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  1. Logging roads and Gravel Pits.

    Quote Originally Posted by Akagi82 View Post
    First offroad excursion; logging roads and gravel pit. Bottomed out on a steep decent, and scuffed the front lip! No problems with the precariously low hanging mid engine. Something mysteriously fun about driving a van around off road. great traction, and smooth ride.

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    Now Looking for a cheap set of 215 75 15s (commonly found on geo trackers), and a set of spare rims. Anyone know anything about fitting mud flaps on these?
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  2. Estima First Roadtrip

    Quote Originally Posted by Akagi82 View Post
    First road trip, arrived successfully; Starting a new job in another city and this is a great excuse to load up the van and go apartment hunting.

    300 miles No problems. Rained quite a bit, was thinking how well rainex would work on the front windshield. Front wiper rubber was loud at times.

    Observations:
    -This route is known for long stretches of steep inclines at high speed (120km/h 75mph)and the supercharger allowed me to travel at desired speed.
    -Driver
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    Updated 05-30-2016 at 07:04 PM by Akagi82

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  3. New Owner of my First Estima/Previa 4wd SC Van.

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    Hi Everyone.

    Finally made the leap. I grew up with my parents owning a basic burgendy rwd version; I really liked everything about it, and finally, I have made the leap and bought myself a JDM low milage estima. It has 26000km, and looks brand new. It has some cool features that I didn't really see around before, including independent rear suspension, 4wheel disc with 4 channel abs, a cool box, curtains, automatic headlights, keyless entry, auto climate control. I have spent the
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  4. JDM MOTOR SWAP

    well its time.... just bought a jdm motor from foreignengines .com for my 95previa alltrak sc
    and a saturday reservation at almost heaven auto repair wv (access to all the tools i need) my question is what all has to be swapped from the old engine Iv heard different suggestions (wiring harnesses, fuel rails and injectors.....,?) the old motor is still in the vehicle so no visual reference for comparison iv got to do this swap in one day so im not tying up a rack on monday. Any info ...
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  5. Weak Spark on Previa

    I have been battling a weak spark, no start condition on my 91LE Previa with 165k (I have a 93LE with 450k+ too . I have done a lot of checking and swapping. I have replaced the plugs, wires, cap & rotor, the distributor, igniter and even swapped the ECU(used). I have checked the wires going from the igniter to the coil (swapped it too) and the ECU to distributor for continuity and short to ground. I have cleaned and verified the battery fuse box. One other thing I disconnected the noise filter ...
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