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Old 03-10-2008, 08:28 AM   #1 (permalink)
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FJ40 front brakes conversion.

I have a 1972 FJ40 and want to convert over to disc brakes. I have purchased a front axle off a 1985 FJ60. What do I need to do? All help is appreciated.
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Short version:
-strip 72 axle to housing and diff. Keep inner axle shafts
-grind 72 axle housing balls to fit FJ60 birfields
-put all FJ60 parts back on
-figure draglink and tierod end
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or just outboard your springs a little and use the fj60 front.
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Are the gears not different?
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OEM for that year FJ60 is 3.73
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