can't find a repair guide for my supra like haynes or similiar i have a bad head gasket

Asked by Sep 04, 2008 at 07:20 AM about the 1988 Toyota Supra

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

head gasket blown?

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you'll probably have to order a manual from a parts store. they usually don't stock it. as to the blown head gasket, that's fairly common on these cars. due to a typo or something, toyota torqued them to the wrong spec at the factory. i think (but im not 100% certain) that the correct torque is 70 lb ft.

65

The problem with the torque spec was that toyota had originally designed the motor for use w. an asbestos gasket.

45

yeah that was it. and the correct torque is 72 lb ft.

65

Go and become a member to SupraMania.com ....Its the best site out there and those guys know Supra's in and out and even upsidedown

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http://www.cygnusx1.net/Supra/Library/TSRM/MK3/default.aspx Complete toyota service manual =)

45

im in the middle of a 7mge to gte swap and i bough a chiltons to start with it was complete garbage!!!!! go to a toyota dealership and buy a haynes it has everything you will need

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http://www.cygnusx1.net/Supra/Library/TSRM/MK3/default.aspx all of your answers...

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