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Forum: For Sale / Wanted 10-22-2010, 03:43 PM
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Posted By jjhancock
I've got a set I'll part with for 20 bones. PM...

I've got a set I'll part with for 20 bones. PM me.
Forum: For Sale / Wanted 07-13-2010, 02:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,846
Posted By jjhancock
I've got some half doors I'll sell you. PM me if...

I've got some half doors I'll sell you. PM me if you're interested.
Forum: General Chit Chat 01-20-2010, 01:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 518
Posted By jjhancock
Ceramic is definitely more expensive, but I think...

Ceramic is definitely more expensive, but I think it's worth it, and I think I still got away with ~ $220 for my bathroom and my kitchen with tile left over for my front entry way. It's worth...
Forum: General Chit Chat 01-20-2010, 12:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 518
Posted By jjhancock
RockRunner - what's the best method of removing...

RockRunner - what's the best method of removing the grout? I had to remove some grout in a shower once and the dremel bit I bought wasn't worth a damn. What's the trick to this to be effective?
Forum: General Chit Chat 01-20-2010, 09:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 518
Posted By jjhancock
I can't remember the name, but if you take Santa...

I can't remember the name, but if you take Santa Fe south just past Mississippi, there's a huge carpet / tile / flooring place on the right hand side. I got all of my porcelain tile there and I got...
Forum: General Tech Forum 11-25-2009, 03:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,071
Posted By jjhancock
Front drive shaft rebuilt and re-installed......

Front drive shaft rebuilt and re-installed... same noise. I did a test last night where I drove up and down S. Boulder hill on 36, and although much quieter, the noise I'm hearing is still faintly...
Forum: General Tech Forum 11-23-2009, 12:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,071
Posted By jjhancock
I did get the c-clip / snap rings out, and to be...

I did get the c-clip / snap rings out, and to be honest that was quite easy. I have decided however, that changing a u-joint is a job best suited for the pros.

I think with the right equipment I...
Forum: General Tech Forum 11-23-2009, 09:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,071
Posted By jjhancock
So I pulled the front drive shaft yesterday and...

So I pulled the front drive shaft yesterday and attempted to replace the u-joints... I swung the hammer for 2 hours and never got one cup pressed completely out. What a PITA!!! The truck is...
Forum: General Tech Forum 11-23-2009, 09:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,146
Posted By jjhancock
Just an update... I bought two new OEM style...

Just an update... I bought two new OEM style rotors from napa and installed them this weekend. The brakes feel pretty good now, and I think they're safe at the minimum. I am warrantying the PS...
Forum: General Tech Forum 11-16-2009, 10:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,071
Posted By jjhancock
Picked up the truck yesterday morning. The good...

Picked up the truck yesterday morning. The good news is that I'm loving the 4.88's with my nitto 315's. The bad news is that I'm still getting the strange noises. Didn't have time to work on the...
Forum: General Tech Forum 11-14-2009, 03:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,071
Posted By jjhancock
Chili - I talked to the guy who did swapped the...

Chili - I talked to the guy who did swapped the 3rds in for me and he said the drive shafts didn't come apart. He had the truck up on a lift and I think just wired them up and out of the way at the...
Forum: General Tech Forum 11-14-2009, 08:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,071
Posted By jjhancock
Sounds to me like I'm safe to drive the truck...

Sounds to me like I'm safe to drive the truck anyway. Thanks for the info. As far as the noise goes, I'd be interested to take a ride in your 80 to hear first hand what the sound is like in your...
Forum: General Tech Forum 11-13-2009, 06:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,071
Posted By jjhancock
AxleIke - How long have you been driving your...

AxleIke -

How long have you been driving your rig with this issue going on? Considering this weather, and the fact that I just drove my 40 with the bikini top on from Denver to Boulder, in the...
Forum: General Tech Forum 11-13-2009, 02:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,071
Posted By jjhancock
The gears are Precision brand and they were set...

The gears are Precision brand and they were set up with Toyota factory install kits.
Forum: General Tech Forum 11-13-2009, 01:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,071
Posted By jjhancock
I'm 99% sure it's coming from the front. I do...

I'm 99% sure it's coming from the front. I do have a CDL switch, and I am considering dropping one driveshaft at a time to see if I can isolate it. The truck is still at the shop so I'm hoping they...
Forum: General Tech Forum 11-13-2009, 12:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,071
Posted By jjhancock
We swapped 3rds and according to the guy who did...

We swapped 3rds and according to the guy who did the swap, the gears were in awesome shape. I'm at a loss at this point...
Forum: General Tech Forum 11-13-2009, 12:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,071
Posted By jjhancock
from 4.11's to 4.88's

Hey all, need some guidance here.

A little background info... 80 series with 130k. Front and rear axle rebuilt by a pro slightly less than two years ago and no problems, no strange noises, no gear...
Forum: General Tech Forum 11-02-2009, 01:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,146
Posted By jjhancock
That's a great idea! I may end up going that...

That's a great idea! I may end up going that route. Where did you get rotors for $34 each?
Forum: General Tech Forum 11-02-2009, 01:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,146
Posted By jjhancock
Robbie also said he likes the DBA's and the...

Robbie also said he likes the DBA's and the Brembo's as well. I may well go with one of them, depending on availability and cost...

A little more background... My girlfriend started complaining...
Forum: General Tech Forum 11-02-2009, 11:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,146
Posted By jjhancock
1999 4Runner brake rotor advice

My girlfriend drives an 99 4Runner Limited, and the rotors are warped yet again. The remanufactured Toyota calipers were installed with new toyota pads back in January, and one rotor was slightly...
Forum: General Tech Forum 10-22-2009, 10:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,114
Posted By jjhancock
flex it out

This is my plan. The stinkbug look is far worse with the 315's than with the 285's, and that's part of what's bothering me. In an ideal world, I would like to continue to run the OME 2.5" medium...
Forum: General Tech Forum 10-21-2009, 03:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,114
Posted By jjhancock
Yellow Bushings

Yes, I'm running the yellow CC bushings.
Forum: General Tech Forum 10-21-2009, 10:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,114
Posted By jjhancock
Thanks for the info everybody. I think I'm going...

Thanks for the info everybody. I think I'm going to go ahead and throw some spacers on the front and wheel it. Corsair, keep me posted when you've got a lift for sale for dirt cheap that's bigger...
Forum: General Tech Forum 10-19-2009, 04:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,114
Posted By jjhancock
Good call Nakman. I think going with spacers...

Good call Nakman. I think going with spacers until I get some armor is the ticket. The stink bug is very evident with the bigger tires, and I'm sure it will rub in one or more of the wheel wells...
Forum: General Tech Forum 10-19-2009, 03:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,114
Posted By jjhancock
I need more lift...

So I've decided to join the big boy club and an now running 315 Nitto's on my 80 series :) I will be re-gearing in two weeks, although the truck drives fine down here on the front range with the...
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