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Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-02-2017, 02:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 605
Posted By fsj1978
I've always thought it would be great if the...

I've always thought it would be great if the heater could double as an additional engine radiator, which it can but it dumps the heat into the interior. Not good when it's already too hot...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 11-29-2017, 03:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,271
Posted By fsj1978
Wow, what happened???

I quit being a regular for 15 years and come back to find it verrrry quiet. Where'd everybody goooooooo????????
Forum: General FSJ Tech 11-28-2017, 09:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 605
Posted By fsj1978
Putting heater box on a diet

I've seen posts by other people who wanted to trim down the heater box. I'm going to do so by moving the core, removing the temperature control door, and using an external cable actuated water...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 11-24-2017, 07:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 581
Posted By fsj1978
That's could be exactly what I'm looking for,...

That's could be exactly what I'm looking for, THANK YOU!!!!!!! :thumbsup:

Now I need to hunt for pictures, and maybe try to scrounge one.

Thanks again Tony (BabyWag)
Forum: General FSJ Tech 11-24-2017, 09:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 581
Posted By fsj1978
<reads my original post> OK, maybe I need...

<reads my original post>

OK, maybe I need to put this someplace more visible than in my first post. :banghead:

Please keep comments to the oil pan or pickup.

Thank you.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 11-24-2017, 12:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 581
Posted By fsj1978
oil pan clearancing

I'm about to figure out exhaust routing and am looking at running the driver's side tight to the block/oil pan, then across to the passenger's side. I'm wondering how much the side of the oil pan...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-30-2017, 10:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 555
Posted By fsj1978
I was pretty sure they're factory, and am adding...

I was pretty sure they're factory, and am adding them in to my mod. It just seems like they're a bit flimsy to add a whole lot of structure.

thanks for the reply guys. :-)
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-30-2017, 12:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 555
Posted By fsj1978
Engine frame mount gusset(?)

Hey all, I'm wondering how many of you have noticed the little piece of 1/8" (a little less, actually) plate that the factory welded from the frame to the top of the engine frame mounts? I'm...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-23-2017, 10:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,009
Posted By fsj1978
Dang it, I had a whole post written and because I...

Dang it, I had a whole post written and because I went away and came back, it timed out and it's history. :-( quick summary:

I have a 12V cigarette type heater, if you have it sitting on the seat...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-23-2017, 08:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,009
Posted By fsj1978
I haven't gotten to modifying the heater box yet....

I haven't gotten to modifying the heater box yet. It turns out the door portion is closest to the firewall and 'sandwiched' between the firewall side and the heater core. So if you remove the door...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-28-2017, 12:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 757
Posted By fsj1978
In my case it can't ride any worse than it used...

In my case it can't ride any worse than it used to with 7 leaves to try to gain a bit of height and offset the weight of winch and winch bumper. I could jump up and down on the bumper and I don't...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-27-2017, 11:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 757
Posted By fsj1978
I just talked to someone at Deaver Spring. He...

I just talked to someone at Deaver Spring. He said they typically use a smaller bushing on the Cherokees to allow more room for a military and/or 3rd spring (controls wrap) on the Cherokees. He...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-27-2017, 02:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 757
Posted By fsj1978
Front spring bushings

Hi all, I was wondering if anybody knows why they used two different size bushings on the front springs? I may be going with custom springs with a military wrap, and am debating downsizing the fixed...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-03-2016, 11:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 591
Posted By fsj1978
The detends or 'clicks' that you feel are indeed...

The detends or 'clicks' that you feel are indeed in the transmission. But the... shift pattern is inside the column. And it seems that includes the stops for full throw up (park) and full throw...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-02-2016, 12:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 591
Posted By fsj1978
Column shift help needed

I need an extra low gear select on the factory 78 column. I'm converting to a 4L80E and already made the linkage, all the detents are identical to stock other than needing 1 notch lower for 1st...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-15-2016, 09:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 647
Posted By fsj1978
Thanks for the info, I'll definitely look into it...

Thanks for the info, I'll definitely look into it when I get that far. :thumbsup:
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-14-2016, 08:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 647
Posted By fsj1978
Longer throttle cable

Does anybody know of a source for longer throttle cables? Or maybe have used one that's longer and know how much and what it fit?

Thanks in advance!
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-20-2016, 03:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 661
Posted By fsj1978
Pics of the top starter...

Pics of the top starter...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-09-2016, 07:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 661
Posted By fsj1978
The one from TCI was recommended. I read a...

The one from TCI was recommended. I read a couple articles, and I may very well go with that one, but will probably do a bit more research before I buy.

More notes! I installed the cross member in...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-08-2016, 12:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 661
Posted By fsj1978
4l80E / NP241 swap notes

First off, I'm using Advance Adapters kit #716138

I had to grind a little over 1/4" off the passenger's side to clear the exhaust.

The kit uses 2 allen head and 2 'alignment bolts' to bolt the...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-14-2016, 11:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 444
Posted By fsj1978
SC/397, did you error when you said 4L60? I'm...

SC/397, did you error when you said 4L60? I'm using a 4L80 on mine.

The adapter I'm figuring on is the same one you bought. I *may* have mine apart sometime next month.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-14-2016, 09:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 444
Posted By fsj1978
I just got off the phone with Novak. They only...

I just got off the phone with Novak. They only sell their kit with a felxplate because, according to the guy I spoke with, he doesn't think the 4L80 torque converter will bolt to the existing...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-14-2016, 08:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 444
Posted By fsj1978
The person I bought the trans/T-case from...

The person I bought the trans/T-case from recommended the one from TCI. I also did a little reading on it, and a comparison article and suspect that's probably the one I'll go with.

Oh, and I did...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-13-2016, 06:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 444
Posted By fsj1978
AMC engine to GM trans adapter question

I know some of you out there have a Chevy trans behind your AMC and are running an adapter, and I have a couple of questions.

1) Why do they all seem to come with a flexplate??? One manufacturer...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-09-2016, 05:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,009
Posted By fsj1978
Stode, thank you for the reply. I know I saw...

Stode, thank you for the reply. I know I saw some of those in your build thread, were they all there and I just missed the modified ones?

There's an air door in that assembly that is hooked up via...
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