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Discussion in '80-Series Tech' started by semlin, Jun 20, 2003.

  1. semlin

    semlin rocker

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    In light of the imminent change of boards and loss of old posts I propose a brainstorm session on FAQ common topics. Once we have a list of topics perhaps some of us can go look for quality old posts and they can be copied into the tech update section of this site.

    I will start the ball rolling

    birfield repack (could be a whole separate website!)
    fj v 93-94 fzj v 95-97 differences
    what to look for in a use 80
    tranny adjustment
    tires
    steel wheels
    lifts
    bullbars
    rear carriers
    supercharging
    belt adjustment
    oil change / filter
    Engine codes
    radiator flushing / clogging
    lockers?
    fender flares
    roof racks
    cb installation

    over to you
     
  2. landtoy80

    landtoy80

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    Lets start with 'tranny adjustment' as I still haven't got my issue worked out yet :cry:
    kurt
     
  3. Eduardo96FZJ80

    Eduardo96FZJ80

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    I thought the "Wulf" was the back-up server! :G
     
  4. woody

    woody Internet Fireman Staff Member

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    EXCELLENT idea....excellent!

    I'm more than happy to make the pages and such for the tech, but would "love" it if someone (or multiple someones) collect the information and forward it to me.

    "ideal" is a .txt document, I can then easily create a webpage from it, and include any required photos.
     
  5. Beowulf

    Beowulf

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    Semlin,
    I've been thinking about searching all prior posts and coming up with a list of Toyota part numbers, including non-US parts, and "part descriptions for dummies", approximate price (they change) and pictures when applicable (e.g. dash switches.)

    Eduardo,
    I have an 80GB drive at home. It's almost full with mostly Cruiser stuff. :G
    -B-
     
  6. Keep

    Keep

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    I've been putting together a site to house 80s technical info, faqs, service docs and modification and upgrade documentation.   The goal isn't to duplicate IH8MUD or other resources, but centralize (and archive) all the info unqiue to 80s so it can be found with once quick search, regardless of where it resides.  Once its up anyone can upload faqs and technical documents to it.  It should be finsihed in the next 2 weeks, at which point it'll be ready to begin storing all this valuable knowledge, we'll only need people to provide it.
     
  7. cruiserdan

    cruiserdan SupportingVendor Emeritus Supporting Vendor Moderator

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    I guess if you want the valuable stuff, I'll have to sit on the bench.......... :dunno:
     
  8. Eduardo96FZJ80

    Eduardo96FZJ80

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    -B-,
    Kinda figured that was the case :D

    C-Dan,

    Modesty is a fine virtue in a man.
    Let's not forget, many a home-run has been hit from the "bench"

    (how am i doing? :puke:)
    just trying to set the negotiations for a SC

    daydreaming again!
     
  9. Eduardo96FZJ80

    Eduardo96FZJ80

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  10. cruiserdan

    cruiserdan SupportingVendor Emeritus Supporting Vendor Moderator

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    Got my corked bat ready ::)
     
  11. Eduardo96FZJ80

    Eduardo96FZJ80

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    Why sure, we could say you just made a small mistake!
     
  12. Keep

    Keep

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    I'm at the point now where I need to determine the organizational structure so I can put together the navigation system.

    It'll be using a tree style menu. I was initally planning to break the technical resources into 3 main groups.

    1) FAQs
    3) Parts Information
    3) Technical Documents
    a) Servicing
    - subsections based on type
    b) Upgrades & Modifications
    - subsections based on type

    I'm open to other ideas, any suggestions would be welcomed.
     
  13. Photoman

    Photoman SILVER Star

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    I may have missed this but whatever happened to the SOR stuff that was on CD? Would it be possible to buy a copy of the disk/disks. Seems like mucho info was there also.
    Bill
     
  14. CDN_Cruiser

    CDN_Cruiser

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    I also think this is a great idea and am happy to help as needed. Something a bit more detailed than 80scool, etc.

    Keep, do you have a start on the content as well, or just the structure?

    Cheers, Hugh
     
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    Keep

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    Photoman, I'll be hosting the old SOR forums in read only mode on the same site. I expect the CD to arrive any day, and I'll put it up before anything else. Hopefully by the middle of next week.

    CDN, I haven't started on the content at all... just the structure.