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    Over Investing Dilemma- 92 FJ80

    If you are over it and it's not fun just sell it and move on. If you are still into the fj80 then I'd watch the classifieds here for used tires since "used" is often someone selling good / newish wheels/tires for an upgrade. I did this for my project 80 and got a great set of low-mile tires...
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    Thoughts on spark plugs I just pulled, head gasket issue??

    My quick guess is that your valve stem seals are leaking which is leading to the oil burning that has left the white deposits on #1-#5 and that a small HG leak in #6 is leading to the steam cleaning of that plug which is why it looks so much different. There are some very experienced/smart...
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    Head bolt measurement in FSM RTH

    I agree on replacing. I measured and reused and had one fail during torquing on re-assembly. Not the end of the world but had to stop the head install until a new bolt came in and shook my confidence in the bolts a bit. They were the factory OG head bolts and the head had not been off...
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    Doors wont lock w/ key, lock switch or clicker, only manually.

    Followed my own advice and came up with more info on the new motors. Here's a link into a thread where the long-shaft motors that are in my '97 come up: https://forum.ih8mud.com/threads/power-door-lock-problem-driver-door.252780/page-3 A part number mentioned in that thread: FC-280PC-22125...
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    Doors wont lock w/ key, lock switch or clicker, only manually.

    My '97 had non-functioning electric locks when I got it. Found a link to cheap ebay replacement motors on mud and installed those which resolved all issues. I just looked and couldn't find the motors in my notes or past orders/etc. but I assume you can find them by putting something like the...
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    help evaluating cost

    "I'm a 40 guy dipping into the 80 realm" If that means that you are new to 80s then you might as well take your time and get familiar with the differences between the different 80 series variants. Coming from a 40 background you may prefer the 91/92 version of the 80 or as you learn more you...
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    Factory roof rack rust cause found?

    @cme4lyt ! whoa, that's pretty intense and scary! If the front of one of your tracks/runs (whatever they are called) rusted that badly then obviously a captive pool of water isn't necessary as there is not a foot surrounding that area. The hole near your foot looks like it could be from the...
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    Factory roof rack rust cause found?

    I recently pulled my factory roof rack for inspecting and rust treatment and believe that I may have found a leading reason why the factory rack mounting points often rust out so badly. It looks like water flows in from above and then gets trapped inside the rack feet. See what look like water...
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    Drivers Door won’t Unlock

    From memory the door handle only has one large spring for the handle itself. This spring is part of what I would call the latch mechanism and that is the metal/plastic conglomeration that includes attachment points for the various handle rods, contains the electric lock motor in a black...
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    Drivers Door won’t Unlock

    The passenger door on my '97 80 was locked shut when I got my truck. I was able to remove the door panel with the door closed and then get the door open from there. Having various panel removal tools (the plastic pry bars with ends angled to varying degrees) to unclip the panel without...
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    Wanted OEM Bushing Kits?

    Very cool, I just researched a bit and saw that they were for/from Venezuela. Seems very appropriate that you'd be out playing with the cool toys :) I'll watch and hope for some photos from you in the next week or two hopefully ?
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    Wanted OEM Bushing Kits?

    Glad it was helpful Kurt. I've got a few tasks, with parts waiting on the shelf, ahead of the bushings so hopefully you'll have a "complete" package setup for easy ordering before I buy these in a month or two. I'm headed to Florida in my 80 today, worn bushings, wandering tendencies and all...
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    Wanted OEM Bushing Kits?

    I'm planning to purchase hardware and bushings since a few of the bolts are recommended for 1 time use by Toyota as I understand it and since I won't know about the condition of the others until I've pulled them but want to have all needed parts on hand to rnr pairs of bushings in one go with...
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    Wanted OEM Bushing Kits?

    @cruiseroutfit cool to see you like this parts list that doesn't even mention your business. I like buying from you guys and wonder if there is any chance of you putting together a full bushing and related hardware replacement kit? I've still not ordered these but will in the coming months...
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    Too funny. 80 cv joints

    That's too bad he doesn't have records for the HG. Clean looking truck. Not sure what's funny about calling the Birfs CVs. From someone that probably doesn't do their own wrenching it seems likely and not technically inaccurate. Origin of the term "Birfield?"
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