2003-2008 Toyota Corolla Spark Plugs How-To

Corolla Spark Plug Change How To Requires: 4x Spark Plugs (Denso IK16TT) 10mm wrench 3/8th wrench, spark plug tool (5/8th), extension tool There is a 10mm bolt holding down each spark plug connector. You can disconnect the connectors and unbolt each connector. I disconnected the entire rail and left the connectors on, but for this…

Corolla Alignment 11122018

Finally got the Corolla realigned. It was messed up for a while, but it needed shims, which I was unfamiliar with, and ultimately held off on. Given that it was being use so frequently for my trips up to Chicago and work commute (~800-1k mi/week), decided to finally get this taken care of. I also…

Corolla Head Unit – 2018

Got a new head unit for winter 2018. My old one was feeling slow, and Joying, the company I’ve gotten past head units for, was offering a new 4gb ram/64gb storage head unit. Given the glitches in bluetooth, severe lag, and the fact that I was downloading more music to the head unit via Play…

Corolla – New Headlights

After we hit a deer with the Corolla last year, we wrecked our passenger’s side fender, front bumper, and passenger’s side headlight. At that time, I purchased a set of new knock-off OEM headlights from eBay to replace the set. Unfortunately, the quality of those headlights was awful – the beam adjusters just did not…

2003-2008 Toyota Corolla Aftermarket Head Unit

With the Corolla pushing on strong with 223,000 miles, and my recent travel requirements, I’ve decided to make an upgrade to improve the livability by installing an Android headunit. How-to below. I purchased the Joying Android 6.0 headunit designed for the Corolla, which will come with the appropriate trim & connection to make this a…

Corolla UOA #3 09172016 – Redline 0w20

This wraps up any experimenting I wanted to do with oils for the Corolla. Decent results coming out here, even with a shorter run in mind. Used Redline 0w20 for the next run as well, but realistically I’ll probably just use whatever is laying around for this car moving forward, and just change annually or…