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Veteran Toy Owner First Time Crawler Owner
« on: Jul 15, 2019, 04:21:33 PM »
Last week I purchased CROC from a fellow Toyota friend. I have always wanted to own a crawler and finally at age 47 I have one.

1989 Single Cab.
22re with 50 some k on it.
Lots of bar work, roll cage.
Twin cases
4 wheel disc
38 Swampers
Bobbed bed
The driver door has a vent (other door doesnt) so I suppose I have AC. Also have a plexiglass rear slider for weight savings Im sure.
Dings, dents, scratches all over and love it. I notice some rust so CROC may get some POR 15 and a fresh coat of Camp Green

Goal: make this booger as road worthy as possible without sacrificing capability. I like driving places, wheeling and driving home.

Planned upgrades:

Dual batteries
-On Board fridge
Tach
OBA
Complete tune up
Rebuild front axle
Maybe Ill put a radio in it. Not sure. I have ear buds and podcasts.
I might do a CB
Get the back set up so I can live out of the old girl for a while.
I think a couple of cup holders are in order.
I think when the swampers get down low enough I might go to a radial tire.
Thats it.

The simplicity of these older trucks just makes me pitch a tent. Simple, functional; making me wonder why we moved forward when we had all we needed then.

Home base is Badlands by I see this hoss running the Rubicon one day. And I hoe to drive it there!

Happy trails!
1989 Single Cab Crawler with the do-dads. 1992 80 Series, well built. 2000 100 series. Tundra

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Re: Veteran Toy Owner First Time Crawler Owner
« Reply #1 on: Jul 15, 2019, 04:56:58 PM »
 :welcome:
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Re: Veteran Toy Owner First Time Crawler Owner
« Reply #2 on: Jul 16, 2019, 05:34:38 AM »
 :welcome: to  :turtlehead:
Time to go wheelin!

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Re: Veteran Toy Owner First Time Crawler Owner
« Reply #3 on: Jul 19, 2019, 12:19:56 AM »
 :welcome:
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Re: Veteran Toy Owner First Time Crawler Owner
« Reply #4 on: Jul 30, 2019, 12:03:51 PM »
Nice!

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