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Forum: For Sale / Wanted 12-19-2010, 12:09 PM
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Posted By Gator1
89 toyota Camry 4 sale (2)

Blue camry, 178,000 miles. Has $2,000 worth of recent parts and work done on this one. I am second owner, have all work receipts. Everything works, a/c is cold, cruise works, new alternator, recent...
Forum: 4Wheeling and Event Staging Area 11-19-2010, 12:18 PM
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Views: 5,255
Posted By Gator1
mtb

just got a tune-up, anyone doing green mountian any time soon?
I may go this afternoon if I don't road bike it. warm and pleasant today

Doug

used 2010 Niner RIP 9
Forum: 4Wheeling and Event Staging Area 10-16-2010, 12:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 525
Posted By Gator1
hmmm, RV to Devils Garden, tow the 40 out and...

hmmm, RV to Devils Garden, tow the 40 out and make sure to put the mtbike on the back. I think I like it!
Forum: 4Wheeling and Event Staging Area 10-16-2010, 11:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 525
Posted By Gator1
Sounds cool to me!

Sounds cool to me!
Forum: 4Wheeling and Event Staging Area 10-16-2010, 11:35 AM
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Posted By Gator1
I'm always up for a ride here on the west...

I'm always up for a ride here on the west side...
Just bought a used mtbike, been riding centtennial Cone, white ranch, Chimney gulch/apex... need to check out deer creek..

...old, fat and slow
Forum: General Tech Forum 08-30-2010, 09:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,512
Posted By Gator1
Thanks Randy, Ricardo, Martin, Uncle...

Thanks Randy, Ricardo, Martin, Uncle Ben!!!!!!!!!

Just that little bit of back and forth really taught me a lot. I look forward to the day when I can chime in on someone else's problem...

Being a...
Forum: General Tech Forum 08-28-2010, 01:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,512
Posted By Gator1
okay... If that IS a vacuum retarder, It was...

okay...

If that IS a vacuum retarder, It was plugged into the vacuum at the baseplate of the carb.
I capped it off
And I bypassed the resistor, since points have been replaced with the Petronix...
Forum: General Tech Forum 08-28-2010, 11:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,512
Posted By Gator1
I have this...

I have this distributor,
http://www.fjparts.com/electrical/distributor/19100-AD1.gif

not this one,
http://www.fjparts.com/electrical/distributor/19100-C2R.gif

which is why it looks like the...
Forum: General Tech Forum 08-28-2010, 08:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,512
Posted By Gator1
do I need the resistor if I don't have points?

do I need the resistor if I don't have points?
Forum: General Tech Forum 08-26-2010, 03:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,512
Posted By Gator1
that's the set up... added a new ground ... look...

that's the set up...

added a new ground ... look like the hot wire runs through the (ingintor?) first, just a wooden dowel thingy with a coil around it? and then to the coil itself...

the only...
Forum: General Tech Forum 08-26-2010, 03:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,512
Posted By Gator1
well, I've been running that way for a long time...

well, I've been running that way for a long time now...:D
Forum: General Tech Forum 08-26-2010, 10:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,512
Posted By Gator1
That is the ignitor mounted on the fender next to...

That is the ignitor mounted on the fender next to the coil????
Forum: General Tech Forum 08-26-2010, 09:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,512
Posted By Gator1
new coil/plugs

I picked up a new Accel coil... My old coil had a higher resistance in the secondary, the new one is withing the spec range.
This seemed to help.

the "missing" is not as pronounced. but it is...
Forum: General Tech Forum 08-25-2010, 12:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,512
Posted By Gator1
ignition coil.... 1.4 ohms on the primary...

ignition coil....
1.4 ohms on the primary coil
15,6 kohm on the secondary

shouldn't this be between .7-.8 on primary
10k-11k on secondary??????????????????????
Forum: General Tech Forum 08-25-2010, 10:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,512
Posted By Gator1
hmmmm put new ground wires from battery to...

hmmmm put new ground wires from battery to chassis and from battery to engine. helped solve my electrical problems with the dashboard/turn signals/ horn
Forum: General Tech Forum 08-25-2010, 10:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,512
Posted By Gator1
would love an experienced eye!!!!! I live in...

would love an experienced eye!!!!!

I live in Golden, am pretty flexible on schedule... thurs is only day that does'nt work for me, around all weekend....

813-453-4236

I'm gonna put on new cap,...
Forum: General Tech Forum 08-25-2010, 08:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,512
Posted By Gator1
74 FJ40 still running terrible... ignition?

It seems like fuel is flowing.. . new pump, new filter. 3lbs of vacuum prior to pump, 2lbs at the carb after the filter...

This thing is running terrible....

Thought it was running out of gas at...
Forum: General Tech Forum 08-11-2010, 08:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,111
Posted By Gator1
thanks Randy and great info Mike! I think that...

thanks Randy

and great info Mike! I think that will be my next project, rejetting and setting up the carb for altitude.

Question:

It's been a while, am I advancing my timing when I turn the...
Forum: General Tech Forum 08-09-2010, 03:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,111
Posted By Gator1
aha a 34/34 dgec according to Jt outfitters....

aha

a 34/34 dgec according to Jt outfitters. cable adapted to rod linkage.
Forum: General Tech Forum 08-09-2010, 02:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,111
Posted By Gator1
I can not find any i.d. on this carb. any advice...

I can not find any i.d. on this carb.

any advice on id'ing the carb? I can find a serial # 10312 on one of the pumps. that's it.

It doesn't look like any carb i can find on the web. came from JT...
Forum: General Tech Forum 08-09-2010, 10:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,111
Posted By Gator1
not so fast...

Dang.
new fuel pump looked to solve the problem, but after 3 days of running good...
back to the same, rough running, stalling, no power, just gradually getting worse than before...

will run...
Forum: General Tech Forum 08-05-2010, 02:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,111
Posted By Gator1
blew out the lines, more importantly put in new...

blew out the lines, more importantly put in new fuel pump from Napa $74 and all is right with the world!!

Now to get the carb adjusted/ timing set up!
Forum: General Tech Forum 08-05-2010, 07:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,111
Posted By Gator1
thanks Randy, will try w my compressor. See you...

thanks Randy, will try w my compressor. See you this weekend!
Forum: General Tech Forum 08-04-2010, 01:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,111
Posted By Gator1
fuel flow problems... 74 FJ40 F eng, weber

ay carumba! the demon of fuel flow is visited upon me...

truck acts like it is running out of gas... getting worse. stalling.

new fuel filter, noticed not much gas in the line.
hooked up the guage...
Forum: General Tech Forum 08-02-2010, 02:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 809
Posted By Gator1
a ha

Put a new ground wire off - battery terminal to chassis and my instruments all started to work... guage lights too!

was told to ground it to the engine block too...

You guys were right about...
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