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Forum: General Chit-Chat 03-26-2020, 07:36 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 824
Posted By letank
TP... there is an alternate solution

it may gross some, but in this time of shortage.... as I have said on other forums, when your hands are dirty... paper or water and soap...



Skip the soap for the tush... and use either that...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-20-2020, 12:53 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 2,612
Posted By letank
I missed that long post of yours, what a...

I missed that long post of yours, what a challenge!


Here in Cal we have a voluntary curfew so to speak since Tuesday... but we can work in the garage.


that hot valve called heater valve was...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 03-19-2020, 11:02 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 824
Posted By letank
finding Real sources: The paper that you may have...

finding Real sources: The paper that you may have received has reached my mailbox coming from the other side of the globe, it is well presented, but most of the references lead to a 404 not found...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 03-17-2020, 02:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 431
Posted By letank
Impressive test from the diesel folks, dated...

Impressive test from the diesel folks, dated 2007, any updates from 13 years ago?


I never used too much of anything... may be techron once in a while because it was inexpensive at Costcx...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 03-08-2020, 05:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 824
Posted By letank
Can you communicate any credible sources?...

Can you communicate any credible sources?



Anything is possible, could be the work of some sick minds against their leaders. We had sarin gas in Tokyo subway in 95... Ammonium nitrate at the...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 03-06-2020, 05:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 824
Posted By letank
May be ... but be careful, China is laundering...

May be ... but be careful, China is laundering its money... to prevent contamination... time to use plastic...



The virus can survive up to 9 days without a host... on any surface.


Children...
Forum: Diesel Swaps 03-02-2020, 09:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 521
Posted By letank
Prime the fuel with transmission fluid... works...

Prime the fuel with transmission fluid... works really well.



We got our hand on one of those highway pole light trailer with a 7KW diesel air cooled generator... that had been sitting in a field...
Forum: Introduce Yourself. 03-01-2020, 11:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 431
Posted By letank
[quote=topcat_92]Hello IFSJA

[quote=topcat_92]Hello IFSJA
Forum: Introduce Yourself. 02-29-2020, 09:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 757
Posted By letank
for your location 10W40 castrol GTX is good,...

for your location 10W40 castrol GTX is good, 20W50 is a bit thick for the cold weather in PA. I use 10W40 year around in Cal.


Edit: at lower temp, such as the 50's you can hear that the starter is...
Forum: Build Threads 02-29-2020, 02:43 PM
Replies: 1,215
Views: 61,945
Posted By letank
Thank you for the infos, HF has a sale... but the...

Thank you for the infos, HF has a sale... but the reviews are so, so.... the HF store is a bit far... tough to go back for an exchange.


Great tips again for the shrinker/stretcher
Forum: Build Threads 02-28-2020, 12:26 PM
Replies: 1,215
Views: 61,945
Posted By letank
what tool do you use to cut the offending rusty bits/panel

Very impressive resto work. Sorry to have missed the built.


Yes the early FSJ did not have a good inside metal prep, as you said : none, only the overspray, and as such the bonding of the roof and...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-22-2020, 12:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,885
Posted By letank
one way is to use a newer electrical door lock...

one way is to use a newer electrical door lock motor, the spring is stronger. This is what I did and it has been 1O years
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-21-2020, 11:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 473
Posted By letank
I had this issue on the 74, replaced the whole...

I had this issue on the 74, replaced the whole door latch , the one on the door jamb, yes the inside spring was broken. Of course it happened on a forest road, 200 miles from home and on the driver's...
Forum: Street & Performance 02-19-2020, 07:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 720
Posted By letank
thank you for posting.... indeed very good...

thank you for posting.... indeed very good references. About 20 years ago we bought (I paid $40 for it but passed it to a friend... ) a late 60's FSJ with a 390... and wondering what it was... the...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 02-18-2020, 08:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 755
Posted By letank
one member is doing repro visor cup in metal.......

one member is doing repro visor cup in metal.... pricy but...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 01-26-2020, 08:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 374
Posted By letank
Gas money.... sure, I am in Cal

beside the gas money, ask as many picts as possible from the vendor... especially the windshield area A pillars and the rear quarter panel wheel wells. A video of cranking and starting... but...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-26-2020, 03:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,521
Posted By letank
EGV533 questions

The EGV533 package has washers, depending on the parts number it should be #58 or #64 , but of course it does not list J3239372, except on the rockauto site

The 85 the EGR is acting up... may be...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-22-2020, 10:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,048
Posted By letank
Pict please

the best way to give us more info, take pict of the engine, right, left and front end. If you can nudge the air filter assembly by unscrewing the top wing nut to allow a better view this is really...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 01-18-2020, 06:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 420
Posted By letank
Nothing crazy about socks... we usually wear some...

Nothing crazy about socks... we usually wear some in the winter... very useful for those rear wheel drive german sportsmobile in the winter, IIRC there is a top speed limit to respect, otherwise the...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 01-16-2020, 11:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 660
Posted By letank
Thank you for posting. The last FSJ that I saw at...

Thank you for posting. The last FSJ that I saw at the pick and pull was in a front end collision, buckled hood and one sheared off hood arm mount and fenders with popped out trim, the A pillars...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 12-19-2019, 09:02 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,534
Posted By letank
if you have his name and address, time to serve...

if you have his name and address, time to serve him to appear in small claim court... limit is $10K in Cal
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 12-14-2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,010
Posted By letank
what about $24 w shipping, not too sure of the...

what about $24 w shipping, not too sure of the quality.... even cheaper from China...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-13-2019, 09:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 451
Posted By letank
as said, they do not work, especially for a...

as said, they do not work, especially for a 12" puddle in 2 days.... try to find the origin of the leak... it could be the NSS, the shift shaft seal, the easy to do dipstick tube, or the annoying...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-11-2019, 09:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 570
Posted By letank
I would go for exhaust pipes, they come in...

I would go for exhaust pipes, they come in different sizes, and they are thin, the galvanized pipe are thick, then you run into the sealing issue , how are you going the seal between the 2 materials...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 12-10-2019, 04:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,490
Posted By letank
happy to read that your health is improving, it...

happy to read that your health is improving, it is for sure an anguish to know that a neighbor was killed by a drunk driver.
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