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by xirdneh
Sat Jul 13, 2019 8:58 am
Forum: Tercel 4WD Parts: New and Used
Topic: WTB: Cargo Cover; Black, Blue or Gray Preferred
Replies: 3
Views: 92

Re: WTB: Cargo Cover; Black, Blue or Gray Preferred

There is a youtube video on making one
by xirdneh
Sun Jul 07, 2019 1:39 pm
Forum: Tercel 4WD Repair Questions
Topic: CV axle continues to pop out
Replies: 2
Views: 61

Re: CV axle continues to pop out

i wonder if there is something wrong with differential
by xirdneh
Mon Jul 01, 2019 12:51 pm
Forum: Tercel 4WD Repair Questions
Topic: Question on 4 wheeling with oversized tires?
Replies: 1
Views: 48

Question on 4 wheeling with oversized tires?

Recently two Tercel's with oversized heavy treaded tires with bad transmissions. i wonder if the stress from those tires while 4wheeling rough terrain had anything to do with it?
by xirdneh
Fri Jun 28, 2019 12:15 am
Forum: Tercel 4WD Parts: New and Used
Topic: 1981 Tercel Part Desperately Needed
Replies: 47
Views: 483

Re: 1981 Tercel Part Desperately Needed

Points are kinda like spark plugs in that they need to be replaced now and then.
First ? Does it have points?
by xirdneh
Fri Jun 28, 2019 12:12 am
Forum: Forum Talk
Topic: Video references section
Replies: 1
Views: 64

Video references section

When can we get one?
by xirdneh
Sun Jun 23, 2019 5:40 pm
Forum: Repair Guides
Topic: Door Window Binding Discovery
Replies: 4
Views: 112

Door Window Binding Discovery

I discovered something new today regarding door windows that do not roll up or down easily . I knew the regulator was good but no amount of adjusting would get the window to move up and down without binding. So I removed the glass from another car that rolled easily and installed in the trouble door...
by xirdneh
Sun Jun 16, 2019 8:43 am
Forum: Tercel 4WD Repair Questions
Topic: Excessively Smokey Starts - With Video
Replies: 5
Views: 142

Re: Excessively Smokey Starts - With Video

When head was off did you check the cylinder walls for vertical scratches?
by xirdneh
Thu Jun 13, 2019 9:23 am
Forum: General
Topic: Parked for Months, Now Can't Find 5th/Reverse
Replies: 9
Views: 189

Re: Parked for Months, Now Can't Find 5th/Reverse

Its a spring loaded piston. They get stuck sometimes because water gets in the shifter compartment. Usually because rubber boot is torn. Remove it with a 1-1/16" wrench or socket. If really stuck heat surrounding aluminum with propane torch. When its out you can fix it. If piston will not free up th...
by xirdneh
Fri May 24, 2019 2:59 pm
Forum: Tercel 4WD Repair Questions
Topic: 5th Gear Pops Out
Replies: 2
Views: 92

Re: 5th Gear Pops Out

does the car have a trailer hitch? towing in 5th ruins a lot of 5th gears the snap ring in front of 5th gear hub may be messed up or the slot it rides in or the hub itself : hub splines worn or hub front worn where snapring rests against it. or missing detent or synchro mesh teeth on large 5th gear ...
by xirdneh
Fri May 17, 2019 12:54 am
Forum: Tercel 4WD Repair Questions
Topic: Situation...steering link ball joint stuck
Replies: 26
Views: 405

Re: Situation...steering link ball joint stuck

I use a chunk of steel about 3 lbs or more and hold it under the arm that the shaft passes through (front underedge of arm). There is not much surface there but enough. That forces the shaft to absorb more of the impact when i smack the end of the shaft with a copper or brass large hammer. Works alm...
by xirdneh
Thu May 16, 2019 2:01 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Rebuilding Carb: What Jets to Use? Other Carb Mods?
Replies: 9
Views: 197

Re: Rebuilding Carb: What Jets to Use? Other Carb Mods?

I should have a one o one but will not be able to check till saturday
by xirdneh
Thu May 16, 2019 10:58 am
Forum: General
Topic: Rebuilding Carb: What Jets to Use? Other Carb Mods?
Replies: 9
Views: 197

Re: Rebuilding Carb: What Jets to Use? Other Carb Mods?

I had a tercel that had much more power than all the others i have messed with. The primary jet was 106. Pretty sure but its been a while. Mpg was around 26. I prefer the 30 mpg jets 101.
by xirdneh
Wed May 15, 2019 9:14 pm
Forum: Tercel 4WD Repair Questions
Topic: Rear brakes doesnt work
Replies: 10
Views: 226

Re: Rear brakes doesnt work

I usually have no one to help me bleed brakes. So i do it myself. 1. Loosen bleed screw. 2. Push brake pedal too floor and hold it there with a stick wedged between pedal and front seat. 3. Quickly get back to the bleed screw and tighten it. 4. Remove stick. 5. Repeat 1 thru 4 at least two more time...