Search:

Type: Posts; User: VanCo; Keyword(s):

Page 1 of 4 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.02 seconds.

  1. Thread: Radiator for 4WD

    by VanCo
    Replies
    79
    Views
    29,256

    Re: Radiator for 4WD

    I see what you are referring to, however; both radiators are listed as 22" wide in the overview on Summit's site. Not sure why.

    The width isn't a big issue 23" will fit fine. There is no room for...
  2. Replies
    6
    Views
    316

    Re: 84 LE Driver Seat Removal

    :roflmao: It's four bolts!
  3. Replies
    71
    Views
    8,949

    Re: Idle adjustment question

    Super awesome! I'm glad it helped!
  4. Thread: Radiator for 4WD

    by VanCo
    Replies
    79
    Views
    29,256

    Re: Radiator for 4WD

    Hello MacD,

    I've been using the Griffin radiator for a few years now. I really enjoy it.

    Take an look at posts 68-71 of this thread. I provided some good information. There some other posts...
  5. Replies
    9
    Views
    411

    Re: Can't properly set ignition timing

    That should be okay. I've done that before when I had a non functioning TPS. If you're concerned the timing is too advanced, remove the power steering access panel and drive around. It's the perfect...
  6. Replies
    9
    Views
    411

    Re: Can't properly set ignition timing

    I jump the connector with it running at idle. Regarding the 11 code, it can be set when the ECU detects an open condition in the TPS circuit, when it isn't expecting it. When this happens the ECU...
  7. Replies
    71
    Views
    8,949

    Re: Idle adjustment question

    Everything sounds good (except idle), though it's interesting that at cruise the readings don't bounce back and forth more often. This could be due to the placement of the wideband O2 bung, which is...
  8. Replies
    9
    Views
    411

    Re: Can't properly set ignition timing

    The rotor shouldn't have movement back and forth. That will cause difficulty timing and potentially the issue you're experiencing.

    Where did you get the cam? Is it OEM?
  9. Replies
    71
    Views
    8,949

    Re: Idle adjustment question

    The higher the number the more lean. For example 18 parts of air to 1 part fuel vs 14.6 air to 1 fuel. More air is leaner. Anything over 16:1 at idle on these engines causes a sporadic lean misfire....
  10. Thread: Running issue

    by VanCo
    Replies
    7
    Views
    535

    Re: Running issue

    With the overflow tube pinched there could have been excessive pressure in the cooling system. This can can cause leaks, blown hoses, etc. The overheating can be caused by a lot of things. There are...
  11. Thread: Running issue

    by VanCo
    Replies
    7
    Views
    535

    Re: Running issue

    To clarify, you drove the van with a hose crimped, with no possible coolant flow? How far did you drive? How hot did it get?
  12. Thread: Radiator for 4WD

    by VanCo
    Replies
    79
    Views
    29,256

    Re: Radiator for 4WD

    I made new bottom mounts. Not hard, you'll see.

    For years I ran a "friction" type top mount. It was a bolt stabbing a plate of aluminum placed on top of the radiator using the top middle factory...
  13. Thread: Radiator for 4WD

    by VanCo
    Replies
    79
    Views
    29,256

    Re: Radiator for 4WD

    I have:

    https://www.summitracing.com/parts/gri-2-26185-h

    It is the predecessor to the part you posted. The new one (that you posted) has a larger tube size, which is better. They are identical,...
  14. Replies
    16
    Views
    1,159

    Re: Timing issue?? That's my guess....

    If you have to drive it and cannot back off the timing fill the tank with the highest octane gas you can. Also add a can of octane booster from an auto parts store. If you're just a bit too advanced...
  15. Re: 4wd members with All/Mud Terrains: What’s your MPG like?

    Hankook Dynapro MT 30x9.50r15

    Before turbo, 16-20mpg.

    After turbo, 10-30mpg depending on how bad I need that turbo power feeling. Most of the time I'm in the 16mpg range, but I get that crappy...
  16. Replies
    37
    Views
    25,822

    Re: Replacing your fuel pulsation damper

    I just wanted to chime in.

    I have run a Herko PR4033 for three years now. It's been flawless, and it threaded on fine. I should also mention my fuel system sees a fluctuating pressure from 48 to...
  17. Replies
    71
    Views
    8,949

    Re: Idle adjustment question

    Yes the air temperature sensor in the AFM. For the most part the air temp will be close to ambient, however; that will change the longer you drive and the more the engine compartment, AFM, and airbox...
  18. Replies
    71
    Views
    8,949

    Re: Idle adjustment question

    I've only bought the wideband O2s as a kit with everything needed. The components are sold separately though. Just make sure you get the right gauge controller to match that LSU 4.9 sensor.

    The...
  19. Replies
    71
    Views
    8,949

    Re: Idle adjustment question

    The RPM drop going from 1500 RPM to drive will be different than going from 1000 RPM to drive, due to the load on the torque converter, and how engaged it is. It is not a linear relationship. The...
  20. Replies
    71
    Views
    8,949

    Re: Idle adjustment question

    Sure thing!

    The large hose I was referring to is the one connected to the AC idle up diaphragm. You can actually pinch the line coming from the intake boot that feeds the diaphragm. That way you...
  21. Replies
    71
    Views
    8,949

    Re: Idle adjustment question

    This site has a great write up on the AFM:

    https://www.4crawler.com/4x4/CheapTricks/AFM/index.shtml
  22. Replies
    71
    Views
    8,949

    Re: Idle adjustment question

    I would get it up to temperature and wait for it to go in to its high 1300 rpm idle. Once there, use pliers to pinch vacuum lines that would affect the idle (VSV, etc). There is an idle up diaphragm...
  23. Replies
    71
    Views
    8,949

    Re: Idle adjustment question

    Thanks Tim!

    I spent a lot of time reverse engineering this EFI system to make it work with a turbo. Between a rising rate regulator, tweaking the AFM, and a pressure switch that cut the oxygen...
  24. Replies
    71
    Views
    8,949

    Re: Idle adjustment question

    As you may know the Vane Air Flow Meter (AFM) uses an air temperature sensor and potentiometer controlled by a vane that moves in relation to the engine's air demand.The Electronic Control Unit (ECU)...
  25. Replies
    115
    Views
    6,949

    Re: frozen bolt (to adjust alternator belt)

    This all reads like a riddle. Since I'm pretty good at riddles, I'll give it a shot.

    Don't use the adjuster bolt at all to tighten the belt.

    If you are trying to tighten the belt and the...
  26. Thread: Alternator woes

    by VanCo
    Replies
    131
    Views
    52,309

    Re: Alternator woes

    I completely rewired the engine compartment when I went to aftermarket fuel injection. When I did that I ran a new 4 gauge main cable to the alternator. Should be good to 200 amps (only 6 feet to the...
  27. Thread: Alternator woes

    by VanCo
    Replies
    131
    Views
    52,309

    Re: Alternator woes

    Thanks Flecker!

    You should make the switch. The AD244 comes stock with around 150 amps. Aftermarket 250+. Also, you can find them in any auto parts store at anytime, and the pick n pull for a...
  28. Thread: Alternator woes

    by VanCo
    Replies
    131
    Views
    52,309

    Re: Alternator woes

    I cut the van bottom bracket and rewelded it so that the new alternator was aligned with the belt pulleys. The most common CS130D has offset mounting holes, not 12 and 6 o'clock like the van...
  29. Thread: Alternator woes

    by VanCo
    Replies
    131
    Views
    52,309

    Re: Alternator woes

    On long mountain runs in 95 degree heat fully loaded I've gotten my EGTs up to 1500 degrees (I usually back off at that point). I have cooked OEM alternators under those conditions. We all know the...
  30. Thread: Alternator woes

    by VanCo
    Replies
    131
    Views
    52,309

    Re: Alternator woes

    Convert to a GM alternator. Problem forever solved.
  31. Replies
    90
    Views
    35,712

    Re: Is it the infamous hot soak......

    I agree 100%; however, the supply line at that point would be easiest to manipulate for me. I may go full race van and reroute the supply and return for optimum cooling.
  32. Replies
    90
    Views
    35,712

    Re: Is it the infamous hot soak......

    I've thought about taking a different approach. The fuel lines intimately snuggle the engine from one side to the other. Preheating the fuel with the engine block only makes sense from a 1980's...
  33. Replies
    9
    Views
    1,557

    Re: 5 spd shift points

    Oh, there is room.

    https://youtu.be/PzEYfJcv80s
  34. Replies
    70
    Views
    29,908

    Re: Window Switches and rolling up all the way

    This is a direct replacement for the passenger side:

    https://www.switchdoctor.net/toyota-cressida-window-switch/toyota-cressida-passenger-power-window-switch-1985-1988/

    There is no direct...
  35. Replies
    71
    Views
    24,772

    Re: Replacing Fuel Injector(s)

    No problem.

    I noticed that in the description they mention to contact them if you have an 88-89 model. They may have the correct plug injector for your 89.
  36. Replies
    71
    Views
    24,772

    Re: Replacing Fuel Injector(s)

    Yeah, the replacement injectors are high impedance, and the factory injectors are low impedance. To make the low impedance injectors work with the ECU injector drivers they use a resistor. If you do...
  37. Replies
    71
    Views
    24,772

    Re: Replacing Fuel Injector(s)

    Yeah, that is the seller and style of injector I'm currently running. I'm not running those van specific injectors though, because I need a higher flow rate.

    I really like the injectors, I have...
  38. Sticky: Re: The WHAT-IS-THIS-PART and WHAT'S-THE-PART-NUMBER Thread for US Toyota Vans 1984-1

    Hey! That's my van. Sweet! I drove for years (10 or so) without extending the bracket after the lift. I finally made a bracket a bit back and the difference is quite noticeable.
  39. Replies
    71
    Views
    24,772

    Re: Replacing Fuel Injector(s)

    There are many different cc flow rates of injectors that fit the van fuel rail and electrical plug. The flow rate depends on which injectors you bought. I bought larger 330cc injectors because I...
  40. Replies
    71
    Views
    24,772

    Re: Replacing Fuel Injector(s)

    Check out www.lceperformance.com

    They don't advertise for Van specific stuff, but they have correct CC drop in injectors. I ran a set of their matched 22RE injectors (same CC as the Van) for...
  41. Replies
    19
    Views
    4,847

    Re: So how slow is everyones van?

    After driving the turbo 4ye for a few years now there's no way I'd ever daily drive a Toyota van with stock power levels again, gas or diesel.

    My MPGs range from 17 (fully loaded pulling 1500...
  42. Replies
    22
    Views
    2,657

    Re: Safe spots to raise front end with a jack?

    There is no "front axle". There is a differential and 2 CV axles. If the jack was van center under the front differential there is a structural cross member there. Perfectly fine to jack the van up...
  43. 1987 2wd automatic transmission in SLC for sale

    I have an automatic transmission out of a 1987 2wd cargo van for sale. The engine was toast when I got the van, but the previous owner said it shifted fine, didn't clunk, didn't slip. The fluid looks...
  44. Replies
    75
    Views
    29,554

    Re: How to pass CA smog????

    I know you've covered some of these, I'm just listing everything I can think of.

    Idle pop, and random high idle HC:

    Cap, rotor, wires, timing
    Vacuum leak
    Computer doesn't know it's idling,...
  45. Replies
    75
    Views
    29,554

    Re: How to pass CA smog????

    Yeah, fix the EGR system. Sounds like it isn't functioning. I like seafoam, works great. Replacing the O2 won't hurt, but if your HC, and CO are good I would guess it's not needed (replacing them...
  46. Replies
    75
    Views
    29,554

    Re: How to pass CA smog????

    If your HC and CO are good at both 15 and 25 then it would seem the engine is running efficient.

    NOx emissions are effected by increased cylinder temperatures. Exhaust gas recirculation (EGR)...
  47. Replies
    75
    Views
    29,554

    Re: How to pass CA smog????

    Can you post a pic of the numbers on the smog sheet?

    The catalytic converters on these vans are set way back. If the replacement cat isn't OEM quality it won't heat up properly, and won't last. I...
  48. Sticky: Re: The WHAT-IS-THIS-PART and WHAT'S-THE-PART-NUMBER Thread for US Toyota Vans 1984-1

    I don't think you're crazy. I have about $10k in engine, turbo and overlanding gear on one of mine, and yet you can put your finger through most of the body panels. Wait, maybe we're both crazy?
  49. Sticky: Re: The WHAT-IS-THIS-PART and WHAT'S-THE-PART-NUMBER Thread for US Toyota Vans 1984-1

    That's funny, that screenshot is from my van. I'm glad the video has been useful.

    Anyhow, there really isn't a name, or a "part" that can be purchased. That is a structural (welded in) part of the...
  50. Re: Other parts to replace while replacing Head Gasket

    The surfaces need to be extremely smooth. I don't think it would seal right on mill marks. There are techniques to get a smooth surface without a machine shop, but a machined surface is best.

    With...
Results 1 to 50 of 169
Page 1 of 4 1 2 3 4