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'99 Corolla Seca Mods..

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Hi all,

Well a rare opportunity has come up for me to purchase a '99 Corolla Seca sedan,

I was wondering what are some basic modifcations I can do to make it handle/perform better.

I have done some reading on this forum (and others) and was thinking something along the lines of a 2.25" exhaust with high flow cat and 4 - 1 extractors, and a CAI?

handling wise I was thinking of lowering on king spring lows + strut brace & sway bar? please note that I'm on a budget so no coilovers etc.

Could you recommend somewhere in WA I could buy the springs/have them installed and the CAI?

Cheers!

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Hi all,

Well a rare opportunity has come up for me to purchase a '99 Corolla Seca sedan,

I was wondering what are some basic modifcations I can do to make it handle/perform better.

I have done some reading on this forum (and others) and was thinking something along the lines of a 2.25" exhaust with high flow cat and 4 - 1 extractors, and a CAI?

handling wise I was thinking of lowering on king spring lows + strut brace & sway bar? please note that I'm on a budget so no coilovers etc.

Could you recommend somewhere in WA I could buy the springs/have them installed and the CAI?

Cheers!

The words Seca and sedan contradict each other - the Seca is the liftback/hatch, the sedan is, well, the sedan. But apart from that, what you have mentioned is pretty much the standard basic way to mod an AE112, I'd suggest getting new shocks along with the springs (KYB Excel Gs are the best cheap option).

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Hi all,

Well a rare opportunity has come up for me to purchase a '99 Corolla Seca sedan,

I was wondering what are some basic modifcations I can do to make it handle/perform better.

I have done some reading on this forum (and others) and was thinking something along the lines of a 2.25" exhaust with high flow cat and 4 - 1 extractors, and a CAI?

handling wise I was thinking of lowering on king spring lows + strut brace & sway bar? please note that I'm on a budget so no coilovers etc.

Could you recommend somewhere in WA I could buy the springs/have them installed and the CAI?

Cheers!

The words Seca and sedan contradict each other - the Seca is the liftback/hatch, the sedan is, well, the sedan. But apart from that, what you have mentioned is pretty much the standard basic way to mod an AE112, I'd suggest getting new shocks along with the springs (KYB Excel Gs are the best cheap option).

Sorry mate, the owner made a mistake - It's actually a 99 Corolla Conquest sedan.

How much would I be looking at for some decent spring/shocks and a sway bar?

Anyways heres a pic of it

http://img33.imageshack.us/i/dscf5350.jpg/

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Sorry mate, the owner made a mistake - It's actually a 99 Corolla Conquest sedan.

How much would I be looking at for some decent spring/shocks and a sway bar?

Anyways heres a pic of it

http://img33.imageshack.us/i/dscf5350.jpg/

If you go through Brad on Twincam.info, you could get a full set of KYB Excel Gs and low springs (he does Lovells, Kings, Whiteline and a few others) for about $850 delivered to your door, which is a pretty good saving on what you could get either direct or from Autobarn etc. Haven't got a swaybar myself through him though (stock ones are still fine for me), but I think they're only about $200 or so.

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Hi all,

Well a rare opportunity has come up for me to purchase a '99 Corolla Seca sedan,

I was wondering what are some basic modifcations I can do to make it handle/perform better.

I have done some reading on this forum (and others) and was thinking something along the lines of a 2.25" exhaust with high flow cat and 4 - 1 extractors, and a CAI?

handling wise I was thinking of lowering on king spring lows + strut brace & sway bar? please note that I'm on a budget so no coilovers etc.

Could you recommend somewhere in WA I could buy the springs/have them installed and the CAI?

Cheers!

Basically...

- K&N panel filter, remove resonator in front bar and re-route new piping front hole in front bar to air box. Sure will breath better and little more noise.

- In my sedan I've got King Lows and KYB Excel G twin tube shocks. Quite stiff in front that's for sure. Rear is ok. Front with lows on 14s is quite low already. I scrap over quite a few car park speed bumps as is (that is without mud flaps).

- For standard looks can get an AE101 or AE111 Toyota Levin Genuine 3 point front strut brace or more effective would be Whiteline 2 point strut brace.

- I recommend 2" exhaust, high flow cat and make sure you get a good muffler (Lukey is good) not a cheap crappy straight through

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Hi all,

Well a rare opportunity has come up for me to purchase a '99 Corolla Seca sedan,

I was wondering what are some basic modifcations I can do to make it handle/perform better.

I have done some reading on this forum (and others) and was thinking something along the lines of a 2.25" exhaust with high flow cat and 4 - 1 extractors, and a CAI?

handling wise I was thinking of lowering on king spring lows + strut brace & sway bar? please note that I'm on a budget so no coilovers etc.

Could you recommend somewhere in WA I could buy the springs/have them installed and the CAI?

Cheers!

Basically...

- K&N panel filter, remove resonator in front bar and re-route new piping front hole in front bar to air box. Sure will breath better and little more noise.

- In my sedan I've got King Lows and KYB Excel G twin tube shocks. Quite stiff in front that's for sure. Rear is ok. Front with lows on 14s is quite low already. I scrap over quite a few car park speed bumps as is (that is without mud flaps).

- For standard looks can get an AE101 or AE111 Toyota Levin Genuine 3 point front strut brace or more effective would be Whiteline 2 point strut brace.

- I recommend 2" exhaust, high flow cat and make sure you get a good muffler (Lukey is good) not a cheap crappy straight through

Cheers for the advice.

The exhaust shop recommended by most people in Perth quoted $340 for a 2.25" catback exhaust, is this a good price?

Where abouts should I pick up a CAI?

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Hey guy I have a 1999 Toyota corolla lift back ae112 with a 7afe manual has 265,200 on the clock she has high flow cat and extractors with a 3"inch canon with coil over suspension,tinted windows front windows 30% back 4% with 4% limo tint window strip I was wondering about rebuilding the engine but trying to find the best way to do it what rebuild kit to buy thanks 

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