Builds "Falcor" the 1984 FJ60 (1 Viewer)

77CruiserDog

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Hey Falcor!!
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I ordered some drive shafts from Tom Woods yesterday and bolted in some seats. It’s nice to see it coming together after being in pieces for so long.

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Also, Rob from Greenwood Radiator called to let me know my radiator was leaking in an unrepairable location so I have another new item to bolt on.

Hard to consider that project creep but damn! I didn’t want to buy yet another piece for this thing.

I suppose Falcor is really going to be a nice daily driver when it’s all buttoned up.
 

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Man, thats awesome... I'm envious of your progress. Everything looks great.

I also really like the idea of powder coating the fender liners and core support... Seems way more durable and affordable than paying a shop to paint it.
 

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Man, thats awesome... I'm envious of your progress. Everything looks great.

I also really like the idea of powder coating the fender liners and core support... Seems way more durable and affordable than paying a shop to paint it.

Thanks man! It turned out pretty good, especially for a driver. The one thing I’m struggling with is I can’t figure out exactly which bolts go where in the fender/inner fender. Do you happen to have better records than I took? I’d certainly appreciate it!!

Word of advice for people removing FJ60/62 fenders… don’t take all of the bolts out and put them in a bag simply labeled “Left Fender”. There are too many unique bolts.
 

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Thanks man! It turned out pretty good, especially for a driver. The one thing I’m struggling with is I can’t figure out exactly which bolts go where in the fender/inner fender. Do you happen to have better records than I took? I’d certainly appreciate it!!

Word of advice for people removing FJ60/62 fenders… don’t take all of the bolts out and put them in a bag simply labeled “Left Fender”. There are too many unique bolts.

Lol.. I did the exact same thing.. While took pics of every other bolt, when I was taking the fenders off I was in such a rush I just put all the bolts in a pile together. I do have one pic from when I separated the inner/outer fender:

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And then @TRAIL TAILOR has done a great job photographing the inside of fenders showing off coil conversions.. I'm hoping the rest of the reference pics I need can be found here: PEPE - THE BLACK AND TAN BUILD - https://forum.ih8mud.com/threads/pepe-the-black-and-tan-build.1285411/post-14462145
 

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That picture helps so much with about half of the bolts. The shouldered 6 bolts are shown and the large dinner plate fender washer/bolts are shown....

Awesome man, thank you so much!!
 

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Compared to a modern Cruiser or other “full size” SUV, the 60 is downright compact!
Yeah, my wife is used to the Tundra and said, "We can't park there." I was like... it might look different but this thing is about the same size as a new Highlander.

I'm sure I'll see a bunch of them today as I'm headed to Toyota of Kirkland to get my gas tank recall done.
 

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