Bringing this back.
I have replaced every busing in the landcruiser suspension
Replaced all 4 OME shocks with new ones.
Replaced stock sway bars with thicker aftermarket versions.
The last piece will be the delta rear track bar replacement...
I think I found the issue with the body roll of my 80.
When I replaced all the bushings. I guess I only replaced the bushings that connect to the axle on the rear sway bar.
I never replaced the smaller bushings that are on the front not the...
On the advice from someone in the 80 section I went with stock height Dobinson progressive springs with stock 80 series original equipment shocks. I've used this set up on two 60 body on 80 chassis with 34" tires builds with great results...
Possibly adding this to the fleet.
7.3 ZF-6 Manual
EDIT...... OOOFFFFF the bill for getting Andreas burst appendix out just came..... that is most likely 86ing this. Love all that money we pay...
You guys aren't helping here! This is supposed to be an addiction support group!
Yea guy quoted like $4K to have it shipped . . and its not 4WD, so . .
Maybe it floats.
I heard you can take a "cruise" on a freighter, too . . .
Latest and greatest update May 23rd:
All the holes and window sills are repaired. Body work remains, but still deciding what direction this is going.
Rewired the entire truck, added a "real" 2nd battery managed by RedArc. Winch is now active...
Bonnie's decided to sell her 2005 GX470. It has 218k on it. If there's any interest, I'll post a pictures, otherwise we'll probably trade it in. I have no idea what it's worth; she's certain its value is the "Blue Book" $5k. I'm not.
I had work in Charleston today. It's raining. Traffic is backed up for about two miles. Crossing the Cooper River Bridge I get behind a city dump truck in the right lane. They are going slow and spreading sand(???) on the road, like a salt truck...
Stopped by torfab today and saw this badboy in person. Never been up close and personal with a civilian version before.
Tor said it used to belong to the premier of Kazakhstan.
Also took a ride in his Lx450 with the 6.2 l86 and 10l90e trans...