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by Dumindu
Sun Nov 10, 2019 7:44 am
Forum: Tercel 4WD Repair Questions
Topic: Normal torque need to rotate the engine manually?
Replies: 2
Views: 37

Normal torque need to rotate the engine manually?

My car is a 1987 Toyota Tercel DX Wagon RHD 1452cc 2bl manual driven car

In my car. what is the normal torque need to rotate the engine manually in neutral gear?
by Dumindu
Sun Nov 10, 2019 7:41 am
Forum: Tercel 4WD Repair Questions
Topic: How to assess the mechanical resistance of the engine?
Replies: 4
Views: 87

Re: How to assess the mechanical resistance of the engine?

Thank you for your valuable advice.

What is the normal torque need to rotate the engine manually in neutral gear?
by Dumindu
Sun Oct 27, 2019 7:56 pm
Forum: Tercel 4WD Repair Questions
Topic: How to assess the mechanical resistance of the engine?
Replies: 4
Views: 87

How to assess the mechanical resistance of the engine?

My car is a 1987 Toyota Tercel DX Wagon RHD 1452cc manual driven car.

Since my car fuel economy is still not come upto the optimum, I want to assess whether engine mechanical resistance is so high or engine works under restriction.

what are the ways to assess it?
by Dumindu
Wed Oct 23, 2019 11:20 pm
Forum: Tercel 4WD Repair Questions
Topic: Can handbrake cable outer joined?
Replies: 0
Views: 145

Can handbrake cable outer joined?

My car is a 1987 Toyota Tercel DX Wagon RHD 1452cc manual driven car.

I want to increase the length of my handbrake cable outer by an inch.

Should I get a longer outer or can I join a piece along the cable with a steel sleeve?
by Dumindu
Tue Oct 22, 2019 1:41 pm
Forum: Repair Guides
Topic: Would it safe to make the parking brake cable nipple with Lead?
Replies: 6
Views: 127

Re: Would it safe to make the parking brake cable nipple with Lead?

Thank you for your valuable advice.

I can understand that nuts and bolts can retain the cable. I will test with nipple with nuts. Will always use 1st gear until I become confident.
by Dumindu
Tue Oct 22, 2019 7:13 am
Forum: Tercel 4WD Repair Questions
Topic: Sound comes out from a electric relay
Replies: 7
Views: 151

Re: Sound comes out from a electric relay

Ignition switch is usually turned off when remove the key. But in order to off the interior lights and radio I need to press a button to turn the key an extra slot (last slot) in the ignition switch. ( In other cars I havent seen a such, perhaps only in the 1987 Tercel wagon) I usually forget to do ...
by Dumindu
Tue Oct 22, 2019 4:32 am
Forum: Repair Guides
Topic: Would it safe to make the parking brake cable nipple with Lead?
Replies: 6
Views: 127

Re: Would it safe to make the parking brake cable nipple with Lead?

I am not certain about it. Could it slip through nut with vehicle weight?
by Dumindu
Mon Oct 21, 2019 11:59 pm
Forum: Repair Guides
Topic: Would it safe to make the parking brake cable nipple with Lead?
Replies: 6
Views: 127

Re: Would it safe to make the parking brake cable nipple with Lead?

I alredy had cut the cable by an inch.

I have a crocodile iron nipple in which cable could be tightened with a nut.

If after tightened the nut, and then heating the nipple with butane torch and put Lead, would that be safe?
by Dumindu
Mon Oct 21, 2019 1:18 pm
Forum: Tercel 4WD Repair Questions
Topic: Sound comes out from a electric relay
Replies: 7
Views: 151

Re: Sound comes out from a electric relay

You are correct.

It was the battery that caused the problem. I couldnt off the switch fully. So the clock was working for around 30 hours. It has eaten the battery charge.

After battery was fully charged, now problem was resolved.
by Dumindu
Sun Oct 20, 2019 11:37 pm
Forum: Repair Guides
Topic: Would it safe to make the parking brake cable nipple with Lead?
Replies: 6
Views: 127

Would it safe to make the parking brake cable nipple with Lead?

My car is a 1987 Toyota Tercel DX Wagon RHD 1452cc manual driven car.

I want to shorten my parking brake cable length by an inch.

After cut a end, would it safe to make a nipple with lead with a wood mold? (without a compression machine)
by Dumindu
Sat Oct 19, 2019 8:06 am
Forum: Tercel 4WD Repair Questions
Topic: Sound comes out from a electric relay
Replies: 7
Views: 151

Sound comes out from a electric relay

My car is a 1987 Toyota Tercel DX Wagon RHD 1452cc 2bl manual driven car. There is a clicking sound comes out from the Head Lights relay in the main fuse box. Head lights are working properly It is a continuous "tik" "tik" clicking sound. It seems relay contacts and detaches continuously. Engine sta...
by Dumindu
Fri Sep 27, 2019 7:26 am
Forum: Tercel 4WD Repair Questions
Topic: broken parking brake cable backing plate retainer teeth
Replies: 5
Views: 152

Re: broken parking brake cable backing plate retainer teeth

Thank you very much. MWG_BC123091_P04_TOP__ra_p2.jpg Is there any specific name for that ferrule? I can order that ferrule and repair it by a mechanic. Present cables are just 6 months old. Low quality ferrules should have been used to make them. If I make a custom one with splitting a metal tube, w...
by Dumindu
Tue Sep 24, 2019 12:46 pm
Forum: Tercel 4WD Repair Questions
Topic: broken parking brake cable backing plate retainer teeth
Replies: 5
Views: 152

broken parking brake cable backing plate retainer teeth

My car is a 1987 Toyota Tercel DX Wagon RHD 1452cc manual driven car. When I try to re-install the parking brake cable on drum brake backing plate, two out of three teeth of the retainer broken.(when try to spread-out them) Parking brake now hold on the backing plate by one teeth now. Is it safe to ...