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  1. jralph125

    For Sale  Orlando, FL - 1979 Toyota FJ40 Land Cruiser

    I'm selling my US spec 1979 FJ40 Land Cruiser. Motor and drive train are all original as far as I know and work like new. Transmission and transfer case were both just rebuilt and I had the head and valves done last year. HEI distributer, electric fuel pump, manual steering box new last year...
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    Need Help Deciphering

    Hey Guys, Can someone give me a little insight as to some of the differences between an American spec FJ40 and the South American FJ40s? Also why the values seem to be so much less on the Non US spec FJ40s? Any help is much appreciated here, I can see that some of the Non US specs have a diesel...
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    Coolant leak, need some advice

    Update, I found the issue. It was actually just a heater hose leaking up above and seeping down to the manifold, thanks again for the help
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    Coolant leak, need some advice

    Will do ty
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    Coolant leak, need some advice

    Hello all, I need some assistance on identifying a leak on my 79 FJ40. I noticed what appears to be a coolant or coolant/oil leak coming from what appears to be the bottom of the exhaust manifold. Kind of a strange place to see that there, my concern is that I had some head work completed...
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    Question about voltage

    Ok, ty....Have new cable on power side, I will check the ground side. Where should it ground to? Mine grounds to the alternator bracket on the block
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    Question about voltage

    Hmm Interesting, didn't know that....I will check
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    Question about voltage

    Hey all, Had been having voltage issues for awhile now, battery wasn't charging, misfiring, plugs fowled etc etc. Anyway, I have replaced the alternator and voltage regulator (which I discovered melted down). Can anyone tell me what type of voltage numbers should I be seeing coming off of the...
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    Full Soft Doors for Factory Soft Top

    Here's the fitment issue, the doors fit fine everywhere but in the top right corner where the factory bow hardware bows in to fit the factory door shape around the window frame.
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    Full Soft Doors for Factory Soft Top

    I did install canvas doors, there wasn't just a gap the problem was they do not sit flush because of how that B pillar is formed. I will take a photo of how they fit. Seemed to me that shape was the problem because there was an overlap
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    Full Soft Doors for Factory Soft Top

    Not sure exactly what you're asking so here's a picture of what I have. I did purchase this Soft top aftermarket but I'm not certain what it originally had as it had a bikini top on it when I bought it
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    Full Soft Doors for Factory Soft Top

    Hello all, Question, I have a factory soft top on my 79 FJ40. I want to run a full soft door set that fits with the OEM soft top setup. I have a set of Best Top half doors that work fine but the Best Top full doors I have don't fit right at the top due to how the factory bow section curves...
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    Need Help Identifying Correct Part Name

    Great, thanks guys!
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    Need Help Identifying Correct Part Name

    Hello All, Do any of you know the correct name for these clips? They are the retainer clips that hold/stabilize the throw out bearing to the fork. I just noticed that the incorrect clips are on mine and I need to order them. Also if anyone has an idea where to order these that would be great...
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    1979 FJ40 4 Speed Trans Question

    I don't believe he removed it by driving the shaft, curious what is the best way to set the t-case preload? What is the process and torque specs? seems that may be more likely the issue but I will verify after your response. ty
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    1979 FJ40 4 Speed Trans Question

    Doesn't sound odd at all, I had a friend helping me so I am just awaiting a response as to how he separated the two. Can you expand on the "yes to the second question" part of your answer. In other words which "second question" specifically are you talking about that can cause damage and what...
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    1979 FJ40 4 Speed Trans Question

    Hello fellow gear heads, Just recently did a rebuild on my Transfer case, when we re-installed everything I am finding it harder to change transmission gears (1st-4th) while driving. We didn't touch the transmission other than to disconnect and drain the old fluid, but other than that we didn't...
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    Factory Soft Top Height Question

    I have 33's as well, not certain on the lift, it's the Cruiser pictured here on the left as my avatar.
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    Factory Soft Top Height Question

    Thank you, going to be tight but it may fit
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