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Forum: FSJ-PRIS Yesterday, 07:41 PM
Replies: 613
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Posted By Crankyolman
I don't think I've mentioned this before but I...

I don't think I've mentioned this before but I had a little issue with my driver's window a while back.

If you remember when I replaced the window I mentioned how tight it was going into the new...
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 06-25-2022, 07:23 PM
Replies: 613
Views: 197,293
Posted By Crankyolman
I know I would regret selling it if I did. It...

I know I would regret selling it if I did. It doesn't actually cost $2 a mile. At the current price of gas being over $5 it's more like 50 cents a mile but I love driving it so it's worth it...
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 06-25-2022, 05:39 AM
Replies: 613
Views: 197,293
Posted By Crankyolman
Thank you, I try to keep things entertaining. If...

Thank you, I try to keep things entertaining.

If I were to do it over again I would have done a lot of things differently but I enjoy driving my truck every day...even though with current gas prices...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 06-25-2022, 05:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 264
Posted By Crankyolman
People are confused by that all the time. From...

People are confused by that all the time. From '70 to '73 the trucks were 2000 or 4000 series depending on wheelbase and bed length. They got either a J2000 or J4000 badging but the actual...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 06-24-2022, 06:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 264
Posted By Crankyolman
I'm Steve and I tend to lurk more than post. I...

I'm Steve and I tend to lurk more than post. I have a habit of checking the site as part of my morning routine before going to work so tend to be short on posting time. I'm weird and prefer the...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 06-16-2022, 02:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 126
Posted By Crankyolman
All I can say is get several. My ilco door keys...

All I can say is get several. My ilco door keys broke frequently and the later replacement locks with the bigger key didn't work on the passenger door. I added power locks just so I don't have to...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 06-16-2022, 06:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 126
Posted By Crankyolman
My door key has "1098DB" on it I think...

My door key has "1098DB" on it I think my ignition switch is aftermarket and uses a different key with "B2" on it.
Forum: Online Sale Links: (Ebay, Craigslist, etc.) 06-13-2022, 05:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 58
Posted By Crankyolman
It does look a little sway back but to me it...

It does look a little sway back but to me it looks like the cab is sagging based on the alignment of the trim. It is a good looking truck and if I recall correctly, which I may not, the last time it...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 06-13-2022, 05:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 218
Posted By Crankyolman
My '72 built May '72 has this badge under the...

My '72 built May '72 has this badge under the hood
https://u.cubeupload.com/Crankyolman/WILLYSPAINTC.jpg


No Kaiser


and the yellow tag and Vin also say Jeep corporation.
Forum: Online Sale Links: (Ebay, Craigslist, etc.) 06-11-2022, 06:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 58
Posted By Crankyolman
'72 J4000 Port Hadlock Wa

I noticed this on Craigslist today
https://seattle.craigslist.org/see/cto/d/port-hadlock-1972-jeep-j4000/7494988950.html


I'm pretty sure I've seen it listed a couple times in the past.



I know...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 06-01-2022, 06:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 363
Posted By Crankyolman
That's a great truck and in amazing shape! I love...

That's a great truck and in amazing shape! I love seeing J4000s saved.
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 05-20-2022, 09:30 PM
Replies: 613
Views: 197,293
Posted By Crankyolman
It will always be 1972 in my truck :) but there...

It will always be 1972 in my truck :) but there are some things from '72 that I can do without, like points ignition. I've never liked points, my first truck would eat up a set of points every week...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-19-2022, 06:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 381
Posted By Crankyolman
After my cam went bad leading to an engine...

After my cam went bad leading to an engine rebuild I did a ton of research on oil. Oil companies continue to change their formulas and continue to remove the things needed by non roller cams. This is...
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 05-18-2022, 08:15 PM
Replies: 613
Views: 197,293
Posted By Crankyolman
Thank you, It's funny, after I finished the...

Thank you,


It's funny, after I finished the shroud I was driving down the road with my wife when she pointed out that a road sign laying in the ditch was still there 6 months after she had told the...
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 05-12-2022, 03:40 PM
Replies: 613
Views: 197,293
Posted By Crankyolman
I certainly hope that's the case :)

I certainly hope that's the case :)
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 05-12-2022, 03:37 PM
Replies: 613
Views: 197,293
Posted By Crankyolman
Monday I changed out the window lift track. It...

Monday I changed out the window lift track. It went reasonably well, just a few minor things. The new track is very tight with the seal and part of it cut the seal, which isn't a huge problem but it...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-11-2022, 06:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 289
Posted By Crankyolman
I think the pre '60s nailheads had a different...

I think the pre '60s nailheads had a different transmission bolt pattern. The "universal" transmission will work for the later ('60-66) 401/425 Nailheads. I've seen an old wagioneer or two with a...
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 05-07-2022, 06:55 PM
Replies: 613
Views: 197,293
Posted By Crankyolman
That's what I thought :) But the old ones...

That's what I thought :)


But the old ones lasted 50 years so I really can't complain about them :rolleyes:


Speaking of that... It just occurred to me that my truck is now officially 50 years old....
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 05-06-2022, 06:36 PM
Replies: 613
Views: 197,293
Posted By Crankyolman
I got the window track from BJ's today. It looks...

I got the window track from BJ's today. It looks like a very nice well made part. Monday or Tuesday I should be able to get it installed, weather permitting :)
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 05-05-2022, 04:42 PM
Replies: 613
Views: 197,293
Posted By Crankyolman
Over my weekend the truck decided to begin...

Over my weekend the truck decided to begin starting normally again, which is good. When I drove it to work AFR was fine if I was accelerating or decelerating but if I was trying to drive a steady...
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 05-02-2022, 09:42 PM
Replies: 613
Views: 197,293
Posted By Crankyolman
Battery was replaced in October of '19, so it's...

Battery was replaced in October of '19, so it's only 2.5 years old. It also has a 150 amp alternator. Voltage is one of the things I like to monitor while driving and it usually doesn't draw down...
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 05-02-2022, 09:34 AM
Replies: 613
Views: 197,293
Posted By Crankyolman
The other day I was driving home from work and my...

The other day I was driving home from work and my window would only roll halfway down. When I got home I noticed that a large section of the window track was now pointing at a 45 degree angle from...
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 04-22-2022, 06:53 PM
Replies: 613
Views: 197,293
Posted By Crankyolman
I think I posted that shortly after I got the...

I think I posted that shortly after I got the engine back in. I wish I had been videoing and documenting everything I've done to the truck over the years.

I have just posted a new video about the...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 04-22-2022, 06:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 347
Posted By Crankyolman
Because of a broken idle jet on my original 2100...

Because of a broken idle jet on my original 2100 carb I bought one of those, years ago. The one I bought bolted right up, no adapter needed, but I have a 360, not an I-6 and have no idea what carb...
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 04-20-2022, 11:56 AM
Replies: 613
Views: 197,293
Posted By Crankyolman
Funny you should post that, I have been working...

Funny you should post that, I have been working on a new video focusing mainly on the fuel injection.
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