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  1. A

    Front End - steering dampener snapped

    Hey! I just picked up about a week ago an 84 FJ60 from Los Angeles and drove it across country to Wilmington, North Carolina. It’s a beast. But has caused some problems as I’ve been repairing issues from the PO. I realized late that my whole front end really got worked by the PO on a trail...
  2. 4

    2005 LX470 VGRS ECU

    My LX470 has the VGRS, VSC OFF, and VSC TRAC lights on. They are steady and remain on all the time while driving. Took it to Toyota to get diagnosed and the codes pulled were ABS: C1289, C1291, C1340 VGRS: C1554, C1568 AHC: 1777. I was told these are all related to the VGRS going bad except for...
  3. F

    Questions about an SOA for a broke college student.

    So i know this is been talked about a lot but i have some questions about steering when doing an SOA. I have a stock fj62 and want to get some more ride height so i plan to do an SOA. I understand everything that goes into it apart from what do do with the steering. I understand that you need...
  4. mep1811

    For Sale FJ60 P/S steering box El Paso, TX

    I have a used power steering box for a FJ-60. I never used it just had it as a spare. $500.00 shipped in CONUS.
  5. Dustin Messina

    SOLD Fj60 steering box 5/85 and up--Found One

    Looking for a steering gear box for a 10/85 fj60 to rebuild. Let me know if you have one. Thanks
  6. MScruiser

    Vendor 80 Series Late Model Leather Steering Wheel Kits in Tan or Grey

    I am selling leather steering wheel kits to recover your old, discolored, and worn out leather. These kits ARE NOT simply wraps that cover up the old leather; they completely replace the old. They are made here in Mississippi, from Italian leather. The leather is smooth, and supple. The kits...
  7. SEAWOLF

    SOLD [ME] 1977 FJ40 Complete Steering Assembly

    I have a complete steering assembly from a DEC. 1977 FJ40. This was found in a shed out of the elements, so I know it’s been well preserved and appears to be in excellent condition. Includes what is shown, even has the key in the ignition! Steering wheel is in great shape, has some minor...
  8. Surf n Turf

    Leak out of rear diff head

    Hey guys on my last outing to the sand dunes here in NZ i noticed a noise reversing up a slight inclination in the sand, had a check under the truck and sure enough the rear diff has a leak at the head where the shaft goes in, will add pictures in hopes that may show what i'm trying to explain...
  9. morganism

    How the automobile differential allows a vehicle to turn a corner while keeping the wheels from skid

    Around The Corner (1937) How Differential Steering Works
  10. J

    what is causing this creaking noise when i do an extreme turn?

    Whenever I try to parallel park, I turn my steering wheel to one extreme lock or the other, and then travel forward or backward. Right after I spin the steering wheel and move an inch, I hear this loud noise that sounds like metal buckling... After 1-2 quick buckles, the noise goes away. Any...
  11. mrjordann

    Tips on removing a stuck fj40 pitman arm?

    Hey guys. I have to remove my steering box because I got a refurbished one and my old one was leaking. Struggling a lot to remove the pitman arm. I've tried heating it up and lubricating it. Won't budge. Any tips or advice? I would appreciate it. Thank you!!
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    Front end squeak - upper/lower control arms. Toyota dealership vs local

    My front suspension and steering have started getting really squeaky. Took it to Toyota dealership and their diagnosis was that upper and lower control arms and ball joints all need replacing. They quoted me $4k for the work. Local shop will do the lot for $1.2k but with ISG (international...
  13. M

    power steering issue by low RPM/ idling only

    Hi to all, I have noticed that sometimes it is hard to turn the steering wheel when idiling or low rpms. I have changed power steering fluid as it was gray, but this did not help. Has anyone experienced this kind of issue ? It is that the power steering does not genereate enough pressure by...
  14. Daniel Calu

    Steering issues

    I have been having a strange problem with wondering vage steering . I did all the normal stuff , all the linkage ends ,gear box adjustment front end alinment. then my daughter said "Dad how come it does not return to center" lol Turns out it was a gummed up ps pump control valve . I removed it...
  15. ridgeback rig

    Power steering problems

    Our 93 leaks fluid from the power steering reservoir. It comes out under the lid when the engine has been turned on. This is been going on for a while and it's getting progressively worse. I've gotten different opinions about what's wrong with it but I could use some expert advice from you all...
  16. thomasedwa

    1993 FZJ80 rumbles when decelerating and locks up when making a sharp turn

    Hey! I just got an 80 series Land Cruiser last week. Yesterday I wanted to check the air filter. I took out the air filter it seemed clean, I put it back in. Fast forward to today I was driving to work and the car had a slight rumble when braking. I then had to make a sharp turn into the...
  17. tlc81

    help finding correct steering tie rod

    having a real hard time finding the correct steering tie rod, ordered in 3 with no luck, hoping someone can help me out... cruiser is a 78 BJ40 but we added Saginaw steering about 15 years ago and I didn't keep any notes. YES that was stupid.... tie rod thread is 5/8" and 18 gauge with length of...
  18. sunrk

    Frustration with getting tie-rod ends to come out

    Maybe I'm just a wuss (sic!) but i was trying to get the tie-rod ends to come free on the front steering rod (going from pitman arm to LHS swivel hub arm) however I baulked after getting a bit too jiggy with my nice Hazet tool ball joint tool. Will have a go again soon. Just wondering where...
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    More steering issues............

    Hey guys, I am hoping someone can point me in the right direction on a weird steering issue.......ive done a search but didnt quite get what i was looking for. I've got my 60 about 4 months ago and drove it 1700 miles home with no steering issues. Now that im home and have been driving it...
  20. Deathvalleypaul

    For Sale FJ40 - Early front axle part out with Warn brand Hubs

    SoCal Prices run $50 to $100. Warn Hubs Birfields Steering Arms Inner Axle Shafts Knuckles Shipping available
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