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My Ftoy build
« on: Feb 13, 2012, 08:15:45 PM »
After 10 years of wheelin my 84 4runner i wanted to build a buggy, however i didnt have the courage to start from scratch. I also wanted to use all the good toyota stuff i already had. I wanted to keep it as simple and light as possible. Thats when i discovered the Ftoy. i have on ambition to compete so no rules.
The plan: Full hydro steering, coil overs, 4 link front and rear, 4 seater (for the grand kids), flat bottom, glass windshield, boat sides, affordable.
It took me about six months to build in my back yard with help from a couple of friends. Without the help of Joe this would not have been possible, based on my requestes he built the wire harness to run EFI. :bowdown:
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Re: My Ftoy build
« Reply #1 on: Feb 14, 2012, 08:32:07 AM »
nice, ive been wanting to do this to my rig..

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Re: My Ftoy build
« Reply #2 on: Feb 26, 2012, 02:08:32 PM »
Could we get some more details on the glass windshield and how you mounted it?
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Re: My Ftoy build
« Reply #3 on: Feb 28, 2012, 09:29:57 PM »
Could we get some more details on the glass windshield and how you mounted it?


I welded .125x3/4 inch flat stock around the windshield opening with a 3/8 hole in each corner. Then weld a frame using 1 inch flat with holes to match the inner frame. The  windshield mounts in the 1 inch frame and bolts to the inner frame. If you dont want to run the windshield unbolt 4 bolts and remove it. http://i1199.photobucket.com/albums/aa480/ftoy2011/FToy-111023-002.jpg
I have not completed mine yet becuase of lay off. I will post pic soon of what i did.
I also added a 1 3/4 inch tube across the top to make a complete frame. 
« Last Edit: Feb 29, 2012, 08:19:17 PM by crawlinrunner »
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Re: My Ftoy build
« Reply #4 on: Aug 06, 2012, 10:12:11 PM »
I just got the windshield glass made. Turned out pretty good. have to get it tinted.
Got a dana 70 rear and looking for a cheap 60hp for the front, so I will be selling my built axles under it later. I have been wheelin it for 6 months. But it it never done. Pics.

http://i1199.photobucket.com/albums/aa480/ftoy2011/FToy-120317-024.jpg
http://i1199.photobucket.com/albums/aa480/ftoy2011/FToy-120317-011.jpg
http://i1199.photobucket.com/albums/aa480/ftoy2011/100_2049.jpg
« Last Edit: Aug 06, 2012, 10:18:18 PM by crawlinrunner »
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Re: My Ftoy build
« Reply #5 on: Aug 30, 2012, 08:30:06 PM »
nice tires guy!

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Re: My Ftoy build
« Reply #6 on: Aug 31, 2012, 02:18:12 PM »
The windshield and frame are finally complete.
http://i1199.photobucket.com/albums/aa480/ftoy2011/100_2350.jpg

Found a complete dana 60 front. Now all i need to do is gears,lockers,4 link mounts, hydro steer mounts, new wheels and tires. :hammer:
Ho well its only $ and time.
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Re: My Ftoy build
« Reply #7 on: Aug 31, 2012, 04:20:19 PM »
Awesome job on the windshield.  I'd like to see it installed if you get a chance to snap some pics.
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Re: My Ftoy build
« Reply #8 on: Sep 01, 2012, 09:12:39 PM »
Once the weather gets chilly in vegas. Its to hot to mess with now.
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Re: My Ftoy build
« Reply #9 on: Oct 22, 2012, 10:15:36 PM »
I instaled the windshield. Tuned out nice. Getting ready for the cold weather. Put on some side panels hand painted by my grand kids.

http://s1199.beta.photobucket.com/user/ftoy2011/library/
« Last Edit: Jan 05, 2013, 04:49:53 PM by crawlinrunner »
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Re: My Ftoy build
« Reply #10 on: Oct 24, 2012, 12:13:56 PM »
Looks awesome! 
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