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Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-01-2019, 03:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 338
Posted By Mikel
This is what I use. The truck has a Holley...

This is what I use. The truck has a Holley Sniper. Voltage at idle drops to about 13V with the headlights and heater on, but I have the idle at 630 RPM. At 750RPM it's at...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-01-2019, 03:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 193
Posted By Mikel
I removed the covers and found that the area...

I removed the covers and found that the area where the bottom frame meets the back rest was cracked. I rewelded it and welded an steel reinforcement, so it's all good.


Very easy fix. Dealing with...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 11-22-2019, 07:14 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,469
Posted By Mikel
For those with AW4s, other than having an...

For those with AW4s, other than having an overdrive, how do you like it compared to the 3 speed auto it replaced? (in terms of gear ratios, gear spacing, shift patterns, lock-up in the lower...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 11-21-2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 193
Posted By Mikel
Thank you guys. Rang-a-stang, congrats on your...

Thank you guys.


Rang-a-stang, congrats on your daughter! :thumbsup:
Forum: General FSJ Tech 11-20-2019, 04:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 193
Posted By Mikel
Broken Cherokee bucket seat

Hello,
My friend's '75 Cherokee has bucket seats. The driver's one has something broken in one side of the backrest, so that it flexes under load. Is this a common problem? Can the frame be...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 11-08-2019, 08:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 295
Posted By Mikel
Someone more knowledgeable than me will correct...

Someone more knowledgeable than me will correct me, but I think it's the thermostatic switch (the temp knob in the controller) that does that.
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 10-24-2019, 09:52 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 17,654
Posted By Mikel
Very nice!

Very nice!
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-20-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 237
Posted By Mikel
Front D44 binding

Hello,
Been working on a friend's '75 Cherokee. Ever since I brought the jeep back from its long sleep, I had a bit of binding when making tight turns. First it was the E-drive that was activated...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-09-2019, 07:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 458
Posted By Mikel
I just oil them during assembly and prior to...

I just oil them during assembly and prior to start-up, I spin the pump with a drill to pre-lube the whole system.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-03-2019, 02:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 466
Posted By Mikel
Getting a reading of cranking compression would...

Getting a reading of cranking compression would be easy. I suppose one could pour water through the plug hole with a pipette to measure combustion chamber volume as well. Not sure if the plug hole...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-16-2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,181
Posted By Mikel
:thumbsup:

:thumbsup:
Forum: For Sale: Parts and Pieces (To keep our rigs running) 09-10-2019, 08:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 464
Posted By Mikel
Very interesting! Thanks.

Very interesting! Thanks.
Forum: For Sale: Parts and Pieces (To keep our rigs running) 09-10-2019, 03:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 464
Posted By Mikel
Can you please explain? I thought the divided...

Can you please explain? I thought the divided plenum automatically made it dual plane.
Thanks.
Forum: For Sale: Parts and Pieces (To keep our rigs running) 09-09-2019, 07:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 464
Posted By Mikel
Photos: https://photos.google.com/share/AF1QipNo...

Photos:


https://photos.google.com/share/AF1QipNowk6oZvE_2vu02_aauUausF4d2qdzVGk4oyPKG4yrStQiFoopQwRjoT4xl-LD6w/photo/AF1QipOuV87_-IBBwgmQRPdX_wUafgwEwG3xHHpiritV?key=Q2Y5UFJlQUlrMm85eFhPSGh5OW1xMTli...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-09-2019, 07:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,181
Posted By Mikel
Temp sensor/switch working OK? Maybe the...

Temp sensor/switch working OK? Maybe the computer thinks the engine is cold at all times and makes it run very rich when it gets warm.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-08-2019, 07:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 578
Posted By Mikel
A good option would be a 4.0/AW4/NP231. ...

A good option would be a 4.0/AW4/NP231. Relatively easy swap and with the gearing you have, OD would be nice. There are hundreds of thousands of XJs out there with this powertrain, and can be...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-07-2019, 09:00 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,469
Posted By Mikel
You should be in good shape. Please keep us...

You should be in good shape. Please keep us updated.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-07-2019, 08:07 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,469
Posted By Mikel
Is your gearing going to work well with OD?

Is your gearing going to work well with OD?
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-05-2019, 05:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,181
Posted By Mikel
Are you able to get data from your EFI...

Are you able to get data from your EFI computer?


Am I right to assume that backfiring would only happen if:


a) There are momentary ignition lapses


b) Engine is running super rich and...
Forum: For Sale: Parts and Pieces (To keep our rigs running) 09-03-2019, 05:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 464
Posted By Mikel
No worries. I will confirm this weekend.

No worries. I will confirm this weekend.
Forum: For Sale: Parts and Pieces (To keep our rigs running) 09-03-2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 464
Posted By Mikel
It's a dual plane. Holley still makes that...

It's a dual plane. Holley still makes that family, but I'm not sure they still offer the AMC version.


I don't know much about it either. It uses smaller runners to increase the speed of the air...
Forum: For Sale: Parts and Pieces (To keep our rigs running) 09-02-2019, 03:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 464
Posted By Mikel
Holley Street Dominator intake

Selling a bare AMC Street Dominator aluminum 4bbl intake manifold, in excellent condition. $150 plus shipping.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-02-2019, 11:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 362
Posted By Mikel
I have a '63 J300 with the earlier "glove...

I have a '63 J300 with the earlier "glove compartment" Super Wagoneer A/C, but I suspect you don't have much to worry about.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-29-2019, 06:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 312
Posted By Mikel
TH400 cooling hoses

Hello,
I'm working on a friend's '75 Cherokee. The short transmission hoses that go into the radiator don't look too healthy. Where can I get new ones? Thanks.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-16-2019, 07:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 381
Posted By Mikel
If the front differential is on the passenger...

If the front differential is on the passenger side, it is a TH400/Quadratrac. If it's on the driver's side, it is a TF727.
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