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Forum: General FSJ Discussion 03-21-2019, 01:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 147
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: 127
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: 127
Posted By FSJunkie
Working on it.

Working on it.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-18-2019, 01:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,363
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: 127
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: 124
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: 179
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: 127
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: 342
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: 737
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: 265
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: 239
Posted By FSJunkie
That will do it.

That will do it.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 02-11-2019, 10:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 239
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: 393
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: 793
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: 793
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...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-04-2019, 05:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 366
Posted By FSJunkie
Yeah, but he asked to use a "regular...

Yeah, but he asked to use a "regular Buick" case instead of a Nailhead case, and the only other Buick case TH-400 aside from the Nailhead is the BOP-C and those are very different cases..
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-04-2019, 05:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 634
Posted By FSJunkie
Honestly the stock square profile single snorkel...

Honestly the stock square profile single snorkel probably already has more airflow than you need.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-04-2019, 05:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 355
Posted By FSJunkie
I got my cogged A/C and power steering belt on...

I got my cogged A/C and power steering belt on the wrong side of the idler pully once so that the front face of the belt was riding on the pully rather than the back side of the belt.

That sounded...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 02-04-2019, 05:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 455
Posted By FSJunkie
No. Acid, dirt, water, and oxygen will get into...

No.

Acid, dirt, water, and oxygen will get into the end of the wire where it clamps into the terminal and corrode both ther terminal and the wire. It'll build up resistance there and then you'll...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-31-2019, 02:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 366
Posted By FSJunkie
Jeeps used the Buick Nailhead case with an...

Jeeps used the Buick Nailhead case with an adapter plate until 1973.

The BOPC and Nailhead cases are significantly different lengths because the Nailead block has a large mounting boss on the rear...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-31-2019, 01:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 634
Posted By FSJunkie
Heated air intake is not needed on TBI but it...

Heated air intake is not needed on TBI but it will aid in cold weather fuel distribution to ensure that all cylinders are running at the same fuel mixture since the TBI system cannot discern the fuel...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-31-2019, 01:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 355
Posted By FSJunkie
Some experienced engine builders have told me...

Some experienced engine builders have told me that a standard Morse link chain will actually last longer and run quieter than a roller chain on stock to mild engines that don't stress the timing...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 01-31-2019, 01:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 725
Posted By FSJunkie
I really like the factory optional Marschall fogs...

I really like the factory optional Marschall fogs on my Eagle. I don't know which side of the fog or driving light debate they fall on, but they are a white light H2 bulb with a diffuse beam that...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 01-31-2019, 01:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 519
Posted By FSJunkie
Excess humidity inside the car. The defroster...

Excess humidity inside the car.

The defroster isn't much help because it just pulls in outside air (which may be humid) and heats it. Blowing warm and humid air into a car with cold windows is a...
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