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Forum: General FSJ Discussion 06-22-2010, 06:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,512
Posted By Mike87
You're probably already there with what you have...

You're probably already there with what you have planned.

You could also temporarily swap in a smaller battery from another vehicle (a motorcycle battery would even work). If you're using a clutch...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-11-2005, 11:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 863
Posted By Mike87
Cool Great list, but everyone except the one I need! ...

Great list, but everyone except the one I need! Go figure.

[ April 11, 2005, 05:46 PM: Message edited by: Mike87 ]
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-11-2005, 09:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 863
Posted By Mike87
Post Does anyone know where these items can be...

Does anyone know where these items can be purchased? I'd prefer new.

The Dual Acting CTO was for engines with heavy duty cooling. It swiched at 149 degrees and again at 220 degrees.

Any help is...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 06-29-2003, 01:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 447
Posted By Mike87
Post Has anyone done this before? What service, how...

Has anyone done this before? What service, how is it "packaged", and rough costs?
Thanks.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-10-2002, 10:42 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 861
Posted By Mike87
Post I've got a 727 behind a 360 and I can't seem to...

I've got a 727 behind a 360 and I can't seem to get it to kickdown.

I've followed the linkage setup advice in the forum and Tech area as well as consulted the manual several time. (Sick of jacking...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-09-2001, 12:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,374
Posted By Mike87
Post Do you still have the catalytic convertor? A...

Do you still have the catalytic convertor? A poisoned cat can stink really bad! If you end up replacing it, make sure the engine is properly tuned. Incorrect mixture can ruin a cat fast.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-22-2001, 12:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,028
Posted By Mike87
Question So educate us please. What's the next cooler...

So educate us please. What's the next cooler plug?
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-29-2001, 12:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 664
Posted By Mike87
Question My steering box seals apparently totally gave way...

My steering box seals apparently totally gave way yesterday. I may try to replace the seals, but since the truck has over 200k miles, I'm thinking I should probably replace it.

Is there a quicker...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-08-2001, 02:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 379
Posted By Mike87
Post If it's mostly stock, and doesn't already have...

If it's mostly stock, and doesn't already have 2bbl, you could try that (a small one). Anything more will hurt you.


If you have ALL these upgrades:
Header with free-flow exhaust, bigger camshaft,...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 06-19-2001, 01:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 952
Posted By Mike87
Post Jowersgd, I'm hoping you had the V8. What is...

Jowersgd,

I'm hoping you had the V8. What is the brand and part number for the spark plug wires?
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-13-2001, 11:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 584
Posted By Mike87
Post A little warning about that triagular filter...

A little warning about that triagular filter element. I hear they are very restrictive (this info. I heard from a friend who used to work at a hi-po aftermarket company).

Also, the element get...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-21-2001, 03:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 576
Posted By Mike87
Post Well you have a really confusing situation there,...

Well you have a really confusing situation there, but I can tell you one of the problems sounded familiar. I was trying to trace a stall condition and did a lot of swapping and replacing.

The thing...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-21-2001, 03:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 901
Posted By Mike87
Post You might have a problem if they happen to notice...

You might have a problem if they happen to notice that 4bbl carb sitting on top. They stopped putting them on 360s long before '84.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-20-2001, 11:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,717
Posted By Mike87
Post It varies by manufacturer, but most tire sized...

It varies by manufacturer, but most tire sized where the diameter is listed are a little generous.

I've looked a couple brands, and the actual diameter of a 30X9.5 is betwen 29.25" and 29.5". If...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-20-2001, 11:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 456
Posted By Mike87
Question I've had a couple people tell me there is no...

I've had a couple people tell me there is no in-line ballast resister, but teh directions say that is one that has to be bypassed.

When I questioned the tech, he said that it ws for people...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-18-2001, 01:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 456
Posted By Mike87
Post I think it was about $145 (I got it for...

I think it was about $145 (I got it for Christmas).

There is a dial connected to the unit. Somehow, it must delay the signal to the coil. You basically set your intial timing to the maximum...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-18-2001, 12:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 456
Posted By Mike87
Post Well, I thought I'd give you guys the inside...

Well, I thought I'd give you guys the inside scoop on MSD Module p/n 8778. Also, maybe someone else with this unit, or someone with the Ford Motorsports version can clear up my confusion.

I had...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-15-2001, 11:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 713
Posted By Mike87
Post First off, thanks for answering my thread on...

First off, thanks for answering my thread on emissions.

Secondly, before you start messing with the initial timing, buy or borrow a timing light and tachometer. If you get one with a dial, you can...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-15-2001, 01:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 418
Posted By Mike87
Post You're right Bob. For JC you get what you pay...

You're right Bob. For JC you get what you pay for. I must've had a weak moment.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-14-2001, 12:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 418
Posted By Mike87
Post We had a great thread on the JC Exhaust. How...

We had a great thread on the JC Exhaust. How about the J.C. Whitney suspension. Anybody tried this, yet? They are the cheapest I've seen ($180 front and rear). Did it effect your height or...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-14-2001, 12:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 398
Posted By Mike87
Post I installed new Anco (I think) wipers per the...

I installed new Anco (I think) wipers per the application chart and they suck!

Anyone used a different wiper blade or found a brand that gave them better results?

Thanks.

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Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-13-2001, 03:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 546
Posted By Mike87
Post Hi Folks, Question. For those of you living in...

Hi Folks,

Question. For those of you living in the Southern states... a friend of mine may be moving to the Greenville,SC area. He's got a modified CJ, what's the smog police like?

Do they do...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-11-2001, 09:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 763
Posted By Mike87
Post I tried using this exhaust on my '87. It...

I tried using this exhaust on my '87. It wouldn't fit under or over my left leaf spring. Sent it back. Had a local shop split the y-pipe and ran duals over the axle and out the passenger rear....
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-10-2001, 11:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 794
Posted By Mike87
Question Wanted to do a survey on AALs. Who has what, how...

Wanted to do a survey on AALs. Who has what, how does it ride, and what was your resulting lift?

From what I hear, shorter AALs make the ride stiffer and bouncier. That's why I'm a little shy of...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-05-2001, 01:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 657
Posted By Mike87
Post What's the two links? I'm planning on AALs...

What's the two links? I'm planning on AALs myself.

How much lift did you pickup?
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