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Discussion in '80-Series Tech' started by UglyCruiser, Sep 14, 2017.

  1. UglyCruiser

    UglyCruiser

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    So I better keep a journal/log on here of stuff I do to the cruiser. I'm a machinist by trade so I try to make as many parts needed.

    Started off with a 94 Land cruiser with 213k Ish miles. Previous owners had done this:

    -OME 3" inch lift w/ heavy rear springs
    -Home made bumper
    -HF winch
    -High output alternator
    -Optima battery
    -extra steering column
    -CB radio
    -lack of needed maintenance and general TLC

    I overpaid now I see it but in retrospect and these are what it needed.

    - Power steering pump rebuild and leak
    - Birfields clicking
    - soupy mess in the knuckle.
    - leaking rear out put seal
    -front brakes almost to backing plate
    -No panhard adjustment so thee axles were doglegged
    -Roller Fairlead missing rollers
    - front bumper made from thin diamond plate so when sucking winch down it warped
    -EGR check engine light
    -2" worth of rake
    - I'm sure there was more but I can't remember
     
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    ^^^ This please. I'm interested to see if what you bought was worse than what I bought.
     
  4. UglyCruiser

    UglyCruiser

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    Will do once I get photo bucket
     
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    You can post using the upload file button. It is the preferred method of posting so the pics are saved. When you post through another source they can disappear if the company goes out of business or you close your account.
     
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    Welcome to the addiction! :flipoff2:
    Gotta have a minimum of 10 posts for pic still? I don't recall what the noob restrictions are...
    IH8MUD User Guide
     
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    Keep commenting!!!!