Lower Hood Canal Tour – 5.12.07

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I’ve traveled along Hood Canal before, though only along Highway 106 and Highway 101. Looking across Hood Canal to the Kitsap Peninsula from the South or West, the other side of Hood Canal seemed a little less developed (as far … Continued

Toyota FJ80 3FE

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After owning a 3FE powered FJ80 Land Cruiser for a short period of time, I realized there is not much vendor support or even information on the Internet regarding our unique Land Cruisers. I guess with only about 15,000 imported … Continued

My New Toyota FJ80 Landcruiser

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After a several week search, I purchased a 1992 Toyota FJ80 Landcruiser from a private party. I know it’s not a FZJ, but I was able to pay for it with cash from the sale of my Jeep Wrangler and … Continued

Temporarily Without a Vehicle

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After two and a half years of ownership, I sold my Jeep Wrangler this week. For the first time in my life, I was actually kind of sad to sell a vehicle. Usually I was glad to be rid of … Continued

Custom Jeep Drawer Cargo System

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As anybody with a sort wheelbase Jeep knows, it’s easy to run out of storage space fast. Jeeps were never intended to be multi-day expedition vehicles such as the Toyota Land Cruiser or a Land Rover, but we continue to … Continued

Olympic Peninsula Backroad Adventures

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After getting my Jeep back together, I wanted to get a multi-day camping/road trip in. I wanted to see how my newly built cargo box was going to work and experiment with stowing camping gear for a 3-day mini-expedition plus … Continued