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Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-10-2020, 09:25 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By tgreese
Just a comment - any radio tech should be able to...

Just a comment - any radio tech should be able to fix one of these radios. I have fixed many home stereo devices by tracing the signal through, from the antenna, until it stops. Most likely issues...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-10-2020, 09:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 266
Posted By tgreese
Lots of TSM verbiage and illustrations are...

Lots of TSM verbiage and illustrations are recycled from previous years. A few grains of salt may be needed.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-10-2020, 09:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 244
Posted By tgreese
Word is that the Corporate axle used in FSJs...

Word is that the Corporate axle used in FSJs addresses the issues CJs had with their version. CJs both suffer from the tapered end spinning on the hub, and thin, bendable axle tubes.

I recall the...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 07-09-2020, 09:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 151
Posted By tgreese
The better your prep, the longer it will last....

The better your prep, the longer it will last. Ideal prep has bright steel everywhere.

I agree with Tony's suggestion of media blasting. Black Diamond is cheap at Tractor Supply.

If less than...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-07-2020, 10:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 244
Posted By tgreese
Nope, no change in front axle. The open knuckle...

Nope, no change in front axle.

The open knuckle axles are also much lower maintenance and more durable. Plus you'll improve your turning radius.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-06-2020, 09:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 244
Posted By tgreese
This thread might help you...

This thread might help you http://www.ifsja.org/forums/vb/showthread.php?t=164127

My understanding is that the original poster went with the Quadratrac axle for a while, and eventually sought out a...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-05-2020, 07:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 244
Posted By tgreese
The early CJ guys are in the same situation as...

The early CJ guys are in the same situation as you - early tapered (two-piece) axles in a Dana 44. My understanding is the only reasonable conversion for these axles (other than replacing the...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 07-03-2020, 09:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 208
Posted By tgreese
Wrong coast ...

Wrong coast ...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 06-29-2020, 06:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 266
Posted By tgreese
Sounds like you have it figured out - forgive me...

Sounds like you have it figured out - forgive me it I go on here and you don't need the input.

You understand the difference between manifold and ported vacuum? Ported may be called distributor or...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 06-29-2020, 06:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 177
Posted By tgreese
I presume the F is a filter, to vent that port to...

I presume the F is a filter, to vent that port to the atmosphere. You have 5 ports, not 4.

A "dual" CTO is two valves in a single body: one valve with two ports, and another valve with 3 ports. The...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 06-19-2020, 10:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 347
Posted By tgreese
Clean and tighten the battery terminals. Clean...

Clean and tighten the battery terminals. Clean the connections to the solenoid and the starter. Try a different battery.

Still not good, use a jumper cable between the battery (+) post and the...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 06-18-2020, 06:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 713
Posted By tgreese
Fairly sure this is the issue. Regard the offset...

Fairly sure this is the issue. Regard the offset plane in reference to the u-joint cross. The speed of the driveshaft changes slightly with the orientation of the u-joint crosses. There is a single...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 06-11-2020, 09:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 713
Posted By tgreese
Offset in a single plane seems to work well, but...

Offset in a single plane seems to work well, but when the offset is in two planes, that can be trouble... apparently.

Coming from the CJ world, that's a looong driveshaft. I would try some...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 06-11-2020, 08:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 784
Posted By tgreese
Do not assume that Jeep sealed all the panels....

Do not assume that Jeep sealed all the panels. This is from my J20, looking up above the AC unit at the area above the passenger floor vent:


http://www.nmr.mgh.harvard.edu/%7Ereese/J20SealantGap.jpg
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 06-10-2020, 08:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 370
Posted By tgreese
If you are no longer interested in this vehicle,...

If you are no longer interested in this vehicle, I would encourage you to pass it along to someone that is.

Agency vehicles can have a wide range of different option and special equipment...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 06-10-2020, 07:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 563
Posted By tgreese
I expect that a carb shop would bead blast the...

I expect that a carb shop would bead blast the carb body. They can also reapply a factory-style chromate coating. These carb bodies are typically a zinc alloy die casting (some variant of zamac)....
Forum: General FSJ Tech 06-09-2020, 04:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 417
Posted By tgreese
This antiquated site will not host your pictures...

This antiquated site will not host your pictures unless they are too small to matter. Host your picture on another site and post a link to it. Make sure the site allows public viewing, and that you...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 06-04-2020, 05:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 563
Posted By tgreese
http://www.earlycj5.com/xf_cj5/index.php?threads/r...

http://www.earlycj5.com/xf_cj5/index.php?threads/restored-yf.121719/
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 06-03-2020, 09:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 301
Posted By tgreese
They seem to come up rather easily on car-part.com

They seem to come up rather easily on car-part.com
Forum: General FSJ Tech 06-03-2020, 08:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 563
Posted By tgreese
Carb shop? Maybe not local to you, but these...

Carb shop? Maybe not local to you, but these places that specialize in carburetors seem to do a good job. They would rebuild your core.

The big remanufacturers break down all the cores they get...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 06-03-2020, 07:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 417
Posted By tgreese
Jeep never offered the BOP TH400 transmission....

Jeep never offered the BOP TH400 transmission. They either adapted the nailhead transmission to their engines with a ring adapter, or they used a TH400 with a direct-to-AMC-engines case. Nailhead is...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 05-21-2020, 10:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 493
Posted By tgreese
Me or the OP? I don't know. I think it's implicit...

Me or the OP? I don't know. I think it's implicit in the OP's question that he thinks there is a choice. if I had to guess, I'd say there's one type only, that does not change for years.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 05-20-2020, 04:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 493
Posted By tgreese
I don't have the '90 TSM, but looking at the '89...

I don't have the '90 TSM, but looking at the '89 TSM, there is some information about "packages" in the VIN. There is also an identification plate under the hood with bunch of equipment codes,...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-19-2020, 10:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 513
Posted By tgreese
All the Jeeps I've seen come with a heavy cover...

All the Jeeps I've seen come with a heavy cover for the front axle, almost 1/8" thick. It's vulnerable to rock hits. The rear cover is thin, like 16-18 ga I'd guess. The lightweight rear covers with...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-19-2020, 10:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 260
Posted By tgreese
As I recall, many places are selling the wrong...

As I recall, many places are selling the wrong pump as compatible with 1972. If you look at the pump from the side, the later pump has a thicker tower (larger front bearing) and reinforcing ribs...
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