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Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-30-2020, 06:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 186
Posted By CTGW
Ah, yes, I bet the grommets leaked. They were...

Ah, yes, I bet the grommets leaked. They were toast when I took the rack off. So, how does the healiner come out? Is it a giant pain in the a$$?
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-30-2020, 05:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 186
Posted By CTGW
Headliner question

So my headliner is sagging (surprise surprise). But its not the felt its the actual backing that's sagging. So, is there a way to stick it back up there? I mean, can I slap some self tappers in...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-29-2020, 07:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 304
Posted By CTGW
Another way to identify 89+ is the rear wiper. ...

Another way to identify 89+ is the rear wiper. In 86 the interior changed quite a bit to include new steering wheel and guages, "closed" wood grain and different grille.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-29-2020, 04:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 270
Posted By CTGW
Lights went out

Dog goneit! Things were going so well! So i removed the fog light switch trying to figure out why I dont have power to my fog lights and when I did (not sure if its related) all my lights went out....
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-23-2020, 05:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 173
Posted By CTGW
Ok, thanks guys. Great advice and knowledge. ...

Ok, thanks guys. Great advice and knowledge. All the linkage is loose and the plastic retainer that held one of the bars is smoked so it wont hold the pieces together. Is there somewhere I can get...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-22-2020, 07:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 173
Posted By CTGW
Transmission shifts quickly through second gear

So my trans seems to skip second gear. I mean it shifts into second but immediately shifts to third. None of these shifts are very confidence inspiring but this seems not quite right to me. I've...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-22-2020, 07:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 476
Posted By CTGW
Problem solved. Turns out I'm an idiot and didnt...

Problem solved. Turns out I'm an idiot and didnt tighten the rear bolts on the pan very much. The deep lip on the stamped pan didn't allow the socket to get fully on the bolt. This is why I cant...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-21-2020, 04:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 476
Posted By CTGW
Well, that may have been good advice. I finally...

Well, that may have been good advice. I finally got it all together and it leaks from the rear. Hope I didnt botch the rear main seal. I'm tired and dirty so I'm gonna investigate tomorrow.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-21-2020, 12:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 476
Posted By CTGW
Ok, I got the stuff from teamgrandwagoneer. ...

Ok, I got the stuff from teamgrandwagoneer. There were no instructions. I think I got it figured out.

Can anyone tell me the size of the exhaust studs at the bottom of the manifolds?
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-21-2020, 06:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 476
Posted By CTGW
So when installing the gasket, do I use some rtv...

So when installing the gasket, do I use some rtv at the corners? Is there a torque?
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-19-2020, 04:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 476
Posted By CTGW
Ok, thanks. You're right. Wasn't too bad. Any...

Ok, thanks. You're right. Wasn't too bad. Any suggestions on getting the old gasket off the block? Its like cement...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-19-2020, 01:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 476
Posted By CTGW
Oil pan replacement

Hi,
Is there a trick to getting the oil pan out? Is it straight forward? Mine is leaking and rusted through. Just hoping I dont have to pull the motor or something silly...
Forum: Wanted 03-11-2020, 07:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 319
Posted By CTGW
Great! PM sent

Great! PM sent
Forum: Wanted 03-10-2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 319
Posted By CTGW
Inner scuff plates

I have an 87 grand wagoneer and I need some interior scuff plates. Looks like they're back ordered from BJs
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-10-2020, 05:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 369
Posted By CTGW
Cleaned all the switches and replaced the...

Cleaned all the switches and replaced the flextracks.
The windows are working better for sure but not great.

Have any of you used sylglide on the tracks? Seems a bit thick to me so on one of the...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-10-2020, 05:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 584
Posted By CTGW
Well the power seat issue I believe was a bad...

Well the power seat issue I believe was a bad ground. When I replaced the floors, I didnt connect the ground. Now I have power to the seats and after a thorough switch rebuild, the seats are...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-02-2020, 06:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 369
Posted By CTGW
Great call! Off to clean the switches..

Great call! Off to clean the switches..
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-02-2020, 04:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 369
Posted By CTGW
Power window motor?

Hi everyone,
I just replaced the flextracks in my rear doors because my windows were pathetic. They went down but not up. I cleaned the tracks, cleaned the slides and when everything was out, the...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-29-2020, 08:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 409
Posted By CTGW
I think this one has a body...

I think this one has a body lift
https://elmira.craigslist.org/cto/d/burdett-grand-wagoneer-project-new-price/7078770526.html
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-29-2020, 07:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 584
Posted By CTGW
Ok, I'll take a deep dive into the...

Ok, I'll take a deep dive into the diagrams.
Quick question: is the fog light switch the one below the steering wheel on the right?
Forum: Wanted 02-29-2020, 04:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 182
Posted By CTGW
1987 dark gray front fender

Drivers side. With wood grain intact preferably.
Please let me know if you have something or know someone who does.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-25-2020, 01:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 584
Posted By CTGW
Thanks Tony. I'll check there. I will also test...

Thanks Tony. I'll check there.
I will also test the wiper motor work backwards.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-24-2020, 07:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 584
Posted By CTGW
You're right, not the answer I wanted to hear :D...

You're right, not the answer I wanted to hear :D
I can figure it all out but, I like to first take avenues successfully employed by others. And these vehicles tend to have idiosynchratic...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-24-2020, 01:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 584
Posted By CTGW
Hi Joe, I replaced the carpet this week and I...

Hi Joe,
I replaced the carpet this week and I checked over the connectors. They were clean. Seats have never worked for me but while I was diagnosing, I noticed no power to the connector from the...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-24-2020, 12:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 584
Posted By CTGW
Couple electrical questions

Hi,
So I'm in the middle of a light restoration on my wag and im puzzled by a few things:

I have no power to my seats. Where does that power come from? Fuse panel?

No power to my fog...
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