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    Off the top of my head... Thinner steel, very different floor and seat setup. Wider square bezel, grey interior, different jump seats, different rear door shape in the lower corner, hard top vent windows, gas tank under the truck, parking brake...
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    John Smith replied to the thread Help!!.
    Sounds like fuel delivery to me also. 7 years is plenty of time for your tank to rust up with ethanol gas. I would start by removing the fuel supply line at the carb and pull the coil wire. Turn over the engine and see how much fuel you are...
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    Hey Matt, I found this thread through some TLCA or Mud post on FB. Been reading it over a few days, and I'm happy to see you start from just out of HS to now having your own shop. You've had quite the epic journey with your 62, and you're just...
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    John Smith reacted to Onur's post in the thread Builds Cruisermatt's FJ62 Build-up with Like Like.
    Man... to be young again and do those crazy Bonzai blasts across the American West.... Nice work.
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    John Smith replied to the thread Sandblast off Por15.
    Think of the media blaster like a honey badger, it doesn't care what the coating is, it's not staying attached to the metal.
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    John Smith replied to the thread PCV Valve and exhaust smoke.
    Probably leaking valve seals causing the smoke.
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    John Smith replied to the thread Unobtainium.
    Well this explains why I can't find one anywhere for my May 79. Damn!
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    John Smith replied to the thread Electronic copy of 2F FSM.
    Put in Dropbox, post link here.
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    John Smith replied to the thread Engine hesitation.
    I noticed you are missing a key bushing in your throttle linkage. See the yellow arrow.
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    John Smith reacted to ajnealey's post in the thread Fall Crawl 2020 Discussion with Like Like.
    Great meeting a bunch of you guys this past weekend. Had a blast! Came home with the scars to prove it. Thanks for welcoming my 4Runner in on the fun. I wish I had taken more photos but did get a chance to get some star trails on one of the clear...
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    John Smith replied to the thread Distributor choices.
    FJ60 large cap is what I would buy, along with the matching ignitor. Be aware that your Mallory distributor gear may have ruined your cam for a different distributor. The gear on some aftermarket distributors is not cut to the stock specs and...
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    Not sure how I missed this thread. But now I know what became of Bob's 40!
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