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    FJ40 long range use?

    I sewed Velcro to the top of the curtains then glued pieces to the top of the window. This worked really well. Off and on each night for a year and no problems
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    FJ40 long range use?

    Hey. I did that for awhile. Just a piece of plywood basically from the back over the front seat. The nice part was I made it at windows height. So I could open the curtains in the morning and that was cool. The part that sucked was storing the boards and having to move all the gear around to go...
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    1fz to1hz swap. Oil pan clearance question

    I ended up putting some new factory engine mounts and that sorted it. I think I have enough clearance now.
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    1fz to1hz swap. Oil pan clearance question

    I am in Ecuador. Maybe that’s a factor. Also the engine came out of a Toyota coaster bus. Maybe it had a different oil pan. It looks like the pan only fits one way so I don’t think it’s backwards
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    1fz to1hz swap. Oil pan clearance question

    At the motor mounts or above the coil springs?
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    1fz to1hz swap. Oil pan clearance question

    Also thought about larger motor mounts as a option
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    1fz to1hz swap. Oil pan clearance question

    Hello. Putting a 1hz on a fj80 frame that had an 1fz on it. The sway bar is very close to the oil pan and I’m not sure that there is enough clearance. I’ll post some pictures Options I have thought of so far Different oil pan? Modified oil pan? Modify sway bar? Aftermarket sway bar? Larger...
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    1fz wiring diagram from s America

    I just don’t see the stripes. I’ll take a closer look. I was confused by the dots.
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    1fz wiring diagram from s America

    Sorry didn’t find this in the faq. I have a fj80 that I’m using the chasis and putting a 45 body on it. Oh and I’m taking the 1fz out and putting a 1 hz in it. Lots of stuff I know. So I have found wire diagrams but the color codes they use is for example black with red stripe. B-R. The...
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    71 F 3speed swap for. 82 2f 4 speed

    I’m in Grand Rapids this weekend with the truck. We are up and running. Is that closer?
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    got excited to torque the head!

    putting a 2f back together. things are going pretty good. last night i torqued the head down and forgot to put the engine lift hook on the rear of the engine under the head bolts before i torqued them. i'm sure i'm not the first one to do this. does this mean my 2f will live it's life...
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    71 F 3speed swap for. 82 2f 4 speed

    THe plan the of get it running by June. Then maybe do a short loop to the u.p. And over to Maine. But In July I need to start a new job in Korea.
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    71 F 3speed swap for. 82 2f 4 speed

    I’m currently cleaning, ordering and preparing parts for this swap. I live in Owosso. If anyone with some knowledge and experience with this wants to come buy and supervise. I’ll buy the beer. I’ve had the head rebuilt. The car and distributor is coming soon from Jimc The bottom end is...
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    Split my intake and exhaust manifolds today

    Between my manifolds there was a sandwich of gaskets (3). One gasket had a shield of some sort in the center of it. Pictures below. I looked for that gasket with the shield and didn’t find it. Do I need it? Also do I need a sandwich of gaskets in there? How many should I put? The door on the...
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    For Sale [CA-QC] 40 drive shaft

    Thanks. Didn’t mean to bother you. I did. I was just following any lead I could find. I guess your answer is no you don’t have any Thanks
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    For Sale [CA-QC] 40 drive shaft

    Did you sell? Maybe 7 years ago. Haha
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    Wanted 78 FJ40 rear Drive shaft..

    Hello. Anyone still have these drive shafts? I’m needing both front and rear. I’m also looking for a bellhousing for a 4 speed
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    SOLD FJ40 3-speed Bellhousing 11351-60011 and flywheel cover

    THanks. I’m looking for a 4speed bell house
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    SOLD FJ40 3-speed Bellhousing 11351-60011 and flywheel cover

    hello, What year forty did this come out of? Was it a 3 speed or 4 speed.
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