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Forum: General Chit-Chat 10-14-2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 126
Posted By AKtundra
Shop thatís familiar with Toyota electrical.

Iíve done an LS swap in a 1993 Land Cruiser, so Have a hybrid electrical harness

She starts, runs, lights, blinkers, all the basics are fine

But I cannot get the Toyota electronic lockers to...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 12-06-2017, 11:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 789
Posted By AKtundra
Does anybody locally make custom wheels?

I don't need anything fancy. Just one very wide 15" steel chevy/Toyota wheel
Forum: 4x4 Vehicle (car, truck, etc) 04-25-2017, 11:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 661
Posted By AKtundra
Any Shops do Tire Shaving-Tire True-up?

Title says it all.

Any shops in the area still have the tools & expertise to do a tire true-up?
Forum: Technical Articles 10-15-2016, 07:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,490
Posted By AKtundra
Recommend a local shop that does LSx swaps ?

Can folks on the forum reccomend a AK shop that does LSx swaps ?

Series of excellent harness videos on YouTube posted by restomodsak (anchorage daily news covering their work bench)

But looking...
Forum: 4x4 Vehicle (car, truck, etc) 02-19-2016, 08:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,529
Posted By AKtundra
Re: looking for 50's Willey's Jeep Parts

Many many thanks to Shack
The 4x4 Network is amazing and saves the day again
I Googled the world looking for 60 year old parts. Turns out they were sitting in a connex in Wasilla!!!
Forum: 4x4 Vehicle (car, truck, etc) 02-15-2016, 03:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,529
Posted By AKtundra
looking for 50's Willey's Jeep Parts

Recently picked up a little 1956 M100 military trailer.
PO took the springs out and bolted the axle to the frame, to lower it enough to pull behind his side-by-side.

so I'm looking for a set of...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 11-08-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,182
Posted By AKtundra
Hey Jeepniks, here's something you don't see every day

FC-150/170
Helping a neighbor clear some brush. Looks like he worked hard till they parked him. Considering the trees are 30-40 years old, probably has less miles on the OD than my DD
Forum: General Chit-Chat 10-26-2013, 09:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 552
Posted By AKtundra
Is Ed Ackerman still wrenching ?

Does anybody know if Ed Ackerman is still working in the area? He's worked at a couple shops around, last I ran into him, he was working at a shop on homer Dr, that you could see from the Seward...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 10-26-2013, 09:32 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 12,198
Posted By AKtundra
Re: Wanted: teams for Alaskan challenge for new TV series

I have done some research on the historical trails. This is a link to the first "road map" made of south central Alaska. Made before statehood by the Alaska Road Commission (territorial equivalent...
Forum: 4x4 Vehicle (car, truck, etc) 10-12-2013, 01:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 806
Posted By AKtundra
Considering an LSx swap into and older Toyota, Reccomend a shop in case I get stuck?

Been driving Toyota products most my life. Newest truck I have ever worked on was a 1995.

Considering swapping in one of the newer Chevy LSx engine and tranny. Not sure if I can figure out all...
Forum: 4x4 Vehicle (car, truck, etc) 12-16-2012, 12:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 734
Posted By AKtundra
Re: Is there a local fab shop with experience relocating the rear axle?

Would like to move the rear axle back 4-5 inches.

To center between rear door and fuel filler, and allow the wheel well to be cut open.
Forum: 4x4 Vehicle (car, truck, etc) 12-15-2012, 08:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 734
Posted By AKtundra
Re: Is there a local fab shop with experience relocating the rear axle?

something like this is the end in mind

http://www.flickr.com/photos/hjordisv/5529584100/in/photostream/

And yes I imagine it could be complex, hence my desire to find somebody that has done a...
Forum: 4x4 Vehicle (car, truck, etc) 12-15-2012, 06:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 734
Posted By AKtundra
Is there a local fab shop with experience relocating the rear axle?

The next upgrade to my 1995 FZJ80 Toyota Landcuiser, may require the rear axle to be moved back a few inches.

Wondering if any local fab shops have experience with projects like this ?
Forum: Trip Planning 12-10-2012, 09:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 708
Posted By AKtundra
Re: Anybody been down Homestead recently?

I went to DNR right after they blocked off the Rs 2477 right of way. I came armed with GPS coordinates and maps.

DNR told me they were not really set up to enforce right of way. (I kind of felt...
Forum: Trip Planning 12-08-2012, 07:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 708
Posted By AKtundra
Anybody been down Homestead recently?

Been a few years since I have been down Homestead. Seems about 5 years ago the local a couple of the local land owners staked out a new trail south of their places.

A perfectly decent trail was...
Forum: 4x4 Vehicle (car, truck, etc) 08-31-2011, 09:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 462
Posted By AKtundra
Reccomend andalighnment shop lifted for rig

Have a 1980 FJ40 (stock solid axel), and want to get some steel shims installed. Steering is real "flighty" since the spring over. I have spoken with a few of the franchise alignment shopss in...
Forum: 4x4 Vehicle (car, truck, etc) 11-16-2010, 10:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 343
Posted By AKtundra
reccomend a goof jeep tranny/t-case shop?

A friend of mine has 1995(?) jeep and recently started having problem getting it into 4wheel drive.

can anybody reccomend a good shop ?
Forum: Automotive 11-10-2009, 05:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 414
Posted By AKtundra
Re: 15x10 6 lug toy,chevy rims

did not see a pic attached .

Did you ever measure BS ?
Forum: General Chit-Chat 10-09-2009, 03:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 375
Posted By AKtundra
Looking for the Owner of a Fairbanks H3 with ARB Gear

I was driving over the Denali Highway over Labor Day Weeked, and met a fellow from Fairbanks, camping @ the Tangle Lakes Campground.

I did not get his name, but he had a business in Fairbanks, was...
Forum: Freebies 06-14-2009, 10:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 388
Posted By AKtundra
Bumpers R US

I have three bumpers I need out of my garage

One is a stock front bumper, brand new for a mid 90's TJ (I think, it still has a tag with the vin number on it). It looks to me like somebody took it...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 04-13-2009, 03:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 449
Posted By AKtundra
Looking for Ed Ackerman (sp?)

I probably did not spell the last name even close to correct.

Ed used to run the Quality Tune on Ingra. That shop has been cosed for a few years.

Does anybody know if Ed Ed Ackerman (sp?) is...
Forum: 4x4 Vehicle (car, truck, etc) 04-12-2009, 08:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 783
Posted By AKtundra
Re: Military Hummer Diesels

Just had an old conversation bouncing around in my head. About all I remembered was "cheap Diesel".

My FJ40 still has the original 2F and 178k on the OD. Probably has another 100k left in...
Forum: 4x4 Vehicle (car, truck, etc) 04-10-2009, 10:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 783
Posted By AKtundra
Re: Military Hummer Diesels

Probably urban legend that there is some kind of system wide change out, and that there are piles of these things sitting around.
Forum: 4x4 Vehicle (car, truck, etc) 04-10-2009, 02:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 783
Posted By AKtundra
Military Hummer Diesels

I ran into a fellow this summer that had dropped a couple of surplus diesel(?) hummer engines into Toyota land Cruisers.

I am a bit sketchy on the facts, but I think he said that due to some...
Forum: 4x4 Vehicle (car, truck, etc) 01-16-2009, 01:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 569
Posted By AKtundra
Reccomend a good Exhaust Shop ?

The title says it all.

Can anybody reccomend a shop (or a technician) that can madrel bend a custom exahust and do a good job?
Forum: Automotive 09-02-2008, 02:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 265
Posted By AKtundra
WTB MAF from late model Toyota 6 Cylinder

Looking to buy a MAF used by Toyota in most 6 cylinder motors, of all kinds, since 1999.

If you are parting out a truck, Camry, or just about anything else with a 6, please send me a PM & I can...
Forum: Automotive 06-20-2008, 03:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 376
Posted By AKtundra
Forum: Automotive 06-20-2008, 08:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 376
Posted By AKtundra
Re: '84 Toy P/U Stnd Cab for Parts $400 OBO

The crack is in the cylnder

The interior is buckets, they have had seat covers on them since we have owned the rig so I do not really know what kind of shape they are in. We have done nothing to...
Forum: Automotive 06-19-2008, 10:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 376
Posted By AKtundra
'84 Toy P/U Stnd Cab for Parts $400 OBO

Selling an 84 Toyota Standard cab 4x4 that has been sitting in my backyard for a couple of years.

The 22R block & head were professionally rebuilt by Cokers, just after the 1 year warranty...
Forum: Trip Planning 11-12-2007, 11:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 905
Posted By AKtundra
Re: ANC is a Great Community

Jes . . . .RIGHT ON

BTDB . . . .We talked about posting pic's @ weekend's work party, & we are a little worried about posting pic's on the internet. We are a little jumpy about letting the cat...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 10-18-2007, 02:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 351
Posted By AKtundra
Re: Want to Borrow Dual Action Sanders

Should be no problem, we are doing the work in Wasilla. If I can pick it up sat a.m. around 9 or 10, I can pick it up on my way out to the shop. If it works better to have it picked up Friday...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 10-18-2007, 10:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 351
Posted By AKtundra
Want to Borrow Dual Action Sanders

I realize this "wanted" posting probably should be posted in a different place in the forum, I hope the moderators will cut me some slack.

http://www.alaska4x4network.com/showthread.php?t=32381
...
Forum: Trip Planning 10-12-2007, 12:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 905
Posted By AKtundra
ANC is a Great Community

Hey guys (& gals) I do not post much on this forum, but I have had a great couple of weeks that I wanted to share.

A few weeks ago a local shop got a call from a lady that said her husband was...
Forum: General Wanted 09-13-2007, 07:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 274
Posted By AKtundra
Re: Some 1" sch 40 bent

I miss you already !!
Forum: General Wanted 09-13-2007, 04:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 274
Posted By AKtundra
Some 1" sch 40 bent

I need a couple of "u"'s bent. About 15" across and 20"-30" legs.

If you have the dies for 1", I will give you a couple of 10' or 12' sticks of 1" sch40 for your next project
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