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Discussion in '40- & 55-Series Tech' started by kbtrans, Aug 15, 2005.

  1. kbtrans

    kbtrans

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    Howdy Folks. Many of you have already been of great help as I
    dove right into asking questions before introducing myself :)

    I'm a one banana guy :banana: that always wanted a cruiser after a buddy
    and I had great times in Colorado around 79 - 81 in his Blue 40.
    Shortly after buying a red one with a b grade paint job I noticed
    mine used to be the same color blue.

    I've got a digital camera and I've had this thing on the road, just
    never both at once :-(. Currently in my driveway awaiting parts
    that make those plug things go all sparky and stuff :)

    here is the web site from the guy I bought it from .. it is still up.
    I think this was advertised for sale here about 5 weeks ago

    www.trungnvo.com/fj40.htm

    Big Howdy and special thanks to those that have already answered
    my questions ! :cheers:

    Paul
     
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    NICE lookinrig ya got. good find. and welcome
     
  3. HawkDriver

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    Congratulations, Welcome, Good to have you..... :beer:


    Now what are your "tech" questions before your thread gets moved?

    Quick think of something :D
     
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    Nice Truck, I like the Bumper painted the same color too!! havent seen that before
     
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    welcome aboard :flipoff2: (thats hello)
     
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    Good to have ya with us :flipoff2:
     
  7. Romer

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    Welcome, You should look into joing the Rising Sun 4WD club. A bunch of us from Colorado belong.

    Nice rig!
     
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    Welcome to the forum.
    nice rig, i love the color.

    Jonathan//SandRider
     
  9. kbtrans

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    What's the best way to shred a Haynes manual :D

    And to all my new friends :flipoff2: :flipoff2: :flipoff2:
     
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    heheehe

    I use it hold up the back short leg on my work bench. See it's good for something :D
     
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    It's a 76 and it has the tail gate and hatch back. That must be a older top.
     
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    I don't have a complete history but I think the doors/tailgate were
    swapped for the ambulance doors ... Could be the whole top was
    changed ... don't know for sure

    Paul
     
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    ahh red my favorite cruiser color. welcome.
     
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    Nice looking rig and I agree w/ camcruiser13 that red cuisers rule.

    BTW, there is a new hockey team in town now...

    Brian
     
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    nice ride, welcome to the pit...
     
  16. kbtrans

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    Thanks .... When the Avalanche start charging $4 for a seat I'll peel
    off the Rocky Hocky gear and get current :D

    Paul
     
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    Paul,

    When I lived in Denver, I liked going to the Grizzlies games - great hockey at a great price. Avalance is superb hockey but unaffordable.

    Brian
     
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    hey brian...where did you get the 4 wheel disc brakes for the 71? did you swap out everything when you did it?
     
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    Actually that's how all Land Cruisers originally came from the factory during their first 2-3 years of existence.

    This is one of Toyota's stock museum pieces, an FJ-25.
    GreenOriginal.jpg
     
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    Ahhh how nice it would be to have a 25 all factory like that. :eek: Sweet. That or a 45 I would keep completely stock. Those tires are cool.