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    Re: Bad Coolant Leak + Overheating

    Q) What are the 2 most expensive words in auto repair:

    A) "I'm guessing"
  2. Re: 1987 Van 5 speed manual won’t go into gear.

    Theres a thread for that!

    Master is usually bench bled first, then once installed, gravity bleed the system, then proceed to standard practices (helper pushing pedal)
    If it hasn't been bled, it...
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    Re: Stock height measurements

    Stock height measurements are listed in the manual and are different depending on chassis (YR 31/ YR32)

    You wont find measurements to the wheel lip as there are too many variables, not the least...
  4. Re: 1987 Van 5 speed manual won’t go into gear.

    Have you tried bleeding the slave?
    Did you replace any hydraulics?
  5. Re: 1987 Van 5 speed manual won’t go into gear.

    Metric Bolt Head/Wrench Size

    Print this page




    Bolt Diameter
    (mm)
    Head/Wrench Size
  6. Re: 1987 Van 5 speed manual won’t go into gear.

    Well done.
    Dont have my manual handy, but IIRC, at the end of the manual their should be a section where the list bolt diameter and associated torque spec.
    That will get you close enough.
    One...
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    Re: Bad Coolant Leak + Overheating

    Out of curiosity where is the leak?
    "I noticed a puddle of coolant under my driver’s side right tire"
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    Re: Bad Coolant Leak + Overheating

    1st off there has to be about a hundred threads on cooling systems and various problems and trouble shooting exercises.
    2nd off, jumping in and changing parts is a great way to empty your wallet...
  9. Re: 1987 Van 5 speed manual won’t go into gear.

    The special tool is not required, just find a big socket that matches the diameter of the (outside) race, then just tap on the socket.
    Go slow and make sure it goes in straight.

    AVOID putting any...
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    Re: Steering Gear Housing (gear box)

    I do believe the 84/85 used steering box with centre link and idler arm, no bevel gear in play.

    Unless you are experiencing a leak (more than just seepage) &/or excessive play, I would likely...
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    Re: clutch master and slave cylinders

    I cannot imagine why anyone would want to do such a thing, perhaps I am missing something???
  12. Re: 1987 Van 5 speed manual won’t go into gear.

    No locktite
    If you torque fasteners to the proper spec, there is no need.
  13. Re: 1987 Van 5 speed manual won’t go into gear.

    Yes, that is how seals go in, the "open" side faces what you're trying to hold back.
    Thought of another way, as the fluid/grease goes into the recess it increases pressure on part of the seal that...
  14. Re: 1987 Van 5 speed manual won’t go into gear.

    And don't sweat it, we were all Noob's once.
    The only stupid question is the one not asked.
    It's always easier to correct things before hand.

    Speaking of which, after you finally get that damned...
  15. Re: 1987 Van 5 speed manual wonÂ’t go into gear.

    Actually, I'm glad you brought it up as this is the PERFECT time to action the HoD, so much room in there now, you'll probably inly bust 2 knuckles instead 10 :)
    Not sure if the factory hoses...
  16. Re: 1987 Van 5 speed manual won’t go into gear.

    It has to be a tight fit or it will just squeeze out.
    If you mic the tip of the input shaft you'll know what size you need.

    In a pinch you could try a wrap of tape, I'd lean towards something...
  17. Re: 1987 Van 5 speed manual won’t go into gear.

    Still cant picture it
    Is it in this picture?





    10708

    Sorry, pic wont cooperate :(
  18. Re: 1987 Van 5 speed manual wonÂ’t go into gear.

    I probably mis-read that sentence, but just in case, never-seize doesn't go on mating surfaces, only on the bolt threads.
    I have on occasion been known to put a little under the head, depending on...
  19. Re: 1987 Van 5 speed manual wonÂ’t go into gear.

    Can't really speak to the trans mount as I am only familiar with the 4WD version, that said I looked at your pic and RA and it would appear that the 2WD mounts are like mini engine mounts.
    It should...
  20. Re: 1987 Van 5 speed manual won’t go into gear.

    The housing for the rear main seal should indeed have sealant where it meets the oil pan.
    Once you get it back on, you will want to clean the daylights out of the back of the engine.
    Clean the...
  21. Re: 1987 Van 5 speed manual won’t go into gear.

    Haven't watched the vid yet, but in the meantime the pilot bearing is easy once you know how.

    The pilot bearing mounts into a blind hole in the end of the crankshaft.
    You want to pack grease into...
  22. Re: 1987 Van 5 speed manual wonÂ’t go into gear.

    When I hear the term "trans fluid" I think of ATF, just to be clear, the trans uses gear oil and when impregnated with clutch fibres can be hard to differentiate from engine oil but it should have...
  23. Re: 1987 Van 5 speed manual won’t go into gear.

    No idea on the broken bit and I can't picture anything in my mind, maybe snap a pic and see what the hordes say?

    Under that plate on the trans is the input bearing and seal, among a host of other...
  24. Re: 1987 Toyota 4wd manual getting code 6 RPM Signal

    Have you read thru this thread?

    How to pass CA smog???
  25. Re: HELP! Wheel Barring and Switching Lug mount sizes.

    Wheel bearings should be cleaned and inspected every 2-3 years, depending on mileage (since last service).

    The modifications you suggest are not easy, nor cheap and there is nothing "off the...
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    Re: Oil + Filter Change (How-to)

    Come to think of it, perhaps he just knows me well enough to know that I prefer a crush washer??

    If thats what your dealer supplied (and with a factory part number to boot) then thats the right...
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    Re: Oil + Filter Change (How-to)

    I've had fibre washers fail, YMMV

    I usually pick up several filters at a time, as the dealer is not close.
    He knows me well enough to put a washer with each filter, not that they come that way,...
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    Re: Oil + Filter Change (How-to)

    I like to check the oil level AFTER its been run, that way the filter is full too and you get an accurate level read.

    And the "gasket" should be a metal crush washer, I've had issues with fibre...
  29. Re: 1987 Van 5 speed manual won’t go into gear.

    In your pic, all you can see is the clip that holds the cable to the bracket.
    The rubber boots in your picture are only protecting the inner cable and are NOT the boots I am talking about.
    Follow...
  30. Re: 1987 Van 5 speed manual wonÂ’t go into gear.

    The cables attach to the transmission shift levers on the side of the trans with little ball joints.
    There should be flats on the stud for a wrench to hold it while you remove the nuts, you may...
  31. Re: 1987 Van 5 speed manual wonÂ’t go into gear.

    Your looking to see the condition of the mating surface on the flywheel.

    It should be flat and smooth or if there is surface checking (lotsa little cracks interwoven) it needs resurfacing.
    ...
  32. Re: 1987 Van 5 speed manual won’t go into gear.

    Mounts are likely due for replacement (all 3) but that said, I'd inspect first, if money is tight.
    Its external to the transmission and while easier to do while you're in there, it isn't a big deal...
  33. Re: 1987 Van 5 speed manual won’t go into gear.

    You dont need a lift, it makes things easier but certainly not required.
    I did mine in the driveway.

    Having quality jack stands is key, never crawl under anything that isn't well supported.
    You...
  34. Re: 1987 Van 5 speed manual won’t go into gear.

    This isnt the repair you want to take short cuts on, unless you like pulling transmissions.
    Its heavy and awkward and you really only want to do it once.

    Count on pressure plate, disc, release...
  35. Re: 1987 Van 5 speed manual wonÂ’t go into gear.

    If the oil doesn't stink then its probably the rear main thats leaking

    I don't have any numbers handy, but I do tend to be a but of a crank when it comes to OEM parts, but they are getting harder...
  36. Re: 1987 Van 5 speed manual won’t go into gear.

    Power steering has nothing to do with transmission.
    An auto transmission will use the same fluid as the steering, but thats all.

    The boot you have pulled back is the bellows that seals off the...
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    Re: Van won’t start

    any “well, first I would try this...” is appreciated

    I'd go with the search function and look for the fusible link thread.
    If that doesn't solve it, try "no start" or "click click click" and...
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    Re: Clutch Replacement

    Max - did you check the condition of the pilot bearing?
    The only other suspect would be inout shaft bearing

    Is this a new noise or one that was supposed to go away with the new clutch?
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    Re: Red oil light troubleshooting

    The top picture is correct for your van, the lower one is for van's with an oil gauge.

    As to your light, there are 2 devices which can activate the oil-light in the dash.
    The sender by the oil...
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    Re: Horrible overheating issue

    Cooling systems, at least the flowing part, work on basic hydraulics theory.

    So if you have a jug, filled with fluid, attached to a device that is also filled with fluid, assuming there is no air...
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    Re: Oil Pan Removal and Re-installation

    Well, I didn't say you COULDN'T, just that you shouldn't.

    If ya did and the engine moved that much, you may want to get some engine mounts ordered up.
    If they're in good nic, the engine should...
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    Re: Oil Pan Removal and Re-installation

    One shouldn't be able to "just lift the engine a couple of inches"

    Now if you undo the mounts you can get an inch +/-, but you have to be careful.
    Its easy to crush things (above/around the...
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    Re: Help with Starter Wiring

    That would be what's known as "the poor mans anti-theft device"
    No idea how they wired it in, perhaps the manual can help?
  44. Re: jumps when shifting into drive - 1987 Automatic

    You may want to spent a little time getting acquainted with the search function, lots of great stuff in there.

    For this particular issue you may want to go straight to the thread on motor mounts...
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    Re: Charging Air Conditioning System

    As a general rule, Japanese cars mostly put switches and relays on the negative side of a circuit.
    Ground points are used, but they are collected and ganged (LF footwell, RF footwell.....) and...
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    Re: Seafoam time.... but what hose to pour it in?

    Awesome you got your pass.
    Before jumping in too deep, try a second flush with the Foam, install a fresh filter and 10w30
    (Theres a thread on oil viscosity thats worth a read.)

    Then just...
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    Re: Seafoam time.... but what hose to pour it in?

    jf - Seafoam comes in 3 varieties (that I have seen)
    The can of liquid, the penetrating spray and the upper engine lube (used for fogging 2 strokes, etc)
    Their penetrant is one of the best on the...
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    Re: 4runner upper ball joint conversion?

    Shocks control rebound.

    Ball joints (all joints for that matter)should only be replaced if they show looseness/play or are seized.

    The only thing that controls height is spring tension, or in...
  49. Re: Cant find thermostat on my 93 Liteace 2Y engine...

    Don't know the 2Y but on the 4Y the T-stat is located where the lower rad hose meets the block, might be worth a look.
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    Re: 4runner upper ball joint conversion?

    If you're getting sag then spacers are NOT the answer, address what's causing the problem and fix it.

    As long as nothing is broken or worn, you should be able to crank the torsion bars a bit to...
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