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Forum: General FSJ Tech Today, 01:14 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By rang-a-stang
Yesterday I ordered the later model front bezels...

Yesterday I ordered the later model front bezels and red lenses. These bezels will move to the back where they belong and the new red lenses will go on them. The new bezels will go on the front and...
Forum: Build Threads Yesterday, 01:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 146
Posted By rang-a-stang
Did you paint it? It is sooooooooooo straight!...

Did you paint it? It is sooooooooooo straight! Wow! So many lines and flat panels on these rigs, it amazes me when people get them that straight.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion Yesterday, 01:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 147
Posted By rang-a-stang
Mine did that until I installed the VSD valve....

Mine did that until I installed the VSD valve. Don't ask me what VSD stands for (I have no idea) but it goes in line between the EGR and Vacuum source and delays the opening of the EGR valve...
Forum: FSJ-PRIS Yesterday, 01:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 48
Posted By rang-a-stang
I'm with Joe. I think it's a dealer or...

I'm with Joe. I think it's a dealer or aftermarket part. I have seen any like that i my limited time with FSJs.
Forum: Online Sale Links: (Ebay, Craigslist, etc.) Yesterday, 12:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 253
Posted By rang-a-stang
I WHOLE HEARTEDLY AGREE!! ....but i want those...

I WHOLE HEARTEDLY AGREE!! ....but i want those rear flares... My wife will chop my manhood off if i bring the whole thing home.


SOMEONE PLEASE SAVE THIS POOOOR OLD SOUL!!!!!
Forum: Build Threads Yesterday, 11:05 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 10,930
Posted By rang-a-stang
Hopefully this weekend. I still have straight 30w...

Hopefully this weekend. I still have straight 30w in the crankcase and want to change that out before I start it again. I ordered another bottle of Comp Cams cam break in sauce for this oil change...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-21-2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 168
Posted By rang-a-stang
(Face palm) Nah, I'll probably just order the...

(Face palm)

Nah, I'll probably just order the correct ones for the front. I need new rear lenses anyway. Even those these are not correct for a Cherokee, I'll usem anyway.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-21-2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 168
Posted By rang-a-stang
The front and back are different?! Dang it!!its...

The front and back are different?! Dang it!!its probably a rear one.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-21-2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 168
Posted By rang-a-stang
Anyone have trouble fitting the side marker lights like this?

These are from BJs. Both sides look like this. Should there be a gasket between the housing and the fender? I assume I am supposed to shape these to fit flush against the...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 03-21-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 555
Posted By rang-a-stang
WHAT?!?!?!?!?:eek:

WHAT?!?!?!?!?:eek:
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-20-2019, 11:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 119
Posted By rang-a-stang
I did a Ford AOD a few years ago and bought a...

I did a Ford AOD a few years ago and bought a how-to video. It was about $45 and great. I am sure there are 727 videos out there too. Check youtube and i bet you will find some on there as well....
Forum: Build Threads 03-20-2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 10,930
Posted By rang-a-stang
Thanks for all the kind words, gentlemen! You are...

Thanks for all the kind words, gentlemen! You are not helping my ego problem! :p

Had a couple of hours to wrench today. Torqued all my leaf springs. Attached my passenger fender to the front end....
Forum: Build Threads 03-20-2019, 12:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,988
Posted By rang-a-stang
What I do after I take my pictures, I save them...

What I do after I take my pictures, I save them to my desktop, open them in paint and resize, re-save them, then upload them. I use an Iphone SE and re-size them to 20% of original and that comes out...
Forum: Build Threads 03-20-2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 708
Views: 30,543
Posted By rang-a-stang
Ah man, Darren. My stomach hurts from reading...

Ah man, Darren. My stomach hurts from reading this. How did you find out? Did you find metal in the oil? was it not running correctly?

I am with you, boss. I have slowed my progress A LOT because it...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 03-20-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 277
Posted By rang-a-stang
BBBWWWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAA!!!!!

BBBWWWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAA!!!!!
Forum: Online Sale Links: (Ebay, Craigslist, etc.) 03-20-2019, 11:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 76
Posted By rang-a-stang
Exacty my thoughts. That interior looks pretty...

Exacty my thoughts. That interior looks pretty nice.

I really think a G-Wag wide track is good looking. It's odd; I think NT Cherokees look better than WT (even though I have a WT) and WT G-Wags...
Forum: Online Sale Links: (Ebay, Craigslist, etc.) 03-19-2019, 05:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 76
Posted By rang-a-stang
86 G-Wag, wide track, de-wooded, clean interior, rust free, fresh smog, SoCal

This thing is cool! It was on here a couple years but I guess it didn't sell. It's too much money for my blood but still super cool as a wide track!...
Forum: Online Sale Links: (Ebay, Craigslist, etc.) 03-19-2019, 05:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 253
Posted By rang-a-stang
Still there! I have a smog pump, manifolds (with...

Still there! I have a smog pump, manifolds (with injection tubes), and a cat for the buyer, too....
Forum: Introduce Yourself. 03-19-2019, 05:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 156
Posted By rang-a-stang
Awesome! Great rig! what's next after the springs?

Awesome! Great rig! what's next after the springs?
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-19-2019, 05:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 119
Posted By rang-a-stang
I am literally a step ahead of you on this. Just...

I am literally a step ahead of you on this. Just did it.

Don't go to EFI until your cam is broken in! Get your new engine in, break in the cam, THEN go to EFI. If your engine is not running great...
Forum: Build Threads 03-18-2019, 07:12 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,037
Posted By rang-a-stang
Yep! Here was my...

Yep! Here was my struggle:
http://www.ifsja.org/forums/vb/showthread.php?t=150396

Lessons learned:
a) There is a REALLY good write up in the factory service manual for fixing gauges. Start there....
Forum: Street & Performance 03-18-2019, 06:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,501
Posted By rang-a-stang
Motor is installed in front of an auto trans...

Motor is installed in front of an auto trans (stock TH400 with a mild shift kit and stock converter)
Stock 3.55's (i think... Might be 3.73, whatever came stock in a 79 Cherokee Chief with a 360)....
Forum: Build Threads 03-18-2019, 06:20 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 10,930
Posted By rang-a-stang
Not at all! If someone where to remove the vacuum...

Not at all! If someone where to remove the vacuum motors and the small tube from the bottom (like babywag recommended), it would be possible to cut a hole and feed a snorkel through it, then weld it...
Forum: Build Threads 03-17-2019, 07:18 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 10,930
Posted By rang-a-stang
That's how I felt, Driftwood! LOL! If I was at...

That's how I felt, Driftwood! LOL!

If I was at least a decent welder, I would remove the flappers and shut them off but I am a TERRIBLE welder so usually for each 10 minutes of welding, it takes an...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 03-17-2019, 06:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 244
Posted By rang-a-stang
I don't disagree with anything written in here! I...

I don't disagree with anything written in here! I do hope common sense will prevail (though, I doubt it). IMHO, you cannot complain about the process if you don't participate in it. Yes, I think it's...
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