I have a few final touches on the Troopy restore. I am looking for the jack rod holders that mount on the side of the wall in the back and probably the jack rods too.
Also looking for the little plastic caps that cover the bolts in the back of the tub and on the holes in the front of...
I really have neglected the post. It is almost finished. Just need to finish the wet sanding on the paint job and a few minor details and that is it. Just in time for spring. I will post up a bunch more pictures once it is finished. Mainly because I think I will have to sell it.
I have a set of factory 45 springs and shocks that I am trying to sell. They were in good shape when removed. Still had the factory ride and height. Let me know if you are interested. Not sure if the fronts will fit yours though.
If I remember right the transmission came out of a 75 series. It has been so long. By the time this is done, I probably will have to sell it. It is eating up a lot of money. I can't wait till it is done. I love driving it and it always got a lot of comments even though it was in...
OK, things are moving along pretty quickly on the restore. Here are a couple pics of the frame and the engine put back on the frame. The frame was completely sanded and then dipped and then epoxy primed and painted. The lift is installed and the brake lines installed and some of the...
It is a power steering disc brake truck. I wish it had AC, that is the only thing I didn't like.
I put the OME heavy springs on. I have the rear tire carrier and the front ARB bumper. I hope it is enough weight. I really am fond of my kidneys and dont want the beat to a pulp...
Tear down pics
Here are a couple pics of the frame and the engine removed. The engine is going through a complete rebuild with all new seals, heads, gaskets, valves etc. The axles are going through a complete rebuild. The frame is going to be completely sanded down and dipped and then painted.
Well, it is time that I get this going. I am doing a frame off restoration on my RHD 1984 FJ45 Troopy It has been going on for a few months now. It is a gasser with propane conversion on it. It has been my daily driver for a while and it always gets comments. I figured it was time to give her...