รถคันนี้ถือเป็นโครงการฟื้นฟูรถเก่าที่สนใจ โครงการที่ 3 ผมได้รับรถคันนี้แต่เป็นร่น 1974 KE-20 เป็นรุ่นสี่ประตู หน้ายักษ์ เป็นรางวัลจากคุณพ่อที่สามารถสอบ Entrance เข้ามหาวิทยาลัยของรัฐได้ตอนที่ได้ สภาพที่ได้มาแหย่มากน่ะครับ คือผุทั้งคันเรียกว่าเปลี่ยนฝากระโปรงหน้าหลังประตูทั้งสี่บานและบังโคลนหน้าทั้งสองชิ้น ต้องทำการตัดเ…ปลี่ ยนที่วางเท้าทั้งสี้จุดใหม่ เรียกว่าซื้อรถมา แสนสองหมื่นทำไปสองแสนบาท แต่ในที่สุดก็ต้องขายไป วันนี้จึงอยากนำมันกลับมาอีกครั้งแต่เป็นสีแดงอีกครั้ง เนื่องจากสีแดงเป็นสีเดิมของคันสี่ประตู แต่จะเป็นแดงที่พิเศษผมเรียกว่า Candy Apple Red Pearl with Gold Flake ผมให้ชื่อโครงการนี้ว่า” Red Apple Corolla”

After I have done my first favorite car restoration Project which is a convertible car 1995 Mazda MX-5 NA (I named it My Green apple), I started looking for my second project which I named it, My Yellow Apple (1976 Toyota Celica TA27 Lift back) This is my 3rd project which I named it, My Red Apple.

My father had awarded me a Toyota KE20 (4-Door Model) when I could to go Public University for my undergraduate around year 1989. It was surprised to me that I got a completely old car. However, I spent nearly 3-month restore that car and happily using it until leaving Thailand for Graduated school in USA. So, My father had given it away to one of my relative just like that it had gone.

I have always dream that one day I will bring it back but this time I will look for the Toyota KE25 Hardtop version which is more stylish. I could say ‘miracle happen’. During mid 2009 on the way driving home from my office I had seen unidentified year silver Toyota KE25 Hardtop in front of me. I got funny feeling why I don’t drive follow this car introduce myself to offer purchasing to the car owner whom is a man. I had followed quite a long way to his home. I jumped out of my car introduce myself to him since he park the car. I believed that he was surprised. I give him my business class telling him once I used this car during young hood & asking him to call if he want to sell this car. Then, more than 6 months, I gave me a call. Now, I got Silver 1971 Toyota Corolla KE25 Hardtop.


I got this car on the Loy Ka Tong Festival 2009. I could not wait to bring this car to show my father immediately.  I told him that I will restore it. He just smail and said “are you crazy”.

“Red Apple Corolla Project”

I forget tell all of you my first KE20 (4 doors) that I had during younghood. It was originally Red color before I changed it to be green. Then, I am going to turn this KE25 into Red accordingly. However, it has to be special. Color commercial name is Candy Apple Red Pearl (you can see in left hand Photo)

I had added gold flak into it. with Gold wheel with inspire by Iron Man motorcycle.As My website name “My Apple Car”, then I name this restore project “Red Apple Corolla”.

First, I started gathering information on internet. Thank you to many updated information from all enthusiastic who love this car. From E-merchant to Social Networks they all devoted themselve to creat knowledge & on-hand
experience. then, share amoung social network community. I met several prople personally until I found “P800” Khun Art & Khun Jack.

These two brother khun Art & khun Jack experience buy, sell, restore Toyota Corolla, Celica & Honda. Khun art own Toyota TA22& Khun Jack own Toyota KE70.  I drove  my KE25 to play visite their place which full with the second hand parts. They surprised my KE25 is still in the good shape than its age (1971). We discussed how should in start. Khun Art show me the original KE25 &Ke27 Cataloge Let start with this cataloge. It tell me about what parts that need to restor back into the original. The heart of this car, 2TGU-DOHC 4-cylinder 1588cc
My Red Apple Corolla Project has been started ever since.


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