Pigi's lj80

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Post by Pigi LJ80 » Tue Jan 23, 2007 10:01 am

HI!!! i'm Pigi, from modena, italy...
i bought my lj80 when i was 15 years old, and i've completely restored it with the help of my father and my uncle....
now i'm 18 and i'm studying for the the driving-licence....
now my lj80 is metallic blue and it has samurai front disk brakes, a special soft-top, special bumpers, omp racing seats and belts, and other little optionals that make it a very very special lj80...
i'm sure there is not an other lj like mine in the world!!!
the next works i want to do on it are the sj410 engine and gearbox, but i've no money now....
my friends say that i'm crazy, but everyone sees my lj fall in love with it...

i liked lj80 since i was born, my father had got one, and it made me crazy!!

if i can, i put a photo....


sorry for the english, i know it's not correct, but i wish you understand what i wrote!!
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Post by Frankenstein » Tue Jan 23, 2007 10:07 am

That car looks cool!!! We all understand why you like lj's so much.
You say that you want to change the engine and gearbox for an sj410 engine and gearbox. You know that you can use the lj80 gearbox on the sj410 engine??? If you use the sj410 gearbox you have to cut a hole in the transmissiontunnel... It could be that you already know this, but just to be sure... IT IS a great looking car :cool:
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Post by Harald » Tue Jan 23, 2007 10:14 am

Looks good :cool:

You've done much work since the last time I saw this pic of your car

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I would like to see more pictures.
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Post by Pigi LJ80 » Tue Jan 23, 2007 10:14 am

thank you frankenstein...
yes, i know that i have to do a hole in the tunnel, but the lj80 gearbox isn't very good in my opinion...the sj410 gearbox has more precision in shifting gears...
i have completely checked my gearbox, but it has got too much "movement" ( i don't know the exact word in english) when i put gears....
but i can keep the lj transfert case! or it is not correct?

i've got a question: where can i find a suspension kit for the lj80?
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Post by Pigi LJ80 » Tue Jan 23, 2007 10:23 am

hi harald!!!! how are you???
yes, i've done some works on it since the last time....
if i can,i post other pictures...
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Post by Pigi LJ80 » Tue Jan 23, 2007 10:33 am

i can't post other photos, because i've reached my upload limit of 256 kb...harald i will send you the pictures by email...
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Post by stevec » Tue Jan 23, 2007 10:43 am

Pigi LJ80 wrote:i can't post other photos, because i've reached my upload limit of 256 kb...
I raised your upload limit, so you can post more pics.

You've done a very nice job on that LJ80! :cool:
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Post by Pigi LJ80 » Tue Jan 23, 2007 10:49 am

thank you very much stevec!!!
the problem is that my lj80 has costed like an used suzuki jimny!! :?
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Post by DieselBoy » Tue Jan 23, 2007 12:42 pm

Wow, thats just BEAUTIFULL!!!!!!

:cool: I think im in love :))):

Just a quick question Pigi LJ80, what are the specifications of the wheels you are running?? Are they 15 inch in diameter?? how wide are they?? what is the PCD or off-set as we call it in New Zealand??

Thanks,

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Post by Pigi LJ80 » Tue Jan 23, 2007 12:59 pm

hi diesele boy....
my rims are 15", offset -3...
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Post by tweeder » Tue Jan 23, 2007 1:26 pm

i love the top, Pigi. :cool:

i understand (as i'm sure everyone else does) what you mean by the "slop" in the transmission. i don't fault you at all for upgrading :-)

can you post up some interior pictures?
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Post by Pigi LJ80 » Tue Jan 23, 2007 1:37 pm

this is a photo of my lj80 inside...
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Post by tweeder » Tue Jan 23, 2007 2:40 pm

very cool.....

i've got a buddy that sews parachutes for our Air Force. i'm going to try to get him to make a top similar to yours for our open-top LJ20 :cool:
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Post by Pigi LJ80 » Tue Jan 23, 2007 2:41 pm

ok tweeder, but will you pay me my rights??? :D
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Post by tweeder » Tue Jan 23, 2007 2:43 pm

notice that i didn't ask to use your pattern :wink:
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Post by Pigi LJ80 » Tue Jan 23, 2007 2:45 pm

:-( ...you are right...but if you payd me the rights i could put on my lj the sj410 engine and gearbox!!!!
please!!!!!! :D
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Post by tweeder » Tue Jan 23, 2007 3:09 pm

sorry, bud. i'm into a similar project of my own. i need all the money i can get, also :D
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Post by Jimny » Tue Jan 23, 2007 5:59 pm

Sorry Pigi, but I already had an LJ that has a top just like that. So you need to pay me the rights! LOL! :wink: Just kidding about the rights.

Nice looking rig! :cool:
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Post by Rick Friesen » Tue Jan 23, 2007 6:53 pm

Wow! That looks great! :cool:
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Post by Smuz » Wed Jan 24, 2007 8:48 am

Wonderful LJ!
And your english is just fine, better than some of the native speakers we have on here.
The above is my opinion. It is subject (like all my opinions) to debate, disagreement, rude gestures, and loud raspberries.
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Post by tweeder » Wed Jan 24, 2007 9:19 am

Smuz wrote:better than some of the native speakers we have on here.
such as yourself? :))):
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Post by Pigi LJ80 » Wed Jan 24, 2007 10:05 am

thank you all, i'm happy you like my "italian-style-lj"!!!!!

smuz, i love your black lj!!
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