Tag Archive: Streeto

Oct 16

Factory Manual R154 Toyota Soarer 1JZ GTE Review

After almost 2 years of ownership and just under 10,000 miles I think I’m an ideal candidate to review this car. So this is for you if you’re thinking of buying one. This review is based on the 1JZGTE, R154 manual version, so the sportiest of the bunch, but most of the stuff carries as …

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Oct 15

My Factory Manual Toyota Soarer 1JZ GTE finally arriving in the UK!

This is the really exciting part! I was contacted by Japwest mods the week before my birthday to let me know the car is due any day now. By the time Japwest mods had finaly got their hands on it and unloaded it from the container, it was actually on my 25th Birthday! Talk about …

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Oct 15

The Importation Process of my 1JZ Toyota Soarer

It is possible to buy a car privately in a very similar way to what you would do here by seeing a car and contacting the seller. But the language barrier is a big problem, you also have the problem of time zones and not being able to see the car in person. If you …

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Oct 15

Why Import a Toyota Soarer from Japan Over Buying Domestically

The most immediate reason is choice and availability, There’s also potential to save a lot of money. This also opens the door to Japan only models such as the Soarer we have here. If you type “Toyota Soarer” or “Nissan Skyline” into a Japanese used car website/auction site, The world is your oyster with the …

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Oct 15

The Quest to Get My First Japanese Turbo Charged Car..

So, it was inevitable I’d end up here eventually, Its not hard to tell, I suppose, looking at some of the previous features of friends cars on my website! I’m a sucker for anything Jap, with a turbo. After going out in my friends JZX100 and experiencing the 1JZ GTE engine in that. I wanted …

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