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Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-15-2007, 01:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 778
Posted By FSJ Thing
Might be the cam plug too. If it's a leak that's...

Might be the cam plug too. If it's a leak that's gradually gotten worse over time, it's probably the rear main. If it's all the sudden puking oil out of the back of the motor it's likely the cam...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-14-2007, 08:37 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,916
Posted By FSJ Thing
Naw, that was 4 or 5 years ago on the other side...

Naw, that was 4 or 5 years ago on the other side of the 'Sound. I saw that shop you were talking about though, the blueish grey building. I found a good machine shop at the CarQuest off Everett Ave...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-15-2006, 10:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,916
Posted By FSJ Thing
Rebuilding it yourself is the only way to really...

Rebuilding it yourself is the only way to really know what's in there. Second choice is to have a machine shop do it, but watch them and stop in every day to see the progress, ask random questions...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-12-2006, 11:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,089
Posted By FSJ Thing
http://store.summitracing.com/partdetail.asp?part=...

http://store.summitracing.com/partdetail.asp?part=SUM%2DK8600&N=700+115&autoview=sku

This is good cam, I liked mine.

It had a reputation for going flat immediately after break in, but that's...
Forum: Off-Road FSJ Tech 12-12-2006, 07:49 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,796
Posted By FSJ Thing
Instead of beers you like little canned wieners?...

Instead of beers you like little canned wieners? lol!:thumbsup:

Colt .45 is alright, but as far as malt liqour goes I'm a Mickey's fan. I'm suprised you don't dring Coors though, now that it's all...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-12-2006, 12:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,755
Posted By FSJ Thing
After doing some research on some Chevy boards...

After doing some research on some Chevy boards and ebay I agree. I don't think the 70 has the extra pinion support like the 14FF, but the over all beefierness of all the components (like you...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-12-2006, 12:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 718
Posted By FSJ Thing
This may make me sound like a hypocrit, after...

This may make me sound like a hypocrit, after plugging ZM Jeeps so hard, but there's a couple affordable ones from summit:
...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-12-2006, 12:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 481
Posted By FSJ Thing
I used the white ones, on the recommendation of...

I used the white ones, on the recommendation of the machine shop I was farming out work too.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-12-2006, 12:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 675
Posted By FSJ Thing
4hi in your GW is a full time system, in that you...

4hi in your GW is a full time system, in that you can run around in 4hi all the time if you want too. Do a search for NP229 and viscous couplers to understand how it works that way. 4lo is NOT a full...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-12-2006, 12:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,755
Posted By FSJ Thing
Definitely looks sweet! but personally, I'd be...

Definitely looks sweet! but personally, I'd be hesitant to put any kind of load on such low profile tires, even 4 of them. hit a pothole at 70mph with a gooseneck on that bad boy and you're out $2000...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-11-2006, 08:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 718
Posted By FSJ Thing
I ran HEI in Wagothing (my own ghetto fabbed...

I ran HEI in Wagothing (my own ghetto fabbed garbage, not Zachs) and loved it. I'll be running HEI of some kind in every AMC I build from here on out, because I hate wires and electricity and if a...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-11-2006, 08:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,084
Posted By FSJ Thing
Still a definite possibility, though it would...

Still a definite possibility, though it would mean something else is wrong, i.e. incomplete combustion, oil leaking in through intake valve seal, using real dirty fuel with ineffective fuel...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-11-2006, 07:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,084
Posted By FSJ Thing
I say carbon in your combustion chambers. It gets...

I say carbon in your combustion chambers. It gets glowing red-hot and detonates the fuel/air mixture before the sparkplug fires.

Lots of snake oils for this, seafoam, Berrymans Chem-tool (my...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-11-2006, 04:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,213
Posted By FSJ Thing
My trans pan is level, side to side, and only...

My trans pan is level, side to side, and only tilts lower in the back, due to the angle of the engine.

Just ran out to my shop and checked with a caliper to make sure, the TH400 pan is no deeper...
Forum: Off-Road FSJ Tech 12-11-2006, 04:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,350
Posted By FSJ Thing
I also had an 86 GW with a vac disconnect front...

I also had an 86 GW with a vac disconnect front axle, posted it up here and got told it couldn't be true and that it must be an 83. Checked the VIN, it was an 86 with the 229 and a vac front axle. I...
Forum: Off-Road FSJ Tech 12-11-2006, 04:25 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,796
Posted By FSJ Thing
:eek: Very nice! So nice in fact, I can't...

:eek:

Very nice! So nice in fact, I can't think of anything smart***ed to say about it. Looks sharp! Where's you racing numbers gonna go now that the doors are gone? Maybe some panels on the back...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-11-2006, 04:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 687
Posted By FSJ Thing
Definitely. If you don't mind cutting holes in...

Definitely. If you don't mind cutting holes in your sheet metal (most of us shouldn't, rust has already done that for us) that seems like a perfectly viable option!

I have to admit, my first...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-10-2006, 05:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,032
Posted By FSJ Thing
I used a 12 gal marine fuel cell in Wagothing. It...

I used a 12 gal marine fuel cell in Wagothing. It was a rectangle so it had to be smaller capacity to fit where the stock tank went. No advantage to it either, eccept that it was clean and the...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 12-10-2006, 02:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,691
Posted By FSJ Thing
Totally, I don't think there's anything wrong...

Totally, I don't think there's anything wrong with summits cams now. I just remember that about two years ago, right after all the oil companies took ZDDP out of the oil, everyone with a Summit cam...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-09-2006, 11:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 567
Posted By FSJ Thing
This made me chuckle. I would have out right...

This made me chuckle. I would have out right laughed if it wasn't true...:dancingbanana:
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-09-2006, 11:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 610
Posted By FSJ Thing
Anything is possible when you know how to...

Anything is possible when you know how to weld!:thumbsup:

Get em!
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-09-2006, 08:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 603
Posted By FSJ Thing
Usually when someone posts a thread with that...

Usually when someone posts a thread with that title, they show us a picture of the cruise control module.

I have a GW manifold out in the shop and it has part of the AIR system, which is held on...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 12-09-2006, 08:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,691
Posted By FSJ Thing
Yeah, I'm a royal purple fan, but I've heard...

Yeah, I'm a royal purple fan, but I've heard nothing but good things about Mobil-1 too. I'll be running in my 401, once it's all buttoned up, on dino oil but I need to find out what ZDDP additives...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 12-09-2006, 07:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,691
Posted By FSJ Thing
Warning! All your engines are going to die!

Remember a few years ago, when everybodies cam was dying shortly after break in? Mostly it was the K8600 cam (I had one too, I just swapped it because I was afraid it would die too), but I think...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-09-2006, 11:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 685
Posted By FSJ Thing
Melling MTA-1 Int 204 (@.050) 280(SAE) 280,...

Melling MTA-1
Int 204 (@.050) 280(SAE) 280, .448 107(CC/L)
Exh 214 (@.050) 290(SAE) 295, .472 117(CC/L)
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