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  1. R

    1986 2L-T still a bit hot on highway - what should I do next?

    Dear all, I've tried to follow as much of the forum's advice as possible as I've made investments in my LJ70 intended to make it a reliable daily driver and expedition vehicle. It has been an expensive journey so far as I live overseas and have had to rely on other mechanics instead of my...
  2. Mackeath

    Safety on Highway

    Greetings all, 9 years ago I took my 62 to the southern Arizona border and northern Mexico for a great week of photos and filming. This memorial weekend I would like to take it back for a follow up. Only issues is it is now 9 years older. I've kept up on tranny and engine and other critical...
  3. T

    Highway Tire Choice

    I have reviewed many helpful threads on the forum about off- road tire selection, but I am faced with a choice in replacing my OEM Dueler H/T's (no longer available) with something for road use only and wondering if any members have experience with or comments on either of the two I am choosing...
  4. A

    Highway speeds, shaking

    Can someone provide me with some incite on this problem? At speeds above 50mph in my 01 LX my front end feels very lose and the steering wheel gets a moderate shake to it. Tires where recently balanced, my mechanic said he checked all the front end stuff and everything looked tight. Maybe bad...
  5. Flyin Tyes

    Swamp Donkey died while on the highway, Transmission?

    I was driving up a steep highway (6%) grade Saturday morning, 50-60 mph, ETC/ pwr button pushed, minimal load. Cold morning (20 deg) heater blowing. Truck starts slowing down, engine is still running fine, but more gas pedal wasn't increasing my speed. No noises I recall when it was slowing...
  6. Kyletb

    Chevy 350 Swap

    Hey guy I have an 84 fj60 and I'm looking to put a chevy 350 tbi in it this winter. If any of you guys have done this before and could create a parts list for me that would be great. I want to keep the price as low as possible. I don't know what I want for a transmission yet but I would like to...
  7. nmcbride89

    FJ62 Highway RPM

    Hello, noob question for everyone: I have had my 1988 FJ62 for a little over 2 weeks now, so I am still getting a handle on what is normal for these trucks. I noticed that on the interstate traveling at 60 mph, my engine is running at 2000 RPM. This is on flat sections, and the engine just...
  8. Bodda

    Slow acceleration and shaking on highway

    So I just got my '94 three days ago, and I've already had to fill it with gas twice, but at least I was doing it with a smile on my face! :grinpimp: I'm slowly trying to get all the kinks fixed. I've already changed the battery, fixed the headlights, and adjusted the hand-brake. The two big...
  9. A

    1968 FJ40 V8 5Speed options?

    i just bought a 1968 FJ40, I live in Arizona. I plan on making it a daily driver, and having it out on our freeways in AZ. I want to put in a V8 and a 5 speed transmission if that's possible. What engine and transmission would be best? What issues would I have with a transfer case fitting with...
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