what should I do before I try to start a vehicle that has been sitting for six years.

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Asked by Mar 27, 2014 at 10:17 PM about the 1981 Toyota Land Cruiser 2 Dr STD 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

1980 fj40 land cruiser  not touched for over six years.

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you could try removing the spark plugs and squirting a small amount and only a small amount of oil inside if the bore is dry and then wind it over by hand a few times. this shouldn't be too hard to do with the plugs out. after that, try cranking it over with the plugs out to expel any oil on the top of the pistons. if you put too much oil in with the plugs in, you could stand the chance of bending a rod.

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