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Forum: General FSJ Discussion 04-25-2020, 01:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 571
Posted By FSJunkie
I suppose this means stale French fries that fell...

I suppose this means stale French fries that fell down between the cracks of the seats never to be seen again no longer count as air fresheners.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-25-2020, 01:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 676
Posted By FSJunkie
The rear band doesn't take much stress in normal...

The rear band doesn't take much stress in normal use. It only grabs for reverse and to give engine braking in manual 1st. Lots of downshifting to manual 1st where the vehicle has to rev up the engine...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-25-2020, 01:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 385
Posted By FSJunkie
That is so crazy. I can tell you that every 1972...

That is so crazy. I can tell you that every 1972 Jeep, even down to the CJ5, had a vapor recovery system. Some used canisters and some just vented the gas tank into the engine crankcase, but they all...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 04-19-2020, 01:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 410
Posted By FSJunkie
A clutch probably isn't lined up. You have to...

A clutch probably isn't lined up. You have to really wiggle the front clutch assembly around as you slide it into engaging with the sun driving shell to get the clutch plates lined up so the assembly...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-19-2020, 01:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 350
Posted By FSJunkie
A Dana 20 should be absolutely silent in 2wd,...

A Dana 20 should be absolutely silent in 2wd, produce some light whine in 4hi, and whine pretty loudly in 4lo. The shift from 2wd to 4hi can be made at any speed driving forward, but I've personally...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-14-2020, 01:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 348
Posted By FSJunkie
Sometimes a bad module will leak tarry goo, but...

Sometimes a bad module will leak tarry goo, but it's not 100% conclusive. Usually the modules fail in one of these ways:

1. The engine starts and runs perfectly for a while then shuts off dead as a...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-11-2020, 01:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 611
Posted By FSJunkie
No. The voltage regulator supplies power to the...

No. The voltage regulator supplies power to the fuel gauge and temperature gauge only. Any problem with the regulator causes equal fluctuation of both gauges together. The oil light and amp light are...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-10-2020, 01:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 525
Posted By FSJunkie
Or they are not doing it right. I put Permatex...

Or they are not doing it right.

I put Permatex #2 on the outside circumference of the seal where it fits into the groove of the block and bearing cap, on both sides of the tabs on either side of the...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-10-2020, 01:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 611
Posted By FSJunkie
Oil lights that intermittently flicker are caused...

Oil lights that intermittently flicker are caused by defective pressure switches more often than not.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-10-2020, 01:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 593
Posted By FSJunkie
Well I don't remember what I said back then, but...

Well I don't remember what I said back then, but it was probably close to ten years ago and my attitude since may have changed with experience. I run both of my 327's at 5* BTDC at 500 RPM with the...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-23-2020, 02:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 190
Posted By FSJunkie
Checking fluid level is first, don't forget that....

Checking fluid level is first, don't forget that.

Next is throttle linkage adjustment. The bell crank on the transmission must reach full travel at the same time the engine throttle reaches wide...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 03-21-2020, 12:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 898
Posted By FSJunkie
BG Products are the best on the market if you can...

BG Products are the best on the market if you can get them. I toured their factory once.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 03-15-2020, 02:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 898
Posted By FSJunkie
Modern fuel is very different from the fuel these...

Modern fuel is very different from the fuel these engines were designed to effectively burn.

Modern fuel contains a lot more detergent additives and cleaning solvents than old fuel did to combat...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 03-15-2020, 01:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 616
Posted By FSJunkie
Probably a sticking or binding float. They...

Probably a sticking or binding float. They definitely should not do that.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-29-2020, 01:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,164
Posted By FSJunkie
No electrical tape. No adhesive tape in general....

No electrical tape. No adhesive tape in general. It turns gooey, makes a mess, and unravels with time. Use heat shrink or dry vinyl wrapping tape tied off at the ends.

No plastic sleeve connectors...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-11-2020, 12:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,153
Posted By FSJunkie
It worked fine from the factory. Just put it...

It worked fine from the factory. Just put it together the way the factory did and it'll work fine. Problem solved.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-09-2020, 01:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 556
Posted By FSJunkie
STA Super Traxion H78-15LT 6-ply Nylon on 15x6...

STA Super Traxion H78-15LT 6-ply Nylon on 15x6 steel wheels.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-09-2020, 01:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 346
Posted By FSJunkie
Absolutely positively a flanged axle 30 spline...

Absolutely positively a flanged axle 30 spline Dana 44 offset differential.

Standard ratio for V8 automatic was 3.31, optional 3.73.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-28-2020, 01:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 823
Posted By FSJunkie
Some years used a lower base timing setting like...

Some years used a lower base timing setting like 0* with a high mechanical advance like 35* and other years used a higher base timing setting like 15* with a low mechanical advance like 20*.

The...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-28-2020, 01:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,153
Posted By FSJunkie
Why would you say a 3/8" bolt is too small...

Why would you say a 3/8" bolt is too small and a 5/16" bolt fills the space better? That makes no sense. 3/8" is larger than 5/16"! I think you have the two sizes confused.

The space around the...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 01-22-2020, 10:30 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,549
Posted By FSJunkie
The people paying $100,000 for these Jeeps do no...

The people paying $100,000 for these Jeeps do no seem to even notice what is under the hood so long as it makes the Jeep move.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-28-2019, 10:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,470
Posted By FSJunkie
Agreed. I live in the second snowiest city in...

Agreed.

I live in the second snowiest city in the United States, second to Albany, New York.

Limited slip is great for keeping you from getting stuck. It keeps the tires grabbing and keeps you...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-25-2019, 12:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 447
Posted By FSJunkie
It's sheet metal. It can be cut, shaped, formed,...

It's sheet metal. It can be cut, shaped, formed, and welded.

Fill the tank with water then pour it out to displace fuel vapors before welding. Old trick.

That is the price of having an old car with...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 12-16-2019, 02:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,499
Posted By FSJunkie
I don't cut dashes and I sure don't cut fenders...

I don't cut dashes and I sure don't cut fenders either.

The Retrosound pictured in this thread is their older model, which I have in my Jeep. Those are obsolete in their lineup now. Their newer...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-16-2019, 02:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,470
Posted By FSJunkie
You've got to be kidding me. My stock Wagoneer...

You've got to be kidding me. My stock Wagoneer goes 0-60 MPH in 11 seconds, timed by a drag strip.
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