Cheap tercel

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andrewrenow
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My tercel:: 84 tercel 4wd sr5
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Cheap tercel

Post by andrewrenow » Sun Feb 15, 2015 10:47 pm

1984 tercel 4wd sr5
1997 subaru legacy outback awd
1992 toyota paseo (daily driver)
1993 mercedes 190e (for sale)
looking for a corolla all-trac wagon

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My tercel:: none currently, 7 previous
Location: shawnigan lake, bc, canada

Re: Cheap tercel

Post by dlb » Mon Feb 16, 2015 5:05 am

no rear wiper! that's only the second, maybe third i've seen without.

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Re: Cheap tercel

Post by drege » Mon Feb 16, 2015 7:38 am

I live that "been sitting FOREVER"
I'fn I had the space I'd get it in a heart beat, sombody else go get it!
It takes more fossil fuel resources to produce new vehicles than it would take to maintain and fuel any 70's or 80's vehicle for a million miles.
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My tercel:: '84 Tercel4wd w/extensive mods
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Re: Cheap tercel

Post by Petros » Mon Feb 16, 2015 1:58 pm

good deal, wonder what it needs. if the trans is good it is easily worth that much.
'87 Tercel 4wd SR5 (current engine swap project)
'84 Tercel 4wd (daily driver, with on going mods)
'92 Mazda MPV 4wd (wife's daily driver)
'85 Tercel 4wd DLX auto(daughter's daily driver)
'01 Honda Civic (other daughter's daily driver)

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Mad_Marx
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My tercel:: 1986DLX (K.I.A. by a Texting Driver, currently being uses as a parts car) 1986 SR5 AC, Cruise, Sunroof a.k.a. TERC II Electric Boogaloo (restoration in progress). 1984 SR5
Location: Boise, ID

Re: Cheap tercel

Post by Mad_Marx » Mon Feb 16, 2015 2:47 pm

Odd combo, looks like a DLX with a sunroof, and looks like the sticker on the valve cover says 4A, anyone contacted the seller for details yet?

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Gottolovem
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My tercel:: 1985 SR5 with snow plow,1987 auto 1984 parts car,1987 FX-16 GTS
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Re: Cheap tercel

Post by Gottolovem » Mon Feb 16, 2015 8:45 pm

Dredge how long could you hold that car at your place?
2 weeks?
Will you check it for me?

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Re: Cheap tercel

Post by irowiki » Mon Feb 16, 2015 10:04 pm

Uhoh :lol:
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Re: Cheap tercel

Post by Gottolovem » Tue Feb 17, 2015 4:14 pm

I spoke to the owner of this car today he owns a small tow company. He got this car at an estate sale kind of deal along with two others and a few VW's And I quote "I can only get a couple hundred in scrap value" :shock: :o
As soon as I can get the tranny replaced in my Tahoe i'll be heading his way to grab one or two of these t4's I can't bare to see them crushed even if only for their tranny's!
Apparently not all have title's so parts parts parts

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My tercel:: 83 4WD Tercel SR5 - The Brown Badger

Re: Cheap tercel

Post by BrownBadger » Tue Feb 17, 2015 6:16 pm

Any details on the VW's?

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dlb
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Re: Cheap tercel

Post by dlb » Tue Feb 17, 2015 7:00 pm

BrownBadger wrote:Any details on the VW's?
hush brownbadger, we don't talk about them here unless the conversation is 100% derision. (just kidding, although i do totally hate every VW i've worked on)

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Re: Cheap tercel

Post by BrownBadger » Tue Feb 17, 2015 7:10 pm

I agree with you as far as modern VW's, but I am an aircooled bus guy (79 and earlier). I have a 78 Westfalia camper that i have done a lot of road trips in and export quite a few of them to Europe. Super easy to work on for the most part. Always looking for a good deal.

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Re: Cheap tercel

Post by Gottolovem » Tue Feb 17, 2015 8:32 pm

I will see if I can get some details

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Re: Cheap tercel

Post by Petros » Tue Feb 17, 2015 8:57 pm

if the cars are worth rebuilding, no reason to part them out. You can get replacement titles for them, there are extra fees involved, and a few hoops to jump through, but well worth it if the car is worth saving.
'87 Tercel 4wd SR5 (current engine swap project)
'84 Tercel 4wd (daily driver, with on going mods)
'92 Mazda MPV 4wd (wife's daily driver)
'85 Tercel 4wd DLX auto(daughter's daily driver)
'01 Honda Civic (other daughter's daily driver)

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Gottolovem
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Re: Cheap tercel

Post by Gottolovem » Tue Feb 17, 2015 9:05 pm

Petros wrote:if the cars are worth rebuilding, no reason to part them out. You can get replacement titles for them, there are extra fees involved, and a few hoops to jump through, but well worth it if the car is worth saving.
Absolutely
BrownBadger wrote:Any details on the VW's?
The guy said he already sent a 69 beetle to the "Mill" (crusher) :shock:
He said he would send me photos from now on before he sent them to the "Mill".
I get the feeling their really rough :oldgeek:

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Re: Cheap tercel

Post by Gottolovem » Sun Mar 08, 2015 9:54 am

I'm on my way to get the first of these cars today!
I hope I did a good job replacing the tranny in my Tahoe! :shock:
I had to do the entire job by myself without help In my yard NEVER AGAIN to heavy!!!!!!

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