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Forum: General FSJ Tech Today, 01:50 AM
Replies: 9
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Posted By FSJunkie
Some years used a lower base timing setting like...

Some years used a lower base timing setting like 0* with a high mechanical advance like 35* and other years used a higher base timing setting like 15* with a low mechanical advance like 20*.

The...
Forum: General FSJ Tech Today, 01:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 46
Posted By FSJunkie
Why would you say a 3/8" bolt is too small...

Why would you say a 3/8" bolt is too small and a 5/16" bolt fills the space better? That makes no sense. 3/8" is larger than 5/16"! I think you have the two sizes confused.

The space around the...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 01-22-2020, 10:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 564
Posted By FSJunkie
The people paying $100,000 for these Jeeps do no...

The people paying $100,000 for these Jeeps do no seem to even notice what is under the hood so long as it makes the Jeep move.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-28-2019, 10:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 877
Posted By FSJunkie
Agreed. I live in the second snowiest city in...

Agreed.

I live in the second snowiest city in the United States, second to Albany, New York.

Limited slip is great for keeping you from getting stuck. It keeps the tires grabbing and keeps you...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-25-2019, 12:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 244
Posted By FSJunkie
It's sheet metal. It can be cut, shaped, formed,...

It's sheet metal. It can be cut, shaped, formed, and welded.

Fill the tank with water then pour it out to displace fuel vapors before welding. Old trick.

That is the price of having an old car with...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 12-16-2019, 02:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 622
Posted By FSJunkie
I don't cut dashes and I sure don't cut fenders...

I don't cut dashes and I sure don't cut fenders either.

The Retrosound pictured in this thread is their older model, which I have in my Jeep. Those are obsolete in their lineup now. Their newer...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-16-2019, 02:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 877
Posted By FSJunkie
You've got to be kidding me. My stock Wagoneer...

You've got to be kidding me. My stock Wagoneer goes 0-60 MPH in 11 seconds, timed by a drag strip.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-15-2019, 12:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 331
Posted By FSJunkie
You can tell a lockup transmission because you...

You can tell a lockup transmission because you can feel the lockup clutch engage at 45 miles per hour.

Lucas Trans-Fix works for small leaks. It will not stop them, but it will slow them down. I...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-15-2019, 12:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 185
Posted By FSJunkie
You should get whichever one fits the vehicle's...

You should get whichever one fits the vehicle's original emission configuration. Get the low altitude valve if the vehicle's emission sticker indicates it was originally built for and sold at low...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 12-15-2019, 12:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 622
Posted By FSJunkie
The whole point of the Retrosound radio is that...

The whole point of the Retrosound radio is that you don't have to cut or modify your dash in any way. Somebody, sometime in the future, perhaps yourself, will regret cutting the dash.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-14-2019, 03:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 877
Posted By FSJunkie
Halleluiah somebody said it.

Halleluiah somebody said it.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-14-2019, 03:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 202
Posted By FSJunkie
Welcome to having an interesting engine that not...

Welcome to having an interesting engine that not every other person has. The price is you have to be smarter about parts. It takes more effort and you get more reward. Once you know where to get...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 12-14-2019, 03:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 622
Posted By FSJunkie
Get a Retrosound. I've bought three of them over...

Get a Retrosound. I've bought three of them over the past ten years and the first one I bought was for my Jeep. They are fantastic radios.

Or wire an auxiliary audio input jack onto your original AM...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-05-2019, 01:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 393
Posted By FSJunkie
I can't imagine it's any different than the one...

I can't imagine it's any different than the one on my 1972, and all the parts to rebuild it (two universal joints and the centering ball) came from Napa about eight years ago. The store used a book...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 12-05-2019, 01:03 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,068
Posted By FSJunkie
Especially since servicing the oil on a York is...

Especially since servicing the oil on a York is so simple and easy. You just backseat the service valves to isolate the compressor then open the fill plug on the crankcase and put a dipstick down to...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 10-06-2019, 02:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 526
Posted By FSJunkie
The rubber is not the strength of the tire. The...

The rubber is not the strength of the tire. The strength comes from the fabric plies under the rubber that the rubber protects from the elements. Cracked rubber allows sunlight, water, and oxygen to...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-25-2019, 01:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,102
Posted By FSJunkie
My cruise control used to do all kinds of weird...

My cruise control used to do all kinds of weird stuff. Sometimes it would hold, sometimes it wouldn't, sometimes it would totally flip out and open the throttle wide only to then slam it shut again....
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-11-2019, 02:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 737
Posted By FSJunkie
No way in hell a valve job on a 230 head should...

No way in hell a valve job on a 230 head should cost $800. The parts to do it costs about $150. The only reason the $800 is because they've never seen a 230 head before and they are trying to talk...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 09-11-2019, 01:44 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,386
Posted By FSJunkie
The problem is you have to compare the 230 to the...

The problem is you have to compare the 230 to the engine that replaced it: the 232.

And the 232 is an incredibly good engine by any standard.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-04-2019, 01:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,432
Posted By FSJunkie
Just remember that TBI is not a replacement for...

Just remember that TBI is not a replacement for controlled heating of the intake air and intake manifold. TBI needs that just as much as a carburetor.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-02-2019, 11:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 438
Posted By FSJunkie
It's pretty simple. The under dash unit is held...

It's pretty simple. The under dash unit is held in place by a flange along the front that screws to the underside of the front edge of the dash. There is a support strap on the back side that helps...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 09-02-2019, 11:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 879
Posted By FSJunkie
That would explain why they wanted $82 a month to...

That would explain why they wanted $82 a month to put collector car insurance on mine.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-31-2019, 01:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,432
Posted By FSJunkie
I like the 2100 design better than the 2300...

I like the 2100 design better than the 2300 design. The equalizer is every 2100 is now old, used, possibly worn out, and possibly messed up by previous mechanics while 2300's can be bought new....
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-31-2019, 01:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 361
Posted By FSJunkie
The original lines on my 1972 were steel lines...

The original lines on my 1972 were steel lines that ended in SAE inverted flare male ends. These connected to the radiator with two roughly eight inch long rubber roses with crimped-on SAE inverted...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-22-2019, 01:52 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,608
Posted By FSJunkie
8.5:1 compression engines don't ping easily. They...

8.5:1 compression engines don't ping easily. They need to be lean and/or have their timing advanced way too far to make them ping.

The carburetors were jetted right on the hair's edge of lean from...
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