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      sid79 replied to the thread Ironman 4x4 lift on an FJ43.
      im in the process of putting a 2" ironman lift in, and dislike the shackle angle also, i wish the damn things were an inch or 2 longer havent driven it though... but it worries me, i need the 2" lift, the only way the shackle angle can improve is...
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      sid79 replied to the thread 40 Storage boxes for rear…..
      just bumping this as i was thinking about doing the same
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      sid79 replied to the thread New FJ40 no direction decided.
      Started tearing into her, got the aux fuel tank out, I'm adding a fuel sending unit, and a vent because I'm having a hard time filling her up without spilling. Also working on the engine, replace all hoses and some of the wiring.
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      i got some rust under the dashpad that im trying to address, havent figuered out how to preserve the rest without being all sticky from fluid film, but i read about PB Blaster undercoating, and that it stops creeping after a while. im thinking i...
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      sid79 replied to the thread Builds Old Blue Build.
      soo reading trough this it seemed like the FJ and the garage looked familiar :) im the guy that picked up that roll cage a few weeks ago! ill be following your progress...
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      sid79 replied to the thread Purpose of Front Vent?.
      does anyone know where to get the pull handle? ( Edit: found out that its unobtanium for a 73 ) also... couldnt toyota have made the nut and bolt for the vent plate not any smaller? i broke the threads clean off...
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      sid79 reacted to h82crash's post in the thread New FJ40 no direction decided with Like Like.
      That is my pet peeve. With any job, you put in random fasteners and I start cussing. Helping my father-in-law, I replaced a failed mini tankless water heater under his sink. Installed by a "pro." Of the four screws used to mount it, I needed...
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      sid79 replied to the thread New FJ40 no direction decided.
      btw i wished that was the only screwup the PO did... i think he robbed a hardware store full of random size bolts and then went over to advance auto to buy cheap s*** to make the V8 run.... as much as i like the power, im considering putting a...
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      sid79 replied to the thread New FJ40 no direction decided.
      that is correct, was upside down when i bought it, the Wife then proceeded to make awesome pictures of it before i had the change to fix it. the pictures of the new bumper show its correct again :)
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      sid79 reacted to lcwizard's post in the thread New FJ40 no direction decided with Like Like.
      best bet with the brakes is to swap outers from a 76 and later 40 so you can have disc brakes. I don't know what aftermarket tanks go for but Toyota still makes yours, about 475 I believe
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      sid79 reacted to clrussell's post in the thread New FJ40 no direction decided with Like Like.
      That’s a great start to a great cruiser. Keep it up
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      sid79 replied to the thread New FJ40 no direction decided.
      still chugging along.. :) fixing minor things here and there after reading some of the patina threads, i guess im gonna try the CLR thing and see how shes going to look. i found out the 4x4 didnt work because the transfer case is busted, the...
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