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Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-23-2020, 02:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 110
Posted By FSJunkie
Checking fluid level is first, don't forget that....

Checking fluid level is first, don't forget that.

Next is throttle linkage adjustment. The bell crank on the transmission must reach full travel at the same time the engine throttle reaches wide...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 03-21-2020, 12:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 463
Posted By FSJunkie
BG Products are the best on the market if you can...

BG Products are the best on the market if you can get them. I toured their factory once.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 03-15-2020, 02:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 463
Posted By FSJunkie
Modern fuel is very different from the fuel these...

Modern fuel is very different from the fuel these engines were designed to effectively burn.

Modern fuel contains a lot more detergent additives and cleaning solvents than old fuel did to combat...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 03-15-2020, 01:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 257
Posted By FSJunkie
Probably a sticking or binding float. They...

Probably a sticking or binding float. They definitely should not do that.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-29-2020, 01:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 759
Posted By FSJunkie
No electrical tape. No adhesive tape in general....

No electrical tape. No adhesive tape in general. It turns gooey, makes a mess, and unravels with time. Use heat shrink or dry vinyl wrapping tape tied off at the ends.

No plastic sleeve connectors...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-11-2020, 12:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 780
Posted By FSJunkie
It worked fine from the factory. Just put it...

It worked fine from the factory. Just put it together the way the factory did and it'll work fine. Problem solved.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-09-2020, 01:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 333
Posted By FSJunkie
STA Super Traxion H78-15LT 6-ply Nylon on 15x6...

STA Super Traxion H78-15LT 6-ply Nylon on 15x6 steel wheels.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-09-2020, 01:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 185
Posted By FSJunkie
Absolutely positively a flanged axle 30 spline...

Absolutely positively a flanged axle 30 spline Dana 44 offset differential.

Standard ratio for V8 automatic was 3.31, optional 3.73.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-28-2020, 01:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 527
Posted By FSJunkie
Some years used a lower base timing setting like...

Some years used a lower base timing setting like 0* with a high mechanical advance like 35* and other years used a higher base timing setting like 15* with a low mechanical advance like 20*.

The...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-28-2020, 01:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 780
Posted By FSJunkie
Why would you say a 3/8" bolt is too small...

Why would you say a 3/8" bolt is too small and a 5/16" bolt fills the space better? That makes no sense. 3/8" is larger than 5/16"! I think you have the two sizes confused.

The space around the...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 01-22-2020, 10:30 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,756
Posted By FSJunkie
The people paying $100,000 for these Jeeps do no...

The people paying $100,000 for these Jeeps do no seem to even notice what is under the hood so long as it makes the Jeep move.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-28-2019, 10:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,141
Posted By FSJunkie
Agreed. I live in the second snowiest city in...

Agreed.

I live in the second snowiest city in the United States, second to Albany, New York.

Limited slip is great for keeping you from getting stuck. It keeps the tires grabbing and keeps you...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-25-2019, 12:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 324
Posted By FSJunkie
It's sheet metal. It can be cut, shaped, formed,...

It's sheet metal. It can be cut, shaped, formed, and welded.

Fill the tank with water then pour it out to displace fuel vapors before welding. Old trick.

That is the price of having an old car with...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 12-16-2019, 02:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,056
Posted By FSJunkie
I don't cut dashes and I sure don't cut fenders...

I don't cut dashes and I sure don't cut fenders either.

The Retrosound pictured in this thread is their older model, which I have in my Jeep. Those are obsolete in their lineup now. Their newer...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-16-2019, 02:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,141
Posted By FSJunkie
You've got to be kidding me. My stock Wagoneer...

You've got to be kidding me. My stock Wagoneer goes 0-60 MPH in 11 seconds, timed by a drag strip.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-15-2019, 12:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 461
Posted By FSJunkie
You can tell a lockup transmission because you...

You can tell a lockup transmission because you can feel the lockup clutch engage at 45 miles per hour.

Lucas Trans-Fix works for small leaks. It will not stop them, but it will slow them down. I...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-15-2019, 12:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 263
Posted By FSJunkie
You should get whichever one fits the vehicle's...

You should get whichever one fits the vehicle's original emission configuration. Get the low altitude valve if the vehicle's emission sticker indicates it was originally built for and sold at low...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 12-15-2019, 12:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,056
Posted By FSJunkie
The whole point of the Retrosound radio is that...

The whole point of the Retrosound radio is that you don't have to cut or modify your dash in any way. Somebody, sometime in the future, perhaps yourself, will regret cutting the dash.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-14-2019, 03:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,141
Posted By FSJunkie
Halleluiah somebody said it.

Halleluiah somebody said it.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-14-2019, 03:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 280
Posted By FSJunkie
Welcome to having an interesting engine that not...

Welcome to having an interesting engine that not every other person has. The price is you have to be smarter about parts. It takes more effort and you get more reward. Once you know where to get...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 12-14-2019, 03:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,056
Posted By FSJunkie
Get a Retrosound. I've bought three of them over...

Get a Retrosound. I've bought three of them over the past ten years and the first one I bought was for my Jeep. They are fantastic radios.

Or wire an auxiliary audio input jack onto your original AM...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-05-2019, 01:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 553
Posted By FSJunkie
I can't imagine it's any different than the one...

I can't imagine it's any different than the one on my 1972, and all the parts to rebuild it (two universal joints and the centering ball) came from Napa about eight years ago. The store used a book...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 12-05-2019, 01:03 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,415
Posted By FSJunkie
Especially since servicing the oil on a York is...

Especially since servicing the oil on a York is so simple and easy. You just backseat the service valves to isolate the compressor then open the fill plug on the crankcase and put a dipstick down to...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 10-06-2019, 02:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 640
Posted By FSJunkie
The rubber is not the strength of the tire. The...

The rubber is not the strength of the tire. The strength comes from the fabric plies under the rubber that the rubber protects from the elements. Cracked rubber allows sunlight, water, and oxygen to...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-25-2019, 01:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,296
Posted By FSJunkie
My cruise control used to do all kinds of weird...

My cruise control used to do all kinds of weird stuff. Sometimes it would hold, sometimes it wouldn't, sometimes it would totally flip out and open the throttle wide only to then slam it shut again....
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