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FJ 45 build up/restoration

Discussion in 'FJ45 Owners Club' started by canadian bum, Aug 22, 2006.

  1. canadian bum

    canadian bum SILVER Star

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    Well I figured I better get some pics up of how my build is coming along. Here are the before type pics.
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    And here is its current state. I just got the frame back from Line-X there is still some body work to be done. I'm waiting on parts for the engine so i can put my Man-A-Fre RV billet cam in.
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    And here is the 2F engine. A am getting rid of that blue and painting it black when i change the cam out.
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    Well here is what I got, a new cam RV grind from Man-A-Fre and some new lifters.
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    Some pics of the engine as i put it back together.
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    And finally the intake/exhaust maniflod and carb
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    Nice work:bounce: All of these threads are making me really, really want a 45!
     
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    still have a lot more to do and money is tight, but i'm set for parts for a while just lots of work to be done to it so i should be good for a while.
     
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    Meen machine

    Nice work !! Keep on trucking Bum....
     
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    Here is the most recent pics of my progress. I put the tires back on it and took it out of the shop. So now all that is left is body work.
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    Here are some pics of the process of putting in a Toyota limited slip carreir into the front axle.
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    Here are some pics of the cab off the frame. And the rear cab mounts that need to be cut off and have the metal replaced under them.
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    Thats a mighty-shiny valve cover! :) Lookin great! You plan on changing the color on this one?
     
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    Thats the factory valve cover, I'm thinking about a metallic grey.
     
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    what did you do to get the valve cover so shinny? i have not installed mine yet b/c that needs to be dealt with.

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    Here is the latest find under where the rear cab mount was.
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