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Forum: General Chit Chat Today, 07:50 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,471
Posted By SteveH
Got mine yesterday

Got mine yesterday
Forum: For Sale / Wanted Yesterday, 11:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 101
Posted By SteveH
Sold!

Sold!
Forum: For Sale / Wanted 01-22-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 101
Posted By SteveH
Thanks - I will list it a bit higher on CL. And I...

Thanks - I will list it a bit higher on CL. And I realize that any van can be a work van if you pull out the interior - I hadn't really considered that, since the interior is so tricked out on this...
Forum: For Sale / Wanted 01-22-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 101
Posted By SteveH
1992 Chevy Conversion van for sale

1992 Chevy conversion van for sale. 174K miles, 350 TBI V8, 700R4 Transmission. Runs perfectly (idles better than any v8 I have owned), good condition overall, good tires. BUT - the headlight wiring...
Forum: General Tech Forum 01-21-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 81
Posted By SteveH
If you end up a long, leftover fan belt some day,...

If you end up a long, leftover fan belt some day, cut it and keep it around. You can wrap it around the pulleys, mark it with chalk and measure it for length.
Forum: For Sale / Wanted 01-20-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 310
Posted By SteveH
A plug for having a press - I have straightened...

A plug for having a press - I have straightened FJ40 and 62 bumpers in mine, and found it useful for a host of projects that I never knew I could use it for. The only thing I've never done is press...
Forum: General Tech Forum 01-13-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 96
Posted By SteveH
Removing the old glass is not hard at all. I use...

Removing the old glass is not hard at all. I use a handful of screwdrivers to start prying the weatherstripping away on the inside. Then I use strips of wood (or even paint stirrers, cut down) to...
Forum: General Tech Forum 01-09-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,269
Posted By SteveH
Another modern oil (not SF rated) with high zinc...

Another modern oil (not SF rated) with high zinc and high phosphorous.

Quaker State 'Defy' motor oil for high mileage vehicles. Zinc 1071 PPM, and phosphorous 990 - outside the normal spec....
Forum: For Sale / Wanted 01-09-2015, 11:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 933
Posted By SteveH
I bought a 3" plastic intake hose at Pep Boys, of...

I bought a 3" plastic intake hose at Pep Boys, of the sort typically used by low-riders for custom intakes. Fortunately, it was black. It fit pretty well and looks ok.

It's designed to be crinkled...
Forum: For Sale / Wanted 01-08-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 244
Posted By SteveH
8274, Hi-lift, and one set of chains spoken for.

8274, Hi-lift, and one set of chains spoken for.
Forum: General Tech Forum 01-07-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 228
Posted By SteveH
You can find tons of great advice on Mud in the...

You can find tons of great advice on Mud in the 40 or 60 forums for 2F rebuilding. I think finding oversize pistons may be an issue for that year 2F. OS pistons are not available from Toyota for...
Forum: General Chit Chat 01-07-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,051
Posted By SteveH
Thanks - I hadn't seen those.

Thanks - I hadn't seen those.
Forum: For Sale / Wanted 01-07-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 244
Posted By SteveH
Chain photos - one set is all chain, the other...

Chain photos - one set is all chain, the other (with cables) meets Class S size requirements
Forum: General Chit Chat 01-06-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,051
Posted By SteveH
Are we skipping navigation because of...

Are we skipping navigation because of expensive-to-maintain map packages, or because it makes the HVAC hard to use? I don't want Nav - but 100% of those I have seen have it, and I want to know the...
Forum: For Sale / Wanted 01-06-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 244
Posted By SteveH
FJ40 8274 bumper, winch, hi-lift, etc.

I've been saving this bumper and winch for a couple of years, but with a PTO winch on my FJ40 and my FJ62 not really accommodating an 8274, I put it up for sale, along with a few other goodies:

FJ40...
Forum: 4Wheeling and Event Staging Area 01-05-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 925
Posted By SteveH
Very likely to be there with my daughter - and...

Very likely to be there with my daughter - and either the 40 or the 62. Thanks for organizing.
Forum: General Chit Chat 01-04-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 232
Posted By SteveH
I did a 7 day canoe/hike deal there in college....

I did a 7 day canoe/hike deal there in college. I'll PM you my phone #, as there are a few must-see things and a few things you should take and not take.
Forum: General Tech Forum 12-27-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 108
Posted By SteveH
Some of that tire wear is normal for an...

Some of that tire wear is normal for an aggressive tire, but you may want to rotate diagonally (LF to RR) or left-right (the front tires) to shift the tread block wear to the high spot and wear them...
Forum: General Tech Forum 12-24-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,014
Posted By SteveH
Ouch - that cracked wrench CAME that way? Sad. I...

Ouch - that cracked wrench CAME that way? Sad. I can see that I will continue to troll pawn shops for high-end tools, such as I need them.
Forum: General Tech Forum 12-20-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 123
Posted By SteveH
If you want to avoid the dealer, those rod clips...

If you want to avoid the dealer, those rod clips are sold in the automotive 'Help' packaging, although they are often sized for domestic linkages. The Ford tailgate clip assortment has many sizes,...
Forum: General Tech Forum 12-19-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 143
Posted By SteveH
I would follow the FSM debug procedure for...

I would follow the FSM debug procedure for something like this. If you used all factory parts, it should be impossible to find. If a manual transmission, check the clutch start cancel circuit (switch...
Forum: General Tech Forum 12-16-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,014
Posted By SteveH
Sears wrenches and screwdrivers were made (by...

Sears wrenches and screwdrivers were made (by Western Forge under contract) for many years in Colo Springs, and if you see 'WF' on a Craftsman screwdriver or wrench, it means Western Forge. I presume...
Forum: General Chit Chat 12-13-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,471
Posted By SteveH
Got mine. Surprised their editor didn't reject...

Got mine. Surprised their editor didn't reject it. Gee, which Toyota should I put it on - seems to fit most of them!
Forum: General Chit Chat 12-12-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 332
Posted By SteveH
I like that this mod is reversible and won't hack...

I like that this mod is reversible and won't hack up your 60 series. Looks very stout.

I found magnetic LED 'puck' lights at Home Depot several years ago that were pricey, but have strong magnets....
Forum: General Tech Forum 12-09-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 296
Posted By SteveH
Hmm - my brother is a veteran plugger and I have...

Hmm - my brother is a veteran plugger and I have done a few. I would ream out the hole, per the instructions, put *plenty* of glue on the plug, and install it exactly as the instructions indicate....
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