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Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-01-2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 701
Posted By FSJ Guy
An exhaust leak is not good for a TBI system. It...

An exhaust leak is not good for a TBI system. It will confuse the O2 sensor. The O2 sensor is what the computer uses to adjust fuel mixture. As you can see, the mixture is off according to the test,...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 07-16-2013, 02:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,249
Posted By FSJ Guy
$300 for a sand and polish is a STEAL! Esp. with...

$300 for a sand and polish is a STEAL! Esp. with shipping included!

$600 for chrome doesn't sound too bad, either. But I've never priced it out, so I really don't know.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-14-2013, 09:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,500
Posted By FSJ Guy
You could have a custom one made, too. I had one...

You could have a custom one made, too. I had one done for a previous Jeep of mine and it was a work of art! Well worth the $$$, IMHO. And the steel clamps made dis-assembly a breeze which made access...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-14-2013, 09:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,400
Posted By FSJ Guy
The gears could have gouged into the flat surface...

The gears could have gouged into the flat surface that the gears ride on. You can try to sand it flat using a piece of glass under the sandpaper to keep it ABSOLUTELY flat.

You could also try a...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 07-13-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,124
Posted By FSJ Guy
Looks like a keeper!!! That is the same color as...

Looks like a keeper!!!

That is the same color as my first (FSJ). I guess I'm a little biased.

Stick it back in the garage. Otherwise, the sun will kill that beautiful woodgrain.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-10-2013, 10:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 371
Posted By FSJ Guy
On the Jeep I had that didn't have an oil...

On the Jeep I had that didn't have an oil pressure gauge, I installed an aftermarket electric gauge. I didn't want the mechanical gauge's plastic tube breaking and spewing hot oil onto the exhaust...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 07-10-2013, 09:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 895
Posted By FSJ Guy
Also, I'd look at EL wire, too. Tons cheaper. and...

Also, I'd look at EL wire, too. Tons cheaper. and can look similar.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 07-07-2013, 09:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 671
Posted By FSJ Guy
X2 on the lockplate depressor.

X2 on the lockplate depressor.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-07-2013, 12:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 490
Posted By FSJ Guy
New coil? Take it back. Used coil? Get another...

New coil? Take it back. Used coil? Get another one.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-07-2013, 12:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 395
Posted By FSJ Guy
Yup. It's a metric bolt, however. 30 or 33 mm...

Yup. It's a metric bolt, however. 30 or 33 mm size, IIRC. Search here, I know someone (possibly even myself) posted it.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 07-07-2013, 12:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 458
Posted By FSJ Guy
J truck. Runs. $300. What's the question????

J truck.

Runs.

$300.

What's the question????
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-05-2013, 10:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 417
Posted By FSJ Guy
Ooooooh! Good idea. Never thought of using door...

Ooooooh! Good idea. Never thought of using door edging. And one set will probably fit 2 or 3 FSJ's! LOL!
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-05-2013, 10:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,007
Posted By FSJ Guy
Excellent news!

Excellent news!
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-05-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,007
Posted By FSJ Guy
X2 on it being out of sync 180 degrees. Here's...

X2 on it being out of sync 180 degrees.

Here's how to correct it:

With everything as is (distributor being installed 180 degrees out, engine backfire, etc):

Disconnect the battery
Turn the crank...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 07-04-2013, 10:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,538
Posted By FSJ Guy
VERY nice!!!!

VERY nice!!!!
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-04-2013, 04:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,007
Posted By FSJ Guy
No worries, Cory! :thumbsup: I would just try...

No worries, Cory! :thumbsup:

I would just try to retime the engine the old fashioned way by turning the engine to TDC and dropping in the distributor and lining it up.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-04-2013, 12:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,007
Posted By FSJ Guy
Oops. Sorry. I missed that the OP tried replacing...

Oops. Sorry. I missed that the OP tried replacing the module already.

Not trying to pick a fight on the internet, but I've never heard the distributor pickup called a cam sensor. <shrug>

Cam...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-03-2013, 03:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,007
Posted By FSJ Guy
No cam sensor in a stock 88 FSJ. It should have a...

No cam sensor in a stock 88 FSJ. It should have a V8 AMC 360. Very different from an XJ.

X2 on checking the ignition module. If that checks out OK (ie, it still doesn't start with a different...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 07-02-2013, 02:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 269
Posted By FSJ Guy
I would remove the rear driveshaft as well. There...

I would remove the rear driveshaft as well. There are ways you could do it without doing that, but why chance it? 4 bolts at the rear axle and the driveshaft is disconnected. Wire it up with baling...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 07-02-2013, 02:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 376
Posted By FSJ Guy
They may have popped off a vacuum hose somewhere....

They may have popped off a vacuum hose somewhere. If there is not proper vacuum, the MAP sensor doesn't see the correct load on the engine and the ECM will give the incorrect amount of fuel.

Since...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 06-30-2013, 11:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 493
Posted By FSJ Guy
VERY cool!!!

VERY cool!!!
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 06-30-2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 501
Posted By FSJ Guy
Interesting. I never thought of splicing a line...

Interesting. I never thought of splicing a line that has, what, 200 PSI or so?
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 06-30-2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 623
Posted By FSJ Guy
Either pony up the $$$ for a new one or try and...

Either pony up the $$$ for a new one or try and find a good used one. Might be tough to do on the east coast. I have one sitting in my backyard, but they're $$$ to ship and quite honestly, not worth...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 06-30-2013, 05:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 501
Posted By FSJ Guy
I found my A/C!!! :-p

I was told that the limousine did not have air conditioning when I purchased it. But when I removed the covers on the front divider and the rear-facing seat, I found the air conditioning unit for the...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 06-30-2013, 01:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 616
Posted By FSJ Guy
A stock 1990 tank will be PLASTIC. No chains...

A stock 1990 tank will be PLASTIC. No chains needed. :D

Unless you can see/hear debris rolling around, I wouldn't worry about it.

If the carb bowl is draining, I'd try rebuilding it first. Since it...
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