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Forum: For Sale / Wanted 05-01-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 198
Posted By TonkaToy
I'm still waiting on parts and the new tires so I...

I'm still waiting on parts and the new tires so I don't have them off the rims quite yet anyway. I will take $750 for the set though....RS pricing!
Forum: For Sale / Wanted 05-01-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 71
Posted By TonkaToy
73 FJ40 Rancho 2.5" leafs......free

I picked these up a few years ago from a Craig's list buy. They have done me well and I was very happy with the ride. I just swapped them out for a set of 4" springs. I've got u bolts, nuts and some...
Forum: For Sale / Wanted 04-25-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 198
Posted By TonkaToy
Sorry Justin, going to 35's. I'm looking to...

Sorry Justin, going to 35's. I'm looking to acomplish a little 'rubber gearing'.
Forum: For Sale / Wanted 04-25-2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 198
Posted By TonkaToy
BFG 33x10.5x15 and 33x9.5x15 Mud Terrains

Hey guys, next step on the cruiser is tires and new springs. That means the tires I have now are going up for sale. I wanted the club to have first crack at them.
The new tires aren't here yet so,...
Forum: General Tech Forum 11-22-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 8,119
Posted By TonkaToy
And door panels...

Guess I can upload one photo at a time...
Forum: General Tech Forum 11-22-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 8,119
Posted By TonkaToy
New dash, heater, door panels and stereo system...

My son has this 81 hilux that the previous owner had destroyed the wiring and dash in. So, I built a wood dash and some crocodile door panels, added a new vintage air heater and quick rewire on the...
Forum: General Tech Forum 11-06-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 213
Posted By TonkaToy
Good tip, Steve. I will do that. It seems like I...

Good tip, Steve. I will do that. It seems like I still need to stand on it to get good braking. I may tear into it again this weekend.
On another note, pulling that check valve was just the ticket!
Forum: General Tech Forum 11-04-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 213
Posted By TonkaToy
Thanks fellas! I just went out and pulled the...

Thanks fellas! I just went out and pulled the check valve from the front res, will get it bled and test drive tomorrow. Probably picked up a tad more power without the front brakes on too!
I gave...
Forum: General Tech Forum 11-04-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 213
Posted By TonkaToy
Disc brake question on the 40

I did the disk brake swap on my 73 40 using the goodies from an 83 80.
New calipers and new pads. I'm having a problem with the front brakes hanging up and not fully releasing. I thought it might be...
Forum: 4Wheeling and Event Staging Area 10-07-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,453
Posted By TonkaToy
We will be there in full strength. I will have...

We will be there in full strength. I will have the 40, one kid is driving his Taco and the other in his hilux. We may have a few fellas from ToyTec coming to check out the club too.
Forum: 4Wheeling and Event Staging Area 10-03-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,176
Posted By TonkaToy
We are in! Have to get a shake down run on the 40...

We are in! Have to get a shake down run on the 40 prior. It's yet to see a trail since rebuild. Maybe we should start a new thread as this one had me confused by the date?
Forum: For Sale / Wanted 09-25-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 63
Posted By TonkaToy
73...

73...
Forum: For Sale / Wanted 09-25-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 63
Posted By TonkaToy
40 front heater, complete

I have a complete front heater set up with core if anyone needs it. The fan motor is fairly new and works great. It's actually a new motor from a Pontiac GrandAm and it fits perfect. I also have...
Forum: General Tech Forum 09-16-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 261
Posted By TonkaToy
I am just itching to go wheeling. Still waiting...

I am just itching to go wheeling. Still waiting for my front shaft to come back but I've been driving it everyday to work out the bugs. Overheating situation resolved but now I have a bit of a clunk...
Forum: General Tech Forum 09-15-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 261
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: 13
Views: 261
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: 1,679
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: 141
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: 141
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: 117
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: 199
Views: 8,119
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: 204
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: 349
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: 349
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: 287
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!!
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