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Old 08-28-2006, 04:49 PM   #21 (permalink)
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And.... power steering pump leaking. I put 4 of them on mine and each was leaking within a month or 2.
Did you buy the OEM Toyota? My 80 had the same problem so I bit the bullet and spent the extra money on the Toyota pump.
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I learned to keep fluid with me at all times.
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You can get the reconditioned Toyota ones, that's about all they make for the 40/60 series.

A new Toyo one is hard as hell to find.

And aftermarket ones rarely fit.
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I got my 40 from Oregon for about 3.5k.
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I used 2 OME and 2 cheep ones..... they all leeked.
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Let's put it this way, the seller is asking the price of a mint, unrestored, spotless, low mileage late 80s 62 for an average, possibly ratted out 60 with obvious needs.
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85 86 87 60's are more valueable than 62's
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85 86 87 60's are more valueable than 62's
It's perceived value.

They're more likely to rust, the carb engine can be a PITA if not maintained, and their general age and application usually means they've been through the wringer a lot more than 62's.

The 40's have style and the timeless "Land Cruiser" look going for them, the 60's need an assload of work to be deemed more valuable than a newer, cleaner, more reliable, less rusty, and overall sharper truck.

They are a nightmare to restore, too.
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tell me about it I sunk 8K into my 60 after a watercrossing that was a little deeper than expected but got brand new 2f engin (old one had 230,000K ran great except oil leaks and p/s pump as mentioned earlier) paint and body work and OME suspension. I cant wait to get it back its supposed be be done this weekend but thats about the 3rd time they told me that. Then when it gets back i have to installed the carpet, panels and seats. I'll post pics when its back!
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Snicker - here is a mint FJ62 .....

Someone has been smoking the wacky weed up here in Canada again while posting their autotrader ads.

http://www.trader.ca/powerpage/detai...9&adid=5359279
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