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    1966 FJ45LV restoration/buildup project

    Wait! What??? If it were me, I'd be inclined to sell it as a project (what BaT was originally intended for) on bringatrailer.com. It'll increase your exposure and broaden the audience. Coming up with an agreed reserve might be a challenge, though.
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    Builds Montana 65 FJ45LV "Tin Zen"

    What distributor are you using? Are you running ported vacuum? My '66 VA pulls from the opposite side and is full manifold vac.
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    Need help with safety inspection in Santa Rosa

    I'm curious as well. Great milestone for you, though. Sorry I've lost track and fell out of touch. We just moved out of the '05 and are across town.
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    What have you done to your Land Cruiser this week?

    I’d like to know more about the inline V6. 😊
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    Engine hesitation

    Wiring integrity is uber important on these for some reason (more so than on anything else I’ve owned). Maybe you got it.
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    Engine hesitation

    Into the carb is not where you spray it. Spray around the base and at the manifold/head interface.
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    Engine hesitation

    No bubbles, since it’s sucking not blowing, but yes… if it smooths out or the RPMs pick up, you’ve found it.
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    Engine hesitation

    It's unlikely 20 psi, it's probably HG (inches mercury), which is not bad. A vacuum leak at the intake gasket or base of the carburetor however will lean out your fuel charge and cause it to run like you're describing. Adding choke enrichens the mixture and can partially make up for the lean...
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    Engine hesitation

    I haven't looked back in this thread to see all you have tried, but have you checked for a vacuum leak? Richening the mixture with the choke is a very common "solution" with a vacuum leak.
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    Engine hesitation

    When mine did what yours is doing, I ultimately traced it to a loose wire at the back of the ignition switch. I chased my tail for the better part of 4 months before finding it.
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    Gauging interest in 45LV window weatherstrip kit.

    Looks like this never happened and doesn’t look like it’s going to.
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    Builds Project slow as molasses: 1966 FJ40 FST

    Okay, NOW you got my attention. How long ago did you order? I need to get mine coming.
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    Builds fj60 going to EV FJ45

    This is really looking good Pete! Will you be at the Show/Swap Meet on the 9th?
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    Builds Montana 65 FJ45LV "Tin Zen"

    Thank you! Agreed, we call it white, but it’s not all that white when you check it against something like that. Congrats again on this LV get! Following!
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    Builds Montana 65 FJ45LV "Tin Zen"

    I painted my frames white too, but went tan with the upholstery.
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    Windshield glass

    Ray Templeton. He’s in Bennett Valley. 415-517-6428
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    Builds Project slow as molasses: 1966 FJ40 FST

    THIS is the one! I’ve had a couple of chats with Holley and this is as clise to a drop in as we’ll find. Watching!
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    Builds fj60 going to EV FJ45

    I’m hoping to make an appearance today, but got called into work. I posted my rescinded RSVP last night. I really need to join, too.
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    PMC Fun Day - Saturday, May 21, 2022

    Dammit! I have to work tomorrow to deal with an issue. I highly doubt we’ll figure it out and wrap it up in time to attend. I’m bummed!
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