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    Gauge cluster problems/ Backlight LED strip mod

    Yes, Blinkers work fine, yes I have a dimmer. I believe the switch may be bad. Before the install it was a little hard getting the dimmer to turn the lights even on. Had to play with it a bit. The LEDs are soldered to the right spots.
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    Gauge cluster problems/ Backlight LED strip mod

    I decided to remove the gauge cluster and I may or may not have disconnected the battery? After removing the gauge cluster, I began working on the LED project to create new backlighting. I removed the two most outer bulbs to solder my LED strips to. After I reinstalled the gauge cluster in the...
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    Wanted FJ40 Hard Doors for a 1972 in SoCal

    Is anyone doors still available? I'm looking for some that are in good shape as well.
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    What have you done to your Land Cruiser this week?

    Great idea. Saved
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    What have you done to your Land Cruiser this week?

    I wannnt it. Where’d you get the mirror from?
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    What have you done to your Land Cruiser this week?

    Made a bracket for the bus bar I ordered from blue sea and installed the bus bar as well as painted the front emblem 😁 The previous owner had all the switched wiring to the positive on the ignition coil so I added a circuit with a relay and fuse to trigger the bus bar
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    FiTech/Sniper Distributor ???

    I just found out that even though my cruiser is a 73 and I'm in Califonia the vehicle has to be a pre 67 to allow the DUI EFI Distributor :( has anyone heard different? DUI nor Summit will ship it to California I have heard though if I get a 67 frame and swap the frame out I could register it...
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    FiTech/Sniper Distributor ???

    seriously me too.... I don't wanna wreck my engine because I didn't get the cam gear right Toyota Landcruiser DUI Distributor - Performance Distributors this one is supposed to fit F and 2F engines. Why not just get this one and not worry about the gear? (side note, I just realized there is not...
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    Which Engine??

    LOL thanks :D
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    Which Engine??

    Thank you for this knowledge. I am hoping the pistons are fine or just need some cleaning up and new rings and what not. Wont find out until I finish the first couple projects.
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    Which Engine??

    :cool::cool::cool: Ye she's a 73 No worries on smog 👍
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    Which Engine??

    I do keep seeing a lot of Diesel but I am not so sure I want to run Diesel. I'll have to keep doing my research. There are so many back and forths with diesel. Its hard to make out the right pros and cons.
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    Which Engine??

    Loll This will never have an automatic transmission and will also always be 4x4
  14. TLCRUISER73

    Which Engine??

    Thank you, this is all great info. Wheres a good place to purchase engines? I see new and used all over the place but have no idea who to trust.
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    Which Engine??

    Ya, I keep going back to either rebuild or LS swap. I'll check out that fuel injection system!
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    Which Engine??

    That's a good point. I don't know how to fully diagnosis it. I am going to school for mechanics and after this class, I plan on engines and rebuild classes. What I do know is its running too rich. I need to replace the super stretched out throttle cable which I'm doing this week. Also...
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    Which Engine??

    Hello folks, I have a 1973 FJ40 and I currently have the F engine. It only has 60,000 miles according to the odometer and has gone through 5 owners and looks like junk. Also, the carburetor has been running rich since before I got it and I don't know how long. I am about to make an appointment...
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    OK WTF with the bezel thing!!

    Where did you get this bezel? is it a pre 64? Do you know where to get one?
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    77 FJ40 horn relay

    Hello, I am trying to diagnosis my horn problem. They gave up. Fuse is fine. Found the horn relay and it is nasty. I've already cleaned up the horn lines and connectors but I'm not sure what to do with the relay. I already checked the links in this thread for one to buy and did some other...
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