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Forum: General Chit-Chat 09-06-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 292
Posted By 8man
Ok, I did a build thread. I had ZERO experience...

Ok, I did a build thread. I had ZERO experience on anything FSJ, fabricating, welding, wiring or anything. I waited until all I had was a 3 hour commute and the wife at home. So my time was more...
Forum: Build Threads 08-25-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 45,686
Posted By 8man
Took Road Trip to the Karem Shriners Classic Car...

Took Road Trip to the Karem Shriners Classic Car Show yesterday. Maybe 100 cars under the trees at the Karem Camp for Kids venue.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48617502973_8b2406aab4_c.jpg...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 08-18-2019, 07:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 656
Posted By 8man
Ristow's right again. Who cares about post...

Ristow's right again. Who cares about post count, it's the content that matters.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 07-01-2019, 05:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 691
Posted By 8man
Motor mounts and a T-case adapter will be a...

Motor mounts and a T-case adapter will be a necessity. Also, the fuel system is different. I put a high pressure pump in my stock Jeep tank.

It has been done plenty of times and the info is out...
Forum: Wanted 06-22-2019, 03:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 438
Posted By 8man
I have the cab corner, let me know if you are...

I have the cab corner, let me know if you are still interested.

I'll cut it out with a Sawzall. I can cut down the A pillar whatever distance you need, and then cut from the door opening in...
Forum: Wanted 06-18-2019, 06:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 438
Posted By 8man
I will check this weekend, but I think I have it.

I will check this weekend, but I think I have it.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 06-04-2019, 06:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 253
Posted By 8man
I used a gutter guard material I got at Home...

I used a gutter guard material I got at Home Depot.
Forum: Build Threads 06-01-2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 45,686
Posted By 8man
Thanks. The color really does pop in the...

Thanks. The color really does pop in the sunlight.

As for the power windows, the doors I used had power windows in them, but they were using the Jeep switches which have the power to the window...
Forum: Build Threads 05-25-2019, 06:34 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 45,686
Posted By 8man
Thanks guys. I appreciate the comments.

Thanks guys. I appreciate the comments.
Forum: Build Threads 05-11-2019, 06:32 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 45,686
Posted By 8man
Thanks Todd. I just want to pass this along to...

Thanks Todd. I just want to pass this along to others. Let me know if you have any questions.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-11-2019, 06:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,077
Posted By 8man
Good call.

Good call.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-09-2019, 05:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 403
Posted By 8man
Glass bead is the preferred method of restorers. ...

Glass bead is the preferred method of restorers. Done correctly, it causes the least amount of distortion to the metal. It will remove rust, paint and fillers, not as quickly as sand blasting, but...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 05-05-2019, 05:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 421
Posted By 8man
My FIL had a friend who was a WWII pilot, member...

My FIL had a friend who was a WWII pilot, member of the Texas Confederate Air Force and that is the plane he flew. They are both gone now, but we really enjoyed the shows. Thanks for the memory.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-25-2019, 08:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,077
Posted By 8man
Nice post Tony. Very helpful.

Nice post Tony. Very helpful.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-03-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 323
Posted By 8man
I did the magnum IV with some custom vents in my...

I did the magnum IV with some custom vents in my Cherokee. It cools and heats very well.
Forum: General Chit-Chat 03-30-2019, 06:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 737
Posted By 8man
Well, you found some good from it. Congrats on...

Well, you found some good from it. Congrats on that.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 03-29-2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 250
Posted By 8man
J10 vs J20

A friend called me today about a J20 he found. The truck was in a front end wreck that kinked the frame. He has found a J10 donor with a good frame.

Now I know the axles and springs are different...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 03-19-2019, 12:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 259
Posted By 8man
I have one I pulled from a 79-82 Cherokee if it...

I have one I pulled from a 79-82 Cherokee if it will do. PM me if interested.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-19-2019, 06:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 321
Posted By 8man
I don't know about Spectra, but Strode put larger...

I don't know about Spectra, but Strode put larger side mirrors on his build. They were off of a Ford. He had to grind on the base a little to get it to sit on the door. You might contact him.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-05-2019, 08:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 303
Posted By 8man
I tried tig, but no go. The pot metal won't take...

I tried tig, but no go. The pot metal won't take the heat even from tig. JB weld if the cracks aren't too bad will help.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-24-2019, 03:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,250
Posted By 8man
Thanks Nograin.

Thanks Nograin.
Forum: Build Threads 02-23-2019, 04:14 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 45,686
Posted By 8man
Thanks Brad. When I get the dust washed off and...

Thanks Brad. When I get the dust washed off and it is a sunny day here I'll take a few outside shots and post them up. We have had a LOT of wet over the last several months!

As for the 54 3100 I...
Forum: Build Threads 02-23-2019, 07:00 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 45,686
Posted By 8man
Thank you. I enjoyed the build a lot, learned a...

Thank you. I enjoyed the build a lot, learned a lot and got in contact with some great guys through doing it.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-16-2019, 08:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 302
Posted By 8man
Check the ground at the light first.

Check the ground at the light first.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-15-2019, 09:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 877
Posted By 8man
Very nice work and quite resourceful use of tools!

Very nice work and quite resourceful use of tools!
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