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Forum: For Sale / Wanted 04-29-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 105
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Replied in a Private Message (PM) - Steve

Replied in a Private Message (PM) - Steve
Forum: For Sale / Wanted 04-28-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 105
Posted By SteveH
I have an '82 FJ40 H42 transmission and xfer...

I have an '82 FJ40 H42 transmission and xfer together. This is the early/short style pre-mid-'85 transmission, and the xfer without a parking brake (you will lose your factory parking brake with a...
Forum: General Chit Chat 04-13-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,495
Posted By SteveH
I test-drove a GX470 and a RX 300 on the same...

I test-drove a GX470 and a RX 300 on the same day, one after another. The RX has more passenger legroom (width and length) because it's a unibody, not a body-on-frame. The GX driver seat seemed low...
Forum: General Tech Forum 04-09-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 3,917
Posted By SteveH
Very nice work - you've got what it takes!

Very nice work - you've got what it takes!
Forum: General Tech Forum 04-07-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 156
Posted By SteveH
You might contact a few independent car repair...

You might contact a few independent car repair shops (Toyota or otherwise). They often know of guys who do small repair jobs (or paint jobs) on the side, and are not part of giant body shop chains....
Forum: General Chit Chat 04-02-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 337
Posted By SteveH
Nice commercial - no Priuses.....a celebration of...

Nice commercial - no Priuses.....a celebration of all things fossil-fuel burning.
Forum: For Sale / Wanted 04-01-2015, 10:07 PM
Replies: 1,905
Views: 137,424
Posted By SteveH
FJ60 -...

FJ60 -
http://cosprings.craigslist.org/cto/4955938288.html
Forum: For Sale / Wanted 03-29-2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 557
Posted By SteveH
That FJ62 is drool-worthy. H55F - mmmmmm....

That FJ62 is drool-worthy. H55F - mmmmmm....
Forum: Land Use 03-26-2015, 11:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 317
Posted By SteveH
Comments made.

Comments made.
Forum: General Tech Forum 03-26-2015, 11:30 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,660
Posted By SteveH
Steering boxes - not sure if IFS or solid axle:...

Steering boxes - not sure if IFS or solid axle: http://denver.craigslist.org/pts/4917579312.html
Forum: General Tech Forum 03-26-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,660
Posted By SteveH
If you're going bigger than 33s, I would not do a...

If you're going bigger than 33s, I would not do a minitruck swap, much as I like them for other reasons. The drag link and pitman arm will run into things, and at some point, you overwhelm the box's...
Forum: For Sale / Wanted 03-24-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 124
Posted By SteveH
Max - is there a thread on your TBI conversion...

Max - is there a thread on your TBI conversion somewhere?
Forum: General Chit Chat 03-23-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 163
Posted By SteveH
Gemini Bridges trail is good for a stock truck,...

Gemini Bridges trail is good for a stock truck, too.
Forum: General Tech Forum 03-23-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 8,317
Posted By SteveH
What caliber? My FJ45 had a .30 cal hole in the...

What caliber? My FJ45 had a .30 cal hole in the floor (pass side footwell - about the same location)
Forum: General Chit Chat 03-19-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 193
Posted By SteveH
Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery

Concept Jeep:

For trips further than the beach, the white-roofed Africa looks like itís ready to chase old-school Land Rover Defenders and Toyota Land Cruisers far into the wilderness. It has a...
Forum: For Sale / Wanted 03-17-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 380
Posted By SteveH
Edited original post - Bumper now $100. It was...

Edited original post - Bumper now $100. It was almost that much to powder coat it!

Still have the winch controller.

Steve
Forum: General Tech Forum 03-16-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 3,917
Posted By SteveH
Short of airborne leaps, I'm not sure how you'd...

Short of airborne leaps, I'm not sure how you'd crack a bell housing that way. Amazing. I would replace, not weld, as Jeff said. Also, be aware that FJ60 and FJ40 bell housings are not...
Forum: General Tech Forum 03-13-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 550
Posted By SteveH
Great work there, and good photography! The 60s...

Great work there, and good photography!

The 60s and early 70s were 16 ga. (I think), and from what I have mic'd, '78 is 18 ga., and '79-later is 20 ga.

I used 18 ga. for replacement metal on my...
Forum: General Tech Forum 03-09-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 550
Posted By SteveH
That looks great - nice work! Did you fab up that...

That looks great - nice work! Did you fab up that fender piece yourself?
Forum: General Chit Chat 03-06-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 102
Posted By SteveH
FJ40 vs. Cat

The video didn't work for me, but presumably it will work for...
Forum: For Sale / Wanted 03-04-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 727
Posted By SteveH
See PM from me. Interested in shackles (if have),...

See PM from me. Interested in shackles (if have), dash parts, etc.
Forum: General Tech Forum 03-04-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 156
Posted By SteveH
Back to the Camry, if the coolant in the...

Back to the Camry, if the coolant in the radiator/engine is new and good from the recent t-betl change, I would clean out the overflow bottle and refill with whatever's in the system, and then...
Forum: General Tech Forum 03-03-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,525
Posted By SteveH
RE: axle paint: I brushed on satin Rustoleum...

RE: axle paint:

I brushed on satin Rustoleum (from Home Depot - $8/quart) on my FJ45 axles and it looked good - the right level of sheen. I put on 2 coats and it went on pretty thick, but didn't...
Forum: General Tech Forum 02-28-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 3,917
Posted By SteveH
Some shifters come right out with the...

Some shifters come right out with the 2-screwdriver method, others are more difficult - but I have always been successful with 2 screwdrivers.

Removing the cover is a separate issue, due to the...
Forum: General Chit Chat 02-24-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 334
Posted By SteveH
Welcome. More details on your 60? The rest of...

Welcome. More details on your 60? The rest of your 'fleet'?
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