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Forum: General FSJ Discussion Today, 09:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 93
Posted By rocklaurence
The Commando axle width is 60 " and so is...

The Commando axle width is 60 " and so is the FSJ Wagons. It'll work
Forum: General FSJ Tech Today, 09:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 540
Posted By rocklaurence
I run all my Trans fluid through an Aux cooler...

I run all my Trans fluid through an Aux cooler without going through the radiator. They run approx 160-180 temp'. Dont be concerned unless the trans temp reaches 220+.
Forum: Build Threads Yesterday, 07:58 AM
Replies: 553
Views: 44,213
Posted By rocklaurence
I spend a lot of time on the West Coast for work...

I spend a lot of time on the West Coast for work and the environment is beautiful. Weather is great and you have almost every climate! The politics, taxes and regulation ruin it. Dont tell me that...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-06-2020, 01:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 107
Posted By rocklaurence
Ive used G8 hardware many times but then was...

Ive used G8 hardware many times but then was chastised by a Spring Shop for doing it. Apparently, its a G5 that is intended to shear on impact to lessen the likely hood of bending an axle in a...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-06-2020, 08:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 107
Posted By rocklaurence
Yes, try to use the long one first and if there's...

Yes, try to use the long one first and if there's an available space for the short--add that too.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 08-04-2020, 08:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 159
Posted By rocklaurence
You can do it two different ways--both require a...

You can do it two different ways--both require a lot of work. First, skin the roof around the seams and add the skin to the other frame. Or do what I did and cut the roof off at the 4 pillars and...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 08-04-2020, 08:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 559
Posted By rocklaurence
I just added the TCI 2000 stall on a Stock...

I just added the TCI 2000 stall on a Stock AMC360/TF727. I also installed a TF2 shift kit and it doesnt push through at a light. The truck has 3.73 gears with 35" tires. Im reaching stall a 42-45...
Forum: Off-Road FSJ Tech 08-04-2020, 08:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 199
Posted By rocklaurence
BJ's OffRoad has a lot of parts for our vehicles...

BJ's OffRoad has a lot of parts for our vehicles and they have the correct Drop Pitman arm. The 3" Rough Ride is the kit is considered the Worse kit to purchase.
Forum: Street & Performance 08-04-2020, 07:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 180
Posted By rocklaurence
I had a TA 470 on my CJ5 and it ran great Off...

I had a TA 470 on my CJ5 and it ran great Off Road--on Road wasnt a concern.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-04-2020, 07:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 176
Posted By rocklaurence
Yeah but you have Free Health Care in UK;) I...

Yeah but you have Free Health Care in UK;) I was in France 15 years ago and a pair of $30 Levis were costing $120 there. I also spent 2 years in Germany [1989-91] and couldnt believe the cost and...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-02-2020, 08:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 415
Posted By rocklaurence
I know-RIGHT:D

I know-RIGHT:D
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-29-2020, 08:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 415
Posted By rocklaurence
Ive had the Skip White/Ebay HEI in my trucks for...

Ive had the Skip White/Ebay HEI in my trucks for 10 years now. I always install the original gear on the distributor and it eliminates that melting spark module. You can get a HEI with wires for...
Forum: Homegrown Vendors: (Members who produce FSJ related items) 07-21-2020, 07:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,076
Posted By rocklaurence
I posted the J10 Shop Truck TCI converter install...

I posted the J10 Shop Truck TCI converter install and test drive
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hWYUBvlF7YM
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-21-2020, 06:53 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 27,256
Posted By rocklaurence
Wow, I would buy that if it weren't on the other...

Wow, I would buy that if it weren't on the other side of the country! Does it have a clear title? Since it's an unfinished project, I would guess that its worth [to me] $3K-$4K. You'll have to...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-21-2020, 06:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 269
Posted By rocklaurence
Yeah, check to see if brakes are dragging/drums...

Yeah, check to see if brakes are dragging/drums warped by adjusting the pads in/lose and test. Make sure to re-adjust the pads when done. I also had a loud squeaking noise do to a dry Ujoint...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-17-2020, 08:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 990
Posted By rocklaurence
This is the one I use but I also have a set of AC...

This is the one I use but I also have a set of AC maintenance gauges.

https://www.harborfreight.com/air-vacuum-pump-with-r134a-and-r12-connectors-96677.html
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-16-2020, 10:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 990
Posted By rocklaurence
Ive done two systems over the past two years. ...

Ive done two systems over the past two years. The York you buy will have a few ounces of oil in it when shipped. Buy a bottle of oil--oz listed on the bottle and add the correct amount before...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-13-2020, 12:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 990
Posted By rocklaurence
I did a video on the rebuild of the Ugly Truck...

I did a video on the rebuild of the Ugly Truck AC. This will help
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rnGx15pGL7U
Forum: Homegrown Vendors: (Members who produce FSJ related items) 07-13-2020, 12:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,145
Posted By rocklaurence
We've sold 30 units in 18 months! Thanks for the...

We've sold 30 units in 18 months! Thanks for the opportunity
Forum: Homegrown Vendors: (Members who produce FSJ related items) 07-13-2020, 11:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,076
Posted By rocklaurence
I have the first Shift Kit video up: ...

I have the first Shift Kit video up:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DF6pRMV5H9A

It shows the TranGo TF2 install and some other things
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-04-2020, 08:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 508
Posted By rocklaurence
I used stainless screen from Home Depot/Lowes

I used stainless screen from Home Depot/Lowes
Forum: General Chit-Chat 06-30-2020, 12:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 882
Posted By rocklaurence
Ive been putting FSJ videos for several years...

Ive been putting FSJ videos for several years now. Working from home and promoting my FSJ parts. I try to add information, opinions-- political/religious


The Slab64...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 06-29-2020, 08:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 546
Posted By rocklaurence
Ive used select leafs from earlier Ford Explorer...

Ive used select leafs from earlier Ford Explorer rear spring packs. I would use the main leafs [cut off the bushing eyes] and then choose the other leafs to fit in-between the original leafs. You...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 06-24-2020, 07:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 315
Posted By rocklaurence
The distributor will only drop in -in two...

The distributor will only drop in -in two positions due to the slot in the drive. So, put the distr' in place with the rotor facing approx" 5 oclock. Then the cap terminal closest to the rotor tip...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 06-23-2020, 12:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 302
Posted By rocklaurence
Also, that 16 [?] pin connector that plugs from...

Also, that 16 [?] pin connector that plugs from the column to the under-dash harness are different. Ive had to move a wire over one position because it didnt line-up with a wire on the other side. ...
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