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Forum: General FSJ Tech 06-13-2020, 10:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 139
Posted By Dave Jeeper
You may have a problem with the vents on the tank...

You may have a problem with the vents on the tank being clogged. The procedure that fixed my tank from pressurizing was to remove the gas cap, disconnect the fuel tank vent lines from my charcoal...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-26-2020, 10:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 812
Posted By Dave Jeeper
It may be possible to avoid smog testing if you...

It may be possible to avoid smog testing if you get a commercial 5 year plate. We did that for my wife's large truck at her work. It would not pass smog and we got the 5 year plate. It costs about...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-24-2020, 06:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 590
Posted By Dave Jeeper
Perhaps your nozzles or lines are clogged and/or...

Perhaps your nozzles or lines are clogged and/or your pump is not putting out proper pressure.
Forum: Off-Road FSJ Tech 05-24-2020, 06:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 357
Posted By Dave Jeeper
I've been 4 wheeling with small Cherokees (XJ)...

I've been 4 wheeling with small Cherokees (XJ) for about 30 years. First I had a winch. When I wasn't wheeling hard trails, I was still able to help other stuck vehicles. When my rear differential...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-19-2020, 05:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 812
Posted By Dave Jeeper
These guys are in western Pennsylvania and sell...

These guys are in western Pennsylvania and sell lots of old jeep parts including J10. They advertise in craigslist here in CO.



JEEPRECYCLERS.COM


You might give them a try for the diverter valve.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-19-2020, 05:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 812
Posted By Dave Jeeper
The vacuum filter may be used to let air into the...

The vacuum filter may be used to let air into the system when the temp switch is cold, to release any stored vacuum in the diverter valve. You could probably just wrap a small piece of black t-shirt...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-18-2020, 06:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 812
Posted By Dave Jeeper
My Howell system has had intermittent problems...

My Howell system has had intermittent problems since it was installed last summer. The problems got much worse a couple of months ago after taking the G Wag up to 11,000 feet. It no longer runs for...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 05-09-2020, 10:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 523
Posted By Dave Jeeper
I bought this one on Amazon. It is currently $33...

I bought this one on Amazon. It is currently $33 and the shade goes as low as 3 for plasma cutting. I recommend it. It is not the fanciest, but it will do a great job until you can afford a better...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-09-2020, 10:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 590
Posted By Dave Jeeper
I had a hole in one of my spray nozzle tubes from...

I had a hole in one of my spray nozzle tubes from rubbing on the hood. I slipped some heat shrink tubing over it, heated it with a lighter and problem fixed in 2 minutes. You can put a second layer...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-27-2020, 10:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 411
Posted By Dave Jeeper
That's a great how to. Do you have one on the...

That's a great how to. Do you have one on the installation of the new glass?
Forum: General Chit-Chat 04-27-2020, 10:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 523
Posted By Dave Jeeper
I have been teaching myself to weld over the last...

I have been teaching myself to weld over the last 5 years. I started with a Harbor Freight mig flux core welder and helmet. I had trouble seeing what I was doing, so I try to weld in bright...
Forum: Wanted 04-11-2020, 09:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 330
Posted By Dave Jeeper
Take a piece of metal tubing of the correct...

Take a piece of metal tubing of the correct diameter (a little larger than the internal diameter of the plastic tube that remains) approx 1.5" long. Flare one end (can use a tapered punch). Heat...
Forum: Fuel Injection 04-03-2020, 01:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 429
Posted By Dave Jeeper
WinALDL which vehicle/engine to select?

I just ordered a red devil river aldl cable to try to figure out why my Howell 50 state TBI on my AMC 360 is running so poorly (1989 Grand Wagoneer, orig 360 engine). When I looked at the Winaldl...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-10-2020, 11:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 275
Posted By Dave Jeeper
When I replace engine mounts I put a piece of...

When I replace engine mounts I put a piece of plywood under the oil pan, then use a jack against the plywood. I jack the engine up just enough to take the weight off the mount. Make sure that your...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-26-2020, 02:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 812
Posted By Dave Jeeper
My original vapor canister had a vacuum leak and...

My original vapor canister had a vacuum leak and needed to be replaced. They no longer make a vacuum controlled charcoal canister (vapor canister) that is the same size as the original. The only...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-13-2020, 10:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 812
Posted By Dave Jeeper
When I got my Grand Wag running this past summer...

When I got my Grand Wag running this past summer and brought it in for testing, I had replace the cat with a 49 state cat instead of the 50 state (california legal) catalytic converter. At the...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-13-2020, 01:35 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 812
Posted By Dave Jeeper
Emission testing must be performed each 2 years...

Emission testing must be performed each 2 years unless you register as a collector vehicle. Collector vehicle status may apply to your vehicle. For a privately owned passenger vehicle, you must...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-13-2020, 01:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 812
Posted By Dave Jeeper
Colorado Springs is near Denver and they don't...

Colorado Springs is near Denver and they don't have emission testing. I don't know if Colorado Springs is a possibility for you, but it could save you alot of trouble.



I live in Lakewood...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-11-2020, 11:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 246
Posted By Dave Jeeper
Most inexpensive voltmeters will show a couple of...

Most inexpensive voltmeters will show a couple of ohms with the leads shorted. It is good to measure this baseline and then subtract it from your circuit readings if you are trying to get an actual...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-10-2020, 10:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 246
Posted By Dave Jeeper
There are 2 sides to the circuit which will...

There are 2 sides to the circuit which will affect voltage, the plus 12v side and the ground side. To test the resistance of the ground side of the circuit: Disconnect the positive cable from the...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-07-2020, 12:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 453
Posted By Dave Jeeper
I live in Colorado and have been 4-wheeling for...

I live in Colorado and have been 4-wheeling for 30 years. I have tried lots of different tires over the years. The best ones that have worked for me and many other 4-wheelers out here are the BF...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-06-2020, 09:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,323
Posted By Dave Jeeper
Did the new sender stop the shaking of the oil...

Did the new sender stop the shaking of the oil pressure gauge?



My 89 Grand Wagoneer with 93k miles and 10w-40 (360 engine) has an oil pressure gauge that has a shaky readout. The oil pressure...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-30-2020, 05:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 379
Posted By Dave Jeeper
Try testing the radio first. Plug an AM/FM...

Try testing the radio first. Plug an AM/FM antenna in to the rear for the test. If testing the CB, the SQ (squelch) should be turned all the way down (counterclockwise) and the gain all the way up...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-10-2020, 03:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,355
Posted By Dave Jeeper
Thanks to wiley-moeracing for solving my power...

Thanks to wiley-moeracing for solving my power problem!!!


The throttle plates on my Howell throttle body were not opening fully, probably 10 or 12 degrees shy of vertical. The throttle cable from...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-10-2020, 11:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,355
Posted By Dave Jeeper
20 seconds to 55 mph up a slight hill. It seems...

20 seconds to 55 mph up a slight hill. It seems to have less power in the lower half of second gear. The tranny is not slipping. It is possible that the throttle could open a tiny bit more if the...
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