1/79 FJ55LG-KA

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    1/79 FJ55LG-KA Regular Maintence ,

    Today

    My Trusty Union Sango C-110 Filter & Mobile 1 10W40 High Mileage , My Long term Reliability Recipe


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    1/79 FJ55LG-KA

    Super Bright Blue LED Bulbs Cluster Meter Upgrade



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    That is a '79 Pig?

    She looks to have the earlier turn signals, and does not have a '79 grille. Some parts swaps may have take place...

    Cool Pig though!
     
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    appears to have the later left side gauge cluster, with the brake and fasten belts warning lights integrated.

    need to see the rear/taillights
     
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    I think that truck was being sold by vintage offroad a while ago, so that explains it
     
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    The engine was running a bit rich after a comprehensive tune up , also i could grab the upper RAD hose with my hand after a long

    drive and hold on to it without getting burned by heat , so I suspected a Stuck open Thermostat or No Thermostat at all ?

    When removing the upper housing , One of the 8mm bolts came out way to easy and covered with Silicon ,

    It was broke off and the Re-Installed by the PO Glue-Style :mad:


    Well , Come to find out the thermostat was Indeed stuck Wide-Open , Its also is a Aftermarket part

    Aftermarket parts SUCK ! PERIOD ..................


    After Too Much PB blaster with no success , I opted for a torch & heat method

    It still would not budge !


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    Happened in my Fj40 years ago. Drill them out and install Stainless steel heli-coils, and use Stainless steel bolts, you will never have a problem with that again.
     
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    The broken stud has all-ready been heli coiled , and cross threaded at that
     
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    Oooppsssyyy
     
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