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Forum: General Chit-Chat 07-14-2019, 08:03 PM
Replies: 18
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Posted By johnsonic
Would be all over a trail next time you're up!...

Would be all over a trail next time you're up! Would be nice to get the WeGone-eer off the pavement for the 1st time. :drivin:
Forum: General Chit-Chat 07-14-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 120
Posted By johnsonic
All of this advice is awesome guys! Going to be...

All of this advice is awesome guys! Going to be on sale lookout & adding to the morning CL search.

You all rock.

~j
Forum: General Chit-Chat 07-13-2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 490
Posted By johnsonic
Looks like a ton of fun man - glad you had a...

Looks like a ton of fun man - glad you had a great trip!
Forum: General Chit-Chat 07-12-2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 120
Posted By johnsonic
This is awesome advice! The CFM calculus...

This is awesome advice!

The CFM calculus totally helps, and it's good to know about the capacity... looks like the footprint for a larger tank isn't much larger than a pancake. Will troll the...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 07-11-2019, 08:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 120
Posted By johnsonic
Advice on good air compressor?

Hi!

Am thinking about getting an air compressor for utility stuff like holding valves closed, blowing debris, maybe an occasional air tool like a nail gun. Don't think I'd need a lot of capacity...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-08-2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 399
Posted By johnsonic
I think these senders are grounded via the...

I think these senders are grounded via the threads - so if you used teflon tape it can break the ground intermittently. Happened to me...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 06-24-2019, 11:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 387
Posted By johnsonic
Lookin' good!

Lookin' good!
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 06-16-2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 184
Posted By johnsonic
I've had some luck using...

I've had some luck using https://www.myfonts.com/WhatTheFont/ - you upload a photo of the font and it attempts to find something close.

If you put a photo of what you're trying to match up here I'll...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 06-09-2019, 07:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 465
Posted By johnsonic
I went to the Forney Museum of Transportation in...

I went to the Forney Museum of Transportation in Denver last weekend - was awesome. HUGE steam engines, and they even had an exhibit for American Cars of the 1980's. The also have 3 rooms dedicated...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 06-08-2019, 08:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 275
Posted By johnsonic
I haven't bought a printer, but did figure out...

I haven't bought a printer, but did figure out how to turn an MRI of my shoulder when I needed surgery into a 3D printable file. Sent it to these guys: https://www.shapeways.com/

Was like $80 and...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 06-04-2019, 09:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 462
Posted By johnsonic
Been away from a computer for a week (was pretty...

Been away from a computer for a week (was pretty awesome to be away from a computer for a week!) - am just seeing the new replies now. THANK YOU for all the info and bearing with me! I have some...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 06-03-2019, 09:59 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,699
Posted By johnsonic
Great news!!!!!:thumbsup:

Great news!!!!!:thumbsup:
Forum: General FSJ Tech 06-03-2019, 09:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 99
Posted By johnsonic
I used this guy: Crown Automotive J3172313...

I used this guy: Crown Automotive J3172313 Camshaft Plug https://www.amazon.com/dp/B009XV0GLK/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_HSE9Cb1QZYFHQ

It’s 2-9/64

Should note it was for a 360, not sure if a 401 is...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 05-26-2019, 08:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 405
Posted By johnsonic
Weird - my '87 and my '84 both were plastic and...

Weird - my '87 and my '84 both were plastic and looked to be original. The ones in the junkyard I've seen are plastic too. Are you guys saying that there are metal pignose and FE grills out there?
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-25-2019, 10:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,068
Posted By johnsonic
I have a fresh rebuild as well and am running the...

I have a fresh rebuild as well and am running the 260H, 9.1:1 compression. Around 100 miles right now, and I have a similar noise but seems to be getting quieter with mileage. Going to change the oil...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-15-2019, 09:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 462
Posted By johnsonic
OK, maybe I'm being REALLY dense, and probably...

OK, maybe I'm being REALLY dense, and probably missed something here:

1) We set ideal base timing at 650 RPM or whatever with vacuum plugged for the highest vacuum or RPM.
2) We also adjust...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-14-2019, 11:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 462
Posted By johnsonic
Buford - you are totally right. I should have...

Buford - you are totally right. I should have said the goal is to have it in at 34* to 36* mechanical (or whatever works) by 3000 rpm. Still, to get to that point you need to start somewhere, and you...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-14-2019, 08:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 462
Posted By johnsonic
Manifold vs. Ported - jeez, here we go

Hi All!

I've probably read every new post and most of the archives / tech articles over the last 4-5 years. I really, REALLY hate bringing this up, yet again... but just can't find an answer that...
Forum: Build Threads 05-14-2019, 06:50 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,770
Posted By johnsonic
Taylor - what junkyard was that? Seems like a...

Taylor - what junkyard was that? Seems like a good field trip!
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-12-2019, 06:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 248
Posted By johnsonic
Both of the Wagoneers I've had came with the...

Both of the Wagoneers I've had came with the canister detached and the rubber hose just venting to the engine compartment. I did smell a tiny bit of gas on the last one, but this one not so...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-05-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 405
Posted By johnsonic
What do you do with the boot for #7 on that MSD...

What do you do with the boot for #7 on that MSD cable set?

The boots are so long it forced the cable to rub against my master cylinder in both wags I had. It only takes a few thousand miles for the...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 05-02-2019, 05:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 465
Posted By johnsonic
Just saw this guy on...

Just saw this guy on...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 04-29-2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 509
Posted By johnsonic
That camper Jeep is SWEET!

That camper Jeep is SWEET!
Forum: General Chit-Chat 04-25-2019, 08:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 465
Posted By johnsonic
I have Matchbox and Johnny Lightning Wagoneers....

I have Matchbox and Johnny Lightning Wagoneers. The JL is an '81 Limited and pretty accurate, except the seats have headrests.

Just picked up a Volvo 240 wagon, need to find a good one of those!...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-24-2019, 10:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 982
Posted By johnsonic
For something like this, would you need TBI? Or...

For something like this, would you need TBI? Or does it just need the right pulse generator? My CC worked for about 7 minutes and might want to get something with more available parts and not running...
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