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Forum: General Chit Chat 07-15-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 7,702
Posted By treerootCO
It took a long time to find that one. Have you...

It took a long time to find that one. Have you seen the Savannah version?

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Here is a link to the ones I found online that I haven't been able to find for...
Forum: General Chit Chat 07-15-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 7,702
Posted By treerootCO
The insurance company asked that I move them...

The insurance company asked that I move them offsite to a secure and climate controlled storage facility. I did keep all the duplicates at home so I have something to play with.
Forum: General Chit Chat 07-15-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 7,702
Posted By treerootCO
If you haven't signed up and supported this, get...

If you haven't signed up and supported this, get on it!

Gabe only needs 10,000 votes to make this a reality. TLCA and IH8MUD have it posted to FB and Adam Savage of Mythbusters fame (@donttrythis)...
Forum: General Chit Chat 07-15-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 7,702
Posted By treerootCO
Land Cruiser toys! :) (ok a few of them are...

Land Cruiser toys! :) (ok a few of them are Toyota Mega Cruisers)

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Forum: General Tech Forum 07-14-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 635
Posted By treerootCO
Foreign object in the case got sucked into the...

Foreign object in the case got sucked into the gears maybe? Shifting from low to high while moving?
Forum: General Tech Forum 07-14-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 234
Posted By treerootCO
then why does it say, "The vehicle will require...

then why does it say, "The vehicle will require an alternate OBD test if...

...the vehicle is unable to be tested on the dynamometer for various reasons, such as tire or wheel base size."?
Forum: General Tech Forum 07-14-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 234
Posted By treerootCO
Just in case someone thinks I am making any of...

Just in case someone thinks I am making any of this up...

http://aircarecolorado.com/index.php/about-the-test/1982-and-newer-im-240-test/

I/M 240 dynamometer - "treadmill-like" driving test

In...
Forum: General Tech Forum 07-13-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 234
Posted By treerootCO
12mmx1.5 threads on both the 62 and the 80. in...

12mmx1.5 threads on both the 62 and the 80. in 1998 the 100 series went to a 14mmx1.5.

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All Except Below All 12mm x 1.50
Land Cruiser 1998-On 14mm x 1.50
Forum: General Tech Forum 07-13-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 234
Posted By treerootCO
I say screw it. Hopefully the lugs fail on the...

I say screw it. Hopefully the lugs fail on the dyno and you can sue the hell out of Colorado Air Care Inc for forcing you to swap your tires so that they can, "accurately test your vehicle under...
Forum: General Chit Chat 07-13-2015, 08:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 547
Posted By treerootCO
From what you could see, what caused the...

From what you could see, what caused the accident? I ask just so we can keep it in the back of our minds and hopefully prevent any unintended reenactments.
Forum: General Chit Chat 07-13-2015, 07:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 102
Posted By treerootCO
Very cool! I am glad you found one and would...

Very cool! I am glad you found one and would much rather be on the lake than staring at a computer screen.
Forum: General Tech Forum 07-13-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,076
Posted By treerootCO
http://www.vesseltools.com/hand-tools/screwdrivers...

http://www.vesseltools.com/hand-tools/screwdrivers/impact/431801/flypage.tpl.html?keyword=impact

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Forum: General Tech Forum 07-12-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,076
Posted By treerootCO
Simpson and I went to the hardware store and...

Simpson and I went to the hardware store and sourced 9.5mm stainless steel rod to replace the hood pins. I tried to weld the hood shut but luckily he pointed out I couldn't weld both sides of the...
Forum: General Tech Forum 07-12-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,076
Posted By treerootCO
25ed the 25 a little more today. New shocks have...

25ed the 25 a little more today. New shocks have been ordered as well as a set of OEM spring bushings.
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To the parts horde!
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Both sides were chamfered to give as much surface area and...
Forum: General Chit Chat 07-11-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 115
Posted By treerootCO
Welcome! My minitruck jokes are all in good fun.

Welcome! My minitruck jokes are all in good fun.
Forum: General Chit Chat 07-11-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 644
Posted By treerootCO
The stickers were 10" x 3/4" and I used Oracle...

The stickers were 10" x 3/4" and I used Oracle 651 vinyl. The font is Chonker-Regular (4x4 sized to match).

In case I get hit by a bus, here is the vector file I used for the graphic. Let me know...
Forum: General Chit Chat 07-10-2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 273
Posted By treerootCO
Is that the the minitruck of copper plumbing?

Is that the the minitruck of copper plumbing?
Forum: General Tech Forum 07-10-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 4,969
Posted By treerootCO
1984 according to the literature. In the U.S. I...

1984 according to the literature. In the U.S. I would say at least 1979. The U.S. ads released for 1980-83 Land Cruisers don't show the step but the French and German ads all have it pictured. The...
Forum: General Tech Forum 07-10-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 4,969
Posted By treerootCO
I'll probably fix the old one at some point. ...

I'll probably fix the old one at some point. They drilled a hole through it and smashed a few of the ribs. As far as I can tell, all the factory hard tops came with the step.
Forum: General Tech Forum 07-10-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 4,969
Posted By treerootCO
We only snapped off six of the bolts so I'd say...

We only snapped off six of the bolts so I'd say it went better than usual :) Used the new taps to rethread them and replaced the hardware with new.

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Forum: General Tech Forum 07-10-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 4,969
Posted By treerootCO
Simpson and I replaced the large rear step/towing...

Simpson and I replaced the large rear step/towing setup with something a little more stock.

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Forum: 4Wheeling and Event Staging Area 07-09-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,166
Posted By treerootCO
That's not how this works...that's not how any of...

That's not how this works...that's not how any of this works...

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Forum: General Chit Chat 07-09-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 7,702
Posted By treerootCO
and the...

and the emblems...

http://r.ebay.com/fwhnSH

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Forum: General Chit Chat 07-09-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 7,702
Posted By treerootCO
Then you need to decide on the year and add the...

Then you need to decide on the year and add the bumperettes and step...

http://r.ebay.com/fBaAvk

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Forum: General Chit Chat 07-09-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 7,702
Posted By treerootCO
I may build one and keep another in the box;) It...

I may build one and keep another in the box;)

It needs some work to make it stock. Silly thing has coil springs so Justin said I need the leaf spring conversion now.
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