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Forum: General FSJ Discussion 12-11-2019, 08:59 PM
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Posted By twmattox
After the ‘88 Grand Wagoneer

After the ‘88 Grand Wagoneer
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-11-2019, 08:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 125
Posted By twmattox
I have had leaks slow down from these additives....

I have had leaks slow down from these additives. But, never had a leak stop...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-28-2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,978
Posted By twmattox
Would you mind doing me a small favor? Measure...

Would you mind doing me a small favor? Measure from the center of your wheel to the edge of your wheel well (front and rear). I can't seem to find any factory specs and am curious what yours is now...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-24-2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 576
Posted By twmattox
I had the exact same issue. The bi-metallic...

I had the exact same issue. The bi-metallic spring never released. I could loosen the spring; but, it never really worked. It was frustrating to spend good money on a part that never really...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-15-2019, 02:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,978
Posted By twmattox
So, how's the rig sit now? I am debating that...

So, how's the rig sit now? I am debating that set of add-a-leafs and am concerned that the lift won't last.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-10-2019, 10:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 268
Posted By twmattox
It needs to vent freely when not running and be...

It needs to vent freely when not running and be closed when running. From what I have read, if you can't find a replacement, it is just best to plug the vent to the charcoal canister. The...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-04-2019, 07:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 167
Posted By twmattox
Compressed air can also help clear clogged drains.

Compressed air can also help clear clogged drains.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 06-05-2019, 12:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 394
Posted By twmattox
Just checking in. Any luck finding that screw???

Just checking in. Any luck finding that screw???
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-21-2019, 07:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 394
Posted By twmattox
Anyone have one clip and screw available??? I...

Anyone have one clip and screw available??? I apparently lost one.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-13-2018, 01:35 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,876
Posted By twmattox
I am so sorry...life took over and I never...

I am so sorry...life took over and I never updated this.

Well, the repair worked perfectly. Drove quite well. Figured it was time to bite the bullet and restore the beast. Removed all of the...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-13-2018, 01:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 511
Posted By twmattox
Had the exact same issue...historic...

Had the exact same issue...historic opening/closing wore off the grid. I bought their product and haven
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-11-2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 530
Posted By twmattox
Check your choke settings. I am in the minority...

Check your choke settings. I am in the minority here, but I hate how finicky the MC2150 has been for me. I have to really sneak up on the choke settings to get it right.
Forum: For Sale: Parts and Pieces (To keep our rigs running) 08-30-2018, 08:22 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 8,604
Posted By twmattox
One other item I am looking for in Cordovan. The...

One other item I am looking for in Cordovan. The air conditioning has a small cover plate on the front center between two air vents. It covers the area where the old controls went before the...
Forum: For Sale: Parts and Pieces (To keep our rigs running) 08-14-2018, 10:24 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 8,604
Posted By twmattox
'88: How much for the passenger seat bottom...

'88:

How much for the passenger seat bottom (just the part you sit on the rest of my seat is pristine)?


Does the windshield wiper delay work?
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-08-2018, 09:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 667
Posted By twmattox
Make sure they are adjusted properly. If they...

Make sure they are adjusted properly. If they are pointed wrong up they aren't lighting what they should...I had an '05 that had horrible lights. Ended up they were just pointed straight up.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 07-20-2017, 02:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,924
Posted By twmattox
I have had great results with both Ospho and...

I have had great results with both Ospho and Rustoleum Rust Reformer. Both seemed to remove surface rust fairly well.

As far as what to put over that... I have used Master Series, POR, and a...
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 07-20-2017, 09:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,381
Posted By twmattox
I was debating using some of the asphalt sound...

I was debating using some of the asphalt sound deadening material and reflective insulation. I was mostly worried about heat loosening the asphalt and all of it dropping onto the engine while...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-02-2017, 02:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,459
Posted By twmattox
Another possibility is that the harmonic balancer...

Another possibility is that the harmonic balancer has shifted or the timing chain was not installed properly (some have alternate installation configuration).

In other words, I have seen some...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-01-2017, 04:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,459
Posted By twmattox
Double check your grounds. I was missing one...

Double check your grounds. I was missing one from the engine to the frame and I had hard start issues (though generally all the time).
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-12-2017, 07:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 682
Posted By twmattox
Was your fuel sock on the sending unit? If that...

Was your fuel sock on the sending unit? If that fell off, you would need to have a lot more fuel in the tank just to reach the lines.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-07-2017, 10:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,289
Posted By twmattox
I am going to have a stock sunroof added to my...

I am going to have a stock sunroof added to my rig. I am sure I will need one too.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-26-2017, 10:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,146
Posted By twmattox
YES!!! I am taking it to a shop to have the...

YES!!!

I am taking it to a shop to have the sunroof installed. Not in a hurry; but, would love to hand him photos to help him locate the correct location and where the drain lines run.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 03-06-2017, 10:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 972
Posted By twmattox
Thanks...now I wonder if someone has already...

Thanks...now I wonder if someone has already removed the clear-coat on mine. They just seem a tad oxidized across the whole wheel (not corroded like under one spot of clear).

I hit them with...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 03-03-2017, 09:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 972
Posted By twmattox
'88 GW Wheels

Anyone know if our stock wheels have clearcoat on them? Debating trying a cleaner that is for bare aluminum...want to see if I can clean some of the old gunk off...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-15-2017, 12:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 785
Posted By twmattox
It is possible that the speedo cup became...

It is possible that the speedo cup became magnetized. This will cause them to bounce. It is possible to have it repaired. However, not sure it is something you can do yourself.
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