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PostPosted: Tue Apr 01, 2008 11:08 pm 
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Burabuda wrote:
he probably sold it to one of his posse for 1/2 the asking price :roll:
hmm, maybe i got my stories mixed up with the white car
anyway, the green car is (obviously) not original paint colour


Maybe. I don't know what colour it was originally. I do know its started life with the very rare 18R-E engine. A SOHC 18R with factory EFI, they almost equalled the pace of an 18RG and delivered more low-down torque. I wish I could find one of those manifolds!! :)

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Any one have any info about the 1974 Corona 2000GT model...? Are they pretty rare...how rare?


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PostPosted: Tue Aug 05, 2008 4:58 am 
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Yes, real GT's are rare. What info are you looking for?

There is probably only a handful outside Japan. I only know of one GT two door in California (mentioned above) and a four door in Australia and I've spent years researching this model.

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PostPosted: Tue Aug 05, 2008 6:52 am 
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A friend of mine saw one recently in Japan for sale...and he is asking me if I am interested...how much do you think they cost. No rust...with original 18RG engine. Only problem is a rip on the driver seat...not a big deal. It's a two door with upgraded weber carbs...are there any pics in the intenet with flared fenders...like the hako style. I think they look good with some watanabe wheels...

It's hard to find any info about the car...I guess they are rare :D


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PostPosted: Tue Aug 05, 2008 5:04 pm 
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It's hard to put a figure on such a rare car. I have seen Japanese dealers asking the equivalent of $15,000 US for a clean RT114 GT. I've also seen rough ones as cheap as $5,000 US. Then you will need to add shipping and any duties etc on top.

I've never seen one with flares, personally I don't like that look anyway. But each to their own.

Sone six or seven inch wide watanabes do look good on them.

If you are US based you could build up a GT replica using a US market RT114 SR5 as a base, although a RHD conversion would be difficult.

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PostPosted: Wed Aug 06, 2008 7:20 am 
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Shipping and custom will not be a problem...looking for the right car is? I guess I have to wait until I get stationed in Japan. It's like easter egg hunting...can't wait to be stationed in Japan.

I just want something different and also something that is very collectible but reasonable price. Although a RT55 is also very tempting...I can't decide.

Thanks for the info...send me some sites if you have any about the Corona 2000GT version. What's the difference between RT114 and RT112?

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PostPosted: Wed Aug 06, 2008 5:54 pm 
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An RT112 and RT114 are identical in the body, they just have different mechanicals and trim. An RT112 is 1.8L engine. An RT114 has 2L engine. There was also a RT110 and a TT110 with a 1.6L engine.

JDM Trim specs were:
- DX TT110 - 2T engine, RT110 - 12R engine RT112 - 16R SOHC engine.
- GL RT112 - 16R SOHC engine only. This is what my car was.
- SL RT112 - 16R-B twin carb SOHC engine.
- SR RT114 - 18R-E SOHC EFi engine.
- GT RT114 - 18RG DOHC twin carb engine.

There was also an RT122 or RT123 (?) in Japan which is a facelifted version of the RT114.

The US got the RT114 with 18R-C engine only in DX or SR trim, and an RT115 with 20R engine and DX or SR trim.

Keep an eye on Yahoo Japan here, as the odd GT shows up:

http://list1.auctions.yahoo.co.jp/jp/20 ... 0jp&acc=jp

There is a bit of info on the GT model here:

http://people.aapt.net.au/~sg4/GT2000/Photos.html

And heaps of info on JDM Toyota Specs here:

http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepage ... mepage.htm

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PostPosted: Wed Aug 06, 2008 8:13 pm 
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I used to have a really mint RT114, here in the Philippines Toyota/Delta Motors called it the "Macho Machine"... Sadly I had to part with it when my wife clamored for a bigger vehicle... :cry:
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Darn I miss this car...
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 06, 2008 8:32 pm 
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I can understand that, I'd miss mine if I had to sell it too!

I've had a few really good offers, but I have no plans to sell anytime soon.

Some updated pics:

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PostPosted: Wed Aug 06, 2008 10:21 pm 
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That's pretty much the look I am aiming for, except perhaps not quite that low. :)

I've just got to find a set of 14" or 15" Watanabe's. Oh, and the money to pay for them. Its the usual story - too many projects, too little time/money.

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 07, 2008 12:23 am 
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[quote="RT112Image[/quote]


Man this picture is priceless.

Thats what I have in mind, family and my cars :mrgreen: :tu:


Here is a real 2000GT for sale

http://64.233.179.104/translate_c?hl=en ... iE_Agn34Fg


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PostPosted: Thu Aug 07, 2008 4:14 am 
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Yep, it's a great shot, but I'm behind the camera. My wife is in the background with my son (then 15 months old) on her lap. The two guys in the caps are a mate and his son who were travelling with us in a Mini.

Can you believe all that stuff fitted in the coupe? It took up the entire trunk and half the rear seat though. :)

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 07, 2008 6:30 am 
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Thanks for the info...so a 2.0 18RG will be a nice setup with this bodystyle. Yah, some watanabe or maybe some hayashi will be nice. I think some tosco magnesium wheels will look nice too.


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PostPosted: Mon Aug 25, 2008 4:57 am 
great looking cars you have there Brett im three hours from you in Wodonga , i found a couple of neat corona's similar to your daily up here in the back of a car dealership, quite rare these days


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i love this car. :D
seen it on the toymods club forum, and was pretty impressed with how clean it was. would like to see it around at a show or whatever sometime.. :)

RT112 wrote:
I fitted rechromed bumpers and CSA alloy wheels with Yokohama tyres.


CSA wheels? afaik, the gold mesh on the car right now are Delta Monza's.. an Australian made fakey 2-piece. i've somehow had two sets now (one white 14X6, and some gold 14X6).. including one set i ended up selling for 60bucks on toymods. :(
but anyway, if you lose a centre-cap let me know.. ive got a couple still around. :)

otherwise.. i hope you get some watanabe's! im really keen for a set for my AW11, but am seriously put off by the ~$3000 it would cost for me to get a set to my door. :( (damn exchange rate!)


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PostPosted: Sat May 16, 2009 6:20 am 
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Time for an update.

The RT112 was featured in Australian Classic Car Feb 2009 edition. I wrote the article, but I was not real happy with it, as there were a few mistakes in it, but glad it was published anyway. :)

I have finally found a set of 14 x 6 Watanabes with staggered offsets (+12 front, zero rear) for the car, but they have not been fitted yet.

Yes, the gold wheels are actually stamped Delta, I got confused! I think CSA-Delta were the same company back in the 80's? Anyway RdS, if you still have those spare centre-caps then I would be very interested as two of my caps are cracked. The Delta wheels will be migrating to the RT132 daily, so i'd love a couple of better centre-caps.

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PostPosted: Sat Jun 06, 2009 9:19 pm 
hi guys this is my share... i bought this unit from a friend he had a accident with a pajero... it need more paint job. :)


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PostPosted: Sat Jun 06, 2009 9:20 pm 
before accident

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after the accident

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PostPosted: Sat Jun 06, 2009 9:34 pm 
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Needs some work, but it's fixable!

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