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Forum: For Sale / Wanted 10-21-2010, 12:04 AM
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Posted By Pdwight
Need a driver front turn signal

My buddy was helping me pull the head on my 2F and leaned over and broke my driver side turn signal. I know I can buy new ones but I just need something till I start my body work next...
Forum: General Tech Forum 10-16-2010, 06:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 467
Posted By Pdwight
Got It Off !!!!

I removed the battery tray, fuel pump and reinstalled the lift hook on the front. I made a base of wooden blocks on the engine mount and used a 3 ton bottle jack to put upward pressure on the front...
Forum: General Tech Forum 10-16-2010, 01:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 467
Posted By Pdwight
Here is a picture of the head and engine....can you see anything I missed ?

http://i643.photobucket.com/albums/uu157/Pdwight/1978%20FJ40%20engine%20rebuild/Headremovalmontageweb.jpg?t=1287257026

Thanks
Dwight
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Forum: General Tech Forum 10-16-2010, 12:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 467
Posted By Pdwight
I cant get the head on my 2F to budge

Sorry for cross posting but I am out of ideas. I pulled the manifolds,valve cover, rocker arm assembly, head bolts and lots of other things tonight and I cannot get my head to budge. I tried whacking...
Forum: General Tech Forum 10-11-2010, 04:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 704
Posted By Pdwight
That would be great news, I could afford that in...

That would be great news, I could afford that in a couple of bites.....I could do that without removing the engine. I appreciate the info
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Forum: General Tech Forum 10-11-2010, 03:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 704
Posted By Pdwight
Ps

Years ago I had read that the 2F engines used in later model FJ60s had more horsepower and ran stronger than late 70's 2F's is there any truth to this ??
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Forum: General Tech Forum 10-11-2010, 03:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 704
Posted By Pdwight
Thanks

I had the front clip off about 12 years ago when I rebuilt the front axles and installed new springs and tie rod ends....Your right it comes off fast. I just wondered if there was anything special to...
Forum: General Tech Forum 10-11-2010, 02:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 704
Posted By Pdwight
How to pull a 2F

I am debating over my original 2F, it has bad blowby in cylinder #5. I thought about pulling the head and pan and see what I can find out....but now I think I need to pull the entire thing...I need...
Forum: General Tech Forum 10-08-2010, 05:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 810
Posted By Pdwight
Omg

"When you washed out your tank did you pull out the sending unit so you could look inside the tank? I'm wondering if there is a flexible line on the fuel pickup inside the tank that is collapsing or...
Forum: General Tech Forum 10-08-2010, 04:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 810
Posted By Pdwight
I do not know what to do next.....Help

I pulled the gas tank, replaced every inch of rubber line with brand new. I bypassed the metal line to the fuel filter from the gas tank with brand new gates flexible line. Washed the tank put...
Forum: General Tech Forum 10-06-2010, 08:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 810
Posted By Pdwight
A question

What would be wrong with running a new flexible fuel line from the gas tank directly to the fuel filter and by pass the metal lines that have been sitting idle for many years ??
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Forum: General Tech Forum 10-06-2010, 07:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 810
Posted By Pdwight
Well I found something

I measured the gas output at Carb today for 15 seconds.....only about 1 inch deep in a fruit jar.....it should have been more. So I started at the gas tank...pulled it and found a split hose on the...
Forum: General Tech Forum 10-06-2010, 12:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 810
Posted By Pdwight
Thanks , going to try that today....I know there...

Thanks , going to try that today....I know there is nothing in the carb...cleaned every piece in a heated ultrasonic cleaner and blew out all the passages with air......then had it back apart...
Forum: General Tech Forum 10-06-2010, 09:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 810
Posted By Pdwight
I did the last tests with the gas cap removed, I...

I did the last tests with the gas cap removed, I can stop and feather the throttle and usually get it going again but I have to drive like there is an egg under my foot or it will stall. Once it...
Forum: General Tech Forum 10-06-2010, 12:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 810
Posted By Pdwight
My 78 FJ40 is running out of gas

Hello new to this forum. I am getting my 78 FJ back on the road for short trips and hops around town while I work on the old girl. I bought this cruiser from a dealer in 1980 and New Old Stock, it...
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