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Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-13-2022, 05:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 82
Posted By letank
usually bad ground to the tank, the ground is on...

usually bad ground to the tank, the ground is on the frame that support the rear bumper, by the driver's side rear wheel well.
I may have a pict...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 01-07-2022, 08:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 926
Posted By letank
yes Z240071, if you go thru hell, keep walking...

yes Z240071, if you go thru hell, keep walking (Winston Churchill)


Sending my best wishes to the members and inmates. Indeed these are real challenging times...


As for the 85 woody, it had some...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 01-03-2022, 07:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 377
Posted By letank
Very good finds... cheers... Yes JY parts can...

Very good finds... cheers...


Yes JY parts can be really grimmy... once I pulled a steering column and while I had my nose almost against the steering wheel... with the summer heat... That leather...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-02-2022, 06:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 437
Posted By letank
Be careful, there will not be any air...

Be careful, there will not be any air circulation... and as soon as the temp warms up, you could be in for surprises. I did the same many years ago on a 4cyl on a very cold winter week when the carb...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 12-21-2021, 02:38 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,423
Posted By letank
sound correct - about 72 psi- when engine is...

sound correct - about 72 psi- when engine is cold, it takes sometime for the engine temp gauge to climb up (2 miles with our current 10C temp)and longer for oil pressure to be in the normal range of...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 12-17-2021, 05:50 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,423
Posted By letank
forgot about km, this is even a better deal......

forgot about km, this is even a better deal... with the price of gas in Europe, it is probably still on the first turn of numbers.



good find for the transfer case, usually there is a plate......
Forum: General Chit-Chat 12-17-2021, 05:42 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 14,783
Posted By letank
Parking in the city

no problems:


https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/I_1I3hcC3F66aWmNy6tvLSVQsmfqRbnNZ-ErkKa0pOmsS5qiM3quKO3iuWWNvigRMKbalclUKenfenwUIw=w391-h220
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 12-16-2021, 05:26 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,423
Posted By letank
Interesting, so 1980 could be the first year of...

Interesting, so 1980 could be the first year of the Quadra Track 2, not the BW1339! I can almost see locking hub? Let's see a pict of that transfer case.

good find, how many miles?

Interesting...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-15-2021, 02:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 390
Posted By letank
X2 and a simpler way at the JY is to pop the...

X2 and a simpler way at the JY is to pop the rivet at the mid level, and it is a simple door panel removal and removing the nut at the bottom. I used a simple pop rivet, not the fancy OE...
Forum: Wanted 12-14-2021, 10:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 604
Posted By letank
check this...

check this post


https://fsjnetwork.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=4069&hilit=headliner
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-14-2021, 06:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 348
Posted By letank
aaack, disconnect one solenoid wire at a time for...

aaack, disconnect one solenoid wire at a time for testing,



the blue one, being the feeder from the ignition switch... called S on the solenoid, there is probably an intermittent contact...
Forum: Wanted 12-14-2021, 01:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 337
Posted By letank
when I had this problem, I ordered some piano...

when I had this problem, I ordered some piano wire of the proper size and bend the springs accordingly, a very tedious process... and a very limited success due to the complex bending. your best bet...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 12-07-2021, 02:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 597
Posted By letank
The euros is about 13% higher... it was 20%...

The euros is about 13% higher... it was 20% higher a few months ago... so you are saving some $$$$.

This paint job is hiding a lot of issues: the vin plate was even painted over, otherwise the rain...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 12-01-2021, 06:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,260
Posted By letank
Good news! You got it right to get 2nd opinion...

Good news!

You got it right to get 2nd opinion from a reputable shop... yes I said shop... medicine is another type of work ... same as any repair, except that we cannot replace the cpu, or get a...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 11-29-2021, 02:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 287
Posted By letank
Otherwise the quick and dirty is to connect your...

Otherwise the quick and dirty is to connect your DVM on ohm scale directly to the sender unit on the engine, one probe to ground the other to the top of the sender signal pin output (yes disconnect...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 11-24-2021, 07:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 287
Posted By letank
check the TSM, section 3 (the second...

check the TSM, section 3 (the second part)


https://oljeep.com/edge_74_tsm.html




The 78 manual has much better schematics for debugging, page 353 for the oil pressure
Forum: General FSJ Tech 11-19-2021, 02:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 253
Posted By letank
dried up and shrunk window channel, the vertical...

dried up and shrunk window channel, the vertical ones, let the glass rattle in the door channels
Forum: General FSJ Tech 11-19-2021, 02:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 237
Posted By letank
here is a pict, not...

here is a pict, not mine,


http://www.ifsja.org/forums/vb/showthread.php?t=162622


https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8211/8337559437_817d632425_n.jpg


I have a similar one on the 85, and yes it was...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 11-11-2021, 01:45 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,431
Posted By letank
How many excess death due to covid... the data...

How many excess death due to covid... the data speak for themselves: looking at the graphs for the last 6 years from...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 11-03-2021, 06:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 657
Posted By letank
Clips for the large chrome trim around the...

Clips for the large chrome trim around the tailgate window - Not in the catalog:

From: Restoration Specialties & Supply, Inc. [mailto:restspec@earthlink.net (restspec@earthlink.net)]
Sent:...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-02-2021, 07:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 572
Posted By letank
hesitation off idle

check the PCV valve, it is a unit on a plastic sleeve, the sleeve can distort letting some extra air, aka a vacuum leak.

The other is the charcoal canister with the vacuum plumbing to the carb and...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 10-01-2021, 06:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,260
Posted By letank
Sorry to read about your diagnostic, may be your...

Sorry to read about your diagnostic, may be your doc can find some excellent therapy to control the disease.


As for the chero... if rust free , being a 74 it should fetch at lot more than $4K for...
Forum: Introduce Yourself. 09-28-2021, 09:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,437
Posted By letank
welcome to the asylum.... nice project, but with...

welcome to the asylum.... nice project, but with the tempermental distributor, called prestolite.... so there might be a duraspark distributor in your future with the matching ignition box... make...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 09-23-2021, 10:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 562
Posted By letank
I have never been able to loosen the drier... the...

I have never been able to loosen the drier... the dremel cut is excellent, thank you Tony



you can rent/loan at the zone the vacuum pump, free for a few days -forgot the time frame- If the...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-14-2021, 12:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 634
Posted By letank
This is how I did it... rerouted the whole...

This is how I did it... rerouted the whole sheebang on the fender


https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/fkRv4oBuYWwPLahuv1wETwUnbT6s5Hvf_fFJUwHTLQuWB1xNQbvPmEh0ZQfAkEhQ65WiomIV3tgVeee5tA=w293-h220
Yes,...
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