How to route wires/ hoses through it without drilling:.............................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=26444

    Foglamps - front
    Fitting Ford Focus foglamps inside OEM turning lamps:.............................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...093#post195093

    Foglamps - rear.
    Where is the rear foglamp?:......................................... .......................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...925#post110925
    Making brake lights double-up as foglights - no redundancy:.....................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...18&postcount=1
    Fog lamps in reversing light section of a 1994 rear light cluster:................ http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...d=1#post183092
    How to prevent the brake light bulb failure warning
    ...after foglamp conversion:....................................... ........................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=23775
    Using LED stop bulbs:............................................ .............................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...p?t=689&page=2

    ' Fuel ' button - what does it do ?
    .................................................. .................................................. ..http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=22993

    Fuel cut defender - FCD
    How to wire-in the HKS FCD: .................................................. ...........http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=18324
    How to make your own FCD:.............................................. ................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=23236
    ECU wiring guide to fitting an FCD:.............................................. ........http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...4&postcount=33

    Fuel cut and overboost on a TT: an explantion
    .................................................. .................................................. .http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...t-v-over-boost

    Fuel cut defender or Emanage ?
    The pros and cons:............................................. ..............................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...ump-pipe/page2

    Fuel filter replacement - repair kit needed
    .................................................. .................................................. ..http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3560

    Fuel flap release
    The emergency manual process:.......................................... ................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=31920
    The fuse:............................................. ...............................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=10236

    Fuel injection controller - Megasquirt 3 aftermarket EFI
    Fitting to a V8:............................................... .....................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=29489

    Fuel leval warning faulty - see under 'Fuel tank'

    Fuel pump
    How to diagnose fuel pump ECU failure:.......................................... .....http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...=fuel+pump+ecu
    ...eg starts but loses revs & cuts out:.............................................. ....http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...cuts-out/page2
    .................................................. ..................................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...light=fuel+ecu
    .................................................. ..................................................http://www.soarerworld.com/soarer/faqpages/fuelecu.htm
    .................................................. ..................................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=21729
    Fuel pump location & removal:.......................................... .................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=25397
    Fuel pump fuse location:......................................... ..........................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=29668
    Fuel pump ECU location:......................................... ..........................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=4325
    Checking the voltage drawn by pump:............................................. ...http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...is-this-normal
    Using a multimeter on the fuel pump:............................................. ....http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...666#post297666
    Making pump draw 12v permanently....................................... ............http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=30925
    Wiring 9v and also 12v pumps while retaining the fuel ECU:....................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...9&postcount=80
    Replacing with Walboro fuel pump:............................................. ........http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=14246

    Fuel tank
    Why does my petrol tank suck in air ?.................................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=31072
    Restrictor in the fuel filler pipe:............................................. .............http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...ozzle-adjuster
    Fuel guage faulty readings:
    ...Could be faulty sender - there are two types:...................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...945#post290945
    .................................................. .................................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...678#post274678
    ...Could be petrol/air leak around sender's seal in tank:........................ http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...936#post290936
    ...Tiny amount of water causes massive over reading:..........................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...945#post290945

    Fuses
    Fuses - the original handbook's guide to fuses,
    ...pages 213-217 (in English, as for Lexus SC400):................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...t=27488&page=3
    Fuse boxes - guide to which fuse does what:......................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=11539
    The fusebox by the driver's right foot (JDM models):...........................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=23641
    ...translation of Japanese labels in this fusebox:..................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...320#post275320
    The Active's fusebox diagram:.......................................... ................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...075#post299075
    Cigarette lighter fuse - also for
    ...lower part of instrument display (eg clock):.....................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...highlight=fuse..
    .................................................. .................................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=29049
    ...additional thermal fuse for cigarette lighter:.....................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=28822
    Door chime relay fuse:............................................. .......................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=23641
    Fuel flap and boot lock release:.......................................... ..............http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=10236
    Fuel pump fuse location:......................................... ........................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=29668
    Fuses linked to un-related functions:........................................ .........http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...&highlight=EMV
    Mirrors - fuses for external door mirrors:.......................................... ...http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...2&postcount=12
    Window motor relay location:......................................... ..................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=30030

    Diagnosing electrical problems -
    ...Do not check fuses just visually - test them:....................................http://www.soarerworld.com/forum/sho...t=29688&page=2
    ...Toyota workshop trouble-shooting guides:......................................http://www.autoshop101.com/techartic...larticles.html

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