Toyota Corolla HatchBack 1985 (E82 type)

The Toyota Corolla E80 is a range of small automobiles manufactured and marketed by Toyota from 1983 to 1987 as the fifth generation of cars under the Corolla and Toyota Sprinter nameplates, with production totaling approximately 3.3 million, and most models adopting a front-wheel drive layout.

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It’s alive & vroooming

After 1 & 1/2 year in the workshop, Pinocchio went through :

  • Complete body checkup (lots of welding and swearing)
  • Complete mechanical check (But brakes)
  • Electrical checkup ongoing
  • Some paint here & there
  • Main Shaft & starter motor change
  • Roof overhaul (still to finish)
  • And many other things… enjoy the pics
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One donor, one !

Thanks to one of my best friend and after a 1 500KMs Week-end, I finally brought home a poor beast, heavily used, wrecked, and without any papers, but cheap and with some spares I needed. Really a pity to get our iltis reduced in such state.. to my dearest regret I waon’t save this one (engine won’t event start and got armoured electrical system, hence not fixable).

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