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    81 FJ60 loss of power after warming up

    Okay, so taking into account the idea that FSM timing doesn’t necessarily make sense with a Weber carb, I adjusted for peak vacuum at the intake manifold. I didn’t have my timing light so I’m not sure where it’s at, but it’s rotated counter clockwise almost as far as it goes. It is running MUCH...
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    81 FJ60 loss of power after warming up

    Also maybe worth noting—ever since I adjusted the timing, I’ve had to run 92 octane to avoid dieseling. I had just chocked it up to carbon deposits in a 40 year old motor, but it occurs to me now that the spec timing might not be appropriate with an aftermarket carb
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    81 FJ60 loss of power after warming up

    Yeah the exhaust definitely smells rich. Could I counter that with smaller jets? I’ve also heard the mechanical fuel pump doesn’t pair well with a Weber and that an aftermarket electric one would be better suited, but I’m not sure that’s relevant here.
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    81 FJ60 loss of power after warming up

    The Weber has an electric choke, so the choke knob isn’t connected to anything. I’lol consider finding a good aisin long term but this is bad enough that I’m skeptical it’s a carb tuning issue (aside from maybe jetting) I just did the compression test this morning and got good readings. 130-150...
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    81 FJ60 loss of power after warming up

    Oh yep, okay, not what I thought you meant. Great, I'll add that to the list. Got plenty of time this weekend, luckily
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    81 FJ60 loss of power after warming up

    Awesome, thanks @roadstr6. I had thought about that and wasn't sure how easy it would be to find a crack like that. I've heard some tricks like using an unlit propane torch to search for leaks around the carb gasket while the engine is running. Haven't tried it yet, but there's a first time for...
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    81 FJ60 loss of power after warming up

    I haven't and after reading more about them, that seems like a really prudent next step. Thanks for the direction!
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    81 FJ60 loss of power after warming up

    Hey all, First time posting and just want to say thanks! I've learned a boatload on this site. So I picked up my first Land Cruiser a couple months ago. I am very much in love. Aside from some electrical gremlins everything is solid, but I've been trying to resolve a performance issue and I...
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