New owner! 1985 T4WD

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eightyfive4WD
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My tercel:: 1985 T4WD DLX Wagon

New owner! 1985 T4WD

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Hi guys! Well I've had this guy for about a month or so now and I'm loving it.
Some small things to fix here and there but she's in great shape. I'm excited to learn from the community and keep tinkering with this thing for years to come!

Also, if anyone can tell me why they are uploading upside down please let me know :lol:
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dlb
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My tercel:: none currently, 7 previous
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Re: New owner! 1985 T4WD

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Welcome to the forum. Not sure why the pics do this sometimes. They show up correct when I click on them though.
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Petros
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My tercel:: '84 Tercel4wd w/extensive mods
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Re: New owner! 1985 T4WD

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very nice Tercel, welcome!

very nice looking tercel, where are you? Nevada, Arizona?

this happens sometimes, shows correctly when clicked on tp enlarge it. someone must have to appease the wrath of computer gods to figure this one out, because it seems to occur at random. perhaps try a different incantation next time.
'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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Re: New owner! 1985 T4WD

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Welcome to the site 854WD,

I see you have a SCV engine. If I understand things correctly, that will be a JDM replacement motor. Great looking DLX, not uncommon, but maybe 4:1 SR5 vs DLX. The only differences are minor: trim, tach, etc. Great looking car! Also, the AT cars are less common, the largest complaint is high rpm on the highway. Depending on your driving, many of us are running taller tires to help cut down on the high rpms at highway speeds.

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