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Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-26-2008, 02:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,763
Posted By mafos4471
More than likely, either the timing chain jumped...

More than likely, either the timing chain jumped a tooth or two and the valve hit the piston and in turn bent the pushrod, or someone tried installing the rockers without backing off the adjuster...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 04-26-2008, 02:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 768
Posted By mafos4471
What size carb are you running? I have a rebuilt...

What size carb are you running? I have a rebuilt 455 with a 600 Holley and I get about more around 8. I think...;)
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 04-24-2008, 08:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,846
Posted By mafos4471
Bingo...

Bingo...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-13-2008, 08:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,453
Posted By mafos4471
Just the power valve on a holley

Just the power valve on a holley
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-13-2008, 12:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 605
Posted By mafos4471
You need a heavy gauge wire for the 12V source. ...

You need a heavy gauge wire for the 12V source. I used 8 gauge for my HEI and you need to run it all the way to the firewall or to the ignition to be safe. The smaller gauge wire will not allow for...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-13-2008, 12:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,602
Posted By mafos4471
I completely forgot about this project. You got 3...

I completely forgot about this project. You got 3 of them didn't you? The dual 44's under the 72 will be nice and a 14 bolt on the other will do you good too. Any more progress? It definately is an...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 04-13-2008, 12:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 539
Posted By mafos4471
If you mean it squeks when you bounce the front...

If you mean it squeks when you bounce the front end, it may me a shock or tie rod end. Get under there and grease the heck out of every zerk fitting you see, until you see nice, clean, new grease...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 04-13-2008, 11:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,462
Posted By mafos4471
I just replaced both front calipers with parts...

I just replaced both front calipers with parts from Napa. They came with premium pads, new hardware, etc. 33 bucks each, plus rotor turning for 38 bucks for both. As far as the oil pressure, make...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-09-2008, 10:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,909
Posted By mafos4471
There's always summit too.

There's always summit too.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 04-07-2008, 08:51 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 38,103
Posted By mafos4471
it worked up until about 2 months ago. I pulled...

it worked up until about 2 months ago. I pulled the panel off to have my then 4 yr old son help with some trouble shooting, and found the wires running into the bottom of the gate are chafed down to...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-07-2008, 08:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,130
Posted By mafos4471
Note to self: Tag and bag EVERYTHING when...

Note to self: Tag and bag EVERYTHING when disassembling an engine...:banghead: :hide: Take pics before too, been there, done that. You want to hook your dizzy up to the vaccuum port on your carb.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 04-07-2008, 08:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 782
Posted By mafos4471
New Autometer Tach Install

What do you think? Just finished up today. I couldn't find any better place to mount it, but it really worked out in the end. The wires already attached reached all the way to the fuse box. Since...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 04-06-2008, 12:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 615
Posted By mafos4471
Yeah, I had previously replaced the rear brakes...

Yeah, I had previously replaced the rear brakes (pads, wheel cylinders, springs, drums, basically rebuilt them). Then my master cylinder went... Now I have a complete new brake system minus hoses.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 04-05-2008, 05:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 615
Posted By mafos4471
Weekend projects?

So my weekender project was to replace 2 broken studs in the front and turned into repacking the front bearings and new calipers and pads. It seems like everytime I take something off this thing I...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-04-2008, 08:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 887
Posted By mafos4471
Mine dumps just inside the frame with a little...

Mine dumps just inside the frame with a little turndown
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-04-2008, 07:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,352
Posted By mafos4471
X2, Welcome to the Pac Northwest...

X2, Welcome to the Pac Northwest...
Forum: Off-Road FSJ Tech 04-03-2008, 07:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,843
Posted By mafos4471
That is SICK!!!! (In a good way of course) ...

That is SICK!!!! (In a good way of course) :thumbsup:
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 04-03-2008, 07:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,145
Posted By mafos4471
:thumbsup: Sweet lookin rig!!! I like the...

:thumbsup: Sweet lookin rig!!! I like the silver and black.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-03-2008, 07:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 998
Posted By mafos4471
So I figured out...

Had to replace a couple wheel studs on the driver side front today and turned out I needed new brake pads on the one side and obviously need to repack the bearings. So I decided to take the other...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-01-2008, 06:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 523
Posted By mafos4471
Starting to tear into mine this week too. Maybe...

Starting to tear into mine this week too. Maybe the switch? Have you checked the resistance on the motor? It shouldn't be but maybe 3 Ohms tops.
Forum: Off-Road FSJ Tech 04-01-2008, 05:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 788
Posted By mafos4471
Why not a 383 Stroker, Chev 350 or 400, Buick...

Why not a 383 Stroker, Chev 350 or 400, Buick 400-430-455, and the list goes on. As far as I can tell, I'm getting about 320 HP and 440 ft/lbs out of a nearly stock 455. If I wanted 500+ hp and...
Forum: Off-Road FSJ Tech 04-01-2008, 05:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 665
Posted By mafos4471
Summit and JEGS sells DIY exhaust kits too.

Summit and JEGS sells DIY exhaust kits too.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 04-01-2008, 05:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,744
Posted By mafos4471
You could start a business like that...:D

You could start a business like that...:D
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-29-2008, 09:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 556
Posted By mafos4471
gasoline as a solvent is not a good idea for sake...

gasoline as a solvent is not a good idea for sake that it has benzene in it. absorbing any amout of benzene is BAD. obviously you should use some type of rubber glove while doing this with any...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-29-2008, 07:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 556
Posted By mafos4471
A solvent type parts pasher is great, with a soft...

A solvent type parts pasher is great, with a soft bristle brush. If you can't get to one, DO NOT USE GAS. A small can of diesel would be much better. Don't use compressed air to blow them out, yeah...
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