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Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-12-2013, 04:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 880
Posted By svining
Thumbs down Did they check..

I live in Greene County so no testing here. I was wondering if they checked for all the Air pump and Vacuum line equipment, did they look at your Cat or just do the exhaust analyzer. All of my gear...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-17-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 502
Posted By svining
Wink The Truth Hurts....

My fuel tank has a water logged brass float in the bottom and a plastic one floating in there somewhere. Their still in there... no problems so far....if I remove the tank for something I'll get...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 07-15-2013, 03:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 463
Posted By svining
Still around 13+ MPG

My 82' with 2:73 rear end and rebuilt 2150 is still getting 13.25 to 14.25 MPG depending on speed and stop and start. Its a bit doggy but gets me there happily. Don't forget...no smog gear either,...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-10-2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 733
Posted By svining
Which rear switch?

Mine likes to drop the plug off the side safety switch, I'm guessing that's what you bypassed? The other switch is the key insert switch in the tailgate, either could be bad, At least you know your...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 06-18-2013, 05:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 691
Posted By svining
Loved It!!

The music was great and I thought I was along for the trip. Keep'em coming, your creative edge just gets better. I think a lot a guys here have a crush on Dani. Is the paint new, or do you buff it...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 05-30-2013, 10:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 634
Posted By svining
Let us know what they check!

I remember that station from back in the 80's. They were even looking at household plants and ferns. But these days probably drugs, terrorist's etc.
They just asked and waived me through, I did have...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 05-30-2013, 06:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 634
Posted By svining
Too Bad!!

I used to make some good money moving myself on PCS's, never gave a thought to total weight. Even the biggest Penske's had posted GVW's way under the trucks rated capacity.

You sure they are not...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 05-29-2013, 04:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,584
Posted By svining
My Sources?

Oh alright. Ebay...I've even seen them with the slots filled. I haven't looked for awhile as my buffed ones turned out really well:thumbsup: You do have to look at the ads as they are sometimes...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 05-29-2013, 04:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 634
Posted By svining
Private citizen/Non-Commercial

I learned this while hauling my household goods around in the Service. You are not required to stop at weigh stations. Also, the rental companies post considerable weight capability much less for...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 05-28-2013, 08:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,584
Posted By svining
Interesting...

But, Can't you buy Chrome repro's for $75 each now? How did they manage to Chrome over the aluminum? No one will touch aluminum around here.:confused:
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 05-22-2013, 05:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 562
Posted By svining
Chinese Sanden!!

I put in a Chinese Sanden..Chrome even! Year two with R-134 cools like a dream even with the old air ducts. Open the back window and let the hot air out...wifey must cross legs to be comfortable, too...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 05-18-2013, 03:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,091
Posted By svining
First, Think about what happened!

The Fire could have been a broken line, spewing on your cat. Don't get too depressed. I do know how you feel after a big let down. Hopefully the tranny isn't toasted, but there are plenty of good...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 04-25-2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 920
Posted By svining
2 weeks shouldn't be a long time..

For them to get established, Mine set in the woods for 8 years and was a regular mouse Condo. I found them in the Heater and defrost lines, and the cowl vents were heavily inhabited. The urine smell...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 04-25-2013, 07:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 861
Posted By svining
Exclamation Mine too!

Stock 360 running Mobil 1, 10-40, and mobil 1 filter. Its always done it, worse in cold, but just momentarily after start, until pressure climbs a bit. Is that Back-flow? I can change filters next...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-23-2013, 07:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 686
Posted By svining
Question Stainless pick-up Strips

It seems like the mid-seventies had them, maybe the later years cheapened up and put on flat black. I'm sorry I didn't bid on the NOS ones on ebay, now.:(
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-23-2013, 05:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 686
Posted By svining
Wink Stainless Wiper Arms.....

I saw some stainless wiper arms for sale on Ebay. Not sure what years or models had them. So my question is since the windshields are all the same couldn't I buy Stainless arms for my 82'.

Anyone...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 04-23-2013, 05:25 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 7,914
Posted By svining
Wink Supa Nice!

Pride of Ownership is very evident here!! Congrats.......:D
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 04-20-2013, 07:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,291
Posted By svining
Lassie is Gone again!

More like "Lassie" went home to a new family, cause "Timmy" goes to college. Lassie will never be happy unless she's home on the farm.:(
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 04-20-2013, 06:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,484
Posted By svining
Its never done!

Here I thought your body came out so nice, maybe the project was finished, but I guess there's still more to come. I'll follow your progress.:D
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 04-19-2013, 04:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,291
Posted By svining
I loved that Waggie...

And the story of it....like "Lassie comes home":) From personal experience, the romance of the second time around is not as good as the first time. I'm sure you'll get a new project to get your...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-18-2013, 04:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,850
Posted By svining
Same worry...

I spent a lot of time and worry over tight seals and gaskets. The result is a very quiet and happy motor. But yes, Synthetics will leak more if your seals are loose. They say its because the...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-17-2013, 12:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,850
Posted By svining
Mobil 1

I am running Mobil 1 10/40 now, I thought it was a little thick for the winter especially cold starts with my turned down idle RPM. I am going to change to 5/30 extra milage, not to be confused with...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-20-2013, 10:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,690
Posted By svining
Wink I'm lazy.......

These are on Ebay all the time for very reasonable prices, I've got two spares for each switch :p :p
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-20-2013, 04:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 999
Posted By svining
Wink But...I thought....

Mine is an 82', so far my steering is OK. But its likely that soon I'll be doing the steering. I too think the stock box is over-assisted and would like a firmer feel to steering. Is there a good...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-19-2013, 05:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,012
Posted By svining
Try the thinner oil....

That's the same Oil pressure mine runs at and its good and tight. Its a little thick in winter before warm-up, even here in Tennessee, this next Oil Change I'll go to Synthetic Mobil 5-30 weight. The...
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