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Forum: General FSJ Discussion 06-24-2020, 07:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 408
Posted By JeepJeepster
Wish I wouldve came around earlier, I too bought...

Wish I wouldve came around earlier, I too bought a covercraft evolution and found that it was NOT waterproof. I emailed them saying I wanted to return their product since it is not waterproof like it...
Forum: Build Threads 03-06-2020, 03:26 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,420
Posted By JeepJeepster
You fair ok with the storms that came through?

You fair ok with the storms that came through?
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-19-2020, 06:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 251
Posted By JeepJeepster
Can you not just unscrew the switches and swap...

Can you not just unscrew the switches and swap them? Do you have to cut?

I didn't wire in the safety switch when I installed mine so I cant help you there. I did have to add a good amount of wire...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-15-2020, 02:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,066
Posted By JeepJeepster
I used grade 8 bolts, lots of antiseize, and nord...

I used grade 8 bolts, lots of antiseize, and nord lock wedge locking washers.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-26-2020, 10:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 283
Posted By JeepJeepster
I completely rewired the ignition and put in the...

I completely rewired the ignition and put in the stealth HEI on an 89. At the same time I rebuilt the carb to factory specs and had a heck of a time getting it fired up. It would surge like crazy. I...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 01-21-2020, 06:09 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,370
Posted By JeepJeepster
Depends on who is looking at it. If I were...

Depends on who is looking at it. If I were looking for an FSJ, again, I would pass if it had anything besides an AMC in it. It would be a hard pass if it had anything GM in it.
Forum: General Chit-Chat 01-04-2020, 08:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 805
Posted By JeepJeepster
Thing is, how do you know who you use/switch to...

Thing is, how do you know who you use/switch to wont change like photobucket did? Theres no way to know what a company is going to do 10 years down the road.

I had been using photo bucket for well...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-14-2019, 06:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 343
Posted By JeepJeepster
I've always used a good grease. I've started...

I've always used a good grease. I've started using regular engine oil in a nice oil squirter bottle that I found laying on the road to lube them up during oil changes.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 09-29-2019, 05:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 718
Posted By JeepJeepster
Ive seen Michelin tires have cracks in the tread...

Ive seen Michelin tires have cracks in the tread after only 2-3 years. Personally I wouldnt worry about small cracks in the tread area.

But I wont be buying Michelin tires agan either.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-29-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,494
Posted By JeepJeepster
Wonder if the ‘sensors’ or whatever...

Wonder if the ‘sensors’ or whatever it uses become corroded and it freaks out when it gets erroneous readings? Maybe moving the screws around cleaned the contacts?

I know there is a...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 05-17-2019, 09:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,004
Posted By JeepJeepster
I had all sorts of fun changing out the casting...

I had all sorts of fun changing out the casting plug in the rear of the drivers side head....

Some said they cut a hole in the firewall but I was NOT going to do that.

Ended up using a battery...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 04-10-2019, 07:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,755
Posted By JeepJeepster
Might could just use some vice grips to crimp it...

Might could just use some vice grips to crimp it shut.

It really cleans up the engine bay when you remove all of that stuff.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 02-07-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 954
Posted By JeepJeepster
I keep a container of desiccant in vehicles that...

I keep a container of desiccant in vehicles that are not driven much. Could be wrong but I think its meant for closed up spaces.

And yes, running the defrost runs the A/C which hurts mpg.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 02-01-2019, 09:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,658
Posted By JeepJeepster
The seats in that youtube video are not from a 99...

The seats in that youtube video are not from a 99 WJ, they are from a ZJ.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 02-01-2019, 08:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,576
Posted By JeepJeepster
Pretty sad indeed. Just a bunch of oblivious...

Pretty sad indeed. Just a bunch of oblivious people running the show at Fiat, they dont know how ignorant they are. :rolleyes:
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 02-01-2019, 08:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 954
Posted By JeepJeepster
Had the same thing happening to me but in my 2004...

Had the same thing happening to me but in my 2004 Jeep. I hardly ever use the defog as I think its insane to run the A/C in the winter. You cant do this in a GW, but I put the heat on face/floor and...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 11-29-2018, 11:05 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 701
Posted By JeepJeepster
New Jeep Truck

Maybe this has already been...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 11-29-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,590
Posted By JeepJeepster
I do believe shear resistance is much more...

I do believe shear resistance is much more important than too much ZDDP...

Been running good ol valvoline in my flat tappet 4.0 for many years now. Has 262,000 and I dont believe the cam is going...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 11-26-2018, 10:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,070
Posted By JeepJeepster
Back when I was looking for insurance Hagerty was...

Back when I was looking for insurance Hagerty was the highest around. They claimed that year was a 'high risk.'
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-29-2018, 09:54 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,592
Posted By JeepJeepster
Just an FYI, that jeep had a 46RH transmission...

Just an FYI, that jeep had a 46RH transmission which is all hydraulic, no electronics to screw with. Its also a very stout transmission.

Cant speak how the install would go in the FSJ (may a...
Forum: Build Threads 09-17-2018, 09:41 AM
Replies: 2,023
Views: 249,422
Posted By JeepJeepster
For the diagonal bracing in the corners, did they...

For the diagonal bracing in the corners, did they cut all of the girts (the horizontal boards between posts) to match the angle of the bracing? Its hard to tell whats cut and whats not.

Or is the...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 09-17-2018, 08:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 952
Posted By JeepJeepster
Found an old pic https://i.imgur.com/SteYrA6.jpg

Found an old pic

https://i.imgur.com/SteYrA6.jpg
Forum: Build Threads 09-17-2018, 08:12 AM
Replies: 2,023
Views: 249,422
Posted By JeepJeepster
Good looking place! What kind of insulation are...

Good looking place!

What kind of insulation are you using? Typical batt insulation? R38 is pretty critical in a wall, Ive never heard of such.

What insulation are you using in the ceiling?
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-11-2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 635
Posted By JeepJeepster
Had an 89 that would sortve do this. It would...

Had an 89 that would sortve do this. It would always restart but sometimes it would continue to die when put in gear. Ended up going through the carb and completely replacing the ignition with a TFI,...
Forum: Build Threads 09-11-2018, 09:45 AM
Replies: 2,023
Views: 249,422
Posted By JeepJeepster
You doing ok Kaiserjeeps? Long time without an...

You doing ok Kaiserjeeps? Long time without an update. Hope all is well!
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