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    Vacuum Sucks on my B Motor

    Back at it again. The one thing I love about my pig is that it never stops surprising me. Its like the Black Knight in Monte Python insisting "tis but a scratch" when in reality he is bleeding out. That's my pig, things don't make any sense yet it still runs "just fine". So it has always...
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    A BJ40 in Costa Rica - RTV Issues

    Well I suck at responding. So, I passed the damn RTV (inspection) and have been driving the pig like it owes me money. The front was acting up this time but the rear numbers matched one another. To that end, thank you all for the suggestions. As it stands, the fix for this whole mess was...
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    A BJ40 in Costa Rica - RTV Issues

    In CR they use a type of dyno. The vehicle rolls into a cradle so the vehicle can be left in neutral while running. The cradle is run up to say 30km/h and the brakes are applied. The feed back from the wheels stopping is then registered to see the stopping power. There is a threshold for the...
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    A BJ40 in Costa Rica - RTV Issues

    G'Day, Sorry if this has been posted before and sorry for the long winded story to come. I am having an issue with my left rear brake. As you can see from the subject, its a 79 BJ and for those who dont live in Costa Rica, RTV or Retieve is the annual vehicle corruption...err, inspection. So...
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    BJ40 electrical question

    Well I went back the glow plugs, which helped start it, thankfully, as I miss driving it. Still white smoke on start up. Oil doesnt seem milky so I'm not leaning towards the head gasket but I'm not opposed to retorquing. That said, I'm drawn to the fuel lines. Thoughts?
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    BJ40 electrical question

    Howdy, First things first, I have gone through many a forum to find my answer and I'm still coming up short, so before some chimes in to search the threads, been there. In all honesty, I'm hoping "lostmarbles" will jump in to help out. That said, I'm an expat in CR with a 79 BJ40 with a B...
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