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Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-26-2020, 02:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 306
Posted By jeepman42
Details on window & lift R&R

Many prev opinions on this in past years. Hopefully this will add a few helpful details.?
1 Electric window removal seems to be easier if lift parts are removed from door.
2 A manual helps except...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 07-26-2020, 08:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 340
Posted By jeepman42
Smile Re: 200$ GW- saw good tip from Desert Jeeps...

Re: 200$ GW- saw good tip from Desert Jeeps suggesting lifting carpet on front passenger side to ck floorboard rust .Pan is doubled here & often severe rust is not seen on the underside. trust that...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 07-16-2020, 10:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 378
Posted By jeepman42
Smile Easy with the right info. BTW- While off chrome...

Easy with the right info.
BTW- While off chrome edges easily refurbished w silver paint pen. Krylon or other. Not chrome bur looks better than missing chrome.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-15-2020, 07:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 626
Posted By jeepman42
Go to wwwMetrorestyling.com use upper right bar -...

Go to wwwMetrorestyling.com
use upper right bar - search store-Put in -vinyl wood . should come up w selections
comes in sheets, but they have a 15" width as long as you need. I figured 35' for a...
Forum: Build Threads 07-11-2020, 07:25 AM
Replies: 1,453
Views: 86,119
Posted By jeepman42
Smile Color is a little different but the look matches...

Color is a little different but the look matches the more rugged look of a GW with a lift & 'gorilla ' tires.
Had the mounts for my '85 recently rechromed at $75 a pop (ouch) so I hope your price...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-10-2020, 07:50 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,581
Posted By jeepman42
Smile Agree with Babywag; you have 2 evaporators, one...

Agree with Babywag; you have 2 evaporators, one should be good?? Use what you have. until proven otherwise.
Suggest you first tackle a closed system. Hook every thing up, pump down for 30min. w...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-07-2020, 10:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 377
Posted By jeepman42
Rivet install on wood moulding ?

Recently started vinyl & wood molding installation after my'85 repainted.
Using original style molding but having trouble placing 1/8" rivets down in the holes as the face of the rivet tool is too...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-07-2020, 09:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 626
Posted By jeepman42
Hopefully your key switch is now off and...

Hopefully your key switch is now off and woodgrain ready? /installed?
There is a good U Tube video under Installing GW woodgrain. Shows dry technique & worked well on my '85 two weeks ago.
You could...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 06-28-2020, 08:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,538
Posted By jeepman42
Thanks for info Kaiser Jeep &RMS45 Will look...

Thanks for info Kaiser Jeep &RMS45
Will look into ceracote products & Eagle one chrome polish
(At 77 I don't know if I have spare time or not? LOL)
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 06-19-2020, 07:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,538
Posted By jeepman42
Smile aluminum rails

thanks for the reply.
think I'll polish as I can &call it a day. new decal strips will make up for lack of shine.
good one on the tongue twister!
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 06-18-2020, 09:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,538
Posted By jeepman42
Unhappy Hold your tongue & say polish it!

Trying to polish roof rails on my '85 . watched several videos re polishing aluminum but having probs getting a good shine and when i'm more aggressive w grit spots start showing up? is it possible...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 06-18-2020, 09:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 651
Posted By jeepman42
Talking hot start issues!?

GW's are sometimes Murphy in person. you might also check for good contact on coil contacts and even the simple/sneaky good battery contacts. Ask me how I know- several months of not knowing if I...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 04-24-2020, 10:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 617
Posted By jeepman42
sorry ,wanna buy a waggy

Its Rang a Stang who says Ha ha ha ha ha ha
D---, Ristow gets credit for everything, deserve it or not!:mad:
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 04-24-2020, 10:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 617
Posted By jeepman42
wanna buy a waggy

Re: AC My'85 has it & I would assume '83 &84 also. with r12 which I still use .
There are aftermarket 134a kits available for most models, too.
Or you can convert r12 to 134a but that's another...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 04-24-2020, 10:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 617
Posted By jeepman42
Smile Wanta buy a Waggy

As Ristow would say Ha ha ha ha ha ha haha!
As someone said no one ever bought a GW expecting low maintenance!?
IMHO one only has GWs because they are cool & you love the style... period.
Yes, I own...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 04-21-2020, 08:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 334
Posted By jeepman42
Talking add info decal blues

correction : dark blue code D2 is dark night blue - not midnight. Sorry, enough fake news without adding to it.
Also, found Airplane decal & adhesive remover seems to work superior to 3M due to...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 04-18-2020, 10:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 334
Posted By jeepman42
Red face Another case of decal blues

Checked forum on this back to yr 2000. Nothing has changed except 3M decal remover is $20 instead of $8 & what took 4hrs on a 15 yr old GW now takes close to 40 hrs on the now 35 yr old GW. Worse...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 04-06-2020, 07:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 574
Posted By jeepman42
RE inside felts

Maybe Snowshoe(post did not complete) was trying to say that there are slots on the inside of the door facing that the fuzzies fit into?
Line the clips up with the slots & push straight down across...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 02-26-2020, 11:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 768
Posted By jeepman42
Beer always tastes better when it comes from a...

Beer always tastes better when it comes from a far way off!?
The cap is cool too, but a little pricey & I have 18 other caps & only one head! LOL
Forum: General Chit-Chat 02-07-2020, 09:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 768
Posted By jeepman42
Smile GW on a beer package?

Founders Brewing, Grand Rapids makes a tasty product called Founders All Day IPA. The packaging has a red GW on the cover w a canoe on top-looks like a '84 or'85 by the trim. the 15 pac has an8x10"...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 01-27-2020, 08:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 404
Posted By jeepman42
Smile Thanks for the leads. will check them out. Had...

Thanks for the leads. will check them out.
Had previously used wheel well "chrome ", inexpensive but failing after 5 yr.
C
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 01-23-2020, 10:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 404
Posted By jeepman42
Question drip rail chrome , di-noc paper

Looking for replacement for the chrome/plastic that cover the drip rail. Also trying to find di-noc wood trim in less than a whole set. suggestions appreciated!
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-22-2020, 08:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 387
Posted By jeepman42
Wink Thanks for the help SJTD. Solenoid rechecked...

Thanks for the help SJTD. Solenoid rechecked (ground not connected). re manual connected jumper from battery + to top (starter) S terminal. Connected 2nd jumper from battery to ground on solenoid...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 01-22-2020, 07:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 384
Posted By jeepman42
Interior wood trim

My '85& '90 both have this trim. Ibought a replacement set from team GW but have not tried to install yet. Probably the "wood" looked so good because it was so old! LOL
Forum: General Chit-Chat 01-22-2020, 07:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,755
Posted By jeepman42
Thumbs up Congratulations to your Army daughter! Thank you...

Congratulations to your Army daughter! Thank you for serving our country. There are thousands of teenagers (my Dad said I had a bad attitude when I was 17) who become awesome adults in this wonderful...
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