Toyota Heritage Parts

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I just saw an article on this also.

Hopefully not just for Japan market, otherwise shipping is quite expensive to here.
Not impossible but cost prohibitive.
Will have to wait and see...

Good news nonetheless.
 
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I just saw an article on this also.

Hopefully not just for Japan market, otherwise shipping is quite expensive to here.
Not impossible but cost prohibitive.
Will have to wait and see...

Good news nonetheless.
Really? I've had the opposite experience. Ordering from Japan exporters tends to save me money, even with shipping, when compared to US online dealers. What kills me is the long wait time. They don't ship super fast and once they do, it takes a week to get out here - or more.

I think shipping costs will only kill the deal for really large parts. But then, hey, brand new large parts for the mk3? I'll consider myself lucky just to have the option of buying new.
 

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Yeah anything aftermarket there I have had to pay high shipping costs.
Maybe if it's straight from the Toyota dealership network shipping is cheaper?

Where are you buying from in Japan ?
 

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Yeah anything aftermarket there I have had to pay high shipping costs.
Maybe if it's straight from the Toyota dealership network shipping is cheaper?

Where are you buying from in Japan ?
Looking back at my orders it's probably very size dependent. Each time I ordered $150+ in parts and they all fit in a small little box.

http://jp-carparts.com/

or

https://www.amayama.com/en
 

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Wow, I was this close to giving up on the Supra and getting a BRZ due to parts shortages. So glad I didn't!

Thanks for posting this wonderful news!
 

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Well...depends on which / how many parts they are going to reproduce.
Still waiting to hear on that.
 

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new heads would be nice, that way you don't have to worry about getting a used one that's been overheated and annealed, or that has heavy cam bearing wear.
 

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I wonder if it would be worth it to start compiling a list of desired part numbers to send to Toyota?

Might do nothing, might show them how much interest there really is!
 

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Could try, but will the list get any attention?
Who knows.

I would think it would require some backing from well known aftermarket / performance / tuning shops to gain traction.
Also Jalopnik appears to be able to reach OE's and a vast reader base.

There are a few people I know at Toyota HQ, though they know little about anything Supra related.