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Old 07-14-2008, 10:05 PM
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Default FJ40 factory grab bar

So unless the grab bar I got is bent, it's supposed to go in a slightly upward or slightly downward orientation when installed

I don't know which

Drew? someone else with a factory grab bar (FJ40)?
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Old 07-14-2008, 10:38 PM
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Over the glove box? Not sure if there was ever a factory option -- I thought they were all aftermarket.
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Grab bar??

I've got some of those ones that use velcro to loop around the roll bar - Down orientation on those

Seriously thought, I'm with Hulk on whether there ever was a factory grab bar in the 40s
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You mean like this?

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Old 07-15-2008, 07:08 AM
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1958-1967 FJ40/45 had factory grab bars. I don't know if the glovebox size changed between them and the later style, all I know is Rezarf has one on his '76 and it looked like it will fit up with my glovebox.
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Old 07-15-2008, 07:10 AM
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In my 67 it goes up. You can sort of see it here.

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Old 07-15-2008, 07:13 AM
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Thanks Dan! That's exactly what I figured but I wanted to make sure...
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You're welcome! Glad I could help.
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The early cruisers have the small grab bar oem. later with the dash with the dash pad did not. you have to use the big honkin one like chris posted to get the glove box door open. The early ones won't fit the later ones unless you take off the dash and mount it high like the early.. did you get an early or late?
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Old 07-15-2008, 03:37 PM
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Sorry, I am a little late on this one Matt, mine is aftermarket though!
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