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by solarlord
Sun Mar 29, 2020 8:54 am
Forum: Tercel 4WD Repair Questions
Topic: Timing settings for 87 TERC
Replies: 10
Views: 349

Re: Timing settings for 87 TERC

Mattel- hi hope this finds you well and safe- the answer to your inquiry abt spares in the UK is sort of simple ,they dont exit because in 80/90s most used Toyotas /Nissans were exported to third world and ex colony countries like Ghana ,Nigeria ,Kenya and west Africa in particular ,that is because ...
by solarlord
Sat Mar 28, 2020 7:11 am
Forum: Tercel 4WD Repair Questions
Topic: Timing settings for 87 TERC
Replies: 10
Views: 349

Re: Timing settings for 87 TERC

P. this is good news , we live in Suburbs of a small city in midlands and its not too bad here ,but we are on lock down ,everything is closed .the worst affected places seem to be the capitals ,London,New york Marid Paris they look the most vunerable by the way people live like sardines- we have cou...
by solarlord
Tue Mar 24, 2020 4:37 am
Forum: Tercel 4WD Repair Questions
Topic: Timing settings for 87 TERC
Replies: 10
Views: 349

Re: Timing settings for 87 TERC

PETROS- that sounds very spot on ,i am sure it must be a vac leak because a number of the tubes etc are showing signs of age and deteriorating because the climate in Spain rots anything rubber, change the tyres every 3 years-i will set spark timing and check the advance as well -i think i will clean...
by solarlord
Wed Mar 18, 2020 3:44 am
Forum: Tercel 4WD Repair Questions
Topic: Timing settings for 87 TERC
Replies: 10
Views: 349

Re: Timing settings for 87 TERC

My 87 terc
by solarlord
Wed Mar 18, 2020 3:32 am
Forum: Tercel 4WD Repair Questions
Topic: Timing settings for 87 TERC
Replies: 10
Views: 349

Re: Timing settings for 87 TERC

Petros - its more of a stall- kind of a jab or jolt as the car goes higher in the mountains increasing the higher the car gets-like its gasping for breath -then as i decend its less the lower - any further thoughts - i am going to change the distributor cap and ht leads -yours DEREK
by solarlord
Wed Mar 11, 2020 12:05 pm
Forum: Tercel 4WD Repair Questions
Topic: Timing settings for 87 TERC
Replies: 10
Views: 349

Timing settings for 87 TERC

Hello to all- my terc started life in Switzerland and the timing was set for mountain living (switzerland is all mountains) ok then it went to live in Spain and the timing appears to have been altered to suit -but i think its been set wrong beacause if drive over 2000ft the engine starts to miss -wh...
by solarlord
Tue Jan 14, 2020 9:15 am
Forum: Tercel 4WD Repair Questions
Topic: Oil filter and exhaust gasket 86/87 with CAT
Replies: 6
Views: 609

Re: Oil filter and exhaust gasket 86/87 with CAT

Xirdneh - thanks for that -DEREK
by solarlord
Fri Jan 10, 2020 4:22 am
Forum: Tercel 4WD Repair Questions
Topic: Oil filter and exhaust gasket 86/87 with CAT
Replies: 6
Views: 609

Re: Oil filter and exhaust gasket 86/87 with CAT

Nice to hear from you ,the filter i have on for years is the motorcraft ,was given it by a guy at the scrap yard in Mora la Nova ,it was for a Ford but its worked, ok nowi will get a Fram and another Motorcraft ,they cheap in the UK but are $20 in Spain - Xirdneh is the measurement in inches or mm t...
by solarlord
Thu Jan 09, 2020 3:58 am
Forum: Tercel 4WD Repair Questions
Topic: Oil filter and exhaust gasket 86/87 with CAT
Replies: 6
Views: 609

Oil filter and exhaust gasket 86/87 with CAT

Happy new year folks- whenever i send off for a oil filter i get something that is much too small ,can anyone point me in the right direction ie filter make ,number - Also the joint between the cat and the end pipe is blowing does anybody know the gasket size for this exhaust joint ,Thanks Derek
by solarlord
Sun Jun 16, 2019 1:29 pm
Forum: Tercel 4WD Parts: New and Used
Topic: rear lights pair
Replies: 0
Views: 508

rear lights pair

Toyota Tercel AL25 wagon 4WD 1982 - 86 model rear lights PAIR (LH + RH) IKI 7157- ebay uk if any body wants them badly i can buy them and post on to you DEREK they are £60
by solarlord
Tue May 28, 2019 1:58 pm
Forum: Tercel 4WD Repair Questions
Topic: Front brakes
Replies: 1
Views: 195

Front brakes

hi to all- regards upgrade to MR2 brakes- i have a 87 terc which takes 85/86 parts -so do i use 85/86 MR2 rotors/discs and calipers? (ie raybestos from rockauto)-- plus can i use the pads for the terc (i have a new set) or do i need the the pads for the MR2 caliper? --lastly the flexihoses(frontbrak...
by solarlord
Wed Feb 07, 2018 6:57 am
Forum: Tercel 4WD Repair Questions
Topic: Beating about the bush!
Replies: 6
Views: 968

Re: Beating about the bush!

HI- thanks this wonderful ,thru your links have tracked them down in the UK. again many thank DEREK ps Petros-may i have bash at making them myself first like you suggest- have put in for planning permission in spain for tractor shed ,i didnt tell them its actually going to be a terc shed
by solarlord
Mon Feb 05, 2018 3:12 pm
Forum: Tercel 4WD Repair Questions
Topic: Beating about the bush!
Replies: 6
Views: 968

Beating about the bush!

Hello every body- thanks for all the input on sway bar bushing ,now the million dollar question- Who sells them???
did someone say they got them from the UK?
Are ones on Cardid the right stuff?
or is Toyhead the place to go?

any tips would be much appreciated thanks to all D
by solarlord
Mon Feb 05, 2018 2:59 pm
Forum: Tercel 4WD Repair Questions
Topic: Bushing or not
Replies: 15
Views: 2045

Re: Bushing or not

Mat- these french guys look crazy but will look them up about spares- cheers DEREK
by solarlord
Mon Feb 05, 2018 2:29 am
Forum: Tercel 4WD Repair Questions
Topic: Bushing or not
Replies: 15
Views: 2045

Re: Bushing or not

HI-where is the Parts forum?? thanks