[LCML] FJ60 Smog Pump R&R Advice
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Wed Mar 2 19:18:41 CST 2011
Speak up Alan if you can hear us. Thank's, John Pardi
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jeff Zepp" <jeffzepp at earthlink.net>
To: "Land Cruiser Mailing List" <lcml at tlca.org>
Sent: Wednesday, March 02, 2011 5:11 PM
Subject: [LCML] FJ60 Smog Pump R&R Advice
> My daughter's FJ60 (stock rig, fully smogged) smog (AI) pump seized up and
> I have been on the phone with her quite a bit today trying to help without
> seeing the whole thing. She got the belt loosened up but still hasn't been
> able to get the pump off. I don't have an FJ60 to look at another one to
> help figure out with what I would have thought would be a quick and simple
> job. We figured out that you have to get the top rad hose removed and out
> of the way, and it sounds like the PS pump has to be out of the way too,
> but I'm not sure what the little tricks might be.
> I know Big Al Kuper not only R&R'd his seized 60 smog pump on the trail at
> Cruise Moab 2002 but had it gutted to use as a belt idler and back in
> within an hour while we had lunch, so there is obviously a trick to it, I
> just don't what it is. Is it easier from underneath? Maybe parts of the
> job from underneath? Maybe certain wrench angles? Any advice for this job
> will be appreciated. She is parked out of traffic but not in a garage;
> fortunately the weather has been cooperative.
> I have a working used spare for her, so that's not an issue, just the R&R.
> TIA and happy cruisin'!
> Jeff Zepp
> Kittredge CO USA
> 1971 & 1976 FJ40s, 1978 FJ45
> Rising Sun 4WD Club, TLCA #4063
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