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Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-23-2007, 07:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,021
Posted By brent
If you are trying to tune for 6500' MSL go 2...

If you are trying to tune for 6500' MSL go 2 numbers leaner on the primaries, 1 on the secondaries and one spring lighter on the pistons. Oh, and at 6500' nothing is going to make much power with a...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-22-2007, 09:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 965
Posted By brent
I tore off my heads once but want to be more...

I tore off my heads once but want to be more helpful than this.
To my tiny brain, if plugs are normal color and so are valves then it's not a rich problem neccesarily. But the pistons with a layer of...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-22-2007, 09:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 813
Posted By brent
[quote=blakeusa]1. Use a gasket with metal filler...

[quote=blakeusa]1. Use a gasket with metal filler between cork.
2. Use studs, not bolts to secure pan
3. Use RTV or preferably 3m Trim adheasive
Sit gasket in place ON Engine, not the pan- install a...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-22-2007, 09:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,021
Posted By brent
Dear Poet: Clockwise to close 'em Counter...

Dear Poet:

Clockwise to close 'em
Counter clockwise to get 'em open

Start at idle round and down
then counter clockwise to the perfect sound

After a few weeks you will discover
Edelbrock is...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-21-2007, 11:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,748
Posted By brent
My mistake, sorry. So used to round headlight...

My mistake, sorry. So used to round headlight razors. Was wondering why I looked at it a few times scrathching my head.
Brent
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-20-2007, 08:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,748
Posted By brent
Not a razor in your pic, but it's the only thing...

Not a razor in your pic, but it's the only thing I can address:

Same thing when I swapped out muscle grill to razor. The top bolts were tight and snug but none of the bottom holes matched by a...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-18-2007, 11:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 583
Posted By brent
For the two screws, they RPM nicely at about one...

For the two screws, they RPM nicely at about one point five to 2 turns COUNTERclockwise from the fully closed clockwise position.
Curious at to to what stage or combo you did.
Brent
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-18-2007, 09:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 813
Posted By brent
Ha...don't worry, with an FSJ you'll have a new...

Ha...don't worry, with an FSJ you'll have a new low all the time,especially the easy projects.
In fact putting my new oilpan on was one of two or three successful projects. I did like you...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-18-2007, 08:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 416
Posted By brent
Responding cause I had this happen, great idle,...

Responding cause I had this happen, great idle, but stumbled under load. Timing is the most obvious culprit, and it would be easy to advance a couple degrees to find out.
My hunch is "new" carb...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-18-2007, 08:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 996
Posted By brent
There ain't enough rubber before I hit steel from...

There ain't enough rubber before I hit steel from engine bay to tank. Did buy a filter for outside tank but I forgot about steel lines.
Want to do it though, Ristow.
What do you suggest?
Piece...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-18-2007, 08:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 583
Posted By brent
edel fyi:finally found the right rod/jet combo

After two years on this mountain at 7000 feet, all my experiments have turned out way way way way way way way way way way way too rich, and that's following that lying piece of crap Edel calibration...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-18-2007, 07:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 996
Posted By brent
Fuel pump was the trick..power restored. My...

Fuel pump was the trick..power restored.
My second one and still hard as hell considering complete absense of working space and getting that critical upward tilt that grazes the PS pump.
Gasket was...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-16-2007, 09:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 996
Posted By brent
Thanks for the responses my friends, I will...

Thanks for the responses my friends, I will take/execute all this advice in the morning.
Based on the evidence (black gerbil looking turd pellet in the fuel filter) I think Ristow is right about...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-16-2007, 06:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 996
Posted By brent
do mechanical fuel pumps die slow?UPDATE

I'm not famous for being brief, but I'll try.
Thought a new muffler (overdue) would cure my SEVERE and dangerous engine power loss probs lately, but it didn't. It got worse. It dies often and rarely...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-04-2007, 10:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,132
Posted By brent
You boys did notice my disclaimer of "I've...

You boys did notice my disclaimer of "I've not seen it yet", right?
That being said you and big bear are right.
A guy on his fourth starter in as many years is obviously (me) buying the bottom of...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-04-2007, 06:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,132
Posted By brent
I disagree with you, Mr. Man, for the following...

I disagree with you, Mr. Man, for the following reasons:
1) Starters shouldn't normally have 2 week life spans sounding chipper as heck in the AM but failing to turn engine for 2 weeks? Except on the...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-02-2007, 10:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,132
Posted By brent
on replacing 4th starter

In this case I MISTAKENLY thought it must be the -0 mornings affecting the flywheel and crank. Starter and battery were perky as heck the last 2 weeks. Embarrasing for me to crank every morning...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-29-2007, 06:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 709
Posted By brent
Stated SECOND FRIGGIN TRY this morning. The only...

Stated SECOND FRIGGIN TRY this morning.
The only thing I did was amp up a battery at apporx 60% and reset starter teeth to flywheel teeth.
Funny thing about FSJ's: the solution is always there but it...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-28-2007, 05:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 709
Posted By brent
10W-40 last oil change in November. Prolly too...

10W-40 last oil change in November. Prolly too thin?

Ristow--tell me again why you hooked an extra ground from your negative terminal and ran it to a starter motor bolt? What size cable?
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-28-2007, 05:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 709
Posted By brent
Won't crank, takes maybe 10 embarrasing minutes...

Won't crank, takes maybe 10 embarrasing minutes in the AM.
Just pulled starter: flywheel and starter teeth are PERFECT!!!

So you guys are telling me the new 2 guage batt cables I have may be the...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-28-2007, 04:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 709
Posted By brent
amperage question (recharging)-UPDATE

Kinda stupid--
Settled for a 940 CCA batt which was stupid in hindsight 'cause every morning I wake to 0 degrees. Doesn't have the "umphh."
I'm recharging it today. My charger has a 6 amp and 2 amp...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-01-2006, 06:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 482
Posted By brent
Ah-so.. For 100 bucks I may as well do...

Ah-so..
For 100 bucks I may as well do both.
Prolly at the beginning of January.
Never done serious driveshaft work. What's the ETA? A good few hours? Couple days?
Brent
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-01-2006, 06:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 482
Posted By brent
I'm going to ask for the heck of it while I...

I'm going to ask for the heck of it while I research..
Why does the Warn premium set say this "Full Time 4WD; Must Use Transfer Case Conversion Kit "?
Brent
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-01-2006, 03:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 482
Posted By brent
what's involved in changing a manual-locking wheel hub

The 4WD lock on the passenger side front tire hub just spins, so no 4WD right now. Meaning it won't lock the wheel.
Snow and icy streets are starting here on the mountain.

Can someone give me a...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 11-29-2006, 07:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,829
Posted By brent
Got 'er back. Will not indulge you guys with my...

Got 'er back.
Will not indulge you guys with my joy of no longer being on foot for the last two months.:mad:

$300 bucks. Muffler plugged but kept on. Cat was plugged but cut off and re-routed. The...
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