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Forum: Build Threads 05-06-2021, 07:31 PM
Replies: 229
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Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
The rear height was good. That front bumper you...

The rear height was good. That front bumper you built and the winch is Heavy!


I finally got the diff cover off by just using my plumbing channelocks. I figured if I can grip old galvanized pipe...
Forum: Build Threads 05-04-2021, 11:00 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 22,746
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
Hey Art. Not a slippage issue, just the 39.5...

Hey Art. Not a slippage issue, just the 39.5 boggers were way bigger than the gear ratio wants. I'm fine with that. 33's will be a great driver size. I'd like to drive it down to Lebanon at some...
Forum: Build Threads 05-03-2021, 09:26 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 22,746
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
I drove it around the block a few times this...

I drove it around the block a few times this weekend. The sniper is acting odd. I need to read up on it again, and my alt is not charging like it should. It runs at 12.3- 12.4.

I ordered a temp...
Forum: Build Threads 04-24-2021, 07:40 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 22,746
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
It's been a while since posting. I was side...

It's been a while since posting.


I was side tracked by a 1958 LWB chevy apache.



Any way....I think I found my forever wheels. Old school 15x10 slots. They look good with the copper body...
Forum: Build Threads 03-26-2021, 10:03 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 22,746
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
I keep an eye on the classifieds. Sometimes it...

I keep an eye on the classifieds. Sometimes it just works out. The 89 did not have a fresh engine. just TFI and a holley carb, edelbrock intake and those valve covers. It runs good. I need to...
Forum: Build Threads 03-26-2021, 09:48 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 22,746
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
You're welcome dave, I wish I had more of an...

You're welcome dave, I wish I had more of an update. Like floor pans underway or done would be better!
Forum: Build Threads 03-21-2021, 08:29 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 22,746
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
I haven't done much to the 81, I did get some...

I haven't done much to the 81, I did get some parts ordered. I moved it. Those big tires are just too big. I'll go back to 35's I...
Forum: Build Threads 03-06-2021, 07:36 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 22,746
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
Dang goldhammer! thanks for the info. I'm glad...

Dang goldhammer! thanks for the info. I'm glad you got back on the forum.



Depending on my final tire size choice I may need to re-gear.



I work on it as much as I can, but sometimes there...
Forum: Build Threads 02-28-2021, 10:41 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 22,746
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
White spokes are so much harder to find these...

White spokes are so much harder to find these days. I still really like them.







Saturday I got some time to work on the Jeep. I was able to pull the distributor and move it a tooth. The...
Forum: Wanted 02-25-2021, 07:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 653
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
mwood65 PM me your name so I can put it on the...

mwood65 PM me your name so I can put it on the box.
Forum: Homegrown Vendors: (Members who produce FSJ related items) 02-21-2021, 11:20 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,327
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
If it's anything like their XJ cable kits. It is...

If it's anything like their XJ cable kits. It is great quality. It is a veteran owned business. And located in Vancouver, Washington. He is well known in the XJ comunity.
Forum: Build Threads 02-21-2021, 11:09 PM
Replies: 684
Views: 71,874
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
Rang Your jeep is really coming along nicely,...

Rang


Your jeep is really coming along nicely, Glad I could help with the carbon can.
Forum: Wanted 02-21-2021, 10:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 653
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
P.M. inbound

P.M. inbound
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-21-2021, 10:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 663
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
I bought some duct hoses and have Plenty extra to...

I bought some duct hoses and have Plenty extra to pass on. PM me
Forum: Build Threads 02-21-2021, 10:25 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 22,746
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
That's some cool history! Reminds me of a Hank...

That's some cool history! Reminds me of a Hank Jr song.



After I read that I had to go and look for the hole. Yep. It's right there. I have seen it, because it's round I didn't think about it...
Forum: Build Threads 02-21-2021, 05:39 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 22,746
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
Thanks goldhammer. It's good to see you on the...

Thanks goldhammer. It's good to see you on the board! It is an awesome Jeep.



I keep chopping away at it. I hope to get it a point to drive the 90 miles south and let you drive it again. I'll...
Forum: Introduce Yourself. 02-19-2021, 10:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 827
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
Welcome from Portland. Post up some pics of...

Welcome from Portland.



Post up some pics of the Jeep! There is Lots of experience in ifsja. There are also some very cool archives.
Forum: Build Threads 02-17-2021, 06:21 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 22,746
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
I have the kick panel vents removed, I did remove...

I have the kick panel vents removed, I did remove all of the debris after I pulled them. Water does come in the kick panel vent cut out's. I feel better that it's water coming causing it. I can...
Forum: Build Threads 02-17-2021, 09:16 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 22,746
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
Well Rob that's good news. I have holes in my...

Well Rob that's good news. I have holes in my floor and most gaskets need replaced. So once they are solid. The condensation should be eliminated. Or at least way less.



The stuff you...
Forum: Build Threads 02-17-2021, 09:11 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 22,746
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
Thank you for sharing the method you used. I...

Thank you for sharing the method you used. I haven't been under it in quite a few days. I need to replace one shackle before I do this.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-16-2021, 09:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 168
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
You might want to check the spot Trip mentioned...

You might want to check the spot Trip mentioned in the other post. It's beside the rear edge of the drivers seat just in front of the seat belt on the floor. That connection is usually pretty...
Forum: Build Threads 02-16-2021, 09:42 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 22,746
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
I guess I should have mentioned it had snow and...

I guess I should have mentioned it had snow and ice on it for 4 or 5 days. But I'm sure that will be the case again. I've always wondered exactly what the products folks put on the under side of...
Forum: Build Threads 02-16-2021, 08:01 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 22,746
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
I finally installed the evil twin fab grab bars...

I finally installed the evil twin fab grab bars on the A pillars.


https://i.ibb.co/2jcPcn1/76-B42-C84-8-BA2-4-EBF-959-A-573-BBD88822-B.jpg...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 02-14-2021, 09:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,053
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
Rang, Your Jeep sounds really great too! And your...

Rang, Your Jeep sounds really great too! And your Buddy sounded pretty pumped for you when you were coming up the hill.


Great to see some videos of you enjoying the Jeep. Yeah if you look an...
Forum: Build Threads 02-07-2021, 08:54 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 13,784
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
Rob You have done such a great job on your...

Rob



You have done such a great job on your Jeep! You have amazing attention to detail and skill. Those color choices look perfect! You make it look easy! But I know it's not. I love seeing...
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