Sometimes cats will put out a burning smell too, if a car hasn't been driven in a while....keep an eye on that coolant level, too.
Coolant can have a distinct "burning" odor if dopped on something hot, but there'll be a "sweetness" to it, too.
If the coolant is leaking on...
Toyota used prices are what drove me (sorry, no pun intended) to buy a Mazda back in 1992 and my current Ranger in 2012.
Last I looked on CL, used...
No problem. Good luck.
...or you can just get this one off of E-Prey...
Quictent Heavy Duty Canopy White 10x20 Carport Car Tent Shelter Gazebo Garage...
Don't know If you have a spot for this, but you can build a temporary "garage" out of 4" plastic pipe and a large blue tarp.
My '98 is still parked outside and its been raining like a bugger up here for a couple of days.
I should go check it (and then put it...
Get a new starter. Your solenoid is bad.
Watch what you're calling a "beater". My avatar is my '98. Its far from a "beater".
Congrats on your purchase.
Replace the rail, or check and see if its just a seal that needs to be replaced.
You can shrink pics in Paint.
" Ive tried jacking up the rear end of the trans..."
If you're trying to get to the TOP two bolts, you'd want to let the tranny drop DOWN.
14.7 is a tad high, but that's not your problem.
Look at the starter yet?
Is it still bolted in?
Chances are good you need a new relay, but test...
...funny how that happens. I sorta did the same thing.
When I started here, the "rule" was that you had to put down a basic...
I'm thinking something's loose or wearing out to the point to where its shaking at that speed (harmonic vibration).
Check it yourself. I'm...
Les is short for Lester...so...Les Schwab.
After that, could be a bunch of things.
What did you do to the truck before the shaking started, or has...
Take it to Lester, see what they say.
Yep, having all the fasteners in place and torqued down usually helps. ;)
...the short answer....swap in a 4.0 L.
However, the 2.3 in your truck should be the "Lima" engine, which goes all the way back to the Pinto...
That's the answer, right here.
My dad taught me to make sure and wash under the car, as well as on top, because we salt the roads out here,...
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