AE95 Carib Slimline Monsoon Shield Install

Another post based on parts acquired from the wreck I purchased recently. Not so much a technical type of project, but, it was cool to own both sets on the rare monsoon shields for my AE95 wagon. The slim smoked items i fitted up are the better of the two in my opinion. They are really nice, they have toyota stamped into the front visors … Continue reading AE95 Carib Slimline Monsoon Shield Install

OEM Tailgate Central Lock Installation on AE95 Wagon

After fitting genuine Toyota central locking to my AE95, I was missing the boot actuator. I bought the car with aftermarket locking and used the locking out of an AE92 Seca, hence the lack of tailgate actuator. As you can see, the comparison between a factory lock and non lock car is very simple, and generously, Toyota thread the extra mount hole for the locking … Continue reading OEM Tailgate Central Lock Installation on AE95 Wagon

AE92 Coilovers into AE82 Corolla

This all started a couple of years ago, sitting on eBay on my lunch break at work, looking at a heap of stuff I couldn’t afford… And then I stumbled across a set of AE92 BC Coilovers. The honest description mentioned that the suspension was far too harsh for the owners car, but that they were in good condition. At a mere $200aud for the … Continue reading AE92 Coilovers into AE82 Corolla

Jaycar Reverse Camera Install into AE95 Corolla Wagon

This is one of those projects that I found myself playing around with due to the simple “need” to swing a spanner somewhere in the garage. It came about after the installation of what I call the “Bargain touchscreen”. I scored a really neat touchscreen stereo from the wreckers with a smashed digitaliser ( touchscreen ). It’s great, especially for $10! It was an easy … Continue reading Jaycar Reverse Camera Install into AE95 Corolla Wagon