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Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-12-2015, 12:47 AM
Replies: 30
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Posted By Tinkerjeep
Smoking under the hood? - So its either burning...

Smoking under the hood? - So its either burning off the exhaust system...or you have breathers on your valve covers and its letting vapor out of the breathers.

Smoking out the tailpipe(s)? - A...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-12-2015, 12:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,514
Posted By Tinkerjeep
That is likely not a rear main seal. The only...

That is likely not a rear main seal. The only time oil should be pressurized to coming out the rear main is if its running. If your engine drains that much oil onto the drive way when you are idling...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 02-11-2015, 11:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,717
Posted By Tinkerjeep
You would have to ak your local locksmith. They...

You would have to ak your local locksmith.

They "should" be able to modify/match cylinders to keys and keys to cylinders, possibly even getting new-made cylinders. I got a Chinese (I think) made...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-11-2015, 11:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,845
Posted By Tinkerjeep
It surprisingly didn't snap the screws or strip...

It surprisingly didn't snap the screws or strip the threads!

But it was definitely loose. I felt/heard a bit more mechanical slop when the cap-screws were loose, like maybe a bearing race or...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-11-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,130
Posted By Tinkerjeep
Good, because you will be. A lot.

Good, because you will be. A lot.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 02-11-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,717
Posted By Tinkerjeep
Sorry, I really screwed up the location of the...

Sorry, I really screwed up the location of the door lock cylinder access point. Its:
Find the latch-claw on the driver-door, look to the left, and down a few inches. there is a slot with a strip of...
Forum: Build Threads 02-11-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 11,115
Posted By Tinkerjeep
I like your door panels. I just cut out .25"...

I like your door panels. I just cut out .25" Masonite board and painted it black. It has lasted breety well, but doesn't have the style or the ability to absorb moisture like the fabric covered...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-11-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,845
Posted By Tinkerjeep
That may be doable. I will when Hell freezes...

That may be doable.



I will when Hell freezes over.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 02-11-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,594
Posted By Tinkerjeep
I thought I posted a reply to this: j20 parts...

I thought I posted a reply to this:

j20 parts interchange. they are all dual diaphragm.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 02-11-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,717
Posted By Tinkerjeep
Your ignition key and door keys are not the same...

Your ignition key and door keys are not the same cylinder design. nor are the keys interchangeable under normal circumstances.

You can pull the door-lock cylinders out by opening the door, look...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-11-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,624
Posted By Tinkerjeep
update: 2-10-2015.

Even after extending the bumpstop on the frame above the passenger side dif down a further .25", it still allowed the front driveshaft to meet the...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-11-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,845
Posted By Tinkerjeep
Same thing as the Mean Green I am currently...

Same thing as the Mean Green I am currently running.

http://i152.photobucket.com/albums/s164/tinkerjeep/PowerMasterXSstartermotoratBJsoffroad_zpsfe76095d.jpg...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-11-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,845
Posted By Tinkerjeep
My new Napa TH400 FPs both locate the ring gear...

My new Napa TH400 FPs both locate the ring gear an average of .080" from original AMC 401 FP.

ring gear depth from bolt hole bosses is:

Original 401:
.270, .290", .290". Avg=.283"

Napa...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-11-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,845
Posted By Tinkerjeep
So I can change the depth of the ring gear?...

So I can change the depth of the ring gear?

Apparently Balcamp did that on their Newly Manufactured TH400 FPs. :rolleyes: Not sure which wy they need to go. I'll go mock it up. I might be able to...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-11-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 979
Posted By Tinkerjeep
I always though they were pipe thread. No?

I always though they were pipe thread. No?
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-11-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,562
Posted By Tinkerjeep
Sometimes AMC's published material didn't match...

Sometimes AMC's published material didn't match the actual product when they were building them. Sometimes the parts supplies at the assembly line were depleted too quickly so the assembly-workers...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-11-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,130
Posted By Tinkerjeep
The problem with screens and gutter guards is...

The problem with screens and gutter guards is they collect crap and then you got a really awesome mess to clean out of the screen.

6 of one, half dozen of the other.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-11-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,845
Posted By Tinkerjeep
Looking at the pre 1988 starters, they list 9...

Looking at the pre 1988 starters, they list 9 teeth on the drive gear.

The later ones are 10. I wonder how much of a difference that would really make. I could grind the welds off a newer FP and...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-11-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,562
Posted By Tinkerjeep
The 1979 Brochure: The early stock center caps...

The 1979 Brochure: The early stock center caps had a round face that were divided in three areas, top, center, and bottom. The center portion had the "Jeep" lettering embossed there.
Top section was...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-11-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,562
Posted By Tinkerjeep
Those are the stock Wagoneer tire size. I'm...

Those are the stock Wagoneer tire size. I'm betting the wheels are 15x7" then.

I don't know what color the center caps were. I've never seen center caps/wheels exactly like that on any stock, Full...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-11-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,056
Posted By Tinkerjeep
Not crazy, but not likely. I also ran an open...

Not crazy, but not likely.



I also ran an open element air filter at the time. Hadn't thought of that. Currently the 401 has a dual snorkel run to the fresh-air cowl vent in the outer corners.

My...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-11-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,562
Posted By Tinkerjeep
You definitely have a rare one. I've never seen...

You definitely have a rare one. I've never seen ANY stock 4-door with those wheels. Do you know if those are 8" wide like the 2-door Laredos/ Chiefs had, or are they 7" wide?

I didn't think it would...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 02-11-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,562
Posted By Tinkerjeep
I think seat-comfort aside...for general rear...

I think seat-comfort aside...for general rear seat access, perhaps a real fold-forward seat like the extended cab (not-4-door) GM trucks use - those may be too wide, but the mechanism for flipping...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 02-11-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,695
Posted By Tinkerjeep
What's the latest year vehicle that requires you...

What's the latest year vehicle that requires you to smog cert? I thought it was a 25-year thing.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-09-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,130
Posted By Tinkerjeep
You probably have several skeletons of endangered...

You probably have several skeletons of endangered mouse in that crap. Better not let the People's Republic Of California find out.

Closing off the cowl vents is something I have done with hand made...
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