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    New windshield 62

    Let me know who you go with on the windscreen. My FJ looks identical to yours and she's a garage queen. Only difference is an OME lift and 31s. You ever head out to any of the meets? Would love to check out the truck compared to mine.
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    Recommend a Cruiser Mechanic in your area

    I would opt to remove the following from the list as they do not service landys this old (62). T&J Offroad Yotamasters
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    FJ62 Parking Lights

    To supplement this thread, I did get parking light bulbs in LED form from superbrightleds.com (PN#194-WWCOB1W). Instead of making an entirely new thread, has anyone had any luck finding replacement gaskets for the parking light lens? Even making their own (and out of what material or where to get?)
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    A440 Woes - A question(s) on transmission fluid

    Thanks Steve -- I'll do that this week.
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    A440 Woes - A question(s) on transmission fluid

    @Michael Hanson I have done a lot of research as well and have arrived to the same conclusion. I would "like" to try eek out a few k more miles before dropping the dough. Can you send me any information on those rebuilders? I can have a shop pull the set and I can put it on a pallet to ship...
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    A440 Woes - A question(s) on transmission fluid

    I can definitely do that. Just so I understand, the process is: 1. Safety Stuff, Truck in Neutral, Parking Brake On. 2. Drop the rear drive shaft on the side going into the diff. 3. Check the pinion for play by trying to move it in a (?) direction? (check for play in the same plane of rotation...
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    A440 Woes - A question(s) on transmission fluid

    I will do that this weekend when I have a chance to do a long freeway cruise. Engine mounts look fine, prop shaft was balanced and U-joints replaced a few hundred miles ago (I originally thought that was the reason), wheel bearings seem tight and non excessive play. It is pretty bad as its like...
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    A440 Woes - A question(s) on transmission fluid

    No clue on the cooler, I can try snap a pic tomorrow. Was installed by the PO. Will try the 2nd-3rd trick, that's a good idea. I'll borrow the IR gun from work to see what kind of pan temps I'm getting. Maybe I can get creative and take pics too since thats what everyone likes to see on the forums.
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    A440 Woes - A question(s) on transmission fluid

    I thought about that too, lubeguard doesnt given any direction on how much per transmission and even sell little wasabi packet sized bottles all the way up to a whole 16 fl oz bottle (???). It does it consistently around 50-65mph and definitely is only happening "on throttle and cruise". Decel...
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    A440 Woes - A question(s) on transmission fluid

    I've tried a friction modifier, and looks like the PO did as well maybe 10k miles ago for a flush. I did the Rodney flush a few hundred miles ago and the fluid was near black. I think a kinked cooler line may have prematurely killed my transmission. I've since remedied it but the shudder persists.
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    A440 Woes - A question(s) on transmission fluid

    I have been trying to chase down a shudder in my transmission for quite some time now. I want to try and throw as many variables out the door before dropping a staggering $5,000 to pull the trans and transfer off, replace the torque converter, and put it back in the car. One of those variables...
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    Recommend a Cruiser Mechanic in your area

    Does anyone have a recommendation for transmission work on a '62 in the southern california region? All the shops I've called on the list have 1) not gotten back to me 2) dont work on trucks this old
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    Unusual vibration

    Care to share what happened?
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    Best Bluetooth Mic Mounting Location?

    Sorry it took so long.
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    Service offered - FJ62 driver's window relay box refurb

    Spook, I might have missed it, but what are the typical symptoms of needing this service done? Inoperable windows? Slow windows? etc?
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