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new carb help

Discussion in '60-Series Wagons' started by Dirty Toad, Aug 16, 2005.

  1. Dirty Toad

    Dirty Toad

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    I put a new carb on my fj60, and have a few questions for you folks.

    1. how do I know if the air/fuel ratio is right? I know where the screw is to adjust it, but don't know if it is set right or not.

    2. what should I set the idle to? I have it at about 950 rmps right now.

    3. there is no question 3, I just have issues

    Thanks folks!
     
  2. FJ40Jim

    FJ40Jim The Cruiser Whisperer SILVER Star

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    U got ?'s, I got answers:
    1. It will show highest RPM or vacuum.
    2. Whatever you are comfortable with, or there may be a requirement to set it to the VECI specified speed in your emission jurisdiction.
    3. Every generation has it's disease.
     
  3. Dirty Toad

    Dirty Toad

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    Treat me like I am stupid (cuz I am when it comes to stuff like this). What will show highest rpm or vacume? Am I supposed to use a guage of some sort to do this (that would make sence)? and if so, what is it called, so I can get my hands on one?

    Sorry for stupid questions.
     
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    NocalFJ60

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    When the fuel mixture is set (the screw) correctly a vacuum guage off the intake manifold will so the highest vacuum. Do a search on setting fuel mixture. Go to a autoparts store and buy a vacuum guage for like $20. I like the mityvac guage.You got a manual? Adjust the mixture screw only really effects the idle mixture. The manual say to set to 650 rpm at idle.
     
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    Dirty Toad

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    Thanks Kevin!

    i bought a manual, but it turns out it has just about everything I need to know except anything under the hood. DOH! I get the engine FSM this next week. (too much money for all these dang books)

    I will get the guage and plug away.

    thanks again
     
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    After you buy the engine manual, go and buy the emissions manual.

    Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but you want the emission manual.