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Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-28-2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By Chevelleguy
Well, you can bet they won't be metric.

Well, you can bet they won't be metric.
Forum: Street & Performance 10-24-2019, 10:14 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,328
Posted By Chevelleguy
Well preliminary fitment looks good. Just bolted...

Well preliminary fitment looks good. Just bolted them on a head, no cam. The roller tip is in the very center of the valve stem and the spacing is correct. Won't know until I get the motor assembled...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-18-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 259
Posted By Chevelleguy
Yes, you can drive it with no refrigerant in it....

Yes, you can drive it with no refrigerant in it. Just turn the a/c off.
Forum: Street & Performance 10-17-2019, 07:01 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,328
Posted By Chevelleguy
I got a complete Comp 268H cam kit. 1.8 will put...

I got a complete Comp 268H cam kit. 1.8 will put the valve lift at .513, which is only another .057". I got these for less than it would have cost me to replace them with factory rockers so if they...
Forum: Street & Performance 10-15-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,328
Posted By Chevelleguy
I am beginning the engine rebuild process and am...

I am beginning the engine rebuild process and am going to dive into this too. Ordered a set of Procomp stainless, adjustable LS rockers in a 1.8 ratio to try. The adjustable pushrod seat should fix...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 06-13-2018, 01:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 813
Posted By Chevelleguy
Someone else asked the same thing in...

Someone else asked the same thing in 2015.
http://www.ifsja.org/forums/vb/showthread.php?t=175353
Forum: General FSJ Tech 06-13-2018, 01:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 592
Posted By Chevelleguy
You can get to the main fuel sender/pickup...

You can get to the main fuel sender/pickup location to see if it is leaking, before dropping the tank. Flip up the back seat, under the carpet on the driver's side is a round cover with 4 rivets....
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 06-13-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,472
Posted By Chevelleguy
I had one that I had to go back into and on...

I had one that I had to go back into and on closer inspection, the oil pan was cracked at the rear of the pan rail.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 05-01-2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,200
Posted By Chevelleguy
That shifter boot is out of a Dodge, in case you...

That shifter boot is out of a Dodge, in case you were wandering. I pulled a NP208 shifter from a Ramcharger that has a boot and trim ring just like that.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-01-2018, 03:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,294
Posted By Chevelleguy
That's stupid. Go pick up your truck and take it...

That's stupid. Go pick up your truck and take it somewhere else.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-20-2018, 08:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,294
Posted By Chevelleguy
I have 3.31's with 35" tires, which is the...

I have 3.31's with 35" tires, which is the same as a stock 2.72 rig. Yes, it's a PIG from a stop, but it will cruise at 75 real nice.

To the original poster, I know it's a lot more money but...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-20-2018, 08:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,071
Posted By Chevelleguy
Just because it's new doesn't mean it's good. I...

Just because it's new doesn't mean it's good. I replaced my pickup coil and the new one failed the next day. When it acts up, you need to test it with an ohm meter. I was able to get mine to die in...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 12-22-2016, 02:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,118
Posted By Chevelleguy
I went with the 1157-R3W-FL. They flash 3 times...

I went with the 1157-R3W-FL. They flash 3 times before lighting solid.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-09-2016, 12:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,686
Posted By Chevelleguy
Normally when a blower resistor fails, you will...

Normally when a blower resistor fails, you will only have Hi speed (as that gets a full 12V and doesn't go through the resistor). Have you tried tapping on the blower motor with a hammer and power...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 12-06-2016, 07:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 884
Posted By Chevelleguy
Bad switch, maybe. The switch is mounted on the...

Bad switch, maybe. The switch is mounted on the transfer case and is depressed by the mode actuator arm inside the case. It has power to it all the time, so it sounds like it may be grounding...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 12-02-2016, 07:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,299
Posted By Chevelleguy
Jasper sells a nice product, but you are really...

Jasper sells a nice product, but you are really just buying the warranty. The TF727 that is in or Jeep is a very simple, heavy duty 3-speed that any transmission builder worth his salt can do...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 12-01-2016, 02:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,346
Posted By Chevelleguy
That's funny! "...no mind-blowing stereo...

That's funny! "...no mind-blowing stereo tape system" was there even such a thing as a mind-blowing automotive stereo system in '77? I don't remember any.:D
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-01-2016, 07:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,399
Posted By Chevelleguy
Did you make sure that the oiling hole in the cam...

Did you make sure that the oiling hole in the cam timing gear is lined up correctly? I've seen worse on a high mileage engine, but that's pretty bad for only 5K miles.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 12-01-2016, 07:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 863
Posted By Chevelleguy
Here in Texas, cars 24 yrs and older are exempt...

Here in Texas, cars 24 yrs and older are exempt from smog testing. The last time I had to smog it was the FIRST time that it passed on it's own. No tweaking or substitute tailpipe needed, (I worked...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 11-30-2016, 02:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 863
Posted By Chevelleguy
I found an older style EGR with the same bolt...

I found an older style EGR with the same bolt pattern as ours on a V8 Dodge truck (80's model I think) that had a good diaphragm in it at the junk yard. It's usually easier to find a few of those...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 11-30-2016, 02:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 544
Posted By Chevelleguy
There are two duct connecting tubes under the...

There are two duct connecting tubes under the dash, behind the glove box, that are probably rotten, that will be some of the air that you are getting under the dash. As for exhaust coming up from...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 11-30-2016, 02:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 702
Posted By Chevelleguy
Pump, and when a TH400 starts making noise, it's...

Pump, and when a TH400 starts making noise, it's fix'n to fail. Better park it and get it rebuilt before it leaves you on the side of the road.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 11-30-2016, 01:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 891
Posted By Chevelleguy
They also have a problem with vapor lock and...

They also have a problem with vapor lock and higher altitude makes the problem worse. The electric pump may have been a poor attempt at getting fuel to the mechanical pump to alleviate this issue....
Forum: General FSJ Tech 11-30-2016, 12:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 633
Posted By Chevelleguy
Your cable could be rusted stuck or you could...

Your cable could be rusted stuck or you could have a lot of leaves/rats nest in the heater box that is keeping the door from moving. Take the cable loose from the door arm under the hood, if you...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 11-29-2016, 12:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 836
Posted By Chevelleguy
It is supposed to be slow so that it doesn't...

It is supposed to be slow so that it doesn't bounce while going down the road. This is achieved with a voltage regulator built in to the back of the gauge panel that reduces voltage to aprox 5-7V. If...
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