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Forum: General FSJ Tech Yesterday, 04:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 142
Posted By MysticRob
Just call TGW and ask if they have it in stock....

Just call TGW and ask if they have it in stock. I've never personally had an issue with them, and I've ordered A LOT of stuff from them over the last 2 years.

On the other hand I've been waiting...
Forum: General FSJ Tech Yesterday, 02:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 142
Posted By MysticRob
Whatever is used needs to be rated for fuel, and...

Whatever is used needs to be rated for fuel, and I doubt a coolant hose would be.



Just a few years? Man, whatever material they used to make that hose didn't sound fuel rated. Have you looked into...
Forum: Build Threads 10-18-2021, 02:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,170
Posted By MysticRob
I would be proud to drive that beast!

I would be proud to drive that beast!
Forum: Build Threads 10-18-2021, 01:14 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 26,131
Posted By MysticRob
Why, thank you, kind sir. And to top it off, I...

Why, thank you, kind sir.
And to top it off, I scored this fender yesterday from a very nice guy in WA who agreed to drive a few hours and meet me in OR to swap cash for fender. This one, in my same...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-14-2021, 10:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 130
Posted By MysticRob
Assuming you're taking those voltage readings in...

Assuming you're taking those voltage readings in the engine bay and not at the gauge...
If temp seems to be the only difference then I'm thinking loose connection or wiring somewhere.
Forum: General Chit-Chat 10-06-2021, 06:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 503
Posted By MysticRob
What would you choose?

The year was 1988.
I was 17.
I was given a choice between an early 80s Japanese station wagon or a 67 Camaro with a 327 and powerglide 2-speed auto.
I of course chose the Camaro.
It was probably a...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 10-04-2021, 11:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 253
Posted By MysticRob
Yeah, I'd research the title issue before...

Yeah, I'd research the title issue before committing any cash value to a truck like that.
Never know, could be stolen, salvaged, something else that entails you can't title it yourself later.
Also,...
Forum: Build Threads 10-03-2021, 09:24 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 26,131
Posted By MysticRob
Hey, that's great news! I'm glad the pic helped...

Hey, that's great news! I'm glad the pic helped you figure it out. :thumbsup:
Forum: Build Threads 09-24-2021, 09:03 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 26,131
Posted By MysticRob
Thank you kindly! Sway bar bushing porn here....

Thank you kindly!

Sway bar bushing porn here. Easy to get the old ones off since they were destroyed, much harder to get the new ones on since there isn't much give. I went with the TGW Prothane...
Forum: Build Threads 09-21-2021, 08:59 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 26,131
Posted By MysticRob
It'll definitely help on the long drive down to...

It'll definitely help on the long drive down to AZ, whenever that happens (CBP is having its own hiring issues with the Biden admin apparently).

Popped off the front door locks since the original...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-14-2021, 09:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 567
Posted By MysticRob
Huh? Typically dizzy gear problems are because of...

Huh?
Typically dizzy gear problems are because of metallurgy mismatch, i.e. dizzy gear is too soft. Never heard of Cardone distributors, but looks like typical parts store stuff according to the...
Forum: Build Threads 09-13-2021, 11:23 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 26,131
Posted By MysticRob
Got my new BJ's ignition cylinder and keys, so...

Got my new BJ's ignition cylinder and keys, so installed it today. Needed a new one since the beast came with 2 keys, but I discovered the ignition cylinder was broken and would start the engine...
Forum: Build Threads 09-11-2021, 12:21 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 26,131
Posted By MysticRob
Also had time to install all four new Rockford...

Also had time to install all four new Rockford Fosgate Prime R1525X2 5.25" speakers front and rear, and get the Jensen MPR419Q stereo wired up and installed correctly. I dig how it's a new Jensen...
Forum: Build Threads 09-11-2021, 12:12 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 26,131
Posted By MysticRob
Started back up on the beast after taking some...

Started back up on the beast after taking some time off to organize the household for an impending move to Arizona for a career change.
Got the seatbelt retractor covers and floor anchor covers...
Forum: Fuel Injection 09-10-2021, 11:49 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,831
Posted By MysticRob
Hey, thanks for the kudos, I'm glad someone found...

Hey, thanks for the kudos, I'm glad someone found it useful.
I've read the VSS definitely helps with keeping the vehicle running properly, and since it was one of the easiest things to install, so I...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 09-03-2021, 11:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,099
Posted By MysticRob
Exactly why I won't be getting it, unless my new...

Exactly why I won't be getting it, unless my new Fed job requires it (it doesn't... yet). I figure I'm already ahead of the curve, having had whatever damn variations were floating around. Figure...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 09-03-2021, 10:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,099
Posted By MysticRob
What I don't get is that unless you're 70+ and/or...

What I don't get is that unless you're 70+ and/or have underlying exasperating conditions, you're essentially catching a flu virus that's merely inconvenient. I've had variations of it twice now....
Forum: General Chit-Chat 09-03-2021, 09:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,586
Posted By MysticRob
How'd the arseholes get their greedy mitts on it...

How'd the arseholes get their greedy mitts on it anyway? Odd place to steal it too, had to be someone who works around there or happened to be in the area for a specific reason. People like that...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 08-30-2021, 11:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 343
Posted By MysticRob
I never really saw a point of vacuum delay...

I never really saw a point of vacuum delay valves, if that's what you're thinking of, on most things related to evap emissions, though I'm sure some corporate brain could tell me why they had so many...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 08-29-2021, 12:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 682
Posted By MysticRob
I wonder why a shop can't just patch the roof...

I wonder why a shop can't just patch the roof rail sections separately.
The sloping roofline at the front would certainly require some expert metal fab and welding skills to correct, though i can't...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-29-2021, 12:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 597
Posted By MysticRob
Wow, nice, and great use of all the...

Wow, nice, and great use of all the fishwrap!
I've heard great things about the KO2s.
At some point I need to clean and/or paint the 'tool tray' area on mine too. Funny how it's one of the nastiest...
Forum: Build Threads 08-29-2021, 09:18 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,302
Posted By MysticRob
I'm guessing the wheel was turned at such an...

I'm guessing the wheel was turned at such an angle that condensation sat for a long time either on top of that area, or inside the wheel in that area, causing it to give way once the metal got thin...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 08-29-2021, 09:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 343
Posted By MysticRob
This all the way. Salvage yard canister was $20...

This all the way. Salvage yard canister was $20 for me, with 4 good nipples. I replaced the hoses, ran them up over the intake to avoid the hot exhaust manifolds that cooked the originals, and...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 08-29-2021, 08:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,099
Posted By MysticRob
I recall seeing a documentary a few years back...

I recall seeing a documentary a few years back that stated (back then) that roughly 70% of CA legislation wasn't even created by the actual legislators, it was created by the businesses that would...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 08-27-2021, 07:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 735
Posted By MysticRob
LOL, that sure blurs the lines. :thumbsup:...

LOL, that sure blurs the lines. :thumbsup:
Thinking about it, my 88 must be both. Since I 'built' it myself I still 'bought' many of the parts with which to build it.
I suppose it's what the 'built...
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