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Forum: General FSJ Discussion Yesterday, 01:10 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By joe
No idea what a "diffuser type" lens is?...

No idea what a "diffuser type" lens is? Botton line: fog lamps are yellow, driving lights are white. Both come in either wide beam or pencil beam. I run a pencil beam on the drivers side to throw...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 11-17-2018, 05:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 73
Posted By joe
Sounds like you're looking for driving lights not...

Sounds like you're looking for driving lights not fog? I don't run'em on my FSJ's or any car actually. Quality headlamps and fog lamps(not to be used together at the same time) work just fine for my...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 11-15-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 142
Posted By joe
The diagrams/schematics are in the factory shop...

The diagrams/schematics are in the factory shop manuals (TSM's) and some years are online at http://oljeep.com/gw/elec/GW_wiring.html
Don't know of any pictorials of the connectors or specific...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 11-13-2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 147
Posted By joe
I'm with the others, you're going to be hard...

I'm with the others, you're going to be hard pressed to find 8-hole 15" wheels for anything let alone some that will bolt up to a Jeep. I don't know of any auto manufacturer that ever used 15"...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 11-12-2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 135
Posted By joe
Newly re-installed motor huh? While the motor was...

Newly re-installed motor huh? While the motor was out, was the dist removed and re-installed. My first guess is the dist wasn't planted correctly and it's 180* out.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 11-12-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 209
Posted By joe
X2

X2
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 11-12-2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 130
Posted By joe
Cool, looks somewhat like the Studebaker...

Cool, looks somewhat like the Studebaker Wagonaire but w/o the sliding roof.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 11-12-2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 212
Posted By joe
X2 One mans too much is another's just right. For...

X2
One mans too much is another's just right. For usability IMHO you're in the range you want to be. It's a 36 year old Jeep truck not your mom's Lexus. For drivability and general use be glad you...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 11-11-2018, 03:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 158
Posted By joe
As stated they're 9/16" NF (national-fine)...

As stated they're 9/16" NF (national-fine) same thread as the spark plugs. Whether you're replacing the air injection fittings or plugging the holes w/bolts, I highly recommend putting a smear of...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 11-10-2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 159
Posted By joe
What's wrong with yours where you think you need...

What's wrong with yours where you think you need to do a swap or you just going my what you saw on the internet? Also, what's your intended use? That carb wouldn't be my first 4V choice for a build...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 11-09-2018, 01:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 295
Posted By joe
Dang just saw the pic. I'm not big on lifted rigs...

Dang just saw the pic. I'm not big on lifted rigs for those that don't need them but yours looks good. Doesn't look stupid wannabe lifted but rather looks like it's alive and fresh and paying...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 11-08-2018, 02:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 295
Posted By joe
If you can convince someone of the type/brand of...

If you can convince someone of the type/brand of your lift (size and if redneck homebrew or official quality lift) you might be able to do a parts swap and you both do your own work and eat your own...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 11-07-2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 182
Posted By joe
Me thinks with a just a std to mild rebuild yet...

Me thinks with a just a std to mild rebuild yet pinging (withTFI swap) you're chasing shadows and your ign/carb tuning isn't quite as flawless as you think it is. Unless with an extreme build even...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 11-07-2018, 03:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 247
Posted By joe
I think you're on the right track looking for a...

I think you're on the right track looking for a good used carb body. I don't know anything about rock auto and who rebuilds their carb? Generally buying Mexico "dip-n-shine" rebuilt carbs from any...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 11-03-2018, 01:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 213
Posted By joe
Plastic/nylon screw anchor. Doubt anyone sells...

Plastic/nylon screw anchor. Doubt anyone sells new ones retail. Might try a collision/autobody repair shop. They buy/get oddball fasteners in bulk from their wholesale parts vendors. Might find lead...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 11-03-2018, 01:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 226
Posted By joe
Sounds like two issues. A: Your windshield gasket...

Sounds like two issues. A: Your windshield gasket is old and leaking prolly near the lower corners. B: the drain in the kickpanel fresh air vent is plugged up and over flowing. Common for the vent...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 11-01-2018, 09:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 354
Posted By joe
Is it worth the money???? Depends on what you've...

Is it worth the money????
Depends on what you've got now and what your expectations are? If you've got the Delco points system now and you just don't like the ultra reliable/easy points, condensor...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 10-31-2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 213
Posted By joe
Sorta but not ideal compatible. In 84 with the...

Sorta but not ideal compatible. In 84 with the advent of the Grand Wag edition the openings in the rear quarter panels for the vertical taillight assemblies changed drastically from the previous...
Forum: Wanted 10-31-2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 100
Posted By joe
If you can't find a correct used mirror check the...

If you can't find a correct used mirror check the Lighting and Mirrors catalog at you local autoparts store(not online). All mirrors are from 3rd party manufactures that offer their range of mirrors...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-31-2018, 10:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 219
Posted By joe
Since you just swapped the dizzy, first thing I'd...

Since you just swapped the dizzy, first thing I'd check is with eng/#1 cyl at TDC "on comp stroke" is the rotor pointing to the #1 plug wire of the cap? I'd guess you botched installing the plug...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 10-29-2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 213
Posted By joe
83 doors fit an 89. The plastic wood panels and...

83 doors fit an 89. The plastic wood panels and plastic trim will be different and don't know if there are any door weather striping differences but the doors and hinges will fit in the hole. For a...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 10-29-2018, 12:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 457
Posted By joe
I'm sorta 50/50 with Tony. I'd think going a GM...

I'm sorta 50/50 with Tony. I'd think going a GM eng/trans/tcase swap is not the cheapest route but only you know your budget and how much work you can do yourself. Granted a "nailhead pattern th400...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 10-27-2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 379
Posted By joe
To do a better job I like the remove part. I...

To do a better job I like the remove part. I wouldn't bother with building stands. I would hang'em from the rafters.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-26-2018, 06:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 223
Posted By joe
Have you got a decent NAPA store near you that...

Have you got a decent NAPA store near you that has parts vendor books and not just the computer that only goes back to 1979 or so? FORGET NAPAONLINE nonsense!
I've replaced master brake/ clutch and...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-26-2018, 04:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 309
Posted By joe
Sorry to hear that but not overly surprised...

Sorry to hear that but not overly surprised either. Here in the US pretty much most especially elec parts are outsourced junk and it's a crap shoot for win/lose for quality :(
I think now even AC...
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