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Forum: General Tech Forum 04-16-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 186
Posted By RicardoJM
Drew, did you check/see if the accelerator pump...

Drew, did you check/see if the accelerator pump is delivering a squirt?

While it may look different, the carburetor should behave the same as the ones on our 40, i.e. there should be a squirt of...
Forum: General Tech Forum 04-15-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 184
Posted By RicardoJM
Just a block or so down Broadway there is a shop...

Just a block or so down Broadway there is a shop that Phyllis sent me to for window and zipper replacement on my Paki top. Phyllis was really back logged. Good work and reasonably priced.:thumb:
Forum: General Chit Chat 04-09-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 200
Posted By RicardoJM
Lots of good input above. The metro area trail...

Lots of good input above. The metro area trail system is very extensive and could be just the ticket for a great for a family overnight experience. A couple of thoughts come to mind...

South on...
Forum: General Tech Forum 04-08-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 186
Posted By RicardoJM
Mike, you cruiser knowledge is down right...

Mike, you cruiser knowledge is down right amazing. :thumb:
Forum: General Tech Forum 04-07-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 186
Posted By RicardoJM
Stan, I don't believe that is an Aisan carburetor...

Stan, I don't believe that is an Aisan carburetor that came on a Land Cruiser. It does appear the body has Aisan Japan stamped on the body of the carb. My best guess is the carb would be stock...
Forum: General Tech Forum 03-29-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 152
Posted By RicardoJM
PM Nattybumpo. I built an sst and think it is...

PM Nattybumpo. I built an sst and think it is with him.

Usually getting them out is where it is hard. Putting them back in is easier. Are you sure it it the same shifter?
Forum: General Tech Forum 03-27-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 276
Posted By RicardoJM
Grab your wife's toothbrush and work it on the...

Grab your wife's toothbrush and work it on the tough deposits. :D Seriously, a water rinse/scrub upon removal from the dip will yield a much cleaner result. The dip breaks down the crud bond and...
Forum: General Tech Forum 03-27-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 276
Posted By RicardoJM
It may be the dip is well used and weak. :D Upon...

It may be the dip is well used and weak. :D

Upon removing it from the dip, did you rinse with water while scrubbing with your wife's toothbrush? You will want to use compressed air to dry it all...
Forum: General Chit Chat 03-15-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 56
Posted By RicardoJM
Happy Birthday Jackson!!!

Happy Birthday Jackson!!!
Forum: General Chit Chat 03-06-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 116
Posted By RicardoJM
This sort of thing happens to us all from time to...

This sort of thing happens to us all from time to time. Reading your story reminded me of this new oil filter hose failure...
Forum: General Chit Chat 02-05-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 891
Posted By RicardoJM
Bumping this up as I'm bringing... Mugs for...

Bumping this up as I'm bringing...


Mugs for Kurt
Backing plates for Sean
Trasharoo for Dan


I understand Dan will not make the meeting. I don't know about Kurt and Sean, but the goods will be...
Forum: General Chit Chat 02-02-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 88
Posted By RicardoJM
Happy birthday Dan!!!

Happy birthday Dan!!!
Forum: 4Wheeling and Event Staging Area 01-30-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 428
Views: 24,410
Posted By RicardoJM
Its on my calendar. UB come on down and joint...

Its on my calendar. UB come on down and joint us. :D
Forum: General Tech Forum 01-30-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 255
Posted By RicardoJM
The engine will be super sweet Mitch.

The engine will be super sweet Mitch.
Forum: Ham & CB Radio Corner 01-16-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 175
Posted By RicardoJM
I picked up an FT-60R this past year and it has...

I picked up an FT-60R this past year and it has been a great hand held unit.

I had a tree branch claim the home brew antenna from my bumper on this year's 40's Only run - but I didn't miss a thing...
Forum: General Tech Forum 01-04-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 127
Posted By RicardoJM
Call made, see you in a few. :D

Call made, see you in a few. :D
Forum: General Tech Forum 01-02-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,278
Posted By RicardoJM
Wow - that is some nice looking parts. Your 40...

Wow - that is some nice looking parts. Your 40 is going to look great. :D
Forum: For Sale / Wanted 12-30-2013, 07:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 454
Posted By RicardoJM
Steve is on the right track, for now I'm going to...

Steve is on the right track, for now I'm going to put a soft top on my Bronco and take it fishing. :D

My list of "project" vehicles is long and I'm sure the next thing will pop up. That said, I...
Forum: For Sale / Wanted 12-29-2013, 01:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 454
Posted By RicardoJM
1971 Fj40

Iím listing this soon-to-be-yours 1971 Land Cruiser FJ40 for $9,000. You got questions, PM me. You want to buy it, call me. Depending upon the weather and your mood, this FJ40 has an extensive...
Forum: General Tech Forum 12-23-2013, 03:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 535
Posted By RicardoJM
In my case the issue was with the LX470. ...

In my case the issue was with the LX470. Ironically enough, the cheap blades I run on the 40 do a great job in all weather of cleaning the small patch of windshield they cover. :D
Forum: General Tech Forum 12-23-2013, 02:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 535
Posted By RicardoJM
It is a couple of years old. It is in good...

It is a couple of years old. It is in good condition, i.e. not at all pitted. I know for many, windshields are an annual replacement type of thing. I've been relatively blessed with the longevity...
Forum: General Tech Forum 12-23-2013, 12:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 535
Posted By RicardoJM
Not a boring topic at all. Driving back from...

Not a boring topic at all.

Driving back from the Pawnee Grasslands saturday evening, my wipers were not cutting it. To keep my winshield clean I was shooting wiper fluid often. The splash back...
Forum: General Chit Chat 12-09-2013, 11:01 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 793
Posted By RicardoJM
I pulled the 40 out of the garage on Saturday and...

I pulled the 40 out of the garage on Saturday and have let it sit outside. It fired up each morning with no issues. It takes a few minutes to warm up to operating temperature but that gives me time...
Forum: General Chit Chat 12-04-2013, 08:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 239
Posted By RicardoJM
Sounds good to me. Perhaps we can organize a...

Sounds good to me. Perhaps we can organize a tire chain building event.
Forum: General Chit Chat 12-04-2013, 07:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 239
Posted By RicardoJM
I have the nice chain pliers (big ones) and a...

I have the nice chain pliers (big ones) and a welder if you decide to build your own. :thumb:
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