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  1. waltermayorga

    OM617 to Toyota 3 speed adapter

    Question regarding the engine mounting brackets. What did you guys use to set the engine in the frame?
  2. waltermayorga

    OM617 to Toyota 3 speed adapter

    Thanks a lot for the recommendations. I wanted to keep the 3 on the tree shifting, but reading the comments seems that is not a good idea. Regarding to that, the problem is the top speed and starter?
  3. waltermayorga

    OM617 to Toyota 3 speed adapter

    I asked them for the OM617 to GM but they mentioned they only have Mercedes to Toyota. I saw long time ago they had one to GM, do you know if they discontinued it?
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    OM617 to Toyota 3 speed adapter

    Thanks dude, I just sent him a message
  5. waltermayorga

    OM617 to Toyota 3 speed adapter

    Hi folks. Recently I got an OM617 diesel engine that I would like to put in my FJ40 but having a hard time finding an adapter plate to keep the 3 speed transmission (I would like to keep the 3 on the three config). Initially I was going to do an SBC swap so I got the Chevy to 3 speed Toyota...
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    Help with FJ40 1967 steering box missing parts

    Hi folks, looking for help once again. Long story short, I sent my FJ40 to a body show for a complete restoration and they disassembled everything without any inventory control, now multiple parts are missing. Trying to make the 40 run again step by step (now by my own), I'm looking for some...
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    Paint stripping and bolts/nuts removal ideas?

    Hello back folks. Just to thank you for your recommendations. I was able to remove the windshield frame after multiple days of soaking the bolts with penetrating lubricant and using an impact screw driver. Now to continue removing other parts of the rig.
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    Paint stripping and bolts/nuts removal ideas?

    Thanks for your help. With lock pliers I was able to take the rear doors bolts (unfortunately one bolt head broke leaving the threads inside). Now I'm struggling with the bolts of he windshield frame. I was able to take one out using the impact screwdriver but there are other 3 that I'm not...
  9. waltermayorga

    Paint stripping and bolts/nuts removal ideas?

    Hi folks, I just started disassembling an FJ40 and noticed some bolts are covered in old crusty paint and so rusty too. Looking for ideas to get rid of the paint and take the bolts out. I tried with an impact screw driver but it doesn't seem to work, I think is because of the paint not allowing...
  10. waltermayorga

    FJ40 odometer Gear

    Hi @Borrego , did you have luck to find the gear? I'm looking for exactly the same inner gear you were looking for (mine is made of metal [FJ40 1965])
  11. waltermayorga

    Oil pressure meter

    Hi Dizzy. Sure, I'll post more pics once I get it out of the shop (currently in body work)
  12. waltermayorga

    Oil pressure meter

    Decided to take them out and seems like a bug or something took the cluster as home. I don't know what type of bug/animal this was Thanks for the reply. I was able to take them out and seems like they were from a gecko or lizard. I'll start testing the cluster, and if I find something not...
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    Oil pressure meter

    Attaching image for reference
  14. waltermayorga

    Oil pressure meter

    Hello all. Working on an FJ40 1965 and noticed that the oil pressure meter/indicator has 2 styrofoam like balls inside of it and are free, while fuel and water temp gauges don't have them. Wondering if that is expected or a bug was inside the cluster leaving things inside. Thanks for your help
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