going to see an 874kcsq, pointers

Kent McLean kentmclean at mindspring.com
Wed Apr 13 13:14:54 EDT 2005

Brendan Walsh wrote:
> Hey all, 
> I'm going to look at an 87 4KQCS this weekend, and wondered if anyone
> had any pointers on what to look out for,Other than the usual stuff
> (leaks, burning oil, ticking lifters,vacuum pump etc..) 

The t-belt is a big item for many people, so that's good.

One thing I don't like about older cars is a pitted windshield.
Not cracks or big chucks missing, but lots of little pits that
glare when you drive into the sun. Not a big item, but when I
replaced the windshield on my 200 TQ, it was like driving a new

Maybe you can use it as a bargaining chip.

Kent McLean
'94 100 S Avant, "Moody"
'89 200 TQ, "Bad Puppy" up in smoke
'56 Austin-Healey 100 BN2, for sale

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