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    What Did You Do with Your 80 This Weekend?

    Started the weekend by hitting a deer late Friday night :frown:. About 45mph on a two lane road and nowhere to go. Hit driver side just inboard of the bumper cap and pushed in bumper, contacted and bent valence, and snapped off one of the mounting points on the headlight bucket. All was...
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    ScanGauge II - settings and location

    I bent up an aluminum bracket that is held by VHB tape to the top of the ashtray cubby. Normally I just display water temp and IAT. I find it interesting to try to predict the correlation between IAT, throttle input, and water temp on long drives :).
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    What Did You Do with Your 80 This Weekend?

    Now THAT'S a hole! That must have been quite a shock :nailbiting: ... Glad the truck seems relatively unscathed.
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    What Did You Do with Your 80 This Weekend?

    Oooooh...., nice! It’s the little things :).
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    For Sale PSA: 96 Triple Locked on ebay

    Locker actuator guard is present on rear axle so at least the axle started life with a locker.
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    What Did You Do with Your 80 This Weekend?

    Just returned from our annual 2200 mile family vacation to Cape San Blas, FL. Weather was awesome, fishing was even better! Spanish Mackerel, Grouper, Mahi Mahi, and several sharks (those didn’t come into the boat 😳). We ate like kings! 👍 LX ran like a top. 98 degree ambient, AC pushing ice...
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    What Did You Do with Your 80 This Weekend?

    Spent the last 4 days taking 31 members of our Boy Scout Troop on a 45 mile canoe/kayak paddle down the headwaters of the Delaware River from Callicoon, NY to Matamoras, PA. The LX did duty pulling canoes or the gear trailer and didn't miss a beat. My base camp 👍 Bridge over Skinners Falls...
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    Trim Identification

    That is the plastic trim piece that goes under the front edge of the front seats. They are standard in the LX450s but I don't think the regular 80s had them.
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    Manifold heat shield mounting hardware

    Looks like same bolt, different part #. I purchased my heat shields and hardware from PartSouq and they still sell the original part #. 91651B0814 Toyota BOLT,W/WASHER Price: 0.54$, Weight: 0.011kg - PartSouq - Auto Parts Around the World PartSouq Auto Parts Around the World
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    Manifold heat shield mounting hardware

    Definitely take @NLXTACY up on used bolts if he has them, but otherwise they are M8 x 1.25 by 3/4" long. Part numbers from Toyota are below. Hardware is in the small bag.
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    What Did You Do with Your 80 This Weekend?

    Through an indirect reference in Chat I discovered, and have spent the last few weekends reading, the thread linked below. While not an 80, it is a great Cruiser adventure. Saving The Old Rustbucket--My 1982 FJ40 Tale Additionally, it is also a poignant reminder to appreciate our fathers...
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    What Did You Do with Your 80 This Weekend?

    Cool! I'll be there in a month. My family has been going down there to fish and boat every July for the last 25 yrs. It is a beautiful place (even after a hurricane). If you haven't tried Weber's Donuts, you are missing out. He is usually sold out by by 9AM and the line forms well before...
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    Nipple Guard 2000

    That's where NLXTACY can step in. His TTM will make your head spin:rofl:...
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    New User in NJ

    Cool! I found it on mine and it is held in place by definitely "non-OEM" zip ties. I have aftermarket remote lock/unlock fobs so my guess is that I don't need it anymore. I have never heard a "chirp" out of my truck.
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    Military trailer options & the FZJ80

    As has been mentioned earlier, I would go with the custom width Dexter axle. They are reasonable in price, exactly what width, bolt pattern, and brake option you want, and you then know the maintenance history of your new axle. The other challenge with keeping the military surge brakes is that...
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