My new FJ40 w/ pics

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  1. WES1977

    WES1977

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    My FJ40 w/ pics

    Well I have not posted my pictures of my FJ40 yet I've had it a few months and yes this is my first FJ40, or land cruiser. These are pictures of the ad I used to buy it. I did flip the bezel after receiving it.

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    well if you want to look at some pictures of some of the progress i've done this is my web site http://theshealys.com. I have a welder and have replace the drivers seat bracket with my own design (single Pole).
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    No bondo yet. will use a little.
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    Wow - I've never seen the brackets gone like that with the floors in tact, did the PO replace? I dig your co-pilots ... this one looks just like mine -

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    Good luck man!

    Tucker
     
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    Thanks, I got this cruiser from Illinois. The po said the problem was getting in and out of the vehicle with snow on the boots. He had a floor liner with a , felt like wool material that was wet even when I got it. Everything under this liner has lots of rust. Thank goodness the Tub is fiberglass.
     
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    TJDIV Back in The U.P.

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    as far as I'm concerned you've already got it ALL figured out.

    Everytime ya see a Stuck Jeep, out comes the Camera. Even with the Bronco pulling it out......haha....cool cruiser. It's very, uh, brown.....everywhere!

    Looks fun...
     
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    I have no clue how he got stuck there. I went threw that spot after he was gone with no problems. I plan on painting it red.
     
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    do you kno exactly what color it is? is that an orginal color?. looks like you could use an aluminum tub, as could i :rolleyes:
     
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    Why would you say I need an aluminum tub, It's Fiberglass and in great shape. It used to be green, and the po changed it i'm guessing when he put in the tub.
     
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    ohhh, i thought i was steel, sorry about the confusion. looks like a great project though, i hope you enjoy yours.
     
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    before

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    that looks good. very clean look to it
     
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    looks good but not much strength...you may want to triangulate it for more strength.
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    I'm pretty sure it is much stronger than stock. That's 1" square tube steel. It's 1\8" thick compared to about 1/16" stock. I thought about mounting some type of spring on all 4 arms like a bike shocks but they need to be short.
     
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    looks good, very brown
     
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    Tcase saver from Steve(poser)
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    My new seat brackets I made(rear)
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    ARB for xmas

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    The project is coming along well, I really like that BullBar !:cheers:
     
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    i love the old "let this be my xmas present" even though it's not even christmas yet.
     
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    Installed a 2" EMU lift with Rancho shocks in the front. Man what a difference in the ride and the steering. Why did I not do this a long time ago?

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