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  1. P

    80 series ac/heat trouble

    Hey guys, This is my first thread so here it goes. I bought a 1997 FZJ80 land cruiser a little over two years ago, and it was totaled when i found it and hadn't moved in 6 years. I've got it back to stock and more to where it's becoming an expedition vehicle now. One thing that hasn't worked...
  2. S

    What's the trick to reinstalling stabilizer bar links?

    Over the last couple days, I've been installing a new Icon suspension on my stock 2013 LC200. The lift is about 2.5" and (other issues aside) the last thing I need to do but can't figure out for the life of me, is reconnecting the left-hand side stabilizer bar link. I've tried jacking up the...
  3. nisala4423

    Help with 1st gear :)

    Hello guys how are you i have a 1hz engine with my 80 :) i have been noticing my engine with 1st gear when i rev up something strange vibration coming from 1st gear :( something of a wired feeling in steering wheels and its like under compressor but running fine. also this is a anther problem...
  4. Kai Ongaro

    Fixing Rear Bumper with after market one, is this worth it?

    Hey Guys I'm new here and just wondering if I could some opinions on my situation before I go through with this purchase. I recently received a 1996 Toyota Landcruiser from my dads friend in very good condition. The other day while I was picking up lunch an old man hit my back bumper 2 times...
  5. Elfego

    96 Land Cruiser Rear Axle Problems?

    Our lovely cruiser got rear ended a while back and after fixing and re-aligning the body, the left side goes through a new set of tires pretty quick. I made a thread about this, but never got back to it. Anyone know what the problem may be? Rusty Axle by Elfego posted Sep 24, 2017 at 3:50...
  6. PadreCruiser

    Another SBC TBI Problem Thread

    First of all, let me apologize because I am not a mechanic and I have a lot of information to convey so I hope it makes sense. Problem: My car is a 1968 FJ40 with a Chevy 350 TBI swap. It starts and runs but it overheats and once it is warm (not overheated) it backfires through the intake...
  7. MScruiser

    Discontinued Toyota choke cable? No problem! Roll your own.

    Like many others before me, my 40 had a choke cable that was in very bad shape and beyond repair. Of course like many before me, I went online to order a new one only to discover that Toyota had discontinued FJ-40 choke cables years ago. What was I to do? There were plenty of aftermarket...
  8. ericb1

    Need RTH for spongy brake problem before and after rebuild

    History: My brakes are "spongy" for lack of a better word. The pedal depresses almost to the floor and then there is slight resistance for a few inches before the brakes engage. Over these few inches of resistance, the pedal travel is spongy and at no time "firm". I replaced all soft lines...
  9. brando1

    Alternator problem

    So I took the old girl out for her monthly workout with some friends over the weekend. On the way home she died on the side of the road. My tech told me it was probably an alternator or battery problem. When we took it apart this is what we got. Looking for any suggestions to prevent this from...
  10. J

    Longfeilds install problem on fj40

    Has anyone ran into this.I just installed longfeilds into my 78 fj40 the only issue i have is the axle is not long enough to put clip on. I have the warn hubs but the axle is just about flush with the hub it looks like it needs to come out about 1/4 inch or so to be able to put the cluip on. Any...
  11. F

    Help Can't get Techstream to function

    Another member bought his cable here and got it to work: New Mini VCI J2534 OBD2 Diagnostic Tool Code Reader for Lexus Toyota Techstream | eBay I've got a 2003 LX470 so after reading that seller's info(mine is older than the other members) bought the other cable with K-line support(whatever...
  12. bumpersignal

    temperature control knob problem

    The main temperature control knob on my lx470 the center console spins loosely when I turn it to adjust the temp. It does work to adjust the temperature but not accurately. Sometimes I have to spin the knob a few times and it'll just adjust by 1 or 2 degrees and other times it'll go to max...
  13. mags

    Muffler exploded plus sweet backfiring problem 1975 2F

    Today I was driving back to work from lunch and heard a weird noise like squeaking of brakes, but I wasn't breaking. This was shortly followed by a very loud bang (backfire) and I immediately pulled over. The engine was still running just fine and when I let off the clutch it had power but now...
  14. R

    Any problem running ethanol blended gasoline?

    I have a place I usually get my regular non ethanol gas. Ran into town and misjudged this beast and it's gas guzzling and had to put on some gas w10-15% ethanol. LC is a 2000. Any concerns?
  15. That Finnish Gu

    Help with fuel problem 86 BJ70

    Hi I have a 86 BJ70 w/ 3B 3.4L and I'm having a fuel problem. The engine turns over but doesn't start. I put in a new fuel pump and that hasn't fixed the problem. My next guess is the fuel relay but I'm having trouble finding any info on where it is. I know about the relay fuses underneath the...
  16. woytovich

    FJ60 Brake Problem - bleeding master

    I just installed new (rebuilt) calipers in the front with new custom (hydraulic shop) soft lines to the calipers (these are fairly long to facilitate taking off the calipers to service the knuckles in the future). Now I'm bleeding the system. Fresh fluid, speed bleeders at all 4 corners...
  17. pannymix

    Transmission problem or not?

    Hi all, I'm new to the forum, in fact this is my first post. I bought an 80 Series (1996 4.2TD auto) recently and I'm loving it. Sure is a big upgrade after running an Isuzu Bighorn 3.1TD and before that a Nissan Pathfinder 2.7TD. I went the 80 for the reliability and because I tow a caravan...
  18. robtackett

    Front end problem

    Ok I went four wheeling the other day and now I have a problem. My front and rear locker lights just flashed and to my knowledge never locked in. Now I can not turn the wheel and pull forward. It is binding up or something is stopping the truck. I lifted truck in air and wheels spin opposite of...
  19. LustigFahrer

    Phantom starting problem

    Last year I had a problem with my car - it started turning over during the night and since it was in gear it drove slowly against the handbrake into the fence. It was still trying to push over the fence when I woke. Since then, it has been to the auto elec and they said that they couldn't find...
  20. BakerFJ

    Engine Chatter Help 1FZFE

    I have a 1993 FJ80, Last night after about an hour of driving, i noticed my engine sounded strange, so i pulled over to check it. It was making an obvious chattering sound from the front of the motor, checked the oil level and it was fine, no engine light, it didnt sound like a knock and...
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