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Forum: General Chit Chat Yesterday, 10:01 PM
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Posted By simps80
omg I Love italian restaurant. I have watched...

omg
I Love italian restaurant. I have watched this concert from 1982 so many times...
good stuff!!

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Forum: General Tech Forum Yesterday, 09:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 49
Posted By simps80
delphi weatherpacks used to buy these big ass...

delphi weatherpacks
used to buy these big ass kits for stock at Mack that were dumb expensive, but I bet they come in smaller sized kits
Forum: General Tech Forum Yesterday, 08:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 270
Posted By simps80
rear jump seats

at some point my A.D.D. got a hold of me and I decided to fix the jump seats each had 1 leg that had rusted all the way through from water being thrown up through the wheel wells into a hole in the...
Forum: General Tech Forum Yesterday, 08:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 270
Posted By simps80
I was glad to finish it up up after hard part of...

I was glad to finish it up up after hard part of the hinge work was done
I learned from reading a useful tip...using copper on the back of some of these welds when the back is accessible will help...
Forum: General Tech Forum Yesterday, 08:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 270
Posted By simps80
so then I tackled the PS rear barn door, and the...

so then I tackled the PS rear barn door, and the sections that included the hinges on both doors, cause they were toast, and the screws weren't cooperating.
patching required the section that...
Forum: General Tech Forum Yesterday, 08:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 270
Posted By simps80
I needed an easy win after the first door Mike D...

I needed an easy win after the first door Mike D showed me the how-to before attempting the 2nd and the latches/screws for both...

so I fixed the latches for the seat hold down on top of the tool...
Forum: General Tech Forum Yesterday, 08:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 270
Posted By simps80
barn doors 1

that same day,
Mike D. walked through the process of patching the DS rear barn door.
I used what I learned to fix up the PS barn door over the next week or so.
approximately 2nd week of August 2016...
Forum: General Tech Forum Yesterday, 08:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 270
Posted By simps80
then Mike came over about first week of August...

then Mike came over about first week of August 2016
and stacked some dimes on the one joint I didn't love my work on.
then we straightened out the oem fan shield/skid plate that got munched at some...
Forum: General Tech Forum Yesterday, 08:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 270
Posted By simps80
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Forum: General Tech Forum Yesterday, 08:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 270
Posted By simps80
rocker

tried my hand at this rocker patching.
eventually this all got redone again as a whole, but it was good practice
it's funny to look back at the early work which was later re-done to see the...
Forum: General Tech Forum Yesterday, 08:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 270
Posted By simps80
door

then I fixed this busted door limiter.
it had succumbed to enough wyoming wind at some point to rip the metal out of the door.
so I patched the door, made an new limiter, welded it together.
it's...
Forum: General Tech Forum Yesterday, 08:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 270
Posted By simps80
trying to keep the timeline in order some...this...

trying to keep the timeline in order some...this is about late July 2016

John helped unscrew the original battery set up.

they had this messy dual battery tray in there, half-ash bolted to the...
Forum: General Tech Forum Yesterday, 01:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 270
Posted By simps80
sill cont

then Mike D showed up and showed me up on panel shaping by hand and welded in this right side sweetness this crap is hard with hand tools, and vises. if I were to ever do this again, a good press...
Forum: General Tech Forum Yesterday, 01:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 270
Posted By simps80
once the rear sill was located and squared, holes...

once the rear sill was located and squared, holes for latches and hinges square to body location etc, bolted it in with new mounts to start locating remainder of patch work that needs done on rear...
Forum: General Tech Forum Yesterday, 01:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 270
Posted By simps80
next was cleaning up the metal back to good metal...

next was cleaning up the metal back to good metal cutting out all the rust.
got new body mounts for the new sill.

The new sill was made by awl_teq in Canada from ih8mud. his stuff is so pure. ...
Forum: General Tech Forum Yesterday, 01:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 270
Posted By simps80
rear sill begin

started the rear sill work by stripping the pop riveted cover off, then cleaning up the rear xmember, removing all broken bolts, then tapping holes etc.
in anticipation of what lied ahead, made a...
Forum: General Tech Forum Yesterday, 01:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 270
Posted By simps80
body work 1

started small on the body work to get some experience.
took off the 3 legged trucker mirrors, welded the holes closed.
then plugged this giant hole on the cowl

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Forum: General Tech Forum Yesterday, 01:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 270
Posted By simps80
lights work

the rear truck lite tail lights didn't function and were ugly, and I planned on replacing with OEM anyway, the P.O. had hacked up the tail light brackets. eventually all these lights would be...
Forum: General Tech Forum Yesterday, 12:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 270
Posted By simps80
preliminary electrical

I went through some iterations troubleshooting the electrical. found all the shorts,
soldered them up, got the gauges working etc. soaked the fuse block in vinegar to clean it up, put in new fuses...
Forum: General Tech Forum Yesterday, 12:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 270
Posted By simps80
body work

doesn't look horrible with the stainless panel riveted in there by the P.O., but we knwo what's in there!!!
also you can see the non-oem truck-lite driver side light that was used, and the bracket...
Forum: General Tech Forum Yesterday, 12:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 270
Posted By simps80
carb

After brakes and clutch, the Land Cruiser was closer to running, driving, stopping, shifting...
Up next was a carb rebuild on the Aisin carb...Mike D did this.
If you break off the fuel outlet...
Forum: General Tech Forum Yesterday, 12:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 270
Posted By simps80
brakes

first order was to get the car to stop, the brakes didn't work at all to begin with. The brake overhaul included rebuilding and honing, de-rusting, and painting all 8 wheel cylinders, one new brake...
Forum: General Tech Forum Yesterday, 12:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 270
Posted By simps80
1969 FJ40 hot mess to minty fresh or..spring green fresh?

I joined facebook to document this.
but I've tired of facebook. So i'll be transferring all this over to here for future reference.

A bit of background:
a buddy decided he wanted to do a group...
Forum: General Chit Chat 02-12-2018, 10:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 417
Posted By simps80
A good tree cannot bear bad fruit, nor can a bad...

A good tree cannot bear bad fruit, nor can a bad tree bear good fruit.
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But be sure to fear the LORD and serve him faithfully with all your heart; consider what great things he...
Forum: General Chit Chat 01-31-2018, 12:25 AM
Replies: 1,691
Views: 181,493
Posted By simps80
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