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Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-09-2001, 11:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 592
Posted By bigjeepguy
Post Can the door panels be switched between a 73...

Can the door panels be switched between a 73 J-4000 and a grand wagoneer? I am trying to make my truck a better place to spend time in, so maybe I'll get it finished in my life time thanks for any...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-14-2001, 12:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 495
Posted By bigjeepguy
Post I don't know about the steering, I suppose I'll...

I don't know about the steering, I suppose I'll deal with that when I get there, but I think I can get great off roadability out of the Ford suspension, especially with the Fabritech extended radius...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-12-2001, 06:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 350
Posted By bigjeepguy
Post I just found a lifted J-truck, with camo paint,...

I just found a lifted J-truck, with camo paint, and a 258 with a 4 speed, for $2500 oh yeah, new engine and tranny too. Maybe the 73 will have to take a backseat to a new truck. what do y'all think?
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-11-2001, 07:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 495
Posted By bigjeepguy
Post Yeah this is true, but I have'nt quite got that...

Yeah this is true, but I have'nt quite got that far yet, I planned to use it mostly on the trails, but lately, I've been doing the mud thing again, I think I might make a snorkel, and turn it into a...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-11-2001, 02:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 495
Posted By bigjeepguy
Post My friend works at a machine shop, and I was...

My friend works at a machine shop, and I was planning to use the dana 60 sitting around outside, I just think I would utterly destroy a 1/2 ton rear with those tires, btw I am trying to figure out...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-10-2001, 01:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 495
Posted By bigjeepguy
Post I got to thinking the other day, since my jeep is...

I got to thinking the other day, since my jeep is not going to be a daily driver, I might lift it for 39.5, or 44 inch boggers, I got to thinking, the ford dana 44 is reverse rotation, and coils are...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 06-24-2001, 02:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,914
Posted By bigjeepguy
Post the 258 was used as the econo engine in scouts,...

the 258 was used as the econo engine in scouts, it used a tranny w/ amc bolt pattern, which is the same between the 360, 401, 304, etc. the v-8's were not an option, and with the six you got a dana...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-09-2001, 02:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 492
Posted By bigjeepguy
Post Put me down for the arched up 8 leaf packs, my...

Put me down for the arched up 8 leaf packs, my jeep is looking too much like a lowrider at the moment, even with the 31's on it, and especially with its new pseudo military bad ass macho guy green...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-07-2001, 10:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 492
Posted By bigjeepguy
Post they have the front springs for the pre 74 jeeps,...

they have the front springs for the pre 74 jeeps, I really need a pair, preferably the arched up 8 leaf packs, as I plan to add a winch to my truck, let me know what you find...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-27-2001, 06:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 911
Posted By bigjeepguy
Post I have the TH-400, so I guess I lucked out,...

I have the TH-400, so I guess I lucked out, especially since I have a Dana 20 T-case, I have nothing against the QT, but I like having a gear driven T-case, IMHO you can thrash it a little harder...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-26-2001, 05:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 570
Posted By bigjeepguy
Post This is technically not a reply, but I was...

This is technically not a reply, but I was wondering if the axle shafts were interchangeable between the open and closed knuckle 44's, I cannot afford to swap out the frontend yet, as I am going to...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-26-2001, 05:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 911
Posted By bigjeepguy
Post My dad and I were cleaning out my grand fathers...

My dad and I were cleaning out my grand fathers shed, since he is deceased and the trailer burned down and I found a Q-jet, it is in good shape, I was thinking of using it with the edelbrock intake...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-26-2001, 05:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 642
Posted By bigjeepguy
Post I built a wood center console to put my cd player...

I built a wood center console to put my cd player in, and am leaving the factory AM radio in the dash, I was thinking of modifying the doors to install 6x9's in them, and am putting in a 400 watt amp...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-26-2001, 05:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,235
Posted By bigjeepguy
Post The best technique to figure out proper air...

The best technique to figure out proper air pressure imho is to make a line across the tire with chalk, and drive around the block a couple times and see if it wears evenly across the tread which is...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-15-2001, 10:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 428
Posted By bigjeepguy
Post Has anyone heard any more information about what...

Has anyone heard any more information about what it is going to cost, include, when it will become available, etc. I am eagerly awaiting a taller stance for my J-4000, and a set of 33's, and I am...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-15-2001, 05:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 636
Posted By bigjeepguy
Post I have decided to try the 3.9 cummins, as my dad...

I have decided to try the 3.9 cummins, as my dad brought home all the major components to build one, and as all the other diesels are 5.9's he may let me put it in my jeep, and as a cummins, it is a...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-05-2001, 01:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,468
Posted By bigjeepguy
Post I now have a 3.9 block to measure, my dad brought...

I now have a 3.9 block to measure, my dad brought home a 3.9 block, head, pistons, and I measured the length of the block, which is 20 1/8 inch long. I think it is a possibility that this will be...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-03-2001, 12:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,468
Posted By bigjeepguy
Post The ford turbodiesel, is decent, to be honest if...

The ford turbodiesel, is decent, to be honest if I were to buy a new truck, it would be the ford diesel, not because of the engine though, I do not like the cad system on the new dodges, it has too...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-02-2001, 06:33 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,468
Posted By bigjeepguy
Post The NV4500 started its run in 1994 in the dodge...

The NV4500 started its run in 1994 in the dodge trucks, it was the standard transmission on 3/4 and 1 ton trucks with diesel or gas engine, and I believe they switched to the stronger six speed in...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-01-2001, 11:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,468
Posted By bigjeepguy
Post The 5.9 weighs 300 pounds more than a dodge 360,...

The 5.9 weighs 300 pounds more than a dodge 360, and depending on year, it came with either a Getrag 5 speed (1989-1993), or a NV-4500 (1994-1999), 2000-2001 NV 5600 (six speed). The 4500 is more...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-01-2001, 05:57 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,468
Posted By bigjeepguy
Post yep the 5.9 is way heavy, but it will run for...

yep the 5.9 is way heavy, but it will run for longer than any other light truck diesel I can think of that has ever been offered, and do it with style and power, the M-715 being a 1.25 ton rated...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-31-2001, 07:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,055
Posted By bigjeepguy
Post I love it, that is what a wag should look like,...

I love it, that is what a wag should look like, way way cool man, I was shooting for 38's on my truck, but my front bumper can only be 29 inches off the ground, so I probably will stick to 36's if I...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-31-2001, 06:22 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,468
Posted By bigjeepguy
Post Oh, and later mogs use a 5.7 liter straight six...

Oh, and later mogs use a 5.7 liter straight six turbodiesel, I know 60's mogs had like 2.3 liter engines, but other than that, I don't know engine specs for mogs
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-31-2001, 06:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,468
Posted By bigjeepguy
Post The 3.9 puts out 100 HP and 350 lb/ft of torque...

The 3.9 puts out 100 HP and 350 lb/ft of torque in standard tune, but can be hopped up higher, it would most likely get between 25-30+ mpg, depending on whether you kept your 5.38 gears W/ no...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-29-2001, 10:45 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,468
Posted By bigjeepguy
Post Now you're talking, I would look for a cummins...

Now you're talking, I would look for a cummins with a five speed, any year would work, from 1989-til doomsday, I can't say enough about the potential of the cummins B-engine, only one problem, I just...
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