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Forum: General FSJ Tech Yesterday, 11:30 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By tgreese
Better to decide what engine speed you want whan...

Better to decide what engine speed you want whan traveling on the highway. Easy to calculate based on the tire size and gearing, using one of the many online gearing calculators.

The higher...
Forum: General FSJ Tech Yesterday, 11:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 135
Posted By tgreese
You could try to buy from a regular junkyard....

You could try to buy from a regular junkyard. www.car-part.com (http://www.car-part.com) searches for the part you enter. If you find one part of the front clip you my find the others. Look for the...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-04-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 159
Posted By tgreese
Year, model? I'd go to the WTB forum here and buy...

Year, model? I'd go to the WTB forum here and buy used. Your local automotive machine shop can install a new seal/bearing/retainer if you want new bearings. Or try Montana Overland.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-02-2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 220
Posted By tgreese
There is a parts book here with informative...

There is a parts book here with informative drawings of driveshafts, IIRC. https://oljeep.com/edge_parts_man.html Can't look right now ... I can help later if you have trouble.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 11-26-2019, 08:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 563
Posted By tgreese
Definitely a bad day. My sympathies Tony. This...

Definitely a bad day. My sympathies Tony.

This is the risk we run when we drive these Jeeps. Sometimes you cannot control the situation.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 11-23-2019, 01:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 372
Posted By tgreese
'74 uses a Motorola alternator. There are...

'74 uses a Motorola alternator. There are companies that sell Delco 10SI or 12SI alternators (what you want) that bolt in for the Motorolas. Search online and you should find them. There's also a...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 11-23-2019, 01:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 178
Posted By tgreese
Suggest you ask on the paint forum of...

Suggest you ask on the paint forum of Autobody101.com Supposedly (no first hand experience) metallics are difficult in single-stage. The usual approach is to spray BC/CC with the base just covering,...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 11-23-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 306
Posted By tgreese
Pretty common thing to make if you can weld and...

Pretty common thing to make if you can weld and need it. Check your local Jeep/4x4 club forums and see if someone will lend you one.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 11-23-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 542
Posted By tgreese
What do you mean? Ignition is off when the switch...

What do you mean? Ignition is off when the switch is off.

Where was the VR bypassed? List the wire numbers from the diagram.

Realize that the 6-cylinder Jeeps got the Delco alternator with the...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 11-21-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 223
Posted By tgreese
I'd think you'll need to remove the upholstery to...

I'd think you'll need to remove the upholstery to repair the break. Dunno - just guessing and trying to be helpful. The upholstery goes over the padding/frame like a glove and is usually held at the...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 11-18-2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 285
Posted By tgreese
The factory 4-speed in that Jeep is barely...

The factory 4-speed in that Jeep is barely adequate for V8 power, IMO. There were some 360 2V FSJs from this era with a variant of this 4-speed, but those transmissions have taller gearing than the...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 11-18-2019, 08:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 285
Posted By tgreese
Which transmission do you have? Go 4.0L HO with...

Which transmission do you have? Go 4.0L HO with MPI.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 11-18-2019, 08:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 150
Posted By tgreese
Nah, they are not meant to come off easily. They...

Nah, they are not meant to come off easily. They prevent emissions "tampering." In the day, techs would get new ones if the idle mixture needed adjustment. Just break them and adjust to "best lean...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 11-12-2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 542
Posted By tgreese
Suggest you buy the TSM. Less than $25 on CD-ROM...

Suggest you buy the TSM. Less than $25 on CD-ROM from RockAuto. No '75 diagram online that I know of.

https://www.rockauto.com/en/moreinfo.php?pk=417941&cc=1309474&jsn=371
Forum: General FSJ Tech 11-12-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 381
Posted By tgreese
Which Jeep? Don't run the factory ammeter with...

Which Jeep? Don't run the factory ammeter with that alternator - could cause a fire.

Supposedly a 3-wire can be configured as a 1-wire if you connect the sense wire to the charge wire and leave the...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 11-12-2019, 11:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 177
Posted By tgreese
The '88 diagram shows 4 fusible links: ...

The '88 diagram shows 4 fusible links: http://oljeep.com/gw/elec/88/88_FSJ_WiringDiagramPage1.jpg (http://oljeep.com/gw/elec/88/88_FSJ_WiringDiagramPage1.jpg)

They are all right at the starter...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 11-06-2019, 08:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 260
Posted By tgreese
Back in the day, the Carter universal rotary vane...

Back in the day, the Carter universal rotary vane pumps were popular. They are fairly quiet. The Carter mechanical pumps don't seem to be as high a quality today as they were when cars used them, but...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 11-04-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 283
Posted By tgreese
Matte or flat paints are made by adding a...

Matte or flat paints are made by adding a flattening agent (typically powdered talc) which roughens the usual gloss. Adding a flattener to any paint makes the surface softer and reduces its...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 11-03-2019, 03:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 268
Posted By tgreese
I used the Hirsch tank coating for my CJ-6, and...

I used the Hirsch tank coating for my CJ-6, and it has been fine for more than a decade.

https://www.hirschauto.com/Gas-Tank-Sealer-_-Repair/products/4/

NB I cleaned the tank really well, used...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 11-01-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,095
Posted By tgreese
Why are you abandoning the yellow wire? I'd...

Why are you abandoning the yellow wire?

I'd remove the red wire with the fusible link that goes to the splice at B2, and connect the yellow wire to there. This will give you one of the fusible...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-31-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 730
Posted By tgreese
Looking this up online, it says that a 2560001 is...

Looking this up online, it says that a 2560001 is a Mallory Dual-Point for an AMC engine. As i understand it, "dual point" means that it has two sets of points that open/close at half the speed of a...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-31-2019, 12:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 206
Posted By tgreese
Just a guess, they are quite different. I know...

Just a guess, they are quite different. I know the rod ends are different sizes, with the J-truck parts 7/16" diameter and the CJ parts 3/8". So likely even the holes in the arms are different...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 10-31-2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,095
Posted By tgreese
14 ga fusible link. This is the exact part that I...

14 ga fusible link. This is the exact part that I used.
https://www.amazon.com/Bussmann-BP-FL-14-Fusible-Universal/dp/B001BXR9L8/ref=sr_1_31?keywords=fusible+link&qid=1572541295&sr=8-31

These are...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-30-2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 542
Posted By tgreese
Better depends on you. Any hot rod harness will...

Better depends on you. Any hot rod harness will require that you route and terminate the circuits and understand (to some degree) what you are doing. It will be different from the factory wiring, so...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-29-2019, 04:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 445
Posted By tgreese
Not sure what they are called, but I found...

Not sure what they are called, but I found several sources:...
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