what size nuts hold the rear drve shaft

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  1. ScubaJon

    ScubaJon

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    anyone happen to know what size nuts hold the rear drive shaft to the transfer case/parking brake on a 1970 fj40

    thanks
     
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    12mm IIRC
     
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    I have a 69, and i believe that they were smaller than 12mm. I think, if you can believe this, that they are closer to 8-9 mm.

    Good Luck!
     
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    The head is a 14mm and the Bolt thread is 10x1.25mm
     
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    10mm bolt diameter from 8/69 to 1/74

    From Cruiseroutfitters.com

    Pinion Flange - $35.50
    Course-spline pinion flange (10 spl), single pattern.
    10mm ID Bolt Hole - 64mm x 56mm pattern.
    (Fits 8/69'-1/74' FJ40/55)
    Part# PN35011 (MLC-090)


    They are kind of specific in their design, too.:)
    driveshaftbolts.jpg comp_flange.jpg
     
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    Sorry, but i don't see any 12mm fasteners listed. :hmm:
     
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    Ed is right. mid 69-74 is 10mm shank bolt. I think they are 10mm x 1.25 thread pitch.
     
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    Edited for correctness.... they are 10x1.25mm my bad
     
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