Saturday, November 2, 2019

Hachi-Go: 1987 Toyota Corolla SR5

The AE85/86 generation Toyota Corolla built from 1983 to 1987 was the last truly great economy car to come from the biggest auto maker in the world.  No one will ever buy a Prius years from now for its driving experience or consider picking up a modified RAV4 to turn back to stock, but the 30 year old Corolla is a different animal at its core.  Find this 1987 Toyota Corolla SR5 offered for $4000 in Denver, CO via craigslist. Tip from FuelTruck.


 From the seller:
1987 Toyota Corolla
condition: good
cylinders: 4 cylinders
drive: rwd
fuel: gas
title status: clean
transmission: manual
type: coupe
AE86 Coupe



1987 Toyota Corolla SR5
164k (mileage exempt)
Clean title

Car is very clean, only problem is blue smoke from exhaust, and clutch. Just seeing what’s out there. Make me a cash or trade offer

NEEDS:
-Clutch repair (will include part)
-Headliner

Will consider trading for Pontiac Fiero GT, Civic hatch, 3rd gen Prelude, RX7, Celica, IS300, Nissan S-chassis, etc





7 comments:

  1. OK, this SR5 is RWD. but I would dispute the point about it being the last great japanese economy car... oh, wait, the text does limit indictment to Toyotas instead of all Japanese makers.so the following is a bit off target. but i have recently discovered the cheap fun of a 6th gen honda civic DX, having taken on my elderly uncle;s ride. with 50K on the clock and having lived on the street in NJ for its entire life. even as an automatic trans. version, this little rollerskate is a blast to drive. I do imagine people holding the 96-00 civic DXs in esteem for years to come.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. I’ll see your 6th gen and raise you my ‘94 dx. That thing felt waaaaay racier than it had any right to. The last civic with the best suspension, the little non-vtec motor mustered up just enough torque to make each stab of the go pedal give you just a little tingle down there. Sold that ride for 4K in ‘02 at nearly 200k miles. For a based out dx...because civic, that’s why.

      Delete
  2. just a little blue smoke..........................

    ReplyDelete
  3. 4k for bad motor need's clutch work how about throwing in 4 matching wheels .....no deal...

    ReplyDelete
  4. Best Article Buy marijuana online Excellent post. I appreciate this site. Stick with it! Because the admin of this web page is working, no doubt very quickly it will be well-known, due to its quality contents.This website was how do you say it? Relevant!! Finally, I’ve found something that helped me.

    ReplyDelete
  5. Interesting that the car is for sale with a Colorado 30-day temp tag still on it. Wonder what's up with that?

    ReplyDelete

Commenting Commandments:
I. Thou Shalt Not write anything your mother would not appreciate reading.
II. Thou Shalt Not post as anonymous unless you are posting from mobile and have technical issues. Use name/url when posting and pick something Urazmus B Jokin, Ben Dover. Sir Edmund Hillary Clint Eastwood...it don't matter. Just pick a nom de plume and stick with it.
III. Honor thy own links by using <a href ="http://www.linkgoeshere"> description of your link </a>
IV. Remember the formatting tricks <i>italics</i> and <b> bold </b>
V. Thou Shalt Not commit spam.
VI. To embed images: use [image src="http://www.IMAGE_LINK.com" width="400px"/]. Limit images to no wider than 400 pixels in width. No more than one image per comment please.