Paging all 80s Toyota PU experts... Going to look at a 1 owner single cab '85 today. Seems like a survivor, but I don't know anything about what to look for on these things except for the obvious stuff. Any tips? What's a good example worth?
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4WD vs 2WD.
Carburator vs. EFI.
Manual vs. auto.
Rust, rust, rust. Underneath, wheel wheels, drip rails. See if you can look under the carpet/mats.
Color of fluids: Brake, engine oil, radiator.
Engine leaks. Front main, dripping from bellhousing (rear main, or tranny input), rocker arm cover.
Nope you are not a tall fella.