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Simpson Series III Roof Top Tent from ARB USA

Simpson Series III Roof Top Tent from ARB USA

AIRLOCKER, INC.
4×4 Accessories
720 SW 34th Street
Renton, WA 98057
Tel. 425 264 1391 | Fax: 425 264 1392
www.arbusa.com
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Seattle, February 5/ ARB 4×4 Accessories/ — ARB is proud to announce the impending release of the Series III range of Simpson tents, annex, awnings and various accessories. With over six months of re-design work and moving to a new factory for improved quality assurance, the Series III tent incorporates an updated design and new materials for better strength, rigidity and water resistance.
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Capitol Forest opens May 1 for camping, ORV & horses

Capitol Forest opens May 1 for camping, ORV & horses

From the Washington Department of Natural Resources in Olympia
ORV and horseback riders and campers longing to get out and play in Capitol Forest this April will have to wait another month. The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR), which manages the forest, has permanently changed the opening date to May 1.
The decision to move the date back one month came about last year as a result of discussions with representatives from user groups in the area and feedback from …

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FJ60 Heater Core Replacement.

FJ60 Heater Core Replacement.

Having to install a heater core in the FJ60 Land Cruiser can be one of the worse jobs we have to do.  It doesn’t sound bad, but as you start looking into all the steps it becomes apparent this isn’t just a simple operation, or is it.  The FSM calls for the dash to be removed, then to remove the A/C evaporator module (if equipped) then the heater core module.
The heater core is held in its case by a bracket …

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Toyota FJ60 Land Cruiser Seat Upgrade

Toyota FJ60 Land Cruiser Seat Upgrade

I have been less impressed with the seats in my ’87 FJ60 since I bought it.  They are thinly padded with a weak frame (for someone of my size).  I installed seats from a Volvo 240 wagon a few years ago and this was a huge improvement.  Better padding, solid frame, just not that adjustable.  I regularly pursue the local wrecking yards in search of a better seat that will fit.  I have looked at other Toyota seats, BMW, mini-van …

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H55F into an Early FJ60 Land Cruiser

H55F into an Early FJ60 Land Cruiser

I recently installed an H55F Transmission into a 10/84 built ’85 FJ60.  It is commonly known that the H55F is a direct installation, and upgrade, into a 5/85 and later FJ60.  There are several writeups detailing the later installation.  I had always heard that the earlier trucks were much more difficult but thought I would give it a try.
The H55F offers a few benefits over the stock H42 4 speed transmission found in the US market.  It has a overdrive …

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