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      Pin_Head replied to the thread Testing voltage regulator.
      Since it is mechanical, the obvious thing to do is bend it back up a half of a hair.
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      Cool the CV joint in liquid nitrogen, dry ice or even the freezer. Then heat the ring with a torch to about 500F or more. Then it will probably just drop on with no resistance. If you had a shop press, you could also use a piece of pipe to...
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      Wrong gear ratios in the HF55F for a gasoline engine.
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      Pin_Head replied to the thread FJ40 Brake Bleeding troubles.
      Yes, hookers are real pros when it comes to fluid exchange. Another point about brakes is that the dead volume in the brake system increases as the brake pads and shoes wear out. This makes it easier for bubbles to hide in the system and harder...
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      Pin_Head replied to the thread FJ40 Brake Bleeding troubles.
      I did hundreds of brake jobs back when I was turning wrenches for a living and they were still making FJ40s. We never had a problem bleeding brakes except when the master cylinder was bad and then we replaced it and never bench bled it and never...
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      Yes, it will bolt up, but it is about 3/4 inch longer than the PS steering shaft, so the wheel will be a little closer to you. You can shorten the manual shaft if you want it to be the stock length.
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      Pin_Head replied to the thread Trouble starting 1975 Fj40.
      If the fuel level rises, then the inlet needle valve may be leaking. It is possible that the engine is flooded when you try to restart the engine. Carbs are notorious for having problems with "reformulated" gasoline causing them to leak fuel...
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      Pin_Head replied to the thread No Spark after Coil.
      If you are doing the test properly with constant power to the +side and switching on and off the connection to the - side of the coil and you can’t get a spark to jump a 6mm gap to ground, then the coils may be bad. I think the chances of them...
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      Pin_Head replied to the thread No Spark after Coil.
      You seem to keep on doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result. You need to check components one step a time. 1. Remove all wires at the coil except the center spark wire. Place this about 6mm from the engine block...
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      Pin_Head replied to the thread No Spark after Coil.
      What switch? You can’t tell what it does because it is not a schematic diagram. If it is wired Ike it was in the car except for the igniter, then you should get a spark. You need an ignition condenser, not the one that was attached to the...
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      Pin_Head replied to the thread Vacuum Line at Carb Question.
      No. I don’t have the HAC model. There is just one brass tube with the number8 by it. The second photo shows the connection to the bowl.
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      Pin_Head replied to the thread No Spark after Coil.
      As you found, this doesn’t work. What does work is connecting the coil + to the battery+ and then momentarily touching a wire from the battery - to the coil minus. If you keep this wire connected, nothing happens. Every time you touch the...
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      Pin_Head replied to the thread No Spark after Coil.
      A ‘77 is supposed to have a “semi transistorized” igniter. It can run on just the points alone if you have the distributor wired directly to the - side of the coil as Mark mentioned. First test the coil for a spark: Connect the coil + to the...
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      Pin_Head replied to the thread Vacuum Line at Carb Question.
      I didn’t take a picture, but to paint an image of what is going on with the front facing brass vacuum tube in the top cover, it is drilled straight through so if you put a piece of wire in the tube, it will go straight in and come out inside the...
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      Pin_Head replied to the thread Carb leaking fuel.
      A carb leaking gas out of the throttle plate shaft bushings is often a sign of an engine with an intake manifold leak. Because of the air leak, the engine can’t get enough fuel to idle, so to compensate, the idle speed is increased so that the...
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      Pin_Head replied to the thread No Spark after Coil.
      If you have a high voltage spark at the coil, but not at the distributor, then the coil wire to the distributor center is bad. If there is no spark at the spark plugs, then the rotor / distributor cap or spark plug wire are bad.
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      Pin_Head replied to the thread Vacuum Line at Carb Question.
      I just went out and looked at a ‘78 top cover and indeed, it is a separate bowl vent in addition to the large tube that runs to the charcoal canister. In addition, this little port at the front of the top goes straight in to the air horn for the...
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      Pin_Head replied to the thread Aisan Carb Rebuilding Videos.
      That particular carb is a CA ‘76 that was originally sold at Stancil’s Toyota in Placerville, which is notable as the first Toyota dealer in the Western US. I had two carbs: One that ran and one that I used only to pass my smog check every...
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      Pin_Head replied to the thread Vacuum Line at Carb Question.
      There is a very similar one on '78 carbs; it is just facing to the front and not to the side. Both contain the hot idle compensator thermo switch and connection tubes for some of the VSVs.
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      I had to lay about 300 ft of MDF base this summer before I got the rack and draped the 16 ft sticks over the top of the cab which was covered with a furniture pad. That stuff is pretty floppy. Fortunately I only had to drive 2 miles.
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      Mercy. Those are some heavy loads. Long too. It might be more than the carrying capacity of the rack. I can’t imagine that the aluminum rack would handle even 400 pounds in a panic stop. It would fold up like a cheap suit.
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      Pin_Head replied to the thread Vacuum Line at Carb Question.
      Even if I once knew, I have forgotten because I don’t know. It is a larger inside diameter than the other lines that are for vacuum control, so I suspect that it maybe for some kind of vent line. It is not the bowl vent so maybe it provides...
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      That is a real nice professional rack that is full length. You need to carry stuff for a living.
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      Thanks! It is not a lot of extra work to get a nice rack custom fit for your taco for $200
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