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Max-4_Yota's: 4WD 82' Toyota Pickup Build

Discussion in 'Other Builds' started by Max-4_Yota, Jun 7, 2012.

  1. Jun 7, 2012 at 6:00 PM
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    Max-4_Yota

    Max-4_Yota [OP] The Welfare Cadilac

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    Always wanted a pre 85' toyota. Found a 1982 4x4 a mile from my house for $600 bucks and picked it up. Need ALOT of TLC and a few prayers but soon enough it will be done.

    The frame is in good shape and the body is pretty straight. Im going to make it as reliable as possible first then start the mods.

    Specs:
    -1982 Toyota 4x4 Shortbed Pickup (Bobbed 8")
    -'79 grille/headlight swap

    Drivetrain:
    -Rebuilt 22r
    -Weber 32/36
    -Gotpropane Dual Fuel kit. Gas or Propane
    -G52, 5spd
    -New Clutch
    -4.7 T-case Gears
    -Twin Stick
    -5.29's
    -Fully rebuilt IFS width rear, Spool and chromoly shafts
    -1.5" spacers in front
    -Square front D/S
    -Fully rebuilt front axle, with Spartan Locker
    -TG diff armor and truss

    Steering/Suspension:
    -RUF + 6" Marlin Crawler shackles
    -63" Chevy swap in rear
    -Hi-steer
    -Stainless ext. brake lines F&R
    -U-bolt flip F&R

    Tires & Wheels:
    -35x12.5x15 KM2's
    -15" black steel wheels

    Misc:
    -Herculiner floorboard
    -Bench seat swap
    -Half doors
    -Summit LSPV bypass
    -OD Green rattle can

    Most recent pic. 4/22/14
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    How it looked when I got it. 6/7/12

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    Now for the pics. (not for the faint of heart) :p

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    Found a few dollars in change and a variety of bullets. It also came with a microwave but dosen't work :)
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    Last edited: Apr 26, 2014
  2. Jun 7, 2012 at 6:06 PM
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    YellowDog01

    YellowDog01 Well-Known Member

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    Damn, a lot of trash. I'm excited to see this :popcorn:

    Looks good man!
     
  3. Jun 7, 2012 at 6:12 PM
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    MrGrimm

    MrGrimm Mall Crawler

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    Love it. I want one of these for a project truck down the road.
     
  4. Jun 7, 2012 at 6:28 PM
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    Max-4_Yota

    Max-4_Yota [OP] The Welfare Cadilac

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    Thanks fellas! It was 2 large trash bags full including the bed.
     
  5. Jun 8, 2012 at 6:56 AM
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    VirginiaBound

    VirginiaBound Whyareyoureadingthis?

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    :popcorn:

    Off to a great start, I love those old yota's!
     
  6. Jun 9, 2012 at 5:18 PM
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    Max-4_Yota

    Max-4_Yota [OP] The Welfare Cadilac

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    Got it running today :thumbsup: full tune up, clutch master cylinder and slave cylinder. Drove it around the yard/woods some. 4WD works great. It knocks a little and has low oil pressure. Probably get the motor rebuilt within the next month probably mid july.
     
  7. Jun 9, 2012 at 5:30 PM
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    ajohnson

    ajohnson Glamour Shot

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    Nice find and your off to great start! I can't wait to see this thing transform.
     
  8. Jun 10, 2012 at 7:32 PM
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    Max-4_Yota

    Max-4_Yota [OP] The Welfare Cadilac

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    Started tearing out the motor today, probably have it out by wed. or so. While it's getting rebuilt i'll probably go ahead and have the tranny looked over and start rebuilding the front and rear axles, new seals and whatnot. Gonna go ahead and rip the carpet out and either herculine it or put in a rubber mat.
     
  9. Jun 10, 2012 at 7:34 PM
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    saundern

    saundern Swerve for nothing

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    WOW!! :eek:
    really going to be a beauty and the beast story
     
  10. Jun 10, 2012 at 7:47 PM
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    jandrews

    jandrews Carolina Alliance Southwest Region Ambassador

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    Love it dude. Looks like the pinion seal may be going.

    Don't bother dovetailing the bed; just pull the bedsides off and go ahead to tube. You can tie it to your exo-cage later when you get to that point ;)
     
  11. Jun 10, 2012 at 7:49 PM
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    Max-4_Yota

    Max-4_Yota [OP] The Welfare Cadilac

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    The whole damn thing is going :laughing: But it's a work in progress.
     
  12. Jun 10, 2012 at 7:51 PM
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    :D

    I couldn't tell if the axles were leaking or not, but the pinion and t-case sure as hell seem to be.

    Looking forward to seeing where you go with it man. Hope to pick up something similar myself in a year or two.
     
  13. Jun 10, 2012 at 7:54 PM
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    jandrews

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    You need to find a Corinthian leather steering wheel and swap it in :D

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  14. Jun 10, 2012 at 7:56 PM
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    tacomarotto

    tacomarotto "Change is inevitable, but growth is optional."

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    AWESOME!

    good luck with her!

    cant wait to see what you do with her.
     
  15. Jun 10, 2012 at 7:57 PM
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    Max-4_Yota

    Max-4_Yota [OP] The Welfare Cadilac

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    Snazzy, also gonna swap some sort of bucket seats in. Gonna go to the junkyard and look around.
     
  16. Jun 10, 2012 at 8:01 PM
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    AlphaEcho2k5

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    Wow, what a difference a wash makes. Nice find.
     
  17. Jun 10, 2012 at 8:02 PM
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    Max-4_Yota

    Max-4_Yota [OP] The Welfare Cadilac

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  18. Jun 10, 2012 at 8:03 PM
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    white toy taco

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    damn that looks like a fun project truck, expecially since its got a solid axle up front. we have an old 86 Yota as our secondary/work truck, its IFS though:(
     
  19. Jun 10, 2012 at 8:21 PM
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    alove0750

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    Total pile of hell... I will give you $500 for it and you deliver to my door ;)

    In all seriousness, these are by far my favorite body style and I look for this to be a great build! It's crazy was cleaning the interior and washing the thing did for it, I can't wait to see where it goes

    :popcorn:
     
  20. Jun 10, 2012 at 8:57 PM
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    Max-4_Yota

    Max-4_Yota [OP] The Welfare Cadilac

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    Throw in a bag of cheetos and its a deal!
     
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