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Forum: General Chit-Chat 11-18-2016, 12:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,532
Posted By crispyboy
^^I would own that SRT Grand Cherokee in a...

^^I would own that SRT Grand Cherokee in a heartbeat^^.
Our mommy car is a 2002 GC with the High Output 4.7. It moves along nicely for what it is. My only complaint is the high cost of changing...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 11-16-2016, 01:12 PM
Replies: 496
Views: 23,107
Posted By crispyboy
No candidates are ever perfect. The two we had...

No candidates are ever perfect. The two we had to choose from were full of character flaws, lack of a good moral compass, among other issues....

When Trump started to talk about his picks for the...
Forum: Fuel Injection 09-03-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 684
Posted By crispyboy
Thanks, I'll give that a shot.

Thanks, I'll give that a shot.
Forum: Fuel Injection 09-02-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 684
Posted By crispyboy
curb idle

Have an older customefis system on the J20.
It seems like the curb idle is much higher than it should be when warmed up.
Is there a particular method to adjusting it?
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 04-24-2013, 11:37 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 14,453
Posted By crispyboy
Thats definitely a nice truck! Sorry to see you...

Thats definitely a nice truck!
Sorry to see you cut off your running boards, now the rear fenders flares are going to get rock chips from the front tires.
If you weren't on the other side of the...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 11-09-2012, 07:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,343
Posted By crispyboy
weight distribution

My experience is primarily with travel trailer - long distances and utility trailers short distances.
When I was adjusting the weight distribution I found that this adjustment made a big, big...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 11-08-2012, 07:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,343
Posted By crispyboy
Pulling a travel trailer I used to get 6-8 mpg. ...

Pulling a travel trailer I used to get 6-8 mpg. Trailer weighed approximately 6500 lbs ready to go. That's all the weight my 8400 GVW truck wanted on the hills of KY. Pulled fine on the...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 11-08-2012, 07:35 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 10,838
Posted By crispyboy
Your making that into one fine looking pickup -...

Your making that into one fine looking pickup - good work.
You may want to dump the flex fan for a factory clutch fan setup if your doing mostly on-road driving. I remember flex fans being noisy and...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 10-04-2012, 08:46 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,096
Posted By crispyboy
Glad I was out surfing the net today and saw the...

Glad I was out surfing the net today and saw the news about IFSJA. I have acquired lots of info here over the years and have spent way too much on Jeep parts.
Too bad about the original site going...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 07-03-2012, 08:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 639
Posted By crispyboy
Basic 4BBL carb questions

I have some upgrades planned for my 1990 GW. I have searched the database here but still have some questions.

- Install Edelbrock performer intake manifold
- Install 4 BBL carburetor - Holley or...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 12-14-2011, 01:54 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,982
Posted By crispyboy
Today there are several different types of brake...

Today there are several different types of brake controllers on the market. The best ones use line pressure from the brake reservoir to a transducer. The aftermarket version is the Maxbrake...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 12-12-2011, 10:49 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,982
Posted By crispyboy
I suppose you were talking about trailer brake...

I suppose you were talking about trailer brake activation box. What you want to find that that would be period correct and actually work better than modern brake controllers were Kelsey Hayes brake...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 11-11-2011, 11:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,024
Posted By crispyboy
Your probably thinking of the old Kelsey Hayes...

Your probably thinking of the old Kelsey Hayes trailer brake controllers from the 1960's. They worked great! They won't work with modern vehicles with abs brake systems because they displaced too...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 11-10-2011, 07:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,024
Posted By crispyboy
Wagoneers and j10's had a 5k tow capacity on...

Wagoneers and j10's had a 5k tow capacity on bumper pull trailers. A j20 was 7.6k on 5th wheel. This is what I remember from an old brochure and owners manual. 750 lbs max tongue weight and you...
Forum: Great Lakes 08-07-2011, 06:16 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,920
Posted By crispyboy
If September I could probably be available for an...

If September I could probably be available for an afternoon on the weekend of the 10th. I would have to borrow a Jeep to drive as my Wagoneer is not currently running. The rest of the month is...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 06-23-2011, 06:44 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,801
Posted By crispyboy
Absolutely spectacular! Take care of that rig.

Absolutely spectacular! Take care of that rig.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 06-10-2011, 07:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 863
Posted By crispyboy
I remember seeing the switch in a book at the...

I remember seeing the switch in a book at the local parts house.

When I reworked my system a few years ago:

I had new hoses made at the local parts house using some of the old fittings. The...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 04-27-2011, 07:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,429
Posted By crispyboy
Their not building it for the ifsja crowd, they...

Their not building it for the ifsja crowd, they are building this for people with money..... It will probably be around 60K. Chrysler won't have a choice but to use an IFS which doesn't really ...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 04-21-2011, 11:19 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,618
Posted By crispyboy
Wow - What a survivor! With preservation in mind...

Wow - What a survivor!
With preservation in mind I would have to paint up the frame/underside to keep everything intact. I would also paint under the floormats. Take it to a few car shows/parades...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-07-2011, 09:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 713
Posted By crispyboy
I would try butyl caulk as tgreese said - RV's...

I would try butyl caulk as tgreese said - RV's use this stuff everywhere - last's a long time, parts can be easily disassembled in the future.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 03-31-2011, 07:22 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,533
Posted By crispyboy
Here is a photo of my 1990 GW and a 1981 22'...

Here is a photo of my 1990 GW and a 1981 22' Airstream. It was really a perfect combo for towing but the floorplan in the trailer wasn't good for wife, me, daughter and dog. So I ended up selling...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-03-2011, 08:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,917
Posted By crispyboy
From my understanding the fusible links are...

From my understanding the fusible links are "slo-blow" for a reason. They will handle the initial heavy spike when using the ignition without quickly overheating as regular fuse might. Not sure if...
Forum: Great Lakes 02-21-2011, 07:46 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,316
Posted By crispyboy
Ricbee, I had a similar problem back over the...

Ricbee,
I had a similar problem back over the summer with my 86 - J20. It died going down the highway, burning wire has a distinct smell. The ignition wires worked themselves down onto the hot...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-18-2011, 06:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,609
Posted By crispyboy
Haven't seen the gooseneck in a J-20 but If I...

Haven't seen the gooseneck in a J-20 but If I recall the tow capacity was around 7600 lbs. when I looked at the 1986 J20 brochure. I can't remember what the max pin weight was.

Check your weights. ...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 02-11-2011, 08:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,308
Posted By crispyboy
Buy your motorcycles, RV's and convertibles in...

Buy your motorcycles, RV's and convertibles in the early fall of the year or between Christmas and New Years. Retailers often want that one last sale of the year to put on the books even if it is...
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