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    FJ40 advice needed

    You can remove the rotor from the distributor easier than the coil. This was a good way to keep drunks from trying to drive home.
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    FJ40 advice needed

    I can shoe horn it in to my garage but then I can not use the garage. It it just packed to tight. I would not park it on the street. It is to easy to steal. One jumper wire and the ignition is live. Roll it down the hill, pop the clutch and off it goes.
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    FJ40 advice needed

    Those two links are gold! If they really have the parts it changes everything. Thank you, Thank you, Thank you! If I am to keep and drive in Northern Idaho I need it to be fully functional. Heat, wipers, door seals and all that good stuff. The basket is off. Can I remove the homemade...
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    FJ40 advice needed

    My father always referred to the winch as a "Warren PTO" , you all the the experts, I defer to you. The guy may father bought it from in 1973 was a farmer. There really is 900' of 1/8" aircraft cable on there. We started with 1000' in 1973. It was never intend for pulling vehicles, only...
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    FJ40 advice needed

    I appreciate all the responses and interest. I am exploring options and getting educated. Is there a club or group in Spokane or CDL area for these vehicles? IF i were to take the project on I will need parts. I know i will need many parts that were thrown away over the years. I am not...
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    FJ40 advice needed

    The basket on the front is for carrying deer and hogs. In front keeps the dust off of them. I will cut that off when I can. That is a Warren PTO winch. It it has 900' of 1/8" cable for dragging deer and hogs out of canyons. THe radiator shroud was made to accommodate two radiators in...
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    FJ40 advice needed

    The back has one flaw, a wrinkle in the top on the driver's side. It would be part of the respray of the top. The frame is straight and unmodified. The frame had surface rust that was covered by undercoating. There is no significan body rust. The classic used car lot owner told me the...
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    FJ40 advice needed

    I do not recall complaining. I'm into a vehicle I can't drive, or have use for, for 15 grand. My question is, "do I have reasonable expectation to get my money back if I decide to sell it". You guys are into these vehicles, so I ask here. The prices on these vehicles are all over the board...
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    FJ40 advice needed

    If you inherited it, how are you out 15k already? The assessed value for estate purposes was 15K. I got the car instead of the cash. I was offered 7K by a classic car specialist with a good reputation .
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    FJ40 advice needed

    I just inherited a 1970 Land Cruiser. I need to decide what to do with it. I do not work on cars for fun, only as needed to avoid paying mechanics. Please do not take the following as whining or being ungrateful, I am trying to deal with the hand I was dealt. Condition is poor. It was...
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