Category: AE86 Trivia

What was the factory AE86 Sports Package all about?

With it’s 1980s sharp lines the AE86 already is a good looking car from the factory. Some people like to go one step further and dress it up with a Run Free or J-Blood body kit. You can even compliment that with a TRD ducktail spoiler. These body kits and spoilers are an evolution of…




AE86 Trivia: all Sprinter Trueno AE86 Black Limited facts

It is time to dig a bit deeper into the AE86 again and this time I had a specific model in mind: the Toyota Sprinter Trueno AE86 Black Limited! A total of 400 Black Limited AE86 were made in 1986 and all of them are Sprinter Truenos. So no Levins were available in the Black…




AE86 Trivia: AE86 and AE85 Gauge clusters

Earlier I featured the AE86 GT-Apex Digi Dash and obviously it raises many AE86 enthusiasts hearts. This time I’d like to feature the normal AE86 cluster versus the AE85 cluster. In case you feel you have a deja-vu by now: you are completely right about that! I did post the AE86 gauge clusters earlier, but…




Auctions Yahoo: Black Limited AE86 gauge cluster

Disclaimer: I’m not selling this! I posted this because it MAY interest someone as it is a super rare object. Don’t ask me any questions regarding the object as I do not own it! If anyone has 40000 yen spare (roughly about 300 euro) you can buy an original Black Limited gauge cluster for your…




AE86 Trivia: AE86 and AE85 Gauge clusters

Earlier I featured the AE86 GT-Apex Digi Dash and obviously it raises many AE86 enthusiasts hearts. This time I’d like to feature the normal AE86 cluster versus the AE85 cluster. If you ever owned an AE86 (or watched too much Initial D) this cluster should be quite familar: It is the standard JDM kouki AE86…




AE86 Trivia: Toyota AE86 windhield replacement found!

I bought my USDM Corolla AE86 with a cracked windshield. This was mainly due to a design flaw in the AE86: the support for the windshield is a watertrap and after trapping water for more than 20 years it rusts through from underneath. Naturally this stresses the windshield and hence it cracks. So I accepted…