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Forum: General FSJ Discussion 04-16-2018, 07:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,328
Posted By chrism
That looks great! I bought my cherokee from a...

That looks great!

I bought my cherokee from a guy who stripped the interior to paint then lost all of the parts in a move. Other than a junkyard (I have not been able to find any FSJ's locally)...
Forum: Build Threads 11-09-2017, 10:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,076
Posted By chrism
Are you somewhere in NY? I think I remember...

Are you somewhere in NY? I think I remember seeing that on craigslist a while back.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-04-2017, 08:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 789
Posted By chrism
I have been looking too. Saw a set for $300 on...

I have been looking too. Saw a set for $300 on ebay but no way I'm paying that when I can get a dodge or chevy d60 for $400.
I just want to convert mine from 6 to 8 lug. You can get everything...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 09-26-2017, 07:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,802
Posted By chrism
A couple suggestions for you... I recently...

A couple suggestions for you...
I recently started using nicopp hard lines...easy to bend and easy to flare don't rot out. The local auto parts stores have started carrying it.

Also checkout inline...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-01-2017, 09:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 778
Posted By chrism
I have one of these from a chevy truck that I was...

I have one of these from a chevy truck that I was thinking about using:
http://www.2040-parts.com/81-87-chevy-gmc-truck-k5-blazer-jimmy-suburban-transfer-case-shifter-np208-np241-i671328/

But after...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-18-2017, 11:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 761
Posted By chrism
I was never able to get an e2000 pump to last for...

I was never able to get an e2000 pump to last for much longer than 1-2 years in my last wag w/LT1. Once they start to get loud they are done for. Is the Jeep its in the 78 listed in your profile? ...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 08-10-2017, 07:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 619
Posted By chrism
Way back when I used to live in MA I got my...

Way back when I used to live in MA I got my engine machine work done at golens engine service but it looks like they have moved to NH. There was also a small shop in Waltham that I used but I don't...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 07-12-2017, 08:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 859
Posted By chrism
What gears do you have and what size tires? I...

What gears do you have and what size tires? I tow our 2005 Aerolite which is 27ft and weighs in at 4300 dry. I have 31" tires and 3.55 gears. It tows ok but leaves me wanting lower gearing on the...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 06-12-2017, 07:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,139
Posted By chrism
If you are going to put them in the front seat...

If you are going to put them in the front seat then you should be ok. Reaching the back seat to get the car seat in would be a pita. You would have to climb in there.
I had to switch to 4 door...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 06-08-2017, 10:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,541
Posted By chrism
The original ground runs down the frame rail to...

The original ground runs down the frame rail to the rear and is probably rotted out. I had the same issue on the same year wag. I just ran a new ground to the body right near the plate you opened...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 05-30-2017, 07:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 904
Posted By chrism
Try these guys: www.wnyaccessoryshop.com/...

Try these guys:
www.wnyaccessoryshop.com/ (http://www.ifsja.org/forums/vb/www.wnyaccessoryshop.com/)

I don't know what all you need done but if they can't do it they should be able to point you...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 05-17-2017, 07:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 904
Posted By chrism
I'm from Buffalo just down the road...sorry don't...

I'm from Buffalo just down the road...sorry don't know any mechanics in Erie though.
Forum: Street & Performance 05-05-2017, 07:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,656
Posted By chrism
Here is how I do it...YMMV...but the headers on...

Here is how I do it...YMMV...but the headers on my CJ are going on 10 years and they have not rusted. I have used both VHT and more recently BBQ grill paint from the hardware store.
First you have...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-15-2017, 07:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,751
Posted By chrism
You don't find that they are too tall in the...

You don't find that they are too tall in the rear? When I tried this with the ZJ seats on the factory frame I was able to get them to fit the frame nicely and retain the fold forward. It was fine...
Forum: Build Threads 02-21-2017, 09:19 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 41,308
Posted By chrism
Good job! I hope mine will be moving soon too.

Good job! I hope mine will be moving soon too.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-06-2017, 09:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,737
Posted By chrism
Yep. If you are using the stock cross member...

Yep. If you are using the stock cross member (for a 79 at least) the front output would need to go through the cross member without clocking. If you mock the whole drivetrain up on the floor with...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 01-06-2017, 09:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,399
Posted By chrism
Switched to o-ring hoses on the CJ. The fitting...

Switched to o-ring hoses on the CJ. The fitting on the back of the PS pump where you connect the hoses comes out. If you have a flare one in there you can replace it with an o-ring from an 80's-up...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 01-05-2017, 09:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,399
Posted By chrism
Real J20 boxes were hard to find 5 years...

Real J20 boxes were hard to find 5 years ago...pickins are probably very slim now. I run the durango boxes on both of my jeeps. No complaints.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-05-2017, 08:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,737
Posted By chrism
My opinion...start selling parts...below is the...

My opinion...start selling parts...below is the best option for a 5.3 swap.

4L60E/NP241-c
will need to find/buy NP241
Easy to find for driver drop front axle (little harder for passenger drop since...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-13-2016, 09:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 844
Posted By chrism
What year FSJ is it going in? Hoses changed in...

What year FSJ is it going in? Hoses changed in 1980 to o-ring which will work with all the newer boxes. If its going into an older rig you will need to get new hoses or those flare to o-ring...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 10-17-2016, 08:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,857
Posted By chrism
Run your pump in the tank unless you enjoy...

Run your pump in the tank unless you enjoy sitting on the side of the road. On average my inline pumps last 1.5 years. I carry a spare in the waggy now. You can also make them last a little longer...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 10-13-2016, 07:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,857
Posted By chrism
90's 2 Door S10 blazer fits nice between the...

90's 2 Door S10 blazer fits nice between the frame rails where the spare tire used to go.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 10-04-2016, 07:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 820
Posted By chrism
You should be able to go even earlier than 88-89...

You should be able to go even earlier than 88-89 because the trucks with the NP208's should have the same shifter too.
I got lucky and found an old suburban at the junk yard...most yards around here...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 10-03-2016, 07:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 820
Posted By chrism
For a passenger drop case you should be able to...

For a passenger drop case you should be able to use the shifter from a passenger drop chevy truck. I got one form an 89 suburban. There is also a company out there that makes a slick cable shifter...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 09-02-2016, 12:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 964
Posted By chrism
If you can build the brackets I have power...

If you can build the brackets I have power leather from a 98 ZJ in my waggy. They are very comfortable. Went on a 10hr round trip with a buddy that has back problems and he couldn't believe he came...
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