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  1. QUADMG

    Cracked Transfer Case Today

    Gonna roll the FJ into storage. No time. Building a 460 for my son’s 4x4 n a 351W stroker for something else So the transfer case just became a winter project Couple of pics of my FJ before going under a tarp
  2. QUADMG

    Cracked Transfer Case Today

    Worked perfect. Not much force either. One wack n out pops the plug the 3 or 4 light wacks the other way n the rest by hand
  3. QUADMG

    Cracked Transfer Case Today

    Internals not good
  4. QUADMG

    Cracked Transfer Case Today

    Not sure what kind of force I need to get this out. I have an arbor press but …. No Go
  5. QUADMG

    Cracked Transfer Case Today

    Built a three point jig/bracket that worked like a charm. But I had to sawzall 3/4 “ of the passenger side propeller bracket to make clearance to remove the t-case Sorry. Some of the shots are foggy ( too much case oil on my hands)
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    Cracked Transfer Case Today

    No. I think I’ll just build it back like it was for now But the discussion on this thread gives me an idea. It was my opinion all along that the propeller cross member resisted the drive trains torque too muck ( even with the rubber frame rail mounts. ) I might refabricate the bolt up point...
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    Cracked Transfer Case Today

    A TON TO THINK ABOUT Thanks people. So its a 77 4 speed transmission. Dog is gone on 2nd and have been gently grinding that gear for years. I'm well along in puling the t-case. Built a telescoping cross member tonight to support the drivetrain when I remove the propeller and t case this...
  8. QUADMG

    Cracked Transfer Case Today

    So I'd appreciate the details on how much work this is really Does this bolt up to the stock FJ40 T-Case? If not, then I'm looking at ridding myself of the T-Case Cross member (for the Chev V8 conversion) and possibly changing drive shaft lengths regardless. By all means, tell me the steps...
  9. QUADMG

    Cracked Transfer Case Today

    Yes Doing this as you posted and seem to have a line on a complete case out o Calgary. Just waiting for the price!!!!
  10. QUADMG

    Cracked Transfer Case Today

    Well I'm fully tooled in my garage with lath milling machine and aluminum tig skills. I'd love to take a crack at it over the winter (weld repair that is) I've never pulled a transfer case Always playing with engines and tranny but never the T Case by itself. So I'll need a bit of...
  11. QUADMG

    Cracked Transfer Case Today

    Yes Its a carbureted 383 Stroker. Has been pushing this truck around for about 25 years now. Three rebuilds. And running like a top.
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    Cracked Transfer Case Today

    Could you point me to your classified so I could take a boo?
  13. QUADMG

    Cracked Transfer Case Today

    I just drove a short distance tonight. Came around a corner and sort of missed second gear. (didn't fully clutch and I came off the gas. Truck lurched a bit as the engine deceleration slowed the truck). Seconds later in second gear under mild acceleration, big floor board boom then gzynk...
  14. QUADMG

    1977 FJ40 New over old buildup

    Can't stand this 200+f running temp. Gonna change the water pump now, g damit 160 d thermostat 190 d fan relay setting and she still settles in at 208-210 on a warm ( and I'm talkin, cool 70 degree day) Comments
  15. QUADMG

    1977 FJ40 New over old buildup

    Had an overheating problem Ran er right to 251F one day and 235 a couple of times. Was staying cool on the highway (when the motor generates the most heat) so the problem was air flow at ow speeds. I had an electric fan in there but it wasn't shrouded. So I built a rectangular frame around...
  16. QUADMG

    1977 FJ40 New over old buildup

    Here are the latest pics with the soft top on Big clear windows. The Back will collapse down to a 45 degree over the spare wheel. zipper doors Military electrical pass through s on the roof for the extra lights.
  17. QUADMG

    Tire size and style for .......

    axles Hey there, BD, I noticed your axles are wider making me think I might not go with your set up as my axle with is stock.
  18. QUADMG

    Tire size and style for .......

    Im running 31 Hancook radials on 16 inch currently but have just gone spring over axle and am looking for a good alrounder for mostly dry to damp off roading that will work inside my wheel wells. Suggestions Should I go for a different rim Likely Eh.
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    1977 FJ40 New over old buildup

    Thought id add some pics
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    1977 FJ40 New over old buildup

    1977 FJ40 I bought it as the second owner in 1989 for $400 It was just rounding 300,000 mi then I drove it stock for a year or so I rebuilt the 2f motor but over compressed it and after 2 head gaskets and lots of swearing, I dove in for the chev. Same motor now as then: 383 stroker with Dart 2...
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