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  1. GCRad1

    Good things come in little packages: Yamaha TW200

    You get one yet?!? I’m in Costa Mesa and ride Saddleback quite a bit! Carb - no issues! But I did have it jetted for my FMF pipe and they run lean off the dealer floor. Get it and get it over GUSTIN Motorsports and tell them the Yamaha TDUB Club sent you! Let’s go TDUBBIN!!
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    Would you recommend a Toyota Chinook or Toyota Sunrader?

    Hello TurboTommy, What is "Merc diesel"motor you speak of?
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    98 Jeep ZJ "SHTFV"

    We need a bump-n-updated! Driveway sideXside vehicular comparison test demonstration of sort? Anything new?
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    The Restoration And Build Thread For My 1992 FJ80

    Hello Summit Cruisers Jr, May I ask if you have or if you can take a close up photo of the hood vent underside as I am about to purchase some of these and want to get them installed and cleanly as you have!
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    The Restoration And Build Thread For My 1992 FJ80

    SUBSCRIBED!!!! MASSIVE!!! "this is how my 1992 Land Cruiser looked when I first inherited it at 16 with 310,000 miles. This was the car that took me to preschool, elementary school, middle school, and some of high school. My parents purchased it back in the early 2000s with 175,000 miles on it...
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    98 Jeep ZJ "SHTFV"

    OK, I see your point now! I too have the non-bluetooth version and is supercool. I thought the bluetooth version was a bit gimmicky and or car-show-guy'ish, but having access to light from within your TT makes good sense!
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    Front Runner Slimline II Roof Rack - Choice & Installation / 80-Series Land Cruiser

    Hello Lugueto, Yes, the Front Runner The Slimline II tray is manufactured in South Africa entirely with corrosion free high density aluminum. 
Aluminum is on average 30% lighter than steel, yet offers the best strength to weight ratio of any roof rack as it is rated to carry up to 660 lbs. For...
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    Front Runner Slimline II Roof Rack - Choice & Installation / 80-Series Land Cruiser

    I get the rack onto the roof and start getting everything fine tuned minus the clamp bolts as it is easier to set the main portion of the clamp onto the pinch mold with out them. Another cool feature of these clamps are the small set screws that are limiting bolts to keep the clamp bolts from...
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    Front Runner Slimline II Roof Rack - Choice & Installation / 80-Series Land Cruiser

    Front Runner Slimline II Roof Rack - Choice & Installation / 80-Series Land Cruiser With the corner pieces installed I flip the rack back over - under side up so we can install the legs. You can see the sturdiness of the rack with its load support slats and double walled aluminum extrusion...
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    Front Runner Slimline II Roof Rack - Choice & Installation / 80-Series Land Cruiser

    Front Runner Slimline II Roof Rack - Choice & Installation / 80-Series Land Cruiser Quality workmanship exudes from the Front Runner side clamps. Lay out and organize the roof mount claps. There are two sizes for the 80-Series. The longer ones go on the front of the rack as the front cab...
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    Front Runner Slimline II Roof Rack - Choice & Installation / 80-Series Land Cruiser

    Front Runner Slimline II Roof Rack - Choice & Installation / 80-Series Land Cruiser My ADV80 has been in transitional development since the day I bought it in stock form in 2008. Choosing a roof rack can be both simple and difficult depending on how much thought you put into it. For some it...
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    Window Tint - Pros/Cons/Opinions/Examples

    Has anyone thought about using the silver tint that the WRC teams use in hot claimants?
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    GCRAD1's ADV80

    MPG VS MPG Hello KBAHUS, Thank you for your question. While I usually get around 14-mpg, I think I got around 11-mpg on this trip. But some items to consider... I rarely break 65-mph, maybe 70+ on a good downhill and this trip has more hills and some step climbs especially for the "get out and...
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    GCRAD1's ADV80

    CDL Solenoid Replacement - Testing, 1, 2, 3 - 4WD come in please. Spent a sack full of quarters and an hours worth of under carriage mud-grit-grime reduction at the car wash in preparation for the ADV80 to go to Yotamasters for service.:snorkel: Want to be nice to your service shop? Give your...
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    98 Jeep ZJ "SHTFV"

    Yea, Recce01 has been trotting around Death Valley again... Come on with the trip report so we can dream some more!!!!
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    GCRAD1's ADV80

    Return of the CDL center diff lock warning light - Now with busted thumb The ADV80 tossed me a nice surprise! My DCL DiffLocker warning light illuminated on the dash in a nice warm orange'ish color while commuting to work. Upon attempting to entry my works driveway, the steering was very tight...
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    GCRAD1's ADV80

    ADV80 gets the PVC Oil Catch Can Treatment How may of you have noticed the oil build up in the air inlet tube when cleaning your air filter? Why is the engine dumping so much oil back into the engine at the air inlet tube? While doing some research many seem to resort to using an PVC Oil Catch...
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    GCRAD1's ADV80

    California Legit - Smog Check Time!!! Smog check time! For those of us in California, this is an every two year process. That is for those of us within the more city/urban areas. My buddy lives down in Paula, CA and does not have to have smog checks, but that is a "whole'nother" conversation...
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    Mauka2Makai - Our Quest Begins...An 80 Series Adventure

    Hey Mauka2Makai, Your trips are just awesome!!! One day I want get on your wagon trail and follow along!!!
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    GCRAD1's ADV80

    North Lake Tahoe / Donner Summit / Cisco Grove / Monitor Pass - Road Trip My work, on rare occasions has be on some little trips that I try to make the most of by also making some very short off-pavement trips in the ADV80. But this is HWY395 and it too is very scenic along the mountain range...
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