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Discussion in 'FJ45 Owners Club' started by crawlin cruiser, Mar 15, 2017.

  1. crawlin cruiser

    crawlin cruiser

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    Something I owned for 6 years and sold last may has come home. I couldn't be happier 20170315_211721.jpg
     
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    I assume the LV? We need more info and pictures.
     
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    Congrats!! Was it far from home? What year is it? Looks to be well on it's way to being a driver??
    Wish I still had mine :frown:
     
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    More pics and details for sure! She looks beautiful!
     
  5. crawlin cruiser

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    Will update later today :)
     
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  6. crawlin cruiser

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    Here it is guys....

    Waaayy back in 2008 this majestic creature was rescued by a fellow mud member in central bc
    fj 45 lv, do i save it?
    It went to another member who parted another (can't find thread) and eventually sold it to me in 2010. Fast forward to spring 2016 I'm getting married, wife is knocked up and we need some cash. Truck is sold to another bc local received_10158143947645478.jpeg received_10158143947645478.jpeg

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    crawlin cruiser

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    Now last Friday happened....

    I'm stumbling through my early morning Facebook feed with a screaming newborn and what do I see. My lv is up for sale again.. but it's much different. I make a phone call directly and bypass all the internet crap and the truck is mine.

    Body work done and painted, running under its own power and soa. There is still a lot of finishing work to do but it's a million miles ahead when I last saw it 20170317_134916.jpg 20170317_134902.jpg 20170317_134934.jpg
     
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    And yes its got a 12ht and cable lockers ;) 20170317_134926.jpg
     
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    Lucky. It looks sweet with that soa. I look forward to future pix and updates.
     
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    Unfortunately there was some dammage during shipping. They forgot to close the hood properly 20170317_135026.jpg
     
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    73fj Tho at sumbitch in ayer!

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    Look at the bright side.....you can replace the hood with the correct split one now. :banana:
     
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    Yep, in the before pics the red 40.with the yellow hood is the donor
     
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    Congrats. That is one badass looking LV! Looks like your decision to sell it really paid off in the long run.
     
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    Thnx guys! Honestly the body work and paint is good from far but far from good. Wich I'm actually ok with. now I can wheel it and not be scared to scratch it
     
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    Things I will be looking for....

    Repo tail lights
    Vacuuum shift lever
    Headliner
    Any ideas on door panels??
    Window rubbers
    I'm sure there is more haha
     
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    I have the SOR repop door panels and headliner and am happy them.
     
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    And my extra door handles :)
     

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