frame repair

  1. MrMoMo

    Building a 6’ 30Ton press brake - am I crazy?

    Yep, you read that right! (And yes I am crazy) After working through the body restoration of my LandCruiser BJ70 I learned a lot about shaping metal. —> that thread here (Saving the Silver 70) One of the tools that I really couldn’t have done it without was a little 14” die that I made for...
  2. HawkDriver

    Hawkdriver’s 1975 FJ40 Refurb Thread

    Holy schnikies! There are enough “build threads” on this section that the subject should probably have its own subforum. This factor alone has been a main reason that I’ve hesitated to start my own thread, ever since the ol 40 was parked and this project began some 3+ years ago. Among the other...
  3. M

    Rear end collision , is my frame bent ?

    So I was rear ended at a stop light by a Subaru doing about 70mph who never touched the brakes. Very long story short now I suspect my Panhard Bar and frame are tweaked ( along with a lot of body damage) Unfortunately I have nothing to compare to, so before I go crawling under someone cruiser in...
  4. T

    Tubular chassis/frame

    Hi there, I have an 85 fj60 which I have yet to start an overhaul on, it's in pretty rough shape underneath. Has anyone made, considered making or have engineered drawing/plans for a tubular chassis? I have been contemplating fabricating one for my rig for a while now as oppose to patching or...
  5. C

    So how bad is it? (Frame rot)

    Hi Guys, Long time lurker and y'alls forum has been amazing. Through it, I've been able to fix/repair a number of items on my '74 fj40. (I am defineitley a noob to auto repair, but gradually learning.) An earnest thank you to you all. The reason for my first post is for your expierenced...
  6. Henry Schofield

    1983 BJ40, European Market #Wire Diagram #Engine block crack #frame resources

    Hello ALL I just purchased my second Land Cruiser, first one was 35 years ago in Kodiak Alaska, today I own one in Clark Philippines. I am in desperate help for resources. My B engine has a small hairline crack and seeping water. Does the 2B engine fit where I have a B? Are there any good...
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