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Forum: Street & Performance 09-22-2021, 07:42 PM
Replies: 72
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Posted By Chevelleguy
Not 100% sure on that yet. Old valve covers are...

Not 100% sure on that yet. Old valve covers are super nasty right now and I don’t have my correct pushrods, so even if they were clean I can’t run them through the full operating range....
Forum: Street & Performance 09-22-2021, 08:07 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 25,287
Posted By Chevelleguy
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Forum: Street & Performance 09-21-2021, 01:50 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 25,287
Posted By Chevelleguy
I can promise you, no one reading this thinks...

I can promise you, no one reading this thinks it's a "super cheap, miracle power adder", geeze dude lighten up. And true cost? does anyone that owns one of these rigs REALLY keep track of the TRUE...
Forum: Street & Performance 09-20-2021, 12:47 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 25,287
Posted By Chevelleguy
Because the ones that you are referring to are 4...

Because the ones that you are referring to are 4 times the cost of the ones I am using and my OEM valve train needs replacing anyway so there is very minimal additional cost in replacing my worn out...
Forum: Street & Performance 08-05-2021, 08:47 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 25,287
Posted By Chevelleguy
Ok, I'm finally making some progress on my build....

Ok, I'm finally making some progress on my build. Got the engine back from the machine shop and got it put together. Using the Speedmaster stainless, roller, adjustable 1.8 LS set. Had to machine off...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-28-2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 692
Posted By Chevelleguy
Well, you can bet they won't be metric.

Well, you can bet they won't be metric.
Forum: Street & Performance 10-24-2019, 10:14 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 25,287
Posted By Chevelleguy
Well preliminary fitment looks good. Just bolted...

Well preliminary fitment looks good. Just bolted them on a head, no cam. The roller tip is in the very center of the valve stem and the spacing is correct. Won't know until I get the motor assembled...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-18-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 830
Posted By Chevelleguy
Yes, you can drive it with no refrigerant in it....

Yes, you can drive it with no refrigerant in it. Just turn the a/c off.
Forum: Street & Performance 10-17-2019, 07:01 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 25,287
Posted By Chevelleguy
I got a complete Comp 268H cam kit. 1.8 will put...

I got a complete Comp 268H cam kit. 1.8 will put the valve lift at .513, which is only another .057". I got these for less than it would have cost me to replace them with factory rockers so if they...
Forum: Street & Performance 10-15-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 25,287
Posted By Chevelleguy
I am beginning the engine rebuild process and am...

I am beginning the engine rebuild process and am going to dive into this too. Ordered a set of Procomp stainless, adjustable LS rockers in a 1.8 ratio to try. The adjustable pushrod seat should fix...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 06-13-2018, 01:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,347
Posted By Chevelleguy
Someone else asked the same thing in...

Someone else asked the same thing in 2015.
http://www.ifsja.org/forums/vb/showthread.php?t=175353
Forum: General FSJ Tech 06-13-2018, 01:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,026
Posted By Chevelleguy
You can get to the main fuel sender/pickup...

You can get to the main fuel sender/pickup location to see if it is leaking, before dropping the tank. Flip up the back seat, under the carpet on the driver's side is a round cover with 4 rivets....
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 06-13-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,404
Posted By Chevelleguy
I had one that I had to go back into and on...

I had one that I had to go back into and on closer inspection, the oil pan was cracked at the rear of the pan rail.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 05-01-2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,700
Posted By Chevelleguy
That shifter boot is out of a Dodge, in case you...

That shifter boot is out of a Dodge, in case you were wandering. I pulled a NP208 shifter from a Ramcharger that has a boot and trim ring just like that.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-01-2018, 03:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,887
Posted By Chevelleguy
That's stupid. Go pick up your truck and take it...

That's stupid. Go pick up your truck and take it somewhere else.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-20-2018, 08:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,887
Posted By Chevelleguy
I have 3.31's with 35" tires, which is the...

I have 3.31's with 35" tires, which is the same as a stock 2.72 rig. Yes, it's a PIG from a stop, but it will cruise at 75 real nice.

To the original poster, I know it's a lot more money but...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-20-2018, 08:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,637
Posted By Chevelleguy
Just because it's new doesn't mean it's good. I...

Just because it's new doesn't mean it's good. I replaced my pickup coil and the new one failed the next day. When it acts up, you need to test it with an ohm meter. I was able to get mine to die in...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 12-22-2016, 02:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,489
Posted By Chevelleguy
I went with the 1157-R3W-FL. They flash 3 times...

I went with the 1157-R3W-FL. They flash 3 times before lighting solid.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-09-2016, 12:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,592
Posted By Chevelleguy
Normally when a blower resistor fails, you will...

Normally when a blower resistor fails, you will only have Hi speed (as that gets a full 12V and doesn't go through the resistor). Have you tried tapping on the blower motor with a hammer and power...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 12-06-2016, 07:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,207
Posted By Chevelleguy
Bad switch, maybe. The switch is mounted on the...

Bad switch, maybe. The switch is mounted on the transfer case and is depressed by the mode actuator arm inside the case. It has power to it all the time, so it sounds like it may be grounding...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 12-02-2016, 07:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,611
Posted By Chevelleguy
Jasper sells a nice product, but you are really...

Jasper sells a nice product, but you are really just buying the warranty. The TF727 that is in or Jeep is a very simple, heavy duty 3-speed that any transmission builder worth his salt can do...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 12-01-2016, 02:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,143
Posted By Chevelleguy
That's funny! "...no mind-blowing stereo...

That's funny! "...no mind-blowing stereo tape system" was there even such a thing as a mind-blowing automotive stereo system in '77? I don't remember any.:D
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-01-2016, 07:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,990
Posted By Chevelleguy
Did you make sure that the oiling hole in the cam...

Did you make sure that the oiling hole in the cam timing gear is lined up correctly? I've seen worse on a high mileage engine, but that's pretty bad for only 5K miles.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 12-01-2016, 07:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,125
Posted By Chevelleguy
Here in Texas, cars 24 yrs and older are exempt...

Here in Texas, cars 24 yrs and older are exempt from smog testing. The last time I had to smog it was the FIRST time that it passed on it's own. No tweaking or substitute tailpipe needed, (I worked...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 11-30-2016, 02:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,125
Posted By Chevelleguy
I found an older style EGR with the same bolt...

I found an older style EGR with the same bolt pattern as ours on a V8 Dodge truck (80's model I think) that had a good diaphragm in it at the junk yard. It's usually easier to find a few of those...
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