Winter projects

Discussion in 'KS/MO- Tornado Alley Cruisers' started by 66fj40x2, Oct 30, 2005.

  1. 66fj40x2

    66fj40x2

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    Now that it's getting cold and the Daylight Savings Run has come and gone...... What's on yer list things to fix, built or modify?

    FJ60 rear axle, PolyPerformance 4340's
    flip rear springs to move the axle back DONE
    Longer rear shocks
    IFS kit on front axle, new shock hoods, longer shocks
    Notch the NWMP gas tank to fit the new rear axle location
    Cut floorboard to raise the tranny/xfer
    Build a HD skid plate (my rig and I both need a tummy tuck :rolleyes: )
    New wiring harness
    recessed taillights
    build up my spare parts inventory
     
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  2. trainrech

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    Need to do:

    - properly wire in stereo
    - recover and install sammy seat w/ belts
    - family roll cage
    - straighten/beef up tie rod

    Like to do:

    - TBI
    - York compressor
    - larger alternator & Mobi-arc install

    Throw in the new baby, mini-truck projects, and saving for Rubithon and I'll be lucky to get the need-to-do items done.
     
  3. osagecruiser

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    need to.....complete wiring
    paint interior/exterior
    install gas tank
    install seats

    those items make jakes 40 complete..than on to the extras

    power steering
    front disks
    4" lift

    that should keep me busy....even if i finish all that i still have the 55 to get busy on.....i dont think winter will be long enough...!

    be prepared fellas...the questions will flow :D

    thanks
    osagecruiser
     
  4. Ranski

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    85 4Runner

    Everything!

    Install 4" lift
    Install crossover steering
    install gears and lockers
    clean up frame, wled in a plate or two and POR-15
    Strip interior, patch holes and seal interior
    Replace timing chain and get engine running
    Complete brake system overhaul
    Front & Rear Bumpers
    And who knows what else I will uncover.
     
  5. Bob_Garrett

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    Mini Truck

    5.29 gears
    Hi-pinion front diff
    2nd t-case
    rebuild tranny
    clutch?
    header
    bigger tires :D
    sliders
    rear bumper

    80

    install electric A/C condensor fan
    additional power outlets
    reroute tailpipe
     
  6. tornadoalleycruiser

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    WOW.. My list? Umm
    Death wobble fix for starters..
    New seats something suspension style,
    Full cage with integrated full family bikini top.
    Fix tire rack
    hydroassist steering
    front hood saver hoop of some sorts
    TBI? Gotta order some flashing equipment I guess.
    Get rid of the Fj62 and start on the FJ45!
     
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    For me: 4" lift (HFS)
    Polyurethane tank (in process)
    Biggie tires (MTR) maybe
    Charlie V.
     
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    Change right door.
    Repair holes in soft top.
    Replace zipper, right side, rear winder.
    Check trans, tranfer, axles for wader contamination.
    Rust repairs.
    Oh, an warsh it....
     
  9. Mike FJ40

    Mike FJ40

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    The wish list is toooo long

    Front bumper
    Rear bumper
    hood protecter
    winch mount F or B or both
    Second batt.
    MORE AMPS
    more spare parts
    AND ON AND ON
     
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    Oh yea! An put a couple good used knuckle bearins in the get er fixd box...
     
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    build a roll cage inside my half cab. Install cb and stereo. spray in bed liner. SOA!!
     
  12. tornadoalleycruiser

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    Don.. ya got a spare door or need more? :)
     
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  14. osagecruiser

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    hey mike

    if did'nt have many pics of your cruiser before this past weekend you sure do now....and some really sweet ones.....but hey...you DID NOT GO IN THE MUD HOLE!...... :D
     
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    With 3 of us having scraped out mud from being high centered, he surely would have made it through. Eric, how long did it take to get your rig washed. Kirk, thanks for posting more pic's. Your 1/2 cab really takes good pictures.
     
  16. 66fj40x2

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    I was too busy pull'n everyone out of the mud hole :D

    Besides...........
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    40
    fix knuckle
    hydro assist
    arb in rear
    start a spare parts box

    mini
    new alternator
    tube doors
    winch mount
    new spare tire mount
    different seat belts
    wheel spacers (wider is better)
    arb in front
    air supply

    bus
    new motor
    generator
    paint job

    that should keep me busy for a week or 2 I'll think of somthing after that
     
  18. Dmidlfing4

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    Don.. ya got a spare door or need more?

    Yea I am gonna put the other 73 door back on the right side of mine. But, I need to start leavin my doors behind afore goin wheelin. Soft top too...........
    Wheel hard then go home!
     
  19. tornadoalleycruiser

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    Don that pic above can be used as an avatar I belive.. Probably about the right size..

    Clean my truck? Shoot.. It's locked up at Eric's place right now in his barn.. I guess I can go clean it later this season.. but i'm booked till after turkey day right now so it's just gonna sit and wait. Accumulate parts and rebuild..
    Eric's truck needs more attention then mine! His is still just a frame!
     
  20. 66fj40x2

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    Don, some weekend yur NOT wheel'n call me, we'll get ya an avatar.

    Crap, my list just got longer... since I had the 40 rear axle apart I decided I'd start get'n ready for the spring flip. Then I remembered the FJ60 axle in the parts pile for Becca's rig..... after a quick call to Erik I talked myself into prepping and mocking up the 60 axle to go in my 40 :D

    "Slippery Slip" I think was the term used when I started going bigger....crap!

    :beer:
     
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