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Giant's 84 hj60

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Hello all.

Welcome to what I call the giant shit heap. A 84 hj60 long wheel base high roof landcruiser.

1st up I'm not sure what to do with it yet bush truck? Restore to factory? Or most likely restomod.

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Hers some more

Rust

Might need to get a tetnis shoot after this

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Well i still haven't started on the rust.

But I did start on the engine bay. One new thermostat and one less ac system(didn't work) 

https://imgur.com/gallery/2bZKH

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I am seriously pondering the metal state of the last owner. found a patch of bog covering perfect steel no rust, no dents. Nothing. 

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Well iv decided what direction this project is going in. Off road. Slowly chewing though the parts list. 2inch anti inversion shackles with longer shocks and 35s for a start.

Made some progress on the rust. All the small holes have been filled. Took a wire wheel to them rust killed filled with fibre glass and hit with some primer. 

 

Pics to follow 

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Lift kit finally on its why from oz.

2inch anti inversion shackles. Now to find some adjustable shocks. 

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Lift kit is here :-D

The 60 looks a bit stupid now

So much guard clearance atleast a foot.

Lift https://imgur.com/gallery/YrpKD

Needs tyres. And big ones

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Done wheel bearings today. 

What a shit fight. Last owner tightened the ever living shit out of the lug nuts. Que blow torch and my big power bar.

 

At some point a seal has failed to do just that. Found a bit of water sitting in the hub.

 

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Today's progress.

Went father into the hub. Swivel seals,bearings and bronze bushes are getting replaced slowly ready for a diff lock.

Only have to open it once this way.

Don't have a lot of picks was covered in shit all day

More hub stuff https://imgur.com/gallery/oIdK9

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