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My 1997 Camry rebuild/mod thread

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Old 04-07-2011, 04:12 AM
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Default My 1997 Camry rebuild/mod thread

I bought this back in October of 2010. Bought it at night so I really couldn't check all the details on the exterior and interior of the car, but the price was right and the engine sounded/felt great so I ended up just buying it and taking it home. Boy, when I looked at it for the first time in the day, I was kind of disappointed.

Therefore, I adopted a new project car and decided to rebuild and modify it at the same time slowly. So enjoy the pics for now.
From Oct - Dec. 2010
The day I first saw the problems.
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Got some tints few days after I brought her home. 70% front/ 25% rear And new hubcaps.
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Headlights restored
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New OEM carpet mats


New shift **** and custom suede shift boot cover
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Injen SRI
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Replaced the HVAC bulbs to LEDs
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2011

Painted the needles to red


Also replaced the instrument cluster bulbs to LEDs (Picture made the lights look uneven but it's not)
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Replaced the shocks with some sportier Tokicos and lowered it on Teins S-Techs

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New ARC radiator cap and TRD Oil cap
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Restored the B and C pillars to piano black

Before
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After
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Stickers!
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Other changes not shown:
new mudguards
new door bezels
Alarm system and power lock on driver side only
New timing belt, water pump, fuel filter, Denso Iridium Spark Plugs, engine mounts, IAC valve
New Pioneer head unit
LED interior bulbs
LED high mount stop light
LED stop lights
LED Plate lights
LED Trunk light
TRD front lip


That's about all the changes I've done. I still got a bit more things to do on my list which includes new rims, exhaust system, and some interior/exterior touch ups.
 

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Old 04-07-2011, 09:07 AM
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A good start!

Welcome to CF!
 
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Old 04-07-2011, 08:19 PM
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wow!its so beautiful!!!are you selling those???lol
 
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^ Selling what? I don't understand your question. haha.
 
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Old 04-11-2011, 11:22 AM
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^ Please don't be spamming your crap in my thread. Make your own thread like every other idiots in this forum that doesn't seem to be regulated. '__'
 

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Old 04-13-2011, 01:54 AM
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Looks good so far brother. Very very clean. I wish even one of mine was that nice. lol at ur comment to the spammer. What's up with this forum neway.

 
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Seriously, never seen so many spammers and no admins. =|
 
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The moderators are trying to do their job but there is little support from the site owners:

INTERNET BRANDS.

There is a small triangle at the right hand corner of each post. Click on it then follow the link to report the spammer.
 
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Good to know. Way too much man. I can see some getting through, it's hard to stop, but just blatant stuff is crazy
 
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Installed my TRD front lip, waiting on the side skirts and rear lip.


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