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Forum: General FSJ Tech 11-11-2020, 01:47 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By Beach_Dude
i'm not on here enough but I did find the service...

i'm not on here enough but I did find the service valves and I've posted the information somewhere during my AC era.

R12 Tube O-Ring Backseat Valve With # 8 Male Flare...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-29-2020, 03:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 409
Posted By Beach_Dude
Oh My God!!! It runs so much better! The amount...

Oh My God!!! It runs so much better! The amount of power is freaking amazing in difference!

One major thing that I did was shorten the accelerator linkage since it misses WOT by about 3/4". So, I...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-20-2020, 03:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 409
Posted By Beach_Dude
The stock No. 197 jets seems to be .069 Ordering...

The stock No. 197 jets seems to be .069

Ordering 0.071 and 0.073

Trying the 71s first. Will keep ya updated!
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-19-2020, 07:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 409
Posted By Beach_Dude
Tried it yester, regarding changing the float....

Tried it yester, regarding changing the float. Bent the tang to just above the maximum float level. Took it on the freeway, and overheating.

I'm just going to order six to seven pairs and return...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-16-2020, 11:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 409
Posted By Beach_Dude
Okay... So I don't understand how a carburetor...

Okay... So I don't understand how a carburetor works. :confused:

So, for those that know how carburetors operate, what the OE jet size equivalent for the 6THA4 setup on the Motorcraft 4350 that can...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-15-2020, 09:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 409
Posted By Beach_Dude
I don't have to modify my existing jets since...

I don't have to modify my existing jets since there's a world of parts out there .. I just need to know what the conversion or representation of the 'No. 197' and 'No. 202' are in the TSM and the...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-15-2020, 11:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 409
Posted By Beach_Dude
All parts diagrams are the same. What I'm gather...

All parts diagrams are the same. What I'm gather the difference in tuning and parts is:

6THA4 - Auto Trans
6MTA4 - Manual Trans
6THA4C - Auto Trans, California

The logic I'm using is after reading...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-15-2020, 02:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 409
Posted By Beach_Dude
Motorcraft 4350 OE jet sizes, need help

Original jets are in the 4350 and the same as the technical service manual of 197.

However, I'm wanting to richen the cruising use a little because of overheating and white plugs.

Manual says No....
Forum: For Sale: Parts and Pieces (To keep our rigs running) 09-26-2020, 05:48 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 20,063
Posted By Beach_Dude
Looking for a 7-Blade cooling fan blade, no...

Looking for a 7-Blade cooling fan blade, no cracks

If you have a heater fan blade, I'll take that too, with or without the motor; whichever is easier for you.

PM me if you have either
Forum: For Sale: Parts and Pieces (To keep our rigs running) 09-26-2020, 05:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 853
Posted By Beach_Dude
What about emission labels for the breathers?...

What about emission labels for the breathers? I've been meaning to make reproductions for a 77 360 (auto) for AGES!!!
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-15-2020, 02:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 156
Posted By Beach_Dude
1977 Motorcraft 4350 Carrier Stroke & Pump plugs

Trying to find the diameter for the Metering Rod Carrier Stroke and the Accelerator Fuel Pump plugs for the Motorcraft 4350 on a 1977.

Anyone have diameters or part numbers to reference to find?
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-04-2020, 12:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 848
Posted By Beach_Dude
Jegs only has the HEI, no billet distributors...

Jegs only has the HEI, no billet distributors anymore.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-03-2020, 09:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,142
Posted By Beach_Dude
Well now... So I did the MSD full upgrade of the...

Well now... So I did the MSD full upgrade of the ignition and I believe the ignition is just too advanced. I'm going to dial down my tuning and see what comes of it.

Here's my post and setup that I...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 06-30-2020, 01:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,142
Posted By Beach_Dude
Heat the radiator... Not cool. Muh bad.

Heat the radiator... Not cool. Muh bad.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 06-29-2020, 05:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,142
Posted By Beach_Dude
Ended up switching out the Thermostat yesterday,...

Ended up switching out the Thermostat yesterday, drove down the 405 for 10 miles at 75MPH, hit the toll roads, uphill full throttle, barely any increase in normal operating temperature.

Then I stop...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 06-25-2020, 04:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,142
Posted By Beach_Dude
First things first... Even through I've used...

First things first... Even through I've used nothing but distilled water and coolant in there, I'm shocked at the mineral deposits inside the core. So, i'm gonna plug it and soak it with vinegar for...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 06-23-2020, 08:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,142
Posted By Beach_Dude
First long road trip in a few years in the general, overheating

Current configuration:

Motorcraft 4350
MSD Distributor
MSD 6AL ignition
Factory exhaust manifolds
BJs Factory Replacement Radiator
BJs Aluminum Fan Shroud

Weather was 100-105F with the AC howling.
Forum: Wanted 06-10-2020, 05:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 872
Posted By Beach_Dude
Clock Bezel/Trim

Looking for the light brown clock trim bezel.

Email, PM, heck, call me! (949) 272-3080
Forum: General FSJ Tech 06-10-2020, 04:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,577
Posted By Beach_Dude
It's Sun Orange. I had a gallon made and sent to...

It's Sun Orange. I had a gallon made and sent to be before it was outlawed to be shipped. When I replaced the hood and repainted the roof, you have to know that it was painted to notice.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 06-10-2020, 04:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,407
Posted By Beach_Dude
There is a hole on both sides of the car that fit...

There is a hole on both sides of the car that fit for antenna, but I don't know why. There was a factory rubber plug, which I recently redid since it was getting brittle.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 04-02-2020, 12:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,407
Posted By Beach_Dude
Antenna plug is in, and WTF?!? How the ***K and I...

Antenna plug is in, and WTF?!? How the ***K and I supposed to get up there. Certainly not cutting a hole in the firewall.

Maybe pull the cowling off and access from there?
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 04-01-2020, 09:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,407
Posted By Beach_Dude
For this location, what's the easiest way to...

For this location, what's the easiest way to access it?
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 03-31-2020, 09:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,407
Posted By Beach_Dude
None of the gaps made any difference....

None of the gaps made any difference.

https://i.ibb.co/V2S0LVK/IMG-20200331-163446.png

I'm going to try pulling the windshield and resealing.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 03-31-2020, 11:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,407
Posted By Beach_Dude
Air noise

I've tried to figure where this air noise is coming from. I just finished the rebuild of the driver's side door, in hopes that it was from that. But, no success.

Is anyone familiar with air noise...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-05-2020, 03:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,577
Posted By Beach_Dude
This project has been going by as discovery mode....

This project has been going by as discovery mode. I'm going to do a write up on the other door since this one is more about figuring out how the whole thing works.

I tried getting the rivets...
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