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Forum: General FSJ Tech 11-18-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,912
Posted By Mike W
Yes it is a lot, but that is what it took. I...

Yes it is a lot, but that is what it took. I tested several recipes before settling on this one. With the original Crown formula, my QT would never pass the torque bias test. The QT would not let...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 11-18-2013, 09:39 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,912
Posted By Mike W
Four bottles of limited slip additive (4 ounces...

Four bottles of limited slip additive (4 ounces each). And 2 1/2 quarts of non detergent 30 weight oil.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 11-18-2013, 06:27 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,912
Posted By Mike W
I had the same issue of popping while turning...

I had the same issue of popping while turning with my QT. And like you, I fixed and repaired numerous other parts along the way. In the end, I determined the Crown QT fluid did not have enough of the...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-28-2012, 01:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,196
Posted By Mike W
David If you have no vacuum getting to the...

David

If you have no vacuum getting to the vacuum modular, you will be stuck in whatever position it was in when installed. And without a functional dash light, it can be difficult to tell if you...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-17-2012, 08:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,375
Posted By Mike W
Great news. What was mixture you ended up using.

Great news. What was mixture you ended up using.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-09-2012, 09:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,375
Posted By Mike W
Joe What year is your TSM. Mine is a 77 and...

Joe

What year is your TSM. Mine is a 77 and states the torque bias test is 80-170 lbs.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-09-2012, 08:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,375
Posted By Mike W
Matt My recipe was four 4 ounce bottles of...

Matt

My recipe was four 4 ounce bottles of Champion limited slip additive and 2.5 quarts of Pure Guard non detergent 30 weight oil. Picked up both at Oreillys. The Pure Guard was kept in the back...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-09-2012, 11:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,375
Posted By Mike W
Matt, I had the same problem with my 77 Cherokee....

Matt, I had the same problem with my 77 Cherokee. Turns out my QT does not like the store bought QT fluid. So I mixed up my own fluid with extra limited slip additive. Now my QT will pass the...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-01-2012, 11:19 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,610
Posted By Mike W
Kevin You could consider having an engine...

Kevin

You could consider having an engine swapping wrenchathon. Many of the members here will lend a hand when needed. And you would gain some valuable knowledge in the process.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 07-08-2012, 05:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,891
Posted By Mike W
You might want to look at EZ Wiring. I have not...

You might want to look at EZ Wiring. I have not used them, so I cannot comment on the quality.

http://www.ezwiring.com/wiring_harness.html

I think BJ's has some as well.
Forum: South Central 07-06-2012, 04:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,828
Posted By Mike W
It went well. Myself and Serehill were there on...

It went well. Myself and Serehill were there on Saturday. Accomplished a few items on Stuart's list. Don't know about Friday or Sunday. Maybe Stuart will chime in.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-02-2012, 05:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,356
Posted By Mike W
I don't have any advice that hasn't already been...

I don't have any advice that hasn't already been posted. My Jeep is not a daily driver yet, but I have driven it for up to an hour at a time in 100+ degree heat with no overheating issues. I agree...
Forum: Homegrown Vendors: (Members who produce FSJ related items) 06-19-2012, 02:44 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 43,968
Posted By Mike W
I am also very interested in the custom tailgate...

I am also very interested in the custom tailgate window kit. My window currently only works when it wants to.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-18-2012, 05:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 364
Posted By Mike W
Unhappy Whine in front end.

My harmonic balancer went out recently. I had to take apart the whole front end because the seal around the harmonic balancer was torn badly. Spent most if the day getting this done. Now I have a...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-04-2012, 03:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 908
Posted By Mike W
To get to the bulb you will have to slide the...

To get to the bulb you will have to slide the instrument cluster forward a little, unless of course you have extremely small hands to get to the bulb from under and behind the cluster. To do this you...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-04-2012, 01:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 908
Posted By Mike W
I recently had an issue with my emergency drive...

I recently had an issue with my emergency drive light not working. In fact, it had never worked when I bought the rig over a year ago. As I got closer to putting it on the road, I began checking to...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 04-25-2012, 09:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 863
Posted By Mike W
I an not sure who did it, but I have seen a...

I an not sure who did it, but I have seen a hinged top half tailgate somewhere on this site before. Perhaps another member knows whose jeep it is.
Forum: South Central 04-19-2012, 05:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,620
Posted By Mike W
Bryan did not make it down. He landed a job in...

Bryan did not make it down. He landed a job in Indiana
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 04-18-2012, 05:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 699
Posted By Mike W
Welcome back.

Welcome back.
Forum: South Central 04-11-2012, 01:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,828
Posted By Mike W
I can make it on Saturday the 21st.

I can make it on Saturday the 21st.
Forum: South Central 04-05-2012, 04:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,828
Posted By Mike W
Stuart, the hole size on my 77 is 17/32. So the...

Stuart, the hole size on my 77 is 17/32. So the 9/16 I posted is the size I used.
Forum: South Central 04-05-2012, 01:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,828
Posted By Mike W
I ordered them from this company. I am not 100%...

I ordered them from this company. I am not 100% sure, but I believe they were 9/16". I can measure them when I get home tonight. The plugs are a little pricey, but I could not find them...
Forum: South Central 04-05-2012, 11:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,828
Posted By Mike W
I might be available on the 21st. Will have to...

I might be available on the 21st. Will have to see after this weekend. I also took my stock roof rack off. I was not sure if I wanted to mount a Tad style rack, a gutter mount, or go without one. For...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-01-2012, 06:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 572
Posted By Mike W
Thanks Autogatto, that helps a lot.

Thanks Autogatto, that helps a lot.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-01-2012, 04:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 572
Posted By Mike W
Axle rebuild help

I am in the process of rebuilding my front axle after a spider gear exploded on me. I know how you all like photos, so here is the broken spider...
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