112 HP
97 LB-FT
Curb Weight
2100 LB
Engine Size
1.6 L
Transmission Type
5 Speed
MPG (City/Highway)
30 MPG

After riding with some friends in their Miatas as VIR, I realized I had to get on track. I have too much emotional attachment with my MR2 to flog it on a road course, what I really need is a normally aspirated light weight car that I can be confident in flogging - both mechanically, and with regards to my own personal driving skill (or lack thereof). As it just so happens, a friend of mine recently moved and was unable to bring his 1987 Corolla FX16 GTS with him, and it had just sat at his place of employment for over a year. He offered me what I think was a good price, and I brought the little 'Rolla home with the intention of making it a track car. Follow the build in detail at Daily Downshift

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[]Sigurd Johansson

Love this! I just bought a FX-16, any tips on what to do first?

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