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by ARCHINSTL
Wed Jul 26, 2017 12:45 pm
Forum: Repair Guides
Topic: Carburetor disassemble and assemble video
Replies: 8
Views: 885

Re: Carburetor disassemble and assemble video

To Morgan, aka Morganithor r: 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: 33
Views: 658

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: 33
Views: 658

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: 5869

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: 49

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.
by ARCHINSTL
Mon Jul 17, 2017 7:23 pm
Forum: Tercel 4WD Parts: New and Used
Topic: 83 Tercel 4wd parts
Replies: 17
Views: 235

Re: 83 Tercel 4wd parts

Petros wrote:
Mon Jul 17, 2017 3:56 pm
no tercel had adjustable intermittent wipers, I am pretty sure they all have a non-adjustable intermittent position.
The '86 Dealer Brochure I have states that variable intermittent wipers came with the Cruise Control Package ...
Tom M.
by ARCHINSTL
Sat Jul 15, 2017 5:50 am
Forum: Gallery and Projects
Topic: Rust around licence plate bolts.
Replies: 2
Views: 56

Re: Rust around licence plate bolts.

While you are at it - check out this link:
viewtopic.php?f=7&t=6917&hilit=hatch
Tom M.
by ARCHINSTL
Mon Jul 10, 2017 12:35 am
Forum: General
Topic: Tercel Dimensions
Replies: 3
Views: 78

Re: Tercel Dimensions

From 1986 Dealer Brochure on 4WD wagons only ( red numbers next to member c_j's ): Length: 159 inches. 169.7 inches Wheelbase: 94 inches 95.7 inches. Height: 54.5 inches (59, wagon). 57.1 inches Width: 64”. 63.6 inches Weight: 1,990 - 2,140. 2290 SR5 - 2270 DLX 4WD Horsepower: 60-62 depending on yea...
by ARCHINSTL
Mon Jul 10, 2017 12:16 am
Forum: General
Topic: Monte carlo bar
Replies: 1
Views: 45

Re: Monte carlo bar

There are threads on the cafe racer "monte carlo bar," albeit not by that name - just its real title; execute a search.
Tom M.
by ARCHINSTL
Sat Jul 08, 2017 9:04 pm
Forum: Tercel 4WD Repair Questions
Topic: Spark plugs that complicated?
Replies: 8
Views: 106

Re: Spark plugs that complicated?

The proper term for "orientating" spark plugs is "indexing."
A treatise: http://www.eatonbalancing.com/2009/06/1 ... -indexing/
To me, it seems like solution in search of a problem, as does Petros.
Tom M.
by ARCHINSTL
Sat Jun 24, 2017 3:55 pm
Forum: Gallery and Projects
Topic: CUSTOM BUMPER IS ON AND BRIGHT AS HELL!!
Replies: 16
Views: 297

Re: CUSTOM BUMPER IS ON AND BRIGHT AS HELL!!

How about a night-time photo from inside with and without the light bar activated?
It's nice to see a North American T4WD with a chin!
Tom M.
by ARCHINSTL
Sat Jun 24, 2017 3:49 pm
Forum: Gallery and Projects
Topic: 1981 Tercel Hatch
Replies: 33
Views: 658

Re: 1981 Tercel Hatch

Yes!
How cool is it that you are able to follow a passion (some might say "whimsy," but I do not!)?
Tom M.
by ARCHINSTL
Fri Jun 23, 2017 4:23 pm
Forum: Gallery and Projects
Topic: CUSTOM BUMPER IS ON AND BRIGHT AS HELL!!
Replies: 16
Views: 297

Re: CUSTOM BUMOER IS ON AND BRIGHT AS HELL!!

Congrats! GREAT design!
Tom M.
by ARCHINSTL
Thu Jun 22, 2017 11:16 pm
Forum: Cars for sale
Topic: '85 Van AT on CL in SF, CA
Replies: 10
Views: 232

Re: '85 Van AT on CL in SF, CA

Petros wrote:
Thu Jun 22, 2017 5:36 pm
maybe she knew that most of Tom's life was spent here on the forum.
:lol:
by ARCHINSTL
Thu Jun 22, 2017 1:11 am
Forum: Cars for sale
Topic: '85 Van AT on CL in SF, CA
Replies: 10
Views: 232

'85 Van AT on CL in SF, CA

Not a T4WD, but nonetheless interesting: http://bringatrailer.com/2017/06/21/period-perfect-1985-toyota-van-le/ Some very interesting comments! CL ad and more pix: https://sfbay.craigslist.org/sfc/cto/6187087476.html What the heck are new "tubes?" Hey - it matches my Goldie and is her senior by a ye...