stuff worth taking from a first gen tercel?

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LowBuckCanuck
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My tercel:: 1986 DLX 4wd Wagon "Jenny"

stuff worth taking from a first gen tercel?

Post by LowBuckCanuck » Sat Jan 12, 2019 11:04 am

I noticed that there are not one but TWO 1982 tercels at my local pick and pull.

http://www.picknpull.com/vehicle_detail ... G1C4430526
http://www.picknpull.com/vehicle_detail ... D4C3395088

Are there any goodies worth taking? I was thinking about the valve cover, as the early ones had TOYOTA in raised font.

Thoughts?

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My tercel:: '84 Tercel4wd w/extensive mods
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Re: stuff worth taking from a first gen tercel?

Post by Petros » Sun Jan 13, 2019 3:47 pm

the whole engine is a direct drop in for the T4wd. if either have the 5 speed trans, those are worth getting for parts, many of the 5 speed trans parts are common to the T4wd manual trans. Form member Xirdneh can use the trans parts to use to rebuilt the 4wd trans (or anyone else that wants to give it a try).

I do not think there is much else interchangeable between first and second gen Tercel. Perhaps some interior trim parts like the sun visors, interior rear view mirror, etc.
'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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