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Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-10-2001, 12:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 436
Posted By fishermike
Talking Thanks for the input, guys. In the spirit of...

Thanks for the input, guys.

In the spirit of Keep it Simple, Stupid, I cleaned the battery terminals and cable ends, as well as the chassis ground. And...viola, she fired right up! Which makes...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-09-2001, 09:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 436
Posted By fishermike
Unhappy Okay, so last night I took the GW to the...

Okay, so last night I took the GW to the drive-thru car wash. I shut the truck off to wait for the car ahead of me to get its wash. The truck rolled forward a foot or two in Park before I got the...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-23-2001, 03:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 628
Posted By fishermike
Post If you really want to go nuts, try these...

If you really want to go nuts, try these guys...
Performance American Style (http://www.performanceamstyle.com/phpindex.php3)
They've got some serious goodies for AMC performance buildups. Lots of...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-20-2001, 06:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 511
Posted By fishermike
Post I'd check for an exhaust leak before ripping into...

I'd check for an exhaust leak before ripping into things - can sound similar to what you describe, and often starts after overheating. (Mating surfaces warp, etc.) Most importantly, not so big of a...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-20-2001, 04:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,324
Posted By fishermike
Post Hey BW, for what it's worth, some of the...

Hey BW, for what it's worth, some of the aftermarket kits actually come pre-cut for all windows, and the rear one comes in like a dozen or so strips sized to fit between the defroster elements. ...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-06-2001, 05:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 674
Posted By fishermike
Post IIRC, high nox = excessively lean mix, might...

IIRC, high nox = excessively lean mix, might check for vacc. leaks and/or tune carb. Good luck, smog check bites.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-03-2001, 01:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 898
Posted By fishermike
Talking What a great way to mess with the F*rd guys'...

What a great way to mess with the F*rd guys' heads! It's like, the ultimate sleeper! :D
Forum: General FSJ Tech 06-23-2001, 04:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 492
Posted By fishermike
Question I'm sure somebody's run into this by now, so how...

I'm sure somebody's run into this by now, so how 'bout it? It's another one of those things that seems like it should be okay, but I wonder. I mean, it's not like the d@mm smog laws make any...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-24-2001, 04:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 807
Posted By fishermike
Cool Check this...

Check this (http://www.ifsja.org/readers/wagoneers/rasmusson.shtml) one out.

Pretty stinkin' cool!

------------------
-Mike
'85 GW
360/727/229/44/20/3.31
Flowmaster, K&N AF
'86 Samurai
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-16-2001, 04:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 325
Posted By fishermike
Post Hey, BBRR, what kind of big, bad, red, rig do you...

Hey, BBRR, what kind of big, bad, red, rig do you have? I'm in S.B. and have one of only two *RED* GW's that I've ever seen. You ever make it down this way? Or fish the Santa Ynez River at...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-10-2001, 02:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 714
Posted By fishermike
Post My bet's a bad power valve. Does your gas...

My bet's a bad power valve. Does your gas mileage stink, too?
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-25-2001, 03:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,429
Posted By fishermike
Smile Thanks guys, that was exactly the type of stuff I...

Thanks guys, that was exactly the type of stuff I wanted to know. I'd just like to have everything together before I start pulling things apart (I know, I'm dreaming!). If anybody else thinks of...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-25-2001, 06:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,429
Posted By fishermike
Question Hey guys, I'm just about to convert my '85 GW to...

Hey guys, I'm just about to convert my '85 GW to a round headlight set-up. I've got one of the all-aluminum vertical slot grills, complete with the buckets and the hood crossbar.

I'm expecting a...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-22-2001, 05:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,030
Posted By fishermike
Post 243, you are confusing GVWR with GCWR. The first...

243, you are confusing GVWR with GCWR. The first is for the vehicle itself, plus passengers, fuel, payload, and *tongue weight only* of the trailer. GCWR is the *combined* weight for the trailer...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-04-2001, 01:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 402
Posted By fishermike
Thumbs up Thanks Adam, way to get it done! -Mike

Thanks Adam, way to get it done!

-Mike
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-28-2001, 03:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 491
Posted By fishermike
Post Yes, you have to remove the top of the carb to...

Yes, you have to remove the top of the carb to adjust the float level - check out Michael Baxter's article on rebuilding the 2150 in the tech section of this site for the full rundown (it's simple -...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-15-2001, 08:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,165
Posted By fishermike
Post Well, imagine having your back seat in position...

Well, imagine having your back seat in position to recieve passengers, but not fully locked down. Now think about what happens to that seat in a rapid stop from high speed - it slams the back of the...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-13-2001, 03:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,165
Posted By fishermike
Thumbs down I wouldn't do it, for safety and liability...

I wouldn't do it, for safety and liability reasons.

In their stock location, the belts act as a secondary restraint for the entire seat & passenger unit, in case the main latch on the seat fails....
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-18-2000, 04:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,622
Posted By fishermike
Arrow Check this: ...

Check this: http://www.ifsja.org/tech/fuel/2150.shtml. Just follow the instructions for setting up a newly rebuilt carb - especially the parts about setting the choke and fast idle, but it would...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-09-2000, 06:51 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,372
Posted By fishermike
Thumbs up Muchas gracias, Bob! And as for Scotty's truck:...

Muchas gracias, Bob!

And as for Scotty's truck: pretty stinkin' cool http://www.cs.colostate.edu/~zeimet/ubb/cool.gif...I can see the problem with roof rack placement, though!...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-08-2000, 06:10 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,372
Posted By fishermike
Thumbs up Mikey likes it! ...

Mikey likes it! http://www.cs.colostate.edu/~zeimet/ubb/biggrin.gif

BTW, hey Scotty, do you have pix up somewhere? Every time I see your sig, I want to see your rig!

If you don't yet, how 'bout...
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