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Forum: General FSJ Discussion 10-19-2011, 05:06 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 18,514
Posted By sappy76
It's been a while since I've posted, and was...

It's been a while since I've posted, and was considering selling my truck and moving but it looks like I'll be staying put. Over the summer a couple of spots started to pop rust from behind on the...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 10-04-2011, 03:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,875
Posted By sappy76
Cooper discover M+S See my post page 5

Cooper discover M+S

See my post page 5
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 04-17-2011, 08:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 893
Posted By sappy76
You're on your way. Keep going.

You're on your way. Keep going.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-03-2011, 05:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 862
Posted By sappy76
Don't waste your money like I did

After seeing the adds on PowerBlock and the testing that they claimed they did at my old college, I decided to buy two set, one for my FSJ and the other for my '92 Miata.

When I pulled the old...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 03-09-2011, 09:38 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,690
Posted By sappy76
Yes

I've used it and it did a good job of converting the rust. You should topcoat over it, and if I remember right, some coatings stick, others don't.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 03-09-2011, 03:26 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,690
Posted By sappy76
I did use POR15 on the fender flare area of my...

I did use POR15 on the fender flare area of my Chief. After two years the rust started coming back. Also, it did break down in the UV. I won't use it it again. Too expensive and the isocyinides...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 03-08-2011, 06:02 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,827
Posted By sappy76
12' ceilings. It doesn't look like it but it's...

12' ceilings.

It doesn't look like it but it's actually about 5' off the floor.:thumbsup:
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 03-08-2011, 04:16 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,690
Posted By sappy76
??

I've read so many mixed reviews, split about 40% in favor, 60% say it's snake oil.

I was going to give it a try (especially since the company is only 2 hours away) but then passed.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 03-08-2011, 04:00 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,955
Posted By sappy76
1st of many;) Looks really good. Are you...

1st of many;)


Looks really good. Are you planning on running it in the winter? Mine was nearly flawless until my 2nd winter. Now I could snap 5 or 6 photos to show the areas that need to be...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 03-08-2011, 03:50 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,827
Posted By sappy76
I've done a lot of mods, most of the well worth...

I've done a lot of mods, most of the well worth the time and money. But after driving home the other day and losing my rear exhaust hanger, I'd have to say the best mod I've made yet is......


The...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 03-06-2011, 05:02 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,405
Posted By sappy76
I'm ready to take delivery on the diff now. I...

I'm ready to take delivery on the diff now. I don't mind you leaving it in the Wagoneer when you drop it off. I'm sure you can find a bus ticket back home.;)


Nice job, glad to see you're back up...
Forum: Fuel Injection 02-28-2011, 05:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,378
Posted By sappy76
Put mine above the radio. It's completely...

Put mine above the radio. It's completely inaccessible but out of the way. When I need to get to it, I go at it by pulling the instrument cluster. (In two years I haven't needed to access it but...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 02-28-2011, 05:20 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,405
Posted By sappy76
Guess I'll have to buy the whole rig

I sometimes wonder if I should have bought it as a spare, but after find a near perfect set in one Qtrac that I only paid $50 for, I couldn't pull the trigger. I hope my rebuild lasts a long time, I...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 02-26-2011, 03:46 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 10,337
Posted By sappy76
I do like those Cobalt gauges.

I do like those Cobalt gauges.
Forum: Fuel Injection 02-25-2011, 06:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,442
Posted By sappy76
Great Idea. I'd love to see a How to on How to...

Great Idea.

I'd love to see a How to on How to add spark control to a Howell system.
Forum: Fuel Injection 02-24-2011, 03:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,019
Posted By sappy76
I'm running a Howell system and it does...

I'm running a Howell system and it does everything I would want it to do. Could I eek out another mpg w/ spark control, maybe. I use my truck as a winter driver and even hooked up a cheapo remote...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 02-23-2011, 08:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,626
Posted By sappy76
I've been at that point several times. What I...

I've been at that point several times.

What I did was build up my Chief to be my winter driver and then bought a 92 Miata for the spring-fall. The Miata cost me only $4000, is cheap to insure, and...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 02-23-2011, 06:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,919
Posted By sappy76
I about 90% sure I'm going to do a shackle...

I about 90% sure I'm going to do a shackle reversal on my Chief this summer. I'll be very interested in your thoughts on the ride after you get it on the road. I have a SkyJacker Softride 4" lift...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-23-2011, 06:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By sappy76
Been there

Did the same thing. Tried it three times, all three attempts resulted in the shackles sitting on the shelf.




Going to try this this summer. I'm going to do this when I also tackle rotating the...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 02-23-2011, 06:02 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 10,337
Posted By sappy76
Here's an earlier picture of my dash. Since this...

Here's an earlier picture of my dash.

Since this was taken I've swapped the tach and the speedo around, now the speedo is to the far right. This allows me to cruise down the highway with my left...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 02-22-2011, 03:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 754
Posted By sappy76
I have a nice new set of 33x12.5R15s BFG AT/TKOs...

I have a nice new set of 33x12.5R15s BFG AT/TKOs mounted and balanced sitting in a stack behind the barn under 5" of snow/ice. I bought them when I lived in San Diego and ever since I've lived back...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-21-2011, 07:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 486
Posted By sappy76
Odds are the plastic knob is spinning on the...

Odds are the plastic knob is spinning on the switch. The switches can be taken apart, cleaned, and put back together fairly easily. It's a pretty dumb design with metal plates that are held...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 02-21-2011, 07:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 754
Posted By sappy76
I haven't put many miles on it with the case...

I haven't put many miles on it with the case fully locked. The few times I did have it locked, it seemed fine.

One of the donor rigs that I purchased to build mine had spools in front and rear...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 02-21-2011, 05:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 754
Posted By sappy76
Quadratrac w/ LSD? Answered!

About 2 years ago I posted the question, Can you run Limited Slip Differentials with a Quadratac and still have good on road performance.

I received a lot of different answers with no consensus. ...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 02-20-2011, 06:59 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,955
Posted By sappy76
How about them Packers? I grew up in Iron River....

How about them Packers?

I grew up in Iron River. If I could find a job up in your neck of the woods, I'd be there in a heartbeat. Probably the ideal area for an FSJ.
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