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Forum: General FSJ Tech Yesterday, 04:34 PM
Replies: 1
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Posted By Mikel
Broken Cherokee bucket seat

Hello,
My friend's '75 Cherokee has bucket seats. The driver's one has something broken in one side of the backrest, so that it flexes under load. Is this a common problem? Can the frame be...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 11-08-2019, 08:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 224
Posted By Mikel
Someone more knowledgeable than me will correct...

Someone more knowledgeable than me will correct me, but I think it's the thermostatic switch (the temp knob in the controller) that does that.
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 10-24-2019, 09:52 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 17,058
Posted By Mikel
Very nice!

Very nice!
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-20-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 208
Posted By Mikel
Front D44 binding

Hello,
Been working on a friend's '75 Cherokee. Ever since I brought the jeep back from its long sleep, I had a bit of binding when making tight turns. First it was the E-drive that was activated...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-09-2019, 07:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 437
Posted By Mikel
I just oil them during assembly and prior to...

I just oil them during assembly and prior to start-up, I spin the pump with a drill to pre-lube the whole system.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-03-2019, 02:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 428
Posted By Mikel
Getting a reading of cranking compression would...

Getting a reading of cranking compression would be easy. I suppose one could pour water through the plug hole with a pipette to measure combustion chamber volume as well. Not sure if the plug hole...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-16-2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,131
Posted By Mikel
:thumbsup:

:thumbsup:
Forum: For Sale: Parts and Pieces (To keep our rigs running) 09-10-2019, 08:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 425
Posted By Mikel
Very interesting! Thanks.

Very interesting! Thanks.
Forum: For Sale: Parts and Pieces (To keep our rigs running) 09-10-2019, 03:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 425
Posted By Mikel
Can you please explain? I thought the divided...

Can you please explain? I thought the divided plenum automatically made it dual plane.
Thanks.
Forum: For Sale: Parts and Pieces (To keep our rigs running) 09-09-2019, 07:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 425
Posted By Mikel
Photos: https://photos.google.com/share/AF1QipNo...

Photos:


https://photos.google.com/share/AF1QipNowk6oZvE_2vu02_aauUausF4d2qdzVGk4oyPKG4yrStQiFoopQwRjoT4xl-LD6w/photo/AF1QipOuV87_-IBBwgmQRPdX_wUafgwEwG3xHHpiritV?key=Q2Y5UFJlQUlrMm85eFhPSGh5OW1xMTli...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-09-2019, 07:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,131
Posted By Mikel
Temp sensor/switch working OK? Maybe the...

Temp sensor/switch working OK? Maybe the computer thinks the engine is cold at all times and makes it run very rich when it gets warm.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-08-2019, 07:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 522
Posted By Mikel
A good option would be a 4.0/AW4/NP231. ...

A good option would be a 4.0/AW4/NP231. Relatively easy swap and with the gearing you have, OD would be nice. There are hundreds of thousands of XJs out there with this powertrain, and can be...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-07-2019, 09:00 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,000
Posted By Mikel
You should be in good shape. Please keep us...

You should be in good shape. Please keep us updated.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-07-2019, 08:07 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,000
Posted By Mikel
Is your gearing going to work well with OD?

Is your gearing going to work well with OD?
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-05-2019, 05:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,131
Posted By Mikel
Are you able to get data from your EFI...

Are you able to get data from your EFI computer?


Am I right to assume that backfiring would only happen if:


a) There are momentary ignition lapses


b) Engine is running super rich and...
Forum: For Sale: Parts and Pieces (To keep our rigs running) 09-03-2019, 05:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 425
Posted By Mikel
No worries. I will confirm this weekend.

No worries. I will confirm this weekend.
Forum: For Sale: Parts and Pieces (To keep our rigs running) 09-03-2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 425
Posted By Mikel
It's a dual plane. Holley still makes that...

It's a dual plane. Holley still makes that family, but I'm not sure they still offer the AMC version.


I don't know much about it either. It uses smaller runners to increase the speed of the air...
Forum: For Sale: Parts and Pieces (To keep our rigs running) 09-02-2019, 03:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 425
Posted By Mikel
Holley Street Dominator intake

Selling a bare AMC Street Dominator aluminum 4bbl intake manifold, in excellent condition. $150 plus shipping.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-02-2019, 11:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 319
Posted By Mikel
I have a '63 J300 with the earlier "glove...

I have a '63 J300 with the earlier "glove compartment" Super Wagoneer A/C, but I suspect you don't have much to worry about.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-29-2019, 06:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 289
Posted By Mikel
TH400 cooling hoses

Hello,
I'm working on a friend's '75 Cherokee. The short transmission hoses that go into the radiator don't look too healthy. Where can I get new ones? Thanks.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-16-2019, 07:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 373
Posted By Mikel
If the front differential is on the passenger...

If the front differential is on the passenger side, it is a TH400/Quadratrac. If it's on the driver's side, it is a TF727.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-15-2019, 08:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 373
Posted By Mikel
Likely a TH400.

Likely a TH400.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 08-14-2019, 09:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 414
Posted By Mikel
Paid with a credit card? Dispute the charge if...

Paid with a credit card? Dispute the charge if the seller won't make it right.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 08-14-2019, 07:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 390
Posted By Mikel
:thumbsup:

:thumbsup:
Forum: Diesel Swaps 08-02-2019, 06:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 836
Posted By Mikel
To add to what Joe said - With diesel being much...

To add to what Joe said - With diesel being much more expensive than regular gas, it will take a long, long time to break even.


I built my trucks as a hobby. From a monetary point of view, I might...
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