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Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-20-2011, 03:17 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By illegalFSJ
Sounds good - I'll just replace it and hopefully...

Sounds good - I'll just replace it and hopefully it will last a bit longer this time. Thanks for the help.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-20-2011, 03:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 647
Posted By illegalFSJ
Well, it says "FUEL LINE 3/8" right on...

Well, it says "FUEL LINE 3/8" right on it.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-20-2011, 02:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 647
Posted By illegalFSJ
Bad fuel hose?

Hi all,
Been awhile, I know.
I've been trying to get my J10 ready for some snow driving this winter, since I sold off my 4WD Toyota in exchange for a lighter, funner, more fuel-friendly 2WD 'yota...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-03-2006, 06:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 636
Posted By illegalFSJ
Post Hey, JB Weld sounds even easier than what I had...

Hey, JB Weld sounds even easier than what I had planned!
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-03-2006, 05:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 636
Posted By illegalFSJ
Post I'm putting my gas tank back together for...

I'm putting my gas tank back together for re-installation, when I noticed that the steel return line at the top of the fuel sending unit is loose. I'd like to try to fix it before buying a new unit....
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-01-2006, 03:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 417
Posted By illegalFSJ
Post Intake manifold bolts. They torque to around 43...

Intake manifold bolts. They torque to around 43 ft. lbs. Smear a little pipe sealer on there to keep the oil from winding it's way up the threads.

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Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-01-2006, 02:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 417
Posted By illegalFSJ
Post You can remove the bolts in those...

You can remove the bolts in those "valleys" and smear some sealent on them, then re-install and torque to spec. If the oil re-appears, then you'd know it wasn't coming from the bolts. This has worked...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-15-2006, 04:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 608
Posted By illegalFSJ
Post I've seen a bad check valve cause extreme brake...

I've seen a bad check valve cause extreme brake sensitivity. It's the little plastic thing that plugs into the front of the brake booster and somehow regulates the vacuum from the engine to the...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-06-2006, 11:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,246
Posted By illegalFSJ
Post You're Crazy! smile.gif

You're Crazy! smile.gif
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-29-2006, 06:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 571
Posted By illegalFSJ
Post Thanks guys, I'll huck a new regulator at 'er and...

Thanks guys, I'll huck a new regulator at 'er and see what happens.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-28-2006, 04:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 571
Posted By illegalFSJ
Post Just noticed a new problem on the old J10....

Just noticed a new problem on the old J10. Driving home tonight, noticed the headlights "pulsing" as I drove - as in getting dimmer and then brighter. Pulse is pretty rapid; several times per second....
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-11-2006, 04:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,800
Posted By illegalFSJ
Post The last J-truck I weighed was my '69 J2000....

The last J-truck I weighed was my '69 J2000. Clocked in at 4500 if you subtract the driver, passenger and 50 lbs of cargo.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-09-2006, 05:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 429
Posted By illegalFSJ
Post I don't think there's any shortage of 15"...

I don't think there's any shortage of 15" wheels or tires, and I find them easier to find than 16".
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-01-2006, 06:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 663
Posted By illegalFSJ
Post I swapped a '79 Wag engine into my '77 J10 and...

I swapped a '79 Wag engine into my '77 J10 and ran into some minor problems with the exhaust manifold bolts and alternator bolt. So, the change must have been somewhere around there.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-01-2006, 06:30 PM
Replies: 9
WTF
Views: 385
Posted By illegalFSJ
Post My money is on a faulty voltage regulator. Good...

My money is on a faulty voltage regulator. Good to see another Oregonian on the board!
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-23-2005, 10:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 853
Posted By illegalFSJ
Post My J10 had very similar oil pressure readings for...

My J10 had very similar oil pressure readings for several years. Since I was (still am) running a cheap junkyard motor in it, I didn't worry too much about the gauge readings. Eventually, I decided...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-21-2005, 12:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 531
Posted By illegalFSJ
Post Sounds like a possible accelerater pump problem...

Sounds like a possible accelerater pump problem on the carb.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-21-2005, 04:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 441
Posted By illegalFSJ
Post If you just get the round plastic part, it...

If you just get the round plastic part, it *should* come with the spring inside it, 3 screws and 3 hold down tabs.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-21-2005, 04:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 441
Posted By illegalFSJ
Post That round plastic part was originally held on by...

That round plastic part was originally held on by 3 rivets with tabs around them that held the cover in place. Typically, these rivets get drilled out at some time and replaced by screws, but...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-20-2005, 05:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 443
Posted By illegalFSJ
Post The filler neck on older J-trucks is one of those...

The filler neck on older J-trucks is one of those parts made out of "un-obtanium". One way to get around it is to take your old filler neck to a custom exhaust shop and have them bend you a new neck...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-20-2005, 05:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 470
Posted By illegalFSJ
Post Are you sure it wasn't the sound of the chain in...

Are you sure it wasn't the sound of the chain in your quadra-trac slipping on the sprockets? So far, every Q-trac FSJ I've owned has made that noise (until I replaced the chain!)
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-20-2005, 05:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 804
Posted By illegalFSJ
Post On my manifolds, I removed the AIR tubes and...

On my manifolds, I removed the AIR tubes and bolts, went down to ACE hardware and bought 7 bolts that had the same diameter and thread pitch as the bolts that held the tubes on. Then, spin them in...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-20-2005, 06:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 855
Posted By illegalFSJ
Post Regarding the doors locking themselves; it's due...

Regarding the doors locking themselves; it's due to a broken spring on the latch. Pretty common problem.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-19-2005, 02:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 803
Posted By illegalFSJ
Post When a rear wheel bearing experiences a...

When a rear wheel bearing experiences a catostrophic failure on a RWD rig, the entire axle shaft tends to slide out of the housing, along with the brake drum, hub, and the wheel and tire that is...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-19-2005, 01:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 543
Posted By illegalFSJ
Post Most parts stores stock the size of vacuum line...

Most parts stores stock the size of vacuum line needed for the brake booster, and they should also be able to supply you with the check valve if yours is missing (that's the plastic part at the end...
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