Recent content by RL12

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    40 Series WANTED

    Thanks all, have been in touch with Tony but the search continues. Will look into bringing one back from Europe, and also keep an eye out for any uk sales that come up
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    40 Series WANTED

    Many thanks, it’s down as deposit taken so guess I’ve just missed out on that one. Is ~3.8k about the right price for one in that condition then ? Looks very original but extremely rusted
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    40 Series WANTED

    Hi all, im looking for a 40 series Landcruiser for my next restoration project. Anything considered, from MOT fail to rust bucket! preferably Diesel and RHD But not essential I’m Based in the midlands but able to collect from most UK places with a trailer if required. Please comment or...
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    New toy - FJ40LX V8

    Looks awesome! PM sent regarding something you might be interested in.
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    Colorado heating and running problems

    Wow thanks for the detailed reply Bob, that’s a good shout to be honest, was the new fuel pick up very expensive?
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    Colorado heating and running problems

    Hi all, bit of diagnosis/solutions to this: I put an in-line clear fuel filter and found that the starting problem is the diesel draining back to the tank over time. The fuel lines are quite rusty so I’ve ordered new fuel hoses which should cure it. The thermostat was blocked up with its own...
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    Colorado heating and running problems

    It's the D4D. The A/T cooler is separate from the standard rad.
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    Colorado heating and running problems

    I've had a read of that thread which is quite informative, hope I don't have a cracked head though?! Thread Link below if anyone is interested https://www.landcruiserclub.net/community/threads/cooling-the-1kz-te-motor.130304/ I think the auto cooler is bypassed but I'll check, and the engine...
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    Colorado heating and running problems

    Hi Shayne, tanks for the reply, I have lots of blue and pink for my other vehicles but am not familiar with red... It is an Auto yes, and has had a separate oil cooler added already by a previous owner.
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    Colorado heating and running problems

    Hi all, For a few months I've had a intermittent oil temp warning light that comes on after 5mins for a few seconds. The engine tempts normal so put it down to dodgy sensor. Most recently The front heater matrix doesn't seem to get warm anymore and now more worryingly after starting up the...
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    Devon 4x4 - Anyone dealt with these guys?

    Yeh they're very fine, A very professional company who stock all the proper gear.
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    Landcruiser LJ70 external roll cage

    Relisted as the winner cancelled ☹️ https://www.ebay.co.uk/i/263199279456
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    90 series electronic FM aerial

    electronically retracting aerial assembly wanted for a 2001 90 series Colorado, please PM me if you have one available, thanks
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    A Thud when dropping the Clutch

    I had a similar thing a few yeas ago with a RRC and it was a broken engine mount so check those and the gearbox mounts. Would also suggest jacking up the wheel(s) and trying to establish if the driveline has excessive play in diffs/uj's/transfer box.
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    Landcruiser LJ70 external roll cage

    Hi all, i've just put my old LJ70 roll cage on ebay. as detailed in the listing it's a bit tatty but solid, and would cost a fortune to fabricate from new so grab a bargain! cash on collection from Uttoxeter or i may be able to deliver it, message me on ebay and let me know you're a LC club...
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