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Forum: Fuel Injection 05-25-2019, 04:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 686
Posted By Sunbeam Fanatic
MSD Fuel Injection ........

......... has anyone used it on an AMC V8?
Forum: Build Threads 05-25-2019, 04:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,187
Posted By Sunbeam Fanatic
Current progress is that the Front & Rear...

Current progress is that the Front & Rear axles are now fully rebuilt with all new bearings, brakes, diff. install kits etc.

The rear has also had a new 4.10 CWP and Dutchman Axle shafts to go with...
Forum: Build Threads 05-03-2019, 11:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,187
Posted By Sunbeam Fanatic
@SOLSAKS @rang-a-stang Thanks guys, I'll post...

@SOLSAKS

@rang-a-stang

Thanks guys, I'll post more as it happens, OEM wheels are about to be refurbished and I've bought some "road" rubber for them in 31x10.5 (Toyo), this will mainly be to just...
Forum: Build Threads 05-03-2019, 02:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,187
Posted By Sunbeam Fanatic
Oh, and after several months the NOS shell has...

Oh, and after several months the NOS shell has finally made it's way to the Welsh Mountains :)

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/33885829068_23a6845721_c.jpg
Forum: Build Threads 05-03-2019, 02:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,187
Posted By Sunbeam Fanatic
I also bought one of the rear disc brake...

I also bought one of the rear disc brake conversion kits.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/46973475104_0b48184045_c.jpg


There were a few "head scratching" moments, the caliper mounting plates...
Forum: Build Threads 05-03-2019, 01:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,187
Posted By Sunbeam Fanatic
So a pile of Parts axle and brake parts arrived...

So a pile of Parts axle and brake parts arrived from BJs and the running gear re-build is well underway.

I sprung for one of the Dana 44 ECTED Electric Locker's, couldn't find anyone who's already...
Forum: Build Threads 04-05-2019, 03:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,187
Posted By Sunbeam Fanatic
As promised here are the "after"...

As promised here are the "after" pictures following a complete re-trim of the seats and door/side panels, all in distressed...
Forum: Build Threads 03-16-2019, 05:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,187
Posted By Sunbeam Fanatic
The project has stalled while waiting for the NOS...

The project has stalled while waiting for the NOS shell to arrive in the UK but it's finally here so prep work has started.

Unfortunately I'm also waiting for a whole load of axle and brake rebuild...
Forum: Street & Performance 03-15-2019, 11:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 750
Posted By Sunbeam Fanatic
Thank you, that's great, will do :)

Thank you, that's great, will do :)
Forum: Street & Performance 03-15-2019, 01:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 750
Posted By Sunbeam Fanatic
Hi Joe, Thanks for the info. To be honest my...

Hi Joe,

Thanks for the info. To be honest my Cherokee will get very little use so gas mileage isn't a big concern, I just thought the OD would give more relaxed cruising on our motorways (when I do...
Forum: Street & Performance 03-14-2019, 11:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 750
Posted By Sunbeam Fanatic
:) I'm in the UK so there aren't many lying...

:) I'm in the UK so there aren't many lying around over here, I'll have to see if I can find one in the US and get it shipped!
Forum: Street & Performance 03-13-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 750
Posted By Sunbeam Fanatic
4 speed Column Change ????

Hi All,

I'm fitting a 4 speed transmission and I'd like to retain the column shift.

I'm sure I've read that a GM Van of some type has a compatible 4sp column shift, is that correct and if so which...
Forum: Build Threads 12-14-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,187
Posted By Sunbeam Fanatic
@SOLSAKS, definitely once in a lifetime, and I'll...

@SOLSAKS, definitely once in a lifetime, and I'll try and do it justice. I'll keep the build thread updated.

@Kaiserjeeps, yep, when I saw the rust I agonised over whether it was worth taking on, I...
Forum: Build Threads 12-14-2018, 05:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,187
Posted By Sunbeam Fanatic
Hi All, Well, after the drama of sandblasting my...

Hi All,

Well, after the drama of sandblasting my body shell and finding it in such bad condition and after getting out of the depression that caused (the usual "is it worth proceeding" internal...
Forum: Homegrown Vendors: (Members who produce FSJ related items) 12-01-2018, 02:17 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,922
Posted By Sunbeam Fanatic
Count me in for one :)

Count me in for one :)
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 11-29-2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 433
Posted By Sunbeam Fanatic
That'd be great, I'm now looking at re-coring the...

That'd be great, I'm now looking at re-coring the OEM radiator with a newer more efficient core without the Trans Cooler (I'll use a separate Trans Cooler matrix). If the shroud and fan will fit an...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 11-24-2018, 01:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 433
Posted By Sunbeam Fanatic
Cherokee Radiator - aluminum

Hi All,

Does anywhere sell an uprated direct replacement aluminium radiator for a 1979 Cherokee Chief? Without the built in Transmission cooler so I can then also run a separate Transmission...
Forum: Build Threads 11-10-2018, 03:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,187
Posted By Sunbeam Fanatic
After the shell was sandblasted I think it's fair...

After the shell was sandblasted I think it's fair to say I've never seen a body with more rust in more places that had not actually fallen into pieces .......... but all is not...
Forum: Build Threads 11-10-2018, 03:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,187
Posted By Sunbeam Fanatic
Amazingly the chassis frame is mostly ok apart...

Amazingly the chassis frame is mostly ok apart from the rear crossmember and tow hitch bracket that had completely rusted out (check out the pile of rust that the the crossmember and tow hitch...
Forum: Build Threads 11-10-2018, 03:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,187
Posted By Sunbeam Fanatic
The body shell came off the chassis ok, but it...

The body shell came off the chassis ok, but it doesn't look very happy, sand blasting awaits...
Forum: Build Threads 11-10-2018, 03:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,187
Posted By Sunbeam Fanatic
Well, the RHD conversion system has been...

Well, the RHD conversion system has been refurbished and is ready to...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 10-15-2018, 09:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,022
Posted By Sunbeam Fanatic
Under normal circumstances, no, but probably only...

Under normal circumstances, no, but probably only 5 or so RHD versions left in the UK, so it's this one or not at all!
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 10-15-2018, 09:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,022
Posted By Sunbeam Fanatic
Hi All, Thanks for the responses so far which I...

Hi All,

Thanks for the responses so far which I will follow up on.

Being in the UK is a challenge but I use a really good shipping agent in Florida, so long as I can get parts to him he...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 10-12-2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,022
Posted By Sunbeam Fanatic
I need quite a lot but front fenders (inner and...

I need quite a lot but front fenders (inner and outer) are ok and rear fenders not too bad. Doors and tailgate are ok, it's only the main shell structure that is bad.

Rear quarters are bad.

Rockers...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 10-12-2018, 10:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,022
Posted By Sunbeam Fanatic
Source of repair sections / panels

Hi All,

My 2dr Cherokee Chief has a fair bit of tin worm, what are the go to suppliers for repair sections & panels if any exist?

Many thanks.
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