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Forum: General FSJ Discussion 11-19-2017, 01:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 885
Posted By Joe Guilbeau
I'm here to "help you" with your problem...

You can use 6-awg premium flexible welding cable for your wiring.

http://oljeep.com/AltTheory17/AlternatorTheoryVersion17R1.htm
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-20-2017, 11:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 424
Posted By Joe Guilbeau
Clean up the Black Ground Wires on the headlamp...

Clean up the Black Ground Wires on the headlamp connectors. You indicate that you have voltage at the Beam Selector, and that you have replaced it.

So, that leaves either open power wires to the...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-03-2017, 04:22 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,056
Posted By Joe Guilbeau
Instead of cooking off your fuses in the...

Instead of cooking off your fuses in the multimeter, try wiring a 12Vdc bulb socket in series where you would have put the multimeter.

It will easily light the bulb with 300ma running through...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-12-2017, 11:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 655
Posted By Joe Guilbeau
Ding...Ding...Ding...Ding and we have a...

Ding...Ding...Ding...Ding and we have a winner!
http://themetapicture.com/media/funny-gif-self-high-five-Liz-Lemon.gif
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-12-2017, 10:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,437
Posted By Joe Guilbeau
Trouble Shoot Shorts at Fuse Block

I have used a 12Vdc bulb socket with pigtails (wires) and connected it to the fuse location. The bulb should light, when you find the problem the bulb will no longer be lit.

Might somewhere in the...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-31-2016, 06:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 443
Posted By Joe Guilbeau
OK, you got me, just wondering if anyone actually...

OK, you got me, just wondering if anyone actually reads this stuff... don't forget to holler "Watch This!"
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-29-2016, 10:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 443
Posted By Joe Guilbeau
Exclamation No problem...

Your alternator must replenish the amperage given up by the battery when starting, so it's regulator is putting out 14.5-14.7Vdc, this is normal, putting the vehicle in drive provides a load to the...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-17-2016, 08:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 693
Posted By Joe Guilbeau
That is the definition of the difference between...

That is the definition of the difference between an upset and trauma...an upset happens to other people, trauma happens to oneself...dang...:eek:
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-17-2016, 10:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 693
Posted By Joe Guilbeau
U-Joint University

Who knew?

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLIn3FrDiB1lzPwKJf1MsEAEJ37vyjdAuJ

For all of us Texaco High Graduates... That's right folks a 7-Part series on U-Joints... bottom line is use Spicer...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-12-2016, 04:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,151
Posted By Joe Guilbeau
Holley 12-801's

I tried a Holley 12-801 back in 1994, and it lasted 12-years, that puts me to 2006, and for the past 6 years I have had to put three in.

Gas is clean with filters before the intake, so I have some...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 12-12-2016, 11:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,567
Posted By Joe Guilbeau
Alternator Theory

It has been awhile for me, so here is all the info that you would need to get the CS-Series up and running.

http://oljeep.com/AltTheory17/AlternatorTheoryVersion17R1.htm
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 11-11-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 517
Posted By Joe Guilbeau
Try... searchtempest.com http://houston.craigslis...

Try...
searchtempest.com

http://houston.craigslist.org/fod/4756291560.html
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 05-02-2013, 07:55 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,827
Posted By Joe Guilbeau
Apple Valley, California? If so, then here is...

Apple Valley, California?

If so, then here is what the website for the Town of Apple Valley code enforcement say on the subject matter.

"...Can I have inoperative vehicles on my lot?


One...
Forum: Fuel Injection 05-02-2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,859
Posted By Joe Guilbeau
Just bolt it up and test for gas leaks, then have...

Just bolt it up and test for gas leaks, then have someone crank the engine while you adjust the Throttle Position Sensor up and down until it runs smoothly at idle.

Make the fuel pressure between...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-02-2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,170
Posted By Joe Guilbeau
Try disconnecting the starter cable from the...

Try disconnecting the starter cable from the starter AT the solenoid on the fender wall.

Turn on the key to start, if the starter solenoid gives a loud "Click" sound, then it is probably good. No...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-14-2013, 05:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,550
Posted By Joe Guilbeau
Batteries are designed to provide current spikes,...

Batteries are designed to provide current spikes, not alternators... that is why we have the battery.

Otherwise a starter capacitor and a 1,000-amp alternator at 500 RPM full output would be the...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-14-2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 877
Posted By Joe Guilbeau
[QUOTE=cheiler]Alternator checked out fine......

[QUOTE=cheiler]Alternator checked out fine... going to go looking for bad grounds...[/QUOTE

Try this procedure...

http://oljeep.com/AltTheory17/AlternatorTheoryVersion17R1.htm#Testing_Alternators
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-01-2013, 09:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 960
Posted By Joe Guilbeau
Here is your RPM vs. Amperage output...

Here is your RPM vs. Amperage output chart.

http://oljeep.com/AltTheory17/AlternatorTheoryVersion17R1.htm#Delco_CS_144_RPM_vs_Amperage...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-15-2013, 01:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,023
Posted By Joe Guilbeau
Your alternator needs to be replaced,...

Your alternator needs to be replaced, specifically the regulator has intermittent operation and is failing to regulate the voltage output.

In addition, the lousy wiring has contributed to the...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 11-14-2012, 02:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 714
Posted By Joe Guilbeau
Like Dragnet...Just the Facts

Like Dragnet...Just the Facts
Forum: General FSJ Tech 11-13-2012, 12:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 714
Posted By Joe Guilbeau
Test Procedures

Scroll down to the flow chart troubleshooting diagram for a quick guide

http://www.pirate4x4.com/tech/billavista/Wiring/Part2/pdf's/diagnostic-manual.pdf
Forum: General FSJ Tech 11-13-2012, 12:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,070
Posted By Joe Guilbeau
Alternator Theory v17

I wrote this for a reason...

The first setion will outline how to troubleshoot your electrical system.

Section 1…“Alternators 101”...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-31-2012, 08:57 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,302
Posted By Joe Guilbeau
Buy an infrared Thermometer and monitor the entry...

Buy an infrared Thermometer and monitor the entry fluid and the exiting fluid at the block/radiator.

Form your own opinion, a 23 year old gauge? Need I say more?

To cool further, distilled water...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 07-11-2012, 09:06 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,663
Posted By Joe Guilbeau
These will work well for you...

These will work well for you then
http://www.homedepot.com/catalog/productImages/300/0b/0bc6379d-2dec-4b76-8924-6c112f1d47ea_300.jpg

One bag sockets, one for wrenches one for screwdrivers

This...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 07-11-2012, 05:06 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,663
Posted By Joe Guilbeau
You have a Northern Tools in your area... $50 ...

You have a Northern Tools in your area...

$50 Combination Wrenches in 16-SAE and 18-Metric Full-size/Stubby
http://www.northerntool.com/shop/tools/product_200327233_200327233

$100 Socket Set...
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