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by sig
Sat Jun 09, 2018 7:48 pm
Forum: Tool Shed
Topic: where to get a winch solenoid
Replies: 4
Views: 154

Re: where to get a winch solenoid

turns out that my solenoid is fine,but chinglish instructions are shit and can f..k you up big time.bloody reversed photo
by sig
Mon May 28, 2018 9:12 pm
Forum: Tool Shed
Topic: where to get a winch solenoid
Replies: 4
Views: 154

where to get a winch solenoid

right guys ,just mounted my warn m8000 on my 40 and my brand new pos solenoid fried itself while i was spooling the cable on .who has these in nz for a reasonable price.cables are all cut for those black square ones.have a trip on this weekend and keen to sort for it. suggestions please
by sig
Sun Oct 08, 2017 12:56 pm
Forum: Tool Shed
Topic: mcc side steps
Replies: 2
Views: 307

mcc side steps

any body had any experience of the mcc side steps.want new ones for my 80 series.but cant be arsed to make them .thoughts !!.cheers sig
by sig
Fri Jun 23, 2017 7:16 am
Forum: Jeep
Topic: WTB "live plates"
Replies: 2
Views: 333

Re: WTB "live plates"

you dont want much skiddy do ya
by sig
Mon Jan 09, 2017 7:23 pm
Forum: Petrol Engines and Modifications
Topic: Sbc heads info needed
Replies: 7
Views: 735

Re: Sbc heads info needed

i have done what you want to do.took off my 882 cast iron heads (which are in good cond) from my 400 and replaced with edelbrock performer alloys and wouldn,t do it again.as well as the heads i needed different length pushrods,head gaskets etc plus hardened washers for the head bolts .i tried to do ...
by sig
Sun Jan 08, 2017 9:14 am
Forum: Tool Shed
Topic: URGENT HELP - NORTH SHORE
Replies: 5
Views: 582

Re: URGENT HELP - NORTH SHORE

after taking driveshaft and front driving plates off vibration is gone.lots of movement in cv so pretty sure brass bush has picked up on new cv and munted itself .all good now.quite interested how it will be in 2wd as a part time kit was on my shopping list this year.thanks for all texts and calls t...
by sig
Sun Jan 08, 2017 6:25 am
Forum: Tool Shed
Topic: URGENT HELP - NORTH SHORE
Replies: 5
Views: 582

Re: URGENT HELP - NORTH SHORE

its looking more like the replacement spindle i put on a couple of days ago may have been a bit worn and the brass bush may be spinning with the cv causing the vibration thru the front end.am going to remove front driveshaft and driving plates and try that this morning
by sig
Sat Jan 07, 2017 8:11 pm
Forum: Tool Shed
Topic: URGENT HELP - NORTH SHORE
Replies: 5
Views: 582

Re: URGENT HELP - NORTH SHORE

right have managed to find my password and log in .am still diagnosing but rear driveshaft appears fine .am getting vibration from front so tomorrow will reinstall rear driveshaft and remove front and try that.dont you just love holidays when all you do is fix your own bloody 4x4s in any town but yo...
by sig
Thu Oct 27, 2016 8:21 pm
Forum: Drivetrain / Suspension
Topic: FJ40 front springs what to use?
Replies: 3
Views: 313

Re: FJ40 front springs what to use?

im in the process of redoing my 40 front suspension and ive used range rover front suspension.nice and easy and the springs are quite a good rate.can get some pics if you want.i coiled it 20 yrs ago with rr stuff im just redoing it a little different,
by sig
Thu Oct 20, 2016 8:43 pm
Forum: Toyota
Topic: 24 Valve 80 Series Intake Air Heater
Replies: 4
Views: 382

Re: 24 Valve 80 Series Intake Air Heater

i got a big power gain by doing a 3inch exhaust and then a little more gain by intercooler. exhaust made the biggest difference by far.
by sig
Thu Oct 20, 2016 6:44 am
Forum: Toyota
Topic: 24 Valve 80 Series Intake Air Heater
Replies: 4
Views: 382

Re: 24 Valve 80 Series Intake Air Heater

i took mine off when i intercooled my 24v 80 .been up the mountain in winter and at the end of the day it started fine .bin it
by sig
Mon Oct 17, 2016 7:58 pm
Forum: Projects / Mod's
Topic: Mikes surf spruce up
Replies: 18
Views: 1795

Re: Mikes surf spruce up

i have an intercooler here if you want it and i may have a scoop as well 8)
by sig
Fri Sep 23, 2016 7:29 pm
Forum: Diesel Engines and Modifications
Topic: 1kz-te head replacement
Replies: 2
Views: 503

Re: 1kz-te head replacement

check out sedgins .they do a complete assembled Spanish head which has a good name.and a reasonable price.just remember to do belt,thermostat,waterpump and tensioner at same time
by sig
Sun Sep 18, 2016 6:59 pm
Forum: 4WD Parts
Topic: Anyone want some Leone front calipers ?
Replies: 8
Views: 571

Re: Anyone want some Leone front calipers ?

how much and where
by sig
Mon Sep 12, 2016 10:44 pm
Forum: Diesel Engines and Modifications
Topic: 80 series 1HDT to 1HDFT. What do I need
Replies: 11
Views: 794

Re: 80 series 1HDT to 1HDFT. What do I need

trans difference i think is 1hdt is full hydraulic and 1hdft is computer activated solenoid controlled ( correct me if i,m wrong)
by sig
Sat Sep 10, 2016 1:17 pm
Forum: Diesel Engines and Modifications
Topic: V8 diesel conversion in an 80series
Replies: 18
Views: 1895

Re: V8 diesel conversion in an 80series

dont bother with the chev 6.2,try for a chev 6.5 .way better motor.6.2 will rattle your cruiser to bits making f all power.
by sig
Sun Aug 28, 2016 10:53 pm
Forum: Drivetrain / Suspension
Topic: 80 Series Lockers
Replies: 13
Views: 1035

Re: 80 Series Lockers

are you sure its not engaging.my one engages but the light keeps flashing.can you hear the motor trying to engage
by sig
Wed Aug 24, 2016 1:05 pm
Forum: Projects / Mod's
Topic: Jalopy V2.0
Replies: 34
Views: 2771

Re: Jalopy V2.0

do i detect an LS powerplant in that mockup ?
by sig
Mon Jun 20, 2016 9:06 pm
Forum: Toyota
Topic: 40 Series disc brake conversion brackets
Replies: 8
Views: 553

Re: 40 Series disc brake conversion brackets

orsom laser services in wingate lower hutt have the pattern and can cut them for you.not sure how much but all my dealings with them have been reasonable prices
by sig
Sun Jun 19, 2016 6:32 pm
Forum: Toyota
Topic: 40 Series disc brake conversion brackets
Replies: 8
Views: 553

Re: 40 Series disc brake conversion brackets

where are you
by sig
Tue May 31, 2016 8:54 pm
Forum: 4WD Parts
Topic: winch swap.plus need cruiser wheel studs
Replies: 2
Views: 307

Re: winch swap.plus need cruiser wheel studs

cheers clint ,think i have the studs sussed .now just need someone to swap my winch .cheers sig
by sig
Sun May 29, 2016 6:51 pm
Forum: This weekends achievements
Topic: 28/29 may
Replies: 3
Views: 881

28/29 may

first time i have started this in a while.well finally got some forty time in the last couple of weeks and progress is good.started working on the new rear end 4 years ago but other stuff has got in the way but now it is time to get my shit together.managed to get 4 bar mounts,spring mounts and shoc...
by sig
Sun May 29, 2016 6:41 pm
Forum: 4WD Parts
Topic: winch swap.plus need cruiser wheel studs
Replies: 2
Views: 307

winch swap.plus need cruiser wheel studs

hi guys ,am back on my 40 and need some bits .am changing the discs on the rear and somehow in the 4 years since i started coiling the back i have lost my wheel studs.any cruiser drum brake hub will do ,need 2 hubs also am taking the pto winch of it and want to change to electric.can get a new super...
by sig
Sat May 28, 2016 11:53 pm
Forum: 4WD Parts
Topic: FS: KZN185/Prado 90 rear EFS coils TPR-103E
Replies: 2
Views: 186

Re: FS: KZN185/Prado 90 rear EFS coils TPR-103E

where are you
by sig
Thu May 19, 2016 8:44 pm
Forum: 4WD Parts
Topic: Want to buy 80 series rear upper control arm
Replies: 6
Views: 478

Re: Want to buy 80 series rear upper control arm

sweet as
by sig
Wed May 18, 2016 8:51 pm
Forum: 4WD Parts
Topic: Want to buy 80 series rear upper control arm
Replies: 6
Views: 478

Re: Want to buy 80 series rear upper control arm

i may have a couple .will have a look when im next at my lockup
by sig
Sun Apr 03, 2016 6:54 pm
Forum: 4WD Parts
Topic: Fj40 Tub
Replies: 5
Views: 398

Re: Fj40 Tub

any chance off some photos please cheers sig
by sig
Sat Apr 02, 2016 4:59 pm
Forum: 4WD Parts
Topic: Fj40 Tub
Replies: 5
Views: 398

Re: Fj40 Tub

how much
by sig
Tue Feb 09, 2016 9:02 pm
Forum: 4WD Parts
Topic: Anyone wrecking an 80 Series (1991ish)
Replies: 15
Views: 800

Re: Anyone wrecking an 80 Series (1991ish)

looking like skid is the courier at this stage
by sig
Tue Feb 09, 2016 8:57 pm
Forum: 4WD Parts
Topic: Anyone wrecking an 80 Series (1991ish)
Replies: 15
Views: 800

Re: Anyone wrecking an 80 Series (1991ish)

it will either go with skid,probie or howie

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