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Old 09-29-2020, 05:53 AM
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Maybe I should mock-up a raised roof out of cardboard and see how it looks!
Not sure Tony would go for the white and orange color scheme though..
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Old 10-03-2020, 06:33 AM
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So many great hot rods in OH and MI .. You would think it would be the easiest thing to find.
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Old 10-03-2020, 06:35 AM
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Maybe I should mock-up a raised roof out of cardboard and see how it looks!
Not sure Tony would go for the white and orange color scheme though..

I would need the use of an Ambulance if my wife saw it converted over
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Old 10-05-2020, 05:56 PM
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Shiny new brake lines, tranny lines, and fuel lines.
IMG_4021 by Rick Jones, on Flickr


We got the engine all bolted up today. Now comes the time consuming part...
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Old 10-06-2020, 08:08 AM
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I know I am partial but that looks really bad ass!
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Old 10-06-2020, 08:15 AM
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Old 10-06-2020, 09:07 AM
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what are you,...

if your FSJ is in Ricks garage,...& in ricks hands,.....LUCKY.

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Old 10-06-2020, 10:50 AM
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It is actually in my buddy Bruce's shop but in good hands. We are teaming up on this one.
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Old 10-06-2020, 10:57 AM
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Even Better,....

2 Craniums full of FSJ knowledge,...

Lucky x2
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Old 10-07-2020, 04:01 PM
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Rick,....that looks like Gertrude.....the waggy I sold in ~ 2016!!!

Gertrude? I was thinking the same thing! Wait, you mean the waggy in the poster, right???
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Old 10-16-2020, 07:24 AM
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Close to firing it up, hopefully SC397 will post the pics I sent him..
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Old 10-16-2020, 07:29 AM
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yes, tell rick we want to see, and hear if possible,....

video time.

that gold paint is SWEET....... ( rare too, I think )

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Old 10-16-2020, 07:58 AM
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Old 10-18-2020, 01:41 PM
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AWESOME,....EXPERTS AT WORK !!!

I would love to have my jeeps worked on at this garage.

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Old 10-23-2020, 07:14 AM
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It runs again! These are videos.
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Old 10-23-2020, 07:38 AM
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It runs again (mostly) clutch fan is shot.. anybody have a trick way of locking them in place? have to get it off there to see what's possible or just replace it with an old school fan. Edelbrock tablet shut it's self off 4 TIMES while trying to get the parameters set. Once we got to the point where it said to hit the key, it fired right up! wasn't going to take it down the road yet (no trans kickdown yet), but it was getting hot at idle and wanted to see if it was the radiator or not. She cooled right down on the road. It was a freak Oct. day, 77 degrees.. On the road, it pulls very smooth. No stumbles, hiccups, etc. Idle needs some work, but with the issues trying to set it up, may have to go back through the whole deal, IAC reading was jumping around.. So far it's night and day. Busted 360 to an EFI 401.. should pull a house down once it's tuned in.
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Old 10-23-2020, 07:57 AM
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permission to say it again,....

that is one damn beautiful wagoneer....

even more so knowing what is under the hood,....and who built and installed it.

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Old 11-06-2020, 10:00 AM
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Jeep is running good. Most of the issues were on start up, both cold and hot restart, but it does appear to be learning more each time I drive it. "Real" exhaust system hopefully early next week.
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Old 11-07-2020, 05:40 PM
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It runs again (mostly) clutch fan is shot.. anybody have a trick way of locking them in place? have to get it off there to see what's possible or just replace it with an old school fan.
I was going to suggest just replacing the thermostatic fluid (see https://www.tacomaworld.com/threads/...umbers.561095/ ) in the existing fan clutch, but new fan clutches are embarrassingly cheap. Trying to replace the fluid makes as little sense as a hack lockup job or a reversion to an "old school" (solid hub?) fan - no need to go backward and no advantage to doing si. Just replace the fan clutch and drive it.
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Old 11-09-2020, 04:01 PM
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Got the new exhaust system installed today. This is before with a temporary muffler installed.
IMG_4136 by Rick Jones, on Flickr
This is 4 Margaritas later with 2 cats and a duel inlet and single 3" outlet exhaust installed.
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Forgot to mention.. This was actually a fun adventure. Dropped the Wagoneer off at the Muffler shop and swapped woes with the owner who I just happened to go to school with. Went for a extended lunch, talked about politics with Bruce and went back to pick up the Wagoneer. At the Muffler shop we got to see all of the owners hot rod projects and talked about his family etc. and car stuff. One of the "kids" that I went to school with in 1902 had stopped in and was asking about the Wagoneer. Car guys rule..
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