Hi there from here in wisconsin

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Erikwi
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My tercel:: 1988 stock auto
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Re: Hi there from here in wisconsin

Post by Erikwi » Fri Apr 10, 2020 3:58 pm

turns out it was the filler neck that was leaking.

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Erikwi
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Re: Hi there from here in wisconsin

Post by Erikwi » Fri Apr 10, 2020 5:54 pm

how does the filler neck cap holder come off?

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

Re: Hi there from here in wisconsin

Post by LowBuckCanuck » Fri Apr 10, 2020 6:15 pm

Erikwi wrote:
Fri Apr 10, 2020 5:54 pm
how does the filler neck cap holder come off?
The filler neck comes off by removing the 6 or so bolts around the base of it. If you're talking about the big chunk of metal around the top of the filler neck that seals with the body of the car... well I just had that same dilemma. As far as I know it doesn't come off. The replacement tank I put in my car had a fixed neck that didn't have that chunk attached, so now my filler neck has a gap between it and the body behind the filler door. I can snap a picture or two if you'd like.

Erikwi
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Re: Hi there from here in wisconsin

Post by Erikwi » Sat Apr 11, 2020 8:36 am

Really the dealer gave me a seal for that part.

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LowBuckCanuck
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Re: Hi there from here in wisconsin

Post by LowBuckCanuck » Sat Apr 11, 2020 10:14 am

Erikwi wrote:
Sat Apr 11, 2020 8:36 am
Really the dealer gave me a seal for that part.
What does the seal look like?

Erikwi
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Re: Hi there from here in wisconsin

Post by Erikwi » Sat Apr 11, 2020 11:24 am

LowBuckCanuck wrote:
Sat Apr 11, 2020 10:14 am
Erikwi wrote:
Sat Apr 11, 2020 8:36 am
Really the dealer gave me a seal for that part.
What does the seal look like?
looks like he gave me the cap seal
oops

i guess its supposed to look like this installed
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Re: Hi there from here in wisconsin

Post by Erikwi » Sat May 02, 2020 4:45 pm

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did some painting today
just a first coat. but i had a little trouble with the paint gun

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Re: Hi there from here in wisconsin

Post by Erikwi » Sun May 24, 2020 1:53 pm

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ehhhhh not doing well i need more practice. well i will try less hardener this sets up too fast for me

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Re: Hi there from here in wisconsin

Post by Erikwi » Wed Jun 03, 2020 1:37 pm

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love the new wheels

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Re: Hi there from here in wisconsin

Post by Erikwi » Sun Jun 28, 2020 6:23 pm

painted the roof today
i had big problem. ran out of paint when i just started a second coat. i thought i mixed plenty. the first coat was smooth as glass.
the second i was in a hurry and did not use enough thinner. well it did not settle and i got orange peel.

also i did not like to use the hardener with the enamel paint. it just makes it harder to clean up. it dries in about 2 hours as it is.

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señor.tercel4wd
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Re: Hi there from here in wisconsin

Post by señor.tercel4wd » Tue Jul 14, 2020 2:18 pm

Erikwi wrote:
Wed Jun 03, 2020 1:37 pm
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love the new wheels
What size are those tires?
'83 Tercel SR5 Wagon Overland Build Thread >>> viewtopic.php?f=6&t=14880

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Re: Hi there from here in wisconsin

Post by Erikwi » Sun Jul 19, 2020 11:58 am

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