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Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-16-2013, 10:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 721
Posted By JeepWrencher
The oil pressure gauge on our FSJs is like seeing...

The oil pressure gauge on our FSJs is like seeing a light about 2 miles away. You know something is there but no idea what it really is.

When I started having inconsistent readings I checked with...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-16-2013, 09:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,311
Posted By JeepWrencher
@ SteelPony

Where does the second York mount, in place of the air pump for the emmisions?

I'd love to see pictures of the setup as I live in FL and no AC here is miserable.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-09-2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,843
Posted By JeepWrencher
It never hurts to check the timing. You can do...

It never hurts to check the timing. You can do that and know for sure that your ignition is making the fire at the right time.

Rod knock sounds alot like a gorrilla sitting in your engine bay and...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 09-27-2013, 05:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,270
Posted By JeepWrencher
That is a very very common thing to do with...

That is a very very common thing to do with vehicles that have vent windows. In fact on our fleet of older work vans that was a trick we would do ourselves to leave the truck running while locking...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 09-26-2013, 10:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 872
Posted By JeepWrencher
Don't mount the mat

You need to make sure that you can remove the mat and clean all the leaves/dirt/whatever out from under it.

All of the rust in my bed floor is because the PO never removed the mat to clean out the...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-26-2013, 09:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,894
Posted By JeepWrencher
Also, if you do have to splice those wires from...

Also, if you do have to splice those wires from your distributor pickup be forewarned that they are extreamly fine wire and the PVC jacket on them is very annoying to get off without messing the...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-26-2013, 09:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,894
Posted By JeepWrencher
WeWill, I just had the 360 in my J10 do the...

WeWill,

I just had the 360 in my J10 do the same thing which was simply turn the-F-off as I was driving happily along. As soon as it happened I would turn the key to 'Off' position and then back to...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-23-2013, 02:21 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,273
Posted By JeepWrencher
Yeah I read the whole thread :thumbsup:. I...

Yeah I read the whole thread :thumbsup:.

I actually did know that the side markers flash asynchronous to the front turn signal indicators. This was due to a recent traffic ticket I got and I...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-23-2013, 10:56 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,273
Posted By JeepWrencher
Sorry to dig up and old post

CJ5 did you ever finalize that list for the lights you were uncertain of?

I'm looking to convert all of my lights soon and was gonna use the road map you so kindly provided.

Also, we all love...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-11-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,650
Posted By JeepWrencher
From what I remember when I rebuilt mine one of...

From what I remember when I rebuilt mine one of the shafts is for a manual and one is for an automatic.

It functions by pushing a bubble of fuel into the throat of the carb when you stab the...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 09-10-2013, 10:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 859
Posted By JeepWrencher
Choke heater switch and noise

I wondered about these wires when I redid my engine harness so I did some digging.

I've heard that one of the reasons the switch was added was to prevent you from turning on the ignition for tunes...
Forum: Homegrown Vendors: (Members who produce FSJ related items) 09-07-2013, 08:06 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 15,736
Posted By JeepWrencher
PM Sent

PM Sent
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-13-2013, 11:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,050
Posted By JeepWrencher
Check In order: Battery voltage Good Ground (in...

Check In order:

Battery voltage
Good Ground (in this case a ground directly to the engine would be best)
Solenoid (I had a "new" solenoid die on me within 2 weeks)
Starter

Yes the starter would...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-09-2013, 08:55 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,873
Posted By JeepWrencher
Not to speak for MDill as I'm sure he can do that...

Not to speak for MDill as I'm sure he can do that but I think he is talking about how the belts don't wrap very far around the alternator pully if you have AC.

With AC you have to wrap from the...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-08-2013, 11:45 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,873
Posted By JeepWrencher
Yes you do need to get two new belts. My best...

Yes you do need to get two new belts. My best luck with getting belts that are the same length from local parts store is to go to whatever store is also their warehouse or depot and order there. In...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-01-2013, 11:55 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,533
Posted By JeepWrencher
Ok I'll try to throw some fresh gas on the fire....

Ok I'll try to throw some fresh gas on the fire. You said that every part of the braking system was from a '77 model. Also, you said that you did a drum>disc conversion on the front.

Was the MC...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-18-2013, 04:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 645
Posted By JeepWrencher
I get 13.2 mpg religiously and drive ~95mi / day...

I get 13.2 mpg religiously and drive ~95mi / day mixed city and hwy.

J10 SB AMC 360 w/TF727

I think a loss of 18-20% is a bit too steep just to call it a loss to city driving. There should be...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 09-17-2012, 02:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 17,872
Posted By JeepWrencher
I'm not an expert but a quick google search is...

I'm not an expert but a quick google search is listing the lowest annealing temp for aluminum alloy to be ~650 degrees. Higher temperatures for most other alloys of Aluminum. Powder coat normally...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-17-2012, 08:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 434
Posted By JeepWrencher
I have the cs-144 on a custom bracket from member...

I have the cs-144 on a custom bracket from member MDill with york. I am running a pair of 52" belts. As a comparison the PS belt is a 54".

From what I remember when I tried using the stock bracket...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-11-2012, 12:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 351
Posted By JeepWrencher
Follow along on the thread that was already...

Follow along on the thread that was already started by barlowchiro (http://www.ifsja.org/forums/vb/member.php?u=33962). This has been discussed several times. Be ready for lots of different opinions,...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-24-2012, 12:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 945
Posted By JeepWrencher
You are correct if it was just air in the lines...

You are correct if it was just air in the lines you would have, eventually, felt a better pedal just like when you bleed the lines and you know there is air in them.

If you get no pressure increase...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-23-2012, 04:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,007
Posted By JeepWrencher
I had the same problem after I did the CS-144...

I had the same problem after I did the CS-144 upgrade but it turns out it was just user error.:banghead: I hadn't tightened the belts enough and the alternator was slipping at speed.

I know somone...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-23-2012, 03:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,716
Posted By JeepWrencher
Hey, maybe I missed something but the High Idle...

Hey, maybe I missed something but the High Idle should be controlled by a separate solenoid on the driver side of the carb.

I had the same issue with the carb not coming down off of high idle even...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-11-2012, 02:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 494
Posted By JeepWrencher
I'm not sure about that statement. My starter is...

I'm not sure about that statement. My starter is the same PN as what was used on a 460 Ford BB engine. I have the 83 J10 360/Auto currently and before this I had an 85 J10 258/Stick. Oth of these use...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 01-20-2012, 03:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 585
Posted By JeepWrencher
I had good luck with just getting two 52"...

I had good luck with just getting two 52" belts of the same brand. My problem is the people working the counter at the local parts store don't know how to read belts (or anything else).

I only...
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