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Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-18-2019, 01:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,487
Posted By FSJunkie
Some Dana 44's use an inner wheel bearing seal....

Some Dana 44's use an inner wheel bearing seal. Mine did. Early production, I suppose. The outer seal is a different style too. It's interesting that the original D44 and M20 bearings were tapered...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-17-2019, 03:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 202
Posted By FSJunkie
Worry about overall trailer weight, not tongue...

Worry about overall trailer weight, not tongue weight. The Jeep can handle tongue weight, especially with a weight distributing hitch. Trailer weight is what you have to watch.

Wagoneers were...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-05-2019, 11:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 105
Posted By FSJunkie
Get some Q-Bond. It glues most any kind of...

Get some Q-Bond. It glues most any kind of plastic and fills in cracks very well.

It's a powder that you sprinkle into the crack, break, or space between parts that you want to glue then drip a...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-05-2019, 11:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 122
Posted By FSJunkie
The power to engage the compressor clutch passes...

The power to engage the compressor clutch passes through both the thermostat and the fan switch, so the compressor will never engage unless the fan is turned on....except in the PC position. That...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 04-05-2019, 11:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 266
Posted By FSJunkie
Any timing cover should be checked for oil pump...

Any timing cover should be checked for oil pump shaft and distributor gear alignment along with oil pump gear clearance checks.

I use gear marking compound on the distributor gear to see the mesh...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 04-03-2019, 12:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 266
Posted By FSJunkie
I buy Bulltear. I trust my eyes and my...

I buy Bulltear.

I trust my eyes and my measurements
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-02-2019, 02:52 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 782
Posted By FSJunkie
I get so tired of machinists building AMC engines...

I get so tired of machinists building AMC engines to Chevy clearances.

Nearly all of the problems people experience on AMC V8's is not the fault of the lubrication system. It's the fault of...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-31-2019, 01:06 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 782
Posted By FSJunkie
Verify that pressure is accurate before you freak...

Verify that pressure is accurate before you freak out.

I ignore stock electric oil pressure gauges so much that it actually got me in trouble.

I didn't believe the gauge when it slowly worked it's...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-26-2019, 03:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 157
Posted By FSJunkie
If there is no ridge at the top of the cylinder...

If there is no ridge at the top of the cylinder that you can catch a finger nail on, then you can flex hone the cylinders and put new rings on the original (cleaned) pistons. Still run a ridge reamer...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 03-21-2019, 01:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 238
Posted By FSJunkie
Vacuum gauge is the hard way to adjust the idle...

Vacuum gauge is the hard way to adjust the idle fuel mixture.

Just put a tachometer on it and adjust the mixture screws with the transmission in drive, parking brake set, and wheels blocked. Adjust...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-20-2019, 11:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 161
Posted By FSJunkie
Fel-Pro does not make valve cover gaskets for the...

Fel-Pro does not make valve cover gaskets for the 250, 287, and 327 engine or include them in any kind of gasket set. It's been that way for at least the last decade because the 2009 Fel-Po catalog...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-20-2019, 01:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 161
Posted By FSJunkie
Working on it.

Working on it.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-18-2019, 01:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,521
Posted By FSJunkie
A bad AMC 360 still makes more oil pressure than...

A bad AMC 360 still makes more oil pressure than a good Buick 350.

Buick oil pumps are like AMC oil pumps but even stupider. Imagine the AMC pump but 2/3 the size. You have to build a Buick pump...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-18-2019, 01:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 161
Posted By FSJunkie
Well I am a sales associate at one of the largest...

Well I am a sales associate at one of the largest NAPA stores in the country and I own two 327's, so...

I will check this out on my first day back at work, which is Tuesday, and I will report back...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-05-2019, 01:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 136
Posted By FSJunkie
1/8" truck air brake line. It's same as OE...

1/8" truck air brake line. It's same as OE just all black. Color code with paint as needed.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-04-2019, 01:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 196
Posted By FSJunkie
There is a reason why my 1977 Pontiac with it's...

There is a reason why my 1977 Pontiac with it's original Delcotron HEI distributor specified R46TSX spark plugs that are manufactured for a .060" gap.

The plugs are made for that wide gap. Gapping...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 02-23-2019, 01:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 145
Posted By FSJunkie
Weird. Oversize/undersize codes were letter and...

Weird.

Oversize/undersize codes were letter and not numbers so we can rule that out. It's probably insignificant.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-23-2019, 01:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 362
Posted By FSJunkie
I had Discoverer ST's on my Wagoneer for a few...

I had Discoverer ST's on my Wagoneer for a few years. They were very quiet and had good traction except on snow and ice. They were terrible on snow and ice.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-15-2019, 03:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 766
Posted By FSJunkie
I think the BBD is an average carburetor that...

I think the BBD is an average carburetor that gets worn out and messed up slowly over the years but otherwise there is no reason it cannot work as good as most any other. The plastic parts and...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-15-2019, 03:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 299
Posted By FSJunkie
Do this the next time you start it hot and tell...

Do this the next time you start it hot and tell me what happens:

1. Open the throttle about halfway.
2. Hold the throttle steady while you operate the engine starter.
3. Release the throttle (and...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 02-14-2019, 02:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 275
Posted By FSJunkie
That will do it.

That will do it.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 02-11-2019, 10:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 275
Posted By FSJunkie
The wires that run to the door switches are...

The wires that run to the door switches are probably chafing, pinched, or otherwise shorting to ground.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 02-08-2019, 01:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 436
Posted By FSJunkie
Run the OE EGR valve for as long as you can. The...

Run the OE EGR valve for as long as you can. The valve is fine so long as the pintle moves freely, opens when the throttle is opened, and shuts when the throttle is shut. Aftermarket replacement EGR...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 02-07-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 875
Posted By FSJunkie
Isn't that why we hear the classic line, "I...

Isn't that why we hear the classic line, "I want a car that looks old but has a modern drivetrain and modern convenience."?

My reply is, "So you don't want an old car. You want old car sheet...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 02-07-2019, 02:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 875
Posted By FSJunkie
You lost me at Fox News. It's just another sign...

You lost me at Fox News.

It's just another sign of Jeep's current sales and marketing scheme. It's the same as the entire American auto industry right now:

"Old cars are crap and uncool. Destroy...
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