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Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-25-2018, 08:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 878
Posted By charlie500
Cool comparison between MSD Street Fire and Skip...

Cool comparison between MSD Street Fire and Skip White TSP here.

http://www.hotrodders.com/forum/skip-white-65-000-volt-distributor-revealed-179906.html
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-25-2018, 08:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 878
Posted By charlie500
I bought a Skip White for 50bucks it was awesome,...

I bought a Skip White for 50bucks it was awesome, but i didn't switch the new dizzy gear for the old gear and eventually the new dizzy gear tore up my old cam gear. Expensive lesson.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-25-2018, 08:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 672
Posted By charlie500
Sorry it took so long to get back. Oil pressure...

Sorry it took so long to get back.

Oil pressure drops to zero after about a half hour. 20,000 miles on a reman. Used an external gauge and both drop to zero. Mechanic installed new oil pump,...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-20-2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 672
Posted By charlie500
Losing oil pressure after engine warms up.

I am losing oil pressure after about 30 mins of driving. I replaced the oil pump and gauges. The engine sounds good but don't want to run it with no oil. Theres only about 20k miles on the engine. Do...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-29-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,002
Posted By charlie500
See if you have spark. I thought this was...

See if you have spark. I thought this was helpful:

1 - pull high-tension coil wire out of distributor cap - using a screwdriver with an insulated handle put screwdriver tip in end of wire and hold...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-29-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 252
Posted By charlie500
Great. Both the donor and my wag have the post...

Great. Both the donor and my wag have the post 1988 module connectors! 2 bucks at the junkyard.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-29-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 252
Posted By charlie500
Dizzy wires off an F-250?

The female connector to by distributor looks shot. I just did the TFI upgrade and am wondering if I can use the wires that plug into the distributor, coil and ignition module from the donor f-250...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 09-24-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,667
Posted By charlie500
So when you put in the stock dizzy do you swap...

So when you put in the stock dizzy do you swap the gears from the old distributor?

I've read you can chew up your gears if you try to use new gears on the old cam gears.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-15-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,908
Posted By charlie500
I guess Iĺl find out. Just need a few turns...

I guess Iĺl find out. Just need a few turns I hope. (Famous last words.)
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-15-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,908
Posted By charlie500
I am about to rent a puller to tighten the...

I am about to rent a puller to tighten the pulley. This shouldn´t mangle it right?
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 06-10-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,826
Posted By charlie500
Bridgestone Revos for $125. Seems like a good...

Bridgestone Revos for $125. Seems like a good deal but some reviews seem to say they've gone downhill. Anyone bought the Revo...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-01-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 480
Posted By charlie500
'69 Wagoneer steering wheel on an '87 GW?

May be coming into possession of a 1969 Wagoneer steering wheel like this one.

http://www.ifsja.org/forums/vb/showthread.php?t=145678

Can I put this on my '87 Wagoneer without too much trouble?
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-07-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 434
Posted By charlie500
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Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-07-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,007
Posted By charlie500
Saw a guy on youtube make his own out of hockey...

Saw a guy on youtube make his own out of hockey pucks.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-06-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 434
Posted By charlie500
I guess if I lift it it is a good time to replace...

I guess if I lift it it is a good time to replace the rag joint with the XJ shaft as well.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-06-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 434
Posted By charlie500
Replacing body mounts, lift it too?

I have to replace the body mounts on my '87 GW.

I'm wondering how hard a job this is going to be, and if now would be a good time to add a 3" lift?
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-23-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 727
Posted By charlie500
Similar problem with my GW. The flex track...

Similar problem with my GW. The flex track snapped at the very top. Anyway I can tape up that section or do I have to get a new plastic flex track from BJs?
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-16-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 855
Posted By charlie500
I suspect I'm dealing with the same problem. Had...

I suspect I'm dealing with the same problem.

Had the engine replaced with a reman Powertourque (stupid I know) in South Carolina. Drove good for about a month, just short trips. The mechanic broke...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-12-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 630
Posted By charlie500
I used J-bond on mine.

I used J-bond on mine.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-23-2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 860
Posted By charlie500
Worn cam nodes, metal flakes... !!!

Mechanic found worn cam nodes and metal flakes in the oil. Does this mean I need a new engine? Supposedly the PO had it rebuilt 30,000 miles ago.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 11-18-2012, 10:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,343
Posted By charlie500
I had great luck at Pull-a-Part; paid about $6...

I had great luck at Pull-a-Part; paid about $6 for all 5 windows on my G.W.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 07-28-2012, 08:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,286
Posted By charlie500
There's a stepside at Columbia SC pull a...

There's a stepside at Columbia SC pull a part:

pics here:

http://www.ifsja.org/forums/vb/showthread.php?t=155058

1979, 1983 and 1984 J 10s there, might be worth a trip.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-16-2012, 08:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,496
Posted By charlie500
Got it, found an good diagram originally lifted...

Got it, found an good diagram originally lifted from this site:

http://oljeep.com/gw/v8_throttle_adj.html
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-16-2012, 07:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 931
Posted By charlie500
Good diagram of detente or throttle valve...

Good diagram of detente or throttle valve linkage:

http://www.ifsja.org/forums/vb/showpost.php?p=1298507&postcount=4
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 07-16-2012, 07:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,849
Posted By charlie500
Jeeps-R-Us, go to Pull a Part in Columbia today! ...

Jeeps-R-Us, go to Pull a Part in Columbia today! There is a mint body and frame J-10 with brow (no engine or drive train) you could probably get for a steal. put em together and you have an awesome...
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