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    Strata Florida this May Bank Holiday

    Is anyone heading towards Strata Florida this weekend who might like to join/meet up? I'm likely driving my BJ45 so would like to join a Land Cruiser group to go through Strata Florida etc. on this Sunday 1st May - I'd hate to have to join or tow a Land Rover group!! Thanks Adrian
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    BJ45 parts search - on BJ45 renovation (pictures)

    Morning Tony, Thanks, look forward to seeing the pictures. A
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    BJ45 parts search - on BJ45 renovation (pictures)

    Sounds good if they are in good nick. Might be able to meet this weekend. My leg is still improving, I can drive now - finally! Let me know if you got the jigsaw. Adrian
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    BJ45 parts search - on BJ45 renovation (pictures)

    Morning Tony, What sort of nick are your sun visors in (can you do a photo?) How much do you want for them. Any luck with a window latch? The picture of the RHD was not mine, just a clip from the internet to show the grab handle I'm after. Leg getting better, binned the crutches and seeing...
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    BJ45 parts search - on BJ45 renovation (pictures)

    Morning all I have been renovating a BJ45 and need a few bits to finish her off to a high standard and I need a few more parts. Can anyone help with : Crank handle for lowering the spare wheel. Grab handle near glove compartment Quarter light window latch (passenger side of LHD vehicle) Sun...
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    Respraying a BJ45 from white to beige 416 (see picture) - colour search

    Moggy, Thanks for the compliment. I must say Beige 416 seems to be a classic colour and looks really smart Adrian
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    Respraying a BJ45 from white to beige 416 (see picture) - colour search

    Okay, let me know if you find one. I'll keep looking elsewhere in the meantime.ThanksAdrian
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    Respraying a BJ45 from white to beige 416 (see picture) - colour search

    Morning Giles, Thanks for letting me know. Do you have a quarter light window catch, I need one for right hand door (LHD passenger side)? Also a wiring cover for the back door? Please let me know Thanks Adrian
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    Respraying a BJ45 from white to beige 416 (see picture) - colour search

    Thanks for the compliment.Working with Land Cruiser Owners Club members who helped me with parts and advice, suppliers from abroad and the team at Three Corners Garage has been a long and enjoyable process.I'd do it again I think.Adrian
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    Respraying a BJ45 from white to beige 416 (see picture) - colour search

    Restoration Nearly complete (see photos) Yesterday we managed to drive the BJ45 out of the garage following a full body repair and respray. Thanks to Geof and his team in the spray shop at Three Corners Garage in Ambrosden Oxfordshire, they have done a great job over the last few weeks...
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    Lincomb October 10-12th

    Great, see you later.
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    Lincomb October 10-12th

    We are trying to get a BJ45 finished this morning after a respray. I'd like to bring it along to Lincomb later to see the action if that's ok?
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    Respraying a BJ45 from white to beige 416 (see picture) - colour search

    Will try to make it around 11am - do I just turn up or need to ask anyone's permission or pay. What's the drill? adrian
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    Respraying a BJ45 from white to beige 416 (see picture) - colour search

    Hoping the BJ45 will be ready to drive on Friday. Thought I might bring it to Lincomb on Saturday for the day. What is the procedure, are you going? Adrian
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    Respraying a BJ45 from white to beige 416 (see picture) - colour search

    Morning tony Are you at the overland show at Stratford this weekend? Adrian
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    Respraying a BJ45 from white to beige 416 (see picture) - colour search

    Might be ready by then so will try to make Lincomb. I've snapped my achillea tendon so will someone to drive me there. Catch up soon Adrian
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    Respraying a BJ45 from white to beige 416 (see picture) - colour search

    Morning Tony Things are taking longer than expected - they always do. We reckon on spraying next week but the guy doing it is about to unexpectedly go away for a fortnight so might be a further delay. Better to wait and get the right result rather than rush it. Was planning to go to...
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    Respraying a BJ45 from white to beige 416 (see picture) - colour search

    Thanks Moggy1968 I see what you mean and it suits perfectly. We have decided to go with the greyer 416 Beige and hope it looks ok on a BJ45. We'll soon see!! Thanks again Adrian
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    Respraying a BJ45 from white to beige 416 (see picture) - colour search

    I'll post some pictures when they are available, probably be a while yet though. Best wishes Adrian
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    Respraying a BJ45 from white to beige 416 (see picture) - colour search

    Morning Tony, Are you well? Yup, looks good, have to decide on colour this afternoon as the paint needs to be ordered to start the respray on Monday. Thanks for the tip. Adrian
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    Respraying a BJ45 from white to beige 416 (see picture) - colour search

    Thanks Andy, I've sent Moggy a message. Adrian
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    Respraying a BJ45 from white to beige 416 (see picture) - colour search

    Thanks for the input anyway - I now have a RAL swatch to look at and compare. A
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    Respraying a BJ45 from white to beige 416 (see picture) - colour search

    The guy doing the spraying has given me 2 swatches of what he calls beige 416 and beige 464. Unfortunately I've nothing to check it against to see how close the colour matches the original. Any thoughts....? Adrian
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    Respraying a BJ45 from white to beige 416 (see picture) - colour search

    We are well underway renovating a BJ45 (see the picture) and about to respray. People have been very helpful with finding parts etc. - thank you all. I'd like to spray it Toyota Beige 416 (it was white). Can anyone now let me know where the paint colour can be sourced or how we can get a...
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    Body Parts for BJ45 required

    Tony Just wanted to say thanks very much for helping with the side panels and back doors. It was good to meet you and swap stories and trade parts. I have been thinking about the addition of powered steering so I'd be grateful if you could let me know what to look for in terms of parts from...
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    BJ, FJ and parts For Sale

    Giles I am part restoring a BJ45 and we are after some clean body parts Need : Left and right Front DOORS. Left and Right Rear DOORS. Interested in : Left and Right door STEP. Would like : BONNET Front windscreen PANEL Left and right glazed section PANEL Are these available from the BJ45s...
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    Body Parts for BJ45 required

    I am part restoring a BJ45 and we are after some clean body parts Need : Left and right Front DOORS. Left and Right Rear DOORS. Interested in : Left and Right door STEP. Would like : BONNET Front windscreen PANEL Left and right glazed section PANEL Please anyone help or point me in the...
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    Registering an imported BJ45

    Giles Thanks for your offer of help but, it was only yesterday that the DVLA rang and have agreed to now register the vehicle following confirmation from Toyota about date of manufacture and a few other details. I am hopeful the document and tax disc will arrive in the next few days so I can...
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    Registering an imported BJ45

    Giles, Thanks for you input. Yes, got a UK MOT but as the vehicle had been off the road for a while in Portugal the certificate we got was their version of SORNI think which DVLA seems not to have seen before? Gone back to DVLA with all their latest requests, hopefully we're there now but...
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    Registering an imported BJ45

    As Andy rightly says above, if anyone in future needs a Vehicle Dating Letter for DVLA or anyone else, Toyota do have a "vehicle dating" service. It took and week and £75 once sufficient facts and documentation were available from me for them to provide me with a letter - Application form...
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    Registering an imported BJ45

    Like you, I've been in touch with Toyota uk as they are able to provide vehicle identification but it is taking a long time, hence my enquiries here. Sadly my vehicle is over 30 years old and there is no dealers details available for me to contact. I'm looking for an expert in the UK who could...
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    Registering an imported BJ45

    Thanks for this information, could you elaborate further about Morris and how to identify the Landcruiser manufacture date, can you let me know with who and how can I make contact? I'll ring DVLA Bangor Local office this morning. Many thanks so far for this lead. Adrian
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    Registering an imported BJ45

    Please can anyone assist? I may need The Land Cruiser Owner's Club to help as I’ve come up against the mighty DVLA. Please persevere, I’ll try to keep it brief. Because they say the manufacture date is not clear, DVLA are refusing to issue a UK registration number and documentation for the...
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