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Forum: General FSJ Discussion 02-24-2013, 07:16 AM
Replies: 41
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Posted By Rande
Looks pretty good in that photo. ;)

Looks pretty good in that photo. ;)
Forum: Ouray FSJ Invasion 02-12-2013, 07:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,350
Posted By Rande
Well, unless I hit the lottery, I'm pretty sure...

Well, unless I hit the lottery, I'm pretty sure I'll be in the XJ. When I was out there before, that XJ did just fine at altitude.

Deal with the '82 Cherokee is the work its going to need to be...
Forum: Ouray FSJ Invasion 02-09-2013, 07:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,350
Posted By Rande
I hate it when that happens! That's right, it...

I hate it when that happens!

That's right, it was Krista who had the flat.

BTW, I've seen no videos of the invasion. I plan (but then, I plan a LOT of things) to bring a video cam.
Forum: Ouray FSJ Invasion 02-09-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,350
Posted By Rande
Thanks! Looks like Imogene is not a worry then....

Thanks! Looks like Imogene is not a worry then. Last Dollar Road was in good shape when I did it. I really liked that drive. Placer/Picayune was a nice drive (I remember someone slashed a tire on a...
Forum: Ouray FSJ Invasion 02-09-2013, 12:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,350
Posted By Rande
Been looking at this map of the Alpine Loop....

Been looking at this map of the Alpine Loop. Looks like a great drive.

http://www.alpineloop.com/HTML/tourindex.html
Forum: Ouray FSJ Invasion 02-09-2013, 11:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,350
Posted By Rande
Trails to Ride

Well, its looking better as far as work is concerned and that means greater confidence that I will make it this year I may be able to purchase a local '82 WT Cherokee but not sure if I will have the...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 01-23-2013, 08:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 733
Posted By Rande
There is also a difference between the pre-80 and...

There is also a difference between the pre-80 and post-79 oil pans. The post-79 pans have a notch at the lower edge to clear the exhaust pipe as it tucked up closer to the engine to clear the front...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 01-23-2013, 08:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,697
Posted By Rande
The shock mounts were never intended, and...

The shock mounts were never intended, and therefore, never designed to hold that much weight. The small rubber bisquits that cushion the shock are also suspect as far as holding weight is concerned.
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Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-10-2012, 06:18 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,398
Posted By Rande
If you want a Faraday cage, simply weld some...

If you want a Faraday cage, simply weld some sheet metal to form a complete box and store your stuff in there. Ground it very well of course.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 12-10-2012, 05:46 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,525
Posted By Rande
New Grand Waggy Coming

Just read in the Detroit Free Press that the new GW is under developement. Its to be based on the GC platform as an upscale 3 row vehicle.

Seeing how godawful ugly the '13 GC is, I have no hopes...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 09-27-2012, 07:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,244
Posted By Rande
He would likely roundhouse kick me across the 8th...

He would likely roundhouse kick me across the 8th dimension. Lucky he doesn't read this. At least, i HOPE he doesn't read this.....I'm doomed! Let my fate be a cautionary tale...careful what you post...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 09-27-2012, 07:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,808
Posted By Rande
That brought up a bad mind image...:eek:

That brought up a bad mind image...:eek:
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 09-25-2012, 09:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,244
Posted By Rande
Actually, it does. Please see an optometrist. ...

Actually, it does. Please see an optometrist.

Pignose grilles look best in a scrap pile.:p
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 09-02-2012, 06:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,636
Posted By Rande
Changed out the single pot master cylinder in my...

Changed out the single pot master cylinder in my old Mustang for this very reason.

Probably your E-brake engaged because the tread wrapped around the cable and tightened it. There is no mechanism...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 08-22-2012, 05:38 PM
Replies: 1,015
Views: 219,473
Posted By Rande
ParaNorman. Its not strickly a GW but its...

ParaNorman.

Its not strickly a GW but its obviously based on one. Its the family's car. Has a four headlight front end, sort of a cross between a station wagon and a GW. Close enough.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 08-15-2012, 06:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 915
Posted By Rande
Be sure to get an SWR meter (buy or borrow) and...

Be sure to get an SWR meter (buy or borrow) and tune the antenna.

If you like the woodgrain, Radio Shack had a line of radios with woodgrain. One that comes to mind the TRC-449, 40 channels and...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 08-03-2012, 05:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,969
Posted By Rande
Next time you take it to a local show, let me...

Next time you take it to a local show, let me know. I'd love to see the truck.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 07-31-2012, 06:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,969
Posted By Rande
Taking it to Farmington in August? Where was...

Taking it to Farmington in August?

Where was this show?
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 07-30-2012, 12:54 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,243
Posted By Rande
That mesh surrounding the filter will keep any...

That mesh surrounding the filter will keep any cats out of there.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 07-29-2012, 05:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,035
Posted By Rande
The '81 idea was mine. Oops. Noy up on the...

The '81 idea was mine. Oops. Noy up on the details of Cherokees yet.

Not home yet, gotta come up with the funds. Waiting to find out if the maintenance contract with the cell company pans out...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 07-28-2012, 02:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,035
Posted By Rande
I'm gonna hafta really try to get this one. It...

I'm gonna hafta really try to get this one. It has the best body for a Cherokee I've ever seen around here. There is a nice restored Chero around here but you just don't see it on the road.

I have...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 07-27-2012, 07:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,035
Posted By Rande
It runs and drives well enough for moving around...

It runs and drives well enough for moving around his farm. For real driving its gonna need some maintenance work before I would trust it.

I like that it has the NP208. I do have a NP219 sitting in...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 07-27-2012, 02:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,035
Posted By Rande
Took a look at the Cherokee today, looks good! ...

Took a look at the Cherokee today, looks good!

Its an '81 360-auto WT. The grille and bumpers are there but off the truck. No carpet. No rust through but some surface on the front floor (maybe a...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 07-27-2012, 08:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,035
Posted By Rande
Dumpy, I'll try to remember to ask when I get out...

Dumpy, I'll try to remember to ask when I get out there. I, however, am from Swansboro on the coast near Jacksonville.

Gotta go get my camera (its at the shop at work).
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 07-26-2012, 02:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,035
Posted By Rande
Couldn't get out there today due to unexpected...

Couldn't get out there today due to unexpected work on a job we're doing. :(

I have tomorrow off instead.
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