Back to The Community

2018 Toyota Corolla

  • 2018 Toyota Corolla
  • 2018 Toyota Corolla
  • 2018 Toyota Corolla
  • 2018 Toyota Corolla
  • 2018 Toyota Corolla
2018 Toyota Corolla
Black Sand Pearl
2ZR-FE 1.8L
West Orange, NJ

The Story

I was always into cars since I was a kid, started off taking auto shop classes in highschool then I joined the Marines afterwards as a diesel technician for 4 years. I’ve been stationed to Okinawa, Japan my first 2 years in the fleet which was a big dream of mine to go there, then I went back to the states for my last year in North Carolina. Now I like to do unconventional things, something people wouldn’t expect a person to do, why not start with a Corolla. The Corolla platform had its glory days from even before the AE86, it may not be the same rear wheel drive, tofu delivering, mountain drifting car but I would like to try and do the same concept of using a simple car into something better, something no one would expect. Most of the work I did myself, of course with the assistance of using my friends garages as I currently live in an apartment complex, the struggles. At first it was more for just daily driving and show, then I started getting into autocross and slowly making my way down to doing road racing. With the minimal amount of aftermarket support, of course it would be difficult to compete with others in motorsports but that doesn’t stop me. Currently going to school for welding in NJ, I graduated Universal Technical Institute in PA for Auto/ diesel and the Ford program.

Vehicle Info

  • Engine
    2ZR-FE 1.8L
  • Color
    Black Sand Pearl
  • Location
    West Orange, NJ
  • Transmission
  • Drivetrain

Performance Modifications

  • AMTTUNING Stage 2+ tune
  • AEM short ram intake
  • Mishimoto oil cooler
  • Mishimoto thermostatic sandwich plate
  • WeaponR header
  • Cat and Res delete
  • Borla S-type axleback
  • PedalCommander throttle controller
  • Rays Gramlights 57CR 18x9.5 +38, 5x100
  • Michelin Pilot Sport 4AS 235/40
  • PowerStop drilled and slotted rotors
  • Powerstop carbon fiber ceramic pads
  • Megan Racing strut tower bar
  • Front 3 point UltraRacing chassis brace
  • Rear 2 point UltraRacing chassis brace
  • TRD rear sway bar
  • CarbonCreations carbon fiber hood
  • Aerocatch hoodpins
  • Tein Street Basis Z coilovers

Cosmetic Modifications

  • MapisaAeroparts bodykit
  • MapisaAeroparts wing
  • IkonMotorsports front lip
  • Carbon fiber trim
  • Planted seat brackets
  • NRG Prisma Ultra bucket seats
  • NRG quick release adapter
  • DND steering wheel
  • Takata 4 point harness
  • Braum harness bar
  • Fire Extinguisher w/ quick release bracket
  • Initial D inspired livery
  • Dual Hella horns
  • Carbon fiber panel trim
  • NRG shifter


  • This vehicle is not in any clubs yet!
  • You must be logged in to view and post comments!
    Log In