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my 81 pick up build. Time Machine

Discussion in 'Other Builds' started by greatwhitenorth, Jun 19, 2013.

  1. Jun 19, 2013 at 11:44 AM
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    greatwhitenorth

    greatwhitenorth [OP] ya i work the cocanut bra like a pro

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    so some of you know I bought a Toyota back in December. I guess I never got around to posting a build on it yet.

    the day she came home.
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    few walk around pictures
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    so shes got some extremely bad floor rot. gonna have to cut the floor out and weld in some new metal. while im at it ill reinforsce the inner rockers as well and put in new cab mounts. I gotta replace two of the frame cab mounts as they are structurally done.


    I went and inspected the frame and was rather saddened. :( found this on the LH side in front of the rear front leaf spring perch.
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    while lifted on the hoist I fit two fingers between the box and the cab
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    while rested o nthe ground its a finger and a half... so idk if I need to be concerned... is that to much frame flex?
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    while I was in college we rebuilt the old 22R.
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    deck plained and straightened
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    stock comapired to after market
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    the engine was bored .040 over already. so we bored it out and sleeved it back to STD. installed a small cam, replaced all the bearings and such.

    this past weekend. June 15th 2013 I brought the truck to my shop and started working on it again. got the engine into her home.
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    any tips, advice, or helpful info is greatly welcome.

    Tyler
     
  2. Jun 19, 2013 at 12:21 PM
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  4. Jun 19, 2013 at 12:49 PM
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    greatwhitenorth

    greatwhitenorth [OP] ya i work the cocanut bra like a pro

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    just out side of Edmonton in Sherwood park actually. lol I over paid... bought it for 1500... plus the engine I just rebuilt... im over budget
     
  5. Jun 19, 2013 at 12:53 PM
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  6. Jun 25, 2013 at 5:54 AM
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    greatwhitenorth

    greatwhitenorth [OP] ya i work the cocanut bra like a pro

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    little updates.

    slowly getting the truck back together.
    got the front temperary bumper mounted.
    grill in place
    rad positioned
    few odds and ends on

    just gotta get a cap and distributer
    clutch
    clutch fork
    throw out bearing
    clutch slave
    clutch master
    route vacume lines
    plumb cooling system
    drain and clean out tank
    finish wiring

    then....

    the first start up XD

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    Love that old body style. I can't wait to see it completed.
     
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    What are your plans for the rusted out frame?
     
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    I'm looking for a 79-80 truck just like that right now!!! Can't wait to get one!!! Very nice OP!
     
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  13. Aug 13, 2013 at 7:29 AM
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    greatwhitenorth [OP] ya i work the cocanut bra like a pro

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    Gonna pull the box off and access the extent of the rot. Got all the nuts and bolts off. So now I can pull the box off. I'm just going to build a flat deck. No need for a box on this unit for what I'm building.

    If the rot is to bad I might have to either find a new frame, or build a rear portion. Time will tell.

    Just started a new job, so things should go smoother on the build now
     
  14. Sep 1, 2013 at 7:50 AM
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    greatwhitenorth [OP] ya i work the cocanut bra like a pro

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    UPDATE:

    well truck is booked in for october to get the frame finished profesionally!

    Today Sept 1st the box and fuel tank will be coming off. :) i wanted 4 people to help, but i guess myself, my toy hauler and some red neck mechanics will work.
     
  15. Sep 1, 2013 at 9:55 AM
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    greatwhitenorth

    greatwhitenorth [OP] ya i work the cocanut bra like a pro

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    heres some pictures

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    oh and hell the thing that helped hoist the box off. :)

    Now i shall go out and remove the fuel tank and prep the frame. :D
     
  16. Sep 2, 2013 at 4:58 PM
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    greatwhitenorth

    greatwhitenorth [OP] ya i work the cocanut bra like a pro

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    blah... got the seats removed.... and what i feared... MORE cancer lol well looks like ive got some fabricating ahead of me.

    kinda a cool design on the back of hte seats. is that factory?
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    and what the heck is this thing... it was only on the passenger seat
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  17. Sep 2, 2013 at 6:43 PM
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    Looks kinda like a pressure switch. Are those actually the factory seats?
     
  18. Sep 2, 2013 at 6:47 PM
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    greatwhitenorth

    greatwhitenorth [OP] ya i work the cocanut bra like a pro

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    I'm not sure. It wasn't hooked up to anything. To be honest I don't know if they are our aren't. The guy who did me it was sketchy and I'm slowly discovering just how sketchy he was lol
     
  19. Sep 2, 2013 at 7:00 PM
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    Never seen that on the back of any Toyota seats.
    I'm not even sure buckets were available in '81. Pretty sure those are transplants.
    From what, no clue... maybe a boat? White definitely would not have been used.
     
  20. Sep 2, 2013 at 7:06 PM
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    greatwhitenorth

    greatwhitenorth [OP] ya i work the cocanut bra like a pro

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    That makes perfect sense.
     
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