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Forum: General Chit-Chat 05-31-2020, 07:47 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
Are you going TAD or getting stationed there? I...

Are you going TAD or getting stationed there? I was going to try to get there sometime in June. Maybe not. Because June is already here!
Forum: Build Threads 05-31-2020, 07:38 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,290
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
Not much to report. I pulled the oil pan so I...

Not much to report. I pulled the oil pan so I could check out the bottom end.


I found a new oil pump gear set in my extra parts,


I just need to get an oil pan gasket on order so I can get it...
Forum: Build Threads 05-31-2020, 07:13 AM
Replies: 531
Views: 39,496
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
Marc- You're totally welcome for the caps. They...

Marc- You're totally welcome for the caps. They look great on those wheels! and on your Jeep.



This is such a great build. Thanks for all of your updates.
Forum: General Chit-Chat 05-25-2020, 08:29 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 53
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
Non A/C Alternator Bracket

What are you doing to line up your alternator when you run without the a/c compressor?

What brackets did jeep use on non- a/c applications? Has anyone used one like the pic below?


...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 05-23-2020, 02:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 111
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
Nevada FSJers

How many people are from Nevada on here. I'm thinking of heading to northern Nevada this summer. Winnemucca/ Lovelock area. What kind of car events happen there? Other than Hot August nights in...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-20-2020, 06:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 110
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
I have gone to the local spring shop. They were...

I have gone to the local spring shop. They were able to bend them up in 15 minutes or so. I did have my old one's they used for the measurements.
Forum: General Chit-Chat 05-15-2020, 07:09 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,053
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
I did watch it and my koolaid tastes the same. I...

I did watch it and my koolaid tastes the same. I am sad for those who have lost loved ones and who have gotten it such as you and your wife Al. That clip about him stating that there Will Be a...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-13-2020, 07:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 360
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
Hopefully the drivers will go in way easier. ...

Hopefully the drivers will go in way easier. Mine did. Don't forget to post up pics.
Forum: General Chit-Chat 05-11-2020, 11:12 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,053
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
I watched that the other day. Interesting stuff....

I watched that the other day. Interesting stuff. thanks for posting.
Forum: Build Threads 05-11-2020, 10:36 PM
Replies: 531
Views: 39,496
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
That looks great! The decal looks perfect. Is...

That looks great! The decal looks perfect. Is that is the paint you recommended to me? Looks like it does the job just fine.
Forum: General Chit-Chat 05-10-2020, 08:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 328
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
Bkgw....Thank you for the info. Is there any...

Bkgw....Thank you for the info. Is there any kind of date on the cover? I think I'll include Cj's in my search now. I might have a better chance finding it.
Forum: Build Threads 05-10-2020, 02:41 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,290
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
I haven't been doing much other than cleaning and...

I haven't been doing much other than cleaning and painting parts. https://i.ibb.co/Sw4X6Rd/563-BC183-3755-49-CD-A3-CC-4418-B23-B19-A6.jpg (https://ibb.co/yFcnNWY)


I have a bj's timing cover I was...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-09-2020, 06:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 360
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
My spring were not brand new, they had new...

My spring were not brand new, they had new bushings. they were snug.... but not tight. maybe try some grease on the bushing face.



I put both spring front's in first. my axle was on jack...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-08-2020, 03:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 360
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
I haven't used this method, however... I assume...

I haven't used this method, however... I assume wrapped around the axle and frame to mimic the floor jack method.



You are trying to compress the spring so it's long enough to reach the shackle...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 05-06-2020, 09:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 203
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
Here is how I did it by myself on the 79. ...

Here is how I did it by myself on the 79. Original gate was missing and the hinges were in still installed in the body. The spare gate was in the back cargo area uninstalled.




*****Big plus...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 05-06-2020, 05:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 328
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
I checked out the one on BAT in person not to...

I checked out the one on BAT in person not to buy... Just checking the dudes collection of jeeps out. That's the only reason I knew about them.


Also It is the exact jeep in the thread, still...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 05-05-2020, 09:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 328
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
I'm in the process of purchasing one and wanted...

I'm in the process of purchasing one and wanted some info on them. What does the front of the brochure look like? I've been looking on ebay for one.
Forum: General Chit-Chat 05-04-2020, 09:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,707
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
Those are pretty cool. I don't collect, but I...

Those are pretty cool. I don't collect, but I was at an estate sale a couple of years ago and picked up half a dozen good condition redlines. I always liked them because the wheels come off. ...
Forum: Build Threads 05-04-2020, 09:33 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,290
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
New Comp double roller timing chain in....

New Comp double roller timing chain in.







https://i.ibb.co/nnwNsZf/CD5-ADBB0-E024-48-EB-B2-E1-3-BC2-F7270-D22.jpg (https://ibb.co/dLfw016)
Forum: General Chit-Chat 05-04-2020, 05:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 328
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
Golden Hawk

Does anyone here own a 1980 Golden Hawk Cherokee FSJ?



I can't find that much info about them on the internet.



I did find some pics of one that was on this site in 06, and the one that...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-03-2020, 10:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 360
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
When I did mine, I installed the spring in the...

When I did mine, I installed the spring in the front bucket first and then fought with the rear.


I looked way easier than pushing the front of the spring forward, I'm sure there is a way, but I...
Forum: Build Threads 05-02-2020, 08:52 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,651
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
I'm a little confused about these pumps. The...

I'm a little confused about these pumps.


The one you are going with does not have a return. Thanks for the PM. and clarification.



Your build is looking awesome. When does the body drop...
Forum: Build Threads 05-02-2020, 08:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 504
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
I really like the color. Almost a forest service...

I really like the color. Almost a forest service look.



Great job on the floors.... This is in my future for both of my project Cherokee's.


How long did it take you to get them that clean?
Forum: Build Threads 05-02-2020, 03:48 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,290
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
Mark , Fullsize and Asphalt I'm not sure how...

Mark , Fullsize and Asphalt



I'm not sure how to quote each of you.




Thanks for the sound advice. I'm going to order that timing set and get things back together.
Forum: Build Threads 05-01-2020, 08:59 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,290
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
Good call. I'm sure I cab dig those old threads...

Good call. I'm sure I cab dig those old threads up.



Here is a better pic of the timing chain slack. It seems like a lot to me. ...
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