My 77 FJ40 Build

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  1. davegonz

    davegonz Keeping it Weird SILVER Star

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    I think the stock color on the long bodied hubs is silver/grey. Since this isn't a true restoration, I painted them black/red because they just look cooler in those colors. :)

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    Mr Cimarron DRIVE, BREAK, FIX, REPEAT SILVER Star

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    Why no hub studs or cone washers?
     
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    The Warns that were on there used bolts and I was out of time. Got some studs coming next week.

    There are cone washers under there. Just can't see them :)
     
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    Had a blast with my cruiserhead buddies this weekend at the 20th Anniversary Lone Star Land Cruiser Roundup. I took the 40 out on the trail for the first time. I initially couldn't get it into 4Lo, but eventually manhandled it into gear.

    Pics: https://photos.app.goo.gl/mPdEtclfQLVtxEg62

    Had to steal this pic from Mike @The Phoenician :)

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    Looking good.
     
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    Just ordered a dimmer switch for my 77. Do I need to remove my steering wheels in order to put it on ? Or does it just clamp on somehow behind the steering wheel ?
    Thanks
    -Artie
     
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    davegonz Keeping it Weird SILVER Star

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    I seem to remember it was only held on by a couple of screws behind the steering wheel.
     
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    But does the steering wheel need to be removed ?
     
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    Yes .
     
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