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Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-11-2020, 12:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 451
Posted By FSJunkie
It worked fine from the factory. Just put it...

It worked fine from the factory. Just put it together the way the factory did and it'll work fine. Problem solved.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-09-2020, 01:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 254
Posted By FSJunkie
STA Super Traxion H78-15LT 6-ply Nylon on 15x6...

STA Super Traxion H78-15LT 6-ply Nylon on 15x6 steel wheels.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-09-2020, 01:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 123
Posted By FSJunkie
Absolutely positively a flanged axle 30 spline...

Absolutely positively a flanged axle 30 spline Dana 44 offset differential.

Standard ratio for V8 automatic was 3.31, optional 3.73.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-28-2020, 01:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 400
Posted By FSJunkie
Some years used a lower base timing setting like...

Some years used a lower base timing setting like 0* with a high mechanical advance like 35* and other years used a higher base timing setting like 15* with a low mechanical advance like 20*.

The...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-28-2020, 01:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 451
Posted By FSJunkie
Why would you say a 3/8" bolt is too small...

Why would you say a 3/8" bolt is too small and a 5/16" bolt fills the space better? That makes no sense. 3/8" is larger than 5/16"! I think you have the two sizes confused.

The space around the...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 01-22-2020, 10:30 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,171
Posted By FSJunkie
The people paying $100,000 for these Jeeps do no...

The people paying $100,000 for these Jeeps do no seem to even notice what is under the hood so long as it makes the Jeep move.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-28-2019, 10:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,010
Posted By FSJunkie
Agreed. I live in the second snowiest city in...

Agreed.

I live in the second snowiest city in the United States, second to Albany, New York.

Limited slip is great for keeping you from getting stuck. It keeps the tires grabbing and keeps you...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-25-2019, 12:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 270
Posted By FSJunkie
It's sheet metal. It can be cut, shaped, formed,...

It's sheet metal. It can be cut, shaped, formed, and welded.

Fill the tank with water then pour it out to displace fuel vapors before welding. Old trick.

That is the price of having an old car with...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 12-16-2019, 02:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 782
Posted By FSJunkie
I don't cut dashes and I sure don't cut fenders...

I don't cut dashes and I sure don't cut fenders either.

The Retrosound pictured in this thread is their older model, which I have in my Jeep. Those are obsolete in their lineup now. Their newer...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-16-2019, 02:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,010
Posted By FSJunkie
You've got to be kidding me. My stock Wagoneer...

You've got to be kidding me. My stock Wagoneer goes 0-60 MPH in 11 seconds, timed by a drag strip.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-15-2019, 12:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 395
Posted By FSJunkie
You can tell a lockup transmission because you...

You can tell a lockup transmission because you can feel the lockup clutch engage at 45 miles per hour.

Lucas Trans-Fix works for small leaks. It will not stop them, but it will slow them down. I...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-15-2019, 12:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 208
Posted By FSJunkie
You should get whichever one fits the vehicle's...

You should get whichever one fits the vehicle's original emission configuration. Get the low altitude valve if the vehicle's emission sticker indicates it was originally built for and sold at low...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 12-15-2019, 12:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 782
Posted By FSJunkie
The whole point of the Retrosound radio is that...

The whole point of the Retrosound radio is that you don't have to cut or modify your dash in any way. Somebody, sometime in the future, perhaps yourself, will regret cutting the dash.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-14-2019, 03:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,010
Posted By FSJunkie
Halleluiah somebody said it.

Halleluiah somebody said it.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-14-2019, 03:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 224
Posted By FSJunkie
Welcome to having an interesting engine that not...

Welcome to having an interesting engine that not every other person has. The price is you have to be smarter about parts. It takes more effort and you get more reward. Once you know where to get...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 12-14-2019, 03:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 782
Posted By FSJunkie
Get a Retrosound. I've bought three of them over...

Get a Retrosound. I've bought three of them over the past ten years and the first one I bought was for my Jeep. They are fantastic radios.

Or wire an auxiliary audio input jack onto your original AM...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-05-2019, 01:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 449
Posted By FSJunkie
I can't imagine it's any different than the one...

I can't imagine it's any different than the one on my 1972, and all the parts to rebuild it (two universal joints and the centering ball) came from Napa about eight years ago. The store used a book...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 12-05-2019, 01:03 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,182
Posted By FSJunkie
Especially since servicing the oil on a York is...

Especially since servicing the oil on a York is so simple and easy. You just backseat the service valves to isolate the compressor then open the fill plug on the crankcase and put a dipstick down to...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 10-06-2019, 02:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 571
Posted By FSJunkie
The rubber is not the strength of the tire. The...

The rubber is not the strength of the tire. The strength comes from the fabric plies under the rubber that the rubber protects from the elements. Cracked rubber allows sunlight, water, and oxygen to...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-25-2019, 01:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,164
Posted By FSJunkie
My cruise control used to do all kinds of weird...

My cruise control used to do all kinds of weird stuff. Sometimes it would hold, sometimes it wouldn't, sometimes it would totally flip out and open the throttle wide only to then slam it shut again....
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-11-2019, 02:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 791
Posted By FSJunkie
No way in hell a valve job on a 230 head should...

No way in hell a valve job on a 230 head should cost $800. The parts to do it costs about $150. The only reason the $800 is because they've never seen a 230 head before and they are trying to talk...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 09-11-2019, 01:44 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,434
Posted By FSJunkie
The problem is you have to compare the 230 to the...

The problem is you have to compare the 230 to the engine that replaced it: the 232.

And the 232 is an incredibly good engine by any standard.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-04-2019, 01:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,466
Posted By FSJunkie
Just remember that TBI is not a replacement for...

Just remember that TBI is not a replacement for controlled heating of the intake air and intake manifold. TBI needs that just as much as a carburetor.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-02-2019, 11:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 454
Posted By FSJunkie
It's pretty simple. The under dash unit is held...

It's pretty simple. The under dash unit is held in place by a flange along the front that screws to the underside of the front edge of the dash. There is a support strap on the back side that helps...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 09-02-2019, 11:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 931
Posted By FSJunkie
That would explain why they wanted $82 a month to...

That would explain why they wanted $82 a month to put collector car insurance on mine.
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