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Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-31-2022, 05:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 461
Posted By bufurd
Your properly setup Q-jet will be fine with...

Your properly setup Q-jet will be fine with altitude. Getting it setup requires a stripped down body with the primary metering rods, piston, an assortment of springs and a vacuum gauge. The right...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-31-2022, 05:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 461
Posted By bufurd
Your properly setup Q-jet will be fine with...

Your properly setup Q-jet will be fine with altitude. Getting it setup requires a stripped down body with the primary metering rods, piston, an assortment of springs and a vacuum gauge. The right...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-24-2021, 11:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 693
Posted By bufurd
The way they steer it pushes sideways on the...

The way they steer it pushes sideways on the axle, like stated here the leaf springs. I drive a screwdriver between the leaves to separate em a bit and spray Fluid Film in em. It
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 04-21-2021, 07:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,081
Posted By bufurd
If the pinion area is dry I’d leave it...

If the pinion area is dry I’d leave it alone, that said it could start leaking... As for the disc brakes, why? These things are reliable, like any older vehicle it must be given attention. The...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 04-15-2021, 03:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 829
Posted By bufurd
The 258 is a great engine, the 3 speed is a fine...

The 258 is a great engine, the 3 speed is a fine transmission, what keeps you from getting it much over 50? Power or ya think it’s over reving?

I’m curious about your handle,,...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 04-15-2021, 03:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 641
Posted By bufurd
Yes, the story on that goes something like...

Yes, the story on that goes something like this:

Sometime in the mid 1980’s my father and I went to see an antique car for sale. When I drove up in my J10 the man told me his son has lost...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 04-14-2021, 11:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 641
Posted By bufurd
I didn’t know that. Zack found all that,...

I didn’t know that. Zack found all that, all I can say is thank you.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 04-04-2021, 07:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 641
Posted By bufurd
Don’t know why I had to edit again? It only...

Don’t know why I had to edit again? It only shows some of post?
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 04-04-2021, 07:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 641
Posted By bufurd
Humpty nearing 200,000 miles since build

Went on a solid trip out to northern Maine, 1,580 miles out then 1,820 job miles then 1,640 miles back in the span of two weeks. Humpty now has 198,200 miles on it, averaging 24.4 MPG. I stopped and...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 06-20-2020, 08:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,759
Posted By bufurd
Yup....:drivin:

Yup....:drivin:
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 06-16-2020, 08:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,759
Posted By bufurd
The driveshaft does not know the rear is offset,...

The driveshaft does not know the rear is offset, an angle is an angle, it doesn't see it as two angles. If the driveshaft is phased correctly the U-joints can do their job, again it don't care as...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 06-14-2020, 08:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 976
Posted By bufurd
As long as nothing is hitting and it drives good...

As long as nothing is hitting and it drives good I'd say you're good. As for the shackles, the shackles are in the front from factory. A shackle reversal isn't uncommon, it does help the ride a bit...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-31-2020, 08:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,971
Posted By bufurd
That slip plate stuff sounds awesome, I'd still...

That slip plate stuff sounds awesome, I'd still ante up for some shocks first.. Bilsteins are on all my Jeeps.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-24-2020, 09:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,117
Posted By bufurd
As for seeing if U-joint is binding, lift it up...

As for seeing if U-joint is binding, lift it up so axle is at full droop (that can be shortened if need be) lock the hubs and spin the axle, if it's not binding you're good. If it is a floor jack...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-23-2020, 03:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,117
Posted By bufurd
Keep in mind, under load the rear pinion rotates...

Keep in mind, under load the rear pinion rotates up and the front rotates down magnifying the problem. U-joints will take a lot, binding/bottoming out for lack of a better word will break em. What...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-18-2020, 08:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,117
Posted By bufurd
Shimming the front axle....???? For what, point...

Shimming the front axle....???? For what, point the yolk up some to help U-joint angle? The steering (caster) will be messed up to the point of I wouldn't want to try and drive it.....
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 05-18-2020, 07:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,474
Posted By bufurd
I just finished cutting my dash for a single DIN,...

I just finished cutting my dash for a single DIN, took out a Custom Autosound I installed a few years ago. It was good, I liked how simple it was and how it looked, the sound quality wasn't as good...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-16-2020, 08:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 786
Posted By bufurd
Pretty easy to pull the return line, put it in...

Pretty easy to pull the return line, put it in empty container, have buddy start vehical, add fluid while it's running. Put a couple quarts through it, does wonders for noise and if you have hydro...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-16-2020, 08:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,115
Posted By bufurd
Yup, Rotella is all I run in all my engines......

Yup, Rotella is all I run in all my engines... Lawn mowers on up:drivin:
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-15-2020, 07:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,115
Posted By bufurd
Or run Diesel engine oil, it still has plenty of...

Or run Diesel engine oil, it still has plenty of zinc to protect flat tappet cam and lifters in a gasser.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-15-2020, 03:27 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,971
Posted By bufurd
Get rid of them shocks, cheap stock replacements...

Get rid of them shocks, cheap stock replacements will help a lot. Leaf springs when doing their job slid against each other, removing friction there can make a big difference in ride compliance....
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-14-2020, 05:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,751
Posted By bufurd
Awesome, good to here, I hope you're relatively...

Awesome, good to here, I hope you're relatively young cause you're never gonna wear it out. That's a great engine.:drivin:
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-14-2020, 05:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,173
Posted By bufurd
205 is a great T-case, bullit proof and easy to...

205 is a great T-case, bullit proof and easy to put behind a NV4500. On that 4500, do something real with the 5th gear issue and use the right oil.:drivin:
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-13-2020, 06:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,173
Posted By bufurd
My take is run it if you can get it adapted...

My take is run it if you can get it adapted reasonably enough. You have a spare once you know its limits, I run one behind a very healthy 1969 GTO 400 engine for near 20 years, T-case was never an...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-07-2020, 03:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,751
Posted By bufurd
You are correct about taking some of the zinc out...

You are correct about taking some of the zinc out of Diesel engine oil, it still has a lot more than modern gas engine oil.. The new specialty oils available now to address this problem only proves...
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