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    Best 100 Series... 06 and 07? Share your experiences / expertise!

    I like my 1998 LC better than the 2006LC. It has a more truck like "Feel" than the 2006. The 1998 Factory rear locker is a bonus, has more dents and miles on it. My kids prefer the 1998 because of the Pioneer double DIN stereo. In my case the 2006 has lower mileage, cost more and is just too...
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    Best 100 Series... 06 and 07? Share your experiences / expertise!

    These discussions are interesting. Similar to discussing which beer is the best. I always choose the coldest free beer as my favourite. I have a 1998 and a 2006 Land Cruiser. The 2006 is nicer in someways but the 1998 has its advantages as well. Others Members have raised/discussed those...
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    A really really really low mileage 06 came into my shop today, I might scoop it up...

    Let the seller come up with the price. When my neighbour told me he was going to sell his 2006 LC I waited for him to come up with his price. Glad I did since his asking price was almost $10,000 less than I thought he would ask. On the other hand it would kill me to miss out on this deal of I...
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    Should I not buy a 100 just cause it's an LX470?

    I have 2 Land Cruisers. A 1998 anda 2006. I like the AHC on the 2006. Rides real nice and can be adjusted with a quick turn off the ride selector. Stays in the soft setting 99% of the time. The VVTi and the 5 speed is better on the highway. Don't notice much difference between the 2 when city...
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    LC vs LX

    I have a 1998 LC and a 2006 LC. Here are my thoughts. 1998 More truck like ride Interior is more manly Don’t mind taking it off road since it cost less I like it more than the 2006 It’s mine 2006 Ahc is great, rides like a luxury vehicle More power and 5 speed is nice on the highway City...
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    The MUD 100 series Photos thread

    Took the 1998 LC skiing at Revelstoke, British Columbia.
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    Picking up Southern LX470 - Looking for Undercoating advice/experience - esp. Waxoyl, Fluid Film, Krown

    On my 1998 LC I used Eastwood products on the under carriage. They have a whole line of products and I am sure they have one suited for a rust free truck. I used the rust convertor followed by a finish coat. It is a painted finish so doesn't collect dust or dirt. Did a oil change recently and...
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    What have you done to your 100 Series this week?

    Check out Jon Olsson’s G Wagon. I think your 100 could give it some stiff competition. https://www.motor1.com/news/250585/mercedes-g500-convertible-conversion/amp/
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    Frame Rust - is some OK or never OK?

    Check out the undercoating on the side of the muffler. I think someone spent the time to undercoat or paint the frame.
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    98 front differential - maintain or replace

    I have a 1998 Land Cruiser. Before I installed my winter tires I took the truck around the neighborhood to practice my drifting skills. When I was starting from a stop on the snow covered streets if I floored it only the drivers front tire would spin. This got me thinking about the open...
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    Serp Belt Pulley Squeak on Start up

    I had the same squeak on start up. Removed the serpentine belt and gave the idler pulley and the tensioner pulley a good spin. The idler pulley sounded dry. Installed new idler pulley and a new serpentine belt. Squeak is gone. NOTE the old idler pulley would spin longer than the new idler...
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    My GCC Spec FZJ100

    Gnarleynick2072 I have been following your GCC Spec 100 posts. I have two 100 series Land Cruisers, a 1998 and 2006. Thought I would introduce myself and offer to help with the transfer case rebuild. I need to replace the seals on my 1998 transfer case and seeing yours go together would be...
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    Greasing WRONG Orientation

    Is there room to use one of these slide on type 90 degree adaptors? PUSH-ON 90° GREASE COUPLER – Oddball Innovations Inc
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    Can't get the PCV grommet out

    On my 1998 I cut the grommet so I could pull it out by grabbing one of the cut ends with a needle nose pliers. Used a roofing knife to cut the part of the grommet inside the valve cover.
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    Anyone have experience with rust repair?

    Don't fear the rust. Looks ok to me. Check out the Eadtwood products. https://www.eastwood.com I used the Eastwood stuff on my 1998 LC. Before starting I used my pressure washer with a flexible hose and a pipe cleaning attachment to blast the inside of the frame and also clean all the mud off...
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