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    Re: Charging Air Conditioning System

    I now have went 4 days with cold blowing AC, what a good life. :thmbup:

    pumped the air out, added 2.5 cans of R-134a. roughly 20* temp difference.

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    Re: Newbie, Van died while driving! Help

    new plugs & wires?
    good charge on the Battery?
    any other electrical issues that may point to a bad ground?
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    Re: Charging Air Conditioning System

    thanks for all the good info, I got a plan for a friend to bring his vacuum pump and get it cleaned out and then add oil and freon as well. :thmbup:




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    Re: Charging Air Conditioning System

    I think you are one to something since you didn't evacuate the system before recharging, mainly because you didn't have that small air compressor thing....:wall::doh:
    ...
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    Re: Charging Air Conditioning System

    97*F here in Sucklahoma today, rolled up the windows, shut the skilites and turned on the AC, it blew cooler then the hot air from outside :LOL2:

    one thing I did notice, it would blow cool and...
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    Re: Charging Air Conditioning System

    I rented the gauge set from the parts store added one can of R-134, compressor kicked on blew cool.
    checked the next morning the stactic pressure was good, almost equal on high and low.
    based off...
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    Re: Charging Air Conditioning System

    the cap color was black on both buutttt they are different sizes and the letter H was on one and L on the other.:wnk:
    however, they are R134 ports not R12 as previously expected. No blue caps at...
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    Re: Charging Air Conditioning System

    welp it wasn’t hidden behind my front bumper. :(:
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    Re: Charging Air Conditioning System

    OK soooo, both caps I have found are red, also the interior port under drivers seat was in the larger size access panel, not the smaller of the 3. and no ac ports in the other 2 :cnfsd:

    Outside of...
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    Re: Charging Air Conditioning System

    That worked!! thanks for the added step. :wave1::thmbup:
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    Re: Charging Air Conditioning System

    Yeah If you don't mind, Ive crawled under 3 times with a flash light and cant find a black cap with larger size tubing, it wouldn't be covered in insulation type foam, right?
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    Re: Cabin Air Filter

    :LOL2::LOL2::LOL2:
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    Re: Cabin Air Filter

    let us know what you find. :wave1:
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    Re: 1989 4wd Auto for sale

    awesome, im trying to sell my JDM van, every time someone offers me less then my asking price I'll send them your CL link and say, buy this one.

    We will get our vans sold, teamwork!!
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    Re: Charging Air Conditioning System

    Back to trying my go at the R12 refill.
    re-read all 10 pages specifically on the R12/R12a refill.

    found the refills on ebay.
    1 can, 1 refill hose. $35 https://www.ebay.com/itm/274338335831
    (or...
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    Re: How To Gain Some HP and TQ

    city and very little highway this tank, 23MPG and that is with me gassing it under bridges and in tunnels :LOL2:

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    One issue I have noticed is, when in gear, with no throttle, just let...
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    Re: Engine only turns over in 1st gear?

    are you pushing the brake peddle when it is in 1st and turning over?

    should be a switch on the brake peddle, perhaps there is a crossed connection between the clutch switch and the brake switch....
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    Re: How To Gain Some HP and TQ

    UODATE:



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    Glad I did it, the muffler was bad and I didn't even know.
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    Re: How To Gain Some HP and TQ

    thats great news!

    Thanks for the info.

    I tried to watch some youtubers who cut theirs off and was discussing the results but couldn't complete watching a whole video.:wall:
    which means Ill...
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    Re: How To Gain Some HP and TQ

    hypothetically ...
    \ /
    if someone where to cut off and steal my CAT, and then for some odd reason my muffler fell off (rust and such, you know these well taken care of yotas:wave1:).... and I found...
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    Re: MasterAce 2CT Black Smoke, low acceleration

    uhgg, sorry to hear that.

    I wonder what caused that cylinder/rings to fail.
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    Re: 1987 TV 4WD manual

    You should do a write up on this...
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    Re: OEM 4X4 Chrome Rims??

    lolz, yeah naw grazie :lol::roflmao:
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    Re: OEM 4X4 Chrome Rims??

    oh sorry man. no

    I just wanted to be involved in a thread.

    unless you got some 15's to trade, I hear those are easier to get more tyre options for.

    do you just have some black steelies? cuz...
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    Re: OEM 4X4 Chrome Rims??

    hey i got those rims....
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    Re: 4wd vsv replacement?

    did you already search here?

    https://toyota-general.epc-data.com/


    Or I can check mine, where is it located? post a pic?
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    Re: engine replace

    I've replaced a head gasket on a straight I4 cylinder jeep engine. 91 YJ square headlights, loved the simplicity of that thing.
    I understand your concern that if in fact that motor was rebuilt 10K...
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    Re: How I fixed my broken horn

    well, glad this thread existed. having same intermittent issue, and then continuing to no horn.

    pulled my steering wheel off, LiteAce van,
    Was hoping cleaning the contacts with sandpaper would...
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    Re: Bad Coolant Leak + Overheating

    soooooo,
    rad is back in no leaks, went in much faster then expected. :lol: Used the pressure testers for 20 mins no leaks, well after I retightened the clamps, I got rid of the old style ones and...
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    Re: Bad Coolant Leak + Overheating

    Glad you found it, I don't see it. What do you have to replace?


    I got my rad yanked out today. man that was tough and tight.

    Those tools helped break loose the hoses from the rad, bought a...
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    Re: Bad Coolant Leak + Overheating

    Thank you, that did help greatly.
    Enough to realize, unfortunately was not a bad hose. Well not that I could see
    Its leaking from the rad., near the outlet hose. very sus
    So I'm trying to remove...
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    Re: Hiace super custom 4wd front calipers

    Beautiful, Love those rims :thmbup:


    I'm a moron, I was think rotors. My bad :wall:


    those seem like a good price, I do remember watching a friend rebuild his calipers, it was on a motorcycle...
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    Re: Hiace super custom 4wd front calipers

    hello, welcome :wave1:
    get some dims pulled.
    pictures, part numbers and the such always help.

    Also a few others have the hiace on, below, check there as well.
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  34. Re: Battery Upgrades that work with the stock terminals

    Van has had a dead start a few times.
    All the numbers stamped on the top are too long to make sense for a MFG date.

    Took it up to the local automotive store to check the battery, hoping it's that...
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    Re: mobile "office"

    updates,

    Got rid of the clamps and used the pig tails from the lighter plug-in.

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    So instead of clamping on to the battery terminals its bolted on.

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    Re: mobile "office"

    thats kinda what I was looking for, thanks for posting it.

    My laptop asks for 180W to charge, that one shows only max 90W, don't think it would keep up unfortunately.

    With this current set up...
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    mobile "office"

    Lost my office job due to the pandemic, so decided to start my own business from mi casa.
    Surveying and drawing using CAD.

    After sketching out on paper then going home to draw in cad I would...
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    Re: Bad Coolant Leak + Overheating

    I found a puddle of coolant under my passenger side(JDM) the other day.

    I refilled my reservoir :cnfsd: it was full at the engine cap
    but since it hasn't happened again, I'm guessing my water...
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    Re: Cold weather performance

    I was thinking about something like this....
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    complete rebuild

    :dance2::wave1::clap:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i1_rX-kDo2A
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    Re: Rear brakes for JDM vans

    Did you already use this to double check?
    https://toyota-general.epc-data.com/


    Please enter full frame number:
    this will be super specific to your model.

    Outside of that, ugga dugga them...
  42. Re: What's the best process to treat paint chips that are rusting?

    I found a cheap paint and body shop. took about 3 weeks but he even found the jap color code and kept the original color.
    When I went to the nation wide paint shops for a quote they either no quoted...
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    Re: '89 Master Ace Radio/Speaker Replacement

    looks good, nice job. Glad you posted back up :thmbup:
    I was thinking of adding the speakers to the rear door, but your location may be easier to get to and mount.

    I don't have rear speakers...
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    Re: 2C Timing Belt replacement

    welcome to the group. :wave1:

    the manual is somewhere on this site I downloaded and used it greatly when doing my TB.

    thread is here...
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    Re: Fuse-box diagram for ‘90 LiteAce

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    '93 liteace 2ct diesel
    :wave1:
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    Re: MasterAce 2CT Turns over but won't start

    that's where my head went as well.

    Keep us posted :thmbup:
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    Re: Radio wiring/colors?

    I bought the wiring harness from Walmart for 90's Toyota and the info on it was correct.

    pic
    http://www.metraonline.com/part/70-1761#gallery-4
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    Re: Master Ace headlight high beams staying on?

    Here's my van set up.

    Lights on
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    brights on, "visibly brighter" & "point higher"
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    fog light button pushed
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  49. Re: Van ran fine, parked in garage and will no longer start

    Pull a plug, especially since the motor in in the front seat and turn the motor over and look for spark.

    about getting fuel, ... these gauges stink, you could be out of gas... :cnfsd:
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    Re: Upper engine disassembly

    with less items available to purchase perhaps

    https://youtu.be/VUp45DtEbAI?t=150


    :?:
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