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Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-18-2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,178
Posted By 440sixpack
This is a common problem. and it's why new MSD...

This is a common problem. and it's why new MSD gears come with only one side of the gear drilled. put the new gear on and drill through the shaft into the other side of the new gear and your holes...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-16-2018, 08:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 766
Posted By 440sixpack
GM never used the chrome knob. the switch might...

GM never used the chrome knob. the switch might work but it won't look right.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-15-2018, 08:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 766
Posted By 440sixpack
I think you need the older chrome knob that was...

I think you need the older chrome knob that was held on with a screw. I don't think you can buy a new one you'll need to find a used one.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-07-2018, 08:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 808
Posted By 440sixpack
Even here in the high desert rust in the lower...

Even here in the high desert rust in the lower rears is a common problem. and you heed to check the drop offs on the inside too.

If I were doing that rig I'd come up into the flat area and go all...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-05-2018, 08:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 604
Posted By 440sixpack
Thanks I think I'm going to replace them anyway...

Thanks I think I'm going to replace them anyway but I'll be sure to get it right when I replace them. I have the TSM so I'll check it out.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-04-2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 604
Posted By 440sixpack
Everything is new including a Redhead steering...

Everything is new including a Redhead steering box.


We even added extra caster to see if it would help. it didn't.


With the tie rod unhooked one spindle moves hard, the other really hard....
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-04-2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 604
Posted By 440sixpack
Ball Joints

Has anyone had better luck with one brand of ball joint over another ? I had my alignment shop put new ones in my J10 and it drives like crap. even after some use they're so stiff it want to stay...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-03-2018, 08:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 591
Posted By 440sixpack
Don't live anywhere near you but the timing an...

Don't live anywhere near you but the timing an fuel mixture are very easy to explain how to do.


Is your light a dial back type ? to get your timing correct you need one but a cheapo standard...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-24-2018, 10:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 407
Posted By 440sixpack
J10 - Cherokee Mirror Gaskets

Were the gaskets under the standard mirrors on the 1978 J10 and Cherokee a plastic wedge style that changed the angle or just a simple rubber gasket ?



I found an NOS set of mirrors but they...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-24-2018, 04:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 710
Posted By 440sixpack
No. it's probably coming from the timing chain...

No. it's probably coming from the timing chain cover either on the gasket between the block or from a hole in the cover.

Could be the water pump or a hose connection as well. check out the...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-16-2018, 03:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,556
Posted By 440sixpack
While it's idling slowly cover the air horn with...

While it's idling slowly cover the air horn with a rag and see if it speeds up or wants to die. you kneed to know if you have vacuum leaks before you get too deep into tuning.


Running too lean...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-15-2018, 10:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,151
Posted By 440sixpack
Wow that's unusual. Raybestos I think still...

Wow that's unusual.

Raybestos I think still makes them and most of the time they're domestic. if they aren't probably nobody does.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-15-2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 627
Posted By 440sixpack
Not really. the reason patch panels are heavier...

Not really. the reason patch panels are heavier is because they're not as high tensile as the original metal and it's easier to form. also easier to weld.

I know what you're trying to do on the...
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 09-14-2018, 02:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,329
Posted By 440sixpack
Yes colored anodizing is different than the...

Yes colored anodizing is different than the bright coating on your grille. much different.

With the removers there is a fine line between removing the bright finish and destroying your grille. ...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-14-2018, 08:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 627
Posted By 440sixpack
You'll want something heavier than what it...

You'll want something heavier than what it originally had. not only is the metal you're going to buy unlikely to be as high of quality but the original is very thin and harder to weld.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-12-2018, 04:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 645
Posted By 440sixpack
No. but timing could make it run like crap. or...

No. but timing could make it run like crap. or not at all.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-11-2018, 09:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,607
Posted By 440sixpack
If it's your box, and it probably is at least...

If it's your box, and it probably is at least part of the problem you can adjust it but you're probably not going to get a huge improvement. you're going to need a rebuilt one and if you do get it...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-10-2018, 09:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 645
Posted By 440sixpack
The valley pan gasket is metal and unlikely to...

The valley pan gasket is metal and unlikely to fail.


Double check all your vacuum ports including the one on the back of the carb if you have one.
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 09-09-2018, 08:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,498
Posted By 440sixpack
I've seen the tan too, I thought that was...

I've seen the tan too, I thought that was aftermarket. my dad bought a '66 Wagoneer brand new and it was a copper/gold color. I remember changing oil in it .

Maybe there were variations by year...
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 09-08-2018, 04:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,498
Posted By 440sixpack
I've seen lots of gold ones, the whole engine. ...

I've seen lots of gold ones, the whole engine. thought it was original but I'm not sure.


motor coater has all the AMC blues and they have the Oldsmobile gold. unless you're going for a conquers...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-08-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,163
Posted By 440sixpack
More flow = more cooling. there is a point...

More flow = more cooling. there is a point where more flow won't gain you anything but there is no point where more flow reduces cooling.

The only thing running with no thermostat gains is if...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-07-2018, 11:11 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,163
Posted By 440sixpack
Exactly. when your thermostat sticks open you...

Exactly. when your thermostat sticks open you over cool you don't heat up.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 09-04-2018, 07:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 528
Posted By 440sixpack
Your experience is typical. and it's typical of...

Your experience is typical. and it's typical of trucking in general , communication is seldom great. it might be important to you but it's not to them, and half of them don't even speak English...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-04-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,163
Posted By 440sixpack
Very common it's what kept radiator shops in...

Very common it's what kept radiator shops in business.

If he tells you that it needs recored , and he might ,find out what it costs first. I bought a reproduction from BJ's for far less than a...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-04-2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 358
Posted By 440sixpack
I'm not sure if you can buy matched sets anymore,...

I'm not sure if you can buy matched sets anymore, I tried at my local store and they couldn't. we ended up ordering in about 10 belts and found 2 with the same lot number meaning they were cut...
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