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    1968 FJ40 Rear Hub Removal/Disc Brake Conversion

    Thanks Reddingcruiser. Stay tuned this weekend for tales of how many times I end up taking things apart and creatively putting them back together. It's sort of a character building exercise that ends with a big lawn ornament.
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    1968 FJ40 Rear Hub Removal/Disc Brake Conversion

    If there's a way, I'll find it.
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    1968 FJ40 Rear Hub Removal/Disc Brake Conversion

    The trouble with cutting is that uncutting is a bear. I'm going to see how much trouble I can find by opening the rear diff. If I don't knock the spider gears out of whack, it'll be a small miracle.
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    1968 FJ40 Rear Hub Removal/Disc Brake Conversion

    Thanks, Mace. The link is a huge help. I appreciate it.
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    1968 FJ40 Rear Hub Removal/Disc Brake Conversion

    Here's a picture of the rear hub.
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    1968 FJ40 Rear Hub Removal/Disc Brake Conversion

    Thanks for the reply. I'll try to take a couple of snapshots tonight, because I haven't been able to find a match in my google searches. I'm not sure if it's US spec or otherwise, or even how to make that determination. It's probably worth noting, however, that I often overlook the obvious.
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    1968 FJ40 Rear Hub Removal/Disc Brake Conversion

    As far as the 1968 goes, the JTO brackets are all about getting creative. I've frankensteined the front together, which required a fair amount of caliper grinding and rotor machining. I suspect the rear will be more of the same - if it even fits. With a little luck, the finished brakes will...
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    1968 FJ40 Rear Hub Removal/Disc Brake Conversion

    I'm in the process of a four-wheel disc conversion on my 1968 FJ40, and I'm having trouble finding intel on how to pull the rear hub. I'm planning to install the JTO bracket, but I'm not sure how to pull the rear axle. I've done some searches, and the hubs that come up are floating (I think)...
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