The 4BT is something Proffitt had sitting in his shop, and it is freshly rebuilt. The tranny is also a fresh rebuild. As far as I know they came from independent sources.
Thanks for the heads up on the Orion. I'll check out the tq rating.
I had my fj40 for a few years before I started...
Send me a list and I'll see what I can do. I'm going to keep the glass fuel filter as a paper weight. :p
And after daily driving the 45 in Houston traffic, there is nothing you could have done/said that would change my mind. :)
Time to piss some people off...
Did some horse trading with Proffitt yesterday, and worked out a deal I couldn't resist. My driveline will be 4BT->th475->Orion HD on sprung over fj60 axles. I'm also adding A/C, power steering, and all of life's comforts.
As for staying stock, this 45 had...
They mentioned it will take the better part of a year. It is entirely possible that I'll pick it up for the '09 Cruise Moab. I stopped driving it about 15 months ago, so at least I have some space in my garage again. :D
I dropped the truck at Proffitt's on Friday for a full frame-off resto-build. These are the diesel options I have to choose from. I was originally going to go with the Ram Jet 350, but I changed my mind.
From what I've been reading a lot of people like the 12HT, and that they are pretty...
I have to make a decision soon about which diesel to put in the 45. Here is my list of choices:
Cummins is fresh from the factory... well factory rebuilt. All Toyotas are used.
Guess I could make this a poll.