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Forum: General FSJ Tech 11-01-2007, 11:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 845
Posted By thos
I rebuilt mine about 2 years ago and went with...

I rebuilt mine about 2 years ago and went with the edelbrock intake, 1406 carb and the edelbrock cam. I'm really pleased w/ the cam but never liked the carb so I replaced it a couple of months ago...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 10-18-2007, 10:32 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,189
Posted By thos
Quadratec is located in West Chester PA, which is...

Quadratec is located in West Chester PA, which is less than a 20min. drive for me. Those guys are great to talk to and they really know their stuff too. My brother and I go there regularly for our...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-15-2007, 10:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 656
Posted By thos
Had a 500 cfm ebrock on mine for about 2 years. ...

Had a 500 cfm ebrock on mine for about 2 years. It ran just fine, but I eventually swapped it out for a Q-jet. World of difference.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 10-15-2007, 10:16 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,189
Posted By thos
I also gave back this weekend - Swept, scrubbed...

I also gave back this weekend - Swept, scrubbed and acid-washed the garage floor on Sat. Painted with epoxy on Sun. Second coat goes on today.

Make it easier to wipe up the power steering...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-14-2005, 08:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 606
Posted By thos
Post I'm running the Edelbrock cam with a performer...

I'm running the Edelbrock cam with a performer intake and 500cfm EPS carb (I think it's the 1406, but can't remember). The idle is great, slightly rougher than when the engine was stock, but not...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 06-14-2005, 02:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 684
Posted By thos
Post Which cam are you referring to, the Edelbrock or...

Which cam are you referring to, the Edelbrock or the 8600?
Forum: General FSJ Tech 06-13-2005, 07:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 684
Posted By thos
Post I've got the 8600 cam all ready to be installed,...

I've got the 8600 cam all ready to be installed, but my mechanic friend who is helping me with this project feels that the cam is too large. He said that the heads would need to be machined more to...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 06-09-2005, 06:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 844
Posted By thos
Post I'm in the process of rebuilding the 360 (along...

I'm in the process of rebuilding the 360 (along with a friend who is much more knowledgable). Got the block back from the machine shop today and will get the heads back on Sat. All of the new parts...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 06-01-2005, 03:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 579
Posted By thos
Post I've seen others mention that they replaced their...

I've seen others mention that they replaced their oil pump with a high volume pump during a rebuild. I've searched but can't seem to find one for a 360. Is there a kit out there somewhere?
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-26-2005, 03:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 324
Posted By thos
Post The 360 is in the process of a rebuild. I'd like...

The 360 is in the process of a rebuild. I'd like to say I'm doing it myself, but that wouldn't be true. I've got a much more knowledgeable friend helping. Here's my questions for anyone who can...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-20-2005, 08:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 385
Posted By thos
Post How much lift, if any, will new springs give to a...

How much lift, if any, will new springs give to a saggen wagon?
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-09-2005, 08:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,102
Posted By thos
Post That's not his ignorance, but mine.

That's not his ignorance, but mine.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-09-2005, 06:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,102
Posted By thos
Post I'm having some "upgrades" done by a...

I'm having some "upgrades" done by a guy who owes me for some work I did for him. One of the things he suggested is putting a Qjet on instead of a 4 barrell. He said it would bolt right onto an...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-10-2005, 07:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 895
Posted By thos
Post CJ - Search this site for the TFI upgrade. It's...

CJ - Search this site for the TFI upgrade. It's an ignition upgrade that is fast, cheap and easy to do. I'm no McGuyver and completed the task in about 2 hours.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-08-2004, 02:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 612
Posted By thos
Post Driving the drvcmobile up from the beach last...

Driving the drvcmobile up from the beach last weekend I noticed that after I stopped at a light or stop sign and started again while making a turn, there was a feeling in the rear like the...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 06-04-2003, 06:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 944
Posted By thos
Post The last couple of times I fired her up and put...

The last couple of times I fired her up and put her in gear, either drive or reverse, it wouldn't immediately engage. Instead, it simply sat as though it was still in park until I moved the shift...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-05-2002, 01:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 617
Posted By thos
Post Don't worry about it. I just clipped my extra...

Don't worry about it. I just clipped my extra neg wire off. (unless you're gonna install a tach or some other accessory in the future)
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-14-2002, 02:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 543
Posted By thos
Post Good Ole Bob Barry gave me 4 new wheels about a...

Good Ole Bob Barry gave me 4 new wheels about a month ago to replace the aftermarket rims the PO had on her. They shined up nice and Sears automotive mounted and balanced them (along w/ new stems)...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-08-2002, 04:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 371
Posted By thos
Post The wires for a Ford truck will be a little tight...

The wires for a Ford truck will be a little tight in spots, although they will reach with some slack. The problem w/ using Ford wires is the length of the coil wire. It won't make it from the cap...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-07-2002, 02:29 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,869
Posted By thos
Post DonS - you seem to have the inside track on this...

DonS - you seem to have the inside track on this oil business. What do you use/recommend for normal oil changes. Any additive? What brand of oil? What weight. I normally use vavoline - 10w30 and...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-01-2002, 05:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 521
Posted By thos
Post My truck is in another state right now so I can't...

My truck is in another state right now so I can't go outside and look at it, but I have to replace the suction line and I can get it here pretty cheap. The question the parts guy asked is whether I...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 06-26-2002, 01:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 755
Posted By thos
Post You didn't state whether you want the lift for...

You didn't state whether you want the lift for serious off roading or for cosmetic/bigger tire reasons. I wanted little extra height for vainity reasons only. I felt inferior next to durangos and...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 06-12-2002, 02:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 682
Posted By thos
Post I agree w/RB. I wanted about 3" for similar...

I agree w/RB. I wanted about 3" for similar reasons. Researched SOAs, suspension lifts and body lifts. The $67 bucks I spent at Tyres International for a performance accessories body lift kit was...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 06-11-2002, 03:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 465
Posted By thos
Post I've been noticing a "clicking" sound...

I've been noticing a "clicking" sound when I engage the tranny from park and sometimes - not always - when going from a full stop. Not a "clunk" but a mild "click". Is this the begining of a...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 06-02-2002, 01:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 525
Posted By thos
Post No, Bob. Not that I can recall. I ran the AC...

No, Bob. Not that I can recall. I ran the AC for the first time this season the day before, but it wasn't running when the smoke/noise appeared and I haven't checked to see if the ac is working...
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