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Forum: General Tech Forum Yesterday, 10:03 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,341
Posted By Rzeppa
Wow! That's a lot more gears up front than an F...

Wow! That's a lot more gears up front than an F (or H) series! What do they all do? Dual Cam presumably?
Forum: General Tech Forum 11-20-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,939
Posted By Rzeppa
I had never heard of a turbo in a 1FZ-FE, just...

I had never heard of a turbo in a 1FZ-FE, just SCs, but after reading that thread on Mud referenced in the 2006 thread from your sig line, I see that they do exist!
Forum: General Tech Forum 11-19-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,939
Posted By Rzeppa
That looks to me like an 80 series grill, but I...

That looks to me like an 80 series grill, but I thought 1FZ-FEs got supercharged, not turbocharged. Unless it's an oil burner?
Forum: General Tech Forum 11-19-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 116
Posted By Rzeppa
No kidding! It was flippin' cold out there...

No kidding! It was flippin' cold out there yesterday!
Forum: General Tech Forum 11-19-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 116
Posted By Rzeppa
I finally got a chance to go over the runner in...

I finally got a chance to go over the runner in person yesterday. I could find nothing wrong. I operated the valve fully open/closed a couple cycles. There seemed to be plenty of heat coming out....
Forum: General Tech Forum 11-17-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 116
Posted By Rzeppa
Thanks Steve, that's helpful and pretty much what...

Thanks Steve, that's helpful and pretty much what I expected. After reading the threads from the links above, the 2 things that stuck out were that they have a rear heater, and it can be helpful to...
Forum: General Tech Forum 11-16-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 116
Posted By Rzeppa
3rd Gen Runner Heat

My stepdaughter's 98 runner reportedly has very little heat coming out of the vents. It is a relatively new car to her so we don't have much of a baseline. I know Land Cruisers and earlier runners,...
Forum: General Chit Chat 11-15-2014, 12:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 539
Posted By Rzeppa
That's exactly right Ken. In all relationships,...

That's exactly right Ken. In all relationships, whether personal or professional, it is important to understand the issue at hand from the other person's (or institution's) viewpoint. What is in it...
Forum: General Chit Chat 11-14-2014, 01:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 539
Posted By Rzeppa
I almost never read the chat section, but the...

I almost never read the chat section, but the headline caught my eye as I was heading into the tech section of the forum.

No, Toyota to my knowledge, has never supported organizations that have a...
Forum: General Tech Forum 11-14-2014, 01:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 361
Posted By Rzeppa
It's so nice to have shocks again!

It's so nice to have shocks again!
Forum: General Tech Forum 11-14-2014, 01:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 361
Posted By Rzeppa
Finished up tonight. Like most things, prep is...

Finished up tonight. Like most things, prep is really the most important, and time consuming part of these kinds of projects. I spent a lot of hours grinding and wirewheeling down to bright shiny...
Forum: General Tech Forum 11-13-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 361
Posted By Rzeppa
:mad: That sucks - hopefully it's on the return...

:mad: That sucks - hopefully it's on the return low pressure side? My pump groans when I first start her up in this kind of weather. I probably need to change the fluid, I would guess it's absorbed...
Forum: General Tech Forum 11-13-2014, 12:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 361
Posted By Rzeppa
Yeah, it is a lot more than when I bought the rig...

Yeah, it is a lot more than when I bought the rig in 2011, am guessing it is that damn mag chloride. This was an Arizona truck and had less rust (practically none) than any other comparably aged 60 I...
Forum: For Sale / Wanted 11-12-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 165
Posted By Rzeppa
If anyone finds an 89 or 90, I am on the lookout...

If anyone finds an 89 or 90, I am on the lookout for a set of rear shoulder belts for my 60.
Forum: General Tech Forum 11-12-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 361
Posted By Rzeppa
I did undo a couple of the fuel line brackets to...

I did undo a couple of the fuel line brackets to get grinder and wirewheel action up in there. Surprisingly one of them actually unbolted. Unsurprisingly, the other one twisted off. Still, it was...
Forum: General Tech Forum 11-12-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 361
Posted By Rzeppa
Prepping the ends of the crossmember:

Prepping the ends of the crossmember:
Forum: General Tech Forum 11-12-2014, 12:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 361
Posted By Rzeppa
I got a bunch of work done on this night before...

I got a bunch of work done on this night before last and tonight. Last night was putting the winter tires on my :Princess: car.

Stub tubing prepped:
Forum: General Tech Forum 11-10-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 361
Posted By Rzeppa
No it just looks like a hole :rolleyes: Hahaha -...

No it just looks like a hole :rolleyes:

Hahaha - for a rust free Arizona truck, this thing has more stuff going on with the frame than my 1971 FJ40 which has more salty Colorado miles on it and...
Forum: General Tech Forum 11-10-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 361
Posted By Rzeppa
Yes, the middle of the crossmember is healthy. As...

Yes, the middle of the crossmember is healthy. As mentioned at the beginning of the thread, fabbing up a whole new crossmember is certainly among the options. And I do have new shock pins on order to...
Forum: General Tech Forum 11-10-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 361
Posted By Rzeppa
Yeah, funny about the "stiffer" shocks, I had...

Yeah, funny about the "stiffer" shocks, I had bought a set of OME shocks from Sascha last spring, but they were an unknown amount worn out. Obviously the brand new ones were much stiffer. The Spooky...
Forum: General Tech Forum 11-09-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 361
Posted By Rzeppa
Hi Steve, why black iron instead of steel? I...

Hi Steve, why black iron instead of steel? I agree, the exhaust shop is more experienced than I at this kind of welding. I'm better with non-upside-down stuff.

Yes Dan, the inside of the frame rail...
Forum: General Tech Forum 11-09-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 361
Posted By Rzeppa
The next couple of pictures are of each end of...

The next couple of pictures are of each end of the old crossmember with the jagged cut off ends shown for clarity. The next picture is of the old crossmember with the chunk of tubing I have laid up...
Forum: General Tech Forum 11-09-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 361
Posted By Rzeppa
FJ60 Frame Crossmember Repair

After installing new OME suspension on the rear, things felt pretty good and I was pleased with how things went on the Spooky Night Run. A couple days ago, I started hearing a clunking noise from...
Forum: General Tech Forum 10-29-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 614
Posted By Rzeppa
X3 on the idle fuel cut solenoid. Super-easy to...

X3 on the idle fuel cut solenoid. Super-easy to check, and if it isn't opening, the ONLY way the engine will run is with the throttle partially open.
Forum: Trip and Event Reports 10-26-2014, 01:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 650
Posted By Rzeppa
Marco caught up with us!

Marco caught up with us!
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