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by BaileySims
Tue May 19, 2020 5:33 pm
Forum: Forum Talk
Topic: Video references section
Replies: 8
Views: 3520

Re: Video references section

Robert Walker has a series of Tercel mechanical repair videos on Youtube that are helpful. Here are some of the titles: ->Toyota Tercel 4WD Wagon 3a Engine Headgasket Removal ->Toyota Tercel 4WD Manual Tranny Disassemble in 20 minutes ->Toyota Tercel 4WD Replace Timing Belt, Front Seals & Water Pum...
by BaileySims
Thu May 14, 2020 6:13 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Corolla knock.
Replies: 9
Views: 413

Re: Corolla knock.

You're more than likely right. I added a can of restore in hopes to increase compression but I think the engine is too far gone to save. Oh boy. Thanks Chris.
by BaileySims
Wed May 13, 2020 9:36 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Corolla knock.
Replies: 9
Views: 413

Re: Corolla knock.

Hey Bailey, Compression numbers point to a failed head gasket between 3/4 and that sounds more like a “knock” than a ping. The best check for “ping” or detonation would be to retard your timing some and see if it changes. I’ve never done a leak down test, but most say it is a better diagnostic eval...
by BaileySims
Wed May 13, 2020 3:25 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Corolla knock.
Replies: 9
Views: 413

Corolla knock.

Posting here in case anyone might know what the hell this knock could be. It only does it under load. It sounds like it's coming from the front of the head. I thought it was the rod bearings and just replaced them before filming this. My mechanic buddy told me is was ping due to bad gas. I drained t...
by BaileySims
Sat May 09, 2020 9:37 am
Forum: Tool Talk!
Topic: Gunson Colourtune spark plugs
Replies: 2
Views: 234

Re: Gunson Colourtune spark plugs

I really like this. I think I'll be picking one up too.
by BaileySims
Thu May 07, 2020 9:03 am
Forum: Cars for sale
Topic: 1987 Sr5 manual trans and 1985 Sr5 manual trans 2 for 1 deal
Replies: 5
Views: 1258

Re: 1987 Sr5 manual trans and 1985 Sr5 manual trans 2 for 1 deal

The Professor wrote:
Thu May 07, 2020 8:49 am
Location?
Glenwood Springs, Colorado.
by BaileySims
Thu Mar 12, 2020 10:26 am
Forum: Gallery and Projects
Topic: I show you my tercel... when I buy it.. it looks as new...
Replies: 10
Views: 2833

Re: I show you my tercel... when I buy it.. it looks as new...

NWMO wrote:
Thu Mar 12, 2020 9:31 am
Mike,

Welcome, great pics and story!!

Chris
The last time this man posted on this thread, I was graduating from high school.
by BaileySims
Thu Feb 27, 2020 11:33 am
Forum: Tercel 4WD Parts: New and Used
Topic: 84 tercel hatch.
Replies: 1
Views: 1199

84 tercel hatch.

Are these good for any parts other than what's on the motor? Grabbed a few things today off the motor. The corner lights or headlights any good for our cars? I took the fuel pump (looks after market), tvsv and the distributor with vac advance. It had the stock carb, all the a/c stuff, a good looking...
by BaileySims
Mon Feb 24, 2020 5:15 pm
Forum: Tercel 4WD Repair Questions
Topic: Rack and Pinion internal play?
Replies: 22
Views: 3935

Re: Rack and Pinion internal play?

I'm thinking I just need to buy this ebay one for now then to get me by until I can find some poly bushings somewhere else. This looks like the correct one...
by BaileySims
Mon Feb 24, 2020 8:15 am
Forum: Tercel 4WD Repair Questions
Topic: Rack and Pinion internal play?
Replies: 22
Views: 3935

Re: Rack and Pinion internal play?

They did not. I just sent a message asking if they could offer any support.
by BaileySims
Sun Feb 23, 2020 4:25 pm
Forum: Tercel 4WD Repair Questions
Topic: Rack and Pinion internal play?
Replies: 22
Views: 3935

Re: Rack and Pinion internal play?

Posting here as to not start a new thread: Where can I find the rack mount bushings? I've got some slop in the steering and seen firsthand thst my rack is moving before the wheels do. I remember the one bushing is a perfect circle and the other is more "D" shaped. I would like to find a set if possi...
by BaileySims
Fri Feb 14, 2020 8:04 am
Forum: General
Topic: New here. Need help. Need a trans.
Replies: 9
Views: 1906

Re: New here. Need help. Need a trans.

There's been one near me that pops up every now and again. Last I seen it was in 2 pieces and a bit of surface rust on some areas. The seller said it had been sitting in storage for several years. If it pops up again I will be sure to inquire about it for you
by BaileySims
Sat Feb 08, 2020 7:27 pm
Forum: Tercel 4WD Repair Questions
Topic: Clutch alignment tool
Replies: 8
Views: 1744

Re: Clutch alignment tool

I couldn't tell you. I've always installed clutches with their prospective tools. I wouldn't want to chance it.
by BaileySims
Sat Feb 08, 2020 5:34 pm
Forum: Tercel 4WD Repair Questions
Topic: Clutch alignment tool
Replies: 8
Views: 1744

Re: Clutch alignment tool

I've got one I could send you if you could send it back when you're done?
by BaileySims
Sat Feb 08, 2020 6:47 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Made a Tacky Tercel Belt Buckle
Replies: 1
Views: 1487

Re: Made a Tacky Tercel Belt Buckle

Amazing!