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  1. amagnono

    Steering won't turn as far right as left

    Ok - I can't figure this one out at all. On my '97 FJ80 (LH drive) I noticed that turning to the right wasn't nearly as sharp as to the left. I brought her into the garage and the steering wheel turns two full turns to the left but only 1.5 to the right. To eliminate the steering box...
  2. Eliot

    Vibration/Shaking when turning and accelerating - '99 LX470

    '99 LX470, 280k miles. I'm experiencing a vibration/shake when turning the steering wheel 50-100% and accelerating from a dead stop. It mostly happens when making a left turn through oncoming traffic. The truck is at a complete stop, traffic clears, so I turn the wheel and accelerate to get...
  3. W

    Trucks stalls when turning steering Wheel -Nightmare

    (Ok, Brought my 2003 LC to an Indy to replace valve cover gaskets and tensioner, as the truck (with 165K) was squeeking a bit, and it was time... Got the truck back from him and it now has a hard start problem, and truck loses rpm.s and stalls when coming to a stop. It will also stall...
  4. EasternYeti

    Groaning sound when turning the wheel

    So after daily driving the truck almost two years, I've come to know it's quirks One thing I've noticed for the last year is the power steering seems to go in and out as I parallel park (or any time the truck is not in motion) I know a run a vortec, and the total mileage is approximately...
  5. kurtnkegger

    FJ40 Dies while turning left...

    That's right...just like the thread title says... Randomly my 40 will shut down in a left hand turn. It's like I turned the key off. No stumble, no choking, just dies. Sometimes, I can turn the steering wheel straight, mash down on the gas and get her to start up again, but usually have to pull...
  6. A

    Need Help: Turning LC 100 into an Arctic Truck

    I am very new to this website and forum. I have reviewed many threads and y'all do some awesome things to your land cruisers. I would love some input/opinions on the best way to convert my 1998 Land Cruiser 100 to a bad ass arctic truck. Recently I took my family to Iceland and we were amazed...
  7. R

    '11 LX570 rear wheel noise when turning

    Guys, I have had '11 LX570 for couple months now and it has 70k miles. Yesterday, I noticed the following: When I make left turns there is a noise coming from the rear left wheel (driver side). I'm 100% sure it's from the rear wheel. If I go very slow (parking lot speed) no noise. But as you add...
  8. cp31

    Gas fume when turning on AC on FJ80, where should I check?

    I smell the gas fume when I driving with AC on. I doesn't come in through the vents but if I have the window down, or stop and walk out the car I can smell it. I know is a fuel leak but is only when the is AC on. Where should I check first? thanks in advance. 1997 FJ80
  9. dousty

    Turning an ARB non winch bar INTO an ARB winch bar...measurements needed

    Gday, these non winch style bullbars are all over the place in Australia but winch bars are harder to find. I picked up this bar recently and am going to make it a winch bar. Could one of you kind gentlemen with an old style ARB winch bar please measure the coloured lines for me and...
  10. Jasonredwood

    manually turning over engine, question.

    Freed up space in front of the engine, pulled plugs dropped a a couple ml's of marvel mystery oil in the cylinders. I let it sit for about an hour and got say 10-12 degrees rotation out of it. Should I add a bit more oil and let sit more? Keep repeating till I get a good rotation out of her...
  11. tornio

    steering stuck turning left REAL TIME HELP PLEASE

    HI guys , is the first time that something like today happens to me or to my toy (42): my girl was driving on a mountain road (off road) and she called me saying : THE STEERING DOESN'T TURN LEFT , IT ONLY TURN RIGHT !!! long story short : she arrived at its destination , did reverse ( turn )...
  12. FranceJohnson

    Vibration when cornering at speed

    Hello all, spend most of my time in the 80 section, so this might be my first post here. I am working on my wife's 2000 LX470 which has about 250k. I searched through about 10 pages of search results, but I could not find my problem. I have a very notable vibration which I can feel in the...
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