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by SynthDesign
Fri Oct 04, 2019 1:01 am
Forum: Tercel 4WD Parts: New and Used
Topic: 4WD selector shaft seal
Replies: 4
Views: 72

4WD selector shaft seal

While cleaning out some old boxes I found a Unicorn.
Seal has be discontinued for a number of years.
What's the best way to go about finding a reasonable replacement available for all now that I have the original to compare to?
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by SynthDesign
Sun Aug 11, 2019 10:18 am
Forum: General
Topic: Need help with parts
Replies: 3
Views: 145

Re: Need help with parts

Larry,
Will take a look for you this week. Hope all is well on your end.
Hit me up to BS about life one of these days.
by SynthDesign
Fri Apr 05, 2019 12:03 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Anyone have a heater control valve?
Replies: 3
Views: 214

Re: Anyone have a heater control valve?

The cablesnormally seizes and needs lube. It's pretty rare to have that valve lock. More common to have it leak or be crushed during service.
I have a few on hand if you need one.
by SynthDesign
Fri Apr 05, 2019 12:01 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 80ish mph. Anyone else get er purring?
Replies: 18
Views: 765

Re: 80ish mph. Anyone else get er purring?

With my built 4ac puttin down 106ftlbs of torque in 2wd, weber carbed and delta performance cam on 3.73 gearing I can get upto around 110mph on flats with an average of 14mpg. Guzzles gas and eats cv axles.
Larry's is stupid fast. 20 to 60mph in 3rd gear in a second or two.
by SynthDesign
Tue Dec 25, 2018 10:10 pm
Forum: Tercel 4WD Repair Questions
Topic: Carrier bearing bushing play - how much is acceptable?
Replies: 5
Views: 345

Re: Carrier bearing bushing play - how much is acceptable?

Little play or deflection ok. Maybe 1mm at the bearing. If the bearing has off spots of clunks it's toast. Carrier bearing rubber bushing should have no more than 7mm deflection up and down.
by SynthDesign
Tue Dec 25, 2018 10:05 pm
Forum: Tercel 4WD Repair Questions
Topic: Fuel Tank Baffles
Replies: 21
Views: 712

Re: Fuel Tank Baffles

Toyota 6 bolt EFI Fuel Pump sender only fits from the Corolla Coupe GTS AE86s 85-87 inT4WD wagon. Sedan tank isn't as deep. 88 plus went to a larger diameter and 7 bolt pump housing flanges. There should be baffles in the tank surrounding the pickup and fuel level sender. Not major wall panels but g...
by SynthDesign
Tue Dec 25, 2018 9:51 pm
Forum: Tercel 4WD Repair Questions
Topic: CV axle interior bearings
Replies: 15
Views: 448

Re: CV axle interior bearings

You can try replacing the bearings in either side of a CV axle on a Tercel, either way you're setting yourself up for a catastrophic failure. The play is from wear and wallowing in the bearing gateways.The amount of time to remachine for a larger diameter bearing in the gateways and then reheattreat...
by SynthDesign
Fri Oct 26, 2018 7:18 pm
Forum: Tercel 4WD Parts: New and Used
Topic: 85 SR5 unibody panels
Replies: 0
Views: 809

85 SR5 unibody panels

Last call befor I fully cut up Galena Canadian 85 SR5 4wd. 151k Some pretty bad cancer spots but a number of remarkably clean panels. No charge for unibody pieces. Sunroof top is spoken for. Let me know if you need something and I can cut off accordingly. Also have interior/ exterior bits at reasona...
by SynthDesign
Thu Oct 11, 2018 11:39 pm
Forum: Tercel 4WD Repair Questions
Topic: 4AGE swap into 85 4WD
Replies: 211
Views: 31089

Re: 4AGE swap into 85 4WD

Looks like google dumped my gallery and the images posted here are gone too. I'll look to searching out what I have on the backup drives...
by SynthDesign
Thu Oct 04, 2018 10:34 am
Forum: Gallery and Projects
Topic: 83 sr5 maxima vq30de & 350z 6 speed swap
Replies: 15
Views: 1313

Re: 83 sr5 maxima vq30de & 350z 6 speed swap

The stock open rear end is good for a limited amount of torque. After about 200ftlbs, the open diff eats a pinion. It's a fun chasis for a RWD setup. Your going to want to use AW11 MR2 85-89 front hubs/knucles to deal with the removal of the front CVs. Stubbin the stock hubs doesn't work well. Looki...
by SynthDesign
Thu Oct 04, 2018 10:21 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Uteble
Replies: 7
Views: 981

Re: Uteble

No photoshop there. Just 3 minutes with the sawsall. 4doorVIP, its sad how nice some of the metal is and sadly amazing how bad some of the rot is. I'm going to cut Galena, the name for her we decided on, in the next few weeks. Most of her parts have a home now past do. Tim earmarked to cluster and e...
by SynthDesign
Tue Aug 14, 2018 11:47 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Uteble
Replies: 7
Views: 981

Re: Uteble

Btw, the cancer is bad on this one. Yukon Interior took it's toll.
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by SynthDesign
Tue Aug 14, 2018 11:44 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Uteble
Replies: 7
Views: 981

Uteble

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by SynthDesign
Sat Mar 31, 2018 11:27 am
Forum: General
Topic: The Definitive List of Ways to Lift a Tercel 4wd
Replies: 48
Views: 8917

Re: The Definitive List of Ways to Lift a Tercel 4wd

I would like to attempt lift #5 and have a question. I already have the strut mounts but the bolts are not long enough to accommodate a one inch spacer. That is where it goes right? What was done with the one in the picture? If a welder isn't available, you can also order longer studs from rockauto...
by SynthDesign
Sat Mar 31, 2018 11:23 am
Forum: Tercel 4WD Parts: New and Used
Topic: Wtb: cluster with km/h speedo and tachometer
Replies: 6
Views: 446

Re: Wtb: cluster with km/h speedo and tachometer

Canadian car will work. I have one but it's spoken for. I'm sure one of the Canadian Forum members can track one down for you as long as you don't mind it reading 340,000 Kilometres plus.