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  1. B1oodyBuzzard

    Wanted  Rocker shaft

    I have a feb 1980 2F that I’m looking to replace the rocker shaft. I am only wanting something that is clean and requires little to no cleaning up. I’d do a whole rocker assembly if need. I’ve seen a couple pop up but not in ideal condition.
  2. B1oodyBuzzard

    Steering box question

    While I was quarantined last September I bought a gear box online that was advertised as factory but turned out to be a mini truck. Luckily I paid what a mini truck box is worth so not exactly a loss. Any ways to the questions How different is the power steering guts to the manual? And could...
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    For Sale  VA Beach 78 pieces local pick up

    I recently made a deal with a coworker where I got what I needed but had to take the hole lot. I would like to sell or trade. If I’m way high let me know, open to offers. I'm looking to remove the smaller item like hinges and handles so let me know if your wanting that stuff. Hood $200...
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    SOLD  2F power steering pump bracket

    I’m slowly gathering things for adding power steering. I’m looking for a PS pump bracket with the smog tension bracket. I saw a nice one I should of bought go for $65 if I remember correctly. Please PM if you have one you’re willing to part with.
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    Howell EFI questions

    I had a couple questions for the guys who have been running the howell EFI kits on the 2F for an FJ40. I bought a used kit missing a couple items. I haven't started the install but resourcing the last tidbits. It may take me awhile but I plan on selling the take offs in the classifies maybe...
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    SOLD  Virginia- rear emblems

    I picked these up awhile back and they turn out to be the wrong year. Never installed. $60 obo
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    SOLD  Virginia- seat covers

    I finally installed my seat covers from cruiser corp. the backs had were not ripped but the seems were bad on the bottoms. Would like to sell altogether $80 obo. Came out of my ‘80 FJ40 w/ bucket seats.
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    SOLD  Virginia - distributor and ignitor/coil

    I’ve switch to a DUI and am hoping to sell the take offs. I’m asking $150 shipped. Coming off of my ‘80 FJ40 w/ 2F
  9. B1oodyBuzzard

    Wanted  Old emblems

    I’m interested in picking up some emblems for my feb ‘80 Fj40. Thing is new are pricey and the rest of the truck isn’t show room. I’d like to find faded emblems, not broken. It’s low priority as I have a lot of things I’ll be shopping for soon so cheap is my goal. Need 2 front apron emblems...
  10. B1oodyBuzzard

    Carb help

    I’m experiencing high rpms. I know that is related to vacuum leaks but I’m not confident the the carb is set up correctly. I’d like to try and tune it myself before I take it to a shop. I was able to get the rpms down with the choke pulled. Truck is desmog. Pictures in my manual aren’t...
  11. B1oodyBuzzard

    Drive shaft 2 Differential

    Hey ya’ll I finally got around to replacing my rear pumpkin. Got everything put back together and went to bolt up the drive shaft only to realize the bolt pattern doesn’t match. The holes for the new diff are farther spread apart then the shaft. I need advice on how to make it work And what...
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    Wanted  REAR 10x37 Third Member

    I'm in need of a third member for my 1980 FJ40. My current gear is 10x37. below is the thread from the 40 page I made. I am located in south Mississippi but I have friends all over so I may be able to arrange local pick up otherwise I will need to ship. I would also love an inspection cover...
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    Differential opinion

    I decided to pull my diff cover after I noticed a loud growling/grinding noise and found a few interesting things. I don’t have any experience with axles or differentials and was hoping to y’all’s opinions. I hope to open the fwd one also.
  14. B1oodyBuzzard

    SOR top/tiger channel

    You might say I’m a master of procrastination but early in the year I bought a new SOR top and their tiger channel and I am just now getting around to installing it. Honestly I was disappointed when the instructions said to drill into my windshield frame and tub. Problem I have is that a few...
  15. B1oodyBuzzard

    2F valve adjustment

    Last night I started do an initial cold valve adjustment (after installing the head). After I completed I rotate the crank twice to verify smooth operation and found that some of the valves were not properly set (cm gap). I’ve never done this procedure before and the manual reads simple...
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    Wanted  2F valve cover baffle plate and gasket

    I am in search of the plate and associated gasket that is install on the top rear of the valve cover. I found the gasket on the SOR diagram but they have none in stock. So far I haven't found a plate online.
  17. B1oodyBuzzard

    Head work recommendations

    Thought I'd throw this out there for future searches. I recently pulled my valve cover to investigate a rapid clicking noise thinking I just needed to adjust a rocker. To my horror I found a significant amount of rust on the rocker arm assembly and evidence of coolant, along with a stuck...
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    Wanted  FJ40 rain gutter pieces

    I am wanting to restore the top of my 1980 FJ40. CCOT is the only place that I have found sells the rain gutter. I may be able to salvage 50% or more of what I got so I wanted to see availability of the pieces. Thanks Tommy
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    Early 80 desmog

    I know there are multiple threads on desmog and vacuum line routing, but I haven't seen a diagram I make sense of yet or pictures that match what I'm seeing. Attached are pictures with the ports and hoses numbered and I was hoping to have someone help me connect the "dots".
  20. B1oodyBuzzard

    Won't crank

    Truck is a 80 with original engine (rebuilt in 15) and harness. battery has 12V across the terminals. New fusable link from coolerman. When I turn the key forward the fuel pump turns on and the seatbelt warning beeper turn on. When I go to start the starter will click and I loose the fuel...
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