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Forum: MKIII Supra 02-09-2020, 02:32 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By yale
Well this a very late posting to the original...

Well this a very late posting to the original request, but I have recently gotten very good at swapping the starter on my 86.5. Been through 4 in the last two years. Yeah, they are life warranty...
Forum: MKII Supra 02-02-2020, 02:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,140
Posted By yale
Just bringing this back to a current (pun...

Just bringing this back to a current (pun intended) discussion. I am going on my fourth starter in less than 2 years. Last one made it about 5 days and less than 10 starts). I am using the...
Forum: MKIII Supra 01-27-2020, 01:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 878
Posted By yale
This response might be a bit later, but..... ...

This response might be a bit later, but.....
Just 93K on it? Does it run?
There was a good post somewhere on this forum on things to check before buying that are specific to Supras. Can't...
Forum: MKIII Supra 01-27-2020, 12:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 803
Posted By yale
Check the fuel pressure regulator (right on top...

Check the fuel pressure regulator (right on top of the fuel rail behind the alternator). Mine caused hard-to-start and rough idle situations.
Rough idle or high idle can come from vacuum leaks. ...
Forum: MKIII Supra 10-14-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,118
Posted By yale
Have you confirmed the timing is correctly set? ...

Have you confirmed the timing is correctly set? Sounds like you have spark and fuel, but maybe not at the right time.
Forum: MKIII Supra 10-14-2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,099
Posted By yale
Well, this response is a few years late but I...

Well, this response is a few years late but I just dropped the tank on my 86.5. Had to undo the holding strap brackets from the frame at the front side of the tank. The adjustment nuts were...
Forum: MKIII Supra 06-05-2019, 05:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,700
Posted By yale
Got to be a short somewhere. If you take out the...

Got to be a short somewhere. If you take out the brake light fuse do you get the same results?
Also look for wires around the brake pedal under the dash. Maybe hitting something there? Moving a...
Forum: MKIII Supra 06-05-2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,277
Posted By yale
I had a similar issue after doing an engine swap...

I had a similar issue after doing an engine swap in my '86.5. Played with the security, attempting locking/unlocking of doors/hatch. No joy. Attempted to check/adjust the Neutral Safety Switch. ...
Forum: MKIII Supra 06-22-2018, 12:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 799
Posted By yale
To clarify, by running the 30amp fuse you damaged...

To clarify, by running the 30amp fuse you damaged the wiring and had the wiring redone? I would continue to look at that as the first step.

I believe the fuel pump doesn't come on with the...
Forum: MKIII Supra 06-13-2018, 10:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,316
Posted By yale
Some updates on the woes encountered with the...

Some updates on the woes encountered with the engine swap.
Replacement driveshaft from ShaftMasters.....best thing since sliced bread! Highly recommend that to anyone. Pulled that heavy split...
Forum: MKIII Supra 06-13-2018, 10:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,102
Posted By yale
Nice looking improvements! Good tips too.

Nice looking improvements!
Good tips too.
Forum: MKIII Supra 06-13-2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,439
Posted By yale
Not related to the your battery discharge issue,...

Not related to the your battery discharge issue, but Bru's note about the coils may have just solved my issue with the low speed setting on the fan!:nuts:
Forum: MKIII Supra 06-13-2018, 10:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,710
Posted By yale
First, welcome! Second, will the window not...

First, welcome!

Second, will the window not respond to either switch (driver or passenger)? I ask because my driver-side switch will put down my passenger window but won't bring it back up. Not...
Forum: MKIII Supra 03-06-2018, 11:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,316
Posted By yale
Quick update..... Timing was fine. The...

Quick update.....
Timing was fine. The shuddering was due to the replacement center support bearing I used. Wrong one. I will order a replacement, single drive shaft next week.
Car runs great...
Forum: MKIII Supra 03-06-2018, 12:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,316
Posted By yale
7MGE like-for-like engine swap

So we just completed swapping out my worn 7MGE for rebuilt short block. Stayed with another 7MGE to keep things simple. Got everything swapped over and the car running. Along the way several items...
Forum: MKIII Supra 03-06-2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 766
Posted By yale
Thanks for the reply! We tested those wires...

Thanks for the reply!
We tested those wires several times and found they were not hot so went ahead with grounding them on the plenum. All is well.

Car is running and shifting fine without that...
Forum: MKIII Supra 03-05-2018, 12:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 766
Posted By yale
Wiring bundle question

After swapping out my 7MGE with another one I have two electric connectors that remain unidentified. The engine swap was short block so all the harnesses and components were reused. It is an...
Forum: MKIII Supra 05-03-2017, 11:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,746
Posted By yale
Thanks for the information. Going to have to...

Thanks for the information.
Going to have to replace mine soon ('86.5 Supra). When I replaced the tie rods I ran into an issue with dampening mount being in the way. Simply cut it off and kept...
Forum: MKIII Supra 03-16-2017, 05:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,454
Posted By yale
Welcome to the forums! Taking a quick stab at a...

Welcome to the forums!
Taking a quick stab at a few of your items:
- For that many gauges to not be working it sounds like a fuse or wiring harness issue. Cut wires would be a problem. There...
Forum: MKIII Supra 03-16-2017, 05:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,593
Posted By yale
After you take it out and it fills the overflow...

After you take it out and it fills the overflow tank, 1) does it draw any back into the radiator as it cools, and 2) what is the water level in the radiator (after it cools back down)?
Forum: MKIII Supra 06-23-2016, 04:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,528
Posted By yale
It appears that the bracket is essentially a...

It appears that the bracket is essentially a large nut with the attachment for the steering damper/shock. It appears to have opposite threading from the inner tie rod so I guess the idea was that it...
Forum: MKIII Supra 06-11-2016, 12:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,723
Posted By yale
I checked the resistance in the AFM and all...

I checked the resistance in the AFM and all values were way below the suggested values. Thinking that may be the issue now.
I did replace the fuel pressure regulator, just because I had a new one...
Forum: MKIII Supra 06-11-2016, 12:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,528
Posted By yale
'87 MrkIII passenger inner tie rod

So I'm finally getting around to rebuilding the front end (could turn the tie rods by hand and the spindles clunked inside the ball joints). Driver's side tie rods were no issue. Passenger side...
Forum: MKIII Supra 05-24-2016, 10:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,723
Posted By yale
Update: Just finished a two day job of replacing...

Update: Just finished a two day job of replacing the fuel filter. Not sure if it was by design but when I loosed the lines (which wasn't too bad) the fuel seemed to be on a constant siphon so I had...
Forum: MKIII Supra 05-21-2016, 12:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,723
Posted By yale
Idle issue - drops rpm but recovers

So my '87 runs great down the road, no issues, nice and strong. However sitting still, in gear (auto trans) she will idle and suddenly the rpms will drop, but she'll "catch it" and recover. She'll...
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