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    Windshield Glass Replacement

    I just reinstalled a friend's 78 Windshield after he did some bodywork and painting. I installed windshields for a living back in the 80's and continue to this day to help the owner with installs here and there. The first misnomer is that the windshield is flat. Where you can install a flat...
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    1976 FJ40 No start (Long Story)

    Just wanted to give everyone an update. Per recommendations, I went ahead and bought the clear Wix Fuel filter. Installed it, and fuel pumped and was free of debris. In addition to that, i purchased a Pertronix II electrionic ignition. I got spark with the points, but I wasnt totally...
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    1976 FJ40 No start (Long Story)

    Thank you. I will do that this weekend.
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    1976 FJ40 No start (Long Story)

    When I took off the top of the carburetor and replaced the steel lines, the reinstallation of the carb, the carb was dry. When turning over engine, the fuel bowl in the sight glass quickly filled up. I will do it again if you wish.
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    1976 FJ40 No start (Long Story)

    Fusible link Im assuming is good, because when doing everything, I once eliminated it from the battery and it did not turnover. I burned through one before and remember how the thin wire gets difigured.
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    1976 FJ40 No start (Long Story)

    I have spark. As the engine turns, it seems to be definitely firing, ALMOST to the point in runs on its own. If that makes sense. Also, should have said fuses were changed. Points are new. Interestingly, when I left ignition on over ten minutes, I replaced points and lost spark. Put other...
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    1976 FJ40 No start (Long Story)

    First I would like to wish everyone and their family a Happy Thanksgiving!! I am writing this question on Thanksgiving not because I am looking for an answer on Thanksgiving, its just because I have the time. Ok, here goes: My, in very very rough shape 1976 FJ40 2F got stolen in 2017 and was...
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