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  1. IAFourty

    What is this?: License Plate “tang”?

    I think you are exactly right. I was coated with a crusty wrap before I painted it. What threw me is that it is so far away from the entry points for the two wires through the barn door. I guess it is a vestige from an earlier design.
  2. IAFourty

    What is this?: License Plate “tang”?

    I am cleaning up the rear license plate holder for my ‘78 FJ40 and am at a complete loss as to what purpose the “finger” of metal that is welded onto the back of the frame is supposed to serve. I recall that it had a very tired insulation type of wrap on the end of it which I removed to get at...
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    Rear of FJ40 license plate bracket with metal “tang” weld.
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    Detail of the metal tang weld on FJ40 rear license plate bracket.
  5. IAFourty

    FJ40 Headliner Installation

    Overton, thank you for posting this thread in ‘13. I am refreshing my ‘78 and have purchased the CruiserCorps liner plus their Permatex adhesive. I get the added joy of installing around a sunroof and internal bolts through the cap that are securing a home-built roof rack, both of which the...
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