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Old 04-20-2009, 10:04 PM
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Default Finished at last!

Just about completed my FJ40. Installing the last parts now and plan to have it in Crested Butte by June.

Engine, Transmission and Transfer case overhauled, new brake, clutch and clutch slave cylinders, new rear disc brakes, Axles overhauled with full ARB lockers F&R, new OME suspension, shocks, shackle reverse kit, 4+ front and rear bumper, all new weather strip, paint and interior.
What a lot of work! Now to enjoy in beautiful Colorado!

(Last photo is what I started with three years ago)
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"78" FJ-40 - "Marmot" F&R ARB Lockers, OME Suspension, MAF Shackle Rev Kit, 4+ Flip Kit, Rear Disc Brakes, Warn Winch, Safari Snorkel, 4+ Rear bumper/Tire Carrier
"95" FZJ-80 - "White Top" F&R ARB Lockers, Slee F&R Bumper & Sliders, Warn Winch, 35s, Safari Snorkel, Low Range Gears, P/T Kit

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Old 04-20-2009, 10:10 PM
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Nicely done. Count me as very envious.
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Old 04-20-2009, 10:22 PM
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Wow that is one nice 40. Three years is a long time, het out there and enjoy.
Thanks T aka Tom KR0MPS

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Old 04-20-2009, 10:31 PM
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Nicely done xN; I'd like to see that in the flesh.
03 UZJ100 (2.5" OME/Slee suspension), LEDs, cross drilled and slotted rotors by PowerStop, and some other goodies.
75 FJ40 with stuff; and now weighing in at 4370 lbs.
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Old 04-20-2009, 10:46 PM
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Nice! Mustard is my favorite color on a 40!
See you on the trail
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Old 04-20-2009, 10:57 PM
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so what kind of radio does it have?
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Old 04-20-2009, 11:04 PM
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Very nice! Well done sir!

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Old 04-20-2009, 11:05 PM
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Very nice! You gotta be very proud!
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Cruisers are superior
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Old 04-20-2009, 11:14 PM
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Wow. Very impressive!
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Old 04-20-2009, 11:59 PM
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That's a beauty! Great color. It really looks awesome.

Your "before" photo reminds me of my first Cruiser, a 1975 FJ40 nicknamed Ugly75.
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