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  1. MojoRisin

    Brian's Build Journal - All Purpose, Overland/Exedition 4Runner

    Hey All, This will serve as my "Build Journal" for my new (to me) 1998 Toyota 4Runner SR5. Background: My name is Brian and I'm 26 at the moment. My best friend and traveling buddy is my Dog, Mr. Mojo Risin'; I'm married and I have a 4 year old little girl (who LOVES the outdoors like her...
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    HELP! I cant get this Steering Joint off for my LIFE.. been a week down and counting.

    Need some urgent help.... I've been working on this stupid steering rack for a week now.... I finally succumbed to the fact that I wasn't going to get the power steering lines loose... so I had to order new lines... My 4runner has been down for a week+ I finally received my lines yesterday...
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    URGENT: Looking for a good Write-Up/DIY with pictures to change Rack and Pinion Unit!

    Hey guys, the title says it all. I'm starting the job on Installing a brand new, OEM Toyota steering rack in my 1998 4Runner 4x4 (SR5, V6, Auto). I keep looking for a good Write-Up, but everything I find is just for a rack bushing replacement, or a rack guide fix. Im mainly worried about order...
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    '98 4Runner Steering Issues: New Rack or ITRE's and Rack Bushings?

    Hey guys, I recently purchased a 1998 4runner SR5 3.4 4x4 to replace my 1994 Land Cruiser (better gas mileage, lower miles, cheaper price!!) Any way, the truck is in GREAT shape, just 150,000 on her, New Tires, runs strong, Timing belt and water pump DONE, clean interior, etc.... I got it...
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    Diesel Fuel Mileage Questions, 70 series vs. 60 series.

    Hi Guys, This is my first time in the 60 series section. I recently sold my FZJ80 (1994), and am discussing importing either a BJ74 or an HJ61 with a local importer here in Richmond, VA. (under the 25year rule, full customs release, Virginia Titled, Legitimate imports, no gray market stuff)...
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    Fuel Mileage Questions.

    Hi Guys, This is my first time in the 70 series section. I recently sold my FZJ80 (1994), and am discussing importing either a BJ74 or an HJ61 with a local importer here in Richmond, VA. (under the 25year rule, full customs release, Virginia Titled, Legitimate imports, no gray market stuff)...
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    General Drivability Woes, Unsteadiness, Vibrations. LONG, Extensive Post.

    Hey guys, I have been working on my 80 in the past few weeks, trying to take care of some things that have started to plague the general drivability of the truck. Background 1994 Land Cruiser, Auto, Open Diff F&R 210,000 miles 2.5" TJM Lift, w/ caster correction Rebuilt Front Knuckles (2...
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    Emergency, Brake Help. Leak. Pics. Parking Brake and Line Advice Also

    Hey guys. I've been doing all my fluids for the second go around on my 80, ive been noticing some puddles coming from somewhere, but, have never chalked it up to much, because it seemed like every time I noticed it, it had been raining..... Anyway, as I was changing fluids I spotted a leak from...
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    Trade tineted for non-Tinted class??

    Hey guys, simple question, i would have posted in the classifieds thread, but im pretty anxious and i thought this might be a sort of obscure request. I'm taking ove the wife's rig, so it's time to make it my own... I would like to know if anyone would like to trade some non tinted rear...
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    Urgent: Again:..lol Will 95+ endcaps work on a 94 fj80?

    long story quick, I need new endcaps and have found two 95+ non chrome trim end caps... will they fit a 1994?
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    Really Urgent: No power Windows, No power Locks, No sunroof

    Long story, fast... Land Cruiser was backed into a concrete, waist high pole in a convenience store parking lot. Minor 1/4 damage, no biggie, going to the shop monday... Power windows wont roll up!! power door locks are also not working, and the sunroof is not working... Checked the...
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    Wanted  Urgent: Need Drivers Rear Flare and Rear Bumper Corner

    Hey guys, well **** happens sometimes.... After a 5 minute outing i need a new Rear Drivers side Flare, Technically just the back half of it, the part not mounted to the door... obvioulsy i have no problems buying the whole flare...lol I also need a rear bumper corner for the drivers...
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    Urgent: Need Drivers Rear Flare and Rear Bumper Corner

    Hey guys, well **** happens sometimes.... After a 5 minute outing i need a new Rear Drivers side Flare, Technically just the back half of it, the part not mounted to the door... obvioulsy i have no problems buying the whole flare...lol I also need a rear bumper corner for the drivers...
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    Anyone around Greensboro have a Press and some free time?

    Hey guys, I recently Installed a TJM 50mm kit on the wifes 80 and I need to get the rubber, caster correction bushings pressed in. Anyone have a press and some free time? I'd gladly toss someone a few bones/brews for helping me out! FWIW the TJM bushings come with a template to aid in the...
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    Need Emergency Help!!!! Wheel Bearing Lock Nut

    I've been doing some searching, but ive spent waaaay to much time already on this project and I need to get it done. I will go outside and continue assembling the otherside until someone posts a reply, but... anyways I am sewing up a knuckle rebuild and i am trying to set the preload on the...
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    Anyone with 315's on stock gears in the Triad want to give me a ride????

    Hey guys Im horribly stuck on whether to get 285/305's for my wifes rig or to bite the bullet and go 315's... We just ordered a TJM 2" for it, and we know we'd like the look of 315's the most but im just a little worried about a few things I'd like to see how one felt with 315's and stock...
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    Where to Get the 54mm Socket for Axle Rebuild?

    Hey guys, the title says it all... I really need to get my hands on the 54mm socket required to do the axle... i was going to order one from amazon http://www.amazon.com/OTC-6612-54mm-Locknut-Socket/dp/B0002STRPO/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1328725293&sr=8-1 But, i would like to start sooner than...
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    The Restoration Begins, Lots of ?'s, Axle Rebuild, WindShield Leak, Refurbishing!

    The Restoration Begins, OEM Refurbishing, TJM Lift, The Wife's Rig UPDATE 2/17/12 Hey guys, my name is Brian, I’m somewhat green in the world of Fj’s but I do have extensive experience working on Jeeps! Grab a soda, take a ****, and get a snack... this is a long one:popcorn::grinpimp...
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    17 Inch Wheel Options, and Stock Gear Capabilities.

    I'm looking at getting some new tires for my wife's FJ80. She is on 265-60's right now, and they are super small, 30"ish.. not even 31's like they should be... Im absolutely thinking a 33" (285/75/16 or a 305/70/16) tire would be in order, however, I have thought about stepping up to 17" wheels...
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