What did you do to your Land Cruiser/Toyota/Lexus 4X4 this week?

Discussion in 'AZ- Copper State Cruisers' started by murf, Aug 19, 2013.

  1. Ken in AZ

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    Phil were you going to make some caster plates before I pull the trigger and order them.
     
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    Ken sadly I need to tell you to buy them. With steel tariffs getting ready to hit all the local shops are running 3-4 behind if they will even take the work.
     
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    Installed my 4x4 labs rear bumper Saturday. Nice and easy install, well if you forget the part about the tow hook, bolt, 1/2" extension and impact wrench hitting you in the mouth while pulling off the hitch. :hillbilly:. Nice unit and impressive gain in ground clearance! Now just have to figure out how/what to wire to it for backup lights and license plate lighting.
     
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    Pics?
     
  5. Azca

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    As requested! 20180704_130341.jpg 20180704_130352.jpg
     
  6. Living in the Past

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    Curious the production month on your 70? Never seen those emissions ports on one before a 71 model.
     
  7. LandCruiserPhil

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    Yes, removed by rack before the garage door header did it for me. Got a couple inches to spare now. Also use the antenna as a measuring stick, it is an inch or two higher than the roof, if it hits, I don't go!
     
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    Went out testing the new Delta PanHard bracket. Excellent product now available on our web site:clap:

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    Looks like I need some more cutting on my front control arms or maybe some new @Delta VS front control arms:hmm:

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    Phil, do you need bump stops on one side or both? I would think you would lose a little articulation with the bump stop(s), did you notice anything? Finally, how did it drive?
     
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    Love the license plate!
     
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    Phil, does the Delta bracket bolt in easily? Wondering how much time to allot for that addition. Anything you would do or change?

    I do like the custom plate.
     
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    I would estimate time to about ~45min. No other change is needed the bracket is top shelf.
     
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    From my measurement/testing bumpstop/s are not needed but the clearance will be very close if you dont run something. In many lifts the shock is the bumpstop.:eek:

    I run 1.75 bumpstop on the rear and I think my set up articulates just fine.

    Having your rear end not moving side to side when you hit a bump is a win. Any lifted 80 series will benefit from this bracket in terms of driveability.

    You can save a few dollars by avoiding shipping and pick up or just click the link

    Land Cruiser Products - LCP
     
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    I'd really like to install my lift this weekend. But the only place I can do it is work, anyone down to help possibly? We would be in a warehouse with swamp coolers.
     
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    Do you also have a lift or will you be using floor jacks? Air tools?
     
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    Jack and jack stands. But my jack stands might be too small. Only hand tools.
     
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    If I can get my truck up and running I have some springs I need to install I would be down next weekend if you don't get it knocked out this weekend
     
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    You will want 2 jack stands with min. capability of 24". Without jack stands, floor jack, and air tools this is a lot of work. You also will need a #200 torque wrench.
     
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    I have a floor jack, but the jack stands might not be tall enough. We could figure a way to use the forklift to lift the rig.
     
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