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    Re: 1987 LE 4x4 Auto

    Good catch, thanks. 220k
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    1987 LE 4x4 Auto

    :cnfsd:1987 Toyota Van LE 4x4 Auto


    Sad to see her go, but my $, emotions, and physical/mental ability to work on older vehicles has left the building. She’s taken us to Baja twice, and up and...
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    Re: Tires, tires, tires!

    I can speak first hand about the General Grabber AT2 in 27x8.5x14 on an '87 4wd,,, and they are great tires! I put new shocks on F&R, added Mr.Gasket 1" spacers above and below rear coils, and...
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    Re: Fuel gauge not working?

    Thank you for another awesome post Tim!!! I've been putting this off since I bought Sue, relying on my mileage instead. I guess this is now on the list for when it dries up.
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    Re: Sliding door fix

    :whs:
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    Re: Power Steering Pump type

    Thanks for your thoughts guys. I decided to go with Rockauto and got the ATSCO pump ($86) rather than the A-1 Cardone ($63). They had a Drive Plus pump on closeout for $47, but I've never heard of...
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    Re: Power Steering Pump type

    Oh goody. Thanks Tim. Time for more refreshments. :drunk:
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    Power Steering Pump type

    I was cleaning off and removing my power steering pump (vane pump), as I was getting ready to rebuild it with the Toyota pump reseal kit (PN 04446-14040). I noticed that it was a rebuilt pump and...
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    Re: Bookmark Icon

    Seems that they're called a "Favicon." Google makes me seem smart at times.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Favicon
    http://www.thesitewizard.com/archive/favicon.shtml
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    Re: The Cooling System Troubleshooting thread

    Thank you Gwen & Tim for your replies. NEC replied to my thread on TVP. He and I have talked about stuff before and has mentioned the Yuba city radiator source for the recore. I just got a...
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    The Cooling System Troubleshooting thread

    Happy Day of Thanks to all of you happy TV owners!!!

    So, I would like to be the first in this thread. After searching all around here and TVP, I have yet to find my problem listed. It was...
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    Re: The fusible link thread

    Thank you for this amazing thread Tim!!! Here's a question, if there is enough cable and there is enough room,,, is there any reason the FL 1.25B can't be pulled up into the battery box area? I did...
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    Re: Interior condensation

    http://www.damprid.com/ Damprid is only one brand of many that offer non-electric moisture absorbers. They are a band-aid fix and it would be better to diagnose the problems and fix them rather...
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    Re: Interior condensation

    Luckily I haven't had issues with Sue yet,,, but with prior vehicles I've used a combo of DampRid pots or similar moisture absorbing products in the interior along with Rain X on the INSIDE of the...
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    Re: Aluminum Platform for camping

    Howdy Walt, I hear ya about the need for 4wd in exploration. When I lived up in WA ('90-94), the engine in my '82 E350 4x4 blew up and I didn't have the $ to fix it,,, so fell back on using my '92...
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    Re: Aluminum Platform for camping

    Thanks Tim. Yup, I did it all myself, with the exception of most of the welding on the rear portion. I made the rear portion first, and I haven't done much welding since auto shop in HS (about 20...
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    Aluminum Platform for camping

    Here’s a platform I made for the inside of my 1987 Toyota 4wd Van. Obviously dimensions can be altered to suit your needs. I have made multiple platforms for various vehicles I’ve owned over the...
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    Re: Fan Shroud - No Cracks

    Glad to help. :thmbup:
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    Re: Need 4YE, advice and likely both

    Noooooo, say it isn't so! I thought you lived where a vortex existed that caused mechanical devices to fix themselves and TVs to gravitate towards. :LOL2: I hear ya on the weight caused by having...
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    Re: Need 4YE, advice and likely both

    Forklift, Big Tractor, 13 TVs??? Oh man Tim,,, you've got a killer playground for grown up kids!!!:drunk::drool::dance2:
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    Re: Fan Shroud - No Cracks

    Hey Kevin, Wonderwagon over on TVP has a good 4wd he was gonna sell to me for $20 + shipping. My current one is in good shape, but I was gonna get it as a spare. If you need it because your...
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    Re: Possible thermostat issues.

    Not sure if this is the Service Manual in question, http://www.yotavans.org/community/tips/toyo_manual.html. Probably not, but thought I'd throw it out there just in case.
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    Not sure if parts have already been acquired, but thought I'd at least post my experience with http://www.toyotapartszone.com/. They've been helpful on orders, website is easy to follow (especially...
  24. Re: Van Blogs & "spammer" registration question

    Yup, yup,,, I usually try to do the cut and paste thing, but sometimes get caught in the moment and that's when Ole Mr. Murphy comes a callin with his law...:doh: Smart cat you have, our dog simply...
  25. Re: Toyota Electronic Parts Catalog EPC Resource on the Web

    In my exhaustive 2 month membership into the TV family, I've had better luck with http://www.toyotapartszone.com/ (TPZ) than I've had with https://www.1sttoyotaparts.com/oempartscat.html. As you...
  26. Re: Van Blogs & "spammer" registration question

    Cool, thanks Tim. You hit the nail on the head with the registration deal. The blog issues I was having very possibly could've been due to connectivity issues on my end, but I wasn't sure and we...
  27. Van Blogs & "spammer" registration question

    howdy folks,,, not sure if this is my issue (connectivity, knowledge, wayward fingers, etc.) or something in the software, but yesterday when I was creating my new Van Blog and tried to save it, I...
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