Why The Humble Tercel Is One Of The Most Brilliantly Unusual Toyotas Ever Made

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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
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Why The Humble Tercel Is One Of The Most Brilliantly Unusual Toyotas Ever Made

Post by Mattel » Sat Mar 10, 2018 2:06 am

https://jalopnik.com/why-the-humble-ter ... 1823598285

An interesting read about the origins of our cars and a few interesting anecdotes.
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Re: Why The Humble Tercel Is One Of The Most Brilliantly Unusual Toyotas Ever Made

Post by irowiki » Tue Jan 22, 2019 9:21 am

For some reason you deleted this, this was great!
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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: Why The Humble Tercel Is One Of The Most Brilliantly Unusual Toyotas Ever Made

Post by Mattel » Tue Jan 22, 2019 5:01 pm

oops. Maybe I hit the wrong button. Thanks. Jalopnik used to have some great articles about old cars.
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: Why The Humble Tercel Is One Of The Most Brilliantly Unusual Toyotas Ever Made

Post by NWMO » Tue Jan 22, 2019 7:20 pm

Thanks for saving irowiki, fun read!!

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