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…

New Wheels 2019 – Final Run of Volk CE28n

After some deliberating, I decided to get a new set of CE28n’s for 2019. I was going to powdercoat the current wheels anyway, and discovered that there was going to be a final production run of the CE28n’s – I decided to jump on the opportunity, thanks to some really great Black Friday deals from…

BSCC 2019-1 03312019

Finally got the car ready to run for the first event of 2019. Aside from the rear diff, the car’s had some minor tweaks to its setup that overall should not really impact the handling. Overall though, I was underwhelmed by the OS Giken 1.5-way. The manufacturers make a lot of claims about what this…

2019 Alignment & Corner Balance (Evo)

Prior to corner balancing the car, I decided to pull out any preload I could find in the car to help with how the car behaves when a corner touches back down and general handling and ride quality improvements. Turns out most of the corners didn’t have too much preload, ~0.25-0.5″, which is still a…

Boost Leak Test & Coolant Flush

Had a local shop that was working on the Evo’s exhaust also do a coolant transfusion (full flush) today. It turns out that the RED Asian Zerex Vehicle coolant that I’ve been using for a few years has had an update that no longer includes Mitsubishis, obviously including the Evo. They released a new fluid,…