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Forum: General Tech Forum Yesterday, 10:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 65
Posted By TonkaToy
Ok, I will look for a 60 or 80 booster. Thanks...

Ok, I will look for a 60 or 80 booster. Thanks guys!
Forum: General Tech Forum 09-14-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 65
Posted By TonkaToy
40 Brake Booster hisss

Well, the 40 is Alive! From front discs/power steering to 5.7l TBI to new interior and paint...it came out pretty awesome, if I do say so myself. I am one front driveshaft away from being complete....
Forum: 4Wheeling and Event Staging Area 08-07-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,299
Posted By TonkaToy
Dang it! Last year on the way to this run I lost...

Dang it! Last year on the way to this run I lost the pilot bearing and had to be towed home. My plan was to have my rebuild done in time for the 2014 run.
I'm close but it's not going to be trail...
Forum: General Tech Forum 08-06-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 81
Posted By TonkaToy
I will give it a run and see how it goes. Hope to...

I will give it a run and see how it goes. Hope to start and test drive it this weekend.

Thanks!
Forum: General Tech Forum 08-04-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 81
Posted By TonkaToy
Do I need a proportioning valve?

I've done a disc brake conversion on my 73 40. I have everything installed but am wondering if I need to valve these front brakes now. The fronts came from an 80.
Hoping to have it back on the road...
Forum: General Tech Forum 08-03-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 64
Posted By TonkaToy
I got a 4 core for my 40 v8 conversion locally. I...

I got a 4 core for my 40 v8 conversion locally. I hit Craig's list and there is a guy in aurora that has them new, about $200. I think he has a running ad there. It has the correct neck location and...
Forum: General Tech Forum 08-03-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 708
Posted By TonkaToy
Wiring....rebuild is almost complete. Hope to...

Wiring....rebuild is almost complete. Hope to turn the key for the first time later this week!
V8 engine, 4 spd trans, power steering, disc brakes, winch, lighting, seats, electrical and paint. And...
Forum: General Tech Forum 07-19-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 125
Posted By TonkaToy
Relays are nothing more than a remote switch and...

Relays are nothing more than a remote switch and once you understand them, quite simple. I can't see any photos in your post but I am very familiar with these, have diagrams even books on their use....
Forum: General Tech Forum 06-24-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 225
Posted By TonkaToy
The problem I have with building my own harness...

The problem I have with building my own harness is finding enough different colored wires to keep them straight. The ez harness are a fraction the cost of the painless ones and wires marked every 6...
Forum: General Tech Forum 06-23-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 225
Posted By TonkaToy
Check out Ezwiring.com. I have used their...

Check out Ezwiring.com.
I have used their harness' on a few projects and they are great.....and affordable too.
Forum: General Tech Forum 05-15-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 181
Posted By TonkaToy
Pm going with Art, thanks! Maybe I will get this...

Pm going with Art, thanks! Maybe I will get this thing back on the road one day!!
Forum: General Tech Forum 05-14-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 181
Posted By TonkaToy
Ok so any idea where I could source the parts?

Ok so any idea where I could source the parts?
Forum: General Tech Forum 05-13-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 181
Posted By TonkaToy
Brake help for the 40

I'm about to get back on the 40 rebuild and I see it sitting in the garage with the fenders still off and that front axle leaking and needing some love. I was going to put it off but I'm thinking now...
Forum: For Sale / Wanted 04-20-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 422
Posted By TonkaToy
Got a few 40 shafts sitting here gathering dust....

Got a few 40 shafts sitting here gathering dust. What length are you needing?
I don't know what year they are out of.
Still sorting out my conversion. My 64 truck 'needed' a motor swap too and it...
Forum: General Tech Forum 04-09-2014, 12:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 122
Posted By TonkaToy
Sascha, it's gotten away from me! From winch to...

Sascha, it's gotten away from me! From winch to light bars....rewiring the whole thing and, while I'm at it, new upholstery. Crocodile and ostrich? Yep, why not! It is coming out nice though, if I do...
Forum: General Tech Forum 04-07-2014, 11:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 122
Posted By TonkaToy
Saginaw steering question

As part of my little rebuild, I'm doing a saginaw conversion on the 40. It looks like I will need to shorten the relay rod, from pitman to tie rod. Would anyone that has done this already be able to...
Forum: General Chit Chat 03-25-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 436
Posted By TonkaToy
Claude, nice work man! I am getting ready to...

Claude, nice work man! I am getting ready to spray some tintable myself, what did you use in the way of tint? They say to use a urethane tint but I'm wondering if that is really necessary, or if...
Forum: General Chit Chat 03-23-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 436
Posted By TonkaToy
I'm in Thornton, if you want to see how the...

I'm in Thornton, if you want to see how the Raptor stuff looks applied, let me know. I am getting ready to blow the rear wheel tubs next. Then I'm going to do some colored Raptor on outside of the...
Forum: General Chit Chat 03-19-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 436
Posted By TonkaToy
I just got done spraying a bunch of Raptor liner...

I just got done spraying a bunch of Raptor liner on the 'nose' of my 40. I have used the stuff many times before and love it. Looks great, cheap, comes with the Shutz gun. Very easy to blow on too....
Forum: General Tech Forum 03-02-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 897
Posted By TonkaToy
If chevy springs are what you are looking for,...

If chevy springs are what you are looking for, you might try Chevy Truck Parts out in Hudson. They have a huge yard of the older Chevys and if you call them and tell them what you are looking for,...
Forum: Cruise Moab - TLCA Sanctioned Event hosted by Rising Sun 01-30-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 262
Posted By TonkaToy
Right on, let me know.

Right on, let me know.
Forum: General Tech Forum 01-30-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 312
Posted By TonkaToy
Travis, I am using a Toyota 4spd behind the V8...

Travis, I am using a Toyota 4spd behind the V8 and AA adapter. I had this set up in my last cruiser and it worked well.
Forum: Cruise Moab - TLCA Sanctioned Event hosted by Rising Sun 01-30-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 262
Posted By TonkaToy
40 drivetrain transport

I have a motor/trans drivetrain that we may be looking to transport out to Moab to find a new home in one of Kurt's projects.
Would anyone have any room on a trailer for it? We won't be able to make...
Forum: General Tech Forum 01-30-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 312
Posted By TonkaToy
Well, I do have some budgetary constraints on...

Well, I do have some budgetary constraints on this one. I've decided to put an auto in the 64 Chevy (blue beast), so that will be my next big purchase. Plan on buying one at the tri-state classic...
Forum: For Sale / Wanted 01-29-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 155
Posted By TonkaToy
I can pack and load as needed, just let me know.

I can pack and load as needed, just let me know.
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