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Forum: General FSJ Discussion 03-31-2020, 01:08 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By joe
Don't know about carrier difference between...

Don't know about carrier difference between Wag/Chero/truck but a new med lug tread 33x9.5x15 would not fit in the carrier of my 72-J4500. Never tried raising the carrier into final position cause...
Forum: Wanted 03-29-2020, 05:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 61
Posted By joe
So it's in the US? Call a local auto glass shop....

So it's in the US? Call a local auto glass shop. I had the windshield replaced on an 82 Chero. A stone thrown up from a semi cracked it so my comp insurance paid most of it. All it cost me was the...
Forum: Street & Performance 03-29-2020, 11:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,182
Posted By joe
Save your money on the manifold. Biggest gain...

Save your money on the manifold. Biggest gain will be the back saving weight loss of the alum. Dual exhausts are a pain to route on a Wag unless you run both main pipes down the same side. Much...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 03-28-2020, 03:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 350
Posted By joe
The "FSJ Tech Library" is your...

The "FSJ Tech Library" is your friend
http://www.ifsja.org/tech/motors/engcode304.html
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-26-2020, 12:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 60
Posted By joe
If you have the stock Motorcraft 2150 2v carb I...

If you have the stock Motorcraft 2150 2v carb I would keep it and rebuild it. It's a good carb more than adequate for feeding the 360 and easy to rebuild and easy to tune. Also more off camber...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-19-2020, 04:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 311
Posted By joe
Naw, pretty easy. You might have to persuade it a...

Naw, pretty easy. You might have to persuade it a bit with a rubber mallet or chunk of wood. I highly suggest jacking up the front end and supporting the frame rails so the axle hangs down for...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 03-16-2020, 11:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 718
Posted By joe
Sorry ya can't go but really it's prolly for the...

Sorry ya can't go but really it's prolly for the best. If you/your meds can't deal with the heat maybe you can get her prize cruise relocated to a different cruiseline?
Been on my wish list awhile.....
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 03-14-2020, 09:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 253
Posted By joe
I'd still check the float system. Look for...

I'd still check the float system. Look for sinking float, damaged needle tip. Also look for crud deposits in the float bowl. Snot looking goop or sugary white hard deposits are prolly from E10...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 03-14-2020, 06:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 253
Posted By joe
Who did the "brand new rebuild"? If...

Who did the "brand new rebuild"? If it's a rebuilt bought from a parts chain store. It was rebuilt in Mexico. Actually just reassembled in MX. When they disassemble them for rebuilding/cleaning they...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 03-10-2020, 02:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 457
Posted By joe
I use Seafoam or other fuel system cleaner in...

I use Seafoam or other fuel system cleaner in pretty much all my cars/truck/bikes a couple times a year in a tank of fuel as a preventative maint drill. It's NOT a magic tune-up in a can/carb...
Forum: Wanted 03-07-2020, 10:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 134
Posted By joe
You looking for running used or rebuilt? For...

You looking for running used or rebuilt?
For rebuilt I'd call S&J's in Spokane. https://www.sandjengines.com
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 03-05-2020, 01:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 197
Posted By joe
So far as which dash to use. Either one 86 or 83...

So far as which dash to use. Either one 86 or 83 on an 83 truck will require some changes. you either deal with the wiring for the volt/amp gauge change or the fuel gauge sender changes. An 86 fuel...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-02-2020, 05:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 262
Posted By joe
Before you go buying new motors... take the...

Before you go buying new motors... take the switches apart a thoroughly clean them. Unlike the switches the motors are pretty robust and rarely fail.
Forum: Diesel Swaps 02-28-2020, 10:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 583
Posted By joe
Cool project. You'll like the 6.2 dsl in there....

Cool project. You'll like the 6.2 dsl in there. :thumbsup: Keep the axle gearing in mind. You'll want the 6.2 to run in the 2000-2500 RPM range for optimum happiness and fuel consumption.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 02-25-2020, 04:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 118
Posted By joe
What motor? If 258 look closely where the sender...

What motor? If 258 look closely where the sender screws into the block. Cracks are common.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-24-2020, 12:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 401
Posted By joe
For the elec seats look underneath at the elec...

For the elec seats look underneath at the elec connector laying on the floor. Prolly seriously corroded. Common especially in the winter road salt states. After you clean/replace it, hang if from the...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 02-22-2020, 05:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,736
Posted By joe
+1 If it runs now I agree with Tim to look for a...

+1
If it runs now I agree with Tim to look for a donor 230 core and go through it as time/money allows. Also as Tim mentioned the M-715 forum is a good place to look. Lotsa M-715 owners swap in a big...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-21-2020, 12:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 131
Posted By joe
Can't just drill some new holes and move the...

Can't just drill some new holes and move the tracks back?
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 02-20-2020, 01:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,736
Posted By joe
If an eventual resto is your end goal, why double...

If an eventual resto is your end goal, why double the grief, work, costs with a drive train swap just to redo it over again later? What's wrong with your orig 230/T90/D20 that warrants replacing? The...
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 02-16-2020, 03:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 300
Posted By joe
Odds are good it's an aftermarket coating. Out...

Odds are good it's an aftermarket coating. Out east it was likely Ziebart
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-13-2020, 08:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 133
Posted By joe
Should be the same on a 71. Follow the wire back...

Should be the same on a 71. Follow the wire back from the horn...you'll find it. ;)
Forum: General Chit-Chat 02-11-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 330
Posted By joe
D44/D60 combo from a FSJ will have some specific...

D44/D60 combo from a FSJ will have some specific differences depending on the year J-20 they came from. Pre-80 D60's pumpkin will be offset to pass side. 80+ will be centered. Front D44 pumpkin will...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 02-09-2020, 09:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 660
Posted By joe
RIP

RIP
Forum: General Chit-Chat 02-07-2020, 08:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 227
Posted By joe
Kudos to Gerber on a 20 year old tool and kudo's...

Kudos to Gerber on a 20 year old tool and kudo's to you Rang for being honest with them about the abuse.
Well done!
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-07-2020, 03:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 181
Posted By joe
+1 Flanged

+1
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