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Forum: For Sale / Wanted 07-11-2016, 03:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 264
Posted By Phrog
tyres

Next in line.

-Date code?
-Can anyone confirm or deny that these should fit my stock 1976 FJ40?

-Phrog
Forum: For Sale / Wanted 07-08-2016, 09:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 300
Posted By Phrog
exhaust collector

Some on IH8MUD have reported problems with Metric TLC. Do a search there before you order. See e.g.

http://forum.ih8mud.com/threads/metrictlc-committed-fraud.850780/

I have no personal experience...
Forum: General Chit Chat 06-22-2016, 07:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 430
Posted By Phrog
Hvac

I'm certainly not a HVAC pro, but did have some thoughts that may be helpful:

-Yes, 6 years seems much too short a lifetime for a compressor.
-I certainly would not replace the compressor, based on...
Forum: For Sale / Wanted 05-18-2016, 05:59 PM
Replies: 2,993
Views: 246,064
Posted By Phrog
FJ40 with imaginative plumbing

See image 10

http://rockies.craigslist.org/cto/5589592868.html


-Phrog
Forum: General Tech Forum 04-12-2016, 07:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 190
Posted By Phrog
Thanks all for the opinions. I'll ponder. ...

Thanks all for the opinions. I'll ponder.

-Phrog
Forum: General Tech Forum 04-11-2016, 06:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 190
Posted By Phrog
Towing a trailer - opinions wanted

Our neighbor is selling his 2009 Casita 17' Spirit Deluxe travel trailer...and I'm tempted. A few questions come to mind, your opinions would be much appreciated.

-Can I tow this trailer safety...
Forum: For Sale / Wanted 03-10-2016, 09:14 AM
Replies: 2,993
Views: 246,064
Posted By Phrog
1970 FJ40 on FC Craigslist

http://fortcollins.craigslist.org/cto/5484702645.html

Priced low, looks not too rusty. But why paint the engine red?

-Phrog
1976 FJ40
2003 100
Forum: General Chit Chat 02-01-2016, 09:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 613
Posted By Phrog
Jim

I didn't - ended up using someone else. PM me if you want details.

-Phrog
Forum: For Sale / Wanted 01-12-2016, 06:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 491
Posted By Phrog
Work truck

You might find something interesting at: http://www.colo-auto-sales.com

-Phrog
Forum: General Chit Chat 01-06-2016, 07:44 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,385
Posted By Phrog
200

Is that the one that Carmax in Denver was selling? If so, I've been admiring it on the web and scheming complicated ways I could buy it. Good thing you bought it before I did something unwise. ...
Forum: For Sale / Wanted 11-01-2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 213
Posted By Phrog
FJ40 for sale in Kremmling

Spotted this on my way through Kremmling yesterday.

-Phrog
Forum: For Sale / Wanted 08-30-2015, 06:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 180
Posted By Phrog
PM'd you, art. -Phrog

PM'd you, art.

-Phrog
Forum: For Sale / Wanted 08-29-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 180
Posted By Phrog
free construction materials

Concrete blocks, bricks, flagstone, fencing, etc. - all the stuff in the pics below. Easy loading - just back into the driveway. Pick up in Boulder. Post or PM if interested.

-Phrog
Forum: General Chit Chat 08-15-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 366
Posted By Phrog
AAA Radiator Repair 243 Emery Street Longmont, CO...

AAA Radiator Repair
243 Emery Street
Longmont, CO 80501
303-776-4294

They recently patched the rear heater in my FJ40. Friendly, honest service at a reasonable price.

-Phrog
Forum: General Tech Forum 07-22-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,925
Posted By Phrog
Long shot but is your 100 key on a keychain/fob...

Long shot but is your 100 key on a keychain/fob with other keys? I've read that other keys can interfere with the security signal/connection between the electronic 100 key component and the...
Forum: For Sale / Wanted 06-25-2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 191
Posted By Phrog
Okay, I think I found something that will work. ...

Okay, I think I found something that will work.

But to hijack my own thread: I found a brand-new, still in the wrapper, Toyota/OEM valve cover gasket for an F engine in my garage. Free to good...
Forum: General Tech Forum 06-25-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 268
Posted By Phrog
Yes, one more vote for Jeff at Boulder Muffler in...

Yes, one more vote for Jeff at Boulder Muffler in Boulder. He did exhaust work on my FJ62 and FJ40. High quality work at a reasonable price.

-Phrog
Forum: For Sale / Wanted 06-24-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 191
Posted By Phrog
Need exhaust manifold and downpipe for FJ40...

The old headers on my 1976 FJ40 (installed by the P.O.) have rusted through, and I'd like to replace them with the OEM exhaust manifold. Does anyone have an exhaust manifold and downpipe they're...
Forum: General Chit Chat 05-17-2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 613
Posted By Phrog
Thanks Cardinal. Anyone else work with...

Thanks Cardinal.

Anyone else work with Jim?

-Phrog
Forum: General Chit Chat 05-16-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 613
Posted By Phrog
Exotic Bodies by Jim - reviews?

Yes it's an automotive repair shop! I'm considering having Jim's shop do a major restoration on my 1976 FJ40 - rust repair, new body panels, paint...the whole shmear. Before I make that investment,...
Forum: General Tech Forum 05-03-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 406
Posted By Phrog
Sorry to hear it wouldn't start. Post back when...

Sorry to hear it wouldn't start. Post back when you figure it out - now we're all curious.

-Phrog
Forum: General Chit Chat 04-28-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 376
Posted By Phrog
'72 had drum brakes all around (unless someone...

'72 had drum brakes all around (unless someone modified it), so the pulling is probably due to frozen brake piston(s). Search the IH8MUD forum - brake adjustments are pretty straightforward. ...
Forum: General Tech Forum 02-09-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 351
Posted By Phrog
Well it turned out a critter (squirrel?) decided...

Well it turned out a critter (squirrel?) decided to build a nest next to the brake master cylinder, and 'customized' the wiring by chewing through some of the brake-related wires. After a mess of...
Forum: General Tech Forum 02-03-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 351
Posted By Phrog
Yes, my suspicion is a rear wheel sensor since...

Yes, my suspicion is a rear wheel sensor since the E-Brake light is on. Drives fine, brakes fine, no recent brake/tire work. Not sure if ABS is actually working - need to find some ice to play...
Forum: General Tech Forum 02-01-2015, 09:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 351
Posted By Phrog
Okay, borrowed a code reader and...no codes. ...

Okay, borrowed a code reader and...no codes. Dang.
Curiouser and curiouser.

-Phrog
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