For those of you that run aftermarket control arms with Currie Johnny Joints or similar, some regular maintenance is required to keep things working 100%. But what is required? I know some that never check their joints, and others that rebuild them every 5k miles. Ultimately, it depends on many factors, but a big one […]Read more "Check your nuts!"
This year will be the second year I’m organizing a Toys for Tots run down in Southwest Florida. The turnout was good, and we collected a bunch of toys and had a great day. What: The event is a social meet and greet/potluck for Toys for tots. This is a family oriented events, bring your […]Read more "SW FL Toyotas for Tots 2018"
Once on a table inside, the disassembly began. Rear drive flange off, and remove the cover that hold the rear flange seal.Read more "A nice add-on to the front locker…Twin Sticks!"
After some wheeling and dealing, I acquired an ARB Front air locker. Score. Always wanted one, and the price was right. I knew a front locker is frowned upon by some as it seems to be hard on the CV’s but I figured I’ll try for myself and see. As long as I use my […]Read more "Lock it up… with an ARB front Air Locker!"
As most of us know, the FJ Cruiser has a pathetic fuel capacity of 19 Gallons. While that’s OK for some, others, like myself, have heavy trucks, full of armor, batteries, fridges, 35″ tires, bumpers and other things that reduce fuel economy dramatically. My fuel light comes on, and will take about 15 gallons to […]Read more "Project X…."
My friend Mark from Metaltech 4×4 made me an offer I couldn’t refuse… fly to Oregon, and drive the Metaltech Lexus 470 down to FJ Summit XI in Ouray Colorado… My bags were packed before I hung up the phone with him! Upon our arrival in Portland Oregon, my 5 year old daughter and copilot […]Read more "FJ Summit XI…in a Lexus"
“All the other ones, 7″ and under are by CFM rating too small, and provide insufficient air to our engines, potentially resulting in loss of performance.”Read more "A little bit more on the Pre-Filters."