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    Recommendations for powder coating shop

    Thanks for the recommendation. Turns out they’re only a couple miles away. I’ll give them a call next week
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    Recommendations for powder coating shop

    I'm thinking about powder coating my original chrome wheels (and possibly bumpers too) on my FJ60. Anyone have any recommendations of local shops that do powder coating?
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    Keep Original Versus Tasteful Upgrades?

    Thanks for everyone's feedback. The answers are what I expected (everyone has a different opinion) but it's still nice to hear the pros/cons/perspectives of veteran owners. For now, I'm still focused on getting a good baseline by addressing some small issues and enjoying just driving it around town.
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    Keep Original Versus Tasteful Upgrades?

    I recently purchased an 85 FJ60 with 132K miles and I am the second owner. There's zero rust as it spent most of it's life in CA and AZ. It's all original with the exception of an aluminum radiator, stereo and OME steering stabilizer. I'm currently using it as an occasional DD and sporadic trips...
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    60-series Registry

    1. 1985 FJ60 2. Shane 3. Elsie 4. 132K miles 5. 99% original 6. DD
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    Recommended exhaust shop in Hillsboro area

    Just circling back. I didn't get any recommendations from this thread but did my own research and went with Land Cruiser Specialties in Oregon City. I had Tim (the owner) rebuild the entire front axle and steering box in addition to some other smaller things. He got it back to me today under...
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    Recommended exhaust shop in Hillsboro area

    Thanks guys. I was able to pass DEQ with a carb. adjustment. Exhaust is lower on my priority list now but will definitively check out Exhaust Specialties. Any recommendations of general LC shops in the area? I got a quote from Precision Import Repair for tie rod ends, clutch, etc. I think I’d...
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    Recommended exhaust shop in Hillsboro area

    Hi, I'm new to the the forum and a brand new owner of a 1985 FJ60. I'm trying to get my FJ to pass DEQ but it's looking like I may have to replace the catalytic converter. The shop I took it to after the failure adjusted the carb. but said the cat. was on the way out. Can anyone recommend a...
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