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

AE92 Digital Dash Cluster Swap Into AE95

Since owning this car, I’ve always fantasised about that unicorn part. The one that you see in a google images search, the rare, expensive and often unobtainable piece to a puzzle that you’ve concocted in your head. Everyone is different, but for me this was that part – A very rare AE92 FXGT Digital Dash Cluster with the fuel sender to suit. The trade off … Continue reading AE92 Digital Dash Cluster Swap Into AE95

AE95 Corolla Wagon Rear Suspension Lift

So…. As you can see, I have started the process of turning my AE95 into a slightly lifted, slightly more usable, capable machine. My mates Kev and Chris have been true lads over the time I’ve been researching components and helped me out alot purchasing parts to make it happen. Chris is running a standard height ( For Now! ) AE95 and Kevin is running … Continue reading AE95 Corolla Wagon Rear Suspension Lift

Jerry Can Shed Computer Gets SSD & Bodhi Linux

As seen in a previous post, The Shed machine was super sluggish… considering it’s well into a decade of age and was a low budget machine at the time you can’t blame it. I decided to run a slightly lighter operating system on her and whilst I was at it fit up a new Solid State Drive ( SSD ). The read/write capability of an … Continue reading Jerry Can Shed Computer Gets SSD & Bodhi Linux