question about hard top vent

Discussion in '40- & 55-Series Tech' started by pbgbottle, Nov 4, 2005.

  1. pbgbottle

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    i noticed in another post the 81 ebay truck , american trucks don't seem to have the little hard top vent .
    is this a canadian thing ??? wierd ! or am i just blind ?

    https://forum.ih8mud.com/showthread.php?t=66143

    question i was curious what years had the little hard top vent .i don't see it in many pictures .i had one on 78 and a 79 fj40 . do not all the later years 40 have these ? don't know who's truck this is either
    Copy of 81BJ42c.jpg
     
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    I am curiosu too. what does the inside of the vent look like? My rig has so many holes in it, an extra vent isnt necessary! :)

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    some one in the forsale section is selling ahard top with that little vent, he says its non-USA hardtop
     
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    That's to let the exhaust gases out when they seep through the rotted floor.
     
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    heres a pic from a 78 top laying in my shed by looking at the pic maybe it was to help defrost the rear windows ??
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    only on dsl late model 40's, like all the canadian bj42's but not bj40's(I dont think)

    I don't think they had that in AUS however
     
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    It's to help keep your ears from popping when you climb past 15,000 feet.
     
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    Neato... never seen one of those til' now... :D
     
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    whats dsl late model mean ? both my vented hard tops came on 78 and newer fj40's .
     
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    My '82 Canadian BJ42 has them... I don't have the inside black defrosters on mine like in the pic, though...
     
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    Same has striker... my 81 Canadain BJ42 has one but without the black nosel!?
     
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    dsl= diesel....


    Late model....anything past 1979 when talking about 40 series....but with this, it was talking about post 1982 diesel 42 series.


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