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Oh I made it with it headed out shortly to go wheeling it’ll be on site repairs parking brake cable and change throttle cable quickly and she’s ready
 
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Hi all, I just heard back from a local mechanic that has quite a bit of experience working on land cruisers and they provided me with an estimate of $800 (8 hrs) just for labor to rebuild (with bearings) my front axles. Any suggestions/recommendations would be appreciated?
 

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Seems to be pretty fair to me although I have never paid for someone to do it so don't have a number to compare to. It is a PITA job and takes time, 8 hours easy. My suggestion is to set a weekend aside and try it yourself.

Eric
 

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Hi all, I just heard back from a local mechanic that has quite a bit of experience working on land cruisers and they provided me with an estimate of $800 (8 hrs) just for labor to rebuild (with bearings) my front axles. Any suggestions/recommendations would be appreciated?
I wouldn't do it for that.
 

NeverGiveUpYota

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This was fun to work on today. Thanks for asking me over Ed, @Cruiser Parking Only! Beeeeeutiful truck, frame is amazing. (That’s my biggest thing now in all the 60’s I’ve had contact with, always the condition of the frame). We got the alt and AC compressor, belts and idler pulley hooked up. He added the tstat and its upper housing. Pondered the headers w/ a funky heat riser so we spent a little time trying to understand a mud guys diagrams how to do the coolant lines. Lesson #1001, cork-board on garage wall and thumbtack labeled baggies of bolts/small parts to it.

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