Submitted: Tuesday, May 13, 2003 at 21:07
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Hi people have just brought a beast. Very old very run down FJ40. Want to start by looking at susbleepon and steering along with breaks as drives like a pig. I live In WA and am looking to make this a long term project any surgestions
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Reply By: Dozer - Tuesday, May 13, 2003 at 21:37

Tuesday, May 13, 2003 at 21:37
Look for disc front end from 40/75 series. Get the rear end aswell with full floating axles. OME suspension.
5 speed box with late model transfer.... we are up to about 3 or 4 k already.
Look for a rusty but upgraded already unregistered truck be it 75 or 40 series, and do it cheap
Andrew Wollongong
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Follow Up By: Member - Toonfish - Tuesday, May 13, 2003 at 23:15

Tuesday, May 13, 2003 at 23:15
as some of you may already know i have a 45 for sale if i was to kep it can all the above mentioned parts be easily(cheaply ) obtained and legally fitted easily as i may hang on to it and have a true bush beast with some driveability should i keep the 4.2 litre 6 cyl motor as standard or upgrade (it seems ok still ) maybe put on gas as its a bit thirsty any tips or links would be great.
A toyota and a nissan what a fence sitter hey?1999 NISSAN NAVARA DUALCAB
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Reply By: brett - Wednesday, May 14, 2003 at 17:13

Wednesday, May 14, 2003 at 17:13
The boys at Wolf Offroad in the ACT have just started a bj42 project car. They are always good for some advice and to source viable options. Try them on they definately know what works.

Good luck

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