Here are some pictures of the tailgate.
Here are some pictures of the rack. It is mounted to show it's dimensions on the truck but the mount points used aren't recommended for load bearing. I had plate steel cut to create strong bridges from the Gamiviti towers to the mounting points for the rack's raingutter mounts, but didn't get...
Kargo Master Safari Rack and Gutter Mounts - $300
-Freshly powdercoated black last year. Never carried any cargo since powdercoating. Complete with rain gutter mounts.
Gamiviti Roof Rack Mounts(4) for LX470/100-series Cruisers - $75
-Lightly used but in great condition. All original hardware...
@Cfbrenton1 Thank you for the info. I haven't taken a look at the AHC fluid yet, but good to know what it *should* look like. Considering I'm not too far from Slee, I might take it there for the baselining. And to drool over new parts.
@SWUtah To craigslist I go!
Thank you for the tips and warm welcome guys.
@chill will That's a great idea! I'm def gonna look into that.
@lhommec13 Thanks for the ebrake and switch info. To ebay I go!
@RND1 Thanks and congrats to you as well! I was reading your post and admiring your new toy earlier - she looks...
After much research on this site, I decided to pull the trigger on a ‘99 LX470. I had initially wanted a 4Runner but after learning more about the LC’s, I was hooked. I had looked at a few LC’s around town(Denver), and further, but didn’t feel comfortable(higher mileage, smokers cars, etc.)...