How far do ya want to be under water? I wouldn't want it to be under water so don't put it under the seat :laughing: but up in the dash or at about knee level tends to be good, and if I'm not mistaken taking an occasional dunk won't kill em.
If you're running the Toyota computer keep a spare in the rig somewhere in a durable water proof case. A few years ago we were coming out of Buck Island and the water was over the computer in my kids rig...Part of the way up the slabs it was running like crud so we checked everything and it turned out the computer was full of water. We pulled it out and pulled the cover off and let it dry in the sun while we ate lunch, rig ran fine after that. Computer was in the factory spot.
I relocated mine into the engine compartment inside of a pelican case. I can open it to inspect or replace, but its completely submersible. We have some very deep river crossings, I commonly get my feet wet, even killed a stereo once and burned up one ecu in the stock location because of water.
If you are concerned about water, I would coat the circuit board with silicone conformal coating. I use it on my rc trucks, it waterproofs any of the circuitboards, and I do not need to try to seal them up in a enclosure once coated.
the shifter in my new 85 xtra cab,5speed just spins and spins,i thought it was loose like my old one was but it wont tighten up,u guys know y?is sumthin broken in there?it shifts just fine but its annoying the hell outta me lol,thanx for any help i can get
Decided it's time to finally do a build thread on the buggy. Finally got a shop of my own. Started life as a 85 4 runner and has gone through many phases as my love for the hobby has grown. Plans for this phase are 3 link front, 3rz and to finish tube work finally. I back half ed it and linked...
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