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Forum: Wanted Yesterday, 11:18 AM
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Posted By joe
Maybe Olympic 4x4 in Snohomish?

Maybe Olympic 4x4 in Snohomish?
Forum: Moab 10-14-2019, 02:19 PM
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Posted By joe
That's what, about 50 cents per loaded mile?...

That's what, about 50 cents per loaded mile? Gonna be tough to beat.
Forum: Wanted 10-10-2019, 10:05 AM
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Posted By joe
You might check with Olympic 4x4 in Snohomish....

You might check with Olympic 4x4 in Snohomish. They sometimes have a FSJ in their parts donor yard.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 10-09-2019, 11:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 157
Posted By joe
What you're looking for that control the vac...

What you're looking for that control the vac shift 229 tcase are called vacuum 'motors'. Canisters are the EPA fuel vapor anti-airpolution boxes/filters(plastic cans) for the fuel system. BJ's...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-09-2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 46
Posted By joe
+1 Condensation forms inside the tank. More of a...

+1
Condensation forms inside the tank. More of a problem in the humid parts of the country than the desert. I grew up in MI and it was a general rule adults hammered into me to prevent carb/fuel line...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 10-08-2019, 06:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 139
Posted By joe
Doesn't sound like a marriage made in heaven. ...

Doesn't sound like a marriage made in heaven. I'd suspect for a WT Chero axle donor you'd be better off going Travelall rather than Scout if you had to. Scouts aren't exactly widetrack. Binder parts...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-08-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 51
Posted By joe
Can't your mech recommend anyone? If not I'd...

Can't your mech recommend anyone? If not I'd check with your local hot rod/car clubs. They'll know who is good and who to avoid. You don't need a " FSJ" specific wrench, just one that is familiar...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-08-2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 109
Posted By joe
What "speed sensor" are you referring...

What "speed sensor" are you referring to??? The BWQT's don't have an electronic sensor, just the mechanical speedo drive gear the speedo cable connects to. Yeah if you remove the cable you'll need...
Forum: Wanted 10-08-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 68
Posted By joe
Try your local autoparts store. Ask for their...

Try your local autoparts store. Ask for their "Lighting and Mirrors" vendors catalog. Car manufactures don't build their own factories to make mirrors. They out source them and your mirror may have...
Forum: Wanted 10-08-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 28
Posted By joe
Any decent hdw store should have supply of SS...

Any decent hdw store should have supply of SS metric fasteners. They are small screws but not an uncommon/rare size.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 10-07-2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 236
Posted By joe
Looks nice for it's age. Keep in mind it's just...

Looks nice for it's age. Keep in mind it's just and old FSJ not an in demand valuable "collector car". Nor would a 73 be a viable/economic daily family hauler/commuter etc. Think more hobby/FUN...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 10-06-2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 238
Posted By joe
Yeah modern tire compounds (synthetic rubber) are...

Yeah modern tire compounds (synthetic rubber) are constantly changing. If the cracks are in the tread lugs and not in the sidewalls just go drive.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-03-2019, 09:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 116
Posted By joe
Plugged drains are very common. Likely just need...

Plugged drains are very common. Likely just need to run some stiff wire down the drains.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-29-2019, 03:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 121
Posted By joe
Unscrew it?

Unscrew it?
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 09-29-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 122
Posted By joe
Stock specs are in the FSJ TSM. Usually measured...

Stock specs are in the FSJ TSM. Usually measured at door sill plate height, overall height(roof to ground) and rear cargo deck height. Keep in mind that's with stock wheels and tires.
Forum: Wanted 09-28-2019, 02:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 77
Posted By joe
Go to a local RV/Trailer dealer-shop. They'll...

Go to a local RV/Trailer dealer-shop. They'll have vendor catalogs for various manufacturers of beer windows. It'll show what if any repair parts are avail.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 09-26-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 200
Posted By joe
I'd use the standard clips modified as Tony...

I'd use the standard clips modified as Tony mentioned. They'll come in boxes of 100ct or a gross. Run a few/bunch side-by-side into the trim, leave a space, add more groups as needed... then use the...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-24-2019, 11:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 184
Posted By joe
+1 to what Tony said. Electric stuff today is a...

+1 to what Tony said.
Electric stuff today is a real crap shoot from "any" of the chain store parts houses. I'm one of those folks Tony mentioned where it took 3 trips to get a working starter...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-23-2019, 02:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 224
Posted By joe
What's your budget and intended goal? On your...

What's your budget and intended goal?
On your stock manifold the MC 2100 will bolt up but the later stock MC2150 (yours) with the alt compensator is a better/more user friendly carb. Easy to tune and...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 09-22-2019, 06:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 240
Posted By joe
You pretty much nailed it. If you need to get...

You pretty much nailed it.
If you need to get 30mpgs in a FSJ...son ya bought the wrong car. :( Even with a crazy expensive computer controlled dsl motor, elec computer controlled OD trans and proper...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-19-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 243
Posted By joe
SoCa huh? Check with your local car/hot rod...

SoCa huh? Check with your local car/hot rod clubs. They'll know who does good work and who to avoid.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-14-2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 166
Posted By joe
As Tony(babywag) mentioned. Not a high in demand...

As Tony(babywag) mentioned. Not a high in demand replacement item and a chore to package/ship. Plan on storing them awhile. If you're in or near a decent size city with an auto glass shop, maybe...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-09-2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 398
Posted By joe
$800 doesn't sound outrageous for a complete pro...

$800 doesn't sound outrageous for a complete pro rebuild of an OHC I-6 head. Fix the head, it's cheaper than a "good" motor swap. The 230 OHC motor is a good motor and in good condition plenty...
Forum: Introduce Yourself. 08-17-2019, 05:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 362
Posted By joe
Nice. And welcome. 79 was a good year for FSJ's....

Nice. And welcome. 79 was a good year for FSJ's. Pretty as-is reliable stock rigs if maintained properly as opposed to modifying/improving(?) them. FSJ floor pans rust out from the inside-out from...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 08-16-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 226
Posted By joe
Chilton and Haynes manuals are all crap. They...

Chilton and Haynes manuals are all crap. They all cover(try) too many years which means none are covered in specifics. Save your money for a factory TSM for your specific year. Yeah lot more...
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