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    3b diesel power

    Hi all, This question has probably been asked a million times lol. But I’m going to ask it one more time and hopefully get the answer I want and your thoughts. I’ve got a 1983 BJ42 Lx with 5 speed and im wanting more power. I use the car for camping and touring so it really struggles when I hit...
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    3B engine power

    Hi all, This question has probably been asked a million times lol. But I’m going to ask it one more time and hopefully get the answer I want and your thoughts. I’ve got a 1983 BJ42 Lx with 5 speed and im wanting more power. I use the car for camping and touring so it really struggles when I hit...
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    3B diesel light blue/grey smoke on startup only

    Hi all, Need some advice or assistance on what can be cause of this: I’ve got a 1983 bj42 lx and I’ve taken it out for a long drive on a three day camping trip. It drove great and strong even on the high way and going up hill it pulled great, though when I started it the next morning after...
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    3B diesel light blue/grey smoke on start up only

    Hi all, Need some advice or assistance on what can be cause of this: I’ve got a 1983 bj42 lx and I’ve taken it out for a long drive on a three day camping trip. It drove great and strong even on the high way and going up hill it pulled great, though when I started it the next morning after...
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    3B bj42 crankcase breather

    Hi All, Need some assistance and advice as to what could be the issue or if this is normal. My car was idling and noticed a bit of smoke comming out of my crankcase breather underneath the car. The cars a 1982 Bj42Lx. Any advice would be great.
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    Bj42 3b engine oil and service

    Hi All, Im planing on servicing my Bj42Lx 3b landcruiser and was wondering if there is anything that I should change or check other than the things on a standard service. Also what engine oil should I use and I can’t seem to find how to change the gearbox/transmission oil (5speed). Sorry about...
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    Fj45 engine swap recommendations

    Hi All, Thought I’d start a convo to see what peoples thoughts are on what engine would be best to put in a fj45 to replace the 2f. I’ve just finished restoring my fj45 and about to rig it up to do some touring and im thinking about replacing the 2f for a different engine…or just keep the 2f...
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    Bj42 matching engine number

    Hi All, How do you work out if your engine number matches the car. Obviously to work out if your engine is the original one. Assistance is much appreciated.
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    3B Diesel running rough on idle

    Hi all, I posted this same thread in a different section, so thought I’d post it in this section for some assistance. My bj42 3b diesel is running really rough on idle...basically when I’m at a red light the car vibrates a lot. I know these cars do vibrate a little being a diesel but this is...
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    BJ42LX ROUGH IDLE

    Hi All, Just got myself a Bj42Lx (3b diesel)and very happy with it though...it shakes quite a bit on idle at a red light or when rpm is low. Feels like it’s running rough and should have a little more oomph. Basically when I’m at a stand still feels like I’m in a vibrating machine lol. Your...
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    BJ42 LX - Engine cutting out!! Help!!!

    Hi All, I went to start my bj42lx the other morning to run the engine as its not my daily driver and i havent started it for a few months. every time i have done this it has started perfect and with no worries. this time it started perfect first go but then after about 5sec i could hear some...
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    NEED PARTS....HELP!!! BJ42 LX RESTORATION

    Hi All, I'm currently chasing up parts for my BJ42 LX restoration, and if anybody has any or knows anyone with any or can somehow help me out ill appreciate it a lot. Parts list as below: - Rear zebra back seats - Original Air con system - Power steering box - power steering pump + reserve...
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    40 SERIES LX PARTS

    Hi Everyone, I am aware that there are a few companies that supply reproduction parts for 40 series landcruisers.....but for some reason they dont supply any LX parts! does anyone know of any places where they supply reproduction LX parts or even later model 40 series parts? for example they...
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    1983 BJ42 LX

    Hi everyone, Im new to this forum so bare with me. just a few questions if anybody can help me out. 1) I just recently purchased an 1983 BJ42 LX and was wondering if I've payed too much for it... its a original blue 1983 bj42 LX , it has factory 5speed, power steering , and front disk brakes...
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