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."
Some obvious use marks as can be expected on a filter, but not nearly the amount of red dust I had on there last year. As a matter of fact, no traces of red to be seen.Read more "How did the Donaldson Pre-filter perform on the snorkel?"
“We spent the next hour and a half winching the disabled vehicle to the top of the very steep, rocky and off camber trail.”Read more "2017 Lonestar Toyota Jamboree"