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  1. Timmytorq

    Looking for explanation

    Can anyone explain why my FJ40 has round rear wheel wells? I had not really noticed that mine does not look like all of the other Cruisers I see. This cruiser has thrown me many oddball challenges during the build. Thanks in advance for the help.
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    Spare tire carrier bumper pad

    Anyone have an extra spare tire carrier bumper pad they would be willing to part with?
  3. Timmytorq

    Wheel spacers

    i am installing a set of factory 2018 Toyota Tacoma TRD aluminum wheels on my 67 FJ40. I need to get 1” spacers to clear the tie rod ends. Does anyone have any recommendations on a supplier? I have the Warn barrel hubs but i am unsure of the diameter.
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    Pertronix igniter ignition

    Has anyone installed a Pertonix igniter ignition in their FJ40? I purchased a kit and the instructions are extremely vague. If I follow them, I will have many parts left over this does not make sense. Can anyone please advise?
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    Fuel pump advice

    I am wanting to replace mechanical fuel pump with an electric pump. Does anyone have a recommendation for an electric pump? I am installing a Weber 38/38 with electric choke and HEI distributor also. Is there anything special I will need to complete this?
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    1969 FJ40 fuel pump recommendations

    I am wanting to replace mechanical fuel pump with an electric pump. Does anyone have a recommendation for an electric pump? I am installing a Weber 38/38 with electric choke and HEI distributor also. Is there anything special I will need to complete this? Fresh motor rebuild has just been...
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    1967 FJ40 hard braklines and fittings

    I have replaced my entire brake system with a power disk brake set up. I have cleaned up the original hard lines and fittings that I no longer have a need for. Does anyone know of any companies that would purchase them from me? If not, am I better off selling them on e_bay as a complete package...
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    Is there something missing off this 69 F145 oil system?

    I neglected to take photos during teardown of this particular area of the motor. Is there something that should be attached to these two threaded ports on the bottom end of this motor?
  9. Timmytorq

    1967 Project “Lazarus”

    I have wanted in FJ40 every since I was a kid. Finally picked one up in October and should have been posting from day one. After watching a buddy of mine acquire his 13th FJA I figured enough was enough. Time to jump into the deep end. As luck would have it, I stumbled upon hey 67 that had been...
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    1969 F145 oil pump parts

    finally assembling the motor. I did not take photos of this phase of teardown. Is there something that goes into these threaded holes?
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    Main bearing shims

    During disassembly of my motor I noticed the front and rear main caps had shims but the center caps did not. Is this common? Also the shims were toyota labled .20. Am i to assume that to be the true shim thickness?
  12. Timmytorq

    Camshaft

    I am in need of a new camshaft for my 1968 F145 motor. I recently purchased one and the oil holes were drilled on the third journal in from the front of the motor. My original camshaft has the holes drilled on the second journal allowing oil to be sent up through a filler tube to my rockers on...
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    67 Steering box

    finishing up the tear down on my 67 FJ40. When I bought this late last year there was a catch in the steering. I took the steering box apart today. It all looked good except for the roller bearing on the pitman shaft that rides on the worm gear as shown in the photo. The bearing has approx 145...
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    Pressure plate

    can the pressure plate from a 68 be resurfaced? This thing looks pretty beefy and I notice many sites selling clutch discs separately.
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    Engine decal

    Does anyone know if this decal is available anywhere?
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    Oiler feed line

    This is my first FJ 40 motor teardown. I removed the pushrod galley cover and noticed the copper feed tube to the rockers has a small Nick in it. I could not find anything around could’ve done this so I am wondering if this is supposed to be this way?
  17. Timmytorq

    F145 Harmonic balancer removal

    Ok fellow gear heads, I am at a standstill with my engine tear down. How do I get this thing off? Is it a tapered press fit? It is on a 68 F145 motor. Thanks in advance
  18. Timmytorq

    Engine identification

    I am having a difficult time getting specifics on my motor. The cruiser is a 67 but I am being told that the motor is a 68. Valve cover sticker F145 The tag on the block is F 264389 Any help is greatly appreciated.
  19. Timmytorq

    F145 head bolt removal sequence

    i am preparing to remove the head from my 67 project. I do not have my manual with me. Is there a sequence that needs to be followed for bolt removal? Should head bolts be replaced or can they be reused?
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    Oil filter relocating

    Anyone know of a supplier for a oil filter relocation kit that will allow me to use a standard oil filter on a 1F engine?
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