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  1. Re: 1986 2WD Van front wheel bearing replacement suggestions?

    This worked for me. Also when I replaced my bearing I'm pretty sure I got whatever autozone had in stock and suggested, it fit.
  2. Sticky: Re: The WHAT-IS-THIS-PART and WHAT'S-THE-PART-NUMBER Thread for US Toyota Vans 1984-1

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    Circled missing bracket. 86 manual G53.

    https://www.amayama.com/en/part/toyota/1232613010
    This page for item 1232613010 shows schematics labeling the brackets as both as the SAME number...
  3. Re: Can transmission mounting bracket be fabricated safely for temp emergency need? I

    https://www.amayama.com/en/part/toyota/1232613010
    This page for item 1232613010 shows schematics labeling the brackets as both as the SAME number 12322.

    Found this which might have a part...
  4. Re: Can transmission mounting bracket be fabricated safely for temp emergency need? I

    No 85 isn't the same transmission. Also you don't have to drop a tranny to get brackets.
  5. Can transmission mounting bracket be fabricated safely for temp emergency need? It's

    Short Version: I need a transmission mounting bracket (2wd 86 G53). Shop want's $20 a day storage now. If I can't find it ASAP I'm going to lose the whole thing and I've just poured everything I...
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    Re: PARTING OUT: 1986 DX Van

    I posted before how the company working on my transmission [60 year old company] owner died and the company closed overnight and threw away my parts. I payed way too much and ordered another trans...
  7. Re: 1986 cargo van with bad manual transmission

    I'm interested in parts if you are parting it. I am in a situation. Really need a transmission mounting bracket. I took my trans to get opened and found needed a main shaf. Well the company...
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    Re: 5 speed transmission interchange?

    Good find. Wonder why those didn't come up on my search. That's half the price of the one I found (though had 5 year warranty). Thank you for clarifying that for me. Maybe it's time I study...
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    Re: 5 speed transmission interchange?

    Hi Tim and all others.
    I've tried the search and seen a few questions just like this one but mine is reverse. I'd like to put a G53 from a 4wd that I found on ebay in a 2wd van. Not sure what...
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    Re: Time for new calipers.

    Tim for the win. I think if you made a T-shirt with that TVT logo and Tim for the Win written on it I'd buy it for $15.

    On that same note, I made a small $10 donation to the site and of course...
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    Re: Time for new calipers.

    Totally agree. I could use it too.

    QUESTION: I just got a new caliper and when I tried to screw in the brake hose as far down as I could there is still all this threading! ...
  12. Re: Trouble putting caliper back on after installing ball joint and rotor/brakes?

    Okay, got it all working, thanks.
  13. Trouble putting caliper back on after installing ball joint and rotor/brakes?

    I guys/gals I have a few more questions. As a first timer I recently replaced the lower ball joint and rotor/brakes, but...

    If you can see in the picture here, the longer bolt of the three that...
  14. Re: How to replace your ball joints in about 2 hours (2wd)

    I'm more confused than ever now. Why in the world are they telling me the upper 58ftlbs number in the lower ball joint section and the lower 76ftlbs in the upper ball joint section of the book? Are...
  15. Re: How to replace your ball joints in about 2 hours (2wd)

    Just FYI I decided that since I didn't have a torch and drift punch, I would remove the lower joint first. While the upper still in place helped to hold up and stabilize I was able to rest the lower...
  16. Re: How do I remove those bolts holding the rotor to the hub when the hub rotates?!

    That was the ticket. The first two bolts came off great then the next two were so tight I was afraid I'd break the bearing or bend my axle so I put it on the ground and had a thick round "candy...
  17. Re: How do I remove those bolts holding the rotor to the hub when the hub rotates?!

    Tim you are the king, I have been reading a lot of your wisdom here. Thank you for your reply.

    Aww, well as I was following the manual to a T... it told me to have already removed the brakes and...
  18. How do I remove those bolts holding the rotor to the hub when the hub rotates?!

    Hi guys, I am a brand new owner I just put 2,000 miles on this van in two weeks. LOVE LOVE LOVE THIS VAN. So I want to learn how to do all the mechanic stuff myself, and I know NOTHING about cars...
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