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  1. 4 points
    WE NEED YOUR PHOTOS!!! So lets try again for 2019 We have the photos from last year and will be going through those and will include these too. Please spread the word, if you know someone who has taken a large amount of photos from a show or meet - please ask them to get in touch. We would like to use at least 1 group photo from shows/meets on each page. So please send group shots too! If we don't have enough photos or photos of quality then it will be pulled, but hopefully it won't come to that. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Please submit your photos to the following email address: ccukcalendar@outlook.com IMPORTANT INFORMATION - PLEASE READ : Please include your username in the subject title or email. Photos must be of a good quality, this means they MUST be of a certain size - 1Mb minimum for small photo entries and around 4mb or higher for main images Any photos below 1Mb will more than likely be unusable, if we receive photos under this they may not be used and you may not be informed. Don't save and send photos from Facebook or other social media as they kill the quality and are reduced in size so are unusable. Regards to the actual photo, previous years we had people sending photos of their cars covered in mud and just sat on the drive or half the car cut out of the photo. Try and be a bit more creative - wash your car, go find a nice location and take some photos if you don't already have some. If anyone has group photos from shows or meets, please send them along too as we need those just as much as your own cars. CLOSING DATE: Friday 2nd November 2018
  2. 4 points
    In my opinion we need to get Ian and Dean within the calendar, to show the club is also about the people. (Sorry this is taken from the meeting thread so low res, I am sure Cipprio has a higher quality copy of it available).
  3. 3 points
    Going to sort through the years meets and send some over in the next few days.
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    If he is OK, Simon from jdmcoombe are awesome!
  6. 3 points
    no plans, apart from some skids in the snow
  7. 2 points
    Why do you need to carry tools in a Toyota? Apart from things needed to change a wheel in the event of a puncture..torch, first aid kit, and waterproof jacket only.
  8. 2 points
    Already in the plans don't worry
  9. 2 points
    One for the non-daily people (or maybe just me) 8) put car in garage and forget about it and all of the work/upgrades it needs until a week before show/track season
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    for anyone else, thats as confused and clueless as i was. my advice is go to : https://toyota.epc-data.com/ and enter your 17 digit chassis number, from your cars registration log book, into the search box, in top corner of site. it'll bypass all the thinking and confusion, and put you straight to your cars parts. you have to click on the 5 digit number, in the schematic picture, of the part you need, to open up a 2nd box, with the actual 10 digit part number. the 2 gaskets i was looking for, come up as : 22215-74380 22271-88461 and ive been looking for an exhaust hanger bracket for weeks too, which is : 17508-74080 its easy when you know how, confusing when you dont
  12. 2 points
    Hopefully get the MR2 sent over to Se7en for a pony or 2 adding.
  13. 2 points
    I've been hiding down in the generation specific section for a few weeks This is my '77 RA24 GT coupe
  14. 1 point
    Just the essentials.. Like an air compressor, air tools, portable hydraulic lift, and a less than 5' mechanic.
  15. 1 point
    Good luck with next years calendar! ...will there be any cats in it?
  16. 1 point
    Maybe best a photo of him in his ccuk hoody instead then.
  17. 1 point
    Thats a very good idea, I think Ian’s picture and his celica should be on the front cover of the calendar
  18. 1 point
    No need to apologise, I wasn't saying it because of that lol just wanted people to know we aren't ignoring what has previously been sent I will do - ill try my best to reply to all emails
  19. 1 point
    Just to say again (its in the first post too) that we will be going through all the ones sent last year too, we still have them
  20. 1 point
    O yes managed to pin the topic so everyone can see it and messaged everyone in my contacts. Let's make this happen. i'm not using 2017 calendar for two years in a row
  21. 1 point
    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Toyota-Celica-1999-2006-Bosch-Aerotwin-Front-Rear-Windscreen-Wiper-Blades/301980971549?fits=Model%3ACelica&hash=item464f77f21d:g:ghsAAOSwRwhZsmk4:rk:2:pf:0 I got these in the summer and havnt let me down so far. looks quite good compared to standard straight ones to
  22. 1 point
    Over the past couple of years i've noticed one of my front screen washer jets squirting off aim, projecting most of it's squirt too high up the screen so most would go on the roof The thing is with these trivial problems, it's very easy to forget about them - until the next time you're out driving along the road again, and when washing the screen, say to one self, "i need to fix that when i get home", like you've said a hundred times before. And then when you get home, it's one of those jobs of not much importance in the big scheme of things so very easy to forget all about... until the next drive out onto the open road and one is reminded yet again about the naughty jet washer when pulling the screen wash lever and ...well you can see where this is going [ two years later ] Today between the showers and feeling bored indoors and wanting to get out for some fresh air, i found a pin, went out to the Celica and corrected the aim of that there washer jet. Jone done Next job is replacing all the wiper blades, anyone got good recommendations?, and any makes to avoid? Debs
  23. 1 point
    Blu Wax oil double dip, fill with V power, disconnect battery and connect terminal guards. Fill with winter washer fluid. Cover and kiss him good night till April. Bug Swap tyres to winter, wax oil double dip, service and check levels. Load boot with extra bulbs, winter washer fluid, de-icer, scraper and starter power pack (last one.. to jump start others with poor batteries ).. When the white stuff arrives.. load the snow shoval, hiking boots and thermal gloves
  24. 1 point
    This sounds like a shopping list for one of 'those' parties you never get invited to lol
  25. 1 point
    1) Lubricate Fuel Flap Hinges 2) Top up reservoir with winter screen-wash 3) Grease Locks 4) Replace Wipers 5) Check Tyres, including the spare, for tread depth/nails & screws/pressure (which will drop as the temperature falls) 6) Lubricate Brake Slider Pins with silicon grease 7) lubricate wiper arm hinges with some light machine oil I've amended #5 so that it reads "Check the tyres including the spare.... I've just done that on my little fleet, and it seems like I may have overlooked the spares... for a 'while'
  26. 1 point
    After spending a small fortune on PDR tools to try and remove the worst of my dent finally had the time and weather to strip out the interior and see if I could get to the dented area. The result... I pushed it out with my hand Well, I have to tools incase I need to work on another dent. Dent is still there but far less noticeable. I doubt I will be getting it repaired unless I get the car resprayed.
  27. 1 point
    those 3 words ' pre winter checks ' made me laugh. my exhaust is about to fall off, rear brakes are grinding / binding. front brakes are squeeling, 2 tyres are shot, and spare is punctured, half the interior is missing, and needs putting back in, and theres numerous clunks and clonks from front and rear suspension. and my idles all over the place. i get about 3 minutes a day to work on it. im screwed. hah
  28. 1 point
    They fit really good mate, i had the model below that one in my old 6
  29. 1 point
    nice one matt, ive left him a message this one mate :
  30. 1 point
    Put a thread up in the wanted section someone might have something, As you say there is the blanking plate with toyota logo on and there's also cubby hole ones for storage One for sale here mate
  31. 1 point
    I’ve actually got a friends 2002 Ep3 for a week to sort some welding on the floor. Really enjoying it. However I’m not sure if it’s the wheel alignment or the eBay coil overs but the turn in is awful. It turns in and seems to dig in killing all momentum.
  32. 1 point
    As much as I’d love one, unfortunately not. The prices seem to be on the rise for them. My cars always been the second car in the house, we have a 2016 Fiesta ST that we keep mint. I just need a car to run around in, throw the dog in, go to the tip with, throw the mountain bike in ect... I’m looking for a EP3 premier. It would kill me to ruin an DC5.
  33. 1 point
    Hopefully get the brake lines replaced with some home-made copper ones before MOT time.
  34. 1 point
    Don’t post that much these days, on the Celica side of things anyway, but 6 years ago I had bought my little green beasty so thought I’d share it as not many of these are/were about. Wonder if it’s still alive?
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    I was so sure that this was a Lead in for a joke. Something like: How do you know your GT4 is a CS? Because Carlos Sainz it... umm.. Where did I put my coat, again?
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    1001 uses for a celica . Sons wedding car .Only wet day in 2 months grr