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Forum: General FSJ Discussion 05-17-2020, 06:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 364
Posted By threepiece
You could have done this on a drill press if you...

You could have done this on a drill press if you had one.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 05-13-2020, 11:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 203
Posted By threepiece
This reminds me of the time the engine in my...

This reminds me of the time the engine in my Wagoneer started cranking on its own. I was working on the starting system at the time. It started cranking as I was walking to get some tools.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 05-12-2020, 05:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 170
Posted By threepiece
What is the point in swapping bodies? It seems...

What is the point in swapping bodies? It seems like you would end up basically the same as before? Unless you have something special in mind when you mentioned “modified frame”.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 05-11-2020, 06:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,572
Posted By threepiece
Yes, the wheel house outer could end at the Body...

Yes, the wheel house outer could end at the Body Side Outer and connect at the pinch flange where the flair and BSO meet instead of protruding outboard to the flair outer trim flange. This...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 05-10-2020, 05:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,572
Posted By threepiece
Golly, it has been nearly ten years. I suspect...

Golly, it has been nearly ten years. I suspect the supply of fenders is drying up.

I am checking to know how much interest there is in these patches as I might be setting up the tooling again.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 05-06-2020, 04:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 170
Posted By threepiece
Actually I left out one important detail of this...

Actually I left out one important detail of this plan. It was so long ago I had forgotten.

After cutting off the rear up to the spring shackles I was to install a truck back section complete with...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 05-06-2020, 12:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 170
Posted By threepiece
I wanted to build a bobbed (I suppose that is...

I wanted to build a bobbed (I suppose that is what it is called) two door. My plan was to cut off most of the overhang of the rear and replace the original tailgate forward. I was then to cut most of...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 05-06-2020, 11:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,355
Posted By threepiece
I have not seen from several I have hung with a...

I have not seen from several I have hung with a time or two in several years. Tonka J200, millerluck, men in black, pig smith, and last but not least Rickbee. Where are you fellows?
Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-05-2020, 07:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 196
Posted By threepiece
Yes, I make the lower rear patch for the...

Yes, I make the lower rear patch for the widetrack fender.
Forum: For Sale: Parts and Pieces (To keep our rigs running) 05-04-2020, 07:49 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 102
Posted By threepiece
Nissan SD33 Diesel Engine Detroit Area

I have an engine that is still mounted in the frame of a 1980 IH Scout. This engine was used in the Jeep CJ10 and in a few Wagoneers so I am calling this post legitimate.

I believe the transmission...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 04-30-2020, 05:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 249
Posted By threepiece
Actually there was no change in the nut sizes on...

Actually there was no change in the nut sizes on the vacuum booster and master cylinder. I have units from the beginning in 1974 up to 1987 here on the shelf. They all have the same two threads I...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 04-30-2020, 04:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 249
Posted By threepiece
There are two different nuts in question here,...

There are two different nuts in question here, not sure which ones you are referring to.

The master cylinder attaches to an aluminum adapter/spacer. Those are flanged stop nuts M10x1.5.

The...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-30-2020, 10:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 350
Posted By threepiece
No, I am not that good at it. I have only done...

No, I am not that good at it. I have only done four installs compared to over thirty removals.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-30-2020, 05:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 262
Posted By threepiece
If me I would simply keep the problem areas...

If me I would simply keep the problem areas clean. The front shock towers and inside the front boxed area of the frame are the two biggest problem areas. Some products like POR15 can cause more rust...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 04-29-2020, 09:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 544
Posted By threepiece
Why is it called a water pump as it does not pump...

Why is it called a water pump as it does not pump water? Unless of course someone put water in the cooling system.

I usually get down on those who never apply themselves. None of us are born...
Forum: For Sale: Parts and Pieces (To keep our rigs running) 04-28-2020, 11:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 172
Posted By threepiece
Transfer Case 1980- 1985? Wagoneer $10 Detroit Area

I do not know the history of these boxes. I removed them from vehicles that I never drove and stored them under cover. I found two in one area, I may have others.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-25-2020, 09:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 350
Posted By threepiece
Windshield Removal the Easy Way

I posted a thread on a different non Jeep site of a removal I did recently. I hope some of you fellows find it helpful. https://www.shopfloortalk.com/forums/showthread.php?t=51899
Forum: For Sale: Parts and Pieces (To keep our rigs running) 04-24-2020, 06:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 221
Posted By threepiece
I failed to mention I am not shipping parts Ernie.

I failed to mention I am not shipping parts Ernie.
Forum: For Sale: Parts and Pieces (To keep our rigs running) 04-19-2020, 09:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 222
Posted By threepiece
Cherokee Wide Bodies Detroit Area

Three to choose from.
These are for the most part striped body shells on rolling frames.All three need significant amount of work but are repairable. One of them has both outer wheel houses intact...
Forum: For Sale: Parts and Pieces (To keep our rigs running) 04-18-2020, 09:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 221
Posted By threepiece
Roofs, Detroit Area

I have several FSJ roofs for sale. Wagoneer/Cherokee roofs with and without roof rack holes.

I also have truck roofs with and without brow. These can be used to convert your roof to a brow or...
Forum: For Sale: Parts and Pieces (To keep our rigs running) 04-18-2020, 09:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 134
Posted By threepiece
Frames, Detroit Area

I have several wagon and truck frames for sale. Two Wagoneer/Cherokee frames. They are second generation type from the early 1980 I have two wagoner/Cherokee frames. They are second generation type...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 04-04-2020, 11:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 679
Posted By threepiece
Some of my best work was done outdoors. There are...

Some of my best work was done outdoors. There are geographic differences in weather but around my neck of the woods mornings can be great for painting. There is an opportunity on many mornings before...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 04-03-2020, 09:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 679
Posted By threepiece
I would also recommend practice, perhaps on more...

I would also recommend practice, perhaps on more than just a fender. Materials are expensive, make the most of your practices time as possible. As you are practicing focus on developing a good eye....
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 04-03-2020, 09:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 679
Posted By threepiece
I would also recommend practice, perhaps on more...

I would also recommend practice, perhaps on more than just a fender. Materials are expensive, make the most of your practices time as possible. As you are practicing focus on developing a
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 04-03-2020, 09:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 679
Posted By threepiece
Polyester body filler will absorb moisture. I...

Polyester body filler will absorb moisture. I have seen metal under it rust because water found its way to it. If you need to store the project for a while do not sand the filler. The vinyl coating...
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