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farnhamstj 10-04-2005 08:01 PM

Need carb help 2f stock
Since my frame swap my carb has been getting worse and worse. (took the carb off to move the engine) A couple days ago the 40 won't start. Short term solution, buy new Seqouia for wife, I get the Uzj100. Anyway it 78 fj40 now won't run. The carb is leaking gas and a fair amount of it. So, do I rebuild if so who? or what? I think I'm selling the 40 in the spring anyway so I don't want to dump a bunch of $$ unnecessarally. Nor do I wan't to sell it not running.

wesintl 10-04-2005 08:06 PM

Rebuild kit is only like $20-30 you could give a rebuild a go. It's not all that hard. Or you could send it off to jim c or mark or buy a new one from nardek.

PabloCruise 10-04-2005 08:49 PM

Sounds like a rebuild is in order

I sent my '78 carb off to Jim C.

FJBen sent his to Mark.

We both like the results - AFAIK the prices were about the same...

farnhamstj 10-04-2005 09:46 PM

Jim C or Mark
How can I get in touch with either Jim C or Mark?

Rzeppa 10-04-2005 10:20 PM

Jim Chenoweth is the Land Cruiser Carb Guru. FJ40jim@aol.com

He's slow answering emails, if you don't hear from him right away PM me and I'll give you his home phone number. The man's a carb genious.

PabloCruise 10-04-2005 10:25 PM


Originally Posted by farnhamstj
How can I get in touch with either Jim C or Mark?

Mark can be found here:


though he too is not always online...

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