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Forum: General FSJ Tech 11-21-2017, 04:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 847
Posted By Tornado230
Oil presssure

First thing to try is a mechanical gauge that ties into the fitting where
the pressure switch is.
This will show you if you have pressure at all.
The 82 shop manual has a good DARS section on the...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 07-08-2017, 06:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,105
Posted By Tornado230
My "77 has the factory second tank that fits...

My "77 has the factory second tank that fits in the front left corner
of the box.
One fill.
Also, the fuel gauge shows how much fuel is left, even though
the upper tank has no gauge.
When both...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 12-13-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,945
Posted By Tornado230
I fixed worse than that. The J-10 we bought was...

I fixed worse than that.
The J-10 we bought was completely gutted, wiring burned under the hood, melted the battery.
Sitting in it was like being in a burn barrel.
I gutted the cab (took everything...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-07-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,717
Posted By Tornado230
For your information--- The refurbished battery...

For your information---

The refurbished battery is one that has been on the rack in a retail
sale establishment (garage, parts store, etc). After a certain time period, they take them back,...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 12-05-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,780
Posted By Tornado230
Get access to a copy of the '78 TSM. That will...

Get access to a copy of the '78 TSM.
That will show you what emission equipment was installed for
certification.
I would assume if it met the standards at that time, it will meet the
current...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-04-2015, 07:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,717
Posted By Tornado230
Buying a battery is not rocket science. I got...

Buying a battery is not rocket science.
I got mine at Sam's Club.
By the way, it's 9 years old now, no starting problems.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 11-30-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 611
Posted By Tornado230
The truck has "post-mount springs. The rear...

The truck has "post-mount springs.
The rear may be the same, but the front is a different story.
The J-20 truck has front spring hangers under the frame, hence, the springs
are under the frame.
The...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 10-08-2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,646
Posted By Tornado230
My trick for the search tempest is to pick a...

My trick for the search tempest is to pick a major city, such as Denver, CO,
tap in "Jeep" and search nearby areas.
Sometimes the Wagoneers are listed as Jeep Wagon, AMC Jeep, or just plain Jeep.
By...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 09-30-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,137
Posted By Tornado230
Hub caps were an option. Similar to ones used on...

Hub caps were an option.
Similar to ones used on Dodge Vans of the era.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 09-11-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,272
Posted By Tornado230
I suspect it has something to do with the build...

I suspect it has something to do with the build sheet.
Shows the options installed on the vehicle.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-29-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,239
Posted By Tornado230
Head gaskets

You weren't too specific as to why you are doing the gaskets.
I would suggest you take the heads to a good machine shop and have them checked, and if they are ok have a valve job done, to include...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-14-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 720
Posted By Tornado230
Overheating

http://oljeep.com/rad/edge_radiator.html
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-12-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,202
Posted By Tornado230
It will also work with a manual transmission with...

It will also work with a manual transmission with the proper flywheel.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-11-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,202
Posted By Tornado230
A picture is worth a thousand...

A picture is worth a thousand words.
Pre-72


http://i1210.photobucket.com/albums/cc412/blackj20/002_zpsb102581a.jpg (http://s1210.photobucket.com/user/blackj20/media/002_zpsb102581a.jpg.html)
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-11-2015, 06:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,202
Posted By Tornado230
As the story goes-- In 1970-71 era IH considered...

As the story goes--
In 1970-71 era IH considered using the 304 due to emission
issues.
They allegedly bought a bunch of motors, but didn't use them.
I got wind of the availability of 50 of them, but...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 07-16-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 961
Posted By Tornado230
PA insurance

Item #1

The insurer will want to see pictures of the vehicle.

Item #2---

http://www.dmv.state.pa.us/pdotforms/mv_forms/mv-11.pdf

Item #3--
Forum: General FSJ Tech 06-19-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,110
Posted By Tornado230
More questions than answers-- Did they remove the...

More questions than answers--
Did they remove the heat shield from the original manifold and put it on the replacement? It's the tin thing on the underside of the manifold.
It keeps the oil from...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 06-19-2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,110
Posted By Tornado230
Since you are back from the trip did the oil...

Since you are back from the trip did the oil consumption stop?
I have done some brutal road trips with the Golden Eagle, J-20 truck in
extremely high temperatures (above 110) and never had a...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 06-19-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,110
Posted By Tornado230
Extreme head and thin oil. Did the oil pressure...

Extreme head and thin oil.
Did the oil pressure drop at all?
Forum: General FSJ Tech 06-19-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,110
Posted By Tornado230
Were there any symptoms when running solo? Oil...

Were there any symptoms when running solo?
Oil consumption minus smoke and an oil streak indicate leaking valve seals.
I've had 200 miles per quart with zero smoke. Seals fixed it until they wore...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 04-24-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,784
Posted By Tornado230
Check the grounding of the voltage...

Check the grounding of the voltage regulator.
It's grounded through the base, but the ravages of time affect it.
Run a wire from the - post of the battery to the base of the regulator.
See if that...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 04-23-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,623
Posted By Tornado230
The difference is the 126" wheelbase and the...

The difference is the 126" wheelbase and the 131" wheelbase.
The 8' bed on the 126" wheelbase model has the wheels centered, just like the 7' bed. They will also be single-wall construction.
Beds on...
Forum: Customer Corner: (Vendor product discussions) 04-17-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,573
Posted By Tornado230
Crown Automotive Oil Pan

A friend of mine purchased an oil pan from TGW a while back.
The attempts to put it on were fruitless.
I sold him a good used one, and he gave me the "new one".
I have a 360 on the stand and tried to...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 04-17-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,312
Posted By Tornado230
Based on the VIN, it's a Wagoneer chassis---1414

Based on the VIN, it's a Wagoneer chassis---1414
Forum: General FSJ Tech 11-13-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 693
Posted By Tornado230
http://i1210.photobucket.com/albums/cc412/blackj20...

http://i1210.photobucket.com/albums/cc412/blackj20/023_zps51cb9d24.jpg (http://s1210.photobucket.com/user/blackj20/media/023_zps51cb9d24.jpg.html)
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