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    Re: Sway Bar Removal

    The one on the front is pretty pointless, the way the suspension is designed is adequate without a sway bar... the coil over and three link in the back is another story. You may feel that more than...
  2. Re: What is more likely to get plugged? a Cat or a muffler?

    Typically it's the mesh/ honeycomb in the cat that gets plugged... the mufflr is just a series of baffles that has pretty big openings. I replaced my cat with a weld in for like 50 bucks, but it...
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    Re: 1987 Toyota 4x4 Camper Van 5 speed LOW MILES

    Did you sell??
  4. Thread: Please help!

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    Re: Please help!

    I'm guessing it might be a fuse or something.

    Look for the fusible link thread and start checking all the fuses in your fusebox.
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    Re: Steering wheel shake, smoking right wheel

    If the wheel was pretty warm/ hot, then I am putting another vote towards the bearing... it's a symptom. Hope it works out man, and keep us posted!
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    Re: Steering wheel shake, smoking right wheel

    All of this ^^^^

    Will get you in the right direction of diagnosing. On a 2 wheel drive it's pretty easy to pop the cover off the wheel hub and take a peek inside to see the condition of the...
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    Re: Steering wheel shake, smoking right wheel

    We can only guess...

    But you need friction to make smoke. And if it was in fact smoking, then it boils down to brakes, or bearing. It's the only things I can see making enough heat to cause some...
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    Re: Steering wheel shake, smoking right wheel

    Few things that come to mind...

    warped rotor (typically only feel this when you brake though)
    wheel bearing/s failing... they don't always squeel.
    one of the hubs left in the locked position...
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    Re: Transmission problem

    Yah, same part, different makes...


    gobble gobble~
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    Re: Do I need a new Distributor?

    So it's a fuel issue then... check the fuel pump, theres info on here for checking that.
    Injectors are run from the ecu...

    If you have spark and air, the missing link is fuel.

    Probably a...
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    Re: Do I need a new Distributor?

    First... are you getting a check engine light or is it throwing any codes? Whats the timing set at? Is your tps adjusted? What's the coil look like inside the distributor?

    The distributor is...
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    Re: frozen bolt (to adjust alternator belt)

    It means, use simple green and a paint brush to clean the engine/ bay up and then hose it off....

    Spray down the engine with simple green (or whatever your choice of degreaser is), then take the...
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    Re: frozen bolt (to adjust alternator belt)

    So long as you don't get any water in the blinker fluid reservoir, and cover the flux capacitor you'll be fine...

    Get some simple green and a paint brush and have at it.
    :dance2:
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    Re: Upgrading the alternator

    Best with the denso is to just rebuild it... theres a few videos on it.
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    Re: frozen bolt (to adjust alternator belt)

    :crickets:
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    Re: frozen bolt (to adjust alternator belt)

    Without being there to see it for myself... I can't know.

    Since you know how to tighten/ loosen it now, why not just err on the side of caution and change it?
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    Re: frozen bolt (to adjust alternator belt)

    That's the alternator belt, and the alternator pulley.

    Who stripped the pulley bolt?
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    Re: frozen bolt (to adjust alternator belt)

    A picture would REALLY help here...
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    Re: frozen bolt (to adjust alternator belt)

    ugh... first off the alternator pulley is held on by a NUT, not a BOLT.

    I have no idea how it would get stripped. That's pretty tough to do without some chain vice grips and a big ass breaker bar....
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    Re: frozen bolt (to adjust alternator belt)

    Serpentine belt <-------------
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    Re: frozen bolt (to adjust alternator belt)

    Well... that pulley bolt being stripped is a problem. And a helicoil is going to be beyond your skill set in my opinion. gonna require some precise drilling, tapping/ threading and a removal of the...
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    Re: frozen bolt (to adjust alternator belt)

    I would at the very least keep an extra belt on hand... If there's a belt that is going to leave you stranded, that's the one. Takes out the cooling system AND the electrical integrity of the van.
    ...
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    Re: frozen bolt (to adjust alternator belt)

    yay
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    Re: frozen bolt (to adjust alternator belt)

    Just another thought..... maybe try the local firehouse? Those guys are pretty cool. If they will pull a kitten out of a tree, they might be willing to help tighten your belt.

    :yes:

    Extra...
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    Re: frozen bolt (to adjust alternator belt)

    OK SUZU.

    I put the bat signal out on the other forum for ya... might be someone close by out that way to give you a hand. Ya may need to buy them a donut or something though... maybe a pack of...
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    Re: frozen bolt (to adjust alternator belt)

    https://i.imgur.com/M7u15Zn.gif
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    Re: frozen bolt (to adjust alternator belt)

    Well, my recommend at this point is to:

    A. Befriend some of the neighbors and see if one of them might be able to help you out. Bake some cookies or something as an incentive!

    B. Hit up the...
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    Re: frozen bolt (to adjust alternator belt)

    Everything is starting to make sense to me now...

    Do you have any grandkids, nephew, or something like that who might be able to take a look? A neighbor?
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    Re: frozen bolt (to adjust alternator belt)

    https://i.imgur.com/HCpV0zv.jpg
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    Re: frozen bolt (to adjust alternator belt)

    YES! PAGE 4!!!!

    We made it!!!

    :dance2:
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    Re: frozen bolt (to adjust alternator belt)

    OK. Then here is what your gonna do. Man up!
    FIRST, hose the bolt down again with some sort of lube. WD40, PB Blaster, whatever...
    Then warm up the engine to operating temp. Get it nice and warm.
    ...
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    Re: frozen bolt (to adjust alternator belt)

    Do you have any friends who can help you then? Someone with a decent set of tools and some know how?

    If I was closer I would come over with a tool box, drink all your beer, have you make me a...
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    Re: frozen bolt (to adjust alternator belt)

    Most things that are getting retrofitted aren't going to fit our vans... If you want drop in parts for this, your going to have to find them in a salvage yard or ebay.

    Just take the van to a...
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    Re: Transmission problem

    Crack open the bleeder port on the slave cylinder to clear the line of fluid into a bucket. Probably have to pump it up a bit to get it flowing.

    The toyota lines are 3/16" (4.75mm) on the vans. I...
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    Re: frozen bolt (to adjust alternator belt)

    The bolt isn't a big deal, it can be easily replaced. The block on the other hand might be a bit trickier.

    OR, you could just buy this set up... and fit it in to place (may require retrofitting...
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    Re: Transmission problem

    9 times out of 10 it's the rubber flex line that gets junked up... Before you buy anything though, take a wrench to it and see if it's loose first. Clean it off as best ya can. Then use the buddy...
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    Re: Starting Issues (with video)

    Search for heat soak, or hot soak....
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    Re: frozen bolt (to adjust alternator belt)

    If I were the mechanic he brought it to, I wouldn't be liable for a broken bolt. Hard parts are the cost of doing business for the customer... especially when they get a quote for something over the...
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    Re: Transmission problem

    Looks like your clutch flex line or the hard line may be giving up the ghost.

    Flex line:
    Toyota Part #
    90931-01021

    Centric part # 150.44305

    As for the hard line, I don't know of a...
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    Re: frozen bolt (to adjust alternator belt)

    bump... lets get this to 4 pages~
  41. Re: '86 Deluxe Passenger~ Upper Control Arm Compatibility???

    That I don't know...

    If this helps though, Rock auto shows same part #'s for upper's but different for lower's. Can't imagine why though. May be different bushing size difference on the lowers for...
  42. Re: '86 Deluxe Passenger~ Upper Control Arm Compatibility???

    For 2WD Vans,

    It's the same exact part all the way up through 85-89

    Theres literally NO difference between the deluxe vs. the LE.

    Check out rock auto for the Moog control arms, really good...
  43. Re: A/T Oil Temp Light after climbing steep grade (1989 Toyota TownAce)

    Everything I have read said to use:


    Auto Trans Fluid
    Toyota T-IV

    It's the default option for your ride... I also see it listed for about 5-6 bucks a quart everywhere. Not sure what your...
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    Re: So how slow is everyones van?

    I really thought Diesels got better mpg....

    My 87 4YE, gas fed consistently gets around 20 mpg in town, and 23-24 mpg on longer stretches.

    It can cruise all day long at 70-75 mph and up hills...
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    Re: frozen bolt (to adjust alternator belt)

    SUZU,

    Stop looking at pictures on the internet and go out and look at your van for some perspective. This really isn't a difficult thing. You are mind f^#king this to death...

    The pulley you...
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    Re: Transmission problem

    So over the years the reservoir gets dirty, and ithe muck over time shows on the outside of the reservoir to make it 'appear' full when in reality it's low.

    Pull the cap off and look down in...
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    Re: frozen bolt (to adjust alternator belt)

    Loosen the bolt highlighted by the RED arrow first. (loosen counterclockwise)<br><br>Then tighten the wingnut highlighted by the GREEN arrow. (twist it to the right)<br><br><font...
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    Re: frozen bolt (to adjust alternator belt)

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    I'm almost afraid to respond...&nbsp;<br> Hang on, lemme post a VISUAL.
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    Re: frozen bolt (to adjust alternator belt)

    <br><br>The adjuster bolt is there, it's just hidden under the PS hard line. <br><br>https://i.imgur.com/9ihKm7P.jpg
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    I'm really trying to help, but I think I'm just gonna back away from...
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    Re: Transmission problem

    It's hydraulic.

    It's either the master or the slave cylinder... possibly one other thing, but it's the last looked at thing.

    Get a buddy to rule out the hydraulics first. First check your fluid...
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