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Forum: General Chit-Chat 01-05-2017, 10:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,673
Posted By Mex in the city
It does get cold in the carolinas. I have a...

It does get cold in the carolinas. I have a kerosene heater. It does the trick.
Forum: General Chit-Chat 06-03-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,294
Posted By Mex in the city
Silver Waggy in Fletcher NC

Today, on my way back from work, I spotted a very nice silver Waggy going North on hwy 25 in Fletcher. It was lifted and had a rhino grille. I didn't have much time to look at it since I was...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-11-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,221
Posted By Mex in the city
If you're doing this by yourself, get a couple of...

If you're doing this by yourself, get a couple of ratchet straps. Lifting the tank to put it back will be a lot easier.
Forum: East Coast FSJ Invasion 02-18-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,036
Posted By Mex in the city
MtnYJ, PM sent...

MtnYJ,

PM sent...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 11-25-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,415
Posted By Mex in the city
He's right. It sounds to me like a fuel delivery...

He's right. It sounds to me like a fuel delivery or starvation issue. Here's a few really easy things to check:

1. Check the fuel pump pressure, it should be about 5 PSI. I bought a cheap vacuum...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 11-11-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,745
Posted By Mex in the city
A few years ago, when I had 35" tires and...

A few years ago, when I had 35" tires and stock axles in my waggy, I broke a FRONT Dana 44 LH shaft. I replaced it, and after a year or so, I broke the same shaft.

This is when I decided to upgrade...
Forum: Events 11-06-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,559
Posted By Mex in the city
Looks like you all had a great time!!! My two...

Looks like you all had a great time!!!

My two FSJ and I will be there next year.

Can't wait!!!
Forum: Introduce Yourself. 10-31-2014, 02:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,201
Posted By Mex in the city
Hey, I'm in Hendersonville. Let me know if you...

Hey, I'm in Hendersonville. Let me know if you need anything.

Don't forget to post pictures of your rig.
Forum: Street & Performance 10-23-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,024
Posted By Mex in the city
http://www.ifsja.org/forums/vb/showthread.php?t=15...

http://www.ifsja.org/forums/vb/showthread.php?t=154895
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 10-21-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 910
Posted By Mex in the city
BTW, I have seen a couple of FSJ's several...

BTW,

I have seen a couple of FSJ's several times in this area, but I haven't been able to meet the owners.

One is an orange Cherokee, and the other is a brown J10. Both of them seem to be pretty...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 10-21-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 910
Posted By Mex in the city
Thank you all for the invitation. I will do my...

Thank you all for the invitation. I will do my best to attend. I really look forward to meet you all.

Thanks again.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 10-17-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 703
Posted By Mex in the city
Lower your idle RPM's a little bit. You didn't...

Lower your idle RPM's a little bit.

You didn't do anything to the alternator wiring did you?
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 10-15-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 910
Posted By Mex in the city
Thanks. Here are pics of my toys, enjoy. ...

Thanks.

Here are pics of my toys, enjoy.

http://carphotos.cardomain.com/images/0015/40/49/15600494_large.jpg

http://carphotos.cardomain.com/ride_images/3/2268/2781/30668890062_large.jpg
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 10-15-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 910
Posted By Mex in the city
Any places to wheel near Hendersonville NC?

It's been over 2 years since I last posted (follow link below to see last post).

http://www.ifsja.org/forums/vb/showthread.php?t=152512

A lot has changed in my life. I was transferred to NC, then...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-29-2012, 10:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,670
Posted By Mex in the city
Ok, here it goes: Before I did this axle swap, I...

Ok, here it goes:
Before I did this axle swap, I already had done a SOA / shackle flip conversion. I used the kit sold by BJ's.

Here's a pic of the pass side front bracket (of the rear...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-29-2012, 10:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,670
Posted By Mex in the city
Nope! No issues. Here's a couple of pics of where...

Nope! No issues. Here's a couple of pics of where I cut. Then you unbolt the rear part the body and move it forward until it touches the front part. Then you bolt down to the chassis. Then you weld....
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-17-2012, 04:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,670
Posted By Mex in the city
Another one from...

Another one from Katemcy.....

http://a7.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash3/581059_307029676040654_857626216_n.jpg

Sorry, no write up. I will take some pics of the front and rear suspension and...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-15-2012, 10:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,670
Posted By Mex in the city
Smile Quick update

Just in case you're wondering how it performed, here's a pic of it during a trip to Katemcy Rocks a few weeks ago.



http://carphotos.cardomain.com/images/0015/04/32/15814023_large.jpg


See a big...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-23-2012, 05:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,670
Posted By Mex in the city
Nope! here are some close...

Nope! here are some close...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-23-2012, 02:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,670
Posted By Mex in the city
"La Mocha" (the shortened one) is back!!!

After braking the stock front D44 twice, I decided to upgrade the axles. This implied upgrading tires, wheels, driveshafts, suspension, steering, among other things. Long story short, after a few...
Forum: Off-Road FSJ Tech 08-24-2011, 11:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,162
Posted By Mex in the city
I'm about to start ordering ring and pinion kits...

I'm about to start ordering ring and pinion kits and lockers. However, tire size will determine the gear ratio.

This means that I can't start ordering if I haven't decided the tire size.

I'd like...
Forum: Off-Road FSJ Tech 08-21-2011, 09:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,162
Posted By Mex in the city
So, based on what I read, I think I can go 40 X...

So, based on what I read, I think I can go 40 X 14.5 and not worry about braking axles or u-joints, right?

I'm planning to use stock axle shafts and u joints. I'm also planning on getting stock F350...
Forum: Off-Road FSJ Tech 08-19-2011, 10:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,162
Posted By Mex in the city
Yes I did. In the driving style description....

Yes I did. In the driving style description. 35".
Forum: Off-Road FSJ Tech 08-19-2011, 06:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,162
Posted By Mex in the city
Thanks for your quick reply. I should have added...

Thanks for your quick reply. I should have added that the inner shafts are 35 spline too. I'm correcting it right now.

Thanks.
Forum: Off-Road FSJ Tech 08-19-2011, 05:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,162
Posted By Mex in the city
How big can I go?

The axles:
Front Dana 60, 3.75" axle tubes, 35 spline inner and outer shafts. Lockrite locker. Gear ratio TBD, depends on tire size.
Rear Ford Sterling 10.5". Lockrite locker. Gear ratio TBD,...
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