Search found 5986 matches

by ARCHINSTL
Fri Aug 18, 2017 9:18 am
Forum: Cars for sale
Topic: Effective Tercel Searches
Replies: 8
Views: 5656

Re: Effective Tercel Searches

@ stanrob: Could not open - am told it contained corrupted files?
Also - note that Petros cannot reply for a couple of weeks; he is out of the country for about another week-and-a-half.

OT, but we are each 1940 babies!
Tom M.
by ARCHINSTL
Fri Aug 18, 2017 9:13 am
Forum: Tool Talk!
Topic: Magnetic Tool for Gravel Driveways!
Replies: 3
Views: 23

Re: Magnetic Tool for Gravel Driveways!

@ Mike: I am ordering one of these this weekend! Thanks!
But - from Autozone, as it is $10, vs. $15 from Amazon - a surprise!
http://www.autozone.com/test-scan-and-s ... 989264_0_0
Tom
by ARCHINSTL
Thu Aug 17, 2017 10:14 am
Forum: Tool Talk!
Topic: Magnetic Tool for Gravel Driveways!
Replies: 3
Views: 23

Magnetic Tool for Gravel Driveways!

I have a gravel driveway. When I am working on Goldie, I always have a large piece of cardboard under her to catch my clumsiness. I also bought one of these years ago, which is one of my best tool purchases! http://www.homedepot.com/p/HDX-Telescopic-Magnetic-Pick-Up-Tool-95212/202103569 I'm adding t...
by ARCHINSTL
Thu Aug 17, 2017 10:12 am
Forum: Tercel 4WD Repair Questions
Topic: Burning oil.
Replies: 4
Views: 46

Re: Burning oil.

This is OT, but... I, too, have a gravel driveway. When I am working on Goldie, I always have a large piece of cardboard under her to catch my clumsiness. I also bought one of these years ago, which is one of my best tool purchases! http://www.homedepot.com/p/HDX-Telescopic-Magnetic-Pick-Up-Tool-952...
by ARCHINSTL
Wed Aug 09, 2017 7:44 pm
Forum: Cars for sale
Topic: '87 SR5 for sale
Replies: 8
Views: 174

Re: '87 SR5 for sale

Wow - 465+K miles!
Interesting - still has the luggage cover and has the adjustable wipers and cruise!
Any mechanical work history?
Tom M.
by ARCHINSTL
Wed Aug 02, 2017 10:30 pm
Forum: Tercel 4WD Repair Questions
Topic: AC idler pulley continued
Replies: 2
Views: 38

Re: AC idler pulley continued

I do not know how many miles are on the pulley that I removed from Goldie when I removed the entire system (compressor was locked up when the car was purchased and too many bucks to replace and convert to R134). However, the bearing is "smooth-running," but there is a slight horizontal movement of t...
by ARCHINSTL
Sat Jul 29, 2017 10:03 pm
Forum: Gallery and Projects
Topic: Tercel 4wd in Seattle
Replies: 15
Views: 434

Re: Tercel 4wd in Seattle

Heater blower resistor link containing other pertinent links: viewtopic.php?f=4&t=11731&p=89462&hilit=resistor#p89462
Tom M.
by ARCHINSTL
Wed Jul 26, 2017 12:45 pm
Forum: Repair Guides
Topic: Carburetor disassemble and assemble video
Replies: 10
Views: 948

Re: Carburetor disassemble and assemble video

To Morgan, aka Morganithor : You will find that there are many T4WD experts in the Club and of those, xirdneh is one of the pillars of the Club, esp. with his videos on various parts of our little guys! There are many to be named, so I will not attempt. We have all learned a lot from working on our ...
by ARCHINSTL
Mon Jul 24, 2017 3:59 am
Forum: Gallery and Projects
Topic: 1981 Tercel Hatch
Replies: 36
Views: 804

Re: 1981 Tercel Hatch

Wow - you have a Motocompo Scooter!
How rare are those?
Tom
by ARCHINSTL
Fri Jul 21, 2017 11:51 pm
Forum: Gallery and Projects
Topic: 1981 Tercel Hatch
Replies: 36
Views: 804

Re: 1981 Tercel Hatch

I'm sure I am predicting that ALL will say "WOW" on the car - esp. the interior!
Bigga bucks invested!
Tom M.
by ARCHINSTL
Wed Jul 19, 2017 1:54 am
Forum: Tercel 4WD Parts: New and Used
Topic: Searching for that hard to find part....
Replies: 13
Views: 5931

Re: Searching for that hard to find part....

the government, with the encouragement of the car companies, put harsh chemicals on the roads to make sure all our cars return to the earth, in the form they were once found as a rough ore, looks like dirt. It spreads the chemicals with those black heliocopters. I've been able to preserve Goldie wi...
by ARCHINSTL
Mon Jul 17, 2017 7:29 pm
Forum: Gallery and Projects
Topic: New to Forum and Toyota 4wd
Replies: 3
Views: 80

Re: New to Forum and Toyota 4wd

Beautiful body!
First thing is to change the tranny/diff fluids. There is a definite drill to that! Do a Search for the procedure.
Also - download the FSM - link is a sticky in the General Forum.
Welcome!
Tom M.