Southern Arizona's Toyota experts
Toyota Engine Building and Product Development
Toyota's from mild to wild!

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Toyota Modification, Upgrades and Performance

Call us now: 520.747.0563

8150 E 22nd St, Ste 110, Tucson, AZ 85710


TCR Automotive and Performance provides our customers a unique, one of a kind experience. Our shop offers you the best in new-school products and old-school service you can count on. We are Tucson and Southern Arizona’s authoritative source for Toyota, including Lexus and Scion, repair and modification. From a busy mom’s minivan to a championship desert race motor, we do it all with the best service and products possible.



Automotive Repair Services

Repair Rebuild Removal and Replacement
Clutch Replacement Manual and Automatic Transmission Repair
Shock and Strut Replacement Bushing Replacement Steering Rack/Gear Repair and Replacement Lift Kits Custom Race Suspension
Wiring Repair Pack Rat Clean Up Starters Alternators Complete Vehicle Rewiring
Factory Replacement Custom/Race Mufflers and Exhaust Systems OEM and High Performance Catalytic Converters Headers
Full Emissions Diagnostics and Testing Complete Emissions Component Repair
Full Carburetor Repairs Rebuilds Restoration
Fuel Injection Services Expert Diagnosis
Cooling System Services Timing Belt Water Pump Belt and Hose Replacement Transmission Fluid Service Power Steering and Brake Fluid Service Tune-Ups A/C and Heater Repair and Service

High Performance Services

In house chassis and engine dynamometers
Cylinder Head Porting Large Valve Import Cylinder Heads CNC Ported Toyota and Honda Heads (call for other applications) Flow Bench Testing
Off the Shelf Turbo Kits Complete Custom Turbo Kits Intercoolers Fuel System Flanges
Standalone systems intalled and tuned Factory Re-Chipping and Tuning
Race car frames roll cages off-road Suspensions ( All desert classes ) Mill and Lathe plasma cutting MIG and TIG Welding Custom CNC Components
Hand fabricated tubular headers Hand fabricated racing exhaust system

About Us

Family owned and operated since 1993

Raised on domestic muscle, perfecting Import performance, Master Technician, Tim Rodda has 32 years of automotive repair and street performance / race engine experience!

About Us

About TCR Automotive, Tucson, AZTCR is dedicated to providing the highest level of service for our customers. From a busy mom’s minivan to a high performance enthusiast, TCR has the equipment and experience to get the job done right at a fair price.

TCR Automotive and Performance provides our customers a unique, one of a kind experience. Our shop offers you the best in new-school performance products and old-school service you can count on. We don’t just bolt on new parts and send you on your way. We test the products we offer, build you custom parts when nothing else will do and back it all up with data from our in-house dyno and flow bench.

Our Mission:
To ensure the success of our customers, providing the highest quality performance services and products available in Tucson and Southern Arizona. Because we are a local Tucson automotive shop, we can provide a quality of service beyond the big national chains.

Our Promise:
We absolutely refuse to BS anyone with unrealistic marketing hype or the magazine fluff that the large performance manufacturers and warehouses create. We promise to provide you, our customers, with straight talk and straight answers regarding all of your auto performance and maintenance needs.



We Know High Performance:

TCR is experienced in the maintenance and performance of all makes and models but Monday through Friday you will always find us repairing or modifying a Toyota vehicle. Everything from a oil change to a ground up restoration. We have over 25 years of modifying, building and preparing Toyota engines and vehicles for all-out competition. No matter what the type of competition we are never satisfied with-out a championship. As a premier engine building facility we possess numerous back to back class championships, everything from the off-road high deserts of the United States to as far away as the twisting road courses of South Africa, few can make the claim nor honestly back it up!
As our customer, you will always receive unbiased “NO BS” technical information and expert mechanical services. You will NOT find us contributing to the bull, and probable out and out lies found in the typical performance magazine articles. You WILL find us working on engine development and engine component optimization. We own and operate both engine and chassis dyno’s utilizing custom Land & Sea data acquisition equipment, our flow bench is capable of 1000 CFM, we employ 5 axis CNC machining for our cylinder head porting on a daily basis, NOT on a yearly basis. We do not use air driven porting equipment, nor do we use constant shape changing sand rolls.

We offer praise to manufactures that continue to produce quality products, and we have no issues contacting a manufacture and informing them they produce crap.




Toyota Modification, Upgrades and Performance


We Know Toyota’s
As our customer, you will always receive unbiased “NO BS” technical information and expert mechanical services. Specializing in Toyota and Lexus engine development since the 90’s, there is no other facility that can offer you the knowledge gained through decades of testing and product development, that contributes to the most high quality Toyota based engines from mild to wild.

Looking for an intermediate motor to freshen up your 80’s/90’s pickup or 4Runner? Ask us about our 22R/RE Street Performer, offering a 30% power increase over stock and as reliable and efficient as the day your truck rolled off the showroom floor.

Have a 3.0 3VZE Truck or 4Runner? This is a very strong Toyota engine, unfortunately plagued by a head gasket oversight by Toyota. A properly built and maintaned 3.0 will last just as long as any other Toyota motor. We build 3VZ’s from a bone stock replacement to a fully built 3VZ that will give a 3.4 powered later gen Tacoma or 4runner a run for it’s money, all without the hassles of engine swaps.
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The list goes on and on, from a Lexus 1UZFE ready for a desert race truck chassis, to supercharging your 5.7 Tundra. Give us a call or email today to start on your Toyota dream!


Contact Us

Contact TCR Automotive:

phone: 520.747.0563



8150 E. 22nd St. STE 110 Tucson, AZ 85710

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