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Forum: Street & Performance 01-15-2021, 10:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,790
Posted By rang-a-stang
Did you log MPGs?

Did you log MPGs?
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-15-2021, 12:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 359
Posted By rang-a-stang
Talking Yeah: 2 colors, yep: alternated them. Steering...

Yeah: 2 colors, yep: alternated them. Steering feels good and it is all back together it was just a miserable job. I have talked with 2 people in person and they had the same story as fleet fox:...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-13-2021, 06:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 359
Posted By rang-a-stang
OK, just finished building the Saginaw power...

OK, just finished building the Saginaw power steering box from my XJ (same as ours). What a miserable job! Almost everything was seized, getting the piston back in with the new Teflon seals took...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 01-13-2021, 04:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 210
Posted By rang-a-stang
Who would be willing to buy a HIGH QUALITY set of FSJ headers?

I have been in contact with a company that makes really high quality headers.

I am (and I know others have been) annoyed that our choices for AMC V8 FSJs are basically:
1) stock manifolds
2)...
Forum: Street & Performance 01-13-2021, 03:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 369
Posted By rang-a-stang
FOR SURE!!! Glad we asked!!! Those pants...

FOR SURE!!! Glad we asked!!!

Those pants Chopper Bob is wearing: :eek: :thumbsup: :cool:

I need to get me a pair!!!
Forum: General Chit-Chat 01-12-2021, 02:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 175
Posted By rang-a-stang
I think "Full Size Jeep" is a generic...

I think "Full Size Jeep" is a generic term for a Jeep that is Full Size, just like or "Open top Jeep" is a generic term for a Jeep with an Open Top. So a JL is just as much "open top Jeep" as a CJ-2A...
Forum: Street & Performance 01-12-2021, 01:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 369
Posted By rang-a-stang
Sweet! Subscribing here too. Sooooo..... when...

Sweet! Subscribing here too.

Sooooo..... when you say

What does that look like to you? More beer time, more personal wrenching time, more time to travel, or all/some of the above? When you look at...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 01-12-2021, 01:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 299
Posted By rang-a-stang
He's gonna be missed, for sure. His posts were...

He's gonna be missed, for sure. His posts were witty and good natured. I also appreciate that he served our country for so long. I hope his wife and kids are doing OK.

Just to show his impact, if...
Forum: Build Threads 01-12-2021, 11:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 388
Posted By rang-a-stang
I'm not sure I have seen one that you can print...

I'm not sure I have seen one that you can print off but someone was making them a little while ago. This one, maybe?
http://www.ifsja.org/forums/vb/showthread.php?t=189132&highlight=decal
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 01-11-2021, 12:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 226
Posted By rang-a-stang
Totally agree. In their/our defense, Jeep/AMC did...

Totally agree. In their/our defense, Jeep/AMC did not make it easy on us because they changed things sooo often throughout the run.

BUT that also opens our "freedom" to take artistic license with...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 01-08-2021, 12:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 420
Posted By rang-a-stang
TOTALLY! When I dropped my fuel tank for the...

TOTALLY! When I dropped my fuel tank for the first time, the rubber fuel lines from the pickup nipples to the hard fuel lines (only about 2" long) were like gritty pudding with fabric mixed in. The...
Forum: Online Sale Links: (Ebay, Craigslist, etc.) 01-08-2021, 11:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 76
Posted By rang-a-stang
63 J200, short bed, 401, Dana 44s, PTO winch, project parts pile, SoCal, $6k

This thing is pretty awesome. I would love to pick it up and make a fun driver out of it. I have bought about 15 parts from this guy (but never actually met him :confused: ) and he always cuts me a...
Forum: Online Sale Links: (Ebay, Craigslist, etc.) 01-07-2021, 10:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 248
Posted By rang-a-stang
Oh yeah, for sure! Mine has the optional Steven...

Oh yeah, for sure! Mine has the optional Steven Tyler package. It sounds ok but it is really ugly, worn out, and saggy.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 01-07-2021, 05:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 226
Posted By rang-a-stang
Outside of the Chief. Keep in mind, most...

Outside of the Chief. Keep in mind, most "packages" were stickers and interior colors. i.e. not all wide track Cherokees are Chiefs. Not all Chiefs are 2 doors and wide tracks.

My understanding was...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 01-07-2021, 05:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 420
Posted By rang-a-stang
Like...

Like this?
http://www.ifsja.org/forums/vb/showthread.php?t=189502
Forum: Online Sale Links: (Ebay, Craigslist, etc.) 01-07-2021, 03:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 248
Posted By rang-a-stang
That thing is super cool! I dig the tire tread on...

That thing is super cool! I dig the tire tread on the side.

Not poor taste at all, in fact that is what the area is made for.
Forum: Build Threads 01-06-2021, 10:49 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 10,192
Posted By rang-a-stang
Oh, the GTO is almost done! Just needs a slightly...

Oh, the GTO is almost done! Just needs a slightly taller lift and a turbo!
Forum: Build Threads 01-06-2021, 10:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 388
Posted By rang-a-stang
It's gonna look great! I love that color combo!...

It's gonna look great! I love that color combo! Lots of good stuff in here.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 01-06-2021, 10:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 340
Posted By rang-a-stang
The color is awesome! I notice the number on the...

The color is awesome! I notice the number on the front fender, is it an ex fleet vehicle? Are you going to keep it 4wd?

Just a word of caution, in any engine swap, the big costs are usually not the...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-05-2021, 04:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 513
Posted By rang-a-stang
If your truck is not running, and you turn on the...

If your truck is not running, and you turn on the headlights, do they pulse? If not, what is the voltage across your battery? Then start it and read your voltage across your battery. Is it battery...
Forum: Build Threads 01-05-2021, 02:43 PM
Replies: 645
Views: 58,400
Posted By rang-a-stang
The ARP instructions say 40 for everything......

The ARP instructions say 40 for everything... except 390 and 401. The 390/401 instructions say 50. It's a good gotcha that sucks to fix but needs to be fixed. Just not sure when. Have teenager drama...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-05-2021, 12:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 513
Posted By rang-a-stang
Do any of the other items in your truck pulse?...

Do any of the other items in your truck pulse? Headlights? radio lights? interior lights? If not, then the source is in your dash. That CVR can be tricky to isolate. You have to make sure you unhook...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-05-2021, 12:30 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 13,048
Posted By rang-a-stang
Good news! The little nick on the edge is not a...

Good news! The little nick on the edge is not a broken part. It is the marker showing front. Here is a new one with the same cutout:
ebay add for piston like yours...
Forum: For Sale: Parts and Pieces (To keep our rigs running) 01-05-2021, 12:25 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 18,783
Posted By rang-a-stang
I just threw my 79's Ypipe in the trash about a...

I just threw my 79's Ypipe in the trash about a month ago. :banghead:
Forum: Introduce Yourself. 01-05-2021, 12:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 381
Posted By rang-a-stang
Copy that! We'll standby for pictures. If it is a...

Copy that! We'll standby for pictures. If it is a manual transmission, it does not have a QT...unless there is some sort of rare one off adapter or back yard engineering going on. The QT is a cool...
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