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Discussion in '80-Series Tech' started by landtoy80, Aug 2, 2003.

  1. landtoy80

    landtoy80

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    The Jap's don't even make things like they use to. :'(
    94fzj80 tools on left
    87fj60 tools on right
    You can't see it very will but the quality and thickness of tools have gone down from 1987
    kurt
     
  2. cruiserman

    cruiserman

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    At least toyota still supplies a tool kit.
     
  3. landtoy80

    landtoy80

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    And for the 60, darn good ones.
    kurt
     
  4. rick_d

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    60 series darn good? since when!

    1963-1972 FJ40/45/55 included:
    ball peen hammer
    pliers
    crecent wrench
    lug wrench
    spark plug wrench
    6 piece open end wrench set
    3 (three) screwdrivers
    mini grease gun with both straight fitting and offset zirk fitting.
    adjustment kit that included:
    spark plug file
    carb adj wrench
    blade type feeler gauge
    spark plug gap/gauge tool

    then you could have cool things like wheel chock, needle nose pliers, sockets, offset wrenches, etc, etc, etc.

    the 60 series kits were lame!
    (and while I am out of tool sets, I still have canvas bags available)
     
  5. landtoy80

    landtoy80

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    It just goes to show how thing go down hill over the years. What do the New Cruisers get? A phone # they can call???
    I think they reduced the tools as the $ went up. The hi $ people tend to not use these tools let alone know what they are for :D
    kurt
     
  6. Cruiserdrew

    Cruiserdrew SILVER Star

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    I like the 60 series tools too. My 40 had the jack and handles but nothing else. When I bought my 60, the tool bag appeared to have never been opened and the jack was clearly unused. Even the original spare was still under the rear deck, and it too was unused. Pretty odd, that in 180k miles, the original owner wouldn't have at least peeked once in the bag to see what was there. I guess he never had a flat either.
     
  7. Landpimp

    Landpimp GOLD Star

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    LOL....was thinking the same thing ;)

    http://pic4.picturetrail.com/VOL55/691553/1150077/30925673.jpg
    http://pic4.picturetrail.com/VOL55/691553/1150077/30729495.jpg
    http://pic4.picturetrail.com/VOL55/691553/1150077/30729377.jpg

    hmmm, never seen the sockets or other goddies, sounds interesting.

    [quote author=rick_d link=board=2;threadid=4075;start=0#msg30156 date=1059955091]
    60 series darn good? since when!

    1963-1972 FJ40/45/55 included:
    ball peen hammer
    pliers
    crecent wrench
    lug wrench
    spark plug wrench
    6 piece open end wrench set
    3 (three) screwdrivers
    mini grease gun with both straight fitting and offset zirk fitting.
    adjustment kit that included:
    spark plug file
    carb adj wrench
    blade type feeler gauge
    spark plug gap/gauge tool

    then you could have cool things like wheel chock, needle nose pliers, sockets, offset wrenches, etc, etc, etc.

    the 60 series kits were lame!
    (and while I am out of tool sets, I still have canvas bags available)

    [/quote]
     
  8. firetruck41

    firetruck41

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    ;) Yeah I guess my FZJ doesn't need all those extra tools to keep it going! :p :D