2F from 86 FJ60 to 78 FJ40?

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  1. 85fr16

    85fr16

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    I have a 78 FJ40 that needs a new engine, I found one out of a 86 FJ60. What are the differences between the 2? Will I run into alot of problems or will it just bolt up? Any help or advice would be appricated.
    Thanks
     
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    D'Animal Rescuer of Beagles & Landcruisers Moderator

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    The Long blocks are very similar but you get the power steeering pump bracket holes.

    If it were me, I would swap them and reassemble using all of your 1978 intake and exhaust. You make have to file the center mounting holes out in the intake just a few strokes.

    Leave the Big Distributor and side cover in the FJ60 2F.
     
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    to the top please
     
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    Go for it.......

    The exhaust hook up is the only ? area, that is if you plan on using the 60 manifold......

    Know the history of that 60 motor?
     
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    FJ40Jim The Cruiser Whisperer SILVER Star

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    Exhaust hookup should be the same, going from a '78 3-piece manifold, to a 86 3-piece manifold?

    But the EGR stuff did move around, didn't it...
     
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    D'Animal Rescuer of Beagles & Landcruisers Moderator

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    They did get crazy with some of that stuff. :D

     
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    BDSeff1fitty 1975 FJ40

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    i have an 86 2f thats going into my 75 40 that i bought off a mud member. its been desmogged, but he said he had re-tapped the rear mounts on the bell housing for the 40 mounts i believe. i am going to be using headers and have the stock intake and carb hopefully gets here today.
     
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    Does that hold true with the mani. in the pic below? :confused:
     
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    You have the 150lb Thermal Nuclear Reactor.

    It will be cracked so figure on replacing it. :D

     
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