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1988 Toyota Supra Liftback

Price: US $19,999.00


1988 Toyota Supra Liftback
1988 Toyota Supra Liftback1988 Toyota Supra Liftback

Technical details

Condition:Used
Year:1988
Mileage:174000
Body Type:Coupe
Manufacturer:Toyota
Warranty:Vehicle does NOT have an existing warranty
Model:Supra
Vehicle Title:Clear
Engine:3L Turbo
Options:Leather Seats, Sunroof, Bluetooth, Kenwood Double Din and Pioneer Subwoofer 1100 Watt, Blue LED lighting, Knight Rider LED Scanner Light
Drive Type:RWD
Safety Features:Anti-Lock Brakes, Driver Airbag, Passenger Airbag
Power Options:Air Conditioning, Cruise Control, Power Locks, Power Windows, Power Seats
Sub Model:Liftback
Fuel Type:Gasoline
Exterior Color:Black
Interior Color:Burgundy
Disability Equipped:No
Number of Cylinders:6
Drive Side:Left-hand drive
Transmission:Automatic
:“Tastefully restored with a blend of modern and classic touches.”
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Public info

Car location:Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
For Sale By:Private Seller
Last update:5.06.2019



Additional Info

1988 Toyota Supra Turbo restomod Classic up for sale. I bought this 3 years ago and put in a lot of elbow grease to get it into this shape. Tons of money and time invested into this garage queen which is occasionally driven on nice dry days.  Work personally done to restore this car to current condition.

Mechanical Condition:
Completely redone engine bay with a ton of new stock equivalent parts.
Stock Pistons, Rings, Crankshaft etc. Long block is stock
New Metal Head Gasket; machined and full head-job from professional shop
New ARP Head Bolts
New Water Pump, Timing Belt, Drive Belts
New Power Steering Pump
New Power Steering Lines
New Fan Clutch
New Radiator
New Knock Sensors
New Turbo CT26 Stock Equivalent
New Gaskets all over
New Red Silicon Pipe Kit - vacuum and cooling lines including radiator upper/lower.
New Spark Plugs, Wires
New Hood and Hatch Struts
New Battery, Alternator, Starter etc.
New Wipers
New Cold-air intake cone
New Fuel Filter and cleaned out gas tank debris
New Transmission Filter and Fluids
New Brake Pads and Rotors all around. Painted red calipers. Brake Fluid flushed 
New adjustable coil-over suspension
New staggered 18" Wheels and new Tires - 8.5' front with 245/45s and 9.5' rear with 275/40s
New 3" turbo back downpipe and catless exhaust system
New paint-job. Car was originally white - I changed it to black
New Tinted Windows
New Bulbs in front fog lights - cleaned up and works/looks awesome
New Knight Rider Style LED Scanner invisible when turned off attached under front grill. Can be turned on from inside the car via remote.
New Texas Classic Auto plates! 

Interior Condition:
New LED lighting in the interior for custom dash and interior look
New Sound System - Kenwood 220W door Speakers; Kenwood Double-din Dash with Bluetooth, Spotify, etc. handsfree connectivity; Pioneer 13" sub with built in 1300W amp for a terrific sound!
Restored and revived Interior - Leather, Seats, Dash are all original. Touched up and polished nicely. Steering wheel, dash and front seats are in excellent condition for age with no tears. Center console was refinished with a carbon fiber inlay near shifter for cool look. Cruise Control, Power Windows, Power Door Locks, Power Mirrors, Power Antenna, Flip up lights - all work!
Roof liner looks great - no tears or rips
Targa Top removes and reattaches no issues (however tends to leak in heavy rain)

Driving Impression:
Original miles are super low for 31 years old car... 5,600 miles per year!  Stood around in a field for 10+ years too.
Get a ton of thumbs up literally every time I'm out with this car - some younger kids ask "what car is that?!"  Guys my age know this from our younger days and always wanted one!  Well now I built it and love it!!!
Engine runs strong and pulls hard.  Its not a 2JZ rocket but for a OEM style its pretty solid 7M-GTE, making about 250-280 with stock internals, regular turbo, intake and exhaust mods only. Waste gate has been tightened for 12 psi (instead of 8 psi factory) so it gets up and goes for a classic.
Transmission is all stock and still strong 4 speed auto. Had it checked out by a transmission shop when I rebuilt the engine and they said it shifts great and works perfectly as designed. So nothing to worry there. 
Coilovers are a bit on the stiff side, but ride height is adjustable. Handling is tight and there is hardly any lean in turns. Huge improvement over stock.
Brake calipers are stock but stop great. I refreshed everything I could easily and make old stuff look new again.
Wheels and tires have hardly 2,000 miles since I did the restoration. Excellent dry and wet grip. 
In short - I love driving this car and even looking at it sitting in my garage.  I have a full 450 HP upgraded 57 trim CT26 turbo, 550 cc injectors, Lexus V8 AFM and FMIC chrome hard-piping kit ready install but didn't yet, because I like it as-is. However I think I miss the fun of building the car and may want to do another restomod.      


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