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  1. elripster

    Last minute run 2N13 Green Valley lake to Big Bear Lake

    I wish we could make, have same issue, totally booked weekend.
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    Pre-pismo-prep wrench day. sunday 10-13-19

    I used longer lines with fuel line filters.
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    The Official Check in thread of SoCal 80s.

    Agreed. Excellent mix of vehicles btw covering the spectrum of fun.
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    My last Rigs and Coffee October 19th at Attitude Brewing (Going away party)

    I might be able to swing by after 1PM if you will still be there.
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    Pre-pismo-prep wrench day. sunday 10-13-19

    I will attempt winch install part 2 Sunday.
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    Pismo Turf & Surf November 1-3

    Any other takers? This is one awesome Land Cruiser beach party.
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    Pismo Turf & Surf November 1-3

    Awesome. So we need to bring the banner, Tyler do you have it?
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    Late Notice Sunday Runday

    Dat's funny!
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    Pismo Turf & Surf November 1-3

    Hi all, can we get a head count of those going? We will be getting the menu together shortly.
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    Late Notice Sunday Runday

    I wish, but what would I tow it with. :p
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    Late Notice Sunday Runday

    Jelly... 80 needs some attention, can't go.
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    Fj62 speed on hills?

    I had upgraded to fj62 4.11s in my 60, worked well with 33s and the h55.
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    Fj62 speed on hills?

    Width definitely increases rolling and aero resistance and thus road load. Whether it is negligible is tough to say without driving each. If you rarely drive in an area with long freeway hills it will be less of an issue. Where I live it can be very noticeable. However, if you wanted to...
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    Fj62 speed on hills?

    On hills, it depends on where your top out speed lands. You have only so much power to overcome road load but once torque starts to taper off you have usually reached your max speed. This phenomenon is exacerbated by the huge gear ratio gap between 3rd and 4th gear. You can often find you...
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    Fj62 speed on hills?

    155HP is only going to overcome so much road load. Adding in the losses from the transmission dutifully turning useful power into waste heat you probably have like 120HP at the drive shaft, maybe less. HJDCA uses a method that I use in my 80 when towing and that is to hold it in 3rd. That...
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    Wrench day Sunday 10-6-19

    I have a severely leaking front diff and need to install a new winch so I am there.
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    Fj60 4wd T-case Vacuum switch 3D-Print

    One note on PLA, it will start to warp/deform around 140-150 degF. ABS is generally much more heat resistant though is trickier to print.
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    San Diego Chapter:

    Am active on Beach-n-Toys, haven't seen much activity here over the years but lots of trip planning on B&T. Frank
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    Fj62 speed on hills?

    Same difficulty as anywhere else (I have done it...) as far as the swap. Any newer engine is allowed as long as it came from a light duty vehicle and will have equal or less smog junk than what is on there now.
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