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  1. mot

    Brakeline Question

    Folks, My brake failed yesterday (Hose cracked and lost all fluid). Do any of you happen to know if the parts are the same/interchangeable between the FJ/FZJ80 and HDJ81('90/RHD/MT/PT 4wd). I searched and also posted this in the Diesel Forum, but it is kinda time sensitive and I would like to...
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    HDJ 81 Brake Failure

    Sorry, I've been MIA for awhile, but decided to come back a few days ago. :) And lo and behold, yesterday after dropping my kid & friend at a swimming pool I lost my brakes. I'll spare you the drama, but the DS brakeline had cracked at the wheel and lost its pressure/fluid. Anyway, I would...
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    Wanted  80 Series: Anti Sway Bar Components

    HOWDY!! I've posted in the 80 Series section about the parts interchangeability, but am looking for the shown brackets (sheered off piece, as well as other (U-shaped) brackets, to mount the front and rear anti-sway bars for the 80 series. My truck is of '91-'92 vintage, but if it's similar...
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    Is This Part Available???

    I need a little Mud wisdom here! This is a pic of what my aftermarket anti-sway bar components look like (See attachment). Apparently I should have removed the bar(s) before I went wheeling. :doh: I searched to see what the US-spec 80's set up looks like, whether it has identical bracketries...
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    Gas Seeping (Spewing) Out From Fuel Filler Neck

    So, I've found out that my 60 ('87) spews gas when it is even somewhat close to full, both inside (from the filler neck, and collects at the bottom of the rear quarter panel) and outside (from the filler mouth, even with the cap on, runs down the quarter panel on the outside, to the ground)...
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    HELP! Disassembling the headlight switch mechanism... Too Far!!

    So, I had (and still have) a headlight problem where the highbeams won't come on. So, I did a little search and found that I should clean the headlight switch contacts, which I did. Upon installing it back in the truck I was hoping that it would work. Well... it kinda did: I could get...
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    High-output alternator for HDJ: Anyone tried this?

    They say it's good for 110 amp. Do any of you have experience trying it or hearing about it? Although it is not listed, it "should" work on HDJ80/81, as well. No?
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    Batteries? Alternator?? Or something else???

    If you can help me diagnose what the problem might be, based on the below series of events, I would appreciate it very much. This is two days ago: -Drove about 4hrs with the following (warning) lights on: Turbo/Boost light Turbo warning light Fuel/water separator water...
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    Anyone in Fernley???

    HOWDY FOLKS!! Dan (spressomon) suggested that I post up here and ask if anyone in Fernley might be bored to death, so much so that he/she might want to check out a vehicle for me. :hillbilly: I'm not gonna hide it, it's a cruiser. It's not moving, as the seller says that the head is...
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    Anybody in/around Phoenix?

    Dear gets, There is a car that I am considering purchasing in Phoenix. I was wondering (hoping) that someone might be able to help me check it out . Please PM me if you're able/willing. Thanks in advance!! Mot
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    Bicycle Lighting... again

    So, I was going to resurrect the same titled thread from like three years ago, but found out that the thread was closed for some reason. ANYWAY, I fell while riding last Thu. and ripped my ACL(?: ligament on my collar bone). :doh: But my son and I had already signed up to do a casual night...
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    How to acquire a trail damage without being on a trail.

    So, I was on a freeway doing about 70mph when I heard a loud pop and then a bang around the left front tire, immediately followed by a cloud of smoke. :eek: I immediately suspected and braced for a blown tire and then I saw the LF fender flare dancing away in tie door mirror. I managed to...
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    Wanted  80 Series Trailer Hitch

    I am looking for a hitch for my 80 series, factory (dealer installed), aftermarket, it doesn't really matter. I am mainly going to be using it to attach my Thule bike carrier. I am in Utah, but if you or anyone you know is going to Cruise Moab, I should be able to pick it up there, if you're...
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    List of Trails with Descriptions: CO/UT/AZ/CA

    Found this page while searching for good trails to hit/explore. The majority of them are in Colorado and Utah, but it also offers few in AZ, CA, WY and TX. I guess it is from a Jeep site, but nonetheless I found it to be useful in assessing what the trails have to offer, how to access...
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    Don't remove your windshield wiper arms...

    because you won't be able to put them back on. :doh: Mine had surface rust so I decided to remove them (from the base) and sand/paint them yesterday. All had gone well until it came time to slap them back on. They would not come off easily and they would not go back on, no matter what I...
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    What's going on here???

    I had installed some aftermarket anti-sway bars a couple of years ago, but have noticed that the mounts(?) in the rear have come loose. Or are they supposed to be not tight? I tried to tighten the top nuts as much as I felt comfortable with without stripping them, but wanted to ask the...
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    Diecast FJ55: Who'd be interested?

    Sorry if this is not tech, but I thought I would be able to hit the right demography here, rather than Chat or For Sale. This has been on my mind for some time, but now my work has finally slowed down I feel like I can offer to do this! I guess this thread is just to show that there are...
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    You guys still meeting?

    Are you guys still meeting regularly (monthly?)? I have been working in Vegas for a little over a month and have not hooked up with any locals, yet, unless you count this older guy who had followed me into Smith's gas station parking to talk to me about my cruiser (and tell me about his)...
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    For Sale  OEM Window Visors For 80 and 100

    I have a new set of (four) window visors from Toyota; one set for the 80 and the another one for the 100! :cool: One set for each is all I have and do not plan on getting any more of them in. I'm going to ask $225/set, plus $25 for shipping. Even with the shipping that is still cheaper...
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    Help in Calgary or Vancouver

    Hi guys! I'm trying to import my personal 1990 HDJ81 from Japan and am looking for a reputable shop that would be able to convert it to Canadian/Alberta(?)-roadworthy, as well as doing the provinsial inspection. But, since the vehicle will be landing in Vancouver, I it would not matter to...
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