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    Front End "Thunk" 1990 FJ62

    Hi All, Started getting a "thunk"/"knock" when turning left while simultaneously going over a bump. Sometimes it does it going straight going over a large rut/bump at speed. I have not had a chance to get under the truck to take a look but I figured, as always, there is usually a "most common"...
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    FJ62 4Lo shifter stuck in place

    Hey, 4 Hi engages fine via button on dash. 4 low shifter seems to be stuck in place, I am afraid to force it and severely damage something. Can not engage 4 low. Have not had time to get in there and look around. Figured it was worth reaching out to see if this is a common issue before I start...
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    FJ Mechanic Recomendation for Boston Area

    Hey, Just wanted to throw a recommendation out there for any FJ owners looking for a mechanic in the Boston area. Volsar Automotive in Medford is a great shop to work with. Eddy has alot of experience with FJ40/60/62/80s and has built several from the ground up. Very responsive, great guys.
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    Help finding Transmission output shaft seal!

    Hey all, I have a blown transmission output shaft seal. I am pushing ATF into my transfer case and need to replace the seal. Should be a $20-$30 part but I can only find complete rebuild kits. Any leads or tips would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance.
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    "Party Trick" Instructional

    All, I am beginning to have some issues with engaging D and R when cold. Nothing drastic, but every now and then there is a hesitation before the gear catches. I am driving a 1990 FJ62 with 148k on the stock tranny. I am doing an ATF drain and fill this week, but have been researching other...
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    FJ62 Fuel Smell in cabin after sitting...any ideas?

    So I am having what appears to be a pretty common issue with my FJ62. When the truck is parked a fuel odor builds up in the cabin. I cant seem to find the source. Whats interesting is, as soon as I start it, whether I drive anywhere or not, the smell clears out. I pulled the passenger side...
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    Boston Based FJ62

    Hey, Wanted to introduce myself. Just bought this FJ62 from an owner in NY. Currently it is registered in MA but parked, I have not taken it for inspection yet. I am concerned about failing, and want to address any potential issues first....(Ideally I find a shop that is lenient on 26 year old...
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    Boston FJ62- Rust/MA inspection

    Hey Just picked up a 1990 fj62. Runs strong, drives great. Has typical rust, and is sporting a palm size hole in the rear quarter panel, at the bottom corner by the wheel well. 2 part question, I have already searched the forum..... 1) Anyone have any experience passing MA inspection with some...
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