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Forum: FSJ-PRIS 11-06-2019, 06:31 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By ddversatile
I found the information, thanks so much! Now to...

I found the information, thanks so much!

Now to find 10 3/8" steelies :D
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 11-05-2019, 04:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 93
Posted By ddversatile
Kaiser Jeep Hubcap Help

Hello,

Getting ready to assemble my engine on the Gladiator, spring will be here sooner rather than later and I want the new wheels/tires/hubcaps to finish off all the other restoration work I have...
Forum: Build Threads 08-17-2019, 04:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,402
Posted By ddversatile
The oil feeds from a hole in the block, the...

The oil feeds from a hole in the block, the bearing journal has a deep groove that goes around the bearing allowing oil to pass around then into the bearing under pressure then onto the main bearings
Forum: Build Threads 08-16-2019, 11:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,402
Posted By ddversatile
Brought the block to the machine shop, he...

Brought the block to the machine shop, he installed the bearings properly, 100$, I was very happy with the installation.

Not a nick on the bearings and he put the oiling hole facing down or the 6...
Forum: Build Threads 08-14-2019, 10:39 PM
Replies: 553
Views: 49,954
Posted By ddversatile
I love the box! Looks Fantastic!

I love the box! Looks Fantastic!
Forum: Build Threads 08-11-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,402
Posted By ddversatile
Did some stuff today, put on the steering wheel,...

Did some stuff today, put on the steering wheel, cluster is back in, and tach is on. :)
Week or so ago i redid the "Detroit Joint'' style joint on the steering shaft, much less play now. Repainted...
Forum: Build Threads 08-04-2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,658
Posted By ddversatile
This is awesome! Love the Gladiators, just...

This is awesome! Love the Gladiators, just repainted the dash on mine while waiting on engine parts
Forum: Build Threads 07-25-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,402
Posted By ddversatile
That would be an option aswell, my neighbor likes...

That would be an option aswell, my neighbor likes to make his own tools, however that kit you linked, would work for any engine but the ones we will make will be 327 only.

Its cheaper to make our...
Forum: Build Threads 07-25-2019, 04:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,402
Posted By ddversatile
Update, gonna be buying the third set of cam...

Update, gonna be buying the third set of cam bearings for this engine soon.
I dropped my installer tool and made a knotch in it, then it proceded to gouge the bearing.

However that wasnt the main...
Forum: Build Threads 07-19-2019, 02:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,402
Posted By ddversatile
Finished cleaning all the pistons finally! Happy...

Finished cleaning all the pistons finally! Happy with how they turned out, moving onto the rocker arms.

http://u.cubeupload.com/ddversatile/IMG0721.jpg

Bolts removed, the fancy drilled one on the...
Forum: Build Threads 07-14-2019, 12:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,402
Posted By ddversatile
Next it was warm that week (5*C :D) Very nice...

Next it was warm that week (5*C :D) Very nice weather for March in Alberta, so I worked on stripping the frame and firewall of rust and junk and painted...
Forum: Build Threads 07-13-2019, 11:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,402
Posted By ddversatile
1968 J-3600

Starting a build thread :) .

Last summer I had the truck repainted, I did most of the disassembly and reassembly of the trim, panels, bumpers, etc. ...
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 07-13-2019, 10:45 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 16,705
Posted By ddversatile
The logo looks pretty darn nice, I second on...

The logo looks pretty darn nice, I second on going a little bit smaller as you say :) .

I went for truck utility lights for my backup:

http://u.cubeupload.com/ddversatile/IMG0598.jpg

I like both...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-12-2019, 11:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 591
Posted By ddversatile
Oops my bad, I'm pretty sure he was talking of...

Oops my bad, I'm pretty sure he was talking of the regulators, I misinterpreted haha. :p
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 07-12-2019, 11:31 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 16,705
Posted By ddversatile
The EFI controller looks nice in the holster, its...

The EFI controller looks nice in the holster, its too bad they didnt put the connector on the bottom of the screen so you can route the wires cleaner.
How do you like your EFI, on your (304?...
Forum: Introduce Yourself. 07-12-2019, 08:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 812
Posted By ddversatile
All the Kaiser jeeps and AMC--(70' and on) trucks...

All the Kaiser jeeps and AMC--(70' and on) trucks pre-1973 were the weird years, after 1973 much more mainstream (GM and Ford) parts were used in addition to the AMC engines.

My 1968 had no fuse...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-12-2019, 08:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 591
Posted By ddversatile
http://www.bjsoffroad.com/Door-Window-Lifter-Chann...

http://www.bjsoffroad.com/Door-Window-Lifter-Channel--Front-Left-Driver_p_2140.html

http://www.bjsoffroad.com/Door-Window-Lifter-Channel--Front-Right-Passenger_p_2142.html

You can now get them...
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 07-12-2019, 08:02 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 16,705
Posted By ddversatile
I think I'm going to start one soon, as I finally...

I think I'm going to start one soon, as I finally have found a good photo hosting site to post my pictures.



The bed sides may be tricky, as our trucks (Every truck pre-1973') has a slightly...
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 07-11-2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 16,705
Posted By ddversatile
I can't wait to see it out of paint, this is one...

I can't wait to see it out of paint, this is one of the coolest builds on this forum IMO.

I am rebuilding the engine on my 68 Gladiator and had It painted last year, I wish the orders were reversed,...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-11-2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 403
Posted By ddversatile
I do in fact have that TSM :). And the...

I do in fact have that TSM :). And the information you've quoted is about all that is in the tsm, however
A fellow on AMC Forum sent me...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-01-2019, 11:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 403
Posted By ddversatile
327 Cam Bearing Help

Hey guys recently finished rewiring my 68' Gladiator from the cab back and I'm now ready to assemble the engine, however I have forgotten the orientation of the cam bearings inside the block prior to...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-27-2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 312
Posted By ddversatile
Pictures of pistons, starting to paint the frame...

Pictures of pistons, starting to paint the frame and pictures of cylinder wall...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-25-2019, 04:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 312
Posted By ddversatile
Rebuilding the AMC 327, more questions

Engine is disassembled, im cleaning all the various parts

-Crank getting a grind

-Cam getting reground

-Heads getting new Valves, Seats, Guides, the whole 9 yards

Pistons (3 at least) show a mark...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 07-27-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 583
Posted By ddversatile
Added LED's to replace the round gladiator lights

Trucks home from paint, and I was looking into options for LED tail/turn lights as a upgrade for safety/looks. They are flange mount LED semi truck lights, plug and play basically, but had to bore...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 07-11-2018, 11:44 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 12,187
Posted By ddversatile
Weld the fender onto inner fender :banghead:

Weld the fender onto inner fender :banghead:
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