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Forum: Build Threads 11-18-2020, 09:43 PM
Replies: 166
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Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
More things on the list to do. Replace front...

More things on the list to do. Replace front axle u-joints. Rear brakes. I still haven't but need to drain and replace all of the gear oil... Trans, t- case, F/R axles. I need to also dial in...
Forum: Build Threads 11-07-2020, 05:00 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 11,737
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
Thanks Dave I took it for it's official first...

Thanks Dave


I took it for it's official first drive around the block. It made it! Rear brakes need attention and there is something up with the trans/ clutch. New starter is dragging...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 11-07-2020, 10:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,441
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
I recently bought some dealer literature and this...

I recently bought some dealer literature and this pic is in it. https://i.ibb.co/RHs1pP9/F17-FE94-D-A4-D8-4338-95-A1-3-C5-A947484-CD.jpg (https://ibb.co/ggfGMw3)
Forum: General FSJ Tech 11-04-2020, 08:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 190
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
I just watched a video on rebuild yesterday by...

I just watched a video on rebuild yesterday by Bleepin jeep. The guy was very thorough and had a couple of cool tips for re installing the bearing cage. He used a zip tie after he filled it with...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 11-02-2020, 08:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 277
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
Glad you got it. Sorry about the member passing. ...

Glad you got it. Sorry about the member passing. Was 1987 one of the last years for the J-trucks? Please post up some pics when you get them.
Forum: Build Threads 11-02-2020, 08:16 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 11,737
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
I made some more progress. The new starter is...

I made some more progress. The new starter is installed, I adjusted the clutch and tucked the o2 sensor wire tight to the starter to keep the exhaust for burning it in half. I added it to my...
Forum: Build Threads 11-02-2020, 07:54 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 4,038
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
Dang Dave! I knew it was a sharp truck from the...

Dang Dave! I knew it was a sharp truck from the teaser pics! That is a SWEET HONCHO!!!!!!
That is a tough choice on the wheels. The white wheels really stand out against the red, so I'd say white.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-29-2020, 07:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 203
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
I thought glass fuses ended in 78. my 79 &...

I thought glass fuses ended in 78. my 79 & 81 have the newer push in fuses. Not much help I know. Just an observation.



EDIT:



A terrible one considering you are working on a 76. I've...
Forum: Build Threads 10-26-2020, 11:15 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 1,855
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
It has 4...

It has 4 https://i.ibb.co/Q9VY03L/2-EEEF675-5-B8-A-4-E95-8937-608938-C70-D32.jpg (https://ibb.co/sj4s7dn)https://i.ibb.co/chjVjd6/2185-B69-E-9-F00-48-A0-9-DC5-AEC3-C804-C5-F2.jpg...
Forum: Build Threads 10-24-2020, 08:10 PM
Replies: 98
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Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
Here is what I have for a switch. This is out of...

Here is what I have for a switch. This is out of an fsj it's switch is missing. the one with a switch is from an xj or zj. The other pic is a factory sunroof console front section. left is xj/zj...
Forum: Build Threads 10-24-2020, 08:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,861
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
I'm still working on this one. I need to replace...

I'm still working on this one. I need to replace the alternator. Still need to get to the brakes, It needs exhaust manifold gaskets.


What surprises me is that the gas gauge works, the temp gauge...
Forum: Build Threads 10-24-2020, 07:51 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 11,737
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
I hope to be driving one of them soon. I've been...

I hope to be driving one of them soon. I've been chipping away at the brown one. I had to replace some of the factory harness. Luckily it fed the column harness so it was easy.


I now have a...
Forum: Build Threads 10-24-2020, 07:38 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 11,737
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
Thanks Dave! I need a shop! My 89 is stuffed...

Thanks Dave! I need a shop! My 89 is stuffed in that little garage also.
Forum: Homegrown Vendors: (Members who produce FSJ related items) 10-23-2020, 03:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 393
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
PM'd ya.

PM'd ya.
Forum: Build Threads 10-20-2020, 08:24 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 1,855
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
I just realized your jeep is an 88 Overhead...

I just realized your jeep is an 88 Overhead consoles are a 89-91 item. I've seen one 2 piece 89-91 console in person. I'm not sure what your switch would look like. I might have one out of an xj...
Forum: Build Threads 10-19-2020, 08:49 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 1,855
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
It looks like yours has the sunroof overhead 2...

It looks like yours has the sunroof overhead 2 piece console. (because of the hanging wires) Do you have it or was it long gone? Did you ever come up with the sunroof switch? Great progress! ...
Forum: Build Threads 10-17-2020, 11:48 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 11,737
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
I just changed spots the 79 and 81. The 79...

I just changed spots the 79 and 81. The 79 hasn't been started in a few weeks to a month. So it took a bit of coaxing.... fuel down the carb etc, so it wouldn't kill the weak battery to start....
Forum: Build Threads 10-17-2020, 10:07 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 11,737
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
Thanks dave. As far as breaking down.... I...

Thanks dave. As far as breaking down.... I have AAA HaHa....



For now it will be just around the block and in the neighborhood.



I have to install a cat on my exhaust then go through...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 10-12-2020, 10:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 325
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
[quote=asphaltrockdweller]77 or 78? There are...

[quote=asphaltrockdweller]77 or 78?


There are some cool parts on it if you part it out. Check what engine is in it.
Could be a four OH one?


Totally agree. It would be worth it to take a peek...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-12-2020, 10:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 133
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
They remind me of the dash light sockets from the...

They remind me of the dash light sockets from the 70-72 chevelle. It's good a member has some for you though.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-10-2020, 10:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 311
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
http://oljeep.com/gw/elec/GW_wiring.html Look...

http://oljeep.com/gw/elec/GW_wiring.html


Look up the 79 wiring diagram here.
Forum: Build Threads 10-09-2020, 09:39 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 11,737
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
The Dakota Gauges are working. I need to add the...

The Dakota Gauges are working. I need to add the sensors and hook them to the board. Water temp, oil pressure, and speedometer. It will be independent from the sniper stuff. It makes it easier to...
Forum: Build Threads 10-03-2020, 07:41 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 11,737
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
It seems like it's going to be a few days of...

It seems like it's going to be a few days of dealing with wiring.


Today I installed the powermaster 1 wire alternator. (mostly to support the sniper). ...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-03-2020, 09:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 311
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
Zorm My 79 starts. Send me a pm and I can...

Zorm



My 79 starts. Send me a pm and I can send pics of how my 79 is wired to confirm yours is the same, Also look at the neutral safety switch on the lower column " wiley-moeracing suggests"....
Forum: Build Threads 09-25-2020, 08:15 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 11,737
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
That is a pretty cool option. Would it work with...

That is a pretty cool option. Would it work with a factory radio or one of their retro radios only?




I have a really cool update!


The Beast runs again! It's almost weird because it is so quiet...
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