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85gtsblackman
02-05-2007, 05:28 PM
and the $50 was to change over the title and registaion :hehe:

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runs good just needs some work

VikingJZ
02-05-2007, 05:29 PM
DUDE! That's a steal!

What's the story on it.

85gtsblackman
02-05-2007, 05:39 PM
story:

asked manager about truck that had been sitting on backlot , he told me it needed alot of work and to go ask the dealersuper about it, he said i could have it but it didnt run, and it had sat for 8 years or so.

2 weeks later found there is a title for it, after that, went out and killed all the spiders and wasps that were living in it.

messed around with it later found it needed a fuel pup to run, went to go to the junkyard to get a alt plug for the gts, found a brand new fuel pump , cost me 5 bucks.

returned back to work, dumped some gas in the carb, runs now, and put air in all 4 tires.


fast foward, got laid off went upstairs singed for the title and registration, later that night drove it home, oh and i got a new battery for 10 bux and a used one for free

burnyd
02-05-2007, 05:39 PM
where do you put all these 22re muts at?

85gtsblackman
02-05-2007, 05:41 PM
the house

where else, maxima will be sitting at gfs house by wensday, its her car anyway

heres what it needs:
spare tire
4 tires...current ones are dry rotten
jack
1 tail light cover lense
drop in bed liner....i might go get today, to cover the rusty bed
gator net.....im taking the rusted tail gate off, its trash
passenger fender, rust
wipers
fix the exuast...needs to be replaced from the cat back
fuel pump gasket(i broke) i have that
vavle cover gasket...have that too
change the fluids
clean the damn thing up

thats all i can think of for now...i took the passenger mirror off to fix it

Hookecho
02-05-2007, 07:57 PM
toyota p/u ftw. i have a 90 model and it makes a good wheelbarrow.

supra97
02-05-2007, 09:17 PM
That's a sweet deal.

My buddy had a Toyota truck, I forget the year...84 I think, and it was rusted to shit. Big rust holes along the sides, ran like a bag of shit.

He drove that thing maybe 3000 km before he totalled it.

$3000.

So yeah, you got a deal. ^_^

Cavanagh
02-05-2007, 09:27 PM
Free? Nothing is better than Free. Nice find/take.

1990CelicaGT-S
02-05-2007, 09:47 PM
Yeah, very nice. I'm selling a truck on Friday that's been sitting in the back of my store for months. It's not mine but the guy leaves all of his shit back there and we told him to have it gone months ago.

Should be about $100 from the nearest junk yard.

2kSnakEater
02-06-2007, 02:16 AM
damm, $50 is nuts! you do know that a tailgate is better than the screen, right?

85gtsblackman
02-07-2007, 12:35 AM
u mean screen as in gator net?

that tail gate is rotted all the way though, i had to open the thing manualy, then the rods broke, so i dont dare shut it now.

got some wipers and tommarrow afternoon ill probally fix the oil leaks, i cleaned the outside, tomarrow ill do the interior, grind away the side rust.

ordered some 6x9 1.75 inch speaker spacers, i got so much room under the window cranks that i can mount 6x9s, i was gonna do 6.5s but seeing as i dont have an extended cab, i have verrrrrrry little room behind the seats, thats where the jack and tools have to go. so that mean no sub :( , ill just put a small amp to the 6x9s.

also i found out i can use mk3 supra wheels on the thing also i got a friend thats got a parts car so i may pick those up

alltracman78
02-07-2007, 01:52 AM
where do you put all these 22re muts at?

That truck has a 22R. No E.

Mister2T
02-07-2007, 11:25 PM
wow, joe when you first told us about this truck, i was expecting worse, kickass find. is that your house in the pic as well?

85gtsblackman
02-08-2007, 05:35 AM
yizzer

GT4SOM
02-08-2007, 05:56 AM
Sweet find man. I never find crap like this around town. Even if I did I wouldn't have room to store it

85gtsblackman
02-08-2007, 07:12 PM
yeah this is the last thing i can bring home , i feel ya, but i do need a truck, i kinda been using the gts as one so yeah.

plus after i get the truck up and running i can take time to overhaul my engine, its still runnin good but its old, plus im gonna have to put a clutch in the gts before the end of the year, its starting to get a lil slippage to it from time to time.


yay factory 22re 4x4 clutch is a bolt in upgrade, thats not much outaa the bank either