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    Re: 1984 Factory Service Manual.

    I don't know, that is why I posted it that way.
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    1984 Factory Service Manual.

    1984 Toyota Van factory service manual. It is shop worn. I believe that 84 and 85 are very similar. Check with those that know better first.
    It made life so much easier. Best of luck on your...
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    Re: The hose of death thread

    Has malleable copper tubing been tried? this seems to be a cheap and easy to bend tubing https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oWP_zEKLvyc
  4. Thread: Alternator woes

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    Re: Alternator woes

    Find an authorized Denso alternator and starter shop. There are such places and they repair all sorts of heavy duty units that cost mad money. In my experience the junior techs in such places only...
  5. Thread: Alternator woes

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    Re: Alternator woes

    Counter clockwise on the inner, clockwise on the outer. Cofffee had'nt kicked in.
  6. Thread: Alternator woes

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    Re: Alternator woes

    Remove nut behind alternator if you can.

    Double nut the part of the threaded bolt sticking out. Lots of loose juice Blunt point of an air chisel to rattle the bolt and get the juice in. Gently...
  7. Thread: Alternator woes

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    Re: Alternator woes

    Where did it shear?
    Page ch5 of the factory manual shows it to be a bolt with a nut on the back of it after it pokes thru the body of the alternator..
    Have you removed the alternator? Be gentile...
  8. Sticky: Re: The WHAT-IS-THIS-PART and WHAT'S-THE-PART-NUMBER Thread for US Toyota Vans 1984-1

    Do you have access to a factory service manual? The procedure for checking it out is unusual and the manual is a great help.
    I have an 84 FSM
  9. Sticky: Re: The WHAT-IS-THIS-PART and WHAT'S-THE-PART-NUMBER Thread for US Toyota Vans 1984-1

    Why do you think you need a distributor. Something with a vacuum advance is a pretty basic unit.
  10. Re: Urgent need for advice on space van wheels (OEM and alternate rims)

    Hankook Optimo (H724) P205/70R-14 on baby supra wheels rubbed when steering hard in reverse, and barely cleared rear sliding door. mine was an 85 van. 2 wd 5 spd
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    Re: Manual locking hub rebuild/ maintenance.

    Think of an ice cream cone. A two inch section of the ice cream cone is what a cone washer looks like.https://www.ebay.com/i/361963621861?chn=ps
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    Re: Fuel gauge not working?

    Do you know what the injector screen trash was composed of? Is it possible that the rubber fuel lines and o rings for the injectors are not ethanol compatible?
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    Re: Fuel gauge not working?

    It is possible that your fuel line corrosion and contamination problem is past the fuel filter. You mentioned the #3 injector has repeatedly clogged.
    Have you considered working back from #3...
  14. Re: Urgent need for advice on space van wheels (OEM and alternate rims)

    Thank you. My Hankook Optimas in 205/70 R 14 are on the way. We will see if they are skinnier or fatter.
  15. Re: Urgent need for advice on space van wheels (OEM and alternate rims)

    Thank you. You went with 205/70/r 14 tires?
  16. Re: Urgent need for advice on space van wheels (OEM and alternate rims)

    I just picked up 5 four spoke 7'' wide baby supra wheels. The part number for allow wheel nuts with a washer for 84 and 85 models is 9094201042.
    It is NLA. Is there an alternative source...
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    Re: Toyota Van Lubricant and Fluid Specifications

    Is there any reason the plugs on the ball joints should not be replaced with zerk fittings?
  18. Thread: Alternator woes

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    Re: Alternator woes

    Got the rebuilt unit installed and now no xmas lights. yeah:clap:

    Fired right up after sitting on the trickle charger and I do so want to drive it.
  19. Thread: Alternator woes

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    Re: Alternator woes

    I decided to benefit from previous posts and have my unit rebuilt.
    My post might be inappropriate here. I would title it ''alternator joy'':clap:
    Best Battery in Baltimore Md. I am a repeat...
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    Re: Fuel gauge not working?

    I've requested the ebay seller give me the diameter of the diameter of the circular mounting plate and if they have a unit for the hiace, a popular vehicle in Thailand.
    eBay item number:...
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    Re: Fuel gauge not working?

    Which van and what trim levels and production dates might be helpful..
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    Re: Fuel gauge not working?

    Went to examine the thermistor. In a cold garage 45F it reads open. Blow on it, or put it under a light It starts when warm at 2000 ohms and goes down to maybe 1600 ohms. You do not have to dunk...
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    Re: Fuel gauge not working?

    Thank you VANCO. Just ordered a 5 pack for 1.49 each plus $5 shipping. That was some fantastic research you did.:thmbup: You need one , I'll send it to you free, postage paid.
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    Re: Fuel gauge not working?

    I would like to know how this sensor for low fuel works, and what values it should have. Left it in cleaner overnight and no readings from the wire to ground. The holes in the sensor are open and...
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    Re: Fuel gauge not working?

    Is there a value for that sensor. ?

    Hastings fuel filters. HAST GF242 has a porosity of 10 micron. Called tech services and they told me.
    TIMSRV had bad results with the OEM and went to an...
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    Re: Fuel gauge not working?

    I took the sending unit and screwed it to the edge of a bench, with the coil and armature facing outward. Hooked two leads of the pigtail to an ohm meter. Tried erasure cleaning, no go. Tried 2000...
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    Re: Fuel gauge not working?

    MY fuel gauge armature is touching the wound rheostat and I get no reading in the middle, 4 ohms at top and a sometimes reading at bottom. The van has been un used for at least 14 years.
    Tried...
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    Re: Fuel gauge not working?

    For long term storage find a source of ethanol free gasoline, then add stabilizers and I guess seal the venting as well.

    Some Mogas is ethanol free as well.
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    Re: Fuel gauge not working?

    This is an outstanding article that takes me from the bottom of my fuel tank to the injectors.
    Thank you all.
  30. Sticky: Re: The WHAT-IS-THIS-PART and WHAT'S-THE-PART-NUMBER Thread for US Toyota Vans 1984-1

    Are these snowflake wheels? 8306
    They are said to be 114x4 6'' wide off a corolla gt with poorly done paint.
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    Re: Exterior trim pieces and clips

    I've walked into body shops that dealt heavily in the make I was working on, politely explained my situation and always offer, to pay for the stuff if they were able to help me out. At the end of the...
  32. Re: Urgent need for advice on space van wheels (OEM and alternate rims)

    I am offered what I am told are corolla gts wheels, 14x6. four bolt. The pics are poor but i believe they are snowflake.I am told it was on a rear drive car. Hoping for better pics.
    8291 Fair price...
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    COPAR auctions in california closing today

    1989 Toyota Van Wagon 2.0L 4 for Sale in San Martin CA - Lot: 57481248
    1987 Toyota Van Wagon 2.0L 4 for Sale in Sun Valley CA - Lot: 50906678
    no bids on one and $125 on the other maybe. caveat...
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    Sticky: Re: best place to get OEM parts

    Authorized Denso and AKE resellers. They supply the stuff to Toyota. 20 % less.

    Rock auto, Advance and others are. If in doubt ask.

    I would guess 90% of the sensors on Ebay are fake.
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    Re: Manual locking hub rebuild/ maintenance.

    A good practice is to clean before disassembly. Hit the wheel studs with a wire brush. Loose juice on 6mm dia bolts and studs. Loosen by hand and you at times can feel them begin to shear. ...
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    Re: 1984 Repair Manual

    Is that a factory manual? I have a Chilton on order.
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    Re: 1984 Repair Manual

    price please. I would imagine an 85 first gen would be similar?
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    Re: The hose of death thread

    For those that need preformed tight bend vacuum hoses that are NLA 90 degree plastic angles are available from a variety of sources.
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    Re: The hose of death thread

    It would appear that it is prudent for a new owner who is positive that nothing has been done in 15 years to a van to flush, then replace all water hoses, and the thermostat? And that the OEM hoses...
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    Re: Accessing the van engine!

    Thank you for the kindness of posting this. Great pics

    I might suggest the loose juice of your choice the day before accompanied by gentile taps before dealing with 35 year old vans.
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