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  1. Higgy

    Project 'red van' (says the 4 year old) build thread

    Hang in there if you can mate, My 12v reso/project has been one step forward three back for a while now.. And i have thought about chucking the towel in and getting rid... Some days i just walk away from it and calm down, My biggest problem is that im on my own, You seem to have a lot of support...
  2. Higgy

    Trying to start by itself!!

    Christ Jamsy that sounds like a head scratcher.. Where's Jibber Jabber when you need him, He'l have an answer.... In fact where is Jibber Jabber?....... Is the ignition Barrel worn? could be making contact somehow.... Well worn Barrels seem to throw up all kinds of Mysteries... Just guessing Mate
  3. Higgy

    80 series torque upgrade.

    My mates just put a 6bt in a Landrover swb .... Sounds and goes Mint, Iv got two 6bt's in my watch list...£900 one of them.. Not a bad price for a good old Lump, But like as been said.. A Tad Agricultural........ Plenty of 6bt's in Boats dotted around the Marina........ Down side of my mates...
  4. Higgy

    the straight through crew.

    Trusty Old 24v Straight through this morning :thumbup: .... Advisory on a small crack in windscreen ( That i knew about) Not bad for a 23yr old Truck with 325,000 on the clock, Good for another year.... Well chuffed
  5. Higgy

    Who is doing what maintenance today?

    MOT in the Morning for the 24v... So iv emptied all the crap out of it and Topped the washer bottle up!....... Fingers crossed
  6. Higgy

    Bricky John

    There are quite a few being broken on ebay, But i guess you would have to buy the whole Truck or wait a while for the dealer to have sold everything Till there was 'Nowt' left except the Chassis... Then there is the reason most Colorado's are being Broken??? Its because they are Beyond 'Mug'...
  7. Higgy

    what film are you watching tonight?

    Bad Batch.... Mmm! Interesting, Great sound track
  8. Higgy

    Interesting HZJ Troopy

    Id have to change the curtains and Bedding....But i like it, Get all that crap off the Roof, And it would make a good work Truck :thumbup:
  9. Higgy

    Interesting HZJ Troopy

    Toyota Landcruiser HZJ75 - 1991 - 4200 Diesel - Converted for African Tour - | eBay - [Leaving Land Cruiser Club] ... Not a bad price to be fair... Once you'v welded the roof back on :lol:
  10. Higgy

    Land Cruiser increasing in value?

    Yeh! your right.. I think there are two on ebay at the moment, Both petrol.... Be a good time to sell my 24V
  11. Higgy

    Land Cruiser increasing in value?

    Is that the one??? for 20 grand id want it gold plate underneath.. :thumbup:
  12. Higgy

    Land Cruiser increasing in value?

    Sorry Shayne but my Pension adviser was adamant it was the Blue rare Manual that would see me right come pension Day.... Blue is the new Black :lol:
  13. Higgy

    Land Cruiser increasing in value?

    The MOT History looks impressive, Probably worth 7 grand ish... But there are a lot better out there for less. Agree with Shayne there will be a reason its over priced not to sell..... And the ever Rare Manual:lol:
  14. Higgy

    Landcruiser 3rd row seats

    Still got mine, Still in the Bloody way, for some strange reason i havn't got the heart to Bin 'em'.......I hate them!
  15. Higgy

    Peddle rubbers

    Ordered... Thanks Flint
  16. Higgy

    Peddle rubbers

    Cheers Flint. I looked on their site this morning, And typed it in, and it said no results found.. Il have another look Thanks mate
  17. Higgy

    Peddle rubbers

    Anyone know a UK seller for Brake and clutch pedal rubbers.... Looked on line but seems a bit hit and miss.... Can get them in Aus or Taiwan but prefer quick UK seller.... Thanks
  18. Higgy

    Golden old un!!!!

    Well done Gav...I always regret selling my 60.... I think id even part with my 24v 80.. to get another, The original true Land Cruiser, In my Opinion....Crack On! :thumbup:
  19. Higgy

    Comarnic - Romania - 2020

    Iv been taken off the list Then :lol:
  20. Higgy

    Comarnic - Romania - 2020

    1. David - maybe, depending on border controls; 2. Jon Wildsmith - maybe depending on border controls and programming; 3.Higgy and Clare...(Subject to Clare missing out on her Teachers Holiday this year) :lol: 4.
  21. Higgy

    Last underside question - 2006 LC5 129k

    Like Andy says, Difficult to asses with the mud and crap on it.. The Bump stops don't look Brilliant, Cant make out if its Mud or they on the point of rotting out, Needs a good Power wash to get a better picture.........Depends on what money he wants for it, weather its worth the work or not...
  22. Higgy

    Was this you crossing into Bolivia?

    Iv been following her since she started, Till the Covid 19 Thingy stopped her in her Tracks.... Hope she can get back Travelling soon. Brave little soul she is... Its the only Girl the 'missus' doesn't mind me watching every week....
  23. Higgy

    MOT due next month

    Why would you think there would be anything wrong with it?.... Its only done about 12k in the last 3 years.... Do a MOT History check..... Is he saying he Wont or Cant put an MOT on it?.... Depends on how much he's asking for it.. And like Jake says ' Use the fact it has no MOT as a Haggling...
  24. Higgy

    Tank straps don't fit properly, pics included. Worn?

    Brute Force and Madness will always win in the end!.....
  25. Higgy

    Tank straps don't fit properly, pics included. Worn?

    Your not wrong Shayne! I think i had every thing Pushed up with a bottle jack first, then One at a time got the strap bolts in! Would have been a better design if the Tank Guard was fitted independently to every thing else...
  26. Higgy

    ...so thats why my winch wasn't working...

    Electric Recovery Winch 12V 13500lb 6123kg Heavy Duty 4x4 Car 2*Wireless Remotes 703633787026 | eBay - [Leaving Land Cruiser Club] Even Cheaper for just the 12v version
  27. Higgy

    ...so thats why my winch wasn't working...

    Electric Recovery Winch - 12v / 24v 13500lb RHINO, Wireless 4x4 Car Heavy Duty | eBay - [Leaving Land Cruiser Club] Iv got the 9000lb version of this on a Trailer, Brilliant Little winch, ..............Rhino are always doing Special offers, £300 is not alot for the one shown, 13500lb about...
  28. Higgy

    Tank straps don't fit properly, pics included. Worn?

    Did you or has anyone Put new rubbers on the Tank straps since it was last off?....I put new rubbers on the straps on my 80, The rubber used was a Thicker Probably a couple of mm Thicker.... And it makes a big Difference all round when trying to get the straps back round Tank.. The Bolt was a...
  29. Higgy

    Spare wheel advice needed

    I have a set of 4 x 20" Acerta 6 spoke...And a set of 17".. If anyone else is interested (sorry to thread jack your post) ....At least the collie Tyre size will match your Cobra's if you ever need the spare in an emergency... Im sure the 17" are Cobras, But they look a little different to yours
  30. Higgy

    Spare wheel advice needed

    No! sorry i dont have any thing like that, But i have a 265 70 16 collie wheel with Falken Landair tyre (pics 1 and 2)
  31. Higgy

    Spare wheel advice needed

    Post a pic of your Cobra wheel, I might have something down the yard, Not sure if iv got 16 or 17"....Il have a look later.... Iv got a decent Collie wheel with good tyre, Im sure is a 265 70 16....Il Tek a Photo.....
  32. Higgy

    Not so welcome.........

    Typical BBC , Never let the truth get in the way of a good story.. Makes my Rant in Post No 6 seem pointless and over the top. Like i said earlier Il never learn. "You done that Kitchen yet Rich"?......
  33. Higgy

    Sourcing an Air line cover/dust cover for LC80

    Could try a Hydraulic/ Air hose fitter, If you have a local Mobile fitter, We have one comes to the Marina, He has Draws full of stuff like that, They usually come with the New couplings as protection when new.
  34. Higgy

    Not so welcome.........

    I just love the opening post..... The quote underneath the picture, "Similar to the one Pictured"..... Why do i never learn! Thanks for finding that Mark.... Nothing like the one Pictured, It should have read..
  35. Higgy

    Not so welcome.........

    That is F&@%ing madness... In East Kent 1in 3 vehicles are driving with out Tax or MOT or Insurance... And at the weekends the Moto Cross boys come through the Village Not even wearing Helmets... And the cops wont do a thing about it, Why the hell did they pick on these poor people, Imagine your...
  36. Higgy

    Landcruiser HZJ78R Deathwobble

    :auto-swerve:Tyres me reckons...? Im sure this is the same guy that posted on the Land cruiser site a while ago now and im sure the conclusion was Tyres.... But cant find the old Post....... I could be wrong....
  37. Higgy

    Higgys 80 restor/project

  38. Higgy

    Help! Fuel tank

    When i re fitted my tank on the 12v I stuck 3mm thick rubber Pads on the corners and areas where Rubbing might occur... And renewed the rubbers for the Tank straps ... Just a thought Mate!
  39. Higgy

    Meet Odie

    Iv been thinking of getting 'un' 100,....There seems plenty to choose from on ebay, And i dont mind if they need a bit welding etc.... Might see if i can pick up an old 'Banger'... :lol: One of the very early ones..... I do like 'em' in Silver
  40. Higgy

    Slow forums

    Iv never logged out since iv been a member, I just put the site in Bookmarks and click on when i want to view the site, No logging in or out, Its just there ready to go, Super Fast Towpack.....Not rubbing it in, i feel sorry for the guys having Trouble, Like iv said before its weird how some are...
  41. Higgy

    Meet Odie

    Yep! your definitely 'gonna' have to sell the BMW... :lol:
  42. Higgy

    the pitfalls of sharing a spotify account.

    Im always listening to ACDC, Live at the River Plate, Thankfully i don't do Spotify..... Any way, What Does the Fox say?
  43. Higgy

    2006 Land Cruiser 120 LC5 unknown button between the ignition and the bonnet release

    Looks like something to do with Immobiliser /Alarm, Can you actually press it, so its in / out....I had a LC5 Dont ever remember one being there
  44. Higgy

    Slow forums

    Thats it Chas, Google chrome is Chrome.. Just search google Chrome,Then 'Click' Install... I dont think you have to do anything else. Just click Install
  45. Higgy

    Slow forums

    Do you have Google Chrome?.. If not, Try changing the Search engine to Chrome. and see if there is any difference...Before i changed everything was super Slow, Changing to Chrome made a world of difference......(Change your internet Platform to Chrome)...
  46. Higgy

    Meet Odie

    Well done Mate... Glad you got sorted with something....... Looks the Nuts that does :thumbup:
  47. Higgy

    Who is doing what maintenance today?

    Like your work.... I did the same With the A bar.... Welding's Quicker :thumbup:
  48. Higgy

    Who is doing what maintenance today?

    While im making rear corner bumpers for the 12v, Id thought id tidy up the ones on the 24v. They were scarred to bits. Every nut or bolt on each corner Sheared off. Which was a Bonus, Now replaced with New.... Got the Sander round the Plastic corners and sprayed 'em' Black..... Job done, Looks...
  49. Higgy

    Higgys 80 restor/project

    I had to follow the new profile when i cut out the troublesome rear panels, But the new corner pieces hide it well just like standard plastic ones do.... I hope!Me arse end's coming along
  50. Higgy

    Higgys 80 restor/project

    Thanks for the reply's.. This was going to be a tenplate , for a pair to be made out of Thicker steel, But was impressed with how Rigid it is, I thought sod it il keep this one..... Its just 2.5mm Galvo from a trailer head board... I did brace it with stainless bar on the inside... I think it...
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