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Just got my first 80 and did my first mod

Discussion in '80-Series Tech' started by Bluedog, Mar 1, 2007.

  1. Bluedog

    Bluedog SILVER Star

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    Here she is. A 1995 FZJ80 with 100,045 miles. Fear not, I will be losing the running boards and getting new wheels and tires any day.
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    My first mode was to remove the third row seats and seat belts. To finish up the bolt hole in the pillar where the belt attached to. I found these at the local HD.
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    I then removed the stud and re tapped the hole to match the insert in the truck. I then found a bolt cut off the head and threaded it into the anchor then in to the pillar.
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    I am very happy with my simple mod. It will actually have some purpose along with "finishing" up the pillar.


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  2. PabloVTA

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    that's a beaut!
    save those wheels, I want em!

    didn't know 95's came in that color.
     
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    Sweet and welcome!!!
     
  4. Bluedog

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    PM me.

    I don't kow the going rate but make me a fair offer. I ship UPS from my shop so I can figure that out.

    FYI the tires are junk and the wheels do have some breauty marks.


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  5. corsair23

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    Is it just me, or do those look like LX450 and/or AE wheels? They look two tone :confused:

    By all means, when you pull those off put 'em up on MUD for sale (Pablo looks like he wants them). A lot of folks like to have two sets or more for summer/winter/off road tire combos :D

    Nice mod, but do I understand you correctly in that you changed the seat belt mounting threading? So you won't ever be able to put the rear seat belts back in?
     
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    I don't think so...LX-450 wheels have the stripe running down the 5 spokes...at least that is how mine are...


     
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    I'm also interesed the wheels, How much? :)
     
  8. okefenokeefzj80

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    I like the new mounts...I got rid of my 3rd row seats immediately as well. Just don't destroy the seatbelts like I did and maybe somebody will buy them from you.

    Oh Yeah...Welcome :flipoff2:
     
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    :doh:

    You know what, I don't think I ever paid attention to anything other than the two tone! Now I gotta go look :D

    Tells you how observant I am...NOT
     
  10. Bluedog

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    I changed the threading in the loop, luckally I was able to find a bolt to fit the car.
     
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    Very nice! I would consider this myself but I need the 3rd row seats on a semi-regular basis. However, should I choose to do something similar down the road it is nice to know that it is reversible! Now that I reread your original thread I can see where you stated what you did :)
     
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    Bluedog,

    Nice!

    Is your interior blue/gray or tan/oak?

    If it's the former, are you keeping them or would you be willing to let them go?:D

    Mot:)
     
  13. Bluedog

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    Blue/Grey. They look almost new.

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    Interested in a single wheel if you have an extra.