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Forum: General FSJ Tech 11-18-2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 9
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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: 197
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: 91
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: 11
Views: 303
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: 288
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: 121
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: 201
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: 196
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: 213
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: 1,000
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: 577
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: 175
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: 1,000
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: 11
Views: 303
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: 405
Posted By tgreese
Not sure what they are called, but I found...

Not sure what they are called, but I found several sources:...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-25-2019, 09:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 384
Posted By tgreese
Yeah, likely acting on their ignorance. Vapor...

Yeah, likely acting on their ignorance. Vapor recovery has practical benefits without any loss of power or drivability, and near zero maintenance requirements.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-25-2019, 08:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 417
Posted By tgreese
Mmm - I'd guess it does not affect the coolant...

Mmm - I'd guess it does not affect the coolant temperature much. The main reason for the valve in the pipe is to force exhaust gas through the intake manifold so it exits on the other side. This...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 10-24-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 890
Posted By tgreese
Maybe 30"x24" foam board? Go to the...

Maybe 30"x24" foam board? Go to the craft store and ask for it. Expect they have it at Staples and Office Depot too. It's used a lot for poster board and making models and such. Two pieces of glossy...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-24-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 405
Posted By tgreese
I don't understand. Did you read my reply above?...

I don't understand. Did you read my reply above? Have you put your head under the hood and dash and looked? There's a screw in the middle of the connector on the engine side. remove that and the...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-24-2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 198
Posted By tgreese
You should have steel lines running up the...

You should have steel lines running up the driver's frame rail, and short lengths of rubber to connect each section. No need to replace the steel lines unless they are damaged. I always replace fuel...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 10-23-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 890
Posted By tgreese
Are these cardboard or cloth? I repaired my J20...

Are these cardboard or cloth? I repaired my J20 headliner by gluing the broken pieces to foam board on the backside. Used 3M 77 cement:...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 10-23-2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 339
Posted By tgreese
Don't know specifically, but the CJ guys use an...

Don't know specifically, but the CJ guys use an electric fan so they can shut down during water crossings. Seems like a similar problem. The Ford Taurus and Contour fans are both popular junkyard...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 10-23-2019, 11:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 339
Posted By tgreese
[quote=NBD925]TGreese, I guess I can see a...

[quote=NBD925]TGreese, I guess I can see a benefit in the electric fan option. I just saw a pictures of one installed. It is sucked right up against the radiator and would not blow snow and pack it...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-23-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 405
Posted By tgreese
Yes, gauge. 8 and 6 cylinder engines. Unlike...

Yes, gauge.

8 and 6 cylinder engines. Unlike the V8s, 6s have a Delco unitized alternator and maybe other differences, and both schemes are drawn on the same sheet.

I recall there are long...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 10-23-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 339
Posted By tgreese
What's a C8 radiator? V8 radiator? These...

What's a C8 radiator? V8 radiator? These 6-cylinder trucks have a narrower radiator than the V8s, and the choice of replacement radiators is limited to the standard radiator, as I recall. The V8...
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