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    Knuckle centering question

    I may get flamed for this, but here goes Exactly how much variation can there be in knuckles. In the 3 sets I have to choose from for my disc upgrade the shims only varied by 1 or 2. If I choose a set and setup for preload only, am I courting disaster later? I've got the Marlin Crawler seals...
  2. CAW16

    Do I need a Knuckle Centering Tool?

    I'm about to swap in fine spline birfields from a 76/77 into a 1970 FJ40. Do I need a centering tool for alignment, or can I just place the shims back into the same order I removed them? I've read up, just dont know if it is totally necessary. Thanks, Chad
  3. 74HogGuy

    Knuckle Centering Issue - Real time help needed

    I'm working on centering my knuckles right now using the SST. I'm getting: A: 167.68mm B: 165.18mm C: 2.5mm D: 5.7mm E:2.7mm F: -0.2mm Overall it seems that the total shim thickness seems correct around 2.5mm, but the FSM says that if theres considerable difference between E & F then to...
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    For Sale FJ40 Steering Knuckle Centering Gauge

    Toyota SST "Steering Knuckle Centering Gauge" (number 09628-60014). $350 I purchased this used off ebay a couple months ago to complete a disc brake conversion on my FJ40. I used it once for both sides. As you would expect it has seen very little use and is in excellent condition. I will even...
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    For Sale FJ40 Steering Knuckle Centering Gauge

    For Sale Toyota SST "Steering Knuckle Centering Gauge" (number 09628-60014). I purchased this off ebay a couple months ago to complete a disc brake conversion on my FJ40. I used it once for both sides, and now I can "pass it along" to the next person who needs it. As you would expect it has...
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    Wanted Knuckle centering gauge

    Hi, I am in the middle of a knuckle rebuild/disc brake swap and want to see about getting a loaner 'knuckle centering gauge'. I will pay a deposit, rental fee, & shipping. Thanks!
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