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Old 06-26-2012, 10:40 AM
SteveH SteveH is offline
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you can always take a steel rod and grind it so it has a flat, chuck it up in the drill, then stick it in the oil pump without the distributor in place. Spin it up till it bleeds oil from the rocker shaft.

I have done this - I found that you need a corded, 1/2" drill (powerful) that will run in reverse, to run the FJ oil pump. It requires a lot of power to run it. I think I cut off a screwdriver head to use as the pump drive, since it's a slot-type pump (like a Chevy). It does a dandy job of prelubing the engine.
Steve H. - KE0KNH
Colo Springs, CO
'78 FJ40, '89 FJ62, '98 4Runner
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