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Forum: General FSJ Discussion 10-01-2019, 08:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 366
Posted By Texas993
I have an 88 Colorado Red with woodgrain.

I have an 88 Colorado Red with woodgrain.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 08-10-2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,644
Posted By Texas993
Beach_Dude: Thanks for posting the solution. I...

Beach_Dude:

Thanks for posting the solution. I was having the exact same problem with my completely new AC system and components. Sure enough, I had the Schrader valve in the evporator too. ...
Forum: Fuel Injection 04-25-2018, 07:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 10,020
Posted By Texas993
I have 2 GW's, one an 89 with Howell TBI and an...

I have 2 GW's, one an 89 with Howell TBI and an 88 with Sniper. The Howell gets much better mpg - approx 14. Sniper gets 11 mpg.

Howell GW is much slower - but generally runs well.

Sniper GW is...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-09-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,150
Posted By Texas993
Bring some tools to remove the vin number tags...

Bring some tools to remove the vin number tags and the license plate. With an $800 truck, you may just leave it on the side the road when it breaks down. Rent a Hertz SUV with hitch and carry on...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-25-2018, 08:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 500
Posted By Texas993
It is most likely just the plastic gear strip. ...

It is most likely just the plastic gear strip. Not much else to break in there. Once you figure out the first door/window, the other three will only take you 15-30 minutes to replace. Fairly...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 02-06-2018, 03:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,374
Posted By Texas993
Try this first! Silicone spray will work...

Try this first! Silicone spray will work miracles on the dried out channels. Lots and lots of spray.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-24-2018, 01:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,500
Posted By Texas993
Agree. Simple solution that I never would have...

Agree. Simple solution that I never would have thought of!
Forum: Fuel Injection 01-20-2018, 05:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,301
Posted By Texas993
There is a much simpler solution. The yellow...

There is a much simpler solution. The yellow wire that goes into the ignition module works. You can tap into it (do a quality tap) or cut the wire if you no longer need the module (which is what I...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-27-2017, 07:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 800
Posted By Texas993
Dorman also makes a switch that works for $13 at...

Dorman also makes a switch that works for $13 at OReillys. I am not at home to see the exact part number. I recently replaced mine and it works well. TGW sells the switch for about $75 plus...
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 12-15-2017, 08:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,840
Posted By Texas993
Installed and works perfectly.

Installed and works perfectly.
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 12-14-2017, 07:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,840
Posted By Texas993
I just bought this one. Will install it this...

I just bought this one. Will install it this weekend.

$20 and delivered within a...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-09-2017, 09:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,281
Posted By Texas993
I pulled the timing cover and resealed everything...

I pulled the timing cover and resealed everything and the leak is gone. What a pain in the @ss.

I'm thinking that it didn't seal right the first time because I installed it while the engine was...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-08-2017, 07:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,281
Posted By Texas993
I'm going to pull the timing cover today and I'll...

I'm going to pull the timing cover today and I'll be sure to check on any bolt passing through coolant and use thread sealant.

I wonder if that is the source of my leak...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-04-2017, 03:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,281
Posted By Texas993
Thanks for your comments. It sounds like I did...

Thanks for your comments. It sounds like I did the right thing by keeping the timing cover. While I did thoroughly clean and inspect it, I'll do it again when I pull it off to reseal it.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-04-2017, 11:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,281
Posted By Texas993
Timing cover replacement AMC 360, why is it needed?

I have read many threads here saying that you must replace the timing cover. I just rebuilt the AMC 360 on my '88 GW and replace most accessories on the front of the motor. Including the oil pump...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 11-07-2017, 11:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 664
Posted By Texas993
I have one of each. So far the differences that...

I have one of each. So far the differences that I have found are:

Different AC compressors and brackets (York v. Sanden)

Different Alternators (ACDelco v. Mitsubishi)

Plastic grill on '89, metal...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 11-01-2017, 11:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 750
Posted By Texas993
Looks great. Nice work!

Looks great. Nice work!
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-03-2017, 09:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 741
Posted By Texas993
I had similar issues when converting the 360 to...

I had similar issues when converting the 360 to TBI/HEI. My big issues were the EGR valve (you may not have one) and the intake manifold gasket. The manifold gasket on the back was hard to...
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 07-12-2017, 07:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,772
Posted By Texas993
It looks better than when it rolled off the...

It looks better than when it rolled off the showroom floor (probably runs better too). Congrats - restoring these is a labor of love.

I particularly like the color!
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-11-2017, 10:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 672
Posted By Texas993
I bought mine from BJs and they work well.

I bought mine from BJs and they work well.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-09-2017, 07:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 626
Posted By Texas993
You definitely need to properly hook up all the...

You definitely need to properly hook up all the vacuum lines related to the pod on the firewall. That is critical for those items to work (4WD, climate).

Do a search for vac diagrams. The pod vac...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 07-09-2017, 07:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,655
Posted By Texas993
Me too.

Me too.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 05-14-2017, 07:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,614
Posted By Texas993
Very cool! Love the truck and the scenery. ...

Very cool! Love the truck and the scenery. Where were you?
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