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Forum: General FSJ Discussion 10-13-2020, 06:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 287
Posted By johnsonic
Looks amazing! What did you do about the firewall...

Looks amazing! What did you do about the firewall & interior bits? I'm wanting to go from gold to a similar color, so kind of in the same boat!

Drooling - really looks awesome!
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 10-01-2020, 01:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 397
Posted By johnsonic
Weirdly - there were no water marks on the...

Weirdly - there were no water marks on the headliner board & no evidence of leaks from those wellnuts. I think it could have just been 35 years of gravity to make the sag.

I totally agree with...
Forum: Build Threads 09-23-2020, 08:05 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 2,562
Posted By johnsonic
Dave - every post you make to this forum makes me...

Dave - every post you make to this forum makes me smile, but this build thread is just AMAZING. I love your attention to detail and thank you for posting the contact info for the folks you've used -...
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 09-23-2020, 07:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 397
Posted By johnsonic
Is this prissy?

Don't know if this belongs here, but makes me pretty happy!

Not all of the headliner board sag came out, and the plaid doesn't line up between the two panels. Much better than the stapled old...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 09-01-2020, 04:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 270
Posted By johnsonic
Instructions are wicked easy to follow. You'll be...

Instructions are wicked easy to follow. You'll be able to tell which wire does what by following the solder traces on your old instrument cluster.

One thing to mention - it can get a little cramped...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 08-28-2020, 02:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 348
Posted By johnsonic
Looks like load range C

Looks like load range C
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 08-25-2020, 03:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 348
Posted By johnsonic
Tire Pressure?

Super dumb question, but what PSI are your tires at?

I'm running 235/75/r15 KO2s, and 35 PSI seems too low.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-24-2020, 12:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 267
Posted By johnsonic
I'm running these direct fit on mine:...

I'm running these direct fit on mine: https://www.bjsoffroad.com/Black-Powdercoated-Aluminum-Valve-Covers-AMC-V8_p_541.html
Forum: General Chit-Chat 08-14-2020, 09:46 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,862
Posted By johnsonic
New Wagoneer?

This photo was just on Jeep's instagram:

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/rhag30dxgj17qju/newwag.png
Forum: General Chit-Chat 05-21-2020, 12:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,267
Posted By johnsonic
I've found that for a bunch of stuff you can just...

I've found that for a bunch of stuff you can just use the part number from their site, look it up and buy it elsewhere for much less and fewer headaches.

Have ordered from them about a dozen times,...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 02-20-2020, 08:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,936
Posted By johnsonic
I worked on a cruise ship as a Printer for a...

I worked on a cruise ship as a Printer for a while in my 20s. Was amazing, we had an actual Heidelberg GTO on-board for the bigger stuff, and a Ryobi 2800 for smaller jobs, along with the darkroom...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 02-06-2020, 02:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 619
Posted By johnsonic
I just use "wagoneer" because last...

I just use "wagoneer" because last thing I need is a wide net and empty pockets. :)
Forum: Street & Performance 02-02-2020, 09:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,873
Posted By johnsonic
Cool - not going to worry! Definitely have...

Cool - not going to worry!

Definitely have plenty of oil going up top, am using guides, and am 100% sure preload is correct.

Thanks guys!
Forum: Street & Performance 01-31-2020, 11:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,873
Posted By johnsonic
Harland Sharp Roller Rockers

For those of you who have them installed... are they noisy?

I did the adjustable pushrod thing, making sure that I have the narrowest stripe right down the middle of the valve stem and added the...
Forum: Fuel Injection 01-31-2020, 11:03 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,612
Posted By johnsonic
Has anyone installed this thing in their FSJ?...

Has anyone installed this thing in their FSJ? Curious about the height and if there are clearance issues. And of course curious about the install/performance!

Looks awesome and with timing control...
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 01-27-2020, 01:49 PM
Replies: 448
Views: 40,333
Posted By johnsonic
BWAAAAHAAAAHAAHAAAA!

BWAAAAHAAAAHAAHAAAA!
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-27-2020, 01:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 976
Posted By johnsonic
It 100% depends on your setup. I'd start by...

It 100% depends on your setup. I'd start by trying to match the curve from the factory for your year (it's in the TSM). From there you can tweak it.

I have mine starting @ 19 degrees with the stop...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 01-22-2020, 07:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 844
Posted By johnsonic
Now that it's a runner - cannot stop looking for...

Now that it's a runner - cannot stop looking for excuses to drive! "Need anything from the store?" "Oh, I forgot to pick up this one thing." "Never been to that town, what's it look like?" "Where...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 01-15-2020, 07:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 844
Posted By johnsonic
Talking Doubts, procrastination, and victory!

Just posting because I had a big victory last night. Rebuilt my engine myself (have never done this). Have been fighting noises ever since.

1st up was the valvetrain - I set it up wrong by using...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 01-15-2020, 07:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,807
Posted By johnsonic
They have one at the Forney Museum of...

They have one at the Forney Museum of Transportation in Denver... I want one!
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-04-2020, 03:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,997
Posted By johnsonic
These guys were awesome to know about when I...

These guys were awesome to know about when I redid my harness: http://repairconnector.com/

Did a serach though and they don't have the 59. I went nuts trying to find some and finally found an...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 10-17-2019, 09:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,656
Posted By johnsonic
This is a search for AMC...

This is a search for AMC Gremlin:

http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/7m0uq3eaf918zoq/CL.png

Such a bummer. Why don't they control this?
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 10-17-2019, 07:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,594
Posted By johnsonic
3M Dinoc

So - have been doing some research around replacing my vinyl, and have got samples from BJ's & TGW. Really didn't like either of them, they just look flat and the color is off. This will happen when...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-16-2019, 07:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,015
Posted By johnsonic
I've read that the Baldwin b9 is a safe bet.

I've read that the Baldwin b9 is a safe bet.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-07-2019, 05:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 442
Posted By johnsonic
Mine was like that as well - this PDF is for a CJ...

Mine was like that as well - this PDF is for a CJ but walks you through the process - was SUPER helpful. You'll need to rent or buy some steering wheel tools if you don't have...
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