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Forum: General FSJ Tech 06-16-2020, 06:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 928
Posted By rambling_rebel
Hi all, i had my "welding buddy" here...

Hi all, i had my "welding buddy" here giving me a sober second thought
it does look like we need to chops off the front of the frame rail
and i guess drill a hole in the crossmember to bolt to

i...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 06-16-2020, 04:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 928
Posted By rambling_rebel
finally making time

I'm finally getting time to try and move forward a bit on my step side project
i'm a little bit stuck on one part of it
LOTS stuck on many items :)

but the current issue is its a 1982 step...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-30-2018, 06:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 455
Posted By rambling_rebel
finally back at it

making decent progress on my 1982 stepside
getting ready to spin and break in engine and then install efi
(i want to hear this run before i swap in the FI Tech)

i'm into the bulkhead wiring
it WAS a...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-05-2017, 02:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,277
Posted By rambling_rebel
i'm the buddy he speaks of i have tons of...

i'm the buddy he speaks of
i have tons of pictures i did during my 258 to 360 upgrade
and comparing it to an existing factory j20 truck afterwards
i can look through my archive
is there a specific...
Forum: Fuel Injection 04-24-2017, 02:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,510
Posted By rambling_rebel
thanks Babywag and TexasJ10, good information....

thanks Babywag and TexasJ10, good information. Just dug out a new electric fan setup for it i forgot i bought. will be welding the bung on the right bank (FI tech instructions says 8 inches from...
Forum: Fuel Injection 04-22-2017, 06:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,510
Posted By rambling_rebel
FI Tech questions

Finally got my stepside back from paint

decided to step into a FI Tech EFI system

was a 6cyl, now 360 with R4B
currently have stock exhaust into NOS factory y-pipe
may or may not eventually go to...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 08-15-2016, 10:43 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 517
Posted By rambling_rebel
cab mounting

the paint shop is making progress on my j10 again. I think the cab will be painted and ready to go on one day this week. I got new cab mounting bushings for it a long time ago from BJ's. also for the...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-15-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,045
Posted By rambling_rebel
well, your picture is a bit depressing....I had...

well, your picture is a bit depressing....I had two different style taillights on mine when I bought it, one looked like a cj tail light, and the other like a tractor trailer taillight.....

looking...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-15-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,045
Posted By rambling_rebel
I figure if I can convince someone to take a...

I figure if I can convince someone to take a couple of decent pics of the hitch (hint, hint), theres a really good welding shop here that could replicate it for me if I can't.

I was never good at an...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-14-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,045
Posted By rambling_rebel
yuppers, that's exactly what I am dealing with,...

yuppers, that's exactly what I am dealing with, and exactly what I was thinking of doing to solve the problem.

is that a trailer hitch I see there or are my eyes deceiving me?
I haven't thought...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-14-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,045
Posted By rambling_rebel
sportside rear bumper

haven't been on in a while, but finally making some progress on my project. A bit all over the map, but one of the items I'm trying to put to rest is the rear bumper. I bought a white NOS one of...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-08-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,453
Posted By rambling_rebel
don't know if linking to another forum is allowed...

don't know if linking to another forum is allowed here (if its not, delete my post, sorry), but here's a link to a thread on an amc forum showing kind of where I'm at. The only change at this point...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-06-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,453
Posted By rambling_rebel
i'll check here if that's allowed, I thought I...

i'll check here if that's allowed, I thought I heard once it wasn't allowed in Ontario, Canada....but I'm trusting an old memory there.
thanks
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-06-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,453
Posted By rambling_rebel
I have access to a good muffler shop that has a...

I have access to a good muffler shop that has a bender. Also my helpers and brother are all excellent welders. I own a nice setup, but would have to relearn how to use it. At this point I am more...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-06-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,453
Posted By rambling_rebel
my replies in the body of your text. thanks for...

my replies in the body of your text. thanks for your help
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-04-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,453
Posted By rambling_rebel
dual exhaust

getting some progress on my '82 j10 shortbox stepside project. one of the things I was doing was a 6cyl to v8 conversion (ok started, but not finished the conversion yet).

trying to science out the...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 06-02-2009, 07:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 557
Posted By rambling_rebel
thanks for the offer, I will be measuring up the...

thanks for the offer, I will be measuring up the stepside tomorrow and taking pics, and then I will be at the fleetside on Friday and will do the same there.

I'm more an AMC guy than a jeep guy,...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 06-01-2009, 01:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 557
Posted By rambling_rebel
I just checked the stepside, you are correct,...

I just checked the stepside, you are correct, they seem to be bolted to the side of the frame by two bolts and welded across the top of the frame, I'll check the fleetside tomorrow.

are decent v8...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 06-01-2009, 11:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 557
Posted By rambling_rebel
thanks tgreese, I'll go double-check today or...

thanks tgreese, I'll go double-check today or tomorrow, with the fleet-side shortbox, I just saw the bolts and thought "hhmm, bolted on" I didn't think to check for welds, and on my stepside I just...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 06-01-2009, 06:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 557
Posted By rambling_rebel
Direction

Thanks for the reply Jaber, sure, I'll have no use for the i6 "horns, heck I have no use for the engine that came out of it, I only run v8's. and this is some funky rare serpentine i6 they apparantly...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-31-2009, 02:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 557
Posted By rambling_rebel
direction

here goes again (I hit a wrong key and lost my post)

I know its been talked about in many posts here, but I have a specific question about I6-v8 conversion.

vehicle = '82 j10 Honcho, short box...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 07-07-2008, 08:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,421
Posted By rambling_rebel
j10 Honcho

I have to get back to my J10 short box, stepside project and I have everything ready to go but am stalled on colour. I installed a nutmeg interior from a 1985 Grand Waggoneer and am trying to decide...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-22-2007, 07:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 836
Posted By rambling_rebel
thanks, I'll give that a try once the weather...

thanks, I'll give that a try once the weather gets above freezing here
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-21-2007, 09:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 836
Posted By rambling_rebel
I have the harness off and am going to lay it...

I have the harness off and am going to lay it beside the v8 one I bought off ebay, plus compare it to the GW's sitting around here to see if there is any major differences (the I6 wiring harness is...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-20-2007, 04:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 836
Posted By rambling_rebel
wiring harness

Just got in from swinging wrenches and was wondering. I bought a complete, intact v8 J10 under hood wiring harness for it. I have it tucked away so I can't check it right now, does the entire under...
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