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ROTWII nmostofi

Discussion in '80-Series Tech' started by nmostofi, May 13, 2007.

  1. nmostofi

    nmostofi

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    I am going to go ahead and do my ROTW although I won't be able to answer questions right away. This is going to be my second ROTW, I won't bore you guys with when I bought the 80 and what inspired me to get into Land Cruisers, I covered all of that in my first ROTW. The upgrades that I have done since the last time are :

    OME J springs
    OME L shocks
    Slee SS 4" longer brake lines
    Slee front sway bar drop bracket
    Slee rear sway bar bracket
    Slee front bumstop spacer
    Slee rear bumstop spacer
    Slee blue bushings
    315/75/16 Toyo Open Country MT's
    updated 4x4labs rear bumper w/side protection
    Iron pig offroad belly skid plate
    I am sure I have forgotten something, if it comes to me I will update the list. I put the suspension and tires on my truck a week before Cruise Moab 07, it handled perfectly. I had a small amount of rubbing at full flex, so I think I am going to run a 1.5 spacer upfront. Right now I am running a 1" Mr.gasket spacer and have a bit of the "stink Bug" look. Here are some pics of the truck.

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  2. nmostofi

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    Some wheeling pics from Moab

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  3. nmostofi

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    pretty cool sequence

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  4. cc93cruiser

    cc93cruiser

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    Navid, quit being lazy and tell us all again how you fell in love with the land cruiser and how you made me turn into a nut just like you...:D
    Beaut. cruiser by the way..But you already know that...
  5. nmostofi

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    my next immediate upgrades are these cool high quality JDM stickers which were made by Mark Tescari and a middle east spec. hood ornament (thanks Mot!) like the one pictured:) In the next few months I will be re-gearing to 4:88's.

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  6. 450 DUDE

    450 DUDE

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    Nice brother!

    Looking good, Im likeing the can carrier.
    Man those are some killer shots in Moab wish I could have been there


    L8R

    ken :cheers:
  7. nmostofi

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    Robert you know the story too well. How can somone not fall in love with such a rugged machine that the 80 is;) My ride is cool becouse you and your dad halped me do most of the upgrades:beer:
  8. nmostofi

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    thanks Ken can't wait to hit trials with you at Wentworth springs:beer:
  9. reffug

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    Beautiful truck..........:cool:

    Nice upgrades bet they were fun at Moab.:D

    Thanks for contributing although I know it wasn't convenient timing.:cheers:

    Always appreciated.:D
  10. airlaird

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    Whar rear springs are you running...863's? Do you plan on a coil spacer to get rid of the stinkbug look?
    airlaird
  11. jditom

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    Nice!

    Can't wait to get my my 4X4labs bumper!

  12. nmostofi

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    Thanks guys, I am running 863J springs in the rear and 850J springs in the front. I am also running a 1" spacer in the front, the rear sits higher than the front as seen in the pics. Not a big deal but I think eventually I will switch to a 1.5" spacer. The 4x4labs bumper is a piece of art. Very rugged, I beat the crap out of it in Moab, scraped it on rock, had the whole wight of the truck on it a couple of times and it still looks good, a very good buy. I am borrowing the two jerry can holder from Luke until he has my ladder/three jerry can holder ready for pick up, what a nice guy:) here are some pics of the rear bumper.

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  13. NorCalSam

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  14. ERG80

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    Your rig looks great. Are accessories interchangeable on the 4x4 labs rear? like the ladder and jerry cans?

    ERG80
  15. Rwclx450

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    Navid, damnnn, like those new rubbers on your rig.
    KV
  16. nmostofi

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    yes the accessories are interchangeable on the rear bumper, he calls his system modular. Currently I have a tire carrier and a two jerry can holder. He is making me a ladder which a three can jerry can holder attaches to, pretty cool design. Thanks for the complement Sam I think Luke told me that you and I plus one more person in Colorado has the rear corner panel protection. He says its a pain to make and that the truck needs to be at his shop for him to get it right. KV, thanks yes it was time for new rubber and I didn't want to stick to the 285's so in came the 315's:)
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  18. marchthroughathens

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    Real nice rig but I wish I had that bumper. :crybaby: Its sooo sick!
  19. Skillet

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    Clean rig. Love it.

    Another fine 80! :beer:
  20. nmostofi

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    thanks fellas, here are some pics of underneath, the Hanna sliders/cat skid-plate got a good workout, not so much the IPOR skid-plate, the last pic is of my exhaust which I had rerouted. Previously the exhaust came out behind the rear passenger side tire. When I stepped up to the 315's it was apparent that it was going to get crushed. I had a muffler shop reroute it to exit right under the rear bumper.

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