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Car Catcher: A Survivor Supercharged MR2 Ready for Restoration

This 1988 Toyota MR2 SC is listed as an "honest survivor" that is reported to be aesthetically rough but mechanically sound.

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Buyer's Guides: What to know before buy a first-generation Toyota MR2

The AW11 Toyota MR2 was a great value sports car when it was released, and can still offer similar thrills today.

Buyer's Guides: Toyota MR2 Turbo | What you need to know before you buy

Looking for old-school, mid-engine thrills without having to pay Ferrari or Lotus money? Try the Toyota MR2 Turbo.

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Improving an MR2 Turbo’s steering with an MR2 Spyder pinion

While we love our MR2 Turbo’s handling, especially now that it has a proper suspension in place, we can’t exactly say the same thing about the …

Rules require a floor covering? What we used instead of carpets.

One of the things you notice when your car catches on fire is that the stuff you use to put out the fire is capital M messy. We’ve found fire …

Overcoming our V6-powered MR2's weak point: oiling

The 3.5-liter Toyota 2GR-FE that’s going into our MR2–with its forged bottom end, roller rockers, aluminum block and high-winding nature–is a heck of an engine despite its pedestrian Camry …

Understanding air/fuel ratios and using that info as a tuning tool

Turbocharged engines are a double-edged sword. More power is readily available through more boost, but so is more disaster. So, when you even vaguely consider adding boost to an engine, …

What is causing our MR2's shift linkage to keep binding?

It would be nice if we could shift our MR2’s gears, right?

In the last update on our 2GR V6-swapped 1991 Toyota MR2, we left …

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