Whether insuring a priceless historical vehicle or a weekend cruiser, no one knows more about insuring collector cars then Grundy. We can provide pictures of the truck before the restoration work. Still, the turbo is still running and is his daily driver. The motor connected to the automatic still was leaps and bounds faster than the 22re equipped 5 speed, but lost a lot of the visceral feel that the old truck has. One of the biggest selling points of the EcoBoost is that it really does feel like a V8 thanks to a really powerful base motor in addition to quick-spooling turbochargers. The correct jack set is mounted behind the seats as it should be. The interior and paint are in pretty rough shape, and will definitely need some work.
The plastic wore very quickly and there was a spring that kept the rocker arm against said spacer. I learned a lot, and thanks you guys. The Bosch Excel+ Framed Wiper Blade is an excellent replacements for your worn out and damaged units. Cross-reference Chart for Pickup Truck Bed Size Dimensions Manufacturers typically change bed sizes when they introduce a new model year. As I recall, Toyota was replacing them free of charge with improved versions no matter how many miles or age.
There were three choices of truck body available, an extended cabin model, a one-ton long bed model and a short bed model. Given a choice I would have taken the four cylinder over the 3. One of these now has 500K on it, so it's possible to keep them going, but expect to have to work on it yourself for it to be worth it. Nothing they did on that segment was harmful to the engine. Letters further along in the alphabet represent stronger tires that can sustain higher inflation pressures. With taller tires, a roll bar and with lights on top, it would have been completely lust-worthy aside from a terrible color choice.
This comes with 1-year Bosch limited warranty. Archived from on 30 December 2015. Two diesel engines were also offered, the 2L and the turbocharged 2L-T. The next year saw the introduction of a option, the , perhaps due to increasing competition from Nissan who already offered a V6 truck at this time. The water pumps are not durable, this is definitely an engine that needs its water pump changed every 60K with the timing belt since they like to leak and are driven by the timing belt. A shame about the dissolving body and frames as many more of these would have survived as the mechanicals were good. I'd find a carbureted truck that's had some parts replaced already, the one you're looking at it likely pretty whipped.
From there the second owner really enjoyed the truck and saw to it that all correct maintenance was done to keep it in top mechanical shape. I have seen a couple over 400K with minimal work, but they were courier vehicles, back when the trucks were only 15 years old. On a trip to Folsum Lake, got 36mpg. Nice truck for the first five years. These however, were heavily modified non-production versions built around a custom racing-only tubular chassis and using a larger capacity Toyota. Just a few weeks ago, I replaced the head gaskets and the clutch on mine.
Tallied 68k miles in 3 yrs, then sold it. For the North American market, the only body style was a regular cab short bed and all were. With durable blade material that maintains a sharp, clean edge for a long time, Bosch Direct Connect Framed Wiper Blade significantly increases your visibility, even the heaviest of rains, snows or sleets. For other European markets and South Africa, the Hilux was built in Durban, South Africa. These facelifted models were introduced in the Philippines in October 2008.
A shame about the dissolving body and frames as many more of these would have survived as the mechanicals were good. Said floppy timing chain then proceeds to cut a hole into the coolant passage in the timing cover. I have my 1986 long bed Xtra cab, 22R Carb. Unfortunately, I think there may be some numbers transposed from the source. A load range of D means that the tire has a ply rating of 8.
The truck starts right up and shifts quite easily. Just a few weeks ago, I replaced the head gaskets and the clutch on mine. This version is made at Toyota's facility in Zárate, Argentina. My brother is one of those people who, in choosing his cars, has always stumbled upon vehicles with legendary drivetrains. It is custom fit for each application with the correct size and mounting attachment. It was the first Hilux available with an in that market. Perceived quality was improved through the adoption of uniformly darker finishes with greater color consistency throughout the interior.
The carbed engine is easy to work on with basic tools. In the late 80s and 90s, aftermarket firms did solid business selling gear to keep engines running—and circulating oil through turbos—after their ignitions were shut off. Insurance As the inventors of Agreed Value coverage, we understand the special nature of protecting a collectible vehicle. Hope to cash in on some of that long term Toyota reliability with the 95 4runner I just bought. Now you cant find a descent one anywhere. According to 4X4 Wire, the 1986 model had some new innovations added to it which made it more desirable.