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Forum: General FSJ Discussion 08-20-2019, 02:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 186
Posted By PlasticBoob
Always have a stock Toyota running OEM parts...

Always have a stock Toyota running OEM parts around. Or at least AAA Premier lol.
Forum: Introduce Yourself. 08-18-2019, 09:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 64
Posted By PlasticBoob
Hey from Long Beach! So you're piecing together a...

Hey from Long Beach! So you're piecing together a '75, eh? Can't wait to see some pics of that smog-exempt '74 when you're done. ;)
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 08-16-2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 23,203
Posted By PlasticBoob
J4A177CZ13391 in the Burbank, California area

They're still popping up. Here's one found on Craigslist for $18,000, as of 8/16/2019:

"1974 Jeep Cherokee! First ever year of the iconic Cherokee model line. Daily driver. Pink in hand. Currently...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 08-14-2019, 03:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 552
Posted By PlasticBoob
Several times actually. No offense to anyone in...

Several times actually. No offense to anyone in that thread, but I bet half of those guys lost interest or couldn't keep their FSJs around anyway.

When I first joined this forum, there was a war...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 08-14-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 552
Posted By PlasticBoob
Ristow is right (:rolleyes:) lol I check both...

Ristow is right (:rolleyes:) lol

I check both too, and the other one seems just as active as this one - meaning, not very active.

Forums in general seem to be dying as everyone gets herded onto the...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-27-2019, 09:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 917
Posted By PlasticBoob
Mr. Jones, Just go ahead and retard the timing...

Mr. Jones,

Just go ahead and retard the timing already as Babywag suggested.

You can mark the distributor shaft to the timing cover with a thin line of paint, a marker, etc., and then retard the...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 06-22-2019, 04:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 554
Posted By PlasticBoob
When was the last time they were done? Do the...

When was the last time they were done? Do the entire case, but create a custom thicker "footprint" gasket out of 1/32" gasket sheet via...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 06-20-2019, 10:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,422
Posted By PlasticBoob
Sounds exactly the same to me. The bent pushrods...

Sounds exactly the same to me. The bent pushrods were a weird red herring. Keep us updated.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 06-20-2019, 09:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 329
Posted By PlasticBoob
Here's from '74, hope that...

Here's from '74, hope that helps.

http://apicalnetworks.zapto.org/host/forum_hosted/ifsja/amc_timing1.jpg

http://apicalnetworks.zapto.org/host/forum_hosted/ifsja/amc_timing2.jpg
Forum: General FSJ Tech 06-03-2019, 08:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,422
Posted By PlasticBoob
Good to be diligent and investigate it, but IMHO...

Good to be diligent and investigate it, but IMHO you are chasing ghosts (problems that aren't really problems). It's true that thicker oil definitely helps quiet it down slightly [yes, I tried that,...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 06-03-2019, 05:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 774
Posted By PlasticBoob
Sounds like you're all set. Enjoy! :thumbsup:

Sounds like you're all set. Enjoy! :thumbsup:
Forum: General FSJ Tech 06-03-2019, 04:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 176
Posted By PlasticBoob
No idea, but most reman calipers are garbage....

No idea, but most reman calipers are garbage. When I did the Tundra brake upgrade on my 4Runner last year, I went through three different remanufactured calipers from two different parts stores...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 06-02-2019, 08:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 774
Posted By PlasticBoob
Let us know what Powermaster says. I'm no...

Let us know what Powermaster says. I'm no electrical guy by any means, but I do know that electronic sensors and computers don't like any unsteady/changing/dirty (ripples) electricity. This might not...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-30-2019, 11:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 774
Posted By PlasticBoob
Post Yes, it is a 3 wire setup, but apparently some...

Yes, it is a 3 wire setup, but apparently some people run it in a 2-wire or 1-wire configuration.






I'm going off of memory here, but yes you should be able to retain your amp light. IIRC, the...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-27-2019, 01:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 774
Posted By PlasticBoob
When I was converting over to fuel injection, it...

When I was converting over to fuel injection, it was recommended time and time again that you want to go with something that puts out "clean" power to the ECU; this is why I went with a CS-130 over...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-24-2019, 09:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,422
Posted By PlasticBoob
Air intakes are tricky. I had to put one together...

Air intakes are tricky. I had to put one together using a bunch of parts, here's the thread:

http://www.ifsja.org/forums/vb/showthread.php?t=145690

I should have gone with 3" instead of the...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-24-2019, 09:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,422
Posted By PlasticBoob
Surprise surprise, haha. 268H is Xtreme Energy,...

Surprise surprise, haha.

268H is Xtreme Energy, right? Personally I'd say you're fine and it's totally normal for that type of cam. Keep an eye on it and see if it gets any worse, but otherwise...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-24-2019, 08:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,422
Posted By PlasticBoob
Definitely hard to diagnose with video. x2 on the...

Definitely hard to diagnose with video. x2 on the dowel/screwdriver/stethoscope.

Not trying to be disagreeable, but here's what injectors sound like. Go to 50 seconds and ignore the high pitched...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-24-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,422
Posted By PlasticBoob
BTW, your engine would be much happier if you...

BTW, your engine would be much happier if you ditch the hot air intake.

If you click the video in my signature and then skip to 2 min 18 sec you can hear what a hot Comp Cams XE sounds like. That...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-24-2019, 08:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,422
Posted By PlasticBoob
What kind of cam is it running? Sounds kind of...

What kind of cam is it running? Sounds kind of like one with aggressive closing ramp angles. My Comp Cam makes a similar racket after it's all up to temperature.

No big deal, but it drove me crazy...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-16-2019, 03:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 268
Posted By PlasticBoob
Hawk, you nailed it. They're garbage down here in...

Hawk, you nailed it. They're garbage down here in Southern California 90% of the year, or anywhere else where it gets hot for that matter. I have the datalogs to prove it. Can't believe I ran one...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 05-07-2019, 09:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 370
Posted By PlasticBoob
Are you trying to put pics in your thread? Try [...

Are you trying to put pics in your thread?

Try [ img ]https://u.cubeupload.com/jeepman/checkliver.jpg[/ img] without any spaces. Notice the URL I used is different from the link you posted: you have...
Forum: Introduce Yourself. 05-04-2019, 12:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 346
Posted By PlasticBoob
Hey Omi! Always great to see another early...

Hey Omi! Always great to see another early Cherokee. That Jeep has a lot of potential, but I really hope you reconsider getting rid of that awesome original color scheme. Don't see too many like that...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 05-03-2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 192
Posted By PlasticBoob
Yes, unfortunately. The current staff doesn't...

Yes, unfortunately. The current staff doesn't have the authority to change this.

http://www.ifsja.org/forums/vb/showthread.php?t=185569
Forum: General Chit-Chat 05-01-2019, 01:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 654
Posted By PlasticBoob
I was all set to start ragging on it, until I saw...

I was all set to start ragging on it, until I saw that he stuck with an AMC V8. He gets a pass from PlasticBoob, literally: if I see it on the road, I'm passing it and getting as far away from it as...
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