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Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-24-2006, 04:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,195
Posted By RoofPrints
Post Are you sure it's electrical, and not...

Are you sure it's electrical, and not fuel-related? The rough idle, then no start symptoms sound similar to the fuel delivery/carb problems I had. Just something else to check out if you haven't...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-17-2006, 06:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,936
Posted By RoofPrints
Post Good suggestions there. I'll check it out...

Good suggestions there. I'll check it out tomorrow at lunch. Tim, the really goofy thing is that I have to OPEN the hood to make it work. Then I can close the hood and go. That last part is...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-17-2006, 02:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,936
Posted By RoofPrints
Question Okay, I'm thinking that my Grand Wag is...

Okay, I'm thinking that my Grand Wag is possessed. Recently it has been difficult to start, especially when it is cold. I turn the key and nothing happens - no click or crank, or anything. I'm...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-24-2005, 10:59 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,635
Posted By RoofPrints
Post Funny you mentioned that. Just a couple of days...

Funny you mentioned that. Just a couple of days ago I was looking at them and pondering how it would work to hook one up to my diesel pickup. I could have a generator that would run everything in my...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-10-2005, 05:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 664
Posted By RoofPrints
Post Everyone here recommends 50/50. I'm only in my...

Everyone here recommends 50/50. I'm only in my second winter, but it seems to work just fine. We just had a week straight of sub-zero temps, and last year I saw a couple of days of -20. No problems...
Forum: Diesel Swaps 10-19-2005, 03:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,449
Posted By RoofPrints
Post Whaaaat???? Last year I was driving an early 90s...

Whaaaat???? Last year I was driving an early 90s GMC diesel at work when I bought my beater of a '84 Ford. My Ford has WAY better torque and acceleration than that dog at work. I was amazed the first...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-27-2005, 05:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,080
Posted By RoofPrints
Talking "Flasher speed" :D tongue.gif ...

"Flasher speed"

:D tongue.gif :D

Oh yes, they call him the Streak . . .

“If you can’t stay young, you can at least stay immature.”
Red Green
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-04-2005, 06:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,250
Posted By RoofPrints
Post Is it smoking too? Mine smoked and showed most of...

Is it smoking too? Mine smoked and showed most of your symptoms, including the weird tranny shifting, because of clogged jets, of all things. :confused: When it got so bad I could barely...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-04-2005, 05:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,457
Posted By RoofPrints
Post I'm not sure what the problem would be. That is...

I'm not sure what the problem would be. That is the size of spare that I carry, and it fits fine. Do you have any pics of the carrier or of the tire not fitting? Otherwise, describe in detail what it...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-28-2005, 04:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,683
Posted By RoofPrints
Post THAT would sure give you a clogged cat! :eek: ...

THAT would sure give you a clogged cat! :eek:

“He didn’t hurt me. He hit me in the head.”
Lafayette - The Aristocats
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-23-2005, 06:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 845
Posted By RoofPrints
Post Try taking the top off the carb and cranking it...

Try taking the top off the carb and cranking it over like that. You won't need to put your face in danger, and you can see a lot more. Mine started and then died, and dumped raw fuel out of the...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-02-2005, 04:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 943
Posted By RoofPrints
Post Mine had similar symptoms when it had gunk...

Mine had similar symptoms when it had gunk plugging up the jets. After a thorough cleaning, it ran way better. Good luck with it.

“Everybody loves a nut, the whole world loves a wierdo.”
Johnny...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-20-2005, 05:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,390
Posted By RoofPrints
Post NAPA here only listed a complete set that...

NAPA here only listed a complete set that includes the sending unit. Cost - over $50! No way I am paying that much to replace a sock filter. As soon as I get the chance I am going to take the sending...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-10-2005, 05:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 8,407
Posted By RoofPrints
Post Mine was doing pretty much the same thing,...

Mine was doing pretty much the same thing, including revving high, shifting at odd times, etc. I changed the fluid and filter, and it works great now. I hope that's all you need. Good...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-08-2005, 02:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,113
Posted By RoofPrints
Post I used my '87 to tow the '89 a few miles with a...

I used my '87 to tow the '89 a few miles with a towbar. It worked okay, and the brakes did fine for that short distance, but it yanked me around quite a bit. I would have felt much safer using the...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-02-2005, 05:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,084
Posted By RoofPrints
Post You certainly could do it, but why? My GW does...

You certainly could do it, but why? My GW does better than my Burb both at heat and AC, without the benefit of rear vents. Of course it doesn't hurt that the interior is much smaller. . .

“I’m...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-30-2005, 04:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,846
Posted By RoofPrints
Talking Does anybody else find the title of this thread...

Does anybody else find the title of this thread amusing? :D Or is it just my warped sense of humor?

"Time flies like the wind. Fruit flies like bananas."
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-28-2005, 04:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,433
Posted By RoofPrints
Post I picked up plugs for the pans on all my rigs at...

I picked up plugs for the pans on all my rigs at Napa. When you have the pan off, just drill a hole in the appropriate place, install plug, and replace pan. I am going to do the Wag this weekend. It...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-23-2005, 06:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 771
Posted By RoofPrints
Post There must be some kind of anti-backflow valve. I...

There must be some kind of anti-backflow valve. I could blow air through the return line to the tank, but not through the main line. However, when I blew from the tank end of the line, I coated my...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-21-2005, 01:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 842
Posted By RoofPrints
Post Thanks, I'll check it out. “A little rebellion...

Thanks, I'll check it out.

“A little rebellion now and then is a good thing.”
Thomas Jefferson
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-19-2005, 03:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 842
Posted By RoofPrints
Question Okay, I don't have any pics, so bear with me. On...

Okay, I don't have any pics, so bear with me. On my '87 GW, there is a line (vacuum?) going from the charcoal cannister to the carb bowl. In the middle of this line is a fitting that looks like a...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-29-2005, 04:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 771
Posted By RoofPrints
Post I have already run a couple of bottles of fuel...

I have already run a couple of bottles of fuel dryer through the system. What is the best way to blow out the lines? Also, to find the access cover do I just pull up the carpeting on that side?...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-27-2005, 04:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 771
Posted By RoofPrints
Question My '87 GW was running rough when I parked it a...

My '87 GW was running rough when I parked it a couple months back. Yesterday i put in a fresh battery and it fired right up. It ran great until I put gas in, then once more started sputtering,...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-06-2005, 07:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,264
Posted By RoofPrints
Post Is there any vibration? It's hard to track down...

Is there any vibration? It's hard to track down noises, but when mine had a similar rattle, it turned out to be a u-joint, even though the noise seemed to come from up front. Good luck with it.

Time...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-30-2005, 04:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,043
Posted By RoofPrints
Post Try this thread. Exos...

Try this thread. Exos (http://www.ifsja.org/ubb/ultimatebb.php?ubb=get_topic;f=16;t=001939#000018)
I know Blt2krl has some other great pics of the front too.

“We’ll all go together when we...
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