1987 Toyota Tercel 4WD Wagon $2600 Nelson, BC

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GLet71
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My tercel:: '87 6-spd SR5 4wd Wagon
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1987 Toyota Tercel 4WD Wagon $2600 Nelson, BC

Post by GLet71 » Mon Apr 29, 2019 10:42 pm

This isn't easy for me. I have loved and cherished my Tercel since I first purchased it off of fellow member 'dlb' back in June 2012. My son was only a couple months old at the time, and we did everything, and went anywhere we wanted to. Last summer, however, after replacing my shocks, struts, fuel tank, and we were ready to hit the road on our summer vacation, two hours into our trip we lost 5th gear. That's totally on me, I never even thought to check my transmission fluid levels. As of right now, 'Ron' is only a 4 speed on the highway. Now, I know I have another transmission sitting pretty in my parts car, but I have neither the time, nor gumption, to swap it out. Someone come forth, and carry the torch of this one of a kind automobile.

Price is $2600 as is, where is.

(EDIT: currently only a 5-spd) 6 speed manual transmission with ‘shift on the fly’ full differential lock 4x4
3rd owner since new, all 32 years of receipts.
Brand new KYB shocks and struts.
Brand new fuel tank.
Brand new 2” exhaust and muffler.
Weber aftermarket carburetor with K&N reusable air filter.
2 year old General tires on Toyota MR2 14" rims.
Power sunroof.
Custom rear bumper with class 3 hitch, and 4 pin wiring harness.
Has not been winter driven in the last 7 years, originally came from Vancouver Island.
Over $3200 in rust restoration work in the last 5 years.
4” lift kit.
Full aftermarket stereo system including Kenwood 12” sub and Hafler USA amp.
‘Crown’ rust prevention treated.
Clean interior, complete with iconic Inclinometer.
Comes with complete, fully operational parts car, plus many extra spare parts.
Genuine Toyota Factory service manual included.
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'87 6spd SR5 4WD modified Wagon (Ron, the post-apocalyptic summer ride)
'87 6spd dlx 4wd Wagon (Pinkman Got Nuthin', aka Pinky)
'87 Auto dlx 4WD Wagon (Otto, temporary parts car)
'88 6spd SR5 4WD Wagon (Perry, the parts car)

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My tercel:: '87 6-spd SR5 4wd Wagon
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Re: 1987 Toyota Tercel 4WD Wagon $2600 Nelson, BC

Post by GLet71 » Mon Apr 29, 2019 10:56 pm

Here is a link to some photos, and I will try to get some more up soon.

https://photos.app.goo.gl/YdJAkwZWksLTy2FW9
'87 6spd SR5 4WD modified Wagon (Ron, the post-apocalyptic summer ride)
'87 6spd dlx 4wd Wagon (Pinkman Got Nuthin', aka Pinky)
'87 Auto dlx 4WD Wagon (Otto, temporary parts car)
'88 6spd SR5 4WD Wagon (Perry, the parts car)

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My tercel:: 1985 Wrecked Green SR5, 1985 Gold Rotten SR5, 1984 Cut-Up SR5. none of which are road legal... 2007 Subaru Outback AWD 5 speed

Re: 1987 Toyota Tercel 4WD Wagon $2600 Nelson, BC

Post by Rednecklawrence » Sat May 04, 2019 12:22 am

Good lord I wish I had means to pick her up. I still lurk looking without being able to touch. And I have FOUR transmissions to fix the thing...

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My tercel:: 1988 Corolla 4wd Wagon (AKA Corolla All-trac) 5speed, AC, Power Sunroof, Windows, Mirrors, Steering, Locking, Diff Lock, 14" Corolla SX Alloys with Silica Hankook Tyres, 4afe, King Springs, Upgraded Headlights, Full Synth oils, 210,000kms
Location: Melbourne, Australia

Re: 1987 Toyota Tercel 4WD Wagon $2600 Nelson, BC

Post by Mattel » Sat May 04, 2019 7:50 am

Have you been in contact with David? I think he is sans Toyota right now. maybe we could get him back? the car is looking amazing!
Previous: 83 Tercel SR5 4wd, 84 Tercel SR5 4wd
88 Corolla 4wd Wagon 5speed, All power options, Fact Sunroof, Diff Lock, 14" SX Alloys, Hankook Tyres, 4afe, King Springs, Upgraded Headlights, Full Synth oils, Tow Bar, 210,000kms

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Re: 1987 Toyota Tercel 4WD Wagon $2600 Nelson, BC

Post by Rednecklawrence » Sun May 05, 2019 1:05 pm

Do you think it would be healthy enough to drive to Alberta?

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Re: 1987 Toyota Tercel 4WD Wagon $2600 Nelson, BC

Post by GLet71 » Sun May 05, 2019 4:56 pm

Yes, absolutely healthy enough to drive to Alberta. Fourth gear means you will be limited to an average speed of 90 km/h, but it'd start getting pretty revved out if you chose to go faster.

I'd suggest picking a sunny day, open the sun roof, and blast the tunes in lieu of slower speeds.
'87 6spd SR5 4WD modified Wagon (Ron, the post-apocalyptic summer ride)
'87 6spd dlx 4wd Wagon (Pinkman Got Nuthin', aka Pinky)
'87 Auto dlx 4WD Wagon (Otto, temporary parts car)
'88 6spd SR5 4WD Wagon (Perry, the parts car)

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Re: 1987 Toyota Tercel 4WD Wagon $2600 Nelson, BC

Post by dlb » Mon May 06, 2019 2:38 pm

That's funny, I just had a fond road trip memory of Ron (that's what a friend named the car, in reference to the hideous original burgundy colour) a few days ago. I'm sure you'll find him a good home, Greg!

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Re: 1987 Toyota Tercel 4WD Wagon $2600 Nelson, BC

Post by dlb » Mon Jun 24, 2019 7:06 pm

Any luck with the sale yet, Greg?

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Re: 1987 Toyota Tercel 4WD Wagon $2600 Nelson, BC

Post by GLet71 » Fri Jun 28, 2019 1:31 am

No luck, David, must be a sign to hold on to it longer!
'87 6spd SR5 4WD modified Wagon (Ron, the post-apocalyptic summer ride)
'87 6spd dlx 4wd Wagon (Pinkman Got Nuthin', aka Pinky)
'87 Auto dlx 4WD Wagon (Otto, temporary parts car)
'88 6spd SR5 4WD Wagon (Perry, the parts car)

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My tercel:: 1988 Corolla 4wd Wagon (AKA Corolla All-trac) 5speed, AC, Power Sunroof, Windows, Mirrors, Steering, Locking, Diff Lock, 14" Corolla SX Alloys with Silica Hankook Tyres, 4afe, King Springs, Upgraded Headlights, Full Synth oils, 210,000kms
Location: Melbourne, Australia

Re: 1987 Toyota Tercel 4WD Wagon $2600 Nelson, BC

Post by Mattel » Sun Jun 30, 2019 5:18 pm

Must be a sign for DLB to buy Ron back... :)
Previous: 83 Tercel SR5 4wd, 84 Tercel SR5 4wd
88 Corolla 4wd Wagon 5speed, All power options, Fact Sunroof, Diff Lock, 14" SX Alloys, Hankook Tyres, 4afe, King Springs, Upgraded Headlights, Full Synth oils, Tow Bar, 210,000kms

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Re: 1987 Toyota Tercel 4WD Wagon $2600 Nelson, BC

Post by GLet71 » Thu Sep 05, 2019 11:51 pm

I'm dropping my price to $2200 if there is any interest on my Tercel.
'87 6spd SR5 4WD modified Wagon (Ron, the post-apocalyptic summer ride)
'87 6spd dlx 4wd Wagon (Pinkman Got Nuthin', aka Pinky)
'87 Auto dlx 4WD Wagon (Otto, temporary parts car)
'88 6spd SR5 4WD Wagon (Perry, the parts car)

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Re: 1987 Toyota Tercel 4WD Wagon $2600 Nelson, BC

Post by Rednecklawrence » Tue Sep 17, 2019 5:16 pm

What do the rocker panels look like? Are they rusted through or bondoed in bad?

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Re: 1987 Toyota Tercel 4WD Wagon $2600 Nelson, BC

Post by GLet71 » Wed Sep 18, 2019 8:30 am

I had the driver's side professionally redone 5 or 6 years ago, and my body guy did some quick work in the passenger side. They are both in decent condition overall.
'87 6spd SR5 4WD modified Wagon (Ron, the post-apocalyptic summer ride)
'87 6spd dlx 4wd Wagon (Pinkman Got Nuthin', aka Pinky)
'87 Auto dlx 4WD Wagon (Otto, temporary parts car)
'88 6spd SR5 4WD Wagon (Perry, the parts car)

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My tercel:: 1985 Wrecked Green SR5, 1985 Gold Rotten SR5, 1984 Cut-Up SR5. none of which are road legal... 2007 Subaru Outback AWD 5 speed

Re: 1987 Toyota Tercel 4WD Wagon $2600 Nelson, BC

Post by Rednecklawrence » Thu Sep 19, 2019 9:16 am

Do you have close up pics of them? And the rear wheel wells? I'm seriously considering making a trip for them... And how many kms? Any pics of the parts car?

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Re: 1987 Toyota Tercel 4WD Wagon $2600 Nelson, BC

Post by GLet71 » Thu Sep 19, 2019 7:32 pm

I've taken a few more photos, and uploaded them to the link above. The light wasn't great, but maybe it'll give you an idea.
'87 6spd SR5 4WD modified Wagon (Ron, the post-apocalyptic summer ride)
'87 6spd dlx 4wd Wagon (Pinkman Got Nuthin', aka Pinky)
'87 Auto dlx 4WD Wagon (Otto, temporary parts car)
'88 6spd SR5 4WD Wagon (Perry, the parts car)

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