Wilhelm Raceworks MR2 on Autocross CoursePhoto by Andy Hodapp

Welcome to Wilhelm Raceworks

Since 2010, specializing in optimizing the MKII Toyota MR2 suspension for road course, track day, and autocross use.  My goal is to improve the suspension and handling performance of the MR2 through measurement, analysis, and geometric optimization, and to pass on these improvements to MR2 owners worldwide.  Please feel free to contact me with any questions about how I can help improve the handling of your MR2.

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Latest Blog Post:

2GR-FE V6 Swap

2GR-FE Engine in MR2 Engine Bay
 

For quite a few years now I have been tempted by the idea of ditching my 3S-GTE turbo 4-cylinder and swapping in one of Toyota's newer v6 motors, namely the 3.5L 2GR-FE.  But my 3S was still running great, and I had too much time, money, and effort invested in it over the years to drop it without a good reason.  That is, until a little over a year ago when the head gasket failed on the way home from the track, as described here: Tres Duro 2016 - My Lucky Streak is Broken.  That motor had also been burning a fair amount of oil, and since I had to tear it apart anyway to fix the head gasket I was tempted to rebuild the whole thing to fix the oil burning. I almost went down that road of rebuilding it.  Again.  Fortunately I remembered that I had been telling myself for years that I would go v6 before doing that, so here we go.

 

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