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    Re: fire but no fuel (been sitting for years)

    Thanks Tim! This is helpful. I'm no longer hearing clicks after inserting/removing the jumper from the FPCC. Strangely, I'm only getting 6V out of the blue wire from the COR, but 12V is at the fuel...
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    Re: 1987 2wd fire but no fuel (been sitting for years)

    Does anyone know if you're supposed to have 12v to fuel pump even if you're NOT jumping the fuel pump test connector? I have 12V to the connector shown below with the FPCC jumped && without it...
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    Re: Broken Fuel Pump Check Connector?

    I may have provided a bit too much context - basically, my FPCC doesn't work after using it a bunch while trying to understand why my van wasn't starting. Curious if anyone has any tips on how to...
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    Broken Fuel Pump Check Connector?

    Hi All! I have been troubleshooting a no start on my van for a few weeks now. I don't appear to be getting any spark and have followed the FSM's step-by-step troubleshooting in the Ignition chapter...
  5. Re: 1986 2WD Van front wheel bearing replacement suggestions?

    Thanks @BurntBoot! I'm going to get these bearings ordered and refer back to this before installing. Appreciate it!
  6. Re: 1986 2WD Van front wheel bearing replacement suggestions?

    Hey BigTone - thanks for sharing! I'm actually getting ready to do my wheel bearings as well. Anything tricky about the replacement you could enlighten me with? I've done a couple of other random...
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    Re: Parting out 87 Van

    Oh haha, i'm bad at reading, sorry! :LOL2:
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    Re: Parting out 87 Van

    Hey Just checked my PMs and noticed they were full! Send it again when you get a chance and this time i'll get it :)

    Thanks!
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    Re: Parting out 87 Van

    Hi Erik,

    Can you post or PM me some photos of the front seat and passenger seat? I'm in Sacramento area, and willing to come pick them up if they're in good condition.

    Thanks
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    Re: headrests, captains chair, rear bench +

    Hi i'm looking for some captains chairs for my van - it's got those cheap leather ones that are super uncomfortable. Is yours still available? also, is shipping to california not feasible :lol::dizzy:
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    Re: Starting issues in cold weather.

    No worries, thanks for the reply! The problem seems pretty intermittent, so I'll keep monitoring it. It has only happened a few times so far. Going to replace plugs, wires, cap, and rotor tomorrow...
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    Re: Starting issues in cold weather.

    Hey Roger - Did you ever figure this out? I'm running into a similar issue. All summer I was fine and I left my van in the garage about a week and come to find it experiencing the same thing. I crank...
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    Re: Tires, tires, tires!

    I have not! Thanks for the reminder. I haven't driven it yet and good thing! I'll check the forum for that thread. I remember seeing something about that somewhere around here...

    Thanks!
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    Re: Tires, tires, tires!

    Thanks! You were right! I went down to a local performance shop that just so happened to have some of these universal shackle straps that fit perfectly. The back is now sitting up higher and as close...
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    Re: Tires, tires, tires!

    Hey all! I've got some 27" General Grabbers on order that'll be here in a few days. I've cranked up the torsion bars in anticipation for their arrival and looking good in the front! Got like 2" of...
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    Re: Power Steering Leak

    Hey Shindagger - ever figure this out? I noticed mine appears to be leaking from the same spot. Just ordered a new seal kit and planned on removing and refurbishing my PS pump, but I'm curious if you...
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    Re: Fall Fire Sale!

    Hey Perry, Just tried to reply to our PM thread and says your inbox is full! Must have a ton of interest haha - It says you should delete some old PMs to allow new ones to go through -

    Thanks!
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    Re: Cooling system Mods

    Hey Gambit thanks for chiming in - yeah I was having just as much difficulty with that second port on the block so I just went the unused sensor route. I'm getting readings in the recommended range...
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    Re: Cooling system Mods

    Thanks, Tim! I guess I should have read more carefully as you mention that 'worthless sensor' back in the original post. I think I'll go that route! Thanks again for your help - going to go work on...
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    Re: Cooling system Mods

    Hey all - working on getting the digital thermometer reading from the 'Extra/Unusued Port' that Tim outlined in the photos above and was just wondering if anyone else had a HECK of a time getting...
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    Re: Temperature Gauge at 3/4

    Hey Hugh,

    Sorry, this may be asking the obvious - but are you losing any coolant at all? I had a very similar issue I ended up tracing back to the water pump. I noticed you made that change...
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    Re: Temperature gauge slightly above half. Ok?

    Hey NewVanOwner,

    While I can't say for sure that there's an issue with your van that's causing it to heat up to that level, in my experience, it would seem that there's an issue in the Fan Clutch,...
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    Re: Temperature gauge slightly above half. Ok?

    Hey NewVanOwner,

    My van used to get near the end of the squiggly lines as you describe. It wouldn't be in the H, but would get so close and I found it too close for comfort. Turns out I had a...
  24. Re: Heater working spontaneously; coolant not visible from filler neck

    Hey tenesseetoyota,

    My van suffered from similar issues as yours. My coolant reservoir seemed to not lose any coolant at all while the filler neck would go lower and lower. Sure enough, it was a...
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    Re: Noise, alternator belt snap, then coolant

    Sure sounds like it. Is there any play in your fan? I read in another thread that if your fan can move laterally at all, it's a tell-tale sign that your pump gave way. Give it a good push/pull, and...
  26. Re: Toyota Van custom built Bed / Storage in Bay Area. Yours for a 12 pack

    Hey Gambit, I'd love to come check it out! I'm in West Oakland and would gladly bring over a 12er of Sierra. PM me if you're available this afternoon.

    Thanks!
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