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86s had AM Stereo added as well...smaller ignition key and of course the 3rd brake light...
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My old white/black '84 had the smaller headed key for the ignition. While I had to change the ignition cylinder lock because I didn't have the key when I first acquired the car, the original ignition cylinder was for the smaller key.

And I'm sorry, but I have trouble believing that earlier MK2's didn't have AM/FM stereo from the factory?! I mean, AM radio has been around since the age of the dinosaurs!! :runaway: Surely Toyota would've had AM radio in the earlier models, right?!?! :confused:
 

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Dave NOT AM but "AM STEREO" there was a seperate button...acutally have the '86 fleet book that states new for '86 "AM STEREO"...

The key was posta be an 86 item??
 

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...Corvettes had sequential numbers...But one thing just crossed my mind, even tho the prefix was different, would the vin sequence have included the celica line or mabe another line built at the same plant?
I'm thinking many cars were produced with sequential numbers - why would they skip except for the reasons you state. Don't they use this in recall info? Including Celica's etc make sense why the numbers don't quite add-up.

 

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Dave NOT AM but "AM STEREO" there was a seperate button...acutally have the '86 fleet book that states new for '86 "AM STEREO"...

The key was posta be an 86 item??
Oh! I guess I didn't realize that AM stereo even existed! I apologize!

FWIW, my previous blue '85 that I bought in 1995 had the smaller headed key too.
 

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Dave no apologies needed Sir!!

Maybe I'm off on the key thing?? Assumed 85s had the wide key??

Oh! I guess I didn't realize that AM stereo even existed! I apologize!

FWIW, my previous blue '85 that I bought in 1995 had the smaller headed key too.
 

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Tom... where did you get that chart from?

Not that I expect total accuracy, but those numbers dont jive with the stats found in Brian Long's Book, and he credits Toyota as the source.



This is what I provided Hemmings with.
 

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I found that chart a long time ago and I put it on my website back in 1998 or 1999. Someone changed the pics, but it's still the same chart. I am not sure of the creator.

The chart I made in simple HTML format, matches the figures Greg provided.

http://www.angelfire.com/me2/suprapage/technical.html

Also on my page is a scan from an old TRD catalog, which shows production ended in December 1985.
 

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The chart says US Sales while the table says Total Production.
 

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I found that chart a long time ago and I put it on my website back in 1998 or 1999. Someone changed the pics, but it's still the same chart. I am not sure of the creator.

The chart I made in simple HTML format, matches the figures Greg provided.

http://www.angelfire.com/me2/suprapage/technical.html

Also on my page is a scan from an old TRD catalog, which shows production ended in December 1985.
Yeah same chart - wonder where the data came from? Thanks for the TRD page.
 

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The chart says US Sales while the table says Total Production.
Good eye

Tom... where did you get that chart from?

Not that I expect total accuracy, but those numbers dont jive with the stats found in Brian Long's Book, and he credits Toyota as the source.



This is what I provided Hemmings with.
Greg - the plot thickens:
I got the chart from another forum - not sure which one - but here's a thread I was able to find: http://www.toyota-supra.info/forums/the-general-questions/11237-u-s-supra-sales-figures.html

I then posted it here - with only a few comments, so i figured it had "been around / old news" http://forums.celicasupra.com/showthread.php?t=52184

I verified the numbers with the CS info found here, and it matched - figured it was golden (sales):
http://www.celicasupra.com/pages/historymki.htm

http://www.celicasupra.com/pages/historymkii.htm

Your numbers make sense when i look at my build number.
 

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I had an 1986 Model with a date of NOV 172XXX so it must have been one of the last one's
Are you sure on that data? It doesn't follow with the others in the Registry right now...
 
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