Campy build - Pirate4x4.Com : 4x4 and Off-Road Forum
 
Pirate4x4.Com : 4x4 and Off-Road Forum  

Go Back   Pirate4x4.Com : 4x4 and Off-Road Forum > Brand Specific Tech > Toyota - Land Cruiser
Notices

Reply
 
Share Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 05-15-2006, 10:15 PM   #1 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Campy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Member # 28914
Location: P-ville CA
Posts: 736
Campy build

So after a long time of watching others' builds, and with the suggestions of some of my friends; I'm attempting a late build thread.
Currently I run a rebuilt 2f w/ a 65swb45(Algazy) rebuilt carb . Maited to the 2f is a chevy sm465. Behind my tranny is a Rock Box from Advance Adapters. Maited to the Rock Box is a stock 3speed LC t-case. Before now I was running stock LC f & r axles. The rear was welded . The front has semi-hi-steer set up. I also until recently, ran 2" aluminum spacers.

Last edited by Campy; 05-28-2011 at 07:51 PM.
Campy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-15-2006, 10:21 PM   #2 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Campy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Member # 28914
Location: P-ville CA
Posts: 736
All of my fabrication(or lack there of) is due to a couple of really good buddies showing me what I'm really doing. This 's to you Nightcrawlerfj40 and 300sniper. W/O there know-how or tools I would still be stuck somewhere else besides here.
I did my SOA set up w/ Rubicon Express perches. For the passenger perch, I wholesawed and ground out the diff curv until it maited clean.

Last edited by Campy; 05-28-2011 at 07:51 PM.
Campy is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Old 05-15-2006, 10:34 PM   #3 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Campy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Member # 28914
Location: P-ville CA
Posts: 736
Before this most recent build, I had 2-1/2" blocks in the front w/ Rancho 2(or 2-1/2) lift springs. Yes boys and girls, I was scary tall

When I did my SOA, I also did a shackle reversal w/ Slick Rock hangers. I am running cj springs and hardware. I only used this because it is what my buddy was running and I knew it worked well for him. The slick rock hangers are super stout and the springs are fairly flexible. Much better IMHO than stock springs for the wheeling I do. I also inboarded the rear spings so that the front of the rear springs was under the frame, and the rear hangers were then welded to steal plates that ran on the rear bumper/frame cross arms.

I have also put in a 4 bolt, 4-1/4 turn Saginaw power steering system. After running stock manual steering on Barrett Lake and Bassy falls(when it was open) I knew this was one of the more important mods I needed to accomplish(spl).

Last edited by Campy; 05-28-2011 at 07:51 PM.
Campy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-15-2006, 11:00 PM   #4 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Campy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Member # 28914
Location: P-ville CA
Posts: 736
Time for the goodies

This go around I am putting in a full width D44 8lug w/ alloy shafts and true high steer. The r/p is still 4.10's an open in the front. I have spicer hubs and hope to p/u a set of drive flanges. I have a set of CTM's w/ my name on them once I clear some more funds to help keep the front moving under the 35" boggers that are going on. Of course I've gotta run Rancho U bolts

For the rear I have a c clipped semi float d60 w/ stock 35 spline shafts and 4.10's as well(Thanks to Sean @ river city ). The rear will probably get Lincholn locked unless I find that damn money tree my wife says is out there somewhere. Somehow though, it's not on my property w/ all the other trees.

I only intend to run this set up until I step over the edge w/ 38's or larger.

I also picked up a set of white 15x10's from a guy out of Reno. I did some horse trading w/ Mark A. and scored the HOT Pertronix set up to light up the 2f like it hasn't seen.

Last edited by Campy; 05-28-2011 at 07:51 PM.
Campy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-15-2006, 11:08 PM   #5 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Campy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Member # 28914
Location: P-ville CA
Posts: 736
For my hi-steer set up I got a hold of Tony K. and ordered in some DOM w/ weld-in bungs and 7/8" TRE's. Tony's got nice product, but I had to make my own improvements. I took the multi-stepped bungs over to a friend w/ a lathe and made them single stepped-tappered. That way, I keep the same consistency in wall thickness on the DOM, and create a cleaner weld area and add strength to the joint ends.

Last edited by Campy; 05-28-2011 at 07:51 PM.
Campy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-15-2006, 11:23 PM   #6 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Campy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Member # 28914
Location: P-ville CA
Posts: 736
Tomorrow, I clean up the old welds and start fabbing for the outboarding operation for the front axle. I also have to fire up the plasma and cut out those pesky blocks. Updates to follow.
Here's a pict of my newest son Braidon(3-1/2 months). He and my other son Caleb, will be sharing this cruiser after I finish my next cruiser build. I have a standing deal w/ my son Caleb, see my sig.
__________________
71 FJ40 "Campy Fab'd"
[url]http://www.pirate4x4.com/forum/showthread.php?t=473723[/url]

Last edited by Campy; 05-28-2011 at 07:51 PM.
Campy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-16-2006, 01:03 AM   #7 (permalink)
Registered User
 
NORCALFJ40's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Member # 51625
Location: California
Posts: 991
looks like you got all your stuff in order! Good luck to ya on everything. I am at a stand still on mine, but will be back on track soon. Kodi
NORCALFJ40 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-16-2006, 01:28 AM   #8 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Member # 66549
Location: Nor cal
Posts: 57
So is Campy any relative to clampy from four wheeler magazine?????.... Nice rig, gonna get even nicer after the build
__________________
[B][FONT="Impact"][COLOR="Red"][SIZE="6"]Fullsize! and proud of it!![/SIZE][/COLOR][/FONT][/B]
norcalblazin is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-16-2006, 05:51 AM   #9 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Join Date: May 2005
Member # 47594
Location: Tacoma, WA
Posts: 1,036
Cool deal campy, good luck on the build! Sounds like you got some work ahead of you but it will be worth it in the end. Keep us posted.

mike
__________________
"See! No towel"
mean man michael is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-16-2006, 06:22 AM   #10 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Campy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Member # 28914
Location: P-ville CA
Posts: 736
Quote:
Originally Posted by norcalblazin
So is Campy any relative to clampy from four wheeler magazine?????.... Nice rig, gonna get even nicer after the build
No relation that I know of. Hopefully he's half as cool as I am
Campy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-16-2006, 06:24 AM   #11 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Campy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Member # 28914
Location: P-ville CA
Posts: 736
Quote:
Originally Posted by NORCALFJ40
looks like you got all your stuff in order! Good luck to ya on everything. I am at a stand still on mine, but will be back on track soon. Kodi
Come on now Kodi, the odds on that bet are still in your favor.
Campy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-16-2006, 07:35 AM   #12 (permalink)
Registered User
 
slickrock's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Member # 63425
Posts: 473
Hey Aaron, whatcha doing with the wheel spacers? want to maybe to some more horse traiding?
slickrock is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-16-2006, 07:47 AM   #13 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Campy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Member # 28914
Location: P-ville CA
Posts: 736
Quote:
Originally Posted by slickrock
Hey Aaron, whatcha doing with the wheel spacers? want to maybe to some more horse traiding?
Sorry bud, those were the first things I sold.

Incidently, both the axles pictured above are for sale, cheap..
Campy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-16-2006, 10:23 AM   #14 (permalink)
Registered User
 
DHONDAGOD's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Member # 34369
Location: CENTRAL CALIFORNIA
Posts: 3,166
how about a picture of the cruiser for those of us who have never seen it??

thanks for sharing, whats the end goal for your rig? dreams? use, motor etc???


chris
__________________
[COLOR="Magenta"][QUOTE=Earl_of_Burl]
Q: What is Hell?
A: A place that is without God.

Q: How do you find God to avoid Hell?
A: Through his son, Jesus Christ.

Q: What does this mean to me?
A: If you are living your life without accepting Jesus Christ as your personal savior, you are on the road to Hell.[/QUOTE][/COLOR]
DHONDAGOD is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-16-2006, 10:52 AM   #15 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Campy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Member # 28914
Location: P-ville CA
Posts: 736
I'll pull a pict of the cruiser the way it is now hopefully this week.
End goal for this one:
chevy 350(next winter), prob. a 700r4(after long talks w/ Georg), and an Atlas. All this will be when I find that damn tree or save up for next winter. Hopefully w/ what I have for drive train now, I'll get close after I sell it all off.
This Landcruiser is for my kids use and my occasional road use to various small camp sites locally w/ the family. I plan to build another "Hardcore" cruiser down the road in a couple of years that I'll drive solely on the trails and trailer everywhere. I need to stay somewhat conservative on the "Hardcore" factor because of the road legalities. I'll leave it sprung. I also have a full "Family" cage that I built last year out of 2" .120 DOM. I run the Rubicon, Fordyce, and Barret Lake trails witht his cruiser.
Campy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-16-2006, 12:00 PM   #16 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Member # 25622
Location: In the fog, Half Moon Bay, CA
Posts: 2,090
dooood. better leave some time and money for the onboard shower install.

lets see some pics of the monster Cruiser.

cheers!
Dustin
__________________
4Runner/ 325i / crf 50 / ttr 125 / wrf 450 / V-Star 650
Rockzar is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-16-2006, 12:27 PM   #17 (permalink)
Registered User
 
slickrock's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Member # 63425
Posts: 473
Quote:
Originally Posted by Campy
Sorry bud, those were the first things I sold.

Incidently, both the axles pictured above are for sale, cheap..

Figures since I just got the chevy off you. But it is bolted and welded up. Looks like with the stock cruiser back spacing wheels on it and the 3.5 wheels on my cruiser, the wheel base is about the same. Enjoy your build up.
slickrock is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-16-2006, 12:28 PM   #18 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Campy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Member # 28914
Location: P-ville CA
Posts: 736
Quote:
Originally Posted by choreboy2
dooood. better leave some time and money for the onboard shower install.

lets see some pics of the monster Cruiser.

cheers!
Dustin
Hey Dustin, Yeah the onboard shower is going in. Just haven't pulled a pict of your find for me yet. I'm still waiting for my buddy to come down and show/do the tign' for the fittings as well. However, the shower system is gonna be easily removeable to go in the next rig for it's build. Can't give the kid all the stuff.
Campy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-16-2006, 12:30 PM   #19 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Campy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Member # 28914
Location: P-ville CA
Posts: 736
Quote:
Originally Posted by slickrock
Figures since I just got the chevy off you. But it is bolted and welded up. Looks like with the stock cruiser back spacing wheels on it and the 3.5 wheels on my cruiser, the wheel base is about the same. Enjoy your build up.
Glad it worked out for you. See ya on the trail bud.
Campy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-16-2006, 12:35 PM   #20 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Member # 24859
Location: Where ever my wife says
Posts: 4,655
Pics , wtf ? pics , anybody got pics ?
__________________
Mellonhead
peesalot is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-16-2006, 12:46 PM   #21 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Campy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Member # 28914
Location: P-ville CA
Posts: 736
Here's one of it before I started on it's own wheels

Last edited by Campy; 05-28-2011 at 07:51 PM.
Campy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-16-2006, 12:49 PM   #22 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Campy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Member # 28914
Location: P-ville CA
Posts: 736
and another

Last edited by Campy; 05-28-2011 at 07:51 PM.
Campy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-16-2006, 02:34 PM   #23 (permalink)
Registered User
 
slickrock's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Member # 63425
Posts: 473
Quote:
Originally Posted by Campy
and another
I think you might get a ticket for those mud flaps. They seem too small.

Last edited by slickrock; 05-16-2006 at 06:54 PM.
slickrock is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-16-2006, 02:45 PM   #24 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Campy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Member # 28914
Location: P-ville CA
Posts: 736
Quote:
Originally Posted by slickrock
I think you might get a ticket for those mud flaps. They seem too small.
Yeah I've already had a long conversation with a CHP leo on the rig. I'm still barely legal Just ask anyone, I'm proud of my mud flap fabrication skilz
Campy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-16-2006, 08:17 PM   #25 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Join Date: May 2005
Member # 47594
Location: Tacoma, WA
Posts: 1,036
Quote:
Originally Posted by Campy
Yeah I've already had a long conversation with a CHP leo on the rig. I'm still barely legal Just ask anyone, I'm proud of my mud flap fabrication skilz
yeah, i agree with dan, I dont think they stick out far enough
__________________
"See! No towel"
mean man michael is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply





Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 11:06 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0 ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.