114 HP
109 LB-FT
Curb Weight
2089 LB
Front Wheel Drive
Engine Size
1.5 L
Transmission Type
Manual 5 Speed
MPG (City/Highway)
31 MPG

This was my first car and the first yaris on the road in SoCal. Bought in auction for 12k in 2006, it served me all through highschool, then it became my brother's car, then my other brothers, then my fiancee's, and finally after we married it went to my youngest brother. Once he bought a car of his own, the yaris was just going to sit there. As a base model with body damage, there was no way we were going to get anything from selling this, so the family resolved to let me turn it into a project car. Its now been stripped to the metal inside, the AC, washer fluid system, and front windows have been removed, we added coilovers lighter wheels with wider stickier tyres, and a bunch of bolt on stiffening. Since the car is an automatic, this project can only go so far without a trans or engine swap, but the goal is to make it the no excuses car. Anyone can go out on track in this thing and feel like a racer without worrying about shifting, temps, or traction.

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The Yaris has her numbers now and is ready for the track on March 29th. We are taking it to Streets

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New clutch!

New clutch ready to go in the yaris #ACT #clutch #yaris #toyota #1nzfe #ncp91 #trackcar #racecar

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Manual transmission swap under way

My big winter project is to get this yaris running as a manual. ACT clutch, whiteline bushings, and

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New pulleys

The Yaris has new lightweight pulleys now thanks to Nonstop Tuning! #yaris #toyota #1nzfe #forthebu

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Out with the old, and in with the new :) #nrg #newseats #yaris

[]Andrew Johnson

I dig the suede edges! Is it comfortable?

[]Joey Rassool

They're going in soon. I'm waiting on the mounting bracket to ship.

[]Joey Rassool

I've had them in for about 150 miles now. Way more road and suspension feel than stock, the seating position is great though I can't imagine it's good for lower cars. Neither the seats (used) nor the bracket came with hardware though so I had to reuse in places and buy new in others. All around though it's been great

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[]Ty Hobbs

Love the story, the build and Yaris'.

[]Brian Nguyen

Really underated build in general. Glad you're putting work into it!

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