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Forum: Fuel Injection 04-17-2021, 09:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 120
Posted By Crankyolman
I made the decision last night to go back to in...

I made the decision last night to go back to in tank. I like how quiet the in tank pump was and hopefully the walbro pump will last longer than the previous pumps.
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 04-17-2021, 06:45 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 57,347
Posted By Crankyolman
I appreciate the suggestions but I'm fuel...

I appreciate the suggestions but I'm fuel injected, not carbureted. If I were still running a carb I'd still be running the mechanical pump. I switched to a Fitech 2 barrel EFI a couple years back so...
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 04-16-2021, 09:01 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 57,347
Posted By Crankyolman
The other day I drove my truck over to my son's...

The other day I drove my truck over to my son's house and back, about an hour round trip. By the time I got home the fuel pump had become so noisy that I can't stand it any more. So I have been doing...
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 04-16-2021, 07:04 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 57,347
Posted By Crankyolman
I've been thinking and studying the process. I...

I've been thinking and studying the process. I know about the slag, that's just part of melting metal. I was thinking open mold so back of tailgate would be flat. It's just something I've been...
Forum: Fuel Injection 04-16-2021, 06:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 120
Posted By Crankyolman
Yes, it's mounted in a bracket that has rubber...

Yes, it's mounted in a bracket that has rubber around the pump and has rubber isolators. I've never been happy with how noisy this pump is but after driving it out to my son's place and back the...
Forum: For Sale: Complete Vehicles (Need not run, must be complete, no parting out) 04-15-2021, 11:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 837
Posted By Crankyolman
You sure it wasn't wrecked? Looking close at the...

You sure it wasn't wrecked? Looking close at the pictures I see a header panel that was replaced and probably a core support, which suggests a front hit prior to the repaint so you might look closer...
Forum: Fuel Injection 04-14-2021, 08:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 120
Posted By Crankyolman
Fuel pump recomendations.

I'm sick of this stupid noisy frame mounted fuel pump I have and have decided I'm going to replace it.



I'm looking for any recommendations from you guys who run fuel injection. It needs to be...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-14-2021, 02:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 404
Posted By Crankyolman
That isn't the case with the Powermaster Motorola...

That isn't the case with the Powermaster Motorola replacement alternator. In most GM style alternators it is true that that connection is an exciter connection but powermaster stresses it is...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-13-2021, 06:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 404
Posted By Crankyolman
Converting to 1 wire was simply a matter of...

Converting to 1 wire was simply a matter of buying the correct size cables for ground and hot. Ground to the engine block and hot directly to the battery. If you want to continue using the AMP light...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 04-13-2021, 05:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,004
Posted By Crankyolman
How about this one Every Toyota truck I see has...

How about this one


Every Toyota truck I see has TRD written on it, Why would anybody buy a truck with the word TURD on the side?


I know they try to claim it means "Toyota Racing Development" but...
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 04-12-2021, 04:52 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 57,347
Posted By Crankyolman
I've not been posting much because...well,...

I've not been posting much because...well, nothing much has been going on in my life as far as the truck but a couple weeks ago something happened that got me started thinking.


What happened was I...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-05-2021, 06:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 404
Posted By Crankyolman
Way back in the early 90s I learned my lesson on...

Way back in the early 90s I learned my lesson on parts stores. Was driving a crappy old Al Bundy Dodge and alternator went out. I got a reman and put it in and the gauge was sort of ticking. It...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 04-01-2021, 12:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,004
Posted By Crankyolman
This is near the top of my...

This is near the top of my list
https://u.cubeupload.com/Crankyolman/awefula.jpg





Although a couple weeks ago I saw a car driving down the road with the entire wraparound bumper cover jammed...
Forum: Online Sale Links: (Ebay, Craigslist, etc.) 03-24-2021, 01:25 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 134
Posted By Crankyolman
'74 J-10 in Graham Wa $2,000

Noticed this on Craigslist today
https://seattle.craigslist.org/tac/cto/d/graham-74-jeep-j10-truck/7294349681.html


Looks like a pretty good truck for the money. The bed looks particularly good,...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 03-22-2021, 09:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,383
Posted By Crankyolman
That is so true. Several times recently I've been...

That is so true. Several times recently I've been approached by people who said they didn't know Jeep made pickups until recently.
Forum: For Sale: Complete Vehicles (Need not run, must be complete, no parting out) 03-17-2021, 01:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 837
Posted By Crankyolman
Not to be a naysayer but I see some things that...

Not to be a naysayer but I see some things that might effect that $15,000 price tag.

Some things that might lower the value is it appears to have been repainted at some point, the cab and hood...
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 03-14-2021, 05:31 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 57,347
Posted By Crankyolman
PM sent.

PM sent.
Forum: General Chit-Chat 03-13-2021, 09:38 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,456
Posted By Crankyolman
The Olympic mountains from where I...

The Olympic mountains from where I work
https://u.cubeupload.com/Crankyolman/MOUNTAINS4AC.jpg
Forum: Online Sale Links: (Ebay, Craigslist, etc.) 03-10-2021, 11:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 431
Posted By Crankyolman
It's a car dealer trying to flip...

It's a car dealer trying to flip it.


https://spokane.craigslist.org/ctd/d/spokane-1979-jeep-10/7288199528.html


Guess he watched and believed too many TV shows like Gas Monkey :rolleyes:
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 03-09-2021, 07:17 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 57,347
Posted By Crankyolman
Thank you and like I said, no rush. My truck only...

Thank you and like I said, no rush. My truck only gets hot when sitting in traffic which almost never happens and I may some day switch it over to an electric fan.
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 03-07-2021, 10:09 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 57,347
Posted By Crankyolman
I think I would like that. I was kind of working...

I think I would like that. I was kind of working on one from scratch but it would help to have a template. I will PM my address but I'm in no particular hurry, the only time I have cooling problems...
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 03-06-2021, 07:32 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 57,347
Posted By Crankyolman
Alignment is spot on, I know that is something...

Alignment is spot on, I know that is something you have to really watch on the '72s. I don't know what happened, the belt isn't very old and was in good condition and I see no reason it should have...
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 03-05-2021, 07:37 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 57,347
Posted By Crankyolman
This morning I was about a mile from work on my...

This morning I was about a mile from work on my way in when I heard the noise of something hitting the fan.

A few things run through my mind when I hear that sound and the first one is the fan...
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 03-04-2021, 12:02 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 57,347
Posted By Crankyolman
Thank you everybody. They came to $38.50...

Thank you everybody.




They came to $38.50 shipped for the pair from Summit. I could have gotten them from Amazon for $35 or Rock auto currently comes in cheapest at $34.05 shipped.



A funny...
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 03-03-2021, 08:04 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 57,347
Posted By Crankyolman
I get my new mirrors yesterday :) The box was...

I get my new mirrors yesterday :) The box was kind of beat up and the boxes inside had holes punched in them but somehow they actually survived.


I installed them today and they are now good as new...
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