Forged Mk1 Gt Turbo For Sale


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Toyota Starlet Gt Turbo Mk1.

Approximately 280bhp on Standalone Motorsport Electronics Me442 wire in ECU (Not the plug in version)


Fully forged engine. Wosner pistons 74.5mm bored block. With Pec rods, 1.4 metal head gasket ARP head bolts, was built with new oil and water pump every gasket and belt replaced. Some receipts but mostly just have pictures of the build.

Using 5w 40wt fully synthetic Shell engine oil.

Slightly ported inlet manifold and engine cylinder head. Thermal gaskets fitted for throttle body and inlet.

Modified rocker cover as car uses K20 coil packs. (Civic type r ep3/fn2 coils.)

Ricky Lee exhaust manifold which is 3.5mm thick, modified 38mm v band external wastegate exit.

Td04l custom 19t Kinguwa compressor housing. Turbo rebuilt with new bearings and seals in 2021. Had the exhaust shaft replaced and balanced to fit new 19t impeller and the middle core bored to fit the 19t in. Turbo exhaust flange modified and has a v-band exit. Old air filter didn't fit back on so intake is meshed currently.

Decat pipe with V band, heat wrapped in black.

Genuine Tial v band 38mm wastegate. 0.8bar spring fitted.

Screamer pipe drops through the middle to the left of the radiator and its heat wrapped in black.

Stainless Steel exhaust system. With new flexi.

All vac lines are new and have proper metal vac line ties on them.

Upgraded power flex engine mounts. Solid yellow polly v bushes.

Custom intercooler with shorter routed Intercooler pipes 2.5inch in diameter, heat wrapped.

Oil cooler kit thermostat controlled.

Relocated oil filter with sensor ports for oil pressure and temperature. (New Me442 Compatible Oil Pressure Sensor required)

Nissan Skyline Denso 550cc injectors new and have two spare.

Genuine Sard fuel pressure regulator with gauge. Gauge reads a bit off but car has been mapped with it set to 3 bar of pressure.

Walbro 255lph fuel pump.

Shorter Civic half size dual core radiator with fan.

1.3bar radiator pressure cap.

Blue coolant pipes.

Standard coolant thermostat. Using newer pink genuine Toyota coolant.


Motorsport electronics Me442 ecu. Car has been road mapped by Alex Hixson he knows everything about the motorsport electronic ecu. Motorsport Electronics recommended him to me. It's been mapped at low boost 0.8 bar and high boost 1.5 bar. Not had the car rolling roaded but it feels better than it did before along with the new turbo housing. I'd play it safe and say 280bhp. Plan was to take the car to Motorsport Electronics themselves as they know the ecu more than anyone and get them to fine tune the map on a rolling road.

Car was running megasquirt ms2 ecu before. The engine loom had badly been chopped about. Went for the wire in version of Me442 and made my own loom. This took a few months. All sensors plugs and pins are new and have been correctly crimped then added a small dab of solder to stop them pulling out. Water tight boots and connector seals used. Loom sleeved and shrink wrapped.

The only part of the original engine loom left is the starter loom which was separated from the older ecu loom. New loom made up as part of Me442 wirein kit.

The Me442 loom can be removed easily from the car and anything you wish to add can be done. It has separate internal fuse box's for 5v reference, after ign, sensor earth and body ground, all on ring terminals so easy to adapt find problems if they occur or of you wanted to add a new sensor in. New relays and loom for fuel pump and another for Coil packs and ecu lives. Car runs fully sequential ignition and only fires a coil when it needs to, same as its fueling. This is achieved with both cam and crank shaft pick up and sensors.

Best thing about the Me442 being a wire in ecu you can purchase a fresh loom from motorsport electronics and simple unplug the ecu swop it across to another car upload a map and away you go.

What the Me442 is setup to run so far:-

K20 coil packs.

Bosch Lsu 4.9 lamda sensor. Ecu has wideband controller built in.

Link 3 bar map sensor. (Filter made to reduce noise.)

Bosch dohnut knock sensor.

Me442 recommended intake temp sensor.

Me442 recommended water temp sensor.

Me442 recommended Oil Temp sensor.

36-1 tooth wheel on the crank with Ford crank shaft sensor.

Dizzy cap modified so car also uses this for camshaft pick sensor.

Nissan Skyline 550cc injector, dead times setup correctly. Lo impedance so I fitted 7ohn resistors.

4 port Mac boost pressure sensor (Not 3 port) helps gain more control over the external wastegate.

Proper Idle control valve fitted.

Also added digital speedo converter onto the gearbox. Ties in with mechanical spedo converter so both dash panel show correct speed and ecu dash panel.

Launch control can be used with digital speed. If you wanted to setup boost by gear you can. However I would recommend fitting a clutch pedal switch.

Oil pressure sensor needed. Need to talk to motorsport electronics about what sensors are best calibrated to use with there ecu.

K temp egt temperature sensor fitted.

Hi/Lo boost switch (Red Button)

Data log switch (Green Button)


A Microsoft surface 2 tablet is used as the cars dash panel. This is directly linked to the ecu so everything can be viewed in real time. Afr, coolant temp air temp, revs. This in itself is how far you want to go with it as the display screen can be changed to view whatever you want to see. Car can be mapped this way too. Tablet not included, but when sold if someone wants me to help setup a windows tablet as the dash panel it's no problem.

Custom tablet holder. This fits the Microsoft surface 2 so it doesn't move around when being driven.

Short shifter fitted has slightly less throw when changing gears.

Depo Boost gauge.

Alpine headunit Bluetooth only. Spotify works okay for me.

Fli dash speakers.

Cruise pink gearbox (slightly faded now)

OMP Steering wheel, with momo horn button.


Twin piston Celica calipers with bigger discs, discs are vented and grooved with green stuff pads. Calipers rebuilt.

Braided purple brake lines.

New rear discs and wheel bearings, new rear pads rebuilt rear calipers. New handbrake cables. Done less than 2500 miles.

Twigen brake master clyinder stopper.


Rebuilt Standard Gt gearbox in 2022 with brand new KAAZ SuperQ LSD fitted.

Paddle clutch can't remember the make doesn't slip at all.

Brand New clutch release bearing.

Brand New Lightened Flywheel


Whiteline handling mods. All done within the last 2500 miles.

Anti-lift kit.

Thicker front roll bar, with adjustable drop links.

Rear panhard rod.

Adjustable Rear roll bar.

Standard front strut brace.

Yokahama Ad08r 205/50/15 front tyres with 5mm wheel spacers. (Have decent tread)

Uniroyal all weather rear tyres 195/50/15 with 5mm wheel spacers.

Original space saver still in the boot well.

Brand New K-Sport Coilovers fitted to the front due to Oil Misting Captured in the MOT, Rear K-Sport Coilovers just need fitting.

Rear seats have been removed, but I still have them included with the sale.


The Turbo rebuild and Me442 ecu build is very recent only done finished it February 2021

New toad Ai606 cat 1 alarm. 1 original key and spare which is a copy and two alarm fobs

Car has been garaged most of its life. Colour changed to black, before my time. Rust free under the bodykit. Undersealed with black hammerite paint, few minor dings and scratches. Dent in the off side front wing, could probably push this out. Slight damage to drivers door where someone tried to break in. Bumpers could do with a respray but there not awful. Roofs lacquer isn't faded or peeling. Bodywork for me was going to be the last thing on the list to do. Rear panel was painted black before my time, GT badge does light up still. Car is 29 Years old and amazing condition for it.

These cars are really rare now. Still an unfinished project so for someone who wants to invest more time and money they can. Example Bucket seats, harnesses, roll cage. More engine work (Head work, Cam shafts, valve springs, stud head bolts) Lsd diff That would have been my plan.

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