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Forum: General FSJ Discussion 11-16-2019, 07:47 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By letank
check tirerack.com for price and reviews people...

check tirerack.com for price and reviews


people have been happy with the cooper
Forum: General Chit-Chat 11-15-2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,133
Posted By letank
Yeaaaaaah, all those request for older than 76...

Yeaaaaaah, all those request for older than 76 will change to older than 83...



sorry amended... I rechecked...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 11-15-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 220
Posted By letank
the OEM was a low pressure switch positioned next...

the OEM was a low pressure switch positioned next to the battery. In most newer system you can swap a binary switch, Low and High pressure combo, they are often part of the filter/dryer. There are...
Forum: Introduce Yourself. 11-14-2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 282
Posted By letank
authentic.... it depends on what is the primary...

authentic.... it depends on what is the primary use, road or country, it is the same answer to expect when asking "what oil to use?", you will get a zillion opinions. I have the BFGs all terrain, but...
Forum: Introduce Yourself. 11-14-2019, 12:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 282
Posted By letank
Thank you for the pict... stuck in 4x4... if you...

Thank you for the pict... stuck in 4x4... if you lift the rear axle off the ground and put trans in neutral can you manually roll the wheel... if not or if it is very noisy you will need to have the...
Forum: Introduce Yourself. 11-13-2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 282
Posted By letank
When you said that you cracked the transfer case,...

When you said that you cracked the transfer case, can you post a pict of the crack? or can you described the location of the crack? is it oozing oil?



Do you still have oil in the TC? at this point...
Forum: Introduce Yourself. 11-12-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 282
Posted By letank
You cannot drive without ATF, as the following...

You cannot drive without ATF, as the following post mentions that the silicone has probably slipped and destroyed the innards. But you said case is cracked... JB weld to the rescue.... just...
Forum: Introduce Yourself. 11-11-2019, 09:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 282
Posted By letank
surprised by the bad TC, it can be driven in 4x4...

surprised by the bad TC, it can be driven in 4x4 all along, with the NP229 which IIRC is the OEM case, recheck the tag to make sure that you have a NP229 and not a np228 which can only be driven in...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 11-09-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 439
Posted By letank
gas tank being on driver's side most lean on that...

gas tank being on driver's side most lean on that side
Forum: Introduce Yourself. 11-08-2019, 05:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 282
Posted By letank
Welcome to the asylum... as for paint peeling, I...

Welcome to the asylum... as for paint peeling, I can see some spots, it looks not too bad until the clear coat starts to bubble.


The most important part is to make sure that the roof rack wellnuts...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 11-07-2019, 08:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 197
Posted By letank
no need for fuel pressure regulator, the pump is...

no need for fuel pressure regulator, the pump is self regulating
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 11-06-2019, 02:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 338
Posted By letank
thermal clutch

typical example of a fan clutch on the V8, of course I like to mess up with parts, this is a 1985 mercedes 560SL fan and fan clutch on a FSJ 360 V8, smaller fan at 17", but more blades, here tested...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 11-05-2019, 06:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 197
Posted By letank
on last project, I used this edelbrock, it is...

on last project, I used this edelbrock, it is small and fit neatly against the inner fender, it is wrapped with some plastic so it is not transmitting vibrations , at $60 you can buy 2 and have a...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-27-2019, 11:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 301
Posted By letank
as Joe said, it is a bit of a challenge to redo a...

as Joe said, it is a bit of a challenge to redo a wiring system, because one need to understand how the original designers laid out the wires, which is always a puzzle.


the coil pictures has a...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 10-11-2019, 06:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 297
Posted By letank
the dash and senders on the 87 are different than...

the dash and senders on the 87 are different than the 80... well you have no senders currently because no motor, but if you want to install the dash of the 87 to the 80, you will have to swap your...
Forum: Wanted 09-28-2019, 05:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 200
Posted By letank
76 is an analog clock that uses points, yes...

76 is an analog clock that uses points, yes points like the point distributor. At some time the points will degrade, turning the clock to a standstill display. Get the digital version from 1980 till...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-24-2019, 03:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 258
Posted By letank
a slight tap on the starter casing w a 3lb...

a slight tap on the starter casing w a 3lb hammer... should unlock the sticky starter ...

as said above parts are a gamble nowadays...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-08-2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 242
Posted By letank
you have to managed to roll the tailgate glass...

you have to managed to roll the tailgate glass down to pull the window channel lifter clips off... 2 of them, the reinstallation of those clips are a bear... usually even the shops will drill holes...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-08-2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,172
Posted By letank
Here we go, the clip is the smaller version of...

Here we go, the clip is the smaller version of the license plate...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-28-2019, 01:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,172
Posted By letank
I have used small plastic insert similar to the...

I have used small plastic insert similar to the license plate inserts , I trimmed the square end to fit the round holes .... the hardest part is the alignment of the screws with the new inserts, it...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-26-2019, 05:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 305
Posted By letank
it is the blinker fluid reservoir cap.... for...

it is the blinker fluid reservoir cap....


for the QT it sit on top of the service plate for the shifting fork of the lock out lever... it is the vent...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 08-02-2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 961
Posted By letank
X2, the initial diagnostic of the blown HG is...

X2, the initial diagnostic of the blown HG is also a real unknown.

Next step at this point: is that 84 such a pristine beauty, no rust, good transmission and the rest
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-02-2019, 03:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 302
Posted By letank
check on ebay for better picts, either 740, 735...

check on ebay for better picts, either 740, 735 for the 90-98 and the 540 until 99 which have a different cowl.



I tried to look at them in the junkyard, but the alt is a real bear to remove...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-01-2019, 10:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 302
Posted By letank
Most alternator for our vintage production models...

Most alternator for our vintage production models get the cooling from the back. Only recently did the alternators are being cooled from upfront , it is still behind the radiator.


Some of the...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 07-27-2019, 09:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 444
Posted By letank
the usual puff of smoke being the cluster can be...

the usual puff of smoke being the cluster can be solved by an upgrade of the CVR as described below, as usual disconnect battery before doing any electrical...
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