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    What have you done to your Land Cruiser this week?

    Made new door cards and covered with boat carpet. I thought I'd try Gorilla spray adhesive. It worked out great.
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    Testing Multifunction switch aka Turn Signal Lever

    Don't know specific, but my switch (1975) would smoke when I went to high beam. I thoroughly cleaned the brass contacts and WD40'ed the mechanism . All's well now.
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    FJ40 Pics from "Back in the day" (70's, 80's)

    Don't know if this is the right place, but does anyone remember the Hella off road light ad that had a frilled izard in the foreground and a dilapidated '40 in the background with the Hellas glowing? I've been trying to find that old image, with no luck.
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    Tires for stock FJ40 wheels

    I went through the same back and forth for a couple of years. I finally chose the 33’s and am so glad I did. I just have a sagged 2.5inch liftand stock wheels. I was worried that I would not have enough oomph to pull mountain passes but can’t really tell the difference from the 31’s I previously...
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    It was the Prospector's Idea

    Nice find! Paint the bezel white, give it a tune up and drive it!
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    How many JEEP fans live on IH8MUD??, Most comments are understandably TOYOTA biased...

    My friends CJ6, since sold. It as very nice but h rarely drove it.
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    Removing the oil pan gasket

    Commit to it and be patient. Use whatever works. I used one of those scrapers that hold a razor blade.
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    Jason Reed's 1966 Toyota Landcruiser FJ40 (3rd Generation BUILD)

    Good to hear from you, Merry Christmas . Love the transformation from latex house paint camo to perfection,!
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    What's originally painted pewter on an fj40?

    I've seen the fuel separator or vapor recovery thingy cover that was body color and pewter. Must be different for different years?
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    What have you done to your Land Cruiser this week?

    Well guess what, The lovely Mrs. skidplate and i just got back from that very same place. Sorry I missed you. I even saw a tan '40 with no top while on our drive.
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    Builds FJ62 Overland Build on a Budget

    Nice progress! I always look forward to your videos. Can't wait to see your finished truck!
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    Builds Project Pikachu: 1977 FJ40

    Funny how a wash and wax job makes them seem to run better!:D
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    What have you done to your Land Cruiser this week?

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    What have you done to your Land Cruiser this week?

    New "boing" dampers on all four corners. Been driving on blown out shocks far too long!
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    Dome Light and Cigarette Lighter

    Feel the ledge where your hard top meets the driver side just above the dome light. You might get lucky and find the wire up there.
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    New Hubcap installation?

    I tapped the tabs with a rubber mallet "lightly" to bend them in a little, then a little dab of grease on the tabs. You kinda get a feel for it.
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    Winch Suggestion - Control Box remote mount?

    My Badlands 9000. CONTRol box is behind the license plate.
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    Starting Issues click. click. click.

    I had the exact problem for a couple of years. I pulled the wire to starter, the one from ign. switch, and put the meter on it. I only got 11 volts. I did as John Mc vicker did. Simple and cured my problem.
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    Hard top cap fiberglass

    The spot seems fairly small. I would level it with a good body filler and then install the liner. But then again I'm cheap.:hillbilly:
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    What is this Shield / Bracket?

    Attaches to the frame under the steering box. My '75 is identical. Bend is supposed to be there.
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