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Forum: General FSJ Discussion Today, 12:00 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By babywag
I had a worn 33x12.5" stuffed back under...

I had a worn 33x12.5" stuffed back under there for a time on my 88.
It was TIGHT, hung LOW. No way a new one would have fit w/o airing it down significantly.
99% they were Goodyear MTR's.

As Flint...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion Today, 11:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 11
Posted By babywag
For tough to find ones we used to cover suspect...

For tough to find ones we used to cover suspect outer areas with tape.
When the noise goes away...

Areas to look are fresh air vent(s) or cowl seams leaks for what you describe.

Mirrors, panel...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 03-28-2020, 04:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 321
Posted By babywag
Well be that as it is...I have done it without...

Well be that as it is...I have done it without issues.

*IF* original to engine flexplate/flywheel/balancer is even available...
having a shop match the balance is best
many times they aren't so...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 03-28-2020, 03:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 321
Posted By babywag
since 304/360 crank(s) are same I imagine an off...

since 304/360 crank(s) are same I imagine an off shelf flexplate probably be fine.
a new rebuild obviously best to have balanced but for a swap probably be fine to just buy/use flexplate ya get.
Forum: General Chit-Chat 03-28-2020, 10:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 8
Posted By babywag
Now that tweakers are online things are bad LMAO

Now that tweakers are online things are bad LMAO
Forum: General Chit-Chat 03-26-2020, 12:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 291
Posted By babywag
One report states ~350% jump in malicious...

One report states ~350% jump in malicious phishing websites alone.
I can only imagine the increase in attempted email attacks.

The fact is they're playing on people's fear and urgency for info.
Many...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 03-26-2020, 12:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 828
Posted By babywag
7 confirmed cases in my city here....but I would...

7 confirmed cases in my city here....but I would bet $$ several more undiagnosed/untested.

It is everywhere! They are only finding it here by testing folks that require treatment and/or...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 03-25-2020, 02:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 291
Posted By babywag
It's also open season for the card...

It's also open season for the card skimmers.
Nobody around watching/paying attention.
Forum: General Chit-Chat 03-25-2020, 12:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 291
Posted By babywag
Online dangers increase due to coronavirus

Just a heads up for the folks out there.
Many reports of malicious sites spreading malware/viruses trying to steal your info.
Be careful with your online activity!

This unique situation is a golden...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 03-23-2020, 05:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 175
Posted By babywag
resize before you upload...many apps or ways to...

resize before you upload...many apps or ways to resize pics.
imgur allows resizing via the pic link, other sites may as well, but imgbb doesn't and pics that large really mess with folks on...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-23-2020, 03:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 120
Posted By babywag
they are pipe thread not regular bolt...

they are pipe thread not regular bolt threads.
need to use NPT plugs if removing.
be advised in PA they may not be easy to remove...

if nothing attached to them they can be left alone/as-is
Forum: General Chit-Chat 03-22-2020, 12:20 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 828
Posted By babywag
I just wish folks would wake up and realize govt....

I just wish folks would wake up and realize govt. isn't the answer for anything.
Private companies ALWAYS do it better.
Too much nonsense/waste/broken systems to deal with "regular" issues let alone...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 03-19-2020, 05:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 234
Posted By babywag
If it is "new" probably piss poor...

If it is "new" probably piss poor cheapnese copy.
I'd see about a return/refund.
A brand new carb. once dialed in should be problem free for years.
Opening it up will likely void any warranty.

If...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 03-12-2020, 10:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 254
Posted By babywag
Gotta love the rust belt...I've seen worse drum...

Gotta love the rust belt...I've seen worse drum brakes, but not by much! haha

Seen and refused to work on several plow trucks back when I was wrenchin' in MN...
Too unsafe and told owners to retire...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-09-2020, 11:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 256
Posted By babywag
Main issue with AMP meter is crappy old...

Main issue with AMP meter is crappy old wiring/connections AND the age of gauge itself.
I have seen many many melted wires on these, and gauge plastic bits cracked/failing.

If NOS probably ok *IF*...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 03-08-2020, 09:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 254
Posted By babywag
Any parts store "should" have banjo...

Any parts store "should" have banjo bolts...or be able to order them.
GM D52 calipers used on millions of vehicles.
pretty sure they're 10mm for metric calipers.
Forum: Online Sale Links: (Ebay, Craigslist, etc.) 03-08-2020, 05:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 210
Posted By babywag
LOL...back up to...

LOL...back up to $25k

https://losangeles.craigslist.org/lgb/pts/d/lakewood-1966-jeep-super-wagoneer/7089457856.html
Forum: General Chit-Chat 03-06-2020, 09:01 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 828
Posted By babywag
It's pathetic how blown out of proportion all...

It's pathetic how blown out of proportion all this is.
Seriously the virus was likely in US very shortly after the China outbreak.
With air travel what it is and the chinese delay in announcing...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 03-03-2020, 08:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 504
Posted By babywag
Many many that I have seen door alignment is...

Many many that I have seen door alignment is great yet lower corner sticks out.
I would venture guess it's from worn tooling?
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 03-03-2020, 03:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 504
Posted By babywag
loosen more?? they should move fairly easily once...

loosen more??
they should move fairly easily once loose??

maybe try just one hinge @ time? really loosen all 3 and try just that hinge.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 03-03-2020, 10:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 504
Posted By babywag
Did you loosen the 2 deep bolts on the pillar as...

Did you loosen the 2 deep bolts on the pillar as well?
There are 3 bolts on each hinge...
That would be the only reason I can think of that you cannot move the hinges.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-02-2020, 08:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 392
Posted By babywag
Yes, and if memory serves me correct they only...

Yes, and if memory serves me correct they only work when low beams are on.
Meaning you need to have the headlight switch on or they do not get power/work.
Forum: For Sale: Parts and Pieces (To keep our rigs running) 02-28-2020, 01:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 160
Posted By babywag
I'll dig around and see if i can find it... iirc...

I'll dig around and see if i can find it...
iirc it was the chrome one
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 02-28-2020, 10:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 405
Posted By babywag
Pinto/Mustang II/Maverick? Yeah they had...

Pinto/Mustang II/Maverick? Yeah they had issues...

In auto body school in the 90's we had a pretty in-depth section on fuel systems/fire safety checks on vehicles that needed collision...
Forum: For Sale: Parts and Pieces (To keep our rigs running) 02-27-2020, 10:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 160
Posted By babywag
Wheel is VERY rough and VERY cracked. I do have...

Wheel is VERY rough and VERY cracked.
I do have the column trim somewhere from my 65 wag, this truck it was MIA.
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