short 2F vid--Oh yes it is alive!!! Ugly Betty runs again!

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  1. bsmith123

    bsmith123

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    YouTube - the fj running

    YouTube - My dad's FJ40 is running!....Yeah!



    The first video is with the choke on so it idled way high and the sound kinda overpowered the camera so turn the vol down a little


    the next one is at idle sounds much nicer


    I was so excited I didnt know what I was doing!


    Soooo Nice to hear it run

    Thanks to FJ40Jim for the carb and dizzy work!
     
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    You know what. It sounds just like mine .
    Good to hear, pressure is up??
     
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    pressure fine

    yup, no prob with the oil pressure just me fretting! Came right up!

    Stoked!

    didnt need the choke to run so it was running way fast I just figured it would need some choke after all that time.


    Once the timing was right she fired in a nano!

    I am going to do a post on the timing--found a little trick that made me feel better about knowing it was seated!
     
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    great...love the 2f engine sound...how much did you sell the green holding cord on your engine( 1 video) ajajajaja congrats keep the good work
     
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    green cord

    Yes the jumper lead I am using as a ground for my fuel shut off solenoid---priceless!


    I've fixed a lot of things with that green jumper---and melted it a bit here and there too:lol::lol:
     
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    Excellent! Gives me hope. Maybe I can get some time in the garage soon to get mine fired up... ;)
     
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    Congrats! Good feeling when it starts up after all that hard work.:cheers:
     
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    Trollhole THC Supporting Vendor Moderator

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    Very nice.
     
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    thx

    Cooler you should be close now---yours has certainly been a long hard road from where it started

    Trollhole --I keep seeing big gay on you tube great run!
    Hopefully I will have a phase II session on this motor someday, but for now I am just thankful it is running so no major obstacles in getting her on the ship to the UK in July

    Man, I should be in the garage now probably!
     
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