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Forum: Off-Road FSJ Tech 03-12-2008, 05:59 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,390
Posted By Jeff Persons
locker

Robert, my suggestion of the lockrite was based only on ease and exspense. If I could afford them again I would go ARB, but I also have no complaints with the detroits I currently have.
Forum: Off-Road FSJ Tech 03-12-2008, 05:40 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,390
Posted By Jeff Persons
locker

FWIW, I have had Jeeps W/frt lockers. CJ's & YJ's. Detroits,ARBs, and lockrites. The lockrites I did myself, in a CJ5,(straight forward,least exspense,zero complaints). The ARBs worked great, but...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-11-2008, 02:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,190
Posted By Jeff Persons
Wag towing

No reason your wag could't pull the other. The real issues are how to do it safely. Total weight of the truck and trailer need to be considered. One of the best things you can get for your trailer is...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 02-11-2008, 01:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,662
Posted By Jeff Persons
road trip

Did this last year when the miss'us and I flew out to Phoenix to bring my 86 waggy back to Wis. Did'nt feel I needed to bring anything, as I had many conversations w/PO and was assured the truck was...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-07-2008, 09:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 646
Posted By Jeff Persons
wheel studs

All the suggestions mentioned will work, But having done this recently I found that using a air hammer makes removal and installation a snap! :thumbsup:
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 01-24-2008, 09:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,650
Posted By Jeff Persons
ebay search

I just first punch in Jeep, then cherokee, then just narrow it with a 1983 max year (last year for full size cherokee), done.:thumbsup:
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 01-23-2008, 12:42 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 8,339
Posted By Jeff Persons
Unhappy crash

A couple things come to mind. Do you have any good pic's of the wag before the damage? And how do you fix that and is she liable for having to repaint a vehicle that needed at least some of it...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 12-01-2007, 10:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,070
Posted By Jeff Persons
new rig

NICE!! I'd say keep it original. Just keep in mind that a well done lift and the "right" wheels and tires would really set that truck off nice. If you don't mind me asking, what was the sale price...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 08-31-2007, 08:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,543
Posted By Jeff Persons
wet sand

I know its a lot of work but I wood start with at least 800 grit then once again with 1000 grit. shoot your color coat. If and when it comes out kinda dull and orange peely,don't worry, this is...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-24-2007, 03:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 544
Posted By Jeff Persons
Lightbulb idling problem

Just a thought, but did you check to see if the choke is working properly?
Forum: General FSJ Tech 06-27-2007, 06:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 796
Posted By Jeff Persons
wood

Look at the prefinished tounge& groove flooring at menards etc. for the cargo floor then try and get some matching non grooved paneling for the panels.LOL:thumbsup:
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 06-27-2007, 06:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 981
Posted By Jeff Persons
engine

Pull all the plugs out, turn it over without any compression, maybe a teaspoon of oil in each cylinder.Should turn over easily.Then let the starter spin it a few mor times. that should be enough to...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 06-23-2007, 11:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 959
Posted By Jeff Persons
Should'nt

Always remember, there's no replacement for DISPLACEMENT! Now, go find yourself a 401 and really put a smile on your face. You'll be glad you did.LOL :thumbsup:
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 06-11-2007, 10:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,318
Posted By Jeff Persons
Which FSJ?

Hmm, I think I would have to say keep the 86, swap in the 401,fix the ps leak, fix the leak(s) in the 360, put it in the other wag, sell it, and with the money you get from that, fix the body on the...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-27-2007, 08:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 615
Posted By Jeff Persons
35's/gears

Gears will mostly depend on how much highway cruising you want to do. I think if you want to travel some and have an automatic, 3.91's or 4.10's should work. Otherwise go 4.56 or 4.88 w/35's. Just my...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-26-2007, 07:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,219
Posted By Jeff Persons
Question TFI for a Mallory distrbuter

Hey guys, Ilooked through the threads for a definitive answear to this ,but nothing clear enough. I have a Mallory distrbuter in my J10, and was wondering if there is a TFI cap&rotor for this diz? My...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 05-25-2007, 10:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,205
Posted By Jeff Persons
Wheels

The Alcoa's look nicer, but sorry, that truck is BEGGING for a lift kit! Do it, do it NOW!:thumbsup:
Forum: Off-Road FSJ Tech 05-24-2007, 05:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 657
Posted By Jeff Persons
maxxis bighorn

Hey, Corey, currently running 33x12.5's on my J10. I like'm alot. Ride nice, balanced well, good price, no regrets:thumbsup:
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 04-20-2007, 03:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,406
Posted By Jeff Persons
Wag sale

Yes Jim, I did get money down on it,and now have a lot of money invested in travel arrangements. I've been worried ever since about losing this deal, but the current owner has been a very stand up...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 04-20-2007, 01:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,406
Posted By Jeff Persons
Wink prices

Alright, I'll put my two cents in, for what its worth. Lets use a nice round number, and my latest purchase as an example. I'm flying from Wis to Phoenix this Sat. to pick up a "86" Wagoneer,paying...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 04-17-2007, 04:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,350
Posted By Jeff Persons
Wink Wag road trip

Well, sent out a couple PM's, hope to meet a couple FSJ's along the way.:drivin:
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 04-15-2007, 06:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,289
Posted By Jeff Persons
starting the JEEP

I think that if the motors been buttoned up all this time, a year sitting should'nt be a problem. Just change the oil, get some good gas, then pull all the plugs and turn the motor over several times...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 04-14-2007, 10:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,350
Posted By Jeff Persons
Question ROAD TRIP

I was reading through the replies to Jon Barstows upcoming road trip to Oregon, and while I'm not a stranger to road trips, I am kinda wondering about possible contacts along the way in case I should...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 04-14-2007, 06:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,350
Posted By Jeff Persons
New (to me) Wag

My appologies for the P.O's mis information:o
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 04-14-2007, 05:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,350
Posted By Jeff Persons
My next JEEP (road trip ) YES!

Really looking forward to this one! Found this on craigslist, bent over backwards to scrounge the cash, worked out all the arrangements, and by this time next weekend I should be somewhere in the...
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