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by ARCHINSTL
Wed Oct 17, 2018 6:01 am
Forum: Part Numbers - OE and Aftermarket
Topic: radiator splash shield
Replies: 3
Views: 61

Re: radiator splash shield

Wow, JDNightFox, that is one of the unobtainium OE parts (like the luggage cover) for the T4Wd, so please - advise your sourcing dealer!
Tom
by ARCHINSTL
Thu Oct 11, 2018 12:02 am
Forum: Tercel 4WD Repair Questions
Topic: Tercel overheating when I DON'T rev the engine
Replies: 3
Views: 49

Re: Tercel overheating when I DON'T rev the engine

One more thing, and possibly/ probably unrelated, but you might as well check - https://tercel4wd.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=6915&hilit=leaves For that matter, while Goldie's previous life was outside Nashville, youse guys in the PacNWST seem to be subject to trees weeping all sorts of detritus....
by ARCHINSTL
Tue Oct 02, 2018 1:46 pm
Forum: Repair Guides
Topic: video on replacing your blinker fluid
Replies: 11
Views: 920

Re: video on replacing your blinker fluid

splatterdog wrote:
Tue Oct 02, 2018 9:10 am
Eventually his trust of jacks just might remove him first..
One hopes ...
by ARCHINSTL
Wed Sep 26, 2018 11:25 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Finally got me a tercel!!!
Replies: 5
Views: 127

Re: Finally got me a tercel!!!

Welcome !
The adventure has just begun!
Tom M.
by ARCHINSTL
Wed Sep 12, 2018 9:01 am
Forum: Gallery and Projects
Topic: 1983 Toyota Tercel 4WD SR5 : Life in Pictures / Lost & Found: RESTORATION DOCUMENTED!
Replies: 223
Views: 23756

Re: 1983 Toyota Tercel 4WD SR5 : Life in Pictures / Lost & Found: RESTORATION DOCUMENTED!

Bryan - Congratulations on the perseverance- and the investment! I liked your article, and esp. this paragraph: These are the cars that make up the fabric of every day life, taking us to soccer practice or to ballet. We may have dreamed of Maseratis and Bugattis, but these are the cars that were liv...
by ARCHINSTL
Tue Aug 21, 2018 10:23 am
Forum: Tercel 4WD Repair Questions
Topic: Climbing uphill with newly re-bore engine
Replies: 18
Views: 362

Re: Climbing uphill with newly re-bore engine

Sorry, but I think you need to find another mechanic/service station. It seems you've had nothing but trouble since that person/company has worked on your car - and I'd venture that you've spent plenty of rupees so far. I would contact the Toyota company which is the exclusive supplier of that brand...
by ARCHINSTL
Tue Aug 21, 2018 10:15 am
Forum: Tercel 4WD Repair Questions
Topic: Tercel 1987 Dx wagon fuse diagram
Replies: 2
Views: 99

Re: Tercel 1987 Dx wagon fuse diagram

Did you look at the FSM, available for download on this site?
Note that it is for North American cars, whereas yours is located in (was sold in?) Sri Lanka.
Tom M.
by ARCHINSTL
Tue Aug 14, 2018 9:27 pm
Forum: Tercel 4WD Repair Questions
Topic: Rear caliper.
Replies: 5
Views: 215

Re: Rear caliper.

My '85 and 8'6 OMs state DOT 3 or SAE J1703.
Tom M.
by ARCHINSTL
Tue Aug 07, 2018 5:23 pm
Forum: Part Numbers - OE and Aftermarket
Topic: thermostat housing??
Replies: 17
Views: 1556

Re: thermostat housing??

It's dissimilar metal corrosion, very common. When you put it back together (whether you replace the housing or not) a film of silicone on the threads of the bolts helps prevent this in the future. Now, I'm not dissing the idea of using silicone, but I always use Permatex regular antiseize (other s...
by ARCHINSTL
Tue Aug 07, 2018 5:00 pm
Forum: Tercel 4WD Repair Questions
Topic: Thermostat/cooling problem
Replies: 14
Views: 350

Re: Thermostat/cooling problem

Ditto on the cap.
While not experiencing this on Goldie, I had a similar experience on my late '88 Dodge/Mitsu p'up which was solved by a new cap.
Tom M.
by ARCHINSTL
Tue Jul 31, 2018 11:39 am
Forum: Cars for sale
Topic: 1985 Toyota Tercel SR 5 for sale Nebraska
Replies: 7
Views: 475

Re: 1985 Toyota Tercel SR 5 for sale Nebraska

Good fortune to you - it sounded like a well-maintained vehicle.
Did you tell the new owner of our Club?
Tom M.