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Forum: General Tech Forum Yesterday, 02:29 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By RicardoJM
From what you are posting, I would agree Dave and...

From what you are posting, I would agree Dave and Isaac. You can remove the inspection cover (and with smaller hands like yours) inspect the bearing rotation. Smooth as butter is good, if it...
Forum: General Chit Chat 07-29-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 261
Posted By RicardoJM
You might also want to consider flying out and...

You might also want to consider flying out and driving it home. Much of that will depend upon where you find it, flight schedules and price. IIRC, the guy who bought my 40 found a one-way flight on...
Forum: General Tech Forum 07-14-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 6,397
Posted By RicardoJM
Bummer. Good news is that the new components...

Bummer. Good news is that the new components will last that much longer. :D.
Forum: General Tech Forum 07-10-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 6,397
Posted By RicardoJM
The detail is great stuff :thumb:. It is...

The detail is great stuff :thumb:. It is enjoyable (to me) to follow your progress and see the pictures and read the specifics you detail. I am confident that others will benefit from your...
Forum: General Tech Forum 07-01-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 122
Posted By RicardoJM
Brad, I believe that hole was for the three on...

Brad, I believe that hole was for the three on the tree linkage. My recollection of taking off the steering wheel on my 40 is not entirely clear - but I don't think a plate goes there. I remember...
Forum: 4Wheeling and Event Staging Area 06-23-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 342
Posted By RicardoJM
Cool. I don't want to end up with a working...

Cool. I don't want to end up with a working session that runs longer than a day. Perhaps I'll pull my 2UZ out of the party to make room for another. These wrenching sessions are a bunch of fun and...
Forum: 4Wheeling and Event Staging Area 06-23-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 342
Posted By RicardoJM
I have a three car garage that we can use. ...

I have a three car garage that we can use. Justin, how much time are you thinking it would take a novice to get through the service? Also, I welded up an SST for holding the harmonic balancer when...
Forum: General Chit Chat 06-21-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 351
Posted By RicardoJM
Sweet 40 :thumb:

Sweet 40 :thumb:
Forum: General Chit Chat 06-16-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 482
Posted By RicardoJM
Here is the thread...

Here is the thread (http://www.risingsun4x4club.org/forum2/showthread.php?t=8062&highlight=ATV+Brant). :thumb:
Forum: 4Wheeling and Event Staging Area 06-14-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 342
Posted By RicardoJM
I would be in. My lx470 is coming up on 180k. I...

I would be in. My lx470 is coming up on 180k. I was going to do the belt on my own but a wrenching day would be fun.
Forum: For Sale / Wanted 06-11-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,270
Posted By RicardoJM
First and Final Run

ATXFJ40 (on MUD) has a new to him, old to me FJ40. While technically this was a run, I'm posting it up in this thread as it will be light on trail details. The trail was in good shape and the run...
Forum: General Chit Chat 06-03-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 456
Posted By RicardoJM
Fixed it for you. It only took me a couple of...

Fixed it for you. It only took me a couple of years to get them straight. :D
Forum: General Tech Forum 06-02-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 80
Posted By RicardoJM
Steve, same gasket will work on either. I have...

Steve, same gasket will work on either. I have some engine gaskets that I've collected over the years and can check to see if I have an intake/manifold for you. If you do go with remflex, take care...
Forum: For Sale / Wanted 05-29-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,270
Posted By RicardoJM
It is going to a good home in Austin. Don't...

It is going to a good home in Austin.



Don't you have a winch that gets in the way?
Forum: For Sale / Wanted 05-29-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,270
Posted By RicardoJM
Sold pending receipt of funds and transfer of...

Sold pending receipt of funds and transfer of title to the new owner. :thumb:
Forum: General Tech Forum 05-20-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 6,397
Posted By RicardoJM
Mike, I don't know the answer with certainty, but...

Mike, I don't know the answer with certainty, but recall baffle interferance is the issue that would occur with a mismatch. Did you install the new style pump and encounter clearance issues with the...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing 05-20-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 379
Posted By RicardoJM
Stand by.... I'll get a picture or two in here...

Stand by....

I'll get a picture or two in here for you because I know you are a visual guy. :D



Roger that, putting "take Steve fishing" on the bucket list. :thumb:
Forum: Hunting and Fishing 05-19-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 379
Posted By RicardoJM
May 2 I was on the Arkansas for the caddis hatch....

May 2 I was on the Arkansas for the caddis hatch. Fishing (and catching) were very good. Flows were high, but water was clear. Fished at Texas Creek and the mouth to Bighorn Sheep canyon. Caddis...
Forum: For Sale / Wanted 05-14-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,270
Posted By RicardoJM
My FJ40 has not sold yet, so I'll give this a...

My FJ40 has not sold yet, so I'll give this a bump and ask my Rising Sun brethren to help network. Someone's got to know someone who is wanting a FJ40. :D
Forum: General Tech Forum 05-14-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 160
Posted By RicardoJM
PM ArtVolmer - he has a 60 that is being parted...

PM ArtVolmer - he has a 60 that is being parted out. :thumb:

There is an FJ40 disc brake setup on CL currently. It is from a mini truck. I do not see he locking hubs are there.
Forum: General Tech Forum 05-13-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 160
Posted By RicardoJM
I went with the 60 series conversion. It is...

I went with the 60 series conversion. It is pretty straight forward and well documented conversion. The raw materials can be sourced from a solid axle mini truck, FJ60 or FJ62. You will need...
Forum: General Tech Forum 05-05-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 6,397
Posted By RicardoJM
Interesting, I assume you have clevite bearings. ...

Interesting, I assume you have clevite bearings. As the measurement is within their spec., I would be comfortable proceeding. That said, I would also confirm the crank rotates smoothly with no...
Forum: General Tech Forum 05-05-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 6,397
Posted By RicardoJM
The engine block is nice and clean and the plated...

The engine block is nice and clean and the plated parts look great. :thumb:



The difference on #4 would worry me - well at least I would want to really understand why it is out of spec. To my...
Forum: General Tech Forum 05-01-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 162
Posted By RicardoJM
I have an inexpensive metric kit that is about...

I have an inexpensive metric kit that is about 20-30 dollars at every auto parts store. It has worked for everything that I have used it on my 40. For the most heavly used taps (just a couple), as...
Forum: General Tech Forum 04-29-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,571
Posted By RicardoJM
Nice Travis, very nice. :D

Nice Travis, very nice. :D
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