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Forum: General FSJ Discussion 02-17-2007, 10:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,100
Posted By Alaskaman
j10

Its a fact of life, there just isn't a market for FSJ's in Alaska, especially J-trucks. I've owned several and I get sick and TIRED of hearing.... Is that a FORD??? :mad: :mad: :mad: :mad:
Forum: General FSJ Tech 11-11-2006, 02:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,818
Posted By Alaskaman
A few years back I chased oil pressure problems...

A few years back I chased oil pressure problems on a 401, checked all the usual stuff, and generally frustrated myself. Long story short, it was losing pressure due to bad camshaft bearings.
Your...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 11-11-2006, 02:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,586
Posted By Alaskaman
James 1414x asked the right question, and I am...

James 1414x asked the right question, and I am not sure but I think the answer is, they did make a minor change to the doors where they meet the weatherstrip, when they went to the on-the-cab...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 11-09-2006, 03:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,648
Posted By Alaskaman
Kaiser, to answer you question about the original...

Kaiser, to answer you question about the original mirrors, they generally look about like the one in your link, in other words like any station wagon of the same age. I have one for a '70 around...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 11-02-2006, 01:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,388
Posted By Alaskaman
There are some early CJ and Jeepster owners that...

There are some early CJ and Jeepster owners that would love to get their hands on your side-shift T90. Put an ad on Willystech www.willystech.com/parts/board.shtml...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-27-2006, 01:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 800
Posted By Alaskaman
Tim, Yes, that does the trick, thanks!

Tim,
Yes, that does the trick, thanks!
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-26-2006, 04:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 800
Posted By Alaskaman
J10 vac line routing

Actually the FSM covers the CTO switch and such, but is silent as to which ports (hose nipples?) on the carb (BBD 2bbl) to use. There are four hose nipples on the base of the carb, a 3/32 inch or so...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-26-2006, 11:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 800
Posted By Alaskaman
Question J10 vac line routing

Can anyone tell me which vac ports on the BBD 2bbl carb are used for spark advance and EGR on a 77 J10 with 258 (Federal emissions, not California)? Dont bother looking in the 1977 FSM or Chiltons,...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-04-2006, 03:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,320
Posted By Alaskaman
I have used the Lincoln 100 with flux core and...

I have used the Lincoln 100 with flux core and MIG, and it isn't a bad little welder for light jobs. When you are down to the low amperage limit of the welder, gas DOES make a difference, in my...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 07-01-2006, 01:15 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 11,146
Posted By Alaskaman
It was 1974, I was in the Air Force and got...

It was 1974, I was in the Air Force and got orders for Alaska. I was looking for a rig that was up to the drive from Omaha to Anchorage, and would take the crappy Alaska roads in stride, but it had...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 06-17-2006, 12:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,245
Posted By Alaskaman
front driveshaft

The lengths are all over the place, depending on year, engine, and transmission used. The old J series service manuals listed the lengths for the '60's models, if you are interested to see how the...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 06-17-2006, 12:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,671
Posted By Alaskaman
rough rider

The monroe gas shocks will help a lot, at least mine did. Lubing the spring leaves will help some, if your slick plastic spacers are gone or never existed, like the older rigs. Best thing I did...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 03-17-2006, 06:48 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,845
Posted By Alaskaman
Post This is deja vu all over again. My grandad had a...

This is deja vu all over again. My grandad had a garage in Northern Colorado back in the early '30s that sold...Whippets (among other cars). Before he bought the garage, he custom farmed with a pair...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-17-2006, 05:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 485
Posted By Alaskaman
Post I had a 67 waggy with the same inside/outside...

I had a 67 waggy with the same inside/outside color combo way back when, wife called it the Great White Whale but it was one of the best rigs I ever owned.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 12-06-2005, 12:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 896
Posted By Alaskaman
Post Nope, not all are alike. There was at least one...

Nope, not all are alike. There was at least one change.... in early 70's when the radius at the lower forward corner was changed to clear the new style dash.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 11-29-2004, 06:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 556
Posted By Alaskaman
Post 3/8 allen...maybe AMC had a few bolts left over...

3/8 allen...maybe AMC had a few bolts left over from the Kaiser days when the TH400 had the nailhead case w/ adapter, and they used a bunch of countersunk allen head cap screws to attach the adapter...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-15-2004, 05:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 640
Posted By Alaskaman
Post You asked for a recommendation; Proto is good...

You asked for a recommendation; Proto is good quality, easy to set and feels nice in the hand, from personal experience. I have three: inch-pound size, middle size, and FSJ size ;>) Newest is...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-13-2004, 07:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 640
Posted By Alaskaman
Post I have mine recalibrated yearly, to keep them...

I have mine recalibrated yearly, to keep them legal for working on airplanes. Costs me $45 a pop for the test, repairs if needed, are extra. I use a local shop that specializes in instrument and...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-18-2004, 04:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 783
Posted By Alaskaman
Post thanks for the help, rebuild time it is; I'm two...

thanks for the help, rebuild time it is; I'm two beers into the project already, one more and it will be on the bench! Will probably go with a NAPA kit this time unless I hear some negatives...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-18-2004, 10:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 783
Posted By Alaskaman
Post Ok GSMIKE I have the pressures... DR idle 88 hot...

Ok GSMIKE I have the pressures... DR idle 88 hot 85 cold; Static 1000 rpm pressures hot: R 150, 2 125, dr 100. Moving 30mph closed throttle 75. At cruise 65mph level ground runs about 78, closed...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-18-2004, 05:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 783
Posted By Alaskaman
Post Thanks guys. I'll put a pressure guage on it...

Thanks guys. I'll put a pressure guage on it later today, and go for a drive. Pump looked real good when last apart, 10k/2yrs ago. With only 10,000 miles since overhaul kit was installed, I'll guess...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-17-2004, 07:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 783
Posted By Alaskaman
Post GSMIKE thanks for the reply. Actually the trans...

GSMIKE thanks for the reply. Actually the trans has less than 10k miles since overhaul, no other problems to date. I bought the trans used and put a kit in it, since I didn't know if the "great...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-17-2004, 03:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 783
Posted By Alaskaman
Unhappy I have a TH400 issue that is new to me and I'm...

I have a TH400 issue that is new to me and I'm hoping one of you experts can tell me what's haywire. Symptom is, lately the J10 wants to slip in drive gear after it gets good and warmed up. All other...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 11-09-2003, 07:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 934
Posted By Alaskaman
Post Bad igniton/start switch can cause these...

Bad igniton/start switch can cause these symptoms. Especially likely if the engine quits more often when heater, wipers, etc are on...electric consumers that get power thru the ignition switch get it...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-23-2003, 04:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 469
Posted By Alaskaman
Post Mine was barely above the line when hot. New...

Mine was barely above the line when hot. New sender for the pressure guage fixed that.
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