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Old 01-18-2010, 11:46 PM
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Just curious, why would you buy this can & spout online for $50 plus shipping when you can get the same exact thing plus the mounting tray and strap at 4 wheel parts for the same or less? They are in stock and there is no waiting.
Cause that's how I roll

Actually, I've had mine for 5-6 years...Sitting in the basement with all my other FJ40 mods
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Old 01-19-2010, 08:39 AM
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Same reason you buy a Toyota over buying a Hyundai?
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Old 01-19-2010, 10:21 AM
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except in this case you're buying the same product just from a different source..........
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Old 01-19-2010, 10:47 AM
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except in this case you're buying the same product just from a different source..........
Sometimes it's important to people where they buy. In this case I dunno if it matters, 4WPW or Expedition Exchange. But I could see paying more to Christo or Kurt or Paul May since they help us out a lot.
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Old 01-19-2010, 10:56 AM
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Does 4WP sell Wedco cans? From what I recall, they sell Blitz cans. Similar? Sure. The same? No. If you can get a Wedco can at 4WP for cheaper than EE, then I guess it comes down the the choice of where you want to spend you money. EE supports off road communities that I am a part of, so I don't mind spending my money there.

But if we are talking about Wedco versus Blitz, then my research (having never owned a Blitz) is that the Blitz spout has a reported tendency to leak. The Wedco on the other hand is a NATO-spec can used all over the world, and locking cap design is leak proof. The non-CARB cap creates a super tight seal, and is protected by a slide pin that keeps the cap safe and secure. I've traveled a number of times with cans in the back of my truck next to other camping gear, and never once had a drop of gas show up.

I'm pretty sure the Blitz cans are a nice product, and certainly far and away better than the cheaper plastic alternatives (Scepter excluded). But they are not the same as the Wedco's.
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Ok, thanks for all the info about cans, but I recall that awhile back someone was talking about FJ6's in a junk yard that was in good shape? Any ideas about junk yards?
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there's currently a 62 at colorado auto in englewood
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afaik that one and the fj80 are gone. there is only white fj80 iirc.

The FJ80 has rs 9000 shocks if anyone is interested in a low cost upgrade. front axle is torn down and the interior is stripped and the motor is a cash for clunker.
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there's an 84 FJ60 at the yard here in Durango as well as a pig.
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afaik that one and the fj80 are gone. there is only white fj80 iirc.

The FJ80 has rs 9000 shocks if anyone is interested in a low cost upgrade. front axle is torn down and the interior is stripped and the motor is a cash for clunker.
that sucks...that brownish 80 was immaculate compared to mine and yet mine's still on the road and thanks to the obamanation, that one has been crushed!
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