Dash Configuration Reference

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I would like to start a reference thread documenting the stock layout of 40 series dashboards. I think it would be useful to show a picture of the entire dash, side-to-side... or maybe 2 slightly overlapping pictures to increase our ability to see what is there. Along with this we can add descriptive info identifying unlabeled indicator lights and such.

If you have a stock dash and can upload good quality pictures where we can read the knob labels etc. please do so. And include the model and build month/year. And identify anything that might not be obvious...

Thanks!

Mark

HERE IS A LINK TO A MUD THREAD ON GAUGE CLUSTERS:
Clusters, Gauges, Speedo & Odo meters
 
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This is not mine... but it gives you an idea of what I think would be good.

12/78 FJ40
side window vent tubes
under dash parking brake
100mph speedo
"Brake/Fasten Belts" light to the right of the cluster
"Unleaded Fuel Only" sticker to the left of the cluster
note style of heater
note style of horn button
do not know if radio is stock
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1966 FJ40

3 speed on the column
ignition key on left end of dash
windshield levers
heater style with detached control knob panel (3 knobs for...?)
4wd engage lever on dash
steering wheel and horn button style
no provision for a radio
steel defrost deflectors at bottom of windshield
3 embossed horizontal stripes across middle of dash
no dash pads
3 dash indicator lights for...?
dash knobs:
"LIGHT", WIPER"...?
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it's a 45 not a 40 but should be the same. 1965. winch controls below the ignition switch.
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and my Feb. 1980 40 series with factory A/C. ashtray is missing with a PO installed equalizer, and an extra hole that was for an extra gas tank toggle switch next to the headlight switch.
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last a pic of switches from a Mar 81 40 series
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Great idea for a thread!

For those of us who rescued our cruisers from booger eaters with such innovative technology as drilling a bunch of 1/16 holes in a 1/2 inch circle instead of getting the right sized drill bit, pictures of the "empty" dash - showing correct holes without lights and knobs - would also be very helpful.

Here's a boogered '76:
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8/71 if you ignore the improvised dash pad cover and the temp gauge below the drivers left pad it should be close to stock. The empty hole next to the hazard light pull is the lighter socket. That knob is in the glove box.

There are two blanks. One between the choke and the hazard that was the hand throttle? And one on the far right past the glove box that was the soft top light?

HTH

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12/78 FJ40
side window vent tubes
under dash parking brake
100mph speedo
"Brake/Fasten Belts" light to the right of the cluster
"Unleaded Fuel Only" sticker to the left of the cluster
note style of heater
note style of horn button
do not know if radio is stock

I thought the sticker didn't show up until '79 with the cats. Kinda looks like a "foremost' restoration pic.
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My April 1978 FJ40 has the same sticker.

good addition in the third pic here is the Warn locking hub sticker on the passenger end of the dash... have seen this on several trucks - I assume the dealer installed these when they installed the lockouts as a dealer option?
 
This dash is for an April/72 40, no idea if it's stock correct...

Top...from left to right

Choke (wrong/non-working knob) - blank - hazards - lighter

Bottom...left to right

white knob (no idea what it does) - wipers - rear heater - front heater - fresh/recirc air vent - interior light

the cowl vent is down by the heater
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