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by rex
Sat Apr 27, 2019 10:07 am
Forum: Tercel 4WD Repair Questions
Topic: Clunking/thudding while shifting/rough idle
Replies: 4
Views: 373

Re: Clunking/thudding while shifting/rough idle

Thanks, per question 1: The backfire came out the exhaust, so maybe too late? Also, it doesn’t happen often, and I remember that I may have been in a rush to get home after a long night at work, and not let the car warm up properly. It often takes a good 3-5min to warm up after its been sitting for ...
by rex
Sat Apr 27, 2019 1:37 am
Forum: Tercel 4WD Repair Questions
Topic: Clunking/thudding while shifting/rough idle
Replies: 4
Views: 373

Clunking/thudding while shifting/rough idle

Hi all, First off, thanks in advance for this rad forum! I recently bought a ‘1983 Toyota Tercel 4WD manual transmission, and I’m really excited to get her back in shape. 1st question: I just did some work checking vacuum leaks, as it was failing smog, and I found it had a poorly functioning TVSV. I...
by rex
Sat Apr 14, 2018 5:48 pm
Forum: Tercel 4WD Repair Questions
Topic: New project gone down hill only, bent frame
Replies: 4
Views: 1118

Re: New project gone down hill only, bent frame

Well shoot, I thought those pics would go. Here's a link to the damage (imgur): https://imgur.com/t7OrwLe And thanks a bunch for the quick reply! My two biggest concerns are: One-that the metal might crack through when taking her down some dirt trails (rock climbing adventures), and two-that the 1/2...
by rex
Sat Apr 14, 2018 4:36 pm
Forum: Tercel 4WD Repair Questions
Topic: New project gone down hill only, bent frame
Replies: 4
Views: 1118

New project gone down hill only, bent frame

So I just picked up a new project and was super pumped even with the large list of problems it had. The car had a bad clutch but I attempted to drive it to San Diego from LA. The clutch totally failed while in route and a self proclaimed desert rat stopped on the freeway and gave me a tow with a str...